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JoonieCloonie Report 19 Jan 2015 00:52

here is the easiest way to return to your threads

just read the note in my 'Researching' line :-)

when you start a new thread, or post a message in someone else's thread about a family of your own

just tick the box under the space you type in, where it says

'Add to My Watched Threads'

you can also do it after you post by clicking 'Watch This' up at the top of the thread

then when someone adds a message to that thread, you will get an email notice

just make sure your email address in your account here is always up to date :-)


DazedConfused Report 16 Feb 2014 13:35

This is one post that should be on EVERY board!!

So many unloved threads on here :-(


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 6 Dec 2013 11:52

Graham - have a look at this link where there several suggestions for overcoming the problem which has been caused be a recent up grade to IE11

The one that seems to work for most people is.......

Click the Tools icon (or Alt + X) - the cog shaped one top right of your screen

Click Compatibility View settings in the drop down list

Add the Genes Reunited website -


As this isn't a research thread, start one of your own on Find Ancestors if they are deceased, or Living Relative if they aren't.

Ann finds many of the PR from the free site

Depending on the area, there are many other free resources available


Graham Report 4 Dec 2013 17:50

Hi Ann, I have had a problem with my computer, I kept having a notice Server error 503.0, and I could not get any further. I have got around it now by switching to my laptop.

Many thanks for all your help and advice, I now understand how to call up ' my threads'. You obviously know how to research Parish records, and I wonder if I could enlist your professional assistance as I am completely stuck on both of my parents lines, the Powell's and the Corby's.
Yours sincerely
Graham powell


AnnCardiff Report 15 Nov 2013 21:10

Hi there Graham - add this posting to your existing one and we'll see what we can find

Ann XX


Graham Report 30 Oct 2013 19:47

Hi Ann & Cynthia,

Many thanks for the help you have given me, and for 'finding' our Sarah Brown. We have still not been able to trace the date or place of birth of her husband Charles Corby, b Abt 1767, Or, my Father's Powell forefather Benjamin Powell married to Mary Edwards on 10 Dec 1832 in St Mary's Chuirch, Brecon Town.

As you obviously know how to research, I wonder if I could 'hire' you to research these two problems I have, or at least advise where I may be able to extend my family line.

Yours sincerely



Gai Report 22 Apr 2013 11:30

Yay that's great news that GR have stickied this thread.

Must of only happened in the past couple of hours as it was near the bottom of the page when I nudged it up.

Gai :-D :-D :-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 22 Apr 2013 11:11

stickied - result - thanks GR :-D


Gai Report 22 Apr 2013 09:33

Oops nearly on the next page.


AnnCardiff Report 22 Apr 2013 00:21

:-) :-) :-) :-)


Cynthia Report 21 Apr 2013 21:26

:-D :-D


AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 21:04

well it's down to you that I put this up cos you always go to the trouble to advise people how to return :-)


Cynthia Report 21 Apr 2013 18:43

Hi Ann,

If you look at this link, you will see that I made a suggestion to GR about this problem on 12th April. In fact, I have brought this to their attention many times over the years, but to no avail.... :-(


Sally Report 21 Apr 2013 17:59



AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 16:50

:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)


AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 14:44

I've asked GR if they can "sticky" this


HeyJudeB4Beatles Report 21 Apr 2013 14:15

For info as well...once in "My Threads" you can sort into ones you started and ones you have contributed to



AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 13:23

good point :-)


MarieCeleste Report 21 Apr 2013 12:59

Might also be worth mentioning that the threads are stored on GR's servers and not on the members own pc. I've come across several cases where people have deleted them because they wanted to save space on their computers. Also, people have said they lost their threads when their pc crashed - no, they'll still be there!


AnnCardiff Report 21 Apr 2013 12:38

:-) :-) :-) :-) :-) :-)