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O.M.G. HOT MATCHES !!!! Do I hold the record

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AmazingGrace08 Report 3 Oct 2011 00:32

I've has some Carol but none past the letter B......I too have added lots of brances and twigs and nothing pops up on them either :-(


wisechild Report 3 Oct 2011 07:30

Still none since last January & I know of at least 3 family members who have put their trees on Genes since then, so should have matched with mine.



InspectorGreenPen Report 3 Oct 2011 11:24

I notice on my Homepage.

We found 12 new Hot Matches for you. 19 Sep 2011

The fact that you or other members have added several names to your tree does not automatically mean you will get them hotmatched straight away. As mentioned previously, the system only takes 100 names each time from your tree for matching so if they are not in that list, you won't get matches. Mine seem to go up to the letter 'B'


wisechild Report 3 Oct 2011 12:11

That implies that members are not being notified of Hotmatches & we now have to look to see if we have any.
Is that the case?


Braken Report 6 Oct 2011 18:17

I have quite a few surnames begining with A & B so why I am not getting any through I am not sure if I have understood the new system


InspectorGreenPen Report 7 Oct 2011 08:37

Wisechild, no I don't think so. I still get emails from GR telling me there are some new ones, but I usually delete the email so can't always remember when the last one arrived.

The message on you home page does, however, tell you when you last had some. The fact I had some last month would indicate that the process is being run.


Sally Report 7 Oct 2011 14:00

hello igp
please can you tell me where to find the message when i last had hot matches on my home page as i cant see it

thanks sally w :-D


wisechild Report 7 Oct 2011 14:09

Nor me Sally,but then my eyesight´s not what it was


InspectorGreenPen Report 7 Oct 2011 14:12


It is on the right hand side of my homepage - the next box below the purple 'Quick Search' It is headed Newsfeed and it says

We found 12 new Hot Matches for you. 19 Sep 2011


lancashireAnn Report 7 Oct 2011 14:28

maybe it depends on when there were last hot matches for a member

Like Sally I cannot see the message either. There is no box on my homepage labelled 'newsfeed'


InspectorGreenPen Report 7 Oct 2011 14:41

I haven't noticed it until recently so I think it is fairly new. You are probably correct and will only see it appear after you next have any matches.


Sally Report 7 Oct 2011 16:03

all i have under the quike seadch is a very noisey advert

thanks sally w :-|


Braken Report 5 Nov 2011 21:43

Well November and GUESS WHAT STILL waiting I don't think they are doing hot matches any more As I have not had a single one this year



Sally Report 5 Nov 2011 23:24


i had some thi week not had any since aprill

hve not had any replies

sally w :-D :-(


wisechild Report 6 Nov 2011 07:15

I´ve still had none either, nor is there anything on my homepage to suggest that any have been looked for.


Braken Report 6 Nov 2011 16:33

I wish they would leave well alone Sometime times in trying to improve things they actually make matters worse

I used to log on and striaght away new how many different surnames I had on my tree as well as individuals, not now though only how many individuals

I miss that little bit of info


Braken Report 14 Dec 2011 10:54

Well we are well into December now and still waiting

I wounder if I can break a NEW RECORD for waiting the longest for my hot matches anyone else waited this long ( last Dec since I last had some) ;-)


Norma Report 16 Dec 2011 22:30

Hi Bracken
i have not had any "hot matches" this year my last ones were before Xmas last year.
I do wish GR would go back to the old way at least I got quite a few leads back then.
Best wishes


Braken Report 19 Dec 2011 12:30

Thankyou for replying Norma I depended on my hot matches too was gratfull for new leads and new contacts

My hubby and I found a cousion we didn't know existed and we meet up for the day they brought pic's for us to look at it was a great day we have kept in touch

Cheers Carol


Braken Report 18 Feb 2012 13:00

Well we are well into 2012 and guess what still waiting for hot matches

I haven't had any since 2010 and I have added a couple of hundred in this last year so I should have some but not a one

Fedup :-( :-P

ps In the past I have found them so useful :-S