Where did the Hub Hobber go? I have actually even gone outside Hubpages to do a search of Hubpages trying to find it.
Don't take this unkindly, but that is quite an interesting typo.
Definition of "hobber" from Merriam-Webster
1: a machine used for hobbing
also : the operator of such a machine
2: a pitched horseshoe or quoit leaning against a stake or peg without ringing it
— called also leaner
Now we just need to know what "hobbing" is. I have not looked so if it turns out to be something obscene, do not blame me.
Haven't heard that phrase in awhile. My guess is that it has gone to that big electron heap in the sky.
Its a machining procedure for cutting certain kinds of sprockets or gears, nothing obscene as far as I know.
I miss the Hub Hopper...it was a lot of sadistic fun going through it and flagging junk/spam articles, haha
Yes, it was discontinued some time ago. In its place we got the Mechanical Turk assessors and more HP editors (although you can still flag stuff yourself). I myself found the hub hopping experience pretty depressing, there was so much terrible stuff on here until relatively recently, I generally tried to ignore it as it seemed overwhelming - a bit like when most emails you got were spam.
Well, I was gone for a while focusing on blogging and Facebook. By "Mechanical Turk assessors," please tell me you don't mean the site where they pay people two cents an hour to work.
by Catherine Mostly 7 years ago
I'm fairy new to Hub Pages, but one of the things I really enjoy is reading through the Hub Hopper - you never know what topic is going to pop out at you OR how good or bad the next article will be, ha! But some of the really good ones could be even better with some good writer-to-writer feedback....
by Christine Miranda 8 years ago
I like hopping hubs, learning new things and meeting other hubbers. However, I have absolutely no interest in reading hubs on religion, politics, poems, fictional stories or some far away place I will never visit so I skip them. Usually this is no big deal but I just hopped about 30 hubs and no...
by Fred Arnold 6 years ago
I love it. I bet you love it.We all love it. You know what I would love more?A Hub Hopper Phone App.Wouldn't you just love it?Can we have one, please?
by Carly Sullens 5 years ago
Every so often I enjoy reading new Hubs on Hub Hopper. Per Hub Pages:"The Hub Hopper is tool that allows you to read and provide feedback on a random assortment of Hubs that have been published recently. Hubbers that regularly hop and rate Hubs contribute to the HubPages community, by...
by Liz Elias 6 years ago
Would any of you suggest 'reporting' an obvious newbie who has obviously not read anything of the rules and protocols here, whose profile includes no bio and indicates having joined but 2 hours prior, and whose portfolio includes but a single, very short and very poorly written hub?I'm not even...
by JS Matthew 9 years ago
How many of you use the "Hub Hopper" and how often?Do you leave comments, vote in polls, rate up or down, follow, and post fan mail while Hub Hopping?
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