Couple tell wedding guests that the price of their gift will decide their meal

Couple tell wedding guests that the price of their gift will decide their meal

Another day, another outrageous couple with outrageous wedding gift requests...

Wedding couple offer better food to guests with better gifts
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We've heard many a story about brides making the most insane wedding day requests, seen videos of hilarious proposal fails, and even had to help a listener deal with her significant other being invited to a wedding without her.

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But this couple might have taken the wedding cake.

When attending a wedding, one expects to be fed. We're not saying that we'll get hangry if there is no food, but generally there might be a few appetisers or a full meal. Not feeding your wedding guests is also totally acceptable, if you let them know, of course.

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For some reason, most weddings experience some serious drama when it comes to food.

Will there be enough for everyone? Have all the food allergies been taken care of? Dietary requirements? Will everyone actually like the food?

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One couple might have found a "brilliant" way of dealing with all these questions while simultaneously creating a new kind of wedding catering drama.

A user on Reddit decided to expose a couple by posting their wedding invitation on a Reddit forum called, Wedding Shaming. Very aptly named, the forum is "A place to shame wedding themes, brides, grooms, wedding party, in-laws, outlaws, guests, Uncle Bob, vendors... you name it, we shame it!"

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The user shared the RSVP invitation that stated that guests who would be attending need to check the preferred dining level that corresponded to the amount their wedding gift was worth.

There are four tiers ranging from the most basic level, Loving Gift, to the highest level, Platinum Gift, with a price difference of $750 between the two.

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A Loving Gift: maximum price $250 (R3 639,06) and includes roast chicken or swordfish.

The Silver Gift: $251 - $500 (R7 278,72) includes sliced steak or poached salmon.

The Golden Gift: $501 - $1,000 (R14 602,50) includes filet mignon or lobster tails.

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The Platinum Gift: $1,001 - $2,500 (R36 506,25) includes all of the above food choices or a 900g lobster, as well as a souvenir champagne goblet.

Don't believe us? Check out the proof below:

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Did anyone else notice that vegetarian and kosher meals are only available at the Platinum level? 

While you have to give this couple points for originality, we have to admit that this seems a bit too extra.

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Imagine attending the wedding, enjoying your chicken, only to see that the other guests at the table are all enjoying some delicious lobster?

Awkward!

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