How to word "Cash only" on WEBSITE

posted 3 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

@hm_bride:  I suggest you don’t go there.

If you don’t want physical gifts, don’t create a register. People will get the idea.

It is rude to make mention of gifts of any sort.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2014

@hm_bride:  Don’t mention gifts.  The best you can do is is have that info circulating through the grapevine…

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

No ma’am. Don’t even think about it

Post # 7
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: March 2012 - Pelican Grand Beach Resort

Just don’t. Have no registry or a small one and trust that people aren’t stupid. EVERYONE knows that everyone likes cash.

Post # 8
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@hm_bride:  Honestly, there is no good way of doing this.

I suggest not registering, spreading the word through family, and not putting anything refering to gifts on your website.  Hopefully people will get the hint.  THose who don’t will hopefully include gift reciepts.

Post # 9
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2013

I wouldn’t… Just don’t register. Really. People get the hint.

Post # 10
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: January 2014

We also live in NYC. We didn’t register–we received 90% cash, 5% gift cards (to an interesting variety of stores, lol), and 5% gifts. If people directly asked where we were registered, we said that we weren’t expecting gifts, as we have a very small apartment. People were very generous!

Post # 12
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2013

@hm_bride:  I wish we could all be a little more straight forward!  Ugh, so annoying how you have to send these secret singnals!

I’m lucky that I’m ethnically italian, so it’s tradnitional in my family to give cash.

Post # 13
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2014

Sorry, but there is no classy way to say that. I agree on just not registering and you can always rely on word of mouth via your immediate family if people ask.

Post # 14
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: September 2013

@hm_bride:  you can’t do that without looking rude. Don’t create a registry, simple as that. Since you won’t have a registry the only option is to give cash or gift cards. 

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

If you don’t want gifts or care to register. Then don’t. BUT, do not mention gifts or cash at all on your wedding website. When people see that there isn’t a registry they will know you prefer cash.

Post # 16
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Unfortunately, you cannot control what people will gift you….. (trust me I know…. I ended up with several vases that I have no use for)………

I would create a small registry of stuff that you really need or want.  The reason I say create a small registry, is for those guests that are unable to attend a wedding.  I have found that people that are unable to attend a wedding generally give a gift off the registry……

 

 

 

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