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WIBU to just not answer the door?!

(17 Posts)
mangocoveredlamb Wed 18-Nov-15 17:27:19

My parents were due at 4 to spend time with DD and then have supper. They still haven't arrived. I shouldn't be surprised as they have form.
WIBU to just not let them in now, as we're on bedtime wind-down, DD hasn't seen them for ages and is going to get really razzed up when they arrive!

TillITookAnArrowToTheKnee Wed 18-Nov-15 17:28:19

YANBU, that would really piss me off.

gleam Wed 18-Nov-15 17:29:51

Message them and put it off to another night?

catfordbetty Wed 18-Nov-15 17:30:20

Why don't you phone them and rearrange?

OnTheEdgeToday Wed 18-Nov-15 17:30:25

Could you not contact them and inform them that since time is getting on you would prefer it if they came another day instead?

As much as id love to say yanbu - i do think it would be slightly unreasonable. But they are being very unreasonable with their time, unless there is a genuine reason for their lateness.

Birdsgottafly Wed 18-Nov-15 17:30:32

Can you contact them in any way?

They'll disturbed her by knocking.

catfordbetty Wed 18-Nov-15 17:30:55


Snozberry Wed 18-Nov-15 17:30:52

Text them and say the invite is cancelled as they didn't show.

Snozberry Wed 18-Nov-15 17:31:15

Lots of x posts!

mintoil Wed 18-Nov-15 17:39:12

YANBU. I would go out though as you will probably have DD to contend with if you don't answer the door.

Spilose Wed 18-Nov-15 17:44:32

It would be rude, but not unreasonable. I'd just get in touch and say another time.

expatinscotland Wed 18-Nov-15 17:47:32

I would text and say it's cancelled, don't come along, we are winding down now.

jelliebelly Wed 18-Nov-15 18:02:26

I would ring them to cancel. Really difficult to ignore the door with kids in the house

MyFavouriteClintonisGeorge Wed 18-Nov-15 18:06:37

Yes, pre-empt them by calling now.

ozymandiusking Wed 18-Nov-15 22:06:12

Do they live far away, does it take them long to travel. Next time you issue an invitation just say, please don't be late dc has to be in bed by so and so, and from whatever time it is, we are calming down ready for bed.

OnTheEdgeToday Wed 18-Nov-15 22:12:07

Did they turn up?

manicinsomniac Wed 18-Nov-15 23:30:36

I'd be too worried about their safety to be thinking of revenge tactics like that confused

I hope everything is ok

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