Worst Party Blunders

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orst Party Blunders

What’s worse — attending a party, drinking too much, and making a bunch of embarrassing comments, or hosting the party, drinking too much, and making a bunch of embarrassing comments? Which is worse — not RSVP’ing or not stocking enough toilet paper for the party? There are too many party pitfalls and celebratory blunders to count.

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Both hosts and guests have a lot of rules (learned, stated outright, and understood) to remember when attending a party of any kind. Some are standard, like being conversational with guests at a cocktail party, or not being ridiculous and pounding your fists on the table like a caveman at a dinner party. But what about the host who leaves guests high and dry in the living room while "tending to" (aka hiding in) in the kitchen away from all the action?

From poor decisions you can make at cocktail parties, to the worst dishes and presentations you could possibly choose to serve at a party, here's a recap of The Daily Meal's coverage of all the possible pitfalls and problems to avoid, whether you're the person hosting the shindig or the one crashing it.