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Old 02 June 2006, 05:39   #31
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Certainly worthy of contacting the local Rags I would have thought. That'll provoke a responce.
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Old 03 June 2006, 07:43   #32
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Protecting your (floating) property and passengers and crew from damage, boarding or attack is understandable, but an unprovoked assault from the decks of a cruise ship on to an innocent sightseer is not. Even HM ships' armed guards will wave you off quite politely and they've got a real reason to be alert. If cruise ships are "sensitive" now then Carnival should spring for a small boat patrol to warn off sightseeers when in and approaching harbour. (More work for the lads heh heh). They can certainly afford it.

There were a bunch of "security guards" on board B&Q off Cowes during Cowes Week last year armed with Super Soakers (gay boys) and using them on anyone getting close (which was more than a few as it was recent news then). Even doing a tour around the boat for the benefit of your paying customers solicited a bombardment if you were within range. Just made you want to board the damned thing and twat 'em good and proper like.
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Old 03 June 2006, 11:01   #33
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Protecting your (floating) property and passengers and crew from damage, boarding or attack is understandable, but an unprovoked assault from the decks of a cruise ship on to an innocent sightseer is not. Even HM ships' armed guards will wave you off quite politely and they've got a real reason to be alert. If cruise ships are "sensitive" now then Carnival should spring for a small boat patrol to warn off sightseeers when in and approaching harbour. (More work for the lads heh heh). They can certainly afford it.

There were a bunch of "security guards" on board B&Q off Cowes during Cowes Week last year armed with Super Soakers (gay boys) and using them on anyone getting close (which was more than a few as it was recent news then). Even doing a tour around the boat for the benefit of your paying customers solicited a bombardment if you were within range. Just made you want to board the damned thing and twat 'em good and proper like.
Nah just carry a few yourself!!!
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On further reflection I think my reaction to being water cannoned would be to go home, put on a turban, fill my boat up with containers of fertiliser and diesel and stuff, and sail it in to the offending cruise ship at top speed. Might as well give them what they were expecting
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