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New Problem: DNA Matches With Large Trees

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Re: New Problem: DNA Matches With Large Trees

Posted: 9 Jan 2013 11:01AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 9 Jan 2013 11:04AM GMT
"In both cases, I only looked at the pedigree view to find the matches."

Interesting because I usually end up on a pedigree view to make sense out of everything, yet every time I open a DNA match I'm presented with the "family" view. No big deal, but does anyone know if this is a built-in default that can be changed?

"I automatically skip any trees that have Julius Caesar and Charlemagne as ancestors."

Could you tell me your reasoning for this? I don't know anything about Julius Caesar, but many "British Isles to colonial Virginia" ethnicities have a Carolingian, Capetian, Plantagenet component. See this entry in Wikipedia (I know. Not always a terrific source).

I'm just wondering whether you think it's non-provable, or subject to too much corruption from "copy-and-paste"? Wouldn't it be possible that even though the final leg of the ancestry is wrong, there might be usable facts in the newer end? So why just cavalierly reject it?

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Shari S. 8 Jan 2013 11:31PM GMT 
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chi1k 9 Jan 2013 1:27PM GMT 
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sherburl 9 Jan 2013 3:55PM GMT 
Smilebird 9 Jan 2013 6:01PM GMT 
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