(Closed) Does anyone else find this TACKY?

posted 7 years ago in Gifts and Registries
Post # 3
18643 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2009

I don’t find it tacky but I do find it weird.  Also, I don’t really like it when the cheapest thing on the registry is $200.  Depending on who the couple is, I might not want to spend that much on someone I barely know.

Post # 4
2702 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: November 2011

hmmm the baby stuff seems kind of weird. There is a separate shower for that!

Post # 5
5096 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

Are you SURE she’s not pregnant?

Regardless, it’s kind of weird.  But if they really did need baby things right away, I wouldn’t fault them for including it.

But I would definitely fault them for not including anything cheaper than $200! Sheesh. 

Post # 5
520 posts
Busy bee

Odd, very very odd…….perhaps she is pregnant ??


Post # 6
4480 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: March 2010 - Calamigos Ranch

Wow! I wonder if that was a mistake, or an announcement they haven’t made yet???

Post # 7
1486 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I agree with PPs, more weird than tacky.

Post # 8
2239 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Is this a target registry? For some reason I remember one of the Bees registered there and when she checked her registry it had all kinds of baby stuff they didnt add. 

Post # 10
5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

@kate169: I had the same problem at Target.  Not quite as bad as her, but we had diapers and baby books added to our registry, on three seperate occasions.  We ended up completely nixing our registry from there.

Post # 11
5890 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2012

bizarre.  i bet this will spur a lot of questions from guests.

Post # 12
9056 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

Hmm that’s a little strange, and for me, just would invite questions that I wouldn’t want to have to face about being currently pregnant, or starting right away.  Plus, who wants to have to store a crib for a potentially long while?

As for the price point, maybe they’re hoping to get mostly cash, and want to purchase these things with their completion discount?

Post # 13
46414 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

Different for sure, and likely a bit overpriced for many of their potential guests.

But tacky? No, that is judgemental-especially given that you don’t know the circumstances re how the baby things landed in their registry.

Post # 14
4755 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

That’s weird. I’d wouldn’t even shop off the registry. 200 min? that’s like saying don’t bother with less we don’t do “less” than 200.

Post # 15
9824 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper

That’s kind of weird. Register at Target and call it a day!

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