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Boeck
04-23-2016, 01:13 AM
I have been to other forums that discuss ethnic origins and they can guess your ancestry based on your classification. Does anthrogenica do this also?

AJL
04-23-2016, 04:44 PM
When you say "Classification," you imply discussions using discredited pseudo-scientific racial typology from the 19th century. Please see section 3.11 of our Terms of Service (http://www.anthrogenica.com/faq.php).

DMXX
04-23-2016, 06:10 PM
As AJL states, "racial taxonomy" is pseudoscience and has never been permitted on Anthrogenica, nor will ever likely be, given the dearth of online venues where "classifications" are openly featured and the pseudoscientific nature of such content. This forum was partially founded as a reprieve from such content, where an emphasis on current genetics and anthropology is placed.

A "Guess Ethnicity" section once existed, but the administrative load outweighed our perception of utility for the section (though fun for some members, it's neither related to modern genetics nor anthropology). Discussions regarding the origins of ethnic groups can be found and initiated in relevant parts of the Cultural Anthropology (http://www.anthrogenica.com/forumdisplay.php?9-Cultural-Anthropology) forum area.

Hopefully we've answered your question sufficiently, Boeck. I'll be moving this thread to the "Forum Support" area shortly with a one day temporary redirect.

Boeck
04-26-2016, 02:58 AM
Would posting my GEDMATCH admixture results be more scientific?

surbakhunWeesste
04-26-2016, 03:08 AM
Would posting my GEDMATCH admixture results be more scientific?

Sounds cool! Guess the person's background based on the admixture?

DMXX
04-26-2016, 10:02 AM
Would posting my GEDMATCH admixture results be more scientific?

Members have been sharing their genetic results for discussion (or even guessing) purposes since launch. :)

Post away!