(Closed) Bad Etiquette?

posted 5 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
Member
428 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2013

No, I agree. I think that’s pretty tacky.

How was it listed by priority, exactly? I’m just curious how it was worded on the invitation.

Post # 5
Member
540 posts
Busy bee

I think if it’s listed in that order with no specific mention of priority, then its fine.

Date

Time

Place

RSVP

(Then in fine print:)

Ashley P is registered at

Honeymoonfund.com/AshleyP

Rita’s Roses and Ribbons

Bed Bath and Beyond

But I have a feeling the invitation you got may not have been that simple.

 

Post # 6
Member
480 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: December 2015

Ew! I think it’s beyond tacky… 

I can’t stand when couples ask for money for their honeymoon, but this is even worse because they’re asking for money for the honeymoon and flowers, AND gifts. 

I think if people want a honeymoon or flowers then they should pay for it themselves. If they can’t afford an expensive honeymoon then they should just go for a road trip, and if they can’t afford flowers they should find some quality artificial ones. These are luxuries! If you’re planning a wedding you should take flowers into account when budgeting, and you should save up for a honeymoon.

If I were invited to such a wedding I would just take a gift.

Post # 7
Member
190 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: June 2012

The registries are usually on a separate insert with the invite.

However you list them, people will choose a gift according to what they can afford and their personal preference for gift giving. I’ve never been a fan of websites that take money – they take a cut so you don’t get the full benefit of the giver’s present. I don’t care one way or another, but rest assured many people won’t donate to the fund. They would prefer to give you cash instead.

Post # 8
Member
1022 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2013

@lovelylight99:  they have to list them, since there’s more then one, if it didn’t mentoin please contrihute to honey moon fund or you could shop at such and such store, then I don’t see the big deal. 

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