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boarder42

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Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« on: November 08, 2015, 05:02:41 AM »
https://youtu.be/I2ymHNx8Klg


Saw this the other day. Look at all those great rates you can get on a WEDDING DRESS. 8.5%.  Yippee.

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2015, 06:04:38 AM »
But look how happy everyone is when she wears the dress......

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #2 on: November 08, 2015, 08:10:30 AM »
That's so cringe-worthy. Ugh.

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #3 on: November 08, 2015, 08:51:06 AM »
Eh, that wasn't so bad. It's a pretty light-hearted tone.

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #4 on: November 08, 2015, 12:18:28 PM »
Eh, that wasn't so bad. It's a pretty light-hearted tone.

I think the tone is part of the reason why it's so bad.

Don't have enough money for a dress? That's normal, take out a loan to make your daughter happy!
The point of the ad is to make people think they need to spend money they don't have. Consumerism at its best.


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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #5 on: November 08, 2015, 01:10:44 PM »
Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress? Give her a sewing machine and have her look up the basics on YouTube. Problem solved.

Edited to add: after finding out how difficult the work is and being totally unable to DIY, she'll be grateful for whatever you provide.
« Last Edit: November 08, 2015, 01:15:58 PM by TheGrimSqueaker »

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #6 on: November 09, 2015, 03:46:45 PM »
Jeez, most places take a downpayment to order the gown,  and then you pay the balance due before the wedding.  That would be better than taking a loan out.

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #7 on: November 09, 2015, 08:18:56 PM »
Three words: Rent the Runway. They rock. I'm sure there are other sites, but that's the only one I know.

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2015, 06:26:34 PM »
Wait, people buy wedding dresses? As if they would use it enough to make it a worthwhile purchase? Or is it the rental cost she can't afford?

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Re: Can't afford your daughter's wedding dress - we're here to help!
« Reply #9 on: November 11, 2015, 12:36:09 PM »
Three words: Rent the Runway. They rock. I'm sure there are other sites, but that's the only one I know.

Yeah, I go to the opera and I've heard rave reviews from a bunch of ladies that go.