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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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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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Tool Navigation: A Perpetual Annoyance
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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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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Current Y-DNA batch# ?
by btt111
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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5,484 53,799
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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282 2,779
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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Toki family in Aomori Japan
For talk of scientific papers on population genetics, archaeology, and anthropology related to DNA and personal ancestry testing.
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349 1,896
Digging Up Bones for 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 10,114
H1n maternal haplogroup
Maternal Lineages (mtDNA)
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214 1,397
Can you top my 60 mtDNA matches?
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Last Post: Ashkenazi T1 mtDNA
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Ashkenazi T1 mtDNA
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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Last Post: U4 help
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U4 help
by theo2ro
Paternal Lineages (Y-DNA)
This area is for talk about BIG Y results.
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350 3,946
No match big Y is useless
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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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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Last Post: What SNP to buy?
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What SNP to buy?
Users can exchange information here on Y-DNA testing, results, and questions.
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Last Post: Romani , H-PH124
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Romani , H-PH124
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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Last Post: Doing a SNP test
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Doing a SNP test
by Nanaof3
Universal Lineage Testing (Autosomal DNA)
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Curious Matches
Advanced discussion about Family Tree DNA's Family Finder Product.
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DNA Hlogroups from Family Finder matches
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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Male with massive X-match - error?
Advanced topics about X-Chromosome matching and anthropologic blocks based on SNPs and/or STRs.
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Match on Family Finder full X
Group Administrators Forums
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Genetic Distance GAP vs Member Account
by tpratt
Discussion forum for Project Group Administrators. Exchange experiences, ideas and interpretation of results.
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Collecting Member Lineage
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Oliver Newbie
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JOHNSTON Phylogenetic Tree
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Which ancient British group?
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  • douggill
    U4 help
    I just received my mt haplogroup of U4. Being a newbie at this I would love some direction as to what it means and where I can go to find research material. It appears that Y Haplogroup are somewhat more straightforward and provide a lot more information that I can find on Mt haplogroups.
    16th June 2005, 12:18 PM
  • Carpathian
    Tool Navigation: A Perpetual Annoyance
    In viewing matches, I sometimes want to view a member's tree that they posted. When I open any tree, it immediately generates a pop up box titled Tool Navigation. Is there any way to get rid of this pop up or have a setting to stop it from appearing? Navigating a tree is so simple I would think that...
    4th October 2018, 09:27 PM
  • Gwailo
    Where are the likes?
    I'm not sure if I am missing something with this forum but you can see a summary of forum topics and it shows you how many views , replies and likes yet when you go into the posts you can't actually register your "like" for something interesting/useful posted by other members. That's why every...
    8th December 2018, 02:27 AM
  • DigitalDragon
    Should I delete AncestryDNA results to take FF if my siblings are now getting FF?
    I took the AncestryDNA test in April 2017 and transferred the results to FTDNA., and I did the Y-37 test last June. My siblings are now both probably going to do the FF test. Is there any advantage to me deleting my AncestryDNA results and taking the FF at the same time as my siblings?
    8th December 2018, 02:08 PM
    Curious Matches
    A curious match: FTDNA gives me a curious match in that there looks to be no common ancestor. It is a combination of Finnish, Karelian and Russian. But My Origins gives me zero % of Finnish and Eastern Europe. A tree is shown with this match showing all this. Hmm...
    9th December 2018, 11:47 PM