What is the reasoning behind closing this thread:
I found the topic interesting and compelling, but now it's closed to reply.
I just don't get it!
I think it was closed with good reason.
It seemed to be becoming a very emotional topic.
Many people appeared to have been hurt and they all seemed to want to vent in that thread. They could have gone around in circles for days.
I think I get your point, WryLilt, but isn't it appropriate to have a place here in the forums to engage in venting? The topic certainly is HP related, and there are some who need to communicate their frustrations to other Hubbers, you know what I mean?
Maybe, but I have a feeling that there was a lot of borderline rule breaking in the thread and it wouldn't surprise me if some of the things in that thread were counted as 'personal attacks'.
I think once you post a picture of an angry puppy it's all over
I was just in the process of sipping my coffee when I saw your post here, UW - and I actually did the thing that I've always thought was only something people do on television - spray a little the coffee I was drinking because your post made me laugh. (Now I know when those comedians do that, it's something people really do. )
(I found that thread eye-opening, and not in a good way. I don't know... If people found it hurtful (and some did), I suppose it should have been closed. Then again, though, I think there's something to be said for letting "the public" see some of the stuff that can go on here. It looks to me like a lot of people are too naive and too trusting online than is good for them (and I don't mean when it then comes to offline life; I mean even when it comes to what they do/post on here).
I kind of think a thread like that can be "the voice of the people" (or at least SOME of "the people" and some of the sockpuppets), and I don't think it's such a bad thing if a thread or two gets to exist, where people get to bring their own version of some of these "doings" to light on here. (But I'm just thinking in terms of any impact on me, not in terms of what's good for any of those people who found the thread hurtful.)
The Thread is STILL ALIVE at the Blog site
But most people that have added to their thread don't like HP
Maybe the thread was closed here because it was interpreted as being a Big Tit for a Small Tat?
by Marisa Wright5 years ago
Earlier this morning I created a thread on the Hub Makeover forum, because I had emailed Team HubPages and hadn't had a response. Jason eventually responded and told me what I already knew, that the Hub had...
by Marisa Wright3 years ago
I just noticed that Matthew replied to a question from a Hubber and immediately closed the threadThere used to be an unspoken policy on the forums - a thread was only closed if things got too heated and...
by Aficionada5 years ago
During the past week, I have been unable to use the Preview function with new Hubs I've written. The only way to preview a Hub now (for me) is to click Done Editing (or whatever it's called - Save Unpublished or...
by Simone Haruko Smith6 years ago
AHOY ME HEARTIES!!!Here's the official contest thread for HubPages Marks the Spot. Feel free to ask any questions you might have about the contest here.We are now in Week 3 of the contest- the theme for this week...
by Susan Zutautas4 years ago
I went to reply to a post in this thread and saw that it had been closed to reply and I was curious as to why it has been closed. http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/90745
by mega15 years ago
Ok - so you cannot stay on topic in this thread! The rule says you must change the topic EVERY TIME YOU POST, thereby every post will HIGHJACK THE THREAD! please make your topic as interesting as possible so...
Copyright © 2016 HubPages Inc. and respective owners.
Other product and company names shown may be trademarks of their respective owners.
HubPages® is a registered Service Mark of HubPages, Inc.
HubPages and Hubbers (authors) may earn revenue on this page based on affiliate relationships and advertisements with partners including Amazon, Google, and others.