Category Archives: Blog Specific

Suggestions on How to Optimize Spit Kit Collection Efforts

Here’s a good start on ways to improve your odds of getting better results from a spit kit. http://blog.dnagenotek.com/blogdnagenotekcom/bid/92842/10-hints-to-optimize-DNA-saliva-samples-based-on-millions-of-samples. They have a separate blog on their blog that has some additional tips – I added it below. For both blog … Continue reading

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Should I Upgrade My Y DNA Test?

via Should I Upgrade My Y DNA Test? Great article by Roberta Estes. She gives several reasons for why you should upgrade your Y-DNA at FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) and several reasons for why you shouldn’t. I mentioned the latest FamilyTree … Continue reading

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Facebook Changing How WordPress and Some Other Websites Post

Yesterday, I received an e-mail from WordPress about a major change that Facebook was implementing on August 1, 2018. Basically, if you currently have your WordPress blog set to automatically post to your personal Facebook wall, it will stop posting … Continue reading

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Krispy Kreme 81st Birthday Celebration July 27 2018 Deal

As somebody who loves Krispy Kreme doughnuts (yes, I am one of those people), I rarely get to eat them as the closest Krispy Kreme is a long way off my bike travel route. Plus, eating two dozen Krispy Kreme … Continue reading

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Xcode Offers Two Free Tools and Several Paid Tools

I was familiar with Xcode from ISOGG’s DNA testing company list (see below), but hadn’t done much with it as many of the tools cost, with price ranging from $20.00 to $99.00. I haven’t done the free or paid tools, … Continue reading

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Interview with Curtis Rogers of GEDmatch

I ran across this the other day – an interview between a blogger and Curtis Rogers of GEDmatch – https://www.theblunderingdnagenealogist.com/2018/07/an-interview-with-curtis-rogers-man.html. When asked about when GEDmatch Genesis would be released (as opposed to still being in beta), here’s his response: Any … Continue reading

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Genealogy with a Rabbit? (Seriously?)

via Genealogy with a Rabbit? (Seriously?) I don’t run into too many leprechaun rabbits, much less knighted ones. The reference to rabbits is best summed up at http://about-gyra.blogspot.com/.

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