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What if we fix this post so people can take a look here before submitting a new thread to ask what XYZ mean? I think it would be a good idea.

AFT - Back of the ship

B2B - Back to back cruises

FTTF - Faster To The Fun (check Carnival's website for more information)

Lido - One of the decks on Carnival ships

MDR - Main Dining Room

YTD - Your Time Dinner

OV - Ocean View cabin

 

 

Cruise Lines:

DCL - Disney Cruise Line

RCCL - Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

RCI - Royal Caribbean International

 

... (you can post and I'll be adding them here)

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SD -Specialty Dining

GTY-Guarantee Cabin ( Carnival assigns your cabin)

DW or DH ( Dear/Darling wife/husband)

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What if we fix this post so people can take a look here before submitting a new thread to ask what XYZ mean? I think it would be a good idea.

AFT - Back of the ship

B2B - Back to back cruises

FTTF - Faster To The Fun (check Carnival's website for more information)

Lido - One of the decks on Carnival ships

MDR - Main Dining Room

YTD - Your Time Dinner

OV - Ocean View cabin

 

 

Cruise Lines:

DCL - Disney Cruise Line

RCCL - Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

RCI - Royal Caribbean International

 

... (you can post and I'll be adding them here)

 

People will still post and ask because you never said what XYZ means...

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People will still post and ask because you never said what XYZ means...

 

People can't be THAT dumb, can they😂

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How do I edit the post?? I don't find the option anymore.. :O hahaha

 

XYZ = random letters to symbolize an abbreviation

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People can't be THAT dumb, can they
Yes...yes they can, and are.

 

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Great idea. Unless this is pinned to the top where newbies won't have to search for it, it will just get pushed farther and farther down as more posts are posted. Ask the moderators to pin it.

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How do I edit the post?? I don't find the option anymore.. :O hahaha

 

XYZ = random letters to symbolize an abbreviation

 

There's a time limit to edit your post.

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How do I edit the post?? I don't find the option anymore.. :O hahaha

 

XYZ = random letters to symbolize an abbreviation

 

I thought XYZ=eXamine Your Zipper ;)

 

TA = Travel Agent or TransAtlantic - read for context

NCL = Norwegian Cruise Line

X = Celebrity

WCMC = Warm Chocolate Melting Cake

PVP = Personal Vacation Planner

Edited by pacruise804
more acronyms

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FTTF - that one had me totally confused. Thanks.

See post #1. {Faster To The Fun} (An extra fee option on Carnival.)

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You're also going to need to include every single "Dear" abbreviation for any relative you can think of - husband, wife, various inlaws .... every deck for any cruiselines which name their decks ... you mention Lido is a deck on Carnival, it is also the name of the buffet on HAL (there you go, that's Holland America). Then you're going to have to list all of the other buffets ... people on CC use abbreviations/acronyms for different drink packages, dining options, ports, crew members, activities ... the list would be endless ...

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When you introduce your significant other do you say “ hi this is my dear husband /wife “ oh ok I didn’t think so !

 

 

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"Aft" and "Lido" are neither acronyms or abbreviations. They are words.

 

And RCCL is not the acronym for the cruise line (RCI) but for the parent corporation. Which is plural ("Lines"). Admittedly the most misused one on Cruise Critic.

Edited by fishywood

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And RCCL is not the acronym for the cruise line (RCI) but for the parent corporation. Which is plural ("Lines"). Admittedly the most misused one on Cruise Critic.

 

Actually I do need to correct myself.

 

It is the third word represented by the acronym RCCL than is pluralized, not the fourth.

 

As the correct name of the parent company is Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

 

However I expect that RCCL will be assumed on these boards to be the acronym for the individual cruise line Royal Caribbean International (RCI) until the end of time.

 

Thus the futility of even attempting to compile a genuinely representative glossary of terms.

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And the OP started this thread because he didn't see the sticky at the top of this forum about Nautical Lexicon and what words mean??

Please...... Use The Stickies, they are there for a reason!

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And the OP started this thread because he didn't see the sticky at the top of this forum about Nautical Lexicon and what words mean??

Please...... Use The Stickies, they are there for a reason!

True, but the original link in the starter post no longer works. So here's a new link that many should find useful. Nautical Lexicon

 

BTW, This thread, started by member Kreiven, has been made a sticky and replaces the former one, which can still be found at this link.

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What if we fix this post so people can take a look here before submitting a new thread to ask what XYZ mean? I think it would be a good idea.

AFT - Back of the ship

 

Cruise Lines:

RCCL - Royal Caribbean Cruise Line

RCI - Royal Caribbean International

 

Aft is not the back of the ship. Aft is a direction.

 

RCCL is not a cruise line. It's a parent corporation. It stands for Royal Caribbean Cruises, LTD.

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You cruisers are so funny.

Edited by Jleegb
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Ya’ll,

This nice info but where is the listing of acronyms used by many on the boards. And for us that are not constant cruisers we can sometimes forget or not retain what the 2, 3, or 4 letters are suppose to stand for.

 

Is DH = dear husband?

TA = Travel Agent, TransAtlantic

 

Okay. I understand people who are accustomed to the acronyms can easily interpret the meanings, but for us DA’es how about taking a little bit of time to SPELL OUT the words.

 

My first job at 16 I was told something that I always remembered an attempted to utilize throughout my caree.

I worked in a small clothing store and the buyer and lead salesperson told me this, “make sure whatever you do, that it easy enough for a first grader to understand.” Later in life my admin translated that into “ducks and bunnies”.

 

So if I can ask you all to do us a favor and make it easy for us with short memories, and use ducks and bunnies in your descriptions.

 

Thank you

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Ya’ll,

This nice info but where is the listing of acronyms used by many on the boards. And for us that are not constant cruisers we can sometimes forget or not retain what the 2, 3, or 4 letters are suppose to stand for.

 

Is DH = dear husband?

TA = Travel Agent, TransAtlantic

 

Okay. I understand people who are accustomed to the acronyms can easily interpret the meanings, but for us DA’es how about taking a little bit of time to SPELL OUT the words.

 

My first job at 16 I was told something that I always remembered an attempted to utilize throughout my caree.

I worked in a small clothing store and the buyer and lead salesperson told me this, “make sure whatever you do, that it easy enough for a first grader to understand.” Later in life my admin translated that into “ducks and bunnies”.

 

So if I can ask you all to do us a favor and make it easy for us with short memories, and use ducks and bunnies in your descriptions.

 

Thank you

I totally get what you're saying. But, since people have been "doing it this way for ages" I doubt it's going to change.

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