Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by DarkJedi » 26 Apr 2018, 15:17

I also remember some of the details of my wedding day, even though mine lacked much of the drama of Nibbler's. I was extremely nervous and I forgot my toothpaste at home and borrowed my best man's. He used baking soda toothpaste and the stuff was awful. We had breakfast at this greasy spoon place. I remember who was there at the temple, I remember a few things the sealer said (it was fairly common and mundane "advice"), I remember pictures outside the temple, etc. I cried during the sealing ceremony itself and honestly don't really remember the wording of the ceremony except the "yes" instead of "I do" and my wife jumped in with her yes before he was finished. I also remember the nice restaurant we went to for dinner and staying at the Marriott in DC (they used to give a discount there, I don't know if they still do). I guess the thing that stands out in that story is that I don't recall much of the ceremony itself. On the other hand that would probably have been true no matter what the ceremony.
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by SamBee » 27 Apr 2018, 13:13

Marriage scares me to be honest. A friend is going through a divorce right now which doesn't help.

As I've said before on here, I think it is not gays who have destroyed marriage but government interference which has driven up the cost of it.
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by dande48 » 27 Apr 2018, 13:21

SamBee wrote:
27 Apr 2018, 13:13
As I've said before on here, I think it is not gays who have destroyed marriage but government interference which has driven up the cost of it.
I would say it's the $53,400,000,000 wedding industry. Not to mention the shananigans of De Beers and his diamond monopoly.
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by SamBee » 27 Apr 2018, 15:11

dande48 wrote:
27 Apr 2018, 13:21
SamBee wrote:
27 Apr 2018, 13:13
As I've said before on here, I think it is not gays who have destroyed marriage but government interference which has driven up the cost of it.
I would say it's the $53,400,000,000 wedding industry. Not to mention the shananigans of De Beers and his diamond monopoly.
They've definitely played their part.

I think governments charge too much to get married, and most men - me included - think they'll end up screwed financially as well as physically!

I think govts should intervene in forced marriages, underage etc but should have minimal involvement in regular ones. Our ancestors would have had a check to see if they were closely related or already married and a fairly simple ceremony.

There is something to be said for Mormon weddings. Yhe ward all pitches in. I went to one where the whole thing cost under a thousand but was still great fun.
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by SilentDawning » 28 Apr 2018, 04:54

The user has removed the video, so I'm glad I caught it before it was removed. Was going to watch it again...
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by dande48 » 28 Apr 2018, 06:58

SilentDawning wrote:
28 Apr 2018, 04:54
The user has removed the video, so I'm glad I caught it before it was removed. Was going to watch it again...
The original video was put up "unlisted", which is more or less "Private" unless you know where it is. They ended up moving it to "listed". You can find it here.
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Re: Redesigning the Marriage Ceremony

Post by SamBee » 28 Apr 2018, 07:41

dande48 wrote:
28 Apr 2018, 06:58
SilentDawning wrote:
28 Apr 2018, 04:54
The user has removed the video, so I'm glad I caught it before it was removed. Was going to watch it again...
The original video was put up "unlisted", which is more or less "Private" unless you know where it is. They ended up moving it to "listed". You can find it here.
I certainly saw it being advertized on my subscriptions yesterday.
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