(Closed) People keep thinking the STDs are the invitations

posted 10 years ago in Paper
  • poll: Should I keep explaining what a STD is to my guest or let them figure it out on their own.
    Let them figure it out when they recieve their invite in March : (26 votes)
    74 %
    Keep explaining, you wouldnt want them to think that they need to R.s.v.p. already : (8 votes)
    23 %
    other : (1 votes)
    3 %
  • Post # 3
    1057 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Miss Knitting just blogged about this recently. Let the guests think what they want. Send the invite in March and let them be surprised haha

    Post # 5
    1254 posts
    Bumble bee

    I experienced this too. My STD’s only had 4 lines on it: our names, the date, the location and text indicating that formal invitations were to follow. With only those to read, we still got questions about when our wedding was, where it was located and how come our invitations didn’t arrive with RSVP cards. Good thing they recognized our names eh?

    When people told me they got my invitations, I replied “Oh great! You got our Save The Date cards already. Good to know that the formal invitations we will be sending in March will arrive timely.”

    Post # 6
    3314 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2010

    I had about 1/2 the rsvps come through before the actual formal invite came.  I found it thrilling!  😀  People still enjoyed getting the formal invites, and the formal invites had a lot more info then the STD’s so I found that people brought them with them to the wedding.  Let them figure it out on their own.  Most may even know that it’s just the precursor, and are still excited to know that they are invited!

    Post # 7
    1801 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: June 2010

    I had 2 people do this with ours too!  I didn’t say anything, they got the invitations later and all was good.  It cracks me up that people think that!

    Post # 8
    661 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I had a few ppl RSVP when I sent our STDs out (we did it in Feb. and the wedding is this coming feb.)  I just accepted it wth a smile and let it go.  Its not worth the explanation.  They’ll figure it out when they get the formal invitiation in the mail and actually have an RSVP card with it.  🙂

    Until then, be happy others are as excited about the day as you!!!  lol

    Post # 9
    759 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2011

    no body has RSVPed mine yet but i have had a couple people tell me they got their invitations and i just correct them and say “you mean you got the save the date”

    Post # 10
    3048 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: January 1991

    Hmm, I hope I don’t have this problem. I would be scared that when the formal invitation DID come, they would not formally RSVP because they “told me” when they got their Save the Date. But then again, I can just call them to confirm.

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