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worried the reception will be boring.lol

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#11 YaelM


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    Posted 11 December 2009 - 02:31 PM

    We didnt have a DJ either - we picked all our songs - basically i just picked songs i wanted to dance to haha. WE also only had 35 people - trust me it will be fun!

    #12 Destination Scout

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      Posted 11 December 2009 - 06:02 PM

      I had this same fear. We had a few things happen that really made the reception a blast.
      1) My 70 year old in-laws kicked off the party by breakdancing to "Bust-A-Move"
      2) We set up a photobooth
      3) We had salsa instructors come in about an hour and a half into the dancing
      4) Tequila shots

      #13 nsimpson

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        Posted 15 December 2009 - 01:37 AM

        The guest will fend for themselves!! put on some dancing music and enjoy the evening...even if that means simply mingling with you!
        Love is a wonderful thing!
        Nadia and SergeSeptember 2010

        #14 purpleshells

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          Posted 20 December 2009 - 03:02 AM

          thanks girls - youve made me feel better :)

          #15 bridej9

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            Posted 12 January 2010 - 12:00 PM

            I think we all have this worry! I guess I look at as if someone can't enjoy themselves with the sun shine for a wonderful occasion, they aren't going to be happy anywhere!

            #16 Melidell

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              Posted 12 January 2010 - 12:04 PM

              I've been trying to think of it as more of a party, if that makes sense. I mean, when you have people over for a party you may have 20 or more folks, and you put the music on, they have a few drinks and mingle and usually everyone has a good time. So I'm hoping the reception will be like that but in a much better location than my living room/ back deck! Basically even though it's a smaller group than a typical reception people will probably still have fun- even if they don't dance. I don't know if this will help but that's the way that I've been thinking about it lately and it's made me relax a bit.
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              #17 Sapphire723

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                Posted 12 January 2010 - 01:21 PM

                Instead of having a game, why not have have a guestbook that requires more effort than just signing your name?

                Welcome to the Guestbook Store! Wedding Guestbooks!

                This requires that people take a picture and answer a few questions. If you have someone go around to the people who aren't chatting, drinking, or dancing, they can take the picture and get them involved in filling it out.

                #18 jt20

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                  Posted 12 January 2010 - 02:38 PM

                  OMg!!! i have the same fear also! I"m thinking of all different party songs for the DJ to play that will keep everyone on their feet!

                  #19 marak

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                    Posted 12 January 2010 - 04:51 PM

                    Ladies, ladies, ladies....this is what an open bar cocktail hour is for! Get em' liquored up, play some good music and have a good laugh as the photographer catches them acting the fool! :)

                    #20 Loveisintheair

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                      Posted 15 January 2010 - 12:34 AM

                      This is a good thread. i was concerned as well. But I am sure it will all work out in the end. Partay!

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