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west Islip, NY USA
157 Posts
Joined Oct 2000
I am pretty sure that every cruise has them. You should check the dailies that come to your room, they should have the time and place listed in them.
But i have found that they are not well attended (at least on most of my cruises)
But most times all it takes is one other person

Good luck!
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Clifton, NJ
1,237 Posts
Joined Aug 2006
Yes, back in March, they did have them.
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Boston, MA USA
11,277 Posts
Joined Mar 2005
All Norwegian ships have a Friends of Bill W meeting. Check the FreeStyle Daily for the information on location and time. Happy Cruising.
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3,463 Posts
Joined Jun 2006
Yes, the meetings are in the Chapel and usually scheduled every day at 5:00 pm.
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Nashville, TN (we moved, again)
20,561 Posts
Joined Dec 2003
Yes, and often you will postings for Friends Of Dorothy.

to get more information about what these are, click here Usually by about the 4th post, somebody asks what this is.

Google is your friend.
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Somewhere over the Rainbow
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Joined Nov 2010
Originally posted by garycarla
Yes, and often you will postings for Friends Of Dorothy.

to get more information about what these are, click here Usually by about the 4th post, somebody asks what this is.

Google is your friend.
I was so ignorant as to what these two (friends of Bill W. and FOD) meant. When I went on my first cruise seriously I thought these were like private parties...someone names Bill W....and Someone named Dorothy...then when I saw it on my seconds cruise I knew it had to be something else!

Was on the Gem twice and they had these every day on itineraries....
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New York
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Joined Jun 2007
recent Gem sailing (10/2/11) had them every day.
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Joined Nov 2011
So excited to have friends of bill meetings on the gem

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