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  1. 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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  2. Spam Filter hides answers after small edits (after initial post)

    Spam filter is hiding answers after a small correction of typo or errors.
    So after initially posting an answer , I go back to the answer and edit it by correcting
    small typos. Then, the answer disappears from the site.
    I can still see the answer, but the answer count goes down
    and other people I know on the site can no longer see my
    answer.

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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Bugs or Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Appeals Procee Needs Reviewing

    YA is finally going all the way down the drain. Long time users are getting violations for good direct answers and now the appeal people are telling them good direct answers they have been giving for years are indeed violations of the rules. Yahoo, the last thing to bring the death of this site is to push your long time users out the door.

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  4. Being Blocked.

    Spend minutes composing an answer to a Anonymous Question.
    When Submitting, find out that the person has blocked me.

    Blocking should not be allowed when posting as Anonymous.
    OR the removal of the Answer/Reply Box, as when the person post in their account name.

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  5. Please, allow an unlimited word limit for typing in the mobile version

    If I write an answer with my PC and want to change a word or a letter with my mobile, it shows me red numbers "-321".

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  6. I am not seeing my contacts questions they follow, upvote, or answer, is there someone who fixes these issues working for yahoo

    I need to know where I can find a fix for this; there used to be a link so yahoo could come in and fix issues like this. Does anyone know where this gear went to?

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  7. give us back our username

    We've been question marks for way too long already

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  8. Messenger still appears as an option for getting notifications under "Preferences"

    In the Answers section, when you click to edit your user preferences, go to "Privacy Settings" and you will see an option to Answers Community Can contact me via Yahoo Messenger

    since Oath discontinued Yahoo Messenger, this seems to be one spot that QA missed

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  9. No notifications, No History

    Cannot get any interaction with the boards.
    No way to check answers.
    No way to see Questions or Answers, no notifications of what is going on regarding my answers or questions.

    Q & A is all but dead.

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