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Q & A Sessions

Sometimes on JoCo Cruises, there are sessions scheduled for questions and answers. Sea Monkeys have recorded some of these sessions.

2020

Coming soon.

2019

Management Q&A (full playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0isSg7AyNA6CWXbHbHdGhGV

How do you choose performers? https://youtu.be/AL8r4shH2N4

Why don’t we have tracks any more? https://youtu.be/SZRsoe039vI

What was your most interesting moment of this year’s cruise? https://youtu.be/XVy97wyRqEY

Can we turn off the outside lights for stargazing? https://youtu.be/qe-fm1gKsmI

How much did the crew know about what they were getting into? https://youtu.be/0uX0gtj6mBA

Any thoughts on maintaining the culture of the community? https://youtu.be/DVm5G745odE

How can you mitigate the environmental impact of cruising? https://youtu.be/P5oRKHkFqV8

Would you consider doing two cruises a year? https://youtu.be/_G9eFUCEpjM

Any chance we could sail out of New Orleans some time? https://youtu.be/kGzU2sfnPuQ

How much of a full time job is the cruise? https://youtu.be/NU_JNxNOsUQ

Why'd you move the accessible seats at the land show? https://youtu.be/C42bP1HfqQE

Tell us about getting TMBG onto the ship in San Juan https://youtu.be/_BTmNZvHZYg

Cruise statistics questions https://youtu.be/FuEzp0uOpTM

Can you give us more teasers for next year? https://youtu.be/RryhzZRhOOg

Could we turn the D&D into a charity event? https://youtu.be/ofAjsw_WRlo

Have you put thought into kid friendly programming? https://youtu.be/2Nzg4H5Mu8w

How do our shopping preferences affect the cruise line? https://youtu.be/wyV4Hi902xM

Can we go back to pre-purchased food tickets for the land show? https://youtu.be/2nykHGovWtM

How can we support you better? https://youtu.be/Batukz8Wt_k

2018

Management Q & A (full playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0hZJiucq1npQ1TF8w7p2BEr

Announcements and introductions https://youtu.be/9-HzHTLCX7w

Will there be a land concert next year? https://youtu.be/3WJ43wtAfzY

Have you ever been invited to eat at the captain’s table? https://youtu.be/2mZWUO83bYk

Is some part of They Might Be Giants on the ship right now? https://youtu.be/FkJbFlx1oys

Tell us about the logistics of Loreto https://youtu.be/UIgAkuF969I

Did you get C&Ded over the JoCoachella name? https://youtu.be/fua6lvdvSog

Are we going to be doing something in Puerto Rico to help? https://youtu.be/8uBH0LnmSJs

Dudes, where's my swag? https://youtu.be/GflW5Z5gx4A

Spa services, vetting processes to pick the ship https://youtu.be/Ax_whm_3P50

Balance between JoCo official events and shadow events https://youtu.be/4YB8ckAvR5k

Three pieces of specific positive feedback, one vague title https://youtu.be/A6uJ_j0905Q

How are we doing, attendance-wise and financially? https://youtu.be/spB_XGQCOb8

What do you find on the site inspection that needs to be changed? https://youtu.be/Nx03Aohg_fc

Have you thought about running more than one JoCo cruise? https://youtu.be/7cjOPPPRLss

Why has the price gone up for next year? https://youtu.be/Vi0w745O8eM

Are we going to alternate between the East and West coasts? https://youtu.be/SpG_t6HE4dE

Can there be a dedicated space for writers to hang out? https://youtu.be/ASR5gsU8TJ0

How early do you get the ship for load in? https://youtu.be/_sjB6IEXH3w

Have any acts turned you down? https://youtu.be/pekKF4mJjC8

What upgrades is the ship going to get in dry dock? https://youtu.be/QZyRuifcqhw

Have you considered flying someone in for part of the cruise? https://youtu.be/4DCSPjJD1eo

How many staff do you have now compared with earlier years? https://youtu.be/Mb1vkwH_vKU

Mental health events https://youtu.be/u4zKCJyKIGQ

How full is the boat? https://youtu.be/HMqAjuzXrsE

Would you consider doing the cruise in summer? https://youtu.be/MSvQ7RVQG4c

2017

Management Q & A (full playlist) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0hDCpCtAb6d8aD6rrocXN2D

About JoCo Cruise 2018 https://youtu.be/V5ADsUeM1KA

Do you think that once a year is enough? https://youtu.be/zuhMORwuEM4

Penalty-free cancellations for JoCo Cruise 2018 https://youtu.be/h1ygA5qrB3k

Can we bring tier 1 technical staff on board? https://youtu.be/rGJ6jtcuZhU

Can we get better art on sale? https://youtu.be/Nzm59LrsI-0

Have you ever thought about doing a JoCo Cruise without the cruise? https://youtu.be/-HodMOTkqLs

Purchasable DVDs, and cosplay days https://youtu.be/al3WLIGTGpI

Who would you really like to get on the cruise? https://youtu.be/Pp3gxRnLFPY

Can we get 24 hour hot tubs again? https://youtu.be/x24fho0zCmM

Can we get some statistics? https://youtu.be/XuED6VTcXzQ

Who programmed the music in the Lido deck? https://youtu.be/PUJcfiyUQts

The pervading 100% atmosphere of congeniality https://youtu.be/0Q5hGkUDFU8

Did HAL give you a list of things you could change? https://youtu.be/XF7j0cU-V8g

What percentage of bookings are returning monkeys? https://youtu.be/jxEZ72W7Zy0

Can we have some of the normal cruise entertainment for the nerd adjacent? https://youtu.be/Jk5AyInIOOc

How is the preparation for this different from being a musician? https://youtu.be/CAI7ty6g70E

Can we get more chocolate? https://youtu.be/-I6sJtoWb9E

Markings for dietary restrictions https://youtu.be/tIjLZpfdPDo

Closed circuit TV schedule https://youtu.be/s82DKwTcFKs

How is the red team/gold team thing going? https://youtu.be/17Z4IoT9TFI

Can we get video of both 'Worst First Page' performances? https://youtu.be/jxXJqph4N3Q

We miss applauding the performers at dinner https://youtu.be/PS-eNGLEs-E

Any plans for kids' concerts? https://youtu.be/7fZHtR8DxIw

Any tips for those of us looking to have our own themed cruises? https://youtu.be/BhH2AAPZuPM

Can we can get tables pushed together in the dining room? https://youtu.be/QcSjonUj67o

Please tell us it’s okay to be introverted https://youtu.be/l6abRBYjyfI

Sea monkey expert/TED talk track https://youtu.be/J0eXAgbHvwM

Who or what is the Darre? https://youtu.be/jTnqf_3CJMM

How much room we have to grow? https://youtu.be/sF9i93CLIFA

Can we change the drug policy for the ship? https://youtu.be/qx3mwo7VLbc

Will there be a repository for Sea Monkey newsletters after the cruise? https://youtu.be/lG1qX5iWcvk

When are we buying the ship? https://youtu.be/NEU4zKSh0aQ

2016

Management Q & A (full playlist) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZgVmi2oeEZc&list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0gmj_q1m_7xXXtH2lxb-W-w

Celebrity D&D https://youtu.be/ZgVmi2oeEZc

Returning monkey numbers https://youtu.be/Xwk0n0hxBpk

Do you worry about hurting the boat's feelings? https://youtu.be/xeewgZSXeQ4

Why did you announce JCC2017 so early? https://youtu.be/csXhC5_ThTY

What was the fez dolphin drama? https://youtu.be/k0UhZzRSPQc

Will the performer Q&A come back? https://youtu.be/nhyHDgFUyko

Did you think you'd be cruise impresarios? https://youtu.be/eSDqm1ZUGHk

Greatest challenge, surprise or disaster https://youtu.be/N_Ulk4nZra8

JoCo cruise con before the cruise sails https://youtu.be/dC66G9SmJYw

Do you have insurance? https://youtu.be/3Cxx8CATxp4

Will there be an official easel holding intern? https://youtu.be/7o6WWwvqKRI

Why is Drew so quiet? https://youtu.be/u02IECmMuWw

Are there employees devoted full time to the cruise? https://youtu.be/osO6BxqrE84

Are you making up for a bad cruise experience? https://youtu.be/9Df8mrYmk80

Diversity https://youtu.be/7O-B43DpLz0

JoCo Cruise 2018 decisions made before JoCo Cruise 2017 https://youtu.be/iXTk6nQhxM0

Will you ever outsource the organisation to Sixthman https://youtu.be/K3o6_91z5OY

Cruises in other locations https://youtu.be/zMjl14LHLMQ

Commissioning a ship to avoid splitting the group https://youtu.be/sQzKsmS9kyA

Surprising logistics https://youtu.be/GF_fu5aDhAY

Weather, human sacrifice, and pleasing geeks https://youtu.be/bJ-QKN9ChOI

Q & A about JoCo Cruise 2017 (full playlist - individual questions to be added) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0h7Eh7yrr1grCA-_4G8_Fqc

Basic information https://youtu.be/6IFkybvfsXo

Can we have a ball pit? https://youtu.be/DDVOIIuDENI

Entertainment tracks, venues and spaces https://youtu.be/gk9sLf3K-4M

Can we keep hot tubs open longer/have a cheese bar/better alcohol? https://youtu.be/IEoV2928x0M

What is the passenger capacity of the Westerdam? https://youtu.be/HzQmRliFv3I

Does the west coast cruise open up new possibilities for guests? https://youtu.be/sj27fFouygc

Do you have any secret information about SXSW regarding conflicts? https://youtu.be/9BgbN58rh24

What happens if you’ve paid in full, then make changes? https://youtu.be/ThRBJACeHX4

Will we be able to have room service delivered to other spaces? https://youtu.be/Koyc99T9wvc

Has the JoCoTel been chosen? https://youtu.be/0IZCfUvBWg4

Tell us about the price difference between 2016 and 2017 https://youtu.be/V-v8Ig0iqnk

Can we get Holland America to beef up the WiFi? https://youtu.be/gF0nqj7mK-U

How can we help? https://youtu.be/OcZqRpywBQw

Will there be a rehearsal space for shadow events? https://youtu.be/EJUXkl6J554

Can we move the online community off facebook? https://youtu.be/USP5HwFp0Ug

Can we get better coffee and tea? https://youtu.be/MTJFDMtbAh4

Crowd control and scheduling on the Westerdam https://youtu.be/AKyObSm8cNY

Westerdam size comparison https://youtu.be/cBsho9T87PU

Can we switch groups if we want to see different shows? https://youtu.be/3KSCNJogFM4

TV channels on the ship https://youtu.be/SvSyGH4_nPM

How much control do you have over the shops? https://youtu.be/4IjwBKI8rAI

Will there be a DVD compilation of the cruise? https://youtu.be/oudOts_VTPg

Will Sharon and the HALCats be there? https://youtu.be/90uIpM2SwTc

Are we going to need two different monarchs? https://youtu.be/Jk7JzvAbYbM

Will there be open seating everywhere? https://youtu.be/_kEHamh1Jzg

How will we be notified about sold out cabin types? https://youtu.be/vxAOTKFWPkU

Does having our own ship in 2017 mean we always will? https://youtu.be/zB6bxypC4e8

Can we make the secret Indian dish less secret? https://youtu.be/rTKB3k8fXlU

Can we sink the Westerdam? https://youtu.be/Fz_tryM7DGM

When are we taking designs for our flag? https://youtu.be/hEucyJvVfyY

Sea monkeys with interesting jobs event https://youtu.be/CIXlyztfuO8

Are we putting John Roderick in charge of the Windjammer? https://youtu.be/KDDbEvCuR4Q

2015

JoCo Cruise Management Q&A https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0h9S3cGZ042tCbL4z_0VgiO

New sea monkeys, why did you come? https://youtu.be/K7SLfA3jDFg

Will you cap attendance? https://youtu.be/-I2XTkKMv2A

Shouldn't the cruise villain be decided in advance? https://youtu.be/VToceeANaF0

Will future cruises no longer be crazy, and if so, why not? https://youtu.be/nkX8beq4awU

JoCo-exclusive excursions https://youtu.be/jQi_bjD5c-U

How does timing influence the talent you can get? https://youtu.be/QGbT-6qRCMo

What should sea monkeys do more or less of https://youtu.be/UOsXvuW0YHA

How seriously do you take our performer recommendations? https://youtu.be/13UpiH0zCDc

Why are the badges so boring this year? https://youtu.be/SF8xksS51is

Are the interns getting college credit for this? https://youtu.be/Piy9G2l46vU

Names on Badges https://youtu.be/C7LACNf1Z2s

What will be new on the Freedom of the Seas? https://youtu.be/Bn3oUG6Efos

Why is JCC6 repeating JCCC3's itinerary? https://youtu.be/jL6l-KwRFzc

Do performers report a bump in sales after the cruise? https://youtu.be/ZGGCHXZ1SUE

Do new performers help bring in other new performers? https://youtu.be/_JaPpU9OedU

How are you spreading the JoCo Cruise empire? https://youtu.be/XQvZ8iGFG64

How is the relationship with RCI? https://youtu.be/VhHSFcHmp2U

Do you guys still have fun with it? https://youtu.be/hfnUAYoqhTk

Not everyone knows who the head helper monkeys are https://youtu.be/x3rPwoAaGSc

Could we have a yearbook? https://youtu.be/eZN2hPQpuIk

Paul and/or Storm are really helpful on facebook! https://youtu.be/eqOEeIhI5tU

Have you thought of doing an official video? https://youtu.be/q7PBy2EqqOk

What are your thoughts on our weird traditions? https://youtu.be/J7bwG8T4e0c

Diversity, Office Hours, etc. https://youtu.be/C19esC1jvwQ

2014

Management Q & A (full playlist - individual questions to be added) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLJ-l6mr1dW0gRpbSwBvmeh6LLMHnA5qXm

Will there be a cruise that won't conflict with academia? https://youtu.be/SmEu5YUAg20

2013

2012

Q & A - (full playlist - individual questions to be added) https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLB971BF3E90FB01EF

2011

Q & A (full playlist - individual questions to be added) https://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=421FEDE805B66FEC

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