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Thought this would be a fun topic.

Two of mine:

1. Not staying up later, dancing, seeing Liars Club, etc.

2. Just walking around town when there is so much to see at many ports.
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I regret not staying on the ship for the next cruise.
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Getting the drink package - would have saved $15 a day. Got one for the upcoming cruise.
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Singing karaoke. I have always wanted to do it, but don't have the guts, or the voice for that matter.
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Originally posted by Steve and Sharon
Singing karaoke. I have always wanted to do it, but don't have the guts, or the voice for that matter.
Try the piano sing along bar!

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Originally posted by Steve and Sharon
Singing karaoke. I have always wanted to do it, but don't have the guts, or the voice for that matter.
All the more reason to do it. If required a couple of shots of liquid courage will give you your so called 15 minutes of fame.
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Just off OASIS .....

not telling the [email protected]@h*le in the next cabin that smoking on the balcony is not allowed, OR calling the desk to complain.

had a JS with the large hump balcony and most of the time was being gassed by a smoker ......

They only mentioned it about a dozen times in the 'drill' video .....

Maybe I'll get cards made up with this picture and caption "probable cause ... smoking on a balcony" ... then I can put them on doors ....

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Originally posted by dd likes to cruise
I want to get up about 3:00am and just see what might be going on. I say it every cruise and hubby just looks at me like I'm crazy!
Me too. Would love to wander round a ship which would probably be empty.
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Originally posted by Steve and Sharon
Singing karaoke. I have always wanted to do it, but don't have the guts, or the voice for that matter.
I regret not bringing a case of ear plugs with me on the cruise where I sang karaoke. Man, after I opened my mouth, I could of made a small fortune selling those things.
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I regret taking too many clothes. I could have gotten by with half of them. My next cruise will be carry-on only.
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We have sailed about 25 times on RC, just made it to the Quest about 3 cruises ago. I regret not going sooner.
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Ordering breakfast from room service. I'm always afraid that I will want to sleep in later and will have to get up to let them in or I will want to leave my cabin early but then I will just have to stay in my cabin to wait for room service.
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I do (or don't do) exactly what I want on a cruise. There is nothing that I regret missing.
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