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Cirque du HubNuggets

Updated on November 12, 2009

Everybody Love a Circus!

Last week, our resident jackalope, B.T. Evilpants reported to you live from the red carpet at the Palace Hotel. It was all glamour and glitz, very exciting but it's taken me days to get the teasing out of my beehive! So, this week, we're whisking you off to the big top! I can let my hair down, while enjoying the show.

What a show it is this week, too! Ten new HubNugget Wannabes performing for your entertainment. This isn't just a regular circus, though. Cirque du HubNuggets is an elite, one-of-a-kind performance that will never be repeated, so you're not going to want to miss a second of the action.

Check out the Wannabe talent, yourself. These hubbers have been practising hard and are ready to go all the way to the top, as you are about to see. Don't take your eyes off them or you may miss something.

So, grab yourself some cotton candy at the concession stand, get comfy and take in some entertaining hubs. Don't forget that the HubNuggets process is interactive. Cast a vote for your favourite Wannabe, using the poll below the nominees. The 5 hubbers who receive the most votes get some great extra exposure.

Thanks for visiting Cirque du HubNuggets. Enjoy the show!

Cirque du HubNuggets

We're a fancy circus!
We're a fancy circus!

In the Centre Ring

  • Shirley Anderson - That's me! HubNuggets Team Leader.

  • ProCW -Playwright, author, writing team site owner, actor, singer, graphics guy and more!

  • B.T. EvilPants - Great freelance writer, butter tart fiend and oh, so lovable!

  • Patty Inglish, MS - Great at EVERYTHING and one of the nicest ladies ever!

  • ripplemaker - HubNuggets' sweet, angelic cheerleader and HubMobile driver.

  • Ryan Hupfer - HubPages employee, newlywed & "Communicator of Awesomeness!"

Graphic by ProCW
Graphic by ProCW

Tickets, Please

This isn't one of those carnivals where you see a bunch of clowns getting out of an Austin mini! This is a class act under the big top!  Ssh!  The ringleader is about to make an announcement.

Ladies and Gentleman, Kids of All Ages!

The Cirque du HubNuggets ringleader is proud to present the following HubNugget Wannabes. Each one has their own unique talent. Be prepared to be amazed and awestruck as they perform their death-defying hubbing.

We give you.....HubNugget Wannabes!      *lots of applause please*

Graphic by ProCW
Graphic by ProCW

Voting Ring - This is where you get to participate in Cirque du HubNuggets!

You've read 'em, you love 'em, now pick just one if you dare! Vote for your favourite here, then come back on Wednesday to see who the top 5 winners are.

See results

Run Away and Join Our Circus - I Mean Cirque!

We love and welcome new writers
We love and welcome new writers

Fancy Yourself a Writing Performer?

If you like to write and we haven't scared you off with our silliness, then why not join us?  Sign up for your own HubPages account and be part of the fun!

Cirque du HubNuggets

Graphic by ProCW
Graphic by ProCW

Believe it or not, there are circus products!

Cirque du HubNuggets Welcomes Your Feedback

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    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      No prob, Sue. Congratulations on your win, by the way! :)

    • Sue Adams profile image

      Juliette Kando FI Chor 

      10 years ago from Andalusia

      Yes, I realise that now. I was in such a hurry to promote that I overlooked the sentence about not distributing links. Hey,ho, you learn by your mistakes. Thank you Shirley for your patience.

    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      No, no, Sue. Sorry but you're not promoting when you do that, you are actually spamming.

      Perhaps this will help, there's a section that talks about promoting your hub:

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      Juliette Kando FI Chor 

      10 years ago from Andalusia

      I am promoting my hub A VIOLENT MARRIAGE (nominated for hubnugget of the week) by posting a "please vote for my hub..." message on forums. But now it says I'm blocked from posting messages for being too self promoting.

    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      The winners have been announced over in the forum:

      Congratulations, everybody!

    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thanks to all who've read and voted.

      We're in the home stretch now, so Wannabes - get promoting!

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      10 years ago

      Alyssa is another way to say..The Beatles...and we all know what's great about The Beatles...there awesome..

    • Herald Daily profile image

      Herald Daily 

      10 years ago from A Beach Online

      I was a good hubber and voted. :)

    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Duchess, I couldn't agree with you more! This is a great venue and teaching tool for newbies. Mostly, in my opinion, it's great encouragement. Glad you enjoyed it this week, thanks for voting!

      Shamelabboush, thank-you for supporting our new hubbers by casting your vote.

      Paradise7, you're welcome. Thanks to you for writing a great (and moving!) hub, complete with photos. Our Wannabes provide good illustrations for new hubbers to follow.

      Missalyssa, you're welcome. Good luck in the contest and don't forget to promote your nominated hub like crazy!

      Michelle, I'm so happy that you are enjoying our Cirque du HubNuggets this week! We've had a lot of people attending, hope you were able to find a parking spot for the HubMobile. :)

      MyOwnWorld, you are right about HubNuggets being a celebration of writing. At least, I think so. I'm sure that your work will touch others. Your talent and intention to do so will make that happen.

      General, you've changed avatars. You look ready for battle, now. :) Thanks for dropping by and voting!

      Cally, thank-you! Oh, you will continue to love HP, too. Just ask a few hubaholics. ;)

      Very best of luck to all of our Wannabes!!! Don't forget to promote your hub and drive up your votes.

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      Paul Callaghan 

      10 years ago from Paraparaumu, New Zealand

      Voted and what a great job you are doing. I love hp so far

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      Gener Geminiano 

      10 years ago from Land of Salt, Philippines

      Voted already great job Shirley....

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      10 years ago from uk

      It's an honour to be nominated here...and thank you all for the encouragement. For me, its not a competition, but a celebration of writing....i just hope my words are able to reach and touch other's lives...wishing all the nominees luck and much inspiration..!

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      Michelle Simtoco 

      10 years ago from Cebu, Philippines

      Enjoying the Cirque du Hubnuggets immensely! I love it!!! :)

    • missalyssa profile image


      10 years ago

      Wow everybody! Thanks for the nomination. More great writing to come...hope you enjoy! I read all 10 and the competition is stiff! I agree with Paradise, the piece on Pakistan is AMAZING!!

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      10 years ago from Upstate New York

      Thank you for the nomination, TWICE this is! Already! I'm very honored.

      One of the great choices you've made on this list is the hub "Inside Pakistan's Red Light District", which is just a great hub by a wonderful writer. I nearly cried at the plight of those girls. The writer has a very special, poetic writer's voice.

      Thank you again for the nomination, and all the good picks you've made.

    • shamelabboush profile image


      10 years ago

      Done my part and voted :) Thanks dear...

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      Duchess OBlunt 

      10 years ago

      I love this whole concept as it provides a great opportunity to meet some of the newest members, and read some great articles. Once again your team has done a great job at choosing these Wannabe nominations.

      I've read them all, and placed my vote.

      Good luck to all!

    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Thanks, everyone for voting!

      BT, I think I saw the bearded lady taking the 3 headed-2 legged goat for a walk behind the midway. They weren't moving too fast, you should be able to catch them. You should know, that there's a rumour going around that she's dating Andre, the wonder pygmy. The carnies assure me that it's true, however I haven't actually seen them together. Might wanna ask her about it, though - protect your heart.

      Glad you like our themes, RedElf!

      Ohhh, WS, you discovered a special one? Don't you love it when that happens?

      Thanks all for your comments.

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      10 years ago

      Voted, fabulous job again Shirley and all the writers. I found a real gem this week to vote for. Thanks for finding such great writers week after week.

    • RedElf profile image


      10 years ago from Canada

      Another great bunch - loved the theme, and the last one! Great job yet again!

    • B.T. Evilpants profile image

      B.T. Evilpants 

      10 years ago from Hell, MI

      Voted! Now which tent is that bearded lady in? I think I'm in love!

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      10 years ago


    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Hublim, congrats on your nomination! Very happy to hear that we can look forward to more great hubs from you.

      Hi, Patty! Glad you were able to find some stress relief here. Glad you ran to our cirque!

    • Patty Inglish, MS profile image

      Patty Inglish MS 

      10 years ago from USA and Asgardia, the First Space Nation

      What a GREAT theme and Nyugget nominations this week for the Wannabe Hub! You've made me smile at the end of a long weird week. :) Thank you, thank you, Team and Wannabes.

      ...and to think, I was going to run away with the circus!

    • hublim profile image


      10 years ago from Scotland

      I'm so happy to be nominated, more quality hubs to follow.


    • Shirley Anderson profile imageAUTHOR

      Shirley Anderson 

      10 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      I just replied to your forum post, then came here and see that the answer is in your profile. That's not as much as me guessing. :)


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