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Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 06:54 PM Reply

I know sometimes Yahoo Answers gets some of the most retarded questions ever asked but to be fair if you're asking a good question occasionally you'll get some well detailed results from time to time.

Do you think Yahoo Answers is helpful?


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 06:56 PM Reply

Sometimes people simply ask stupid questions.

Is Yahoo Answers really that bad?


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:00 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 06:54 PM, Wegra wrote: Do you think Yahoo Answers is helpful?

No. Either the answer to the question is easy and could just be found online, or the question is difficult and some idiot that doesn't know what he's talking about answers just to get points.

Retarded site, has no value.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:04 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:02 PM, Ceratisa wrote: http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20100620085930AA mcxal

Lol, that's terrible.


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:05 PM Reply

some of the answer I have gotten myself have turned out quite accurate and alright...


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:13 PM Reply

Yahoo is only good for email, that's about it


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:19 PM Reply

Ye, it really is bad.

Is Yahoo Answers really that bad?

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:23 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:05 PM, TracyJacksonTAW wrote: some of the answer I have gotten myself have turned out quite accurate and alright...

This isn't much better

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20120328183338AA GCCGB

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:24 PM Reply

what the fuck how stupid can some people be


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:31 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:25 PM, ClockworkSpace wrote:
At 3/26/13 06:56 PM, CresIsis wrote: Sometimes people simply ask stupid questions.
And here's your problem

I'm from the Netherlands so I can't argue with this statement. I can feel my IQ slowly decreasing the more I stay here in the USA, due to the people I have to associate with. Although with 145 I can afford to lose some.


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:32 PM Reply

I'm from the Netherlands so I can't argue with this statement. I can feel my IQ slowly decreasing the more I stay here in the USA, due to the people I have to associate with. Although with 145 I can afford to lose some.

Sounds like you need a better circle of associates.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:33 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:32 PM, Ceratisa wrote:
I'm from the Netherlands so I can't argue with this statement. I can feel my IQ slowly decreasing the more I stay here in the USA, due to the people I have to associate with. Although with 145 I can afford to lose some.
Sounds like you need a better circle of associates.

This.

I need to keep my current employment for a bit longer however until I'm 18 so I can start college. (Been out of school for 3 years.)


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:33 PM Reply

Whenever I have a question, I just search it up on google and yahoo answers usually comes up with somebody who asked the same thing, and I usually get good results.


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:37 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 06:54 PM, Wegra wrote: Do you think Yahoo Answers is helpful?

Definitely for me.

I never specifically go to Yahoo Answers, but whenever I'm looking for answers to something the site often pops up in the search results and usually there's at least someone there who provides useful information.

It's often quicker than going through Wikipedia articles and other sources.


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:38 PM Reply

Yahoo answers is an unlimited source of hilarity.

It can be useful but it's mostly used by idiots or people (like myself) looking for a quick laugh.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:41 PM Reply

Yahoo answers is only good for the troll answers. quite amusing at times.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 07:49 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:33 PM, Jeffyx wrote: Whenever I have a question, I just search it up on google and yahoo answers usually comes up with somebody who asked the same thing, and I usually get good results.

Yeah, god I thought I was the only one who had this experience of the site ^^


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 08:25 PM Reply

Plenty of times I've googled a question and been led to yahoo answers where I've found EXACTLY the answer I wanted. So no yahoo answers are not that bad. Pretty sure most of the awful ones are troll made anyway. Easy to not pay attention to those.


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 08:26 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:19 PM, Ononymous wrote: Ye, it really is bad.

lmao oh god

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 08:27 PM Reply

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 08:32 PM Reply

occasionally is not good enough. i like search engines that are good 100% of the time.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 09:44 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 06:56 PM, CresIsis wrote: Sometimes people simply ask stupid questions.

... Just going to go kill myself...


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 09:46 PM Reply

At 3/26/13 07:19 PM, Ononymous wrote: Ye, it really is bad.

Seen this one before, it makes me rage.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 26th, 2013 @ 09:48 PM Reply

The only reason why I ever go to Yahoo! Answers is simply to get a laugh out of the sheer stupidity and ignorance that people post on there. Whether it's dealing with politics, {taking our freedoms away, stop being sheep} video games, {Call of Duty=bad, indie=good} or especially sports, {Jamarcus Russel is better than Joe Montana lol} you just know that 99% of the answers are going to be stupid as hell, and the 1% are drowned out by thumbs down votes.

Who said that Internet ignorance can't be humorous?


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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 27th, 2013 @ 04:41 AM Reply

At 3/26/13 06:54 PM, Wegra wrote: Do you think Yahoo Answers is helpful?

Some questions get great answers, helpful and dedicated, others don't get anything. It seems the most common questions get good answers, IOW the ones you could just Google to find an answer for, but any obscure knowledge doesn't really get anything. I asked what Shaolin monks use to brush their teeth, once. As it turns out there were no Shaolin monks on YA. :/

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 27th, 2013 @ 04:46 AM Reply

Some times you can find the answer you're looking for on Yahoo Answers but it's mostly a humor site. People ask questions they think are funny, other people try to give humorous answers. 90% of the stupid questions aren't serious.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 27th, 2013 @ 04:49 AM Reply

At 3/27/13 04:46 AM, Jolly wrote: Some times you can find the answer you're looking for on Yahoo Answers but it's mostly a humor site. People ask questions they think are funny, other people try to give humorous answers. 90% of the stupid questions aren't serious.

Is that what it's turned into now? :/ It seems some of the categories are more humor-based than others though, the ones for medical/psychological advice are pretty serious. The writing/poetry categories have also turned into a place for people to request feedback on their work, for the most part. It's really turning into more of a forum than a QA site.

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Response to Is Yahoo Answers really that bad? Mar. 27th, 2013 @ 04:52 AM Reply

At 3/27/13 04:49 AM, Cyberdevil wrote:
At 3/27/13 04:46 AM, Jolly wrote: Some times you can find the answer you're looking for on Yahoo Answers but it's mostly a humor site. People ask questions they think are funny, other people try to give humorous answers. 90% of the stupid questions aren't serious.
Is that what it's turned into now? :/ It seems some of the categories are more humor-based than others though, the ones for medical/psychological advice are pretty serious. The writing/poetry categories have also turned into a place for people to request feedback on their work, for the most part. It's really turning into more of a forum than a QA site.

There's quite a lot of people who make posts there in hopes they'll one day see what they posted on reddit or 9gag or facebook or something. It's a pretty big site so it isn't entirely made up of that of course but there's quite a lot of people that just post there trying to be funny.