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  1. I want my classic mail back!!!!

    I want my classic mail back!!!!

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  2. I really hate how people decide how we must do things and force us to change as if you really care about what we think. BS

    I really hate how people decide how we must do things and force us to change as if you really care about what we think. BS

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  3. email change

    For everyone who HATES this new email... the classic is gone and no longer available. We will all have to live with it or change providers. So not cool at all !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Restore the original service immediately and fire the ******* who ****** this up.

    Restore the original service immediately! I have an email account for a website on Yahoo! finance that I can no longer get to because you people ****** this service up! If I am loosing business because of this *****, you will be facing a class action lawsuit shortly. Find the **** who ****** this up and fire them immediately before they put you out of business.

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  5. I would like to change back to the old version of email

    Is there a way to change my email back to the old version -- or am I stuck with this new one ?

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  7. Font is way TOO SMALL!! Fix immediately or we will go to GMAIL!!

    Stop switching our email format! There is NO "settings" icon in the upper right hand corner so I CANNOT switch back! This email account is used for business and we CANNOT READ OUR EMAILS because the font is microscopic!!!!

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  8. I CAN NOT SEE THE NEW ****** EMAIL WITH OUT HAVING TO HAVE EXTRA LIGHTS ON BECAUSE THE FORMAT SUCKS!!!!!

    THE NEW AND IMPROVED EMAIL IS NEITHER. IT IS HARD TO SEE AND IT DOESN'T WORK. WHAT IDIOT THOUGHT IT NEEDED TO BE CHANGED? DO YOU WANT PEOPLE LIKE ME TO HAVE TO FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE ADA BECAUSE YOU IDIOTS CAN NOT ASK WHAT WE NEED INSTEAD OF WHAT YOU NEED TO VALIDATE YOUR JOBS? YOU INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO SWITCH BACK TO BASIC EMAIL IS A JOKE IT DOESN'T WORK IT IS A WILD GOOSE CHASE. WHEN WILL YOU LEARN THAT YOU DON'T HAVE A "F**KING" CLUE WHAT WE WANT OR NEED. I AM GOING TO CHECK…

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  9. Stop taking me to the new email I want the old email ALWAYS

    Stop taking me to the new email I want the old email ALWAYS

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  10. I want the old version. and pls. respect the users' comment

    If you let us vote, please respect our votes for the old version.!!!

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  11. LEAVE MY EMAIL ALONE!!!!!!!

    I PREFER MY OLD SETTINGS!!!!!

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  12. It doesn't need to be improved. Most commenters agree.

    So how about leaving it alone and letting us enjoy the platform? What's in it for Yahoo to upset its users?

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  13. Should be able to save our setting and not have to reset every login. More BS.

    Should be able to save our setting and not have to reset every login. More BS.

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  15. UNAUTHORIZED EMAIL SWITCH

    HOW MANY TIMES DO "WE" THE ACTUAL USERS HAVE TO TELL YOU THAT YOUR SWITCHING THE EMAIL TO YOUR ****** "NEW AND IMPROVED" NOT!!!! IS A ******** THING TO DO??? THE NEW VERSION SUCKS DOES NOT WORK AND IT IS INCREDIBLY BALLSY OF YOU TO THINK YOU CAN DO IT WITH OUT REPERCUSSIONS. IF YOU THINK PEOPLE HATE FACEBOOK YOU NEED TO PAY ATTENTION BECAUSE YOU ARE RIGHT UP THERE AS NUMBER 2 ON THE IF I COULD SWITCH MY BUSINESS EMAIL TO SOMETHING ELSE I WOULD IN A HEARTBEAT LIST.

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  16. You need to lose the "new and ******" email page. Don't need it, don't want it, and I will change it every time back to the original.

    Fire the retards that think changing things for the sake of change is a brilliant way to look busy in their cubes. They're a waste of your resources and money and will drive your customers away.

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  18. Email Hackers!

    I had someone hack into my email; i had 343 emails this morning. How do I stop this from happening

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  20. With the switch, can't click on address from prior email to send message...

    It is impressive how disruptive of daily living the switch to the basic version has turned out to be. Replying and forwarding do odd formatting of the email, so that it looks a mess. The lack of continuous email exchanges fouls legislative communication. The type is too thin and light. There is no amount of money to pay to have the Classic, is there. -- Even here, even though already signed in to my email account, I have to sign in on this page? The email had been just right. -- and why am I asked to "sign in with…

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