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Bouquet Toss - Alternate ideas needed

There will only be 3 single ladies at our wedding so it's probably pointless to have a bouquet toss.  Does anyone have ideas/suggestions of something else we can do in place of the bouquet toss?Thanks!
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Re: Bouquet Toss - Alternate ideas needed

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    First choice:  skip it altogether.Second choice:  call ALL ladies onto the floor and toss it for good luck for the receiver.
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    I agree.. skip the toss altogether. Personally, I dislike that part of the reception and have always used it as an excellent opportunity to touch up my makeup in the ladies' room :)
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    I did an anniversary dance. We had all the married couples on the dance floor and the last ones standing (the longest married couple) got the bouquet and also gave advice on how to make a marriage last.
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    We're not doing tosses. Just skip it. Like PPs said, no one will miss it.
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    We're just skipping it, most weddings I have been to in the past 7-10 years have not had tosses.
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    What about an anniversary dance?   We didn't do a bouquet toss or anniversary dance FWIW.  I gave my bouquet to my grandmother.
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    Like PPs have mentioned, the anniversary dance is the other major route to go with for bouquet activities. And then you of course get the cute moment where the emcee/DJ says, "any couples who have been married less than an hour can now sit down," which means you and DH. Are you getting an extra toss bouquet made for this? You could avoid that cost altogether by doing nothing. Or pay for it and have it not be there to present to your grandmother-in-law, like at my wedding, but that's another story. :)



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    I went to a wedding once where ALL the women were called onto the floor. When the bride tossed her bouquet, it ended up being lots of little tiny bouquets that had been tied together... before the toss, she untied the main ribbon. That way lots of people caught something, and she had tied little fortunes on each mini-bouquet (really just one or two flowers). It was very sweet and didn't single anyone out.
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    I was talking to one lady who got a bunch of lottery tickets and tucked them into a boquet and called all of the ladies out for a special boquet toss.  Doesn't have to be a lot of lottery tickets or expensive ones.  but a little different if you want to keep the toss in there. You could probably do it with the garter toss too! haha
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    We are doing an anniversary dance as well. The couple who has been married the longest..which Im thinking will be my fi grandparents. Will be the last ones on the floor then we will present them with some flowers and the dj will ask them for some advice for us to have a long and happy marriage. We are doing as sort of an honor to them but we will do it instead of a bouqet toss.
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    I also love the idea of an anniversary dance. I have also decided to skip the toss and do this. Good luck on whatever you decide to do!
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    Skipping it is the best solution. If you do the anniversary dance think about who will win before hand. I went  to one wedding that the grandmother of the bride came in crying to the ladies room immediately following the anniversary dance because she had lost her husband a year before and had he lived they would have been the longest married couple. Also I have seen couples struggle to dance or unable to dance. If you think of your guest list you probably know who would win and if you are at risk of hurting any feelings due to loss of loved ones or divorce.
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    Agreed with all ov the above: skip it!
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    I am doing it just for tradition sake-I think the only people that would line up for it would probably be 4 girls from my bridal party. If you have absolutely no use for it, skip it! A lot of traditional things take up time at your reception-perfectly good partying time! I highly doubt anyone would miss it anyways :)

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    I don't like the idea of a bouquet toss either.  Like you, there will only be a few single women at our wedding.  What I plan to do is to buy the appropriate number of small boxes or baggies (something that you can't see through.  Then I'm going to put a fake/toy engagement ring inside one of them and then fill them up with something like candy.  Each single will get a box or baggie.  Then I'll ask them all to open their boxes at the same time.  Whom ever gets the box/bag with the ring is the lucky person who'll wed next.  For me, that will work much better than an actual toss.
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    Like a lot of other couples we are skipping the bouquet toss in favor of the anniversary dance.
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    ANNIVERSARY DANCE!!! thats what were doing. my cousin had it, and it ended up that her parents (my aunt and uncle) got the bouquet! sooo cute, and a great way to include and celebrate the older couples at your wedding
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    i say skip it!  Laughing
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