Why does my original writing have that it is a duplicate. Why is the warning ap

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  1. sosown profile image74
    sosownposted 3 years ago

    Why does my original writing have that it is a duplicate.  Why is the warning appearing?

    what do they mean by duplicate, I posted my original essay.  It is mine.  Why are they saying it is a duplicate?

  2. thirdmillenium profile image60
    thirdmilleniumposted 3 years ago

    This is only one of the idiosyncrasies of Hubpages. Don't go looking for any rhyme or reason.  And, brace yourself for more of it  smile

    1. sosown profile image74
      sosownposted 3 years agoin reply to this


  3. indigored profile image59
    indigoredposted 3 years ago

    Have you posted the same piece or parts of it elsewhere online? I wrote for two sites and early on tried to copy relevant material from one site to a Hubpages article. I received this message even though it was my material, which seemed unfair. I reworked the information and those messages disappeared.

    1. sosown profile image74
      sosownposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for the help!

  4. tsmog profile image80
    tsmogposted 3 years ago

    Sharing is I did discover I had duplicated my own work in one hub into another hub. Yes, the first was original to me and yes I repeated my own personal work, however the 'web or internet' governed by web browser sees that mechanically as a duplication of content.

    Also, I realized once I had republished something I had long forgot I had published. With a little work discovered I had published a poem I tried to publish at Hubpages some ten years earlie at a chat site I was frequently. That poem still resided at that chat site, therefore I was duplicating an original published work.I am not sure if that helps or not, though those two were from personal experience.

    1. sosown profile image74
      sosownposted 3 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks for your help!


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