Top New Hubbers For 2009 And The Winners Are

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Opening Speech

It has been a pleasure creating a hub that contained 200 new hubbers that had been chosen by the masses to be nominated for this year's top New Hubbers' for 2009. The e-mails poured in, the response was amazing! Having to create a file, calculate and re-calculate the votes although exhausting was worth every last e-mail that was received. I wish to thank each and every hubber who participated and helped me create this special hub. I also wish to thank the people who assisted me behind the scenes with locating each and every special link, to each and every individual hubber, you know who you are and I Thank you! Envelope please ,listed are the new hubbers' who were chosen in each category and they are numbered based on votes. Happy New Year's to everyone and give a hand to the hubbers listed on this hub, and to each nominee all of you have a special place in history on hub pages. Congratulations to all!

By the way to each hubber e-mailing me asking who the winners are , you now have your answers.

Top 5 Most Compassionate and Supportive

The top 5 most compassionate and supportive throughout hubpages chosen by your peers and calculated by votes are,

5. Crazdwriter ( 174 votes)

4. Janetta ( 186 votes)

3. emohealer ( 193 votes)

2. lyricsingray ( 197 votes)

1. frogdropping ( 212 votes) tied with Duchess OBlunt (212 votes)

Gentleman have you noticed that the ladies landslid this category?

Top 5 Most Helpful (Technical)

The top five most helpful newbies on hubpages chosen by your peers and calculated by votes are,

5. livewithrichard ( 128 votes )

4. PearlDiver ( 136 votes)

3. Irohner ( 152 votes)

2. Nelle Hoxie ( 161 votes)

1. Daniel Carter ( 236 votes)

Top 5 Most Creative

The top 5 most creative chosen by your peers and calculated by votes are,

5. tantrum ( 121 votes) tied with Laura du Toit

4. Crazdwriter ( 133 votes) tied with The Rope

3. myownworld ( 139 votes)

2. Green Lotus ( 162 votes)

1. Ralwus tied with FastFreta tied with Frieda Babbley (198 votes)

 

Top 5 Most Humorous

You voted I calculated and here are the results of the top most humorous new hubbers in 2009, the winners are,

5. BlondePoet tied with Healthtips tied with Niteriter ( 146 votes)

4. GusTheRedneck ( 154 votes)

3. James A. Watkins ( 159 votes)

2. Manlypoetryman tied with Ralwus ( 185 votes)

1. Habee ( 206 votes)

 

I see some of us have some more hubs to read, there is nothing like humor to brighten your day.

Top 5 Most Original Content

We have had ties in a couple of categories ,this one to had new hubbers running neck and neck, for goodness sake I hope all of you released these hubbers from bondage so that they could find time to write a few words. lol

5. Beth100 tied with poetlorraine tied with must65gt tied with Haunty ( 147 votes)

4. Emievil tied with MDawson17 tied with Deestew ( 163 votes)

3. Lyricsingray tied with Cindyvine tied with rebekahELLE tied with Cagsil ( 169 votes)

2. dohn121 tied with Putz Ballard ( 173 votes)

1. Yoshi97 tied with RedElf ( 194 votes)

Now that everyone has everybody tied up can you please release them so they to can write?

Top 5 Poets

Receiving a multitude of e-mails I noticed that many were creating another category without realizing that there hub buddies were also doing the same exact thing so taken it upon myself I added another category for all of the followers who love reading poetry. Here are the top 5 Poets voted by your peers the winners are,

5. Pachuca213 ( 131 votes)

4. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s ( 137 votes)

3. apricot ( 143 votes)

2. poetlorraine ( 169 votes)

1. manlypoetryman ( 199 votes)

There is nothing like having poetry amidst all of the chaos to settle your soul.

Top 10 Honorable Mentions

Keep an eye on these up and coming new hubbers in 2010 they are shining stars voted by their peers and each and everyone deserves an applause. The top 10 honorable mentions are,


10. Veronica Allen ( 102 votes)

9. Petra Vlah ( 106 votes)

8. Susan S ( 112 Votes)

7. Cosette ( 124 votes)

6. wesleycox ( 164 votes)

5. prettydarkhorse ( 171 votes)

4. Denno66 ( 173 votes)

3. Money Glitch ( 176 votes)

2. Ultimate Hubber ( 181 votes)

1. donna bamford ( 193 votes)


FROGDROPPING
FROGDROPPING

Most Unique Avatar

This was one of the most complicated calculations I had to contend with, there were so many unique avatars on hubpages. The e-mails kept coming and the numbers were so close I was actually on the edge of my seat anticipating the outcome. I had multiple e-mails coming and hubbers were asking who or what was the most unique avatar chosen by everyone. I love keeping secrets so here is the most unique avatar from a new hubber voted by your peers and the winner is,

Frogdropping!!!!  Total votes 206 !!!!

Ralwus
Ralwus

Most Unique Name

After going cross-eyed with numbers and finally realizing I needed a pair of reading glasses the most unique name that a new hubber has chosen in 2009 and voted on by their peers is,

Ralwus!!!!! Total votes is an amazing 264 votes!!!!!

That pic should be outlawed and to think many of us picked a common name! lololo

Habee
Habee

The Number One New Hubber Of 2009

This new hubber has only been here for seven months , not only has she been leaving an impact on others with her charm , grace and sense of humor she also is quite professional and is loved by her peers on and off the forums. I had more e-mails about the number one hubber then I ever believed I would recieve, they came from senior hubbers to new hubbers. The peers voted and I calculated!  

The Number One Hubber on HubPages for 2009 voted by her peers is,

Habee !!!!!!! Total votes (361) !!!

Closing Speech

Creating the top 200 was exhilarating! Just like you I had to wait with anticipation and calculate votes that were coming in, I had an out-pour of e-mails begging for answers but I have always loved keeping secrets and making people happy! I hope that all of you enjoyed these two hubs as much as I enjoyed creating them. Hub pages has came a long way and they are going to continue to go far, just remember the rules each and everyone of you are a star on hubpages, continue to read other people's hubs , looking for the diamonds along the way and Congratulations, here is to a wonderful 2010! 

Always, always remember if you are not on the top 200 list does not make you less then someone else all of you are wonderful hubbers in our book , it would have been to complicated to list a few 100,000.

Don't stop believing and follow your dreams!

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lorlie6 6 years ago from Bishop, Ca

"I was honored to be nominated...blah, blah, blah." Anyway, I really think the perfect winners were chosen and thanks again for including me.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

lorlie6: You are still a star and you too are also a winner! Remember you are in the top 200 of thousands of newbies so that is an honor in itself, congrats to you again! Happy New Year my friend.:)


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dohn121 6 years ago from Hudson Valley, New York

Wow. Just to mentioned is enough, AEvans. Thanks so much for doing this for our entire online community! You really worked hard on this and deserve much recognition! Wonderful work! Hats off to you, my friend. I hope you have a great New Year!

Congrats to everyone!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

dohn121: You are welcome and it was loads of fun! I wish you all of the best in the New Year too! :)


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Beth100 6 years ago from Canada

Awesome job!! You've done splendid work knitting our community together! Thank you AEvans for your dedication to this community. I'm speechless, other than saying: Happy New Year!! :)


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cindyvine 6 years ago from Kyiv, Ukraine

This took a lot of work, well done AE!


ralwus 6 years ago

LOL, Y'all are special and crazy as well votin' fer the likes of me. I do thank you, but I think I shall keep the picture AE. Habee rightfully earned the spotlight and I congratulate her, she worked hard for it. You did a great job with this girl. I am quite honored as there are so many great ones and some I now must get to know. Thanks and Happy New Year. BTW I am tied with the best next to Habee I reckon. hugs x CC


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Feline Prophet 6 years ago from India

Commendations to you AE...this was a great gesture! :)


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Haunty 6 years ago from Hungary

Congratulations to all of my fellow hubbers! The biggest reward was in the getting to know you all. :)

As with every award, this is in a way very unfair. Many of the most excellent and talented hubbers are not in here. But you are in our hearts! And that's what counts. :)

Thank you Aevans for the idea and your dedicated work, and a big thank you to your helpers too. :) Now, Happy New Year! You deserve a big party, woot!


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livewithrichard 6 years ago from Charleston, SC

Congrats to everyone on the list and to all the members of Hubpages for making this the best community online.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Beth100: Happy New Year to you too! Thank you for the compliment. :)

cindyvine: Thank you ! :)

ralwus: All of you are wonderful in my book! I love the pic anyway, Happy New Year! :)

Feline: You are welcome and it was fun and rolled out as scheduled. Happy New Year! :)

Haunty: You are so warm hearted and I commend you as well for that your spirit is always here, All of them are great and the top 200 are awesome to say the least. I have enjoyed doing this and maybe next year I will begin earlier, loloo. I spent hours on these two but it was well worth having people smile! :)

livewithrichard: Congrats to you too for being one of the most supportive technically.:)


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H P Roychoudhury 6 years ago from Guwahati, India

Thank you for an excellent work. A happy New Year.


Keira7 6 years ago

Congratulation to all of them they really are a great hubbers. I am a big fan of a lot of them. I am very happy to go read the work of the others also. Thanks to you for that. You are brilliant hubber too. I wish you a very Happy New Year. God Bless you my dear friend. See you next year.:)


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

H P : Thank you , Happy New Year to you too!

Keira7: All of you who are new are wonderful to me and to all of the other hubbers on HP, never forget that and I wish you a happy new year too! :)


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Feline Prophet 6 years ago from India

Happy new year to you too AE! :)


Duchess OBlunt 6 years ago

Wow, I was so honored to have made the 200 list! I am completely amazed to have made this one.

Thank you AEvans and all of those who helped you to pull this together!

What a great job.

Thank you to everyone who took the time to read and to vote.

Since you published the list, I have had some reading to do. It's still bookmarked because I STILL have some reading to do. This was a great list, I can't say it enough.

Congratulations AEvans for a job well done

Congratulations to all those who made this list

and Congratulations to all those who made the first list.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Duchess OBlunt: I am so glad you enjoyed the list and I commend you for being on both, there were so many e-mails but it was quite exciting to see the responses. I am so happy for everyone! Happy New Year! :)

Feline: (((Big Hugs)) here is 2010!


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Jeffrey Neal 6 years ago from Tennessee

Wow, great job AEvans! I know this must have been a ton of work and you've selflessly managed it for the community.

Congrats to everyone and especially the winners!


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rebekahELLE 6 years ago from Tampa Bay

Happy new Year, everyone, and thank you! let's enjoy hubbing and writing and publishing. :D thanks Julianna for your dedication to HubPages! love, light to all~~ rebekah


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rebekahELLE 6 years ago from Tampa Bay

love the video and song. :D


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Uninvited Writer 6 years ago from Kitchener, Ontario

Congrats to Habee and all the new hubbers!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Jeffrey Neal: It was a ton of work but it was well worth the pain, I enjoyed every moment of it! Happy New Year! :)

rebekahELLE: You are so welcome ! I certainly enjoyed. :)

Uninvited Writer: They certainly deserved it, I have never had so many e-mails in my life. Happy New Year! :)


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Dale Mazurek 6 years ago from Canada

I think the results are just as they should be. Congratulations to all the winners, you are all so deserving.

I was absolutely honored to be in the top 200 and honored to be a fan of almost all the winners.

This was a perfect project and a reminder of why Hubpages is the best.

Great work AE, your hard work is greatly appreciated.

Cheers

Dale


Justine76 6 years ago

YAY!!!!! Thank you so much for writing this, its been very fun reading it all. I know it must have been alot of hard work, I am happy you did it!! Congrats to everybody, you all worked so hard, and are inspiring. :) Have a great new year!


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Green Lotus 6 years ago from Atlanta, GA

Congratulations to all the winners and nominees and to you Julianna for putting this whole exciting event together. To be recognized by your peers is a tremendous gift and you have done the shop, the wrap and the presentation to boot. I have to admit I was really surprised to see my name listed today. Thanks to all of you who cast a vote. I'm truly humbled. I know it's been said, but this contest has enriched my life tenfold, introducing me to inspiring writers and exciting new friends. What a thrilling start to the New Year! Cheers and Hugs to all.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Dale: You are tops too! It would have taken a year to list everyone but I am so happy you to, were in the top 200. Thank you for the compliment. :)

Justine76: Have a great New Year too! I commend you for doing all that you do and may you continue to shine in 2010. :)

Green Lotus: If I can make many smile and brighten there day, it is the best gift that has been given to me! Happy New Year! :)


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tonymac04 6 years ago from South Africa

Fantastic! And hearty congrats to the winners in all categories. Great work and Hub pages is the ultimate winner in my opinion!

Love and peace

Tony


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readytoescape 6 years ago from Central Florida

AE,

Great work, I know this was quite an endeavor. A task very well done and much appreciated by all I’m sure. I offer my congratulations to the winners in all categories and especially to Habee, voted as the number one new hubber.

Habee, write some more wal-mart gags,(titled What not to Wear) that was a riot, we’re all gonna need the laughs in 2010, but know, I’m hot on your humor trail girl.

AE, thanks for putting me on the list, it is a very great honor. Happy New Year All!


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GeneralHowitzer 6 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

Congratulations habee, and happy new year!

and thanks too my dear Aevans for the nomination...


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apricot 6 years ago from Italy

Lovely jubbly! Thanks very much the votes (although I redden to see myself in the poet category!!) Thanks AEvans for a warming hub for the new year - it's gone down as well as a glass of hot mulled wine (well I might as well make the most of being in the poet category). Well done to everybody - all well deserved!

Oh yes - happy new year everyone!

Ooops! I put that one on twice by mistake - I'll take the opportunity to say well done to Habee!


lyricsingray 6 years ago

What a wonderful thing you've done here A Evans and a ton of work I am sure. Congratulations to everybody and thanks again A!


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apricot 6 years ago from Italy

Lovely jubbly! Thanks very much the votes (although I redden to see myself in the poet category!!) Thanks AEvans for a warming hub for the new year - it's gone down as well as a glass of hot mulled wine (well I might as well make the most of being in the poet category). Well done to everybody - all well deserved! Oh yes - happy new year everyone!


Dorothy 6 years ago

congrats to all and to the new one lyricsingray..you have come a long way baby.. keep up the great work. Its been a journey for you and you have proved yourself


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Tammy Lochmann 6 years ago

Great work AEvans...I can imagine it was a daunting task. I am glad to see that all my favorite authors were honored here. Makes me sure I have good taste LOL. Congrats to Habee definitely the best and best of all she supports all of us newbies.

Great Job and Happy New Year to you!


mdawson17 6 years ago

Congrats to to all the winners and for those who voted for me Thank You! And a great big applaud to habee who certainly deserves her it!!!!

And Thank You AEvans for all the hard work you have done!!!!

Good Luck in your future hubbing

Happy Knew Year To All

mdawson17


lynnechandler 6 years ago

Totally honored to have been nominated and this is a fabulous list. I think all who won are great and deserve the credit they got here. You did an awesome job on this Julianna.


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fastfreta 6 years ago from Southern California

Thank you all, I'm speechless....but I'd like to thank my mother, and all the little people, blah, blah, blah. LOL! LOL! Seriously, thank you AE, you're wonderful. Now we must create a category for you, maybe, ah, um, let's see, The Hardest Working Hubber of 2010. Whatya say fellow hubbers. can we give her that honor.

Thank you fellow hubbers for the honor of being nominated and chosen for this title, and congrats to all of the fellow hubbers that were nominated and chosen and most especially Habee. a most deserved honor. But as was stated before, there are quite a few hubbers that were not on the list that were just as talented.

Because of my love of reading, this might be my less productive writing year, because so many hubbers were on the list that I have not read before, that I now feel the "need" to read their hubs. Again thank you AE for all of your hard work!


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habee 6 years ago from Georgia

OMG! I AM IN TOTAL SHOCK!!!! I just found out, via an email.

I want all of you to know how much this means to me! I'm not trying to be melodramatic, but I am honestly in tears right now. Why was I chosen? I feel rather unworthy amid so many wonderful people. This is one of the best things that's ever happened to me! I want to thank ALL of you - from the bottom of my heart. I'll write a hub about this as soon as I calm down.


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Petra Vlah 6 years ago from Los Angeles

Thank you AEvans,

Your hard work has brought forward some names that I will start cheching out as of today. I am humbled by the honor of being one of the 10 top mentions and I congratulate the winners for thier well diserved placement.


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kirstenblog 6 years ago from London UK

What a fantastic group of hubbers here! As a nominee it's an honor to be associated with these winners! It must be said that most hubbers are winners anyway :P


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NaomiR 6 years ago from New York

Congrats, everyone! And thanks again for including me in the nominations.


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ehern33 6 years ago

Excellent list and thank you for taking the time to compile and produce this amazing list. You earned my respect for your hard work. AND to Habee, congrats are in order and carry your award with pride. Congrats on a job well done. Congrats to all hubbers who won the individual categories, you all deserve it.


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charanjeet kaur 6 years ago from Delhi

Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated.. The winners will surely love this honour. Damn some of my favourite hubbers out here. Good luck and love to you all for the coming New Year. We should have a post celebration party. AEvans a special kudos to commendable job. Love the hub.


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Money Glitch 6 years ago from Texas

Oh My what a wonderfully awesome club to be a member; I'm honored to be among the Honorable Mentions.

Congratulations Everyone, BRAVO! And two thumbs up for you, AEvans for performing such an awesome job! :) Love the song, I will be humming it all day :)


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emievil 6 years ago from Philippines

Hey Julianna, thanks for putting this hub up. You did a great job and what with all the Christmas and New Year's preparations, you still managed to tally all our votes (200 plus of them!) and publish two hubs on this topic! Great job lady! Congrats to all the winners, especially to my two favorites - froggy and ralwus. Congrats Habee!


Denno66 6 years ago

Unbelievable! This list is so spot on! I am truly thankful for the honorable mention, by the way. This is a phenomenal Hub! Great job! :-)


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Cagsil 6 years ago from USA or America

Awesome Job Julianna. I'm blown away by the results. Congratulations to ALL Hubbers. Happy New Year and Cheers to a Great New Fabulous Year ahead. Yay~~~~~~! :D


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Veronica Allen 6 years ago from Georgia

Thank you so much AEvans for taking the time out to put this awesome hub together. I'm both shocked and honored to be among the honorable mentions list. Congratulations to all the other nominees and those who came out the big winners. I can't wait to see what the New Year is going to bring for all my fellow hubbers!


TattoGuy 6 years ago

Habee is deff a lovely person so well done, btw many thanks to you lot that voted for Healthtip as hes my twin brother and he appreciates it.

You did a great job AE and its nice to get an award but I think you once said on yer profile and I am saying it as well, I am bugger all without my fans who really are the greatest people out as are all the members of this website, every single one of you that have yer own unique talent.

Happy New Year to you all and take a big hug from moi AE xox


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Candie V 6 years ago from Whereever there's wolves!! And Bikers!! Cummon Flash, We need an adventure!

Great job AE!! Well done! They voted well!!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Tonymac04: You are so welcome!!! :)

readytoescape: I am glad you are happy and Habee sure does have some hilarious ones! :)

General Howitzer: Thank your hub buddies I created and asked they provided and gave, Happy New Year!

apricot: You are welcome and keep being all that you can be your buddies love your poetry.:)

Tammy Lochmann: It was quite lengthy and I believe I have out done myself but it was fun and it is nothing like making someone's day! :)

mdawson17: You are welcome!!! Congrats to you too and happy new year! :)

lynne chandler: Thank you and I honestly enjoyed doing it and putting it together! :)

fastfreta: You are going to have your work cut out for you,next year there are certainly some fantastic reads! I to have to read and comment I am also speechless on all of the new hubbers. All I can say is Wow! :)

habee: Your hub buddies loved you and from your words you did not realize what an inspiration you are and were to so many. I believe if they could have hugged you they would have! Happy New Year! :)

Petra Vlah: Your involvement and positive attitude is what others were looking at, I was amazed by the e-mails you just like all listed on both hubs are wonderful, keep up the good work! :0

kirstenblog: All hubbers are winners in my book naughty or nice, everyone brings something and the hubbers that e-mailed certainly brought it on , that is what keeps me on HP! :)

NaomiR: I also commend you, many do not realize it but people are always watching and the responses are amazing! :)

ehern33: You are a great hubber too! Never ever forget that! :)

charankeet kaur: Thank you and yes we should have a party!! lololo :D

Money Glitch: I felt that song was perfect, we should never stop believing! Happy New Year! :)

emievil: I certainly did and I stayed up last night to have it completed and posted for today, have a wonderful new year! :)

Denno66: You are welcome and I hope that you have a safe and Happy New Year! :0

Cagsil: You are welcome and Happy New Year! :)

Veronica Allen: You are a shining star just like all of the others and I hope the New Year will bring great things to everyone! :)

Healthtips: I ope that you have a wonderful New Year! You have gone through so much but in the end you came out on top.:)

Candie V: Remember you were in the top 200 and you should pat yourself on the back to, it is something to use on your profile! Happy New Year! :)


thetruthhurts2009 6 years ago

Happy New Year AEvans!


TattoGuy 6 years ago

Only with the help of really good friends that not only stood by me but offered me help and I will always remember your help moi friend, you are a one in a million person and I hope 2010 gives you everything you want, love ya loads !!


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Daniel Carter 6 years ago from Western US

Gosh, I've been so consumed with holiday family stuff and music deadlines that I have pretty much missed all the action regarding top 200 hubbers. I go away for a few days and see what happens??

Thanks, AEvans, always, for your kindness compassion and your incredible gift with people. You really know how to rally us to do good things for each other. I'm completely shocked that I was nominated as most helpful hubber!!! Really!! But I have to say that it's so easy when there are so many great people in this community.

Thanks, everyone. Thanks for helping me feel welcome here and have a sense of belonging in this great community.


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prettydarkhorse 6 years ago from US

hi Aevans, I am proud to be included in the list,

congrats to all!

and for your great effort too, Happy New year to you and yours, Maita


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myownworld 6 years ago from uk

This must have been such hard work....and you've done a fantastic job! I had no idea I was part of this till I just read in the forums! Congratulations to all who made it to the list, and thank you to everyone who voted for me! Im truly humbled. Much love...


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yoshi97 6 years ago from a land called 'what if?'

I came to this list to congratulate the winners and certainly did not expect to see my name amongst them.

Without exception, all remarkable hubbers and I assure everyone that many more could have been mentioned as we have a great group of guys and gals and sheep and frogs and ... well you get the idea.

Congrats to the winners and congrats to everyone that makes Hubpages a great place to write! :)


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RedElf 6 years ago from Canada

Congratulations to all the winners - they certainly deserve all the vote and support they received - well done! You have put an amazing effort into this AE!


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Springboard 6 years ago from Wisconsin

Again, I have my reading cut out for me as well as writing. :)

Joined HubPages over a year ago but only a couple weeks ago actually started using it. Was over on one of those "other" blog sites and now in the short time I've been here I wish I'd have done more than just sign up.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

thetruthhurts2009: Happy New Years!! always stay in touch.:0

TattoGuy: Back atcha' hang in there next year is going to be a great year for all of us! :)

Daniel: You are certainly admired and adored, keep up the good work! :) Happy New Year! :0

prettydarkhorse: I am certain that not a hubber who nominated did not believe yu deserved it, Happy New Year to you too! :)

myownworld: May you have a wonderful and joyous New Year and I am certainly happy that someone let you know. :)

yoshi97: Life is full of surprise and I am happy that you found one, may you have a bright and shiny New Year! :)

RedElf: Thank you! I also commend hubpages I have been here over two years and have watched them grow , when others gave up I kept on going and I love giving back to such a great community! Paul Deeds and the gang are the best and I also wish all of you the best in 2010. :)

Springboard: You certainly do, so do I ! lololol Many of us will also be reading yours so we are coming! :)


poetlorraine 6 years ago

yahoo thanks so much, i am a poet, officially...... have so enjoyed being on hub pages as a learning curve, thanks so much for all your hardd work, and of course for all the voters........... see you in the new year


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

poetlorraine: You are wonderful! Happy New Year and we will see you next year! :D


poetlorraine 6 years ago

wow thanks i love you too, off to England tomorrow, after work, to see more of my grandchildren, hope your husband is o.k. now


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manlypoetryman 6 years ago from (Texas !) Boldly Writing Poems Where No Man Has Gone Before...

Wow...and Wow! Heck...I was just happy to be nominated!? This was a shock...this humble poet juz' felt happy to be in with the likes of other great Hubbers...and truly there are many, many great Hubbers. Kind'a speechless...or type-less for words...but would like to thank the Academy...oh wait...I would like to thank my fellow Hubbers for reading any bit of my stuff...to begin with! My Sincere Mucha's Gra'cias! And I mean that alot...! AE...Thanks for the incredible amount of work you put into this...also. And like the others have said...I can see that I sure have alot of folks to follow...and read now. And on a last note, I'm grateful to have a place like Hub pages to write on in the first place ! To: All Hubbers in Hubberland...Wishing all of you a very great New Year !


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

poetlorraine: Enjoy! He is slowly improving but now it is mom, I have and will keep my faith! Have a wonderful New Year! :)

manlypoetryman: You have left me speechless! I am happy that you are happy and happy new year to you too! :)


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Mit Kroy 6 years ago from Georgia,USA

Thanks AEvans for a job well done!


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viryabo 6 years ago

AEvans, you did a wonderful job. I can imagine that collating the votes must have been a herculian task.

WELL DONE. You have inspired us all at HP, so we will strive better in 2010!

To all the winners, i say congratulations. A well deserved honour.

And to all 200 nominees, ME INCLUSIVE (i'm still thrilled about my nomination), I say well done too. A sign of recognition has been given to us by our peers, and AEvans has captured it perfectly.

And to Habee, Congratulations. I'm glad you won it.

Happy New Year to all you beautiful and great hubbers.

GodBless.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Mit Kroy: Thank you and I wish you all of the best in 2010! :)

viryabo: I am so happy, that you are happy! Have a wonderful New Year too! We are 8 hrs. 47 minutes and counting! :)

Dorothy: Thank you so much for commenting! Happy New Year to you too! :)


Crazdwriter 6 years ago

aaaaaa thanks guys for voting for me. Didn't expect to be on there let alone twice on there.

Hey Rope you and me tied together. That is so sweet! Definitely like being tied with ya! :-)

Thanks AEvans for this and everyone else who voted for me. I appreciate that.


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I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s 6 years ago

Wow!! :) What a list of awesome Hubbers and I am so honoured to be apart of it! It's been a amazing experience being apart of hubpages and so many writers/friends have been so inspiring to me.. Thank you so very much!! :D Congrats to all hubbers, we truly grow together...

Thanks you so much Aevans and everyone whom helped with this. It is wonderful! Great job!!

Happy New Year everyone!! :D


poetlorraine 6 years ago

NO THE THREAD NOT THE HUB DOH


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I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s 6 years ago

you are so mean sometimes.. hmmmp! =D


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The Rope 6 years ago from SE US

What a great group! Many of my "idols" are here. Congrats AEvans on a horrific task turned into terrific work - you deserve our APPLAUSE!!!! Take your curtain call, please. :)


B.C. BOUTIQUE 6 years ago

Congratulations to all of you...

hey, we cant win em all, but I am still very happy for the winners and proud of each of them..

Keep up the good work!

Kerry


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Crazdwriter: You are so welcome! I was excited when I had seen the numbers too! Happy New Year! :)

I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s: I am glad to see so many smiling and I wish you all of the best in the New Year! :)

The Rope: ***Bowing*** Thank you and to you as well, truly deserved! :)

B.C.: You are a winner too and like I tell everyone , do not ever forget that, Happy New Year! :)


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Bovine Currency 6 years ago

Good on you folks. Hi to everyone from the permanently banned cow.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Bovine: You were in the top 200 to and don't forget how wonderful you still are. Happy New Year! :)


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Nell Rose 6 years ago from England

Hiya, thank you for putting me in top 200 and to say well done to all the best, I now have a lot of reading of their hubs to do!. cheers, and Happy New Year. Nell


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Randy Godwin 6 years ago from Southern Georgia

I am so happy for all of the winners chosen, but I'm especially proud of Holle (you know her as Habee). We have been close friends for many years and it was she who talked me into trying my hand at writing. She was right and I was wrong (for once) and I was flattered to be among the nominees.

But payback is always hell. I was responsible for telling her about Hubpages and what a great place it was. So I win after all. Congratulations and well deserved accolades to the winners.


ralwus 6 years ago

I have returned to thank all those who have helped me in every way to become a better hubber. Thanks for all those who voted for me and whoever it was that nominated me. My followers are just the best! Happy New year to everyone. Love you all and peace. CC Thanks so much Julianna, yer the best! x


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Gemsong 6 years ago from Richmond, Virginia

I'm impressed with all the work you did just to put this together. Congrates to all the winners. :)


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starme77 6 years ago

Habee is my absolute favorite :) and even though I didn't get a chance to vote I believe , from seeing all of the winners I would have voted for the very same ones :) Frogdropping is always so much fun in the forums and all of the others, (if I go mentioning every single one I'll have written an entire Hubb) are awesome also :) A Evans , You did a great job with this , and thanks for putting in so much effort :) Congrats to all of the winners and Happy New Year to All :) :)


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bearclawmedia 6 years ago from Mining Planet Earth

I have to go with starme 77 Habee just gets me. Not to mention her recipes. What a great list of names cant really start to comment on how much their work has meant to me over the last month. Watkins, Lyrics, Itakins.I better not get started. Terrific job here AEvans, nothing short of brilliant.


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frogdropping 6 years ago

AEvans - thankyou for the time and effort it must have taken to create this and its partner hub. It's good to see so many fab, unique and wonderful folks on the list.

To those that voted for the frog, I thankyou. And to those that didn't - well you guys have the thanks of those you voted for so everyone's happy lol!

Remember guys ... all that ever drove this frog was a little too much vodka. Sober is best ;)

Thankyou for pinning me as a good guy - it's a good feeling x


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Haunty 6 years ago from Hungary

We love that frog, drunk or sober. Although, sober is best. And we know that it's a good guy. And I hope it had a great New Year's Eve! :)


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Nell Rose: Congrats and Happy New year to you too! :)

Randy Goodwin: You should be so proud of her and you too! Both of you are winners in my book! Happy New Year! :)

ralwus: (((Big Hugs)) Happy New Year to you too! Stay warm in Ohio! :D

Gemsong: Thank you and believe me you are wonderful too! Happy New Year! :)

starme77: This new year I am going to begin earlier, the response was so overhelming but I am certain that you will get another opportunity start searching we have 12 months to go, lololo Happy New Year! :)

bearclawmedia: All of you are wonderful! I am so impressed bu so many, I have to begin reading some of them too! :)

frogdropping: Congratulations! I am so glad that you are happy and I am happy for you too! Happy New year! :)

Haunty: Our New Year's was quite and I am thankful that all of us are still here to welcome in 2010. :)


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ethel smith 6 years ago from Kingston-Upon-Hull

Habee is a worthy winner. Well done gal


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tantrum 6 years ago from Tropic of Capricorn

Thanks for everything !!! :)


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Luciendasky 6 years ago from Florence, OR

Congrats to all the winners!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

ethel smith: She is turning cartwheels! I am happy for her too! :)

tantrum: You are welcome and I am glad that you are happy! :)

Luciendasky: You are a winner to , remember you were in the top 200. :)


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rmcrayne 6 years ago from San Antonio Texas

Thanks so much for all of your hard work, and your support to new hubbers.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

rmcrayne: Thank you for being in the top 200 and for being a great writter and wonderful hubber! :)


Janetta 6 years ago

wow! I feel so honored :D Thanks everybody!! And great job, AE!! I loved this idea and you really did an incredible job with it :) Hope you're having a Happy New Year!!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Janetta: I am so happy for you! It is relaxing and I to hope you are also having a wonderful New Year! :)


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RedElf 6 years ago from Canada

Julianna, when I first stopped by, I didn't see my name anywhere. I was kinda disappointed, but very happy for all the winners, and pleased to have been nominated.

I just received an email from ralwus congratulating me on tying with Yoshi for first place in Original Content. I almost replied that he was mistaken, but I zoomed back over, and sure enough, there I was ;) Wow!

Congratulations, again, to all the winners, and thanks so much to everyone who voted for me! I am very honored to tie with such a great hubber as Yoshi, and to appear in such a company! Thanks again for all your hard work!


logic,commonsense 6 years ago

AE, I would vote you the #1 Hubber overall and all time!

Great job! I really admire your dedication and caring! You are a very special person!


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wsp2469 6 years ago from Alta Loma, Ca

What? No (ahem) "Booby" prize?


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

RedElf: That is why it is good to look twice, I wondered why you didn't say anything the first time around, lololo. To me everyone is a winner in my book, and I am so glad that it made you day. :)

logic.commonsense: Thank you for the wonderful and warm compliment, I don't know what to say but thank you! :)

wsp2469: No naughty prize this year everyone was quite giving. :)


lyricsingray 6 years ago

Congrats again everyone!


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must65gt 6 years ago

Wow, what an honor! I never expected to be nominated, much less selected. Thanks for your hard work and efforts. With all humility I pray the honor bestowed on me will not be found a waste. May God Bless you in all you undertake.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

must65gt: You are a good writer and keep doing what you are doing, God will guide you. :)


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CMHypno 6 years ago from Other Side of the Sun

Thanks for all your hard work AE and congratulations to all the great Hubbers selected in all the categories. Hope 2010 turns up as great a bunch of Hubbers as these are!


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New Life 6 years ago from Chandler, Arizona

Great Job - Happy New Year -


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

CMHypno: All of you should be congratulated there are a total of 200 overall in two hubs, and I believe in the first hub you were a runner up. :)

NewLife: Happy New Year to you too! :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

Told you I wouldn't make the cut. No I don't do circumsions!

Now what are you going to do with all your time?


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: I am going to continue writing my manuscripts for my books and I have new hubs coming down the pipeline. You are still a winner and don't forget you were in the top 200 out of how many on hubpages? That is a wonderful place to be. :)


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blondepoet 6 years ago from australia

Oh wow I am over the moon to be here, I came back for the sequel and wow what a surprise. Thanks a million.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

BP: I am proud of you it is well deserved and I hope that you have an absolutely wonderful day! :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

How many new Hubbers were there in 2009? Then I can gauge myself. Please don't tell me 201!


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Ultimate Hubber 6 years ago

I want to thank all those who voted for me. Thank you AE for conducting this contest, was real fun.

Congratulations to all great hubbers of 2009 especially Habee!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Ultimate Hubber: You are welcome I truly enjoyed doing it the response was fantastic! I am also glad that you are so happy it to is well deserved.:)

Harvey: 202, lololo honestly If I were guessing I would say appr. 100,000 give or take a few. :)


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: The exact amount of new hubbers with at least one published hub that joined in 2009 are 75,909 per a wonderful team at HubPages. Now calculate and you will see where you were at being in the top 200 :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

I thought I was in the top two million!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey , you are tops in my book! So two million it is. :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

Alright, I'm still a failure. Hey, I'm also a judge.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: You should not judge yourself because others see you differently. The talent that you have is very impressive. :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

Only joking, I'm as confident as can be. That's why I was a jock, the leader of every organization I was in, a singer, a CEO and more.

Just give me a mic honey, and I'll cast my spell. If I though I was a failure,;do you think I would have toyed with running for President of the USA? I know I can do a better job, and was a much better speaker.

Do I sound like I lack confidence? My opinions are impeccible, I think you are wonderful and "HOT!" Do you want to argue that?


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: I would not argue with you and based on your profile you are highly intelligent and very well respected. :)


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Denizee 6 years ago

As a newbie I'm glad you posted this hub and pointed out things I haven't learned here yet. I really love the site, and I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s received the honor due - great poet.

I'll have to take the time to check out the other winners here, and to all kudos for your outstanding works.


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James A Watkins 6 years ago from Chicago

I am amazed to have been voted the 3rd most humorous Hubber! Thank you very much to you and to everyone who voted for me. I must admit to being puzzled as I do not consider myself a humorous writer. I'll have to ruminate on this further to come to grips with what it means. :D


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Denizee: Thank you for stopping by and taking a look I welcome you to HP, it is a wonderful place and I am so happy that you enjoyed this hub.:)

James A Watkins: Apparently others had seen you has humorous maybe it was your personality that comes out in your words bit nonetheless , Congrats! :)


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whiteorchids 6 years ago from Tropical Paradise

I wish I would have written more , what wonderful choices and counting all of those votes were endless, no wonder why you were ignoring my phone calls, lololo Now I understand , great job and well done!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

whiteorchids: You are at least at the beginning but I do know you will do well! Thanks for the kudos sis! :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

Fooled you, just a dummy! Are you going to be me Angel or my Agent? We shall soon see.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: You are so funny! Devil or Angel I can't make up my mind. lololo :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

I never said DEVIL! I'm not sure which I would want though. After all you're just a baby.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: lolololo A baby how funny I have not been called that in years, thanks for the compliment. :)


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theguru-reports 6 years ago from Montana

I think I need to get out more...or spend more time on HubPages following the winners. Congrats everyone.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

theguru-reports: Don't feel alone I have been lazy too! :)


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Harvey Stelman 6 years ago from Illinois

AE,

Can you say; whaaa!


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GmaGoldie 6 years ago from Madison, Wisconsin

AEvans,

This is wonderful! I read the nominees - had to see the results! Great venue! Thank you!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Harvey: You are silly! lololo

GmaGoldie: You are welcome and there are ones that do not know that they are even winners. lololo eventually they will find themselves. :)


lyricsingray 6 years ago

I just crossed this again in your feature of spreading hublove and while I have commented I apologize as I don't think I deservingly thanked you directly for all the work this must have taken and for making each one of us feel special. I thank you.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

lyricsingray: Thank you for the nice comment and thank you for your heartfelt words. :)


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festersporling1 6 years ago from Los Angeles, CA

How awesome. I like what you did! Brings the community together.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

festersporling1: It was so much fun!! I enjoyed doing it.:)


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Imelleda 6 years ago from East of the Sun, West of the Moon

This is an amazing collection of writers! Thanks so much for doing such a great job with this! Most impressive!


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Imelleda: You are so welcome and I am so happy that you enjoyed it, I certainly did enjoy writing about it. :)


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stars439 6 years ago from Louisiana, The Magnolia and Pelican State.

nice. God Bless


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jill of alltrades 6 years ago from Philippines

Congratulations to all the winners! I am very happy and proud of all of you! I am very happy too that many of the top hubbers are my friends.

I'm really sorry this is late. I just chanced upon it today. I don't really know why I missed it.

Anyway, Congratulations once again!

AEvans - awesome job! You really deserve a medal for this.


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AEvans 6 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

stars439: I don't know how I missed you but thank you! :)

jillofalltrades: This is a hub that I won't take down as many still run across it , I am so happy that you enjoyed it! I enjoyed creating it !:)


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Jaynie2000 5 years ago

This is such a great idea. How awesome for you to recognize new hubbers. I'll have to check out some of the winners. Thanks so much!


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Stevennix2001 5 years ago

Pretty impressive list. I didn't even know you had a reward system like this for hubpages, as I think it's great that you were kind enough to acknowledge and give promote other hubbers like this. that's very nice of you. I have to say, I feel a bit ashamed for not noticing this hub sooner, but i'm glad i read it though. thanks for the read. :)


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AEvans 5 years ago from SomeWhere Out There Author

Stevennix2001: You are so welcome! I enjoy doing it even though there is a lot of work placed into it each year. :)

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