"Mysterious" Hubbers

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  1. gmwilliams profile image84
    gmwilliamsposted 9 years ago

    There are "hubbers" on HubPages who sign on but don't contribute in way of hubs.  It seems that their main purpose is to troll contributing hubbers by commenting negatively on hubs they disagree with.  Some of such "hubbers" are here for 2, even 4 years yet have NO hubs.  Their main purpose is trolling contributing hubbers either by leaving negative comments or by instigating ferment in the forums.  Do these people have inner problems or what other issues THEY have?

    1. wilderness profile image93
      wildernessposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Some, perhaps most, have other accounts here with hubs in them.  They just don't wish the two to merge.

      1. Everyday Miracles profile image86
        Everyday Miraclesposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Agreed. I have three accounts. This is my main account, and the one that's been here the longest. I may be splitting it up soon across multiple satellite accounts in order to better group my hubs by niche.

        Of course, I also don't contribute much in the forums, answers, or comments, either, so I doubt I'd be considered a troll even if I didn't have nearly 100 hubs on this account.

    2. Kiwi Max profile image62
      Kiwi Maxposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      They live under a bridge. Yep, they do have issues

    3. bethperry profile image86
      bethperryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I am sure there are a variety of reasons and motives, and I have no doubt some are here strictly to serve as sock puppets or to troll. But I've heard of a few members that decided they didn't like their original account names and so opened a new one. And considering how large HP's is, there is always the statistical likelihood that a few of these people simply died before they could contribute anything.

  2. Muttface profile image68
    Muttfaceposted 9 years ago

    Chronic diarrhoea. Makes people grumpy.

  3. Zelkiiro profile image88
    Zelkiiroposted 9 years ago

    I thought you couldn't post in the forums unless you posted a hub?

    Huh. Guess not, eh?

    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      NOPE, there are hubbers who signed on YEARS ago yet have ZERO hubs yet THEY "participate" in the forums. Quite unusual, isn't it?
      A hubber should have AT LEAST 50 featured hubs before participating in the forums.

      1. profile image0
        mommytalksposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Not that I like trolls in any way, shape, or form, but I have ONE hub! ONE! I had more, but I deleted them all. The one I left published has too much traffic to change the URL now. That certainly doesn't mean I have *less* to contribute! In fact, I would put my ONE hub up against 50 by some others!


  4. cfin profile image65
    cfinposted 9 years ago

    I'm guessing politics is involved. Political parties seem to succeed in what they set out to do. Turn people into raving fanatics.

  5. Mahfoudh Muhammed profile image60
    Mahfoudh Muhammedposted 9 years ago

    Excellent, wilderness. Excellent..

  6. Muttface profile image68
    Muttfaceposted 9 years ago

    Yikes! The mysterious hubber from my attic is here!

    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Squash THAT bug!  Squash it, SQUASH it!  Get the RAID ready, start  SPRAYING, see if WE can't get rid of the bug!

  7. snakeslane profile image81
    snakeslaneposted 9 years ago

    Mystery it is...

    1. gmwilliams profile image84
      gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      They just seem to TROLL around.  They MULTIPLY..........beware, beware, beWARE!
      Oh my GOD,  They're HERE.
      Dang, NOT HERE, man.  Get that shooter, that'll teach THEM.

      1. bethperry profile image86
        bethperryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Ah man, you made me snort beer out my nose with these photos! LOL

  8. Claire Roach profile image58
    Claire Roachposted 9 years ago

    50 featured hubs before being allowed to participate in the forums? That's hubism!!!

    1. snakeslane profile image81
      snakeslaneposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      No kidding! Hubba Hubba...

    2. Traci Ruffner profile image61
      Traci Ruffnerposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Aw man...  You know how long it will take me to have 50 featured hubs?  I like participating in the forums.  I like to think I have good things to add to conversations.  smile

      1. gmwilliams profile image84
        gmwilliamsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Okay, OKAY, OKay!
        Now, do YOU feel better, GOOD!

  9. WD Curry lll profile image57
    WD Curry lllposted 9 years ago

    We have been through this before. Those with no hubs who hop around on forums intending to trap the unsuspecting and uninitiated with their sticky tongues are "Forum Frogs".


  10. solx72 profile image60
    solx72posted 9 years ago

    I only joined up to comment on an interesting Hub many months ago.Now I am looking into starting a thread, and off I go.


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