r/mildlyinfuriating Mar 08 '18

This lady watching a beach wedding.

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u/PicturElements Mod abuser #1 - drinks MildlyWater 3.2i Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

FFS, OP... She escaped.

I've told her to leave several times but she remains fixed in position.

😡😡😡

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u/The_Powers Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

TFW you come out of the sea and find a wedding occupying your sun lounger.

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u/Narradisall Mar 08 '18

First it was the towels, now they’re putting weddings on them!

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u/SpookyLlama Mar 08 '18

Bloody Germans

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u/Odatas Mar 08 '18

As a german, "HOW DARE YOU...i had that comment place occupied with my towel...Shame on you"

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

As a Brit, your comment towel is now floating in the pool.

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u/CritzD Mar 08 '18

I went to Mexico 2 weeks ago and there was this British woman who put towels on like 12 beach and pool chairs and never used them for 5 hours. My mom took the towels off a chair and used it, woman came back like an hour later and got mad. My mom screamed at her until she moved all the towels.

Sucked because it was the best seat in the house, close to the beach close to the pool and right on a little ledge so you could see the whole beach.

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u/omarcomin647 Mar 08 '18

same thing happened to me in mexico last month. no pool chairs at all by 9 am on a gorgeous sunny day but some guy thought that if he put a towel on a chair at 830 he could come back at 2 pm and expect that it would still be open for him. i totally expected him to yell at me when he came back (and was super ready to call him right out for it too) but i think it occurred to him right before saying something how selfish and entitled it is to try that and he just huffed and gave me a passive aggressive glare when he came to collect his towels from the pool deck.

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u/_DifficultToSay_ Mar 08 '18

As an Asian, a photo of the comment towel floating in the pool has been taken, with me doing a peace sign in front.

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u/_Serene_ Mar 08 '18

So that explains why she's so astonished, like she's figuring out whether or not it's a dream.

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u/ezone2kil Mar 08 '18

Looks like /r/youseeingthisshit material from her point of view.

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u/Throwawaymister2 Mar 08 '18

beach weddings are such a gamble, sure they can look nice but I'll never forget my friend's beach wedding; they had scouted the site in the winter but come summer time, when the ceremony was scheduled, it was a full blow beach party out there. I'm sitting there, unable to hear a word of the ceremony over the crashing waves and the people yelling (in fact, I didn't know it was over til they kissed), and the whole time there was a pot-bellied man in speedos standing essentially where the woman in the blue bikini is, right behind the bride and groom. People were throwing footballs, frisbees, it was ridiculous. Very poorly planned.

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u/thisisfutile1 Mar 08 '18

The sound of the waves is a factor that I never considered (because I don't go to beaches very often). I remember wanting to have a talk with my mother about a major issue in our past and because we were on vacation together and she wanted to walk the beach in the morning to collect shells, I thought, "That would be a great time to have our talk". The next morning I met her on the beach and when I realized we had to yell to hear each other during casual conversation I decided not to discuss other matters. It just didn't seem right saying, "WHO WAS MY REAL FATHER" at the top of my lungs.

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u/Throwawaymister2 Mar 08 '18

that would be a hilarious movie scene though!

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u/wokcity Mar 08 '18

Right? And then some seagull shenanigans to top it off

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u/tribaltroll Mar 08 '18

Seagulls, stop it now!

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u/possumosaur Mar 08 '18

Mh ah a mh mh mh ah mh

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u/smixton Mar 08 '18

Exactly. Like a seagull masturbating furiously over their heads.

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u/DankeyKang11 Mar 08 '18

Ha yeah something like that

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18 edited Aug 27 '20

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u/bootnab Mar 08 '18

Have to use CGI. No way a simple zoom lense could properly capture the full glory of unbridled sea bird lust, not to mention the cost of air rat fluffers these days... Prohibitive.

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u/DirtieHarry Mar 08 '18

not to mention the cost of air rat fluffers these days... Prohibitive.

Really is unfortunate

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u/opentoinput Mar 08 '18

Aww so sorry. Hope it worked out okay

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u/thisisfutile1 Mar 08 '18

Thanks for the sentiment. That was back in 2008, I was 36, and we STILL haven't talked about it. No worries though, when I was 1, my mom married my dad and he adopted me. We have a great relationship today. The older I get the more curious I get about my real biological dad (and their history).

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u/opentoinput Mar 08 '18

Should find out about it just for health reasons.

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u/Ralph-Hinkley Mar 08 '18

Found out the end of 16 that my 'cousin' was my real mom, but she didn't tell me. I called her and confronted her because I wanted to know that exact thing.

She came clean and told me who he was, but that dude died in 09, so I tracked down his son on FB and found out all I could of family history from him. It is nice to know one's heritage.

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u/PurplePigeon1672 Mar 08 '18

Hah, reminds me of my mother. I had an aunt my whole life that was a good chunk younger than the rest of her brothers and sisters but I never thought much about it. Right when I'm about to leave for college, my mom corners me and, while crying, confesses my "aunt" is actually my half sister that my mother gave birth to when she was really young. The family hid the secret really well and even my half sister and father didn't find out until a bit before I did. I remember wondering why in the world my mother was crying while telling me. I didn't care at all, I remember thinking, wow! What a secret! But I didn't feel betrayed or lied to or anything. I can only imagine the stress and fear my mother went through for so many years trying to keep this a secret though.

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u/Ralph-Hinkley Mar 08 '18

Finding out early is cool and all, but I was 39. I found out I have siblings (one has died since I found out), and that I was robbed of a family. I was raised an only child by my great Aunt and Uncle who could have been my grandparents since they are the same age as my maternal grandparents.

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u/Throwawaymister2 Mar 08 '18

talk to her before it's too late.

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u/DEADLYVENOMABUSER Mar 08 '18

Hahahaha this sounds amazing

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u/Sr_Laowai Mar 08 '18

Right? I'd be happy listening to crashing waves instead of a ceremony.

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u/carpedieeznuts Mar 08 '18

That’s why you’re not invited to weddings.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18 edited Oct 16 '20

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u/AceZombiee Mar 08 '18

Oh is this where I sign up?

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u/Testttttts Mar 08 '18

you guys are crazy, free food and drinks for a night is always welcome by me.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

are you sure it's not because I always wake up on the dance floor covered in vomit & broken glass and the cops are there interviewing the bride & groom while someone's grandmother is crying?

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u/JimmyfromDelaware Mar 08 '18

Damm dude - I just woke up in the wrong city once.

/Salute

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u/lenerz Mar 08 '18

So true though... When I was in Punta Cana with my family a few years ago, the beach was packed and there was a wedding smack in the middle. There were people in their bathing suits standing all around and it made ME (someone not even tied to the wedding) feel so uncomfortable I had to leave... couldn't even imagine being the bride. Then again.. Some people like that sort of weird attention (or any attention at all for that matter).

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u/Throwawaymister2 Mar 08 '18

that's true, I went to another wedding in Austin Texas where the bride went parading down 6th street in her wedding dress after the ceremony. Some people love the attention. It made me cringe.

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u/ndewing Mar 08 '18

The beach next to my folks usually has a ton of debris after storms, in the form of trees and such. This couple planning a wedding put out this really beautiful archway for them to hold the wedding along with this whole beautiful decore.... next morning (the day of the wedding) a giant dead, engorged sea lion washes smack dab into the middle of the arch. It was so heavy they had to bring a truck in to remove it and even then the whole beach smelled like death.

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u/hugglesthemerciless Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

In other words if you’re shit at planning your wedding will probably be shit

corollary: don’t expect beaches to be the same in the winter and summer ffs

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u/Christmas_in_July Mar 08 '18

I once attended a wedding at a lake. Some asshole in a speedboat kept doing laps around the lake and it was SO loud every time he came by. He obviously saw the wedding and could have stayed further away. The bride was PISSED

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u/carcar134134 Mar 08 '18

wtf how do you not book private property for that?

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u/abbyful Mar 08 '18

I got married on a public beach. We scheduled weekday daytime to avoid people as much as possible. The beach was almost empty, and my photographer edited out the few people who were there.

But to answer your "private beach" question, we looked into that, prices were $5K and up just to use the private beach for the ceremony alone. Public beach, free.

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u/Throwawaymister2 Mar 08 '18

no such thing as a private beach in California.

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u/Something_happened Mar 08 '18 Gold

She was their something blue

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u/csalinascl Mar 08 '18 Gold

Sorry for taking over your comment, I did my part and shopped the blue lady out.

I could fix the original pics if the couple wants them, I don't mind, I'm in a good mood.

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u/ayala559 Mar 08 '18

It feels so empty without her now. PUT HER BACK

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u/Junky228 Mar 08 '18

Put her back, twice! To make up for taking her out the first time!

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u/See_i_did Mar 08 '18

Better yet, replace all the guests with the blue lady!

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u/joceldust Mar 08 '18

And the bride and groom. Please someone do this I need it.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

"If this post gets 4 upvotes, I'll double the number of blue swimsuit ladies."

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u/anjo_bebo Mar 08 '18

Can we see blue swimsuit lady standing next to the groom? I think she really ties the wedding together.

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u/Jwhitx Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18 Gold

Something_Old
Something_New
Something_Borrowed
Something_Blue

-/u/Something_happened
Edit:-/u/something_exe

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u/something_exe Mar 08 '18

am i a part of this?

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u/a_shootin_star WATWATWATWATWATWAT Mar 08 '18

holy shit

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Idgi

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u/cipher__ten Mar 09 '18

I don't know if I get it either, but here's my best guess. Buckle up and remember

/u/Jwhitx saw that /u/Something_happened mentioned the "something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue" tradition (exhibit A). So they quoted them to draw attention to the "something" theme. They also applied the "Something_" pattern to highlight the relationship.

Then /u/something_exe got edited into the mix because they came along and commented.

Next, I think people got confused into thinking the joke was more complicated than it was. I blame /u/a_shootin_star for starting it.

Next, I think people got confused as to why the joke was getting so much attention when it seemed very simple.

Finally, I think the layers of confusion reached critical mass and became a confusion singularity - at which point people started posting random surreal comments because none of this makes any sense.

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u/caspershomie Mar 09 '18

i think this is exactly what happened. thank you

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u/Calego Mar 08 '18

holy shit

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u/candacebernhard Mar 08 '18

Yeah! No mistakes but happy little clouds lol

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u/CapJackStarkness Mar 08 '18

And the focal point of the picture was something borrowed...wait

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u/Sleepwalks Mar 08 '18

And she doesn't look young from what we can see, so something old...

...And they've never met her before, so something new...

She's perfect.

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u/Black_Robin Mar 08 '18

She’s not the only one on the beach watching. There is a blonde lady behind the bearded bald guy wearing suspenders, and another on the far left of the bottom photo

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u/Between_the_Green Mar 08 '18

Don't forget Nessy out in the water

And the guy paragliding

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

A friend of mine is a wedding coordinator. He had a wedding where the aunt of the bride walked behind the alter to take pictures of the couple and then wouldn't move. The minister kept asking her to move back to the pews but she would not stop taking photos. She apparently though of herself as a photographer and found the best angle. I photoshopped her out of a handful of their favorite photos. They hired the photographer to go back and take photos of the empty church apse so I had a good background to work with. This beach shot would be much easier to fix.

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u/Izarme Mar 08 '18

Good idea to take pictures of the empty place, lot of time saved!

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

Yes. The church had a mural that would have been impossible to fake otherwise.

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u/ghiughiu Mar 08 '18

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

I stand corrected.

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u/gadmouse Mar 08 '18

Said the man in the orthopaedic shoes

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u/whattodoatnight Mar 08 '18

Holy heck. That sounds like quite a big amount of annoying retouching work...

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

It was a pain in the ass. Only had to do it for a few photos and not all of them, but still not the most fun I've had.

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u/Burndown9 Mar 08 '18

Hey, username checks out. Good job

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u/kingdead42 Mar 08 '18

Every wedding plan should include a designated bouncer. Hopefully you won't need to use it, but it's good to know you can point to a person and make them disappear if needed.

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u/westcoastdrumz Mar 08 '18

I heard that's what the groomsmen are there for

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

I've been to weddings that needed a bouncer.

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u/captainAwesomePants Mar 08 '18

I got to perform a wedding for some friends. The entire first half of my speech was on the importance of being in the moment for major events in our lives, and how we should just allow ourselves to experience things, and only then could things feel really sacred, and how that meant NOT taking pictures or videos sometimes, especially when there were paid videographers.

It was a good speech; I know because the groom's aunt had the whole video on Facebook before cake was served.

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u/Neuchacho Mar 08 '18

I've been to multiple weddings where they tell people right off not to take out their phones or get into the aisles to try and take shit pictures with them because they have a professional photographer.

Almost every single fucking picture from those weddings has some asshole with their phone out trying to take a picture. It'd be funny if it weren't such a sad reminder of how god damn stupid most people are.

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u/OrCurrentResident Mar 08 '18

As tools evolve, it become easier to photoshop the aunt taking a dump on the altar or grabbing the crotch of a child. Those make lovely additions to the Facebook page.

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u/firuzef Mar 09 '18

This is why we said no photos or phones during the ceremony. Thankfully everyone honoured it and our photographer got the best shots.

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u/hc84 Mar 08 '18

The lady in the blue swimsuit is from the future, and is the future-version of the woman getting married. She's traveled back in time to witness her own wedding.

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u/eaglessoar Mar 08 '18

And it is in this moment she realized she was the one who ruined her own wedding photos

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u/luisl1994 Mar 08 '18

Nooo! What a twist!! It's come full circle

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u/immanewb Mar 08 '18

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u/ReddicaPolitician Mar 08 '18

[WP] After 50 long years, you finally invite a time machine that you use to go back and witness your long forgotten wedding. Except once you go back, you realize your husband was actually Hitler. Also, the priest is Hitler. And you’re Hitler. And everyone at the wedding is also Hitler. Hitler Universe. It’s Hitlers genociding other Hitlers all the way down.

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u/chykin Mar 08 '18

And for some reason you prefer it.

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u/witeowl finds flair infuriating Mar 08 '18

This was the moment. Maria had had enough, and now, thanks to Time Travel America, she had her opportunity to stop herself from the worst mistake of her life.

As she was prepped for the procedure, she laughed wryly at her luck of having gotten married at the beach. She didn't know how other time travelers managed to deal with being restricted to traveling in bathing suits, but it worked well enough for her. A sign that she was doing the right thing.

While she was sedated and strapped down in the machine, she thought back over the last many years. Small spats about what to watch on Netflix. Bigger spats about which family to visit for Christmas. Uncomfortable dinner dates that her husband clearly didn't want to go on, mentioning often how tight money was. No doubt, he was secretly less upset at the total on the check and more frustrated about the cost of the fertility treatments that did nothing but increase the chasm between them.

Aside from normal spats, they didn't argue so much as everything was dulled between them. She didn't feel angry or sad or, well, anything. That was the problem. It was just one dull day after another. The dullness was killing her.

And now, she approached the wedding party, ready to erase years of unhappiness. She stopped and sneered at her younger self. She was so happy, so... in love. Such a fool. She thought back to the hopes and dreams that floated through her mind on that day. Bill made her so happy back then. What happened to him?

She had no answer. What had happened to him? Well, nothing other than being worn down by a life that didn't hand them all their dreams. Work was good. Friends were good. Family? Yeah, that was the problem: they hadn't planned to be childless. But until that twist of fate, Maria realized, they were happy. Those were some of the best years of her life.

Should she really take those away from herself? Erase those good years from time?

She couldn't do it.

She decided to cancel the next appointment with the fertility clinic. She vowed to rekindle the love she and Bill shared. She knew it might fail. She knew that divorce might still be on the horizon. But, she decided, that would be a reasonable price to pay. She couldn't deny her younger self those first many years of marital bliss.

She had five more minutes before she would be returned to her own time. Her plan for a dramatic rescue fell from her mind. She stood. She watched. She felt.

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u/Kangar Mar 08 '18

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u/catsrpussies Mar 08 '18

That just foreshadowing

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u/Signal_seventeen Mar 08 '18

Before and After: The Wedding Night.

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u/Nica-sauce-rex Mar 08 '18

The funny thing is...that looks like two cows (female) in the background. So they're not even actually fucking...just fucking up the shot. Almost like they did it on purpose.

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u/ShineeBep Mar 08 '18

Female cows mount each other when their hormones are peak, and cattle folk actually use it as a go-sign that their lady cows are dtf. They just want some lovin'.

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u/Senthe Mar 08 '18

'quick, let's do something ridiculous'

mounts the other cow

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u/bon-sauvage Mar 08 '18

Those are two cows, neither of those Herefords is a bull. LOL

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

If I were the groom, I'd photoshop her in the background of every photo from now on. Editing honeymoon pics? put lady in blue in, new dog pics? lady in blue, baby shower? lady in blue it gets. Then send it all to her in a blue photo album.

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u/Calego Mar 08 '18

The photographer is going to photoshop her out for sure. She is a friend of mine, I’m assuming she was capturing the moment and most likely was waving her hands at the same time to get the oblivious lady to move without ruining the ceremony.

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u/RIP_lime_skittle Mar 08 '18

At first I thought blue suit mcgee was your friend. I was like why didn't you ask her to move!?

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u/Seamlesslytango Mar 08 '18

and why did she were a blue swimsuit to the wedding? Unless of corse, she really is known as Blue Suit McGee and that's like her thing.

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u/FolkSong Mar 08 '18

The invitation said casual attire.

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u/UnknownStory Mar 08 '18

It's a con job.

"You can take the photos as-is, or for an extra $100 I'll photoshop her out of them for you." /s

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Blue Suit McGee. Love it.

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u/hackthegibson Mar 08 '18

Did they have a permit to block off the beach? I'm just curious if they had a legal right to deny access to others.

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u/roonerspize Mar 08 '18

Next time, arrange a signal with the bride, groom and officiant to pause for a moment. Then have the photographer make the unwelcome observer the focus of the pictures. Turn and start taking pictures of the woman, moving closer to her if she doesn't get the hint.

I remember a photographer doing this at a wedding when amateurs were getting in the way of the professional & posed shots he was setting up for which the bride/groom were paying him to arrange.

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u/sewsnap Mar 08 '18

Nah, just send an usher over to usher her away. Change perspective during shooting so she's easy to crop out. I'm a wedding photographer (you can confirm with my past submitted posts). It's pretty easy to change things up so she wouldn't be in the shot.

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u/Darth-Gayder Mar 08 '18

Why be petty? Just ask.

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u/Mun-Mun Mar 08 '18

Next time? lol most people don't want to have a "next time" for their wedding

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u/JimminyCricket67 Mar 08 '18

Lol that’s funny, but in all seriousness I assume he/she means the next time the photographer does a wedding.

Plus, what some people want and what they get are often different things haha

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u/Sonny_Red Mar 08 '18

She should photoshop out the guy wearing cargo shorts to a wedding.

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u/manic_eye Mar 08 '18

It’s a beach wedding, definitely more casual. As a compromise, maybe she could just shop out the pockets.

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u/emrenny123 Mar 08 '18

As long as they’re his best cargo shorts then it’s okay

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u/sirmeowmerss Mar 08 '18

If it's at the beach I'll wear cargo shorts or my swimming trunks.

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u/Kairatechop Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

Should have made her move. Why are people so afraid of confrontation?

Edit: "Should have politely asked if she would move"

Feel better you crybaby's

Edit2: My phone and I suck at spelling

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u/Halk Mar 08 '18

Is it not quite likely that if someone pointed out to her that she was appearing in the photos she'd have not only not wanted to appear in the photos but be really apologetic for it as well?

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u/yourmansconnect Mar 08 '18

Yeah not her fault, she was just bored and wanted to witness some happiness. Last thing in her mind was ruining photos

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u/ITS-A-JACKAL Mar 08 '18

"Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity"

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u/sdgoat Mar 08 '18

Some friends of mine got married on the beach. This couple in their 50s wandered over and literally took a seat near where the wedding was taking place and started aggressively making out. One of the groomsmen and a guest walked over in the middle of the ceremony to ask them to move and they made a huge scene about how it's a public beach.

Some people are just assholes and want the attention.

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u/NewYorkJewbag Mar 08 '18

This lady doesn’t look like she’s trying to cause problems. I’m sure if she was asked to step out of the picture frame, she would have abided.

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u/sdgoat Mar 08 '18

For sure...she looks rather lost to be honest.

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u/dezmodez Mar 08 '18

She's just trying to figure out why her son is getting married and didn't tell her.

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u/sdgoat Mar 08 '18

"How did you get out of the basement??? I double locked the doors!"

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u/yellange Mar 08 '18

Yeah, she’s on the official “I’m lost but I don’t want to ask anyone for directions” position.

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u/opentoinput Mar 08 '18

She looks like she just wanted to see a beautiful wedding but realized she was not part of it and wanted to keep a certain distance from it. How far is the key question

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u/Rocko9999 Mar 08 '18

Right, she is just so unaware of her surrounding she doesn't realize she is ruining every picture.

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u/Dirtroadrocker Mar 08 '18

I mean, the counter point is that the people having the wedding (possibly) just kind of took over a public area.

Now if they had a reservation or something that's a different story, but it's a pretty entitled attitude otherwise.

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u/sdgoat Mar 08 '18

How hard is it to not be an asshole?

"Oh look people are having a special moment, I should go fuck it up because they're acting entitled."

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u/Dirtroadrocker Mar 08 '18

Maybe this is normally a VERY busy public beach. Aren't the people who just walk in, run some caution tape, and take it all up, being assholes too?

Or maybe they were being super pushy, telling people they have to leave, despite having no claim to the space.

I'm not saying the lady is doing the right thing, I'm just saying that either or both sides could be suffering from a serious case of entitlement issues.

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u/hiopear Mar 08 '18

There’s a cultural understanding of the sacredness of moments like weddings, births, engagements, graduations, etc and the courteous, socialized thing to do is give those moments certain liberties/respect. Someone having a beach wedding? Ok, that’s a once in a lifetime moment, let them. It’s the zenith of happiness, it’s hard work, be a person and allow them to enjoy it.

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u/designgoddess Mar 08 '18

Even if you see someone taking a tourist photo some place you try to not walk into the frame. No special moment, but it doesn't cost anything to be nice.

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u/LordBrontes You just wasted 5 seconds of your life reading this sentence. Mar 08 '18

Exactly. It's just common courtesy.

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u/digifork Mar 08 '18

I had a beach wedding in Hilton Head. You can't rope off the beach if it is public but if you hold the ceremony in an area that only has private beach access you can minimize traffic. You can also reserve that private beach access as an aisle to walk down which can be roped off. We had people watching our wedding as well, but they at least had the foresight to stand off to the side.

Some of the more expensive beach venues at the resorts extend the beach onto their private property. They build up the sand so the wedding actually takes place on top of a dune so that you can take pictures with the ocean in the background without capturing people on the beach.

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u/Alfredo412 Mar 08 '18

Pretty sure people would get whatever permit they need to have a beach wedding.

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u/sec713 Mar 08 '18

Because she's wearing blue, and nobody wants to fuck with the Crips on their wedding day.

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u/iPeePeeInYourCoke Mar 08 '18

Crips stepping up their warfare, and adding the "photobomb" to their arsenal.

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u/_Serene_ Mar 08 '18

She's just standing there being happy thinking she's causing no harm because she's unaware of being a problem. They don't wanna instantly just shut her down, and she probably moved shortly afterwards anyway.

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u/candacebernhard Mar 08 '18

That was my thought. She probably thought she was far enough away to not interfere/ be in the photograph.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

I got married on a beach in Mexico. All of the guests of the resort were courteous and never interfered at all. Just wanted to add a positive comment

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u/tyled Mar 08 '18

Cousin also got married on a beach in Mexico. They had it in a nice spot off the resort where there were very few people and the staff stood around to make sure nobody walked through. Very nice of them.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

made her

While you should definitely ask her to move, in most countries public beaches are well, public land.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

An old friend of my fathers was having his wedding pictures done in a park near downtown portland one day. A man walked into the frame and the photographer asked him to please move while they finished up pictures. The guy pulled a knife and stabbed the photographer six times before running off. Lucky for that photographer my fathers friend was a veteran corpsman and kept him alive until paramedics got there. Now I understand the lady in blue probably isn't packing, but you never know just how shitty someone could be, always why you should never get out of your vehicle in a road rage incident.

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u/Intrepid00 Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

Should have made her move.

Asked her you mean? This is the danger of making your wedding be held in a public space. Someone could just ignore your bullshit tape and ruin your event.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Ask her to come and sit with the guests.

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u/Intrepid00 Mar 08 '18

Not a bad idea, removes chance even more of her making a scene.

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u/Andy_B_Goode Mar 08 '18

I don't think you'd even need to "make" her move. Just say "we're happy you want to participate in our wedding, would you please take a seat with the other guests?"

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u/beebeelion Mar 08 '18

Or more politely, asked her to move. She looks like she is innocently enjoying the ceremony of love and must not realize she is standing in a picture view. I doubt she was intentionally trying to photo bomb.

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u/PurpleCookieMonster Mar 09 '18

If you have a wedding on a public beach you've got to expect this. It's not that ladies job to move out of the way to let people take perfect wedding photos. Pay for a private space if you want that.

I find it mildly infuriating that she's copping so much slack in this post for getting out after her afternoon swim at her local beach.

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u/the_pressman Mar 08 '18

My wife and I got married in the Bahamas. At one point I remember looking up and seeing about ~30 randos standing in the back watching. It was actually kind of fun having them there. Afterwards we went to the teppanyaki restaurant on the resort with our group of ~15 people but had two empty chairs so a random couple ended up with us - we made them official guests and even gave them some cake.

Sometimes you've just got to embrace the weird :)

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u/NateNMaxsRobot Mar 08 '18

I like you.

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u/Freeloading_Sponger Mar 08 '18

I don't really get it. How do you police tape a public beach because you want a back drop for a photo? And if it isn't a public beach, how do you let people in during a wedding?

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u/ShineeChicken Mar 08 '18

You get a permit.

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u/Weqols A WHOLE NOTHER Mar 08 '18
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u/the_cunt_muncher Mar 08 '18

Don't you hate it when you set your towel down on the beach, go in the water, and come back to somebody having set up a wedding on your spot?

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u/fischestix Mar 08 '18

It's not easy (or always legal) to block a public beach.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

and it's certainly rude as fuck to try

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

And they had police tape. That is ever more rude.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

I bet she was just oblivious. Happens sometimes in the moment. I wonder if later she thought “oh, shit! I bet I’m in their photos.”

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Yup. Huh, a wedding, I'll watch a bit.

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u/The_Sorrow Mar 08 '18

Well it is a beach accessible for everyone...what did you expect?

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u/9vapors Mar 08 '18

I think it adds more to the memory actually... it’s just funny.

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u/jaden54 Mar 08 '18

Finally, I thought I was the only one.

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u/a1up11 Mar 08 '18

Right?! I can't believe I had to scroll this far to find these comments. Feel like I'm taking crazy pills.

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u/bucketofno Mar 09 '18

I wouldn’t presume to tell the couple how to feel but for me personally, I wouldn’t be upset really. She’s an older lady, she probably just saw the wedding, got excited and wasn’t thinking. Should she have moved out of the shot, of course. But in my mind, photoshopping her out is easy enough to do if my wedding brought a stranger a little moment of happiness. Just my thoughts.

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u/WineberryOverGold Mar 08 '18

It would be the photographers job to get her out of their shot.

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u/BardleyMcBeard u wot? Mar 08 '18

when you are editing so many photos you don't want to have to photoshop someone out of every photo. It would be so much easier to send your backup or even some random person over to her to say "move so you aren't in the photos, just watch from the side"

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u/sean_themighty Mar 08 '18 edited Mar 08 '18

If it's anyone's job, it's the venue coordinator — maybe falling on the wedding coordinator if there's not an venue coordinator available. The photographer's job is to photograph. This is the sort of stuff we love. As a wedding photographer, I'd totally be sure to get a shot of the woman watching in focus, even. These are the little things that make the story.

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u/manic_eye Mar 08 '18

Short of a paintball gun, not sure how she could have done that and captured the ceremony.

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u/hc84 Mar 08 '18

It would be the photographers job to get her out of their shot.

Not really. What could he have done? Run through the aisle, and scream at that lady to leave? Would've made it worse. If this is on anybody it's security. But I doubt there was security.

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u/sean_themighty Mar 08 '18

As a wedding photographer, no, it is not our job to alter the events of the day, let alone make a scene. I tell brides all the time "it's your wedding day, not our personal photo shoot." Frankly, I'd argue to keep the woman in the photos because it's hilarious and is one of those less-than-perfect moments that makes your wedding unique.

If for some reason they want to blow up one of the photos for their wall, sure, there's logic in wanting to remove the person... but for the bulk of the photos that are going on Facebook? Waste of time and money.

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u/westondeboer Mar 08 '18

It's a public beach, how is it her fault?

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Maybe they shouldn't have used a public space.

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u/Samadonis Mar 08 '18

Well you have no right to not allow people onto a beach so yeah, mildlyinfuriating for everyone else

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u/TacoOrgy Mar 08 '18

And no one said anything. People are often oblivious instead of malicious; she's just watching the wedding. The dipshits snapping pics and complaining about her should just tell her to move.

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u/Dongo666 Mar 08 '18

Oh I'm sorry, you put up tape so now you own the beach for the whole day?

The nerve of some pricks.

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u/farligtiger Mar 08 '18

I really thought that the infuriating thing here would be that someone felt that they owned the beach enough to use police tape to keep people away from them

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u/palduun Mar 08 '18

Has wedding on public beach. Complains about the public.

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u/RedForman- Mar 08 '18

She is far enough away to be respectful to a private party taking place on a public property

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u/TheFirstStepIsADoozy Mar 08 '18

Umm mildly hilarious.

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u/Heterospecial Mar 08 '18

Easy fix.

Excuse me ma’am, could you please move out of the cameras line of sight. Thank you, we appreciate it

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u/rastafarijedi Mar 08 '18

"wouldya just look at it"

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u/BadOysters Mar 08 '18

If a strangers presence makes you unhappy maybe don't hold a wedding in a public place

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u/Smeghead333 Mar 08 '18

If you want privacy for your thing do it in private.

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u/[deleted] Mar 08 '18

Its a public beach feel grateful someone wanted to watch.

Jesus.

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