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  1. Why do I have to PAY money in order to not have your communist progressive videos automatically playing?

    Why do I have to PAY money in order to NOT have your communist progressive videos automatically playing on your site and in my mail?! Yahoo is a JOKE.

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  6. New version/old version

    I used to have the new YAHOO MAIL. But some days ago I came to the old version. Why that happen?
    What I can do to come back to the NEW version?
    Thanks.

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  7. I do not like that yahoo asks me all the time to add a phone number or email to recover, nor do I like to be asked to change password

    basic email account should be simple and easy. options should be optional, and access must be guaranteed quickly and in the least complicated possible way.

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  9. It is unacceptable for you to steal 1/3 of my screen for ads. Ever.

    It is unacceptable for you to steal 1/3 of my screen for ads. Ever. I am tired of perpetually being pushed to tolerate more and more. If the future of Yahoo Mail is primarily about ads and not email, I am out of here... There are numerous other options.

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  10. Too Much Spam Mails.

    Too much spam mails. I never subscribe to any mailing list or news letter.
    But every day my mail id gets added to new-new mailing lists & news letters by itself.

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  14. When using Ctrl P to print an email the add is included on the right side and over the right side of the email. WHY?

    Either place the ads at the top of the page and when using Ctrl P do not include the add at the right side of the page.

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  15. I don't like the panty underwear of lady ads in my email. If I have to have Ads, I prefer not ****, which I consider you are doing. So Stop

    I don't like the panty underwear of lady ads in my email. If I have to have Ads, I prefer not ****, which I consider you are doing. So Stop

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  16. PL GO BACK TO OLD FORMAT OF YAHOO MAIL. APPRECIATE GMAIL'S IDEA OF STRINGING HISTORY OF MAILS TO THE SAME CONTACT/TOPIC HAS NOT BEEN COPIED.

    PL GO BACK TO OLD FORMAT OF YAHOO MAIL. APPRECIATE GMAIL'S IDEA OF STRINGING HISTORY OF MAILS TO THE SAME CONTACT/TOPIC HAS NOT BEEN COPIED.

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  17. please tell me how exactly am I supposed to read my e-mail when ads rudely block messages?????????

    how about blocking ads that rudely block my mail when I'm trying to read it?????????? maybe switch to Gmail or other e-mail addresses that don't allow this???

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  19. Account activity

    Need help to remove all the past activity in my account which I did not approve.

    Noticed that ALL the "hackers" are not known to me.

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