Genealogy Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

Genes Extras

Genes Reunited subscription bonuses

As a way of saying thank you to our subscribers, we have launched Genes Extras. You'll find exclusive competitions and discounts on family history magazines, days out and much more.

Take me to Genes Extras

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Hot Matches

ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

wisechild

wisechild Report 26 Apr 2013 07:42

I have 20 odd hot matches shown at various intervals from July 2011.
However often I look, I have yet to identify any of them.

Joseph

Joseph Report 25 Apr 2013 20:05

Thanks Stuart and Thelma,

Thats it!!

Joseph

Thelma

Thelma Report 25 Apr 2013 16:45

I just click "New" at the top of second column.
Sometimes have to do it twice.

Stuart

Stuart Report 25 Apr 2013 15:30

The message board still tells me I have new hot matches from 2012 (and more recent) I have "opened" all my hot matches so have none, never mind from way back! However last time I did look at new ones I had to trawl through my several pages of matches until I found the two with NEW marked by them - second column if you look at the column headings next in from the flame icon.

Joseph

Joseph Report 25 Apr 2013 13:54

Thanks Lynsky,

That doesn't work for me, it just takes me to Page 1 of my Hot Matches again with no indication of which tree.

Lynski

Lynski Report 25 Apr 2013 02:30

Joseph,

You don't have to look at every page of your Hot Matches (under Relatives tab).

You just have to click on the bold print "Hot Match" on your Home Page under My Updates on the right hand side.

That link will take you directly to the hot matches referred to.

That is much easier.

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 24 Apr 2013 22:04

I have had a message saying that I have one unopened Hot Match for weeks. As I only have 4 Hot Matches that haven't been deleted, I am positive the message is wrong.

I think there must be a glitch in the system.

Joseph

Joseph Report 24 Apr 2013 19:40

Thanks Cynthia,

I have 15 pages and the vast majority of them I have had no contact.

At one time it used to say "New" against the match, now nothing,

It may been since the changes to the tree were made.

Thanks again,
Joseph

Cynthia

Cynthia Report 24 Apr 2013 19:16

I don't often look at my Hot Matches Joseph, but I think you just look down the list to see if you have had contact with the other member. If it says No......then that could be it.

I may be wrong of course.

Joseph

Joseph Report 24 Apr 2013 18:50

On my “Home Page” there is a message that says I have 2 brand new Hot Matches 24 April 2013.

I have looked on every page of my Hot Matches - nothing to indicate which they are.

How do I find them?