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Old June 13th, 2006, 12:46 AM
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Hello all,

Its been a long time since we havent introduce ourself so we will start the call.

Eric and Martin here
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We are both from montreal,Quebec (Canada)
Eric works for an airline and Martin for governmant security.
we love to travel and try to do 2 cruise a year....have yet to attend a FOD party as we did not know what they were until we found this site.

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Old June 17th, 2006, 10:44 AM
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OK.... I will add my line...
Mike from Milwaukee WI
38 years old... and I also work for the best domestic airline in the US

I also love to travel and try to do about 1 cruise a year... and have done both gay charters on Atlantis and regular cruises.
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Old February 15th, 2010, 12:47 PM
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hello from atlanta! im 33 and never been on a cruise before. its just me so i will be looking for a roommate. i would to depart from FLL or MIA.
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Hola from the Miami suburbs...
I'm Tom, and my partner is Rodney...
I've been on 21 cruises, I think, and Rod has been on 41...
Just got off the Indy a couple of weeks back and had a great time...
Have done 3 Atlantis trips and one RSVP..trying to do either the Allure next Feb or the RSVP trip around the same time...
Also trying to squeeze in the Epic for late summer or early Fall...
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Old March 6th, 2010, 07:45 PM
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Hi There!

I found this site today, because I am possibly looking for someone to share a cabin on the 2 May 2010 sailing of Celebrity's Solstice from FLL - Eastern Caribbean. My travel partner is most likely not able to go.

I am a single, 42 year-old masculine guy, non-smoker, social drinker, low drama.... looking for a cabin mate for this cruise. My cabin is C2 Concierge level, and I am a member of the Captain's Club. Anyone interested? Let me know and we can talk to see if it will work.
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Just an update to our listing for Roy and Adam from the Maryland suburbs or Washington DC. We are going on the Caribbean Princess on May 2 and then the Crown Princess for Chumleys Bear Cruise in November.
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Old June 18th, 2006, 03:12 PM
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Bonjour Eric et Martin

We are Ron and Jon from the Kingston area of Ontario. Ron retired early and has been so for 17 years (un homme d'un certain âge...) Jon retired but then decided to create his own business so we can now consider him semi retired. He is Ron's junior by 12 years. We have been together for 32 years and are registered as same sex partners but have not (as yet) walked the isle. We have been blue water cruising for the past 12 years and have covered China and the far east, the Baltic states and Russia, the U.K. ports of call and crossed the Atlantic via Iceland and Greenland. We also sailed from Florida through the Panama to California and most recently crossed the Pacific from Sydney to Vancouver B.C. via Fiji, Tahiti and Hawaii. We do not foresee an Alaska cruise in our lives as that would be like carting coals to Newcastle... We have sailed on one all gay cruise and will not do so again. But we are now looking at a cruise with a fair sized gay group aboard for a more balanced inclusion. Long range we have our sights on South America and if life permits, Africa.

Your must remember Eric and Martin, we Canadians are much freeer to state our personal life details here, as our country does not discriminate as others do.
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Old June 19th, 2006, 12:39 PM
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This is a great idea. We are a gay MARRIED couple Jim and Jim from Boston. We have been together for 16 years and started crusing a few years ago when I had a birthday that ended in a zero (I would like to say 40, but it wasn't) Never been on a GAY ONLY cruise mostly because they overcharge. Our next cruise is on the Pride of Hawaii in May of 2007, good prices if you book early (OK, I'm a compulsive homo). We really love crusing, hit the gym everyday, enjoy karaoke and exploring ports, but not with the tour groups. (again they overcharge). Join us on the Pride of Hawaii!!!! Jimbo
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Old June 20th, 2006, 08:42 AM
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We are Dave and Jim from Greenville SC, and we have a third - yes a 3some. Yuri is from Sao Paulo Brasil.

Dave is a sales forecaster, Jim is an Acct Rep/Interior Designer, Yuri is a SAP professional.

We are booked on the Oct 1 Destiny out of San Juan. We take at least two major vacations a year. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico is our #1 destination. This will be our 2nd cruise.
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Old June 25th, 2006, 12:15 PM
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Hi All,

We're Doug & Eric from Tampa, FL. This November will be our 24th year together. We've sailed on 25+ cruises including RSVP and standard cruises. Our first 9 cruises were with RSVP, mainly to the Caribbean but also Greece and Alaska. We've also sailed twice with Pied Piper. We've kind of 'outgrown' RSVP - we don't really fit the demographic any more and don't feel like we fit in like we used to so we prefer to book regular cruises any more - plus the itineraries are very limited. We love the idea of Pied Piper and but had a terrible experiance with them the last time so won't travel with them again - too bad!

We've been to the Caribbean (Eastern, Western and Southern), Hawaii, Alaska, Mexican Riveria, Northern Europe, Transatlantic and Greece. We're booked on the Ryndam out of Tampa on 11/24/2006 for a 14-day Southern Caribbean (anyone else going???).

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Hey gang -

Don here! Live in New York. Like a couple of you, work in the airline industry. Used to work for a great US carrier (largest in the "free world" at the time) before it fell on hard times. Now work for a Japanese carrier.

Have sailed many times on many lines. Next one coming up is October 27 Constellation Western Caribbean from Bayonne.

Cheers guys!

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Hi there.. My name is Ryan..I am a 27 yr old gwm that lives in Saint Louis, MO...USA.

I am currently booked on the Valor 8-27 of this year. I am taking my mom. I have never been on a gay cruise, not my style. However i work in a law firm and am planning on doing 1 cruise a year, maybe more...Just depends. Next year i am taking my nephew who just turned 6 on a cruise. Haven't decided where yet, but I still have time.
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Hi there.. My name is Ryan..I am a 27 yr old gwm that lives in Saint Louis, MO...USA.

I am currently booked on the Valor 8-27 of this year. I am taking my mom. I have never been on a gay cruise, not my style. However i work in a law firm and am planning on doing 1 cruise a year, maybe more...Just depends. Next year i am taking my nephew who just turned 6 on a cruise. Haven't decided where yet, but I still have time.
Just thought I would say hi...My 2nd home is Branson, so down the road a few from you. I had done a cruise about every 8 mos with my ex. If you want to try to cruise 1ce a year, then that sounds great to me. Anyway, I know you said you were taking your nephew next year & that is great, but keep me in mind for the future - Jim...
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Great Idea...

Edward (Ted) here 32 y/o GWM in Southern Ontario Canada, about an hour west of Toronto.

Post Secondary Professor and Business Owner.

Always welcome new friends and other singles who like to share travel without single supplement costs.

Cruise 4-6 times per year and always up for chat etc.

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Smile 1 hour west of toronto here too...42yo GWM cruising dec 3 this year

where are you located? Kitchener here.
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Great Idea...

Edward (Ted) here 32 y/o GWM in Southern Ontario Canada, about an hour west of Toronto.

Post Secondary Professor and Business Owner.

Always welcome new friends and other singles who like to share travel without single supplement costs.

Cruise 4-6 times per year and always up for chat etc.

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Hello everyone! Frank here from San Francisco. In December, I'm embarking on my first cruise ever. (My boyfriend has been on several.) We've booked a mini-suite on the Dawn Princess on an 11 day Mexico cruise that leaves from SF. (It's cool that we can take Muni to the pier if we wanted to.) I'm really looking forward to it. Just checking out the site and trying to learn as much as I can about cruises.
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Darrell here from Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
I work for an airline and have been on 8 cruises so far and I've already booked for the Maasdam leaving December 22, 2006. I'll be doing this one alone and will be my first cruise longer than 7 days. I am really looking forward to it. It's been awhile since my last cruise.

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Roger 40 here
Chamber executive director and I own a B&B in Vermont I have cruised 7 times and love every minute of it.
I will be on the liberty Nov 3, 06 [/img]
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Old July 11th, 2006, 08:25 PM
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I'm CruiseAholic (John) 47 where I live in Hagerstown, MD with my partner of 2.5 years, DJ (Jer). I'm in Cyber Security, DJ works for a banking firm.

We have 2 kids - 1 year old, red piebald miniature Daschunds !

I've been on 73 cruises, Princess is my favorite line with 38. DJ has been on 4 cruises, with #5, 6, 7 and 8 booked.

I'm cruising with my sister in September on the Diamond Princess from Vancouver to LA. DJ and I are cruising on the Star Princess (Canada/New England) Oct 28; Caribbean Princess, Dec 17 and Crown Princess 1/6.
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Old July 12th, 2006, 01:19 PM
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hi everyone,

Adam & Ken, 36 & 42 here from Michigan, we've gone on 4 cruises so far, 3 straight ones and 1 on RSVP, I (Ken) am a travel agent, so the discounts are MUCH better on the straight ones. We've had a great time on every cruise we've been on, last one was April of this year on the Jewel of the Seas and while on the Cruise I played Bingo 1 day only and won the "win a cruise" bingo, So we are going on the Freedom of the Seas over the Labor Day Week, Sept 3rd. Can't wait... We've had some ships that had the FOD parties, some not, Looking forward to meeting some family in Sept.
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Old July 12th, 2006, 10:45 PM
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Hey everyone, Arnie and partner Steve in Portland, Oregon. Together for nearly 9 years, ages 44 and 42. Both in the airline industry (seems to be a common thread here). Never been on a full-length cruise (been on numerous overnight ferry rides within Europe on the Baltic and North Seas). Booked on the Holland America Westerdam on 1/28/07 Southern Caribbean with my parents....I won the cruise and we're really looking forward to it. Would like to maybe do an RSVP cruise sometime.....probably just the novelty of it all. Looking forward to maybe being involved in a FOD meeting......wonder if we'll have to ask for it or if someone else will already? We've travelled much in Europe, Asia, Africa and all over the US...but never to the Caribbean or on a cruise....so, it'll be a first. I've posted to find others on our cruise......any takers? Take care. Stay in touch everyone.
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Hello,

Jim here I'm 35 yrs old from Vancouver, Canada.

I work in the film industry.My next cruise is scheduled for Dec 09 2006. A eight day Eastern Caribbean cruise on RCL (Radiance Of the seas) I'm counting down the days.This will be my second cruise, having done the Western Caribbean cruise last year.

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Bruce here, 45. Medical profession in Nashville Tennessee.
I've been on 4 Carnival cruises over the past few years. Enjoyed them all.
I've never been on a gay oriented cruise but am looking at the Zuiderdam-Holland America for the Halloween cruise they have out of Fort Lauderdale.

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Hi all, I'm new here! I have been on one straight cruise and one gay cruise (RSVP). My wife has been on two straight cruises. Our next trip is Bermuda on Zenith in October and after that Alaska on the new Pearl next May. I am pretty active on the CC boards so if anybody is over there too you might already know me! We live in the Washington DC suburbs. I am a sign language interpreter.
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Robert and Jerry from Central Maryland checking in. We love cruising and have taken 18 so far. We've sailed on Princess, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Costa, Celebrity and Holland America. We prefer Holland because of the service and friendly staff. We both are Feds working in the D.C./Baltimore metro area. We celebrated our 25 anniversary last fall by taking the Westerdam transatlantic from Rome to Ft. Lauderdale. What a great way to get away from it all--15 days out of the office! Our next cruise is in October, we'll be taking the new Noordam out of New York for a 10-day Caribbean round-tripper. We just booked another transatlantic next April on the Jewel of the Seas.

Aside from cruising, we both love football, yeah that All-American butch game where huge guys try to kill each other. We have season tickets to the Baltimore Ravens and will be traveling to Tampa in early September for the "away" season opener. GO RAVENS!!!

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Hey guys,

Jim and I have been together 6 years this October and have booked our first cruise on 11/26 - Carnival Miracle. Anyone else on board?

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Hey kids! Michael (39) and Lawrence (55) in New York City. Our 12 years together have included 7 cruises (all Princess), with #8 coming up on the Noordam this coming 2/17/07. Lawrence is an (early) retiree and Michael works in compliance for a securities trading firm. We also enjoy "land" vacations and travel every September to Mykonos, Greece for two weeks. Last Sept., we celebrated our ceremony of commitment with about 35 family and friends, so this year we will have out 1st anniversary.
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That's right..... we are BOTH virgins (to cruising that is!), but are planning on breaking our cherries with a cruise to Alaska in July 2007! Mike and Bernie (suffice it to say we are "eligible" for AARP) have been together for four years and live in a western suburb of Chicago. Since we are new to this "cruising lifestyle" we decided to splurge and get a nice suite on the Celebrity Summit southbound Alaskan cruise on July 27th, 2007. We would love to host a FOD meet and greet cocktail party in our suite early on in the cruise, so we can all get to know each other. Bernie is a teacher (summers off!), and Mike works for the railroad.... (I got myself a train man!). We both have two daughters and now we have two daughters together! The first four were of the human persuasion, the last two are canine... well, they don't think so, but they are! A.J. is our one year old Chocolate Lab puppy, and I inherited Buffy, our 9 year old toy poodle (how gay!) from my mother (a nice car would have been better!)
Looking forward to finding some fellow GLBT passengers on the Summit and look forward to any additional information you all can provide... especially on packing for Alaska... are four steamer trunks really too much? Thanks.

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Will and Brandon from Fort Worth, Texas - we are going on our third cruise. We have been on Carnival - Celebration, Sep 2004; Royal Caribbean - Rhapsody of the Seas, Oct 2005; and going on Princess - Grand Princess, Dec 2006.

So far each cruise has been a blast, I will admit I did not know what a FOD meeting was until "after" the last cruise. Now that I know if one is held on our next cruise I will attend.

We have been together for four years, I am an Information Technology manger and Brandon is the manager of a group home for MR children.
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Hello

One 30ish cruiser from Tornto Canada

Booked on Atlantis Baltic Cruise 2007

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