(Closed) guest regrets

posted 7 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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412 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

If inviting them doesn’t break your budget, I would.  We had to break our list down to “Who have we spoken to in the last year?”  if we couldn’t remember, they were gone. (for the most part)  People you speak to often and especially about the wedding, I would include them.  Good Luck!

Post # 4
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247 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011 - The Viceroy

If you have the space and room in the budget invite them.  If you’re running low on time I’d just address the envelopes yourself or print out nice labels.

Post # 5
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435 posts
Helper bee

I’d invite them.

Post # 6
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516 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

If you think it would make your day more special, and you can afford it- go for it! 🙂

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

I agree – if you can afford to invite them (also assuming not everyone you DO invite will be able to come), then I would.  They seem to be important enough to you that you would want them there 🙂

Post # 8
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38 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Wow, I can’t believe it, this is like the third post I have read that I am in the exact same situation. Small guest list with a maximum of 100. My FI included several people he really couldn’t care less if they attended, while I had some of my close people on a secondarly list. I was trying to be fair so that he would have just as much representation. Now, everyone is saying Yes and it looks like we are going to be so tight that I can’t even think to send another invitation out. I am sad because had I known this, I would have done a little differently with my list.  I feel terrible about some people that are being left out.

Post # 9
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6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

We had this happen and my Mom just hand wrote addresses on the envelopes and we invited about 20 extra couples to the wedding. We were originally stingy because the ballroom was so small and we didn’t have enough space, but realized we were being silly since about 1/3 of our guest list were people who we hadn’t spoken to in years and obviously never even responded to the invitation.

Post # 10
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1014 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

i’d totally invite them!  they seem like special people who would really appreciate being included.  i think you should go ahead an hand address them yourself, or have a friend do them if your own handwriting is illegible.

Post # 11
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2015 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: August 2009

Remember that usually the response rate for weddings is about 70 percent yes and 30 percent no. So keep that in mind as you make your decision because you might actually be able to afford them if you’re budgeting for more than 80 percent of your guest list to attend.

Post # 12
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1777 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: September 2009

If you can afford to, I would invite them.

Post # 13
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447 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I’d definitely invite them. If they’re important to you, they should be there!

Post # 14
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185 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

I am going through this with one friend and her husband. I am afraid there will be too many people saying yes and I am a little freaked out about it (if no one brings their kids I’ll be fine but who knows). I think I will wait till some of the invites come back and I get a better idea of who is not coming…just in case. But I feel bad about it.

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