Post # 1
So I have heard about a lot of people responding No to wedding RSVPs, but I have only received TWO No’s! I have about half my RSVPs in already, and so far 2 couples have said no, and I already knew they would.
Everyone else is saying they are coming, even people I was told by family “oh they won’t come, but send them an invite anyway!” I love that so many people are coming, I am not complaining at all, I am super excited, but a little freaked out because we invited 206 people, and it seems like they are all going to come! What about that percent of people who don’t come? What happened to that? lol I over invited because EVERY website says to over invite by 10-20% because that many people won’t come. I have plenty of food and room for it, and that’s why I am ok with it, I just find it funny that so many people are coming! Even out of towners! Also, a few of my mom’s cousins (who she hasn’t seen since she was a kid) are coming and they didn’t even get invited! But they were planning a trip to Utah and found out there’s a wedding so they planned it for that week so they don’t miss the wedding! At first I was freaking out that they just invited themselves, but I figured oh well, they wanna come they can come, the more the merrier, LOL But hello! Where are the NOs? What if I DO run out of food? LOL eeek!
Post # 3
I have the same fear. We invited 50 more people than our venue allows, because many of my family are from out of town. Now granted we only started getting RSVPs back, but all but two have said yes. I’m sure it’ll be fine but I’m just a tad nervous about it.
Post # 4
I’m having the same thing happen to me. I was hoping for a few “no”s because I need them. LOL. If I could have afforded more I would love for everyone to be there, however I can’t, but neither of the mothers would really budge on their guest list…
Anyway, out of 119 people, 30 have replied yes, and ZERO have replied no….
Although, I have a theory. People who want and can come send their RSVP’s out ASAP! People who aren’t sure wait on it a while, and people who don’t want to/can’t come wait till the last minute because of GUILT. haha…
Post # 5
I had the same thing happen in the first two weeks of receiving RSVPs … and then slowly the “No’s” started coming in. I’ve received three “No’s” for people I absolutely, 100% knew would be there (they said they wouldn’t miss it for the world), but something else has come up.
We’ve got 3 days left and still have 49 out of 133 left to receive. We have 14 NO’s so far…and the rest are coming.
Post # 6
@.twist.: I love your theory! It helps! While we have enough food for everyone to come, if I get more NOs I will be able to let them know and it will cost less. But I love the theory about people waiting because of guilt, it helps with my minor freak out LOL
We still have until the Second of September for our RSVPs to come in, so I am still waiting, but kinda hoping for a few more NOs so it’s not so crowded at the wedding 🙂
Post # 7
@.twist.: I agree, I think it’s guilt. I had a classmate’s wedding invitation and didn’t send it back as “No” till the last day b/c I felt guilty. But I knew, for two whole weeks, that my scheduling conflict would not change to allow me to go. I think I just held out for hope anyway.