Daily Archives: December 14, 2018

Big Y-500 STR Matching — DNAeXplained – Genetic Genealogy

Family Tree DNA recently introduced Big Y-500 STR matching for men who have taken the Big Y-500 test. This is in addition to the SNP results and matching. If you’d like an introduction or definition of the terms STR and … Continue reading

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DNA Sales Update

I updated Current December 2018 DNA Sales. Two price drops although 23andMe‘s price drop only applies if you received an e-mail from them. 23andMe sent an e-mail with a link for 50% off both kits so $49.50 and $99.50 IF … Continue reading

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FindMyPast Fridays December 14, 2018

This week’s FindMyPast Friday update can be found at: https://blog.findmypast.com/findmypast-friday-december-14th-2623309537.html. There are over 2.4 million new records and newspapers available to search this Findmypast Friday, including: Hampshire, Portsmouth, Portsea Island Rate Books Search through over a million pages of poor … Continue reading

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Grump Book Review

Based on this review – https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/74692103/posts/11456, I decided to order Grump from Amazon – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1524717010/ (not an affiliate link). I ordered it December 11, 2018 and chose the free standard shipping with an estimated arrival date of December 17 – … Continue reading

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Children Shouldn’t Play With Dead Things Movie Review

For some reason, I am on a Zombie kick right now – I blame Facebook and YouTube as both are showing too much Zombie stuff over the last few weeks; it shouldn’t last, but as I was seeing something else, … Continue reading

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Problems with Genealogy Data Going Back Too Far

I have seen claims by people who actually believe they can go back a lot longer in the past than you typically can. That’s not counting the Not the Parent(s) (NPE) problems that are going to crop up as you … Continue reading

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