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Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 27th May 2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,402
Posted By dna
I can download a BAM, but it is identical to the...

I can download a BAM, but it is identical to the one I downloaded three (3) years ago...


Mr. W.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 25th May 2018, 06:05 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By dna
@SuzanneB

On a lighter note, what would you do if he had four or five thousands of matches with 12 markers? And each and every week new ones were coming?

That is a very real experience for some men within...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 25th May 2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 50,143
Posted By dna
@Arlan Leite

You have a Y DNA haplogroup, it is just not confirmed, isn't it?


Mr. W.
Forum: Recreation Room 25th May 2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 807
Posted By dna
They use high school yearbooks, published...

They use high school yearbooks, published memoirs, and many other public aspects of our lives. Is there a difference?


Mr. W.
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 25th May 2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 558
Posted By dna
Could you please tell us the haplogroups FTDNA...

Could you please tell us the haplogroups FTDNA had predicted for both of them?

Also, is any STR for your husband having a value of zero (0) ?


Mr. W.


P.S.
Nothing unusual in the results.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 25th May 2018, 07:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By dna
Thank you. Yes, I meant HVR1&HVR2. Unfortunately,...

Thank you. Yes, I meant HVR1&HVR2. Unfortunately, it is too late to edit my post.


Mr. W.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 25th May 2018, 02:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 352
Posted By dna
Neither. It just tells her (and you :) )...

Neither.

It just tells her (and you :) ) where her matches think they came from.

Are you sure that it was the HVR1 test? FTDNA for quite some time sells only the HVR1&HVR1 test (mtDNA Plus),...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 25th May 2018, 02:25 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 450
Posted By dna
It depends on a project. More importantly Y...

It depends on a project.

More importantly Y DNA projects are not as essential to many as they used to be, since Big Y created a new playing field.


Mr. W.
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 25th May 2018, 02:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By dna
I consider that to be an equivalent of forbidding...

I consider that to be an equivalent of forbidding use of those e-mail addresses for non-project reasons like advertising, commercial, Facebook-like behaviour etc., but not prohibiting a casual...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 24th May 2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,402
Posted By dna
This past Monday, one of the changes at YFull was...

This past Monday, one of the changes at YFull was addition of
On the "Settings" page in any time you can request removal of your account and all associated samples without the possibility of...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 24th May 2018, 02:45 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 192
Posted By dna
I had no problems with GAP in the last 5 minutes...

I had no problems with GAP in the last 5 minutes (Windows, Firefox ESR 52.7.2).


Mr. W.


P.S.
But my co-admin is unable to reset the GAP password, since yesterday.
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 24th May 2018, 12:12 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By dna
I hope this time my post has some merit... ...

I hope this time my post has some merit...


Y DNA haplotree based on SNPs can be considered a true phylogenetic tree. No horizontal gene transferd. Although, due to convergence, loops are...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 23rd May 2018, 10:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,100
Posted By dna
The link to Group Project Administrator...

The link to

Group Project Administrator Terms & Policies
www.familytreedna.com/legal/terms/group-project-administrator (https://www.familytreedna.com/legal/terms/group-project-administrator)
...
Forum: mtDNA - Advanced Topics 22nd May 2018, 03:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 276
Posted By dna
How? That part is easy. Mutations are...

How?

That part is easy. Mutations are random, they do not obey any classification schema. Those mutations just happened.

How would that be classified is a much more difficult question. I can...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 22nd May 2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 410
Posted By dna
You have time for thinking :) , since FTDNA is...

You have time for thinking :) , since FTDNA is not taking new project applications until next week.


Mr. W.


P.S.
Technicalities aside, this is one of those life activities where Thank you!...
Forum: mtDNA - Genealogy Basics 22nd May 2018, 01:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By dna
@ Brandy Lynn

If you or your uncle have siblings, testing them would help too. Tests of your children do not influence the outcome.


Mr. W.
Forum: Announcements and New Features 21st May 2018, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By dna
GDPR specifically makes exemptions for scientific...

GDPR specifically makes exemptions for scientific research.

As you read a couple of posts earlier, to the owners of a scientific genetic database in Czechia, it is a business as usual.


Mr. W.
Forum: Announcements and New Features 21st May 2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By dna
As a European you do not have to opt out, since...

As a European you do not have to opt out, since the law is not (in general) applicable to individuals.

It is applicable to Facebook, etc. They are brought to order, not the individuals.


Mr. W.
Forum: Announcements and New Features 21st May 2018, 03:31 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,935
Posted By dna
Au contraire! German Nazi laws and practices...

Au contraire!

German Nazi laws and practices were inherently incompatible with any privacy.


Mr. W.
Forum: Family Finder Basics 21st May 2018, 03:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By dna
You may want to read at least the following ...

You may want to read at least the following

Identical by state
isogg.org/wiki/Identical_by_state (https://isogg.org/wiki/Identical_by_state)


Autosomal DNA statistics...
Forum: Family Finder Basics 21st May 2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 356
Posted By dna
Dear Ewa,

and then there were two uncommon, but not exceptional, types of cases to consider:

conversions to Judaism (definitely less common than the next one);
Polish (Slavic) female servants working in...
Forum: Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics 20th May 2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 15,813
Posted By dna
For some of those cases there is a known simple...

For some of those cases there is a known simple explanation.

The patrons or patron saints were different.

For example, to many there is just one name John. On the other hand:

John...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 20th May 2018, 03:39 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 50,143
Posted By dna
Q is present among Europeans, even in Scandinavia...

Q is present among Europeans, even in Scandinavia and England. Let's wait for the results.


Mr. W.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 19th May 2018, 10:05 PM
Replies: 357
Views: 50,143
Posted By dna
Sometimes you can guess the most probable...

Sometimes you can guess the most probable haplogroup out of a haplogroup calculator (you can find one by googling).

It is my understanding, that FTDNA would only show you STR matches from your...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 19th May 2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By dna
@gatty Exactly. However, here are some...

@gatty

Exactly.

However, here are some additional details in case you are confused by something you had googled out... Initially, FTDNA did use a different technology, let's name it a Version...
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