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Joined 10 years ago from Kyle, Scotland. Last activity 5 weeks ago.

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Thank you for reading me on Hubpages. My most popular hubs are on wine-making, music and life in the Middle East, probably because I currently live in Qatar, play guitar and make my own wine and cider. I also have quite a few technology hubs, because I'm a technologist and some philosophical hubs, because I'm a rationalist, or try to be. And I have a few poems out there too.

I travel a lot. Originally from Scotland, I've worked, mainly in Broadcast Engineering, in such foreign places as England (!), most of Western Europe, Poland, East Germany, Turkey, India, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, the Gulf States, South Africa, Sudan, Canada and that strangest of all, the USA.

I walk a great deal, even in the extreme climate of the Persian Gulf. Shops, I avoid like the plague, having little interest in non-essentials. (Guitars and books are essential).

My blog, 'PARAPLEXED, at The Paranormal Hotel' also serves as a portal to more or less everything I've published on the Internet. You are most welcome to explore.

"to look, with equal non-attachment, at a piece of gold, a stone, or a piece of dirt" - (Bhagavad Gita).

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    • President Trump, Iran and Saudi Arabia
      10

      President Trump, Iran and Saudi Arabia

      12 months ago

      Pres. Trump's first significant act abroad was a massive arms deal with Saudi Arabia, already the biggest arms importer - and user - in the Middle East. Next day, speaking to the heads of Saudi, the GCC and other Arab...

    • Philosophy in two words
      80

      Philosophy in two words

      4 years ago

      Stuff is.Seriously (!) if you had to impart a meaningful philosophical idea to a young person but you were restricted to two words, how would you improve on my attempt?Stuff is.

    • If it is all about quality...
      23

      If it is all about quality...

      4 years ago

      Physician, heal yourself..."We thought that you would like to know that X____x, a Hubber who you are following, just created etc..."'a Hubber whom you are following' is grammatically correct but could be...

    • Well done Andy Murray!
      11

      Well done Andy Murray!

      4 years ago

      First British men's singles champion for 77 years!

    • RECENT CHANGE: Heading 4 is now all Upper Case
      18

      RECENT CHANGE: Heading 4 is now all Upper Case

      5 years ago

      I always formatted my poetry hubs in H4 as that was the only way to achieve single line spacing.Now, suddenly, they are all appearing in UPPER CASE.Please can we have a simple font back that allows normal mixed case...

    • Freeze the quoted content in forum responses
      5

      Freeze the quoted content in forum responses

      5 years ago

      On several occasions recently, I've commented on a forum post only to find that the original comment has been edited. That's OK, but the quoted content that I've commented on also changes. This should not happen. When I...

    • Ramadan Kareem
      23

      Ramadan Kareem

      5 years ago

      Ramadan Kareem to my many friends and colleagues in Qatar and Dubai. It takes a lot of dedication to fast for a month, dawn till dusk, when the daytime temperatures are in the high forties (120 plus, in Faerenheit). I...

    • American educated, non-military, family man - Egypt's new President
      12

      American educated, non-military, family man - Egypt's new President

      5 years ago

      Mohamed Morsi wins Egypt's Presidential election.http://news.sky.com/home/world-news/article/16252240

    • My Reading List?
      6

      My Reading List?

      6 years ago

      How about an option to mark a hub or forum thread for future reading?I always look at my feed first thing in the morning and see new pieces I'd like to read, but work gets in the way. By the end of the day, they've...

    • Onward Christian Soldiers?
      63

      Onward Christian Soldiers?

      6 years ago

      One or two respondents on one of my hubs objected to my statement that all the familiar moral codes state that it is wrong to kill. They pointed out that the fifth Mosaic commandment is correctly translated "You...

    • Does a Hubber have to be alive?
      24

      Does a Hubber have to be alive?

      6 years ago

      It's a serious question. Can a Hub author bequeath ongoing hub earnings in a will, so that they continue to benefit next of kin for as long as HubPages is around and people keep clicking?

    • Sign in with Facebook?
      5

      Sign in with Facebook?

      6 years ago

      Can someone explain the difference between signing in (to HubPages) normally and signing in with facebook? I've just signed in with facebook and see no difference at all.

    • George Papandreou - a good move?
      60

      George Papandreou - a good move?

      6 years ago

      Greek Prime Minister George Papandreou has decided that the Greek people should be asked whether or not to accept the rescue package negotiated by the Eurozone leaders. The 'rescue' package, of course, came with strings...

    • RSS based on Groups
      4

      RSS based on Groups

      6 years ago

      Any chance we could restrict the best/hot/latest RSS capsule to a single group that we've created, so that it would always be relevant to the hub where we place it?

    • Fig trees and mountains
      27

      Fig trees and mountains

      6 years ago

      Matthew 21:18-22Early in the morning, as he was on his way back to the city, he was hungry. Seeing a fig tree by the road, he went up to it but found nothing on it except leaves. Then he said to it, "May you never...

    • The Prodigal Son - a different perspective
      18

      The Prodigal Son - a different perspective

      6 years ago

      My take on the prodigal son parable, from the point of view of the fatted calf (except that I've made it a fatted pig, just for fun)The Fatted PorkerI liked the lad. He always had a smile,a whistle on his lips, and used...

    • Beware of the Bull
      11

      Beware of the Bull

      6 years ago

      I've been revisiting Jake Thackray recently. This song seems to belong firmly in the Political forum. It's even more relevant today than when he wrote it, thirty odd years...

    • Amusement? Fear? Respect? Empathy? Pity?
      53

      Amusement? Fear? Respect? Empathy? Pity?

      6 years ago

      How do you feel when faced with something very foreign to your culture or remote from your comfort zone? Do you feel inclined to learn more or to run a mile? Do you think your culture could ever look as foreign to...

    • This is the house where Chuck stayed...
      19

      This is the house where Chuck stayed...

      7 years ago

      This is the plaqueThey stuck on the house where Chuck stayed.This is the daughter, pale and coldWho's named on the plaqueThey stuck on the house where Chuck stayedThis is the doctor, stern and oldWho treated the...

    • What's God got to do with it?
      82

      What's God got to do with it?

      7 years ago

      "Let us remember that we can do these things not just because of wealth or power, but because of who we are:  one nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.Thank you.  May God bless...

    • Revitalising old pages in a blog - is it worth it?
      1

      Revitalising old pages in a blog - is it worth it?

      7 years ago

      This is a question about a blogspot blog, not a hub.I have a blog with about 250 posts spread over three years. I'd like to add some content to it that would improve some of the earlier topics. But I don't want to post...

    • So you think you've got inequality?
      89

      So you think you've got inequality?

      7 years ago

      Here's what happens if you let the free market determine working conditions:http://paranormal-hotel.blogspot.com/20 … -doha.htmlPlease be careful what you ask for, folks!

    • Bahrain - this is a worrying development
      25

      Bahrain - this is a worrying development

      7 years ago

      http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12729786Too early to say what will happen, but even under the umbrella of the GCC, (Gulf Cooperative Council), 'peace-keepers' from Saudi won't be welcome on the streets of...

    • 3, 2, 1 - who will be my 1000th follower?
      6

      3, 2, 1 - who will be my 1000th follower?

      7 years ago

      Situation Vacant:Follower no. 1000 for Monseigneur Paraglider, African woodcarving and Hub-Author Extraordinaire.Going.. going..

    • US vetoes UN Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements
      6

      US vetoes UN Security Council resolution on Israeli settlements

      7 years ago

      Alone among 15 members of the Security Council, the US vetoes the Arab resolution condemning Israeli expansion.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-12512732At a time when US involvement in Middle East is under...

    • And now Bahrain
      17

      And now Bahrain

      7 years ago

      Small beer compared with Egypt maybe, but the protests in Bahrain have to be taken seriously. For the most part, the protesters don't want to topple the monarchy, but they do want an elected majority government under a...

    • The fairest way for non-believers to approach religion...
      64

      The fairest way for non-believers to approach religion...

      7 years ago

      is perhaps to think of it as an ancient art form. Like all art forms, it springs from human creativity, human wonder, and human dissatisfaction with the mundane. Along with music, fine art, literature and the rest,...

    • Hub Poets - H4 is your friend!
      5

      Hub Poets - H4 is your friend!

      7 years ago

      Tip for anyone publishing poems on HubPages:Format the whole poem in H4 (the smallest heading). This avoids the double line spacing that you get with paragraph text. Between stanzas, hit return twice, but don't come out...

    • Double Ton
      10

      Double Ton

      7 years ago

      At the time of posting this, I have one hub at 100 and a hubber score of 100. Means nothing and won't last more than half an hour, but it was nice to see the two numbers together at the top of the page. Screen grabbed...

    • Warning: This hub appears to be commercial
      30

      Warning: This hub appears to be commercial

      7 years ago

      The above warning appears on a couple of my hubs, maybe more, but doesn't show on the stats page. So, short of checking all 115 one by one, how am I supposed to know the warning is there?More to the point, the warning...

    • From strength to strength
      15

      From strength to strength

      7 years ago

      During the Obama Presidency and in the presence of former President Clinton, USA wins Group C in the Group Stages of the World Cup, achieving for the first time, a place in the last 16 knock-out stages.What similar...

    • Fresh milk, sir?
      15

      Fresh milk, sir?

      7 years ago

      You have to hand it to the Saudis - they come up with some novel ideas...http://gulfnews.com/news/gulf/saudi-ara … d-1.643431

    • Go ITALY !!
      9

      Go ITALY !!

      8 years ago

      Why? because the guys can sing! It's the first National anthem that any team has delivered with flair. After all, Italy's the home of Opera   Kick off in two minutes...

    • Hub Feed Suggestion
      7

      Hub Feed Suggestion

      8 years ago

      Could we possibly have the option to "stop showing this thread"?I don't want to shut down the whole category, and shutting down just the story doesn't help because the next post in the same thread pops up...

    • Greece today, ??? tomorrow..
      24

      Greece today, ??? tomorrow..

      8 years ago

      The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has come to the rescue of Greece. Really? The IMF 'gives' Greece bail-out money (at interest, and with strings attached). The bail-out goes to the Financial Institutions. So they're...

    • Season's Greetings
      8

      Season's Greetings

      8 years ago

      Peace on Earth. Goodwill to all people. And best wishes for 2010.

    • Leaving a fan club
      5

      Leaving a fan club

      8 years ago

      Question - if you leave someone's fan club, do they receive an automatic notification, or is it possible to slip away unnoticed?

    • Latest Hub Problem
      14

      Latest Hub Problem

      8 years ago

      Greetings!My latest hub doesn't seem to have published properly. It is there, but it has not appeared in my 'latest hubs' listing or in the category listing of latest hubs.It should be in:...

    • Hubtivity suggestion
      12

      Hubtivity suggestion

      8 years ago

      It would be nice to have an rss feed of the hubtivity page available, so that we could monitor it in iGoogle or Google desktop for example. Anyone second that?

    • The Consequential Prophet
      14

      The Consequential Prophet

      8 years ago

      I'm the Consequential Prophet and my following is growing.When the train's already rolling I can tell you where it's going.When the bomb's already falling I can tell you who's to die -I can tell you how and when but...

    • Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me...
      230

      Thou hast clothed me, warmed and fed me...

      8 years ago

      When very young, about 4 years old, I was taught to say the prayer 'Jesus tender Shepherd hear me' every night before sleeping. In the Summer I was to say it before getting into bed. In the Winter, with no heating in...

    • Speedy recovery wishes to Jessica Gil Ortiz
      5

      Speedy recovery wishes to Jessica Gil Ortiz

      8 years ago

      At the World Gymnastics Championships yesterday, this young Colombian girl had a terrible fall, landing on her head while executing a double somersault. Usually, these floor exercises go so smoothly. This just shows how...

    • Local Evidence here on HubPages that Man created God in his own Image
      116

      Local Evidence here on HubPages that Man created God in his own Image

      8 years ago

      Something I've noticed here in the forum is that there would appear to be as many flavours of God as there are believers. I won't mention any names, but I've noticed that inclusive, welcoming people have an inclusive...

    • Omar Khayyam had the Right Idea
      52

      Omar Khayyam had the Right Idea

      8 years ago

      Come, fill the Cup, and in the Fire of SpringThe Winter Garment of Repentance fling:The Bird of Time has but a little wayTo fly---and Lo! the Bird is on the Wing.We are here for a short time. What is the use of...

    • Why did God have all the best tunes, and when did He lose His touch?
      6

      Why did God have all the best tunes, and when did He lose His touch?

      8 years ago

      - light-hearted thread, ok? -We don't know too much about the dark ages, except that they were dark, but kicking in at the Renaissance, we have Dowland being beautifully melancholy about unrequited love and Henry VIII...

    • Ramadan Kareem!
      3

      Ramadan Kareem!

      8 years ago

      The Holy Month of Ramadan starts today. May I wish Ramadan Kareem to all our Muslim friends here.

    • Limericks - Limericks - Limericks
      1317

      Limericks - Limericks - Limericks

      6 years ago

      Greetings - Fellow hubber Alekhouse visited my limerick hub yesterday and suggested (in a limerick exchange) we should bring it here, as a challenge.Please join in, with original limericks only.If unsure how to write...

    • unapproved comment
      8

      unapproved comment

      8 years ago

      What is the point of hubtivity messages saying "xxx has posted this unapproved comment to the hub yyy"?Wouldn't it be better to hold the message until there's something to read?

    • stats page suggestion
      3

      stats page suggestion

      8 years ago

      Would it be possible to put the row of totals at the top as well as at the bottom of the table of hub stats? Could save a lot of scrolling.

    • Google Chrome working with HubPages
      9

      Google Chrome working with HubPages

      8 years ago

      I've just written, edited and published a hub using the Google Chrome browser. Until recently, there was always a message saying the browser wasn't fully compatible and some aspects might not work. Today, no message and...

    • Sitting Outside
      4

      Sitting Outside

      9 years ago

      The roast pork smell of old Charlie next door practising fire-walking in the garden certainly adds something to the morning ambience. The balcony came with a discarded lady's shoe (word order matters!), a pair of...

    • Bored with Hub Challenge - already ...
      131

      Bored with Hub Challenge - already ...

      9 years ago

      So, Hubtivity is swamped with new hubs that nobody really wanted to write and nobody really wants to read. The natural (and excellent) dynamic of this Great Domain is destroyed. And those of us who have work to do or...

    • Let her get fat
      111

      Let her get fat

      9 years ago

      Paraphrased from "The Peninsula", a Gulf newspaper:In Jeddah (Saudi Arabia) unlicensed gymns for women are being closed down. Why?..."Football and basketball are sports that require a lot of movement and...

    • Just for fun
      27

      Just for fun

      8 years ago

      There's an obvious flaw in this. See who's first to spot it. Since the forum text doesn't support superscript, I'm using a^2 to mean a squaredif a = b, then:  a^2 = ab           ...

    • Obama's plans for Afghanistan
      121

      Obama's plans for Afghanistan

      9 years ago

      ------------------------------------------------------------KABUL, Afghanistan - President Hamid Karzai of Afghanistan said yesterday that he is in full agreement with President Obama's newly announced strategy for the...

    • A generous game to play
      110

      A generous game to play

      9 years ago

      Let's see if we can run with this. Please post on this thread all that is best (in your eyes) about a religion or philosophy other than your own.For example, I am a Rationalist, but from the (Hindu) Bhagavad Gita I have...

    • Hubpages appearing as raw HTML??
      5

      Hubpages appearing as raw HTML??

      9 years ago

      Greetings - this morning, in both internet explorer and firefox, hubpages is appearing as raw html, as if the css stylesheet is entirely absent. Anyone else seeing this?

    • Empty Roads
      19

      Empty Roads

      9 years ago

      These are the empty roads with barren fieldson either side. The fence is well maintainedbut forms no barrier. To cross it yieldsno bounty. No-one goes where nothing's gained.Here was a vineyard, planted with...

    • Stop following option in Hubtivity
      6

      Stop following option in Hubtivity

      9 years ago

      Hubtivity is great, but, sometimes it gets clogged with too much activity on a hub or thread that you commented on once but have since lost interest in. What would be great would be a 'stop following' option beside each...

    • Pakistan and now Syria
      185

      Pakistan and now Syria

      7 years ago

      Not content with taking their Afghan war into Pakistan without seeking authorisation from the Pakistan government, the US has now decided to extend the Iraq operation into Syria, again without asking Damascus, risking...

    • The Dual Nature of Enlightenment
      27

      The Dual Nature of Enlightenment

      9 years ago

      Tolerance, Reason and Humanity were the three pillars of Western Enlightenment, a philosophical movement inspired by such thinkers as Newton and Descartes and further developed by Rousseau, Paine, Voltaire, Hume. They...

    • How to Become Vice President - Never use the P-Word!
      508

      How to Become Vice President - Never use the P-Word!

      9 years ago

      In a 90 minute 'debate', neither Joe Biden nor Sarah Palin even once used the dreaded P-Word. Both candidates made a point of declaring their unquestioned support for their no.1 ally and friend in the Middle East,...

    • Hubtivity as RSS feed
      2

      Hubtivity as RSS feed

      9 years ago

      Might it be good to offer an RSS feed of individuals' hubtivity page so we could follow events without having to go to hubtivity every time?

    • Randomise the Fans?
      25

      Randomise the Fans?

      9 years ago

      To give the profile page a new look, it might be nice to show the "Some of XX's Fans" in random (or cyclic) order. That way, newer fans could also get a look in. What do others think?

    • That's GROSS
      16

      That's GROSS

      9 years ago

      I've got 144 fans.(Sorry, couldn't resist the silly joke!)

    • McCain in Vietnam
      10

      McCain in Vietnam

      9 years ago

      This clip is quite interestinghttp://english.aljazeera.net//news/asia … 36664.html

    • A double first (for me)
      21

      A double first (for me)

      9 years ago

      Hey, I'd a good hub day today. My hubber score briefly sat at 100 (for about an hour or two) and my latest hub http://hubpages.com/hub/Jesus-God-Santa hit the no 1 spot on Hot Hubs. A nice double feeling

    • The Second Coming is on HubPages !
      12

      The Second Coming is on HubPages !

      9 years ago

      It's official - I captured the moment for all to share. And he's a fan of Education and Money. Join his fan club - he's not very popular yet

    • Another small milestone
      6

      Another small milestone

      9 years ago

      My 50th Hub. It's taken me nearly a year, but I'm just ahead of the one per week goal that I set myself when I started. And of course, it's on a deeply serious subject 

    • Duende
      14

      Duende

      7 years ago

      In Flamenco cante jondo (deep song), in moments of extreme intensity, the cantaor (singer) is sometimes said to be possessed by an ancient spirit, called a Duende. Some believe this is really happening. Others believe...

    • Lines of Gratitude
      80

      Lines of Gratitude

      9 years ago

      You lead us gently, always gently, whereyou will. Your voice is quiet and sublime.You let us rest along the way, and thereyou help us find delights in our own time.You do not shield us from the anguished soul,but show...

    • Let's be even-handed
      12

      Let's be even-handed

      10 years ago

      {Nothing more to be gained here.  Neither party is going to see eye to eye, and at this point you're just trading insults.  Thread closed.}Maddie - I understand where you are coming from, but we were not...

    • The House - a writing project
      3

      The House - a writing project

      10 years ago

      Greetings -Recently, I've put quite a bit of work into a writing project that might be of some interest. About 4 years ago, we sold a house in Scotland that had been our family home for 3 generations. On one of my last...

    • Too few tags
      2

      Too few tags

      10 years ago

      By chance, I found this warning on the header of one of my hubs:--------------------------------Your hub may not be in compliance with our publishing guidelines. Please review the warning below, and correct the problem...

    • Profile page-rank
      6

      Profile page-rank

      10 years ago

      Greetings -Probably this is a Google question, but why should the page rank of my profile have suddenly changed from 4 to "no Page Rank information available"? Some of my individual hubs are still ranked...

    • Wicked, Callous, Impotent, or 'Mysterious'
      31

      Wicked, Callous, Impotent, or 'Mysterious'

      10 years ago

      Does anyone see the hand of god in Cyclone Nargis?Was it a wicked act by god, or a callous omission to act defensively? Or perhaps he was powerless to prevent it? Or is it another example of his 'mysterious ways that...

    • WHITE RABBITS
      5

      WHITE RABBITS

      10 years ago

      Now is the month of Maying,When merry lads are playing,Fa la la la la.Each with his bonny lass,upon the greeny grass,Fa la la la la.The Spring clad all in gladness,Doth laugh at Winter´s sadness,Fa la la la la.And to...

    • This made my day!
      12

      This made my day!

      10 years ago

      I received this comment this morning on my Tattoo Poem hub. It gave me such a good chuckle I thought I'd share it here. I approved it too, as it's a thing of...

    • Link to music file
      5

      Link to music file

      10 years ago

      I would like to produce a hub in my Classic Guitar series with clickable links to short mp3 or wav files to illustrate points. I've done this once already, linking directly to a wav on a personal website. This works, by...

    • Hub Longevity
      6

      Hub Longevity

      10 years ago

      Hub authors are putting all this original and in some cases unique content onto the site. Do we have any info on the longterm prospects for the content?It's the old posterity question that concerns lots of us vain...

    • Score in free fall
      13

      Score in free fall

      10 years ago

      Greetings - My personal score has dropped from 94 to 73 overnight, which seems extreme.Have I accidentally poisoned someone, or is something wrong with my account?Thanks!

    • Poem published
      12

      Poem published

      10 years ago

      Greetings -Blowing my own trumpet for a minute, I'm pleased to say one of my poems was accepted for the current issue of the Literary e-zine "The Chimaera".You can find it here, (under my real name of...

    • US/UK spellings
      16

      US/UK spellings

      10 years ago

      Greetings All -Does anyone know if UK spellings in hub titles, labels, etc are recognised by search engines? E.g. I was going to add a label 'watercolour' to a hub then decided most folk would expect to see it without...

    • Happy News
      33

      Happy News

      10 years ago

      Paraglider is pleased to announce the birth of our first grandchild (a 7.5 lb girl) in the small hours of this morning

    • Huge picture in the description?
      14

      Huge picture in the description?

      10 years ago

      Looking at the Latest Hubs listings, I found one that had somehow managed to place a large image advert in the middle of the description. This of course made this entry jump out from the page. I didn't think that was...

    • Hubtivity help
      5

      Hubtivity help

      10 years ago

      I seem to have lost where to go to change what I see in hubtivity. Can someone remind me please? - Thanks!

    • The Cloister, Cockpit, or something
      7

      The Cloister, Cockpit, or something

      10 years ago

      I'm wondering if it would be a good idea to have one Forum that was accessible only to registered logged-in users. A behind-the-bikesheds kind of place where folk that way inclined could beat each other up in private...

    • Organic Traffic?
      6

      Organic Traffic?

      10 years ago

      In a few discussions, I've noticed people talking about 'organic traffic', and I'm wondering exactly what this means?

    • Indices (superscript text)
      9

      Indices (superscript text)

      10 years ago

      I pasted some text in my Equal Temperament hub that contained numbers with indices, rendered in the usual way, as superscript, but in the text capsule they dropped back in-line, so that, for example, (two to the power...

    • previous & next
      1

      previous & next

      10 years ago

      I like the new look in the forums.Small suggestion - could we have previous & next buttons at the bottom of each open thread? So we could read a whole day's posts in order without going back, to the index in...

    • Scrolling text capsule
      2

      Scrolling text capsule

      10 years ago

      It would be good to have an internal scroll bar on the text edit capsule, so that you could always see the formatting tools in the same window as the text you're formatting. At present, with a long text capsule, you...

    • No Stats on a new hub
      1

      No Stats on a new hub

      10 years ago

      I accidentally published a hub too early, when I was still editing it, then immediately unpublished it, edited some more, and republished. It's now 'out there' but is not gathering any stats. It appears in my account...

    • Google Adsense Channels
      4

      Google Adsense Channels

      10 years ago

      I have an adsense channel for myworkdomain.com and for myhomedomain.com  Is there any way to create a similar channel (in Google) that tracks aadsense on my hubs? Thanks!

    • Eid Mubarak
      1

      Eid Mubarak

      10 years ago

      Eid mubarak, everyone, whatever your personal beliefs may be.

    • Expert, moi ?
      2

      Expert, moi ?

      10 years ago

      At my age, prodigy is a hard label to wear, so it was nice tonight to cross the 20 threshold and exchange prodigiousness for expertise (as if!) via this offering: Tontine

    • To be able to use {a name=
      1

      To be able to use {a name="tag"}

      10 years ago

      In long hubs with several sections, it would be handy to be able to insert internal navigation using {a name="*"} and then place a Table of Contents type navigation pane at the top, with links to the markers.

    • Dog Food - Cultural Disaster
      1

      Dog Food - Cultural Disaster

      10 years ago

      The issue of Ebay ads in the body of the text has been raised before. But this example shows that it is not merely irritating but can be culturally offensive. Remember that dogs are unclean in Islam, and check out the...

    • How to generate an invitation?
      5

      How to generate an invitation?

      10 years ago

      Greetings -I know that somewhere there is way to generate an invitation for a friend to join the hubbing community, but I can't find where it is. It doesn't seem to be reachable from My Account or My Profile. Can anyone...

    • WHITE RABBITS!
      7

      WHITE RABBITS!

      10 years ago

      Greetings -Where I come from, it is good luck to say 'white rabbits' on the first day of the month, preferably first thing in the morning. Even if this is not your tradition, please accept my White Rabbits in the spirit...

    • Spurious adverts on first opening a hub
      11

      Spurious adverts on first opening a hub

      10 years ago

      Greetings -More often than not, when I first open a hub, it breaks about three inches from the top and puts in some spurious adverts, like this:        Dog FoodLooking for D...Find exactly...

    • to be able to use 'pre'
      12

      to be able to use 'pre'

      10 years ago

      Greetings -It would be good for the poets in the community if it were possible to post preformatted text, so that line breaks wouldn't render like paragraph breaks. Poems should appear with single, not double, line...

    • Save a Personal Template
      6

      Save a Personal Template

      10 years ago

      A feature that I would like to see would be the ability to save an unpublished template. E.g. If all my hubs have the same basic sequence of capsules, it would save a lot of time if I could simply pull down my template,...

    • The New Edit Interface
      1

      The New Edit Interface

      10 years ago

      Guys -The new edit interface is fantastic!Thanks. - Paraglider

    • Request Spamming
      3

      Request Spamming

      10 years ago

      when someone posts five requests, isn't it pretty clear that it is not a genuine seeking after answers, but simply an in your face self promotion gig?Maybe it would be good to restrict the number of requests to a...

    • Numbers
      3

      Numbers

      10 years ago

      Greetings -I'm new to this. Just joined 3 days ago and am still getting to grips with how it all works (though compared with Blogger, it's very straightforward). It seems that when you publish a new hub, it...

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