(Closed) anyone having ipod reception?

posted 9 years ago in Reception
  • poll: ipod reception music -what do you think?
    the wave of the future!! : (28 votes)
    74 %
    nothing compares to live music or a dj : (10 votes)
    26 %
  • Post # 3
    1347 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    We are! We’re not having a dance floor, and we love being in charge of everything (haha) so no DJ for us. It’s fun putting together playlists, too.

    Post # 4
    156 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: October 2009

    We are too! We aren’t really big dancing people and our afternoon reception is only 3 hours long so we didn’t want to spend money on a DJ or band. Plus Fi wanted a new Ipod so we are able to put it on the wedding budget hehe.

    Post # 6
    666 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2010

    We are doing the iPod thing.  Fiance is very handy with iTunes and sound equipment, so we should be good.  Dancing isn’t a top priority for us, so we aren’t splurging in this area.

    Post # 7
    407 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    wave of the future and what a cheaper alternative it is! Plus, you can have so many people “playing DJ” or just one 

    Post # 8
    3285 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: November 2009

    we’ll use my trusty MacBook =)

    Post # 9
    164 posts
    Blushing bee

    We did it and used my macbook!

    Dancing was a HUGE priority for us, and I didn’t trust anyone else with our playlist! It was AMAZING and we had a packed dance floor for 4 hrs straight.

    Post # 10
    4485 posts
    Honey bee

    No. I’ve been to two that had bad results and it’s not something that we are willing to risk. The ones I’ve seen, the music is great to listen to but no one danced at all. However, the weddings with djs, the dance floor was packed the entire time.

    Post # 11
    7082 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: July 2009

    It was great.  We used a computer as well… Just have someone manning the computer or people will attempt to change the music and will kill the mood!

    Post # 12
    147 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    we will be using our computer & plan on dancing all night!

    Post # 13
    5498 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: September 2010

    I’m even about to stat working on getting music right now. lol.

    Post # 14
    1347 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    @wildstyle – that’s a great analogy. I’m terrified of clowns and DJs kinda creep me out. And now… I’m picturing a clown DJ. Hmm.

    Post # 16
    1363 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2009

    I would have felt way too much pressure if we’d done an iPod wedding.  What worried me the most was not being able to make an adjustment if we needed to get people back on the dance floor.  In the end, we found an independent DJ who was less than half what a DJ company would cost, and I have no regrets.

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