What's in a number?
My magic number is 5831
Today I became a little curious about that little number that is down in the bottom right hand corner of my hub page profile picture. Today it says I have a score of 85. Sounds great at first, but as I started scrolling down the list of hubbers I found I had a long journey in front of me. It all began with hubbers with a score of one hundred, and counted down all the way to number one. Well I was through with the folks with a one hundred score in just a few pages, but there was a lot of ground to cover before I hit the 85 range in hubber scores. I began clicking on the third page each time, which is as fast as the system would allow me to go. I scrolled and scrolled through 10, and sometimes 11 hubbers at a time. I felt like I would never get there, but around the 500th page I finally hit pay dirt. However the number 85 turns out to be a very popular number on the hub pages. I started scrolling through each page now, and I never thought I'd find myself. I started questioning if other hubbers had tried this time consuming task before me. I was even worried that I may have gone on past my name, but as I clicked on page number 584, I located myself at the very top of that page. There I was, and next in line was my fellow hubber Npasternack. My magical number turned out to be number 5,831 out of about 226,000 hubbers. To be even more exact I went to the hub pages home page, and today on October 28th 2011 there are a total of 226,231 hubbers on the hub pages. Well that makes it all so much better - I'm the 5,831st hubber out of 226,231 hubbers. WOW! I really need to let all of this soak in. Yes it took quite some time to arrive at this magical number, and all I can say is that I'm glad I wasn't number 84, 83 or beyond because I might still be searching for myself. You may be wondering how my life has changed now that I have this information? I'll try to answer this question to the best of my ability, and my answer is that I'll never do this again. Even if my number does go higher someday, I'm just happy today knowing that I'm the number - "5,831".
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