(Closed) Do/did you care about whether your wedding day falls/fell on an odd or even day?

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
  • poll: Do/did you care about whether your wedding day falls/fell on an odd or even day of the month?
    EVEN ONLY! : (41 votes)
    16 %
    ODD ONLY! : (9 votes)
    3 %
    I didn't give a hoot, just wanted to marry that man/woman! : (211 votes)
    81 %
  • Post # 32
    Member
    336 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2013

    @mousepeach:  We picked June 1 because we liked the way it sounded. It was the first decision we made after our engagement. We looked up the 2013 calendar and both zeroed in (hehehe, number pun!) on it immediately. Your future husband is smart, though – I imagine it will sneak up on us. My birthday is also in June, so my husband has no excuse to forget!

    Post # 33
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    1490 posts
    Bumble bee

    It really could matter less to me. I did see something on TV that indicates people view Even numbers as more “feminine” and odd numbers as more “masculine” and that subconsciously people prefer even numbers over odd numbers. Weird.

    Post # 34
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    594 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @shadesofviolet:  No you’re awesome!!!! Did you really add up your date too? Lol

     

    Post # 35
    Member
    212 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    10/13/13. lmao

    Post # 36
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    7431 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: February 2013

    I just wanted the overall date to look good. We ended up choosing 2-23-13.

    Post # 38
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    63 posts
    Worker bee

    In Japanese culture, when it comes to wedding, people want odd numbers for everything. This is because odd numbers are not easily devided whereas even numbers are easily divided. If you ever invited to a Japanese wedding and asked cash for a gift, please do not bring even numbers like $200. That’s like you’re wishing the couple to divorce asap! It’s a bad bad luck yall!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Post # 39
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    226 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: July 2013

    @Honey-Bee:  I justified our date to myself the exact same way, but the numbers were different! July 6, 2013… 7+6=13!

     

    My Darling Husband thinks I’m crazy because there are ‘good’ and ‘bad’ numbers, and one day I spent a full fifteen minutes explaining the ‘rules’ to him…odds are bad unless they’re a square, primes are the worst, except for 5 and under, squares are best, especially if they’re even, etc. Etc.

     

    …dear God, it’s a wonder he married me at all.

     

    Post # 40
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    692 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2014 - Legare Waring House

    We are both really superstitious, so actually put off the wedding until 2014, not 13…and it’s 10.10.

    So, yes. I have a lot of issues with numbers. 

     

    @mvg120:  I know someone who did 06/07/13 – which also happens to be my birthday (06/07/88) ๐Ÿ™‚

    Post # 41
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    137 posts
    Blushing bee

    @Honey-Bee:  It’s the default one – I just haven’t changed mine yet. ๐Ÿ˜›

    Post # 42
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    2116 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    wait, what?

    Post # 43
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    594 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    @Pisces:  Ah ha! Thanks for filling me in, my default was a bee I thought

    Post # 44
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    619 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    @Honey-Bee:  Yeah, I did. Fiance didn’t want to get married in an uneven year and I said “too effing bad!” And then explained the reasoning. He’s cool with our date now ๐Ÿ˜€

    Post # 45
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    4464 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: February 2012

    I cared more about what month it would be in because I like the sound of some months over the others. Never thought I’d actually get married in February. Originally we were looking at February 16, but the 14 ended up working out much better logistically, and I thought it would be cute to get married on Valentine’s Day. We don’t celebrate Valentine’s Day traditionally in my culture/religion, so in my cirlces there aren’t that many people who have this anniversary. And since we don’t usually celebrate Valentine’s in the cliche/typical way, I enjoy seeing all of the romantic decorations because it puts a little spring in my anniversary step. The only downside is just planning in advance if there’s something in particular we want to do. 

    Post # 46
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    1143 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    I like even numbers for wedding dates I guess. I know the wedding date on my profile isn’t correct (didn’t mean to put the wrong date!), but I got married during an even numbered month on an even day, but an uneven year!

    Maybe it comes from being born during an odd month on an odd day in an odd year? Makes me feel a bit uneven.

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