After getting engaged...did you call everyone?

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Random q spurred by reading someone's wedding page...

So for those that have been engaged...did you immediately call everyone & let them know? Or did you take the time to just be happy with one another?

I don't think either is right or wrong, but I think (not that I would know)...I'd rather just take personal time with my new fiancee rather than call everyone.
 

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My cousin recently got engaged... They basically called heir parents and grandparents, then put it up on Facebook for everybody else to see cause no way were they calling everyone :p
 

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Everyone? No.
I called my mom, sisters, and dearest friends (3) The others found out a bit at a time either from word of mouth or running into each other.

There was no facebook or myspace back then or I would've utilized that resource, lol
 

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My cousin recently got engaged... They basically called heir parents and grandparents, then put it up on Facebook for everybody else to see cause no way were they calling everyone :p
Yeah LOL. I think that's how it happens most often these days. The important people who need to hear it from you first (parents, best friends) get a call... everybody else finds out when you change your Facebook relationship status hahaha.
 

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My cousin recently got engaged... They basically called heir parents and grandparents, then put it up on Facebook for everybody else to see cause no way were they calling everyone :p
Basically this. I called the girls I wanted to be my bridesmaids too but that was about it.
 

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Basically this. I called the girls I wanted to be my bridesmaids too but that was about it.
Like...RIGHT after!?

Sorry, I guess I meant in the moments following the popping the question... not like, how did you get the word out.

Just wondering if it was done immediately or if anyone waited a few hours or a day to tell the most important people.
 

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Just wondering if it was done immediately or if anyone waited a few hours or a day to tell the most important people.
In this case I would probably wait til the "date" ended (assuming the guy makes an event of it) or the next day or something.
 

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I probably called my people within and hour or so. Hubby did it right after I got off from work and we had to go eat dinner which was in the oven lol.
 

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We were on vacation with my now-husband's family... so they found out in person that night. (We were off exploring on our own when he proposed.)

I called my mom, my two brothers, and my best friend the following morning.

From there, I kinda let the news trickle through the family "phone tree" for a while, made a couple calls to friends/family myself, and of course, I shared the news with people I saw in person (friends/coworkers/etc.). After maybe a week or so of making sure the important people knew, I finally made the mass Facebook announcement.
 

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Like...RIGHT after!?

Sorry, I guess I meant in the moments following the popping the question... not like, how did you get the word out.

Just wondering if it was done immediately or if anyone waited a few hours or a day to tell the most important people.
Oh my no.....I didn't drop everytjing right then, I let it sink in a day and a half then made the few necessary calls lol
 
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I think when I get engaged I will be so confused/thrilled/completely blown away that I will announce it to every single human being that I encounter until we make it official :D
 

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Nope. Couldn't tell anyone but my parents for 2 months lest his precious little sister be upset. *rolls eyes*
 
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Lol if Ryan ever asked I doubt Id be calling many. I think most people just assume we are after all these years (8 years). My family would know right away since I still live with them, and my 2 best friends I would tell, and they would say *OMG he finally grew the balls to ask you lol* He probably would have already told his parents all our mutual friends wouldnt be to shocked either lol. I honestly doubt he will ever ask. So I doubt I will ever need to make a big deal of it. we can live in sin lol
 

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I'd probably wait until the date at least is over. (if he plans something). Then I'd call my parents, grandparents and a select few within the day. Everyone else would find out via facebook or something :)
 

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I would call everyone the next day.. let the whole day be about us as a couple instead of us/everyone else
but that's just me :)

my best friends/parents would get a call..everyone else could find out on facebook/engagement announcements within the week via email or snail mail. and when I say facebook I mean a text update or a picture of us together..NOT BY me posting a picture of just my hand with the ring. ugh just NO. such a pet peeve of mine.
 

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