Community·Posted on Jul 11, 2017What's It Really Like To Work On A Cruise Ship?Tell us the secrets most people don't know!by Terri PousBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Most people who've never actually worked on a cruise ship think that it must be the best job ever. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF FOX / Via giphy.com But actual ship employees know it's not all sunshine and water slides. They know the living quarters can be really, really subpar. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Columbia Pictures / Via giphy.com They know that being an entertainer means a lot of fake smiles and mind-numbing family-friendly performances. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF NBC / Via giphy.com And they definitely know that being away from your family and friends for months at a time can be incredibly lonely. Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer / Via giphy.com Tell us the secrets people don't know about working on a cruise ship for a chance to be featured in an upcoming BuzzFeed Community post!