New to cruising?

If you are a "lurker" and have questions, come on out of the shadows and ask away. The one thing I miss about my previous "home" forum is the opportunity to help newbies.

These are friendly folks here, and I haven't seen rudeness or condescension. If it happens, I would bet it won't be tolerated.

It's a great opportunity you have here--lots of knowledge about different ports, cruise lines, air travel, excursions. You name it and someone here probably has lots of knowledge to share.

Don't feel silly about asking anything. Heck, I asked AuntPinkie what a cucumber sandwich was, and she kindly answered me without making me feel like a total loser. And that's a pretty dumb question Big Smile

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I'm a lurker

You are also a seasoned and helpful cruiser.Wink

Thank you

kewest1 is so right. I was a lurker for awhile (lol), but everyone has been helpfully and friendly.

To all you lurkers out there -- jump in on the conversations and have some fun!

One of the first questions I asked on the other forum was " what level of the ship will we board on?" I think it was Crustybucket who was kind enough to answer without any snark, and he could definitely be snarky at times.

I wonder where he's hanging out these days.

Jumping as I lurk.

Lumping??Big Smile

BonMike - as I get more mature (Wink), the level of ship that we board on becomes of great import. I really hate it when they zig-zag the gangway up 4 or 5 decks.

Why not design the ship to board the same way we do in port -- at ground level?


I guess I've been lurking but I really don't have any questions, just excitement for the Alaskan Cruise I'm going on in May!


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