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HubMob Weekly Topic: Winter sports

  1. Princessa profile image84
    Princessaposted 7 years ago

    Hello everyone, I've just come back from a few days in the mountains to find that once again you have outdone yourselves and we have another very successful HubMob with almost 60 Hubs on Charities.  Thank you to every single one of you who took part in last week's HubMob. 

    As I came back bursting with energy from my skiing trip I decided that we should mob about a fun topic: winter sports.   This is the week to write about all those amazing and beautiful winter sport regions, winter sport events and activities.  It is the time to recall the fun that you used to have when you were a child making those snowmen and having snow fights.  Come on, don't get too cold about it, and let's start writing about winter fun!

    http://i45.tinypic.com/chv1t.jpg


    Some ideas for a HubMob hub on Winter sports are:

    Snowboarding
    Skiing resorts
    Skiing equipment
    Winter outwear
    Winter sports
    Sledding
    Ice skating
    Snowmobiling
    Snow blading
    Building snow figures
    Ice fishing
    Ice swimming
    Ice hockey
    Winter Olympic games

    To join this week's HubMob please follow the steps below:

    1. YOU MUST START YOUR HUB CLICKING THIS LINK.  Choose the Answer the Request green button.  Choose the MAKE A HUB ABOUT IT option. 

    2. Choose a relevant title for your Hub to get a good ranking in the search engines, AVOID starting your title with "Weekly HubMob"

    3. If necessary change the category on your hub to best suit your topic. 

    4. Include the HubMob RSS Feed in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … s.&rss
    For more information on how to add the RSS feed to your hub you can click here


    5. Add the HubMob graphic below to your hub so that everyone who reads it will know that it is part of the official HubMob topic of the week.

    http://i43.tinypic.com/rup3mg.jpg


    6. After you publish your HubMob Hub, come back to the forum and post a link to your hub with a brief description of what you wrote about and why.  Take advantage of the free publicity!


    If you are still not sure about what is a HubMob and the benefits of taking part in one I created this guide http://hubpages.com/hub/What-is-a-HubMo … o-join-one, please feel free to come up with any questions if you have any doubts left.

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      We currently have 55 Charities and Community Service HubMob hubs, and 2 HubMob roundup hubs!  I'm sure there will be a few more.  I know I have 1 more in the works... I will monitor the Charities and Community Service RSS this week. Thereafter, Mobsters can drop me an email to make sure I see new submissions.

      1. Princessa profile image84
        Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the numbers update.  You are doing a fantastic job RM smile

        1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image95
          Patty Inglish, MSposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I agree - Great Job! And I like the ratings aviable in the roundup Hubs now - Great, Great, and Best. How encouraging and postive that is and a lot of fun.

          1. rmcrayne profile image96
            rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            Thanks ever so much ladies!  I plan to change up the poll choices from time to time.  Once I put my thinking cap on, I think there's a lot of fun to be had there!  I just wish the poll capsules weren't so slow to load and close.

      2. vox vocis profile image83
        vox vocisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        To rmcrayne: What are HubMob roundup hubs? Could you send a link to HubMob graphics available to put on my HubMob hubs? Thanks!

        1. rmcrayne profile image96
          rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          The roundup hubs corral all of the individual HubMob hubs for each week’s topic, into one or more hubs of 25 to 30 hub listings, with profile avatars.  It also gives you a backlink.  This week, with over 50 submissions, it took me 2 roundup hubs: 

          The Giving Heart- Charitable Donations and Community Service I & II

          http://hubpages.com/hub/Charitable-Dona … -Donations

          http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Giving-Hear … ty-Service

          The HubMob graphic is above, “Look Out, It’s a HubMob!”  You can go to Princessa’s hub if you need help on how to save it and import it into your hub: 

          http://hubpages.com/hub/How-to-Write-a-HubMob-Hub

          If you still need help, message me and I’ll see if my screen shots break it down further.  Some weeks there is an additional optional graphic, like the Valentine’s Day graphic for the Romance HubMob.

          1. vox vocis profile image83
            vox vocisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            I think I finally did it right! The HubMob graphics is inside my new HubMob hub: Ice and snow sculptures: Can you believe what you see???
            Thanks!!!

  2. chinweike profile image71
    chinweikeposted 7 years ago

    Oh! This week's hubmob will definitely hurt me as am not that good in sports. but, i will try an produce one or two

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      chinweike, I'm confident you will produce at least one or two!

      Some weeks I look at the new topic and declare that I either have no interest, or no knowledge of the subject.  Then by Wednesday, an idea starts forming.  By Friday, I often have 2 or 3 ideas.  This is what happened for Quest for Perfection and Body Art HubMobs.  I was not initially interested, yet these hubs are now always in my top 5 most viewed hubs! 

      Topics that inspire me right away, I usually write a couple hubs, and by Monday have 2 or 3 or more leftover ideas when the new topic is launched.  Thanks to HubMob, I’ll never run out of ideas to write on, because HubMobs give me more ideas than I can keep up with! 

      HubMob is addictive, and I think you have already been bitten!

      big_smile

      1. chinweike profile image71
        chinweikeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        hehehe, I have seriously been bitten!
        But, how did you know about this?

        1. rmcrayne profile image96
          rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Been there, done that, my friend.  big_smile

  3. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    PRINCESSA, check the RSS link.  I think there's a problem.

    1. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Is it?  It seems to take me to the right page when I click on the link: http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … s.&rss

      It takes me to the page where you should copy the URL from the top to paste in the rss capsule in your hub:

      http://i46.tinypic.com/27yxwxz.jpg

      1. rmcrayne profile image96
        rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I get "this feed contains code errors".  It repeats RSS. I divided the link so you could see it:

        http://hubpages.com/question/36047

        /hubmob-weekly-topic-winter-sports?new/&rss.&rss


        See how the "&RSS" is repeated?

        1. Princessa profile image84
          Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          You are right, sorry about that sad
          I hope it doesn't cause to many problems, sorry HubMobsters...

          RSS feed http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

  4. Ivorwen profile image75
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    This should be a good one.

  5. Money Glitch profile image80
    Money Glitchposted 7 years ago

    Hhmmm interesting topic especially with the Olympics coming up.  However, somewhat challenging for the non-athletes, like me smile But,I'm sure I will find something to write about.big_smile

  6. dohn121 profile image84
    dohn121posted 7 years ago

    Hey, Princessa.  I was just finishing up a Charity hub for last week's HubMob (lol, yeah, I know).  Is it too late for me to publish it within the next two hours?  Please let me know smile

    1. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Not at all, never too late smile

      Post your link in the relevant forum thread and let rmcrayne know about it so she can add it to the roundup hubmob hub.

      1. dohn121 profile image84
        dohn121posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Awesome!  Thanks, Princessa!  Will do.

  7. JYOTI KOTHARI profile image69
    JYOTI KOTHARIposted 7 years ago
    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Your RSS capsule is empty. Try this link instead:

      http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

  8. Jane@CM profile image59
    Jane@CMposted 7 years ago

    sweet, something I can write on lol

  9. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    Okay, this is an account of my awful experiences in winter sports.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/My-Short-Advent … ter-Sports

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Flightkeeper, your RSS capsule is empty also. Try this link instead:

      http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

      1. Beth100 profile image78
        Beth100posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the RSS feed link -- it works now!  smile  BTW, great job on rounding up the figures for last weeks HubMob!

  10. Misha profile image78
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    Does artistic peeing on the snow count? wink

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That depends.  Are criteria, points and judges involved? big_smile

    2. profile image0
      SirDentposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Only if they can write their name neatly and dot the I's without making a mistake.  tongue

    3. profile image0
      SirDentposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      I wonder if someone would be brave enough to make a youtube video to go with the hub.

    4. Anath profile image77
      Anathposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      trying to piss off someone?

      1. Misha profile image78
        Mishaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Nah, just trying to help with ideas tongue

    5. hublim profile image79
      hublimposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      As long as it's not eaten!

    6. shazwellyn profile image44
      shazwellynposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      the voice of experience? lol

  11. Misha profile image78
    Mishaposted 7 years ago

    He-he. Just an idea, if anyone wants to use it smile

    1. shazwellyn profile image44
      shazwellynposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      definately 'niche' - YOU ARE BAD! lol

  12. alexandriaruthk profile image76
    alexandriaruthkposted 7 years ago
  13. Flightkeeper profile image74
    Flightkeeperposted 7 years ago

    I was wondering about that. Thanks!

  14. Beth100 profile image78
    Beth100posted 7 years ago

    Okay, this is it...hopefully, I'll be able to tackle at least two more winter sports!  I love this week's topic! 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/A-Canadian-Wint … -Triathlon

    Hope you enjoy this! big_smile

  15. RedElf profile image83
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Here's one from Northern Alberta big_smile - a tribute to Banff and Jasper

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Great-Canadian- … stinations

    big_smilebig_smile

  16. englightenedsoul profile image59
    englightenedsoulposted 7 years ago

    Here is the link to my hubmob.It is one hub having two parts.Also the RSS feed does not seem to work.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Olympic-Games

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Olympic-Games-Part-II

  17. englightenedsoul profile image59
    englightenedsoulposted 7 years ago

    The RSS feed is working.Dumb person like me was directly copying the link pasted in the post.Sorry

  18. liswilliams profile image43
    liswilliamsposted 7 years ago

    I just posted one, the RSS feed didn't work too well,

    Anyways,

    The Jungfrau, Swiss Alps
    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Jungfrau-Swiss-Alps

    About a great ski resort in the Swiss Alps

    1. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sorry about the rss feed.  Please use this one in your hub: http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

  19. dfelker profile image83
    dfelkerposted 7 years ago

    I have added
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Why-I-Love-Figure-Skating
    but also experienced problems when trying the RSS Feed.
    Never mind, I re-entered this address and it worked.
    http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

  20. Princessa profile image84
    Princessaposted 7 years ago

    Here is mine for the week.  It is about my last week's skiing break in the Auvergne-France http://hubpages.com/hub/skiing-in-France

  21. dfelker profile image83
    dfelkerposted 7 years ago
  22. Meghan Fitz profile image86
    Meghan Fitzposted 7 years ago

    Even though I am a beach girl, I did have a great time when I visited Jackson Hole last winter - what girl wouldn't love to chance to catch a glimpse of Harrison Ford?!?

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Skiing-in-Jackson-Hole-Wyoming

  23. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    Here is the Winter Sports HubMob round-up hub:


    Celebrating Winter Sports

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Sports-Hubmob

    Winter Sports HubMob roundup hub.  Read about skiing, ice skating, Winter Olympics and more.

  24. RNMSN profile image87
    RNMSNposted 7 years ago

    here is mine a spoof..I love the desert what can I say? LOL
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Sports-S … ah-Hub-Bug

  25. RedElf profile image83
    RedElfposted 7 years ago

    Here's another one for the roundup, RM

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Canadian-Winter … rens-Games
    big_smile

  26. cashmere profile image83
    cashmereposted 7 years ago

    I'm going to sit this one out. Am not a winter sports person at all.

  27. alexandriaruthk profile image76
    alexandriaruthkposted 7 years ago
  28. janiek13 profile image78
    janiek13posted 7 years ago

    After a two week break, I am back with the hubmobbers. My hubmob is on snowboarding.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Olympics-Snowboarding
    BTW, does anyone know why there are no srticles showing in the rss feed?

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome back janiek13. 

      EVERYONE, USE THIS FOR THE RSS:

      http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

      There are 19 hubs in the RSS feed.

      1. janiek13 profile image78
        janiek13posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you!

      2. vox vocis profile image83
        vox vocisposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I changed a bit  the title of my HubMob hub for this week:
        Ice and snow sculptures: Can you believe your eyes???
        Hope people will enjoy it:

        http://hubpages.com/hub/Can-you-believe-what-you-see

  29. dfelker profile image83
    dfelkerposted 7 years ago
  30. Money Glitch profile image80
    Money Glitchposted 7 years ago

    Woooo Hoooo! I hope it's o.k. to celebrate here among the HubMobsters!http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/happy/happy0005.gif

    I just checked out this week's HP Newsletter and 3 out of the 4 hubs chosen for the "Looking to get fit" section are hubs done via the HubMob 3 weeks ago for the topic - Exercise and Fitness!

    I'm awfully excited that one of them is mine and want to say Congrats to Anath and RedElf also....http://www.planetsmilies.com/smilies/happy/happy0005.gif

    Whoopee! big_smile Thanks Princessa, keep those good topics coming! big_smile

    1. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the fantastic news!  I choose the topic but is is YOU hubmobsters who write outstanding hubs smile

  31. Rose West profile image82
    Rose Westposted 7 years ago

    I love winter sports! Especially snowboarding...too bad I live in a snowless climate;) Anyhow, I am psyched about the Winter Olympics. So I decided to write about the US snowboarding team that was just announced. A couple more Olympic snowboard hubs are in the works.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Olympics … owboarding

  32. febriedethan profile image80
    febriedethanposted 7 years ago

    Hi I love watching winter sports although never been experiencing the winter before smile but really love to watch them, especially figure skating and this is my contribution :

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Figure-Skating-Equipments

    Enjoy..thank's

  33. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    The roundup hub has been updated.  We have 23 Winter Sports hubs. 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Sports-Hubmob

  34. Money Glitch profile image80
    Money Glitchposted 7 years ago

    O.k. here's one for this week!
    I had fun with this one although I could not show the pictures and videos that I would have loved to show.  Of course the title will explain why..... big_smile

    Butt Naked Ice Swimming
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Butt-Naked-Ice-Swimming

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Money, would that be pronounced "butt neckid"?  big_smile smile

      1. Money Glitch profile image80
        Money Glitchposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        LOL, Yep, RM that is exactly right. smilebig_smile

  35. englightenedsoul profile image59
    englightenedsoulposted 7 years ago

    Thank you so much to the hubmob. I have taken part in this week's hub mob and wrote an hub on winter olympic games and just after 2 days it has a score of 92. My all time high in my short stay of 2 months here at hubpages. Thank you so much to the hubmob team for and especially to Princessa for coming up with the topic otherwise would never have written the hub.Thank you all.

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Wow englightened, that's fantastic!  Maybe the HubNuggets team will notice you!

      1. englightenedsoul profile image59
        englightenedsoulposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Thank you so much rmcrayne.  I am really on cloud nine and you know what when I saw my name on your round up hub on winter sports i felt like a celebrity.  Thank you your hub looked nice. And what is an hub nugget team.  I have heard of it but dont know what actually does it do?

        1. rmcrayne profile image96
          rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          HubNuggets is a recognition program for new hubbers.  I am posting this week’s forum post, and Shirley Anderson’s hub with the details: 

          http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/33781

          http://hubpages.com/hub/HubNuggets-How-To

          I suggest you start a “portfolio”.  Of course you have your hubs, but if you get a special mention in someone else’s hub, or a forum post, make a copy for your records.  Also keep a calendar with your important milestones, like 1000, 5000, 10,000 views, etc.

    2. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Congratulation on your hub score, It is great to hear your good news.

      Thank YOU for taking part in the HubMob smile

  36. Kevin Peter profile image71
    Kevin Peterposted 7 years ago

    My First Hub on Winter Sports....................

    Are You Ready For The Winter Sports ?


    http://hubpages.com/hub/Top-Winter-Sports

  37. Ken R. Abell profile image81
    Ken R. Abellposted 7 years ago

    Here is my first attempt at joining the HubMob.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Greatest-Game-Of-All

  38. englightenedsoul profile image59
    englightenedsoulposted 7 years ago

    Thank you so much rmcrayne.  You really helped me out and now you have me excited about the hub nugget as well. Though I still cant figure out where would I nominate myself.  Also you are right about keeping a portfolio.  I would be making one right now and it will boast of you mentioning my name in your hub.Thank you so much.

  39. Sa Toya profile image75
    Sa Toyaposted 7 years ago

    I've done one, it's an anecdote on my first time attempting ice skating

    http://hubpages.com/hub/The-Rink-myself-and-I-CE

  40. TnFlash profile image59
    TnFlashposted 7 years ago

    Hi everyone! I'm a newbie to the HubMob. I just finished my first post. I believe everything is correct except the RSS feed. I clicked on the link in the instructions and got a page of raw HTML code. It didn't look like the picture but I didn't know what else to do. So I copied the link at the top of the page and put it in the RSS capsule.  Can someone look at it.

    My Hub is:

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Sleds-for-Winter-Time-Fun

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes TnFlash, there is a problem with the initially posted RSS link. Please try this one:

      http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

    2. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Welcome to the HubMob!
      Your HubMob looks great, you've done everything you had to do.  You only need to add the RSS feed.

    3. TnFlash profile image59
      TnFlashposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks to rmcrayne the link now works.  Everyone has been a big help. I'm looking forward to next week's topic.  Thanks again to everyone!

  41. TnFlash profile image59
    TnFlashposted 7 years ago

    Sorry, I forgot to post a summary of my Hub.

    My Hub is about Sledding. I first cover sledding from a historical perspective. Next I go into techniques of how to get the most from both your hill and your sled. Finally I have information about back country sledding. I chose sledding because that was one of the things I enjoyed most as a kid.

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Sleds-for-Winter-Time-Fun

  42. shazwellyn profile image44
    shazwellynposted 7 years ago

    Thanks again for your hard work Princessa - I tried to get into this one but just couldnt find the words sad  (they got lost on a system crash!  So I thought it was a sign telling me not to publish - its ok, it was only research material!).

    I'll will do my best on the next topic, my friend, I promise! x

    1. Princessa profile image84
      Princessaposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      what a shame sad I hate crashes
      See you next week smile

    2. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      That svcks about your crash, but....You've got 48 hrs before the next topic is announced.  Couldn't have been a "don't publish" HubMob message.  HubMob is never a bad thing!  And I'll monitor this thread and RSS daily for another week.  And you can always email me.

  43. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    U.S. Women’s Olympic Figure Skating Champions 1920-1980 (With Videos)

    http://hubpages.com/hub/US-Womens-Olymp … -1920-1980

    Overview of U.S. Women Figure Skaters who won Olympic medals between 1920 and 1980:  Theresa Weld, Beatrix Loughran, Maribel Vinson, Tenley Albright, Carol Heiss, Barbara Roles, Peggy Fleming, Janet Lynn, Dorothy Hamill, Linda Fratianne.

  44. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    The Winter Sports HubMob round-up hub has been updated, except Money Glitch's Butt Naked Swimming hub sad


    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Sports-Hubmob

  45. Rose West profile image82
    Rose Westposted 7 years ago

    Here's my hub about the men's snowboarding team for the 2010 Olympics. Watching the X Games has been getting me psyched up!

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Olympics … owboarding

  46. Eloop profile image58
    Eloopposted 7 years ago

    I am very new to this, and I can't quite figure out the RSS feed. When I click on the link I get a message that the site can not be opened.

    1. rmcrayne profile image96
      rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, we are aware there is a problem with the RSS feed.  Use this:

      http://hubpages.com/question/36047/hubm … w/&rss

      1. Eloop profile image58
        Eloopposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I tried that link also, but it keeps saying that the address is not valid.

        1. rmcrayne profile image96
          rmcrayneposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Try clicking on Princessa's original link, then delete the repeated section, [ .&rss  ] .

  47. alexandriaruthk profile image76
    alexandriaruthkposted 7 years ago
  48. alexandriaruthk profile image76
    alexandriaruthkposted 7 years ago
  49. rmcrayne profile image96
    rmcrayneposted 7 years ago

    The roundup hub has been updated.  We now have 34 Winter Sports Hubs and one HubMob roundup hub. 

    http://hubpages.com/hub/Winter-Sports-Hubmob

  50. janiek13 profile image78
    janiek13posted 7 years ago

    I wrote a hub about my home state's winter sport-surfing.
    http://hubpages.com/hub/Floridas-Winter-Sport

 
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