(Closed) October brides – RSVP Counts!

posted 8 years ago in October 2011
Post # 92
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36 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Update!

For my October 21st wedding, the RSVP date is September 10th.

I’ve been really bummed so far, less than half have actually RSVPed, and half of those have been “No’s”. All the no’s are my friends from back home. I made the time to be there for their big things, but apparently that doesn’t matter.

Fiance and I did a Pre-Final count today. We have 78 official “Yes”, I’m not counting the “No” … it’ll just make me sad. And if everyone says yes that we think will say yes, we will end up with 170-180 guests.

Post # 93
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316 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

@raekae: I wish my ‘no’s would at least put the damn rsvp in the mail! I’m in the same boat though, a lot of my people from back home won’t travel.

 

Seriously. The RSVP date is today and we have half our guest list yet to reply. Is it so hard to write your name and the name of your guest on a line and drop a pre-addressed-and-stamped postcard in the mail?!?!? AAARRRRGGGGHHH!!!! We don’t even have people choosing what they’ll eat because its buffet! WTF.

 

Also, finally tracked down all our wedding party about RSVP’s… le sigh.

Post # 94
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1806 posts
Buzzing bee

UPDATE:

Date mailed: August 5

RSVP date: September 9

# invitations mailed: 70 (Inviting 138 people)

RSVPs attending: 38

RSVPs not attending: 8

RSVPs missing: 92!!!

Ugh. I have 8 days to get 92 RSVPS. Not effing likely.

Post # 95
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192 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Wedding date: October 8

Date mailed: July 23

RSVP date: September 10

# invitations mailed: 60 (108 people)

RSVPs attending: 31 (58 people)

RSVPs not attending: 6 (11 people)

RSVPs missing: 23 (39 people!) – a lot of these are out of town people that we were not expecting to come – but, why can’t they just put the little piece of paper in the envelope and TELL US that they aren’t coming???

Post # 96
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444 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

UPDATE

Wedding Date: October 15 (the sweetest day!)

Date mailed: July 15th and a few last week

RSVP date: September 19th

# Invites mailed: 120 (300 people)

# RSVPs Attending: 140 people

# RSVPs Not Attending: 3!

# RSVPs missing: 154 people

We have family who are sitting on it! 

Post # 97
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4335 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Date mailed: Aug. 20-ish

RSVP deadline: Sep. 24

Number mailed: about 150

Declines (all with good explanations written in!) : 4

Accepts: 27

NUMBER OF MY FRIENDS WHO ARE INCAPABLE OF FOLLOWING INSTRUCTIONS AND WRITING THEIR ***INITIALS**** INSTEAD OF A CHECK MARK: 10

Post # 98
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4335 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

wow, 10 more in the mail today!

Accept: 35

Decline: 6

Post # 99
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714 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

This is crap! I went through and counted again, and I posted earlier I need 93 more people to rsvp, nope it’s 103 people! How the hell can I miss 10 people….grr!

Our due date is tomorrow, and yes some may put it in the mail tomorrow, my mail box damn well better be stuffed on Saturday morning!! I really don’t want to have to contact people! But our head count is due September 8th, so I will have to 🙁

Post # 100
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762 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

UPDATE ON RSVP’s

Wedding Date 10/22/2011

Invitations were mailed July 27th

RSVP due date- Wednesday, September 7th

Number of invites sent out =44

Number of people responded Yes =24

Number of people attending – =43

Number of people declined =4

Number of people not attending = 9

 

Post # 101
Member
1991 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Wedding Date: October 9, 2011

Date mailed: July 25(OOT)/August 15(Locals)/August 27(Locals – Parents’ friends)

RSVP date: September 16th

# Invites mailed: About 112 (240 people)

# RSVPs Attending: 84 people

# RSVPs Not Attending: 17 people

# RSVPs missing: 126 people

With 2 weeks to go to the deadline, I just sent out an email to RSVP stragglers reminding them of the RSVP date. The main problem will be my parent’s friends who I don’t have contact with but have instructed my parents’ to inform them that they need to RSVP or we won’t be reserving them a seat.

Post # 102
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2700 posts
Sugar bee

Final Count for us! 🙂

Wedding Date: October 1, 2011

Date Mailed: June 23rd

RSVP Date: Sept 1st

Invites Mailed: 29 (60 people)

RSVPS Attending: 21 returned (53 adults, 4 kids (reception only))

RSVPS Not Attending: 4 (7 people not attending)

Post # 103
Member
500 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Update:

# of people coming: 111

# of people not coming: 13 (1 uninvited)

# of people still waiting for response from : 19 (10 couples)

I can’t wait to have them all done

 

Post # 104
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1 posts
Wannabee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Wedding Date: October. 22, 2011

 

Date mailed: July 30

 

RSVP date: September 15th

 

# Invites mailed: 165 (275 invited altogether including family members)

 

# RSVPs Attending: 114 people as of yesterday!

 

# RSVPs Not Attending: 8 people so far!

# MIA: 51 come on people, lets get this over and done with~ I have better things to do than to run to my mailbox every day!Yell

Post # 105
Member
593 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

Wedding Date:  October 15, 2011

Mailed:  August 12, 2011

Response Date:  September 15, 2011

Invites Sent:  144

People Invited: Approximately 250

RSVP’s Received: 98

Attending:  72

Not Attending:  26

 

Post # 106
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40 posts
Newbee
  • Wedding: October 2011

UPDATE:

Wedding Date: October 7

Date mailed: August 19

RSVP date: September 8

# Invites mailed: 60 (114 people)

# RSVPs Attending: 24 (49 people)

# RSVPs Not Attending: 1 (2 people)

# RSVPs missing: 35 (63 people)

I’m starting to worry that people aren’t going to return the cards at all… They only have five days and mail doesn’t run on Labor Day! I almost wish we hadn’t spent the money on response cards :[

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