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  1. When Will it Stop - The Disturbing Images, Mental/Sexu@l Harassment, Death Threats, etc. before You Ban Problem Members!!???

    It's come to My attention that You claim to have 'completed' My previous thread, yet I beg to defer as do Many others on Your site.

    In My previous thread's link: https://yahoo.uservoice.com/forums/211240-us-answers/suggestions/8080569-fix-cm-yahoo-warning-pics-of-real-dead-childre
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    I was Not only trying to point out a CM/reporting issue - I was also showing You the madness of which Your decent members, ( the V&V in particular ) are forced to face on a Daily basis If they so choose to participate on Yahoo Answers.This behavior of 1 said member that has created at bare minimum at least 300 accounts since last November has gone…

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      488 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Address the Yahoo Spoofers in pretty much every Yahoo Products post

      They are now 6-7 deep...and apparently I'm out of bullets for the day.

      Time to get someone on this; one report with that graphic or phone # should suspend the account pending appeal and wipe out posts.

      Till then, it may be thousands of these crooks trying to collect $30 a pop from unsuspecting users.

      Have you considered having the FBI kill their phones? Those numbers are being used to commit interstate wire fraud.....

      Obviously, YA hasn't got a cure yet.

      See ya again tomorrow.

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        44 comments  ·  Report Spam/ Spam Battle  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Do not allow graphics at level 1 and x out phone numbers.

        Every single question under Yahoo Products has 4 spam ads. They appear immediately so it is obvious it is not done manually. Reporting them serves no purpose. Not allowing a graphic at level 1 and xing out all phone numbers would stop it immediately.

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          21 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 7/3/15 Yahoo Answers Severely Glitched

          getting glitched and page failure at almost all levels today... page is slow to load, constant messages saying "something went wrong", nothing matches Criteria et al

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            9 comments  ·  Bugs or Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              9 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Don't suspend the most extreme serial trolls. Isolate them instead

              My suggestion with serial trolls is don't suspend them. Instead tag their computer with an identification cookie that directs them through an alternate server that acts as a wrapper to the main site. This alternate server should feed the normal pages, but maintain a separate database that isolates them from the main answers site. The alternate site can store and append/insert their own answers, questions and comments with that from the main feed so that, to them, it will appear as if all is functioning normally. This will effectively isolate them, so they get no answers, comments or updates responding…

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                17 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Explain the current (June 2015) policy regarding suicidal and self-harm Questions.

                The only guideline we have for this dates back to a post from 2009 which no longer exists.

                "Rest assured we take this issue very seriously. When reporting any suicide-related question, please mark it as a ToS violation (additional details: suicide).

                From there, we have to remove the content (a legal requirement) and then we proceed by sending out a special package with advice on how to cope via email.

                This information is compiled with input from leading experts in the field.

                Y! Answers Lou" http://suggestions.yahoo.com/detail/?prop=answers&fid=155114

                Is this still current policy? Does Yahoo still send a "care package" (whatever that…

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                  6 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Spostamento domande altrui

                  La possibilità di spostare le domande altrui data ai livelli 7 (e lo dico da livello 7) è stata sbagliatissima.
                  Alcuni spostano compulsivamente e ingiustamente le domande di altri, in particolare di quelli che stanno loro antipatici.
                  E poi è sbagliato, ognuno dev'essere padrone della propria domanda, non è giusto che altri la possano spostare e mettere dove vogliono.
                  Non conviene nemmeno a voi del sito, in quanto poniamo il caso che io faccio una domanda interessante che potrebbe avere tante risposte......immaginiamo che mi allontano poi dal PC........la domanda magari viene spostata in tauromachia, e quando poi ritorno e posso…

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                    7 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Missing Questions! Sorry, this is going to be a very long post.

                    Missing Questions! Sorry, this is going to be a very long post.

                    Will someone please explain to me why questions that I've answered are going missing? The questions violated no Community Guidelines or Terms of Service. When checking up on them I am presented with "This question does not exist or is under review.". And no, it's not a matter of the 'glitch' that can be resolved by F5 refreshing. I asked one user what had happened and they did not know, they found their question suddenly gone and had not received any sort of violation notice. They simply re-posted…

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                      Under review  ·  13 comments  ·  Bugs or Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add "Report User" Button to User Profiles

                      The Yahoo! categories are chock full of scammers posting ads for "Yahoo! Support." There are hundreds of them posting their full quota of 20 on a regular basis. They are using your trademarks and copyrighted IP in these ads, and they are ripping off your users by using scare tactics to sell worthless computer "fixes" and "maintenance" services which are likely to include the installation of malware.

                      Yahoo! is either incapable of stopping this activity or frankly just doesn't care, as evidenced by Questions answered by Yahoo! staff after these scam ad answers were given, yet the scam/spam remains.

                      So…

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                        6 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • The Relevance sort that was bad has now reverted to beyond annoying. All answers are now showing in reverse order.

                        This is ridiculous... https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20150714175336AAPXvpG
                        PLEASE post answers in the order of posted as that useless relevance sort is the worst change ever!!!
                        It has been one user that every answer they give is always at the top and they sure weren't the most relevant and now this mess started today.
                        DO THE RIGHT THING PLEASE GET RID OF RELEVANCE BEING THE DEFAULT.

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                          5 comments  ·  Bugs or Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Talk to us!

                          Many people have reported that yahoo Answers has gone haywire.

                          How about putting a short note at the top of the page telling us what you know about it.

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                            2 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • A few questions to clear things up.

                            Is it a violation when someone posts a ridiculous nonsense answer to a question about what you can do being a level 7?
                            Things like - You get the Golden Key and can wait in the Select Lounge at the Airport.
                            - First-In-Line privileges at Disney parks around the world.
                            - 50 cents off every gallon of gas by entering your confidential Level 7 PIN at the pump.
                            - Exclusive access to super-secret surf beaches on the California coast.
                            - Lunch with NFL superstars at Carl's Jr. on Wednesdays.
                            - A real life Get Out of Jail Free card.
                            -…

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                              6 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Discontinue the graphics feature and extend the block limit

                              Allowing graphics in questions and answers was a bad idea and it's being misused by members posting spam and junk. For example a user in the V&V section keeps posting disturbing images there and creates multiple accounts to do so and harass other members.
                              For users like that, 200 is too little a limit and surely the V&V regs would like nothing more than to block this member and their many accounts.
                              Since the CM has been broken lately

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                                3 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Please update the content showing in answers accounts.

                                There are too many accounts showing content that isn't there,
                                whether they are active or suspended.

                                I give this account as an example
                                https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/answers?show=KJNA44V7WSUBAUYCJ7A72L626I

                                Can you do something about this bad coding/programming or whatever it is you call it.Please look into this & get it fixed,thank you.

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                                  3 comments  ·  Bugs or Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Stop deleting my valid questions which I only ask after hours of exhaustive search on the internet and cannot find the answers anywhere.

                                  I only ever post a question after spending hours, days, months, or even longer trying to find the solution online and through trial and error. It infuriates me that while I am positive they do not violate the community guidelines you delete half the questions I post anyway. Meanwhile, those and the ones that aren't deleted, are 99% filled with answers that do violate the guidelines by not answering the question. You need to manage what you drop and don't drop with extremely more skill.

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                                  • Why can't yahoo block the tech support scamers?

                                    Why is it that Yahoo cannot block the tech support scammers and get their numbers shut down, especially when they are illegally using Yahoo trademarks and logos in their posts. Every day people post about losing money to these scammers yet Yahoo seems to do nothing about it.
                                    Could someone sue Yahoo for losing money if Yahoo refuses to block or delete these posts? Even after reporting the answers do not drop

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                                      • URLencode problem. the charecter " ' " shows up in url instead of "%27" causing search problems

                                        on yahoo answers if you search a question with " ' " in it an error will happen. for example if I search "why don't penguins fly" yahoo will search "why don" because the " ' " isn't urlencoded.

                                        in a url the charictar " ' " should be represented as "%27"

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                                        • Please do not allow posting of Fake Yahoo Mail Support phone numbers such as 866-350-0241

                                          I called the Fake phone number hoping for help to my hacked Yahoo email today. I was foolish to let me diagnose my machine virtually. Now I may have opened Pandora's box on my personal machine. I am sickened by this.

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