What's so special about Yahoo Answers compared to USENET?

Any fool can answer. Questions will probably be asked ad infinitum until u can hardly find the right question to the right answer - relevancy will be lost ... just like USENET threads. OK so there's voting, but in time, I still probably have to read through a ton of postings until I get something that _may_... show more Any fool can answer. Questions will probably be asked ad infinitum until u can hardly find the right question to the right answer - relevancy will be lost ... just like USENET threads. OK so there's voting, but in time, I still probably have to read through a ton of postings until I get something that _may_ answer my question! ...

and now I have to categorise (will the system accept my UK spelling? or my use of SMS abbrev?) ....

Hmm ... shoudl this q be 'politics' or 'science' or 'society' or 'computers & internet'? ...


let's see if i can just post without categorising ...
NOPE!

Now I can't decide what to cat as ...
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