What is the dumbest topic you have ever written about?

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  1. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image86
    LastRoseofSummer2posted 5 years ago

    It doesn't necessarily have to be something you've written for Hubpages. I'm just wondering if, like me, you have anything from your past that you have written and looking back on it makes your blood curdle because you wonder how on earth you could have done anything so stupid.

    I think the dumbest topic I have ever written about was way back when I first started freelancing: I got this ridiculous idea that I would write an obituary every time an opera singer died. Aside from the fact that opera is a topic with a very limited audience, this subject is NOT by any means evergreen!

    It's funny the things we learn. But I still have to look at the site I published those articles on, and all I can think is "Grrr, WHY did I do this?!"

    Please share if you want.

    1. ChristinS profile image94
      ChristinSposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I write content for clients on some websites and by far the worst thing I had to research and write about was toenail diseases lol

      1. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image86
        LastRoseofSummer2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Ew! But, if it brought you some money...that's why we all sometimes write about strange topics. We're just trying to earn some dough.

    2. Ella Quirk profile image75
      Ella Quirkposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Now that's what I call niche!

      1. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image86
        LastRoseofSummer2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, a niche no one but myself will ever climb into! wink

    3. dutchman1951 profile image60
      dutchman1951posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      for me it was Politics, because reguardless of opinion in my Hub,  it was a waste of time.

  2. BucsaEmanuel profile image79
    BucsaEmanuelposted 5 years ago

    The dumbest thing I ever wrote about was bacteria. I wrote a few pages about them and hoped to sell microscopes in the process. smile)

    1. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image86
      LastRoseofSummer2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Ooh, and I'm assuming you didn't sad

  3. earner profile image87
    earnerposted 5 years ago

    Dentists in a tiny town .... to meet one of the HP monthly challenges based around locations/travel (2011 I think it was).

    Dull .... and never got any traffic.  But, it did get me a free entry into the drawer for $50.... so I did it for that.

    You were given suggestions for what to write about and I was a bit stuck and wanted to write "something".

  4. Stacie L profile image86
    Stacie Lposted 5 years ago

    Maybe this isn't dumb but odd...I wrote a hub about porta- potty dangers. roll

    1. paradigmsearch profile image89
      paradigmsearchposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I wrote a commode ode. lol

  5. 2uesday profile image82
    2uesdayposted 5 years ago

    Silence, it was as a punishment and doled out by a teacher, who then tore up every copy that he collected from the class.

  6. agilitymach profile image97
    agilitymachposted 5 years ago

    Mine is still featured here on Hubpages.  I did some keyword research and found that the keywords relating to my diet snack foods might draw some readers.  I was wrong.  It turns out, surprisingly, that no one wants to do the whipped cream and carrot diet!!!  Shocking.  I did lose 8 pounds on it though. smile  When I get time, I'll be yanking that article.

  7. Rochelle Frank profile image94
    Rochelle Frankposted 5 years ago

    Maybe not dumb to the clients who paid me to write, but I was paid to write advertising about  straps that are used to tie down motorcycles in the back of a pickup truck.
    I came up with some lines like "When you get ready to tie on on, what you really need is a good belt!" (They liked it, though.)

    1. LastRoseofSummer2 profile image86
      LastRoseofSummer2posted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Hey, I think it's pretty cool too smile

  8. profile image0
    Motown2Chitownposted 5 years ago

    Mine was a smart aleck op ed piece about a news story about pole dancing for Jesus.  Had a fantastic response from within HP, though and was a lot of fun.


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