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#1 Dane

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:16

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I really dont want a yahoo account. 




#2 Torolol

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:26

one account to rule'em all poses privacy threats, and might pose real physical threats if you dabble against religious/cult & politics folks.



#3 Raa

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:34

Sigh. :/



#4 Nashy

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:44

Yeah, Yahoo isn't getting my details just so their lax security can pass them on to every spammer on the planet.

What's a good alternative?



#5 Dot Matrix

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Posted 28 April 2014 - 01:49

Yeah, Yahoo isn't getting my details just so their lax security can pass them on to every spammer on the planet.

What's a good alternative?

500px?



#6 Draconian Guppy

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 16:10

I'd rather have flickrs free 1tb on a random photo account, say "photoguppy@yahoo.com" then use one sole login for  everything.



#7 Skiver

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 16:12

Yeah this is a bummer but the Flickr service is far too good to worry about owning a Yahoo account.



#8 Geoffrey B.

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 16:12

I think yahoo is just trying everything they can to bring back business because a lot of people keep forgetting they exist.



#9 OP Dane

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 16:19

I made some random yahoo account that will be used only for flickr.  

 

 

I used to have a yahoo account for everything.  Spam spam and spam.  



#10 shozilla

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 16:21

Create an alternative username for Flickr...  like Guppy and I did.

 

No worries about email or junk. No need to touch their email client.

 

Write down your new login and place it in safe place.



#11 tuckeratlarge

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 17:18

If you listen very carefully you can hear billions of people not giving a crap

#12 HawkMan

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 17:25

ummm, I don't see the problem here ? 

 

it's just a Yahoo account, technically even when you signed in with FB and Google it was still a yahoo account, you don't need a yahoo email address. I have a yahoo account I use for flickr but the mail is still my google account, also known as my spam account. 

 

I don't really like mixing accounts like flickr and FB/google anyway. 



#13 suprNOVA

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 17:35

Where does everyone get the notion that Yahoo is terrible? :huh: Sorry i'd like to be in the loop :shifty:



#14 +Boo Berry

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 17:47

Meh, personally I want nothing to do with Flickr now and have dumped it completely. I never really wanted anything to do with Flickr anyways after Yahoo got their dirty little mits on it. 500px on the other hand, is looking pretty good! :D



#15 +Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Posted 29 April 2014 - 17:49

Where does everyone get the notion that Yahoo is terrible? :huh: Sorry i'd like to be in the loop :shifty:

Because it is. Ever used it? It's almost like using ICQ or AOL messenger, plus....dat spam! Just sayin', YMMV.





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