Would you want to know if there was an error on your paper goods after the fact?

posted 5 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Would you want to know?
    Yes, I would want to know, even if it was too late to change it. : (25 votes)
    48 %
    No, I'd rather remain blissfully unaware. : (27 votes)
    52 %
    Other. : (0 votes)
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    1355 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2011

    personally, i don’t think i would.

    i know i’m the kind of person who would stress over it, and probably go into a ‘how could i have missed that?’ stage, so if someone just didn’t tell me, it’d be better for my health :P

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    5478 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Ohh, that would kill me. I would want to know, but I would stew about it. I take grammar very seriously!

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    3759 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    I wouldn’t want to know b/c it would eat at me until I would be forced to change it. I doubt if I would resend everything again, but I would surely let it be known that I have some correct replacements for those guests who planned on keeping the invite as a keepsake =)

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    1603 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I’m like you – I’d probably obsess about getting them re-printed, blerg.

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    2515 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I would want to know but it would totally torture me.  I hate it when apostrophes are used incorrectly, but I can totally understand how things like that can get overlooked in wedding items, especially when you are so focused on other details.

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    6033 posts
    Bee Keeper

    Ooh…it would bother me so much if I found this…but I think I would want to know. As long as the person telling me is nice about it, rather than snarky.

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    204 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2010

    I would never open my mouth.  In fact, my friend’s wedding programs had the Ushers listed twice on back to back pages, and it’s been nearly a year and I’ve never brought it up.  There’s nothing to be gained from pointing it out.

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    2509 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    It would probably keep me up at night haha.  But I’d still wanna know (but like you, I wouldn’t let it happen in the first place).  Tongue out

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    1453 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2010 - Casa Real at Ruby Hill Winery

    I would never tell anyone there was a mistake on theirs, because I’m sure it would make them feel awful.

    But I would want to know if there was an error on ours, because I’m a glutton for punishment I guess? It actually depends on whether it was a significant mistake (e.g. wrong date or time) or just a typo (I wouldn’t want to know).

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    1106 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: May 2010

    My mom received an invitation that said “twelveth” instead of “twelfth.”  I am probably the only one in the world that noticed and it totally irked me, but I never would have said anything because they had already gone out.

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    455 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Here’s the deal. Some know-it-all will tell her, but she already knows and it was too expensive to have it fixed.

     

    Keep your mouth shut! No one wants you correcting their grammar (reminding them of a mistake that PROBABLY made her cry when she first saw it)

    I’m a grammarian, so I deal with this all the time. People really don’t want to be told unless there is time to fix it.

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    1437 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 1969

    Oh, things like that drive me crazy!  But I don’t think I would want to know.  I would just stew about it and it would make me sad, but I wouldn’t be able to fix it.

    That said, I hope they’re wedding is beautiful and there life is full of blessing’s.

     ;)

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