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Flushed - when Prizes you "got" are withdrawn
What is it called when you get something only to SEE it flushed away again? I remember years ago I won a raffle (at a fundraiser), but was told after that the holiday (prize) wasn't available anymore. Really Sorry!
It is a cruel world sometimes, but let's call this thing that happens FLUSHED.
I was flushed. I got flushed. Yep, flushed again.
Let me explain how this hub came about...
Recently, I was sent an email congratulating me on having achieved 100 followers on Hubpages but it turns out that someone then decides to withdraw their following which means I am sitting under 100 again (on 99) and the achievement lies before me in ruins.
This is like getting down to the last two and being told you've won A's top model but being later told it was a mistake. (This really happened).
Like "meeting the man of your dreams....then meeting his beautiful wife" Alanis Morrissette
Can't there be a prize for being flushed? People this sort of thing happens to should be recognized. Create a New Accolade for this type of circumstance, I say.
With my hubpage followers, staff could write an email that goes something like:
We notice you have been prematurely congratulated. In other words, it didn't go unnoticed your achieving something that is no longer applicable.FLUSHED! In the light of this. we are pleased to inform you that you have won a special practical joke....(insert the name of the prize here...for example, a toilet shaped cup.)
Everyone looks at achievement and the achievers, but c'mon, how about a prize for PREMATURELY or BY MISTAKE! being told you have won, achieved, reached a goal etc...
FLUSHED! So who else has been flushed?