What will you do if someone called you a different name in your comment box?

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  1. cheerfulnuts profile image61
    cheerfulnutsposted 7 years ago

    What will you do if someone called you a different name in your comment box?

    A non-hubber had commented in one of my hubs. He/she called me a different name -- the name of the commenter before mine. I was confused, but I replied "thanks" anyway and included my name at the end of my reply. If you were in the same situation, what will you do?

  2. profile image0
    JadedLoveposted 7 years ago

    I have been called many things some of which i cannot repeat, but i just turn my head, smile, and like you say thank you with my real name.

  3. clark farley profile image75
    clark farleyposted 7 years ago

    agree...if someone goes to the effort to make a Comment or reply at my Hub, it is by definition to me.
    I think of how many times I have written Comments in other blogs (blogs that don't have the 5 minute edit window that Hub Pages has), and thought to myself, 'that was certainly a well reason Comment'. No sooner do I hit 'send', than I see that I spelled the word 'recieve'... happens more than I would like to admit.
    Great question! (I was going to do the obvious, 'wrong name' joke, but I thought better not).

  4. onegoodwoman profile image75
    onegoodwomanposted 7 years ago

    This very thing has happened to me, by the same responder.

    The first time, I turned my head, the second time, shivers went up my spine, on the third time........I sent a friendly email..........

    to the effect of.........I appreciate you as a reader, and I value your comments, but may I correct you on my name?


    Make the correction, quietly and discreetly..............you will feel better, and save them undue embarrassment.

    ( a 'relationship' was born )

  5. EuroCafeAuLait profile image85
    EuroCafeAuLaitposted 7 years ago

    Well, living in another culture has made me somehow thicker skinned than before... I used to hate it when people teased me about my accent or cultural mistakes - not anymore!  Call me a different name - no problem!  If someone read and was benefited by my hub, to the point of posting a sincere comment then Woo Hoo!  Tell them they should at least vote your hub up while they are at it!

 
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