(Closed) He wants to change things and it's going to cost more

posted 5 years ago in Reception
Post # 3
4439 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@Mulan05:  Why would you want more tables?  To take up more room?  To make obstacles for people to move around?  If they’re standard banquet rounds, 8 WILL fit comfortably.  We had 9 at some tables due to some people RSVPing without a +1, kids, etc.


It sounds like your Fiance doesn’t have an actual reason for wanting to do this…. 


Does he understand the extra cost and effort this will result in?  Tell him to handle it – LOL!

Post # 4
378 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

As long as the tables are large enough to seat 8 (which it sounds like they are), I’d actually prefer 8 to 6.  We had some no-shows and last minute cancellations that resulted in two of our tables only having 5.  They looked sparse and the people were far apart from each other.  We also noticed that a lot of the people from these tables migrated to other tables because there wasn’t a lot of interaction going on.  The more full tables seemed to have a lot more conversation and activity.

Post # 6
5883 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: October 2010

Full tables look better and make people more comfortable and social. Empty tables feel like you are at a bad party. If he wants the room to full, just move the tables a few more feet apart.

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