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Redundant Discoveries
Ron Mueller
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So if I have one major complaint about MyHeritage and Discoveries it is the number of repeating Facts. For example: Let's say I have a Great Grandfather named Floyd Hornblower and there are 25 Discoveries for him, only one or two actually added some significant information. Once accepted and updated, the remaining 23 are repeating the same info over and over however I have to review each to see if there is any additional little tidbit of info to extract. The overwhelming majority of the time after review, nothing is added however they remain out there for review. The more individuals you add, the number of redundant discoveries are exponentially generated. The function that is needed is much like the Tree Checker Recalculate function witch eliminates matching discoveries. If I already know Great Grandpa Floyd was born on December 11, 1877 in Saint Louis, Missouri, I don't need to review it again. The Discoveries are not dynamic, by that I mean once generated the differences remain as originally generated even though already changed. Perhaps the option is available however it is not obvious to me. Frankly I will never catch up with the discoveries, currently 595 people with 2,871 matches, which leads me to believe I should have never started this process. The more individuals added only digs a deeper hole for me to get out of. So I receive an "Instant Dscovery" which adds 15 people to my tree, now I have 3,000 that will never be reviewed. Not gonna to do it scooter. Please help....
Ron Mueller
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RE: Redundant Discoveries
Veronica
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I totally agree with you. I have someone taking my info into her tree and then the info comes back to me to review. I have completely stopped using the discoveries because they are driving me crazy. I had a previous subscription to My Heritage and it was not like this. Apparently they made changes and made everything worse instead of better. I am considering cancelling my subscription.

Veronica 

Veronica
FL
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RE: Redundant Discoveries [2]
MickieJE
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I agree. I'd like a dismiss button... I need a better way to close these once I look at them. In many cases the person is a match, but my own research has found that some of the data is wrong, so to get rid of it I have to reject it, saying this is not the same person. Also, A spouse of my aunt is NOT my uncle, genealogically. He is my aunt's husband. I don't want to get the extended family hints over and over for non-biological family going back many generations. I don't want a Wiki tree, I want MY tree. I would like a better way to dismiss these matches.
MickieJE
Colchester, CT
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