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  1. New Version

    How come this new version of Yahoo! mail was just thrust upon me. Many of the features I like on the older version do not exist anymore. Any time I try and click on the link that says 'go to old version', it doesn't go back to the old version. Is it possible to either go back to the old version or bring back some of the missing features?

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  2. Why you force me to chose the new version of yahoo? I like the older version and keep it that way!

    Why you force me to chose the new version of yahoo? I like the older version and keep it that way! Every time when I open yahoo mail ,it is open with new version ,but I selected that I want to stay on old version.Is frustrating and I thinking to move to gmail.I 'm a very old user of Yahoo ,but now it is rude from you to change back ,every time that I opened the mail to the new version.It is not that clear that I want old version?Why you changed back to the new if I changed to…

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  3. IF IT'S NOT BROKEN, DON'T FIX IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I AM 54 ******* YEARS OLD, I AM NOT A ******* KID! IF I SWITCH MY SETTINGS TO USE THE OLD VERSION OF YAHOO, LEAVE IT THERE!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOR THE LAST ************* TIME, STOP SWITCHING ME AWAY FROM MY OLD YAHOO VERSION!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  4. Stop changing or upgrading the old version of yahoo mail!

    The layout of the new version is harder to read with everything being white. It's harder to tell which emails have been read or not because they all look bolded now. The settings or "options dropdown" looks tacky and old-school like yahoo is taking major steps back in their technology skills. Switch back to the old version of Yahoo Mail!!

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  5. I have two yahoo email addresses....

    I used to be able to hover the mouse over my name, and both my email addresses would display; then I could click on the one, and switch from one to the other. Now I have to sign out, and then go to the sign-in page, choose which address I want, and go from there. Very unhandy!!

    I also do not like having to click "go" after choosing from the "option" menu. I chose that option because I Want to go there!

    You people should be ashamed of yourselves, taking a perfectly satisfactory email system and making it useless and…

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  6. None of available email versions allows one to control the text used in the inbox!

    Your web programmers are incompetent. Your newer versions in no way improve features or experience. I need an inbox that makes work flow easier.

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  7. What happened to the block address feature? You were able to simultaneously delete inbox email as well all future emails from the sender.

    What happened to the block address feature? You were able to simultaneously delete inbox email as well all future emails from the sender.

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  8. What happened to the filter option?

    What happened to the filter option?

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  9. PLeae give me back my OLD wonderful, easy-to-use format !!! I did NOT ask for this change, nor did I want it !!

    PLEASE give me back my old format ; it was wonderful, easy-to-use and perfectly fine for my use. I did NOT ask for this change, nor did I want it !!

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  10. I utterly and completely loathe the newer version of Yahoo Mail and you really need to stop changing my format away from basic.

    The basic mail is fine. What I need is for you to STOP switching me to the new version. I hate it, it attempts to allow endless ad servers to add themselves to whitelists. Unfortunately for you I use firefox because I know how to set up the configuration to block whitelist downloads...and I know how to use my hosts files to block specific webpages in a way that will have their computers pinging themselves instead of me, if I don't just choose to decide to bounce them instead.

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  11. How can I se the old version to stay there and not have the new version pop up every time I log on???????

    Give us a way to save the old version as our choices are not being honored. Ever time I log on, the new basic pops up. I don't want the new version of Basis. I want the old version to be there when I log on.

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  13. DO NOT CHANGE THE FORMAT. YOU STUPID PEOPLE DO NOT CARE NOR DO YOU LISTEN TO YOUR USERS.

    DO NOT CHANGE THE FORMAT. YOU STUPID PEOPLE DO NOT CARE NOR DO YOU LISTEN TO YOUR USERS.

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  15. If I want a newer verson of Yahoo I would download it so please leave my account alone!

    allow people to choose what they want and leave my account alone

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  16. Want/DEMAND old version back. CANNOT attach anything to send out.

    WANT/DEMAND old version back. CANNOT attach anything to send out. My list of friends emails doesn't even show up.

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  19. Make text for print option selection BIGGER

    where you have the options to print an email, the text size is EXTREMELY small!!!

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  20. The version of Yahoo Mail you have me on I HATE IT, HATE IT, HATE IT!!! Did not request this.

    The version of Yahoo Mail you have me on I HATE IT, HATE IT, HATE IT!!! Did not request this.

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