We’ve all daydreamed about our wedding day, but some people, when it comes to the big day, can turn into either a bridezilla or a groomzilla.
This is one of those stories where the couple’s wishes for their special day may have gone a little too far…
The Daily Mail reported on this whole debacle, with the Melbourne bride’s cousin writing, “I love my family and all, but my beloved cousin who was 19 at the time decided to have a wedding, in which she sent everyone an ESSAY of rules with the invitations.
"Not only did you have to pay for flights and accommodation if you lived in a different state, but you also had to pay for your own dinner for the wedding.
"Oh and get this, on the invitation it read: 'If your name wasn't on the invitation, assume you're not invited’. My dad received an invite but not his girlfriend, so we just "assumed" only dad was invited and not his partner.
“Not too sure you could have had a cheaper (and bossier) wedding unless you had it in your backyard. Check out the ‘rules’ page for a good laugh."
We’ll cut to the chase and summarise all the demands the couple put in place:
- "Guests are asked to pay for their own meals, the cost of this is $40 per head. We will provide a few jugs of basic soft drink and water per table however please note alcohol is at your own expense.
- "At the reception you will need to grab a ticket upon your arrival that signifies your food choice so that chefs can find you easily as we are not having a seating plan."
- Guests are to wear something comfortable, but NO bright colours, so as to not wash out photos. "At the reception you will need to grab a ticket upon your arrival that signifies your food choice so that chefs can find you easily as we are not having a seating plan.
- "Ladies wear heels by all means but please bring a spare pair of flats if you are likely to need to ditch them, no need to be wearing six-inch heels when the photographs are of your face.
- "One of the most important discussions we made was to have an unplugged wedding. We ask that all guests regardless of who you are family or friend, please leave your cameras at home and refrain from using your photos to capture photographs/videos during our ceremony and reception.
- "We realise that a lot of you are travelling and the cost of paying for flights and meals for some is quite a lot so we do not expect gifts from anyone. However, for those of you who would still like to get us something, we are travelling to Sydney for our honeymoon and have many fun activities planned. We have set up a GoFundMe page where you can donate as little as $5 towards our trip. If you are unable to use internet banking, you are more than welcome to donate via cash/cheques also.
While some think the demands are too much, there internet users think it’s completely reasonable as it’s their big day.
What do YOU think of their demands?
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