We all know there are more companies that offer email services out there than you can shake a stick at. Among them is Yahoo. Now these are companies that specialize in communication and they make it possible for us to stay in touch with one another. We can stay in touch with our family, friends, business contacts, and whoever it is you need to when you need to. You can even contact the US government even the White House if you so desire. It won't do you any good but you can send them a email. I mean you can contact anyone. Well all except for one that is. You know who you can't communicate with? Yahoo.
When it comes to having a problem with email from Yahoo you can't communicate with Yahoo. Their customer service or help boils down to you posting a question on the internet and having someone in their email community, meaning someone like me, seeing your question and they send you some possible answer to you question.
That's right you and me are their customer service department. Do you remember getting hired by this company and getting paid for being on call for them to take care of problems from their customers? I certainly haven't gotten any such notice or the first penny for taking care of their customers.
Oh you can earn points if you answer someone else's questions if it is chosen as the best out of over all the answers that can come from over 90,000,000 members worldwide. Are you f'n kidding me? I have to wait to receive an answer to my 'question' from that many people that has to be determined the best to figure out if they were able to answer my question. I don't know about you but I want to talk to someone who is supposed to know what the hell they're doing and not depend on someone like me to send me an an answer that may or may not help me.
The other thing about about this they only give you so many characters to post your question. I didn't have enough characters. I ended up getting only about half of the question typed before it cut me off. I shortened it as much as I could and it didn't begin to give anyone any idea of what I really needed and could only hope that someone might be able to read between the lines and give me a good answer.
Now I sent this at about 1:30 this morning. Do you know how many responses I have received regarding my question? One. That one was an electronically generated response from Yahoo, at least that's who it said it was from, thanking me joining their Yahoo Answers Community. You got it my question resulted in me joining some community thanking me for joining and telling me I can earn points for answering other peoples questions if mine is picked as the best one.
I needed an answer for a problem and you're thanking me for joining a flipping group to answer other people's questions. Have you lost your mind? I'm the idiot who asked the question and now you're telling me you expect me to answer someone else's question because you are too cheap to hire people to do the job you should be doing, for points maybe?
I'm sorry you can go screw yourself with your points.
So why don't I get an email account with someone else? People I have more email accounts than Carter's got pill for different reason and several on Google. I like Google even less than I like Yahoo although that is subject to change at any minute right now.
Oh did I get my problem fixed? Yes. I fixed it myself with a few little tricks that I figured out on my own.
So what was the problem? Well remember my new phone? I couldn't access my Yahoo email from said phone. How did I fix it. Well you can just figure that one out for yourself like I did. Yes I'm being a bitch but so what. I ended up staying up trying to get my problem taken care of and now I'm sleep deprived and that makes me cranky. Hey I'm old and I can be cantankerous when I don't get enough sleep. As for Yahoo? Yahoo can kiss my butt.