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Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 5th June 2018, 03:37 PM
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Posted By clintonslayton76
Some admins on Projects will be more explicit if...

Some admins on Projects will be more explicit if you query them directly. Worth a try.
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 5th June 2018, 03:33 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By clintonslayton76
Obviously I have been found wanting in failing to...

Obviously I have been found wanting in failing to express a request for clarification, but as so often happens, the original query person failed to smell what anybody was cooking.
I would have...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 5th June 2018, 03:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,768
Posted By clintonslayton76
It depends. Right now (until June 18th) there is...

It depends. Right now (until June 18th) there is a sale for upgrading to Big Y500.

As an admin, I usually go to a member's UPGRADE item and see what it says, because I have not yet had any...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 3rd June 2018, 04:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 823
Posted By clintonslayton76
To bolster John McCoy's answer, Blaine Bettinger...

To bolster John McCoy's answer, Blaine Bettinger did a paper which suggests that the female share of atDNA recombines more actively than the male. This might help explain the wandering percentages of...
Forum: Group Administrators - Advanced Chat 3rd June 2018, 04:20 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 561
Posted By clintonslayton76
I never knew that this existed, will be...

I never knew that this existed, will be interested in the answer.
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 3rd June 2018, 04:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 646
Posted By clintonslayton76
To confirm and slightly expand the excellent...

To confirm and slightly expand the excellent answer from Moberly, the specificity of YDNA for a paternal line is not matched in autosomal DNA, which shows estimated relationships from each of your...
Forum: myOrigins Basics 3rd June 2018, 03:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 466
Posted By clintonslayton76
If you scan through YouTube you will see people...

If you scan through YouTube you will see people crying because Ancestry or MyOrigins does not confirm a family story or even documentary evidence, while some are ecstatic that they now know their...
Forum: Group Administrators - New and Begining Admins 27th May 2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,893
Posted By clintonslayton76
Still failing

The original complaint, that as GAP I am missing results in DNA Results CLASSIC, was acknowledged as a BUG by FTDNA, but is still not fixed.

The GDPR fiasco that requires members to understand...
Forum: Grumbles & Gripes 5th May 2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 499
Posted By clintonslayton76
We assume from the query that the issue is the...

We assume from the query that the issue is the VCF from a BigY? RAW is not yet available from that, and as the previous note answers, Y STR never had a raw file to download.
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 5th May 2018, 12:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,768
Posted By clintonslayton76
Thanks, Mr W....

I see what they say, but the test is: if a man does the BigY-500 first, can I be absolutely certain that if he JOINS my project, his STRS will display as if he had taken 111?

The logical answer is...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 29th April 2018, 06:20 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 737
Posted By clintonslayton76
Look at the haplo tree in your FTNDA page results...

Look at the haplo tree in your FTNDA page results and see what other upstream values are there, how many matches, and you can also compare those to the ISOGG and YFull trees that are available...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 29th April 2018, 06:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,973
Posted By clintonslayton76
My project requirements

I only allow JOINS to my surname project from Y requestors who give me FULL access to the kit page. I have had to resolve issues with FTDNA based on going beyond IMPERSONATEing as admin. GAP admins...
Forum: Recreation Room 29th April 2018, 05:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,484
Posted By clintonslayton76
I understand the panic...

because the fear of results being misinterpreted by law-enforcement. No one wants to see innocents in prison, criminals roaming free, or bodies unidentified from war or other disasters. The benign...
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 27th April 2018, 11:22 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,133
Posted By clintonslayton76
Are you perhaps asking about phasing? You will...

Are you perhaps asking about phasing? You will need atDNA from at least one parent to hope to separate shares from each parent.That is how I interpret your question.

mtDNA can suggest American...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 27th April 2018, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By clintonslayton76
Here is a comparison for YF and FTDNA for my STRs...

Here is a comparison for YF and FTDNA for my STRs above 111, for 9 calls that do not match, 30 of them did:

DYS502 13 FTDNA 8...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 27th April 2018, 09:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By clintonslayton76
Missing the point...

This echoes my findings on my kit at YFull. The terminal SNP and most additional STRs from FTDNA have no counterparts on the ISOGG tree, so my terminal SNP at YFull and additional STRs have almost no...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced 24th April 2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,551
Posted By clintonslayton76
Please comment - SNP vs STR

Below is a segment from a book I am preparing about my one-name study. I would be interested in any comments you might have regarding these ideas:

If SNP testing could result in projects where...
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 22nd April 2018, 12:49 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,768
Posted By clintonslayton76
Answering part of my own question...

Answering part of my own question, I see that the BigY results on our project show the additional STRs on the Y-STR item in the kit page under yDNA and BigY500, and that these are downloadable....
Forum: BIG Y and SNP Discovery 20th April 2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,768
Posted By clintonslayton76
Big Y500

For those of us who have paid for 111 and Big Y in the past, the new offering of Big Y500 seems to address an issue that we did not get to take advantage of: seeing the ~400 more STRs that genomic...
Forum: Group Administrators - New and Begining Admins 30th March 2018, 10:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,893
Posted By clintonslayton76
Update

FTDNA acknowledges this as a BUG.
Forum: Features Requests & Bug Reports Area 21st March 2018, 05:23 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 430
Posted By clintonslayton76
FTDNA does not explain

Maybe the opposite problem for me, in that my pre-hg38 SNPS made some sense...
My terminal SNP was changed by FTDNA from shared values to what appears to me to be a NOVEL that likely would never...
Forum: Group Administrators - New and Begining Admins 21st March 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,893
Posted By clintonslayton76
Out standing in my field? In FTDNA hands now

I received no indication that this is seen by anyone else, so I sum up the problem: FTDNA set me up with a block of 10 kit numbers for Ancestry xfers, since Ancestry abandoned yDNA and many of the...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 17th March 2018, 08:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 580
Posted By clintonslayton76
He can JOIN, but...

Not having taken a Y test means that he will not contribute to the Surname Project grid, but surname admins might still accept a request to join, because:
1) admins can help interpret Family...
Forum: DNA and Genealogy for Beginners 4th March 2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By clintonslayton76
How altruistic are you feeling?

Like he (Armando) said, the SNP tests do not so much supplement your surname Y test as it does help geneticists posit subclades. Bringing down a subclade might one day bring a SNP into historical...
Forum: Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics 4th March 2018, 05:08 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,800
Posted By clintonslayton76
Ivar, I really appreciate that you issued an "end...

Ivar, I really appreciate that you issued an "end of discussion" posting a long way back!

They never work, but it is quite possible for posters to get enough help to research the issue on their...
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