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The 33 Best Things Said At City Hall On Minnesota’s First Day With Marriage Equality

All of the awesome things said the day history in Minnesota was made.

If you didn’t already know, starting at midnight Aug. 1, the mayor of Minneapolis conducted over 40 same-sex wedding ceremonies at City Hall. You can see the 75 most unforgettable moments here.

Here’s a list of all of the most memorable things I heard that morning.

1. “This is good. This is really good.”

That was the line that opened up the ceremonies.

2. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

3. “I know you. And you know me.”

4. “Look at those matching cowboy boots!”

5. “Whoaaaaaaaa.”

I mean, LOOK AT THAT CEILING.

6. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

7. “What the hell is a watermelon stick?!”

8. “Are you guys going to do anything special?” “We should.”

9. “Celebrate, commemorate, complicate.”

10. “I give you my hand and my heart.”

11. “Are these flowers real?”

12. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

13. “And now the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I now pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

14. “That was really beautiful. I’m so happy for them.”

Literally said by everyone.

15. “That is a really big statue.”

Also said by everyone.

16. “And now the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I now pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

17. “I love you, and I want to spend the rest of my life with you.”

18. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

19. “You can’t lose me now.”

20. “I NEED COFFEE.”

21. “I NEED TISSUES.”

22. “No more living in sin!”

23. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

24. “Tomorrow you will be no longer be single parents under the law.”

25. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

26. “Finally.”

27. “You are the peanut to my butter.”

28. “I love you even when I don’t like you.”

29. “And now by the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

30. “You’re a Vikings fan and you’re a Packers fan, and we’re STILL here today.”

31. “And now the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I now pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

32. “The chapel of love is officially closed.”

33. “And now the power FINALLY vested in me LEGALLY by the people of Minnesota, I now pronounce you LEGALLY wed.”

If you didn’t realize by now, the mayor said this line every. single. time. The “finally” never got old.

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