Celebrating 1,000 Fans on Hubpages: Best Moments
I'd rather be sipping a Margarita in Hawaii
Hardest thing I ever wrote
This hub was hard to write so it's a 2 part hub. Last time I wrote a hub about followers/fans, it was about reaching 500 fans. It's wan't easy then trying to remember my favorite hubbers and being sure to pay tribute to them for helping me stay committed to writing on hubpages. But now a few months later, here I am writing a hub about reaching 1,000+ fans on hubpages so this get even more difficult.
This hub is written from me to you (even if I forget to mention your name), but I am going to do some name dropping here. It's written as a "best moments" type of hub; best comments, favorite hubs, etc. I write on hubpages as a hobby, a getaway, a learning experience, community and friendships, even money, and most of all helping someone or getting help myself- it truly is a reciprocated experience for me.
Currently, I have about 30+ new comments that come into me each day and I try to write 1-2 hubs each week. I've got my hands full- and that's just my life on hubpages. For some who know me better, they know I have a 3 yr old and a couple part-time writing gigs as well. I'm a busy woman. What does all this mean to you? Well, I try to remain genuine with each person that comments. If someone takes the time to comment, I take the time to answer.
- Me, You, and 1,000 Fans on Hubpages
Learn about "izettl" and how to get more fans, increase your hubscore, beat writer's block...
The top 3 hubs I've written that attracted the most comments are:
- "Why Good Girls Love Bad Boys (176 comments) http://hubpages.com/hub/Why-Good-Girls-Love-Bad-Boys
- "Strained Family Relationships; When To Cut the Ties" (160) http://hubpages.com/hub/Strained-Family-Relationships-When-You-Should-Cut-The-Ties-and-Say-Goodbye
- "My Accidental Nude Beach Experience" (132) http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Accidental-Nude-Beach-Experience
Basically, people have issues with their families, and want to be nude with a good girl or bad boy. People read anything about sex and personal issues that effect them- it sells (and it's fun to write).
lmao (laugh my a** off)
- I'm going to Hell!
This is a humorous article depicting a girl who has never been to church, and how she might see things from an "outsider's perspective". For example, she thinks Hell is a vacation spot, and the refreshments at "intermission" awfully nice...
- How to Write (Passive-Aggressive) Greeting Cards
Sending greeting cards is a dying practice, yet they can mean so much to the recipient. For many they just seem like too much trouble. For others, they can't think of what to write. Here are hilarious examples of the cards you've always wanted to sen
- The Day I Got Shot
In this violent world, getting shot at is a distinct possibility and something we must accept as a harsh reality. But to be a target twice in one lifetime should be enough to reinforce ones belief in God...
- 53 Dumb Crazy Stupid Laws
Many dumb, crazy, stupid laws are antiquated and old-fashioned because they are based on the standards and mores of the past, particularly laws prohibiting work or other such activity on Sunday the...
S-E-X and humor
I want to list some of my favorite comments and even some sexy and funny moments here:
Sexiest Female Villains: "With reference to Demi Moore, you stated in one of your comments, "I wish I just had a fraction of what she has to stay young."Simple, ma'am, all you need is Ashton Kutcher." Drbj
My Accidental Nude Beach Experience: "after a week (staying near a nude beach) me and my buddy, Larry are walkng along the beach just talking and I go.. "Larry either Im turning gay or Im sick". Larry looks shocked and goes "whaaaat?". I point out a rather stunning spanish lady without clothes and go " see her" he nods. "I looked at her and my first thought was... I wonder what she would look like in Jeans and Tshirt" I said. He suddenly looks relieved and goes " thank god Im not the only one". Outdoors Guy.
Lack of sex and sexless marriages: "If I have to look at that slug (husband) in the recliner for one more second I'm gonna have ta shoot myself!" Adrianna's pages.
My First Condom: "I found it quite humorous that for your 'suggested reading' at the bottom of this hub about condoms, you recommend the hub, "Is It Worth It To Go To College." Ha! It is if you have condoms!" Christoph Reilly
Make-up Sex and Other Relationship Myths: "Maybe we should name "make up sex" to "distraction sex". That's mainly why we do it, to distract each other from the problems at hand." A.A Zavala.
If you think the way to a man's heart is through sex or food, you're wrong- it's through cars. The following is a hub I wrote using the most provacative approach to cars you've ever experienced and I definitely got a rise out of a few car enthusiasts.
Remembering my first time: "Have you considered a job as a car salesperson? Even if the car was a lemon, I see a lot of guys lining up." Silent Reed
"I got a thrill out of this... Now, I am spent and need a nap." James A Watkins
"Once again you've sent me to a cold shower. This time over a car." themanwithnopants
"I haven't had my first time yet, but I'm looking forward to the special day!" Christoph Reilly
Thanks guys for giving me a laugh. I can count on many wonderful hubbers out there to give me a laugh. Some of my faves are Drbj, Christoph Reilly, sueroy333, themanwithnopants, winsome, Tom Hellert, and mistyhorizon2003. In addition, if you want some sexy stories on hubs, Harvey Stelman has some good ones.
Crazy,Cool, Neat Pet Gadgets: "I'm afraid my dogs would eat my arm if I tried to dress them up." Old Poolman
- Sexy Adventure In A Crowded Elevator
QUIET, ELEVATOR ZONE! Why is it that when anyone walks into an elevator they become silent? There are no signs that say; NO TALKING! Yet an elevator is quieter than a funeral. At least there may be soft...
Self Help Satire: How to kick Your Own Ass: "My thought is, self help books by the time you need help (well me, at any rate) I'm in such deep doodoo I'm probably the worst person to help myself." MrAhSea
Sexy and Divorced Female Celebrities: "Sadly 50% of us experience this "process." Given the 50% who do not get a divorce, most are not "happy." It reflects life.. Life is a teeter-totter." Dallas93444.
Politics and Social Issues
On a serious note, people make some good points on some of my political and social issues hubs.
Obama The winner of American Idol: "I pretty much agree on your analysis of American voters. I've said for a long time that, rather than too few, too many people vote. They vote because they think it's the right thing to do without also concluding that knowing the issues is also the right thing to do. Americans vote for the most recent commercial, talk radio slant or print article that hits their hot button–which is usually the economy, even if they know next to nothing about economics. " David Stone
Politically Correct or Too Sensitive: "It is naive to think that people from so many races, backgrounds, cultures and of varying persuasions can exist without offending one another. We repeatedly offend each other unintentionally. What we need is a greater willingness to understand more about our neighbors and learning how to co-exist amicably. PC is simply a form of dishonesty. " tjmatel3
If you want some great political hubs, try themanwithnopants, Old Poolman, Breakfastpop, Ghost32, and The Frog Prince. These men (and woman) have great insight into the changes happening in our country.
God Dropped me: "Izettl, hope I spelled that right--that's your problem, btw, God just can't pronounce your name and you pissed him off. Ha ha." winsome
God Dropped me: "As soon as I hit the Post Comment button, I will pray in your behalf. My batting average has been real good in prayer.Things are going to turn around and then I'll say ..."I told you so!"" themanwithnopants. This comment led to a great friendship with this hubber. Poor guy- now I find the need to consistently come to him with all my problems.
I've been accused of many things and called many names (sexist, narrow-minded, I'm going to hell, religious fanatic, etc) on some of my hubs, but it's all my fault. I choose to write about topics that are controversial, not politically correct, and not easy to talk about. If I can't get you to take a look at something differently, think about something for a while, whether you disagree or agree, I've not accomplished my goal here. I don't want you clinging onto familiar and to become complacent and apathetic about life. This comes with it's fair share of controversy, but I can handle myself.
Honorable Mention goes to Mark Knowles for being the rudest hubber I've met, and someone who knows it all- for God sakes part of the man's name is "know". Actually this very popular hubber called me the most names, was the most rude, and cut me down to size (figuratively speaking because I am 6' and I'm guessing he's about 5'8) like nobody's business.
Some of my hubs that spark debate or controversy:
- "A Man's Guide to Sex After Marriage",
- "My Father, The Transsexual",
- "Reasons Why People Quit Church",
- "Leaving the Gay Lifestyle",
- "Explaining God to an Atheist",
- "Dude Looks Like a Lady; Feminine Trends on Men"
- "Prejudice, a Necessary Evil".
It's the thought that counts...
I have an awesome list of the most thoughtful hubbers. I am defining thoughtful here as someone who takes the time to read, think about the topic, and post a insightful, inquisitive, and inspiring comment. After all, that's why I contribute my part to Hubpages.
I'm not going to post all these thoughtful comments, but I'll list a few hubbers here: Fred Allen, Martie Coetser, W.B Isley, "Jeanine", thougtforce, PK2010, Will Starr, Christopher Price, Dave Price, Mpg Narratives, Robwrite (great movie reviewer), Gus the redneck, elefanza, and prasetio30.