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Old 08-07-2013, 08:37 PM   #406
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I did not know you could make all those special requests
Beth - The best response I have is, "The answer is NO, unless you ask!" Feel free to PM me on FB ... we can discuss a myriad of things which can be accomplished ... ASSUMING you have excellent cast members.

All of the cast members I have referenced (since the beginning of this thread) are "excellent" or better. I know some people merely post if their cast member was good ... but it takes something very special for me to post someone on this thread. Some of the things I have learned have come directly from these cast members.

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Old 08-07-2013, 08:47 PM   #407
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I used to work at a hotel that had tapestries displayed with swastikas on them. Despite trying to explain that it wasn't something the nazis created, and all the reasons you listed, I still had several guests huff and leave upset. Oh well, didn't miss them, lol.
Usually, by the 2nd night of our cruise, I ask the Head Server, Server, Assistant Server, and Stateroom Host(ess) (as well as Palo server, when applicable) to write down their first and last name, along with their home country. I do this for two reasons:

1) I would like to be able to reference them BY NAME in the future ... whether for praising them when writing to DCL, or requesting them in the future ...

2) By asking for their contact information, most recognize I will be writing a letter ... which can sometimes put the newer cast members on alert. It's not that there are any problems ... rather ... I have also found it often helps some of the newer (or shy) cast members open up to us ... which I find helps them become more comfortable around their new batch of guests. Since I also ask about their home country, it gives the cast member to talk about THEMSELVES, plus their family and home. I understand it can't be easy to be away from friends and family for so long ... so talking about them seems to be a good thing.

In this instance, when I asked I Made (E Mod A) to write his name ... he paused ... then explained some people can act "different" when they hear his last name ... so he explained what his name means (in his country). I thought it was very nice, and am glad I asked.

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Old 08-07-2013, 09:14 PM   #408
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Anyone hear/know if Edward Wardle from England is still onboard the Fantasy???

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Old 08-08-2013, 01:43 PM   #409
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Anyone hear/know if Edward Wardle from England is still onboard the Fantasy???

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I just saw on Facebook that he is back on the Dream.

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Old 08-08-2013, 04:06 PM   #410
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My favorite DCL cast member is on vacation in New York. We are FB friends and keep in touch all the time.
I keep in touch with many of my cast members via FB as well! When the Fantasy and Magic visited New York City, I had the ability to spend a few days in Manhattan ... and was able to show some of the cast members around town. It was nice for ME to be able to take care of THEM!

For those who keep in touch with your cast members ... remember to ask them WHAT you can get for them in the USA (not IF you can get something for them) ... either deliver to them on your next cruise, or ship to them via US Mail. Cast members get a little time off when in Port Canaveral ... and they typically shop at a local mall ... but a Florida mall does not have everything. One cast member asked me to find an AC adapter for his notebook computer. It was a cinch for me to do!

Since I am a member of DVC, I have offered some of my cast members with the ability to stay at a DVC resort (on my point, pre/post contract), and have also suggested Vero Beach and Hilton Head as an additional possibility for R&R. I figure, they've taken care of me and my family many times ... it's the least I can do for them!
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Old 08-21-2013, 10:02 PM   #411
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Does anyone know of the palo server Thomas from the Czech Republic ? He was on the dream but I think he's on the fantasy now or maybe he is still on the dream??? Any feedback would be great!!
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Old 08-23-2013, 10:44 AM   #412
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Steven, do you have any suggestions for servers on the Wonder? My parents and my aunt & uncle are going to be on the Wonder in November and I'd like to help them with a server request, as it has been quite some time since any of us (my aunt/uncle first time on DCL though) have been on the Wonder.

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Old 08-23-2013, 11:01 AM   #413
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March 2012 - MAGIC
Ciao Romano - Palo Server

March 2012 - FANTASY
Krisztian Kiss - Main Dining Room Server
Zsolt Szep - Main Dining Room Server

March 2012 - DREAM
Gábor Németh - Main Dining Room Server
Csuka Mihaly - Main Dining Room Server
I remember Gábor!! He was a real sweetheart to my DSisters when we went last time!! And it was the Dream too!! Wonder if he's still there, or he was able to move to the Fantasy.
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Old 08-23-2013, 01:21 PM   #414
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I remember Gábor!! He was a real sweetheart to my DSisters when we went last time!! And it was the Dream too!! Wonder if he's still there, or he was able to move to the Fantasy.
Gabor left DCL last year(2012).
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Old 08-23-2013, 03:01 PM   #415
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Does anyone know if Matthew and Anthony (I know he was from NYC) are still on the Fantasy? They ran most of the activities, Bingo, etc....My boys loved them and it'd be great to see them again on another cruise. Thanks in advance!
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Old 08-23-2013, 04:07 PM   #416
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Anyone ACD Leslie? Is she oh Facebook or know what her last name might be?
She was on he Hawaiian Cruise in May 2012 and PanamaWBC May 2013

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Old 08-23-2013, 06:38 PM   #417
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Liam Scott from Jamaica...

....anyone have him recently as a head server on the Fantasy? Anyone? Anyone?
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:02 PM   #418
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Anyone know which ship Kendall from Trinidad & Tobago is on these days? We really liked him and missed him last time (left for vacation the day we boarded). Thanks!
Anyone have an update on Kendall? Thanks
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Old 08-23-2013, 08:26 PM   #419
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Smile Daniel from Portugal - server on Fantasy

Hi there! We just got off the Fantasy last week (Aug 10-17, 2013) - it was amazing! Our servers were Yhokey (from the Phillippeans) and Aleksandr (from Serbia) - they were both excellent! Another server, by the name of Daniel (from Portugal) wasn't our server, he was at a table nearby, but was fantastic with our children (we were travelling as a large group of 17 - with 9children in all). We just loved him! I would love to send him a care package but I don't know his last name. I tried to be in touch with Disney Cruise Line but they won't give out that information. Does anyone have any contact for Daniel? I don't want to send a care package with just his first name (as it is pretty common!).

Any and all help appreciated! Thanks in advance!

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Old 08-23-2013, 08:28 PM   #420
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....anyone have him recently as a head server on the Fantasy? Anyone? Anyone?
Name doesn't ring a bell....just got off Fantasy last week.
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