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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. I can't use the Yahoo Answers website

    Let me use the Yahoo Answers website.

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  5. Too many ads.

    There are too many ads......what has changed. Im unable to read my screen at times. john fowler

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. Chang reactions back to comments so we can go back to see if there any replies.

    Chang reactions back to comments so we can go back to see if there any replies

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  9. 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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  10. Questions list missing Jan 15 2019

    Questions list missing and other side panels missing

    Jan 15 2019

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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Please keep awarding points for answering questions after "Best Answer" has been chosen

    I often answer questions only to find out a best answer has been chosen. Some askers do not wait long to amass many answers and are quick to award their choice. I don't have all day to stay on Answers, but I am well-informed in my subject and have credible, correct information to share. It would be a good thing to award some points for correct participation even after a choice has been made....

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  15. What do you think of the following recommendation for a new point system here?

    Only keep a one year running total. All total points, best answers and percentages would only be based on the previous 12 months. New members do not receive any ranking until they have been here a year. There would be new levels developed based on the current spread of points for the past 12 months. Maybe give them names rather than numbers. All old points and a total would still be kept for historical purposes and shown in your profile.

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  16. 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. 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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  19. Fix the leadership board where the actually best answers are posted/ What gives yahoo?

    My best answer number has not moved in months and months and neither has anyone elses. Please fix the site

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    We’re actively restoring the systems that update the leaderboards and the best answer counts.

  20. 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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    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.

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