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Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 24th September 2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,771
Posted By DKF
I recall about 13 years ago having a disagreement...

I recall about 13 years ago having a disagreement with the chief statistician at FTDNA wherein he asserted that all of my 12/12 matches were related to me within a genealogical time frame. I said...
Forum: The Genographic Project 9th April 2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,085
Posted By DKF
My Neanderthal percentage is 2.5%; and Denisovian...

My Neanderthal percentage is 2.5%; and Denisovian 2.9%.

In other words I have a percentage of that latter that is characteristic of the Melanesians profiled in a recent study. The report also...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 13th March 2013, 08:27 AM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,888
Posted By DKF
Timothy, The site was working a few days...

Timothy,

The site was working a few days ago, but at present I just get a blank screen. With my website, if I want to make revisions, I don't have to take anything off line in order to make...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced 28th February 2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 101
Views: 18,888
Posted By DKF
R-U152>L2>L20 New SNPs

Based on the Geno 2 testing, and Steve Gilbert's preliminary report, there is at least one new SNP found on my Y and not seen in other L20s. This is CTS11795. Since I only have three Z SNPs showing...
Forum: The Genographic Project 4th January 2013, 06:52 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
My experience was very similar to yours except...

My experience was very similar to yours except that this first kit was sent to the wrong address. Anyway, after being shown on the webpage that the sample sent a month ago had arrived yesterday and...
Forum: The Genographic Project 3rd January 2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
My kit apparently arrived and is at 20%...

My kit apparently arrived and is at 20% completion - according to my webpage (although have not as yet received an e-mail confirmation). I just wanted to know that the kit had arrived - and so it...
Forum: The Genographic Project 1st January 2013, 01:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
Clearly you know something of my history beyond...

Clearly you know something of my history beyond that of my being a customer.

To answer your question, yes I got busy. I would take vacations, but with my laptop and if in Hawaii would, every day,...
Forum: The Genographic Project 31st December 2012, 08:34 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
Guess I need to use the phone. I thought that by...

Guess I need to use the phone. I thought that by using e-mail it would give them more time to prioritize and get back to me in a day or two with an answer - since the question is so simple. I...
Forum: The Genographic Project 31st December 2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
No, I can't / won't give them a break because the...

No, I can't / won't give them a break because the competition is just as busy yet managed to receive and process and post the results of my second cousin's testing in this time.

All I want to...
Forum: The Genographic Project 30th December 2012, 12:15 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
Well, I continue to await any sort of...

Well, I continue to await any sort of notification that my sample has arrived in Houston. I was told to send a query to another e-mail address since the group that had been handling my questions...
Forum: The Genographic Project 26th December 2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,331
Posted By DKF
Well, my Geno2 sample was mailed from California...

Well, my Geno2 sample was mailed from California on the 6th of December (the same day I registered the kit) and it is the 26th now and I have no indication (on my webpage) that the kit has been...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 7th March 2012, 12:19 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 15,294
Posted By DKF
Humm, interesting. It was due to a M. O'C..........

Humm, interesting. It was due to a M. O'C....... and a small group of the "Irish mafia" at dna-forums that caused me to leave that group permanently. The M. O'C....... over there accused me of...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 5th March 2012, 06:53 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 5,823
Posted By DKF
Zero 3rd cousins of 108. The rest are 4th to...

Zero 3rd cousins of 108.

The rest are 4th to distant cousins. Attempts with the highest three matches to find an ancestor in common have not met with success. This, even though my highest match...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 1st March 2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,740
Posted By DKF
100% Orcadian +-zero

Just got my results yesterday. My PF is 100% Orcadian with a zero margin of error. This seems a bit adamant - if this just a holding pattern until they run a more extensive analysis?

RF at...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 14th February 2012, 12:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By DKF
Probably the best way to see at a glance the...

Probably the best way to see at a glance the spectrum of places where L20 is found in Europe is via FTDNA's R-U152 Project:
...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 13th February 2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,023
Posted By DKF
My direct paternal line is L20+, and my paternal...

My direct paternal line is L20+, and my paternal grandmother's paternal line is L20+. In other words my Grandfather married a woman whose father was L20+ (that must be super rare). Anyway, both are...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 12th February 2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 13,141
Posted By DKF
This is virtually the identical agenda espoused...

This is virtually the identical agenda espoused at 23andMe a couple of months ago, when after numerous threads on the same theme, and escallating insults, the poster was banned. Here we go again,...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 17th December 2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,718
Posted By DKF
I have a half third cousin once removed with whom...

I have a half third cousin once removed with whom I share 0.90% and 4 segments. He is the half third cousin of my uncle and they share zero. Just the way the genetic cookie crumbles.

It does get...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 28th November 2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,692
Posted By DKF
Highly unlikely. Depending on the test, many or...

Highly unlikely. Depending on the test, many or most Europeans obtain Middle East and South Asian scores (percentages) that may as well be rolled into the European - unless you have genealogical...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 28th November 2011, 12:09 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,438
Posted By DKF
Yaffa, Your assessment is spot on. The...

Yaffa,

Your assessment is spot on. The Americas (North as well as South) will soon be returned to the descendants of the aboriginal inhabitants as Hispanics continue to expand from areas where...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 28th November 2011, 01:35 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 11,438
Posted By DKF
The "Grand Chief" speaks for no one but himself...

The "Grand Chief" speaks for no one but himself and his cronies. Perhaps if he had to justify this padded salary received from Canadian taxpayers he would make rational decisions that reflect the...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 12th November 2011, 11:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By DKF
Steve, The problem for many of us is that...

Steve,

The problem for many of us is that the application is not user friendly. There is nothing to uploading data to Interpretome or Gedmatch. With the latter, one click and in an instant a...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 12th November 2011, 06:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,270
Posted By DKF
Could you please give us the name of the Forum so...

Could you please give us the name of the Forum so that we can follow the thread. As it stands, the application is not something I would like to try without explicit guidence.

DKF.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 3rd November 2011, 05:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By DKF
Actually my one statement on the matter with an...

Actually my one statement on the matter with an estimate is nothing more than that, and educated guestimate based on my 30 participant Young family study; as well as my own futile experiences in...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 3rd November 2011, 09:53 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,801
Posted By DKF
I have made my point and there is nothing further...

I have made my point and there is nothing further that needs be said.

I do suggest that you attain a grasp of the concept of "rejecting the null hypothesis". It is the foundation upon which all...
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