Champagne Etiquette or Party Foul? The Toast That Never Was 🍾

Diply Social Team
Diply | Diply

Ever been excited about a moment only to have it snatched away just before it happens? Well, meet our 21-year-old university student, who found herself in the middle of a champagne controversy that left her evening soured and friendships tested. Let's dive into this fizzy drama, shall we? 🍾🎓

Setting the Stage 🎉

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The Party Plan 🥳

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The Champagne Idea 🍾

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The Arrival 🕖

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The Unpleasant Surprise 😲

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The Dinner Drama 🍽️

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The Point of the Toast 🥂

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The Aftermath 🌙

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The Night Wasn't Ruined, Just Marred 😔

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Champagne Etiquette or Just a Drink? 🍾

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Why They Did It 🤔

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The Final Straw 🥴

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A Toast Missed or a Party Foul? 🍾🥂

Our university student found herself caught up in a champagne controversy that left her evening soured and friendships tested. She was the last to arrive at a pre-party gathering, only to find that her friends had already opened and half-drunk the champagne she had bought for a group toast. Despite some apologies, the evening was marred by the incident, leading her to question whether she was justified in her upset or if she was the party pooper. The internet has been buzzing with opinions on this bubbly drama. Let's see what they have to say... 🍾🥂

NTA, the point of buying champagne was opening it together 🥂

Reasonable_racoon | Reasonable_racoon

NTA for suggesting champagne, but don't let it ruin the night 🤷‍♀️

butterchicken92 | butterchicken92

NTA. They're not huge a**holes either, but they're still the a**holes. This is not a hill to die on though and you'd need to determine for yourself if this behavior is a pattern or problematic going forward. To all the YTA commenters, IT'S NOT ACTUALLY ABOUT THE CHAMPAGNE! The big issue here is that they placed their own impatience over the value of sharing with you. There was a set time and they didn't wait for that time. I'd be annoyed too. And I would be doubly frustrated if I told them it wasn't cool to not wait for me and then they all invalidated my feelings about it. THAT is why you were sour the rest of the night. 😤💔 Side story: in HS, my English teacher ordered us a cake to share during lunch time to celebrate finishing our final presentations. There are 2 sections of the class. I'm in study hall when another student in my section says they got a text that the other English section is eating the cake right now because there was a substitute teacher and they convinced them it was okay. So we ask our study hall teacher to go to the English classroom. When we get there, everyone has eaten cake, some took obnoxiously large slices/seconds and there was only a small bit left, enough for us remaining to have a small slice. I, like you, pointed out we were supposed to wait for lunch so everyone could be here. My friends in that section said "who cares, you got a slice". And I'm arguing saying "it's the principle" and they all just roll their eyes and accuse me of making a big deal out of it because "I still got cake". Anyway, I ended up dropping those friends because I noticed over time a pattern of things like that where I didn't feel personally valued or like we shared the same values. 😒

Impetris | Impetris

Missed toast due to rude guests, NTA. 🥂

HP1029 | HP1029

NTA, or mild ESH at worst. Everyone's focusing on the fact that you got pissed, and not on the fact that it was your idea, there was an agreed time and they did the toast early without you for no good reason. Also sounds like they waited for everyone else to get there before they opened it, not like they opened it while they were getting ready because they thought it was no big deal. 🤷‍♀️

Victim_Of_Fate | Victim_Of_Fate

NTA: Champagne ceremony ruined by friends' impatience and disregard for you 🍾

smallishbear-duck | smallishbear-duck

Chimpanzee etiquette vs. chimpanzee politics: a wild read! 🤮

sparksgirl1223 | sparksgirl1223

Organized surprise party, couldn't partake. NTA 😢

NeedsItRough | NeedsItRough

Cultural clash: Toasting etiquette around the world 🍾

RegularOrdinary3716 | RegularOrdinary3716

"They ruined your moment! Like taking a photo without you!" 😱

Senior-Fisherman8620 | Senior-Fisherman8620

NTA, but don't let it ruin your night! 🥂

Mysterious_Silver381 | Mysterious_Silver381

NTA...being excluded from a champagne toast is hurtful 🤷‍♀️

RelationshipSad2300 | RelationshipSad2300

NAH- Misunderstanding about champagne toast leads to hurt feelings 🤷‍♀️

Reasonable-Guess93 | Reasonable-Guess93

NTA: Champagne for the 'theater' of the pop and gush 🍾

nopenothappening99 | nopenothappening99

NTA: Champagne mishap, early arrival, and a 10-minute wait 🍾

barkwoofgrowl | barkwoofgrowl

Birthday cake candles blown out, but saved a slice. NTA 🎂

MrJ_Sar | MrJ_Sar

"Wait for me so we can all raise 'em together!" 💃🍾

HockeyBabble | HockeyBabble

NTA. You nailed it! 🎉

PossumPrincess13 | PossumPrincess13

NTA, life's too short to get worked up about chickenshit 🐔

meu03149 | meu03149

Miscommunication leads to premature champagne popping 🤷‍♀️

champagneformyrealfr | champagneformyrealfr

NTA: They couldn't wait 10 minutes for a toast? 🙄

hirimonsta | hirimonsta

No a**hole here, just a missed toast 🍾

Missmagentamel | Missmagentamel

On time and ready to toast, the champagne dilemma unfolds. 🍾

RoxasofsorrowXIII | RoxasofsorrowXIII

NTA. Opening the bottle without you? Total party foul! 🍾

Matttthhhhhhhhhhh | Matttthhhhhhhhhhh

Mismatched expectations: pre-gaming vs celebratory toast 🍾

1568314 | 1568314

NTA. They opened the champagne early, leaving you hanging. 🤷‍♀️

SiameseCats3 | SiameseCats3

Feeling left out? 🥺 Don't worry, you're not the a**hole!

painted_unicorn | painted_unicorn

NTA. A**hole friends ruined bonding moment. Hope they're just inconsiderate.

lyncati | lyncati

NTA. Shots before the toast? That's one way to party! 🍾

Zookeeper-007 | Zookeeper-007

Thoughtless, not malicious. Is it worth dying on this hill? 🤔

blueginkinchi | blueginkinchi

Friends being dicks? Not the a**hole for calling them out! 😏

annswertwin | annswertwin

NTA. They agreed to wait but broke their promise 😑

LooksieBee | LooksieBee

NTA BUT ALSO INFO. Friend regularly rude? Sympathize, pissed off. 😡

DramaticSwordfis7 | DramaticSwordfis7

NTA. They changed plans without you. Would they be cool? 🤔

MurasakiYugata | MurasakiYugata

NTA. Champagne etiquette irrelevant. They disregarded your request. 😒

equate_ibuprofen | equate_ibuprofen

Different expectations led to disappointment, but no a**holes here 🙏

thevoiceinsidemyhead | thevoiceinsidemyhead

Feeling left out? NTA! Clever username adds charm 😊

NorthernLolal | NorthernLolal

Champagne rule: Opener drinks or at least be present 🍾

SirRabbott | SirRabbott

NTA, friends don't value your input, stand up for yourself! 💪

Dichromatic_Fumo | Dichromatic_Fumo

Toasted and betrayed! NTA, they ruined the evening. 🤪

thefinalhex | thefinalhex

Early arrival saves the day, impatient a**holes get served 🍾

fuckmoralturpitude | fuckmoralturpitude

NTA. Friends were inconsiderate, but you handled it gracefully. 👏

EricDHennessy | EricDHennessy

Crappy friends ruined celebratory moment by cracking champagne too soon 🤮

Wondercat87 | Wondercat87

NTA: You did all the work, they should've waited 👏

Opening_Track_1227 | Opening_Track_1227

Planned champagne toast ruined by impatient friends. NTA! 🤪

AnAntsyHalfling | AnAntsyHalfling

NTA. The cork pop is part of the champagne ritual! 🍾

Dar_and_Tar | Dar_and_Tar

Annoyed but sulking all night? NTA for speaking up 😊

tokoloshe62 | tokoloshe62

NTA for being angry, but don't let it ruin your night 🤷‍♀️

tarkuspig | tarkuspig

NTA. Thoughtless people couldn't wait 10 minutes for a toast 🙄

bergof0fucks | bergof0fucks

NTA. OP defends Champagne etiquette with a touch of civility 🍾

reevelainen | reevelainen

Being excluded hurts more than missing out on champagne 😢

-Marrick- | -Marrick-

You planned, bought, and set a time. Friends were inconsiderate. 🙄

SirMittensOfTheHill | SirMittensOfTheHill

NTA, they were really rude 😒

Neko4tsume | Neko4tsume

Thoughtless friends ruin toast 🤦‍♀️

Top-Geologist-9213 | Top-Geologist-9213

Feeling left out by friends, holding onto annoyance 😔

wednesdayschildx | wednesdayschildx

NTA. No a-hole here. Cheers to that! 🍾

yobaby123 | yobaby123

NTA. Douchebags ruin the toast 🤮

-usual-suspect- | -usual-suspect-

NTA. Celebrating together is about community, not just champagne. 🍾

mstoker713 | mstoker713

Friends missed the point of the champagne celebration 🍾

thatguy1717 | thatguy1717

NTA - Stick to your plan, they hurt your feelings 😢

Sparkly_Unicorn_Hair | Sparkly_Unicorn_Hair

A heartfelt toast to friendship and unforgettable college memories 🍾

17Foreshadowing17 | 17Foreshadowing17

NTA. Friendship tested, future gestures in question. Voiced issue, inconsiderate friends.

coconutchucks | coconutchucks

Party foul! Getting too comfortable can ruin the mood 🍾

hushwine | hushwine

They agreed to wait, but they didn't. Not cool. 🙄

valabama | valabama

NTA: Excluded from toast, but were they plotting something else? 🤔

Hermiona1 | Hermiona1

Opinions differ, but don't let it ruin your evening! 🍾

Professional-Use9355 | Professional-Use9355

Overreacting to a champagne mishap? ESH, but salvage the night! 🍾

Necessary_Web4029 | Necessary_Web4029

NTA. No a-hole here. Cheers to that! 🥂

giveme25atleast | giveme25atleast

NTA. Rude people ruined your toast. That's just not cool 😞

SheiB123 | SheiB123

Inconsiderate friends ruined the night for everyone. Not the a**hole. 😠

pogguhs | pogguhs

NTA. Rude move ruins planned toast 🤪

TaliesinMerlin | TaliesinMerlin

Let it go and enjoy the party! 🍾

Ridiculina | Ridiculina

They agreed to wait but didn't. Not the a**hole. 😊

sephymarie | sephymarie

Party foul! Communication is key when popping champagne 🍾

Darky821 | Darky821

Excluded from the celebration, but don't let it ruin your night! 🤗

SingleAlfredoFemale | SingleAlfredoFemale

Respecting boundaries: Using someone else's stuff without permission 👍

kb8807 | kb8807

NTA. Champagne etiquette can be confusing, but your friends were rude 🙅

Fluffy-Instance-1397 | Fluffy-Instance-1397

Toasting faux pas? They should've waited for you! 🍾

slackerdc | slackerdc

Party pooper didn't appreciate the champagne celebration 🥢

Comprehensive-War743 | Comprehensive-War743

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