Short Answer Section is filled with bad advice

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  1. Whitney05 profile image82
    Whitney05posted 9 years ago

    Wow... I didn't realize how bad it was... It's getting right up there with yahoo answers. People giving terrible advice for things that could potentially be a problem or make other problems.

    1. Ron Montgomery profile image60
      Ron Montgomeryposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Examples?

      1. janni321 profile image59
        janni321posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        go to yahoo answers and see whats happening there, just a click of a mouse away lol

    2. J. Kumm profile image56
      J. Kummposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      Advice is what it is. Whether you get it here or not, it's your responsibility to consider the source.

      1. profile image43
        badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        Thats good advice, do you work for Yahoo Answers, if you do thank you for the years of help you gave me.

  2. profile image43
    badcompany99posted 9 years ago

    I like Yahoo Answers, if I ever have any problems in my life Yahoo Answers has helped me out in lifes hard journey smile

    1. N.Q profile image60
      N.Qposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      I also have some good experience with yahoo answers..I know there are some wrong or bad answers but its upto to follow them or not..

      1. profile image43
        badcompany99posted 9 years agoin reply to this

        I agree, they saved my sanity !

  3. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    Wow, I couldn't imagine using any of these places for anything important. How on earth do you evaluate the source and the value of the information.

    1. Kadmiels profile image53
      Kadmielsposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      How could you not trust any body on Yahoo??? thats just unthinkable wink

      1. blue dog profile image69
        blue dogposted 9 years agoin reply to this

        care to expand on your idea of "trust" on the internet?

  4. fortunerep profile image82
    fortunerepposted 9 years ago

    how do you trust anybody period.

    dori

  5. profile image0
    Nelle Hoxieposted 9 years ago

    Well lets see there's my family doctor of 25 years, my dentist of 5 years. Lots of friends and family.

    Guess I'm lucky to have a very good support network, that I can rely on. We've stayed in this community because of the wonderful people that we see every day, that we help and that help us.

    1. fortunerep profile image82
      fortunerepposted 9 years agoin reply to this

      you are blessed, I trust only my family, it keeps u from getting hurt

  6. Davinagirl3 profile image59
    Davinagirl3posted 9 years ago

    Advice is very subjective.  I wouldn't trust the internet with serious life issues, but some of the advice could point you in the right direction.

  7. MarnieW profile image38
    MarnieWposted 9 years ago

    I wouldn't rely on this forum for any serious answers to your questions. I think it's more social here than anything else.

  8. SamSurvivor profile image57
    SamSurvivorposted 9 years ago

    You'll get some bad advice with any type of website like Yahoo Answers or other sites where anyone can post an answer. Some people just think they know more than they actually do. That's why I never solely rely on info from these places.

 
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