SHIPS TV

Now look, we all know you aren't there to hibernate in your cabin and watch tv....you could stay home and have nothing on 457 channels..alot cheaper too.....but...TV channels on board are extremely limited, and not for lack of the ability to receive them.  Lines sign for broadcasting packages just like you might do at home.. Its a standing joke during those Q & A's...my wife turns her back and pretends not to know me...when they stick the mike in my face and I ask the assembled officers "do you get the same TV channels we do?"   Im careful not to describe them with unprintable adjectives....but the response is ALWAYS the same...they laff and look at each other...the audience laffs and waits for an answer....and I have NEVER, in all our cruises on different lines...gotten a straight answer....all I know is you better like elevator music and soccer...or kids movies.....

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Ah yes .. but look at it from their perspective .. if they give you good programming it keeps you away from the sprots bar or other ship venuses where you can purchase and consume their drinks or from the casino.

The only channels I watch on board are the GPS channel and the ship camera. Occasionally I will tune in the Morning Show.

These channels bring me as close to reality as I want to get.

Good points both of you...who invented that first...cruise ships or casinos??? hehehe

We have the same thing in our family with the deck cams onboard.  We turn the TV on to that channel and jokingly say "Oh look it's the same thing as yesterday!" Happy

As an aside, and only because those deck cams often show it on NCL ships anyway, is ANOTHER swimming pool...up by the bow..I know its live, because I've often seen some maintenance type changing the courtesy flag depending on the port we're in on the staff out there...what I have NEVER EVER seen, on ANY ship that has one, is anyone using it.  I asked once, (aha!! a secret pool...just for me!...) and I never had to ask again...its for crew.....the more things change, the more they remain the same...

Agreed! However, I must admit to watching the Masters on one cruise.

Well, of course--It is Masters after all. 

ps---You DO mean the Golf.....

Yes Sir, Green Jacket time! Look out for Tiger next year.

The new TVs have USB ports, so it can provide another way to keep your cameras, tablets, or phones charged.

Background noise to fall asleep to.

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