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Chris & Joe's dancing barefoot in the rain wedding

Want to hear about a totally relatable making-your-own-dress disaster story turned inspired-dress-buying-experience? The moral of this bride's tale is: do what you LOVE. This pair embraced that concept fully with their vintage-inspired, lovely detail-filled, and happiness-inducing wedding. It may have rained, but you know we love us some rainy wedding photos. This one is a must-see.

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Cait & Matt's nerdy art deco and TARDIS blue wedding

Get ready to try and find all of the fandom references you can in this nerdy meets chic wedding in Portland. Keep an eye out for Harry Potter, Buffy, Doctor Who, and of course, a super gorgeous couple who will take your breath away. There's a silver dress (with a way cool side bustle for dancing!), a retro mustached groom, and all the glamour your nerdy hearts can take.

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Chelsea & Jesse's The Big Lebowski-themed wedding

After you see the Folgers cans, the starburst neon signs, the Dudist officiant (dressed as Walter, natch), the paint brush bouquet, The Dude groom, and the green and black homage-to-Maude gown, there's only one thing to say about this Big Lebowski wedding: WE ABIDE. There's even more to see, so click on in and start counting all the references you can find to The Dude and the Achievers. Plus, a bowling alley venue pretty much guarantees good times.

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Jen & Rod's papercraft-y city gamer wedding

These UK gamers certainly know how to put effort into their decor — you might lose your shit over their amazing papercraft centerpieces based on game developers. But it's the little touches that made us grin: the Calvin & Hobbes vows, the kitty collar moment, the serenade-turned-glass crash moment(!), and of course, the big love for their friends and family. This is a geektastic-meets-metal winner, you guys.

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Greta & Erty's community-made Victorian-styled wedding weekend

You know those weddings where you just end up grinning like a damn fool because everyone just looks glowing with happiness and gratefulness and someone walks by and thinks you're watching something naughty? Yeah, well, this is that kind of wedding. Get ready to look very silly laughing and crying at adorable guitar-playing dads, top hat- (and ice cream-) wearing couples, inflatable horse and pool noodle jousts, giant Jenga, tear-jerking ceremony songs… and I can't even fit it all in here!

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Lindy & Aaron's Studio Ghibli and Miyazaki fantasy wedding

Fans of Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli: today we've got your dream wedding! This pair pays homage to movies like Spirited Away, My Neighbor Totoro, Whisper of the Heart, Princess Mononoke, and more. Plus, they managed to smoosh in their love for lots of other fantasy and sci-fi awesomeness, too! Don't miss how the cake designer totally nailed the perfect complement to their Totoro cake.

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Heather & John's secular, no-vow, Alaskan mountaintop wedding

Look, let me just say in advance: we put a lot of puppy shots into this wedding. It couldn't be resisted. It just happened and now you have to live with it. You're welcome. But really, the views in this wedding alone make it a must-see. Oh, and the flower girl dresses. And the rainbow cakes. Oh yeah, and the sweet father/daughter dance to Green Day. Oh and yeah, the most adorable puppers ever to crash a ceremony. Don't take my word for it: go look!

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Mandy & Eric's silly and geeky dance party

Hitchhiker's Guide, Game of Thrones, and zombie references all wrapped up in a joke-filled (and super meaningful!) ceremony and dance party — that's our kind of fun. Plus, you just might love their wedding party alternative at the ceremony. Oh, and don't miss the really good advice on how to mingle with the guests at the reception!

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Karen & Terry's steampunk, peacock, and pop culture wedding

You guys, this wedding will fulfill many desires: steampunk gear, Adventure Time decor, World of Warcraft bunting, and board games galore. It's everything our geeky hearts love. Add in the gorgeous paper flower bouquets, the live-action re-telling of A Lovely Love Story, and the airships and rockets, and you're in for a wild, pop-cultured filled ride with these cuties.