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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. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Bring back voting for best answer after a period of time passes with no best answer

    Too many answers never get a best answer. Voting should be brought back if no best answer has been selected after 6 weeks or so.

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  9. Need a feature to report an entire account

    It would be helpful to have a feature where one can report an entire account, instead of particular questions and answers.

    Spammers often spam the same questions over and over, and post cheat answers just to get points so they can spam their questions again. Why should users have to spend their time reporting individual questions and answers over and over when the whole accounts needs a review?

    An example account is below - should users really have to report every question and every answer on this account?

    Earl:

    - repeated questions
    https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=JPT45ZUPEMWRDQT7SI44VGSJWF&t=g

    - cheat answers ('huh' to every question) …

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. Get rid of the question moving feature

    The level seven question moving ability has been abused to death and people with too much free time on their hands are ruining many peoples yahoo answer experience. People shouldn't have to waste hours and hours having to battle with abusive users moving questions for who knows whatever reasons. This feature is driving away users and making the site miserable. If anything let people move their own questions but don't give other people power to move other peoples questions.

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  14. Please stop these fake reporters from taking away all my points for nothing.

    Please stop these people from taking all my points on none violations. Its unfair and I have a right to my answers. Im not cursing anyone. Just posting. And I come back and 40 points are stolen I call it. ITS WRONG YAHOO!

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  15. This is how you increase security on Yahoo Answers!

    *Introduce captcha code

    *Make the "sources" filed mandatory for all answers.

    *Change your coding and algorithms to auto detect that the language input into a submission is correct for the version of Yahoo Answers being used.

    *Alter your algorithms to detect and prevent content not in adherence to the question and answer format. If a response sounds too much like a question

    *Introduce a character minimum of 250 characters for all answers. If it's less than 250 characters, it's probably not very informative anyway.

    *Temporarily suspend any user who fails to submit a profile avatar and profile page bio within…

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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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