Post # 1
I’m newly engaged and have been looking around at some sites, and let me tell you do NOT post on the Knot ever! I made the mistake of posting on their etiquette board in the hopes of getting objective perspectives on a difficult situation. Instead I got belittled, ripped apart, and called names! They were the RUDEST and angriest bunch of women I have ever encountered! Then when I called them out on their attitudes and told them they had issues they ripped me apart even further! I liked the site in terms of looking at dresses and different wedding ideas, but at this point I just deleted my account because I cant be bothered with angry women who just troll boards all day and rip apart people for fun. And the sad part is that most of them were already married and had been trolling on the site like 5, even 10 years! Get a life!
I’m new to Wedding Bee but it seems MUCH better than the knot. I am all for hearing people’s opinions but I don’t need to be name called and ripped to shreds, I might as well go back to high school if I wanted to endure that.
Anyways just wanted to warn you all to be careful if you’re going to post on the site – as they say, those “b****es be crazy!
Post # 3
@Brooklyngirl224: Geez, that’s too bad. I’m fairly new to Weddingbee and I find that the moderators do a good job here. There seems to be a certain level of respect, anyway.
Post # 4
Let me be the first to welcome you to the Hive.
The Wedding Bee are all wonder nice ladies.
Post # 5
Welcome!! The Knot has a lot of great resources for wedding planning and a lot of great inspiration pics, but I’d say the Wedding Bee is much more addictive. I love the forums and the DIY section especially!
Post # 6
Welcome. I’m sorry you had a bad experience elsewhere, we generally try to maintain a level of civility and support here.
If you’re still struggling with your question, feel free to ask us. We’ve got a few etiquette experts around! (And many of us who will offer our opinions and support!)
Post # 7
Welcome! I’m sorry you had to deal with that =( I’ve been on here for a couple of months now and I really like it! It’s weird to feel welcome to a community where you don’t know a single person, but that’s how I feel! I hope you stick around and post!
Post # 8
Welcome to the Bee!
I’d say that your experience on that particular site is NOT unique, unfortunately. 😉 Sorry you had to go through that.
Post # 9
I met some of my best friends through my local board on that site so it really isn’t all bad. Welcome to the bee, however!
Post # 10
Welcome! I have heard bad things about the knot as well, though I have never really read it. I stumbledacross WB first and it’s awesome so I never left!
Post # 11
Well welcome to the Bee! Hopefully you’ll find these boards as helpful as I did when planning my own wedding.
There are a few people here (me included) that still hang around after they get married. I just like the fact that I can give advice to what worked and didn’t work for me.
Post # 12
I am a member of the Knot as well, and you definitately have to have thick skin! While I appreciate the bluntness and brutal honesty of The Knot, I admit they do tend to go a bit “overboard” at times.
But WB is more “welcoming” and alot more toned down in comparison, I’ve actually found some wonderful resources on this site! So on that note, welcome to the hive!
Post # 13
I found the Bee before the Knot, and I haven’t experienced what you have (I don’t post on there much) but I’ve certainly heard LOTS about it. Yours is not a unique experience. Welcome to the Hive!
Post # 14
Ewww I just went over and stalked it out. So mean! We’ll take care of you :o)
Post # 15
Hippos – hope I didn’t offend you! I think it’s cool and really helpful that married people are giving new brides advice, hence one of the reasons I figured the knot was a good place to go. Unfortunately there it seems like the people who are already married think what they did for their wedding/their ideas are what you should go for and if you disagree in the slightest they get crazy lol.
The boss of you – I think I might try my local board. I made a mistake of going to one of the major ones and I think that’s where I went wrong!
Post # 16
you’d think that they would have heard of the (negative) reputation they’re giving the Knot by now ..