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    Question My True Ancestry

    Is this site trustworthy?

    I'm not asking about how accurate it is, just whether or not it can be trusted with my data.
     


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    rs4988235 AA (13910 TT)
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    Arg160Trp+ (rs1805008 T) aka R160W

    Dad's mtDNA: K1a1

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    Is this site trustworthy?

    I'm not asking about how accurate it is, just whether or not it can be trusted with my data.
    I've been wondering the same thing. I'm curious, but I'm not interested in submitting my data to something that could be shady.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spruithean View Post
    I've been wondering the same thing. I'm curious, but I'm not interested in submitting my data to something that could be shady.
    Those are my sentiments. It sounds interesting, but there is no "About Us" link, which makes me wonder.
     


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    Y-DNA: R1b-L21> DF13> Z39589> DF41> FGC5572> BY166> FGC36974> FGC36982> FGC36981

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    rs4988235 AA (13910 TT)
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    Red Hair Carrier:
    Arg160Trp+ (rs1805008 T) aka R160W

    Dad's mtDNA: K1a1

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    Those are my sentiments. It sounds interesting, but there is no "About Us" link, which makes me wonder.
    Here it is.

    We'll see.
     


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    Y-DNA: R1b-L21> DF13> Z39589> DF41> FGC5572> BY166> FGC36974> FGC36982> FGC36981

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    rs4988235 AA (13910 TT)
    rs182549 TT (22018 AA)

    Red Hair Carrier:
    Arg160Trp+ (rs1805008 T) aka R160W

    Dad's mtDNA: K1a1

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    My Path = ( K-M9+, TL-P326+, T-M184+, L490+, M70+, PF5664+, L131+, L446+, CTS933+, CTS3767+, CTS8862+, Z19945+ )

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    It's a Swiss based organization correct? That country does have a strong reputation for privacy and anonymity, especially in banking

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    Here it is.

    We'll see.
    Considering all the academic credentials they’re throwing around, how come there isn’t a single name tied to any of those degrees?


    Plus, you can basically do the same thing yourself, with G25.


    Closest distances

    1 Hungary_Medieval_Szolad:SZ38: 2.371200
    2 England_Roman:6DT22: 2.47192
    3 Sweden_Viking_Age_Sigtuna:vik_grt035: 2.484472
    4 England_Roman:3DT16: 2.488375
    5 Italy_Medieval_Collegno:CL84: 2.614464
    6 Scotland_LBA:I2859: 2.875004
    7 England_Anglo-Saxon:HS3-I0161: 2.895549
    8 Hungary_Medieval_Szolad:SZ42: 2.906486
    9 Beaker_Bavaria:I6590: 2.909576
    10 England_MBA:I2458: 2.947305
    11 Italy_Medieval_Collegno:CL83: 2.981315"
    12 Czech_EBA:I7196: 3.039571


    And even then, you’re really just matching similar population backgrounds. For example, my closest fit SZ38, was modeled in the Lombard paper as being approximately: 90% GBR & CEU 8% Tuscan & 2% Finnish. Whereas, I’m approximately: 88% GBR, 6% Italian & 6% Prussian/German (which is often partially reported as Scandinavian by the commercial companies). So there’s no surprise SZ38 is my closest match. Same goes with the Roman Gladiators, who were like the modern day Welsh, according to the paper and etc ...

    Their packaging is pretty nice but personally, I wouldn’t pay them anything.
    Last edited by JMcB; 04-28-2019 at 03:33 PM.
    Known Paper Trail: 45.3% English, 29.7% Scottish, 12.5% Irish, 6.25% German & 6.25% Italian. Or: 87.5% British Isles, 6.25% German & 6.25% Italian.
    LivingDNA: 88.1% British Isles (59.7% English, 27% Scottish & 1.3% Irish), 5.9% Europe South (Aegian 3.4%, Tuscany 1.3%, Sardinia 1.1%), 4.4% Europe NW (Scandinavia) & 1.6% Europe East, (Mordovia).
    FT Big Y: I1-Z140 branch I-F2642 >Y1966 >Y3649 >A13241 >Y3647 >A13248 (circa 620 AD) >A13242/YSEQ (circa 765 AD) >A13252/YSEQ (circa 1630 AD).

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    Thus far it's free, isn't it? Or am I mistaken about that? I haven't delved that far into it.
     


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    Red Hair Carrier:
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    Dad's mtDNA: K1a1

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    Quote Originally Posted by rms2 View Post
    Thus far it's free, isn't it? Or am I mistaken about that? I haven't delved that far into it.
    They allow you an initial taste for free but then they have a series of more “in depth” services that they charge you varying levels for. Which are considerably over priced in my opinion. So if you have no concerns about sending them your raw data, you can get the free sample results and then decide what you want to do from there.
    Known Paper Trail: 45.3% English, 29.7% Scottish, 12.5% Irish, 6.25% German & 6.25% Italian. Or: 87.5% British Isles, 6.25% German & 6.25% Italian.
    LivingDNA: 88.1% British Isles (59.7% English, 27% Scottish & 1.3% Irish), 5.9% Europe South (Aegian 3.4%, Tuscany 1.3%, Sardinia 1.1%), 4.4% Europe NW (Scandinavia) & 1.6% Europe East, (Mordovia).
    FT Big Y: I1-Z140 branch I-F2642 >Y1966 >Y3649 >A13241 >Y3647 >A13248 (circa 620 AD) >A13242/YSEQ (circa 765 AD) >A13252/YSEQ (circa 1630 AD).

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMcB View Post
    They allow you an initial taste for free but then they have a series of more “in depth” services that they charge you varying levels for. Which are considerably over priced in my opinion. So if you have no concerns about sending them your raw data, you can get the free sample results and then decide what you want to do from there.
    It might be fun, but I wouldn't be willing to spend much. My ancestry is overwhelmingly British and Irish, and we know not a lot has changed with that since the Kurgan Bell Beaker people shook things up starting around 2400 BC.

    Lately things have been going really well on the personal genealogy front for me, and that is of far greater interest to me than ancient stuff.
     


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    Additional Data:
    Lactase Persistent:
    rs4988235 AA (13910 TT)
    rs182549 TT (22018 AA)

    Red Hair Carrier:
    Arg160Trp+ (rs1805008 T) aka R160W

    Dad's mtDNA: K1a1

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