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posted 6 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
13015 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Ugh, if I saw this, I would think it was really rude.  Your guests are adults.  You should trust them to know that smacking gum through a wedding ceremony/reception is inappropriate.  Putting it in an invitation is unnecessary, and to me, screams “I can’t trust you to act civilized so I am going to tell you how.”

Sorry if that’s harsh.

Post # 4
220 posts
Helper bee

If I were you I wouldnt say anything on the invite, but when it came to picture time just politely ask them if they can close their mouths or something for the picture. lol idk what else to tell ya

Post # 5
121 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Um… No. Honestly I’d be really put off if someone told me not to chew gum. 

Post # 6
3886 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

Personally, I never chew gum. Haven’t touched the stuff since I had braces in high school. And I would still find a “no gum chewing” remark in the insert to be really obnoxious.

Post # 7
1361 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Agree with PPs.  Unforunately, you’ll just have to deal with it.

Post # 8
9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

Um, no. This is a wedding. Not grade school.

Post # 9
814 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: February 2012

I think it’s disgusting too, but you can’t tell adults not to chew gum. A good photographer can edit gum out too.

Post # 12
8738 posts
Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2011

Only if your wedding is taking place in Singapore where chewing gum is illegal and you are protecting your guests from breaking the law. It’s pretty rude otherwise. 

Some people may be in the process of quitting smoking so they may need nicorette or something like that during the reception. Others might want to freshen their breath with gum post eating. I’d assume most adults know not to keep chewing while a photo is being taken. 

Do you trust them not to chew if the photographer chooses to take photos during the meal?

Post # 13
2459 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

I really wouldn’t do it, I would think it was really weird if I saw that on an invite, Plus i don’t think you would even notice on the day.

Post # 14
13015 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

If you want the topic closed, you need to flag it for a moderator…

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