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  1. 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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  3. PLEASE stop the reCatcha in Yahoo Answer!!!! HATE HATE HATE!

    PLEASE stop the reCatcha in Yahoo Answer!!!! HATE HATE HATE!

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  4. stop deleting important truth telling question instead of keeping your stupid questions

    yahoo is stupid on questions to keep or delete while they ask stupid questions. NOT ALL OF US ARE RETARDS AND CHILDISH ARROGANT IDIOTS

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  6. I do not like the way forwarding works in the new email. I don't get a clear picture of the original message and the attachments

    Go back to the old email. Also I am now not getting my previously forwaredd emails with a message saying it can't reach the email. I went back to stop forwarding emails and I can't find the place where you change the forwarding when I try to change it....Things don't work right.

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  7. I should be able to go straight to a reply I get on my comments, why did Yahoo change that ?

    Yahoo would be more respected if they quit messing with what works on their site ! When someone reply's to my comment, I used to be able to go straight to that reply. I think Yahoo is trying to discourage people (or just the Right) from using Yahoo ?

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  8. Why aren't these questions deleting,all chatting about other users

    I should be able to delete these with my high reputation,so it seems reporting is not working very efficiently.

    Chatting about other users:

    1. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20180903113808AAsRMgw
    2. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20180929030509AArFaC2
    3. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181010162116AAugvzb in Update 2
    4. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181013031102AACUrfh
    5. https://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181009214030AA5tvBF

    6. https://au.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181015221523AABpZ82
    7. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181017194622AAt1mwr
    8. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181016182020AATYzaY
    9. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181017203127AAPOTuj
    10. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181017161955AA3vbmH

    11. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20180615002902AAJBiBg
    12. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181018000741AAPjQM9
    13. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181018165034AAYRwsf
    14. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181018171328AArecgp
    15. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181019142848AACAldm

    16. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181019232332AAZNqV3
    17. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181019233158AA7noOd
    18. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181018160749AAi6rDl
    19. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181020202458AAJjNVG
    20. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181021071933AAEKGbR

    21. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181020221637AAEEh8v
    22. https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181019180523AAvvbit
    23. https://uk.answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20181022155910AAu6QfF

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  9. Stop deleting my ****!!

    Stop allowing these report troll to falsely report!!! Then you don’t even leave a way to appeal you **** faced ****!!!!

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  11. DON'T CHANGE ACTUAL DESIGN. NEW ONE IS RUBBISH

    THE NEW DESIGN IS AWFUL, USELESS AND VERY FRUSTRATING. TOTAL RUBBISH. I CAN'T DELETE UNREAD MESSAGES AT ONCE NOW BUT, I HAVE TO SELECT AND DELETE ONE BY ONE !!! ABSOLUTE DUMB NONE SENSE.

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  12. Can you arrange it so that when you update your email address on Yahoo that group alerts stop being delivered to the removed address please?

    Can you arrange it so that when you update your email address on Yahoo that group alerts stop being delivered to the removed address please?

    Updated my email address on Yahoo account and deleted the old one. Yet I still receive Yahoo Group email alerts at the removed address! It was be nice if the new email address was now being used for correspondence updates instead of the old one which has been removed.

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  13. I can't use the Yahoo Answers website

    Let me use the Yahoo Answers website.

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  14. Too many ads.

    There are too many ads......what has changed. Im unable to read my screen at times. john fowler

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  15. Have a place you can actually ask a questio and not just pick from questions you chose

    Have a place you can ask a question not just pick from your questions which do not address the issue

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  16. If you do maintenance, please shut down the site completely

    We can't edit our answers, can't comment, can't report... Better shut down the site completely and say in advance when (in UTC) it will be reactivated.

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  17. Please fix the Leader Boards in the Royalty threads.

    I have been the top best answerer in this thread for years. My name has disappeared. My account is still active, I answer questions every day--what has happened to my points?

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    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We are actively investigating the issue with the leaderboards. They should be up and running soon :)

  18. why are Trolls allowed to post anonymously?

    the 'Post as Anonymous' Feature is nothing but Troll bait... it allows people to post question with no way of know who they are or how to stop them...
    It's bad enough "Block" doesn't apply the 'warning label any more, but now any one can hide behind that little spy mask and ask The Dumbest, or most offensive question; and it stays up until Admin Reacts

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    473 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We plan to allow the blocking of anonymous people in the future. Expect anonymous answering to go away, expect anonymous asking to stay.

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    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We are working on notifications to remind people to select a BA in the short term and reworking how BA works in the medium term.

  20. Please let users pick the "Relevance" menu....nothing that pops up is 'relevant' to me...

    I only want to see "newest" or "most recent", as my sole reason most days to pop in here is to help others by answering their questions.
    Some Brainiac decided to remove the date stamp thingie that always used to be on the questions....this is invaluable to we who spend a lot of time perusing. HUGE waste of time to read or answer a question that is years old...my favourite is when I chose a question and it's one I answered years ago, AND got best answer on!
    Do any of you actually act as users and try to manouver…

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    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    Agreed. The “relevant” option no longer works. We are working on making it work again. I also agree that date stamps are an important part of the question.

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