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2013-06-05 • Congrats to the MDFP!!!!


Start: 12:06:32
End: 13:13:11
Chatters: alt, daviss, HistoryBuff, Khathu, Selma, Seventies

HistoryBuff: Hey all

daviss: Hi HistoryBuff, I will be right back

alt: Hello HistoryBuff, what's up?

HistoryBuff: Needed charge my phone. How are you?

alt: I'm doing okay & you with your charged phone? LOL

daviss: hi there

alt: welcome back daviss, had coffee, got glasses & ready to chat?

daviss: lol i hear ya alt

HistoryBuff: I'm good How are you Daviss?

daviss: doing good as can be expected

HistoryBuff: Sounds good.

alt: how are your plans for Atlanta coming daviss ... fly or drive?

daviss: still not sure yet alt lol we will probably fly...Grand daughter is still working for the summer

alt: well, you'll get to see Ms vkn.... have you met her in person before?

HistoryBuff: Go granddaughter.

alt: yep, can't beat a JOB!! LOL

daviss: never met her alt but if we go early I may get to do that My daughter wants to go that Wednesday

alt: wonderful daviss, I've yet to meet vkn in person myself.

HistoryBuff: :}

daviss: This is the granddaughters 2nd week working so she may not be able to get that time off. The weekend would be no problem

alt: vkn, Khathu & HistoryBuff are the only "regulars" I haven't met in person.

HistoryBuff: I see.

daviss: and Seventies alt seventies

alt: Oops, how can I forget "da rebel" LOL LOL

daviss: lol I know

HistoryBuff: Hey Seventies.

daviss: Thats the best thing about going to these summits and conferences You meet the best people

alt: oh, oh HB is having phone problems

daviss: wow chat acting up, I can't see you on the right side Same thing happened when I came in earlier. i logged out thinking that would help

alt: I was 'browsing' around on Gedmatch yesterday & I see a couple of my 23+me RF matches there

daviss: good alt, and I like the way they color the new folks that come in

Khathu: hello

alt: hello Khathu, how's your "hump day" going?

Khathu: it is going

alt: Oh, Oh LOL

daviss: hello khathu The deep green is the newest person alt

Khathu: Hello HistoryBuff

daviss: wb HistoryBuff

Khathu: I am ready for my presentation tomorrow

alt: daviss, is the "list that comes up for your Gedmatch matches your total # of matches?.. I have 1 page with about 75-100 people, is that in your range?

daviss: Good Khathu, wish I could attend

alt: Is this a 'work" presentation Khathu?

daviss: Yes alt because it contains 23, FTDNA and Ancestry

HistoryBuff: Having tech difficultumies. Thanks

Khathu: No, it is for the Anne Arundel Genealogical Society

HistoryBuff: Difficulties

alt: is there just that 1 page of matches daviss? or are/can there be multiple pages?

daviss: and when august comes there will be many more

alt: ah so Khathu, best wishes!!!!

Khathu: Thank you alt

alt: maybe I'll know my way around the site by August daviss LOL LOL

daviss: I only have one page alt. I think when it gets down to the ones that have less dna they dont show them

alt: okay, it looks like my page goes down to about 5cM in length daviss. wb HistoryBuff

HistoryBuff: K I'll just read. Thnx Alt 2X

Seventies: Good afternoon all! alt, daviss, HistoryBuff and Khathu

HistoryBuff: Hey Seventies.

Khathu: Hello Seventies

Seventies: What is good with everyone?

alt: daviss, WOW!!!! I dropped my cM length down to 5 & added the FTDNA x-ref platform and WOW the increase in matches is amazing!!!!

daviss: Hello Seventies

Seventies: I have a couple of folks who went to Memphis and are putting out some great historical content. Loving their series.

alt: Hello Seventies, it's all good here ... how bout there?

daviss: Great Alt, lol

Seventies: Oh its a wonderful day. Went for a lunchtime walk and about ready to eat this spring mix salad. yum! with homemade salad dressing.

HistoryBuff: That's good Alt and Seventies.


Khathu: have a great day everyone

Seventies: ok so what is going on with research, genealogical or historical? Ok well, did anyone know the Buckle Estate in Memphis, TN was part of the Underground Railroad and now is a museum. the story was brought to light by the estate owner's grandaughter in 1977. I had no idea about that.

HistoryBuff: Me either

alt: I've been adding FTDNA certificates to the African Ancestored FB page to show there is more in depth testing to be done on just the Y & mtDNA testing ... it's not all about autosomal testing & "cousins.

Seventies: okay.. I saw that posting alt. Interesting.

alt: "those" postings Seventies LOL LOL

Seventies: Well I saw one.. lol

HistoryBuff: Where is that posted?

alt: okay I have 3 certificates posted

Selma: Good Wednesday afternoon folks

alt: On the African Ancestored DNA Facebook page HistoryBuff

HistoryBuff: Hey Selma

Seventies: hello Selma. Indeed it is!

HistoryBuff: Ok thanks Alt.

alt: Hello Selma. what's up.... is Mom watching the French Open?

daviss: Hello Selma!

Seventies: Did you all know that Memphis was the home of the Cotton exchange until the 1970's??

alt: nope Cotton Xchange?

Seventies: They have a museum as well. Only a handful of men controlled the cotton industry in the U.S. wow!

Selma: Yes she is alt..


alt: how bout Tsonga whipping up on Federer????? I can believe that Seventies .. like the Vanderbilt's and the shipping industry & the Rockefeller's with Standard Oil.

Selma: Yes..that was something alt...

Seventies: yeah I believe it too...

alt: in 3 sets to Selma ... Tsonga wasn't playin' with Federer LOL LOL

Seventies: I never knew that Memphis had so many sites to see...

Selma: Is that part of your Road trip seventies

Seventies: I'm going to file that under 'vacaction' lol

alt: besides Graceland & the Lorraine Hotel, huh Seventies?

Selma: LOL

Seventies: oh no.. .no Graceland... lol

Selma: LOL

alt: thought that one would get Seventies 'riled up' LOL

Selma: My 9 year old grand daughter (who is visiting)...saw the smiley faces..

Seventies: lol shame on you alt!

Selma: on the screen and said I didn't know old people did that.

Seventies: lol

Selma: She won't be visiting long..

Seventies: :)

HistoryBuff: Have a great day all.

alt: wow!! is she 9 y/o already Selma

Seventies: :} watch out baby girl!

Selma: Bye History..

Seventies: bye HistoryBuff

Selma: No alt..this is another little darlin.. The little darlin who lives here is 5

alt: oh, okay ... whew, I knew time flew by, but my goodness LOL

Seventies: Ok also good news for those who live in Jackson, Chowke Lumumba won the election for mayor. He's with the Mississippi Democratic Freedom Party.... I hope they stuff the city council with MDFP candidates!

alt: oh, oh there goes the neighborhood in Jackson, MS LOL LOL LOL

Seventies: not nice alt... :(

daviss: lol lol

Seventies: go ahead hold out your hand... lol

alt: just pickin' on ya Seventies congrats to the MDFP!!!!

Selma: Folks..have to run..have a great day

alt: take care Selma

Seventies: have a good day Selma...*chokes on her dust* why is it just always us three?? lol

alt: well, let me go play with Gedmatch & the AA Facebook page.

daviss: ok

alt: will be getting back with you on Gedmatch daviss

daviss: ok alt take care lol

alt: be good Seventies, if not good, be careful LOL LOL

daviss: ha!

Seventies: lol boy oh boy alt is on a roll!

alt: hehehehehehehe

Seventies: whatcha doing daviss.... ??

daviss: nothing

Seventies: I can tell. LOL

daviss: you lol

Seventies: eating this salad.. and getting ready to finish up my blog entry, I hope. lol

daviss: ok

Seventies: And keeping my eye on my slick co-worker... smh

daviss: will it be through today lol lol

Seventies: Yea I'm on paragraph 3 and that's all I've got! lol

daviss: SMH

Seventies: I'll post a link on the FB page.

daviss: ok thanks

Seventies: daviss, its a blog not a novel.. lol

daviss: lol lol

Seventies: I'm working on getting things lined up for next month... pray for me!

daviss: you sure you want him to know you know me lol lol :o

Seventies: ooh good point... lol lol lol

daviss: lol but I will hehehehee chat later Ms Seventies

Seventies: Okay I need to run... talk to you soon.

18 Dec 2002 :: 1 Feb 2009
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