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Family Tree DNA Communications
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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421 5,066
Confirmation Requested - ?
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.
Topics: 1,341 Posts: 7,824
1,341 7,824
Uploading non-23andme DNA fails
This is a good place for chatting about off topic subjects and just having fun together. Keep the humor PG13 and things friendly please.
Topics: 286 Posts: 4,242
286 4,242
FTDNA upload to MyHeritage
by Outis
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.
Topics: 1,081 Posts: 12,930
Last Post: Nuisance poster
1,081 12,930
Nuisance poster
General Interest
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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5,511 53,970
FMS Match but No FF Match
by keigh
How DNA helped solve a family brick wall. We encourage you to publish your story here. This board is open to customers and visitors.
Topics: 285 Posts: 2,790
285 2,790
Solved 89 year old mystery for my mom.
by Fern
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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248 2,124
Toki family in Aomori Japan
by 1alan1
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
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351 1,904
The third type (kind) of twins
by dna
Do you have results from Genographic? Are you considering testing with them? This board is open to customers and visitors.
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621 10,116
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
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222 1,442
All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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Last Post: mtFull, not so Full
154 904
mtFull, not so Full
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.
Topics: 869 Posts: 7,033
869 7,033
Should I do the MtDNA test
Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
Topics: 364 Posts: 4,062
Last Post: Big Y-700 Results
364 4,062
Big Y-700 Results
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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641 4,445
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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291 2,399
M343 SNP BackBone test
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
Topics: 1,323 Posts: 12,270
1,323 12,270
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.
Topics: 276 Posts: 2,907
276 2,907
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
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741 5,098
Changed ranking of matches
by Serket
Topics: 483 Posts: 6,552
483 6,552
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
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2,367 31,014
YFULL results assistance
by Gisse
The X-Chromosome
This forum is for newbie topics about the X-Chromosome. All may view this forum, but you must register and sign in to post.
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Last Post: Chromosome 23
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Chromosome 23
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
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42 374
Using NON X-match strategy to Find MRCA
by wombat
Group Administrators Forums
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133 769
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
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694 3,333
Conference presentations
by winmeek
Topics: 281 Posts: 696
281 696
How to contact a project manager
by CWC1
Topics: 352 Posts: 3,540
Last Post: Oliver Newbie
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Oliver Newbie
by VanLaar
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Last Post: Steele DNA Project
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Steele DNA Project
by Jackson
Bruce (5/14)
Price (0/0)
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119 763
Which ancient British group?
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Last Post: Batch 543
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Batch 543
Batch Calendar (573/10,903)

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  • webbithought
    Chromosome 23
    by webbithought
    I am male, but recently seen that I matched a female on chromosome 23. Only 2.5 cM. Is this possible? A glitch in a system? If possible, what does it mean. I've never matched anyone on chromosome 23. Thanks
    18th May 2019, 05:28 AM
  • October46
    Feral poster
    by October46
    I have posted about this issue before, it is still unresolved. A project I have joined has a member who is posting about totally unrelated topics, and who has no results which match other members.
    He has been on other forums, and removed from them. Some of his comments are political and sexist....
    18th May 2019, 03:46 AM
  • Serket
    Changed ranking of matches
    by Serket
    In my spreadsheet I have matches listed by total CM. However, I think they changed how they rank matches, perhaps to be based more on relationship. It looked like some matches were missing, but then I sorted by CM and it made sense. It also looks like when two people have the same amount of CM, it...
    18th May 2019, 12:37 AM