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Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 17th October 2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 25
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Posted By The_Contemplator
If those others kits are members of a project of...

If those others kits are members of a project of yours, simply check the Received Lab Results GAP page. Any of the newly converted Big Y kits will show up there at the top when their new Big Y...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 16th October 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,829
Posted By The_Contemplator
Y-SNPs can be useful for recent genealogy. Some...

Y-SNPs can be useful for recent genealogy. Some of the SNP tests you mention look at ancient SNPS which of course won't help with genealogy. However if people were close matches in a new generation...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 16th October 2017, 06:55 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 464
Posted By The_Contemplator
Ignore the new deadline. FTDNA is going through a...

Ignore the new deadline. FTDNA is going through a major update of the Big Y result pages. Once your kit has been reprocessed you will have access to the new results page. It will look something like...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th October 2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 88
Posted By The_Contemplator
Maybe something went up during the upload and it...

Maybe something went up during the upload and it didn't work. You could try contacting Gedmatch about it and see what they tell you. Just log in and look for an email somewhere.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th October 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 64
Posted By The_Contemplator
Some times the issue is that the DNA sample has...

Some times the issue is that the DNA sample has run out or is no longer good. In such a case, they simply ship out a new collection kit to the address found on the kit. Make sure that address is up...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 16th October 2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By The_Contemplator
Just refresh the page. Try pressing F5 each time...

Just refresh the page. Try pressing F5 each time that message appears. While the issue is annoying it doesn't stop the page from working eventually. Looks like FTDNA will be updating the site...
Forum: Surname Project Administration 15th October 2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By The_Contemplator
This is sort of possible already. Not by the...

This is sort of possible already. Not by the individual but by the admins. The individual can talk to the admins and ask them not to display their specific kit in the project results. The admins have...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 15th October 2017, 10:05 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 464
Posted By The_Contemplator
Right. I'm aware of the new one. The old one is...

Right. I'm aware of the new one. The old one is this one:
http://www.familytreedna.com/learn/user-guide/other-test-results/big-y-page/
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 15th October 2017, 07:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,829
Posted By The_Contemplator
Correct. The YDNA data from 23andMe is very...

Correct. The YDNA data from 23andMe is very limited. So having Gedmatch try to mess with YDNA seems counterproductive to me as both companies do not compare at all. YSearch was made by FTDNA but they...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 15th October 2017, 07:44 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 464
Posted By The_Contemplator
The "New Big Y Results" email sent by FTDNA is...

The "New Big Y Results" email sent by FTDNA is outdated. It uses the old (no longer existing) Big Y learning center page link among other outdated details. I reported it to FTDNA and I was told the...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 14th October 2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,656
Posted By The_Contemplator
Whoever had their haplogroup assignment change...

Whoever had their haplogroup assignment change could have done so through SNP testing. They may have tested a single SNP, a SNP pack, or the Big Y. It will cause the haplogroup to be refined to a...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 14th October 2017, 03:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 723
Posted By The_Contemplator
Dallairerichard, I don't think you realize this...

Dallairerichard, I don't think you realize this but you used the thumbs down icon again. So it seems weird in context of your recent post as it can appear to contradict it.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 14th October 2017, 03:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By The_Contemplator
Ignore that deadline. One of my Big Y kits had...

Ignore that deadline. One of my Big Y kits had the old deadline from the original test run in 2016 and another Big Y kit had the date for 10/23/2017 - 11/06/2017 and yet both came in on October 13.
...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 14th October 2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 239
Posted By The_Contemplator
They may simply be too busy with the current Big...

They may simply be too busy with the current Big Y upgrade. Or they have not figured out the root cause of the STR match list issue as it is not consistent. So for now, for those getting it, just...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 14th October 2017, 03:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 134
Posted By The_Contemplator
Yes, a big update is in progress for Big Y. You...

Yes, a big update is in progress for Big Y. You see their learning center page for it here (https://www.familytreedna.com/learn/y-dna-testing/big-y/big-y/). The update started on October 10. FTDNA...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 13th October 2017, 09:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By The_Contemplator
MMaddi's post was from a few months ago when...

MMaddi's post was from a few months ago when there was a coupon going around. Though during the August summer sale the Big Y was going for $395. No coupons needed for that. Maybe that is when you...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 13th October 2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 240
Posted By The_Contemplator
I guess it means that there are no "non-matching...

I guess it means that there are no "non-matching variants". This could happen with close matches. Though maybe for some cases of distant matches where they simply didn't have "non-matching variants"...
Forum: Surname Project Administration 13th October 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,597
Posted By The_Contemplator
I'm curious. How did these users know what...

I'm curious. How did these users know what happened? (Not that you should have kept it from them.) Were they upset at you, the surname project admin(s)? I'm trying to understand the reasons some...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 12th October 2017, 07:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,114
Posted By The_Contemplator
Don't be afraid to make a new thread instead of...

Don't be afraid to make a new thread instead of adding a question to an old thread. Costs the same, nothing at all.

When you take a test, any test, the sample you provide is stored. Only a portion...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 11th October 2017, 05:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 818
Posted By The_Contemplator
No one is trying to sell you an upgrade. It is a...

No one is trying to sell you an upgrade. It is a recent glitch in the system that did not happen some weeks (months?) ago. It seems to happen at certain times for me at least so try again later or...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th October 2017, 12:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By The_Contemplator
I decided to do some searching. Try any of these....

I decided to do some searching. Try any of these. Let us know what worked.

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/966701

https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/questions/1134532

Since you...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th October 2017, 12:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By The_Contemplator
You can private message Darren...

You can private message Darren (http://forums.familytreedna.com/private.php?do=newpm&u=9333). He is a customer support rep for FTDNA.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 11th October 2017, 12:42 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 195
Posted By The_Contemplator
What different way? It may help someone else...

What different way? It may help someone else having this issue.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th October 2017, 12:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 76
Posted By The_Contemplator
This other thread experienced the same issue...

This other thread experienced the same issue until they figured it out.

http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?t=42429

Hope that helps.

Bah! Just saw your edit.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 10th October 2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,457
Posted By The_Contemplator
That is because they don't respond in these...

That is because they don't respond in these forums. In fact they don't look here. Darren is the only one who does at times. So when you need to get a message to them, contact them through their...
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