Horn Battles!!

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#1
Denver, CO
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So, I randomly came across THIS AWESOME VIDEO on youtube of a horn battle between the Allure and the Independance. I thought it was great and I'm wondering if this is a regular occurrence? It would be cool if it was! (that is not my video, credit goes to Stevie K. whomever he is. Stevie, are you here on CC?)
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#2
Wavre, Belgium
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It happens quite frequently, they seem to wish each other bon voyage. One of the best battles I came across is between Liberty of the Seas and one of the smaller Disney ships. Watch what happens when Liberty tries to play that Disney tune
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN6OuzU0lGw
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#3
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Joined Oct 2005
Allure and Independence did it last week while I was on IOS. Actually it may be the same day as that video. I wish I could zoom in to see if I could see myself. We were up on the St Tropez deck.
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#4
Dorset, UK
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VZCRWKgh1E


MCS cruise ship playing tunes. Saw it this weekend on youtube
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#5
Denver, CO
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Originally posted by sg1phileshipper
It happens quite frequently, they seem to wish each other bon voyage. One of the best battles I came across is between Liberty of the Seas and one of the smaller Disney ships. Watch what happens when Liberty tries to play that Disney tune
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN6OuzU0lGw

That was hysterical!
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#6
Near Port Canaveral
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When Captain Johnny commanded the Freedom out of Port Canaveral, they always did horn battles (I call it talking to each other) with the Disney ships. Was always hilarious. Disney and Princess have really cool tones to play when they sail out. Wish RCI had song tones like they do!
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#7
Victoria, MN
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Joined Dec 2002
There are a bunch of videos of Disney ships battling, quite entertaining


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#8
Near Port Canaveral
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Originally posted by chaswelf
There are a bunch of videos of Disney ships battling, quite entertaining


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Princess also. They do the love boat theme.
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#9
Toronto, ON, Canada
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Joined Jan 2017
Originally posted by sg1phileshipper
It happens quite frequently, they seem to wish each other bon voyage. One of the best battles I came across is between Liberty of the Seas and one of the smaller Disney ships. Watch what happens when Liberty tries to play that Disney tune
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN6OuzU0lGw

This is the best lol. I hope they play the imperial march these days
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#10
SW Virginia
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Originally posted by dixie1337
this is the best lol. I hope they play the imperial march these days
That would be great.
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#11
San Jose, Costa Rica
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Joined Aug 2012
Here's a video that I took in Cozumel, Navigator vs. Allure.
I've noticed that the newer the ship, the weaker the horn is. I recall that an old cruise ship docked beside us in Kusadasi, and when it sounded its horn, it was LOUD, and everyone on board (the new and delicate Celebrity Reflection) was cheering and saying "NOW THAT'S A HORN".

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