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  1. give better information about blocked questions

    When a person has blocked your answers but is also anonymous you have no idea that you have been blocked. You spend time answering the question in good faith and THEN it won't post. Sometimes I have wasted a quarter of an hour on a complex question.
    If the asker has blocked responses and is also anonymous I need to know this so that I don't waste my time on them.

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  2. Fix the yahoo answers reporting feature. It's being abused and you do nothing.

    Fix the yahoo answers reporting feature. I've been a victim of reporting abuse and customer service does nothing and says nothing. This is unacceptable and you need to fix it.

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  3. Questions on community moderation / reporting

    1.Was the trusted rated system of community moderation phased out or still in place.Where users gained enough trust or reputation through accurate reporting of violating content on the site.When the system worked properly a single report could remove something.I had this ability myself.

    2.Is community moderation broken or broken at some capacity where now it takes many reports for something to be removed.It just seems
    ineffective as it stands now.

    3.Has anyone removed anything in the last 12 months,I sure haven't.

    I don't know if any admins will answer the first two questions,what do other users say on third.

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  4. Deleted Level 7 accounts should not return as Level 7

    Please someone explain how this even happens? Here's a dozen troll accounts that have been deleted over and over, but are still Level 7.

    Level 7 Trolls
    Archer
    Ted K
    Jea
    poldi2
    Rowan
    Catherine
    SBR32277
    misty
    frombrum
    the internet
    Nous
    Randy the Atheist
    Caesar
    Huh?
    Lord Bearclaw of Gryphon Woods
    jpopelish
    Jimmy C
    Gothika4981
    A Nonny Mouse
    vorenhutz
    Bulldog redux
    Rayal
    Lighting the Way to Reality
    Tony B
    glcang
    Zac Z
    bluebellbkk
    Broton (level 6)
    Everard (level 6)

    Battling trolls in R&S for years, but the same ones keep returning, some use the same User Name over and over, admitting…

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  5. Who can we contact at Yahoo/Verizon for large scale abuse on Y/A!

    Members of the Y/A! community need a direct link to contact a actual person to deal with high end abuse on Y/A!

    Examples:

    We need to be able to send to you links of trolls that abuse yahoo answers so you can suspend/remove them.

    There are many stalker trolls

    There are trolls that clone good users accounts

    There are repetitive nonsense trolls.

    We need help in getting rid of these abusers, please help us....please bring back official Yahoo/Verizon people to moderate the site and remove chronic abusers.

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  6. Start maintaining Yahoo Answers or close it

    I have been on Yahoo Answers almost since it started and have over a million points. When is Yahoo going to start maintaining it or close it? Following are problems that I see.
    It has been taken over by members who post ****** or vulgar questions and seem to have an inside group.
    I do not believe Top Contributor or Trust status is being updated.
    Reporting questions or answers seems to have no effect.
    The Top Answerers and Leaderboard are not being updated.
    The Yahoo Answers blog has not been updated for months.
    The "About Me" section in the settings…

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  7. Please remove this "minimum 15 character limit", or a least reduce it.

    What's with this "minimum 15 character limit" in the answers now?! Please remove this or make it less than 15. It will NOT deter spammers, it will ENCOURAGE them. People will just spam punctuation in order to give a short, one-word answers. Also not all of us want to be wordy with answers. Find another way to deal with spammers, not take away the freedom of those who legitimately answer questions. Remove please. And while we are here, please also get rid of that hideous reCAPTCHA.

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  8. Update the block feature ...

    I suggest you update the blocked feature in the following ways.

    If you block someone:

    You can't answer their questions, comment on answers.
    You can't access or view their profile
    *You cannot access or view their questions

    It makes zero sense allowing users to block you but also allowing them to answer your questions. On top of that if you do block someone, not allowing them to even view your questions can prevent them from abusing the reporting system.

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  9. i can sign into yahoo answers,, but cannot pick a best answer to questions i ask this is nuts and a waste of my time

    I can go to yahoo. and yahoo answers and ask a question but I cannot award best answer in any catorgery..this is nuts

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  10. Unable to sign in to Yahoo Answers

    When I try to sign in, I am redirected back to the sign in page after my password is entered. Meaning the Yahoo Answers website never processes my email and password information when I submit it. I never get passed the sign in stage.

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  11. Stop blocked trolls from still answering posts in the comment boxes of other people who answer.

    Trolls who have been blocked can still torment their blocker by using other peoples comment boxes. If they are blocked, they should be completely blocked. They should not be able to leave nasty comments in the comment boxes of genuine people who have answered a question in good faith.

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  12. Get rid of repeat trolls

    Why not have negative points. As long as they have negative points they can’t ask any questions. Don’t reset the count. If someone has -3000 points, they’re not contributing to Answers. That will get rid of a lot of trolls who keeps asking the same question.

    Here’s James, the autistic troll who has a big behind fetish or a how strong does a woman have to be to lift him. Or how many times does he have to ask what’s wrong with this site.

    Profile #1:
    https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=HvabBEqVaa&t=k

    Profile #2:
    https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=aDz69t5xaa&t=k

    Does she have a big butt:

    https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20191005042010AAZ5V2Q

    How strong does…

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  13. Eliminate the block option. I understand the frustration of dealing with stalkers and trolls, remove those accounts.

    Frustration with trolls, stalkers and that immature is certainly real. But their existence degrades the experience. Rather than block them, silply eliminate them.

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  15. Give the point system some kind of a redeemable value.

    I would like to see a point system here that has some kind of a redeemable value. A small amount of cash some kind of a prize some kind of merchandise that you can redeem your points for. Other question and answer boards do!

    And it should not cost you points or money or rewards to ask a question here! other websites are paying real cash for you to ask a question.

    other websites are paying you real money to answer those questions.

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  16. GO FISHING IT WOULD BE BETTER FOR YOU TO GET ANY ANSWERS

    LETS ALL GO FISHING YOU WOULD GET SOMETHING ,,,, YAHOO. GOT TO BIG AND THEY DONT CARE ABOUT US

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  17. Quit using HORRIFIC GRAMMAR

    "There's no answers" is grammatically incorrect. Whoever thinks it is correct deserves to have traumatic and horrific things happen to them!

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  19. Pleasde send me an email telling me why you remove so many of my points!!!!!

    Please stop removing my points so many with no email to tell me what and when. Its wrong to report because one doesn't like the answer.Why don't I get emails?

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  20. Scanning old posts

    When I scan old posts, I may go back years but if I click on a post to read, after reading I find myself back at the very top at the most recent post. I must then scan all the way down again over the years to get to the next post. After reading a post, it would be extremely helpful if we could stay in the same place and look at each post without being constantly returned back to the start.

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