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We are just off the Liberty that sailed 6/28 and there were 3 fights on board that I know of. One of them resulted in a 6 year old with a broken nose (so the rumor goes)!

One of them was due to some obnoxious teenagers/20-somethings pushing a man in the elevator, and the other involved an escalated disagreement over which color team was the best. The worst of all of this was, no action was taken against the ones who started the fights. They were not placed and secured in their rooms, they were allowed to roam freely for the duration of the cruise!

 

Anyone else ever see this on their vacations?

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Can't say that I have..did you actually see it or was it just rumors?

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its sad but when you get that many people and alcohol in a small area its bound to happen. i will say i never saw a fight on any of my cruises.

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Whatever happens on land can and will happen on board.

 

9 cruises and I have never seen a full blown fight.. petty arguments, yes.. but nothing physical.

 

I am curious, out of the 1000 or so passengers how did you witness all 3 fights

(did you?) and out of all the passengers, how do you know they were not remanded to their cabins>?

 

I think its very unlikely that had these fights had been as severe as the rumor of them, ( a 6yr old getting their nose broken is very serious) that Carnival would ignore it.. just my opinion...

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Can't say that I have..did you actually see it or was it just rumors?

 

Saw the tail end of one where a woman was yelling at the security guard on the way to their office. The other fight with the man being beaten up by the boys happened just before we got to the casino. I don't think there was alcohol involved as the kids were underage with a little to much ego/machismo running through them. I think it just got out of hand fast and when the guys son jumped in to help it just became a brawl. The one involving the kid with the broken nose was a rumor, but the guy telling me about it said it with such enthusiasm it just had to be true ;) !

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Once on the Pride we saw a fight break out in the Casino got pretty nasty we didn't stay around to see what happen, it involved 3 guys and we thought it had something to do with one of the guys overly intoxicated girl friend.

On are last two Carnival cruises we saw several fights, all involving overly drunk people. Some got physical and some just involved yelling and cussing. But none were pleasant to be around.

This was one of the reasons we decided to try other cruise lines.

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Saw the tail end of one where a woman was yelling at the security guard on the way to their office. The other fight with the man being beaten up by the boys happened just before we got to the casino. I don't think there was alcohol involved as the kids were underage with a little to much ego/machismo running through them. I think it just got out of hand fast and when the guys son jumped in to help it just became a brawl. The one involving the kid with the broken nose was a rumor, but the guy telling me about it said it with such enthusiasm it just had to be true ;) !

 

 

Does anyone know if there are any rules/consequences for fighting. You would think if no consequence it would promote more incidents.

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We are just off the Liberty that sailed 6/28 and there were 3 fights on board that I know of. One of them resulted in a 6 year old with a broken nose (so the rumor goes)!

One of them was due to some obnoxious teenagers/20-somethings pushing a man in the elevator, and the other involved an escalated disagreement over which color team was the best. The worst of all of this was, no action was taken against the ones who started the fights. They were not placed and secured in their rooms, they were allowed to roam freely for the duration of the cruise!

 

Anyone else ever see this on their vacations?

 

Did you see the fights/altercations or is this just rumors.

 

I doubt that this happened as you described because if it is true Carnival has placed themselves in a position that could be very costly if they are sued.

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Once on the Pride we saw a fight break out in the Casino got pretty nasty we didn't stay around to see what happen, it involved 3 guys and we thought it had something to do with one of the guys overly intoxicated girl friend.

On are last two Carnival cruises we saw several fights, all involving overly drunk people. Some got physical and some just involved yelling and cussing. But none were pleasant to be around.

This was one of the reasons we decided to try other cruise lines.

 

When you find a cruiseline where there are no problems, fights or arguments.. let us know

 

I have never seen one myself.. I know they happen but just like on land.. can happen anywhere anytime..

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Whatever happens on land can and will happen on board.

 

9 cruises and I have never seen a full blown fight.. petty arguments, yes.. but nothing physical.

 

I am curious, out of the 1000 or so passengers how did you witness all 3 fights

(did you?) and out of all the passengers, how do you know they were not remanded to their cabins>?

 

I think its very unlikely that had these fights had been as severe as the rumor of them, ( a 6yr old getting their nose broken is very serious) that Carnival would ignore it.. just my opinion...

 

The two fights I have firsthand knowledge of happened within 30 minutes of each other near the entrance to the casino. We saw the security guards going after several of the boys but later that night they were at the midnight comedy show and all around the ship the next day. The one about the color teams was short but I saw the security guard walking the lady to another area as she was cursing someone out. This lady and some of her family were also at the comedy show. I did not see the start to these fights, but my husband saw the ends and saw the security guards attempt to round up everyone involved. We were approaching the tables as this was going on. It's not like we left to witness but could hear clearly from where we were what was going on. Deck 5 is a virtual thoroughfare on the Liberty. Just about everything happens on this deck. Not too hard to miss it unless you were on another ship!

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When you find a cruiseline where there are no problems, fights or arguments.. let us know

 

I have never seen one myself.. I know they happen but just like on land.. can happen anywhere anytime..

 

 

This is true but there should be a consequence.

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The two fights I have firsthand knowledge of happened within 30 minutes of each other near the entrance to the casino. We saw the security guards going after several of the boys but later that night they were at the midnight comedy show and all around the ship the next day. The one about the color teams was short but I saw the security guard walking the lady to another area as she was cursing someone out. This lady and some of her family were also at the comedy show. I did not see the start to these fights, but my husband saw the ends and saw the security guards attempt to round up everyone involved. We were at one of the tables as this was going on. It's not like we left to witness but could hear clearly from where we were what was going on. Deck 5 is a virtual thoroughfare on the Liberty. Just about everything happens on this deck. Not too hard to miss it unless you were on another ship!

Well if that is the case, and I do believe you- Carnival should have remanded them to their cabin. It is not fair to other passengers to risk their safety if people are fist fighting..

 

Unfortunately there is not too much they are going to do about screaming and cursing...

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There are cameras everywhere if there were fights on board i'm sure CCL would deal with it accordingly. Just my 2 cents.

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Once on the Pride we saw a fight break out in the Casino got pretty nasty we didn't stay around to see what happen, it involved 3 guys and we thought it had something to do with one of the guys overly intoxicated girl friend.

On are last two Carnival cruises we saw several fights, all involving overly drunk people. Some got physical and some just involved yelling and cussing. But none were pleasant to be around.

This was one of the reasons we decided to try other cruise lines.

 

 

Oh yea........THIS WOULD NEVER happen on a different cruise line..:rolleyes:

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This is true but there should be a consequence.

 

I absolutely agree!

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Oh yea........THIS WOULD NEVER happen on a different cruise line..:rolleyes:

 

LOL!

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Oh yea........THIS WOULD NEVER happen on a different cruise line..:rolleyes:

 

Yep, they obviously have never seen the video of the thugs that took over the Princess cruise. What a mess....

 

and on RCCL you don't get in a fight....you just end up missing...at least that's the story the new bride gave... :eek:

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When you find a cruiseline where there are no problems, fights or arguments.. let us know

 

I have never seen one myself.. I know they happen but just like on land.. can happen anywhere anytime..

 

Oh I agree with you 100% those kinds of things can happen on land or at sea. But they do seem to happen more often when there is a lot drinking around and Carnival is more of the "Party" ship. We would cruise Carnival again. and as I stated it was just one reason we decided to try other cruise lines. Not to mention DH and I like to party too! But it was one of many little things that got us to try something new where as before we never even looked to sail another line.

I will also mention it does tend to happen more on the shorter cruises where there seems to be a younger crowd and more partying involved.

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Once on the Pride we saw a fight break out in the Casino got pretty nasty we didn't stay around to see what happen, it involved 3 guys and we thought it had something to do with one of the guys overly intoxicated girl friend.

On are last two Carnival cruises we saw several fights, all involving overly drunk people. Some got physical and some just involved yelling and cussing. But none were pleasant to be around.

This was one of the reasons we decided to try other cruise lines.

 

LOL. On RCCL you get beat up and thrown overboard. On Holland they were all too old to fight.

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There are cameras everywhere if there were fights on board i'm sure CCL would deal with it accordingly. Just my 2 cents.

 

as some posters know this is my only real complaint against carnival, they do NOT deal with it accordingly. i have seen fights and have had to step in to stop domestics. all cruiselines should do more to the offending parties

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I blame it all on the relaxed dress code!:D

 

I think it is stress caused by the fuel supplement:D

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I've witnessed numerous somewhat petty confontations (with minor shoving or chest bumping), but only two full-blown fights. In each of those two instances, someone was knocked out cold, and not for just a few seconds either. On one the passenger was confined to a cabin until the following port day, and was met by authorities there. That passenger didn't complete the cruise. On the other one, the passenger got the equivalent of a scolding from ship security and was told to leave the deck area immediately. I don't know if ship personnel had any more discussions with him that evening, but two days later he got a drink thrown in his face after he put his arm around a female passenger at the lobby bar, and grabbed her breast. Two separate cruise lines -- two separate results.

 

That being said . . . I greatly considered cancelling a future sailing, because there are some unique details about the passenger manifest onboard that could lead to some uncomfortable situations. It's been quite the talk amongst my co-workers for a while now. They said they couldn't believe I was still going (since I cruise to get away from stress), but of course every one of them offered to take my place. Well, I'm going - and I'm determined to have yet another great cruise vacation. We'll just see how well diversity and alcohol get along on that one, and if the worst happens, I guess I'll have a lot more to add to this thread upon return from that sailing. Who knows, I could possibly become the first person to post a video on YouTube of someone being thrown overboard from the Lido by their heels.

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