(Closed) Opinion on Bad Taste?

posted 8 years ago in Gifts and Registries
  • poll: What's your opinion?
    Completely rude : (92 votes)
    82 %
    Completely acceptable : (5 votes)
    4 %
    Not the best choice, but I wouldn't be offended. : (15 votes)
    13 %
  • Post # 3
    4137 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    in lieu of thank you notes??? for real?


    Post # 4
    264 posts
    Helper bee

    Very odd!

    Post # 5
    1135 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2009

    Um, WOAH.  That’s really bad.

    Post # 6
    1668 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: March 2012

    No, you are not alone.  I’m not too much of an etiquette snob but thank you notes are a sticking point for me.  I’ve been to far too many weddings where I did not get one and I think it’s a no no. 

    Post # 7
    4770 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    @MrsEdamame:  I don’t think its a bad idea if they let everyone know but doing it over FB is lame and not everyone will know and they will be insulted.  To tell everyone they have to mail it so it renders it useless.  Yeah, it makes more sense for favors.

    Post # 8
    4824 posts
    Honey bee

    Are you sure it wasnt a joke? Its apples and oranges. I dont see how they relate.

    Post # 9
    8738 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: September 2011

    That seems pretty rude to me. Thank you note cards are not very expensive and to post that on Facebook not only seems like the wrong place, but also very lazy.

    Post # 10
    2714 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    Whaaaaat?? Totally rude. Besides it being in poor taste, how will guests who aren’t on Facebook even know that she did this?

    Post # 11
    708 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: January 2011

    That’s pretty funny actually. It doesn’t even make sense. How does giving money to a charity get you out of writing thank you notes? And what about the people who are not on FB? I am in the middle of thank you notes right now, and I would love to not write them. But obviously that is not an option. People are weird

    Post # 13
    286 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    definately does NOT make sense…

    Post # 14
    6597 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2010

    I don’t even understand.

    How can thanking your guests be the same as donating to a charity. That’s just absurd.

    I think people are taking this ‘donating in your name’ thing a little too far. If you want to donate great but you can’t do it in lieu of thanking people who bought you gifts for your marriage! And don’t post it on facebook it kind of takes all the taste out of donating doesn’t it?

    Post # 15
    3942 posts
    Honey bee

    Totally rude.

    Post # 16
    1077 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: April 2011

    I don’t think I’ve received a thank you note for the last five or so wedding gifts that I bought.  Apparently, even though I try not to get hung up on this sort of thing, I did notice.  I guess a donation and a FB status update is better than nothing.

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