Computer software glitches frustrated many couples trying to register their marriages Wednesday on the auspicious date of 12/12/12.
Nanthikorn Supakritpakorn, from Chiang Mai province, and Eugene Person were the first couple to register their marriage at the Bang Rak district office in Bangkok yesterday. They received a marriage certificate carrying the auspicious date of 12/12/12. They arrived at the district office about 6am but did not get to register until 11.30ambecause of a computer malfunction. PAWAT LAOPAISARNTAKSIN
Couples who hoped to have the special date printed on their marriage certificates faced hours of delays at district offices after computers slowed to a crawl.
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