Don't you just love it when

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  1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
    Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years ago

    a person has writen zero Hubs, and has fans.

  2. Misha profile image73
    Mishaposted 8 years ago

    I love too many things Harvey. Why this particular one irks you? smile

    1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Misha,

      I never said irks, I just find it strange.

      1. Misha profile image73
        Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        LOL You must be quite bored then Harvey, to open a thread on this smile

        1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
          Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Misha,

          Bored, me! Is that because I'm in a wheelchair and don't get out muck? Nah! I was curious.

          1. Misha profile image73
            Mishaposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Nah, we all get genuinely bored time to time, wheelchair independent. But surely I accept the curiosity, too smile

  3. Rochelle Frank profile image95
    Rochelle Frankposted 8 years ago

    Maybe they are fan dancers.

    (BTW we don't have "fans" anymore.)

    1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      rock,

      OK, followers.

  4. goldenpath profile image71
    goldenpathposted 8 years ago

    I bet if I were to hang my big nose over the northeast I would obtain many fans by keeping them dry from the rain - and I'm in Iowa!

    1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      golden,

      Don't catch a cold!

  5. Sara Tonyn profile image56
    Sara Tonynposted 8 years ago

    You can become a fan...er...follower of someone because you enjoy what they have to say in the forums.

    Besides, does it really matter? Do you think the number of followers accurately portrays a person's writing skills or personality appeal?


    I'd like to see that number (followers) eliminated from the profile page. I think it's worthless and only adds to silly competition.

    1. goldenpath profile image71
      goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I agree.  The only use I have found is that you can view followers of someone who's hubs you are reading and can find similar likes and/or interests.  Still, it's like playing a chain game which isn't of much use.

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Just in case, people missed it- there is the methodology of like-minded people, who like to share with one another and become friends???

        Some of my fans/followers have also become readers of those who read me. smile

        So, I don't see a problem with it and besides, who said this was a competition? There are some people who are here to just write and others are here to make money.

        What difference does fans/followers have to do with the quality of the writer? ALOT!!!!!!!!!! Usually, experienced Hubbers are the ones who are filled with fans/followers, because the readers read their work.

        Just a thought. smile

        1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
          Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          cag,

          Whatever works for you, I was just curious.

        2. goldenpath profile image71
          goldenpathposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Interesting perspective.  Thanks for the insight.  Oh, and I love the picture! smile

          1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
            Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            golden,

            Don't start a cat fight.

      2. Harvey Stelman profile image60
        Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        golden,

        True about following others.

    2. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Sara,

      Nice eye! Competition used to be a great thing in America.

  6. blondepoet profile image67
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    Maybe they had a nice pic and lured someone in lol.

    1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
      Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      blonde,

      You mean like a pretty blonde with long legs? Where did I get that from?

      1. blondepoet profile image67
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Oh yes I reckon that would get some in. smile smile

        1. Harvey Stelman profile image60
          Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          blonde, I wonder why?

        2. Harvey Stelman profile image60
          Harvey Stelmanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          blonde,

          I'm a sick puppy; did you say in?

  7. Sara Tonyn profile image56
    Sara Tonynposted 8 years ago

    You want followers? Post a few sexy pics on your profile page or use your hubs to do it. You'll have hundreds of fans and it will mean nothing.

    And that's only one example of how it's done.

    And yes, there is competition to have the most fans...er...followers. If that weren't true people wouldn't be congratulating someone because they reached a certain number.

    It's like counting the number of valentines you got from other second graders.

    I mean, come on. It's a worthless number that encourages silly competition.

 
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