(Closed) I'm about to throw my computer…

posted 5 years ago in Reception
  • poll: Putting my seating chart together was...
    hard and painful and I never want to do it again... fingers crossed for the big day : (2 votes)
    8 %
    difficult but not too painful : (6 votes)
    25 %
    easy peasy, my family/friends are drama free! : (3 votes)
    13 %
    no seating chart for me! : (5 votes)
    21 %
    haven't tackled that task yet... but dreading it : (3 votes)
    13 %
    haven't tackled that task yet.. but should be simple : (4 votes)
    17 %
    haven't tackled that task yet.. but should be interesting and a challenge : (1 votes)
    4 %
  • Post # 3
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    1026 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    If you aren’t super worried about the seating chart yourself, give her a sheet with the must have seating- friends at one table, and who you want at the head table, and ask her to get back to you when she has the rest figured out.  Saves you some work and lets her have the finals say too.  If not hang in there, be patient and remember that it will all be worth it on the big day.

    Post # 5
    Member
    504 posts
    Busy bee

    LOL I totally was NOT expecting you to say at your mother.

    My daughter finished hers in like 10 minutes with an maniacal laugh.

    I’m slightly frightened.

    Post # 7
    Member
    1002 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    After I did mine I didn’t tell anyone who they were sitting with. If they asked, I would just say that I was still finishing the final touches, or that I didn’t remember. Just having my husband beside me wanting to move everyone around was stressful enough, I did not need 80 people telling me who they wanted to sit with lol. I was really good with putting people together if they knew each other, but sometimes it got difficult. I didn’t hear any complaints on the big day, so it was all good 🙂

    Post # 8
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    1856 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I’d put together your seating chart according to how you want it, then hand it over to your mom to make any necessary changes. That way she’s not saddled with the full responsibility of organizing the entire seating chart, but she can move certain people around based on family feuds. 

    I did table assignments for our 49 guests and it was pretty easy. No real drama to speak of, just 2 hiccups that were quickly addressed. 

    Good luck!!

    Post # 9
    Member
    2359 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    i did it without telling anyone, that was the best decision i made

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