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  1. stop sending meaningless warnings

    Tell us WHICH guideline we "may" be violating instead of

    "...it has come to our attention that you may have violated the TOS(http://www.yahoo.com/r/ts). Please reread the TOS and cease any use of your account that may
    violate the TOS.
    If your use of your Yahoo! account is brought to our attention again,
    and we believe that such use violates the TOS, then we may terminate
    your account without further notice ..."

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  3. You can IMPROVE Yahoo Answers by getting RID of and BANNING the serial stalker, and pest, with the User Name "Ninefinger".

    This user "Ninefinger" is well known to the Yahoo Customer Care team, as a SERIAL Pest and Stalker, with ZERO regard for any rules or guidelines here and has been suspended countless times for stalking, harrassment, point gaming, and continuous insulting of other members.

    He was been attacking my account ceaselessly for the last FOUR years. He has been suspended countless times for it already. But he operates so MANY accounts here.......suspending any ONE of them, doesn't do a ** thing. He just hops over to one of his other accounts, changes the name to "Ninefinger" again, and carries right…

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  4. Have a place where you can find the questions you asked

    Have a button which directly leads to the question(s) the user has asked so it’s easier and more efficient.

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  5. Penalize Anonymous Post, No Points for Anonymous answer

    Anonymous posters wreak havoc on Y!A. Here's a way to minimize:
    1. Allow Anonymous post, but charge 10 to 20 points. Some Groups need Anon postings.
    2. But DO NOT allow Posts if they have 10 points or below,
    3. AND don't award points for Anonymous answers. Zero, zip, nada.

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  6. Incentivize answering by fixing the Leaderboard

    At present, the "points earned this week" on our profiles isn't accurate at all. Fix that, and then fix the inaccurate Leaderboard as well to boost activity on Y!A(and so, we get more answers to our questions). An additional suggestion in this regard is to create a search tool for the Leaderboard, so we can track which position we are at instantaneously instead of scrolling down until we rot and die.

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  8. What is with the really OLD QUESTIONS posted under new questions?

    I don't understand the reasoning for posting OLD (such as ten years old!!) questions below one that has recently been posted. I can see posting similar questions that have not yet been closed. That would make sense, so people can answer those, as well.

    If I am interested in researching a topic on YA, I can easily type that topic in and find everything posted.

    But, WHY ON EARTH, would you post a ten year old question within the recent category where users are ANSWERING?

    I find this annoying. Seems not terribly useful.

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  9. Please remove this “15 character minimum” for answers

    Whilst I get why you may want to put a minimum on the number of characters, not everybody wants or needs to write essays to answer questions. Many questions require simple one- or two-word answers and it’s not fair that you now force people to write whole sentences. People will just spam punctuation in order to achieve simple answers. It will NOT deter spammers, just give them a new incentive. Please revert back to how it was so we can answer questions properly. If not, just shut the blessed thing down altogether as it’s a mess. Genuine answerers should. NOT…

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  11. Go back to original Yahoo answers ! Too hard to use sort by date.

    Go back to original Yahoo answers ! Too hard to use sort by date.

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  12. "No Anonymous Answers" to this question

    when we ask a question we can select

    "No Anonymous Answers" to reduce abuse

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  13. Answers disappear after editing.

    After I submit an answer it appears in the list of answers beneath the question and can be seen by anybody. However, after editing the answer only appears in the list as seen by me and to everybody else it becomes invisible ! I know many other posters have the same problem. Very disheartening after significant time and effort spent on an answer. Is there anything that can be done to correct this ?

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  14. Compulsory "Unique" Usernames

    I think Yahoo / Oath should make it compulsory for users to have a unique username. Currently, there is a user going around cloning several users in the Lesbian, Gay, ******** and Transgender category.

    This is total misrepresentation of character and defamation. If we had a unique username policy, this wouldn't happen so easily.

    This is a cloned version of my own account "Nerdy Keith":
    https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=2hFqhpZsaa

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  15. I keep getting a "Something went wrong. Please try again later." message every time I try to post.

    Please fix this issue. It happened for multiple questions of mine which I couldn't post.

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  18. Correct new User Interface grammar

    The new user interface introduced in September 2019 invites users to submit answers if none have been received yet by saying "There's no answers yet". That's poor English grammar.

    Since "answers" is plural, it should say "There're no answers yet" or "There are no answers yet".

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  19. WHY CAN YOU NOT SAY SOMETHING GOOD ABOUT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES?????

    WHY CAN YAHOO NOT SAY ANYTHING GOOD ABOUT THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES? IS YAHOO ANTI AMERICAN?

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  20. Stop compressing pictures!

    Y!A compresses pictures to the point they are unreadable.
    We NEED to see the detail in the picture to answer the question.
    Leave the pictures full resolution.

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