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  1. Unable to post answers to questions

    There appears to be a serious glitch in that users are unable to post answers to questions. It's still possible to post comments to existing answers and to fill out the answer box but the answer will not post and the notice "Sorry, we were unable to proceed with your request. Please try again." is consistently returned.

    Other users have noticed this as well.

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  4. Unable to edit my answer, rate answers, read or post comments to answers.

    The links to edit my answer, thumbs up/down on my and other answers, and the comment link all appear and can be selected but nothing happens for an extended period; half an hour or more. I use Firefox on a desktop computer.

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  5. Yahoo answers notifications not going to email?

    Was curious if anyone else has noticed that even though the option is checked to get notified via email that an question has been answered, isn't getting an email notification from answer? If this problem is just on me, what can I do to finally fix it?

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  6. Fix the "About Me" section in the Q&A profiles

    This has been broken for far too long and nothing has been done about it.

    When I proceed to edit my "about me" on the Q&A Profile, I edit the text, then press save.

    But when I go back to it, it has not updated the about me with the new information. It has the previous content.

    This should have been fixed within 24 hours of it being reported initially. I want it fixed immediately.

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  8. Answers submitted are only visible to the poster.

    When I submit an answer I can see it in the list of answers for that question. However, when the question is viewed by others (including the poster of the question) it often cannot be seen ! This has been a problem experienced by many users for well over a year and makes the whole purpose of YA futile. Surely somebody can fix this ?

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  9. People want to delete their OWN questions. LET US

    It is so wrong that we cannot delete things we have posted. I had not idea I couldn’t delete my questions till it was too late. Anonymity means nothing. Questions asked are personal to the person who asked them and should have EVERY RIGHT to remove them. I can’t stress enough how upset I am with yahoo and the lack of available customer service and now the inability to delete our own questions. Please consider the people using your product and not just your stats or whatever it is that inclined you to remove the delete button. Till this problem…

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  11. 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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  12. Question does not appear in the list

    My question does not appear in the list although it appears as having gone through on the individual page for it.

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  13. The Yahoo Products section is becoming a cesspool.

    There is a group that constantly posts X rated questions and answers. Marking as a violation rarely removes them.

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  14. Emails in Yahoo answers don't work....

    Hello.

    Although I allowed the emails in my Yahoo answers profile and saved the settings, nobody is able to write me.
    I ask the question on here, because of I don't where write you for this type of problem.

    I thank you in advance.

    Catherine

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  17. feb 3rd 2019, glitch eating chunks of feed is back

    going down the "answers"-sorting you see questions up to several hours old, and then suddenly questions posted 3-4 weeks ago.

    can this be fixed?

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  19. A recent problem has developed that needs attention...

    It appears that Yahoo Answers has been infiltrated by a bunch of people whose only agenda is to disrupt the site. Their username is nothing but a scrambled bunch of letters, as are their answers.

    I have counted as many as 25 of these on the same question as opposed to less than 5 answers from normal members.

    I've tried reporting them individually, but there are too many. This is becoming a serious situation - I believe it will drive people away or make Yahoo Answers unusable.

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  20. Fix the search section. I cannot find answers with certian subjects/keywords

    Fix the search element so people can search for subjects using keywords. I know people are asking questions, but they do not show when I look for them

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