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 Callan3 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...
by DougBerry4 years ago
So, are you just answering/asking questions to get an accolade? I am.
by Andria8 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 Charlu5 years ago
Do you have more fun writing hubs or asking questions and waiting for answers?
by mr-veg5 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...
by Nicola Thompson5 years ago
Do you come up with a question a day?
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