Here's a service that allows brides to make sure their guests give gifts that are of a high enough value
Answer a few simple questions and we'll analyze the assets of your guests, decide their appropriate level of giving, and provide you with invoices that you can include in your invitations. It's not rude, it's helpful!
Unfortunately it's one of those joke sites that feel compelled to print a disclaimer ("this site is a parody. if you actually think this a good idea, there is something wrong with your priorities.") I often wonder why sites do this. I guess enough people actually fail to recognize when things are a joke to make it necessary.
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Here's the opening: "American couples are meeting the spiralling costs of weddings by asking their friends and guests for money. Crystal, toasters and other gifts are being shunned in favour of a bare-faced appeal for cash. 'We are happy to invite you to our wedding. PS: Please bring your cheque book,' said one invitation..."
If you ever see me doing this, please beat me senseless with a toaster.
For their anniversary, give 'em a painting of a bullfighter on black velvet-- no, a painting on black velvet of an Elvis impersonator fighting a bull, with a hula dancer in the background. :wow: