Talk:Yahoo! Answers

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Examples[edit]

I don't think those examples posted at the top are particularly necessary or interesting. If examples are needed, I'm sure there are much more jaw-droppingly stupid &/or shocking ones out there. + Inciting readers to start recruiting drives or link farms on YA for RW or CP isn't a great idea. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 19:53, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

This is the bit I'm referring to. €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 19:55, 7 October 2010 (UTC)
Understood. Welcome to RW 2.0 or is it 3.0--congradulations on the Foundation  :-)  . I might be doing a List of stupid Yahoo! Answers questions in a few days, or more likely, a few weeks or months. I might internalize links sooner. I also want to create articles on Answerbag, and it's terrible fall, and Fluther.Civic Cat (talk) 21:43, 7 October 2010 (UTC)

This page is crap[edit]

Yahoo! Answers is a cesspool of racists and homophobes and this is the best snark/information you can provide? YA! needs to be trashed and criticized in this article, not fucking encouraged to ccontinue existing. — Unsigned, by: 66.87.114.136 / talk / contribs (signed by bot) 13:25, 25 September 2014 (UTC)

Why do people keep removing the Wikipedia template?[edit]

Is this deliberate?Civic Cat (talk) 19:28, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

See Template talk:Wikipedia article#I don't really like this template. Is there a reason why it's needed here? €₳$£ΘĪÐWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 19:34, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
Didn't realize that the use was restricted. I guess not, provided most RW'ians presume that there is an WP on YA. Maybe this article should be deleted as it too is "Off Mission," as

this and this apparantly were; and unlike these, Search engine optimization,YouTube.:-/21:16, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

Get it over with and just move everything to the "Fun" namespace. Occasionaluse (talk) 21:24, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
Are you sure Fun:Answerbag and Fun:Fluther would be acceptable?Civic Cat (talk) 21:38, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
How about merging them into one huge "answers sites" article, like we did with the Myspace and Facebook articles? I see missionality lurking in the mists of this lot. Totnesmartin (talk) 22:10, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
I'd be in favour of merging into an 'Answers websites' article. Dalek (talk) 22:14, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
Sounds reasonable. I'll peruse Social networking websites and this earlier edit of Facebook, and see what I can do about an Answer sites article this week. I'd like to create a List of stupid Yahoo! Answers questions later on. Should it be in the Fun namespace? Also what about the WP, Unc, and EP templates. Both AB and YA have them.Civic Cat (talk) 23:30, 12 October 2010 (UTC)
Most of those "there is an article elsewhere" templates are lame, esp. UC and (did you mean?) LP. ħumanUser talk:Human 01:00, 16 October 2010 (UTC)

Delete request[edit]

Why would anyone want to delete this? It may not be a great article as written, but the topic is good, because it is a major source of "discussion" for the - hum, immature? budding? teen? - atheists and creationists. it's so much fun to watch. I don't want to see us go overboard with CP like articles, but a basic "lols found here" page seems quite appropriate.Pink mowse.pngGodot What do cats dream about? 19:43, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

I think it is the creator throwing a tantrum. Тycommunications wire 19:43, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
Why doncha block me Ty, like ya did last night! Civic Cat    Talk to Civic Cat   19:46, 5 April 2012 (UTC)
Asshole! Civic Cat    Talk to Civic Cat   19:48, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

C'mon P-Foster, Ty, and Weaseloid: delete this article. You know you three wanna!![edit]

 Civic Cat    Talk to Civic Cat   19:46, 5 April 2012 (UTC)

Why do I feel like I survived a suicide-by-cop?[edit]

 Civic Cat    Talk to Civic Cat   17:29, 22 March 2013 (UTC)

That latest "best of"[edit]

Just... wow. Ikanreed (talk) 20:53, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

Wow nothing. Are you wowed by the satire (which isn't that impressive) or are you actually taking any of those comments seriously? WẽãšẽĩõĩďWeaselly.jpgMethinks it is a Weasel 21:13, 20 August 2014 (UTC)
I guessed(though poe lingers) the top response was satire, but that didn't keep the asker from treating it like genuine honest truth. Ikanreed (talk) 23:27, 20 August 2014 (UTC)

In recent years...[edit]

I think this article needs to start talking more about the recent development of Yahoo! Answers. Most of this seems to be about the site in 2014 and before, and doesn't talk much about what happened since then. It has gotten so much worse. Advicedoge (talk) 05:58, 12 March 2018 (UTC)