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Family Tree DNA Communications
Announcements and New Features
Announcements of changes at Family Tree DNA and to the FTDNA website. This is also for general communications by FTDNA staff.
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Features Requests & Bug Reports Area
This forum is for customers to talk about features they would like to see. It may also be used to report potential website issues and account bugs, though you may get faster service by sending those through the Open a Request feature found in the Customer Service link at the top of the forum page.
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Recreation Room
This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
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324 4,397
Grumbles & Gripes
This is a place for free and open grumbling, griping, and venting about anything and everything about DNA, companies, and genealogy that irks you. You may even come here to complain about the Forums and how they are run.
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1,141 13,440
General Interest
DNA and Genealogy for Beginners
Everything you wanted to know about DNA and Genealogy but didn't know where to ask. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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Last Post: LivingDNA
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DNA Success Stories
How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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292 2,821
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Adoptees Forum
This is a forum for adoptees and descendants of adoptees to share their research experiences and exchange information as well as tips. This board is open to customers and visitors.
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261 2,212
Scientific Papers
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
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357 1,920
The Genographic Project
Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
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Last Post: mtDNA access
626 10,133
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
mtDNA - Genealogy Basics
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Last Post: Mesolithic Serbia
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mtDNA - Haplogroup & Origins Basics
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mtDNA - Advanced Topics
Users can exchange advanced information here on mtDNA testing, results, and questions. You must register and sign in to view or post in this forum.
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880 7,099
Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
BIG Y and SNP Discovery
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
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398 4,460
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Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Basics
This is an area for those who are new to DNA testing for genealogy can ask about Y-DNA STR based tests and their test results. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Basics
This forum is for those new to personal ancestry testing on the direct paternal line with Y-DNA SNP tests. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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Paternal Lineage (Y-DNA STR) Advanced
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
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1,339 12,338
John McCoy
Y-DNA Haplogroups & SNPs Advanced
Users can talk about SNP based tests such as single SNP testing by Sanger sequencing, Geno 2.0 chip based testing, and next-generation sequencing tests like BIG Y.
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283 2,955
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
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765 5,234
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504 6,659
Family Finder Advanced Topics
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
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2,387 31,109
John McCoy
The X-Chromosome
X-DNA Basics
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188 1,236
X-DNA Advanced
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
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Last Post: X-match FTDNA
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Group Administrators Forums
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Group Administrators - Advanced Chat
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
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