Those old forum posts at the bottom of the forums are usually irritating, but I found this gem from Simone Smith which, even after all this time, does a better job of explaining the reasons behind HubPages' moderator standards than anything the current staff have said:
https://hubpages.com/community/forum/74 … ost1611861
Simone was such a great communicator!
@Marisa and Jan . . .a Sincere Happy New Year to you both. May you be blessed of God with health, happiness, and peace.
@janshares --- Peace, and thank you. (not a play on words).
and @Marisa . . .Happy New Year to You also and all of My Sweet Followers.
Happy New Year Kenneth, I hope you are feeling well and refreshed from your break with the family.
Simone was just the best and is sorely missed. She was a great communicator with a wonderful sense of humor.
So efficient. She was the best. I do miss her popping in and out of every forum to answer questions and moderate conflicts. She was such a good person. I guess we should let newer hubbers/writers know she left a couple years ago to pursue her own writing site . . . she's alive and well. We just miss her.
She was a staff member, one of the moderators. As Jan says, she has moved on to other projects now. She was one of HubPages' greatest assets, IMO.
Thanks for this nice appreciation of an ex-member of our community.
@Kenna -- did you read Marisa's description about Simone? Her comment spoke to me and I can share this with you and everyone here on HP. I would pay cash money to just be thought of in the same breath as Simone. Or Marisa. Either one. I am just being honest. I am very grateful to be a small part of HubPages and Love the people with this fine website.
I agree with Kenna. Writing is not an easy life and it's great to see that work keeps giving.
by Peggy Woods 2 weeks ago
https://discover.hubpages.com/health/Si … and-Wisely
by Mark Ewbie 10 years ago
Yeah, I'm the class creep, paid HP employee and all round goody two shoes.But as I can't reply to Simone's announcement because it's locked - I just wanted to say how good it was, with a touch of class / humour / call it what you will.edit: Link...http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/74274
by Bill Holland 3 weeks ago
Wishing you all a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! Thank you for being part of my very long and very enjoyable HubPages journey.
by Nell Rose 12 months ago
To all of you who are still here, old friends and new. And of course 'the crew'. Its been a long hard horrible year, but Hubpages has kept me (relatively) sane, if that's possible to be! LOL! So HAPPY CHRISTMAS Y'ALL!Keep Safe!
by uppy 10 years ago
Can someone please give me a step for step guide as to make a new hub. I seem to get so far and then its like im going around in circles. merry Christmas all and a Happy new Year
by Haunty 8 years ago
I realize it is not exactly an excellent piece of writing, but it doesn't strike me as something that should be hidden either. What could be the problem?http://hub.me/admdQ
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