I've had a few requests closed for me, yet again. I'm getting kind of discouraged with making requests. I thought requests are there for people to answer. How can they answer them if that anti-request bot automatically closes them? Just wondering.
I'll say again:
Requests that look to prompt hubs that won't be in compliance with our terms (whether short yes/no answers, personal content, or overly promotional content) will be removed as soon as they're brought to our attention.
Requests ARE there to be answered... with good quality, evergreen content. We try to point you in the right direction as far as making requests that will yield such content, both on the request page itself, and in the FAQ.
Can I re-do a request to make it evergreen? (Kinda thought that would be the job of the writer though.) Instead of "What do you use salt in/on?" would it be alright to request "What are the destructive effects of using too much salt in foods?" Would that be alright?
I have a question for Professor Ruud. Perhaps you can explain to me what benefit there is to posting requests? Is it purely because people have curiosity about a particular subject? When I come up with an idea that I'm curious about, I research it and write about it, but maybe that's just me?
by Lisa HW8 years ago
Is there an etiquette with regard to getting requests and not answering them? Somehow it just seems rude to delete them and ignore the requester; but if we e.mail them to politely decline there's the chance that...
by WeddingConsultant8 years ago
I know that hubpages really pushes for new hubs to be created, and rightfully so. However, I'm thinking it would be nice to be able to "answer a hub request" with an existing hub.So if someone does a hub...
by Ktoo8 years ago
Go look at the Q&A section (used to be Request a Hub)More than half the questions are technical or advice about Hubpages type questions. People aren't getting that it's not supposed to a help type question.I...
by kpfingaz9 years ago
I asked for a review of a movie and they give me a synopsis. Thing is the answer that they gave me looks like a copy/paste job from somewhere and I'm not too satisfied.I've seen hub requests answered with one or two...
by glassvisage9 years ago
Sometimes I stumble upon a HubPages request that could be answered by a Hub I've already written... but of course I couldn't submit another such Hub. There should be a way to use a Hub already made in order to answer a...
by Whitney7 years ago
Have you guys noticed an increase of personal requests? Or is it just me?
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