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  1. I want my old version of yahoo please

    I want the old version back please.

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      79 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Put login and password back on same page, single click please.

      Put login page back the way it was. Single click for login. NOT one for id another for password. Every extra key stroke is a major pain **********!

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        12 comments  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please Eliminate All SPAM E-mailing Advertisements. Do Not Want Spam E-Mail. Thank You. Michael

        Do Not Wish to Receive SPAM E-Mailings Anymore. Thank You. Michael Hubbell

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          11 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • what happened to my yahoo

          Give me back my old yahoo account stop fixing something that doesn't need fixing.

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              57 comments  ·  Ad feedback  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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              • REMOVE ALL THE ADS ON 'MY YAHOO PAGE' TOP BAR, SIDE YARD, AS WELL AS THE OFFENSIVE EMAILS AND MEET PEOPLE ADS, I OPT OUT!!!

                REMOVE ALL ADS ON MY YAHOO PAGE I OPT OUT!! REMOVE OFFENSIVE ADS IN MY EMAIL AS WELL!!

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                • I can't read my emails. For more than 2 days every time I click on a message it tells me "temporary problem" and try later. It is later!

                  I can't read my emails. For more than 2 days every time I click on a message it tells me "temporary problem" and try later. It is later! This miserable help desk doesn't even have a way to identify the problem I'm having. As a paying customer, I expect better from Yahoo. I'm forced to use my back up hotmail address instead of mcgayhey@yahoo.com

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                    7 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • sending emails

                    Your new email format sucks badly. When you try to resend or respond to emails it changed =s the format from the original text. What a bunch of %^&*()_

                    I want my old email back soo or I'm going back to Gmail

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                    • I am getting horrible ****** emails... I do not like them. I do not want them in my in box... Stop them NOW...

                      Stop these ****** emails that are being posted in my email inbox... NOW> They are disgusting... I am a lady, I do not want this trash on my page...... Yahoo is disgusting for allowing them to be posted... Is anybody at Yahoo checking this, or do you not care what is posted on Yahoo...?

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                      • The big advertisement on top of my emails in the inbox, is very annoying and I can hardly see my emails. Please delete.

                        The big advertisement on top of my emails in the inbox, is very annoying and I can hardly see my emails. Please delete.

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                        • Right now I hate yahoo mail.. I get this message when I try to access my acc.do you want to open or save loginf3b53dd9.json or a different #

                          shoot yahoo.com I hate it at this moment,.. I get a message that will not let me sign in that says---- Do you want to open or save loginf3b53dd9.json-----I am locked out of my account and I HATE IT>>>

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                            3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                            • DO NOT RELAY MAIL TO; "Recipients" or "Undisclosed Recipients"

                              Mail that is Addressed to "Recipients" or "Undisclosed Recipients"
                              IS SPAM do not send this mail to anyone!
                              Why do you people continue to send mail that is clearly addressed to "Recipients" or "Undisclosed Recipients" which IS (SPAM)
                              to everyone?!!

                              DO NOT Send MAIL addressed TO; "Recipients" or "Undisclosed Recipients".

                              !STOP SENDING SPAM!

                              Further on this matter;
                              do not relay (send) mail originating from outside the United States!

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                                • ******** for keeping my android phone from connecting because you put some stupid restrictions on my account without my approval.

                                  Stop ******* with your users ********. Nobody needs your ridiculous security on a free email account.

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                                    1 comment  ·  Password and sign in  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • give me back that old format ; this is CRAZY !!! and STUPID !!!!!

                                    please PLEASE forget this "new and improved" format ! Let us go back to the old style... are you folks CRAZY ??

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                                        • Please don't alter the content of multipart/signed email messages.

                                          I often find that Yahoo! mail and Yahoo! groups modifies the content of multipart/signed email messages, which has the effect of invalidating message signatures. Specifically, I'm referring to PGP or S/MIME signatures.

                                          I really wish that yahoo would respect the multipart/signed content type, and pass the contents verbatim, without modification.

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