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Old 12th October 2017, 09:52 AM
wolongforums wolongforums is offline
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Control of Surname Project Joins

How can a surname project administrator prevent kit holders from joining the project without his approval if the kit holder has not done or ordered a Y-DNA test?
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Old 12th October 2017, 11:55 AM
prairielad prairielad is offline
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You can set project to only accept Join Requests on approval.
Project Administration > Project Profile. Uncheck "Allow new members to join without a join request"

Other then that, I don't think there is a way to restrict Joins.

If project does not have a statement on it homepage, I would add a statement along the lines that members must have a yDNA test (or one in progress) to join project. Failure to do so one will be removed from project.

I can not remember if an Administrator can access a Join requests profile before Accepting them to project, but if not
Administrator can accept join request, look at profile and confirm yDNA testing and then remove kit if no yDNA test was ordered. Then send message to kit stating that project requires yDNA testing in order to join.

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