(Closed) July RSVP Thread

posted 5 years ago in July 2013
Post # 3
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2651 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Fun idea! I’m working on getting the final addresses and +1 names and hope to send by Friday.

Date of wedding: July 14th

RSVP date: June 14th

Number of invites/invited people: 36 invites/90 people (including children)

Goal: 50 people

Number accepted: No official acceptances since we didn’t do a test batch

Number declined: 8 after the STDs (two friends with new jobs and one uncle’s family)

Biggest fear: Having even less than 50 🙁 especially if more from my side decline
 

Post # 4
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196 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Date of wedding: July 6th

RSVP date: June 8th

Number of invites/invited people: 67/around 115

Goal: Around 60.

Number accepted: 11, not including immediate family.

Number declined: 3

Biggest fear: I’m hoping we have less than 80 people. Our friend that is marrying us gets a little nervous in front of large crowds!

 

We just sent our invites out last Monday. I know it’s still early, but I’ve become a bit obsessive about checking our wedding website to see if anyone else has registered. The vast majority of our family and friends are traveling quite a long way to be with us. We have a good idea of which ones won’t be able to make it to the wedding, but I really hope our immediate family members will be there!

Post # 5
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

holy crap I’m behind (ish) LOL  I just made a post asking when to send them out on anothe rboard. they are ready. so I”m going to send them now!

Post # 6
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58 posts
Worker bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Date of wedding: July 6th

RSVP date: June 1st

Number of invites/invited people: 190 invites/270 invited

Goal: 250

Number accepted: 20

Number declined: 4

Biggest fear: can’t get a hold of people who haven’t RSVPd, forgot to invite someone, invitations get lost in the mail

Post # 7
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209 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

Date of wedding: July 20

RSVP date: June 15

Number of invites/invited people: 70 invitations/ 150 invited

Goal: 100 people

Number accepted: Only verbal yes’s from parents and friends

Number declined: 1 (My auntie cannot travel) + 3 from England that RSVP’d after the Save the Dates.

Biggest fear: Having less than 100, or more than 120. (We’re expecting a lot of declines based on where the people that we are inviting live)

Post # 8
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323 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Date of wedding: July 19

RSVP date: June 28 (I should have made it sooner, but I had already printed the reply cards. Fortunately, I have off the 4 weeks before the wedding, so I can track people down if necessary!)

Number of invites/invited people: 104 invitations/ 217 invited

Goal: 175 guests (need a minimum of 160)

Number accepted: the groom and myself lol

Number declined: None yet

Biggest fear: I worry that I have forgotten someone… ugh.

Post # 9
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I love this idea!

 

Date of wedding: July 12

RSVP date: June 1

Number of invites/invited people: 62/134

Goal: 125

Number accepted: 28

Number declined:  4

Biggest fear: I worry that people are not responding! I need to send out my stage 2 invites! 🙂

 

Post # 10
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418 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

i can’t wait to participate!!! i’m sending ours out this weekend!!!! 

Post # 11
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: July 2013


I’m getting married July 27th. I’m not sending my invitations out until May 20th. My RSVP date is July 1st. I figure I will have plenty of time to track people down and make a seating arrangement since I won’t be working. It’s the nice thing about being a teacher with a summer wedding!

 

Post # 12
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1159 posts
Bumble bee

Date of wedding: July 13th (Reception: 14th)

RSVP date: June 22nd

Number of invites/invited people: 250 invitations, 450 people invited.

Goal: 200 people (Destination wedding)

Number accepted: 50 so far

Number declined: 12

Biggest fear: People not RSVP’ing and showing up.

Post # 13
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504 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

Date of wedding: July 13th

RSVP date: June 9

Number of invites/invited people: 30 invites/69 people invited.

Goal: 50 people

Number accepted: 15

Number declined: 0

Biggest fear: People not RSVP’ing and showing up.

Post # 14
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2012

Date of wedding: July 28th

RSVP date: June 20th

Number of invites/invited people: 58/143

Goal: around 85

Number accepted: none yet (sending April 28)

Number declined: none yet (sending April 28)

Biggest fear: more acceptance than we are anticipating and needing to revamp everything we’ve planned based on our expected replies; a larger number of attendees changing the feel of the wedding we are hoping for

Read more: http://boards.weddingbee.com/topic/july-rsvp-thread#ixzz2RAcFViAZ

Post # 15
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Dropped my invites off at the post office yesterday – made the guy check the weight and thickness twice just to be sure, I have no time or extra materials to make more if they come back to me 🙂

I can’t wait to come back to update this thread when I start to get them back.

Although I did get my dad’s back already, so there’s ONE, 69 more to go! 

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