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Head Moderator - Maddie Ruud!

  1. HubPages profile image
    HubPagesposted 9 years ago

    Hello everyone,

    You've known her for over a year as one of our best Hubbers, but now Maddie Ruud joins HubPages (yes, at our downtown SF office) as the head moderator!

    She will be moderating Hubs, the Forums, and Requests, and answering our team email box. As someone who has demonstrated that she knows, respects and maintains the high standards that HubPages enjoys, we are thrilled to have her as part of the team.

    Please give her a warm welcome, everyone!

    - Jason

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      SirDentposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations Maddie Ruud. big_smile

    2. Rusty Green profile image77
      Rusty Greenposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations, Maddie! I hope you will still have time to share your wonderful recipes with  us... smile

    3. Karen and Lesley profile image77
      Karen and Lesleyposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Maddie

      Well done, you deserve it.  I really like your hubs and I think that they are very informitive.

      Lesley and Karen

    4. GoogleCashMoney profile image60
      GoogleCashMoneyposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Wow Great News. Congratulation. Wish you All the Best.

    5. Derrik profile image61
      Derrikposted 8 years ago in reply to this

      Hello Maddie! 
          Welcome to HubPages!  I am brand new myself so we are in the same boat I suppose-except you will be moderating ME!  Have lots of fun.  -Derrik

      1. Maddie Ruud profile image82
        Maddie Ruudposted 8 years ago in reply to this

        Hi Derrick:

        I've actually been working here at HubPages since March, and was a Hubber on the site for about a year before that.  I hope I won't have to moderate you... be sure to check out our guidelines on Overly Promotional content and Substandard content just to be sure!

  2. jimmythejock profile image84
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    Wow ! welcome to the team Maddie, I am sure you will fit right in......jimmy

    1. Maddie Ruud profile image82
      Maddie Ruudposted 9 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks Jimmy!  I'm thrilled to be writing this (from the HubPages headquarters!), not only as a member of the HP community, but also as an official member of the team.  Great to be able to help out a site in which I've been so invested myself, and take a little pressure off the fantastic team you all know and love--Jason, Paul, and Paul, especially.

  3. Misha profile image76
    Mishaposted 9 years ago

    Wow! Congratulations Maddie big_smile I bet Hubpages made the wise move smile

  4. Mark Knowles profile image60
    Mark Knowlesposted 9 years ago

    Good for you Maddie. Look forward to seeing you in action. smile

  5. Inspirepub profile image86
    Inspirepubposted 9 years ago

    This is great news!

    A dedicated Hubber as Head Moderator - fantastic!

    Congrats, Maddie.


  6. jimmythejock profile image84
    jimmythejockposted 9 years ago

    Any jobs for jimmy lol would love to move over ther where the sun is shining big_smile

  7. Patty Inglish, MS profile image88
    Patty Inglish, MSposted 9 years ago

    This is good news!

  8. Peter M. Lopez profile image91
    Peter M. Lopezposted 9 years ago

    Congrats Maddie.  Good job HP.

  9. Stacie Naczelnik profile image88
    Stacie Naczelnikposted 9 years ago

    Maddie, this is wonderful!  I'm very excited.

  10. Princessa profile image84
    Princessaposted 9 years ago

    Very good for you.  Congratulations and all the best!

  11. gamergirl profile image61
    gamergirlposted 9 years ago

    YAY!!! Congrats Maddie!!

  12. robie2 profile image91
    robie2posted 9 years ago

    How fabulous--what a good idea--congratulations Maddie and congratulations Hubpages too smile

  13. Uninvited Writer profile image82
    Uninvited Writerposted 9 years ago

    I'm very happy for you. Your services are very sorely needed and will be appreciated smile

  14. Shirley Anderson profile image85
    Shirley Andersonposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations, Maddie!!!     big_smile

  15. LdsNana-AskMormon profile image90
    LdsNana-AskMormonposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie -

    I have observed your style in the forum Hubs and I find you to be very credible with how you communicate with people.

    Congratulations to HP for their smart pick with Maddie Ruud:-) 

    This is a much needed position to be filled - as HubPages continues to grow.  I am confident that Maddie's influence will help to ensure  that our forums remain helpful places for all to come and learn.



  16. stephhicks68 profile image82
    stephhicks68posted 9 years ago

    Wow - great news!  I am just noticing this post!  Congratulations Maddie!  What a great addition to the team!

  17. Bob Ewing profile image55
    Bob Ewingposted 9 years ago


  18. chantelg4 profile image79
    chantelg4posted 9 years ago

    That's Awesome, best wishes on your new title!

  19. Zsuzsy Bee profile image84
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 9 years ago

    Maddie! Congrats.This is great news. zs

  20. monitor profile image61
    monitorposted 9 years ago

    Well done Maddie, You deserve this. Well done hubpages, good choice. Mon.

  21. MarloByDesign profile image85
    MarloByDesignposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie! What a perfect job for you.

  22. Betty Jo Petty profile image60
    Betty Jo Pettyposted 9 years ago

    Wow! I would say how lucky you are, but I know you work well enough to deserve this spot.

    Glad to hear a female name among all those guys, also.

    I hope Hub Pages stays a great place to write, and learn from lots of intelligent people.

    Hope to be seeing your new updated office-type picture soon!

    I'm Betty Jo

  23. Maddie Ruud profile image82
    Maddie Ruudposted 9 years ago

    Thanks for all your kind words, Hubbers!  And thank you in advance for your patience, as I get up to speed...  I'm looking forward to being of further service to this great community! big_smile

  24. Paraglider profile image88
    Paragliderposted 9 years ago

    Excellent news, and yet more evidence of sound judgment by the Hubpages team.

  25. Soya profile image60
    Soyaposted 9 years ago

    congratulations maddie...your recruitment in hubpages editorial team can bring more success to this community smile

  26. Froggy213 profile image34
    Froggy213posted 9 years ago

    Great job Maddie

  27. spuds profile image21
    spudsposted 9 years ago

    Congrats on your new role Maddie

  28. VioletSun profile image70
    VioletSunposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations, Maddie! Feels like a positive move to me. smile

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    monsupressposted 9 years ago

    Wishing you great on your new appointment Maddie.

  30. darkside profile image80
    darksideposted 9 years ago

    Way to go Maddie!

  31. About-The-Home profile image60
    About-The-Homeposted 9 years ago

    Well deserved Maddie!


  32. akeejaho profile image61
    akeejahoposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie.  Couldn't think of anyone more deserving.  Great Hubs, great material.  smile

  33. akeejaho profile image61
    akeejahoposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie.  Couldn't think of anyone more deserving.  Great Hubs, great material.  smile

  34. Hope Alexander profile image81
    Hope Alexanderposted 9 years ago

    *meanwhile pundits wait in the wings, waiting to see what sweeping changes Head Moderator Maddie will make. Will she be a kind and magnanimous ruler? Will she stamp out duplicate content and subject all to rigorous spell checking? The tides of change have risen, and the Interweb gods have spoken*

    Hail Maddie!

    (In all seriousness, congratulations smile You definitely deserve it.)

  35. WeddingConsultant profile image82
    WeddingConsultantposted 9 years ago

    What a fantastic addition to hubpages.  It's only getting better and better.

    Congratulations Maddie!

  36. amy jane profile image84
    amy janeposted 9 years ago

    Congrats Maddie - what great news!  smile

  37. Guru-C profile image63
    Guru-Cposted 9 years ago


  38. kerryg profile image87
    kerrygposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations, Maddie!

  39. len7288 profile image50
    len7288posted 9 years ago

    Congratulation Maddie it was nice to hear that a fellow hubber is already a part of the hubpages team. smile

  40. In The Doghouse profile image94
    In The Doghouseposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations to a wonderful Hubber, Maddie.  Good luck with your new position at HubPages.

  41. helenathegreat profile image85
    helenathegreatposted 9 years ago

    What an excellent decision by the HubPages team.  Congratulations, Maddie!!

  42. funride profile image80
    funrideposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie! http://smileys.smileycentral.com/cat/4/4_1_112.gif

  43. SunSeven profile image65
    SunSevenposted 9 years ago

    Congrats Maddie smile I am sure you will be the best latest upgrade yet at HP smile

  44. Prince Maak profile image80
    Prince Maakposted 9 years ago

    Good NEWS.... Congratulations Maddie.

  45. College politico profile image59
    College politicoposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie! I'm really happy to hear this great news!

  46. ripplemaker profile image90
    ripplemakerposted 9 years ago

    Credible is the right word.  Congratulations and we are glad you are now part of HP team :-)

  47. William F. Torpey profile image82
    William F. Torpeyposted 9 years ago

    I think the proper congratulatory expression to the bride is "Good Luck!" Hubpages is again showing good judgment.

    Do you want to hear all my questions now, or later?

    Three cheers.

  48. Lela Davidson profile image81
    Lela Davidsonposted 9 years ago

    Yay, Maddie!  Make us proud.

  49. Veronica profile image90
    Veronicaposted 9 years ago

    Congratulations Maddie

  50. makemoneyonline profile image60
    makemoneyonlineposted 9 years ago

    That's fantastic hope you the best Maddie smile