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(The Hill)   NY wedding with 10,000 expected attendees shut down due to COVID restrictions. Those maniacs   (thehill.com) divider line
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4 days ago  
For comment, we turn to Health Commissioner Vegeta

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4 days ago  
10k at a wedding really? My first wedding had 1,500 because parents have friends and I thought average gift was around $50 a person so why not and no costs paid by me. All marriages following were out of pocket and more enjoyable.
 
4 days ago  
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4 days ago  
Are they Dothraki?
 
4 days ago  
Satmars: "It's our religion, we can do whatever we want."

The rest of Brooklyn: "Then do it somewhere else."
 
4 days ago  
This is supposed to be a happy occasion!
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4 days ago  
That's a whole lot of blenders and tea sets.
 
4 days ago  
What's the Matter Here? These Are Days when policies on shutting down change Like the Weather. It wouldn't Trouble Me if they held that mega-wedding as long as they accept the responsibility. Unfortunately wedding are like Candy: Everybody Wants the fun without the consequences.
 
4 days ago  
Kakarot!
 
4 days ago  

eurotrader: 10k at a wedding really? My first wedding had 1,500 because parents have friends and I thought average gift was around $50 a person so why not and no costs paid by me. All marriages following were out of pocket and more enjoyable.


Heh. We invited less than 40 people. My wife's family, our close friends, and that was it. We had it in a park near our house. One of our close friends is an ordained minister, so he conducted the ceremony.

I'd be hard pressed to find another 60 people, never mind 1,400 on top of that, to invite.
 
4 days ago  
Williamsburg.

I'm guessing it wasn't the hipsters...
 
4 days ago  
Happily, the town only appears once a century.
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4 days ago  

Rwa2play: Satmars: "It's our religion, we can do whatever we want."

The rest of Brooklyn: "Then do it somewhere else."


DNRTA. but I knew it was one of those groups.
 
4 days ago  
That's a lot of people
 
4 days ago  
10,000 attendees?  I'm not sure I'd even get 50.  I really don't like that many people.  Maybe my future wife?
 
4 days ago  

The Why Not Guy: What's the Matter Here? These Are Days when policies on shutting down change Like the Weather. It wouldn't Trouble Me if they held that mega-wedding as long as they accept the responsibility. Unfortunately wedding are like Candy: Everybody Wants the fun without the consequences.


There is no safe way to have a maskless, close quarter 10,000 person event. Nothing has changed. Even if there were the Satmar have never learned words like "responsible" or "consideration."
 
4 days ago  

farkingismybusiness: Are they Dothraki?


A Hasidic sect that needs to read something else besides the Torah everyonce in a while.
 
4 days ago  

The Why Not Guy: What's the Matter Here? These Are Days when policies on shutting down change Like the Weather. It wouldn't Trouble Me if they held that mega-wedding as long as they accept the responsibility. Unfortunately wedding are like Candy: Everybody Wants the fun without the consequences.


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4 days ago  
10K people in W-burg? Where? Did they reserve all of McCarren Park?
 
4 days ago  
10,000 people at a wedding?   damn i would hate to be on the hook for the bill for that shindig.

Me? I'd be lucky to round up 20 on my side and who knows for the bride.

/me grimlock not marrying kind.
 
4 days ago  
10,000 guests? The line for the bar must be insane.
 
4 days ago  
TFA: Garvey said officials have not received any response to the order

In other words, they're going ahead with the wedding.
 
4 days ago  
Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my
small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they
Hated/Despised/Never used  it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding.
 
4 days ago  
I don't think I know enough people who in turn would know 10,000 people. We had ~100 at our wedding and that was plenty.
 
4 days ago  
This is bad news for the event planners, caterers, and other Merchants.
 
4 days ago  
"Hey Jack Kerouac..."
 
4 days ago  

snoopy2zero: Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my
small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they
Hated/Despised/Never used  it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding.


Psst. COVID is still a thing....
 
4 days ago  
Good odds of getting laid.
 
4 days ago  
Are they trying to self-Holocaust?
 
4 days ago  

eurotrader: 10k at a wedding really? My first wedding had 1,500 because parents have friends and I thought average gift was around $50 a person so why not and no costs paid by me. All marriages following were out of pocket and more enjoyable.


1500?  Holy shiat, thats a lot of people.
 
4 days ago  
How easy would it be to crash the wedding.
 
4 days ago  
Don't talk. And don't tell Tyler Glen.
 
4 days ago  

Enigmamf: snoopy2zero: Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my
small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they
Hated/Despised/Never used  it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding.

Psst. COVID is still a thing....


Pssst, that wasnt the point the thread already had comments from people talking about how big weddings are bad and I was making a joke.

Jokes are something people on here do from time to time. It had nothing to do with Covid.
 
4 days ago  

snoopy2zero: Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my
small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they
Hated/Despised/Never used  it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding.



I would never have/use/live in a Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they Hated/Despised/Never used it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding
.
 
4 days ago  
10,000 guests?  No pressure on the couple to be not divorced in a few years...not at all....

/had to work hard to keep guest list small...I have a big family...
 
4 days ago  
Nobody getting the 10,000 Maniacs joke in the headline?
 
4 days ago  
good luck if they end up on a ventilator. they aren't supposed to use any machinery on a sabbath.

but I bet their rejection of modernity will be tested shortly.
 
4 days ago  

eddie_irvine: Nobody getting the 10,000 Maniacs joke in the headline?


Maybe if Natalie Merchant hadn't left the band soon after MTV Unplugged
 
4 days ago  
 
4 days ago  

ansius: good luck if they end up on a ventilator. they aren't supposed to use any machinery on a sabbath.

but I bet their rejection of modernity will be tested shortly.


I doubt they will be running the ventilators themselves.
 
4 days ago  

eddie_irvine: Nobody getting the 10,000 Maniacs joke in the headline?


Post #8 is the first of about a half-dozen that did.
 
4 days ago  
I wonder if 10,000 will show up at the divorce ceremony too.
 
4 days ago  

snoopy2zero: Enigmamf: snoopy2zero: Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA

I prefer my
small wedding/road bike/non HOA house.

Everything about it is just so much more Intimate/practical/better.

I knew someone that had a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding and they
Hated/Despised/Never used  it.

I am so thankful I never wasted my
Time/Energy/Money on a
HOA/Peleton/Big wedding.

Psst. COVID is still a thing....

Pssst, that wasnt the point the thread already had comments from people talking about how big weddings are bad and I was making a joke.

Jokes are something people on here do from time to time. It had nothing to do with Covid.


If people don't get your 'joke' it wasn't a good joke.
 
4 days ago  

Resident Muslim: ansius: good luck if they end up on a ventilator. they aren't supposed to use any machinery on a sabbath.

but I bet their rejection of modernity will be tested shortly.

I doubt they will be running the ventilators themselves.


they will be perfectly happy claiming that their religion allows them this exception for personal health.  After having also said their religion takes precedence over wearing a mask for health reasons.

/with what passes for a straight face
 
4 days ago  
Those homo DJs.
 
4 days ago  

snoopy2zero: Is this the monthly "Big weddings are bad smalls one are bad" thread ?

Circle the appropriate choice

I would never have/use/live in   a            Big Wedding/Pelaton/HOA


Substitute "Soloflex" for "Pelaton" and you'll encompass an entire older generation.

Why yes, it is in pieces in my basement, why do you ask?
 
4 days ago  
 I had a wedding arranged in 2003 but I split. Not at the altar but less than. Two weeks before.

To this day her father loathes the mention of my name. I sent him 2k but that hardly made it right. Bonus fact: his daughter and I have still been meeting about twice per year (she lives in Miami, I'm in New Orleans). We've sorta been together for 20 years, me and my common law interstate marriage.
 
3 days ago  

eddie_irvine: Nobody getting the 10,000 Maniacs joke in the headline?


Apparently not.  10,000 and Maniacs too far apart.
 
3 days ago  
Headline says 10,000.

Article says 1,000

Farkers will be Farkers
 
3 days ago  

eddie_irvine: Nobody getting the 10,000 Maniacs joke in the headline?


Uh, hello, I quoted one of their songs. Granted, it was not relevant to the story but it is always the first song I think of when I think of the group.

Fun fact: I grew up in the same hometown as the 10,000 Maniacs. I used to deliver newspapers to the parents of the keyboardist, Dennis Drew, and I went to school with Natalie Merchants brother, who was two years ahead of me.
 
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