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Can anyone here make rhyme or reason out of the HP scoring system?


For example, I have a high-traffic hub with a low score, and then other thoroughly researched articles, with graphs and everything else, but which do not necessarily have high traffic, but which may share a similar score (as the high traffic hub). I see that some hubbers have high scores, even though their hubs contain little factual information. Does anyone else find this strange? Seriously, I do not understand the scoring system at all. Does anyone understand it?

 

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Best Answer Paula (fpherj48) says

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    Paula, It may be the down arrows (like Brad said) & people writing in to complain about me when I call them out for lying. Maybe HP doesn't check and they just down arrow the hubber score. But then there is still the hub score. Weird. I shouldn't


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Keith Abt (FatFreddysCat) says

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    I should do the same. Ha!

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Tim Mitchell (tsmog) says

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    I read one if your hubs yesterday on having writers block.....a different matter from HP scoring. I'll check out the links. Thanks Tim. Great answer. BTW, I like the borderline personality title.


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Teri Silver (TeriSilver) says

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    Ha! It's just annoying when I fix a hub and it goes up 8 points, only to come down again in a few days, even if readership is up. The whole thing is crazy!! Thanks for commenting, Teri.

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    Jodah, that matches my experience as well, though half my hubs are in the 80's. But I had a score of 90+ like you. Now, it keeps getting lower. In your case, it has nothing to do with down votes. Maybe those with high scores just have more traffic.

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    Right?? I've read some articles that are all over the place and which do not even contain one shred of truth---no polls, graphs, nothing, and I'm thinking to myself, "How did they get that score?" I guess it's just one of those mysteries of life. Lol

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John Ward (faith-hope-love) says

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    Yves (savvydating) 9 months ago

    I think you've got their number, John. I personally feel that we are "not to know." I see too much inconsistency & I don't appreciate it. But...life isn't fair. Sometimes I resent that. Oh, well...