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P & O have just announced the sale of Oceana. This was our first P & O Ship.

Very sad but time to go.

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I have some lovely memories of sailing on Oceana in my early cruising days. It must be 5 years or so since I last sailed on her.


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My 1st cruise was on Oceana and she got me hooked that was in 2006. We have been cruising since and have been on her 3 times she will be missed especially by us.

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We did our first back-2-back on Oceana, great trip but we didn't return to this particular ship.

So ... who is the new owner ?
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Not a ship we particularly liked so won't be missed by us.

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Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 07:14 We did our first back-2-back on Oceana, great trip but we didn't return to this particular ship.

So ... who is the new owner ?
Some outfit in Greece, I am sure that nice Mr Google will know the details.
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towny44 wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 09:31
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 07:14 We did our first back-2-back on Oceana, great trip but we didn't return to this particular ship.

So ... who is the new owner ?
Some outfit in Greece, I am sure that nice Mr Google will know the details.
Many years ago I suggested to P&O's CEO of the period, OLs friend Carol, that they should base a ship in Hereklion and do rotating 7 day cruises in the Greek Islands ... looks like somebody has the same idea :clap:
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...


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We loved Oceana. The aft mini suites were lovely, incredibly large with big, deep balconies. The 6 aft suites were, we think, the best in the fleet. I think you could probably get at least two suites the size of the Azura/Ventura suites in the Oceana ones. They really did have two rooms - only separated by a curtain but even so. Our first P&O ship was the old Adonia, the sister ship to Oceana. She's still sailing with Princess under her original name, Sea Princess. Mind you when cruising eventually starts again whether she'll still be with Princess who knows!

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Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 09:42
towny44 wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 09:31
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 07:14 We did our first back-2-back on Oceana, great trip but we didn't return to this particular ship.

So ... who is the new owner ?
Some outfit in Greece, I am sure that nice Mr Google will know the details.
Many years ago I suggested to P&O's CEO of the period, OLs friend Carol, that they should base a ship in Hereklion and do rotating 7 day cruises in the Greek Islands ... looks like somebody has the same idea :clap:
If you had mentioned my name she probably would have taken you up on the idea......just saying :D

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Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:05 If you had mentioned my name she probably would have taken you up on the idea......just saying :D
Actually I did and Carol said that she'de never heard of her :eh:
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:42
Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:05 If you had mentioned my name she probably would have taken you up on the idea......just saying :D
Actually I did and Carol said that she'de never heard of her :eh:
Great sence of humour has Carol...probably why we got on so well :) :thumbup:

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Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:54
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:42
Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:05 If you had mentioned my name she probably would have taken you up on the idea......just saying :D
Actually I did and Carol said that she'de never heard of her :eh:
Great sence of humour has Carol...probably why we got on so well :) :thumbup:
Quite likely but it could also be because she liked being called Teresa :thumbup: :wave:
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:59
Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:54
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:42
Actually I did and Carol said that she'de never heard of her :eh:
Great sence of humour has Carol...probably why we got on so well :) :thumbup:
Quite likely but it could also be because she liked being called Teresa :thumbup: :wave:
I can understand why...love them both :thumbup: :)

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Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 11:20
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:59
Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:54

Great sence of humour has Carol...probably why we got on so well :) :thumbup:
Quite likely but it could also be because she liked being called Teresa :thumbup: :wave:
I can understand why...love them both :thumbup: :)

But only one of us was on the dance floor with Ms Carol giving it all the moves :angel:

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Oceana was the first P&O ship we sailed on and we loved her. However the last trip we did we thought she was looking very tired and with Cafe Jardin gone and a couple of other changes it was nothing like the ship we enjoyed so much.
Change is inevitable and you have to embrace it but regrettably many of the changes which have been made since we first started cruising have not been for the better IMO - the band at the dockside, streamers, champagne fountains, lovely gateaux.............. :( :cry:

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oldbluefox wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 12:36 Oceana was the first P&O ship we sailed on and we loved her. However the last trip we did we thought she was looking very tired and with Cafe Jardin gone and a couple of other changes it was nothing like the ship we enjoyed so much.
Change is inevitable and you have to embrace it but regrettably many of the changes which have been made since we first started cruising have not been for the better IMO - the band at the dockside, streamers, champagne fountains, lovely gateaux.............. :( :cry:

I think the words your looking for Foxy are 'cut backs' rather than 'change'

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My middle name is 'Diplomatic'!!!! :thumbup:

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Stephen wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 12:32
Onelife wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 11:20
Manoverboard wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 10:59
Quite likely but it could also be because she liked being called Teresa :thumbup: :wave:
I can understand why...love them both :thumbup: :)

But only one of us was on the dance floor with Ms Carol giving it all the moves :angel:
It was cringe worthy.....at times l thought you were trying to polish her stilettos :lol:

She did reassure me later by saying she only had eyes for me!!!!!!

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I'm sure you spiked my coffee through pure jealously.

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oldbluefox wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 12:53 My middle name is 'Diplomatic'!!!! :thumbup:

That's not word Onelife mentioned :D

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Your right!....I missed out Gentleman and intelligent :) :wave:

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Crawler!! :lol:
No you can't replace Mobymob!!!

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oldbluefox wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 15:08 Crawler!! :lol:
No you can't replace Mobymob!!!

Do you have a wet bum Foxy :D

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oldbluefox wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 15:08 Crawler!! :lol:
No you can't replace Mobymob!!!
It would be an excellent choice….I could delete all the posts that disagree with me and ban Stephen :thumbup: :D

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Stephen wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 15:21
oldbluefox wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 15:08 Crawler!! :lol:
No you can't replace Mobymob!!!

Do you have a wet bum Foxy :D

That’s disgusting Stephen…how was Foxy to know you’d used the toilet cubicle first? :thumbup: :lol:

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I was thinking more along the lines of your tongue, Mr ar*e licker :D

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Stephen wrote: 29 Aug 2020, 16:25 I was thinking more along the lines of your tongue, Mr ar*e licker :D
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I'm going to going to give you that one Stephen cos I've just won £210 on the gee gees :thumbup: :D

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Chicken feed ... just saying ;)
Moby or Mob is far easier to type ...

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Manoverboard wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 08:30 Chicken feed ... just saying ;)
After the bad run I’ve being having I’ve had to put the chickens on a diet ;) :lol:

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Onelife wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 09:22
Manoverboard wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 08:30 Chicken feed ... just saying ;)
After the bad run I’ve being having I’ve had to put the chickens on a diet ;) :lol:
Why go to the bother of studying form Keith and having to place bets, why not just set up a regular direct debit with your bookie for your assumed losses. :sarcasm: ;)
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towny44 wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 10:15 why not just set up a regular direct debit with your bookie for your assumed losses.
Or better still - make the direct debit to me :thumbup:

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towny44 wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 10:15
Onelife wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 09:22
Manoverboard wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 08:30 Chicken feed ... just saying ;)
After the bad run I’ve being having I’ve had to put the chickens on a diet ;) :lol:
Why go to the bother of studying form Keith and having to place bets, why not just set up a regular direct debit with your bookie for your assumed losses. :sarcasm: ;)
Hi John…It’s been a wretched time trying to make a living this past few months but I think I’ve turned the corner. I think this revival has something to do with Sir Merv having stopped sticking pins into my betting activities…and the reason why I won’t be following your advice. ;) :)

Up until the 4th Aug I had made a yearly profit of £800+…started again with a balance of £500 on Aug 4th and was until yesterday £260 down, so yesterdays win has a welcome change in luck :thumbup:
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towny44 wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 10:15
Onelife wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 09:22
Manoverboard wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 08:30 Chicken feed ... just saying ;)
After the bad run I’ve being having I’ve had to put the chickens on a diet ;) :lol:
Why go to the bother of studying form Keith and having to place bets, why not just set up a regular direct debit with your bookie for your assumed losses. :sarcasm: ;)

....or if you have a drain nearby, throw your money straight down it and cut out the middle man.

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Stephen wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 12:16
towny44 wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 10:15
Onelife wrote: 30 Aug 2020, 09:22

After the bad run I’ve being having I’ve had to put the chickens on a diet ;) :lol:
Why go to the bother of studying form Keith and having to place bets, why not just set up a regular direct debit with your bookie for your assumed losses. :sarcasm: ;)

....or if you have a drain nearby, throw your money straight down it and cut out the middle man.
The chickens are back on rations :lol:

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