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HubTub - this is for you

  1. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I am risking a ban doing this but I still have no qualms in posting it.

    This was left on a hub that I wrote. I hope you feel ashamed of the effect your words have on others - I doubt this new hubber is alone:

    Thank you Mr Frogdropping, actually I was about to join the forum yesterday but I couldn`t because I was choc by what I was reading. One hubber said that "people who cant write English should no come to the hub" I was really sad, because my confidence is really low at the moment, I came to the hub recently but I havent write a proper hub yet for the moment I m just taking my time reading all the hubs. But I m so hurt that I dont know if I will continue to come to the hub. Maybe I am to sensitive but its not easy when you write in another langage. Anyway I will come to say hello. Take care Mr Frogdropping and thank you very much. You are a verry nice frog. See you soon.

    This was left by keira7

    Personally, I feel awful. And I never wrote what keira or others may have read. I joined Keiras' fan club and wrote them a message, in the hope that they have the confidence to publish a hub on HubPages. I hope others will do the same - to give him/her the confidence you've crushed.

    If you are new, please ... don't be afaid to write and join our community!

    1. AEvans profile image73
      AEvansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That was sweet and I agree with you, I believe anyone should be able to join it is a Virtual community with many languages thanks for giving her the confidence to stay! smile

    2. LiamBean profile image88
      LiamBeanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I nth that. Hey I don't speak the language all that well and it's my native tongue. Seriously though, many here are quite bright, can figure out what you are saying, and maybe even suggest how to improve some phrases and tenses.

      But by all means write. Knowledge should be shared.

    3. keira7 profile image60
      keira7posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you verry verry much. I am really touch and really I dont know what to say. I fell a bit embarass now. God bless you all. Thank you again. Mr Frog a big thanks to you specially. You made me cry because I was really touch. Thank you. You all very nice hubbers and its so nice to meet you all. I cant stay now but i promess that I Will come to join you when i can. See you soon and thank you again.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey, Hi Keira! And welcome! smile

      2. shamelabboush profile image70
        shamelabboushposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        You're so special and you're welcome anytime... And never be ashame of anything. We have writers here who master english but yet there is no quality...

      3. emievil profile image84
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hope we see more of you here. There are really lots of good people in hubpages and they don't bite if you ask for help. smile

    4. emievil profile image84
      emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Froggy, you're really a wonderful person (and a great hubber). Thanks for bringing this to the forum's attention. I'm a non-native English speaker and writing in English takes an extra effort from us. The support you and the other hubbers give is what really makes us write hubs and go on writing.

      Just for you, I'll stop eating frog's legs lol

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      HubTubposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Frogdropping - this is for you:  Sorry to let your "hope" down, but I am not in the least bit ashamed of making the comment that I made to World of the Wise.  Furthermore, you can argue your point and make any comments you wish about me, for that matter, all day long; however, I am sure others will agree this is getting pretty old.  If you wish to play counselor to other hubbers, please feel free to do so.  I have nothing further to say regarding your request for a pardon other than  rib-bit...

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Oh Hub Tub get down off your high horse ,it can be very lonely up there on a social network dont ya think ?

        1. emievil profile image84
          emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Hey EK, may I borrow your sword (or whatever you call that mean little thing on Xena's hand)? Just want to sling it to HT to get her down from her high horse smile. She just might be so stuck in there, she can't get down on her own.

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
            Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Awww Em your such a thoughtful darn friend! yea lets hijack the horse an enter it in a Derby lol whats a good name for the horse

            Hubb'n Horatio lol or
            Morse Of Course (screw the grammar gama)

            Rub a dub dub
            Hottie in  hubtub ,that didnt have much to do about horses lol

            Ok I need coffee me thinks

            1. emievil profile image84
              emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              LOL. ROFL. lol

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        BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Must say " Rib-bit " is mighty orginal, just surprised it took you so long to run it through yer brain process but well done on eventually getting there !

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    BadCoposted 7 years ago

    Well said Frog, Kiera welcome to the site and you will enjoy it and it matters not how you write or what you write, only that YOU enjoy writing. So enjoy Kiera and well said oh green one !

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I second that! welcome aboard smile

  3. Mrvoodoo profile image60
    Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago

    Well done FD, and that's all I'll say, because if I said what I really thought about the hubber in question I'd be on the naughty step for the next three days.

    p.s. I don't consider what you wrote above to be a personal attack, just shining the spotlight onto someone who should be deeply ashamed of their actions, but who clearly isn't.

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    \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago

    we should all be encouraging any up and coming writers, not putting them down,,,,,,,, what a shame,poor Kiera7 to be so upset by some one ....

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I disagree. I don't want any writers. I want decent people. smile

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        \Brenda Scullyposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        well that goes without saying,

      2. Mrvoodoo profile image60
        Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol True.

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        cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        yikes

        don't let that woman give writers a bad name. she is NOT a writer - she is a medical transcriber. no way on God's Green Earth are they even closely related.

        1. RooBee profile image82
          RooBeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this


          Nail. Head.

          1. Misha profile image75
            Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Come on ladies, I am old enough to know writers are humans smile

            1. RooBee profile image82
              RooBeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              How about medical transcribers? big_smile

              I kid, I kid - I love all you nice decent medical transcribing kind of folks out there..

              1. Misha profile image75
                Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                They are humans, too wink

      4. viryabo profile image87
        viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        big_smile

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        ralwusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Oh Misha. What is that avatar? You wear it so well. LOL

        FP you did a nice thing.

        1. Misha profile image75
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          LOL Charlie, thank you. It was courtesy of Dayzeebee. smile http://hubpages.com/hub/Gratitude-Letter-For-You

  5. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Thankyou guys. I was honestly upest to find Keira7's message. Poor bugger neutral

  6. viryabo profile image87
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    Keira7, please come aboard. We will be most delighted to have you participate with us on HP. As you write more and more you will get better and better. Believe me. And there is always a helping hand round the corner. Absolutely nobody can intimidate you. Just believe that. Welcome. smile
    I am joining your fan club

  7. RooBee profile image82
    RooBeeposted 7 years ago

    I agree, I agree!
    I was treated so nicely when I first got here and I think that it really made the difference in my level of confidence in posting more of my work here.
    Thanks for pointing this out. I would hope that this person as well as others know that not everyone feels animosity toward them for not knowing everything right off.
    Heck, I can't imagine myself having to write in another language - I give them major kudos for venturing out and wanting to write in English. We have many ESL writers, and I am in constant awe of their continued mastery of a language that is not native to them.
    How else can one learn but to try, try again.
    I would hope that the rudeness is far outshined by kindness - because I know there are a lot of sweet hubbers willing to offer encouragement to a writer making their foray into using a new language.
    As long as it doesn't violate the TOS (like, actually being in another language) I personally don't see the problem...

  8. Jane Dee Summers profile image60
    Jane Dee Summersposted 7 years ago

    Most welcome to anyone making the effort. I don't care about typo's. I make them all the time.

    Maybe some people can't read beyond a typo. I wonder how long it takes them to send a gramatically correct sms.

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    Frogdropping, thanks for posting this.  I am so saddened to hear that thread has spread a sense of negativity around the forums.  I have such respect for people who are here writing in a language that's not their first.  I hope your thread will allow others to see the opinion in the "other thread" is the minority.  I welcome you, Keira and hope to see you in the forums and writing many hubs!

  10. dohn121 profile image87
    dohn121posted 7 years ago

    We should, all of us, get along and stop acting like Star-On Sneetches!

  11. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Just to add, keira7 has this little message on his/her profile:

    so I just want to say that I am verry sincere personne and I think that its verry important, to be that way.

    A very powerful sentence - and that from a person who's native language is not english. kiera7 runs rings around "HubTub".

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It certainly is important, and respected.

      p.s. a cockroach runs rings around... should I finish that, nah, maybe, hmmmmm, three days ain't so long. big_smile

      Welcome keira7, we might tell you that your God doesn't exist, or that you're going to burn in hell for not believing, but that aside, we're a pretty decent bunch, I look forward to seeing you around. smile

      1. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image59
        I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        big_smile Some good statements...for sure! Amazing what can transpire to scare people off!!
        I welcome keira7 as well! smile

  12. Jane Dee Summers profile image60
    Jane Dee Summersposted 7 years ago

    Mish, consider everyone decent until proven indecent.

    Is there an age restriction on the hub?

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's what i usually do smile

      And yes, no people are decent before 18 and after 180 lol

  13. RooBee profile image82
    RooBeeposted 7 years ago

    I just read the thread you're talking about - egads!
    I'll refrain from saying anything else other than welcome, keira7!

    ...and to Misha: lol, my wise friend.

    It also seems relevant to note that when one writes fiction, often grammatical errors and slang terms are included deliberately for a variety of reasons. This is not to mention the fact that we're talking about the forums for crying out loud! But, I digress. I wasn't going to say anything, sheesh! smile

    <snipped my own sarcastic remark> lol

    1. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ah RooBee, I am so disappointed I missed your sarcastic remark sad

  14. kowings profile image77
    kowingsposted 7 years ago

    Frogdropping,

    Add this to the list of why you are among my absolute favorite people on this forum.

    I sincerely hope that HubTub reads this, and comes to understand the harm she has wrought with her comments. From what I've read so far, I doubt it will happen.

    That doesn't change the fact that you are an awesome froggy!

  15. K Partin profile image59
    K Partinposted 7 years ago

    I'm on  board just became a fan of keria! And yes I'm decent. smile

    1. RooBee profile image82
      RooBeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      As in, "I'm clothed" or as in, "I'm a nice person"? lol Sorry, feeling silly.

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Gotta love to see you indecent Raina wink

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          BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I will pay half whack for that smile

          1. RooBee profile image82
            RooBeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            big_smile Well, I've changed into my pirate clothes now and am drinking some kind of rummy concoction so who knows..? lol

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              BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Omg, kicks Cabin Girl into the Ocean, get that sweet ass over here now smile

            2. Misha profile image75
              Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              We are holding our breath wink

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                BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Lol is that all smile

                1. Misha profile image75
                  Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  And the bird, too tongue

      2. K Partin profile image59
        K Partinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Both "silly goose" Ha! smile

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    BadCoposted 7 years ago

    Gotta admit I am not decent at the moment, lyin in bed typing in bed in my dirty boxers but I deff support Kiera !

    1. K Partin profile image59
      K Partinposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's a little bit more than we needed to know....but thanks for your input! smile

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        PirateGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Totally agree, disgusting !

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          wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          At least they're boxers and not "through the crack ball sacks!"  THAT would be t.m.i!

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            PirateGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Omg I just threw up, thanks Wordscribe the sooner the old you returns the better lol !

  17. Joelle Burnette profile image84
    Joelle Burnetteposted 7 years ago

    I think it's great to have more voices...in hubs, the forums, the community at large, the world, etc. It's what makes life more interesting.

    Kiera, if you want to write, don't allow others to intimidate you. I've been writing for myself or newspapers and television for several decades and if there's one thing I've learned, it's that you should never let anyone else decide for you if you should write.

    Any writer--true writers--I know all say the same thing...you write because you have to. Writing, like art and music or any passion, comes from your soul. It is a part of who you are. If you question whether or not you should even try, perhaps writing is not for you.

    Writing has always been a desire for me. I feel like I'm suffocating when I don't have enough time to write. And as far as what others might say...that's their bullshit and you need to grow a thick skin if you are going to accomplish anything substantial.

    Recently, I wrote something for a newspaper. An opinion piece about politics and how ridiculous my son's school was for not showing the president's back-to-school speech. Reading the comments made in response to my story, some supported what I wrote, but the ones who were against the president's speech...they were vicious. They couldn't find an intelligent approach to my argument and instead chose to attack me personally, creating lies and calling me an unfit mother.

    Should I be upset with these nuts? My response could be to give up and hide my thoughts and feelings. I could choose to be afraid to speak up; I could be afraid to say something to those in charge. Screw that! I'm a writer and I have passion for what I do.

    If you don't have passion for writing and what you are writing about, then perhaps writing isn't for you.

    When I was first starting out in television news in San Francisco, I was talking to an anchor woman about changing from writing/producing stories to being in front of the camera as a reporter. I told her of my insecurities about being in front of the camera. I told her I wasn't sure if I'd rather just stay behind the camera and stick with writing. Her response was to be a bitch to me (and we were driving on the highway on the way to a story, so I couldn't exactly get away). She told me how being in front of the camera was something you had to know you wanted to do and if I didn't have that passion, get out of the way. In the end, being a tv reporter wasn't a good match for for me, but writing as a reporter for a newspaper was.

    Again, if it's in you to be a writer, if you feel that need to be a writer, you'll just know.

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    PirateGirlposted 7 years ago

    One hubber said that "people who cant write English should no come to the hub"

    Can we see a link to that please, I have been on hubs long enough to believe only what I see. Link please !

    1. Philent profile image80
      Philentposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      If ever no one has given you the link yet, here it is:

      http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/21166

      I have searched for it to witness how good her English could be, only to find out that she's not that good anyway. LOL!

  19. shamelabboush profile image70
    shamelabboushposted 7 years ago

    So sad for this fellow... His comment is hilarious and I will visit his hubs... smile So funny...

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      PirateGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You look really comfy in yer new pic sexy !

      1. shamelabboush profile image70
        shamelabboushposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Yeah smile I just finished a royal huge meal and was resting smile Was so nice. Wish you were there smile

  20. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Great Work, FrogD!

    To Keira and anybody else who may have lost confidence because of the vicious nature of that attack - whilst there was one σκύλα on there causing trouble, there was also a horde of Hubbers leaping to the defence of one of our own.

    Don't be afraid to post - HotTub is not a typical Hubber smile

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I so need to know what that means, lol, but I'm guessing it's not family friendly. big_smile

      1. Misha profile image75
        Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I would dare to say this is likely just a shark wink

        1. Misha profile image75
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Oops my Greek knowledge was dismal. Still is. sad

          It is just a female canine, you know the word lol

          1. Mrvoodoo profile image60
            Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            lol, brilliant, I've been sat here trying to figure out where the shark came into it, lol.  female canine I get. big_smile

            p.s. your Greek knowledge beats mine any day of the week, shark or no shark. wink

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

              big_smile

              Hope that there is room for one more in Maddie's 3 day sin-bin

              1. Misha profile image75
                Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                Since HP is strictly English speaking site, I don't think this counts lol

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

                  What is a female canine in Russian?

              2. Mrvoodoo profile image60
                Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                The more the merrier. big_smile

        2. Mrvoodoo profile image60
          Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Gargggggh! I shall stay way clear of ye plank then. lol

          http://www.nationalcynical.com/images/shark.jpg

      2. LiamBean profile image88
        LiamBeanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I believe it's Russian for female dog. Then again it could be Greek. I can't read either, but ubiquity does a great job of translating.

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    wordscribe41posted 7 years ago

    Sorry, PirateGirl.  I just threw up in my mouth a little, too.  I think I need to leave the forums with my particular mood.

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      PirateGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I disagree I like it, it shows a whole new side to you !

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        wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        It's always been there, PG!  Spent a day with "the girls", tends to come out when heavily surrounded by estrogen for hours at a time.

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          PirateGirlposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Noooo it's come out because yer actual pic has gone and like CG and BC you feel stronger behind that new pic. I am deff loving the woman behind the new Avatar, but hell I loved the Laura always !

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            wordscribe41posted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I think you're right.  Now I'm in a real quandary...  I've unleashed something I wasn't prepared for.  She has a life of her own, badco!  It's like keeping PG at bay, cannot be done, I tell you!

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              BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              You have already done it, just be who you are and enjoy being who you are. Jeeez girl I love loads of people on Hubs but few I respect but you I always have. Keep that Avatar ok and be you, have fun and let yer hair down and trust me, it can be done and you so need it. You work damn hard as a wife and Mum so when you log on leave them behind and be just you, works for me !

    2. Misha profile image75
      Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Nooo, stay please! smile

  22. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    сука (suka)

    With the same connotation lol

    I wonder if it is the same say in Chinese? yikes

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      BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      No dogs in China, takeaways are popular !

      1. shamelabboush profile image70
        shamelabboushposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I've seen that smilesmilesmile

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          BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Love the new Avatar !

          1. shamelabboush profile image70
            shamelabboushposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            After you and PG wink Glad you like it...

      2. tksensei profile image60
        tksenseiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Don't make jokes at the expense of China.

  23. Sufidreamer profile image81
    Sufidreamerposted 7 years ago

    Got that, Misha - I can just about read Russian - the two alphabets are very similar smile

    This is becoming the x-rated version of Jyoti's foreign word thread big_smile

    Just for you, Mr Voodoo - I met an English lady over here, called Phillipa, and she could not understand why the Greeks kept pissing themselves laughing when she asked them to call her Pippa.

    In Greece, a 'pip' is the slang term for....ahem....receiving oral gratification.

    A pipper is a woman who performs the said act.

    I didn't laugh when I told her...Honest big_smile

    1. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      LOL, talk about having egg on your face. wink

      * wanders off to try and find Pippa.

  24. lxxy profile image60
    lxxyposted 7 years ago

    Miss Frog, I applaud you.

    No matter how you may feel about how well your english is, if you don't start somewhere you'll never get anywhere.

    I remember when I was first starting out on UkladnerwowyPages (that first part is Klingon!) Despite what people said about their culture, I took the risk to start trying to write pieces and I was greatly rewarded with a lot of friendship. Heck, I even got a great blood pie recipe.

    So, I hope that kiera7 can get past the nervous tension. Because I for one won't allow anyone, ever, here..to deny the human right of writing.

  25. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image59
    I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 7 years ago

    @Frogdropping ~ I greatly appreciate your bringing this incident out into the open. I can understand completely how easily it is to turn a potential hubber leery of having faith in this site!
    It is wonderful to see your caring and thoughtfulness...also happy to see that keira7 is now staying. I had no idea about the internet world of social/writing networks when I arrived here, after seeing beyond a few scares myself am grateful I have stayed. There is so much inspiration and support here for one to grow and season into writing..

    Welcome keira7! and thank you FD! smile

  26. blaise25 profile image64
    blaise25posted 7 years ago

    hubpages is a cycle...and learning is a part of it ;p go for it kiera! btw, nice name! ;p

  27. viryabo profile image87
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    Thanks to FD for this. Unfortunately the other forum is closed to reply. I was soooo much enjoying the thrashing to pieces of 'you know who' . She's lucky to have escaped from that zone. Probably in a corner somewhere licking her wounds.

    1. emievil profile image84
      emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Problem is a lot of hubbers already called her out for her behavior (I think you are one of those?) but still even towards the end of the thread, she still would not admit that she did something wrong. Unfortunately, she already did some damage to other hubbers. Kiera is only one, wonder if we will ever find out if there are others.

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

        She did that thing where you completely ignore the points that anybody makes and insist that you are right. Sometimes, it is easier to admit that you made a mistake and back down - I am a rock-headed northerner, but even we are not that stubborn hmm

        Eating too much fruitcake is not good for you big_smile

        1. emievil profile image84
          emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          LOL lol Sufi I was really taking what you wrote seriously except for the last part. There are times I want to have an editor but if she's going to be my editor, bbbrrrrrr, never mind smile.

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

            That does not bear thinking about - it would be like school all over again. hmm

            Anyway, Ryan is back so I must go and dish out some abuse big_smile

            1. emievil profile image84
              emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              LOL be gentle. He's ranting on another thread.

    2. Mrvoodoo profile image60
      Mrvoodooposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah but somehow they still managed to let the fruitcake get the last word again.  What is it with HP and their pro-loony stance, I'm seriously starting to entertain the idea that these are all Maddie and Paul's sock puppets, and like hub Gods they sit in their office and toy with us. big_smile

  28. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Mrvoodoo - morning (sarcasm. morning for you hehe) and yes, closed reply to reply on "HT" duly noted.

    I knew someone once that was incredibly supercilious and self-important.

    I don't know them now smilef

    Don't worry about HP's impeccable timing. I rather like the last word 'over there'. Further proof of the definition of 'supercilious'.

  29. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Good for you frogs ,awesome yer such a welcoming and hospitable froggy.

    Some people sadly are just plain rude and got their head up dere bums lol

    1. emievil profile image84
      emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      LOL that's quite an image o warrior princess smile. PS want some sashimi? lol

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Sashimi ohhh you makin me hungry now tongue

        1. emievil profile image84
          emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          hehehe, me too. I'm craving for sashimi hmm

          1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
            Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Psst Emi ,whats the best fish to use , I love salmon but reckon you be more expert ,could ya write a hub about it maybe , yes you will ..yeaaaaa smile

            1. emievil profile image84
              emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Actually I have a hub about sashimi. smile but personally, I loveeeee salmon (or shake) sashimi. Mmmmmmmhmmmmmm tongue

              1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
                Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                oops sorry ,put my foot in it there lol ,im off to bookmark for my shopping list ..oh well pork n noodles instead for now.

                1. emievil profile image84
                  emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  lol hey no harm done. Gave me a chance to promote a hub for free LOL. I think Misha has a hub about sushi, if you also love those. Me, I love them both. But unfortunately the nearest japanese restaurant is like four hours away! sad *sigh* have to content myself with pictures. hmm

    2. frogdropping profile image84
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Eagle smile I was actually horrified when I read keira7's comment. I know how much power words can carry and when the original thread was going on, I was actually wondering what others (like kiera) may be thinking.

      I have to use portuguese almost everyday and I suck at it - yet I have to try. More than once I've been met with disdain from native portuguese speakers. It's awful. You feel so embarrassed and belittled.

      And I don't lack confidence as such, but it still bites a bit deep. I honestly wish HP would simply remove the whole thread, to prevent others from reading it. We have a habit of focusing on the bad. Many that may read that will focus on one hubbers attitude, rather than the dozens that went and kicked ass.

      And that attitude, the one that stands out - is the one that will be noted.

      1. emievil profile image84
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey froggy, I can relate with the portuguese part. It sucks when you try so hard to speak the local language just to have them point out that you still sound foreign or worse hear them correct you then laugh at you hmm.

        In fairness, HP is more tolerant when it comes to wrong grammar or misspellings. I'm writing on one academic site and although it is still expected that you write well, the comments I read can be sometimes brutal.

        If HP will not remove that thread, then let's bury it to the 30th page of this forum (if there's such a page) so that no one can find it smile.

  30. emievil profile image84
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    GH, I didn't know that. Who, who?

    1. GeneralHowitzer profile image65
      GeneralHowitzerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I'll just e-mail you its confidential... but the one who called me uneducated was a popular figure and I already quitted his fans club...

      1. emievil profile image84
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I think I know who that is. But I'll check your email.

  31. GeneralHowitzer profile image65
    GeneralHowitzerposted 7 years ago
  32. jiberish profile image80
    jiberishposted 7 years ago

    prasetio30   This person was also criticized for his gramar but has written some wonderful hubs. He has e-mail me several times thanking me for the nice words and for the encouragement, it has been a month and he has improved dramatically. If you get a chance go read his hubs. ( I hope I spelled everything right, I'm not wearing my glasses.)

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

      I will certainly take a look - Nice work with the encouragement smile

      FD - I hope that the French cuisine does not include recipes for frogs legs yikes

      1. emievil profile image84
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I have to agree with jiberish. Prasetio is making great progress and his hubs are really something.

        LOL sufi, I think frog's legs are in my country. lol

  33. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    Great thread FD, keira7 is just the sweetest, looking forward to reading her work. I hope her and others know that they are all very welcome here at HP and that most of the hubbers are kind and helpful. Love up your work FD!

  34. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    I hope keira publishes something soon. I'm sure he will. He is french I believe. Perhaps he can share some great french cuisine with us smile *rubs belly*

    1. wrenfrost56 profile image82
      wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sorry keira for calling you a she when infact you are a he. Doh!
      Yummy french cuisine, yes please! I'll second that!

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I don't think he'll mind. He calls me mister all the time and I'm a missus big_smile

        1. wrenfrost56 profile image82
          wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          LOL! I think it's rather endearing.

        2. LiamBean profile image88
          LiamBeanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          With names like "frog dropping", etc. gender is hard to determine. I'm afraid to ask why "frog dropping" frankly. But honestly, does it matter whether we are female or male? I think not!

          1. frogdropping profile image84
            frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I was a little drunk. I thought it funny at the time. Everything sems more amusing after several black vodkas.

            I think it's time I put a picture of the real me up - just for a short while.

            1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
              Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              lol I hear that ,Im sure you wear your diamonds on the inside anyways...smile

            2. GeneralHowitzer profile image65
              GeneralHowitzerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Wow froggy is that you wow your beautiful...

              1. frogdropping profile image84
                frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                lol tis I. And thankyou wink

                1. GeneralHowitzer profile image65
                  GeneralHowitzerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                  Did a prince drop by from his castle and kisses a frog that eventually became you hehehe...

                  I wish that prince would be me hehehe, never mind kissing a slimy and smelly green frog if it will morph into someone who is sooooooo beauuuuuutifffuuuulll like you wakikik...

                  1. frogdropping profile image84
                    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                    lol I have a prince. Though I rather think he's 'meu sargento' than my prince smile

  35. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    Well keira7 emailed me, to thank all of us for changing his mind about HubPages. When he returns home from a business trip he will try to write his first hub. I look forward to his first one smile

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

      This is lovely Frogdropping. It's nice of you to encourage him back to HP. Nice one. smile

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        lol we encouraged him back. There's no 'frog' in team. Or is that 'I' ... tongue

    2. viryabo profile image87
      viryaboposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      He is a great person it seems. And im so glad you started this forum of encouragement FD. He sent me an email too to thank us all and i'm sure he must have taken the pains to send to so many other hubbers. Thumbs up FD. You are a good example of a fine hubber. smile

  36. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Did I miss the real pic or has Froggy gone for ice?

  37. Misha profile image75
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    I am asking myself the same question smile

    1. frogdropping profile image84
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol I'm ready for my bed. I will put a real picture up I guess. Then back to my green and usual self.

      And nice one viryabo - me too smile

      1. Eaglekiwi profile image75
        Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Maybe if someone kisses the frog , there pic will change smile

        1. frogdropping profile image84
          frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Tis done. Til the morra wink

        2. Misha profile image75
          Mishaposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Ah Kiwi, did you kiss her? Ohhh... I am just speechless... My jaw is dropping... I wish I was that prince...

  38. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    Omg you are drop dead gorgeous!!! !!!the boys are gonna fall all over themselves lol

    Sleep well smile my friend.

    Psst leave it up

  39. Eaglekiwi profile image75
    Eaglekiwiposted 7 years ago

    My lips are sealed Misha lol

  40. emievil profile image84
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    Hey princess froggy, that's a very beautiful avatar smile.

  41. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    It will have to do emie. I have no other me's. Despite what some may think. I am Only One big_smile

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      Pacal Votanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Wow, wow and wow! You did it. You've changed your pic. big_smile
      You are gorgeous! smile

    2. emievil profile image84
      emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      And you don't need any other. Keep that avatar up. Please *goes down the knees to beg princess froggy* smile

  42. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    lol Pacal thankyou smile

    I was trying to make it less fuzzy. I've almost succeeded. I'll swap it - though it's most likely hardly noticable.

    1. profile image0
      Pacal Votanposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      It's pretty the way it is. I'm so glad I didn't miss this. smile
      Thank you.

  43. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 7 years ago

    lol but I am very fond of my frog. Maybe I can put the two together. Miracles can happen smile

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      BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I could go down on my knees too smile

  44. emievil profile image84
    emievilposted 7 years ago

    me too smile. I love that pic where your frog is wearing sunglasses. That was reallllyyyyy cool smile.

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      BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      And you my lovely friend, I have a new hub for you in just over an hour, jeeez doncha just hate blatent hub whoring !

      1. emievil profile image84
        emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        A new hub BC? Looking forward to it smile. Sorry kinda slow in my pick-up today. Just had a late night taking care of my niece (who's having a fever). She's the one in my avatar smile.

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          BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Shes a little cutie, must take after you smile

          1. emievil profile image84
            emievilposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            LOL so they say. Thanks smile

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    ralwusposted 7 years ago

    Well now, you have done it. I already knew how beautiful you are. Now everyone else does. Mighty proud of you now as you are showing you, but I still am beholding to the frog.

  46. wrenfrost56 profile image82
    wrenfrost56posted 7 years ago

    FD as well as being kind and funny, you are pretty also. I know hot head feels this is getting old and she will never apologise, however I want to say thank-you for this thread and all your help, support and advise, I am sure many hubbers feel the same.

    1. frogdropping profile image84
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      TY wren. I'm good with what I did. I'd rather help than abuse. Forget it. It's not worth answering or reading. Have a good one - which I'll assume will involve some writing smile

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    BadCoposted 7 years ago

    Use Doncha Think, it looks better smile

    1. frogdropping profile image84
      frogdroppingposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol you and grammar BC smile

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        BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        What can I say, tis moi smile

    2. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image59
      I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ohhhh..doncha charge for yer words, moi friend! lol cool

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        BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I never charge for putting things into someones mouth, do you smile

        1. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image59
          I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Nahhh, one could only hope for an equal exchange...cool

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            BadCoposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            Touche smile

            PS - that's Touche ok smile

            1. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image59
              I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              cool

 
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