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In need of urgent advice

  1. world of the wise profile image24
    world of the wiseposted 7 years ago

    I placed some RSS feeds from Yahoo on my site , i have ads of adsense on the site and someone has told me that i may be penalised by yshoo and adsense since am to supposed to show ads on rss feeds. I would like to know wetha its really true

    1. Ultimate Hubber profile image80
      Ultimate Hubberposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Select the option "Adsense for feeds" while getting the Ad code and you won't get banned for displaying ads on feeds.

      Hope this helps.

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you Ultimate Huubber! I did not know that. smile

    2. hinckles koma profile image79
      hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hello there!!   Listen is it word or world?    Did you actually write all your hubs please explain the misunderstanding.   You have to understand that you dealing with some elite people, they are educated and want to keep hub pages= smart pages, like smart water.  so please talk and explain what happened?  I am not judging you yet.  Just curious.  Thankz.

      1. wyanjen profile image90
        wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        HubPages may have some elitists but most of us are just here to write. I have found every level of writing here from highly skilled to casual writers. The judgmental attitude I'm seeing from hubbers against their fellow writers does much more damage to our site than anything a single writer could do. Maybe world of the wise collaborated with somebody or had a translator help him. If you wanted to go on a witch hunt, you could do much better than a second language writer.

        Mrvoodoo - your avatar is historical-age appropriate. Love it

        1. Mrvoodoo profile image59
          Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Garggggh! I thank ye from the bottom of me black heart.

          Tis a mighty fine parrot ye has to be sure.

          1. wyanjen profile image90
            wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Thank ye matey.
            I just had it enlarged.

      2. Lady_E profile image81
        Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You already have...

        "Did you actually write all your hubs" please explain the misunderstanding.   You have to understand that you dealing with some elite people, they are educated and want to keep hub pages= smart pages, like smart water.  so please talk and explain what happened?  I am not judging you yet.  Just curious.  Thankz

  2. HubTub profile image85
    HubTubposted 7 years ago

    "I placed some RSS feeds from Yahoo on my site , i have ads of adsense on the site and someone has told me that i may be penalised by yshoo and adsense since am to supposed to show ads on rss feeds. I would like to know wetha its really true"

    Seriously, I cannot even fathom how HubPages could promote a score of 89 to a "writer" who has such horrific grammatical and spelling errors in the above few sentences.

    Before you even consider "writing" anything else, please get a grasp of the English language.

    Try this for example:

    I placed some RSS feeds from Yahoo on my site.  I have AdSense ads on the site.  Somebody told me I may be penalized by Yahoo and AdSense since I am supposed to show ads on RSS feeds.  I would like to know whether this is really true.

    Is this what HubPages is about?  If so, then HubPages is in serious need of an immediate overhaul in the methodology in which it calculates scores.

    1. viryabo profile image86
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I may claim that the proper spelling of 'penalized' should be PENALISED! I dont think you'll find it with a Z in the Oxford Dictionary!
      Dont be so critical of other hubbers. We are a friendly community here MADAM!

      1. HubTub profile image85
        HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Really now, as I found this in the OXFORD DICTIONARY!

        penalize

        (also penalise)

          • verb 1 subject to a penalty or punishment. 2 Law make (an action) legally punishable. 3 put in an unfavorable position.

        1. Sufidreamer profile image81
          Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Seems like you are spoiling for a fight - you have completely ignored the sound advice of other hubbers and decided to pick upon one small point. Why?

          Ultimately, there are a lot of Hubbers with ESL, and they produce some excellent and informative Hubs - if you want to start criticising and denigrating them, try Helium for size.

          You don't have to read their Hubs, so why are you bothered about the standard of English in a forum post? hmm

      2. turguman profile image61
        turgumanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        that`s right both are right in my dictionary too

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      that is a bit unkind

      1. viryabo profile image86
        viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Unkind? Understatement Brenda. More like MEAN!

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          No, it is called the truth!

          1. viryabo profile image86
            viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Obviously you don't know what you are talking about. Go to bed now. You might feel better in the morning.
            Remember to APOLOGISE to world of the wise for being so nasty.

            1. HubTub profile image85
              HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I know exactly what I am speaking about.  I'll apologize when hell freezes over...lol.

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                cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                well, i am done feeding this troll.

              2. viryabo profile image86
                viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                I'll be back!

    3. Mrvoodoo profile image59
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I’m sure there’s a lot to be said for ending up old and alone, but hey, you’ll always have your grammar, and as for HubPages being a site for 'writers', incorrect. 

      HubPages is used in many different ways by many different people.

      1. hinckles koma profile image79
        hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          The who point is to write with some sense, no?  Even if you are trying to pass information doesnt it need to be written correctly, at least to the best of your ability. Education is our respect for nature, those people who can write are more intersting to read.  How you speak is how you write. I want my kids to be able to write and express their feelings, not to just a certain group but to all groups.  hub pages are mainly for writers who spend their time on education and educating. Our kids need people like that in the world.  Education is freedom, so is writing.  We all should want to become better writters, and speakers and let our mind expand. Please exuse my spelling. Love to all Koma.

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          You may want to educate yourself about what hubpages are lol

          1. hinckles koma profile image79
            hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Better yet tell me in your own words, or just educate me on what you might be using it for? Last time i woke up i thought its for good writers that are fun to read and talk to. so..... iam waiting.   One more thing, why not talk to trolls?  Are they from a different blood line?  lol

            1. Misha profile image77
              Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              If you give it a tour, you will find out that Indian half-naked chicks vastly outnumber the written hubs, and out of the written hubs the majority is internet marketing. smile

              1. Mrvoodoo profile image59
                Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                This ^

              2. hinckles koma profile image79
                hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Thats sad but a little correct, ok now i know what ill make my next hub lol. Some men are such dogs wow!! and they dont need any grammer or spelling to look at girls? lol  I have much more respect for writers who care about something different than porn. But if porn they want lets give them porn stories. iam kidding, but you know every joke has some truth to it.  Misha you can write Sushi porn stories are you down for some action. lol

                1. Misha profile image77
                  Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  You better discuss sushi with Lita. And porn is against Adsense TOS, therefore is not allowed on HP. smile

    4. Real Estate Lady profile image61
      Real Estate Ladyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Wow. That was rather uncalled for. Perhaps English isn't his first language?

      1. hinckles koma profile image79
        hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Yes so how did he write his cool hubs then, i just have a problem with it only if he copies and pastes. It just didnt make sence.
        i dont care about his spelling, just wondering if he is a real w thats all folks.    He should of answered by now, I know i would for sure because English is my 2nd la.  If this was a all russian hubpages people would not like it if their lang was played with.

  3. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    I do not think the English is that bad, you should see my Mandarin. Lousy!

    Seriously I do not think it helps to be critical of spelling, you will get it wrong yourself one day. smile

    1. HubTub profile image85
      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      HubPages is written in the English language.  Therefore, it upsets me to see people struggling and attempting to write hubs on HubPages who have absolutely no command of the English language whatsoever.

      Furthermore, the attempted English in the aforementioned quoted sentences from "word of the wise" is an absolute atrocity.

      I am in no way a prejudice person; however, if one does not know how to put a period at the end of a sentence, spell or capitalize words correctly, etc., then one should not even bother attempting to write at all.  After all, HubPages is all about writing.

      1. Lady_E profile image81
        Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You could have lowered the Tone....

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        rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        ouch.... i bet your hubs are perfect.......and making ya millions
        hey  ultimate hubber, your pic is hot, and kudos to you for a genuine answer to the op!!!

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this



          I'll second that. Well answered too, no wasted words! smile

      3. agvulpes profile image89
        agvulpesposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Ok Miss Hubby-it-e Tub, at least 'world of the wise' has a reason for his bad Grammar, what is yours for getting his name wrong ? cool

      4. rmcrayne profile image94
        rmcrayneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        First off, I believe you mean “I am in no way a prejudiced person…”  Second, and more importantly, you are SERIOUSLY kidding yourself.  Not a prejudiced person?!?!  Holy Toledo!!  All evidence to the contrary.  PLEASE look up this word.

        Agree with your points on this Sufidreamer, and most everyone else, except the “I’m not prejudice” Hub Tub. 

        Cosette, where are you?  Please, need the little head banger here!

      5. megs78 profile image60
        megs78posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        a little harsh...

      6. frogdropping profile image83
        frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        "HubTub" talk about elitist!

        For someone that claims to care about the correct use of English grammar, you've actually got an awful way with words. I sure wish you were illegible.

        Personally I think world of the wise has worked hard since he's joined HP. He's contributed to the forum, (read: community) and I would generally view him as a worker and someone that's willing to learn.

        *wanders off, wondering if "HubTub is related to her mother"

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Here, "Hot Tub."  Just FYI, 'printed' earlier by Ralph Deeds:


          Currently there are 7.5 million U.S. participants on HubPages and 6.3 million from other countries accroding to Quantcast.

          Here are the top countries according to Quantcast

          Country Uniques (Cookies) Uniques
          United States 8,101,784
          India 1,837,675
          United Kingdom 1,033,773
          Canada 772,356
          Philippines 372,712
          Australia 357,696
          Pakistan 196,030
          Malaysia 151,466
          UAR ... 149,816
          Singapore 126,896
          China 102,017
          Germany 101,196

          It's interesting that most of the top participant countries are former British colonies where English is spoken.

          HubPages is more "international" than most other similar sites although, as you said, much of the Hub and forum discussion content involves U.S. issues. Perhaps HubPages should consider establishing sections for countries or areas of the world such as the Middle East, Europe, Latin America. There is no reason why the 357,000 Australians could not establish an Australia forum or the Indians, an India Forum or grouping of hubs. It's worth noting, however, that there are a fair number of Hubs and discussions of issues such as global warming that are world issues, not U.S. issues.

          1. earnestshub profile image88
            earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I have trouble believing the Australian figure. I live in an Australian city with more users than that! smile

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            rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I live in one of the original "british colonies" where english is spoken
            we all stink at it here
            seriouslly, you had to have 4 years of it to graduate high school, and the majority of people who didnt gradute, it was becuase of English. I actaully did very well, I understand the concept, but in a forum, I lack the personal discipline to go back and correct myself.
            what is "Country Uniques (Cookies) Uniques" ?

      7. Sue Adams profile image91
        Sue Adamsposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        OOPS! Now you did it yourself:
        "I am in no way a prejudice person;"
        should be prejudiced with a "d"

        The word "prejudice" is a noun. You want the adverb in this context, which is "prejudiced".

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          If you read my earlier post, I never said I was perfect.

          There are just too many illiterate people in the world who don't take the time to even attempt to try and spell correctly.  I don't care if it is a forum or an authentic article.  Spellchecker is a tool, not an excuse.

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            A Texanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Illiterate people who don't take the time to even attempt to spell correctly, huh, isn't that kind of the whole problem with illiteracy?

            1. Sufidreamer profile image81
              Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              lol lol

              1. emievil profile image85
                emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Hey Sufi. Great avatar. smile

    2. Aunt Dottie profile image59
      Aunt Dottieposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It really is bad when a person can not aske a question no matter how the spell and the only answer from one is to not answer or know the answer. Why don't you try to help him in finding the answer to his question. Or dont read his hub. My spelling stinks but my questions are real.

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        hello. Earnest was not dissing the author of this thread. it was our resident grammar princess, HubTub. or TubHub, i forget which.

  4. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

    I think if the RSS feed is *Related* to your content. You should be okay hmm but don't quote me on that.

  5. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

    I don't have any problems with allowing people with English as a 2nd language to be allowed to write at HubPages. smile I think it's great that they arrive here to improve their writing and share. I say thank you to Word of the Wise and all others who practice smile I prefer to look at the positive outcomes.

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      sandra rinckposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I don't have a problem with it either but I think the saying is "word to the wise". smile

      1. Dame Scribe profile image60
        Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol I meant the author, World of the Wise, my bad tongue thanks for pointing that out, lol

    2. viryabo profile image86
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Very wise words Dame. smile

  6. Helen Cater profile image60
    Helen Caterposted 7 years ago

    In reply to the comment about grammar: Some of the hubers on here do not have English as there first language and I salute them for producing hubs in an alien form. When commenting in the forums this can come across in a negative way towards them. When they write their hubs they will have tools to help them spell check. Here on the forums my spelling can be awful and I am English as there is no spell check here. So I think we should be a little more understanding and with an author score as high as it is I am sure you are doing everything right as hubpages would not allow you such astatus.

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this



      ...Very much in agreement. smile

    2. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image74
      JYOTI KOTHARIposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes, you are right. Even a simple carelessness can result a mistake. Such as "astatus" in your quote. You have simply forgotten to give a space between a and status.
      I think people will think before they comment. You are absolutely in right spirit.
      Thanks,
      Jyoti Kothari

      1. wrenfrost56 profile image83
        wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I agree with both of you. I can't spell for toffee but really it's a forum who cares? (Apart from hubtub (hottub LOL!)

  7. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Must admit, I am not into this using perfect English thing, either.

    Considering my struggles with Greek, I am not going to judge a Hubber's use of the English language. I also teach a little ESL and I think that it is great that others have the confidence to write and publish articles in another tongue - it is a great way to practice and learn.

    Instead of making such comments in an overbearing tone, why not be helpful and offer constructive criticism? smile

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Does your wife speak fluent Greek Sufi? I had 7 years of hearing perfect mandarin, and I am awful. I would never attempt it for fear of bringing the house down.
      When I spoke Mandarin with an Australian accent in front of our Lord mayor and his friends at a party, I did so at the behest of a very honest friend who told me I sounded hilarious to him! Despite his honesty and my trust for him, I spoke. There was not a dry eye in the place! They were crying with laughter! smile

      1. Sufidreamer profile image81
        Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Nope, her Greek is worse than mine! The problem is that I work very long hours and don't get out and about enough to practice. I can hold basic conversations, and most discussions turn into 'Greeklish.'

        Mind you, I have heard from many people that Greek is a strange language to learn - you spend a couple of years struggling to learn it and, suddenly, you find yourself speaking it!

        A few months ago, I went to the library and asked for the Greek dictionary. The guy pissed himself laughing and took me to the reference section - the 'dictionary' took up three and a half shelves. Too many words! big_smile

  8. Helen Cater profile image60
    Helen Caterposted 7 years ago

    hell man I got a job publishing in English. Got my dictionary from pre-school out of the attic and I am meant to be educated.

    1. fortunerep profile image60
      fortunerepposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      how about reading on mannerism, hope I spelled that right

  9. Ronaldos profile image80
    Ronaldosposted 7 years ago

    If you are a HP writer you might want to take a look at your spelling etc.

    1. Helen Cater profile image60
      Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      What might be unforgiven in a hub, is forgiven in the forums.

      1. Ronaldos profile image80
        Ronaldosposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I dont see a difference.

        1. Helen Cater profile image60
          Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Ronaldos you have just proved the point yourself in missing out punctuation. Do you see my point here? We are a little more relaxed in the forums and need to have a little understanding for are fellow hubers who struggle with the English spelling and grammar as every single one of us had made typo errors in here. So for someone to be critical "people who live in glass houses should not throw stones".

          1. Ronaldos profile image80
            Ronaldosposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            yeah i see what you mean LOL, you just had a mistake yourself !

            1. Ronaldos profile image80
              Ronaldosposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              And would you calm down please Helen. I was just singing your praises for the excellent day you are having with adsense. I actually admire you !

      2. Uninvited Writer profile image84
        Uninvited Writerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Exactly

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Sorry, but I disagree.  I believe effective communication should be utilized at all times, whether it be a forum or not.

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            wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Your communication is not effective, however.  You are being rude and disrespectful.  Effective communication goes WAY beyond proper command of the English language.

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              cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              a little knowledge is a dangerous thing, i'm afraid...

  10. Helen Cater profile image60
    Helen Caterposted 7 years ago

    Ha ha no I am not saying this in a bad way I was just making a valid point. Gosh my spelling has got worse with age not better and when I started hubpages I was frightened to write in case I got slammed by all the intelligent writers. I am glad to say that hubpages has not been reduced to forums like Triond and AC as they are really, really nasty. So lets hug!!!!! and have some huber lovexxxxx

  11. Ronaldos profile image80
    Ronaldosposted 7 years ago

    Aaaah come here Helen smile Gimme a hug !!

  12. Ronaldos profile image80
    Ronaldosposted 7 years ago

    I remember, you were the very first one to come to my rescue when i just started out in the forums. Man, i was eaten alive !

    1. Helen Cater profile image60
      Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Did I oh I am glad I just don't like to see people slammed cause it does hurt. Big smackeroonie for you !!!!

      1. Dame Scribe profile image60
        Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey hmm no gettin fresh in the forums tongue lol

  13. Ronaldos profile image80
    Ronaldosposted 7 years ago

    My day just got better. Well, not with Adsense though, but people like you !! Thanks smile

    1. Helen Cater profile image60
      Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Perhaps I can give you a few private tips!!!!!

  14. wrenfrost56 profile image83
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    I don't really know about the rss question, however I know that the hubbers who answered the question earlier know their stuff and I would go with that.
    Also I just want to say that some of the best hubs on hub pages are written by those with english as their second language and often what is missing in spelling ect is made up with insight, style, voice ect.

    1. HubTub profile image85
      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Here is some friendly advice:

      english = "English"
      rss = "RSS"
      hub pages = "HubPages"
      ect = "etc"

      It is simply called proofreading your work and taking the time to learn the English language.  Do some research as to how grammatical and/or spelling errors hurt your website.  Also, take a look at how these types of errors make one look less credible and subject to less trust.  There are THOUSANDS of articles all over the Internet and elsewhere!

      I am not a perfect person in any way and definitely do make mistakes.  However, I do not condone laziness and sloppy work as an excuse for not knowing the English language.

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        rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        etc  =  etc. It is an abbreviation.
        why are you so worked up about it?
        How many languages do you know?

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, I agree with you, etc is an abbreviation, but you unfortunately spelled it incorrectly.  It is not spelled ECT!

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            rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            No, I did not. I know it is not "ect." As an abbreviaton, it needs a period at the end. If you are going to point a finger, and say someone made a mistke, you should make sure your correction, is correct. The original question, was not..."please pick on my grammar". It was for help with an RSS feed.
            If you are so big on rules, you should read the rules for forums.
            I can see a large grey box, right over there, to my left. It states..  "Please use the Forums in the spirit of community!"
            Most of us, here at Hub Pages, feel this is a friendly, helpful, community. I know, I have made plenty of mistakes, and greatly appreciate NOT having people jump down my throat. I am not picking a fight with you, I am out of here after this, but perhaps you would benefit from a slight attitude adjustment.

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            \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            you are one sad lady

            1. hinckles koma profile image79
              hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this
              1. HubTub profile image85
                HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this
            2. hinckles koma profile image79
              hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this
            3. hinckles koma profile image79
              hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                                  <no promotion allowed>  Thanks all hubbers and if you can help me you can help everybody.!!

      2. Sufidreamer profile image81
        Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        It is a forum post - why don't you give it up? Like most people, I do not waste time spellchecking and proof-reading forum posts. In fact, I judge somebody by what they are saying rather than by whether their capitalisation or punctuation is correct.

        I teach Greeks who might not understand or write 'perfect' English. However, they manage to convey their meaning perfectly well. Your views are now bordering on the offensive - not everybody can write perfect English, but I respect any ESL speaker who tries.

        Emie - Maybe you are right. HubTub - if you want advice on how to raise your Hubscore, you may find that we are surprisingly helpful smile

      3. Lady_E profile image81
        Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I don't recall Hubpages recruiting a Head English Teacher for Forums. Why on earth are you picking on people's Grammar?

  15. readytoescape profile image60
    readytoescapeposted 7 years ago

    For the record, as a hunt and peck typist, I can spell........my fingers can't.
    Apparently my hunter is not as good as my pecker.

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      HAHAHAHAHAH!!!!!!!!!!!!! lol that was awesome!!!
      I call myslef a Ninja, for my typing skills. so many words come out wrong, and sometimes it is horribaly embaressing.
      "count" comes out as ocunt
      and "it is" almost always comes out itits... Plus, I only know one language, to be able to read, and type AT ALL in a second language makes that guy way above my skills!! And he even knows what an RSS feed is. I odnt. sad

  16. wrenfrost56 profile image83
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    Please stop being so pedantic hub tub. Hubbers are here to support each other and the forum is a friendly place (most of the time) This thread was posted asking for help, please be respectful.

  17. emievil profile image85
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    "Seriously, I cannot even fathom how HubPages could promote a score of 89 to a "writer" who has such horrific grammatical and spelling errors in the above few sentences."


    Sufi, I think she's a little bit "annoyed" because world of the wise's score is higher than hers.

    HubTub, sheeesssh, get a grip on it. You're beginning to sound like my English teacher back when I was still in high school. smile

    DM, LOL. You're here too? I just saw your post in the other thread smile.

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      'Sup homie? Thought you were going to bed? lol

      1. emievil profile image85
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        LOL, the forums are getting interesting. Bed, what bed? LOL big_smile

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          rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          getting?
          ha ha..I'll sleep when Im dead..  smile

          1. emievil profile image85
            emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            LOL, ooopppsss, should have added "tonight" after interesting. Wish I can stay longer but have classes tomorrow for my students smile.

    2. HubTub profile image85
      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I could care less about my score.  I am not here to compete.  I do, however, care about the English language when reading.  I also don't appreciate plagiarism!

      1. viryabo profile image86
        viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        roll Are you really really sure that you care less? You don't sound like it girl.
        Do you need a back rub or something? Is it PMS? You sound soooo (oops!!) depressed.

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          You hit the nail on the head with regard to my hub score.  I reiterate that I am not here to compete with others regarding hub scores.  I really could care less.  There are many more important things in life than HubPages and hub scores.

        2. wyanjen profile image90
          wyanjenposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          HubTub: I think you mean to say you could NOT care less.
          It's weird how someone who cares about the English language can still manage to say something that makes no sense...
          I hope that if I ask a question in a forum later, I will not get attacked before somebody has a chance to help me out.
          That is not the type of community we want to have.

    3. viryabo profile image86
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hey! emievil, you took the words out of my "mouth?". I think world of the wise's higher hubscore MIGHT BE THE PROBLEM here!

  18. HubTub profile image85
    HubTubposted 7 years ago

    Quote from "World of The Wise"

    world of the wise on HubPages

    I am an Economics grad, every thing good makes me good. I have so far published 2 book and i am anything to anyone who is somebody to me. I have just set up a site <snipped> which i believe will be big big big soon.

    My other sites include
    <snipped>

    I will be glad when you visit me

    Sorry, but the above sites all look like AdSense In A Box.

    Furthermore, I sincerely find it hard to believe, after perusing the aforementioned hubber's hubs and comparing them to the written bio from this same hubber, that these hubs were actually written by this hubber.

    This is obviously nothing short of pure PLAGIARISM.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      "Furthermore."  "Perusing."  "Aforementioned."  In one sentence, huh.

      LOL.  I for one find this entire thread sort of funny, wink.

      Sorry.  Proceed, surely.

      1. wrenfrost56 profile image83
        wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        OMG, I missed this part of the thread, hubtub is really out for world of the wise! What on earth is her problem? Plagiarism is a pretty harsh accusation, she has no evidence, that is compleatly uncalled for.

  19. rmcrayne profile image94
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    Hub Tub, your tenacity is very familiar. Not a good thing.  Are you habitually mean-spirited?

    1. HubTub profile image85
      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Perhaps I worked very hard perfecting my work as a medical transcriptionist (which I know you can relate to, having worked in the medical field yourself), which is also a profession that is very demanding of having an excellent command of both the medical as well as the English language.

  20. rmcrayne profile image94
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    From HubTub on HubPages:

    I thoroughly enjoy writing about topics I am passionate about.  I find that writing releases raw tension, stress, as well as being a very powerful tool in numbing my brain from life's external distractions.

  21. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Interestingly enough, I just ran a couple of his hubs through my plagiarism detector and found no duplicates.

    Making an unfounded accusation of plagiarism is extremely offensive - I suggest that you find some proof before you start throwing that accusation around. Maybe he is more careful with his writing on his Hubs than the forum. Perhaps he has an editor or employs a ghostwriter (both perfectly acceptable to Hubpages).

    What he does in his own private blogs is his own business, and nothing to do with Hubpages - as long as he does not overpromote(and I see no evidence of that).

    I have no idea what this particular hubber has done to deserve such vitriol. You are making extremely serious insinuations against a fellow Hubber and you have made this into a personal attack against his integrity.

    Try reading Theresa McGurk's Hubs - there is a Hubber who can legitimately claim to use perfect English. She has far too much class to spend her time upon pedantic and spiteful attacks.

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      what is going on here sufi.... is it another fruit cake

    2. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this



      Sufi, as you have seen, I tried to be honest about the impression Helen was giving early on, thinking she would understand that many who write here are not native English speakers. It is a big world and somehow she only wants to be around "correct writing"

      She does not wish to change her view despite many polite nudges that followed from you and others.English is spoken all over the planet and it aint always the same. No slack! smile

      I'm over it. smile

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        rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey, this is wierd. When I first opened this thread, on the side where it says ..10 seconds ago...it siad "helen" was one of the first to respond to this thread, with the whole big attack..I was like, thats wierd, Helen is usally really nice...Then later down Helen was saying supportive stuff, and the other person was..Hub Tub....it didnt show that at first tho...so ..I dont think it was Helen. Maybe I need to go to the Dr.  ?

        1. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          As far as I can tell you are right. My humblest Apologies to you Helen. Hey thank you for picking that up! smile

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            rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Im sure she's good. I thought the same thing at first, lucky I was here? oh odd...

          2. Helen Cater profile image60
            Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Phew I got worried there for a minute. I would never put someone down like that lady has. I guess it pays to read the thread from the start as these things happen. But for the record I have supported whole hearted the original writer of this hub and thanks earnesthub for correcting this.

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              rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              hey there Helen, the whole reason I ever even looked at this thread, really, is when I first logged on, this was at the top if the list, with YOUR name as the person who last repsonded. I have no clue how this could happen, but I swear, it said YOU had said the mean post at the begining!!! I read thru to the end, and was like, wierd, why did helen say that mean thing at the beginning, then the nice thing later on, so I scrolled back up, and suddenly it was that grammar nazi...
              I am sure no one is mad at you.  smile

              1. Helen Cater profile image60
                Helen Caterposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Mistakes happen I just came back on and thought to myself this is weird why are they saying I said it. Anyways no harm done i can go out and have a good old drink now. Boy this thread sure got heated from just a simple request for help. The way I see it is if your not willing to answer the help question or at least give the person some support, then you should really not be taking part in a forum Knowledge exchange thread. Period.

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                  rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  See, the "spirit of the Forum."  Your a sweetie Helen.  smile

  22. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Agreed, Earnest - I have said my piece. If I continue, it is likely to become personal - not in the Spirit of Community smile

    I worked very hard perfecting my work as an academic writer and I love giving encouragement and advice to new Hubbers, as many old hands did for me. smile

    I am done here - Time to go and enjoy some banter with Pearldiver and Brenda on the fruitcake thread wink

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      and some good food...bring drinks, will ya?

  23. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Uh-oh, what a drama! lol

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Not really much of a drama. Helen is a kind hearted person of generous spirit, and I feel confident she will accept my sincere apology. smile Nice to see you Misha!

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Its cuz you werent here with some really good links, to put that hublady in her place!!  smile

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        rednckwmn
        Thats it  exactly! Misha the master of the definitive link! lol You got good instincts red!

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Thanks Ernest smile

  24. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Hi Earnest, no doubt she will. I was refering to the original drama. Some people do weird things sometimes smile

    And yeah I misspelled referring lol

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      oh no....you shouldnt be allowed on here...

    2. Sufidreamer profile image81
      Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry, Misha, but that misspelling means that you must now leave Hubpages. sad

      Sad, but I don't make the rules - perfect English only, I am afraid sad

  25. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL I just unfaned her smile

    And yeah, I doubt one can find unfan in the dictionary lol

    Hi Dennise, hugs and kisses smile

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      rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      well, I suppose she is kinda pretty..I can see how you were once a fan.  wink
      smooches to you too.
      I am being so lazy today. I did not sleep last night, and now have no motivation...I supppose I should go clean my kitchen tho.
      Hows life?

      1. Misha profile image77
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Between the younger kid adapting to scholl (she knows no english) and moving to another house - hectic at best lol

        How is our list going? wink

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          rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this


          hectic...i feel for you
          younger, in grade K or? I have heard the younger you are, teh easier it is to learn a new language. I am 33, and still dont have a good grip on it. smile
          list is like a tortoise..slow and steady...
          if you see me here, it means I am working on the list, I pop in here while something else is loading. want me to mail you?
          I am nearly finished on here, tho..need to go to focus on other stuff..it is getting late and I still havent washed the dishes.

          1. Misha profile image77
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            She is 3, and her brother is 5, and they both go to Montessori. smile

            Actually today was the best day to her so far, I keep my fingers crossed. Yeah, they learn it more or less fast, but it takes a lot of stress unfortunately. sad

            Good that you are progressing with the list, will send you email smile

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              rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              OH, such cute ages!!! Mine are 12, 9, and 8.
              Every day gets better. But I think you know that.
              I have heard of Montessori, but I am not sure what the difference is, between that, and public school...besides money.  wink
              (I truly wish I had better news about the list, but please dont think I have forgotten it. Will check email later today, got to go do lunch hre in a sec..))
              As long as the kiddos have the love of thier Daddy, they will be ok. It is hard to see your children struggle, but I have a feeling thigns will turn around. Hang in there Misha.

    2. HubTub profile image85
      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you very much, by the way, for removing me from your fan list, Misha....muah!

      1. Misha profile image77
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You were being rude, and insisted on your right to be rude. While surely you are free to do what you please, I personally am not a fan of such behavior. Therefore I quit. Judging by the numbers, I was not alone. And you are welcome of course. smile

  26. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Sufi, I am begging you to reconsider, I promise I will never ev...

    1. Sufidreamer profile image81
      Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol lol

      HP would not be the same without your dry Russian wit!

      1. Misha profile image77
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        And not the same without your Ouzo-British charm wink

      2. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, it is very dry and very Russian. Something I like when I see it in the culture. I have never been to Russia, but have worked with several and have know several Australian/Russian families.

        I should say that the other way around. All my Russian friends here are Russian Australians and are not slow to remind me of it! Thankfully the people remain the same so they fit in very well with Australians. smile

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    HubTub, not only did you insult world of the wise by criticizing his grammar, you compounded it by accusing him of plagiarism and posting his profile in this forum in a rather forensic, accusatory way, and put quotation marks around the word "writer" as if to say 'well, you are certainly not a real writer, buddy'...that is UNcool.

    i don't pay attention to my grammar in my forum posts in the same way that i do when i write hubs. it's a more relaxed medium and it moves fast so who wants to do all this self-editing?

    frankly i am insuted by your treatment of this hubber. so you're a medical transcriptionist - i don't think that qualifies you as the end-all-and-be-all expert on English grammar. you come across as really smug. i could be wrong, but i don't think that is the way to get people to read your hubs.





    for rmcrayne...
    http://i29.tinypic.com/2hed45e.jpg

    1. Sufidreamer profile image81
      Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      However many times I see that, it still makes me laugh lol

      Earnest - I have many Greek-Australian friends and it is a volatile mix. Never dull, though, and they are easily bribed with Vegemite!

      1. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        We argue like.... well like Australians and Russians do! lol LOUDLY!!!!
        I will try more vegemite, that is a good idea. See, Russians adapt!
        Whereas my American friends still call it axle grease and can't even stand the smell of it! smile

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          WTF is vegemite?

          1. wrenfrost56 profile image83
            wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Is vegemite like marmite? Marmite's made of yeast, it's yummy!

            1. Sufidreamer profile image81
              Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              It is!

              Misha - it is a horrible, brown sticky stuff, made from yeast extract. It is completely vile, but Aussies love it - it is not available around here, so we always make sure that friends and family bring some across for our Aussie friends smile

            2. Eaglekiwi profile image76
              Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Marmite is primo smile

    2. emievil profile image85
      emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well said cossette smile. Can I borrow that image? smile

      Just my 2 cents before I call it a night here. The first post was like 9 days ago but hubtub dug it up 8 hours ago. Wonder why she did that? hmm

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        sure!

      2. earnestshub profile image88
        earnestshubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        your right. I just picked it off the top of the list, but it looks like something else is going on here. smile

        1. emievil profile image85
          emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          smile Have to go to sleep now. I do hate to miss the action here in the forums because of the difference in time zone but I'm getting too sleepy to read stuff. Good night everyone. I'll dig up this thread tomorrow smile.

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            rednckwmnposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            goodnight, Ill save you a plate of chicken.  smile

    3. Susan Ng profile image89
      Susan Ngposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, is that a rabbit butting his head against the wall? smile Reminds me of this book I read called "Bunny Suicides". Well actually I didn't read it 'cause it's all caricatures, and it was really funny. lol

  28. wrenfrost56 profile image83
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    Hubtub big on spelling not so hot on the old support of fellow hubbers huh!? Glad your all here to brighten up the thread!

  29. Mighty Mom profile image89
    Mighty Momposted 7 years ago

    Grammar Nazi. Just what we all need.

  30. wrenfrost56 profile image83
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    LOL! Love your comedy Frogsdropping!

  31. wrenfrost56 profile image83
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    Nice one Lita!

  32. Research Analyst profile image77
    Research Analystposted 7 years ago

    Its interesting how easily everyone gets off topic in the forums, but I wanted to say ultimate hubber thanks for answering the question, it helps all of us who were wondering the same thing about RSS feeds and adsense.

  33. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    LOL But Ernest says Russians like it? You guys got me puzzled, guess I have to try for myself when I get a chance smile

  34. 0
    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    oh boy

    well if you want to get all technical, you are grammatically incorrect:



    it is "try TO spell".

    c'mon now you're just really being mean.

  35. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    You are free to enforce any rule on your own forum. This forum does not have strict spelling rule smile

  36. HubTub profile image85
    HubTubposted 7 years ago

    This is the hub that World of the Wise wrote on cancer.

    Check out the link below and put in the same hub and see for yourself the same matching results.  I call this plagiarism!

    http://www.articlechecker.com/checker.php

    Matched Phrases - Google Results Found / Yahoo Results Found

    There are certain types of foods which have the ability to help stave off cancer and some can even help inhibit cancer cell growth or reduce tumor size    (Set Alert)       
    Consumption of fruits and vegetables has been associated with decreased risk of cancers of the colon and rectum    (Set Alert)       
    A cancer patient should also drink spring water and natural unsweetened juices in place of other beverages    (Set Alert)       
    Drink only natural organic red wine made from unsprayed grapes fermented with the skins without the presence of sulfites and fining agents and drink no more than 1 glass a day    (Set Alert)       
    Foods containing chemical preservatives, dyes, and artificial colors should be avoided    (Set Alert)       
    These also include sprayed, fumigated, dyed, waxed or irradiated fruits and vegetables    (Set Alert)       
    Eggs which have been produced by hens that have been inhumanely raised in small cages, force fattened and treated with chemicals and antibiotics should be avoided together with the canned fruits and vegetables    (Set Alert)       
    This is because most of these fruits are over-sweetened and many vegetables are overcooked    (Set Alert)       
    Junk foods should be avoided; if possible, food should be bought from health food stores    (Set Alert)       
    I advise you to use any of the suggested foods while under medical supervision    (Set Alert)       
    It should be emphasized that the treatment of cancer is very complex, a person should always seek for professional advice    (Set Alert)       
    The sites from where to get professional advice on cancer are discussed in my article Where to get cancer help on the internet    (Set Alert)       
    Which Country Is Cheapest For Cancer Treatment    (Set Alert)       
    Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners    (Set Alert)       
    terms of use privacy policy (served in 0    (Set Alert)   

       
    TOTAL MATCHED PHRASES / TOTAL SUBMITTED   

    SAME RESULTS FOR BOTH GOOGLE AND YAHOO BELOW

    THIS IS NOT ORIGINAL OR CREATIVE WRITING BUT RATHER STEALING OTHER PEOPLE'S WORK.

    (GOOGLE) 54% (15/28)
    (YAHOO)) 54% (15/28)

    1. Sufidreamer profile image81
      Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Interestingly enough, I put in the figures for your Hub about infomercials.

      Total Matched Phrases / Total Submitted    69% (73/106)    72% (76/106)

      Plagiarism is a terrible thing. Obviously, this is not original or creative writing but rather stealing other people's work.

      1. viryabo profile image86
        viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        WOW! What can i say.
        Over to you Hub Tub. big_smile

      2. wrenfrost56 profile image83
        wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hottub, hubtub, hothead, whatever your name is for someone so educated you really are stupid!

        1. HubTub profile image85
          HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Call me anything you wish.  At least I can sleep at night knowing how to spell, write, and convey my feelings in writing with an excellent command of the English language.  As mentioned earlier, I have in no way claimed to be absolutely perfect.  I don't really care what anybody thinks of me on this forum, by the way.  I make a very nice living proofreading and editing manuscripts.  I really don't need any help from HubPages to further my income.  That is why I stated earlier, I could care less about my hub score.  It is simply just a number which reflects no bearing on my wonderful income that I currently make elsewhere on the Internet.

          I wish you all the best in your writing.  Someday, however, your grammatical and spelling errors will indeed come back to haunt you.

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            cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this
            1. viryabo profile image86
              viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I say Amen to that Cosette smile

            2. Misha profile image77
              Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Not sure I understood what Ayn Rand has to do with it? smile

          2. wrenfrost56 profile image83
            wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Although you could care less about your hub score, I could not care less about my grammatical and spelling errors in the forum's or your assumption that it's going to haunt me. I do however think you are pedantic and prejudice. You have a bad attitude and that will come back to haunt you.

            1. HubTub profile image85
              HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Well, I guess we'll both enjoy a simply marvelous "haunting" Halloween now, won't we?

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                cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                why are you here at HubPages if you are so fabulously wealthy and in no need of their services?

                i don't want to get banned so i will refrain from saying fully what i really think of you.

                1. HubTub profile image85
                  HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  I came to HubPages to write my own articles and thoroughly enjoy reading the well-written articles of many other wonderful hubbers here on HubPages.  I simply take offense at people claiming to write hubs (such is the case of World of the Wise), when it is quite evident that World of the Wise could not possibly have written those hubs independently, based on the poor English grammar that World of the Wise initially used in the post that began this lengthy forum topic.

                  I was under the impression that HubPages was intended for people to write their own hub articles, and not to have ghostwriters assisting in writing their hubs.

                  Feel free to say anything you wish about me.  I am totally open to constructive criticism and am not in the least bit bothered by any comments any of the hubbers here in the forum have said or will say about me in the future.

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                    cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    can't be bovvered...

                  2. Misha profile image77
                    Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    You were wrong. See my reply to Koma smile

                  3. Mrvoodoo profile image59
                    Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    To assume makes an ass out of you and me, only in this case, just you.

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      All right, so what is your point?  What would you like done?

      Why are you so upset when those who ARE actually professional writers understand Hubpages formula (or actually, I really have no problem in knowing there are people from other countries whose native language is not English)? 

      Also, this "plagiarism" tool doesn't seem to be very effective.  Kinda like some language translators.  lol

  37. Jane@CM profile image60
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    Oh, goodness, whatever will happen tomorrow when it is "talk like a pirate day" big_smile big_smile

  38. emievil profile image85
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Wow! She's still at it. Very persistent. Madam, I'm sure word of the wise will be very thankful to you for correcting him and acting as his pseudo-editor, going so far as to inform him that he "plagiarized" (and it's for free!). Your efforts, I'm sure, are very much appreciated. hmm

  39. viryabo profile image86
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    BTW where is the fruitcake forum? Need to go grab some fun there before i go to bed (or come back to see if madam has finally gone to snooze land).

  40. Simply Redd profile image79
    Simply Reddposted 7 years ago

    hmm Sorry to jump in off of the original topic, but....

    I gave that article checker a try and it doesn't seem very useful. One of my Hubs (100% original) got the following results:

    Total Matched Phrases / Total Submitted         2% (1/43)    84% (36/43)

    My Hub has not been indexed on Google, but it is on Yahoo, therefore the high percentage result. I tried searching just the text first and then by entering the URL. IMO, it would be more effective if it could recognize your URL and not compare to it when searching.

    smile

  41. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Exactly - that particular checker is designed for those wishing to check that they have not purchased articles that are copy and paste jobs.

    Even without that, it is not proof of plagiarism - if you check my first few Hubpage articles, you will probably find 100%. They were already on ezine before I stumbled across this site - whilst HP penalizes duplicate content slightly, it is not against the TOS.......I really should find the time to rewrite those, one day. They are, however, my own work.

    Finally, what is plagiarism? Unless somebody copy and pastes an article word for word, it is virtually impossible to prove. If somebody steals one of my articles, I will pursue them. If they spin it sufficiently, there is little that I can do and, to be honest, would not bother anyway.

    Again, HubTub - you have questioned the integrity of a writer with no justification. You long since crossed the line mad

    1. Misha profile image77
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Shouldn't this be "copies and pastes?" lol

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        wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Or "copies and pastes"?  lol

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Oh, IDK I picked up from somebody here that you are supposed to put question mark inside of quotes in English. Is it wrong? smile

          1. 0
            wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Inside when you're writing a narrative dialogue.  I believe this is the only instance.  Then again, ask HubTub, she'll definitely know.  smile

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            cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            if you are quoting someone who asked a question, you put the question mark inside the quotes. if you yourself are asking the question, you put it after the quotes.






            i use copyscape.

            i did a search on my own hubs, out of curiosity. for my latest hub, it flagged all of the text from some google ads for men's shirts.

            for another hub, it flagged a whole string of text word for word - written by cosette on hubpages


            for another hub, same thing, it flagged all the google ads for cereal.

            in another one, it flagged similar text - the text is:
            HubPages
            HubPages
            sign in
            start a new hub
            my account
            help
            browse raquo;
            Topics
            Hubs
            Answers
            Hubbers
            Forums
            Hubtivity

            i use copyscape sometimes to see if anything i write is stolen from me. i find it kind of strange that she uses these tools to check on someone else. she must really have it in for this guy.


            i am just wondering how being a Medical Transcriptionist qualifies someone as a professional editor.

            1. HubTub profile image85
              HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              As a medical transcriptionist, one must have an excellent command of the English language.  Not only am I qualified to transcribe as a transcriptionist, I am also qualified to edit  and proofread.  I hope this answers your question.

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                cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                then you know very little about what it really means to be a professional editor and writer.

                i am not one to lord my profession over anyone or tell them how to write or conduct themselves. i could say a lot more about the differences between a medical transcriptionist's credentials vs. those of a professional writer and editor but you don't really want to go there, do you?

                so why don't you just lay off of world - he's not hurting you is he?








                "well-educated" is not a compound word and shouldn't be hyphenated. "well" is an adverb modifying the adjective "tempered".

              2. hinckles koma profile image79
                hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                , I agree with you!  why does he write hubs so well then spells worse than me lol something is wrong with the art frame.  I would check him too if i was in your place. What about his score, you know what good writers know how to not only spell but communicate in a writers language i understand that completely, he obviously messed up because i don't see one reply by him pass me my glasses if iam wrong. I don't see why hub pages give him all this credit and iam not a jealous person just super honest.  Does hub pages have a system to check copy writers.  Some people write for pleasing their soul and get paid some people write just to get money and will stop at nothing. How can you not question a bad speller with such a high score   come on now  common seance nothing else.   I will take writing classes you guys inspire me.  Thanks for listening   Good night.

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                  cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  i have friends for whom English is a second language, but they are very well educated (more than I) and extremely bright and accomplished but because English is their second language, sometimes their writing or even their speaking is a little off. an ignorant person (one who doesn't know them from Adam) would just look at their writing or listen to their foreign accent and grammatical mistakes and assume they were an uneducated dimwit.

                  that is what people are having a problem with.

      2. Sufidreamer profile image81
        Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You remember what I was saying about your dry Russian wit......

        *Scurries off to paint a little moustache on Grammar Nazi Misha's avatar*

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Ask Milla, she'll provide you with pics wink

  42. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Thanks Laura. smile

    No, I am afraid of being bitten, I would rather stay with your opinion. smile

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Strunk & White does not bite. wink

      1. Misha profile image77
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Not that I have any idea what you ladies are talking about? yikes

        Good morning Ernest smile

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hey to Earnest...smile

          Strunk and White is a very slim, easy-to-read style book.

          1. Misha profile image77
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Thank you smile

            1. hinckles koma profile image79
              hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                 You guys amaze me. To all the elite writers: When i read your articles they make me smile. You all write very well. I admit iam in between languages and i need time to write the correct way. Look writing is an art, something that iam good in,(Art) maybe better than some of you. I was never a bully or a troll.  Matter of fact, I love America just like i love the English language, iam not a good writer but iam trying.  Basically don't jump at spelling mistakes if you want to help, Please!! offer other advice if you will. We all have feelings at the end of the day. When iam talking here to all of you  i feel free and i don't stress spelling or grammar, because we are all in the same boat. so next time just offer advice not attack like a Rottweiler.  Some regular people in here need to express them self's also with out fear. If you need an elite club i have some where you may want to go .  Iam addressing all the best writers Please be nice we look up to some of you. I always disliked bullies and i know jui jit sue. lol  How to get better in witting?  How can kids become better writers? We have enough stress in the world, please America is built on the labor of immigrants they work and die everyday just so we have the elite  system supported and keep it moving, i should know my parents are still working so some of you can go to private schools and get proper education.  I got to deep in to this.  Good night to all. with love Koma.

    2. viryabo profile image86
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      LMAO big_smile

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    Gurarantee her Prentice Hall Handbook is out AS WE SPEAK.  smile

  44. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 7 years ago

    Good day/evening all! smile

    1. viryabo profile image86
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hello Earnest smile

  45. Dame Scribe profile image60
    Dame Scribeposted 7 years ago

    Give somebody a education and they think they are all that hmm

    @World of the Wise, smile do not let this woman *harassing* you get in the way of you continuing your writing. I think you're doing great.

    I really don't get why some people get on their high horse to crap upon others. hmm truly unprofessional behavior and a embarrassment to others.

    1. Misha profile image77
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Cause it's fun? wink

      1. hinckles koma profile image79
        hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

           Misha you have a long way to the elite your an alien lol. Just because you are a citizen now (maybe)!!!! gives you any right to say this funny remarks. Being Smart does not make you a complete person but i don't think you get that. Do you?   Misha do you write articles in Russian too i would love to read some and get them checked and approved. lol Anyways i support and really admire some of the writers on hub pages including you misha.      I still don't understand one thing, was it plagiarized( his articles)or not, i don't have time to read the whole tread.  Maybe its not about the spelling shes ma about but she doesn't believe that he wrote all those articles i can understand that. We do need someone to check for plagiarism. I hope to only learn from some of you and hub pages Thanks for a great site. And all the best writers you know who you are keep teaching but softer please and not to much in your face action.  Sorry for spamming i was really exited from my new hub. sorry misha my husband told me i do spam sometimes, i just talk a lot!! As you can see and this even comes out here ill watch it next time.

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Love you too smile

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hey, Koma...  Will you go down to Utrecht Ave. in Borough Park Brooklyn...Ace Photo Digital...and pick up my $700 camera that they forgot to send me for 3 weeks? (!!!) smile  And while you are there, could you send one of those schnazzy layered Russian cakes from one of the bakeries down there?  lol

          1. hinckles koma profile image79
            hinckles komaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Sure no problem, you think thell give it to me or you want me to tell them to send it to you while iam there. And the cake ill make my husband get for you with my daughter , i just don't eat sweets like they do. They know what to get. where are you again?   email me please ill be happy to help.   I am getting another key Bord this one skips letters.

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              Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              I'm just kidding!  I ordered this camera from Amazon, did not receive it, and what do you know...it is supposed to have been shipped from Brooklyn.  And I know exactly where that store is, under the F train on that street I don't like!  lol, funny.

              smile And I think Misha could use the cake, actually.  To sweeten him up!

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Well, the irony of this is that...lol...she isn't that 'educated.'  But, sigh...grammar nazis are like that.  It's that rules thing and the letter vs. the spirit of it all.

      1. HubTub profile image85
        HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I beg to differ on your opinion of my education.  I am a very well-educated person.  This is why I am very picky about grammar and spelling.  There are more "grammar nazis" out there than you realize.

        The only embarrassment is the lack of being professional and not editing your work before it is submitted for final copy.

        1. Misha profile image77
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I am having terrible flashbacks lol

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          OK, 'Ma'am,' lol, but I think you would probably be a lousy teacher...and you see the OP was looking for help and advice.

          And we all have our opinions. wink

          1. HubTub profile image85
            HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Funny you mention teaching, as I used to teach in the medical field.  My students loved me!

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              Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Did you go all "furthermore!" and "atrocities" on them, or did you keep that in check?

              And you taught medical transcription?  Hmmm.

              1. HubTub profile image85
                HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Actually, I taught surgical technology, as I used to scrub in the operating room.

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                  Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  And, so, the first question?

                  1. HubTub profile image85
                    HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    If you are referring to "furthermore" and "atrocities" then the answer is yes.  I kept all my students in check. 

                    What's your problem with the use of "furthermore" and "atrocities" in my posts?  Are they too big for your vocabulary?

            2. Lady_E profile image81
              Lady_Eposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Your students loved you?  I find that very hard to believe, given your comments and attitude on this thread. It's clear you are fighting a losing battle - read everyone's comments towards you.

              Admit you were wrong and apologise to World of the Wise for your rude response or drop him an email.

              Ps. You had 12 fans yesterday morning, I see the number is beginning to drop.  I wonder why?

              Enjoy the weekend and if you do go shopping, resist the urge to correct any Customer Service Assistants' Spoken English, when they attend to you.

              Regards, Elena.

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    Did someone say cake?

    3 weeks is ridiculous, Lita.  It always seems to be the items I most look forward to are the ones that take the longest.  Hang in there...  Must be a nice camera!  Are you into photography?

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      Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yes!  And I came into a little money so I bought a new camera.  Been waiting and waiting.

      It is actually UPS that screwed up, but since they returned it to the store, I called them.

      And those Russian layered cakes are something else, it is true! smile

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        wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Very frustrating, I feel for you.  Hopefully the store will cooperate and expedite the shipping.  I love photography, tinker around with it.  Took a class to advance my knowledge and discovered how much there is to learn.  Love black and white, in particular. 

        I all about cake, Lita.  Tonight was ice cream night here since 2 out of 3 of my kiddies have hideous sore throats.  I expect to have a very "awake" night.  lol

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          Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I expect it to be a short, short night.  I have to work very early...but at least I'll get to take photos of the event. smile

          Yeah, I like bl & wh, too, especially.

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            wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Have a great day tomorrow.  Sorry you have to work on a Saturday.  I'll be up for an early soccer game.  HP has been screwing with my sleep schedule.  Alas, I will shut off the computer at a reasonable hour.  Especially since I've vowed to stay out of the more "controversial" forums.

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    Leta Sposted 7 years ago

    Sigh. I know from a good source (who will remain anonymous), that some hubbers on Hubpages pay others to write articles for them.  Some very well known hubbers employ this tactic, too, wink.

    So, moot point.

    And nowhere does it say within the rules that duplicate content is not allowed.

    However, I'm almost sure that mostly everyone knows that here, too, wink.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      really?

      do they make good money doing it?

      i might be interested in writing some hubs for people if that is the case.

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        Leta Sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Depends on the Hubber, I think. 

        Clue*  One is posting on this thread, wink!

        But I think if you e-mail Sufi (he's not the one I'm talking about...he's more the writer) he can clue you in.

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          wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Interesting, Lita.  I've wondered if people do that.  Now, I know!  smile

      2. Misha profile image77
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yes

        No

        I might have some work for you

        Nice avatar smile

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    oOo

    thanks!

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    cosetteposted 7 years ago

    already?

    far out! going to bed now.

    yar and whatnot :}

  50. Misha profile image77
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Sweet dreams. smile

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