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  1. 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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  2. 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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    Gathering feedback  ·  1 comment  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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    Started  ·  Admin Amy responded

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

  7. 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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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    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.

  8. 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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  9. Not posting questions

    Not getting questions posted, but they are still taking 5 points from me. If you are reading this yahoo, please explain why. This has been going on for a few weeks now. If you have suspended my account let me know.

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  10. Please fix the Leader Boards in the Royalty threads.

    I have been the top best answerer in this thread for years. My name has disappeared. My account is still active, I answer questions every day--what has happened to my points?

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    5 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We are actively investigating the issue with the leaderboards. They should be up and running soon :)

  11. give us back our username

    We've been question marks for way too long already

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  12. Filter by No Answer

    I used to be able to filter by no answer and I don't see it. When answering math there is likely 1 answer and is redundant to go through the effort when it's already solved.

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  14. 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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  15. Let us change profile pics again

    We should be allowed to change the profile pictures

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    50 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    Agreed. This will be done when the profiles are updated. Users will be able to have a profile picture and name separate from their Yahoo Account.

    You should be able to update your picture by updating your Yahoo Account again. This was fixed.

  16. why are Trolls allowed to post anonymously?

    the 'Post as Anonymous' Feature is nothing but Troll bait... it allows people to post question with no way of know who they are or how to stop them...
    It's bad enough "Block" doesn't apply the 'warning label any more, but now any one can hide behind that little spy mask and ask The Dumbest, or most offensive question; and it stays up until Admin Reacts

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    477 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We plan to allow the blocking of anonymous people in the future. Expect anonymous answering to go away, expect anonymous asking to stay.

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    27 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    We are working on notifications to remind people to select a BA in the short term and reworking how BA works in the medium term.

  18. Please let users pick the "Relevance" menu....nothing that pops up is 'relevant' to me...

    I only want to see "newest" or "most recent", as my sole reason most days to pop in here is to help others by answering their questions.
    Some Brainiac decided to remove the date stamp thingie that always used to be on the questions....this is invaluable to we who spend a lot of time perusing. HUGE waste of time to read or answer a question that is years old...my favourite is when I chose a question and it's one I answered years ago, AND got best answer on!
    Do any of you actually act as users and try to manouver…

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    6 comments  ·  General Feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Planned  ·  Admin Amy responded

    Agreed. The “relevant” option no longer works. We are working on making it work again. I also agree that date stamps are an important part of the question.

  19. Prevent askers from submitting an answer to their question

    On many occasions I see questions where the asker has added some extra detail, but not by updating/editing their question. Instead, the asker has submitted an answer to the question to add the additional information.

    There are two problems with this:

    1) It is not immediately obvious that the extra detail has come from the same person that asked the question.

    2) As the answers are displayed in different orders depending upon when they were submitted and what thumbs up and thumbs down they have received, the extra information can appear completely out of context.

    I propose that Yahoo modify…

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    10 comments  ·  Feature Suggestion  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Gathering feedback  ·  Admin Amy responded

    This is a good idea. Askers should use the “update” function, not the answer function on their own questions. I suppose there is a use case where askers find the answer to their own questions and want to share it. I’ll have to do more research on this matter.

  20. Indicate questions that have been viewed or opened in the browser.

    So when we open a question in any category or in our activity page the link colour should change from blue to purple.That signifies which questions have been opened or viewed in the browser.

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    Thanks for the suggestion; adding this to our roadmap!

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