With the recent introduction of Speed Dating to the LDS single social scene, the combination of unrealistic ideals, romantic delusions, ripe libidos, and societal pressure has resulted in a further iteration of the phenomenon: the Speed Wedding.
Couples who meet at the Speed Dating event have decided that, since they hit it off so well in an artificially-structured event for desperate people, they should probably continue to make future important life decisions in a similar manner. To accomodate the changing needs of their customers, speed dating organizers have begun to hold events exclusively in temple parking lots, with tux and (temple appropriate) bridal gown rentals and photography offered. “Since we’ve started the service, we’ve had 546 weddings,” said Mandy Wainwright, an event organizer, “That’s a lot, considering that we’ve only been doing this since last Thursday.”
When asked to comment on this development, Elder Dallin H. Oaks of the LDS Quorum of the Twelve Apostles seemed to generally approve of it, adding, “So long as they’re not hanging out.”