Wedding Demands

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  1. TheJRK

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    On the radio this morning they had a woman who was getting married in a few months. She was telling the DJ that she made a contract for all her bridesmaids to sign (prior to the wedding).

    This included:

    1. They all had to wear a certain dress (color/style) and the same shoes.
    2. They could not drink prior to the wedding, during the wedding, or at the reception. (not even 1 shot)
    3. They all had to weigh 130lbs or less prior to the wedding day.

    There were a few other demands in there but the DJ and everyone else pretty much started flaming her the second she mentioned the drinking and weight loss part.

    She thought they were perfectly reasonable demands to place on her girlfriends since it was HER (and her husbands) one special day, and since they were paying for the whole wedding themselves.

    The question is... is this woman a complete tool for drafting up a contract (with the demands described above) and making her bridesmaids sign it prior to the wedding?

    I say yes.
     
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  2. hollywood9826

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    I can agree with the demands part, its her wedding she should have say. And her firneds should understand that.

    The fact this broad made them actually sign a contract is a little over board.

    But if she buys a dress for the bridesmaid and the that bridesmaid gains 15 lbs and all of a sudden the seams bust on the dress because the fit changed it will ruin her wedding.

    So I can still kind of see her point. But can tell she is someone I wouldnt want to know much less marry.
     
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  3. origmarm

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    This woman = nightmare. Her husband = screwed :)

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  4. r2473

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    Orig = funny
     
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  5. heartman

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    The groom should pull out.
     
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  6. r2473

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    Too late.....that is why he has to get married :)
     
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  7. TheJRK

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    I wanted to call in and tell her that a wedding is always more fun for the guests than it is for the bride and groom... the simple fact being that the bride and groom have spent considerable time and money planning the wedding.

    On the day of the event they are under a lot of stress because they want everything to go perfectly, plus they are nervous (because they are getting married), plus they have probably been up all damn day getting ready so the sleep deprivation isn't helping either.

    As for everyone else, they just have to show up, drink food, get drunk, dance, and then leave.

    **Note** I'm not saying that weddings aren't fun for the bride and groom, just that it's more fun to attend a wedding when it's not yours.
     
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  8. ilovecarlos

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    Will cut you some slack hwood, because I believe you are male. Bridesmaids are responsible for paying for their own dresses, shoes etc. These, usually unfortunate looking dresses, are a subject of many jokes through the ages. They aren't cheap, they have to be specially ordered (usually) are usually require expensive alterations including hemming. Had this been my friend, I would've had no problems declining her invitation to be a bridesmaid, while running away, screaming, and wondering why I had ever been her friend in the first place!!!! :)
     
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  9. Fugazi

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    This is insane. She's being anal. Control freak. Call it what you want, it's inappropriate.
     
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    I think a guy should not go through the wedding and the marriage for these clear cut sign of bridezillas. It's ridiculous what the wedding does for a lot of women. Then they spend a lot of money for a dress that won't even fit them after the reception. And they try to dress and make the entourage a beauty level below them so they won't be upstaged. THAT special day for these women are likely to end up in divorce.
     
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  11. esm

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    seems prefectly normal to me......









    for a bridezilla :shock:

    actually - i have seen and heard worse.
    (yes, im a male, and married)
     
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  12. Dedans Penthouse

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    LOL...you are Kumquat, the Queen of Cool.

    Oh, and this contract (contract?!) included a "no-drinking" clause? Fine. If I were the maid of honor, I'd have all the bridesmaids make it a point DURING THE TOAST to stand there with pretty, beaming little smiles on their faces.....and with hands empty. ("message delivered")


    This clownette needs a personality. I hope she's "registered" at The Dale Carnegie Institute.

    "I SAID YOU CAN'T BE OVER 130!!!....I DIDN'T SAY NUTHIN' ABOUT ME!"

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  13. Breaker

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    Husband should get a divorce clause in contract that allows him to end it if/when the wife goes above 130.
     
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  14. Fearsome Forehand

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    The groom should issue a contract demanding the wife not be a crazy, overly demanding biatch. :)

    Good luck taming that shrew!

    And abso-s* l* u* t*ely no reason for single guys to go to the reception if there won't be any drunken bridesmaids to have a go at.
     
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  15. sapient007

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    1. where is the wedding? travel, ie plane required?
    2. they are paying as hotel, transportation, etc etc all covered?
    3. will they be expecting gift?
    4. why is the bride such a raging b!tch?
    5. does joedali's donkey suit, hand me down from j0lly, makes him look fat in his own wedding?
     
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  16. hollywood9826

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    I thought the brides parents were on the hookfor all that. If not Im still not sure it makes a difference.

    This woman is obvioulsy psycho. But I can sort of see where she is coming from. She is just blowing it way out of proportion.

    And my frind buddy went all out on his wedding his best man was absolutley hammered and still delivered the goods on the speech.

    That wedding lasted about 2 years though. which will probably be 1 year 10 months longer than this one.

    Unless this chick is super hot and the dude is like Corky from Life Goes On.
     
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  17. GetBetterer

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    The alcohol I can understand, if someone gets severely drunk they can ruin the entire day but...the dress? What? lol...
     
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    I'm amazed that people like that find others that agree to marry them.
     
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  19. Steady Eddy

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    So what if they DO drink? How is the contract enforced? Do they go to prison, or get a public beating from the bouncers?

    I don't think you should have someone sign a contract to that effect...they're someone close to you, so just trust that they'll behave well enough.
     
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  20. slewisoh

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    The closest thing I have is a verbal agreement with my husband that says if I ever outweigh him, he should take me out back and shoot me...

    My friends cheerfully suffered through the periwinkle taffeta dress mess that I chose, hoisted a few with me the evening before and day of the wedding, and generally helped joyfully celebrate my marriage. I can't imagine scripting that kind of happiness.
     
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    Exactly. Besides, if they're smart, they'll grease some palms to secure some under-the-table type of "shots-on-the-sly" arangement with one of the staff.

    That "glass of ice water with a lime peel?" ..... Kettle One thank you.


    Some caves may look inviting....then you explore them, get lost in them (i.e. get lost in their bullshiate) and then you panic thinking that you're trapped and you can't find your way out.

    Groom-to-be, there's still time: avoid this cave at all costs.
    Date the hottie bridesmaids instead.

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  22. Steve Huff

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    If they DID drink, they'd have a good excuse. She drove them to it.
     
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    So she will have in shape bride maids? I'm for that
     
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  26. Kobble

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    Geez, if it is just about the wedding day, maybe she should hire a Chin N Dale dancer for the husband part, have a guy dressed as the Pope for the ceremony, and some model/actresses for the rest. Have fun, and call it a day.
     
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    What kind of contract is she making her husband sign? :eek:
     
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  28. GetBetterer

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    I'm a Catholic so first off, I'm not against gay marriage but I'm not for it either, that's legal stuff.

    But...when we speak in the "marital" form, what the hell is with this ****? I don't think God ever said you even had to have bridesmaids, on top of that, to have them less than 130 pounds or not drinking alcohol!!! It doesn't even say that in the law!

    This woman...is crazy.
     
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    ahahahahahahahaha

    This is probably the most inspired post I've read in weeks, and no-one has even commented on it?

    Well done, r2473, at least I appreciate your work.
     
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  30. r2473

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    If you are Catholic, God definitely didn't say anything about no alcohol. Just ask any Irishman.
     
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  31. jmnk

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    ok, ok - I respectfully request that I'm not being dragged into this as an example. And no, I'm not marrying that women.

    I also object to being compared to a louse. I do not spread any disease, and I do not feed on anyone's blood.....:) Finally, by the end of the referenced thread, I have gotten at least few 'it is not --that-- terrible after all' comments.
     
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    Weddings in parts of the western world have become grotesque carefully scripted distortions, the participants having forgotten that a wedding is a party, a celebration. The idea of things "going perfectly" is so contrary to the sponaneity and enthusiasm that makes for a celebration that you wonder why people like the subject of this thread even bother to invite guests. My wife and I were walking the narrow streets of Fiesole, Italy (a hilltop village overlooking Florence) years ago when the doors of a little church opened and a whole wedding party spilled out into the street, where the celebration continued for hours. My wife and I were invited to join the celebration. That's a wedding!!!
     
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  33. Steady Eddy

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    Really! The phrase "goes perfectly" makes it sound like some form of business, like a mortgage closing. Something "going wrong!" like a kid having the hiccups at the ceremony is the kind of thing that gives the day personality. I bet after the wedding she wants the marriage to "go perfectly", and for her husband to never change careers in order to be more fulfilled or anything like that. This bride is dropping red flags all over the landscape.
     
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  34. SirGounder

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    I've been a groomsman a couple times and have been to many weddings. I've seen some pretty messed up stuff being pulled by the wedding party. Showing up drunk before the ceremony on your best friends big day, wrong shoes, can't fit into dress because gained/lost weight/pregnant.

    The contract is a bit extreme. It really depends on the situation. Is the bride paying for the dresses/shoes? If she is, the bridesmaids are expected to comply. The drinking thing I can understand. Drunken behavior can really mess things up. Save it for after the reception. The weight thing is definitely extreme, but then again, how would you like to be running around last minute trying to alter a dress.
     
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  35. TenS_Ace

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    this is a "priceless" thread!! :):):):)
     
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  36. Steady Eddy

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    To "love, honor, and obey", I don't know what will be the penalty for disobedience. :shock:

    He's got alot of fun ahead of him! :???:
     
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