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Someone else's profile pic is next to MY comments on a hub!

  1. JamaGenee profile image85
    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago

    Ironically, the hub it happened on is about Haunted Hollywood.  Perhaps the hub itself is  haunted?  Whatever, it was quite a shock to find I've turned into an older gentleman, albeit a rather nice looking one, that I don't recognize.  Oddly, this is the only hub where I don't appear as "me" and my profile isn't affected.

    Here's the hub, although it might correct itself by the time the Team sees this topic: http://paradise7.hubpages.com/hub/Haute … od-Part-II 

    Verrry weird...

    JamaGenee

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      UPDATE: Whatever glitch caused my hitting "Submit comment" to pull a man's profile pic instead of my own has apparently fixed itself and I'm "me" again. Big sigh of relief! But what a lesson in how perfectly sane people get hauled off to the funny farm, as in "No, there really WAS a man there!". cool

  2. JamaGenee profile image85
    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago

    Okay, it's not ONLY on the Haunted Hollywood hub, it's on all hubs where I've left a comment today, even on one of my own.  But you can see it's not happening here in the forums.  How is this possible?????????

  3. 2uesday profile image89
    2uesdayposted 5 years ago

    Just to update you on this - all three profile pics next to your  3 comments on the hub you have linked to here - show the picture you have in this forum when I took a look at it.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image91
      rebekahELLEposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I also saw the same pics as on your forum avatar. Do you still see another pic?

      1. JamaGenee profile image85
        JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Yes, still seeing the gentleman's prof pic, so as I said in another reply, I'm going to shut everything down and come back a little later. cool

    2. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      How weird! I'm still seeing the same gentleman's avatar.  Think I'll sign out and go completely offline, then come back.  Thanks!

      1. 2uesday profile image89
        2uesdayposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Going and then coming back - that's spooky too smile

      2. prairieprincess profile image94
        prairieprincessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I see your picture right now on the hub.

  4. Lisa HW profile image81
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    Not to be spooky (or "alarmist") here, but within the last week or two another Hubber had a hacking incident where her a lot of stuff was done with her account, including her picture being changed.  (I'm not suggesting something like that happened with your account - only mentioning that's one way that kind of thing can happen.)  If you haven't done this, you may want to look at earnings info on here, and make sure it looks like it's set up to go to you.

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That was my first thought too - a hacker.  But couldn't see how my avatar could remain stay the same on my profile but be somebody else ONLY next to comments on hubs. As for my earnings, if someone is THAT desperate for the piddly amount in my account, they're welcome to it. cool

  5. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
    Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago

    JamaGenee,

    Last weekend, (Friday to Tuesday) I was having major problems with my ISP (again!) It was a widespread problem with all their customers in my area and meant my Internet signal was very weak. When I viewed Hub Pages, I could see text only and no pictures. It looked very different! smile

    I know your issue is slightly different but do you maybe have a weak Internet signal that is simply corrupting the pixels in your own photo?

    Clutching at straws for you, I know - but not impossible! smile

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks very much for the straw, but even with the weakest signal, my avatar couldn't possibly pixelize into an elderly gentleman with white hair standing at the side of a lake with pine trees in the background. cool

  6. wordscribe43 profile image93
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    I don't see the old, handsome man either.  It's your picture in the hub's comments.  That's tooooo weird!

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      "Weird" is putting it mildly.  Imagine my surprise at finding out I had a gender change since yesterday! cool

  7. JamaGenee profile image85
    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago

    http://s4.hubimg.com/u/796499_50.jpg

    This is the profile pic I'm seeing instead of my own.  Anybody recognize him???

    1. prairieprincess profile image94
      prairieprincessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I just see you on the picture. This is weird!

    2. wordscribe43 profile image93
      wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      WHAT?  The picture I see IS YOU!!!  No old man- YOU!

      This must be a freaky HP Halloween joke.

      1. AEvans profile image72
        AEvansposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        In her pic is a man. On the left hand corner under her hat. It is spooky. She has never had that before. sad  It's in the pic right on this thread.

        1. wordscribe43 profile image93
          wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          No... I don't see that!  This is starting to freak me out.  I only see her normal profile picture, plain as day.  Freaky Friday, I guess.  smile

          1. AEvans profile image72
            AEvansposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            The shadow of a  man is sitting right on top of her hand and below the brim of her hat. smile

            1. JamaGenee profile image85
              JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Very funny, AEvans. cool

              1. AEvans profile image72
                AEvansposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                There really is. smile Check the shadow above your hand and right below the brim of your hat. There is a figure. :)White shirt and the rest is dark. smile

                1. wordscribe43 profile image93
                  wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Stop it!  lol  You are messing with us, right?

                2. wilderness profile image95
                  wildernessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Yes, he is there.  I had to go to her profile (bigger picture) to see him, but he IS there!  The ghost of Christmas Past, maybe?

                  1. JamaGenee profile image85
                    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    ha ha cool

                  2. wordscribe43 profile image93
                    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    No... it's just a photo glitch.  I blew it up as much as I could, but it's not a MAN!  That wasn't what she was referring to anyway.  She meant the entire picture was changed and displaying a man.  You and AEvans must be in cahoots (or enjoying some cocktails!).

        2. JamaGenee profile image85
          JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Okay, I'm NOT crazy! HP is haunted! There WAS a man's pic next to my comments on hubs before I logged off. Just for the record, however this happened, I am NOT amused. sad

        3. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
          Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Nope... Definitely not there on my screen... Is this entire thread a little bit of a wind up, crossing Halloween with April Fool's, highlighting all the suckers that fell for it in next week's newsletter...??? lol

          1. JamaGenee profile image85
            JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Really, this began as a TOTALLY serious thread to report a REAL problem. No prank.  No April Fool crossed with Halloween.  But since it has now devolved into one great romp at my expense, TGIF! Cheers! cool

            1. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
              Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              OK, I believe you, JamaGenee. I hope you get it fixed and it doesn't happen again. After all, joking aside, any such problem could impact on all of us.

              1. wordscribe43 profile image93
                wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Yes, no doubt.  If this can happen, then what else?

              2. JamaGenee profile image85
                JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                I couldn't help but wonder if MY avatar was showing up next to the Mystery Man's comments! cool

                1. wordscribe43 profile image93
                  wordscribe43posted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  Yes, it's too bad you don't know the hubber's username.  You could check that way.  Too bizarre, would love a staff theory on this one.

                  1. JamaGenee profile image85
                    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Actually, I'm pretty sure I've seen him on someone's hub, and by around 2 a.m. it'll probably bug me enough to comb through "Comments I've Made" to find that hub (or hubs). cool

                2. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
                  Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                  You never know... Maybe he is publishing Hubs on how to develop a hard man image, the real man about town taking no nonsense from anyone as the leader of his motorcycle gang... and displaying your wonderfully appealing image to all his followers... smile

                  1. JamaGenee profile image85
                    JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                    Yeah, that was kinda my thought too. SURPRISE!!!! lol lol lol

    3. Gordon Hamilton profile image94
      Gordon Hamiltonposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I only see your normal profile pic that I have seen on Hub pages for years.... JG, have you been at the cooking sherry...??? wink

    4. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Drats! I should've taken a screen shot instead of using the image URL!

  8. AEvans profile image72
    AEvansposted 5 years ago

    That is weird! I do have to say you were handsome. lolo! big_smile Hurry and comeback to being you. Could be haunted, one will never know.

  9. wordscribe43 profile image93
    wordscribe43posted 5 years ago

    What browser are you using?  I'm using Firefox.

    1. prairieprincess profile image94
      prairieprincessposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Firefox here, too, and I did not see a man!

      1. JamaGenee profile image85
        JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Firefox...and there REALLY WAS a man there! If I ever see him on a hub, I'll post a link to his profile! smile

      2. saddlerider1 profile image60
        saddlerider1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I see a white shape as AEvans has said, I have to get my magnifying glass to have a better look, it's above her hand.

  10. Randy Godwin profile image92
    Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago

    All I see is an earring.  Some imagination you guys have!  lol

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      A pearl one, I hope. cool

      1. Randy Godwin profile image92
        Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        No, simply an alabaster or ivory hoop.  smile  Classy though!

        1. saddlerider1 profile image60
          saddlerider1posted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Yep I think you got it Randy a hoop indeed, pearl possibly. LoL

        2. JamaGenee profile image85
          JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Alabaster. Really? You can tell the difference in a photo?? What a great eye you have.  Now I'm really glad I'm not wearing a cheap zircon ring on that hand. cool

          1. Randy Godwin profile image92
            Randy Godwinposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Never heard of "snake eyes"?  And I didn't miss the bird you are flippin' in the photo either!lol

            1. JamaGenee profile image85
              JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Look a little closer. That's my INDEX finger. ha! Just looks like the Flippin' Finger because of how I cropped the original.  Which I did check - the original - before posting this reply after inadvertently making a total fool of myself by starting this thread in the first place. But what the heck.  Everybody seems to be having a great time! cool

            2. JamaGenee profile image85
              JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Only on CraigyFerg's coffee cup and Vegas crap tables... cool

  11. paradigmsearch profile image89
    paradigmsearchposted 5 years ago

    Saw it! Got him!
    http://s1.hubimg.com/u/3345436.jpg

    1. JamaGenee profile image85
      JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      No, you didn't! That's one of my exes! lol! cool

      1. Nell Rose profile image90
        Nell Roseposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Sounds like something out of the X files! lol maybe he is haunting you! lol

        1. JamaGenee profile image85
          JamaGeneeposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh, he "haunts" me all right! cool

 
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