Which hubbers do you wish were your neighbors?

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  1. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 10 years ago

    There are so many wonderful hubbers here! I'd LOVE to meet some face to face, and I'm sure I could be good friends with a number of you guys if the geography worked. How 'bout you? Who do you wish you could be pals with here? I know I'm going to forget someone (I think my mind is going quickly), but I'd like to meet, in no certain order:

    american view
    ron montgomery
    sally's trove
    angela blair
    rochelle frank
    50 caliber (RIP, Dusty)
    marcy goodfleisch
    hollie thomas

    Okay...I see this is a futile effort on my part. These came off the top of my head, so pardon me if I misspelled a few names. It would be a heck of a lot easier for me to list the hubbers I WOULDN'T like to meet and get to know!

    1. Ericdierker profile image49
      Ericdierkerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Of course you could not be wrong for you. Blessings to you and all you mention.

    2. Ericdierker profile image49
      Ericdierkerposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Your question kept me thinking. I went back and found some research on what a neighbor is?  The best definition I could come up with was someone close to you. Of course close can be either both physical and in your heart or one or the other.
      I think your long list is because you put your heart out there and they respond in kind. They clearly are all your "neighbors".

      1. habee profile image94
        habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        What a nice comment!

    3. Hollie Thomas profile image61
      Hollie Thomasposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Ah, thanks Habee, and the feeling is mutual. I'd love to have you as a neighbour and I'd especially love to attend one of your pool parties (particularly the one's where you invite those young Latin American men and their brothers lol ) There's quite a number of people on HP I'd like to have as neighbours. On a more serious note, I'm sorry to learn about 50 Caliber, that's really sad news and I didn't know.

    4. Cardisa profile image88
      Cardisaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Definitely you Habee and I am going to tell you that I would have to get a sleeping bag and you might have to call the cops on me regularly. You couldn't have a bbq without me crashing it. I would be there for dinner everyday. Of course I would help with the grocery bill.....lol

      Too many people to list, why not the whole HP community!

  2. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
    LuisEGonzalezposted 10 years ago

    Cardisa, paradigmsearch...and off course, you !....................tongue

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I almost put you on my list, El Guapo, but I'm not sure you'd be safe. lol  And when my hubby caught me attacking you, I wouldn't be safe, either.

      1. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
        LuisEGonzalezposted 10 years agoin reply to this


      2. profile image0
        summerberrieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        There is a nudist colony off hwy 99 in Georgia (near Sapalo Island). We can all meet there--oh and Randy, too. And many others. What the *@#! why not everyone!

  3. paradigmsearch profile image60
    paradigmsearchposted 10 years ago

    All of the above. And probably all of the below.

  4. gmwilliams profile image85
    gmwilliamsposted 10 years ago

    There are habee,rebekahELLE, uninvited writer , fpherj48, cardisa, shannon11, cagsil, mighty mom, dashingscorpio, john holden, wilderness, paradigmsearch, xenonlit, jean bakula, marcy goodfleisch, motown2chitown, credence2, arlene poma, and many more too numerous to mention!

  5. quicksand profile image82
    quicksandposted 10 years ago

    The best thing to do is organize a "get together!" Remember Woodstock?   smile

    1. HattieMattieMae profile image61
      HattieMattieMaeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      yay a hubpages seminar writing workshop! smile

      1. LuisEGonzalez profile image79
        LuisEGonzalezposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I was thinking more of a drunken orgy....but I guess a writer's workshop will do................tongue

        1. habee profile image94
          habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Let's take a vote. I vote for the orgy, but I prefer not to drink. I want to be fully functional!! lol

    2. LaThing profile image60
      LaThingposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Great idea!! smile  Woodstock, huh? That would be nice, since we weren't around, well some of us...... A whole new experience smile)

  6. wilderness profile image95
    wildernessposted 10 years ago

    I'd go with your entire list, but you did forget two - a crazy southern belle they call "habee" and one that could only join in spirit - earnestshub.

    1. paradigmsearch profile image60
      paradigmsearchposted 10 years agoin reply to this


      1. habee profile image94
        habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, I thought of Ernest, but I got depressed including 50 caliber on my list. I was afraid if I added Ernest, too, I'd resort to tears.

        Know who else I miss? Ralwus!!

        1. paradigmsearch profile image60
          paradigmsearchposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          We need to find him and poke him with a stick to come back.

          1. habee profile image94
            habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            I did have Ralwus's phone number, but I'll be darned if I know where it is now. Shame, too. He was fun to talk to on the phone, and he didn't even make fun of my southern drawl.

        2. lorlie6 profile image76
          lorlie6posted 10 years agoin reply to this

          Ralwus?  Oh my, I sure miss him, too!!!!

  7. Shanna11 profile image79
    Shanna11posted 10 years ago

    None of you. I hate you all. D:<

    Just kidding. We should have a Hubpages convention where we all meet up and drink punch and make awkward conversation! Well, at least I'll make awkward conversation...

  8. Riolite profile image60
    Rioliteposted 10 years ago

    After reviewing your account , you are such a hard working hubber smile

  9. emilgen2011 profile image59
    emilgen2011posted 10 years ago

    Hehehe emievi, pearldiver, prettydarkhorse and/or paraglider... ( :

  10. fpherj48 profile image61
    fpherj48posted 10 years ago

    Habee......Those I would like to be "pals" with, I AM pals with......albeit "cyber pals," most of them I consider just as precious as my real life friends.   Neighbors?   I'm sure I would love it if we had our own little Complex.....a real life community.....but it would have to have one hell of a police force.
    You didn't mention ME..but that's OK, habee....I'm not sensitive...you didn't hurt my feelings.....really, don't give it a second thought.....I'll get over it......soon as I see my therapist. sad
    If I could create my own neighborhood of hubbers I am fond of, I don't know if I could list them all.  I would be so afraid to overlook someone.  The truth is, if all several thousand of us lived in the same community and were "neighbors"......those we don't already know and consider friends, would soon become our friends.   Writers are a very unique breed of individuals and I think we have not only a special bond, but a keen understanding of one another.  There's a genuine connection.
    This is a really far-fetched fantasy though......I'm pretty sure we all love exactly where we live, or we wouldn't be where we are.....A huge "Woodstock"- type convention?   Of course this would be too awesome......and also another far-fetched idea.   
    I do know that one day, I WILL make it a point, to personally meet some of my good buddies here at HP.  There are several who don't live all that far away, so a trip is certainly feasible.  Those who are a greater distance, just means I must try harder to get to meet them.
    Great question Habee.......

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I knew I'd forget someone! You know that I'd love to meet you! I think you have a good point about the police force. Too funny! Maybe we could enlist a few really "uptight" hubbers to serve? (I have a few in mind.) Of course, the rest of us would probably form a revolt. lol

      Send me the bill from your therapist. Better yet, I could let your borrow one of my dogs. They're great at soothing humans!

      1. fpherj48 profile image61
        fpherj48posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        If I really had a therapist, I would send you the bill.......I know your dogs are very helpful......so are mine....They always know when I need extra love and attention.   I have other bills you can pay, if you insist!!

  11. dhannyya profile image84
    dhannyyaposted 10 years ago

    I wish I had anamika S, shampa sandhya and rajanjolly as my neighbors

  12. tlpoague profile image82
    tlpoagueposted 10 years ago

    There are so many here I would love to meet that my list would be a mile long. Instead, I started a list in my notebook so that if I was ever in the area to meet a fellow hubber, I would try. Just to name a few...knowing that I will miss many...I would have to say...
    Just Ask Susan
    Wayne Brown
    Nell Rose
    Zsuzy Bee
    Breakfast Pop
    Sunnie Day
    Stan Fletcher
    Rolly A Chabot aka Quill
    Vincent Moore
    CJ Sledgehammer
    These are a few off the top of my head, and I apologize for those I missed.

  13. KCC Big Country profile image86
    KCC Big Countryposted 10 years ago

    We need a Hubber's Reunion.  I enjoyed the guys/gals I got to meet at HubCamp.   There are still a ton of folks I'd like to meet.

    1. habee profile image94
      habeeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Oh, that would be so much fun! We've been talking about having one for a couple of years now. I guess the geography makes it almost impossible, though.

      1. wilderness profile image95
        wildernessposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I don't know why geography would be a problem - there are lots of motels in Boise and even a few campgrounds around. smile

  14. Maria Cecilia profile image82
    Maria Ceciliaposted 10 years ago

    too many some of them does not even know I exist LOL, dear habee you know I often wish you are my neighbor because of the amazing things you do at your kitchen, but aside from that we both love dogs, then Unknown spy, writing lover, mistyhorizon, kerlyn, prasatio, febridethan, fellow filipino blogger, and a lot more that I can't remember because I did not consult my following list....

  15. A Thousand Words profile image68
    A Thousand Wordsposted 10 years ago

    Melissa...something, LoL
    Rhonda D

  16. austinhealy profile image77
    austinhealyposted 10 years ago

    I wish my neighbors were all the people on Hubpages I have chosen to follow, and all those whose talent I haven't discovered yet. We could have a neighborhood wide equivalent of the Jane Austen bookclub, sit by an open fire and tell tales all night long while sipping our poison of choice and listening to whatever music would be judged appropriate for the occasion. A Wodstock for writers. I am such a dreamer...

  17. 2uesday profile image67
    2uesdayposted 10 years ago

    Thank you habee it was lovely to be included. I bet you know how to throw a family party at your house and life would never be boring.

  18. Cardisa profile image88
    Cardisaposted 10 years ago

    This is so not fair, I live all the way in Jamaica and don't have a visa! Most of youguys live in the States, now you have me all yearning for a convention of drunken orgy.....see....I am already going crazy just thinking about a get together!

  19. Lord De Cross profile image71
    Lord De Crossposted 10 years ago

    Cardisa, No comments... but you are always hot!

    1. Cardisa profile image88
      Cardisaposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      And you my Lord, I'd have an orgy with any day big_smile

      Don't be jealous Luis.....you too...cool

  20. writinglover profile image79
    writingloverposted 10 years ago

    I wish that I could meet ZofiaLotus, Kenneth Avery, Maria Cecilia, Sunny River, and everyone that I haven't listed from my list or that I haven't even met yet. Everyone is welcomed to vist...

  21. rebekahELLE profile image84
    rebekahELLEposted 10 years ago

    Thanks habee, I would love to meet you also.  Maybe on one of your trips to the Gulf coast, we can meet and have a drink watching the sunset.

    There are so many I would love to meet, and many I feel I already know.  I think  a HubPages get together would be so much fun.  I'll name a few that I've got to know over the 3+ years I've been here, but please don't feel sad if your name doesn't appear, I would love to meet you also!   

    Listed in no order of importance, but off the top of my head, here is my partial list.

    All of the staff at HubPages, including Jason and Micki!
    Green Lotus
    Darkside (no longer active here, but was an important part of my first year here at HP)
    Marisa Wright
    Mark Knowles
    Ralph Deeds
    Tammy Barnette
    Pretty Panther
    Greek One
    Christoph Reily
    Vespa Woolf
    Jimmy the Jock
    Uninvited Writer
    Bard of Ely

    OH gosh, this is too long, you, you and you~
    Everyone I follow.

    It would be one creative, wild neighborhood!

  22. Angela Blair profile image69
    Angela Blairposted 10 years ago

    Habee -- thanks for including me -- I'm truly flattered as I'd love to meet you, too. I think the Hubbers-Get-Together is a great idea and wish it would come together (before I'm too damned old to travel!)

  23. Waldo Numbly profile image60
    Waldo Numblyposted 10 years ago

    I'm new so my name wasn't mentioned. It would be so nice to have a few friends I could borrow money from.  Although, my parents told me never to meet any one off the internet.

  24. DzyMsLizzy profile image87
    DzyMsLizzyposted 10 years ago

    Hmmm...I wonder what happened to my comment I posted the other day, right when I saw Habee's list...  Got lost in the vacuum of cyber-space, I guess..

    Anyway, I wanted to begin by thanking Habee for the honor of including me in her list, and to say that, like others, I'd be hard pressed to come up with an adequate listing of all the interesting people here I'd like to meet.

    Habee herself, of course, Nell Rose, Mark Ewbie, fpjher (I'm pretty sure I've messed up her name...sorry...), golly...I can't think...so many, many more...Cardisa, Angie Jardine, ummmm..... kittythedreamer,  ... dang, I'm stuck.  My memory banks are fried...

    There are many--I apologize if I've left you out; like I said, a near impossible challenge.

    I do think there is a Hub Pages group on meetup.com, but I've never seen much happening there.  I guess in reality, folks are just busy with their lives and families.

  25. peeples profile image92
    peeplesposted 10 years ago

    fpherj48, billybuc, curiad, criticalmessage, benisan85745, Sidkemp, pmorries, nightwork, Joseph041167, jonnycomelately, RBJ33, and I'm sure there are a few more I am missing.

  26. Kangaroo_Jase profile image77
    Kangaroo_Jaseposted 10 years ago

    Australians are legendary for holding functions and parties that are memorable and are par excellance!!!

    So I know it would be an expensive trip for some, but what the hey, it would be the SWAREE' remembered by your granchildrens grandchildren smile

    So you all Down Unda

  27. HattieMattieMae profile image61
    HattieMattieMaeposted 10 years ago

    All of them cause than we'd have a grand old time have a writing party..and have a fiesta!

  28. LauraVerderber profile image88
    LauraVerderberposted 10 years ago

    I can bbq!

  29. quicksand profile image82
    quicksandposted 10 years ago

    I think we all should seriously consider meeting somewhere. I suggest some large grassland in some part of the world which is equidistant from the other lands from which most hubbers operate.

    We could have three days of fun and music and nothing but fun and music! ... Then bring on the dancing girls! ... Then let the games begin ... lol lol lol

  30. freecampingaussie profile image63
    freecampingaussieposted 10 years ago

    We are setting off from Australia and will be visiting Singapore / Europe/ Britain - USA & Canada if anyone is interested in meeting a fun/slightly crazy hubber with a sense of humour lol!


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