(Closed) What do you think of this engagement announcement?

posted 10 years ago in Paper
  • poll: What do you think of this engagement announcement?
    It's bad. I would be embarrassed to submit that to the paper : (20 votes)
    43 %
    I think it's hilarious! I want to do something like that : (4 votes)
    9 %
    I get it is meant to be funny and I admire their creativity but I wouldn't do it : (21 votes)
    45 %
    Other : (2 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
    1854 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: December 2009

    While it’s probably very funny to those who know them, I don’t think it’s as funny for the public, who don’t know them and may not laugh at all the inside jokes..

    Post # 4
    9815 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    Reads kind of inside-jokey I guess? I was reading it like “What do her degrees have to do with getting engaged?”

    Post # 5
    509 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I agree, its supposed to be funny, but it doesn’t read that way.


    Is this for real?

    Post # 6
    200 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    just makes her sound like she’s marrying “down” and could be taken very badly. Just not a fan of that one. 

    Post # 8
    86 posts
    Worker bee
    • Wedding: July 2011 - Catholic Church, Lakeview Golf Resort and Spa

    I’m all for humor, but this doesn’t make me laugh.  With some editing, it could have been humorous and appropriate, but I really don’t think it is now.  That bride needs a lesson in how to write self deprecating humor (you know, the kind others would also find funny).

    Post # 9
    223 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    omg. lol. bbq. this is amazing.

    Post # 10
    8734 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    This feels really obnoxious and self-indulgent to me.

    Does NOT make me think highly of the couple at all.

    Post # 11
    2605 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    UH… I dont’ think they wrote that themselves.  It sounds like a bitter frenemy submitted that to the newspaper to me.

    Post # 12
    826 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I just feel secondhand embarassment for them.

    Post # 13
    5653 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: February 2012

    It might be funny for them, and they paid for it, so whatever lol.

    Post # 14
    553 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2013

    I get its suppose to be funny but I agree ony close friends would find it funny. I wouldn’t send it out as an annoucement and definitely not in a newspaper. Hmm I could see it as maybe a bachelorette party invitation.

    Post # 15
    606 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I get what they are going for and maybe if I knew them in person I would feel differently, but it came off as really obnoxious and self absorbed to me.

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