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One Way I Stand Out from Other Genealogical DNA Bloggers April 22, 2020

As I re-blogged this post – The Lavish Dwarf Entertainment Rule of Blogging — The Art of Blogging, I didn’t want to muddy it with my thoughts. The below is one way I choose to stand out. There are numerous ways you … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Price Reductions for the New Year – January 14, 2020

  I missed this last month, but FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) has reduced their prices for many DNA products this year. It’s more unusual because I did not see mention of the price reductions by other DNA bloggers who are usually … Continue reading

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Update On Sequencing.com $49 Sale – December 31, 2019

This is an update to my earlier post about Sequencing.com $49 DNA sale – More Information About Sequencing.com $49 Sale – December 21, 2019.  Shipping fee is $10. Still no word on when it ends, but probably sometime in the … Continue reading

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More Information About Sequencing.com $49 Sale – December 21, 2019

I recently mentioned Sequencing.com was having a $49 DNA sale – Genealogical DNA Testing Companies and Current DNA Sales December 17, 2019. I haven’t ordered the test, but decided to check it out. No word on when the sale ends. … Continue reading

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Timeline of Investigative Genetic Genealogy — The DNA Geek – DNA Saturdays November 16, 2019

I chose this re-blog from the DNA Geek as this week’s DNA Saturdays post as I think it’s relevant to what’s going on in the DNA world. This post lists key events in the evolution of “investigative genetic genealogy”, the … Continue reading

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Tips for Giving Thanks – FamilyTree DNA November 22, 2018

In looking at random topics on FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) today, I came across this post from last November – Tips for Giving Thanks – FamilyTree DNA November 22, 2018: https://blog.familytreedna.com/familytreednas-thanksgiving-tips/. The Dreaded Dinner –snip– There’s a common opinion that family … Continue reading

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Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies – Behold Genealogy Fri, 31 Aug 2018

I saw this on Behold Genealogy a few days as I was looking for something else – Comparing Raw Data from 5 DNA Testing Companies: http://www.beholdgenealogy.com/blog/?p=2700. The companies tested were: FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) MyHeritage AncestryDNA 23andMe Living DNA If you … Continue reading

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FamilyTree DNA Big Y-700 Update – DNA Saturdays November 2, 2019

I saw this yesterday in an e-mail from FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA): Dear Valued Customer, Starting today, Big Y participants will see some changes to how they are able to download raw data for the Big Y product. Below are further … Continue reading

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I Will Add FamilyTree DNA Upgrade Prices Once I Know the Prices – November 1, 2019

One of the problems with FamilyTree DNA (FTDNA) is they don’t show the upgrade prices if you have already upgraded DNA for a particular type of DNA test. In my case, I have autosomal (FamilyFinder), full mtDNA, and Big Y-500 … Continue reading

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YSEQ Haplogroup Predictor (beta version) – YSEQ.net

I saw this recently on YSEQ.net – http://yseq.net/; it’s fairly new. YSEQ Haplogroup Predictor (beta version): https://predict.yseq.net/. It’s Y-DNA so you will need a male who has taken a Y-DNA STR test (12 – 111 markers). Generally, that means either … Continue reading

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