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My Friend the Keyboard

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Hub Pages in Love

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Have you been in the lucky position to click and fall in love with a fellow hubber.Do you want to spill the beans and tell your story, or are you having a terrible time shaking an unwanted hubber off. Are they making your life a romantic story book or are they causing you to live in a living nightmare. Share your story if you dare?

Love that Mouse

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From Kisses with Love

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Madam Please!

Oh really we have only just met!
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Hub Infatuation or Hub Disappointment?

Most of my hub buddies know that I am not afraid of a controversial topic or two, or even three, if the old grey matter decides to write upon a subject.

I have long considered if some of our talented writers have met each other through their involvement with Hub Pages? Now I know that online dating has its place, as does the usual format of dating agencies. Goodness knows I joined a dating agency many, many moons ago myself. (Oh whoa is me, such a thing to confess too). But what about our dearly loved site, Hub Pages?

I will be the first to admit in feeling a compatibility of souls with several of our talented gentlemen writers. And like many other ladies here, have swooned over the odd avatar, stopping myself from drooling all over the keyboard. Oh and I also have to admit that a few of us ladies exchange the odd mail or two to discuss were a lovely smile has tugged at the old heart strings, and has allowed us lustful thoughts. And yes, I even confess to the odd bout of jealously when I read a lovely compliment left as a comment to another female writer. Dear me I really am confessing this morning and I will have to keep my nails firmly in place. Meow moment may follow shortly.

In all seriousness thou, it is the truth that I have experienced many a happy moment whilst writing on Hub Pages. We are so lucky to have so many talented writers on this site, that it is so hard not to show an affinity for the odd person.Some of our gentlemen write beautifully about romance and love, that my heart skips a beat and I can almost allow myself to dream that those words were written with me in mind. Other gentlemen write beautiful, soulful and fantastic poetry, leaving me reeling from the very prose. And then ,others have the ability to write with such knowledge and warmth on life’s limitations, but they contain humour and make me laugh. But has anyone found the entire melting pot?

I am not usually a naive person, but a couple of hubber’s have almost taken me hook, line and sinker along with them. One of them made a mistake and left me with a bruised ego and a little bit of a broken heart; whilst another was so changeable and whimsical about his life that he made me feel uneasy and eventually to mistrust him.

I enjoyed every little bit of exchange between these two men and I, and felt eternally grateful that despite all the beautiful woman on this site, they chose to brighten my day instead. Now has it put me off walking that way again? Not at all, I still love to see a beautiful, handsome, smiling avatar; what harm can it do for the odd compliment and sexy phrase to be thrown my way, or yours if you are lucky? My heart still jumps when one of these gentlemen leave me an encouraging lovely comment, and yes I still feel a little pang of jealously when they follow a much nicer looking hubber. But I have met some truly awesome, kind and gentle people through Hub Pages, and I think that Hub Pages should pat themselves on the back for allowing us the opportunity to brighten up someone’s day.

As writers we can be a fickle lot. Sometimes we love to love and at other’s, love to hate. But whatever the reason why we write, we are all similar and have the same ability as the next writer to stir up emotions.Writing is a tool, a form of corresponding and allowing ourselves to be heard.For many, writing is the way forward to ease our pain, and sadder still writing introduces us to the pains and lives of others. But we do it for ourselves too. We capture the imagination of others and if our souls touch a fellow hubber, we have succeeded to make ourselves heard; but Is Hub land an imaginary world full of love and humanity and trust. Or, can it be playing Devil’s Advocate and leading us astray? I want to be lead astray, because if someone makes me smile every day, what a much happier world I could live in.

So to all my Hub Pages buddies whose writing fills my world with emotion, gentlemenI salute you, and thank you from the bottom of my heart for touching me with your talent.

In No Particular Order:



The Frog Prince



Wayne Brown,





To name a few.

From me to you with love

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marcoujor 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

Dearest Annette,

I hear some doubts in your last comment. I believe, still, that there is much value in your article, as well as Alastar's insightful comment.

Direct "face to face" relationships are challenging in their own right, whether lovers or friends. To add the "virtual" element takes things to a different level.

In either event, I agree that respect,honesty, communication and clarification of intent are key elements for any relationship to feel mutual. As far as "sensitivity", you are right on track... Your friend, Maria!

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Oh Alastar, how true, you have just hit the nail on the head. I thank you so much for your comment and reality check. However, I had to read your comment several times before replying. You see this simple mind of mine at first thought that you had been on the receiving end of a friendship, just like the one of which you speak. Then I thought "hmmmm this is all so familiar, an indirect answer maybe" which has left me with a quandary. Friendship is one of the most important qualities that you can offer to another, true friendship is deep and honest and therefore fragile. I am sure that many of us have experienced the same situation of unwanted attention from all walks of life. My own opinion is, if the two people concerned can keep it real, and they are not hurting anyone at all, it is up to them to be honest with each other. So long as the door to communication is kept open, and feelings discussed out of mutual respect it is fine. It is when one of the two people involved decide to become a complete "taker" when they need it the most, and then drop the other concerned without so much of an explanation that people are left confused and hurt without closer.

I meant not disrespect to anyone at all writing this hub, nor did I mean it to be viewed as funny. All relationships are sentimental. We involve each other from the heart and as such should learn to respect each other; and deal with such topics sensitively. I hope that I have done that?

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Alastar Packer 5 years ago from North Carolina

Would like to be humorous on this comment but you've written on a potentially serious subject here; admire how you ease the topic through, with your style of writing and personality. Sometimes people can get caught up in the moment of this relatively new way of inter-personal communication. On reflection, however, one person may feel that its not fair or a good thing to let the relation-ship continue on its present course as this can only lead to increased disappointment and hurt for the other down the road. He or she may truly like and care for the other person and would like to keep things on a friends & peers type level, but unfortunately that rarely happens. Its great though to think and feel like what you've said on your Hub here thebluestar. Have fun ladies and gentlemen, just keep it real. Appreciate you forbearing the ramble ma'am.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Mar my dear friend, You are so true to bring so much more talent to my pages. I have only recently started to follow AA Zavala through his interview with our dear Sunnie Day, and you did the introducing. Such a lovely sweet natured man, and Jaded Love, an inspiring poet with a true heart. My lovely sincere friend Vinaya, who has increased my knowledge of his county 10 fold. The other gentleman I will have to call upon them shortly. But rest assured they are on my to do list lol

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marcoujor 5 years ago from Jeffersonville PA

Oh Annette,

I "may" have had an e-mail (or dozen) with you about most of the fabulous gentlemen you have listed above.

I think my new friend, Vinaya, said it best recently when he spoke of our universality, despite our culture. I think, as writers, we can be so supportive and nurturing to each other... and it is beautiful to be part of such an environment.

I feel comfortable enough on my pal's site to add some additional favs... of the manly persuasion, not to mention their powerful writing styles:

A A Zavala

Alastar Packer

Jaded Love (Johnny!)


Vinaya Ghimire

And this is voted UP & ABI... keep pushing that envelope, girlfriend, mar.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

OMG Martie, what are you doing to me, you will have me buying shares in paper tissues in a minute. What a beautiful comment for my 100 hub. We haven't known each other very long, but I am so glad that I have met you. We are both strong women but vulnerable too. Maria, you and I are the Three Musketeers now and will never be broken again by any man. It's girl power all the way up from now on. But hey, don't divulge my vulnerability too often, because I can bite when I have to, but not that often, the last time I took a hissy fit is almost four years ago, but if you feel the earth shake, it could just be me about to blow lol

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

justmyopiniontoo, oh my word a love smitten hubber who only joined 12 hours ago, Gordon come on my dear other half own up !!

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MartieCoetser 5 years ago from South Africa

Annette, on the very first day I entered cyberspace I was hooked by a (fake) gospel preacher who demanded all my attention. He kept me very-very busy for six months. Eventually he cost me a lot of money and painful wide-awakenings. (May God bless his rotten soul.) A year later I accidentally met the kindest and most adorable and sexiest Welshman on this planet who managed to restore my faith in people and in particularly men. He will forever be my special friend with the right to communicate with me via emails and skype.

Considering reality and all it takes to establish a meaningful relationship, I have decided to never-ever get personally involved with a man in cyberspace again. In c-space I want to love and enjoy and appreciate them all for what/who they are in cyberspace. I don’t care who/what they are in real life.

Strange how they manage to touch our hearts, each and everyone in their unique way. I reveal my feelings of admiration for them for all to see, because I love to love.

I smiled all the way through this hub and voted it up in all ways. And I love all the comments in here!

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justmyopiniontoo 5 years ago

I just called to say I loved you more than any other hubber, you are beautiful beyond compare. Have I caught you hook ,line and sinker my beautiful rainbow trout

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Eiddwen 5 years ago from Wales

An amazing hub ,I loved it. Very original and so well told.

I vote up up and awayyy here.

Take care


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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Peg, Hi Hunnie, have you ever tried to read between the lines with some of the comments. Some are very subtle while other hit you straight up to know that their is a connection there. I find it fascinating.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Peg, Hi Hunnie, have you ever tried to read between the lines with some of the comments. Some are very subtle while other hit you straight up to know that their is a connection there. I find it fascinating.

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PegCole17 5 years ago from Dallas, Texas

Oooooooh, I love it, "a smouldering melting pot of personalities". It sounds like a romance novel. You've made an interesting discovery here, Annette, that beneath the calm exterior of tapping keyboards there lies screens of hidden passion. Good one here and I have to ditto the eloquent words of HappyBoomerNurse who nailed it with the comment - "if such fantasies are acted upon it may lead us for better or worse, to a far different reality than we imagined". Laws yes.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

RMNSN great to see you again. I had never thought very much about this topic either until I was reading between the lines on several other hubber pages. Then like a bolt of lightening it sudden appeared that under the Hub Pages covers were a smouldering melting pot of personalities who are playing the dating game. I would love to know if anyone actually took it further and made a go of things. x

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

My dearest sweetest friend epi, You really Got Me Too, in fact you are stuck with me like a bad smell lol

As usual your encouragement and generosity wins me over every time, a lot of our hub men could learn a lot from you.

Especially those who consider themselves golden in the sack lol.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Hi B. I willingly add 50 Caliber to the list. There are so many more that I have lost count who I follow now lol. I love a man who can make me laugh, not really bothered about much else, but he does have to have good

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Ruby it is good to dream, and if we have a glimpse of sensual eye candy, all the better. It is strange how an avatar can pull at the old heart strings, but I wonder if we really knew the person behind the photo if we would think the same about them?

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Hi Bill, what a comment. You are so right, not all men are great lovers, In fact I tend to stay away from the ultra good looking one's. They mostly love themselves lol Give me a man with a sense of humour any day. Now at my age I can't be choosy lol

Thank you for commenting.

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RNMSN 5 years ago from Tucson, Az

this started my day off with a big smile bluestar!! too cool! I havent thought about our guy hubbers like this (I think I am still in just an egg slightly cracked mode here) but loved the idea! :) too cool!

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epigramman 5 years ago

..well hello my most fabulous BLUE STAR, the brightest star in the sky and I am playing the Kinks for you right now - You've really got me and All day and all of the night - because you have always rocked my world -big time with your love, support and your own world class writing in which I greatly admire .....just arrived home from work and posted a new one which you just reviewed much to my pleasure and humility - I sincerely hope you are well and please keep thinking good thoughts - and here is another KINKS song just playing with you in mind and how you are loved and respected here by your fellow hubbers and colleagues - EVERYBODY'S GONNA BE HAPPY!!!

Love this hub - what a labor of love - by someone who is dear to me.

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b. Malin 5 years ago

And Let's add 50 Caliber to that List...Bluestar. I Enjoy the ones you mentioned and will look into a few others as well. This was a Fun Hub and stated as only you can my dear Friend can.

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always exploring 5 years ago from Southern Illinois

Boy, You sure can pick 'em. Some of the best writers on Hubpages. I'm sure there's many more. We wouldn't be normal if we didn't feel a tug at the ole heart string when one of these good look'n Dudes says something nice about something we've written. I'm sure they're all grin'n from ear to ear. Thank's for a fun Hub.....

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WillStarr 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

I prefer the more mature female writers (of any age!) who write about all facets of life and not just boy-meets-girl-Harlequin Romance stuff.

That's why I always read Annette, one of the sexiest writers on the internet. She knows how to blend great passion and everyday people, since not every man is Romeo, and not every woman is Juliet, and so many of the beautiful people are actually terrible lovers.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Vinaya my friend, you are a very talented writer who has a passion for life and love, and it is always a pleasure to follow you. Congratulations on being featured on Sunnie Days Pen to Page. I have a feel for your life now, and hopefully, a deeper understanding of different cultures. x

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

My dear friend Sunnie, you and I are like open pages of the same book. I adore many of our hubber's, especially those gentlemen who can show their feminine side and be proud of it. But we have a multi-talented play of beautiful ladies here on Hub Pages too. x

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Hi Gail, I love your serenity and your generous nature. You are so correct, it is nice to admire and be admired for all the right reasons. But to cause harm or suffering to another is over stepping the boundaries. Sometimes I look at Hub Pages as a huge stage of beautiful people who through their love of human kind will always affect our hearts. Thank you for your brilliant comment. x

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Vinaya Ghimire 5 years ago from Nepal

I loved your bold and daring style. Many hubbers not only support me in my writing endeavor but also inspire me in many ways.

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Sunnie Day 5 years ago

I am going to have to Ditto everything that Gail said..WOW...she wrote an awesome comment..Got our wheels turning here for sure this morining..I know I have such a love for many wonderful writiers male and female and respect them as the gifted writers they are.. Thank you Net..


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Happyboomernurse 5 years ago from South Carolina

Wonderful and original hub about one topic that has not been written about in this particular way (to my knowledge). There is definitely an intimacy that occurs with readers when we bare our souls, our deepest truths for them to see and I think that when that kind of writing is shared it does have the potential to spark romantic fantasies and connections with the opposite sex, especially if both hubbers are single.

The caveat I would like to add is, as in real life, if such fantasies are acted upon it may lead us for better or worse, to a far different reality than we imagined. On the other hand perhaps successful romantic hook-ups have occured and will be written about in the future (or have already been written about and I just haven't seen those hubs yet).

From a personal point of view I can say that some of the male writers on Hub Pages have actually deepened my knowledge of the male psyche and helped me see that more men than I realized are as sensitive and observant as women, some much more so than the average woman. There is a self-confidence that grows from knowing that a man whose writing you admire has read your hub and been touched enough to leave a thoughtful comment.

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thebluestar 5 years ago from Northern Ireland Author

Hello darling girl, I will go and read your poem now. I think we just can't help ourselves sometimes, but it is fun while we try? xx

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Cardisa 5 years ago from Jamaica

Annette, I wrote a poem a few weeks ago called "Image from this machine ravaging my mind", was inspired by a hubber I was so intrigued with. There are a few I have a crush on.

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