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MrsMcB2B
Completely un-cheesy readings for wedding ceremony (X Posted)
MrsMcB2B, 14 August 2009 at 19:36

I need help! My man doesn't want any readings other than the legal minimum for our wedding ceremony. He's not in the slightest bit sentimental and doesn't want any hint of fluff. Now I don't want...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 30 116,851
flissy666
How high are you meant to pull up tights?
flissy666, 18 April 2009 at 09:21

As above really! What on earth are you meant to do with all the spare fabric at the top? I'd been pulling the waistband right up and under my boobs, in some sort of attempt to fashion the magic...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 14 10,580
Smiley
What are peoples reasons for renewing wedding vows?
Smiley, 22 August 2008 at 22:36

I am intrigued by this. Why do people renew their wedding vows? I mean for what reason? Is it for being married a certain length of time, or if their marriage has nearly broken down, to try and...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 19 3,484
Hugo Brambles
Weight loss Surgery Advise
Hugo Brambles, 16 August 2008 at 13:44

Has anyone had actual surgery to loose weight ie gastric band or the like? I'm just after any good or bad experiences of it and if it was private, a ball park figure as to how much cost we are...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 9 1,359
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Bikini wax when you have your period - grim, yes?
, 29 May 2009 at 10:03

I have a wax booked for 12pm (Brazilian) but I just got my period. I'm not unhappy about it as it is cycle day 80 so woo hoo! Obviously I had no idea it was due hence booking the wax. I'm going to...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 23 44,825
*Funky*
Otter Christmas Poem 2013
*Funky*, 22 December 2013 at 20:30

‘Twas the night before Christmas and among all the stars, Was a gathering of otters they filled all the bars, The hour was late they should all be asleep But happy hour at the Slug and Lettuce meant...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 38 3,250
luckylola
If money was no object, would you have plastic surgery?
luckylola, 20 September 2011 at 23:52

Following on from the Claire Richards- Slave to food post, if money was no object, would you have plastic surgery? If I am honest, my answer would be yes! I would have lipo on my tummy and legs if I...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 56 2,711
Peaches
My cat needs a tummy tuck
Peaches, 8 July 2008 at 15:26

Seriously - he has the most droppy stomach I've ever seen on a cat! He is a year old now, just over. He is huge! Weighs about a stone. But he's not fat. So why does he have all this loose, hanging...

Faruk, sunday 20-Mar-22 14 1,123
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Witness needed on 28-march-2022
Junaid, 12 March 2022 at 08:54

Hello, my partner and I have just given notice for our civil partnership. I saw some similar posts in here about witnesses and was wondering if someone would be able do ours?. It'll be on 28th March...

Junaid, saturday 19-Mar-22 1 86
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Ideal Gift for a newly wed
SunnyGreenFlowers81256, 20 January 2020 at 00:02

Hi can you make a comment of what are the best option gift that you want to received as a newly wed been thinking about it is it ok to have a Himalayan rock salts as a Gift i'm on a tight budget right...

Eva, saturday 19-Mar-22 2 1,476
Sare
OU assignment panic..anyone?
Sare, 30 October 2008 at 15:29

Had been feeling really good as sent off my first TMA yesterday.Two people on the forum have said I was supposed to put the word count at the ned of the assignment but I've read through my assessment...

Sophie, friday 18-Mar-22 7 665
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Mental health
Nicole, 5 May 2021 at 20:13

Hi is anyone struggling mentally with the pressures of wedding planning, the financial costs etc? Mine is 4 months away and I feel like I have the weight of the world on my shoulders and keep second...

AndrewStennisr, wednesday 16-Mar-22 3 298
Jamie
My bridesmaid just dropped out and I'm disappointed
Jamie, 25 February 2022 at 09:42

Though I am trying to be understanding of the situation, one of my three bridesmaids, someone who is one of my oldest, closest friends, of which I have precious few, just dropped out. Our wedding...

Kayleigh, tuesday 15-Mar-22 16 281
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certificates & documents
Moneyman1, 15 March 2022 at 17:30

Carte de séjour, permis B et passeport documents de circulation pour étranger en France ((******************@*****.***))?

Moneyman1, tuesday 15-Mar-22 10
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Are there particular quiet times in swimming pools?
SAM83, 20 May 2009 at 18:36

Want to go swimming again but I severely lack confidence. I have checked timetable of our 2 local pools and one one does a ladies only sesh (which I thought would be answer) but its at 9pm on a Sunday...

David, tuesday 15-Mar-22 11 9,861
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Best tech gift ideas for wife
James, 13 September 2021 at 14:38

Any gift that makes life easy and can be used daily. They are not expensive but very useful .

Natalia, thursday 10-Mar-22 1 60
Hugo Brambles
Dicky Tummy Advice
Hugo Brambles, 7 September 2008 at 11:22

I've had a upset tummy since Friday, yesterday after a bad bout in the morning I went all day without 'going' despite rumblings and what not! However I woke up twice in the night (probably not helped...

Faruk, tuesday 8-Mar-22 7 1,184
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Anyone know any good family party games?
pinkcat31, 30 December 2008 at 18:52

We're having a small gathering tomorow night, just five adults, 11 year old and a 14 year old and we need some really daft games to play! The sillier the better please cos we need lots of giggles as...

Ho Lee, friday 4-Mar-22 14 1,846
jaffacake
Accusation of plagiarism - 3 years after graduation
jaffacake, 7 February 2009 at 13:26

Hi, I need some advice on behalf of my H - he graduated in July 05 and yesterday received a letter from the university stating there had been an accusation of plagiarism on a module of the degree. Can...

Yousef, thursday 3-Mar-22 20 7,137
Katchoo
Herbal remedies - useful or quackery?
Katchoo, 21 April 2009 at 11:14

I'm just interested in opinions really. I've never really been paid much attention to alternative medicines, but recently I've had problems with stress and high blood pressure, and was really unhappy...

David, wednesday 2-Mar-22 18 2,145
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What does it mean to “wear the pants” in a marriage?
SunnyBrownConfetti80630, 26 December 2019 at 18:22

People put too much stock in this and usually use it as a derogatory comment. Generally it’s about who makes the decisions in the relationship and commonly you both do. Most of the time the husband...

MarisolDanner, wednesday 2-Mar-22 1 1,003
Mal
dull - extendable curtain poles
Mal, 12 November 2008 at 23:34

Has anyone got these? Do they look odd when extended, or is the thinner part hidden by the curtain?

Kirra, tuesday 1-Mar-22 5 427
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Witness Needed
David, 1 March 2022 at 05:59

Long shot I know, me and my fiancé are getting married in secret on the 4th June in Bath, for obvious reasons we won’t have any witnesses. I was wondering if by chance someone might be in bath on the...

David, tuesday 1-Mar-22 16
Chloe
This group is lovely :)
Chloe, 16 February 2022 at 17:17

Just wanted to say that! Have put a couple of posts on the Reddit equivalent and it really shocks me how blunt and rude some people can be about this special time - really love how this group has...

Chloe, friday 25-Feb-22 5 95
Hannah
Only 4 days left to get your 25% Hitched Stationery Discount
Hannah, 24 February 2022 at 17:34

Hey everyone! I'm Hannah- the community manager for forums on Hitched and I wanted to do a last call out for our Hitched Stationery Discount! We’re giving 25% discount across the Hitched Stationery...

Hannah, thursday 24-Feb-22 10
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Hen Do let down
Sarah, 17 February 2022 at 00:03

Hello, Just wanting some advice - my situation is slightly different in that I actually got married last year, it happened quickly as a parent was terminally ill. We got married in secret and then...

xkimx007, monday 21-Feb-22 1 98
Hannah
25% Discount on Hitched Stationery
Hannah, 16 February 2022 at 09:33

Morning Everyone! I'm Hannah from the Hitched team and to continue the season of love after Valentine's, the team want to offer you 25% off our Hitched Stationery Range To get this limited offer...

Hannah, wednesday 16-Feb-22 15
Safiyaization
Wedding hashtag
Safiyaization, 31 January 2022 at 10:40

My fiance and i have very similar names and looking for hashtags.. Please suggest Bride- Safiya Groom - saif

Bogdanvfx, friday 11-Feb-22 2 102
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Wedding Music playlist - Spotify etc
JLJ, 1 February 2022 at 11:07

Hi All, I'm not very technical so am trying to think of the easiest way to do this. We are having ceremony at the wedding venue. We're not having any live music but instead will be having music from a...

JLJ, tuesday 1-Feb-22 2 70
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Cleaning bathrooms - dust
LittlePeanut, 21 August 2009 at 10:36

HGMD!! (Hitched get me domesticated) How do you deal with dust and stuff that always ends up in the bathroom? I find when I'm trying to clean I end up with little bits in the cloth / sponge that then...

David, monday 31-Jan-22 22 4,953
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Hen ideas
Lisa, 24 January 2022 at 20:38

I don't have any close female friends & my future MIL wants to throw me a hen event of some sort & wants ideas. Her only suggestion was afternoon tea. It would be me (41), my kids who will be...

Lisa, saturday 29-Jan-22 10 182
MBK
Has anyone used a Business Coach?
MBK, 14 November 2008 at 18:56

If so was the investment worth it?

David, thursday 27-Jan-22 8 1,040

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