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Genes Reunited International Sites

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Christopher

Christopher Report 16 Jun 2012 12:16

dim question - when we do tree searches are they tapping into the international sites that are shown as flags at the bottom of the start page

DazedConfused

DazedConfused Report 16 Jun 2012 12:45

I may be wrong, but I think it is one big site and accessed via different servers in differing countries.

Thelma

Thelma Report 16 Jun 2012 12:53

There is only one site but with different portals.
I think that the adverts are the only difference.
Forget the flags they may not work properly.

http://www.genesreunited.com.au/home/default.aspx

http://www.genesreunited.co.nz/

http://www.genesreunited.co.za/account.page/home

http://m.genesreunited.com/

http://www.genesreunited.co.uk/account.page/home

Christopher

Christopher Report 16 Jun 2012 13:59

so in conclusion when you look for a name - that is a worldwide search

which leads me to the next question. If i am looking for another idiot like me (not well versed) and they are in the states - what it is likely that they will be using. My logic is that someone in america (a descendant) may be looking at their family - but only since they came to america...

Andysmum

Andysmum Report 16 Jun 2012 14:54

If you mean which GR site, it doesn't matter as they are all the same. There have been cases on here when the site has been playing up and someone has said, for example, I can't get into GR today on .uk but when I tried .nz I had no trouble.

Christopher

Christopher Report 16 Jun 2012 15:15

ok and thanks

SylviaInCanada

SylviaInCanada Report 17 Jun 2012 05:42

I think Americans might be more likely to use ancestry :-)

Christopher

Christopher Report 17 Jun 2012 08:48

that is what i am now discovering