Do yoou get some kind of points for asking questions? Even if they are a little silly?
Apparently, sir. There seems to be a badge awarded for asking a certain number of questions.
I know that our Hubber scores can improve if we ask or answer questions; that's why I bother to answer.
Sad but true: there are indeed people that post questions just for the sake of posting questions. You can get a badge (called accolade) on your profile page for having asked many questions. In some cases it's very obvious that the questions are just pointless and the asker doesn't need the answers.
The goal of asking questions is to stimulate writing of hubs. I don't know if you have noticed, but sometimes when writing an answer you think to yourself, "I can make this into a hub." Thus more hubs and accolades.
The silliest questions are those that remain unasked. We can only look foolish if we don't know the answer to something yet try to proceed as if we do.
by Kristy Callan 4 years ago
When I look at the questions section of hubpages I see pages and pages of silly questions. A lot of the time, when I click on "unanswered" or "latest" I see that the same person has asked ten or so questions in a row. I suspect that in most cases this is because of the fact that...
by DougBerry 5 years ago
So, are you just answering/asking questions to get an accolade? I am.
by Andria 10 years ago
Some hubbers are taking the mick with it. It's spamming. It's not allowed in the forums. If you want attention promote yourself according to good manners. Not by over spamming in the questions section.
by Mr.NGR 5 years ago
Why do prefer answering questions to asking questions?If the other way around then why do prefer that?
by mr-veg 6 years ago
Do some people ask questions on HP just for the sake of asking questions ?I always wondered after reading through few of the questions asked that do the hubbies just post a question for the sake of posting one ? Or they really need a useful answer to it ? What do you think ?
by breathe2travel 7 years ago
What motivates you to answer questions on HubPages?
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