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Old 05-22-2006, 03:07 PM   #1
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Am I right to be a little steamed?

OK- I'm downright MAD!!!!I sent out 24 invitations for Dennis' June 3 graduation party with the RSVP date being last Friday- I have recieved 10 replies.72 people were invited- I have 30 confirmed and the worst part is in the 42 that have not responded includes my only siblings and their families- even my father didn't RSVP- granted we're not close but, come on.Sorry to rant but, my feelings are hurt here.Thanks for listening.

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Old 05-22-2006, 03:15 PM   #2
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I am sorry, you have every reason to be mad....
at the very least they should have called to Congratulate his sucess.
GRADUATING IS A WONDERFUL TIME IN A YOUNG PERSON'S LIFE,ITS A ROAD TO A NEW BEGINNING...
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Old 05-22-2006, 03:59 PM   #3
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Vicki I'd be mad too. How hard is it to pick up a phone and say yes, no, or we're not sure yet ? I won't be able to make it but I congratulate him on his success. Graduation is no easy feat these days.
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Old 05-22-2006, 04:20 PM   #4
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Ooh, I hate that. Have to deal with that every time there is a party. It is as if the people never heard of RSVP thing. Makes me soooo mad. Every time we send out invitation, might as well start calling other wise people will simply start showing up. For my wife’s 40's birthday we had nice party in the fancy restaurant catered, very special event. Even calling people didn't help. Some did not know, some weren't sure some (my uncle) got mad that he did not receive personal invitation (phone call), some said they were not coming and then showed up in the middle of the party. What is it with people, oh darn I am mad with you, grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr
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Old 05-22-2006, 04:58 PM   #5
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You totally have a right to be angry but the best advice it to forgive and forget. I bet the only person your anger is effecting is you and you don't want to be made especially over a happy event like a graduation party.
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Old 05-22-2006, 05:25 PM   #6
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Darn right, you should be upset. It's rude not to respond to an invitation! In many cases, it's a catered affair and you are paying good money per head for this special day. In my case, for my Dad's 70th BP, we invited the couple and they did rsvp, but brought all their kids and the daughter's boyfriend.: We had to scramble to set up an extra table, not to mention paying the extra $28 a head more for the uninvited "guest". This couple WILL NOT be invited to any more of our parties.
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Old 05-22-2006, 05:34 PM   #7
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I cannot believe how incredibly rude some people can be these days. When did common courtesy go down the toilet?
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Old 05-22-2006, 06:54 PM   #8
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I cannot believe how incredibly rude some people can be these days. When did common courtesy go down the toilet?
When someone left the seat up. Ba-dum-bump.

Yes, I'd be annoyed as well. You'll probably get more rsvps this week. Geesh.

I say move the party and don't tell them -- disinherit them. Just kidding. Know it's frustrating.
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:02 PM   #9
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You totally have a right to be angry but the best advice it to forgive and forget. I bet the only person your anger is effecting is you and you don't want to be made especially over a happy event like a graduation party.
You are absolutely right and I usually live by that wonderful advice except I forget when it comes to my siblings- I have to add- forget to INVITE them!They are more annoyed by the invitation than they are happy to celebrate with us.
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Old 05-22-2006, 07:10 PM   #10
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yes.. I'd be upset!!
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