How NOT to leave a comment on the hub pages
On the hub pages leaving comments for one another is always second nature. It is also very important to leave comments for our fellow hubbers. The hub pages has even recently changed the commenter accolade to include eight different levels, with the level 8 commenter being the highest. I really don't agree with this change, because it further promotes isolation between hubbers, and promotes people simply making comments to receive a higher commenter level. I don't particularly agree with a lot of things that have been happening here on the hub pages lately, but that's neither here or there. I want to share with you all a recent comment, which was left for me. At first I raised my eye brows in confusion, and then I just had to simply laugh out loud. I've copied below word for word, an exact copy of the comment. Here's a look at the comment in question.
The title is great but it led me to expect more so I was a tad dissapointed with how the story developed - I didn't get any surprises. Reenactment should be hyphonated -re-enactment. and deep in Deep South should capitalised. However, I found the training programme amusing.
The above is simply my opinion and meant to constructive so take what, if anything is useful and dump the rest.
Now what at first really raised my eye brows was the fact that what this person, and I won't name names, attempted to point out was baffling to me. The reason for this was that I really can't find any reason to agree with his attempt at constructive criticism. What made me laugh was that he used not one, not two, not three, but four highly misspelled words (in bold print above) to try to correct my spelling. Talk about the kettle calling the pot black! I mean come on give me a break, or was this a joke? Then of coarse there may have been a little bit to much alcohol involved.
What ever the reason was, it could have all been avoided by just taking a little more time. Constructive criticism is suppose to be constructive. This comment wasn't the least bit constructive in anyway. The one thing this comment does show is that it's a great example of how not to leave a comment on the hub pages. Another thing which I've started to notice, since the commenter accolade started identifying different levels, is people are cutting and pasting the same comment to different hubs. They might switch a word or two around, and throw in the name of the author of the hub, but it's still the same comment being used over and over.
One lesson which I can certainly say that I learned from all of this, is that it's very important to proof read all of your comments before hitting that post comment button. You need to also remember that even after you hit that post comment button, you still have a few minutes to read over your comment and edit it before it turns permanent. This will in turn ensure that you don't end up looking like an idiot to everyone who reads it. This may in turn take a few more minutes to complete your comment, but the end result will be more than worth it. This hub was written in an attempt to both blow off a little steam, and make a valid point. Thank you for stopping by, and have a nice day. Keep on hubbing.................................
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