(Closed) y yu no rsvp?!

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 5
1252 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

I gave Fiance & all 3 sets of parents the list of their non-responders and they were tasked with following-up with them as the deadline approached.  I would think that whoever put these guests on the list would have their phone number or at least e-mail address and be able to contact them for their RSVP. 

I ended up getting 100% responses in with a little nagging, probably because they knew that anyone showing up unexpectedly would not have a seat at a table and would not have dinner served to them. 

Post # 6
2401 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

@persianprincess:  Then you deal. You obvliously know them if you invited them. If you dont have their numbers, find someone that does.

Post # 7
735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

In another post you have going today, I thought you said you were having a tiny, family only wedding…

Your family isn’t RSVPing and nobody has their phone numbers??  Yikes!

Post # 8
3078 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Deligate!  If you don’t want to do it yourself have family members or people in your bridal party track them down and get an answer

Post # 10
8359 posts
Bumble Beekeeper

@persianprincess:  You call them but then again I probably wouldn’t rsvp to someone that thinks I am stupid and hairbrained!

Post # 11
501 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

I haven’t read all of the posts to this, but I just have to say….I have RSVP’d to maybe 2 of the 6 or 7 weddings I have been inited to in my life!!!  I feel so dumb for it too.

I feel like such an idiot after planning my own wedding and understanding the importance of it , but before I just had no idea that I was supposed to RSVP!

I also have been to weddings and never bought a gift! EEK! I feel so embarrased, but seriously I was invited to weddings to people I didn’t even know. I just had no clue about the rules.

Now in my older and more mature age, I will alway RSVP to a wedding. But yeah, I was just clueless and had no mother figure to teach me what was appropriate.

Post # 12
768 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

@reebee:  +1. Basically I told my mom, his mom and him who was MIA. We all called/texted/facebook stalked our people and now have 100% RSVP.

Post # 13
735 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

@persianprincess:  Ahh, that makes a lot more sense.

I agree with everyone else though… Hunt them down.  (and absolutely delegate: “You added them to the guest list, you contact them to see if they’re gonna make it!”)

Good luck!!

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