(Closed) How LNG were you on the bee before you got engaged?

posted 6 years ago in Waiting
  • poll: How long were you on the bee before you got engaged?
    1 year or less : (85 votes)
    75 %
    2. Years : (18 votes)
    16 %
    3 : (3 votes)
    3 %
    4.+ : (7 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 32
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    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: April 2015

    Two months?

    Post # 35
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    841 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: August 2015

    @MrsGarrityToBe:  I accidentally voted 3 because I read the question wrong… I didn’t join until after I was engaged. I never even heard of it til then lol. But I never was “waiting” technically – I didn’t have a deadline, never pushed my boyfriend, etc.

    Post # 36
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    217 posts
    Helper bee

    I hit the two year mark in February, but I am almost certain I will be off the list before May of this year, since we picked a date of May 2015.

    Yeah I know, we picked a date before the engagement, but hey, it works for us. Now I am just waiting for it to be official.

    Post # 37
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    1425 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: August 2013 - Rosehill Community Center

    I started reading the blog about 3 years before getting engaged!  I only realized the boards were there about 1 1/2 – 2 years before, and only got more active about 9 months – 1 year before.  I can’t help that I love weddings!

    Post # 38
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    9679 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper
    • Wedding: August 2012

    I didn’t vote because I was already engaged by the time I found the bee.

    Post # 39
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    3941 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    @abbie017:  +1

    I didn’t vote either.  I didn’t get here until I was engaged.

    Post # 40
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    739 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    I didn’t join until I was engaged

    Post # 41
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    7199 posts
    Busy Beekeeper
    • Wedding: October 2015

    @MrsGarrityToBe:  I used to read the blog LONG before I was even in this relationship. But I liked party planning and stuff, so the DIY decorations and blogger bees posting about their bridal showers appealed to me. I think I registered because they did some give-away that required you to log in. So I probably registered more than five years before I was engaged! Then when something weird happened at a wedding I was at and I posted about it. I just looked it up and that was four years ago!!! But I didn’t post again until about 9 months before I was engaged and that’s when I started being pretty active on the boards. 

    Post # 42
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    2457 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    I was already engaged and discovered the bee about 8 months before our wedding. Wish I’d known about it sooner! You should change your poll to add an option for those of us who joined after. 

    Post # 43
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    122 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: March 2015

    I started lurking on Weddingbee in 2009 because my cousin was a Bee blogger!  But I didn’t get an account/start posting on the baords until maybe 6 months before I was engaged (which was in 2013). So yeah, maybe I’m a weirdo 🙂

     

    Post # 44
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    7501 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper
    • Wedding: June 2013

    There should be am option for bees who didn’t join/find this site until after they were engaged.

    Post # 45
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    558 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: November 2014

    OTHER: I didnt get on wedding bee until I got engaged, didn’t even know it existed. I wasnt too big into wedding thigns prior to my engagement. I mean, I always had ideas and thoughts of what I wanted, but I didnt actively go looking until I had something to actually plan. I get really involved in planning and brainstorming that if i looked into wedding things before being engaged I would have been consumed and probably would have been asking for an engagement rather than letting it happen because I would get so excited for all my ideas.

    Post # 46
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    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: July 2012 - The Gables Inn, Santa Rosa, CA

    We were together for 3 1/2 years before we got engaged, we didn’t even start talking about marriage until more than 2 years together.  Right around our 3 year mark, Darling Husband decided he wanted to pop the question, and then it was just a few months of finding the perfect ring and way to propose. 

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