I really believe some people were raised in a barn, how rude can you be?!

posted 3 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2014

I think you handled it amazingly well, considering Mrs Nosey-Britches would not shut up! I would never act like she did; my mother taught me differently. Um, isn’t that what an invitation is for? To let you know that the hosts would appreciate your participation? SMH-some people. 

Post # 4
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: May 2013

That is SO awkward!

Post # 7
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

Good for you, I just wanted to say you handled that really well- told her exactly how it was, without being rude or insulting, and with class! And my goodness, what a rude woman! And how awkward! I do not know what I would have done, I can only hope I would have handled it the way you did (in fact I’m earmarking your response to her for use if anyone ever does this to me lol)

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Italiandoll:  My FI is a Fire Chief, and we have to deal with this a lot, as well. I don’t know what your FI does, but I def understand… We’ve even had people invite themselves like it’s no big deal, as though they just plan on “showing up” without a formal invitation. Who does that?!?!? 

We try not to talk about the wedding around those that aren’t invited, both out of respect and to avoid it from being an issue. However, it’s still bound to happen and I think you handled it well.

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Italiandoll:  How funny! Yes– then I definitely can relate! All of the ff’s, council members, other department chiefs, their moms, cousins and brothers somehow expect to be invited. I honestly wish we could, bc it would make for a great party. However, it’s just not going to happen. We sadly couldn’t even invite many of the FFs, because it’s really just family and very close friends that will be in attendance…. And, that still makes up over 100 guests. So, we know we will be dealing with some backlash over that, too.

Post # 12
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Italiandoll:  Ok, so I just stalked your STD photos really quickly (cute, btw) and see you’re from FL, too…. FI is also a Fire Marshall and we looked into living up in GB a few months ago for a LT position. Do you like that area? We are on the fence, but only bc we aren’t familiar with it. Oh, and you guys have a Yorky, too?! My kinda girl! ;P

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: February 2014

@Italiandoll:  Ours is a Yorkypoo and FI also gets a lot of heat for the little guy, too. : )

Thanks for the input, it looked like it was one of the nicest locations to consider near Pcola. 

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

@Italiandoll:  I cringed just reading about it- that would have been so horribly awkward:(

Post # 16
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014 - Church

@Italiandoll:  I don’t know how I would have handled that – and I am glad that I have not had to be put in that kind of a position. Some people are definitely very rude. I think you handled it as well as you could – sometimes, unfortunately, you have to be blunt because some people just do not get it.

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