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#61 Alyssa

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    Posted 16 March 2008 - 11:46 AM

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    I wouldn't put it past you. Always abusing your mod powers :)

    My title is gone. Do you know what happened? Did the member of the month thing replace my title? It said "Photoshop Addict."





    #62 MelanieS

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      Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:08 PM

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      I sent a wishing well poem. Here are some to choose from:
      OurWishingWell.comWishing Well Poems
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      Wedding Wishing Well Wording Poem
      Because at first we lived in sin
      We've got the sheets and a rubbish bin
      A gift from you would be swell
      But we'd prefer a donation to our Wishing Well!!

      "We really would appreciate a little money of our own,
      instead of a little gift for our new home!"
      We know you want to find something nice
      But it's such a hassle to find the right price
      So come and enjoy the day all sunny
      We really would appreciate a little money.

      Tacky in the highest degree! I can't imagine having the guts to print this on your invite. I can't imagine getting an invite with it printed on it. It would be time to make more recycled doves.

      #63 Maura

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      Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:10 PM

      uyyyy if i got one that said that i'd be offended for sure.

      #64 TammyWright

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      Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:22 PM

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      Originally Posted by BrittneyD
      Have you considered getting a honeymoon registry. We are doing ours through our travel agent. They apply the money directly to our balance. For us, it was the best way to get "cash", and still wllow our guests to fell like they got us something.
      i was gonna say this...since you are all doing DW's already.

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      #65 rodent

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        Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:34 PM

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        Because at first we lived in sin
        We've got the sheets and a rubbish bin
        A gift from you would be swell
        But we'd prefer a donation to our Wishing Well!!

        "We really would appreciate a little money of our own,
        instead of a little gift for our new home!"
        We know you want to find something nice
        But it's such a hassle to find the right price
        So come and enjoy the day all sunny
        We really would appreciate a little money.

        Tacky in the highest degree! I can't imagine having the guts to print this on your invite. I can't imagine getting an invite with it printed on it. It would be time to make more recycled doves.

        That is so funny! Was that on one of those websites? I only read the first one. I read this poem to mike & then told him all about the doves. He just thought I was weird.

        #66 MelanieS

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          Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:40 PM

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          Originally Posted by Morgan
          That is so funny! Was that on one of those websites? I only read the first one. I read this poem to mike & then told him all about the doves. He just thought I was weird.
          Yes, there are a ton of different poems on there, and I only checked one website. Obviously most people prefer to get dollars rather than gifts if there is this much space devoted on how to ask for it. I have made a decision that I will forevermore only give cash to couples who are getting married. This is my solemn vow. Everyone, repeat after me.........

          #67 Mandy

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            Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:56 PM

            Maura, I love the new siggy! And you've turned Mexican for sure!! Uyyyy? I haven't heard that since I've been back in this country!

            #68 Mandy

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              Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:57 PM

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              Originally Posted by timelsel
              Yes, there are a ton of different poems on there, and I only checked one website. Obviously most people prefer to get dollars rather than gifts if there is this much space devoted on how to ask for it. I have made a decision that I will forevermore only give cash to couples who are getting married. This is my solemn vow. Everyone, repeat after me.........
              Yay, cash for me!!! Wait, I guess you are paying for my wedding. LYMYMI!

              #69 rodent

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                Posted 16 March 2008 - 02:59 PM

                Quote:
                Originally Posted by timelsel
                Yes, there are a ton of different poems on there, and I only checked one website. Obviously most people prefer to get dollars rather than gifts if there is this much space devoted on how to ask for it. I have made a decision that I will forevermore only give cash to couples who are getting married. This is my solemn vow. Everyone, repeat after me.........
                Yep, that's what I do. But I always give a check, not cash incase it gets lost or stolen. Then I get to write something silly on the "For" line.

                I always like when my thank you note says what they will do with it. The last wedding I went to I gave her a check. She said they will use it towards a dinning room table. I also made her a photobook & some other photo projects so it was still personal. But, that was a good friend. For other weddings, I just give a check. Sometimes I make a custom shutterfly card.

                #70 townie princess

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                  Posted 16 March 2008 - 03:07 PM

                  If there was a store you really liked, couldn't you just get gift cards for those places? There are even Visa gift cards, so you can spend it on whatever you want.

                  That way you can wait until you move to spend them and use them for items for your new place (they don't have expiry dates on gift cards here, I'm not sure if they do where you're from).

                  I do like the security of giving a cheque though, I never considered that people would actually steal from a wedding (although it now makes sense why I didn't get a thank you card from a gift given at a wedding a few years ago...)

                  And I tried making the dove, I can't get its wings to flap, but I sure do know what to do with all my old magazines now!!




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