After much review by our staff of posts by these users as well as reports and complaints, The Knot and its Founder have come to the final decision to remove their membership entirely.
We are working to make this a valuable and supportive community for all members, new or old. While opinions are more than welcome, brutal/forceful “honesty” and overall negativity does not fit within the vision for the site nor is it encouraging informational/supportive conversations.
Please refer to the official TOS on The Knot if there is any question about permanent banning:
"8. 'Til Death Do Us Part.
Read more: The Knot Community Rules - Rules for The Knot Community http://wedding.theknot.com/wedding-tools-help-center/the-knot-about-us/articles/knot-community-rules.aspx#ixzz2adKAy67w