Post # 32
Ok, shoot me down all you want but this is HONESTLY how I feel. I think it partly depends on the posters age. I am in my mid 20’s but in highschool I was on sports teams and a freshman helper. So when I see people who were freshman when i was a senior getting engaged (non-military) after just a handful of months I can’t help but be a little green. And i wouldn’t want to make anyone green over my ring for that reason. Yes I know I could find someone who’d ask me nearly immediatly but I want love not just a ring.
My other take on it, my little sister got engaged the day our step dad had a stroke (big elaborate thing, and my now brother-in-law asked our mom if he could go through with it that day) well my sister called everyone but if they didn’t answer the phone when she called she considered them told so our brother found out on facebook. Not fun he was really hurt by it and she had posted her ring publicly so he couldn’t even get the thrill of seeing it in person the first time.
Personally when my time comes (hopefully the world doesn’t end first) I don’t think i’ll post pictures on FB I’ll pic message or email them if people want to see. but i’m also not a very fb driven person.
Post # 33
It’s not something I was comfortable doing, but I do like seeing other people put their rings up, but I’m kind of nosey like that! I just texted/emailed pictures to those who asked on facebook.
Post # 34
I’ve never posted mine. I only post pictures of it here. I’m not comfortable doing that. Just like I don’t “check in” to places out of town. You never know who’s lurking around (friend or not) and will try to take advantage of you.
I don’t think it’s rude to post it, but it does weird me out a bit. I don’t like to seem like someone who brags, either. I’m pretty private. I also don’t post pictures of any gifts/big ticket items I might get either. Like I said, you just never know who is and isn’t taking note.
Post # 35
I definitely don’t think it’s rude to post a picture of your e-ring on FB. I think some people might think it’s showoff-y. I posted mine in an album that was named Summer 2009, amongst everything else I did that summer, so if anyone happened to look at the album, the would see it, otherwise it was “hidden.”
Post # 36
I put my ring up when I got engaged. But I only did it once, I think its rude to keep doing it. Unless they are professional photos taken while doing the engagment shoot or wedding photos. People have a problem with it, then un-friend them.
Post # 37
I’m an transplant from CA living in NC, so facebook was a great way for me to share my moment with my friends who couldn’t be here with me. I posted on my own page, only visible to my friends, and explained that it is a moissanite in the description.
Post # 38
I posted mine and that was our “announcement” if you will. We didn’t even think to change our status (sounds silly) until the next day. So putting up the ring picture was like HEY we’re engaged!
I personally love seeing everyone’s rings on FB and will ask to see them if they don’t share.
Post # 39
I don’t think it’s rude at all. I have alot of friends and family that would’ve asked to see it so it’s the quickest way to blast the pic out without maxing out my data plan (My fb is visible to friends only). Plus when my friends are engaged or I find out thru facebook, the first question is “Lemme see the ring!!!” I love me some bling 😀
Post # 40
I put ONE up to show the color change I was talking about. I have an alexandrite so I cropped and pasted two pictures together, one that shows purple, one that shows teal.
Also because I don’t have any family in town (army brat). Half of his family is out of town and most of mine is in Greece and scattered in the US.
I put up the one picture and I think two people from his side shared it, and then 5-6 from my side shared it with family I might not be friends with.
I agree with @s.renea9
. One is enough.
I’m kind of confused by your second story. What was your sister considered for?
Well my sister called everyone but if they didn’t answer the phone when she called she considered them told so our brother found out on facebook.
Post # 41
I don’t think it’s rude. You’re excited so post away! I didn’t post pics when I first got engaged just bc my Fiance likes things kept off FB as much as possible. But, when we did pro engagement photos, I did post one from that.
Post # 42
I love that your PROFILE picture is your ring!
Post # 43
I don’t think it’s rude if others do it, but I’m weird in that I’m afraid someone would copy my ring design if I posted it.
Post # 44
In my case the pictures definitely DID do it justice. But then again I’ve taken loads of photography classes and messed with the lighting and stuff, so I somewhat know what I’m doing.
My stone is an alexandrite, so in some light it’s teal, and in some it’s purple. I pasted two pictures into one to show the color change, the sides are even out of focus, so you can tell that the ring itself is NOT the focus of the picture! It’s getting sort of annoying when I explain the color change and people look at me like, “Uh well it’s purple to me.”
AJDFJALSJDFLKAJSDFSD Yes that’s because we’re in YELLOW LIGHT. If we go outside it will be green! So it’s just easier to show them the picture.
And FYI girls, tons of people will STILL ask to see it in real life! I’ve had tons of “Can I see your ring? I’ve only seen it online.”
Post # 45
I did put a photo of my engagement ring on my finger on FB. It was within an album of photos from where we got engaged. It was on a hike near a beautiful waterfall. I did it because people kept asking me to see the ring so, there you go.
Post # 46
I don’t think it’s rude. That said, I am very careful what I post on Facebook for other reasons.