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jax Report 13 Sep 2012 22:29


Genes is a free site so there is no such thing as rejoining unless you have have paid a standard or platinum subscription..

I joined in 2007 but did not pay any money until 2010 nor had I touched the site in those three years, so should they have just deleted my mini tree?. My dad and ex both have small trees on here and also neither have ever paid any perhaps they should be deleted too?


SylviaInCanada Report 13 Sep 2012 22:54


people have suggested all kinds of things to make your life easier

But you refuse point-blank to accept any of them ........ including this latest suggestion of using F11

It might not work ............


stop being such a stick in the mud obstructionist!

People have got the tree working for them ................

There are good suggestions out there

and you keep insisting that you will NOT change anything

Bah Humbug!


JustJohn Report 13 Sep 2012 23:06

Roger, have you got any humbugs left. I would like one. I am also in the same club as yourself. However many times I am told that I am not compatible, I need to F11 or reduce this or increase that, I aint going to use this new tree :-( :-(

I think you and I are the only members not happy with this exciting new layout. Unless anyone knows any different....... :-S :-S


KenSE Report 14 Sep 2012 08:49

Thers's nothing special about Genes and F11, it'sthe same for all sites. If you don't use full screen then you may have to scroll to see some of the information.


InspectorGreenPen Report 14 Sep 2012 14:43

Post script to my earlier post when I was chastised for suggesting you keep your OS up to date.

What I was trying to get across was the need to keep your OS up to date by ensuring always install the latest windows updates that are available for your existing OS, not that you rush out and upgrade to the latest offering.

I have two PC's I use regularly, one is a ten year old pentium 4 with 1g memory running XP. Firefox (currently v16) is my preferred browser.

This works just as well with GR as does my more recent AMD with 3g memory running windows 7.

I would though add that irrespective of what set up you have I find I have to adjust the resolution to get the best results - unfortunately whilst there may be things that can be done within the web page programming, often this is not the case and it is sometimes down to the individual to adjust their settings accordingly. This applies to most sites, not just GR but one adjusted for a particular site there is no need to do it again for that site.


Roger Report 14 Sep 2012 22:11

Yes not none of you have stated why I could see everything and do everything with the old site - but NOW I have to do this that and other to see and do what I did before .

So I state again it is not my computer that is at fault it is what Genes has done with the new overhaul..

So please don't lecture me.

And all the other sites I visit I don't ave to alter anything either.

So why should I on here.

Come on Genes personal please explain this to me.


jax Report 14 Sep 2012 22:50

Email them if you want a personal reply

They very rarely reply on here.

I have 10 people in my contacts who have updated their trees in the last month...not that I am remotely interested in their trees...just thought I would have a look.

Not one of them has posted "I do not like this new tree" message either

So must be ok for them then?


LindaB Report 14 Sep 2012 23:26

I am sorry Roger I was only making a suggestion as to how to possibly take the hassle out of wondering if possible contacts are still using their trees or not. It works for me.

Don't ask me I am IT illiterate...I for one have not had to make any changes on my computer whatsoever to use the new tree format.