Gamecock Mrs.
Master October 2014

Friday's Four Weddings episode.

Gamecock Mrs., on September 28, 2014 at 10:59 AM

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First, I want to say how excited I have been to watch these South Carolina weddings. Seriously, that is actually awesome. I also love how South Carolina fans have been featured. HOWEVER, this last episode featured a bride that had the Carolina vs Florida game on the TVs at the wedding. I know this...

First, I want to say how excited I have been to watch these South Carolina weddings. Seriously, that is actually awesome. I also love how South Carolina fans have been featured.

HOWEVER, this last episode featured a bride that had the Carolina vs Florida game on the TVs at the wedding. I know this was filmed last November, and that was a home game. Don't show your gamecock hand gesture if you are dumb enough to get married during a SEC home game. No, you're not a "huge" fan. You picked a date that you loved and compromised when your husband reminded you it was a big home game.

This is when we need the article that KM shared with me. And this is why you choose something besides a Saturday if you want to get married in the fall (In the South). #sorrynotsorry

In other news, five days!

68 Comments

  • Elise
    Dedicated September 2015
    Elise ·
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    I disagree.

    it's one game...u can't sacrifice one game for one night for your friend's of family member wedding???? when you can find playbacks and replays of everything today in 2014??

    please.

    sports fan or not.

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  • Gamecock Mrs.
    Master October 2014
    Gamecock Mrs. ·
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    They are pretty rough. We thought it was gonna be a noon game though, so we are all kinda thrilled with 3:30. Our game is away and at 7! I told FH we will watch it at a bar in Charlotte. He doesn't think anyone will play it. I will play the hell out of a just married card!!

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  • Gamecock Mrs.
    Master October 2014
    Gamecock Mrs. ·
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    Nope. We get seven games a year. Two are cupcakes, usually. If you get married during a cupcake, I would miss the game. Otherwise, it's a big deal.

    But, my point is being missed. If this girl on Four Weddings was actually a big fan, she would know to not schedule her wedding on a home game. TVs is a nice thought, but you still inconvenienced your guests. Which, is more okay if you don't pretend that you love this team.

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  • KM
    Master March 2015
    KM ·
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    Very true! Faker

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  • KM
    Master March 2015
    KM ·
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    If I had to get married on a Saturday during football season, I would. Luckily there was 8 other months of the year and 6 other days of the week to choose from! Lucky me!

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  • Tania Lynn
    Super July 2015
    Tania Lynn ·
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    You all are cracking me up this morning. GameCox and KM, gotta agree ladies. Fall Saturdays are sacred in our house. FH and his brother are long time Husker season ticket holders, their group of friends plan football trips years in advance to visit schools around the country. The idea of planning a wedding on a football Saturday would be sacrilege. It'd be an easier sell trying to convince them to polar bear plunge in Alaska. College football is like a religion around here, I wouldn't dare expect someone to attend a wedding during it.

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  • B
    Master December 2015
    BunnyLove ·
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    FH would rather play than watch, so getting married in December won't be a big deal. However, we are aware of guests who are die hard Lakers, Clippers, 49ers, Raiders, etc. fans and may choose not to attend the reception. However, if FH was really into sports, we definitely would have taken that into consideration, and not gotten married on the day of ANY game.

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  • Mrs. A & J
    Master December 2014
    Mrs. A & J ·
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    I'm a big football fan (but NFL, not college). While I would do my best to avoid a game day, I still think my wedding is more important, especially with all the DVR options this day and age. But its more important to ME. If people miss it due to prior obligations, so be it.

    Also, for those who say you have 8 more months in a year ....if I want to even try to get married outside in Texas, I have maybe 3 months. Some of those are during football season. If I'm trying to keep my guests comfort in mind and not have them outside in 100°, there's only so many months left.

    At the end of the day, we all should balance what's important to us vs our guests. Hopefully there is a compromise. And if someone missed my wedding because it happened to fall on super bowl Sunday, and I had planned my wedding before that date was announced....I would totally understand missing my wedding if they already had tickets and travel to the game booked. I would just hope for a souvenir!

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  • Mrs. F-u-...
    Master December 2014
    Mrs. F-u-... ·
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    FH's BM is a HUGE Cardinal's fan and a season ticket holder. For home games he starts tailgating at 6 AM - no joking. In order to get the guys together to pick out their suits, FH consulted the game schedule. Same for scheduling the Vegas bach party. :-)

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  • P
    Super October 2014
    Pinkuin ·
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    Sometimes that are other restrictions that force you to pick a date in the fall, during football season. My wedding is during the OU game in Texas but I didn't even think about it, being a longhorn myself. Sports person or not, wedding trumps game and should for anyone who cares about you! It's a game. You get nothing out of it. Yes I get it some people value it more than others, but my fh played in the NFL so I would say he gets the importance of it and he still thinks it's dumb how crazy people go over football. The players themselves don't care nearly as much meanwhile the fans are losing their mind and missing weddings for a game. C'mon! # priorities

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  • OMW
    Master August 2013
    OMW ·
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    I think it's the SEC fans who are the most football minded here.

    I'm in Texas, so I get the weather argument. Hence my wedding was in March. But like KM, I have sports friends. We chose our date that would work for the majority of our guests (as well as ourselves).

    Sure, it's easy for brides to say weddings>football, but I would want my friends having a good time, not wondering what the score was and checking scores all the time. If you're from a football culture, you get it. If you're not, you think we're crazy. And that's ok.

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  • B
    Master December 2015
    BunnyLove ·
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    The DVR cut the Friday's episode short. Who won?

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  • Gamecock Mrs.
    Master October 2014
    Gamecock Mrs. ·
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    The valentines day bride that was actually in Columbia (where I am(. I hated her wedding.

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  • LyssaKay
    Expert November 2014
    LyssaKay ·
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    Hate to say it but we have approximately 2 or 3 months that we could have chosen to get married in, all in major sports seasons. This has nothing to do with weather, where we live, etc , all with FH's job. It is absolutely impossible to get married while he is working. So our wedding is a Saturday in November. I would be really offended if people didn't come to our wedding because of a game. We are only home for those 2 or 3 months so missing our wedding would essentially mean they didn't want to see us while we were home.

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  • B
    Master December 2015
    BunnyLove ·
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    GameCox, seriously! I liked her wedding the least. I wasn't a fan of any of the weddings, but I liked hers the least.

    Edited to add:

    Thanks GameCox!

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  • KM
    Master March 2015
    KM ·
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    I think her winning highlights the importance of good food

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  • B
    Master December 2015
    BunnyLove ·
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    Definitely KristenMichelle. Food and drink can make or break any event.

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  • Jules
    Master January 2014
    Jules ·
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    A wedding can absolutely be an inconvenience. For instance, if someone was planning to get married two days before Christmas plenty of people would say it was inconvenient. To a lot of college football fans home games are AS important as major holidays, if not more so.

    Just because it's not a culture you personally grew up with or take part in, doesn't mean it's not a priority to people who do. So yay GameCox, KM, and the brides who I don't know that actually *know* their guests and their preferences and made sure their weddings weren't a conflict for them!

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  • KM
    Master March 2015
    KM ·
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    Jules FTW! I was going to compare football games to Christmas but decided to drop it. But it's so true.

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  • Gamecock Mrs.
    Master October 2014
    Gamecock Mrs. ·
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    Julesssssss comes back to offer her fantastic wisdom. Cheers!!

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