(Closed) Finally, all of the invites have been sent and

posted 8 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

I just sent mine out on Friday!  Isn’t it such a relief that the invites are done?!?!    Oringially I only wanted t invite 150 – MAX – with the hopes of 120 coming.  Our final count was 198 (?!?!?!?!) and I am crossing my fingers that at least 40 people (hopefully more!) decline.  SO DON’T FEEL BAD!!!  hahahaaa  I already know of 10 that absolutely won’t be coming so I guess its not too bad.

Post # 4
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2186 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Oh no i totally understand.

we invited 155, our venue seats 120, and i really only want about 100.

right now we are at 82 Yes, 30 No, and 43 outstanding RSVPs.

so even if we have EVERYONE outstanding say yes, its still only 125… which thankfully i know they wont all say yes.

best part? i think we will get our magic number of 100 or right near it. 🙂

Post # 5
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913 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Our venue can only hold 170 inside and then we would have to rent out the tent outside for extra $$ to hold any additional people.  but I don’t want to have to stick guests outside – how weird would that be?!  I’d rather stick myself out there if that was the case!

Post # 6
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2532 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2010

We invited 215

We have 132 coming

Not all of those people sent back their RSVP cards though!! We might have about 5-7 more people, but we will see! So about 80 declined. Not too shabby! Our venue only holds 150 so this was perfect for us!!!

Post # 7
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1940 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2010

We invited 140 and we ended up with a little under 90 guests.  I was actually a little surprised because this was a local wedding for 95% of our guests.  It was on a holiday weekend, but I did sent out STD’s.  It turned out well though 🙂

Post # 8
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1080 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: March 2010

We invited 225ish but only about 180 were able to come. My family is huge and DH family is mostly out of town. It helped that our wedding was “off season” and the out of town family was older worried about travel in snow (in March….don’t get me started!)

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