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How has your life changed since coming to HubPages?


Until recently with health problems taking priority I have given Hubpages so much time. It helped me tremendously the first three years or so and making new friends was so much fun but now that it has changed and people are not around so much I have found a life away from Hubpages again too. Still I am here almost every day for a period of time. How about you? Are you just here for extra cash or do you still enjoy being here?

 

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Dora Isaac Weithers (MsDora) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Though Mom is gone now I too started while I was caring for her and it was such a blessing to me so I understand that completely!

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Rochelle Frank says

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John Connor (connorj) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    Thanks for sharing John; I am sure we all wish you the best whether it is for profit or experience!

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Diana L Pierce (Diana Lee) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    Thank you for sharing such personal parts of your life Diana. I don't know how to make money here either and can't quite seem to find time to figure it out so I hope that you do. I hope you will share your job in a hub if you haven't. Please!

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David Trujillo Uribe (David Trujillo) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    That is true; it is all consuming at times, but like many others I have put a stop to that.


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Danny Cabaniss says

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23 months ago
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Faith Reaper says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Same here; life is too short & with health issues I can't be here as much but I know you like me are still here some almost every day! I hope I never have to leave for good and there will always be such great memories such as my friendship with y


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Krzysztof Willman (Chriswillman90) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    No; I do not write for money. It has been a great healing tool for me.

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Syeda Akhtar (tajoo) says

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23 months ago
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Marie L B (MarieLB) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Oh I know the feeling. I was in the 90s (usually upper) for years & not if I hit 80 I better frame it cause it won't be there long & I have always done all I could to please HP, I even made my poetry at least 750 words! Some claim to know; I

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John Hansen (Jodah) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I know what you mean John; I came here to tell on nursing homes & bad treatment my mother was getting everywhere she went! It was just a matter of weeks until someone convinced me to do some poetry about it & then my poetry went in all direct

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Rachel L Alba says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I think of that often too Rachel; how good it is for the mind & potentially make a difference we don't even realize. I know a lady here Clara Kish that is in her 80s & writes Christian poetry & tho she has been gone because of tragedies,

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Quentin Congress (QC_1983) says

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Demas W Jasper (Perspycacious) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I know that they have.... and just sharing everyone else's love is reason enough; isn't it?

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Robert Morgan (the rawspirit) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Great Robert; glad to hear that! There isn't another place that I know of that has all that HP has to offer.

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Eric Dierker (Ericdierker) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    It is a great place to make friends...to laugh and sometimes cry. Glad to call you friend! I would not put polka dancing past you!

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Wish I had tried Squidoo; always meant to but never got around to it!

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Kathleen Cochran says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I agree completely and I didn't even come here with any intention of serious writing so it has been so much to me!

    Thanks for sharing your experience!

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Heather Hill (hell4heather) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Great news Heather! I know what you mean about comedy here though; I have tried it too and people take you seriously!! I guess writing is not like in person & too people probably skim our work making them miss the jest of it. Glad all ended well!


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Paola Bassanese (paolaenergya) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    It does improve our writing; many will agree on that I am sure. Hope you will explore the community and make some friends and see what you think of the community! You will love us I am sure.

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Astralrose says

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sarhan m kdr (Surprisearab) says

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peachy (peachpurple) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Sounds great; sounds like you will be here awhile!

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Linda Bryen (liesl5858) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Neither did I Linda when I first came and since then I couldn't number the articles or poems I have written plus 2 books I had published and working on a third! It is a great outlet and place to make friends.

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Wavie says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    No it isn't the most important. I find people so uninteresting that concentrate on just the money and not near as good writing. They lack a warmth that ones like you who just love to write have!

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Linda Lum (Carb Diva) says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Same here...I don't write for money either and anymore I just write exactly what I want to. I am doing better after surgery but still I can't be here as much. I have practically lived here for years!!! lol

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Great Rymom, glad to have you and will stop by and check out your hubs!

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Tamara Wilhite (tamarawilhite) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 17 months ago

    That is the most fun I have had here writing short stories! Wish I could get inspired again. Will come by to read you soon as I can.

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Shyron E Shenko says

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23 months ago
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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I am all sewed up & well Shyron; thank you! No it has not been about money for me either & when I think of different friends I have made all over the world it is quite amazing; because of course I think of them being right here! Wherever this

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Wish I had an answer for you but I do not quite understand it myself being here much longer than you. I took a quick look at a couple of your hubs & they look well done. You seem to be doing better than I so perhaps you just need followers, read

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Arun Dev (adevwriting) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Sounds great and it is a great opportunity!

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Alan Robert Lancaster (alancaster149) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    It really does have much to offer if we take advantage.

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Sounds great sriparna and I agree with your reason for being here! Money is nice but there things we need more than money and this group of people help satisfy that need! Friendship really; isn't it?

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Chitrangada Sharan (ChitrangadaSharan) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    Just get you a laptop Chitrangada and jump on the bed with it. You can be here and be well rested! Just kidding....kinda. lol

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David James (ddoesmc) says

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Mahadeb Kar (supremeupbeat k) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Great comment Mahadeb; HP will love you for that one and we all agree!

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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    Thank you word; you are a part of the community and I agree it has been so exciting making friends around the world and at HP it just seems a closer friendship than places say like facebook or others; don't you think?

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Yoleen Lucas (Say Yes To Life) says

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    Jackie Lynnley 16 months ago

    That is great Yoleen. I think it has been a great thing to many of us in one or more ways.

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Thank you m a j and hope many will stop by to visit you!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    It really is at that Sharon; most here are really open and so very helpful!

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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    Yes it really is the greatest and easiest with so many things to help our article look great. Thank you.

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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    I can understand that but does seem odd with the accolades you have proving you are a good writer. I don't write for pay so I have no idea how to make money but you could check out ones who do like Nell Rose. I would almost pay them to be in the 80s!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Hate to here that Clive. lol Maybe you could taper off slowly and not have withdrawal. I don't know about the money; I never could get past the dime in six months and decided to drop any hopes there.

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Thanks for sharing that and good luck in it all!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    That is fantastic; thank you for sharing that.

    I lost my mom after coming here and those emotions are what started me writing.

    I hope HubPages will always have members like ones who helped me through my pain.


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    Jackie Lynnley 22 months ago

    I think it is so much closer than other places because we do read each others hubs and get to know each other and decide who our friends will be from that! I have been here about over five years and you never tire of it. Welcome!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I understand and me either (for the money). Is Eddy back? I will have to go check on her!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts Sumi; and welcome to HubPages!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    I think muhammad above can give you that answer better than I could. Welcome! Know you will enjoy yourself here and you you benefit financially, too!

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    Jackie Lynnley 23 months ago

    It is a great place to have our say and feel better for it I know!