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Anonymous asked in Yahoo ProductsYahoo Answers · 2 months ago

Why are there so many creeps on this Answers site who when answering a question, concentrate more on the questioner than the question itself?

as if they are using it as a social site and just want to stalk others using it to ask questions

7 Answers

  • .
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Report responses that don't attempt to answer the question asked. Yes, many people do treat YA as a chat site, but that's not what it's supposed to be. Why they do it is because they can (no significant consequences). Knowing why doesn't change their behavior, just as making it clear that such posts are violations doesn't change the behavior (of many).

  • Daniel
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Some people are not Interested in Answering the Question they just want the Free 2 Points even tho Points don't mean anything except for Bragging Rights 

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Because sometimes the question itself is a terrible question, and you can't help but wonder if the questioner is a troll, or not. That usually explains why people get a "hard time" on here.

  • LAN
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    You mean the way you always do by posting rants about other members. Weasel/Mr Right?

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  • SOT3
    Lv 6
    2 months ago

    You said it. They are using it as a social site and you are allowing them to win by interacting (this question) and not just ignoring them.

  • joedlh
    Lv 7
    2 months ago

    Some of the questions posed are simply not worthy of a response. They may be stupid or originate from crazy town or the clown car. Or they may be incomprehensible. Thus they reflect traits of the person posing the question. That invites comment.

  • 2 months ago

    Because there was a time where you could report the creeps and get them removed. 

    But those days are over and the creeps KNOW that. 

    So, if you NEVER took out your kitchen trash, how soon would it pile up ? 

    That's the state of Yahoo these one is taking out the trash anymore. 

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