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Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 28th March 2018, 12:48 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 979
Posted By Lucky
I had just presumed that the new prefixes were...

I had just presumed that the new prefixes were just part of an exercise to prevent the kit numbers rising and rising to the point where it would be more and more probable that people would eventually...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 20th December 2017, 10:58 AM
Replies: 280
Views: 64,617
Posted By Lucky
I was able to use it too for a friend's kit as he...

I was able to use it too for a friend's kit as he was having problems uploading - thanks!
Forum: Family Finder Basics 9th October 2017, 07:02 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,338
Posted By Lucky
I co-admin a geographic project in Northern...

I co-admin a geographic project in Northern Ireland. The vast majority of people with predominantly Irish heritage get between 3,000 and 4,500 matches with family finder - a few have over 5,000 now....
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 2nd October 2017, 02:41 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 210,349
Posted By Lucky
Batch 782 and some 783 have just came through in...

Batch 782 and some 783 have just came through in the last few hours, plenty more 783 to come though in my project.
Forum: Family Finder Basics 12th September 2017, 06:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 922
Posted By Lucky
The paternal and maternal icons only appear when...

The paternal and maternal icons only appear when you successfully link someone to your tree.

If your son matches your cousin on his maternbal side then either you have linked him to your son's...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 19th June 2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 210,349
Posted By Lucky
Just checked my project and some of batches 753,...

Just checked my project and some of batches 753, 754 and 755 have come through this evening. I hope that helps!
Forum: Family Finder Basics 18th June 2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Lucky
Thanks for your clear reply but I understand all...

Thanks for your clear reply but I understand all of that.

I didn't make this clear in my last posts but I share many segments with both my uncles on both their maternal and paternal side - I have...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 15th June 2017, 06:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Lucky
The lack of purple phasing I am referring to is...

The lack of purple phasing I am referring to is on my two uncles accounts not on mine where they simply appear as maternal (to me).

I match one of my uncles maternal 1st cousins and one of my...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 15th June 2017, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Lucky
Thanks for the reponses. I thought maybe there...

Thanks for the reponses. I thought maybe there was a total CM size threshold to be met before phasing happened however as phasing should be based on segments I don't know what is going on here.
...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 11th June 2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Lucky
Yes, once one of the people has added a tree to...

Yes, once one of the people has added a tree to their account and they are indeed linked as brother and sister.

Why has only one of these phased maternal?
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 11th June 2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 210,349
Posted By Lucky
752 and 753 currently appearing!

752 and 753 currently appearing!
Forum: Family Finder Basics 6th June 2017, 05:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,207
Posted By Lucky
Phasing

I have two questions about the maternal and paternal phasing on family finder.

Firstly, when will this be extended to include phasing against people further out on the tree than 3rd cousins?
...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 23rd April 2017, 08:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By Lucky
Hi Sally, The answer to your first question...

Hi Sally,

The answer to your first question is yes, you are related through different ancestors.

You have to see the matches 'stack up' at the same point to see a confirmed common ancestor (as...
Forum: X-DNA Basics 23rd April 2017, 07:47 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 913
Posted By Lucky
It could be that the x match is a small segment...

It could be that the x match is a small segment that has travelled down through a completely different ancestor as sometimes x segments can survive for many many generations. So for that reason...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 23rd April 2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,370
Posted By Lucky
If you had selected a different billing address...

If you had selected a different billing address to delivery address then you could have very easily sent the kit directly to your brother and paid for it yourself. I have done it a number of times.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 12th March 2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,907
Posted By Lucky
Your last post is making the situation more...

Your last post is making the situation more clear. When you transfer from Ancestry you only get the DNA matches out as far as 3rd-5th if it is a recent Ancestry test.

If you tested with FTDNA or...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 25th February 2017, 11:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,131
Posted By Lucky
On FTDNA each person should have their own...

On FTDNA each person should have their own account - your dad's results should be on one account and yours on another. If your autosomal transfer and MT DNA are on different accounts just contact the...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 23rd February 2017, 07:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,423
Posted By Lucky
When you do a search keep an eye on your total...

When you do a search keep an eye on your total number of matches. If that number doesn't remain the same that is indicating you have sorted your matches somehow.

If you don't click 'reset filter'...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 23rd February 2017, 03:56 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 210,349
Posted By Lucky
Good point!:)

Good point!:)
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 22nd February 2017, 06:27 PM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 210,349
Posted By Lucky
I understand impatience for results but some of...

I understand impatience for results but some of the comments here are a bit unfair.

FTDNA's clock doesn't start ticking from the day you post it. The postal service is responsible for the first...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 22nd February 2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,645
Posted By Lucky
Click 'view profile' and then edit to add or...

Click 'view profile' and then edit to add or amend details.

Full instructions on what to do are in the learning center section of this website:...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 20th February 2017, 11:24 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,207
Posted By Lucky
I have the same problem with nieces and nephews -...

I have the same problem with nieces and nephews - they mostly show 'both' but the occasional one doesn't yet they clearly have maternal and paternal links.

When phasing was introduced they stated...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th February 2017, 12:26 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,395
Posted By Lucky
I wish my special power was being able to...

I wish my special power was being able to determine how I'm related to my matches at incredible speed!:D
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 16th February 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 824
Posted By Lucky
You can't do that. The tree you are putting on is...

You can't do that. The tree you are putting on is for phasing purposes so link (or enter) the person where they have the closest relationship to you would be my advice. if they allowed you to link...
Forum: Announcements and New Features 16th February 2017, 12:17 PM
Replies: 92
Views: 32,062
Posted By Lucky
Here's where to sign up for this, I think we are...

Here's where to sign up for this, I think we are all going to be inundated with new matches soon! Yay!

https://www.familytreedna.com/autosomal-transfer
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