Interesting request on wedding invite

(178 Posts)
OohMavis Sat 21-Apr-18 18:24:43

"Please remember to take some piriton before arriving. The pollen count will be high and the last thing I want is sneezing during the ceremony."

Paraphrased but similar tone.

I can't work out if it's unreasonable to ask your guests to medicate themselves so they don't sniffle grin

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TheBigFatMermaid Sat 21-Apr-18 18:27:30

Do they have shares in that particular brand of antihistamine?

If I took it, I would fall asleep and the sound of my snoring is worse than a bit of sniffling and sneezing

BreakfastAtSquiffanys Sat 21-Apr-18 18:28:40

That's Hilarious!

BendydickCuminsnatch Sat 21-Apr-18 18:29:30

I have confused myself as I find this sensible but also hilarious 😂 who would actually say that on their invite 😄

BreakfastAtSquiffanys Sat 21-Apr-18 18:29:37

Merman is right. Piriton is one of the drowsy types of anti histamine.

WarmFunKindStrong Sat 21-Apr-18 18:29:48

Wow. She is Bridezilla.

3luckystars Sat 21-Apr-18 18:29:54

How do they know the pollen count in the future, that’s mad carry on.


letsdolunch321 Sat 21-Apr-18 18:31:09

WTF .....

expatinscotland Sat 21-Apr-18 18:32:11


LittleMissLonesome Sat 21-Apr-18 18:32:26


OohMavis Sat 21-Apr-18 18:33:40

I'm tempted to text to ask if she's stipulating a certain dosage or if she's leaving that up to us grin

Bendydick me too!

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Minisoksmakehardwork Sat 21-Apr-18 18:35:25

Summer wedding. Maybe they're planning on a whole host of floral plants and are warning their guests who suffer with hay fever?

I think telling people to medicate is unreasonable just to avoid a sniff and a sneeze. But warning them their ceremony might trigger their allergies is a nice thing to do. Maybe the wording could have been less aggressive though.

ConciseandNice Sat 21-Apr-18 18:37:27

I’d dose myself up and sleep through the whole boring thing, drooling down my top. I do think though that the bride and groom (it isn’t just the bride after all, what kind of misogyny is that?!) was being funny.

Sparklesocks Sat 21-Apr-18 18:37:40

Hahaha! God I love how loopy weddings make people...!

KitKat1985 Sat 21-Apr-18 18:45:58

That's bonkers! grin

Confusedbeetle Sat 21-Apr-18 18:46:49

Ha Ha, cancel the flowers

MissusGeneHunt Sat 21-Apr-18 18:48:24

Did she also advise guests to take Peptobismol or gaviscon just in case of a burp or hiccup during the speeches.....?!?!

supercalifragilisticexpiali Sat 21-Apr-18 18:49:54

Actually on the wedding invitation? For all eternity?


OohMavis I'd self medicate a little more for the wedding if I were you, it's going to be a loooong day!

Applejack70455 Sat 21-Apr-18 18:50:12

Dear God. New heights of bridezilla.

phlewf Sat 21-Apr-18 18:50:29

I have to be careful here but I am known to be fond of a corsage, and was asked not wear one to a friend’s wedding as she doesn’t like the smell. Never mind that not all flowers smell, because she followed it up with a request of no perfume (for everyone not just me).

BennyTheBall Sat 21-Apr-18 18:51:44

That's hilarious. And ridiculous.

I'm someone that holds sneezes in, but I'd be tempted to let rip in the service just to annoy her!

Homemenu1 Sat 21-Apr-18 18:52:25

That’s a dig a someone, maybe a mil with allergies,

OohMavis Sat 21-Apr-18 18:53:54


The whole invite has me chuckling, it's so specific. A4's worth of extra information and 'did you think about..?' bullet points.

What is it about weddings that turn people into control freaks?!

I love her but she's being a nutter.

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Grasslands Sat 21-Apr-18 18:54:12

cute i love a good sense of humor, not a bad sign in a long term relationship. grin

supercalifragilisticexpiali Sat 21-Apr-18 18:54:13

Homemenu1 Ooooh maybe. But everyone half the congregation are going to sneeze during the service just for lols now.

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