Friday, September 26, 2008

Drunkard can get married in Vegas!?

When you hear the name "Las Vegas", what comes up with in your head? I just came up with the Casino because I wanted to be a dealer of casino in Vegas in my childhood.

Can you believe In Vegas, drunk people can get married!? Wow!! Vegas is famous not only its gamble but also its marriage!
This summer I watched this movie called What Happens in Vegas and amazed that they can marry even though they were very drunk. And I remembered in FRIENDS, there is a similar situation. In end of season5 and beginning of season6, Ross and Rachel get married in Vegas! Of course they were very drunk, too!!!
Next morning they get married, Monica, Phoebe, Chandler and Joey eat breakfast at hotel's restaurant. Then Ross and Rachel come there.


Chan:- Are we gonna talk about what you guys did last night?
Rach:- What do you mean "last night"? Nothing happened last night.
Ross:- Yeah.
Pheobe:- Ross invited us all to watch.
Mon: Rach, we weren't gonna miss our friends getting married.
Rach:- Oh, who got married?
Chan:- You did.
Ross:- What? Hello. We didn't get married.
Rach:- No, we didn't. That's ridi...ha (Ross and Rache are pointing each other)
Ross:- Wait, wait, wait, I remember being in a chapel.
Rach:- Oh, my god.
Ross:- They would not let us get married when we were that drunk.
Joey:- They let you get married when you drunk. Most people who get married in Vegas are drunk.
Phoebe:- Now, I'm drunk right now.

Here is the 10 Marriage Rules of Nevada( cited from http://www.insidervlv.com/marriage.html )
1. No Blood Tests
2. No Waiting Period
3. Marriage License Fee $55(Cash Only). In order to have a legal marriage, a ceremony must be performed in the State of Nevada within one year from date of issuance of the marriage license by any person licensed or authorized to perform ceremonies in Nevada.
4. Both Parties must be present at the Marriage License Bureau, 201 Clark Avenue, Las Vegas NV 89155-1603, hours open daily 8am to midnight, including holidays
5. Courthouse hours : Monday-Thursday, 8:00 a.m. -Midnight and Friday 8a.m. - Continuous until Sunday Midnight. Holidays Open 24 hours. Hours for civil marriages are 8a-10p daily, including weekends and holidays.
6. Adults 18 and older do not need consent, proof of age is required.
7. Persons 16-17 years old must have either parent present at the time license is issued or a notarized affidavit.
8. Persons under age 16 must have either parent consent and authorization from Nevada District Court
9. One witness other than the individual performing the ceremony is required
10. If Previously divorced, marriage applicants are required to know the Month/Day/Year/City and State of their divorce. The divorce must be final and filed with the courts in the state or country granted. You are not required to bring the divorce decree.
The bottom line is I do Not want to drink in Vegas because the next morning I really got drunk I would be getting married to someone.

What Happens in Vegas

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