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Angela Q

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  • Attachments in Yahoo Mail blocked?

    Most attachments people send me I can open, but sometimes they come blocked, with a message

    "Blocked by Parental Controls

    This email contains an attachment that has been blocked.

    Please ask your parent for permission to receive message attachments."

    My correct age is in my account information. I have never set "Parental Controls", I can't even find it to fix it.

    Anyone know how to undo this?

    1 AnswerAttachments and Photos1 decade ago
  • I opened a new yahoo account, but it wouldn't accept my zip code?

    It said that the "postal code" was not valid for my country, when it certainly is. I had to make up a fake zip code to register the account.

    I'm thinking the programmers designed the system not to accept "postal codes" with a leading zero, like we have in New England. Does anybody know anything about this?

    1 AnswerPassword and sign-in1 decade ago
  • What happens when you report a question as "illegal"?

    Specifically I am referring to questions in Politics & Government that are advocating armed insurrection and/or violence against federal and local government officials. I see from a search that there are an increasing number of questions like that. Does anything happen at all?

    4 AnswersYahoo Answers1 decade ago
  • Syntax to REPLACE a record in a PHP/MySQL query?

    I'm trying to set up a utility where the storeowner can choose from one of the specials she has previously entered into the database through an admin area.

    I've got a dropdown menu that is populated with a field from one table. When selected, it should REPLACE the only record in another table. But nothing happens, and I get no warnings or errors.

    I can do this through a static dropdown menu, but I want the menu to be generated dynamically.

    If I code values in, the table is changed. But I don't seem to be able to figure out how to get my variables into that table.

    This is the form:

    <form name="form1" id="form1" action="" method="post">

    <select name="special" id="special">


    foreach ($conn->query($sql) as $row) {


    <option value="<?php echo $row['special']; ?>"><?php echo $row['title']; ?></option>

    <?php } ?>


    <input type="submit" name="edit" id="edit" value="Change now">


    and this is the query:

    if (array_key_exists('edit', $_POST)) {

    // prepare update query

    $sql = "REPLACE INTO special VALUES(1, 'placeholder')";

    $stmt = $conn->prepare($sql);

    // execute query by passing array of variables

    $done = $stmt->execute(array($_POST['special']));


    Where 1 is the record number I want to REPLACE and 'placeholder' represents the variable that will replace what is in the current table, if I knew how to express it properly.

    Or should I be doing this a different way? I am using PDO, please no suggestions on mysql or mysqli. I don't know how to convert them and my server does not support them.

    2 AnswersProgramming & Design1 decade ago
  • When you try to vote?

    Are the lists all full of resolved questions that haven't moved over into the "resolved" list for you, too? I find it hard to find answers to vote on.

    2 AnswersYahoo Answers1 decade ago