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Old 04-09-2013, 01:21 AM   #2041
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If we're starting at 3:00, then there is time to hang out and get a chance to say hi / put faces and names together before heading to life boat drill - and since we no longer have to go back to our cabins to grab life vests, it doesn't take so long to get to the stations as long as you check where you need to be before heading to the Meet/Greet.
Do you mean to say that Disney does not require for cruise members to grab/get their lifevests and put it on for the drill?

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Old 04-09-2013, 02:05 AM   #2042
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Do you mean to say that Disney does not require for cruise members to grab/get their lifevests and put it on for the drill?

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That is correct. Our first cruise where we did not have to do it was 2010.

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Old 04-09-2013, 05:17 AM   #2043
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Correct no more life vest but they still line you up like good little soldiers and take a head count.
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Old 04-09-2013, 09:12 AM   #2044
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Do you mean to say that Disney does not require for cruise members to grab/get their lifevests and put it on for the drill?
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That is correct. Our first cruise where we did not have to do it was 2010.
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Correct no more life vest but they still line you up like good little soldiers and take a head count.
I know, it's great and makes the hallways and stairwells less dangerous!
But what's important is to make sure that the life vests you do have in your cabin are the right sizes for your party and that you know how to put them on, so be sure to at least check the sizes at the beginning of the cruise. A lot of people store them under the bed, but my personal opinion is to store them where they are easily accessible - under the bed means they may slide around and not be easy to grab in an emergency.

I'm the shortest person in our family - so in 2011 I had my first experience as "line leader" for our family when we lined up.
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:41 PM   #2045
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The name tag thing would be a great idea. I like the lanyard idea as well. Can you organize that? Not everyone will have lanyards but i have a slew at home that I can bring for the new cruisers. Dont know if I'll have enough
Lol. I recently find myself with extra I can give you.
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Old 04-09-2013, 03:42 PM   #2046
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Lol. I recently find myself with extra I can give you.
You are too funny
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Mindy (mindlemouse) is coordinating plans for private group mixology classes. If you are interested, sign up here:


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Mindy (mindlemouse) is coordinating plans for private group mixology classes. If you are interested, sign up here:


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In case you were wondering, there are two Disney Stores in Barcelona.


http://www.disneystore.co.uk/disney-...or/mn/1300001/

We stumbled across one in Covent Garden in London on the Sunday afternoon we had disembarked the ship. It was super crowded but we bought a Mickey Mouse with something England on it for a friend of the boys' birthday. We thought we would make the time to go by one of these.
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:42 PM   #2052
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disguised as a "get to know you" idea!

Our DS Mark, who is a graduating senior in high school, sings in the concert choir at school. Last Saturday, he sang a solo and was in 5 groups for the Iowa High School Music Association small group/solo contest. He's been in lots of groups before, but this was the first time he sang a solo.

He received a "I" rating for his solo! And his men's quartet was named "Best of Day - Outstanding Performance" and will be singing at a special recital next month in Ames!

I posted them on You Tube and here are the links:

Mark's solo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSVEHVhmGD4

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For those of you not on FB:
TASTING INFORMATION. We are doing two tastings, both at 3 pm. Mixology on Thursday, June 20th and Wine on Monday, June 24th. Cost is $15 per person and once you commit and I send in your information your onboard account will be charged whether you show up or not. In order to commit and sign up, message me what you want to attend, full names, cabin number and reservation number. We need 25 definites to set them up and once I hit 40 it will be at capacity. I'd like to get this setup by Monday. Thanks.
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For those of you not on FB:
TASTING INFORMATION. We are doing two tastings, both at 3 pm. Mixology on Thursday, June 20th and Wine on Monday, June 24th. Cost is $15 per person and once you commit and I send in your information your onboard account will be charged whether you show up or not. In order to commit and sign up, message me what you want to attend, full names, cabin number and reservation number. We need 25 definites to set them up and once I hit 40 it will be at capacity. I'd like to get this setup by Monday. Thanks.
Sorry, we have to pass.

We'd love to be social and get to know folks, but we don't drink alcohol.
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disguised as a "get to know you" idea!

Our DS Mark, who is a graduating senior in high school, sings in the concert choir at school. Last Saturday, he sang a solo and was in 5 groups for the Iowa High School Music Association small group/solo contest. He's been in lots of groups before, but this was the first time he sang a solo.

He received a "I" rating for his solo! And his men's quartet was named "Best of Day - Outstanding Performance" and will be singing at a special recital next month in Ames!

I posted them on You Tube and here are the links:

Mark's solo: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QSVEHVhmGD4

Men's quartet: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUJtV9xJl4M

Thanks for letting me brag!
Brag away, Deb - and thanks for sharing the links. Our younger son is a freshman in band so we're just at the beginning of the whole high school music stuff, but I have to say that I'm impressed with the caliber and level of talent I see in the young people we've seen perform. Your son and his fellow singers are no exception to that - well done!
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