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A small correction. What do you think?[edit]

At the end of the introduction, it says that the "Top Contributor" badge appears whenever the owner of it asks, answers, and comments. However, this is partially incorrect, as when a TC holder makes a comment after a question is resolved, the badge doesn't seem to be visible. Therefore, I think it (the last sentance) should be reworded properly. I wanted to hear your thoughts on this!--71.190.90.134 (talk) 01:15, 13 November 2008 (UTC)

Yes you are right, badge doesn't seem appear alongside comments. It should be something like "...the badge appears below the user's avatar on his profile, questions and answers.." (or some other rewording!). -Unpopular Opinion (talk · contribs) 05:20, 15 November 2008 (UTC)

urgent[edit]

Currently, the spot exchange rate is sh.132/£ and the three–month forward rate is sh.125/£. The three month interest rate is 4.5% per quarter in Kenya and 2% per quarter in the UK. With Kes.125 million or GBP1 million, Illustrate how you would carry out covered interest arbitrage? Show all the steps and determine the arbitrage profit and the arbitrage return. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 105.58.254.148 (talk) 23:05, 16 November 2015 (UTC)

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Wrong launch date[edit]

After doing a little research by doing through the articles edit history, I think that the supposed launch date, which is currently June 28, 2005, is false. As you can see with my sources, the date June 28, 2005 was just put in by random with no reference to support it. And going even further back, the supposed launch date was July 5, 2005, which was also wrong and un-referenced as well. And it's been wrong for over 4 years unfortunately...so I'm going to change the launch date to the referenced December 8, 2005.

Source(s):
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Yahoo!_Answers&oldid=459897837 - first edit of the launch date being June 28, 2005 without a source
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Yahoo!_Answers&oldid=324355839 - first edit of the launch date being July 5, 2005 also with no source either
https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Yahoo!_Answers&oldid=93951118 - the first use of December 2005

— Preceding unsigned comment added by 173.73.242.76 (talk) 01:53, 29 March 2016 (UTC)

Edit:
I think that I have found some reliable sources that supports Yahoo! Answers alpha release being June 28, 2005 and July 6, 2005 (one day off from July 5) respectively. I have found what are supposely the oldest Yahoo! Answers accounts, which were programmers when Yahoo! Answers was still in the alpha stage.

Source(s):
https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=VNMHRIO7W2IKKVCTTH4W7RA6OU - Ofer's Y!A's account, which was created on June 28, 2005
https://answers.yahoo.com/activity/questions?show=O3HSJ5K6TU52LBXAFTNGK5S7FI&t=g - Tim's Y!A's account, which was created on July 6, 2005
https://answers.yahoo.com/question/index?qid=20160329085942AAxPaf1

173.73.242.76 (talk) 16:32, 29 March 2016 (UTC)

One day difference can be explained by timezone, of course. We should use UTC (but I can't get a proper timestamp from the YA interface right now). Nemo 20:00, 29 March 2016 (UTC)
I doubt it's because of anything with timezones, as Tim's account was created on July 6, 2005 and my second source (first edit of the launch date being July 5, 2005 also with no source either) was edited to be launched on July 5, 2005, which is the editor's fault for putting it a day off. 173.73.242.76 (talk) 22:02, 29 March 2016 (UTC)

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