WTF Can't Make It To Our Wedding?..... F.U. Pay Us!

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  1. HS Cult Leader

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    Wedding guests receive bill for missed meals

    Jay Olstad, KARE-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul 8:21 a.m. EDT September 30, 2015

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    A Minnesota couple was billed $75.90 after not showing up to a wedding to which they RSVP'd. The charges were for meals they would've consumed. VPC

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    GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn. — A couple of weeks ago a Minnesota woman was getting ready to go to a wedding with her husband when she received a call from her mom who was supposed to watch her children.

    "She called at the last minute and had something come up and said 'I can't make it,' " said Jessica Baker.

    Since the invitation said no children, that meant no wedding.

    This week, Baker received a bill for the dinner they didn't have.

    "You've got to be kidding me," she said with a smile. "It listed, we would have had two herb crusted walleye and then there was also a service and tax charge."

    The total came to $75.90.


    "This cost reflects the amount paid by the bride and groom for meals that were RSVPed for, reimbursement and explanation for no show, card, call or text would be appreciated," the note read.

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    The wedding bill for the herb crusted walleye for two came to $75.90, including tax and service. (Photo: George Marincel, KARE-TV, Minneapolis-St. Paul)

    She has no plans on paying it, but she did wonder what else she could have done.

    "I guess I don't know what the right answer would have been. What the right thing to do would have been," she said.

    "This is kind of the wild story," said Sarah Baumann Rogers, editor of Minnesota Bride magazine.

    "Under no circumstances should you choose to follow up after the fact ... kind of questioning why they couldn't attend or much less sending a bill," she said.

    But she understood why couples would be upset after spending a lot of money on the wedding and then some guests skip out, which is why she tells people to notify the hosts as soon as possible if you can't attend.

    She also said don't let RSVP's linger. Respond as soon as you can and if you say you're attending, stick to it. But she added sometimes things come up.

    "General rule is prepare for about 10% of overage or underage when you're planning a big event like that and catering companies are well aware of this," she said.
     
  2. yaddc

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    Don't have a big wedding if ya can't afford it. Some times shit happens and ya can't make it.
     
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    They only invite you for a gift.
     
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    I had 2 long time friends stiff me at my wedding
    they gave cards-but no cash
    I was cool with it
    I knew they were scoundrels


    if your wedding is a money making endeavour as opposed to a party then you're likely not financially prepared for marriage
    and you're a bit of a dick
     
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    That was some white trash cheap ass wedding
     
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    First of all, I want to know what kind of cheap-ass wedding this was. We paid more per plate for our guests at our wedding 25 years ago. We also got married in January, and had about 20 guests not show up the night of the reception, which cost us over $700 in uneaten meals. Why didn't anyone tell us we could bill the guests?! :pissedoff:

    These people sound like major assbags. :rolleye:
     
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    For starters, the couple that reported the story to start with are a bunch of attention seeking assholes. They are just as tacky as the people who sent the bill to them.
     
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    It does bother, the plates at my daughters sweet 16 were $65, good friend of mine had three seats reserved, he never made it so I deleted him off FB.
     
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    As stated by others, what a couple of clowns.
    Could you imagine throwing away a friendship over $75??
     
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    $30 bucks a plate???? That's it?? Where the F was this wedding? A barn?
     
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    Walleye is one of the nicer white fishes of the Great Lakes but, I don't know if it's $30 per plate, nice.
     
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    In my mind, you're not prepared for life.
     
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    I would be adjusting the value of the gift to offset the price of the bill.
     
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    Hi Howard:wigtip:
     
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    Sucker
     
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    I wonder if they had an accountant on site to calculate and invoice each guest for the uneaten portion of their meals.
     
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    I'm gonna pull this scam at my next wedding.
     
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    Gift?