(Closed) Largest Number of Uninvited Guests back on a Response Card

posted 7 years ago in Paper
  • poll: The most "extra" guests on a response card?
    1 : (5 votes)
    42 %
    2 : (0 votes)
    3 : (1 votes)
    8 %
    4 : (3 votes)
    25 %
    5 : (1 votes)
    8 %
    6 : (0 votes)
    7 : (1 votes)
    8 %
    8 : (0 votes)
    9 : (0 votes)
  • Post # 3
    Member
    752 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I am terrified of this!!!

    Post # 4
    Member
    6351 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Wow, that’s both crazy and scary at the same time!

    PS-I am so excited for your reception 🙂 Your wedding was so special I can’t wait to see pics of your reception!

    Post # 5
    Member
    491 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    @Loribeth: I’ve gotten 3 … but your situation is what my nightmares are made of!  Good luck with this!

     

    OMFG – Who got 10+?!

    Post # 6
    Member
    2385 posts
    Buzzing bee

    I read a post the other day where the (estranged) father invited 11 extra guests!

    Post # 7
    Member
    414 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I had this exact same thing happen to me. I invited a family friend from my husbands side to our wedding. When we recieved the RSVP back it was for 7!!! She had invited her married children! I was floored and mad. Then they didnt even come to the wedding at all which made me even more upset. I consider this extremly rude.

    Post # 8
    Member
    2450 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    i have been very blunt with people, screw etiquette that says i need to ‘hint’ and politely ‘imply’ how many guests are invited. i told them that because i am only having a disney Escape wedding, i am only allowed to have 18 guests and we have already filled it. i said that if they want to bring other people or (for those who can’t come) invite themselves, they can fork over the money to upgrade my wedding to a Wishes wedding (no guest limit).

    Post # 9
    Member
    1501 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    That is just crazy and rude. I can almost see adding 1 person but 5!!! 

    We haven’t had any of this happen, but still have lots of rsvp’s to get back.

    Post # 12
    Member
    1559 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: June 2011

    Yeah, I really don’t understand when people do this! Especially with adult children- etiquette says that if a child has moved out, they get their own invitation. So, if you *were* inviting them, then they should have gotten their own invite! 

    We had a few “write ins”… The most frustrating one for me was from DH’s parents. They just included his sister’s boyfriend on the RSVP without asking. The thing is, had they come to me and said “Hey, is this ok?” I would have been fine with it- she was a BM, they’ve been together for over a year (they’re 17, but still), and their family helped pay for the wedding. 

    But, it just irked me that they didn’t bother to check first! 

    We didn’t have any huge write-ins, but there were several small write-ins that still irked me… 

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