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Old 09-17-07, 11:16 AM   #1
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Why so loud?

I have been to two wedding receptions recently where the DJ was playing the music so loud that it was impossible to carry on a conversation. I don't get that.

We left the reception Saturday before they even cut the cake because we just couldn't take it any longer.
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Old 09-17-07, 11:24 AM   #2
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Same reason I always hated "clubs" when I was younger. I never understood the point, unless you went just to dance (which I didn't). There was no way to meet somebody and have a conversation.
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Same reason I always hated "clubs" when I was younger. I never understood the point, unless you went just to dance (which I didn't). There was no way to meet somebody and have a conversation.
I'd say within the past year or so my friends and i have gotten rid of the idea that bars are friends.


We'd all be sitting on the couch drinking beer and someone would say "You guys wana go out?"


What's the point? It would be this, only darker, and yelling. Of course i didn't have to work for sex then...
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I experienced this at a clothing store at the mall with my gf. She was asking me what I thought about certain items and it was difficult to tell her without us saying "HUH?" "WHAT WAS THAT?". Seriously, it was as if we were in a bar.
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The wedding DJ's are in cahoots with the bar staff. They drive all the guests out with loud music, then open up CLUB RECEPTION, and charge 20 bucks a head cover.
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Speaking as someone who has been in the mobile DJ business for 17 years, I can say that I too hate when this happens. There are a lot of DJ's who think that they are the center of attention at any given event. They are simply playing too loud and usually playing what they want instead of what the people who hired them want. My personal philosophy is that the Bride/Groom are the center of the event, I am merely providing the soundtrack to their memories. By the way, in 17 years of DJing, I have NEVER received a "you're too loud" complaint.
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i can't figure out why clothing and shoe stores have to blast music- and it's almost always sh** music...obnoxious rap or really bad radio station drive home show. I'm trying on clothes...i don't need a migraine.

Thank god i almost never have to go to weddings...
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Because morons think "louder = more fun".

I've always hated social situations where I can't hear myself think, let alone anyone else unless they're screaming in my ear. Where once conversation was a way of socializing, noise has filled that gap, and in doing so has exacerbated the problem of people not knowing how to socialize or converse these days.

Damn fool simpletons with no sense of decorum.

At bars I can blame the stupidity of society in general - at a wedding the bride & groom have the power to do something about it. So they either like it that loud or don't have the guts to control it.
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Why so loud?
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Turn it up! Bring the Noise!!

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It's for dancing. It's always more fun when you can not only hear byt feel the music in your skull.
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The lack of communication with your spouse should begin at the wedding.
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It was in your old stompin' grounds. The reception Staurday was at Ft. Desoto Beach.
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