Louisiana Considering a Ban on Cruise Ships

Funny story written by Abel Rodriguez

Thursday, 15 August 2013

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The Zippity Doo Dah Cruise ship The Sea Barnacle is regarded as one of the unsafest cruise ships afloat.

NEW ORLEANS - The state of Louisiana is considering a major change in their cruise line policy.

Mildred "Millie" Scatterbrick, 46, director of tourism for the Bayou State stated to reporters that in the past two years the cruise line companies have really lost a lot of customers.

She noted that the Amalgamated Data Gathering Agency of Chicago reported that cruise line booking numbers were down by 37 percent.

This huge decline was attributed to the fact that the cruise ship customers have lost confidence with the ship lines.

ADGA reported that 63 percent of all people who were questioned in a recent survey felt that the ships are unsafe and what was once a happy experience on the high seas has now turned into a life threatening ordeal of epic proportions.

The recently divorced Mrs. Scatterbrick emphasized that while some cruise lines are doing well and are looking out for the safety and well-being of their passengers others are not.

When asked to name the ones that are not doing so good she quickly rattled off three names; The Care Free Cruise Lines, The Happy As Heck Ocean Tours, and Zippity Doo Dah Cruises.

She said that all three cruise line companies have ships that return back to their ports smelling like expired fish. She pointed out that the companies say they wash their ships but passengers report that the fishy smell is very prevalent.

IN SPORTS NEWS. Former Boston Celtics player Kevin Garnett, who is now with the Brooklyn Nets, says that he hopes that this year the Celtics go 0-82.

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