admire? 'k, that is different than like or have a crush on, so in that case i would say:
Darkside because he is a fount (font?) of knowledge and doesn't horde it but shares it freely, which says a lot about him personally.
i admire Sunforged for his meticulous research and sharing of information. he is very technical and knowledgable and i guess i could be that way too someday if i put the effort into it, which i don't, so i admire him for his obvious hard work and effort in that regard.
i also admire Marisa Wright because she is successful and considered a 'power hubber' and is well respected by the community but doesn't expect people to curtsey to her.
i admire Oli because he is also very successful but doesn't go around bragging about his success or feeling like he is better than others for it.
i admire Sufidreamer for his positivity and sweet nature.
i admire Winsome's formidable writing skill set.
i admire rebekeahELLE for following her own path and having confidence in her self and her writing.
and that wild and crazy guy, Adsense Strategies, who also gets my 'like' and 'crush' votes as well
I hang out in the Religious forum and I have come across many highly evolved souls there . I like the way many write and I am bound to leave out a few names. Jerami Sandra SparklingJewel ceciliabeltran crmhaske Twenty One Days this is to name just a few good writers Why because I have learned something from each and every one of them. They have knowledge to share.
The biggest idiots who insist on writing rubbish Cagsil takes the cake beezledad
Forgot to add sufi dreamer-really nice person. Mark Knowles for his sense of humor earnesthub- have had good debates with him and paraglider for his sens of humour. And off course my friend paarsurrey who gets carried away at times.
I am guilty of trying to write too often at the moment and not seeing what and who else is out there doing all the wonderful stuff. It must be lovely to be admired in the community - respect from people who write so well is a great prize.
Thank you, this series of answers to your original question is really interesting.
Thanks so much Cags I do admire you too. What I admire about you especially is you say your thoughts in the forums, sometimes challenging, always direct, you do not fear to speak your mind, yet you are soft as a teddy inside, a true romantic soul.
You're more than welcome! I know what you mean. When this post came up I was on my way out headed home and realized I forgot people like Stimp and KCCBigCountry who are super helpful and write great hubs!
Here Here , Thank you very much CC, I do believe I am *blushing*
Also since I still consider myself a *newbie* around these parts where people may mention 'ahhhhhh he's just finished being new, and the plastic wrapping is off', what do I do with all this plastic wrapping I have taken off?????? recycle?
Mine is Sufidreamer. Because he is so kind, and always stays true to himself. He doesn't lash out, I've never seen him lose control, he is an excellent hub writer, and an overall well-rounded HubPages.com member and friend.
sheesh....I don't know...i haven't read a large portion of hubber's works...so..lots more reading to do....i'm careful about how many I follow so that I don't overload my email.....i do admire some for what they have to say in their posts...gives me insight into what they are all about....lots of good people here.
That's very kind of you guys. I was going to respond with a "stitching up an episiotomy" joke to mitigate my blush, but there's really no way to make that joke without being crude and sexist so I elected to skip it entirely.
my list would have to include a number of Huber's, not only for their ability to write, but their ability to support others around Hub Pages blondepoet--kimberlyslyrics--shadesbreath--cagsil--saddlerider--mike lickteig--ken r abell--nadiaazhar--lorlie6--pam kennedy--misha--ann nonymous--internet writer62--samboiam--veronica allen--daniel carter--ralwus
Thanks for the mention, H.C.-we do have a lot in common. I admire you very much as well, in addition to Shadesbreath, McHamlet, Mighty Mom, Duchess O'Blunt, mega1, ralwus and Stan Fletcher (and not just 'cause he's cute!)
Oh dear, though, this is another thread where we're bound to leave folks out...sooooo many more!
They are both hubbers worth reading - IE has a fascinating way of looking at religion and spirituality, and Cosette takes you on a wonderful trip through American pop culture.
There are many talented wordsmiths on Hubpages - Paraglider, Blondepoet and Shades have been mentioned. I would add
CJ Stone - A professional journalist and travel writer Teresa McGurk - She can make you laugh and cry in a single sentence. James Watkins - I love his writing voice Aya Katz - Her work with Bow is a must read D.A.L. - He is from my part of the world and always makes me feel a little homesick! Ghost32 - Love his hubs about building his own home from sandbags Hal Licino - I disagree with his political views, but I like the guy and he is a very engaging writer Cris A - A good writer and creative with Photoshop, too. LondonGirl - She is getting her own site up and running and is sadly missed, but writes wonderful Hubs about English history
There are many more, but these fine, entertaining writers are a great start
Greeks certainly do know how to get through the bad times - Greek ingenuity and Aussie grit is always a good mix - one of my Aussie-Greek friends just built some boarding kennels for dogs and is doing very well.
eh, there's too many to name to be honest, as im afraid i might leave a few out by accident. i'll just say that the hubbers i admire are all the people that follow me, and all the hubbers i follow. they know who they are, so that's all that matters.
although i will say, i do tend to model my style of critiquing films after Roger Ebert and Peter Travers a lot, as i incorporate different aspects of their style into my own. Like I love Roger Ebert's bluntness about ANY movie, and how he's not afraid to tell you if something sucks and he'll tell it like it is. Then there's Peter Travers that always seems to give a full analytical review and seems to do a lot of research on the movies he reviews. like if it's based off a novel or comic book (for instance), it always seems like he'll know exactly if the movie is true to the source or not. which leads me to believe he does a lot of research. hence, i try to incorporate that along with Ebert's bluntness into my style. of course, im no where near as good as they are. as i consider myself nothing more than a piss ant to them, but i do admire them though. lol. sorry, i didn't mean to hijack this forum. lol
thanks cosette and kyriana, honored to be admired by such wonderful writers.
I really admire everyone I follow, and I follow people from everywhere, for that reason.. I think it's fascinating to read hubs written by people from different countries, continents, cultures. I've cried, laughed, felt comfort and sheer joy, just about every emotion while reading hubs and I do read many. I don't always comment, but I travel through Hubville finding treasures everywhere. this morning I actually went on an adventure with CJ Stone birdwatching along the Danube Delta into Romania. it is pure pleasure. :]
but I admire many more than I follow. someone will pop up on my newsfeed or in the forum, and I admire their voice. HP is really a wonderful place on the web.
There's been a lot of good hubbers listed above. I won't write my list as I feel unworthy as a follower at the moment because [a] I probably haven't clicked to follow my favourites yet (maybe forgot that day) [b] I've not commented on their hubs shame on me
Loads of fab people here in hubs! Lots of nutters too ... sometimes the two groups interchange
I dunno who my faves are here because I have only been here a few weeks. I know that some of the people I followed early on aren't worth reading and some of them are, but some of the ones I liked haven't published much, so how can they be a favorite if I'm not reading them constantly?
I'm sure there will be some thread just like this in six months or a year and by then I should know who is the bees knees in my book.
Her tales of living on the mountain in a completely different culture are outstanding. She writes from personal experience & is blunt, as well as to the point. Her generosity is real. for what she's been through, & is going through now, she's risen above it all by allowing herself to have compassion on those who persecute her & using humor to deal with it.
thx bgpappa and you do a fine job too. So many I like but I love AEvans she has always been so helpful early on, Breakfast Pop who had the most original format I have seen here and also myownworld has always been very thought provoking and her writing touches you on the inside as well. And also James Watkins too. Cris A , Ripplemaker and a bunch of others too !
Mark Knowles Darkside Sunforged Sufidreamer Nelle Hoxie (although she doesn't like me these days) Peter Hoggan Frogdropping lrohner Relache
Dozens more, I hate doing these really, seeing as I miss people out.... I tend to lean towards the SEO and Affiliate marketers, or the people who use their talents in a highly commercial sense, rather than in a purely creative sense. I respect all types of hubbers however, but SEO and marketing has become my primary interest - particularly as my flair for writing is somewhat limited. I like to think that I have a half decent business head however.
Sufidreamer is the odd one out on that list, in that he has a great deal of talent but monetises in a different way - bidding for tenders.
I don't read too much if I am honest, not as much as I should, I couldn't name a single hubpage of many of the people that I enjoy talking to in the forum....
Justine76 - who isn't here anymore. I admire Justine's style and her willingness to share her life with us - if it weren't for Justine I probably wouldn't have shared so much of my life.
Qwark - his writing intrigues me, although I often don't agree with him.
Cagsil - he's always there and willing to help.
lmmartin - she willingly shares her knowledge on life and writing.
Shazwellyn - her gentle persuasion will never convince me, but I admire her spirit for trying.
Aficionada - her forum posts always sound well thought out and kind.
I admire every hubber who participates regularly in the forums - for sharing their knowledge, showing the rest of us how to have fun, being there to support another hubber as needed, and, for those who aren't easily offended - anyone who is patient enough to put up with me and my lack of understanding in the social department.
Can't seem to spell the username correctly, but its Dormatore or Doormatore or something like that. With an avatar of an attractive young girl in a red top.... maybe I am going crazy, or thinking of somebody else, but I am sure that was once Justine76 before she had to do a runner...
Okay, my "short list" would have to include SunForged, DarkSide, FrogDropping, Habee, Nelle Hoxie, Marisa Wright, Misha, EarnestHub, RyanKett, Mark Knowles, FrogDropping, Empress Felicity, ShadesBreath, Greek One, PCUnix, Thisisoli, Sufidreamer, UninvitedWriter, AidenRoberts, AEvans, Rochelle Frank, Red Elf, RMCrayne, Julie-Ann Amos, Emievel, Cosette, MrVoodoo, Lady E and others.
As a group, they are able to make money here at HP, stir up controversy, put out fires, educate others, provoke thought, provide encouragement and knowledge, and in some cases, even shut up the religionists.
There are tons of hubbers who I follow regularly and really enjoy , but it is a lesser known hubber that I truly adore. Barkley Rosehill is a hubber who will go the extra mile to support fellow hubbers. When I comment on a hub of his, he returns the favor three-fold. We have a good relationship in exchanging relevant links with each other, and it has really been paying off. He is the type of guy that if you scratch his back...he'll scratch yours. Check him out at http://www.hubpages.com/profile/barkley+rosehill
I think she's referring to 'waynet.' Why stir everything up, K? Why not start a "What Hubwriters do you dislike and why" thread? I find your post unkind, unnecessarily so. There are a lot of very good writers on your 'list' who don't need this McCarthy approach.
Hey Kim- im a little confused? A Beware List? Alright?
Anyways, hope you are okay-sorry havent been around much lately-been going through some times and havent felt like doing much of anything. Shoot me an email when you get a chance...Do hope that you are feeling well and that the site is coming along, if you need any help-let me know.
who's stevven? is that me? or another steven something on here? the reason why i ask is because i think there was at least one other guy named steven mc or whatever on here; somebody else on this forum mentioned. don't worry, i won't be offended either way. i was just curious so i can say thanks if you are referring to me, OR just ignore it then if it's not. sorry. i just needed clarification on that.
I'm not sure if it is a joke or not? I suspect that I may be on the list for stating that I don't like her friend Cagsil.. although ironically I have grown to like him. I would find it most unusual if she held a grudge against that many people at once, that is a hefty list.
I can quite literally count on one finger the number of people that I genuinely dislike on this site, and that person had to send me threats of physical violence to achieve that classification.
Sure, there are a few that get right on my nerves. A few that I disagree with 95% of the time, a few with massively inflated egos, but it takes a lot for me to genuinely dislike somebody. However, it could be a joke
In fact I am pretty certain that it IS a joke, as Cagsil is on her list... a few days ago they still seemed to very much get on like a house on fire? Joke it is...
OMG Ryan it was a total joke, it was who I admire, sorry you misunderstood me. I actually have only ran into 2 people I am not fond of. I fear you won't see this. Do you think I would dislike so many, and you of all people? Please, I am sorry.
I follow some really good writers. I enjoy them all except 5 or 6 of them that mostly write on topics that don't interest me after all. Some that come to mind: Wayne Brown, RNMSN, Wrylit,habee,James Watkins, Arkirchner, doormatnomore,lil jen,billy austin dillon,wannabewestern, pamela kinnaird,Fetty, coffeesnob,fifty caliber,heart4theword,putz ballard,
I am most intrigued by habee, who writes prolicficallyand interestingly, comments insightfully, and has a very congenial personality.
(and at least 10-15 more that because it's pass 2:00 a.m. skip my mind right now)
Thanks and hugs habee! I meant every word! Love to read your stuff, and if I lived close enough, I would strongly (beg) hint to come to dinner, because of all those good recipes!Lucky Randy Godwin! BTW,I am officially retired and NOT teaching school!
BTW, even though Randy has eaten many meals at my house, he doesn't need me - he has his mom, and she's an awesome cook! And Randy's wife is a great cook, too! Most Southern women are. I guess you can never have too many good cooks in your circle, though. lol
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