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  1. allow people who do not have cell phones to get a Yahoo account!

    My elderly neighbor wants an e-mail account but we can't set one up for him because he doesn't have a cell phone. Why can't his landline be good enough?

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  2. Fix your Appeal system when someone reports your answer because they didn't like what you said, not because it violated anything.

    I get answers reported because someone doesn't like what I said. The links in the email to appeal are broken. Fix Them!!!!!

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  3. Id love to know why there are so many of my points removed all day everyday lately? Its ridiculous I know I am not committing all these vi

    Why are all my points taken from my account? I am not making all these violations by answering honestly. One cannot report just because they dont like the answers...Please respond!

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  4. When clicking on "Contact us", it takes me to "Inactivity Timeout"?

    Take off the contact option, if you don't customers to contact you.

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  5. 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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    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    Agreed. This will be fixed in a moderation update in the medium term.

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  7. Have a place you can actually ask a questio and not just pick from questions you chose

    Have a place you can ask a question not just pick from your questions which do not address the issue

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  8. Add a "HOT ROD" Section to Automotive group

    By adding a "Hot Rod" section you can address questions about engine swaps, electrical issues, fabrication/welding and other areas that are specific to building non-stock vehicles.

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  9. stop giving me the error message that my question can't be posted and try again later.

    It's not an idea it's a plea. Almost every time I try to post a question I get an error message saying "Sorry, we couldn't post your question right now. Please try again later." Please fix this already. It's been going on for years now.

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  10. Answers vanishing from questions

    I've noticed a few questions recently where I and a number of other users have answered questions, but returning to it later, all of the answers have vanished. I've received no email notification of any sort of moderation. The question still is there, but with no way to submit answers. What's going on here?

    Example of a question where people answered, yet no answers appear now:

    https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20190104145304AAFS44e

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  11. Answers disappear after editing.

    For the past year or so my answers have intermittently not been visible to the community. It has taken me some time to realize that the disappearing act only happens after editing and resubmitting.If you submit an answer and don't edit then it can be seen by all. However if later you do some editing the answer then disappears from view for everybody except the poster.

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  12. I am unable to edit the information on the about me section on my Q&A profile

    When I change the content, I save it. But then, when I go back to view it, it is not displaying the new information.

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  15. If you do maintenance, please shut down the site completely

    We can't edit our answers, can't comment, can't report... Better shut down the site completely and say in advance when (in UTC) it will be reactivated.

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  16. Now that the Help Community Forum has closed move the resources to Yahoo Answwers.

    It is my understanding that nothing has been updated for over a year. For example Top Contributors, Top Answerers and the Leaderboard.

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  17. 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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  18. allow an unlimited word limit for typing in details on questions please

    I recently asked a question and tried to add as much detail in the description box as well for the situation. come to find out theres a word limit, and when youve already typed out everything it is very troublesome having to keep "updating question" over and over again to get every last word out.

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  19. Please get rid of the shadowy texts that are hard to see

    They light ghosly texts in a very light grey or blight blue are very hard to see for people who have eye problems.
    If you don't know what I mean they are posted under each question on the board and also in our profile page .For example look at the word "More" and you will figure it out.

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    Gathering feedback  ·  Admin Amy responded

    Thanks for your feedback. We’ll review our choices in text/color to make sure they are easy to read for all Yahoo Answers users.

  20. 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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