There’s no such thing as a dumb question

Yeah, whoever said that never read a cruise forum.

What is the dumbest question you’ve ever seen posted on a forum ? I mean , besides this one.

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I kid you not: I was shopping at the Port Shopping mall in Nassau. The ships could CLEARLY be seen to my left from the street. A fellow passenger came up to me and asked me where the cruise ship was!

Some other classics ...

"How does the crew go home between shifts?"

"Does it cost to eat in the dining room?"

"How do they know I'm the right person to use my {insert cruise line name of their on board card} there's no ID picture on it?"

"Can I deep sea fish off my balcony?"

Yknow the risk you run when you give someone onboard with you an equally ridiculous (or erroneous) answer to some of the absurd questions that get asked. You're liable to run into them again...usually at the next table...or in an elevator, or sitting next to you at a bar... Don't get me wrong, asking reasonably intelligent questions, ESPECIALLY in person...whether a newbie or an experienced cruiser (they NEVER ask anyway) is perfectly fine and if I can help I'm happy to...on the other hand, sometimes "sorry I don't know" is the best policy...in cyber on the other hand........five fingers....moving on....

For a Western Caribbean cruise sailing in August:

"Why is it so hot outside? Cant the cruise line do anything about it?"

Nope, but there's a bunch of bartenders INSIDE that can!!!

I've always found "No speaka da...." to be effective.

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