(Closed) No presents :(

posted 4 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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3267 posts
Sugar bee

Have many people RSVP’d?  A shower is the only mandatory gift giving party, so anyone who comes will be required to buy a gift (well to be polite, not by force ;))

Many people may have gone off registry.

Post # 4
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323 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@Glasgowbound:  My shower is this Saturday too. I’ve had 10 present purchased from the registry, and ALL of them have been delivered to my house and are from guests that ARE NOT going to the bridal shower (men, out of state family, etc.). I’m not too worried though. If I get presents, great, if I don’t, great. I’m just happy that a family friend wanted to throw me a shower. 🙂 I’ve got about 35 people coming to the shower too.

 

Sometimes it is nice to vent though!

 

(Also, keep in mind that SOMETIMES people go in on a gift together for a shower, espically with a higher price tag!)

 

Post # 6
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3740 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

I had two showers. At one, every gift except for one was purchased off of our registry. At the second, barely anything was purchased off the registry — people bought off registry gifts.

Post # 7
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751 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2001

Maybe people are doing a stock the bar kinda thing, gift cards to the stores or restaurants, lingerie or something else special planned. 

Post # 9
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1542 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2015

The last bridal shower I gave the bride money. Do you think your guests may to that too?

Post # 10
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7870 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2013

@Glasgowbound:  maybe they will buy the gifts on friday or saturday.

don’t stress about it.  i’m sure you will get plenty of gifts.

 

Post # 11
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922 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

First off, TISK TISK on spying on your registry!  That takes all the surprise out of it.  Also, won’t you be happy to see all the ladies and spend time with them?  Life is never about receiving…

Post # 12
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3943 posts
Honey bee

I was a registry stalker and 95% of my gifts were bought the day before and the day of my shower. Dont worry about it!

Post # 13
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131 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@Glasgowbound ; I just had my shower last weekend and we also only had 20 people. We actually ended up getting a ton of money and gift cards so we were happy.

Also, someone did buy something from our amazon registry on Thursday and got it on Fri/Sat to give to me on Sunday.

Post # 14
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340 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

I only had 2 people use the registry. The others just bought off it or gave cash.

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