Regional chat rooms can be based on the language or on the location.
There are general chat rooms with common topics (in English) and one can join regional or language specific chat rooms as well. You can join any existing chat rooms which might interest you or create the one you want.
Users begin on level 1 and receive 100 free points.
Prior to this, they began on level 0, could only answer one question, and then were promoted to level 1.
Before April 20, 2012, users levels 5 and above could give an unlimited amount of questions, answers, and comments. Answers established an upper limit to curb spam and unproductive answers.
Before April 2014 users were also able to vote for a best answer if the asker did not choose one, but this was discontinued.
Kim and Oh looked at the comments given by users on choosing best answers and showed that content completeness, solution feasibility and personal agreement/confirmation were the most significant criteria.
Despite the presence of experts, academics and other researchers, Yahoo!The older answer will likely get higher priority in search engines. Answers in 2005, the Director of Product Management would use a Gemmy Kung Fu Hamster to summon employees to meetings.Any new answer will most probably not be seen by any original questioner. Answers mascot is a cartoon hamster called Yamster. The toy was a battery-operated, dancing, musical plush hamster clothed in a karate uniform. Answers employee selected a photo of the toy as the staff avatar. The comedy/advice podcast My Brother, My Brother and Me features a reoccurring segment in which co-host Griffin Mc Elroy selects and reads a particularly humorous or outrageous question from Yahoo! The hosts then discuss and attempt to answer the question, to comedic effect.However, comments and answers can still be posted after this time. account with a positive score balance of five points or more.The points system is weighted to encourage users to answer questions and to limit spam questions.The voting function, which allowed users to vote for the answer they considered best, was discontinued in April 2014.