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TXTiger75
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Round Rock
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1471 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM

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as we were disembarking in NO


Different ship. You werent on the Triumph if you dismebarked in NOLA


YOURADHERE
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Member since Dec 2006
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re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
You sure about that? Pretty sure that's the same boat we were on for a cruise out of NOLA in 2010. Maybe they transferred ports. It was a shithole then. The AC blew hot air for about a 36 hour stretch at one point.


TXTiger75
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Round Rock
Member since Jan 2005
1471 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
misread your post. i though you meant a couple of weeks ago. I know see it was a couple of weeks after a different issue. the triumph was the long itinerary ship fo Carnival until about a year and a half ago when it moved to Galveston for short itineraries.


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jmarto1
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Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15710 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Did you experience the tipping that she did? She said they all had to go to their rooms for life jackets.


just1dawg
Mississippi St. Fan
Enzed
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re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Friends don't let friends sail on Carnival. Unless you're in college and it's spring break--then you'll fit right in.


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Oyster
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North Shore
Member since Feb 2009
7501 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Any time carnival gives a full refund the situation must be absolutely horrible.


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NameWithheld
LSU Fan
Houston, TX
Member since Feb 2011
2050 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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Been on the news in Houston all weekend


Just saw an update... They had a phone call recorded from one of the passengers. Evidently people are going to the bathroom in little baggies and placing them outside of their doors when they are done.


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jordan21210
USA Fan
Member since Apr 2009
7615 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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I was on a Carnival ship (my first cruise actually), and we got stuck on a sandbar off the coast of Mexico years ago. It was the Holiday, I think. They had to get everybody out of the ship and ferry us across the water on little boats, then we had to take a bus to the airport. Then they flew us home, and we had to get a cab to our car. fricking sucked. As compensation, they gave us half off of a future cruise.


We were on the same boat I remember it got stuck right off the beach in Playa del Carmen and we got an extra day on the beach and some other free stuff bc of it. But yeah, the adventure to get to the Cancun airport at 5 in the morning sucked...I felt like a navy seal about to storm enemy coastline on those old ferries when it was still dark out

And then we had to fly Carnival's sketchy airline, Miami Air I think it was??


PrimeTime Money
USA Fan
Houston, Texas, USA
Member since Nov 2012
11498 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Hahaha yep. We spent the day out in playa del Carmen. And when we got to the airport, our luggage looked like arse because the guys were just throwing it off the truck.

And yep, it was Miami Air. Sketchy was my first thought as well.


jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15710 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
LINK

Now there is sewage running down the walls


lsunurse
LSU Fan
Scottsdale, AZ
Member since Dec 2005
98385 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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with passengers being asked to defecate in bags and urinate in showers due to a lack of functioning toilets






Reason #98798798 to NEVER take a cruise for your honeymoon right there


jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15710 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
A cruise is nothing more than a cheap getaway imo. Honeymoons need to be special and without a shite ton of friends. People who go on cruises for honeymoons always bring a bunch of friends.


lsunurse
LSU Fan
Scottsdale, AZ
Member since Dec 2005
98385 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Trust me, I agree. I feel bad when I hear someone went on a cruise for their honeymoon.


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LSUTygerFan
LSU Fan
Homerun Village
Member since Jun 2008
32726 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
i would just piss over the side of the boat.


BRgetthenet
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Member since Oct 2011
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re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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i would just piss over the side of the boat.


And barf..


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lsunurse
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Scottsdale, AZ
Member since Dec 2005
98385 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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i would just piss over the side of the boat.



Sure, rub it in how great being a male is in these type of situations why don't ya


LSU alum wannabe
LSU Fan
Katy, TX
Member since Jan 2004
13149 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Did a Week on the Carnival Conquest 5 or 6 years ago. No surprise here. Those boats that take week long sails NEVER stop. They dock for the ONE DAY. Half a day at that. To change out passengers and baggage and any crew. I can only imagine how LITTLE time they have for needed repairs/maintenance. Because not going out is not an option!!!


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jmarto1
LSU Fan
Houma, LA
Member since Mar 2008
15710 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
Aren't there drains on the deck? Just use that and let it run down the walls of someone else's room.


LSUTygerFan
LSU Fan
Homerun Village
Member since Jun 2008
32726 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
i've seen women figure out ways to pee when no toilet is available.


lsunurse
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Scottsdale, AZ
Member since Dec 2005
98385 posts

re: Carnival Triumph stranded in the GoM
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Aren't there drains on the deck? Just use that and let it run down the walls of someone else's room.


Or use the showers like Carnival suggested

I bet husbands were telling their wives "See it IS ok to pee in the shower, they said so"




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