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Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 3rd May 2015, 03:25 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By E19463
I was referring to Carla as she wrote: "The wait...

I was referring to Carla as she wrote: "The wait can be excruciating..." see there: http://forums.familytreedna.com/showpost.php?p=405673&postcount=50

Merriam Webster tells us: "Origin of...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 3rd May 2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By E19463
No, I like FTDNA and the idea behind but not the...

No, I like FTDNA and the idea behind but not the delivery times exploding from days to weeks and even months: http://forums.familytreedna.com/showpost.php?p=409018&postcount=17





You are...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 3rd May 2015, 01:32 AM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,456
Posted By E19463
You disregard the negative experiences of...

You disregard the negative experiences of customers. Even worse you do not tell the truth about the past when it comes to rightful expectations of customers who read about delivery times in days in...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 2nd May 2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 20,456
Posted By E19463
Come on, stop lying to people, it used to be 9...

Come on, stop lying to people, it used to be 9 days, not in la-la-land but in reality: http://forums.familytreedna.com/showpost.php?p=409039&postcount=20
My question is, what do you intend with your...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 2nd May 2015, 02:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By E19463
That is true, but the idea of having redundancy...

That is true, but the idea of having redundancy (three women instead of one) to enhance reliability/uptime is intriguing. :D
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 2nd May 2015, 10:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By E19463
Just recent delays? Honestly? I would say not...

Just recent delays? Honestly?
I would say not so recent but rather ongoing since last year.
I have no understanding for denying the reality.



Nobody would.
I would not recommend risking to...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 2nd May 2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By E19463
Timothy, if I would be FTDNA I would give you a...

Timothy, if I would be FTDNA I would give you a medal for being my dream customer and honor your loyalty in many ways. :)

But I am not FTDNA. ;)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 2nd May 2015, 02:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,995
Posted By E19463
This reminds me at a scene in a Monty Python...

This reminds me at a scene in a Monty Python movie when the guy was singing "Always look on the bright side of life", while hanging on the cross. I admire your optimism! :)
Forum: Recreation Room 1st May 2015, 07:07 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,938
Posted By E19463
Thank you for the link and the numbers. It's a...

Thank you for the link and the numbers. It's a long way till everybody is tested, isn't it? ;)
Forum: Announcements and New Features 1st May 2015, 06:59 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,729
Posted By E19463
There is a German catchphrase: "Ritt auf dem...

There is a German catchphrase: "Ritt auf dem Tiger". You cannot just jump off the tiger as he will eat you. FTDNA cannot stop taking new orders because it needs the cash although it may increase the...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 1st May 2015, 04:33 PM
Replies: 171
Views: 27,613
Posted By E19463
I was wondering how you managed to keep that cool...

I was wondering how you managed to keep that cool and not going ballistic considering the delays you gone through. Glad to hear you got our results now. With the matches it seems there is a problem...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 1st May 2015, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By E19463
The never ending lab work and the IT problems may...

The never ending lab work and the IT problems may be separate issues but both boil down to a common cause: Not having enough resources, i.e. money.
Forum: Announcements and New Features 1st May 2015, 02:32 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,621
Posted By E19463
Me, too. Wonder how long it will take to get them...

Me, too. Wonder how long it will take to get them all back. :confused:
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 1st May 2015, 04:56 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 27,613
Posted By E19463
To me it seems that they are testing randomly....

To me it seems that they are testing randomly. Why? Because the show must go on but as they do not have the capacity to test everyone in a chronological order (huge backlog!) they skip some tests and...
Forum: Recreation Room 1st May 2015, 02:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,083
Posted By E19463
I also get an error message, the text is shown in...

I also get an error message, the text is shown in red and it reads:

You have no matches with 'A' kits.
You have no matches with 'F' kits.
You have no matches with 'M' kits.

No matches were...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 1st May 2015, 02:03 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,647
Posted By E19463
There is also no time frame for a fix of the...

There is also no time frame for a fix of the backlog that causes the ongoing delays - and I wonder if both issues are somehow connected.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 30th April 2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By E19463
Lucky you, my FF matches are still all gone. ...

Lucky you, my FF matches are still all gone.
Maybe storage spaces, server capacities, the whole IT infrastructures and it's maintenance are just too expensive for FTDNA?
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 30th April 2015, 04:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,673
Posted By E19463
I did not know they hat an online chat help desk,...

I did not know they hat an online chat help desk, that must have been before I came to FTDNA. What was the reason for FTDNA doing so? I cannot imagine it was not welcomed by many customers. Maybe...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 29th April 2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 11,729
Posted By E19463
Darren, I appreciate your effort but you know...

Darren, I appreciate your effort but you know what a real news would be? ==> "There is no more backlog!" Yay! :)

Really, do we have to check periodically this site...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 28th April 2015, 02:58 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,216
Posted By E19463
Same here. I just got my matches yesterday, one...

Same here. I just got my matches yesterday, one of them even a 3rd to 5th grade cousin but now nothing more but an empty space, see attachment. :(
Forum: Recreation Room 26th April 2015, 03:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,753
Posted By E19463
Yes, I guess they were better off. Or were they...

Yes, I guess they were better off. Or were they chased by the Ku Klux Klan? Did the Irish people suffer from apartheid policy or other racist laws?
Forum: Recreation Room 25th April 2015, 02:29 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,938
Posted By E19463
So does this mean that if someone is looking for...

So does this mean that if someone is looking for relatives (an adoptee for example), he would be better off with 23andMe due to their larger database?
Forum: Recreation Room 25th April 2015, 06:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 9,938
Posted By E19463
Only 140,000 people in FTDNAs database?

It is written that there are only about 140,000 people in FTDNAs database but over 900,000 in 23andMe, see link
http://www.isogg.org/wiki/Autosomal_DNA_testing_comparison_chart and attachment...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 25th April 2015, 06:19 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,587
Posted By E19463
Sorry, I am not a native speaker, I meant...

Sorry, I am not a native speaker, I meant "correlations".
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 25th April 2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 14,587
Posted By E19463
I just googled about Promethease and found this:...

I just googled about Promethease and found this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SNPedia#Promethease
It is written: "In 2009, the anonymous woman ("Lilly Mendel") was revealed to be 23andMe co-founder...
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