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I am Woman, Hear me roar!

  1. amy jane profile image78
    amy janeposted 10 years ago

    I was just told to be more humble by a garbage producing, copyright violating gloved hand.  He obviously thinks I owe him respect because I am a mere woman.  He tried to redeem himself by saying that he didn't ask me to bow.

    My issues with him are now very personal, but I would like you all to know what the real problem is.

    Weblog (and a few others) publish photo galleries with stolen photos. Fine. They tag them family, they tag them in other languages, they tag them "boob" in such a great variety that I have never witnessed before.

    Taking a closer look, they copy and paste all of their content from wikipedia or other sites that they do not own.  Weblog is violating copyrights all over the place and putting adsense on these pages.  That violates adsense terms.

    And he keeps telling me to go back and focus on hubbing because there is nothing I can do about it. I am a mere woman.

    That is my rant for the day. I have never ranted here before, so I guess my time has come.

    1. marisuewrites profile image57
      marisuewritesposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I am in agreement that respect should be the rule and they are not -- what about their work is authentic?  Mere WOMAN?  he is intellectually bankrupt!!  THAT'S MY rant for the day.   added to yours.   Marisue

    2. weblog profile image56
      weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Amy, I'm really sorry if you feel offended. I don't mind asking for apology. May be, it is once again due to my language problem.

      But, what about you? Remember your words in other thread? (topic: fun with english words) You said I sounded Rude while I was speaking casual.

      About the hub comments, you were talking rude to me - Is it the only way to express? Can't you be soft and subtle? (humble, that word may be wrong) When did I say mere woman? By adding just a word MERE, you are getting other people's attention easily.

      My avatar is just a picture. It has nothing to do with kink or sex. Yes, I'm male. I'm called SIDDHU. This is just to clarify as people are not sure about it.

      Amy, I'm sorry again if I was wrong. I'm speaking to you. I expect reply for this, but only from you, I'm not going to respond any other messages here smile

    3. Zsuzsy Bee profile image87
      Zsuzsy Beeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Amy! Stick to your guns girl. Don't let a MERE man's low esteem for women get to you. Rant on.

      Zsuzsy

    4. jimmythejock profile image88
      jimmythejockposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I am glad that you managed to get out of the Kitchen long enough to write this post Amy Jane lol, Sorry couldn't resist.big_smile

      On a more serious note though I remember a time on hubpages when porn hubs were taking over and it was difficult to navigate through the site to get to the real writers pages.
      hubpages made a brave decision and removed the adult pages from the site and this exact same argument flared up at that time, the porn hubbers were always right and the serious writers were always wrong, hubpages was doomed to fail according to them because of the new restrictions, as you can see hubpages is stronger and is a lot more succesful than ever.
      Picture Galleries it seems will always be a part of the site so long as they are non nude, copyright or not.
      hubpages can only act on copyrighted material  if the person who owns the pictures lodges a complaint personally to the hubpages site owners.
      I cannot really offer much in the way of advice regarding how people feel about such hubs except that if you don't like them and you think they are substandard flag them as such. failing that ignore them and concentrate on the type of hubs that you do like.
      sorry I couldn't offer more ......jimmy

      1. robie2 profile image95
        robie2posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Thanks for the historical background, Jimmy--helpful for those of us who haven't been around very long--but doesn't sound too hopeful.  Guess team hubpages is between a rock and a hard place here. <sigh>

  2. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    *roars*

  3. In The Doghouse profile image82
    In The Doghouseposted 10 years ago

    Amy,
    As you may have read in my Hub post to the same Hubber... the "glove has come off" for me as well.  I will be watching this rant very closely... as I feel it is extremely warranted....

  4. robie2 profile image95
    robie2posted 10 years ago

    Amy-- the hubber in question does not think much of women--all you have to do is look at his hubs t know that. I checked it out last night after seeing one of your comment exchanges with him.

    Talk about using women as sex objects-- his content may be stolen from Wikipedia, but his pix are from the local porn shop LOL  well-- not all of them-- there are a few of Bollywood celebs and such. Interesting that he has a female avatar on Hubpages eh?

    1. Bonnie Ramsey profile image82
      Bonnie Ramseyposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      LOL, I was thinking, "that's a guy"???? Always thought that was a woman. Guess these avatars can keep you guessing, huh?

      1. robie2 profile image95
        robie2posted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I don't know why, I am just assuming it is a man-- comments just felt male to me--but you are right--there is no way to know.

      2. Shirley Anderson profile image72
        Shirley Andersonposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Me too, Bonnie....guess I need to get out more and find out how the world works these days.

  5. gamergirl profile image60
    gamergirlposted 10 years ago

    Actually, your avatar has everything to do with sex.

    First:  It's either a woman or a very feminine transsexual, lips parted - a typical photographic expression for anticipation, usually of the sexual kind.

    Second:  It appears shirtless, which gives the impression of nudity.  Definitely sexual.

    Third:  The position of the hand, with one finger curled around the lower lip, is also a classic adult expression of a sexual nature.

    So, before you even post a Hub, really, you're giving the appearance and impression of a sexually charged adult female.

    But that's just my view, and since I work in the adult industry as an assistant to over a thousand webmasters, I should know these things. big_smile

    1. weblog profile image56
      weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for that. Actually, I was getting various views/comments on it. A hubber even said he/she likes the glove(that was off the topic in forums). But, this is for the first time it gets into controversy, just in this thread.

      I was already thinking of changing the image. Thanks for that comment, though it's just your view smile

  6. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 10 years ago

    Amy,

    I am so sorry you were hurt and offended.  I have talked to weblog a few times in hopes he will change his style of writing, but I think he wishes to continue with these types of hubs.  I even suggested maybe he write a hub about Indian recipes and branch out.  I think some of his hubs are way too over the top for me, but I just did not wish to judge.  I think he should apologize to you as you are very nice and if you were upset I am sure you have reason to be.

    1. weblog profile image56
      weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Hey, I think I apologised properly. You can see my messages above and in similar threads. But, Amy hasn't responded yet smile

      1. SweetiePie profile image84
        SweetiePieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I do not wish to get involved then, I just know if Amy is upset there is a legitimate reason because she is very fair and kind.  None of my business beyond that.

  7. SweetiePie profile image84
    SweetiePieposted 10 years ago

    Weblog,

    You are probably going to not like what I have to say here, but after looking at the words on one of your Hubs I could see all words and the pictures were taken from askmen.com on a particular site.  I do not want to get embroiled in the controversy or stir the pot, but Amy letting you know that copying and pasting content from other sites is not appropriate.  I really think you should try to write a hub in your own words and see how this goes.  I have no problem with your avatar, but it would be better if you took a picture of something yourself and used that.  Also, I know that once you start writing your own hubs you can earn adsense if you try and work at it.  I am even willing to help you with the writing if that is what it takes.  Would you consider this?

    1. weblog profile image56
      weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      I'm aware of what you say here. Have a look at my messages in this thread:
      http://hubpages.com/forum/topic/5707 and come back to me smile Yes, I'm ready to test my own writing skills. You will see that sooner. Thanks.

      1. SweetiePie profile image84
        SweetiePieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I do not mean to be harsh when I say this and I am trying to get along with everyone.  I just think you will do better than you think once you start writing hubs with your own words and pictures.

        1. weblog profile image56
          weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          I know, dear. I never felt you harsh. No worries.

          1. SweetiePie profile image84
            SweetiePieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

            I just do not like arguments and controversies and they make me sick to some extent.  Well good luck and have a great day!

    2. Lissie profile image79
      Lissieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Its also against the TOS of HP - these hubs should be flagged for duplicate content - has anyone done that?

      1. amy jane profile image78
        amy janeposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Maybe not to the extent that is needed to bring attention to it.

      2. SweetiePie profile image84
        SweetiePieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        Well I have, please do not assume I do not smile.

  8. amy jane profile image78
    amy janeposted 10 years ago

    I was out for the day and have calmed down considerably. Thanks to all for the support.

    Weblog, perhaps, as you said, part of our problem is a language and cultural issue. You need to understand that I will not respect you simply because you are a man. I will not back down. That is not how it works with American women. There are many people that I have great respect for here at hubpages, but they have earned it. Sweet and gentle words would not have gotten me anywhere. You continued to push me to stronger words.
    I do not care to fight with you anymore.
    There are many kind and generous people here who would be happy to help you get started in expanding your writing skills and creating original content. I hope you take advantage of SweetiePie's generous offer. Her name suits her. smile

    1. Peter M. Lopez profile image86
      Peter M. Lopezposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      Wonderful, aprons on and back to the kitchen... ;D

      Just kidding...keep up the good work.

  9. Eric Graudins profile image61
    Eric Graudinsposted 10 years ago

    Good on you Amy.
    I support 100% what you said in your first post.

    And Gamergirl - 100% for you in your analysis of his avatar.

    And Sweetiepie - I could NEVER be that sweet, and make the offer you did.

  10. funnebone profile image70
    funneboneposted 10 years ago

    covers gonads and slowly backs out of the lions den

  11. Health Conscious profile image54
    Health Consciousposted 10 years ago

    And the American Pride together let out a mighty roar and brought young siddhu to his knees.
    Smart man.
    But I didn't get to see this avatar.

    1. weblog profile image56
      weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

      It has nothing to do with American or Indian Pride. It happened only because I have the daring to admit my mistakes and hence, I apologised smile

      1. SweetiePie profile image84
        SweetiePieposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        It was nice you apologized.

        1. weblog profile image56
          weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          http://eslpod.com/eslpod_blog/wp-content/uploads/2008/02/thank.gif

      2. Health Conscious profile image54
        Health Consciousposted 10 years agoin reply to this

        I apologize - My intent was not clear

        By pride I meant a "Pride of Lionesses" 

        Please forgive me

        1. weblog profile image56
          weblogposted 10 years agoin reply to this

          It's alright. Thank you smile

  12. bjjp profile image61
    bjjpposted 10 years ago

    It should not matter whether we are she's or he's or something else. We should all respect each other and there is no need for name calling or chauvinism here or anywhere else in the world. We were all created equal and should be treated as such.

    It is good to apologize for disrespecting someone and it is even better to prove that you mean it by not doing it again in the future. You are how you act and people pick up on all comments so you should THINK before you post.

    "ROAR"

 
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