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Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 11-22-2010, 12:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,314
Posted By Detroit Mark
I got one on Princess, and I swear the woman was...

I got one on Princess, and I swear the woman was talking to her boyfriend on the phone with her cell cradled over her shoulder.

It felt like she was petting a cat that she hated.

It was the...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 11-13-2010, 08:09 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,925
Posted By Detroit Mark
Consider bringing a tux for formal nights. Not...

Consider bringing a tux for formal nights. Not required. But you'll be surrounded by gorgeous evening wear and you'll be standing there in your casual blazer.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 10-04-2010, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By Detroit Mark
Yikes! You just reminded me to order my luggage...

Yikes! You just reminded me to order my luggage tags. So thank you!
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-18-2010, 06:31 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Detroit Mark
I've never used a travel agent once in my 52...

I've never used a travel agent once in my 52 years and consider myself well adjusted.

Well, there was the one time I asked a travel agent to prepare a package for me, and 3 weeks later she mailed...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-18-2010, 06:24 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 725
Posted By Detroit Mark
If I win the lotto I'll just BUY the darned...

If I win the lotto I'll just BUY the darned cruiseline and get rid of pre paid gratuities once and for all.
Forum: General Cruise Chat 03-10-2010, 02:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,343
Posted By Detroit Mark
There have been more than one or two threads...

There have been more than one or two threads started here at Cruise Chat about "stomach flus" and other intestinal outbreaks on ships that those who have been on at least one cruise know as The...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-08-2010, 04:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Detroit Mark
Absolutely not! That kind of dogma one way or...

Absolutely not! That kind of dogma one way or the other would cause me to leave the website. I'm real big on diverse ideas.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-08-2010, 01:48 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Detroit Mark
Wow. 3 Morderators to take down one opinion...

Wow. 3 Morderators to take down one opinion about booking yourself.

That almost start to appear as an official position of the website.

Speak not ye ill of the travel agent industry.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-08-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Detroit Mark
http://bestsmileys.com/lol/21.gif You did...

http://bestsmileys.com/lol/21.gif

You did NOT just compare buying vacation tickets with replacing a heart valve in someone's chest.

...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-08-2010, 06:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,551
Posted By Detroit Mark
If you own a computer and get internet there...

If you own a computer and get internet there isn't a travel agent on the planet thas has anything over you doing it yourself except a few coupons for discounts.

Book it yourself and have control...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-08-2010, 06:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Detroit Mark
It is, I wouldn't suggest for a second that it...

It is, I wouldn't suggest for a second that it isn't just as fascinating just because you can now buy a 6 inch replica of it, and a snow cone 100 feet away. Just as I would never NOT go to Giza...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-05-2010, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Detroit Mark
While Salsbury, England does NOT have the same...

While Salsbury, England does NOT have the same problems as Cairo ... I found the same to be true of Stonehenge, although perhaps not to the degree you describe. Stonehenge is right off of a major...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-05-2010, 08:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Detroit Mark
Yeah, I know about the appearance of the poor...

Yeah, I know about the appearance of the poor sections. Thanks for the hotel info.

I'm hoping to learn anything not relating to the dead cows floating in the river. Everytime I read about this...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-05-2010, 06:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 680
Posted By Detroit Mark
We're taking the BOS in December which will...

We're taking the BOS in December which will culminate with a 2 day trek through Alexandria, Cairo and on to Giza. I've heard some dark things about the condition of the Nile when one approaches...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-05-2010, 06:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,410
Posted By Detroit Mark
Yep. We're going to find out ONCE AGAIN that...

Yep. We're going to find out ONCE AGAIN that some greedy rube thought it was more important to speed past everyone to grab the biggest roll with the best outer brown than it was to take a minute to...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 03-01-2010, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,918
Posted By Detroit Mark
I had to communicate with Verizon on my first...

I had to communicate with Verizon on my first cruise and they seemed extremely interested in my convenience, and gave me all the time I thought I needed to understand how the at-sea calls would work....
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 02-21-2010, 12:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 897
Posted By Detroit Mark
I'm one of those "wear whatever the heck you...

I'm one of those "wear whatever the heck you want" people. But you are definitely going to be under dressed in denim in the dining room.

Attire will vary between casual business, to sport...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 02-21-2010, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 380
Posted By Detroit Mark
I can't give any RCL specific advice because my...

I can't give any RCL specific advice because my experience has been with another line. I'm about to have my first Royal cruise myself.

But I can tell you what I've learned about the excursions...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 02-21-2010, 11:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 10,789
Posted By Detroit Mark
Yikes! Case of 12 750ml Evian Sport Bottles...

Yikes!

Case of 12 750ml Evian Sport Bottles (http://www.shopevian.com/p-66-evian-750ml-sport-bottles-case-of-12.aspx) if you bought them yourself is only 20 bucks!
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 02-21-2010, 11:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 697
Posted By Detroit Mark
You know what I wanna know about towels (on...

You know what I wanna know about towels (on cruises as well as hotels and resorts).

How in the HECK do they get them to have that spicy, cinammony bleachy smell.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-14-2010, 11:58 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Detroit Mark
Train is one of the most underrated forms of...

Train is one of the most underrated forms of transportation if you ask me, and I can't think of a more romantic countryside than Provence as the backdrop.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-13-2010, 11:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,708
Posted By Detroit Mark
Then chances are you have a nice color to your...

Then chances are you have a nice color to your teeth, and the temptation to do something that really isn't necessary is beckoning to you.

Who doesn't?

Whitening is really just to get the teeth...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-13-2010, 11:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By Detroit Mark
Seems like it was only an hour or so by bus, of...

Seems like it was only an hour or so by bus, of course I was going from MC to Nice.

But any transportation at all that close is going to be cheap unless you hire an excursion car.
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-12-2010, 07:52 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,708
Posted By Detroit Mark
First step, obviously is to stop smoking if in...

First step, obviously is to stop smoking if in fact you do. Because I can tell yoy from experience that no product or dentist on the planet can help you with whitening until you get that in order.
...
Forum: Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 01-06-2010, 05:16 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,522
Posted By Detroit Mark
Next time book it yourself and save the trouble. ...

Next time book it yourself and save the trouble. Just another example of what a disaster can result from using unimpassioned travel agents.
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