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Do you RSVP?

I'm having my DD baptized next weekend and am planning on catering chicken. My *ss is kind of chapped because I asked for an RSVP (gave PLENTY of time) and there are several that have not let me know if they're coming or not....how do I plan how much food to provide? And why is it so hard to leave a message or send an email? Isn't that considered rude?

 
DMac08

Asked by DMac08 at 2:37 PM on Aug. 26, 2010 in Holidays

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  • Yeah, it has gotten so bad with some people. And they would not like it if they were the ones planning the party. definitely rude.
    elizabr

    Answer by elizabr at 3:44 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I try to RSVP, but sometimes I forget.
    anikahaynes1

    Answer by anikahaynes1 at 2:40 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I come from a family where it is considered rude not to RSVP.
    Mommy2Gabrielle

    Answer by Mommy2Gabrielle at 2:42 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • Yes, go ahead and email- say it's for the food.
    lovinangels

    Answer by lovinangels at 2:43 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I know it's not "tradition", but I usually dont expect or give an rsvp unless I'm for sure going.
    hdb

    Answer by hdb at 2:40 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I actually meant, how hard is it for the "guests" to call me and leave a message, or an email response....I don't think I should have to "hunt them down" for an answer....but thanks for your replies....
    DMac08

    Comment by DMac08 (original poster) at 2:48 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I agree, if an RSVP is requested it is polite to give one either way.
    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 2:53 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

  • I always RSVP but many many many don't! I have had several parties for my kids and literally nobody RSVP'd yet at least a dozen showed up.
    Always plan for more guests than you expect. Better to have more food than not enough.
    Orionsgirl

    Answer by Orionsgirl at 2:54 PM on Aug. 26, 2010

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