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When you put numbers in pencil on RSVPs, where do you put the number and how do you do it?  Alphabetically?
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    My brain is so mushy, I don't even understand the question.
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    Numbering RSVPs in case people fill them out wrong.
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    Just put them in an inconspicuous place. I would also keep a spreadsheet of them rather than trying to remember a method that you used.
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    Oh! I had my whole guest list in a spreadsheet so I just went down the spreadsheet and numbered them that way. They weren't in alphabetical order, they were grouped by sides of the family.
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    I put them in pencil on the back.  As I stuffed the RSVP card into the envelope that came up next, I just put it in a spreadsheet. So, it was random (and I good idea!  I had 1 person write "Sorry can't make it" across the card with no name or anything and at least 4 or 5 people just not write names.
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    On the back.  And no, I'd do random codes.  Like, 1B9.  And make sure those people sit at table 2 or something.  Somebody will see it and think it relates to something about where they fell on your ranked list.  Maybe if it's Joe Smith, party of 2, you could do SJ2? 
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    Which side's the back?  The mailing info side?
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    I put the number on the back, very small. I did it alphabetically.
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    I just wrote everyones name on the rsvp card to avoid this whole mess :)You could always do letters instead of numbers if guests are going to be pains about "omg why am I number 53"
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    I didn't do this on mine (there were only 31 of them) - I just kept a spreadsheet, and knew where they were coming from with postmarks if names weren't on them plus it wasn't a big deal.However, when my cousin's invitation came, I checked the back of hers and sure enough, she had a small number - I think our invitation had 52 on it, which would indicate to me for the wedding she did hers alphabetically (my last name begins with an F, as you know).
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    Ours has an envelope with it.  So back of rsvp card lightly.Got it.
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    A part of me wants to tell guests who think that the number equals how important they are to the couple to just STFU. sorry, long sentence. Seriously though, it's just a number. I didn't have anyone ask me what the number meant, but my family members were all high numbers because their names aren't near the front of the alphabet. And the person who got #1 was my DH's gay roommate from college....guess there's something he's not telling me....that he really LOVES hot dogs!
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    Oh - her cards went into an envelope for mailing.  If yours are postcards, you could do them in the corner on the front (where the guests are writing) I suppose.
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    I also put names on them, not only to avoid forgetting who they belonged to, but also to avoid extra invites.  And then nobody sent them in anyway.  Biitches.
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    Our were postcards.  I wrote them at the bottom on the side where the guest writes.I started w/101 so that they would all be 3 digit numbers.  (I'm weird like that).  Our guests must have thought they were all at the bottom of the list.
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    Like the others said, small and light on the back. I already had a spreadsheet of guests, again like many others said, divided by my guests, his guests, my family's guests, his family's guests, so the numbers I used just corresponded to however they were already numbered on the spreadsheet.
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    I'm going to write mine on the back either in faint pencil or a UV pen.  The program I use automatically assigns a number as I enter the invitation information.
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    I'm actually putting names on ours, so no numbers for me.  I've just heard people on here who had somebody biitch about being #129 or something.  Plus, I resort my list all the time, so the numbers would get screwed up. 
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    I put mine inside the envelope so no one would see:) mwahah, evil I know;) I wrote it right under the inside fold, where you would seal it.
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    I just went down my excel sheet and numbered for each RSVP. Some were in alpha order, some weren't because they were in order of bridal party, family, friends.
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    I'm writing the names on mine so I don't have to deal with this.  If you're using postcards, I would recommend using a UV pen instead of pencil because the post office might smudge the pencil.
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