Why do people ask so many questions? I mean you see 10 questions in a row 5 to 1

Jump to Last Post 1-4 of 4 discussions (4 posts)
  1. wvierra profile image59
    wvierraposted 8 years ago

    Why do people ask so many questions? I mean you see 10 questions in a row 5 to 10 minutes apart.

    Is there something I have not been Q,ed in one. Is there a benefit for asking a lot of questions?, does it improve your ranking?, or is it that people are just bored out of their wits and are just spamming the question box to draw attention. Please I really would like to know the reason overall.

  2. Lifeallstar1 profile image58
    Lifeallstar1posted 8 years ago

    For help i guess with something they are working on for a hub, or to gain points...I do think it helps but not a lot or maybe you have to ask a lot of questions, or they just want to know for personal reason, also i've seen that they don't understand something about how the site works...that's all I have...LOL. Wish I knew one straight up answer but there are several reasons for it. I've asked questions because I just didn't know the answer to it and research.

  3. Hogan Quick profile image59
    Hogan Quickposted 8 years ago

    I think they want to improve their hub score or they are just bored (teens/kids?).  A lot of their questions are not even questions and others just don't make any sense.  I ask questions to get input or advice from the community, and usually the system works well.

  4. wingedcentaur profile image82
    wingedcentaurposted 8 years ago

    Good Day wvierra

    The overarching, overriding concern is to score an accolade, one of the little E-medals. We know this is so because one hubber who is something of a, shall we say, prolific questioner has recently said as much. This hubber, whose identity I don't recall but you can probably find the question, formulated the question that went something like this: 'Since we have to ask one hundred questions to score an accolade, some of them are going to be stupid questions  [the hubber actually stated some of the questions were going to be stupid], why do some hubbers take the trouble to leave hateful remarks instead of just passing the question by?

    The point is (and you are not the first to notice this and most likely won't be the last) they want to score accolades and think it will raise their hub score. Again, we know this because one of them said so.

    Some do ask quite a few questions of a specific technical nature, but I don't think you were referring to them (am I right?).

Closed to reply
 
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)