It's time for HubNuggets! - WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

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  1. B.T. Evilpants profile image60
    B.T. Evilpantsposted 13 years ago

    We sacrificed one of our team members to bring you the HubNuggets this week. Won't you please pay your respect to HubNugget Hank by reading and voting for your favorite?

    If you're new to HubPages and don't know about HubNuggets yet, you might also want to visit Shirley Anderson's HubNugget How-To hub to get the details!

    Best of luck to all the wannabes!

    1. profile image52
      snappedposted 13 years agoin reply to this

      Your favs are incomplete !  Please watch the girl next door & the horror
      she went throurgh !  True story  1958   WATCH IT !

  2. Zsuzsy Bee profile image83
    Zsuzsy Beeposted 13 years ago

    B.T. fabulous job on retelling this weeks adventure. What an honor it was to have met Ed, Bob and Bill.

    Congrats hubnuggeteers on being nominated, good luck.

  3. RedElf profile image89
    RedElfposted 13 years ago

    Aaaaaaaaawww! Going to say byebye to Hank!

  4. RedElf profile image89
    RedElfposted 13 years ago

    Some of my fav bards! Thanks for a fun hub, B.T. Well done! Congratulations to all the nominees!

  5. ripplemaker profile image79
    ripplemakerposted 13 years ago

    Oh no!!!!

    1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image76
      Kangaroo_Jaseposted 13 years ago

      I have been NOMINATED !!!!! WOOT !!!!

      Apologies to that HP team member that had to be sacrificed (a bit harsh, but ah well).

      Ok , So now I have.....

      - Rented The Tux

      - Ordered the Limo

      - Asked the local bar girl to wear that low-cut dress I bought and hang off my arm for a few hours.

      - Started writing my acceptance speech (just in case), but I'm stumbling after the phrase...'I would like to thank....'

      And CONGRATS to all the other nominees, may your votes be vast and may your hub be all it can be,

      KJ smile

      1. lorlie6 profile image75
        lorlie6posted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Hey, Kangaroo-See, I have this fetching little number with a slit up the thigh, so would you like another gal on your arm? lol
        Oh, yeah...CONGRATS!

        1. Kangaroo_Jase profile image76
          Kangaroo_Jaseposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Hey Lorlie, why not, the more the merrier. It's what all the cool kids have these days, whats it called (hard to keep up with the times of those young ones) I believe, an 'entourage' smile

    2. profile image0
      sarahsherlockposted 13 years ago

      I'm fairly new to Hubpages & am still trying to find my way around. I'd be really grateful if somebody could explain how Hubnuggets works, how hubs are nominated etc etc. Thanks!

      1. RedElf profile image89
        RedElfposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Welcome to HubPages - nice to meet you!

        HubNuggets is a way we, on HubPages, celebrate the best in new (to us) writers. It's a great way to highlight new hubbers and draw attention to their writing.

        Every week, the members of the HubNuggets Team go through all the eligible hubs and pick out 18 top contenders - 6 in each of that week's 3 featured categories.

        Then one of us creates a hub to showcase them, and everyone who visits the showcase hub (see the link above for this week's hub) gets to vote for their favorite in each category.

        Any hubber who's accomplished the following (4) things is eligible for HubNuggets consideration:

        -joined Hub Pages within the last three months (90 days),
        -have an author score of 75 or better
        -published within the last 7 weeks, on one of the featured topics,
        -and that hub has a hub score of 55 or greater.

        Shirley Anderson's hub will give you more information:

        Every Friday, a new showcase hub is published by one of our team, and the link to it will be here at the top of the forums, highlighted in blue. The winners are announced the following Wednesday (the top three vote-getters in each category), and the winning hub sent out in the HubPages newsletter - which goes out to about 60,000 HubPages members.

        Hope this helps!

        1. Patty Inglish, MS profile image87
          Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          An excellent explantion RedElf and your own showcase hubs are always fresh and entertaining. They're some of my favorites.

          Dear Readers! - Visit the links at the start of this thread and have a good time as you read and vote. Thanks from all of us and this week's HubNuggets Wannabes.

        2. profile image0
          sarahsherlockposted 13 years agoin reply to this

          Great explanation. Thank you very much smile

    3. Lifeallstar1 profile image60
      Lifeallstar1posted 13 years ago

      There's a "How to" link at the top that Shirley Anderson has written, click on that and it will explain everything.

    4. Maddie Ruud profile image73
      Maddie Ruudposted 13 years ago

      The winners have been determined!  Thanks to the Nuggets team, all who voted, and congrats to all the nominees!

      Personal Finance (39 total votes)

          * Down Payment Advice for First Time Home Buyers (11 votes, 28%)
          * Easy & Fun Ways to Scrimp & Save on a Reduced Budget (10 votes, 26%)
          * Beginner's guide to AdSense (9 votes, 23%)

      Sports & Recreation (27 total votes)

          * Aluminum Boat Restoration (7 votes, 26%)
          * 5 Things To Do: If Your An Irish Football Supporter During The World Cup (6 votes, 22%)
          * 7 questions to ask when shopp ing for cheap tents (6 votes, 22%)

      Games, Toys, & Hobbies (29 total votes)

          * An Introduction to Tabletop Role-Playing (9 votes, 31%)
          * Link is Definitely in Love with Zelda (8 votes, 28%)
          * How To Host A Murder - Series Of Games (5 votes, 17%)

    5. Patty Inglish, MS profile image87
      Patty Inglish, MSposted 13 years ago


      And congratulations to all 18 HubNuggets Wannabes this week!

    6. Cagsil profile image73
      Cagsilposted 13 years ago

      Congrats Winners! smile

      Great Job! smile

    7. Maddie Ruud profile image73
      Maddie Ruudposted 13 years ago

      The voting was really close this week!  Just shows how important it is to get the word out, if you're one of the nominees.  One vote can really make the difference!

      1. vballkel profile image60
        vballkelposted 13 years agoin reply to this

        Yep, it can.  I've learned that 2 weeks in a row!

    8. B.T. Evilpants profile image60
      B.T. Evilpantsposted 13 years ago

      Great job, Everyone! Congrats to all!

    9. salt profile image59
      saltposted 13 years ago


    10. heart4theword profile image60
      heart4thewordposted 13 years ago

      Never heard of her, yet Congratulations!

    11. MojoJojo49 profile image60
      MojoJojo49posted 13 years ago

      (The stage is set at the 49th weekly Nubnuggets ceremony and the lights come up to reveal one Samuel L Jackson, the host of tonights Sports & Recreation section)

      Sam: Yo.

      (The crowd goes wild)

      Sam: It's my f***ing honour and my great f***ing privilege to award this beautiful f***ing trophy for best hub in a Sports & F***ing Recreation stylee to a dear friend of mine. The mothaf***ing voting was wild and intense with literally tens of people turning the f*** up at the mothaf***ing polling stations. And with no further motherf***ing  ado....the mothaf***ing winner is....

      (Crowd gasps)

      Sam: Mojo Jojo with his beautifully spectacular and infinately pointless mothaf***ing hub about being Irish or some s***.

      (Crowd goes wild but not as wild as they did when Samuel L Jackson said "Yo". Mojo raises hand to mouth in humble shock and meagre awe)

      Sam: Come on the f*** up here and get your motherf***ing award mothaf***a.

      (Mojo stands and makes his way to the stage to collect his award. He embraces Sam warmly and takes to the podium)

      Me: I'd like to thank the academy. The Police Academy 2 that is. Without the inspiration from that movie I dread to think where I'd be right now. I'd also like to thank my family. Not my actual family but the hit BBC sitcom of the same title. See Police Academy 2 for reasons. I'd also like to thank Hubpages, hubnuggeteers and all things Hub for that matter, like the hub of a boat, or the hub-wheels on my car. I'd also like to thank Thierry Henry for providing the inspiration upon which my beautifully intricate and mesmerising hub was built. Thank you. Not 'you', but the letter 'u'. Without 'u' we would not only miss out on so many great words and sounds but we also wouldn't know what to do with 'q'. So thank 'u'. Good night.

      (Crowd stare on in amused bewilderment, with nobody wanting to point out that his hub had come 2nd)


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