Can I get a wine, please?
It may seem the courteous thing to do but that question was one of the main themes at the main stage today at the queen's park savannah.
And several women reported to us that men did, in fact, ask for permission before dancing with them.
And just observing the masqueraders today some would wonder if they were even bothered about a possible threat to their safety.
Akash Samaroo and cameraman Neil Romaine bring us the action.