(Closed) My etiquette-less cousin strikes again!

posted 6 years ago in Etiquette
Post # 3
5475 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: August 2012

Tact… she has none 🙁

Post # 4
1414 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2012


Some people….

Post # 5
1433 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: August 2012 - Historic Lougheed House

I saw some status on Facebook about a baby registry that really, really irked me too: 

If anyone is planning on/already gifting us some of the nursery decor items from our registry, let me know because I’m going to order some things soon and don’t want to order things that have already been bought! :o) 

This person is 4 months pregnant, and its her SECOND kid… of the same gender.  I’m sorry but registering for a second kid, and asking people to help you outfit your registry with things like wallpaper and paint just screams WRONG to me. 

Post # 6
1093 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

Yuck, that makes me cringe. I wouldn’t get her anything out of principle!

Post # 7
1318 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

I had a “friend” from highschool who is living in her boyfriend’s parents basement and decided to get pregnant instead of getting married (that’s what she told me!) threw HER OWN BABYSHOWER!!! That was the last straw for me and I ended the relationship. I had listened to her complain about being pregnant. I listened to her complain on the day that they had set to get married that she could have been getting married and how terrible it was that she wouldn’t be able to even though she had been planning to get pregnant for months when she finally did. I refused to get her a gift or go to the shower that she threw in her own honor. I thought it was beyond tacky. 

Post # 8
5296 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: January 1993

@eagle:  oh please, that is so obviously a gift grab status! ‘don’t want to purchase things that have been bought’ my ass!

Pretty easy to do a check of the registry before you purchase and know that nothing has been purchased. She just wants presents.

Post # 9
1994 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2015

Is it Tacky? Well Heck Yeah! But, I don’t think this kind of thing is anything to get all bent out of shape about.  Some of the responses suprise me a little.

Post # 10
4432 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: June 2013

Wow that’s definitely tacky!

Post # 11
774 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I would ignore it!! As hard as it is to sometimes, they are the ones that look bad..not you!

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