(Closed) Would you go?

posted 6 years ago in Ceremony
Post # 3
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

a Facebook message?  eh…

EDIT:  I’m ALL for being green and saving paper, postage, etc… but yeah… there are other ways to invite someone.  I would probably prefer a phone call over a Facebook message.

Post # 4
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Busy bee

For starters….that was a very informal invite. I’d decline.

Post # 5
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2018

@Ryansgirl:  I would politely decline, since it’s horribly gauche to invite some people to the ceremony and not the reception…

Post # 6
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2013 - Harbourfront Grand Hall

@Ryansgirl:  OMG *facepalm* DECLINE!!!!!!!!!!!

Post # 7
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

That is horribly impolite of her and sounds like a “I just wanted to make sure you knew i thought of you”. I wouldn’t go and its kind of… sad 

Post # 8
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Honey bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

I wouldn’t go… a facebook message?! We emailed our invitations, so I’m not against going green and all, but facebook is so impersonal. Oh yeah, and the fact that you’re only invited to the ceremony! No thanks.

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I understand why some people may invite people only to the ceremony and not the reception, but to invite on Facebook? Decline.

Post # 10
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

No way.  

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

No way I would sit through a boring ceremony for someone like that and not get to party and celebrate afterwards! Decline!

Post # 12
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Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 2013 - St. Augustine Beach, FL

Nope. How rude!?!

Post # 13
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: November 1999

I’d be pretty meh about a facebook ceremony-only wedding invitation.

 

but then, I don’t think its in good taste to not invite all the guests to both ceremony and reception.  

 

sending this invitation via facebook is the extra cherry on the pie of crap, if you ask me.

 

what’s really the point of inviting more people to the ceremony?  the hopes of getting more gifts?  I guess I don’t get it.

 

Post # 15
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

So did she invite you?

Edit: just re-read it. I would probably decline.

Post # 16
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Bumble Beekeeper
  • Wedding: December 2013

@Ryansgirl:  I probably would decline. I am not sure she’s doing anything wrong per se (like unless it’s a gift grab), but what’s the point in getting all dolled up for something that could be over in half an hour? I wouldn’t want to interrupt my day like that.

I would never ask someone who wasn’t invited to the reception to come to my wedding. It just seems odd somehow.

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