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Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 14th June 2018, 10:28 AM
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Posted By abuelita
865 FF results Appeared this morning: Ordered...

865 FF results Appeared this morning:
Ordered 05/14/2018 865
Batched 06/04/2018 865
Completed 06/14/2018 865

10 days after batching, the results seem to be complete.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 1st June 2018, 11:16 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 51,317
Posted By abuelita
Y-12 results completed - batch 853 Batched...

Y-12 results completed - batch 853
Batched 04/23/2018
Completed 05/31/2018
now awaiting backbone (it will be some sort of Q)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 20th April 2018, 12:22 PM
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Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
849

FF batch 849 partially completed (way early - just 11 days)
batched: 04/09/18
matches: 04/20/18 (also "ancient origins")
"my origins" not yet posted and download of raw data not available.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th March 2018, 10:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By abuelita
Because the title of this subforum is "DNA and...

Because the title of this subforum is "DNA and Genealogy for Beginners" and the problem I have with DNA "matches" is the absence of genealogical research. Perhaps I'm alone, but it seems to me that...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 15th March 2018, 09:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By abuelita
from the syllabus: What topics will you...

from the syllabus:

What topics will you cover?
-A consideration of the differences between primary, derived primary and secondary sources.
-An understanding of the importance of knowing who made...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 15th March 2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 403
Posted By abuelita
genealogy (&DNA) MOOC

Genealogy: Researching Your Family Tree (https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/genealogy)
"This free online course will help you develop an understanding of basic genealogy techniques and how to...
Forum: DNA Success Stories 11th March 2018, 02:14 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,688
Posted By abuelita
Count me in. I just found out I'm an aunt....

Count me in. I just found out I'm an aunt. Shocked, delighted.
Forum: DNA Success Stories 3rd March 2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,688
Posted By abuelita
Related Huffpost story today: "DNA Testing Forced...

Related Huffpost story today: "DNA Testing Forced Me To Rethink My Entire Racial Identity"...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 28th February 2018, 06:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 469
Posted By abuelita
Yes. Thank you unknown distant relatives who...

Yes. Thank you unknown distant relatives who have done so! especially as I have no near biologically connected males to test. It's wonderful fun to see Y-DNA haplogroups show up for...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 28th February 2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,141
Posted By abuelita
It's a release form for sending your data to the...

It's a release form for sending your data to the NIH GenBank. But they haven't sent it on for years, which makes the submit form meaningless.

FT does give you your fasta file so you can do it...
Forum: Scientific Papers 23rd February 2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 525
Posted By abuelita
Fireballs! Extinctions! The Biomass Burns!

An important new paper - actually a two-parter about the almost-demise of humans, caused by the Younger Dryas comet impact. This fits really, really well with the super-extreme bottle-neck exhibited...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 22nd February 2018, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By abuelita
Thank you both. You've convinced me that...

Thank you both. You've convinced me that cross-contamination is not a concern.

The most parsimonious explanation for this strange mix of matches is that the stepfather is related to the mother...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 21st February 2018, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 526
Posted By abuelita
cross-contamination ?

We have a situation which in classical genetics tests, with the tiny test tubes and microplates, would scream cross-contamination.

cast: son, mother, mother's cousin, step-father, and off-stage...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 20th February 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,129
Posted By abuelita
Yes. In our family, identical twins are shown in...

Yes. In our family, identical twins are shown in FT as "Parent/Child 3,384 267" You can see that they are, instead, monozygotic twins by looking at them in gedmatch.

Their nieces/nephews have the...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 19th February 2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,388
Posted By abuelita
Nor would I. And the very reason we initially...

Nor would I. And the very reason we initially chose FT for testing rather than the other commercial companies was because of better privacy policies - at least as outlined in the published...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 19th February 2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 360
Views: 51,317
Posted By abuelita
This is minor compared to the big problems many...

This is minor compared to the big problems many of the rest of you have, but just reporting that we have an SMS-M343 batch 815 that is into the multiple delay cycle. This happened last time we...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 17th February 2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 665
Posted By abuelita
Thank you. We had never understood that either.

Thank you. We had never understood that either.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 15th February 2018, 04:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By abuelita
Agreed. It's currently weird. Our 821 got done...

Agreed. It's currently weird. Our 821 got done all at once, at least we didn't notice any differences. Only the e-mail notification that it was finished arrived later - by about 3 days. But 822...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 14th February 2018, 10:01 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
What is wrong with "my origins"? The lab work is...

What is wrong with "my origins"? The lab work is clearly finished, they just need to input the files into their standard program, right? It was working last week, at least for the kit we had that...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 12th February 2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
Our 822 just came in.

Our 822 just came in.
Forum: Family Finder Basics 12th February 2018, 10:25 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 313
Posted By abuelita
Yes. But more unsettling are the "We aren't...

Yes. But more unsettling are the "We aren't related because you aren't white and my family is white" replies. (Fortunately those are rare.)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 10th February 2018, 08:29 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
We got one 821 on the 6th, but apparently no one...

We got one 821 on the 6th, but apparently no one else here on the forums had such luck.
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 8th February 2018, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,228
Posted By abuelita
And the genographic results display is fabulous...

And the genographic results display is fabulous ... I loved genographic but .... if you order this from the US, Helix then has your data with the intent to sell it back to you packaged by various 3rd...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 6th February 2018, 12:35 PM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
Still no e-mail notification for our finished...

Still no e-mail notification for our finished 821, so you should probably just check the actual FT account from time to time. (Try not to be compulsive about it - I know, that's hard)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 6th February 2018, 09:30 AM
Replies: 1,450
Views: 211,981
Posted By abuelita
Thumbs up 821 and 822 as well, but I suppose next weekend...

821 and 822 as well, but I suppose next weekend ...

No wait! 821 is in. I just went to check the current estimates and there it is. 822 no, and there is no message re 821 in my mailbox yet.
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