(Closed) Snooty Registry?

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

She may have a wealthy family that can afford this stuff… she might be wanting to start her own collection… she might also get discounts on the stuff not purchased after her wedding and purchase it herself?

Post # 4
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Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

holy crap, what kind of china is that expensive?  I think that’s just nuts, nice or or not, its excessive.. unless like holyvowels said they are crazy rich.

Post # 5
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: February 2011

*giggle* I registered for $170 flatware ($170/5-piece set) which is INSANE in my book. No one’s bought it yet, but I love it so and I figured if there was a time to do it, this was the time! No one HAS to purchase it, after all!

Well, some people DO have wealthy families for whom high prices are par for the course. If it’s too rich for your blood, give her something personal referencing your relationship with her or the couple. For my friend who moved to France, I gave him and his wife three DVDs of mine and DH’s favorite international movies and a bunch of foodstuffs that you can’t get outside of the States for a “movie night in.” He loved it.

 

Post # 6
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 1900

Oh snap those are some expensive food holders

Post # 7
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10288 posts
Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: October 2011

Wow, and I felt bad about registering for my Kitchenaid mixer and Dyson vacuum! $800 per place setting us outrageous. For that price is better cook and clean!

Post # 8
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Is that just an option, or is the $300 butter knife the lower end of the registry?

I have no issue with people having some pricier items on their registry, since who knows what the circumstances are, and it’s just a wishlist, but there should be some lower price point options.

Post # 9
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2280 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Wowza. She must have seriously rich family and friends, if they can afford $800 plates.

Post # 10
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1645 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2010

I guess anyone has a right to register for whatever they want. But I returned the place settings I registered for because they were almost $40 per place setting when I thought it was $40 for 4 place settings. I know I won’t be spending $40 to replace every plate DH or I break. I could never register for china or flatware that cost that much. I think it’s pretty rediculous. I certainly hope that they registered for something more reasonable.

Post # 11
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Bumble bee

That china will get used once. What a waste. But then again, I have lots of paper plates/plastic ones from Target and shop at resale shops. Other people can maybe afford this, so good for her and the people at her wedding.

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