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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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  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. 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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  7. 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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  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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. Go back to original Yahoo answers ! Too hard to use sort by date.

    Go back to original Yahoo answers ! Too hard to use sort by date.

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  16. 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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  17. Give more choices to sort what questions to look at on the Home page.

    I dont care about the "Most Popular" questions. I care more about t

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  19. Create alias

    Would like the option to create multiple alias.Why was it removed?

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  20. 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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