Age: Andrew: 33 Nicole: 29
Day Job: Andrew: Sergeant at Escambia County Sheriff’s Department Nicole: Judicial Specialist at Ernie Lee Magaha Clerk’s Office
Pensacola Resident Since: Andrew: 1979, my year of birth. Nicole: 1993
Dating Since: Nicole: We’ve known each other for eight years and have been dating for over a year.
Who proposed to who?
How did he do it?
Nicole: He put it on a cake, because I love cake! My whole family and Andrew’s mom were there.
About your first kiss—who kissed who?
Andrew: She kissed me.
Nicole: It was in front of Hub Stacey’s.
Name two things you agree on.
Nicole: Politics and we’re foodies.
Name two you disagree on.
Andrew: I like Chicago-style pizza and she doesn’t. We also have different tastes in clothing and furniture.
If your relationship was a board game—which one would be it? Who would win?
Nicole: Twister! And I would win because I’m flexible. (Laughs)
If you had to have a themed wedding, what would you pick?
Nicole: College football. I’m an Auburn fan and he’s Florida State.
What’s the one thing you absolutely don’t want at your wedding or reception?
Andrew: No cheap beer or cheap vodka.
What’s the one thing your wedding absolutely must have?
Andrew: (Motions to Nicole) Her. Or I’ll marry myself. That’s no problem.
Nicole: My dogs at the ceremony.
What’s more important to you—the ceremony or the reception?
Nicole: The ceremony. Andrew: I was going to say reception.
What will your first dance song be?
Nicole: “Your Everything,” by Keith Urban.
Do you have a Twitter or Facebook page?
facebook.com/andrew.hobbs.16 and facebook.com/Nikoalla
Let’s say you’re at an open bar wedding—what’s she drinking? And him?
Nicole: He’s drinking Crown Black and diet coke.
Andrew: She’s drinking PBR. Now you know why I said ‘No cheap beer.’
If you could have any band/musician/dj or pop star in the world (dead or alive) who would be?
Andrew: Zac Brown Band.
Why do you deserve a free wedding?
Andrew: Because it would be a lot of fun and something everyone in Escambia County would enjoy. And we’re working our butts off to pay for our wedding.
If you don’t win the free wedding, when will you tie the knot? Where?
Andrew: October 13, 2012 at 5eleven, but we can cancel it. (Laughs)
Have you ever won anything else exciting before?
Nicole: We won a pet photography session at Gallery Night from Allison Shamrell.
Andrew: To be in the Top 10, I feel like a winner already.