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Is Hubpages impartial?

  1. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Naive hubbers want me to believe that it is rosy on hubpages' planet. Life is so bubbly and rosy that whatever you say, however you say it hubpages gives their blessing! If it is so I invite YOU to prove me wrong. Anyone with guts here? Or the prospect of earning money or a better grade will shut you up?

    1. Cagsil profile image59
      Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You talk about naive? WOW! roll

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        kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        smile

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      kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      dude, chill, it's just the weed, we feel you cool

  2. Rik Ravado profile image91
    Rik Ravadoposted 5 years ago

    Can you explain what you want proved wrong? Do you have a problem with HubPages?

    My view is HubPages is what you choose to make of it.  There are no grades as such.  Hubscore doesn't really matter one way or the other. I've been here 4 years and I'm here to learn, write and earn some money at the same time.

    I've no complaints what so ever. HubPages works well for me and there are lots of helpful people here.

  3. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    People who agree are subjective. Because of your goals, you are limited. You depend on their desiderata. In what way do you make sense?
    Yes, you are rated. Based on what? Here lays also a grey line?
    I wrote a paper that they they refused to published and it is moving up and down on their rating scale. How is it so?

    1. Moderndayslave profile image60
      Moderndayslaveposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      There are rules,what did you do?

      1. Repairguy47 profile image61
        Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I don't think the rules matter to those who are charged with enforcing these rules.

        1. Pcunix profile image88
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I think they do matter.

          As various people have accused HP of being biased against  right,  left and probably other things as well, it seems plain to me that is all nonsense.

          1. Repairguy47 profile image61
            Repairguy47posted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Nonsense? I don't think so, Ive heard from people who were barred from posting in the forums for reasons that seem like nonsense to me. I was barred from posting for no reason at all, there must be a reason for these random bans.

        2. Moderndayslave profile image60
          Moderndayslaveposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          I don't think they "Won't publish" something for no  reason.

  4. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    In order for us to help you, you need to specify what your are talking about.

  5. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    I am not looking for help.
    Firstly do you intend to shock and shake the system when you write if not don't answer me! If you sell the beauty of a country, or the pedigree of a dog like the hub of the day, we are not connected with the same fuse.

    1. Moderndayslave profile image60
      Moderndayslaveposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Shock and shake me. I don't write about "The little engine that could'

    2. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Well,  whatever you do want to do, it would help to make sense.  I have no idea whatsoever what you are going on about.

  6. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    When people like Perrya writes lies (right wing) about the moral superiority of the U.S. and denigrates Iran upon no facts and you play the opposite game to show how fallacious the views that we have on the world are. I have to make correction! Or, they ask you to moderate your own answers!
    If people complained already don't you think that the problem is latent at least?

    1. janesix profile image61
      janesixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      boring...

  7. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    And it's better like that!

  8. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    You are closing in on saying what they actual issue is (forum moderation bias? Maybe?).  But you aren't there yet.  One week they are biased left, next week right, then anti-semitic, then atheist, then.... Well, given all the energy people believe they put into their oppression of everyone its a wonder they get anything else done.

    1. maxoxam41 profile image80
      maxoxam41posted 5 years ago in reply to this

      As I said if you have nothing to say, go and play with others. Don't waste my time!

      1. psycheskinner profile image81
        psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        See, you can tell what I am talking about.  That is because I identify both the topic and my position on it.

        All I am getting from you as that you are very upset about... something.

  9. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    How would you call someone who is assuring me that hubpagers doesn't censor whereas I've been subjected to it?

    1. Cagsil profile image59
      Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      With your attitude and the manner in which your hubs are written. I would censor you. I've had some friends check out your supposed "writing" and you know what? They called it pure hatred, BS, nonsense and not even worthy of reading.

      Be lucky it wasn't me who checked out your hubs. And, if you happen to have your hubs flagged....it IS NOT HubPages fault. HubPages agreed with those hubbers who flagged your supposed "writing".

      So, get over yourself, clean up your act or just leave. Your choice.

      1. maxoxam41 profile image80
        maxoxam41posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        To your difference, I did not dirty myself to read yours. I won't lower myself to such extent.

  10. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    It's not enough to feel it. We need to express it! The world is on fire and we are its expression. Don't ask me to chill?

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      OH. Drama.

      1. Pcunix profile image88
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Yes.  Incomprehensible, but definitely drama.

  11. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Once again, the majority of you people are gagged and I understand but don't give me lessons.

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      We aren't gagged at all.  I am actually surprised at how egalitarian HP is.

    2. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yeah, just because you are gonna set the world on fire. *rolls eyes* Ah, to be 12 again.  Work on your writing, you aren't being censored for your opinions... your writing just sucks.

      1. Pcunix profile image88
        Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Some of it. Not all.  And THAT makes me suspicious.

  12. barryrutherford profile image32
    barryrutherfordposted 5 years ago

    Cagsgil I don't think it is for you to give people the ultimatum to leave or shape up!

    1. Cagsil profile image59
      Cagsilposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And you are who exactly to tell me what I can say?

      I didn't tell this person to shut up. I said something quite different and had you actual read the words I put up and NOT interpret them for your own amusement, then you wouldn't have stated what you did.

  13. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    I wish I could understand what triggered their censorship. I wrote an email for the details and so far no answer!
    Lovemychris read the text and it was called "Americans, Europeans, the mob mindset". As a picture I had downloaded an oldie but a goodie a black lynching by the correct white society of the time.

  14. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Another potential dictator in the disguise of cagsgil!

  15. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Why don't you keep writing apple turnovers' recipes? It will fit you so mush better melissa?

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Aww, you are so cute... you poor tortured soul that is going to change the world. By typing random letters after a paragraph of pure tripe.  It's old, it's boring, and it has been done by those far more profound, intellectual, creative and talented than you.

      But please, continue to rock the world... I enjoy the entertainment.

  16. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    They are still refusing to publish it.

  17. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Why would I be the criminal?

  18. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Before inviting people to give their opinion, they should have alerted us "liberal thinking excluded".

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Umm, I'm liberal left and have never had any problem whatsoever.

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    kimberlyslyricsposted 5 years ago

    Your lastest hub is all anyone needs to see true character and that really should bring this attention seeking thread to a halt, just my chillin opinion though, however I am not impartial just the same hmm:

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      The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Yes. I found that one while hopping Friday night and flagged it for poor quality, and poor quality only.

  20. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    How far do you push it?

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Who are you asking?

  21. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    This thread is a pretty good example of your ability to win friends and influence people.   Wow. The actual Guy Fawkes has more friends and he's a terrorist... and dead.

  22. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    It is your right. Not theirs.

  23. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Why don't you go and play with your dolls? It's easy to brush off people with contempt. I only want the freedom to speech.

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Within reasonable parameters, you have it.

      1. maxoxam41 profile image80
        maxoxam41posted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Reasonable parameters, what does that mean? Cursing? Ok, I understand that what else?

        1. psycheskinner profile image81
          psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          The learning centre link is at the bottom of the page.

        2. Pcunix profile image88
          Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          It's all in the TOS, the FAQ and the Help Pages.Read it.

        3. Josak profile image60
          Josakposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          ok guys lets be fair here its true free speech within reasonable parameters sounds like the propaganda of a facsist state.

    2. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Then start a blog.  Don't try to be Chavez by breaking rules you agreed to abide by.  That's not free speech, that's being a delusional petulant child.

  24. Lisa HW profile image84
    Lisa HWposted 5 years ago

    I haven't looked at the OP's stuff because I figured I'd remain impartial and only address this thread and the question.  Some version of this question is always coming up for one reason or another.

    HubPages has rules.  If you want to the kind of stuff they won't publish or unpublish, here's a great example of how "impartial" they are:

    Last year I wrote a Hub just to call attention and awareness to the matter of premature births.  I had no ads on it, because it was supposed to be "for a cause" - not me.  I figured, since it was a "charity-type" of Hub I just wasn't going to follow the rules.  I loaded in several links to the March of Dimes site (which is about research and funding to understand and prevent premature births and figured it shouldn't matter since the Hub wasn't intended to be commercial - at all.

    I went without notice for about a year, and not long ago someone noticed (I suppose someone decided to flag it for the number of links), and it was unpublished.  I removed a couple of links, and the thing was published again.

    Point is, if you or anyone else thinks HubPages unpublishes stuff because it's "controversial" or against staff's personal beliefs, keep in mind that nobody appeared to give a hoot (with that Hub) about my not earning any ad money from it or about the intention of calling attention to the matter of very premature babies - and only gave a hoot about the fact that I'd thrown in a couple of repeat links (because I wanted people to notice them, and go to the March of Dimes site).  Being against very early premature deliveries and the problems they cause is hardly something too many don't agree with.  To be honest, I was pretty disgusted to think it didn't matter if the Hub was intended for something other than earning money, and it was done in the interest of both a cause and a way to do something about one particular premie we, on this site, knew about.

    I considered deleting the whole thing, but instead I thought, "OK.  So there's no giving any passes to "cause Hubs", and there's only treating all of them as if they're no different from commercial ones - so I clicked on "This Hub is commercial" and let the ads go on it.  I figured I  may as well play the game the way HubPages (or whoever flagged the Hub) wants it.

    It's not naive to know that if a Hubber goes by the rules his Hub stays, and if he doesn't it's likely to be unpublished.

    Someone else here has said your Hub(s) contained "hate".  Well, my didn't - and HP unpublished it anyway.  I chose to just go with the program and not make a big stink about it because, after all, I had disregarded the two-links rule.  Just because people aren't always on here making big stinks over some of the minor things that go on and that irk us, it doesn't mean everyone's "naive" or "rosy" and "bubbly" all the time.  Personally, I'm not looking for HP's "blessings" when I write.  I just try to stay within the rules (with that one exception of that one Hub) when I say what I have to say.  It's not that hard, and a skilled writer knows how to say what he has to say in a way that won't get him unpublished.

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      The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for sharing that, Lisa. I have been planning a Hub on a not for profit organisation that helps homeless youth. Like you, I was going to leave it ad free. Having read about your experience, I will just hope that people click on ads on the Hub, and donate the money to the organisation.

      smile

  25. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Thank you, mommy. But I am an adult now! Which rules did I break?

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And I quote:



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      If I could have flagged that hub twice I would have.  Faceplanting the keyboard does not a writer make.  Nor is it going to impress/influence anyone.

      1. Cardisa profile image91
        Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Melissa, I was about to post that, whatever it is. I am laughing so hard I think I might have wet myself lol lol lol

        1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
          MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          The combination of pregnancy hormones and sudden horrible withdrawl from both nicotine and caffeine has made me intolerant of theatrics.  I am, however, getting a vague sadistic pleasure from watching someone embarrass themselves more that I usually do.

          1. psycheskinner profile image81
            psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Maybe this is your chance,  Go on, I am sure you can out do him if you try. smile

            1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
              MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Meanie. smile

              1. Cardisa profile image91
                Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Melissa, I am still laughing. I showed it to my fiance and he was baffled and he isn't a writer.

  26. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    I'm sure you have better things to do? Check the hub of the day! Full of knowledge.

  27. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    At that level, it is insulting.

    1. Pcunix profile image88
      Pcunixposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Learn to quote what you are replying to and maybe we'd have half a chance of understanding you.

      You probably have the thread in "Chronological" mode.  Most of us use "Threaded"  and have no idea what you are talking about.

      1. psycheskinner profile image81
        psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I am not sure correct use of the reply function would help with that.

  28. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    I doubt OP will have to worry about being oppressed by Hubpages too much longer.

  29. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Exactly since I reached the daily quota of imposing myself through questioning their behavior! It was my only recourse. I did want to give the satisfaction to have shut me off. But can an ordinary person like you understand it? You are the living proof.

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      You remind me of a hubber named Kurante...  A lot.

  30. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Dare tell me that you don't earn money or have another incentive. That's how far in rioting you people can go?

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Um, you have comprehensively failed to incite the slightest motivation to riot. I still don't even know what *you* are upset about, let alone why I should care.

  31. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Scary. I understand why the government can manipulate you that easily.

  32. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    You have your interests at stake. A real nice puppet or prostitute!

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    The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago

    I am starting to wonder if this guy is spinning his forum posts lol

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      I'm starting to wonder if he filtched the keys from his attendant after a violent episode and is now holed up in the hospital warden's office

      1. profile image0
        The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        lol lol lol

        1. Cardisa profile image91
          Cardisaposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          That's so funny Melissa lol

  34. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    That's how far you can go in your intellect. Quite limited for me!

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      It does appear to be.

      1. Josak profile image60
        Josakposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        I for one would like to read the article and see why it was moderated... perhaps you could post a few paragraphs here?

  35. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    If you can't stand a chance challenging me, abstain, it is better for you!

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Better as a haiku:

      If you can't stand chance
      challenging me, abstain, it
      is better for you!

  36. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Are you independent or do you have interests at stake therefore you will keep silence?

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Hubpages pays us to resist your siren's call to online rioting. We are all minions. It beats working for a living.

      1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
        MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        You get paid?  I only got the promise of nekkid pictures of the staff.  I think I got cheated to...  Unless Simone looks like Pamela Anderson and Jason looks like Tommy Lee.

        1. psycheskinner profile image81
          psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Generally they just use the electric shock collar.  But if I am very good I get jelly beans.  Or at least I think they are jelly beans. They do taste a bit funny.

          1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
            MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Don't remind me about the electric shock collar and jelly beans... I had to give them up as well.  I'm quite melancholy about it.

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            The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Mmm... jelly beans! Pass any black one this way!

            1. psycheskinner profile image81
              psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              The black ones taste like sideways.

            2. MelissaBarrett profile image60
              MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Heathen.

  37. Cardisa profile image91
    Cardisaposted 5 years ago

    This is weirdest forum I have ever been in or seen!

  38. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Don't try to seduce me with your pseudo-culture (reference to Homer). If you are a minion, at least it's clear. You are them. Please take another path!

  39. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Why don't you try decasyllable sonnets maybe you will get someone else's attention?

  40. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Full of air!

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Devoid of meaning!

      Trifecta!

  41. psycheskinner profile image81
    psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago

    Down with Koala bears! 

    We must run amok forthwith!

  42. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    And funny? What else?

  43. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    That's what I meant, all hidden. Scared of reprisals! What a community? Does this microcosm reflect the image of the nation. I hope not.

    1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
      MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Oh! Come and see the violence inherent in the system! Help, help, I'm being repressed!

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        The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Bl**dy peasants! lol

        1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
          MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Ooh, what a giveaway!

          You get a special black jelly bean for getting the reference.

        2. psycheskinner profile image81
          psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

          Oh, what a giveaway! Did you hear that? Did you hear that, eh? That's what I'm on about! Did you see him repressing me? You saw him, Didn't you?

          1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
            MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

            Two jelly beans and a shrubbery for you!

            1. profile image0
              The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

              Ni! Ni!

              1. MelissaBarrett profile image60
                MelissaBarrettposted 5 years ago in reply to this

                Oh, what sad times are these when passing ruffians can say Ni at will to old ladies

  44. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Go and get your peanuts from hubpages!

  45. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Why are you still here/

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      Because everyone who is somewhere else isn't me.

  46. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    Go and entertain your master! Yourself you said you were a minion!

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's Koala bear talk.

  47. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    And me needs the attention that she never has, doesn't she? Poor you!

  48. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    That's the best you can say? I guess I shut you off!

  49. profile image0
    The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago

    As a proud and patriotic Australian, I feel it my duty to point - politely - that koalas are not bears smile

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      That's the problem! Sneaky blighters!

  50. maxoxam41 profile image80
    maxoxam41posted 5 years ago

    That's the difference between Americans and the foreigners. They have much more culture.

    1. psycheskinner profile image81
      psycheskinnerposted 5 years ago in reply to this

      And Koalas.  Although all we  have is flightless parrots. (Not dead, but verging on extinction)

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        The Writers Dogposted 5 years ago in reply to this

        Beautiful plumeage, though.

 
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