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Old 01-02-2005, 11:00:40   #10
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Originally posted by Funkodrom
Scabby, I agree with that in some ways.

There is a historical practical purpose. The ideas is that the couple will be setting up home for the first time and the list is a list of practical stuff they need like toasters and cutlery. The idea of the list is to make sure they get what they need and not 100 toasters.

I think these days with people marrying later and living away from home or together more before they marry it's less relevant but still useful.

Yeah, but also we dont trust our (older) relatives to exercise decent taste when choosing stuff for us - we could end up with some real nasty stuff if we arent careful.

I like the idea of guests being able to do stuff online - more chance of them making the effort then. Debenhams and JL in the lead so far then.
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