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I graduated from HubPages Boot Camp

  1. colorfulone profile image87
    colorfuloneposted 2 years ago

    http://s2.hubimg.com/u/12022913_f520.jpg
    After publishing a 5th hub yesterday, I had some anticipation waiting to see if my hub would be featured or unpublished. I checked that hub's status several times last night. with a feeling of excitement in the air. (maybe you felt it too)

    Anyway, I "reached my goal" to get out of HubPages Boot Camp, with 5 featured hubs this morning! So! It is a small milestone, but I feel happy. - Cheers!

    1. junecampbell profile image83
      junecampbellposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations. That is a milestone for sure.

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you, June. Mom and I just had a friend come over for coffee, and she brought a cake to celebrate her birthday with her. So, I am just getting back online.

    2. NateB11 profile image93
      NateB11posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congrats!

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Much appreciated, Nate.

    3. Dara Nicole profile image61
      Dara Nicoleposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      yay! congrats! I'm in the process of getting my five hubs done too! kudos to you!

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you, Dara. I wish you all the best on HP.

    4. CelebrateUSA profile image84
      CelebrateUSAposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations on a job well done! Welcome to HubPages.

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Very nice of you, @CelebrateUSA. Thanks!

    5. Rae-LeighDawn profile image60
      Rae-LeighDawnposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Congratulations! smile

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you, Rae. I see you just joined HP 7 days ago, welcome!

    6. Christy Kirwan profile image
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      Christy Kirwanposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Well done, colorfulone! Welcome to HubPages and keep writing. smile

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I appreciate that very much. Thank you, @Christy Kirwan. smile

    7. favored profile image40
      favoredposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Very proud of you.  I know how hard you work.  Hoping this time will be better all around smile

      1. colorfulone profile image87
        colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thank you, Fay. Actually I am not working hard online these days. My main job is just making sure Mom is well taken care and happy as a claim.

        1. favored profile image40
          favoredposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          You're a good daughter.  Love to your mom smile Hope you're not getting too much snow.

    8. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image92
      TIMETRAVELER2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I did the same earlier this week with the second account I opened here as Dreamworker.  I was not even aware that this was an issue because I have been on HP so long that I never paid attention!  Starting a new account is a very strange thing for me as I cannot seem to reach others on my feed...this limits my exposure on that account.  Also, commenting on forums can be tricky because you can only comment on a forum as one person, which means you have to pick and choose and then try to remember which forums you used.  Gonna take time!

      1. Millionaire Tips profile image89
        Millionaire Tipsposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Christy said we should use the same account in all of the forums. That would help make it easier for you to remember.

        http://hubpages.com/forum/post/2684466

        1. TIMETRAVELER2 profile image92
          TIMETRAVELER2posted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Yes, but the problem is that if you do that, nobody ever gets to know who you are in the other persona.  What I decided to do was use one name in the regular forums and another in the topics forums, that way I can't get mixed up.  I didn't even know there was another type of forum until yesterday!

  2. Elsie Hagley profile image80
    Elsie Hagleyposted 2 years ago

    Congratulations colorfulone.cool
    My kiwinana account is still in Boot Camp, just can't get motivated to write these days.

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Elsie, I would imagine it is harder to care for two different accounts, especially with 162 hubs in this account of yours. Anyway, I reached my goal a month earlier then I had planned. And, will have to set another HubPages goal to achieve. - Thank you!

  3. Michael Kismet profile image87
    Michael Kismetposted 2 years ago

    Good job!  I definitely mean that, and I'm not just posting so my Hubber score doesn't fall any further.  smile

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you, Michael.
      Our "Hubber score" depend on forum posts, too?
      Mine has been going up and down since I published this last hub.

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    M L Morganposted 2 years ago

    Congrats, my mum sent me flowers when I passed Bootcamp a week ago, I now have 8 featured hubs. It's a fab feeling and a little lovely recognition for your effort. High five! xxx

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Aw, that was very nice of your Mom to send you flowers when you got out of "Bootcamp". Congratulations, M!
      Thank you, and a High 5!

  5. janshares profile image90
    jansharesposted 2 years ago

    No, it's a huge milestone, colorfulone. Congratulations to you! HP didn't have boot camp when I started, luckily I escaped. But the funny thing is that with each Penguin, Panda, Google update, or HP change, I occasionally feel like I'm in bootcamp, lol yikes. Enjoy your time at HP, write a bunch of hubs and have fun with it. Don't let the bumps take away your drive as a writer.

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you, for being so encouraging, Jan.
      Things can totally do a 180 in a day online, either way.
      I'll keep on keeping on! smile

  6. Miebakagh57 profile image38
    Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago

    Congratulations! The next steps are are harder. I wish you good luck.

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I hope the next steps aren't going to be harder on HubPages.
      Thank you.

  7. Kappygirl profile image87
    Kappygirlposted 2 years ago

    Hi Colorfulone - I just joined last night and am working on my first hub.  When I logged on just now to do a little work before a dr appt, this post was the first thing I saw.  Congratulations to you!  I hope to be on my way soon!

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Welcome to HP, @Kappygirl
      I hope things went well at the doctor's appointment.

      1. Kappygirl profile image87
        Kappygirlposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks!  Actually some physical therapy which can make you a little sore before getting better!

  8. Miebakagh57 profile image38
    Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago

    Welcome kappygirl, to HubPages. I wish you the best in all your writing.

    1. Kappygirl profile image87
      Kappygirlposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thanks!  It's taking longer than I thought--I'm trying to select and arrange pictures of a trip I took. Maybe tomorrow--my shoulders hurt!

      1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
        Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Okay, Kappygirl. Things will fall in little by little. One only take a step at a time.

        1. Kappygirl profile image87
          Kappygirlposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          I've got 2 published so far and I'm working on my 3rd--should have it done today. Thanks for the encouragement.

          1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
            Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Good luck to you kappygirl...I encourage you more to make five hubs to pass the bootcamp. Welldone.

            1. Kappygirl profile image87
              Kappygirlposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              Thanks. I'm working on it.

  9. Rae-LeighDawn profile image60
    Rae-LeighDawnposted 2 years ago

    thank you! ^_^

  10. Anthony Altorenna profile image98
    Anthony Altorennaposted 2 years ago

    Congratulations! Here's looking forward to reading many, many more of your hubs!!

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Anthony Altorenna, my old friend. I am delighted to know you are reading along. Thank you! smile

  11. PinoyMom profile image74
    PinoyMomposted 2 years ago

    I wish that I would pass the Boot Camp like you.  Congratulations colorfultone!

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you, PinoyMom.
      I see you only have one more hub to go to get out of bootcamp. It'll happen.

  12. Lionrhod profile image90
    Lionrhodposted 2 years ago

    Congrats Colorfulone and good luck to everyone working their way out of bootcamp!

    As a relatively new squid, I still remember how exciting it was to have 1, 3, 5, 10, etc. articles published.

    I didn't get to make it out of that version of bootcamp, RocketSquids. I was only about 3 or 4 lenses away from the required 25 when Squidoo went bust. Pooh! (I must be starting to feel like I'm a Hubber -- in this paragraph I originally wrote "hubs" then realized I had to edit it to "lenses."

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you, @Lionrhod
      Glad you are starting to feeling like a Hubber. smile

  13. Miebakagh57 profile image38
    Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago

    Yes, that is why Hubbers are to work hard in all their articles. Passing out of the bootcamp is not easy without hard work. You are required to produced a high quality story.

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      @Miebakagh57, there is no doubt in my mind that you put a lot of hard work into publishing high quality articles. Thank you for the encouragement.

      1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
        Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Thanks colorfulone for taking a good note.

  14. swilliams profile image84
    swilliamsposted 2 years ago

    Congrats colorfulone! Keep up the outstanding work!

    1. colorfulone profile image87
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Thank you for the nice compliment, @swilliams
      And, congratulations on your achievements after choosing to write on HubPages.

      1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
        Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

        Have a good time at HubPages.

  15. tlcs profile image80
    tlcsposted 2 years ago

    Well done!

    1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
      Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Not at all.

  16. Jodah profile image87
    Jodahposted 2 years ago

    Congratulations colorfulone.

  17. advicequeen1 profile image67
    advicequeen1posted 2 years ago

    congratulations!

    1. Miebakagh57 profile image38
      Miebakagh57posted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I congratulates you.

 
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