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Invite & RSVP Etiquette


by georgia201 12 months ago

I’m a victim of non-responses to RSVP. I live in a gated community serviced by gate access personnel. Names must be l...


sr44 commented 12 months ago

Asking people to join you for dinner

by velochic 7 years ago

What is the best way to word an invitation (verbally) to ask people to join you for dinner so that it's understood th...


letsindulge commented 1 year ago

RSVP. Not.

by munchkin1 2 years ago

I am still on a tear about this. I am planning a holiday party early December. Those who could not afford me the simp...


sedimental commented 2 years ago

It's my party

by munchkin1 2 years ago

and I'll cry if want to . . . What is it with people being incapable of communicating a simple RSVP? No explanation, ...


thegforceny commented 2 years ago


by munchkin1 2 years ago

I don't know why people just won't! I sent my invites six weeks in advance as everyone is so busy in the summer. I ha...


munchkin1 commented 2 years ago

How to word invitation- not paying for drinks

by lemonseleven 5 years ago

I am hosting a Chinese New Year Dinner Party at a favorite restaurant. I plan to pay for dinner for everyone invited,...


lagatta commented 3 years ago

Does one RSVP to a Save the Date?

by prio girl 3 years ago

I rec'd two Save the Dates, both of them for occasions that will take place over 8 months from now. I already know th...


bagelman01 commented 3 years ago

does silence on an rsvp mean they aren't coming ?

by klienemaus 4 years ago

Hello all A little background... we recently moved and had our house have extensive renos.. so for 5 months we haven...


ricepad commented 3 years ago

Should this party have been canceled?

by cresyd 3 years ago

Last week I was invited to a former classmate and his wife's home for what a Final Four party. The host and I went t...

John E.

John E. commented 3 years ago


by PHREDDY 3 years ago

You decide for various reasons to have a meal at your home; birthdays, holidays, life cycle events, reunions of frien...


KarenDW commented 3 years ago

Dinner guests who are chronically late and/or early...what to do?

by freia 7 years ago

So it's that time of year where parties and dinners are in full swing. I was getting my invitations for my annual 23r...


Amariel13 commented 4 years ago

How do I respond to people who didn't attend my party?

by coastalconfessions 9 years ago

Here is my dilemma... one that I have never been in before. I sent invitations for an open house; kind of a housewar...

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