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Offline Xinia :)

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Hints are becoming stupid now
« on: Monday 12 November 18 13:26 GMT (UK) »
Ancestry seem not to bother anymore with hints..

similar name or similar to a similar name -- doesnt matter age or area.. anything with a kind of link.. maybe even the capital letter is the same...

Sorry -- wrong side of bed this morning to accept .... things like that


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Re: Hints are becoming stupid now
« Reply #1 on: Monday 12 November 18 13:37 GMT (UK) »
You are right Xin it is now ridiculous.

I just ignore them ----- after a good laugh ;D ;D

What is really concerning are those people who will accept them as gospel and put all that rubbish in their trees only to be copied by hundreds of others >:( >:(

I have just had a number of hints for a gentleman who died in 1796 which have him in the voters roll in 1965 - they are just using a name - nightmare.

Think I will go and turn off all my hints.

Dorrie
Small, Dundee
Dickson, Dundee
Patrick, Scotland
Easson, Scotland
Small, Co. Antrim
Madden, Co. Westmeath
Dickson, Co. Down

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Re: Hints are becoming stupid now
« Reply #2 on: Monday 12 November 18 13:38 GMT (UK) »
They have been really stupid for years, hence the reason why I turned off Ancestry hints a long time ago!
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Re: Hints are becoming stupid now
« Reply #3 on: Monday 12 November 18 14:00 GMT (UK) »
I thought I had them turned OFF    but these stupid little green leaves pop up -- so I click and it tells me rubbish.. thank goodness   I have a head that triple triple checks.

Else g.knows who I would be related to by now.


I admit a few ... ofgs errors here and there  have driven me crazy ..... but I hope to ensure.. by now there are NONE that I personally all by myself or with the help of a trusted RC member sorted...:) :) :)

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