(Closed) The speeches were beautiful but…

posted 5 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
3092 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

WTH??!! LOL I’ve heard of this.  But seriously I couldn’t pull of a 5 minute speech, let alone an hour long speech.  I’m dumbfounded!

When I have to give a class presentation for 20 mins…I usually throw in a 3-5 minute youtube video to use up my time LOL.

Post # 4
8579 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2014

Jesus. Did they do anything else besides give speeches?!

Post # 5
5001 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

How long was this wedding?? That’s over 4 hours just in speeches!

Post # 6
6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Please tell me there was an open bar?  That is insane. 

Post # 7
4771 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

Wha?  I wanna know what the bride went on about, her whole life story?   Jeez, I’d have prob fallen asleep.

Post # 8
324 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

~4.5 HOURS of speeches?!?

Please tell me they at least let you guys eat while they talked…. How do they even manage to go on for so long?

@icetea:  I’m with you… a 20 minute presentation is stretching my abilites to find stuffs to say…

Post # 9
396 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

And here we all thought givinh my fiancé crap for his 12min speech at a wedding last summer was bad. This takes the cake!

Post # 11
5191 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: February 2013

@Sarahbear:  geez that would drive me nuts! Kudos to you for surviving to tell about it

Post # 12
1992 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

OMG how can that even be possible?! 

I have never been to a wedding where speeches lasted more than 20 mins total! 

How could these people think they have that much to say?! 

How could the bride speak for nearly an hour and a half? What did she even say?!

Post # 13
388 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

This is CRAZY! I don’t even think the people they were thanking would appreciate this!

Post # 14
4803 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Wowwww that’s crazy! The last wedding I attended was the polar opposite. The Maid/Matron of Honor and best man literally just stood up, said that they didn’t know what to say but congrats to the bride and groom, and sat back down. Also awkward.

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