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Forum: Announcements and New Features 28th November 2017, 02:44 AM
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Posted By dna
Lack of any option for export is a deficiency of...

Lack of any option for export is a deficiency of the myFamilyTree product that was glaringly obvious from the day it was launched.

So..., the answer is no.


Mr. W
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 24th November 2017, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By dna
I would recommend that you also consider Big Y,...

I would recommend that you also consider Big Y, since if you order Big Y during the current sale, you will get Y-DNA111 test included.


Mr. W
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 23rd November 2017, 03:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By dna
I am guessing the files are kept generated by...

I am guessing the files are kept generated by FTDNA, so we would need to ask those who had their results in the last 7-10 days. I do not have time today to troubleshoot, but if you could please take...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 23rd November 2017, 01:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 797
Posted By dna
I hope they will fix the glitch. They should. ...

I hope they will fix the glitch. They should.

However, the "raw data concatenated" file has the same information, as the other two files you had already downloaded. That is after the autosomal...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 23rd November 2017, 01:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By dna
If you are writing to FTDNA, you may want to...

If you are writing to FTDNA, you may want to mention that the issue does not depend directly on the screen size, but on the size of the browser window. So the issue can be trivially recreated on...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 23rd November 2017, 01:13 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 10,250
Posted By dna
No and no. However, you have to remember that...

No and no. However, you have to remember that FTDNA has always delivered the results.

I know that is not the answer you are expecting, but based on previous experience, the delays - even the...
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 23rd November 2017, 02:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By dna
Given what I had presented above, I would venture...

Given what I had presented above, I would venture that the reason was that Ashkenazim had an admixture from relatives of some of your ancestors, and not the other way around.

Mr. W

P.S.
Of...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 23rd November 2017, 02:50 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,448
Posted By dna
Because FTDNA has Mr. W

Because FTDNA has
Mr. W
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 23rd November 2017, 12:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 506
Posted By dna
All the Oxford Ancestors says on their website is...

All the Oxford Ancestors says on their website is that they test "400 base pairs". ISOGG wiki suggests that it is HVR1 only, but the numbers your cousin provided to you appear to be from HVR2 region....
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st November 2017, 06:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dna
I am sorry, I should have used different language...

I am sorry, I should have used different language and not the word ethnicity.

Ethnicity does not equal your DNA.

My favourite example. Around year 1700, settlers were invited to the areas near...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st November 2017, 05:13 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dna
Surprisingly no. It is just that due to many...

Surprisingly no. It is just that due to many factors the error margin is very high. Additionally, the end users desire to see a single number, and not three**** ranges and some mathematical formula...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st November 2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dna
Oh, no problem. I am a part time hobbyist, and...

Oh, no problem. I am a part time hobbyist, and not a pro anyway.

If you had submitted your DNA sample to FTDNA, and they are either enable to extract DNA or the extracted DNA is of such a low...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st November 2017, 02:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dna
What is exactly the system you are writing about?...

What is exactly the system you are writing about?

The Combined DNA Index System (CODIS) or something else?


Mr. W
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 21st November 2017, 12:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 462
Posted By dna
Yes, ancient DNA from populations known to have...

Yes, ancient DNA from populations known to have living descendants would need to be analyzed. And preferably tracked over millennia.

Mr. W

P.S.
myOrigins would also benefit from the ancient...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 21st November 2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 439
Posted By dna
Are you referring to 13 (thirteen) STRs tested...

Are you referring to 13 (thirteen) STRs tested with CODIS or 21 (twenty one) STRs tested with CODIS starting on 2017-01-01?

I am not aware of any other widespread (dozens of countries) police DNA...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 21st November 2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 297
Posted By dna
Exactly. This sale does not appear to include any...

Exactly. This sale does not appear to include any coupons for upgrades.

Mr. W

P.S.
@soki78, you had probably received an e-mail from FTDNA that if you purchase the Big Y test during this...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 21st November 2017, 11:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 366
Posted By dna
For your login / password try everything in...

For your login / password try everything in uppercase or lowercase - opposite to what you were typing. Contact FTDNA if that fails to recover your password.

You cannot get a haplogroup from...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 21st November 2017, 01:58 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,120
Posted By dna
Yes! Mr. W ...

Yes!

Mr. W
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Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 20th November 2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 459
Posted By dna
There is another not so obvious area those people...

There is another not so obvious area those people migrated to.

The following reference is buried in the English Wikipedia under the entry Petyhorcy, so I am listing it here.
...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 19th November 2017, 09:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By dna
The Y-DNA67 test will not directly provide better...

The Y-DNA67 test will not directly provide better SNP information! And with the haplogroup I indirect guessing of SNPs based on SNPs of matches is prone to errors. Please read...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 18th November 2017, 03:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By dna
Only matches can see the family tree here at...

Only matches can see the family tree here at FTDNA. We cannot.


Mr. W
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 17th November 2017, 10:56 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,031
Posted By dna
That is precisely why I moved to genetic...

That is precisely why I moved to genetic genealogy :) !
I had left deciphering illegible handwriting to others :)

All I am able to recognize are just names, plenty of them...

Infidelum Judaem...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th November 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 874
Posted By dna
Those in my family who had Y DNA tests, but not...

Those in my family who had Y DNA tests, but not Big Y, have just received an e-mail with the official announcement:

"When you buy a Big Y this holiday we will automatically upgrade you to Y-111...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 17th November 2017, 06:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,287
Posted By dna
Of course all the credit goes to the original...

Of course all the credit goes to the original author: Jonny Perl at DNA Painter https://dnapainter.com/ . He also has a very useful variation of the tool, see https://dnapainter.com/tools

And as...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th November 2017, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 616
Posted By dna
Please use this tool...

Please use this tool https://dnapainter.com/tools/sharedcm to determine what relationship range can be expected from the shared DNA you are seeing.

Are you familiar with the way mtDNA is...
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