Do you have "cousin bait" ideas?

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As you may have seen, last week we released the "cousin bait" toolkits. Every profile has a fish hook icon cousin bait icon which leads to a page with specific action items for luring cousins. Here's an example.
WikiTree already works pretty well as cousin bait. These are just ways to add more bait to the hooks.
Do you have any ideas that aren't listed there?
in Genealogy Help by Chris Whitten G2G Astronaut (1.4m points)
I tried chocolate, but the response was both voluminous and genealogically inaccurate, and disproportionately female.
You've been pretty thorough, Chris. There are a lot of good ideas on the page.

Mm.... When I click on Bartlett-10 in your example above, there is no fish-hook/cousin bait option. what happened?

Hi Jillaine. The link to the cousin bait page only appears if you're on the Trusted List. If you go to one of your own profiles you should see it. Or you can go directly to

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I have alot of family on facebook and other social media sites, it would be nice to invite them though facebook etc. without having to use a .com email address.
by Nicholas Loweth G2G4 (4.1k points)
Nicholas, what do you mean by "without having to use a .com address" ?
I misphrased saying .com, what i ment is you cant currently invite someone using or

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