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mooch
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Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:26 pm

Zook wrote:a lot of girls are wedding obsessed.

i am not one of these girls. not even arsed about ever getting married tbh
Zook wrote:id actually love a vegas wedding, imagine the craic!
this is me. i was pretty serious when i suggested a vegas wedding, but everyone laughed at me

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Zook
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Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:46 pm

Lumbo wrote:
Zook wrote:a lot of girls are wedding obsessed.

i am not one of these girls. not even arsed about ever getting married tbh. a few people have made comments that my bf should propose but i told him i don't want him to
Zook wrote:id actually love a vegas wedding, imagine the craic!
This is what is wrong with women!
wha?? i mean i dont mind getting MARRIED as such but i don't want one of those traditional bullshit weddings that everyone and their granny has. thats what i mean
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Zook
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Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:48 pm

mooch wrote:
Zook wrote:a lot of girls are wedding obsessed.

i am not one of these girls. not even arsed about ever getting married tbh
Zook wrote:id actually love a vegas wedding, imagine the craic!
this is me. i was pretty serious when i suggested a vegas wedding, but everyone laughed at me
you get me. the men here just don't get us. SIGH
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Eucrid
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Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:50 pm

stateofyouboy wrote:not gonna do a big wedding myself, most of my friends have no spent around 30k on their wedding, the honeymoon is included in that i think. say even 20k, i would in me bollox pay that for one day. id sooner spend 2k on the day and 28 grand on travelling
Those people are morons. How the fuck do you spend 30k on a wedding.

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 2:59 pm

Zook wrote:
Lumbo wrote:
Zook wrote:a lot of girls are wedding obsessed.

i am not one of these girls. not even arsed about ever getting married tbh. a few people have made comments that my bf should propose but i told him i don't want him to
Zook wrote:id actually love a vegas wedding, imagine the craic!
This is what is wrong with women!
wha?? i mean i dont mind getting MARRIED as such but i don't want one of those traditional bullshit weddings that everyone and their granny has. thats what i mean
I was only joking :P

Sure I was all for the quiet wedding with family only and then changed my mind on it completely. My wedding was middle of the road on cost but we concentrated on what was important to us and over spent on those items i.e. venue, band, drink & honeymoon. My credit union loan should be paid in the next few weeks, I'll be married 5 years in April :o

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:07 pm

Yeah our wedding was originally going to be a small thing too but it grew as it went on. Luckily my FIL paid for most of it. Like yourself we focussed on food, drink and entertainment. Had it local enough that our friends and family weren't out of pocket for a hotel too if they didn't want to. Hiring the karaoke caravan that does be at EP was highlight, highly recommend it if you're into that sort of thing.

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:24 pm

Eucrid wrote:
stateofyouboy wrote:not gonna do a big wedding myself, most of my friends have no spent around 30k on their wedding, the honeymoon is included in that i think. say even 20k, i would in me bollox pay that for one day. id sooner spend 2k on the day and 28 grand on travelling
Those people are morons. How the fuck do you spend 30k on a wedding.
theyre not loaded either, be around teachers wage each, madness

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:40 pm

Eucrid wrote:
stateofyouboy wrote:not gonna do a big wedding myself, most of my friends have no spent around 30k on their wedding, the honeymoon is included in that i think. say even 20k, i would in me bollox pay that for one day. id sooner spend 2k on the day and 28 grand on travelling
Those people are morons. How the fuck do you spend 30k on a wedding.
quiet easily if you get carried away with it. my wife was at a wedding with 300+ guests (height of the boom though) Must have cost a fortune. i've heard stories from the good times where the hotel was charging chair cover rental. When we got married, two years ago, all that stuff was given as standard but i'm sure the hotels fleeced people when they had the chance.

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 4:42 pm

this was all post recession anyway

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Tue Mar 14, 2017 6:17 pm

Yeah during the boom you'd have been mad to get married in a hotel in Ireland. Last few years you can get all that shit thrown in. I know people who had big weddings but got a really spot with all the extras for €55 a head. Ours was around €90 ahead but we'd a lot less people.

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:46 am

Arabic weddings are just a fun in a hotel with a buffet and lots of dancing, but still costs a bomb

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 10:55 am

During the planning of our wedding, I spent the entire time trying to reign in the missus' spending.

My argument was that we got the same caterers as three other weddings we've been to, so we know the food is good. And we had a free bar. Free food and free booze? We could have had it in a barn and people wouldn't have cared.

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:34 am

The foods hugely important, it needs to be decent and there needs to be plenty of it. I went to a wedding over Xmas and the food was amazing but there was fuck all. Add to that there was fucking loads of free wine and bubbly and it was a big mess.

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:49 am

The food was amazing at my brothers wedding but I was full pretty quickly and then they took my plate that had 2 slices of roast beef away while I went to the jacks. something about having to serve desert to the top table first so they could start serving the rest. I was raging but had to remain calm so as not to upset everyone

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Zook
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 11:59 am

you were probably in the jacks having a shite for ages and everyone was starving. its not all about you ye know
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:02 pm

I was at my cousin's wedding in SF a couple years ago......few months before, he'd asked whether I wanted to the beef or salmon. I'm used to Irish weddings where any beef or lamb is hopelessly overcooked and dry, so went for the salmon. On the wedding itself, it was individually cooked fillet steaks!

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Zook
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:08 pm

aw man we had fillet steaks at a wedding last year too in the cliff at lyons. UNREAL they were. my bfs stepda was raging cos he got chicken :lol:
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:16 pm

Hahahahahahaha don't take away Dave's meat!
I can imagine you losing the rag being a genuine concern among the people who watched the plate dissappear

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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:19 pm

maradara wrote:Hahahahahahaha don't take away Dave's meat!
I can imagine you losing the rag being a genuine concern among the people who watched the plate dissappear
:lol: :lol:
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Wed Mar 15, 2017 12:28 pm

Was at one last year where the meal was pork belly. Thought that was a brave choice that could have gone very wrong, but it was absolutely fantastic.

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