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Tacky? Babyshower related**--OMG UPDATE!!!!!!!! More tacky?

Posted by Anonymous   + Show Post

 I just read this on a friends status of facebook...

I thought it was kind of tacky because she truly asks for SO MUCH. This isn't her first child and EVERY status she posts is a whiney pregnancy status or how she needs soooo much help and stuff.

So what do you think.....

 

We are having a cookout / baby shower on saturday October 13th at 4 pm! We will have plenty of food and drinks for you to enjoy yourself! All we ask is you at least bring a pack of baby diapers and a pack of wipes !!!

HERE IS HER NEW STATUS!!!! I WAS BLOWN AWAY!

I need a head count for my baby shower/ cookout this Saturday! text or message me on here and let me know please!!! Everyone is invited if you don't want to bring a special gift for the babies please bring a pack of diapers and wipes! We are using Huggies or pampers !

 

**Also allow me to add:

1. We aren't "friend, friends" anymore since she moved and totally changed; so Idgaf what you think of me.

2. Obviously, I'm NOT going because I live far away.

3. She's not **just** asking for SPECIFIC diapers and wipes. She's posted her THREE (3) REGISTRIES as an EVENT on facebook; keeps sending invites to them and posts them even now and again to her wall.

4. She's FIFTEEN WEEKS PREGNANT!

5. She's basically saying that if you don't bring either Papmpers or Huggies stuff, you can't come to the party and it'd be nice to bring an extra special gift.....oh and look at all 3 of my registries and bring that, too.

6. Lastly, shortly after I posted this; she messaged me and asked me to make her a "couple" of baby blankets.

Posted by Anonymous on Oct. 5, 2012 at 5:32 PM
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 2 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:41 PM

You couldn't call and ASK for their address? Seriously, your friends are as tacky as you. No etiquette. It's going away and it's sad.

Quoting Anonymous:

I invited "people off the internet" to the kids' birthday party...I don't have addresses and everyone on the guest list has a Facebook, so I went ahead and created an event. It's worked for the last 3 years, so I don't see the problem. Better than mailing invitations, to me.


Quoting Anonymous:

First, you don't throw yourself a shower. Second, you don't invite people off the Internet. Third, you don't beg for gifts, and fourth you don't specify a certain brand name.

Quoting Anonymous:

ya again I don't find it tacky or rude. I find it smart. I personally wouldn't do it myself. It would come across better if it had been posted by somebody other then herself, like a host. but whatever. I would still go and still bring what she asked.




Anonymous
by Anonymous 31 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:41 PM
Teach he about cloth diapers?
HIJKLM
by Ruby Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:41 PM
Ya a gift is implied... She could have worded it better like "gifts of diapers and wipes would be greatly appreciated" so people know what she needs but she's making it sound like "bring a gift or don't come" I would not attend or get a gift just for that.
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 32 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:42 PM
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Baby showers are supposed to be a celebration of a new life. Yes, people may bring gifts, but it should not be mandatory.
conweis
by Platinum Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:42 PM
-shrug- if you think it is tacky don't go
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Anonymous
by Anonymous 29 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:43 PM

I don't have many of their numbers. I don't use my phone often, and the internet is how I communicate with people. It's like that for everyone, at least the people I know, everyone's on the internet and checking facebook several times. It's a good, easy way to communicate.

Quoting Anonymous:

You couldn't call and ASK for their address? Seriously, your friends are as tacky as you. No etiquette. It's going away and it's sad.

Quoting Anonymous:

I invited "people off the internet" to the kids' birthday party...I don't have addresses and everyone on the guest list has a Facebook, so I went ahead and created an event. It's worked for the last 3 years, so I don't see the problem. Better than mailing invitations, to me.


Quoting Anonymous:

First, you don't throw yourself a shower. Second, you don't invite people off the Internet. Third, you don't beg for gifts, and fourth you don't specify a certain brand name.

Quoting Anonymous:

ya again I don't find it tacky or rude. I find it smart. I personally wouldn't do it myself. It would come across better if it had been posted by somebody other then herself, like a host. but whatever. I would still go and still bring what she asked.





Anonymous
by Anonymous 28 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:44 PM

So you dont live near the person and you're not going right? Then what is your problem again?

GLO682
by Silver Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:44 PM

 I don't really think theres anything wrong with it. i wouldnt post that but who cares. if people are coming to her cookout/babyshower i doubt they were coming empty handed anyhow.

Anonymous
by Anonymous 33 on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM

I don't think it's tacky at all. I went to a baby shower that asked for a pack of diapers. I got her a small pack to go along with the stuff I had already gotten.

Stephanie329
by Silver Member on Oct. 8, 2012 at 1:45 PM
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Very tacky and stupid.

Quoting Anonymous:

 Oh...allow me to mention....they were TTC....and ended up with twins but can't even afford one......


Jeezus.


Quoting Anonymous:


Yep, rude. can't afford your baby, don't have one.


 

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