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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #9 on: Friday 23 November 18 20:22 GMT (UK) »
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Remember - "They'll be found when they want to be found" !!!
Archbell - anywhere, any date
Kendall - WRY
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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #10 on: Friday 23 November 18 21:35 GMT (UK) »
Bumble, it is a highly important science, still in its infancy, and, while extremely complex to non-specialists, its accuracy is beyond doubt. It is the family history test companies who mislead many, through their thinly veiled suggestions about ethnicity.

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Loughborough and Loughbrough, (London, Hull, Pirton, Durham & Hartlepool);
Watson, (Bedlington, Jarrow & Hartlepool);
Ballard & Glassop (E. London); 
Leggett (Corton, Scarborough, Hartlepool); 
Young, Adamson & Wilson, (Hartlepool). 

I use GRAMPS v5.0 software. 

My ancestors are probably turning in their graves, not that I can actually find any of them.

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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #11 on: Friday 23 November 18 21:41 GMT (UK) »
Melba - I don't discourage other people to withdraw or not submit. Living DNA are doing it all by themselves. This thread is an example.

I think you are being rather rude and are clearly not reading all the discussions about Living DNA on here.
Not being rude, I did read the old thread many times, you just always seemed to take an overwhelmingly hostile attitude to LivingDNA, even implying something dodgy or nefarious regarding their use of data, which was completely unfounded, as the DNA matching service was no different to any of the other providers regarding privacy. That can't have helped in getting people to submit their data or agree to be part of the OneFamily One World tree.

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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #12 on: Friday 23 November 18 21:47 GMT (UK) »
 ??? ??? ??? I asked Ruskie how she managed to get her  data deleted and she told me. I can't say that I could have been hostile.

You are accusing me of something that I've not said. Are you confusing me with someone else  ??? ???

 

Not being rude, I did read the old thread many times, you just always seemed to take an overwhelmingly hostile attitude to LivingDNA, even implying something dodgy or nefarious regarding their use of data, which was completely unfounded, as the DNA matching service was no different to any of the other providers regarding privacy. That can't have helped in getting people to submit their data or agree to be part of the OneFamily One World tree.

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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #13 on: Friday 23 November 18 22:00 GMT (UK) »
 I commented on their assumptions about ethnicity and geographical ethnicity but so did many others. I'm really not sure why you are criticizing me alone.

Why are you being so protective of  them?
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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #14 on: Friday 23 November 18 22:11 GMT (UK) »
I commented on their assumptions about ethnicity and geographical ethnicity but so did many others. I'm really not sure why you are criticizing me alone.

Why are you being so protective of  them?
I am not being protective of them, I just think there was a lot of unfair criticism that was specifically directed towards LivingDNA, which descended into you and Ruskie stirring up an atmosphere that encouraged people to delete their data, when what they are doing, with both the Family Networks- exactly the same as both Ancestry DNA matches, and the MyHeritage matches, just under a different name, and the getting pure matches of four grandparents from the same area, is also EXACTLY what both 23andme and Ancestry have done in an effort to gain new samples in countries they have weaknesses in regarding their DNA databases.

I think we should be trying to support the only UK DNA company, and the only one that has attempted to build a more accurate UK and Irish DNA map, not criticising them for things that all the other companies have done.





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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #15 on: Friday 23 November 18 22:18 GMT (UK) »
This is ridiculous. You're exaggerating. Ruskie said she'd asked for her data to be deleted because the info that we'd get for an upload was limited. I asked her how she did it.

I don't think either of us encouraged people by stirring up an atmosphere of anything~

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I just think there was a lot of unfair criticism that was specifically directed towards LivingDNA, which descended into you and Ruskie stirring up an atmosphere that encouraged people to delete their data,

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Sorry, Margaret. I'm not sure why melba is being hostile and blaming me for all this, when others were talking about the limited results they had received.  ???
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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #16 on: Friday 23 November 18 22:25 GMT (UK) »
Melba, Iíve no knowledge or real interest in DNA, but Iíve just read the thread I think you refer to, and personally I can see no Ďdescentí into stirring up an atmosphere or encouraging of people to delete their data, simply people expressing their opinions about something, which they are quite entitled to do.
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Re: Living DNA results
« Reply #17 on: Friday 23 November 18 23:22 GMT (UK) »
It is probably just going to be a waiting game for you Margaret. My OH took an FTDNA Y-DNA test years ago and is still waiting for a decent match. His family history is all English/Welsh/Scottish/Irish as far as the paper trail goes, just seems that all ancestors and their descendants stayed in England/Wales/Scotland/Ireland and none of them have taken Y-DNA tests, hence no matches.

Maybe Living DNA have a small UK based database, hence your lack of matches?

There were a couple of reasons I decided to delete my data from Living DNA:
1. I couldn't find my way around their website and kept ending up on the same page.
2. They were pushing their One World Family thingy and I did not want to be part of that.
3. There was nothing of interest for me on their website.
4. I overestimated (or misunderstood) the value or benefit that uploading my data would have.

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