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[–]delta24 4 insightful - 1 funny4 insightful - 0 funny5 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Call me paranoid, but I will not partake in genetic testing if I can avoid it. Any corporation holding the genetic information of many people can lead to blackmail if the test results fall into the wrong hands.

[–]baal[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

Yep... It's not for me either.

[–]Brandon 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (2 children)

Interesting, 23andMe actually offered their service to me, my brother, and my sister for free. It's normally almost $200 each.

[–]baal[S] 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny -  (1 child)

Huh, unusual.

Did you take them up on the offer?

[–]Brandon 1 insightful - 1 funny1 insightful - 0 funny2 insightful - 1 funny -  (0 children)

I did, hesitantly. I've been interested in my genealogy my entire life, though honestly it didn't tell me a whole lot in those terms, but other things were interesting. Not sure it was worth the risk though.