(Closed) If you're planning a wedding, wouldn't you know etiquette?

posted 6 years ago in Paper
Post # 3
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Bumble bee

I would be super annoyed too, but at least those five people have better excuses than the other ones that have failed to meet the deadline right? They probably have wedding fever themselves and just overlooked it… 🙂 Trying to find the silver lining! I know what you mean though…it can be incredibly annoying and stressful for you especially so close to your wedding day. Good luck getting those stragglers!

Post # 4
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

I would just call them and double-check that they’re coming. Don’t let things like this get to you. Some people are really bad about snail mail so they need a little push (in the form of an email or phone call).

Post # 5
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Bumble Beekeeper

Also things get lost in the post all the time!

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2012

This is such a pet peeve of mine. I have to walk a few blocks over to the mailbox so I get it, it can be annoying….but most people just have to walk to the end of their driveway or to their mail spot within their building…how hard is it to drop these things in the mail?? 

Post # 7
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

The same thing happened to me.  Everyone who had to be chased down were people who were either recently married or planning a wedding.  One recently married couple have been horrible in that they’ve been trying to negotiate bringing their infant, when the invitation clearly stated “adult reception” as well as “2 seats have been reserved…”.  I feel embarassed for them.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

What the actual…….>_>;;;;;;  they’re planning a wedding and can’t be good about getting your RSVPs back?  I’d be super ticked >_>;;;

Post # 11
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Sugar Beekeeper
  • Wedding: April 2012

that is irritating.  i always make sure that i rsvp within a few days of receiving the invite. 

Post # 12
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

Our latest RSVP – by a week – was from a newlywed who should know better.

Post # 13
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I can’t imagine not responding to an invitation… I’m having a hard time thinking of any scenario where I wouldn’t. How rude!

Post # 14
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Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

Yeah, the only couple that came to our wedding but didn’t RSVP (thankfully, we found out through another relative) is a couple who’s getting married later this year! Go figure.

I was invited to a wedding later this year, too, and I sent in my RSVP the day after I received it. 

Post # 15
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: December 1999

I am much better about respsonding right away and writing little note on the RSVP. But with the last wedding (well at home reception) I was invited to, it literally took my until a day before the deadline to know if a co-worker could cover my shift. I saw them the day before the deadline and my aunt was already harping.

Yay it sucks to have to deal with, but sometimes things come up. Especially in summer when things get super busy.

 

 

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