Results for - 'Cloud Bursting' Service Can Ensure Sunny Wedding Photos for $150,000

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A UK-based company has begun offering a

1. A UK-based company has begun offering a "cloud bursting" service that can 100% guarantee fair weather for your wedding day and photographs. Oliver's Travels, a luxury travel and rental service, has begun offering the service for prospective brides and grooms who are interested in a sunny destination wedding at certain venues in France (the company is planning on expanding availability to the UK and Italy if the concept "takes off"). For a fee starting at £100,000 (~$150K), the company will give a team of pilots and meteorologists 3 weeks to plan and affect the weather on your big day. The technology is called "cloud bursting" (or "cloud seeding") or using a chemical called silver iodide to "seed" the clouds and cause them to rain. By inducing rain and cloud dissipation for 24 hours before the wedding day, the team can guarantee a relatively cloud free and sunny environment on the day of. What is your opinion of this procedure?

Great idea! If only I had the money, I'd be on board
9%
154 votes
What a waste of money!
26%
460 votes
Sounds like someone is playing around with Mother Nature!
27%
473 votes
Interesting idea, but too expensive
15%
270 votes
Can't comment on this
21%
373 votes
Other (please specify)
2%
28 votes

2. "Success can be guaranteed," the company says, but if a serious weather phenomenon such as a hurricane occurs, it "cannot be controlled." Do you think this is a slightly suspicious and vague guarantee?

Highly suspicious
31%
545 votes
No, sounds legit
6%
106 votes
Not sure--I understand they can guarantee it will work, but some conditions are out of their control
16%
287 votes
For $150,000 I would want 100% guarantee -- no room for error
19%
341 votes
Not sure
26%
458 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
21 votes
How many of these wedding day weather superstitions have you heard?

3. How many of these wedding day weather superstitions have you heard?

Rain on your wedding day is good luck because it signifies that you will have children
10%
180 votes
Rain on your wedding day is good luck because it signifies the cleansing of tough times or sadness in your past.
7%
127 votes
Rain on your wedding day is good luck because it signifies that your marriage will last.
12%
214 votes
Rain on your wedding day is good luck because it signifies washing away of bad memories or occurrences and, in effect, gives you a completely new, fresh chapter in your lif
5%
94 votes
Rain on your wedding day is good luck because it symbolizes the last tears that the bride will shed for the rest of her life.
3%
55 votes
Rain on your wedding day is bad luck because it represents the number of tears the bride will shed during her marriage.
4%
70 votes
If the bride sees a rainbow on her way to the ceremony, it is a very lucky sign for the couple.
5%
87 votes
Sunshine on the way to the church is good luck.
5%
86 votes
Snow on your wedding day is a sign of fertility and prosperity.
2%
27 votes
Familiar with all of these
3%
61 votes
Not familiar with any of these
66%
1,165 votes
Other (please specify)
1%
15 votes
02/14/2015 Love & Relationships 1758 26 By: Harriet56

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