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Tailgating a wedding

Sandyfish, on April 20, 2016 at 5:42 PM Posted in Planning 0 25
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I was at the hair dresser today, and she was telling me that she tailgates weddings. She'll bring a cooler and make Jell-O shots, and drink in her car before the reception. I'd be livid. Luckily I don't know her, so she's not coming to mine. Has anyone actually heard of people tailgating a wedding?

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Latest activity by MrsMelissaP, on April 20, 2016 at 8:23 PM
  • MrsSchaub2017
    Expert July 2017
    MrsSchaub2017 ·
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    Uh, what? Just no.

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  • FutureMilitaryWife (Jessica)
    Super November 2016
    FutureMilitaryWife (Jessica) ·
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    With how many cash bars run wild, can you blame her?

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  • OG Dianna
    Master March 2017
    OG Dianna ·
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    Lol at the last wedding I was at, one of the guests had a bottle of Fireball in his car and was drinking it before coming in and then shared it with a bunch of other guests there.

    Does she usually attend dry weddings? Normally I would think it's not necessary.

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  • Celia Milton
    Celia Milton ·
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    Is she going to LaVon's wedding?

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  • Bacon Curly Gurl
    VIP September 2016
    Bacon Curly Gurl ·
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    Sounds like the person who tailgates or pre-games a wedding is gonna be that super wasted drunk guest taking advantage of the open bar.

    So so wrong on many levels for a wedding. Sure, pre-game a party or a concert...someone else's wedding is not the time or place.

    ETA: If you're going to have a cash bar, you can't really be mad at guests for this

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  • OMW
    Master August 2013
    OMW ·
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    You know, my cousin ended up doing this. I had no clue until the end, when she tried to give one of my BM a "drink for the road." I was so pissed.

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  • Karen
    Devoted March 2017
    Karen ·
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    That is one of the trashiest things I've ever heard. I can understand having a drink or two before, but tailgating is best left for concerts and football games.

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  • Sandyfish
    Super August 2017
    Sandyfish ·
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    Haha, i can't say I really asked for details if it was a dry wedding or cash bar. I was just too appalled by the statement of taking Jell-O shots in the parking lot.

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  • SailawaySomppi
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    SailawaySomppi ·
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    The last wedding I was at was a cash bar. A friend brought a cooler with liquors and mixed drinks and we would go out every so often and mix one. It really wasnt a big deal.

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  • BlueHenBride
    Master March 2017
    BlueHenBride ·
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    Never heard of this! Although, I'm picturing your hairdresser camped out in the parking lot of some random person's wedding, drinking and offering the guests jello shots on their way in. Waving a foam finger, too.

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  • Mrs. Coakley
    Master June 2017
    Mrs. Coakley ·
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    I would only do this for a dry wedding. That's just weird otherwise

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  • GrumpyCatRebecca
    VIP September 2016
    GrumpyCatRebecca ·
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    That sounds classy.

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  • Yourlilfig
    VIP August 2016
    Yourlilfig ·
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    People do weird things, that's for sure

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  • patches
    Super June 2016
    patches ·
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    Hahaha tailgating no, love jelloshots though

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  • Cynthia
    Super October 2016
    Cynthia ·
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    I "ve seen it done at dry weddings.

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  • Jen D.
    VIP May 2017
    Jen D. ·
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    Saw some people tailgate/ pre game a funeral once... But not a wedding

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  • Jones2020
    Devoted April 2020
    Jones2020 ·
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    That's the only way my guest are getting drunk guest (but it would be stupid) were doing a dry wedding because of how religious my family. My family no one drinks but me and his family has no limit so we figured we. Better play it safe and not mix the two. Plus we have a lot of 19 to 21 year old because we're 21 and I'm not responsible for drinking and driving

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  • MissMtoMrsC
    VIP November 2016
    MissMtoMrsC ·
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    I would at a dry wedding or a cash bar hahaha... joking (kinda)

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  • Princess Consuela
    Master November 2015
    Princess Consuela ·
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    Hahaha I find it hilarious. Why would this make you mad? You'd probably never even know about it (and if you did, who cares)!

    (Never done it, but not gonna lie if anyone I knew ever had a dry wedding I would definitely consider it)

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  • MissMtoMrsC
    VIP November 2016
    MissMtoMrsC ·
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    @hannah you cannot police your guests. Properly hosting them means you have drinks.... you cannot dictate them. They are adults....

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