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Carnival Crusie ship being broken down and out at sea for 5 days with barely any electricity, no plumbing for 80% of the time, questionable clean water to drink, no A/C, no cell phone reception, limited cold foods, 3 hour waits in line for food, 1 hour waits in line for when the toilets do work, plus an additional 7 hour bus trip to airports.
They currently are handing out a refund, plus a free cruise trip and 500 dollars.
So I thought first off, no way! That isn't going to cut it. Now being resonable I obiviously want a refund plus 5 free cruise trips.
If your hearing the stories of brown water, urine overspill into the hallways, human waste spillage, blazing heat, sandwiches that consist of tomatoe onions & lettuce.... I'm a rough & tough kid but I draw the line when someone else's urine touches my feet.
If they could get me a can of whip cream and 10 minutes of private time with Kate Upton all would be forgiven.
hour with Kate Upton on a free cruise
Gold medals aren't really made of gold. They're made of sweat, determination, and a hard-to-find alloy called guts.
Maybe it's just me, but a free cruise is not something I think that I would be interested in after that.
Life is hard. It's really hard if you're stupid.
Lifetime free cruises for me and a +1. $1,000 cash money. Naked pictures of B Aurthur. Full refund of my cost for the cruise and the booze I consumed.
Clark Howard was interviewed on CNN yesterday and said that when you take a cruise, you sign a piece of paper tha basically says, "...you are on your own and promise NOT to sue if almost anything bad happens on a cruise." He said what Carnival is offering is actually beyond what they are legally obligated to do. Figures.
You already have naked photos of B Arthur you emo
I'm guessing as long as you aren't in a foreign country this would never hold up in court.
First off what started the fire in the kitchen? There is blame there before you even get back to land.
I would actually be fine with what they have offered. Of course its easy to say that since I wasnt on the ship
mkillian247 on twitter..... I say a lot of stuff you wont care about.
perhaps a free cruise on one of their competitors ships?
Brad & Jwolf have come up with an excellent offer for recompense. Goin uptown with the upton 'it girl' would work.
However, I don't know.........in reality, I think our society has gotten waaaaaaaaaay too soft and
way too likely to turn to sleaze-ball lawyers to 'get rich' quick.
Toughen up for ****** sake.
'Texan by birth, Hawkeye by the Grace of God'
Here's my thoughts!
My thoughts are those guys sign up for that & are getting paid for that. They are getting money for sitting in the hole doing nothing.
The crusie people paid for an awesome time and got piss on their feet instead. They paid to get body fluids on their feet.
very un-PC and a unpopular view, but the correct one.
Damn it I was just going to post that, have an upvote sir
For one they don't get paid all that well to sit in that hole and if you think fighting for our freedom is nothing then I have lost some respect for you. Shit breaks, period it happens it is man made, I have been on a Carnival Cruise and if that happened so be it I knew that shit breaks and that is the risk you take by going out on a man made machine, if you expect me to feel sorry for these people you are sadly mistaken, you sign off on the possibility of this happen. If a plane goes down because of a mechanical error and KILLS everyone do people sit here and talk about that and how the family should be reimbursed, nope and there is no difference between the 2. You think all the workers on this Cruise ship are going to quit, not a chance because they are aware it CAN happen. I think getting your money back, a free cruise and 500 dollars is more than fair, (Maybe a little more cash but not much more)
This post was edited by HawkiBrad55 14 months ago
GI Bill for college
VA insurance for life
Travel & food expenses paid for
Untaxed paychecks while active duty overseas
Plus they work on salary
They get paid plenty and they signed up for it. They didnt open some magic door and suddenly vanish to the desert with people shooting at them, they knew what they were in for.
End of Story.
This post was edited by fuisu 14 months ago
True but it also depends how long ur in, you can make more money not joining and going to college, my buddy was im for 8 years went to Iraq and made shit for money it actually blew my mind when he told me what he got paid, the other things if u use them and if you stay for early retirement are much better than the pay, but regardless of that argument I still don't feel sorry for the cruise people it happens
Plus going on a cruise you know there is a risk of THAT happening. End of story
You don't feel sorry for them cause you weren't there. I don't feel sorry for them either BUT look at the picture I painted & imagine wasting 6 days of your life (on top of that 6 days of your vacation time) putting up with the conditions I said.
Now how would you personally like to be compensated for it without some smart ass Kate Uptown response or some redneck Merica freedom eagle wings think of the troops response? I said 5 trips and all would forgiven. What would it take for them to give you for 6 days of crap?
Go ahead and flame away at me, but this is beyond ignorant.
Is someone here really trying to compare risking your life to preserve the Liberty of all in the USA, facing down evil folks who are hell bent on killing you, to these lotus eating
wimps who got a bad break on a Luxury cruise ship.
Really? Come on, man.........
I did answer, I said being reimbursed getting a free cruise and $500 is more than fair, but I did change my mind a little air fare should be included for reimbursement and for the next cruise. And it isnt like they were swimming in shit and piss lets be real here, and me not being there has nothing to do with me not feeling sorry for them, if they got nothing then I would feel sorry for them. If some drunk captain was playing slalom with ice burgs smoked one and killed a bunch of people I would feel sorry for then and THEN I would think would deserve much more, or getting too close the reefs and sinking the ship. But means this was a mechanical failure I find it hard to lay too much blame on Carnival. Was it unfortunate absolutely should some one get Ten Thousand dollars worth of free things over, not in my opinion.
And dont get pissy with me over saying something smart ass over it, you are the king of doing that, and I happen to enjoy you doing so. So don't be a hypocrite.
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