I made the mistake of choosing My Heritage.com to test my DNA since there was always much confusion due to the utter silence of most of my relatives regarding their experiences in Europe and refusing to give me any information when asked.
Today I was placed on hold for eternity by "Nia" for being so annoyed by the stupid way the results of the DNA test were exhibited on a strange map that doesn't exist in
Reality, with no explanation of what three concentric circles mean to my heritage. I
Used the word "hell" and was reprimanded like a naughty little child by Nia. I
Did not call until today since they were having a difficult time due to the hurricane but
Have always been horrified by their announcing "we are unavailable at this time" during normal work hours, their all taking lunch at the same time and this time no intelligible response to my specific question about their confusing concentric circles which are spread all over Europe! How can one being be descended from an entire continent?
"Nia" began giving me BS about how a special gene developed for my supposed group which really tried my patience which was already worn thin. As a result when they find this gene apparently they lump us all together as a "unique" group from
A religion and "rubber stamp us" due to this uniqueness? What about the millions of other genes existent in our DNA? What happened to my Scottish Great grandmother and the Franks and Normans I'm descended from? Can one gene negate everything else you inherited from people in these approximately 15 countries? How can I be descended from what seems to be most of Europe located inside the stupid three concentric circles and be considered from a group due to this "unique" gene that "formed"( Unique being this company's favorite word. How scientific is that? I did not spend my money to become more confused than ever, nor do I have any desire to be unique!
A BS story of a "special gene", not have anyone willing to answer a relatively simple question about their sloppy and ridiculous map presentation or having to deal with arrogant and aggravating customer service reps. Is appalling.
I have the raw DNA but it appears none of the other DNA companies will let me
Transfer it to their services, however my heritage will take your raw DNA from these
Well established services and use you to establish a database. The politics are to
Prove(in my opinion) that people from a certain religious heritage constitute a "nationality" and have a claim to a certain geographic region. These people don't
Know what they're doing, don't know what they're talking about, nor do they care.
I didn't do the test to be matched with people who are at most one percent related to me! There are very few "matches" because they are only interested in using people who are looking for their relatives and are from this "unique" gene. Since I'm
Apparently not so unique they will never find my relatives in their pathetic and biased
Data base. If you question them or get upset with the incompetent service reps they
Will get rid of you in a New York second. Stay away and use your time and money on
A reputable service. I'd like to know where all the genes from all the countries under the ridiculous concentric and unexplained circles were lost in the
Desperation to create a genetically unique new nationality?