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Wedding present lists.

Post by fatboy47 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:14 am

Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh

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Post by bfcjg » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:16 am

Don't buy me anything then.

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Post by Quickenthetempo » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:18 am

If it's a young couple moving into their first house then a list is perfect.

If not, just wrap up the nice hotel towels from where you stay.
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Post by Alanstevensonsgloves » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:18 am

Brassneck would be top of mine. Classic tune.

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Post by ZizkovClaret » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:19 am

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh
Im guessing it wont be at Spotland :lol:

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Post by CharlieinNewMexico » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:24 am

Anything from George Best
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Post by bfcjg » Mon Jul 22, 2019 7:25 am

We have had such lists and used them as a guide and bought similar or just given a gift voucher. Once had one with white goods on it fridge , freezer, washer dryer etc cheeky buggers got a £ 25 Argos voucher from us in end.
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Post by Clarets4me » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:16 am

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?
Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh
The best gift you could give is to decline the invitation, and allow some-one who actually wants to attend the Ceremony to do so, you joyless miserable two-hat ! :D
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Post by TheFamilyCat » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:25 am

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:Anything from George Best
Kennedy was first song up on my drive to work shuffle this morning.

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Post by CharlieinNewMexico » Mon Jul 22, 2019 8:38 pm

TheFamilyCat wrote:Kennedy was first song up on my drive to work shuffle this morning.
My money was on Sandbag Your Heart with your username

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Post by TheFamilyCat » Mon Jul 22, 2019 9:15 pm

CharlieinNewMexico wrote:My money was on Sandbag Your Heart with your username
Sadly The Family Cat have not yet made it into Spotify. Or at least they hadn’t last time I checked.

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Post by Bin Ont Turf » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:10 pm

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Burnley's only about 15 miles away.

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Post by claret2018 » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:30 pm

Just chuck £50 in a card. Bosh, sorted.

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Post by Spijed » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:34 pm

claret2018 wrote:Just chuck £50 in a card. Bosh, sorted.
If giving £50 you expect to have a good meal and wine at the reception.
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Post by tim_noone » Mon Jul 22, 2019 10:42 pm

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh
Tossa............about 1100 miles away.

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Post by CharlieinNewMexico » Tue Jul 23, 2019 8:43 am

TheFamilyCat wrote:Sadly The Family Cat have not yet made it into Spotify. Or at least they hadn’t last time I checked.
New Mexicos only version of Tell Em We're Surfing is about here somewhere

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Post by RMutt » Tue Jul 23, 2019 9:33 am

TheFamilyCat wrote:Sadly The Family Cat have not yet made it into Spotify. Or at least they hadn’t last time I checked.
But, Just Like the Fambly Cat will be there. What happened to the family cat? What happened to the family cat? Family cat, family cat. My Favourite Dress is top of my list.

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Post by bfccrazy » Tue Jul 23, 2019 11:36 am

claret2018 wrote:Just chuck £50 in a card. Bosh, sorted.
I thought this was pretty standard?

Always struggle buying stuff for a couple as you don’t know what they want/need so just think cash (which is pretty much a universal ‘voucher’) is better than a voucher for some random store they have to go to to use.

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Post by deanothedino » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:05 pm

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh
If it's a link to something online then John Lewis do a gift list where once someone has bought it, no one else can. All the gifts then get delivered at the same time on a day specified by the gift list owner.

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Post by dougcollins » Tue Jul 23, 2019 12:25 pm

There's a John Lewis in Rochdale?

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Post by Tall Paul » Tue Jul 23, 2019 1:42 pm

bfccrazy wrote:I thought this was pretty standard?

Always struggle buying stuff for a couple as you don’t know what they want/need so just think cash (which is pretty much a universal ‘voucher’) is better than a voucher for some random store they have to go to to use.
If only they'd provide some sort of list of things they want/need, eh?

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Post by UpTheClaretsFCBK » Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:18 pm

I’d have to say...

The Best of the Wedding Present

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Post by Wile E Coyote » Tue Jul 23, 2019 5:39 pm

those lists make people seem like greedy ******** in my opinion, just nip down rochdale market and get them 5 LBS of potatoes, everyone will be happy.

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Post by Spijed » Tue Jul 23, 2019 6:28 pm

Wile E Coyote wrote:those lists make people seem like greedy ******** in my opinion, just nip down rochdale market and get them 5 LBS of potatoes, everyone will be happy.
That's my view with those lists. It's simply a way for the bride & groom to fleece the guests and get as much money back from the cost of the wedding.

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Post by Shore claret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:53 am

dougcollins wrote:There's a John Lewis in Rochdale?
Christ no, we barely have an M&S, iif your looking for pound and charity shops come on over.

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Post by Shore claret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 8:55 am

fatboy47 wrote:Off in a few weeks to some big wanky pretentious do near Rochdale....is there anywhere even vaguely nice near Rochdale?

Do I have to take notice of this list that came with the invite? Is it de rigeur?...Why John Lewis's?.. I'm not short of brass but this nonsense makes my bum itch tbh
I'm struggling to think of anywhere swanky, Where's the venue?

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Post by houseboy » Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:37 pm

A mate of mine wound up not getting married at all after the wedding list went out...his bride-to-be took a dim view of him putting Anelina Jolie on it.

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Post by AlargeClaret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 2:46 pm

Rochdale town centre is literally a slum town full of charity shops ,pawn brokers,food banks and pound shops. ably serving the daytime populace of tramps ,gypsies,junkies ,beggars and bottom dwelling floatsam. The outside seats at Spoons are a joy to behold. Burnley is like Alderley Edge in comparison to this Dickensian sewer.

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Post by claretabroad » Wed Jul 24, 2019 5:37 pm

I'm more of a Seamonsters guy.

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Post by Shore claret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 9:53 pm

AlargeClaret wrote:Rochdale town centre is literally a slum town full of charity shops ,pawn brokers,food banks and pound shops. ably serving the daytime populace of tramps ,gypsies,junkies ,beggars and bottom dwelling floatsam. The outside seats at Spoons are a joy to behold. Burnley is like Alderley Edge in comparison to this Dickensian sewer.
Aye but since the bridge has Been opened up it looks nicer

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Post by South West Claret. » Wed Jul 24, 2019 10:26 pm

Quickenthetempo wrote:If it's a young couple moving into their first house then a list is perfect.

If not, just wrap up the nice hotel towels from where you stay.
Well if it’s a list for furniture and other household things then let to go to charity shops and pick most of up for song.

Amazing what people will throw away or get bored with these days, usually couples don’t have a great deal of money so charity shops should suit them fine.

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Post by AlargeClaret » Thu Jul 25, 2019 9:40 am

Shore claret wrote:Aye but since the bridge has Been opened up it looks nicer
A not unreasonable point but the way it has been done virtually blocks out the river and the Butts always seems like a no mans land people can’t wait to get out of.

You can’t polish a turd .

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Post by Bullabill » Thu Jul 25, 2019 10:22 am

AlargeClaret » Wed Jul 24, 2019 11:46 pm .....


" ....... and bottom dwelling floatsam."

Doesn't flotsam float?

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Post by Shore claret » Thu Jul 25, 2019 2:41 pm

AlargeClaret wrote:A not unreasonable point but the way it has been done virtually blocks out the river and the Butts always seems like a no mans land people can’t wait to get out of.

You can’t polish a turd .
No you can't, it's not a place many would choose to visit.

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