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    Honest or just mean?

    A woman who works for The Tallahassee Democrat writes a blog that is posted on the newspaper's Web site. The blog is also printed in the newspaper.

    She recently attended a wedding and when she came back she posted this blog.

    In the original blog she included photos of the wedding and enough information to identify the bride who runs a branch of a social service group in Tampa. That information has been removed from the blog.

    She thinks she is being funny and honest. What do you think?
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    Mamma always told me..."if you can't say something nice, then say nothing at all"

    Nothing at all!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Olebiker View Post
    She thinks she is being funny and honest. What do you think?
    Why do I get the feeling that if someone else was "funny and honest" about HERr wedding, she wouldn't be such a happy camper?

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    This goes to show you that people will write about anything. The saddest thing about this is the amount of people that will believe in her perspective.
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    anyone who can stand to read more than 2 paragraphs from that wench
    should kill themselves. wait...kill her, then themselves.

    self absorbed witless twit

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    i would say unhappy with life is her problem. then again, I always go for the joke as well.
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    Sounds like unfulfilled white trash to me.
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    catty catty catty...
    glad she posted it, no shame on the bride, just a true reflexion of just how miserable this woman(the blogger) truly is.

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    Quote Originally Posted by blonduathlongrl View Post
    catty catty catty...
    glad she posted it, no shame on the bride, just a true reflexion of just how miserable this woman(the blogger) truly is.
    +1

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    Ya know. If these two have a history, I can see how she'd take the opportunity to take a few swipes at her expense. Having said that, I do hate a "journalist" who offends merely for the sake of offending.
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    Tasteless, cruel and pointless. I'd rather go to a Mormon wedding where everything went wrong than any event with the <explicitive deleted. who writes this blog.

    BTW the only reason I picked Mormon is it means no booze to dull the pain.

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    My mama always said, "If you can't say something nice about someone, come sit next to me."

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    She sounds like an Ann Coulter clone. Too many of those in the Fourth Estate, IMO. Too many of those, period.

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    what a beyotch.

    she is immature and too stupid to know the line between "brutally Honest" and tastelessly mean". the paper should not be publishing columns like these.
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    She may or may not have been honest but she certainly was being mean. It was totally unnecessary and I would wonder about a paper that would publish such garbage. Of course I already wonder about most forms of news media, it would only be adding to an already long list.

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    she is a turd

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    Wow. That wasn't very nice at all.
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    neither was she.

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    she lost me at "then we went to a Starbucks".....um yea.
    Where am I going?......

    ....and why am I in this handbasket?

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    Wow, what a schmuck
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    Well? There is a "comments" section at the end...
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    Quote Originally Posted by cydisc View Post
    Well? There is a "comments" section at the end...
    She has deleted my comments. I guess she didn't think I was polite enough.
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    I must say that I agree with the comments here. It is a sad women who attempts to call her poor taste a truth when it is quite subjective. This is more of a self-reflective blog methinks.

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    She made some nice observations, I laughed at the Splitsville business. The schtick was a little feeble, but it's just a blog ferchristsake.

    I do think including pix or identifying the couple crosses into tacky.

    I also laughed because it reminded me of awkward weddings I've attended. Of course rule number one is no guests are supposed to mention how awkward the wedding was. I probably would have busted a move to Push It with this catty woman.

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