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Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th April 2018, 03:16 AM
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Posted By dna
Wait for a sale. Buy the product of interest to...

Wait for a sale. Buy the product of interest to you that is discounted the most.

Then wait for a sale that would discount the other test that is of interest to you.

Not all tests get discounted...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 19th April 2018, 03:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 51
Posted By dna
Hello SHeck61!

If you take a Big Y test, you can get classified even 14 nodes below R-L48****. But there is no guarantee! According to YFull tree, there is at least one person that does not have any mutations that...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 19th April 2018, 02:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 94
Posted By dna
It is random, but it is not on the level of...

It is random, but it is not on the level of individual SNPs.

One can think of chromosomes being divided into segments, and these segments participate in the random recombination. That is why it is...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 18th April 2018, 06:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By dna
:) Waiting is the name of the game here... ...

:)

Waiting is the name of the game here...


Mr. W.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 18th April 2018, 06:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 146
Posted By dna
Maybe someone who has the relevant experience...

Maybe someone who has the relevant experience would be able to describe how to proceed when one has both a transfer account and an account due to testing at FTDNA.

It must be a fairly common...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 18th April 2018, 06:24 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 80
Posted By dna
There are many genetically distinct populations...

There are many genetically distinct populations in Pakistan. That could be a reason your father does not have any matches, yet.

There could be other reasons. For example, does any of the STR...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 18th April 2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By dna
Oh, then just wait :) However, receiving a...

Oh, then just wait :)

However, receiving a JSON file instead of a Not Found error message is unusual, so if you could try reading that file we might learn something. If you do not mind spending...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 18th April 2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 148
Posted By dna
Real life examples (25% expected): X has...

Real life examples (25% expected):

X has 618 matches

69 in common with grandchild A = 11%
105 in common with grandchild B = 17%

Y has 890 matches

121 in common with grandchild A =...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 18th April 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 146
Posted By dna
Elizabeth, you did not mention them, but your age...

Elizabeth, you did not mention them, but your age suggests that if your mother had siblings, they might be still alive.

If you, as suggested above, test at FTDNA and you convince siblings of your...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 18th April 2018, 04:16 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By dna
That is not what is happening to me. Not when I...

That is not what is happening to me. Not when I was writing my previous post, and not now (just downloaded again and looked inside).

But my results were completed years ago, have your results been...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 18th April 2018, 03:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 175
Posted By dna
Where did you get a JSON file? Which option did...

Where did you get a JSON file? Which option did you select for a download? What did you click? Is this download for the results that were just posted to your kit?

Family Finder data files are...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 17th April 2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By dna
And then you have to take into account that your...

And then you have to take into account that your real ancestors did not equally contribute to your DNA.

That is how autosomal DNA inheritance works. Consequently one can share significantly less...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 16th April 2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By dna
Thank you for the excellent tip! Mr. W.

Thank you for the excellent tip!


Mr. W.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 16th April 2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,290
Posted By dna
Today, my Firefox does not display the tree. I...

Today, my Firefox does not display the tree. I have even tried the newest beta (pre-release 60.0b12) version of Firefox, and surprisingly it did not work either.

On Windows 7 (and on Windows 10)...
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 16th April 2018, 12:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By dna
Je m'excuse. Je suis désolé. rCRS version is...

Je m'excuse. Je suis désolé.

rCRS version is accessible for a download from the main page under the link named rCRS-oriented version of Build 17 (http://phylotree.org/rCRS-oriented_version.htm)
...
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 16th April 2018, 11:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By dna
I think it uses rCRS. Maybe the person "dna"...

I think it uses rCRS. Maybe the person "dna" will correct me. [----] [/QUOTE]I do not like having to deal with rCRS and RSRS, either. I like that FTDNA is using different conventions to write...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th April 2018, 01:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 65
Posted By dna
MK prefix means that multiple kits were purchased...

MK prefix means that multiple kits were purchased at the same time and were shipped domestically within the US. See https://isogg.org/wiki/FTDNA_kit_prefixes.

That was easy. What about name...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 15th April 2018, 10:21 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 341
Posted By dna
I have just tried and I do not see any problem...

I have just tried and I do not see any problem with either Y DNA, mtDNA, Family Finder or Big Y matches, while being logged in as a project administrator and accessing multiple accounts to which I...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 15th April 2018, 04:25 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 868
Posted By dna
And then those conceived with a donor sperm are...

And then those conceived with a donor sperm are playing a Russian roulette each time they meet someone. Is she or he their half-sibling? In "ordinary cases of an unknown father", at least time and...
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 15th April 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By dna
Hello Frenchie!

I'm sorry, I am lost.

Could you please repeat what you are trying to learn?


Mr. W.


P.S.
It might help me, if you additionally include the original text before translation.
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 15th April 2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 717
Posted By dna
Exclamation rCRS and RSRS

http://www.phylotree.org/ does use RSRS, but additionally you can download an rCRS version to your computer. You have to go through a separate link on the main page.


Mr. W.
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 15th April 2018, 12:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By dna
It is my understanding that for BAM (Binary...

It is my understanding that for BAM (Binary Alignment Map) files the answer is simple. FTDNA does not provide hg38 BAM files yet. Everybody, who has one, has a hg19 BAM.

On the other hand, FTDNA...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 14th April 2018, 02:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 186
Posted By dna
Thank you for clarification! I am sorry for...

Thank you for clarification!

I am sorry for extreme terseness, but at his moment I have time to write just a few words.


Results cannot be merged. You can always open two different browsers...
Forum: mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics 14th April 2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 447
Posted By dna
I have found the following third party reference ...

I have found the following third party reference


Determining accurate haplogroup matches with only HVR results can be challenging in many cases. In order to make a more accurate haplogroup...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 13th April 2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 169
Posted By dna
Just wrote about something similar earlier today....

Just wrote about something similar earlier today.

If you do not mind, please read or join a discussion at http://forums.familytreedna.com/showthread.php?t=43293


Mr. W.

P.S.
Your Native...
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