Last week, I woke up to find 1 of my 9 accolades missing. I contacted the team at Hubpages, and they responded by saying that it seems to be there now. Yep. It came back, so I had nine.
Woke up today to find my 9th accolade missing again. What is going on? Anybody else have this problem ever?
Check under your keyboard. I usually find it there.
I don't know and I honestly couldn't care less. Accolades are only there to feed the Hubber's ego, they don't do anything to improve your readership or earn extra income. I don't even know which ones I've got.
Well..., they let other Hubbers know if you are awesome.
I just checked yours. 1M is not bad!
Yes. It was the hubber community accolade. It seemed to appear and disappear at random for a couple of months, regardless of my hub-hopping or comments in the forums. But it's been back now for a few weeks without disappearing. I suppose I've hit the required activity level for it to stick around, if not permanently, then at least for a while.
Certain accolades take repeated participation in order for you to keep them.
I don't pay a lot of attention to those things so might not have noticed if I lost one..
In the second row, I have one that you don't. It's the adorability one. To attain this one, you must become as lovable as I am.
That is far beyond my abilities. Do they have one for grumpy old curmudgeons that I might aspire to?
I immediately thought of an excellent answer to that. Namely to check a certain person's profile. If that accolade existed, it would definitely show up there. However, it's too early in the year to start another cat-fight.
Jeez, I skip the forums for a day-and-a-half and HP rips off one of my accolades. It was my be-nice-to-others accolade. Tough town, tough town.
I guess I'm going to have to go find someone to be nice to.
Actually, I've seen you make several helpful, good-info posts. I don't know why HP hasn't given you that one.
Of course, they'll just take it away again.
Yeah, I must have just lost one too as I know the rows were even a few days back and now they are not.
I don't know which one though..
Well, heck, I never see anyone complaining about your black heart.. it must be an error.
I've made a couple worthy posts today, so hopefully I'll be back in HP's good graces by tomorrow.
You know, I've done some HubHopping lately, which I suppose is part of that accolade, but I am having a hard time because I really feel that I'm too damn critical.
I see lots of stuff that I just skip by - it isn't good, but it isn't really bad and I just can't figure out what to say. Then there are all these "business card" hubs that are plainly promoting a business and again they aren't necessarily "bad" but I'm not sure they belong HERE.
I see so much stuff that I really think is substandard, but I'm not sure it is by HP's standards and as they refuse to give much guidance on those issues (and yeah, I know that's hard to do) I get discouraged and quit.. I don't want to add to staff's burden by flagging dozens and dozens of hubs that they are going to say are fine.. aarrgh!
Both are now gone again, I kid you not. To hell with it.
But my traffic is way up. Analytics will tell me way tomorrow, but right now I'm not sure why..
I feel exactly the same way about hub hopping. If a hub is obviously spun I will flag it, but otherwise, if it's not engaging or if it's written poorly, I don't know what to do and just go to the next one. I don't have the heart to vote a hub down. I end up skipping many of them.
I kinda like the accolades... they are something to keep me motivated. Within the next couple weeks I should be getting the one year, the 50 hubs, and the 10k views ones. It gives me a little glow... (I'm pathetic... I know)
We can see the glow in your picture, in fact :-)
LMAO! I need to get that picture fixed. It looks okay on my laptop and P.C. but on my son's laptop it looks pixelated. I have no idea why.
The glow there was from being outside in the late fall running after the small one.
Did you catch them? There's an accolade for that - a small child in a net, if I remember correctly.
It will probably be down the side of the sofa, as things usually are.
forum accolade fluctuates daily for me-when i post it disappears if i do not, poof back again??????????? quite funny really :
And now that I've posted to the forums a few times today, my hubscore is dropping precipitously. Coincidence?
Here, take one of mine.
No, no . . . I want it back . . . my accolade! I need my accolade!
I have one that has been coming and going for the entire time I have been here. I have finally decided, after extensive investigation, that it has to do with whether the hubpage computer is in a good mood or a bad mood.
by rbe0 7 years ago
Are we allowed to request new accolades? Well of course we are, because I am about to do it right now. I would like to request the new accolade, %username% was banned from the forums for over 10 hours!It would be useful in many different ways, and not necessarily a bad accolade to have on your...
by feenix 6 years ago
Presently, the subject accolade is set up to reflect when a hubber reaches 1000, 10,000, 100,000, 1,000,000, 10,000,000 and 100,000,000 views. I believe that it should be revised to where it would reflect 1000, 10,000, 25,000, 50,000, 75,000, 100,000 views, with the all of other levels remaining...
by Nick B 8 years ago
If so, why and would that entail being given a reason?I ask as I had an accolade for helping new hubbers and highlighting bad posts, but now it's gone -- the "" sign.Yesterday it was there and today it isn't.Now I'm not really that big on accolades, but if someone wants to give me a pat...
by Peter 6 years ago
Just a thought for those of us interested in Accolades?Since we are awarded an Accolade for a certain number of Page Views how about getting awarded Accolades for a certain number of Slide Views?
by DougBerry 5 years ago
So, are you just answering/asking questions to get an accolade? I am.
by Richard Craig 8 years ago
Yesterday I reached 2 landmarks; 1: Answered 10 questions 2: Posted 100 comments in the forumsThis appeared in my 'Hubtivity' but I've only received the accolade for the first.Is this a regular problem or am I just impatient?
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