Originally Posted by globetrotter
I have some cousins who are rich - as in mogdiniani in the dinning room, matisse in the bedroom, rich. they invited me to a christmas party a couple of years ago, and on the invitaiton it said "please bring peanut butter sandwhiches". I called, as I was a little confused, and talked to my aunts secretary, who said we should bring 50 peanut butter sandwhiches, prefereably cut into little pieces and with no crusts. anyway, they had more than 100 people there, and didn't serve any food aside from what the guests brought, and punch.
Wow indeed. Unless you feel there's some possibility of inheritance some distant day, I'd have been inclined to tell the cousins to shove their 'invitation'. Or was it a themed party? Still mildly ridiculous by any stretch.