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to feel let down by mumsnet

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cantbedoingwithit Fri 21-Jun-13 16:17:23

A friend has been raving about mumsnet and said that i should join as it is "like talking to friends who are supportive, friendly and who give sound advice." I have been lurking on mn and have been reading lots of threads and have been put off from starting a thread myself because i found some of the replies really quite un friendly (to say the least) and some sound quite rude. I realize that mn prides its self on being a 'no nonsense' type of forum and life isnt all flowers and fluffy clouds, and that sometimes the truth isnt always 'nice' but i was quite shocked at some of the 'un sisterly' comments.

2rebecca Mon 24-Jun-13 22:09:29

Brightly coloured hearts?

Frond1982 Tue 25-Jun-13 06:52:15

I find that the trouble is that, alongside the 99 nice posts on every thread, there's always some bell-end who says something so pompous or sanctimonious you wonder how on earth they make it through the day without someone taking a rusty chainsaw to their head.

So I do see what you mean, but most people on here are sane.

amazingmumof6 Tue 25-Jun-13 16:00:54

MN changed me. I used to think I was a nice intelligent person.
MN taught me I'm also and ignorant bitch.

fairy nuff!grin

amazingmumof6 Tue 25-Jun-13 16:01:25

sn that I cant spel

yamsareyammy Thu 27-Jun-13 11:28:57

MyBaby1day, which boards would you say were not supportive apart from AIBU

Scarletohello Fri 28-Jun-13 00:12:11

Someone on MN once told me I should be shot, on a relationships thread. There are some mean and bitter people on here. ( and some lovely ones too..!)

Scarletohello Fri 28-Jun-13 00:17:41


Scarletohello Fri 28-Jun-13 00:19:08

Bollocks, thought that'd be an umbrella. sad

Scarletohello Fri 28-Jun-13 00:26:33


Scarletohello Fri 28-Jun-13 00:27:11

Give up now, will just have to get wet...sad

amazingmumof6 Fri 28-Jun-13 02:44:44


amazingmumof6 Fri 28-Jun-13 02:45:15

yamsareyammy Fri 28-Jun-13 10:25:57

Pretty sure I have got told things along the way, but fortunately for me, I cant remember any of them! grin

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