I know a lot of you are working very hard cleaning up the tree by merging profiles. I feel like we are making very good progress right now and I wanted to share some data. Last week you all completed a record number of profile merges - 82,792!
With the recent success in killing zombies, and some upcoming enhancements we're working on for better collaboration and and improved merge issues list, I'm excited to see how the tree will look in a few months.
Thank you for the compliment! It's nice to be noticed! I'm one of those merger people, and I try to spend a few hours each day on my hundreds of family profiles. I've been able to trace both branches back to the 500's - and many, many interwovens with both parents; makes for quite an interesting voyage! Geni tells me I'm a great-great, then I move to the next generation, and suddenly I'm a multicousin/colorful marriage/removed, on the other side of the fam ... good grief! So, I've been writing down the names, to keep it all straight. It's all been quite fascinating, and educational, too. Kitty Milloy, San Diego, CA
Private User that is great - thanks for putting in the work!
Shiri Dori-Hacohen possibly, although we want to make sure that we don't reward merging for merging's sake - we want to make sure that we are rewarding quality as well.
This morning, as soon as I logged in, I saw that there were 4 discussions, 1 message, a bazillion merge issues, and 1 merge request. I ran quick like a bunny to do the merge request first! I didn't want someone else to nab it! LOL! Unfortunately, all the info was exactly the same so I didn't get to do any research. But it was still fun!
Waow! (As my Swedish friend says!) Terrific work! Yay, us!!!
One Great Help from Geni would be some way to delete emails sent requesting a merge ... only to find when opening said email (sometimes within a minute) that the requested merge has already been done. This can be quite time consuming. And for naught. But I guess there is no way Geni can do that. ?
I suspect that what is happening is person A has person B marked as Automatically accept but person B is unaware and so when person B is sending out merge completion requests they are sending to person A C and perhaps D (or more) to ensure the merge gets completed by someone. If there was a way for person B to be able to easily tell that person A was accepting his requests automatically then he would no longer put requests in to other people and so the other people wouldn't be wasting their time.