Reading hubs before commenting

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (6 posts)
  1. FloraBreenRobison profile image61
    FloraBreenRobisonposted 7 years ago

    Just a reminder to people to read hubs before commenting. Otherwise, you will show to everyone that you didn't read the hub. I recently wrote a hub about finding a dead cat in the middle of the road. It was *not my cat.* I got a comment on my hub that otherwise was a thoughtful response, but one in which I was asked  a "what if" question if I had been a third party -*which I was* would I have gotten mad at the driver -yes I would, and I was. It does not have to have been my cat to be angry. Oh, and I have no idea who the driver was as he or she never stopped and the accident happened about 10 minutes before I walked down the alley. I can't get mad at the driver in question as I don't know who it was.

    All of which would be clear if the person had read my article in its entirety. The fact that I talked about earlier cats in my life  doesn't mean that this cat in particular was one I ever met.

    1. kschang profile image89
      kschangposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The problem is everybody takes input with their own biases. Very often, people are not commenting on your hub, but what THEY THOUGHT your hub was.

      Just the other day I wrote a hub on MLMs, and attracted two MLM defenders, who didn't really disagree with me, except to the "degree" of the problem. Another just repeated the standard "MLM can be profitable" sales pitch.

      Basically they responded to what they THINK the hub's about, which isn't always the case.

      1. FloraBreenRobison profile image61
        FloraBreenRobisonposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        This hubber seemed to be worried about trying to save the driver's soul and told me that getting mad at him for killing my cat, I did not make  the driver less likely to do it again-and really, saving a person's soul  was the most important. Interesting comment had the cat been mine and I got angry at the actual driver, but ...

  2. Nell Rose profile image92
    Nell Roseposted 7 years ago

    I think we have all had those sort of comments! lol I wish I could remember which one really made me laugh, but it was a while ago!

  3. profile image0
    ExoticHippieQueenposted 7 years ago

    Flora, I have also received comments from readers that let me to find out that they did not read what I had written, but left a comment anyway.  Not right.

  4. whiteorchids profile image67
    whiteorchidsposted 7 years ago

    I have had them to and sometimes they are just anxious to comment. smile

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)