HubPages is going to ‘retire the Question-Answer’ section. Would you miss this s

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  1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
    ChitrangadaSharanposted 9 months ago

    HubPages is going to ‘retire the Question-Answer’ section. Would you miss this section?

  2. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 9 months ago

    I'll miss trolling all the spammers who've turned this section into a cesspool of nonsense, but otherwise...not really.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you Keith Abt for answering the question!
      You are right the Q-A section has lost its relevance now. But few years ago, it was a nice platform to discuss important issues, mostly about writing. Thanks once again.

  3. tsmog profile image83
    tsmogposted 9 months ago

    Yes and No and not so much today. I think I will miss it to some degree. Once upon a time . . . I found inspiration for research adventures and at times for articles. Some questions like this one answered my curiosity. Some of the questions with social interactions were interesting to learn the many views offered. A learning experience.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you Tim Mitchell for answering!
      When we think of earlier times, we might miss this section.Q-A sec.provided inspiration to write hubs. Now one can see useless questions being asked, sometimes even by members,who haven’t published a single hub

  4. Kierstin Gunsberg profile image100
    Kierstin Gunsbergposted 9 months ago

    I won't miss it at all and feel that it lessened the value of the site as a whole. I've been on HubPages since (almost) the beginning and it's evolved so much. This is just another great decision by the HubPages team to keep the site relevant.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you Kierstin Gunsberg, for responding to the question!
      I joined HP 5 years ago and then it was a good platform to discuss and interact with other writers. Not any more. You are right that it’s a good decision by HP to do away with Q-A section

  5. LoisRyan13903 profile image80
    LoisRyan13903posted 9 months ago

    Yeah I can concentrate on my writing rather than scrolling through the questions.  Like FatFreddysCat says a lot of the questions are just junk and spam or simple questions that can be found through a Google search.  A lot of other questions, were just there to start an argument, especially in the Politics and Religion sections.  While at one time it was there to inspire hubbers to write an article, it has personally turned into a place of negativity.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 9 months agoin reply to this

      Thank you LoisRyan for your response! I agree with you that nowadays Q-A section has become spammy. While earlier it was a platform for healthy and positive interaction among  hubbers. Good decision by HP.
      Thank You!

  6. Ericdierker profile image52
    Ericdierkerposted 8 months ago

    Isn't it funny but I will miss it. About a year ago it was still inspiring hubs for me. Lately just kind of a fun waste of time, kind of like drinking.
    I worry though that if they were taking focus away from censoring stuff and now will focus more on content that Berkeley people do not approve of it could actually hurt the site.

    1. ChitrangadaSharan profile image56
      ChitrangadaSharanposted 8 months agoin reply to this

      Thanks for sharing your opinion Ericdierker!
      I used to enjoy this section when I joined HubPages, 5 years back. But things have changed now. How it will affect the site, remains to be seen. I am not very active on forums.

  7. Stella Kaye profile image88
    Stella Kayeposted 8 months ago

    I was a bit disappointed to hear it as I see it as a valuable part of the site, and it helps you to become acquainted with other writers but apparently you'll be able to use the forums to achieve the same objective.

 
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