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Snow White, Some Dwarfs and The Hubnugget Team
Is it possible for a prince to lose his charm?
Once upon a time in a galaxy not so far away, Snow White decided that she had had enough of her Prince Charming and the rest of her “Charming” in-laws, that she decided to take a sabbatical and go back to the woods to visit her old friends…the seven dwarfs. She didn’t tell them she was coming as they didn’t have mail, computers telephones, email, fax machines or any modern day appliances and since it was hard to get a hold of a courier, she just decided to just show up at the dwarfes’ house and take her chances that they would be home.
Where are my little friends?
Snow White finally arrived and opened the door and to her surprise she found the dwarfes were not there but in their stead were strangers to Snow White. She demanded to know what they were doing there and why.
The strangers introduced themselves as the Hubnugget team from Hubpages, and that they were sent into the woods to clear their minds, and to choose this weeks hubs for the hubnugget nominees. The peace and quiet of the woods always helped in the hubnugget process.They found the charming house empy and didn't think anyone lived there. They introduced themselves as Patty Inglish, Enelle Lamb, Ripplemaker, Koffeeklatch gals, RedElf and Zsuzsy Bee.
They had quite a task ahead of them, and didn't want any distractions, so they warned Snow White as pleasantly as you please, that if she was going to hang around, that she would have to keep very quiet, and stop all that unrelentless singing, which was quickly getting on everyone's nerves. Not to mention all the chirping of the birds that were hanging around Snow White. The team was sure that the dwarfs wouldn't mind some unexpected visitors as well.
Just then the dwarfes could be heard marching home singing as they marched to their favorite tune….”Hi HO Hi HO la la la la la
When the seven dwarfes saw Snow White and the Hubnugget team, they were shocked and asked what she was doing there after basically abandoning them to run off with her famous prince. Snow White apologized for not keeping in touch, and for not sending thank you notes for the wedding gifts, but promised to make it up to them, by cleaning and cooking for them, just as she had done in the past. The dwarfes were a litte skeptical of the Hubnugget team but finally agreed......except maybe.....
Always a Grump in the crowd!
Grumpy, who couldn’t understand the whole Hubnugget process and what it was even for. Well Ripplemaker kindly did her best to explain to Grumpy that being chosen as a hubnugget wannabe encourages new writers on the Hubpages site to want to continue to write, and keeps them motivated to write more and more hubs. He reluctantly agreed, but insisted on being able to watch, which because of the kindness of the team, who took pity upon him, he was able to participate. You see the hubnuggets wannabes are only able to be picked by certain “elite” members and no one else, this would be the only exception. But of course all the dwarfes butted in as well and the continuous achooing’ by sneezy was making it almost impossible to keep all the pages together.
Finally the task at hand was finished by the team, and some frolicking ensued in the form of dancing, singing, and passing around the whiskey bottle; everyone seemed to be having a great time. Just then a frigid, harsh wind blew open the door, and there stood the wicked old witch that wanted Snow White dead, and demanded the hubnugget wannabe nominees or she would kidnap Snow White. The team looked at each other and it was quite obvious that they were all thinking this would be a nice trade off, as Snow White was really annoying, but they couldn't do that to the nice dwarfs that have been so nice to them, and who seemed to really care about Snow White.
In the meantime, Snow White is admiring herself in the magic mirror and asking it who the fairest one of all is. This set me into a frenzy; I grabbed the mirror away from Snow White and said, “Would you stop being so narcissistic and pay attention, your life is in danger here lady”. Snow White looked at me as perplexed as she could look and asked, “What’s narcissistic’? The wicked witch just laughed and took hold of all the hubnuggests and flew out the window, the way she came. Everyone looked so unhappy after all the work that they had done. Ennelle Lamb said to Snow White, “You know for being someone who has been famous for years, and who has managed to snag herself a Prince, you certainly aren’t the sharpest knife in the drawer are you? Snow White replied with, “ Listen here, in my fairytale, and mind you missy, this is my fairytale, girls don’t have to be smart, just beautiful". The hubnugget team just looked down and shook their heads wondering how they ever got in this fairytale in the first place, and how they would ever get those golden nuggets back.
Meanwhile back at the ranch:
RRRing, RRRing, oh my I wake up to the sound of my telephone ringing, I think to myself that I have had a doozy of a dream, and finally manage to pick up the phone. It is Maddie Ruud and she just wants to let me know that the hub nuggets have all been nominated and are ready to be voted on………ahhhh what a relief, the hub nuggets are safe once again and it’s a good thing because that dream seemed so real, and suddenly I got this strange overpowering urge for a big, fat juicy apple…hmmm
After talking with Maddie I go over to my magic mirror and say Mirror Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest of them all?. My mirror just looks back at me and says, “Not this again, how often am I gonna have to stroke your ego Ladyjane1, because it certainly wasn’t in the job description?
Whatever, magic mirror whatever!!
Okay magic miror, I’ll be serious.
Mirror mirror on the wall
Which hub is the best of all
Pick the hub nugget and not in jest
But pick the one you think is best
Commence with the voting Ladyjane and we shall see which hub will reign!
What is a Hubnugget Wannabe?
Anyone who has just joined Hubpages may be wondering what a Hubnugget wannabe is, especially if they are nominated for this most prestigious award. Well someone who has been nominated for the award most likely has written a very well written hub. They also have only been on Hubpages for less than 60 days, and they have a hubber score of 75 or higher. The hub also needs to have a score of 55 or better.
So why you may ask would be the advantage of winning the Hubnugget award? Well, your hub would be viewed by hundreds of other hubbers, which would result in lots of traffic to your hub and get your name out there for others to see and possibly be a follower of yours, which in turn results in you getting more page views. You would also be featured in the Hubpages newsletter for that week.
It helps to make sure that you write a hub that is more than 500 words or so, not too long, but I never write anything less than 500 words at least. Make sure to utilize all the capsules that Hubpages has to offer, such as video, photos, and the link capsules in order to make your hub pleasant and interesting to read. Make sure your video and photos are relevant to your hub.
Make sure that you promote your hub as much as you can and by all means vote for yourself if you like, and get all your friends and family to vote for you even if they aren’t members of Hubpages, they can still vote.
This weeks Hubnugget wannabe's are in the categories of:
Beauty and Fashion
Beauty crowds me till I die,
Beauty, mercy have on me!
But if I expire today,
Let it be in sight of thee. By Emily Dickinson
“A house is made of walls and beams; a home is built with love and dreams.”-annonymous
Sports and Recreation
The best and fastest way to learn a sport is to watch and imitate a champion. -Jean-Claude Killy
Which one of this week's Fashion and Beauty nominees is your favorite?
- 20% Your Perfect Wedding Dress
- 25% The Wrap Dress: The Most Figure-Flattering Piece of Clothing for Every Woman Out There
- 22% Deadly Beauty Products In Your Bathroom
- 15% How to Look Like a Fashionista (Without Breaking the Bank)
- 12% 5 Essential Oils and What They Can Do for You
- 6% Ready for the new black? We're already over it...
This poll is now closed to voting.
Fashion and Beauty
- Ready for the new black? We're already over it...
From a industry insider's perspective, summer has been and gone. 6 months ago. While insider's are doing their job almost a year pre-season release (buying trips, swatching colours, sourcing the latest...
- 5 Essential Oils and What They Can Do for You
Soap infused with essential oils. What are essential oils? Essential oils are concentrated, aromatic liquids which are extracted from plants, roots or bark. Usually sold in small quantities, prices usually...
- The Wrap Dress: The Most Figure-Flattering Piece of ...
If there's one dress in your closet, let it be a wrap dress. Not only is it versatile--acceptable at work, baby showers, weddings, on dates, and at the grocery store--it's flattering on almost every body type....
- Your Perfect Wedding Dress
Nadine has picked her wedding dress...and it's gorgeous! After one false start with a dress that was pretty, although a little casual but still unique in it's own way, she went the complete opposite...
Which one of this week's Home nominees is your favorite?
- 10% The Organic Garden - Growing Tomatoes Indoors
- 31% Secrets to a Good-Smelling Home
- 31% Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening
- 10% Ginseng Ficus– the Perfect Bonsai Tree for the Beginner
- 12% Our Haunted Home
- 5% Top Plants for Container Gardens
This poll is now closed to voting.
- Top Plants for Container Gardens
No matter how small your garden, you can enjoy a full range of annuals and perennials, climbers, creepers, and trailers by growing in containers. Virtually any type of plant, except perhaps really large trees...
- Our Haunted Home
My husband and I purchased our first home in 1972. At the time my son was a little over 4 years old. It was a small, brick 2 story French Normandy style house in a city neighborhood. The house was designed and...
- Ginseng Ficus the Perfect Bonsai Tree for the Beg...
If you enjoy the size and the look of the bonsai tree, but are not sure that you have the time or skills that are needed to care for a bonsai, then you will be pleasantly surprised to find that the Ginseng Ficus bonsai tree is not only great looking
- Benefits of Raised Bed Gardening
Do you want to grow a garden but have poor soil? A raised bed garden just may be the answer to your problems. The idea to having a raised garden bed is that you have complete control of the ingredients and the...
- Secrets to a Good-Smelling Home
...is uninviting. Sometimes it can be a stinky animal smell. Sometimes it's those salmon croquettes that you fixed last Sunday. Or was that Sunday before last??? Sometimes it's that diaper that you changed...
- The Organic Garden - Growing Tomatoes Indoors
Tomatoes are one of nature's most diverse fruits. There are hundreds of heirloom varieties that can be easily adapted to grow indoors. It is possible for indoor gardens to flourish with tomatoes year...
Which one of this week's Sports and Recreation nominees is your favorite?
- 13% Winter Cycling Gear Review: Gore Bike Wear Paclite Ultra Pant
- 17% The Hidden Gems Of Hot Springs Heaven
- 44% Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers vs Pittsburgh Steelers
- 4% Ever wish you could go back in time?
- 4% How to Easily Repair Cast Net Holes
- 18% 5 Ways to Beat Boredom and Not Your Wallet
This poll is now closed to voting.
Sports and Recreation
- 5 Ways to Beat Boredom and Not Your Wallet
The unfortunate thing about life today is that almost everything costs money. It's hard to head out today with a friend or two and find things to do that wont leave your wallets empty. Here is a list of 5...
- How to Easily Repair Cast Net Holes
Any angler who has a cast net knows the perils or getting it caught or stuck on something or having too many or too big of fish in the net. This usually results in a rip or hole in the net allowing...
- Super Bowl XLV: Green Bay Packers vs Pittsburgh Stee...
The Big Game This 2010-2011 NFL season has brought with it all sorts of unexpected story lines. Many teams disappointed their fans by not living up to preseason expectations, while others managed to climb to...
- The Hidden Gems Of Hot Springs Heaven
Commercial hot springs pools are a great place to rest and relax. Even better are the primitive, native hot springs and warm swimming holes that are nestled in the hills or alongside a river. Check out the different locations available for your soaki
- Winter Cycling Gear Review: Gore Bike Wear Paclite U...
If you have read my winter bike gear reviews for Gore-Tex's cycling gloves and cycling overshoes, you'll already know that I am a pretty big fan of the Gore Bike Wear line by Gore-Tex. As I mentioned in...