Strange days indeed.

What would be the strangest thing, behavior, incident etc. that you've ever seen on a cruise ship?

14 Answers

I can't say behavior is one. I have seen an odd formal night outfit that everyone around was seriously gawking at. There was a lady on formal night in a rhinestoned bikini top and sheer skirt. I mean Madonna concert fully blinged out sparkly bikini top. Choker necklace and spiked heels included. It was just so out of place for family dinning style and young ones around. So it did garner quite a strange stares.

That was not formal wear, that was her "Working" outfit Wink

I saw a guy in his Speedo at the pool, Children do not need an anatomy lesson at the pool. To skimpy of clothing goes for men and women.

One time, pre-cruise we stayed in a fine beach resort, after breakfast we headed for the outdoor pool, as we entered there was a lady lying on her stomach and I swore she was completely naked, I thought we had mistakenly entered a nudist area or something and turned around. But my wife said, where you going? Turned out she had a string bikini and the top was unfasten so she could get a better back tan. Soon, her male friend shows, he had a speedo on. Dental floss has more material in it than the ladies bikini did. An older Hawaiian lady was laughing that the young girls are horrified if someone sees them in their underwear but the underwear covers much more than their swim outfits do. tell much better vignettes than that.....must be the 500+ days till the next cruise...withdrawal/desperation or something.

Mine would be a behavior I guess. At one muster drill we were standing next to a guy who was telling all the ladies he was a doctor and would give free breast exams. A few of told him enough and he finally got quite but of course I saw him everywhere.

Whoa!! That is nuts!! How inappropriate!!

I have seen similar on our cruises.. seems every cruise has a couple ..

More than a couple unfortunately. But people watching is great sport. Especially since both the wife and I wear sexy reflecting shades. I can stare at weirdos all I want. I don't have to eat with anyone else fortunately. And the ships we've been on the past few years have certain exclusive hideaways where, for some reason, folks know how to behave. hmmmmm….


Oddest thing Ive ever witnessed was 2 crewmembers in coveralls, and 2 stateroom attendants having a Tilly in the hallway near the elevators. Full on fistfight, until part of the ship's security team showed up, and then it turned into a full on Donnybrook, people being punched, kicked, bit, and stomped...I did see the lot of them being escorted off the ship the next morning when we pulled into Key West by what appeared to be USCG or CBP personnel.

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