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  1. Group Search

    Group Search

    Suggest that someone please make a decision. . . . !
    You have tried to fix the search engine now for 2 years after " NEO " screwed it up. IT is not fixed . . . . BUT . . . is getting Worse.

    Suggestions::
    1) Scrap it and start all over again.
    2) Scrap it and use Google's.

    It really is a shame because the Y! search engine was the model search program I started using in 1997/ 98. It steadily improved until MARCH 2013.

    It is a lot easier to search the Yahoo data base…

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      0 comments  ·  Groups management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • "Join group" not working today - Purple error bar "Sorry, an error occurred.." message

      "Join group" isn't working today - Purple error bar "Sorry, an error occurred.." appears when applicants try to join or try to accept a pre-approved invite to join a group. I've received multiple complaints about this today and hoping you can help resolve. It's happening in all our many groups. Thanks!

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      • Remove the requirement to identify as either male or female during account creation.

        I need software to manage committee calendars, agendas and minutes. I would use your software as it appears to be exactly what I need. However, your requirement to select male or female during account creation means I will have to look elsewhere. I sit on a committee dedicated to creating a welcoming space for people of all genders. Forcing the committee members to identify as either male or female is exactly the kind of problem we are striving to fix. Please reconsider your use of binary genders, and allow each person to identify as they see fit. I would ask…

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          1 comment  ·  Enhancement or New feature request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please fix the ability to remove members.

          It is currently not possible to remove members from the groups or to remove banned members from the banned list. Please fix this as a matter of urgency. Attempts to remove give an error loading content and the member remains on the group.

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            39 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Uploading files

            When you have your selections under membership to place the files in alphabetical order and then you upload a file you get the purple bar at the bottom that says Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content. There is no error the file uploads. But to be sure you have to refresth the page to make sure. Can you fix this glitch? Thank you.

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              5 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • When viewing pictures or albums, the page keeps reloading and taking you back to the top of the page.

              When viewing photos or albums, as you page down, the page reloads and sends you back to the top. Can't this be fixed to not return to the top?

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                10 comments  ·  Photos experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Please do not truncate or shorten the subject heading of group messages as it appears on the conversation view.

                Please do not truncate or shorten the subject heading of group messages as it appears on the conversation view. It defeats the purpose of a public message.

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                  38 comments  ·  Messages and conversations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Cannot delete files

                  When I try to delete a file I get an error message "Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content". Where can I get help to fix this problem so I can delete out of date files?

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                    38 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Can't invite people - get : "Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content."

                    For the past 48 hours every time we try to invite people we get:
                    Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content and a purple bar on the bottom. Can you please fix? Can't grow our groups if we can't invite people.

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                    • Bring back the option to schedule Files to auto-send to pending members

                      When scheduling Files, the option to auto-send a File to a pending member is no longer available. There used to be a scheduling option labelled "Pending Subscriptions".

                      And if a group had previously setup Files to be sent to pending member, the Management > Control Panel > Notifications page does show a section for Files that are sent on "Pending Subscriptions" BUT these Files are never sent to people who have pending subscriptions.

                      A lot of groups depend on this feature because they require pending members to read and reply to auto-sent Files. And because the Notifications page says that…

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                        33 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • restricted to public

                        When I set up my groups they were classified as custom. I did not choose restricted or private. But now they are all marked as restricted by you not by me. I am unable to change them to public. Is this because I want to moderate who joins my groups? You need to let us have more control over this. Please advise. Thanks.

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                        • want like and dislike buttons for messages

                          want like and dislike buttons

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                            3 comments  ·  Messages and conversations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Cannot delete photos from albums

                            I keep getting an error message 'Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content'.

                            I have tried deleting by accessing the album, clicking the Edit Button and then clicking the down arrow and selecting delete and also by clicking the down arrow in photo stream and selecting Delete. I get the same error each time.
                            Thanks,
                            Judy F.
                            SW Florida - USA

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                              8 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                1 comment  ·  Search experience  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Bring back the old format for yahoo groups.

                                Provide an option to select the old yahoo groups format. I've quit reading yahoo groups since the "new" version came out. It's a mess.

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                                  19 comments  ·  Enhancement or New feature request  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Where are My Groups?

                                  The list of My Groups that I belong to or own has disappeared!

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                                  • Yahoo really knows how to hide Groups! In My Yahoo pages, they are only under More links.

                                    Groups is well hidden! I really have to look for my Groups! Is this a new game? Sometimes it's hidden under More. I guess having to go into the office every day hasn't helped that much. Maybe if all Yahoo staff stayed home - forever!

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                                    • group invitations not working

                                      I have been trying to invite two members that cannot change their Yahoo ID on the group and need to leave and come back. Neither received my original invitations. One person received the invitation only after I invited his Yahoo ID instead of his email and the other person has still not received anything after 3 attempts of inviting her email address. The one clicked "join this group" both places in the invitation and was added to the group but as an email only member. This needs to be fixed please!

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                                      • Chrome Browser warns Yahoo Group Photos Pages as known and dangerous Phishing Site.

                                        Chrome Browser warns Yahoo Group Photos Pages as known and dangerous Phishing Site.

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                                          2 comments  ·  Defects or Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Would like to be able to pause and go back to previous photo when the photos are in the enlarged view.

                                          I believe that when you first introduced the enlarged view for our photos we could pause and also go back to the previous photos but that function seems to have disappeared. It is nice to be able to see the photos in the larger format but they scroll so fast that we don't get time to really enjoy the details of the photos. Can you make that happen for us..thanks

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