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  2. Allow return to full featured classic mail. it had features that the new mail doesn't. Why do you continue to frustrate loyal users forcing

    Allow return to full featured classic email. The new email is missing features and difficult to read. It sucks.

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  3. If I don't want a new password, leave mine alone

    Leave my settings and passwords alone. The only problem that I have ever had with this account is YOU. This account is more than twenty years old. It is no wonder that yahoo is losing market share. It is poor decision making within corporate. I like my password. I want to return to what it was.

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  4. I HATE the latest version of Yahoo! mail.

    When I tried to switch back to classic mail I returned to some watered down bastardized version. Give me back my old Yahoo! mail that I have used for the last several years or I will not use any version of your mail client.

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  5. I don't like your new yahoo email. You are interfering with my personal choice. Please let me go back to basic. Enough is enough

    I don't like your new yahoo email. You are interfering with my personal choice. Please let me go back to basic. Enough is enough

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  7. This new version completely sucks!

    This new version completely sucks! It's a lie that we can change back--there is no option! 20 years with Yahoo but I am done. Every change makes it worse and this is the last straw. If Yahoo wants to change they should revert to the email of about 3 generations back.

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  8. REMOVE

    REMOVE suggestive, ****** ad pictures that are automatically placed onto in-box! Regardless of orientation or viewpoint, this type of ad is not welcome or appropriate.

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  9. CHANGE PASSWORD

    WHY WILL YOU GUYS NOT GIVE UP ON THE CHANGE PASSOWRD THING! MY ACCOUNT IS OVER TEN YEARS OLD AND HAS NEVER BEEN HACKED! I DONT WANT TO CHANGE ANYTHING AND YOUR TECH SUPPORT FOLKS DONT KNOW HOW TO STOP THE SUGGESTION FROM POPPING UP EVERY TIME I OPEN MAIL!!!! THEY ARE SUGGESTING ITS A PROBLEM WITH MY COMPUTER!! NO WAY!!! EVERYTHING WORKED FINE UNTIL YOU GUYS DECIDED YOUR USERS NEEDED TO MAKE A CHANGE. I JUST WANT THINGS THE WAY THEY WERE AND TO NOT BE BOTHERED ABOUT IT! CAN OR WILL YOU HELP? PLEASE DONT FORCE ME TO…

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  10. Change back the email

    I like the basic version just how it is. It is too hard to read the new version and it is not easy to learn new things for us older people. Each time I go to my email I have to change back to the basic. Why does it not stay there?

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  11. I would like the basic mail back I HATE this new mail

    I HATE this new mail please give me back the basic mail. There is a lot of stuff that no longer exists w/just a click you have to search for the things that were readily available.

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  12. I did NOT WANT TO BE SWITCHED GET MY OLD EMAIL BACK! shame on YAHOO!!!

    give mE BACK MY OLD EMAIL i DID not want this YOU JUST ARBITRARILY SWITCHED ME SHAME ON YOU GIVE ME BACK MY email!!!!!1

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  13. stop switching my mail format. i want the basic. i like the basic. stop switching it. stop posting ****** gossip in the news section.

    stop switching my mail format. i want the basic. i like the basic. stop switching it. stop posting gossip in the news section. and when i have come here to tell you what i think, you push me into other people's complaints and have me vote for one? **.

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  14. Easier Method to Block Email Addresses

    I continually get the same spam messages from the same senders. They come in at such a high rate - sometimes 100 per day - that it makes it impractical to copy each sender's email address then go to the Options page where I can then PASTE in the address. There SHOULD be an easier way to accomplish this task ... such as adding a function to the drop-down Actions list called "Add to Block List." A pretty simple fix I think to help users cut down on spam!

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  15. missing email

    I am unable to see any of my emails in any of my folders. The message that is displayed is "There was a problem! Are we missing something here? You don't appear to have a folder with this name."

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  16. I hate the NEW version of my mail...why do you force this on us? Leave the OLD VERSION alone! thx.

    I HATE the NEW version of my yahoo mail. Just leave well enough alone. I do not want the new version and WANT THE OLD VERSION BACK!!!
    You keep doing this from time to time , WHY?????

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  17. NEW version is NOT working... put back older version...

    NEW version is NOT working... put back older version...

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  18. Please disable all security warnings. I don't need to 'secure my account'. I don't have a mobile phone and wouldn't give out the number even

    Please disable all security warnings. I don't need to 'secure my account'. I don't have a mobile phone and wouldn't give out the number even if I did (yes, there are some of us in the IT biz who don't need to be wired 24/7!) How about we just be able to get into our email without a new warning and prompt every single time we log in? How about we can use our email, well, for email, for once?

    Also, how about some support at Yahoo rather than simply being referred to FAQs (not all of us are idiots;…

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  20. Would you please re-activate the automatic draft save on a e-mail in process?

    Would you please re-activate the automatic draft save on a e-mail in process?

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