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Live Again from Oasis 1/12/2020 - No Dawgs, lots of CATS🐯

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22 hours ago, John&LaLa said:

 

He departs on April 5

Boards Vision on April 11 for 2 southern trips, then the TA

Oh hope we can meet him.  I've heard so much about him.  We're on 2/9 & 2/16.  I don't want to be intrusive, but is he ok with

people introducing themselves ?  Where is his office if I may ask ?

 

Thanks.

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Looks like they finally cleaned or replaced the windows overlooking the boardwalk from the old DL. They had gotten pretty bad before the refit! 

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9 hours ago, John&LaLa said:

BTW, he's a big Bella fan, he wouldn't comment on CATS

He is probably the only one who could get Royal to can your favorite show. Lol

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1 hour ago, sdrocks said:

Oh hope we can meet him.  I've heard so much about him.  We're on 2/9 & 2/16.  I don't want to be intrusive, but is he ok with

people introducing themselves ?  Where is his office if I may ask ?

 

Thanks.

 

Rule of thumb is, if his laptop lid is up, move along. He works around 5 hours a day. 

 

He is a very gracious gentleman

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This is Mac, Willard Mackenzie, fascinating gentleman.  We spent the entire afternoon hanging out. He is a very young 82, and a Marine. 

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Thanks for sharing the insight and pics. I’ll be back on Oasis 2/9 and have been looking forward to checking out the new things. It will be my wife’s third cruise and third Oasis-class ship ... I may sit through Cats again for her. 🙂

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37 minutes ago, silentbob007 said:

Thanks for sharing the insight and pics. I’ll be back on Oasis 2/9 and have been looking forward to checking out the new things. It will be my wife’s third cruise and third Oasis-class ship ... I may sit through Cats again for her. 🙂

 

"I may sit through Cats again for her." 

You are a better man then me.  Good on you!

 

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21 hours ago, TheCount said:

Cabana questions, Thanks for the answer. We hope to enjoy on port days when we sail Oasis in the near future.

Also, thanks for the Patties and Red Stripe photo. This is our usual stop at this port as well. Off ship for something to eat authentic and beer, then back on for drink package use or should I say "USE!"

 

Great reading the trip review.

Much appreciated.

😎

As many times as we have been to Falmouth, I was unaware of those wonderful looking patties.  Can you tell me where the location is that sells them?

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1 hour ago, John&LaLa said:

 

Rule of thumb is, if his laptop lid is up, move along. He works around 5 hours a day. 

 

He is a very gracious gentleman

 

IME he does not appeciate any attention outside of the speaches he gives at the top tier events.  Many will disagree but not a friendly guy at all.  

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1 hour ago, The sea calls my name said:

As many times as we have been to Falmouth, I was unaware of those wonderful looking patties.  Can you tell me where the location is that sells them?

You can buy them right in the port.  Small little kiosk that sells them.  As you exit the main building in Falmouth, walk straight and they are located in the middle of the square.  Located more towards the left side between the 2 story buildings on the perimeter of the shopping port.

 

If you want to save about 50% and get them fresh from the oven, you can goto Tastees outside of the secured port area.  You would walk out of the exit of the port.  Across the street, through the alley and you will be in the town square.  Take the right street out of the town square and walk another block.  You will see Tastees Restaurant to your left at the intersection.  There would be a long line inside and maybe outside.  I have seen someone picking up dozens of boxes to their little stand in the secured port area.

 

 

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Longtime lurker - love your reviews. It's fun to tag along from home. 

 

11 hours ago, John&LaLa said:

1) The virgin drink comment from yesterday is spot on. He has seen the email MB sent to the fleet last week.  Drink up

 

This is awesome. Assume we can use another drink voucher for a rum floater?

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31 minutes ago, windjamming said:

Longtime lurker - love your reviews. It's fun to tag along from home. 

 

 

This is awesome. Assume we can use another drink voucher for a rum floater?

 

No idea, you can always ask.

 

I had no luck verifying at lunch.  We ate with Executive Housekeeper and IT Manager. 

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1 hour ago, voyager70 said:

 

IME he does not appeciate any attention outside of the speaches he gives at the top tier events.  Many will disagree but not a friendly guy at all.  

 

Well, everyone is entitled to their opinion here.

I respectfully disagree

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Went to see Frozen in Time tonight. Wonderful as ever. I've probably seen it almost as much as CATS, almost.

 

We had a new sand artist number. Thumbelina,  very good. Try and catch it if you sail Oasis.

 

 

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Pinnacle lunch had a german theme. Even had German beer.

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It was just about the only alcohol I had all day.

3 glasses of wine, 3 beers, and then two more Heineken at the casino bar. 

 

No food pics, but here is the wine

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Went to family Karaoke after msking a deposit in the slots.

 

Royal seems to have gotten rid of Spin to Win coins. They now give us $6 free play on our account. You have to go to the cage to get it applied.

 

Quest is tonight, but I'm beat, so goodnight everyone 

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6 minutes ago, John&LaLa said:

Went to family Karaoke after msking a deposit in the slots.

 

Royal seems to have gotten rid of Spin to Win coins. They now give us $6 free play on our account. You have to go to the cage to get it applied.

 

Quest is tonight, but I'm beat, so goodnight everyone 

That’s definitely new.  We had the 3 coins (spins) 3 weeks ago. 

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22 minutes ago, John&LaLa said:

We had a new sand artist number. Thumbelina,  very good. Try and catch it if you sail Oasis.

 

The sand artist bit during Frozen in Time was, indeed, amazing.  Couldn't believe it was real.

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We are on Oasis next week and really enjoying your review - thanks for doing this! Our cabin will be a few doors down from yours so we are happy to read you are enjoying this location. Then I find out that Mario is on board - my sister & I met him last year on Adventure OTS at the Top Tier event. We did see him a few other times but didn’t bother him.  Thanks for bringing us along! 

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9 hours ago, silentbob007 said:

 ... I may sit through Cats again for her. 🙂

True love.

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9 hours ago, voyager70 said:

 

IME he does not appeciate any attention outside of the speaches he gives at the top tier events.  Many will disagree but not a friendly guy at all.  


Not my experience but I also read the situation and don’t fawn over celebrities.  Not saying you did that but I’m sure some have.  

 

8 hours ago, John&LaLa said:

Well, everyone is entitled to their opinion here.

I respectfully disagree


I concur John.  I’ve run into him on a number of cruises now and he has always been friendly and seemed like just a regular cruiser.   
 

I suppose any regular cruiser can have a moment if someone does something like running up and sticking a camera in their face like a paparazzi.  Of course he is going to have moments where he is deep in thought about something important, just like the rest of us.
 

On Navigator during the B2B process more than a few were asking to take pictures with him.  I left him alone and kept to myself figuring he might want some privacy in the morning.  He ended coming over and initiating conversation.  Very friendly and easy to talk with like many frequent cruisers are.   

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21 hours ago, John&LaLa said:

 

Finally showed up, around 2 hours late.

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photo used for effect... shoes and socks on in the Caribbean?  WTH?

 

 

12 hours ago, Milwaukee Eight said:

He is probably the only one who could get Royal to can your favorite show. Lol

 

Mario, if you are still reading along I have a favour to ask. 😉

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Good morning from Cozumel, the Central Time Zone. But we are on ships time, so its pitch black.😉

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Tonight is the Jellicle Ball

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