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Forum: myOrigins Basics 16th April 2018, 08:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,934
Posted By wombat
me: 53% Hunter-Gatherer 31% Farmer 16%...

me:
53% Hunter-Gatherer
31% Farmer
16% Metal Age Invader

my mom:
56% Hunter-Gatherer
29% Farmer
15% Metal Age Invader
Forum: myOrigins Basics 16th April 2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 656
Posted By wombat
you really shouldn't try to use those Oracles...

you really shouldn't try to use those Oracles tools to claim you have ancestry from such and so country

at best, it's fairly likely that you actually have some ancestry from what it puts as #1 for...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th April 2018, 08:23 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,257
Posted By wombat
I never said the act of questioning bothers me. ...

I never said the act of questioning bothers me.

IMO, all the locking away of trees, makes things a lot more difficult. It makes it harder to know which of a thousand different matches to take the...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 16th April 2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,634
Posted By wombat
Most of the time I don't think it has anything to...

Most of the time I don't think it has anything to do with that. I see so many private trees and I don't think they can all be from well known people (and with my ancestry it would be something of a...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 4th April 2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,257
Posted By wombat
And it seems a bit odd for someone to mock people...

And it seems a bit odd for someone to mock people who make giant trees and question the trees when they are free and open and share them when they themselves are hide everything away.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 4th April 2018, 01:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,257
Posted By wombat
In some places it helps to go nuts adding...

In some places it helps to go nuts adding thousands into your tree since due to partially incomplete records, no surnames until 1826 or 1835 and other factors, often you have to map out tons and tons...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 4th April 2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,257
Posted By wombat
exactly it's always helpful plus when you see...

exactly
it's always helpful
plus when you see people with no trees you figure maybe they know nothing and with so many potential matches to deal with you end up ignoring all of those matches
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 26th March 2018, 01:50 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 8,306
Posted By wombat
wow crazy to see the old prices! we got it for...

wow crazy to see the old prices! we got it for $120
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 26th March 2018, 01:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 807
Posted By wombat
those tiny bits on GEDMATCH are just gonna be...

those tiny bits on GEDMATCH are just gonna be noise in that case
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 26th March 2018, 01:44 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 524
Posted By wombat
for a really small match and with it not knowing...

for a really small match and with it not knowing which bit is on which strand, by chance you might get a false match in terms of it would be way, way farther back than predicted

but for a first...
Forum: The Genographic Project 26th March 2018, 01:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,907
Posted By wombat
The reference populations just show you the...

The reference populations just show you the average ratios people from a bunch of areas score to give you a better idea of how the test works. They just toss the two that are overall closest to your...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 26th March 2018, 01:37 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 14,625
Posted By wombat
It is because they had less input from farmers...

It is because they had less input from farmers moving up from the Fertile Crescent and retained more DNA from the early hunter-gatherers. Baltics and Finland stayed particularly more isolated...
Forum: Recreation Room 26th March 2018, 01:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,683
Posted By wombat
maybe their farmer samples are a little bit HG...

maybe their farmer samples are a little bit HG admixed
one of my mom's matches scores almost the same as LaBrana! and my mom is not far off. One of the Oracles for my mom actually puts in LaBrana...
Forum: Recreation Room 26th March 2018, 01:27 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 9,683
Posted By wombat
my mom: Population Anatolian Farmer 3.74 ...

my mom:
Population
Anatolian Farmer 3.74
Baltic Hunter Gatherer 79.47
South American Hunter Gatherer 0.22
South Asian Hunter Gatherer 0.39
North Eurasian Hunter Gatherer 0.24
East African...
Forum: Recreation Room 26th March 2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 5,834
Posted By wombat
my mom: Population Anatolian Farmer 3.74 ...

my mom:
Population
Anatolian Farmer 3.74
Baltic Hunter Gatherer 79.47
South American Hunter Gatherer 0.22
South Asian Hunter Gatherer 0.39
North Eurasian Hunter Gatherer 0.24
East African...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 28th December 2017, 09:22 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 10,739
Posted By wombat
my mom (mostly Latvian ancestry): Central_Euro...

my mom (mostly Latvian ancestry):
Central_Euro 8.28
East_Balkan 4.59
East_Central_Euro 29.67
Eastern_Euro 16.65
Fennoscandian 20.91
French 4.03
North_Atlantic 6.25
North_Sea 9.26
Volga-Ural...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 28th December 2017, 08:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,947
Posted By wombat
It's a bit hard to say since barely anyone in...

It's a bit hard to say since barely anyone in France has taken these tests (I've even heard it's illegal, but I guess not?) and tons have taken them in the U.S., far more than those from any other...
Forum: Recreation Room 28th December 2017, 08:54 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 12,684
Posted By wombat
A lot of people are open sharing now at least...

A lot of people are open sharing now at least over there. And you can see their ancestry comp, something you can't even do here at all.

I thought people would be better at responding here and that...
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 26th December 2017, 06:05 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 777
Posted By wombat
question about matching distance

So my dad came back as V3c (his strictly maternal line has only been traced to an Anne born around 1848 in Riga, Latvia. We can't find the surname but she married a Wilkeps (Vilcevskis)).

Anyway,...
Forum: mtDNA Haplogroup 'V' Forum 26th December 2017, 06:00 PM
Replies: 0
V3c
Views: 612
Posted By wombat
V3c

So my dad came back as V3c (his strictly maternal line has only been traced to an Anne born around 1848 in Riga, Latvia. We can't find the surname but she married a Wilkeps (Vilcevskis)).

Anyway,...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 17th November 2017, 11:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By wombat
Also do keep in mind that MyOrigins 2.0 also...

Also do keep in mind that MyOrigins 2.0 also seems a bit unstable. Also that Germany sort of splits into four main types, UK-type Germans, Scandinavian-type, Eastern Europeanish-type and more...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 17th November 2017, 11:28 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,381
Posted By wombat
Yeah, we were shocked to find the Barclay surname...

Yeah, we were shocked to find the Barclay surname eventually turn up way back on one branch of my mom's Baltic German lines and then we saw that some other side branches somewhat more recently had a...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 13th November 2017, 05:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By wombat
no, I think each of the matches is more like in...

no, I think each of the matches is more like in roughly the 80-90 range, in fact, for my dad and person B here it is 83.9-90.8 Mbp range on #15 which it calls 16.7cM so I guess it applies a large...
Forum: Family Finder Advanced Topics 13th November 2017, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 704
Posted By wombat
Well, I guess it was just a freak and confusing...

Well, I guess it was just a freak and confusing coincidence.

And B are relatively closeish cousins, something like 1/2 third cousins or something. Person A has tested only at 23andme and Ancestry...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 11th November 2017, 10:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,470
Posted By wombat
I fear that even at 23 they are getting a touch...

I fear that even at 23 they are getting a touch wonky matching V5 testers to their V4 and V3 testers.
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