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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #18 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 13:01 GMT (UK) »
Yes Get that -- so created a seperate  tree --- simply for DNA purposes  that has NO Additions no certs - pics or ..suffixes

I am going through that now and ensuring.. it states ENGLAND, GREAT BRITAIN, UNITED KINGDOM... as it was sending my gg's Hinckley in USA   

so editing the DNA one will check for gg's etc.. may have left a couple on :)

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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #19 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 13:28 GMT (UK) »
Sorry Xin I assumed that was a copy of your dna tree!

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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #20 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:06 GMT (UK) »
well its the same only no pics .. the pics one is the more interesting :)

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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #21 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:27 GMT (UK) »
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I started out 2+ weeks ago with 121 4th cousins or closer - and still have 121.

Jill,

When I took my Ancestry DNA test twelve months ago, I had 120 “4th cousins or closer”, I now have 201.

If nothing happens within the next few weeks, I would suggest you contact Ancestry on 0800-783-1340 and explain the problem to them.

Tina.

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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #22 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:35 GMT (UK) »
Hi Tina,

So it is unusual? I wondered if perhaps the new matches only trickled through a couple per month?
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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #23 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 14:46 GMT (UK) »

Jill,

Sometimes I’ve gone a month without an “update”.  Other times I’ve had six "new cousins" in one week.

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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #24 on: Wednesday 14 March 18 15:04 GMT (UK) »
Thanks. In that case, I'll be patient! Not one of my prize winning qualities!
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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #25 on: Thursday 15 March 18 10:18 GMT (UK) »
Short lived excitement in the Russell household! My 121 matches went up to 122 this morning!! But guess what? Yep, got it in one! No tree!!  :'(
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Re: How satisfied are you with your DNA test experience?
« Reply #26 on: Thursday 15 March 18 11:12 GMT (UK) »
Jill, How things change.

Remember this? -

http://www.rootschat.com/forum/index.php?topic=787945.0
Questions - Still undecided about creating a tree on Ancestry following DNA test

I presume that question has been answered by yourself!

Just as a quick add on -
My tree was initially private, changed it to public shortly after getting my DNA results back, as I realised how problematic it was when close matches had private trees.
I still would have preferred to have my main tree private, so recently uploaded a smaller gedcom, originally from ancestry, so exactly the same names, places and events.

All my DNA matches can see it, but it does not, as far as I can see, turn up in searches. This is because I have added no additional Ancestry records to this new tree as someone mentioned that it would not then come up in searches.

If anybody clicks on my Ancestry profile, they would be able to find out that I have a tree and access it, but not many people will do that.

So best of both worlds, a large private tree and a smaller public tree with limited access.  And I do respond to any messages from DNA contacts, though mostly it is me sending the messages.

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