I'll stop hubbing when...

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  1. WryLilt profile image89
    WryLiltposted 7 years ago

    Are you a huge fan of hubpages? Do you find you just can't stop writing hubs? Well if so, I want you to tell me, what would make you stop hubbing? It can be as outrageous or funny as you like. I'll start.

    I'll stop hubbing when I am ahead of Hal Lacino in my number of hubs.

  2. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 7 years ago

    I'll stop hubbing when I can't find a computer or notebook or iphone or any internet device anywhere!

    1. skyfire profile image73
      skyfireposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ditto.

  3. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    Well, I'd like to say, "..when heck freezes over," but I think the truth is when the enjoyment of writing Hubs is outweighed by the degree of "fed-up-ness" I reach with the junk that goes on with Internet BS-artists, scammers, sleeze-balls, and thieves.  (I'm not far from it, either.  mad  mad )

    I guess the condition would be named, "FUWJIBSSBAT Syndrome"; and, as with Hubs, themselves, some days are worse than others.   hmm  I'm actually not having a bad day today; for now, I live to Hub another day.   smile

    1. sofs profile image82
      sofsposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      When I decide to do so, May not happen in a hurry. I am enjoying this ride now!!

  4. profile image0
    ryankettposted 7 years ago

    When any one of the following four things happen:

    1. I die
    2. Hubpages dies
    3. I win the lottery jackpot
    4. My AdSense account ceases to exist

    1. lorlie6 profile image84
      lorlie6posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Ryankett-don't you think that winning a lottery would inspire an endless stream of hubs?  I think I'd love that part! smile

      1. profile image0
        ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        If you want the one word answer then:

        No.

        If you want a longer explanation, then:

        I would be straight onto a round the world cruise, followed by some serious property investment. Managing my portfolio of investment properties from my various holiday homes would take up most of my time.

        Then again, maybe just a few to gloat smile I wouldn't monetise anymore though, no more sales pages, no more google keyword tool... just a hole load of hubs about places I have seen, and properties that I own. In other words, I will probably use it to show off a little smile

  5. Joy56 profile image76
    Joy56posted 7 years ago

    I will stop hubbing when...

    1. I earn so much money.  I am too busy spending it.

    2.  When i cease to get lovely comments after my work.

    3.When hubpages dies then i die.

  6. Lisa HW profile image67
    Lisa HWposted 7 years ago

    A true-to-the-core Hubber will build a stockpile of unpublished Hubs with instructions, upon his death, that someone keep those Hubs a-comin'.  Then, (you know where there's now "top hubbers," "best hubbers,", etc. etc. on here?)  HubPages could have a whole new thing:  "Dead Hubbers".   It might be the first such thing on any writing site....   hmm     (but let's not talk about dying and dead right now.  Let's talk about earning instead...   smile )

    1. Joy56 profile image76
      Joy56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      very good idea, how is your earnins going Lisa

    2. timorous profile image83
      timorousposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      lol Yeah, most artists and writer's work increases in value after they die, it seems. smile

      1. Joy56 profile image76
        Joy56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

        it could be arranged i suppose.,

  7. katiem2 profile image59
    katiem2posted 7 years ago

    Well nothing could make me stop hubbing, but maybe a break...

  8. Richieb799 profile image78
    Richieb799posted 7 years ago

    I think Mega and Ryan Kett summed it up properly

    1. Joy56 profile image76
      Joy56posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      and i did not thanks

  9. JulesGerome profile image56
    JulesGeromeposted 7 years ago

    I stopped hubbing when I got fed up of HP censorship and of the stupid forum posts.

    1. profile image0
      ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Sounds like you just suck at life and gave up before you had even started.

      http://www.seohosting.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/you-suck.gif

      1. JulesGerome profile image56
        JulesGeromeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Didn't know HP was Life ! Ha ha !
        Why are you so mad at me?
        Maybe you feel stupid posting but can't help yourself ?

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          ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I don't like it when people put this fantastic website down without first attempting to self-educate themselves. Your bad not mine.

          It doesn't take a genius does it? Google AdSense has very stringent terms of service. Hubpages the business has to adhere to those terms of service. They naturally mirror the terms of service in their own policies, in order to protect their largest revenue stream.

          You are not publishing because you are unhappy with compliance. If you are not willing to carefully choose your topics in order to adhere to the very simple terms of service, then that is your loss. Nobody really needs to hear your gripes.

          It is not Hubpages that you are refusing to write for, it is in fact any website that chooses AdSense to monetise their pages. In other words, you are eliminating yourself from a $23bn market, not Hubpages.

          1. JulesGerome profile image56
            JulesGeromeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

            I wonder how many of the 23 B, have you seen !

            Instead of telling me to educate myself, why don't you spend a couple of minutes asking yourself what are you really doing here?. If you're for the poor amount of money you're gonna make...you're making my point! Ha !

            PS: and of course I'm unhappy with compliance. I'm not a modern slave, mate !

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              ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

              How much money do I make?

              How much money did I make on Saturday despite not logging into this place once? You tell me?

              Thank you for making MY point.

              http://www.bookwormroom.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/loser.gif

              1. JulesGerome profile image56
                JulesGeromeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                The only point I see here is the one I'm going to write just now.  You don't make sense. Who's the loser here? You, spending all this time answering my posts and writing for a couple of bucks, or me, with an amazing life and a lot of time to spare in wonderful things?
                I don't know how much you won on Saturday, just as you don't know how my life is.
                You sound like a schoolboy. I wonder how old you are.
                And stop insulting.  That I suck and I'm a loser is over the top. Should I report you ?

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                  ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                  Whether to report me or not is your own decision Jules, your a big boy now and you can make your own decisions. Just as I am a big boy now and can face the consequences of my own actions. It is noted that you disagree with the policies of this site, and wish not to conform. I also note your hypocrisy, seeing as you now wish to report me for not (allegedly) conforming to the policies of this site. A conformist when it suits you? You will criticise the 14 person Hubpages team for not letting you get your own way, but then expect them to cover your back? Get writing then sunshine, moderators to pay for.

                  My life is pretty amazing right now too. A full time job, $1000 a month in residual income from Hubpages which grows at around 20% per month, an apartment that I own outright, a new pug puppy, a first class honours degree, and a fiance. I have no desire to argue with anybody about whether my life is better than theirs, all I know is that I wouldn't swap mine for the world.

                  But you appear to have seriously detracted from my original point, which is that you were being unfairly critical about Hubpages as a community with no appreciation of their own restrictions as a business. I hope that I have made that point.

                  The fact that you seem to make unfortunate assumptions about the earnings potential of Hubpages bears little relevance to that point, neither are your assumptions correct. I earn approximately $4000 a month less than the highest earner that I know of, and approximately $1000 per month more than those who run off and sulk after a few hubs because they cannot get their own way (you). I am 25 by the way, just in case you want to resort to ageism. I may report you for that though, subject to your permission.

                  http://turbo.inquisitr.com/wp-content/2009/12/crying-baby-0509-s2-99576567.jpg

                  1. JulesGerome profile image56
                    JulesGeromeposted 7 years agoin reply to this

                    "Whether to report me or not is your own decision Jules, your a big boy now and you can make your own decisions. Just as I am a big boy now and can face the consequences of my own actions.""

                    lol. Don't you know the meaning of the word' sarcasm'?

                    So me being a hypocrite....

                    And you're still insulting. Your lack of class is amazing ! Don't you know how to answer highly ?

                    MMMMM.....Not ! Ha ha ! Bye Chico !

    2. mega1 profile image78
      mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Oh well, your loss! - it does take some conscious selectivity here at HP to stay sane - or, give up and join the madness!  I'm taking the latter route.

  10. profile image0
    UNLOVED ROHITposted 7 years ago

    i shall stop stop hubbing when when the end comes of me the hubpage or the earth...

  11. miss_jkim profile image80
    miss_jkimposted 7 years ago

    I'll stop hubbing when I finally get that phat book deal and have to spend more time writing, re-writing, editing, and everything one must do to keep ones editor, agent, and publisher happy. Wish me luck!

  12. jdaviswrites profile image89
    jdaviswritesposted 7 years ago

    First of all, i love hubpages. But I'll stop when someone pays me more to write elsewhere. Pretty simple.

    1. profile image0
      ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Which will be never, as the earning potential of hubpages is effectively uncapped?

      1. WryLilt profile image89
        WryLiltposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Unless some crazy ripoff site offers 90% of impressions just to attract all the writers and then dies in a matter of months?

        1. Pcunix profile image92
          Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          Wired magazine says our stuff is dead.   They say the future is all interactive content. 

          So fine.  We'll be the not quite dead writers and nobody will read us and Google won't bother to give us any ads.

          Some wag made a Tweet that said something like

          "The Internet is surprised to hear that Wired is still alive"  :-)

        2. profile image0
          ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

          I already know sites which offer 80%, but they don't get anywhere near the amount of Google love as Hubpages.

          That is effectively what Hubpages has to offer, some seriously skilled SEO professionals at the top. This whole site is set up perfectly to attract and retain revenue producing traffic, which is why I love it so much.

          It is well worth the 40%. I believe that this current Hubpages team are very quick to responde to external and internal change, and for that reason I have the confidence to believe that it will maintain its authority.

          My only great concern is that they get bought out by the wrong people who make one or two key mistakes. I have seen that happen before, the biggest corps will even buy a site to kill it. I would hope that Mr Deeds and Mr Edmondson care far too much about this site to see it fall into the wrong hands.

          I didn't make that up either, I do genuinely have that concern.

  13. Pcunix profile image92
    Pcunixposted 7 years ago

    I stop and start at random intervals.  Not even I know why.

    1. profile image0
      ryankettposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      You wouldn't think it Pcunix, 127 hubpages in 2 months could safely be considered prolific...

      1. Pcunix profile image92
        Pcunixposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        I suppose.  Seems pretty normal to me.  It's almost three months, really so it's only a little more than one a day.  Hardly a lot..  some people do three or four every day.   I COULD do that but it would be work and I hate that word :-)

  14. manlypoetryman profile image76
    manlypoetrymanposted 7 years ago

    "I'll stop hubbin' when they pry the keyboards out from my cold dead fingers...Ha!"

    http://www.absolutvision.com/gallery/gallery/th/1B3500.preview.jpg

  15. Greek One profile image75
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    I think I will stop when the discourse on the forum threads turns away from a friendly sharing of ideas and good humor, to nasty and bitter feuds between right and left wingers, atheists and believers, and Obama supporters and his detractors.

    (as if that would EVER happen) smile

    1. mega1 profile image78
      mega1posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      oh nooooooo!  THAT would NEVER happen here!  nor would people be caustic and rude to each other because the one said something the other didn't want to hear.  That NEVER happens!  really

  16. elayne001 profile image82
    elayne001posted 7 years ago

    TEOTEAWKI the end of the earth as we know it - there may be no more electricity, internet or hubpages - wahhhhhhhh!

  17. bayoulady profile image67
    bayouladyposted 7 years ago

    I'll stop hubbing when I am no longer enjoying it, so that looks like a decade or so. Then I'll be 70, and my ole arthritis in my fingers may not let me type. By then we will probably just have to use our voice though!So I think I'll be around for a while.
    This is SO much more an invigorating place to spend time than (ugh) facebook. (Which, by the way I quit after a few months.)People here are not forever airing their dirty laundry and posting the most REEEEE-DEEEEK-A-"LOUSE" status posts...soul train..........mess.

  18. Denise Handlon profile image90
    Denise Handlonposted 7 years ago

    When BlondePoet stops being so entertaining in these forums!

  19. LeanMan profile image87
    LeanManposted 7 years ago

    2012.... We all stop then don't we, or were the mayan's wrong... Well if they are wrong I guess I will just carry on...

  20. viryabo profile image86
    viryaboposted 7 years ago

    I'll stop hubbing if HP closes down = never (hopefully) smile

  21. habee profile image94
    habeeposted 7 years ago

    ...when both hands are amputated.

 
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