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Their reasoning was this: Many users (many underage users) were creating pornographic custom rooms.
These rooms were displaying advertising from virtually all major corporations that paid for advertising on Yahoo.
Non-Windows users are not good enough to look at our ads seems to be a strange way to run a business, but so it goes.
There was a valid reason (according to Yahoo) why they knocked out the create custom rooms.Certainly a major event, knocked out virtually all of Yahoo's dedicated roleplaying community. I'd suggest tying it into the abandon-ware Yahoo Messenger for non-windows users but I don't want to make it seem shrill.The reason why it happened is the continued tight integration with Microsoft.If you would like to participate, please visit the project page, where you can join the discussion and see a list of open tasks. Arundhati Bakshi , 1 February 2006 (UTC) THERE NEEDS TO BE A HISTORY OF YAHOO OR AT LEAST THE RELEASE DATE OF THE ORIGINAL VERSION AND IM LEANING TOWARDS 1996 I agree.There is absolutely nothing about the removal of the ability for Yahoo Users to create custom rooms.