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Do you think the hubpages forums are useful or pointless?

  1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
    Wesley Meachamposted 5 years ago

    Do you think the hubpages forums are useful or pointless?

    Do you feel that the hubpages forums are useful or do you think that they are merely loaded down with pointless and uninformative arguements that add nothing of value to the hubpages experience?

  2. ThompsonPen profile image80
    ThompsonPenposted 5 years ago

    I think it depends on who you are and what the topic is. Sometimes i'ts a good way to vent a frustration, to find the people that are agreeing with you to validate what you're feeling. Sometimes you can find out more information. If nothing else, I think it's helpful mainly as it allows you to have that extra bit of exposure, get people interesting in who you are and what your hubs might be about

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commenting, ThompsonPen.

  3. Goody5 profile image65
    Goody5posted 5 years ago

    I think they are argue-mental and I stay clear of them.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I agree, Goody5, thanks for commenting.

  4. Sherry Hewins profile image98
    Sherry Hewinsposted 5 years ago

    Some of it's just for fun and socializing, some is useful. When I see topics I'm not interested in or that have degenerated into circular arguments, I go elsewhere.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I think that the circular arguements dominate the forums. Thanks for commenting.

  5. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

    I skim the topics every day or so but rarely find a discussion worth getting involved in. It seems like almost every thread is either religious propaganda/argument, or it's people bitching about how dissatisfied they are with HubPages. Neither of these areas interest me very much.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I completely agree. On the rare occasion that I find something in the forum that does interest me it is usually a year or two old.

  6. profile image0
    Casimiroposted 5 years ago

    I try to stick mainly to the Help with HP forum. I look for topics that I'm not up to speed on or folks asking for help on a topic that I actually know something about.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commenting Casimiro.

  7. rfmoran profile image91
    rfmoranposted 5 years ago

    They're occasionally useful, occasionally pointless. Some people have entirely too much time on their hands and use forums as a way to waste time. But some posts are extremely useful and contribute to everyone. I just look at the title and pass on if it's not a compelling topic.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commenting. I agree that some people have too much time on their hands.

  8. safiq ali patel profile image74
    safiq ali patelposted 5 years ago

    I'd say the forums are useful. Apart from providing an opportunity to know more about hubbers they are also a vital part of free and open debate that we have a right to.

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for commenting.

  9. cuttler profile image61
    cuttlerposted 5 years ago

    Forums and the question section are very useful especially to new hubbers like me. It is a source of immense knowledge. I can't mention the much I have learned from these forums. Not to mention the amazing people I have met in the process. Bottom line, Forums are not only useful, they are AWESOME

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I'm glad that you've found them useful.

  10. freecampingaussie profile image62
    freecampingaussieposted 5 years ago

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/6897927_f260.jpg

    There is a mix of forums for everyone . Some are really helpful like travel - help on Hubpages .
    One is Reccommend another hubbers hub where you have a look at the last persons hubs and reccommend one of them in the forum . I try leave a comment , vote it up if I like the hub so that helps everyone who gets involved .
    I stay away from arguments etc .

    1. Wesley Meacham profile image92
      Wesley Meachamposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I was not aware of that thread. If I have time I'll look at it. Thanks for commenting.

 
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