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Is it normal these days to invite people to a wedding by email?

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Only if you're having a virtual wedding/marriage.

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Lol.. Exactly
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No.

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I didn't think so
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unless that person frequently use email i would still send a invite physically!

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That is what I was thinking
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@Fire. Are you fire and ice lol
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nope.

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yes its normal, since everything is done digitally, I suggest you make invitations to make it seem like a special wedding, but digitally doesn't cost a dime...... so do as you like.

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So is that what the wedding gift should cost too? Less than a dime?
Just saying...
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Well I'm assuming that even though the invitations will cost less than a dime, the wedding itself will still be expensive as h*ll lol so I doubt that you should give someone a cheap wedding gift just because he/she gives you an invitation email that's 50cents-1dollar cheaper than a invitation card.
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Besides, the fact that the host spent any time to invite you at all should be what makes you happy, not how expensive it was for him/her to invite you. The main reason why the whole email vs card thing should be discussed is to get an idea on how effective it will be; some people just don't check their emails.
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um yes and no. my cousin did it that way. but sometimes you have to save every penny and do emails instead of written ones. but sometimes it is better that you write or something else. not everyone checks emails in time.

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What if it is from your sister?
This is my dilemma
I have received an email and then a text to see why I didn't respond to the email.
I'm still waiting for a phone call
Wedding is on Saturday . Haha
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um oh..........bomb shell but then um no maybe people should do it like a heads up but still send out something. and well yeah that is a problem. like it should be a long time ahead heads up but not the actual invite. but um no and yes. answer can go both ways. like my cousin did. she did a email about a month ahead then sent out paper invites.
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Really?! Wow, so you are playing games with the bride?! That's nice. You sound like a great person!:)
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No. Some people still aren't connected to the internet. Particularly older people. And sending it in the mail is much more formal.

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Good point!
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the normal thing not to invite anyone enjoy your money for the honey moon ,hahaha ,,,

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Different and good
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Yes, I received two via email, and the RSVP were in a website link. It saves paper and gets the guest counted quickly with a section for comments. It allwoed for tou to wish the couple well, and where to mail in gifts, a breif story with pics from the proposal etc. I found it to be a very efficient.

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Sure, anything is possible but it can take away from the romantic elegant side.Some invites are beautiful. Why not just Skype and everyone can stay home.: )

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It may be normal to invite people by internet to a wedding, yet I cannot help thinking it is sad that some people would not dedicate a little more time and effort to make the one day in their lives truly special: even details like invitations say a lot about a couple, and beautiful, handwritten invitations are a sign that they truly care about what they are about to enter into.

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I agree.
The saddest thing of all is that it is my sisters wedding. I am family.
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No, that would be very tacky.

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I will pass that on to my sister.
Yes, my sister
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Tacky is the exact word I was thinking, too.
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No.

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If you get one, send them the virtual wedding gift by email back.
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No, I think they should do it in person!

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Yes especially if it's your own family.
My sister did the email invites
Very tacky
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Not really [I didn't]

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it seems very unpersonable,close friends & relatives,no-way!!

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My sister sent me the invite by email
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I got married a year and a half ago and I bought weeding invitations and sent them out!!:) and I sent hand written thank you's.

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I like weeding invitations.
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what kinda a question is this no, never you send the FANCY cute like cards.

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Wanted to get answers to this as this was what my sister did.
Not even a phone call.
In my opinion I was not invited
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ya your welcome
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You may inform your friends about wedding by email but a formal invite cards is better.

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I agree. Thank you
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NO,people are loosing the personal compassion of talking,also taking the time to mail an invitation speaks caring about someone.

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Well my sister did this.
That's how I was invited
Then I got a text to ask me why I haven't responded to the e-mail
I am shocked
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when my daughter got married-the first in my family-i ensured that the cards were sent personnaly-but when my son got married therafter- to my very close relative i visited them and gave cards but to my friends and other than my close relatives i sent by email and they appreciated and did attend the marriage

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My sister sent e-mail to friends and family . I am direct family and I received an email.
Very insulted so I wanted to get an opinion on here . I left out he sister part though
Bottom line I think is that it is not appropriate
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I think sending a hand written invitation is much more meaningful especially in a world where technology is taking over :)

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No. You shouldn't be that rude.

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They wont take your invitation seriously

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Ehh I don't think so, I think it's just tacky and cheap looking

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No...

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Yes, it is normal but people also normally smoke dope too--does not make it right. It is not good etiquette. If you put forth such little effort, such effort shall return to you.

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I will recommend it to my sister for her next wedding .
The emails already went out for this one.
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Got to go with the personal touch. Loads of digital now but up close and personal is me ( if I were doing this). Hope all goes cool.

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Formal events require formal invitations. But if you are getting married at the JP, wearing ripped jeans and the reception is BYOB then perhaps it's not necessary. Besides, hate to accidentally have a wedding invitation end up in my spam folder.

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Gee, I hope no one would do that.

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No. The normal way of an invitation to a wedding is , an strange smile and so telling that do you have a come to our wedding?

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no way... you can ask for people's addresses by email so that you can send them an invitation, but it would be very tacky to actually invite through email.

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unless that person frequently use email i would still send a invite physically!

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I've wondered about this one before..I dont see why not? Everything else is being done online. I like the virtual wedding idea in order to save costs.

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So a virtual gift is okay too? lol
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why not? technology has greatly advanced, nothing really wrong with it. unless people would expect an invitation in person

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Yes off course this is normal now a days, to invite a people for your wedding via mail. As we are not able to send invitation personally therefore we used to go for mailing service. Put a scan copy of your invitation card and mail to the person whom you want to.

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it depends if you know them good ! it take a long time to know some one !! but i think it's ok..and normal

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nah,not cool

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One friend did it, but they did that only because they don't KNOW most of our addresses.

...but they still plan on sending out cards aswell.

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No. Online invites are fine for small gatherings and parties, but when it comes to weddings, that's huge. You better give out real invitations.

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My sister is the one that invited everyone by email. Even her family.
She then sent me a text inquiring wether or not I got the email.
I still have not gotten a phone call.
I have yet to respond
Extremely insulted
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That's not right at all. Because of her lack of communication, not a whole lot of people will show up.
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I have never heard of doing that. Seems tacky and impersonal to me. But then, times are changing. I got married in April 2012. I wouldn't even think to send out e-mail invites.

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no!!!!!!

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It is not normal .However it can be handy sometimes

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If you do not have the address of these people, maybe. We live in an era of political correctness so it would be preferred by some that they have a more formal invitation, but really it depends on your circumstance

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Not really, it is more formal to be invited by an actual invitation(usually a fancy card for fancier events).

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send me an invite by email and i will send you a picture of a gift.

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This day is all about the bride and the groom, it's up to them to decide how they want their wedding to be be. Their family and friends should honor that to the best of their ability. It's really not a bad idea as most young couples could use the money for better things than stamps and paper that will just end up in land fills while starting out married life.

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Why would you send an email to get married?
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Personally, I wouldn't and didn't. There are people who would so I am just trying not to be judgmental. Not all weddings are a formal affair.
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why would you want to get married by email?

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Its simple but honestly who checks their email anymore besides buisness peeps..

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Who would send an email for getting married?Crazy

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nope that's not the manner...if they are in abroad you can invite them via e-mail.

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Email invitations just do not have the same effect as printed stationary - Wedding Invitations. Most couples look forward to sending printed invitations to their friends, family and coworkers to announce their upcoming marriage. It is a way to reflect their commitment and their excitement of their special day. We find most guests expect to receive printed invitations in the mail as they also serve as a functional detail. They inform your guests of all the essential wedding info - who's getting married, who's hosting the ceremony, where, when, and what time the ceremony will take place, most invitations also include the RSVP information. Additionally all professionally printed invitations, unlike emails, are proofread by pros assuring that all guests receive all the same and correct information about the ceremony.

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no. A wedding is a formal event.

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No, normally a nice invitation is sent out.

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No

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It's not a bad idea. Far as I remember I actually did the same thing for my birthday. The only bad thing about it is that not everyone might be checking their email.

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Dear Topaz72, I hope you'll send out personally received wedding invitations. E-mails are ok for Tupperware type parties, but even those are better received when followed up by a phone call. E-mails often slip by, and are overlooked. For a fancy or intimate occasion, such as a wedding, it is nice to send out invitations. You can find nice invitations that won't cost a fortune. One of the nicest I've received was a couple who sent a cute and casual photo of themselves at a park. They included all of the information, along with the way to rsvp. It was sent out and personal, but was also cost effective. Another idea is to send out personal invites through regular mail but set up a wedding website that guests can view. Here you can include photos of you as a couple, and include all of your wedding info. You include the website on the invites you send out. You can update/ add to this website, and have fun making it reflect your personalities and style. I enjoyed receiving a personal invitation to my daughter's friends wedding, and being able to go on their wedding website to enjoy their photos and information included there.

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Thank you for your input.
It was my sister who sent the email wedding invites. Needless to say I did not attend.
Sad I know
Maybe she will send invitations for the next wedding hahaha
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