(Closed) Oh, holy crap… Has anybody read this?

posted 5 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
46677 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@Mrs Canuck:  There have already been several posts about this.

Post # 4
9139 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Weddings are to make money for your future.. Not to pay for peoples meals.”

Whoa.  I didn’t know that weddings are now charity fundraisers with the charity being the bride and groom’s bank account.  So disgusted.

Post # 5
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

OH MY GOD!  I cannot believe what I just read.  Asking for a reciept for perfectly good food items?!

Post # 6
3415 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014 - Lodge

I’m disgusted by both parties.  To ask for a gift receipt and to say a wedding is to make money for your future is appalling.  The fact that the gift giver had to go on and on and on about etiquette made me cringe.  I’m not saying he shouldn’t have called out the brides and said “Hey that’s rude and I’m offended” but after it started to escalade he should have just dropped it and been done with their friendships.

Post # 7
854 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2013

I think she deserved every bit of his response.  She should not have swatted a hornets’ nest. 

Post # 8
1150 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2015

@Mrs Canuck:  His response is awesome, those brides are just nasty money grabbers and clearly have no idea what a wedding and marriage is actually about. I hope he really did only spend a small amount on the gift because they clearly don’t deserve anything more!

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