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10 Things Brides Can Do That Normal People Cannot

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Having a sparkly new rock on your ring finger can turn even the most laid-back nearlyweds into seriously stressed brides. You've got way too much on your plate - from late night DIY sessions to last minute vendor appointments. But here's the good news: being engaged allows you some very special privileges you'll likely never be granted again. Read on for ten weird pre-wedding things you won't be able to get away with forever.

1. Proudly give your STD to everyone you know.

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(That's a "save the date" if you're new at this.)

2. Send people a list of $5,000 worth of gifts that you'd like to receive.

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3. Invite a bunch of people to a party and tell them they better not wear jeans or one specific color.

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4. Get people to plan expensive parties in your honor and shower you with gifts.

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5. Insist five people go on a shopping trip with you...but only so they can sit there and watch you try on clothes.

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6. Get friends and family to do several tedious tasks for you, no questions asked.

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7. Make your friends pay to get their hair, nails, and makeup done in the style of your choosing.

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8. Hire a professional to take photos of you and your partner standing in a field doing nothing except fake-laughing...and then send said photos to all your closest friends.

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9. Throw a party and force people to sit with whomever you decide.

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10. Tell your friends to all dress alike for an event...in matching $200 dresses...and actually have them do it.

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Read on for more inspiration:

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