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If you want to read about video games, I'm your guy. I'm an avid 29 year old gamer from Puerto Rico that writes about video games as a hobby. I am also a published author for Apress, and have written four books for them. I also have a self-published fantasy novel titled Whispers of Dawn. Basically, lots and lots of writing! :)

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    • Issue with Google Webmaster Tools
      4

      Issue with Google Webmaster Tools

      5 years ago

      So, I got this message when I logged into Google Webmaster Tools: Verification failed for http://winterfate.hubpages.com/ using the Google Analytics method (114 days ago). The Google Analytics tracking code on your site is in the wrong location. You can verify site ownership with the asynchronous...

    • Viability of Affiliate Marketing?
      4

      Viability of Affiliate Marketing?

      5 years ago

      As per subject title. I did a short(ish) stint of affiliate marketing back in 2011, made a few hundred dollars (I promoted an almost stupid amount of products, and it amounted to 1 or 2 sales for each product so it was hardly anything spectacular anyways), but stopped. That was before Panda/Penguin...

    • Published hub Pending - Really weird feeling.
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      Published hub Pending - Really weird feeling.

      5 years ago

      So, I've been publishing a series of hubs related to a certain video game. I published the last one about 16 hours ago. I came back today and realized that it was Pending. I don't think I've had a hub go to Pending on being published (when you initially write it up; not talking about when a hub...

    • Google Analytics not working?
      4

      Google Analytics not working?

      5 years ago

      As subject title. It stopped working about 2 days ago for a few hours, then started up again.As of an hour ago, it's been on the fritz. Does anyone know if Analytics is down for maintenance or something?

    • What are some ways to prevent my HP account from being hacked/stolen?
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      What are some ways to prevent my HP account from being hacked/stolen?

      5 years ago

      What are some ways to prevent my HP account from being hacked/stolen?The question just popped into my head after one of my social network accounts got hacked about 12 hours ago (already deleted any offensive posts and changed the password).It makes me worry that someone with malicious intent could...

    • Happy birthday to me, I guess.
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      Happy birthday to me, I guess.

      5 years ago

      As per subject title, as usual.Today is my 25th birthday. I wish I could be more elated by that, but my oldest dog (a white with black spots chihuahua) passed away three days ago. It's really bittersweet in that respect. Anyway, time to fix my profile as I have to do every year.

    • So many blue arrows - Views down about 60%
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      So many blue arrows - Views down about 60%

      5 years ago

      As per subject title. This is insane. Sometimes I don't even know why I bother on HubPages anymore. Nothing I do seems to work for more than a week. Not the easiest time at a personal level either. Still, I have a goal to meet, in terms of hubs. After that, however, who knows?

    • KNOWN ISSUE: Traffic stats stuck.
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      KNOWN ISSUE: Traffic stats stuck.

      5 years ago

      As subject title says. As of the time of this writing, here's what my traffic stats page says.Traffic statistics last updated: 6 hours agoJust notifying it if no one else has noticed it. Thanks in advance for your time and attention!

    • Currently at 100 Hubscore!
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      Currently at 100 Hubscore!

      5 years ago

      As the subject title says. What has me really giddy is the fact that I've stayed there for over two hours, which breaks my previous high record on this site.(And yes, I realize Hubscore is largely pointless. Let a man wallow in an object of pride, would you?)

    • How do I use Google Plus?
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      How do I use Google Plus?

      5 years ago

      How do I use Google Plus?I read a bit about Author Rank so I wanted to make my own profile, but it's all Chinese to me (not the actual language; I just mean I don't get it at all!)Thank you for your time and answers.

    • A new Pokemon game is coming out in October for the 3DS. Will you get it?
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      A new Pokemon game is coming out in October for the 3DS. Will you get it?

      5 years ago

      A new Pokemon game is coming out in October for the 3DS. Will you get it?It's going to be called Pokemon X and Y, and there is a trailer already out containing some footage of the game!

    • CPM plummeting. :(
      15

      CPM plummeting. :(

      5 years ago

      It's exactly as the subject title states. Yesterday, I got roughly 100 more credited impressions but made roughly the same amount of money thanks to the CPM being lower.Is anyone else in the same boat as me?

    • What video game are you most looking forward to in the year 2013?
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      What video game are you most looking forward to in the year 2013?

      5 years ago

      What video game are you most looking forward to in the year 2013?I may eventually make a hub out of the answer if it gets an overwhelming majority. Just keep that in mind.

    • Will Fire Emblem: Awakening be a good game for the 3DS?
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      Will Fire Emblem: Awakening be a good game for the 3DS?

      5 years ago

      Will Fire Emblem: Awakening be a good game for the 3DS?I'm thinking of getting it, but still not sure.

    • Friday, July 6th Earnings at $0.00
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      Friday, July 6th Earnings at $0.00

      6 years ago

      Subject title says it all. Considering that I got page views during Friday, I find it incredibly weird that I didn't make a single cent on that day.If this is some sort of bug in the system, it needs fixing. If this is truly what I earned on the 6th, I'd love an explanation as to why this is the...

    • Where is the best pizza in the world made?
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      Where is the best pizza in the world made?

      6 years ago

      Where is the best pizza in the world made?Inquiring tummies would like to know.

    • Who's the best writer of all time?
      9

      Who's the best writer of all time?

      6 years ago

      Who's the best writer of all time?

    • How can I make real money online?
      19

      How can I make real money online?

      4 years ago

      How can I make real money online?Money aka. Cash aka. Dinero. Besides writing here on Hubpages, of course.

    • What's the best game of all time?
      15

      What's the best game of all time?

      6 years ago

      What's the best game of all time?For me, it's personally The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past. It's one of the few games I can play even today and not get bored of it.

    • How do I fix my XBOX 360 if it turns on, but won't boot?
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      How do I fix my XBOX 360 if it turns on, but won't boot?

      6 years ago

      How do I fix my XBOX 360 if it turns on, but won't boot?The console is not suffering from the Red Ring of Death and turns on, but it won't boot. What could be wrong with it?

    • A Trio of Hubs with Nil Views But Good Content...
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      A Trio of Hubs with Nil Views But Good Content...

      6 years ago

      ...or at least I believe it's good content. I purged my 19 worst performing hubs a few hours ago and announced it. Cagsil talked me into looking them over again and posting some here. While most are too far gone (just easier to erase and rewrite, frankly), these three have...

    • The Purge!
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      The Purge!

      6 years ago

      Hello guys and girls!I just wanted to mention that I've deleted my 19 worst performing hubs, in an attempt to see if that will get me more traffic. If it works, I'm happy. If it doesn't work, those hubs weren't getting any views (actual value varying between 0 and 3 views per day) anyways.If I...

    • Two years on Hubpages!
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      Two years on Hubpages!

      6 years ago

      The subject title says it all. It took me long enough, but I'm finally at around $3/day. Here's my list of Hubpages monetary goals for the near-future:- Make $1/day- Make $5/day- Make $10/day- Make $20/dayAs for hub goals, I want to make an active effort to publish hubs that attract a lot of...

    • Traffic Views Filter Suggestion
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      Traffic Views Filter Suggestion

      6 years ago

      Hello there!I had an interesting idea for Hubpages just now, as I was checking my hub list. What if there were a way for the system to automatically count how many hubs you have with under X amount of views in the last 24 hours (where X can be any number you choose) and tell you?To illustrate,...

    • It's been one year at Hubpages!
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      It's been one year at Hubpages!

      7 years ago

      Well, the title says it all. I'd like to thank my nearly 100 followers for reading my hubs and leaving the occasional comment, your feedback and support are greatly appreciated.I'd like to thank Hubpages staff for making an awesome site that lets me monetize my articles. Here's to hoping I get my...

    • Time to use this forum. :P
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      Time to use this forum. :P

      7 years ago

      Hello fellow hubbers!I'm just posting a link to my second-newest hub to see how I can optimize it and stuff. Constructive criticism more than welcome. http://hubpages.com/hub/Why-Content-Is- … le-AdsenseThanks in advance! I may post my other Google hub in a few days (I've been deviating a...

    • So, it finally happened...
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      So, it finally happened...

      7 years ago

      Someone copied one of my videogame reviews (in part) onto their site. Honestly, I'm a bit ambivalent as:- It's one of my dud hubs that gets like 1-2 views a day.- There is a back-link to this site.- He/She barely triggered the copied flag I'd think (copied around half of the review, and the button...

    • Has anyone else's Adsense Earnings gone down drastically today?
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      Has anyone else's Adsense Earnings gone down drastically today?

      7 years ago

      I have about the same amount of traffic as I usually get at HubPages, but I've barely earned anything. Got 2 clicks worth 12 cents between the both of them and that's about it. Is there something else going on behind the scenes? Have any of you also been impacted in this manner? Thanks in advance!...

    • Traffic Spike
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      Traffic Spike

      7 years ago

      I've gotten over 800 page views on this site today (which is about 100 more than yesterday). I think some of my choice hubs are maturing. To celebrate the occasion, I'm going to post two tips for newbies:- How-to guides tend to bring more traffic than other types of hubs, according to my personal...

    • So I had a personal Hubscore of 96 for about two days...
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      So I had a personal Hubscore of 96 for about two days...

      7 years ago

      ...and I just saw it drop to 95. I think I died a little on the inside. I want to get to 100...[all the cool hubbers]* are at 100! :'(*yes, epic hyperbole, I know...couldn't help myself. Anyways, what's the highest personal Hubscore you have ever gotten?

    • Hello World!
      15

      Hello World!

      8 years ago

      Well, since there doesn't seem to be a formal "Introduce Yourself" subforum here, I'm saying hello here. I go by the name of Winterfate on the internet (well, on most sites, not all), and I enjoy writing a lot. Usually, when I blog or write articles on the internet, I do it about...

    • Dragon Quest
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      Dragon Quest

      8 years ago

      Hi guys!Well, seeing the Roleplaying forum this empty is a bit depressing, to be honest. So, I decided to create this topic to liven it up a bit. Dragon Quest is one of my favorite RPG series of all time. The average game difficulty is above-average, which is good if you like a challenge. It has...

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