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Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 18th July 2018, 07:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,739
Posted By Jim Barrett
The topic heading is "For People New to Family...

The topic heading is "For People New to Family Tree DNA (FTDNA)".
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 18th July 2018, 07:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 41
Posted By Jim Barrett
Mine are there, including one dated today.

Mine are there, including one dated today.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 17th July 2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 114
Posted By Jim Barrett
I have 17 matches total for July 16 & 17.:)

I have 17 matches total for July 16 & 17.:)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 17th July 2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,739
Posted By Jim Barrett
It was brendabbb's 1st post and brendabbb joined...

It was brendabbb's 1st post and brendabbb joined the forum in May. Isn't brendabbb new to FTDNA? Sounds like a valid question for the topic.
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 16th July 2018, 06:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Jim Barrett
You have their name and email address from their...

You have their name and email address from their join request. Have you tried sending them an email asking if there is something you can do to help?
Forum: Family Finder Basics 15th July 2018, 06:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Jim Barrett
You can buy a test from FTDNA.

You can buy a test from FTDNA.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 15th July 2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,078
Posted By Jim Barrett
IYO what is the usual cause?

IYO what is the usual cause?
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 14th July 2018, 01:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 144
Posted By Jim Barrett
Have you tried entering a test join request and...

Have you tried entering a test join request and then responded in that manner to see what happens?
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 14th July 2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 563
Posted By Jim Barrett
I think you are expecting too much. Have you...

I think you are expecting too much. Have you read https://www.familytreedna.com/learn/y-dna-testing/y-str/two-men-share-surname-genetic-distance-111-y-chromosome-str-markers-interpreted/

Do you...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 14th July 2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Jim Barrett
I wish they would give us a level where we could...

I wish they would give us a level where we could see everything, but not be able to change anything.

I find limited access too limited, but I don't want the current full access.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 14th July 2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Jim Barrett
Check your settings for "Privacy & Sharing". ...

Check your settings for "Privacy & Sharing".

Set matching to "all levels", check the "Opt into sharing" box at all levels and select "Public" for Family Finder.

Some of these may not apply to...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 13th July 2018, 08:35 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 137
Posted By Jim Barrett
Results from which test(s)? Where are you...

Results from which test(s)?

Where are you looking?
Forum: Announcements and New Features 12th July 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 246
Posted By Jim Barrett
Yes, we should all be unhappy with FTDNA because...

Yes, we should all be unhappy with FTDNA because Ancestry keeps modifying their data format. Why not test at FTDNA and then transfer your FTDNA data to Ancestry? Oh yes, Ancestry doesn't accept...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 11th July 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 119
Posted By Jim Barrett
FTDNA Planned Outage

7/11/18
There will be a planned outage on the FamilyTreeDNA website in the morning (Thursday, July 12) from approximately 6 AM - 9 AM Central Time for some hardware programming updates. This will...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 11th July 2018, 06:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 263
Posted By Jim Barrett
FTDNA doesn't accept V5 from 23andMe either. You...

FTDNA doesn't accept V5 from 23andMe either. You can determine the version of your test by looking at the number following the V in the file name.

Also, you must upload the compressed format of...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th July 2018, 06:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 478
Posted By Jim Barrett
I built my tree for my benefit, not for the...

I built my tree for my benefit, not for the benefit of others, therefore I don't feel that time or money was wasted. I took my DNA test for my benefit. I feel I have gained enough information from...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 10th July 2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 139
Posted By Jim Barrett
YES! In fact I'd expect your two Y-67 matches...

YES! In fact I'd expect your two Y-67 matches have a null at DYS448 also.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 10th July 2018, 07:01 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 198
Posted By Jim Barrett
My wife's cousin has no matches at 37 markers and...

My wife's cousin has no matches at 37 markers and does not have any null values. He has over 1,000 12 marker matches. He is R-M269.
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 9th July 2018, 07:14 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jim Barrett
You are 100% correct. It is your right, as...

You are 100% correct. It is your right, as admin, to make that call. If you want to limit the success rate for your project that is your choice.:eek:
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 9th July 2018, 07:08 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By Jim Barrett
Father and son can be a genetic distance of one...

Father and son can be a genetic distance of one on just 25 markers or even 12 markers.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 9th July 2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 289
Posted By Jim Barrett
Sign into your kit. In the left hand column...

Sign into your kit. In the left hand column click on "Complete Order History". Above the dark bar click on "Check on the status of pending tests".

If your kit hasn't been batched yet you may not...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 6th July 2018, 06:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 273
Posted By Jim Barrett
My personal opinion is that you would be MUCH...

My personal opinion is that you would be MUCH better off using a genealogy program on your computer to maintain your information. This gives you full control of your data. It would be much easier...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 5th July 2018, 06:58 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,451
Posted By Jim Barrett
Question What is the Goal of Your Project?

My goal, for each of my surname projects, is to help the members descending form people with that surname expand their knowledge of those ancestors. I don't care about the sex of that member or...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 5th July 2018, 06:31 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 322
Posted By Jim Barrett
Which Location?

Which Location?
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 2nd July 2018, 06:35 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,048
Posted By Jim Barrett
Only if it is new Ancestry, within the last one...

Only if it is new Ancestry, within the last one or two years.
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