1. This is a first trimester board. It's natural that new people will have questions that the old people are sick of hearing about. Stick to your birth club if you don't like it. I will never get the human drive to have "cliques", even on the internet. It's completely absurd. I thought it ended after high school.....
2. I agree about the "am I pregnant" questions. It annoys me a bit, too. Yes, *if* they are pregnant (you can't say that they actually aren't unless you *know* they aren't, so that statement in the link is absurd), they belong here. But if not, they don't. I believe TTGP is more up their alley, but I've lurked over there, too, and the ladies who have been there more long-term can get *really really* nasty to new people who ask questions, who don't know any better, or who simply require a little human (even internet) contact. They are so consumed with their own struggles that the needs/feelings of others are ignored. I don't get this tendency of females to act like this. Extremely self-absorbed. Oh, and I tried for a year (actually about 13 months), so I'm not a stranger to crying one's eyes out when my period arrived cycle after cycle. I have sympathy, but my sympathy does not cover all sins. Unfortunately, those who just "don't know" really have nowhere on The Bump that they can go where they will feel supported. Everywhere they go, they will likely get their heads chewed off. Such a shame. You were all noobs once, too, you know, and I'm sure you've asked some pretty dumb questions in your time, too.
3. Anyone who is emotionally hurt by something that happens on the internet needs to get off of it for a while. It's the internet. Everyone needs to get a little perspective.
4. Grumpy Cat's the best.