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Old February 15th, 2013, 04:34 AM posted to rec.travel.cruises
Orval Fairbairn
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With the recent fiasco on the Carnival "Triumph" comes more evidence to
support my postulate that Carnival Corp. is cutting corners in their
empire.

1. We have taken two cruise on their Holland America "Noordam."
The first was over Christmas, 2010 and everything went well.
On our second trip, in January, 2011, we noticed a strong smell of sewer
gas amidship and reported it to a ship's officer. The smell never really
disappeared. In conversation with another passenger who claimed to know
the ship, he said that the problem was with the design and maintenance
of the waste management system.

From my knowledge of spacecraft life support systems, it would appear
that the problem was with the scrubbers, which contain lithium
hydroxide, and which has become more expensive. Are they cutting corners
here?

2. We took a trip on the Grand Princess in January. The ship had
undergone refurbishment, but it still showed signs of aging. The main
complaint was that food quality, especially in the buffet, was
quasi-generic. This sagging quality also appeared in the main dining
room, where the "veal scallopini" was nothing but a breaded veal cutlet
with some sauce and tasted like greasy sawdust. The "baked Alaska" was,
in reality. "faked Alaska," consisting of ice cream embedded in Cook
Whip, not meringue.

We did have one day where our toilet did not flush, but maintenance
quickly corrected the problem. We never did find out the cause.

3. We also took a trip on the Carnival "Dream" the week before Labor
Day, 2010. One day there was no hot water, so the captain opened up the
bar during dinner hour. What a chintzy "apology!" Again -- it appeared
to be cutting corners on maintenance.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 05:49 AM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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Orval Fairbairn wrote:

With the recent fiasco on the Carnival "Triumph" comes more evidence to
support my postulate that Carnival Corp. is cutting corners in their
empire.


That's because you're a stupid ass.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 05:19 PM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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In article ,
Nooffa Subject wrote:

Orval Fairbairn wrote:

With the recent fiasco on the Carnival "Triumph" comes more evidence to
support my postulate that Carnival Corp. is cutting corners in their
empire.


That's because you're a stupid ass.


Are you talking into the mirror again?
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Old February 19th, 2013, 06:40 PM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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Orval Fairbairn wrote:

In article ,
Nooffa Subject wrote:

Orval Fairbairn wrote:

With the recent fiasco on the Carnival "Triumph" comes more
evidence to support my postulate that Carnival Corp. is cutting
corners in their empire.


That's because you're a stupid ass.


Are you talking into the mirror again?


Based on the level of your response, I guess I should reply: "I'm rubber
and you're glue..." or some other childish response. But instead I'm
going to stand by MY assertion that you and your half-assed theories are
based on pure unsupported speculation, and your insatiable need for
attention is to be pitied. In short: you are full of ****.

p.s. For the record:

fi·as·co
noun \fe--?as-(?)ko- also -?äs-\
plural fi·as·coes
Definition of FIASCO: a complete failure

1) Fuel leaks and fires happen on the best maintained vehicles throughout
the world dozens, if not hundreds of times per year.

2) The ship made it back to port safely with no injuries or loss of life.

3) The crew are being hailed by the most jaded of guests as "heroic" and
"magnificent" They went well beyond what anyone expected.

4) Carnival is reimbursing all guests in a manner FAR beyond industry
standards.

5) A full and open investigation is being held to make the best possible
effort to prevent any such occurrence from ever happening again, but see
#1 above.

Hardly a "complete failure"
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:01 PM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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I have an idea on how to help prevent these kind of things from happening. Ain't nobody gonna like it, but it would go a long way in reducing illness and mechanical breakdowns.

Instead of seven day cruises, shorten them to six days, with a mandatory one day layover to do maintenance and disinfecting. Every cruise ship departing from American harbors would be required to have one layover day per week. Or one layover day per cruise.

The industry can work out the specifics, but these quick turn arounds are the cause of many of the outbreaks and breakdowns.
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Old February 19th, 2013, 07:22 PM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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wrote:

I have an idea on how to help prevent these kind of things from
happening. Ain't nobody gonna like it, but it would go a long way in
reducing illness and mechanical breakdowns.

Instead of seven day cruises, shorten them to six days, with a
mandatory one day layover to do maintenance and disinfecting. Every
cruise ship departing from American harbors would be required to have
one layover day per week. Or one layover day per cruise.

The industry can work out the specifics, but these quick turn arounds
are the cause of many of the outbreaks and breakdowns.


February 18, 2013

Dear Carnival Past Guest,

We realize many of you have been following last week's events on the
Carnival Triumph and I wanted to take this opportunity to provide you
with some information. Additionally, I wanted to thank many of you who
have taken the time to write to me personally to express your support.

Let me begin by saying that all of us at Carnival deeply regret the
hardship our guests had to face during their days on board the ship. Our
number one concern was to ensure the safety and welfare of our guests and
crew and to get them home as soon as possible. Our shipboard and shore
side teams worked tirelessly to take care of them and minimize their
discomfort and inconvenience. We also focused on making sure their loved
ones had a direct link to our Family Support Center where they could
obtain round the clock information on their family and friends on board.

Now that all the guests are safely home, our efforts are firmly focused
on the ongoing investigation into the root cause of the fire and what
measures we can take to ensure this does not happen again. These efforts
are taking place in collaboration with the U.S. Coast Guard, the National
Transportation Safety Board, the Bahamian Flag Authority and other
independent parties. We know, however, that preliminary investigations
indicate the cause of the fire was the result of a leak in the fuel
return line for the number 6 diesel generator.

The safety and security of our guests remains of the utmost importance to
all of us here at Carnival. All our ships are safe and secure. All of
them meet, and in many areas exceed, all regulatory standards. I promise
we will continue to investigate in order to understand what took place
and to learn what steps we can take to improve going forward.

During the past week, so many of you have written letters, emailed,
posted on Facebook or tweeted to show your support for all of us here at
Carnival during this difficult time. Your thoughtful comments and words
of support are so greatly appreciated. Thank you. It has really meant a
lot to us.

We know you can choose from a vast variety of vacation options and that
you expect a fantastic vacation from us. We are very sorry that this time
we did not deliver. I want to personally acknowledge how much we
appreciate and value that you have chosen to spend your vacation time
with us at Carnival in the past. We hope you will continue to do so in
the future and are committed to doing everything we can to provide you
with a fun and memorable vacation experience.

Thank you again for your support.

Sincerely,

Gerry Cahill
Gerry Cahill
President and CEO
Carnival Cruise Lines
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Old February 20th, 2013, 12:55 AM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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On Tuesday, February 19, 2013 11:22:46 AM UTC-8, Nooffa Subject wrote:





February 18, 2013



Dear Carnival Past Guest,



....We know, however, that preliminary investigations

indicate the cause of the fire was the result of a leak in the fuel

return line for the number 6 diesel generator.




And...?

This letter says nothing. Are they fixing all return fuel lines to generators on all ships, are just the one to number 6?

February 20 is X-dividend day. Look to see how many stockholders hold their stock after the $0.25 divdend is paid. Then we'll see the real impact this cruise to Hell has on the company.
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Old February 21st, 2013, 07:07 AM posted to rec.travel.cruises
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On Tue, 19 Feb 2013 16:55:15 -0800 (PST), wrote:


February 20 is X-dividend day. Look to see how many stockholders dump
their stock on Micky Arison's JewBoys cruise lines.


None. Stocks up.

Get a newsreader you pathetically stupid fukk.

LOLLOLOLOLOLOLLO
 




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