When everyone arrived at the dockside check-in they were first assigned their Cruise buddies.
Big buddy Kamryn and her little buddies Lauren & Jordin
Big buddy Merrill and his buddies Asher & Tuff
Big beautiful buddy Danii and her buddies Katie & Jett
Big old Korbi girl & her buddy Shea
Co-buddies Rex & Pace
Upon arrival at check-in the cruisers were warned of the numerous diseases they could expect to encounter in their travels. It was explained to them that their immunizations would have to be updated since they didn't produce a current "Record of Immunizations".
Looks of concern on the faces of nervous travelers
That wasn't so bad!
Now that the passenger's immunizations are current, it's time to check their passports.
Please submit your passports and two forms of ID
Next each passenger had to open their luggage and have it searched for contraband and/or weapons.
Have you left your luggage unattended at any time?
Then how do you explain...
Because security was busy elsewhere, and because Merrill really did seem innocent with those big blue puppy dog eyes of his, the knife was confiscated and he was able to board the ship along with his fellow passengers.
Welcome aboard the Love Boat
Welcome aboard The Luvlee Lady (Carnival Cruise Lines recently refurbished Pirate Ship), I'm Julie McCoy, your very enthusiastic cruise director!
Isaac, your bartender was sick so mocktails were served by Mandy, your lovely assistant.
As we pulled away from port the ship's horn blasted, a Calypso band began to play...