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Pyromaniac
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Yahoo! Answers-Like Forums

As the number of users continues to grow and the number of repeat questions continues to grow, I was thinking, while ya'll are updating the website to 2.0, maybe you could implement a new way to create forum topics which searches for what you type as your writing your forum topic.

Yahoo! Answers has a similar method where while your asking your questions, it says "Wait! Someone may have asked this question before" and shows some search results on the side.

How does this sound?

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and then have it abused for lolz

i doubt it. there are a lot of stupid people out there and anon takes advantage of Yahoo Answers in a way that makes people giggle. i gave up on yahoo answers for several reasons.

1. as a person answering questions there are way too many stupid people out there who chould easly find their answer with a simple yahoo search. GOOGLE BEFORE YOU POST

2. when a legitimate question is asked one would not get any sort of useful answe and instead would attract trolls looking for lolz.

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I think the point was to have

I think the point was to have that feature, not have the forum end up exactly like Yahoo Answers (although some of the trolls on YA are pretty funny).

Vintage!

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Not the point

The point wasn't to make PortableApps.com like Yahoo! Answers. The Yahoo! Answers example was simply to illustrate my explanation. "Google before you post" is exactly what the (script?) does. Except with your question and Yahoo's search engine. It's a relatively new thing, and if you haven't been to Answers recently, you might have missed it (and therefore misunderstood me).

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