Yes, I'm a noob. I will completely admit that. So if my question is answered elsewhere I am sorry for the duplication.
I go out and read the answers frequently, adding my 2 cents when I have something of relevence to say. What I've noticed though is many questions asked in the Answers that I would think would belong in the Forum. To me a forum would be where Hubbers would go to ask questions about traffic, hubscores, adsense payout...well things about hubpages.
I guess what I am wondering is what makes a question a forum question and what makes it something that goes in the Answers section?
The forums are a place where you can have "discussions". Conversations can go back and forth and you can post multiple responses.
In Answers, one person can only post one answer to a subject. I believe the Answers section is mostly a way to stimulate hub writing, and it can be a good place to get ideas.
As far as subject, they can overlap into both areas. The difference is more in how they are used.
I agree with Rochelle Frank. Just to add a couple of things. In questions, it is possible to post one short answer and subsquently to answer the question with a hub. Questions are sudivided into many areas; as long as the question fits into any of them, it should be acceptable - however, I think that questions should have some value beyond seeking an immediate solution to a problem. Someone may come and post an answer several months after a question was posted.
The purpose and plan of both the forum discussions and question-answer sessions are different.
Thanks all! That kind of makes sense. I just was getting confused.
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