What is the difference between Question and Forum?
Hi, What is the difference between asking a question and asking a question in the forum? And also, how does it affect the accolades that have to do with asking questions and answering them. Are the accolades only for the questions or for the questions on the forums?
Question: You make a question and hopefully get an answer (or several answers from different people). You can thank (or not) and that's about all. In this form you have probably very specific problem which very likely doesn't concern wider audience.
Forum: Your question can be much more than asking for a your solution for your specific problem. It can serve as a starting point of debate which may involve a lot of users. Everybody can reply, re-reply, etc.
There is of course a gray area and some details about indexation of both and some minor differences in accolades, which I am not familiar with. I had all sorts of accolades on one of similar sites and none brought any bread on my table, so I am afraid I can't be of much help in this part of the question ...
by Efficient Admin5 years ago
What is the difference between asking a question in here or the Forums?Many of us ask questions here in the Answers section. What is the difference between here and the Forums?
by Donaisabella5 years ago
Do you think asking a question in the Forums is much better than using the 'Question' capsule?I find the Forums more interactive with regards to tackling a question than the 'question' capsule. What do you think?
by Jack Lee12 months ago
This is always a mystery for me. Why does HubPages offer both a Question and a Forum when the two are interchageable for the most part? The Question also have a limitation of 250 char. For followup responses, not enough...
by Juliette Kando FI Chor4 years ago
I read both forum entries and answers/questions entries but the two features seem to overlap. Many of the questions asked in "answers" are technical questions asked by hubbers about HP. Some elicit long...
by Nathan Bernardo5 years ago
Is there a difference between posting a question and posting in the forum?There are tabs on the homepage for "status", "question", and "forum"; what is the difference between...
by DougBerry4 years ago
So, are you just answering/asking questions to get an accolade? I am.
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