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  1. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Askers should be Rewarded points for asking questions that get a large amount of answers and follows

    I have posted a question that got over 1000 answers and 20+ follows before and instead of getting rewarded for that I got 3 points deducted out of my account for asking a question. Askers should be getting rewarded for sparking large conversations and interests on the site like that, not punished for it. Answers with over 30 answers and follows should reward the asker with a certain amount of points. Something like the asker earns 1 point for every answer they get after 30 answers and 5 points for every follower to the question. So if the asker gets…

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  12. Please check email functions - I do not receive a message if getting a best answer.

    Please check email functions - maybe, there are more than one bug.

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  13. 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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  14. There is a glitch with the thumbs down rating

    I nave noticed that the thumbs down rating I have given some answers disappears and I have to continually check and make sure the ratings remain posted. The answerers are trouble-causing trolls who use Answers to rant and attack and post lies, not give truthful, researched replies to questions.

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  15. Questions list missing Jan 15 2019

    Questions list missing and other side panels missing

    Jan 15 2019

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  16. Create alias

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

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  17. i suggest you fix this glitch

    there is an answer showing up in my notifications that i cannot read all of and want to. when i go back to my question that answer is gone but still is in my notifs.

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  18. 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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  19. WHY IS THE BOARD freezing?

    can u fix this?

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  20. i cant see my notifications on my account

    i cant see my Yahoo Answers notifications

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