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Forum: Celebration Cruise Line January 2nd, 2013, 07:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,151
Posted By loubetti
Very likely, yes. Pay for an upgrade, it's a nice...

Very likely, yes. Pay for an upgrade, it's a nice ship.
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 31st, 2012, 12:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,208
Posted By loubetti
Obviously you're not going to see "gentlemen...

Obviously you're not going to see "gentlemen hosts" on the mass market cruise lines, such as RCi, CCL etc., but they remain alive and well on some of the upscale lines such as Cunard. They do not...
Forum: Cunard Line December 29th, 2012, 11:27 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
I agree with your opinion of the cabins, however,...

I agree with your opinion of the cabins, however, one HUGE problem with QE2 was the lack of queen or king sized beds in the majority of cabins. You needed to travel PG or QG to get those. Otherwise...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 27th, 2012, 05:31 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,165
Posted By loubetti
Never been seasick, and have been on FORCE 12...

Never been seasick, and have been on FORCE 12 seas on QE2 and QM2 (that's serious stuff). I just go with the flow!

I dunno, it's just me. Maybe perhaps years of dealing with turbulence in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 27th, 2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 6,165
Posted By loubetti
Never been seasick, and have been on FORCE 12...

Never been seasick, and have been on FORCE 12 seas on QE2 and QM2 (that's serious stuff). I just go with the flow!

I dunno, it's just me. Maybe perhaps years of dealing with turbulence in...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 27th, 2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,520
Posted By loubetti
Aren't computers and the Internet wonderful? :D ...

Aren't computers and the Internet wonderful? :D

Lot's of good advice above. Of course, there could be issues at the user's end (cache, cookies, etc.), however, it's a pain in the neck dealing with...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 27th, 2012, 02:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,302
Posted By loubetti
Just go for it and forget the rest. If you are...

Just go for it and forget the rest. If you are good, and I'm sure you are, people will appreciate it. Sign up and be done with it.

While I am not a professional singer, I can carry a tune, and...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 26th, 2012, 10:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,383
Posted By loubetti
Strong winds, namely cross winds are a pain. I've...

Strong winds, namely cross winds are a pain. I've landed the plane with wind up to 30 knots cross wind, and you come in "side ways", then "kick it out" with the rudder, while dipping the appropriate...
Forum: Cunard Line December 25th, 2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
Canberra is scrapped. Long gone. :(

Canberra is scrapped. Long gone. :(
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 24th, 2012, 06:14 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 3,379
Posted By loubetti
Agreed, and my congratulations on a long...

Agreed, and my congratulations on a long marriage! :)

For me, no more than a hour or so driving. Otherwise I take the airlines or my Cessna 210.

Having a pilot license and a plane comes in...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 24th, 2012, 05:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,135
Posted By loubetti
You could also rent a satellite phone from $4 to...

You could also rent a satellite phone from $4 to $13 a day, however it will still cost $1.75 per minute to use unless you buy a bunch of time. Even then, not cheap!
...
Forum: Celebrity Cruises December 24th, 2012, 01:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,532
Posted By loubetti
Another choice is to rent a satellite phone,...

Another choice is to rent a satellite phone, figure around $30-$40 for 7 days, but expect to pay around $1.50 a minute.

It all depends on where you are going. In the middle of the Atlantic ocean...
Forum: Cunard Line December 24th, 2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By loubetti
Agreed. Most of my cruises have been on...

Agreed.

Most of my cruises have been on Cunard and Celebrity. There's nothing like dancing in the Queens Room, and that's all the entertainment I need!

I don't need rock climbing, flow rider,...
Forum: Cunard Line December 24th, 2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By loubetti
I had a feeling that was the issue! Bloody...

I had a feeling that was the issue! Bloody technology! :eek:

I've tried using Microsoft's Voice Recognition software on my PC (very, very good), but it is not compatible with these forums....
Forum: Cunard Line December 24th, 2012, 10:04 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
I don't recall oodles of smoke from her funnel,...

I don't recall oodles of smoke from her funnel, and I've sailed her over a dozen times.

We've saved a lot of war ships, just one example being the Intrepid in New York city. Also QE2 did serve in...
Forum: Cunard Line December 23rd, 2012, 10:03 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
Agreed! QE2, one of the most amazing ships...

Agreed!

QE2, one of the most amazing ships ever built. Her loss to the scrappers, regardless of where they be located, is not just a shame, but it should be a crime!

Well, at least I have my...
Forum: Cunard Line December 23rd, 2012, 06:43 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,238
Posted By loubetti
Huh? You want to try that post again?

Huh? You want to try that post again?
Forum: Cunard Line December 23rd, 2012, 06:35 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
It's a done deal, unless you want to make a...

It's a done deal, unless you want to make a better offer.

She's gone. :(
Forum: Cunard Line December 23rd, 2012, 06:31 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,275
Posted By loubetti
I just got the call, from one of the men who were...

I just got the call, from one of the men who were trying to save her (he is also one trying to save the SS United States).

This is blasphemy! This is unbelievable!

I'm at a loss for words!
...
Forum: Ask a Cruise Question December 22nd, 2012, 11:34 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 5,348
Posted By loubetti
Well, yes, perhaps parenting could certainly be...

Well, yes, perhaps parenting could certainly be an issue, however, when I was.... uh, I forget how old, but I was still in a crib, with high sides, and my mother was in the kitchen, I decided to get...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 22nd, 2012, 11:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,153
Posted By loubetti
Very nice, and thanks for the heads up on...

Very nice, and thanks for the heads up on Microsoft PhotoSynth! That's something I will look into!

I had previously looked into Ipix, but that was $$$$.
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 22nd, 2012, 10:58 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,167
Posted By loubetti
I certainly agree, airlines will be the issue,...

I certainly agree, airlines will be the issue, not the cruise line, otherwise you could bring one of these!

http://images.worthpoint.com/files/pb/96/8962/104.jpg

For those unfamiliar, it is...
Forum: Carnival Cruise Lines December 22nd, 2012, 10:16 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,389
Posted By loubetti
That's one good thing about RCI. I am Elite on...

That's one good thing about RCI. I am Elite on Celebrity and that instantly makes me Diamond on RCL, and I have never even sailed them. :D
Forum: Photo & Camera Discussions December 21st, 2012, 06:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 861
Posted By loubetti
Keep in mind, the Nikon 1 series is geared to...

Keep in mind, the Nikon 1 series is geared to those who want to choose between their smart phone with built-in camera (think iPhone or Galaxy S3) and a full-blown digital SLR.

The price is what it...
Forum: Royal Caribbean International December 21st, 2012, 05:44 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 852
Posted By loubetti
Agreed! Do some home work / research first, and...

Agreed! Do some home work / research first, and then use TripAdvisor for reviews and forums. As for actual booking, search around for a TA, or just go directly to the resort for booking.

Never...
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