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  1. Can you stop the posting of single letter or character answers

    Some users have no intention to provide an answer to a question,only posting a single letter or character to collect points.Are there any plans to stamp out this type of abuse.Example:
    https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/answers?show=VO3YKROYR3WQTUNE2EDRHAR24Y

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  2. Askers should be Rewarded points for asking questions that get a large amount of answers and follows

    I have posted a question that got over 1000 answers and 20+ follows before and instead of getting rewarded for that I got 3 points deducted out of my account for asking a question. Askers should be getting rewarded for sparking large conversations and interests on the site like that, not punished for it. Answers with over 30 answers and follows should reward the asker with a certain amount of points. Something like the asker earns 1 point for every answer they get after 30 answers and 5 points for every follower to the question. So if the asker gets…

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  3. Allow us to be able to add as many categories as we want

    If we were able to pick as many categories as we want it would be easier to get responses, because some questions fit into more than one category.

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  4. Have more options for replying.

    Please let there be the option to reply to questions that are even 10 years old. It actually doesn't really matter if it is a decade old, as a question is a question. And, time flies by so much anyway.
    I'm on level 6, so maybe it is available on level 7. I doubt it.

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  5. Moving Questions to Other Categories

    I like the idea of moving questions to a better category to improve the nature of Yahoo Answer/Questions. But there are times where you have some people that spoil it for others. To keep people from moving questions malicious. Limit the how many times a single question could be moved, to maybe twice. The poster of the question may think that their question is in the appropriate category.

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  6. Tools/features to help users deal with trolls

    Here are some tools/features to help users deal with trolls and trolling:

    - Allow users to block other users so that they don't see their posted questions or answers. There are some troll users here that I know will never ask a legitimate question, and that will only post abusive answers . . . for example, there are users only ever post racist questions. A feature hiding their posted questions, answers, and comments would be nice - if I can't see it, then it won't bother me.

    - Allow users to hide their questions and answers from others users, so…

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  7. Please let us choose the section before the question get posted

    Oftentimes, the question goes to a section the asker don't want.

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  8. Indicate questions that have been viewed or opened in the browser.

    So when we open a question in any category or in our activity page the link colour should change from blue to purple.That signifies which questions have been opened or viewed in the browser.

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  9. allow an unlimited word limit for typing in details on questions please

    I recently asked a question and tried to add as much detail in the description box as well for the situation. come to find out theres a word limit, and when youve already typed out everything it is very troublesome having to keep "updating question" over and over again to get every last word out.

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  10. Filter by No Answer

    I used to be able to filter by no answer and I don't see it. When answering math there is likely 1 answer and is redundant to go through the effort when it's already solved.

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  11. Let us change profile pics again

    We should be allowed to change the profile pictures

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    Agreed. This will be done when the profiles are updated. Users will be able to have a profile picture and name separate from their Yahoo Account.

    You should be able to update your picture by updating your Yahoo Account again. This was fixed.

  12. Prevent askers from submitting an answer to their question

    On many occasions I see questions where the asker has added some extra detail, but not by updating/editing their question. Instead, the asker has submitted an answer to the question to add the additional information.

    There are two problems with this:

    1) It is not immediately obvious that the extra detail has come from the same person that asked the question.

    2) As the answers are displayed in different orders depending upon when they were submitted and what thumbs up and thumbs down they have received, the extra information can appear completely out of context.

    I propose that Yahoo modify…

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    This is a good idea. Askers should use the “update” function, not the answer function on their own questions. I suppose there is a use case where askers find the answer to their own questions and want to share it. I’ll have to do more research on this matter.

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