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Old 03-20-2013, 10:12 AM   #1
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How do you keep your mind off of a future disney cruise?

We are not booked until November 2014. I really want to book another in between, but cannot due to budget. What do you do in the meantime to keep your mind off your future disney cruise vacation?
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:26 AM   #2
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Well you're not going to keep your mind off it being on the boards
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:27 AM   #3
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Old 03-20-2013, 10:51 AM   #4
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I had three years between cruises and I kept busy by making monthly lists of things I wanted to get done for the cruise or before the cruise happened or things I wanted to learn about our destination/ship. For every 100 days that passed we had a small celebration. Although this was not a distraction it helped me pass the time, budget, and not go crazy. We are only 59 days out and I feel well prepared and extra excited. I hope this helps : )
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Old 03-20-2013, 12:49 PM   #5
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you don't.....
look at previous cruise pics and video.
research your ports, you have time to plan your own excersions.
Make lots of door magnets
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:06 PM   #6
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I don't....I obsess.
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:13 PM   #7
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So agree....I've only been on 3 and the 4th is probably not till 2015.... So I just obsess like everyone else on these boards....

A trip to WDW this June will help.....but dreaming of the Fantasy....
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Old 03-20-2013, 01:46 PM   #8
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I keep my mind off my upcoming cruise by going to the Carnival board to see how mad people are at Carnival.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:03 PM   #9
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Thinking about my Disney trips is the way for me to relax and de-stress. My Disney vacations help me survive the school year (as a high school math teacher). However, next year I won't have a Disney vacation because DD wants to do a volunteer trip.

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Old 03-20-2013, 02:05 PM   #10
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OMG! My husband says I've gone crazy now that I've found the DISboard & FB cruise groups! Cruise on the brain 24/7. I just get so happy thinking about planning for our upcoming cruise & how it's our 'escape' from our daily routine, call me crazy but I love it!

Hello my name is damaris & I'm addicted to cruising (& it's all Disney's fault) lol
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:05 PM   #11
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I had three years between cruises and I kept busy by making monthly lists of things I wanted to get done for the cruise or before the cruise happened or things I wanted to learn about our destination/ship. For every 100 days that passed we had a small celebration. Although this was not a distraction it helped me pass the time, budget, and not go crazy. We are only 59 days out and I feel well prepared and extra excited. I hope this helps : )
I LOVE the idea of a celebration ever 100 days. That's a really great idea. I'm going to do that with my family. We've been sad that our next cruise is so far away.
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[QUOTE="martinm"]I keep my mind off my upcoming cruise by going to the Carnival board to see how mad people are at Carnival.[/QUOTE

Lol :-)
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:14 PM   #13
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We are not booked until November 2014. I really want to book another in between, but cannot due to budget. What do you do in the meantime to keep your mind off your future disney cruise vacation?
LOL...I don't unfortunately..at least most of the time. I obsess over it horribly. I do find that an occasional glass of wine and video-gaming help sometimes. If I can get wrapped up in school work that occasionally helps as does playing with my little one.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:22 PM   #14
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I don't....I obsess.
Well maybe not quite obsessed . We have 3 cruises scheduled
, NYE 2013, 2014 & May 2014, but still check the boards daily when possible. Right now, I'm trying to talk my DW into booking a cruise for October.

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Old 03-20-2013, 02:34 PM   #15
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Well... I'm here reading your post instead of doing all the work I have to turn in before I cruise... so I have no idea!
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