I cannot create a merger after reading the how to, the comparisons don't match

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in WikiTree Help by Paul Stevens G2G Rookie (250 points)
edited by David Selman
Could you please give the WikiTree ID or URL of the two profiles you are wanting help merging? Thanks!
it looks like somehow i did it ,thanks

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Your activity history shows this merge activity:

03:13: Paul Stevens edited the data for George Porter Cunningham (abt.1848-). (Merged cunninham-23 into Cunningham-14627: typo) [Thank Paul for this]03:13: Paul Stevens edited the data for George Porter (cunninham) Cunningham (abt.1848-). (Merged cunninham-23 into Cunningham-14627) [Thank Paul for this]03:13: Paul Stevens created George Porter Cunningham (abt.1848-)[Thank Paul for this]Is this what your question is about?

ago by George Fulton G2G6 Pilot (378k points)
selected ago by Susan Laursen
yes, its been taken care of thanks.
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As I see the both profiles, the merge is done.

But two remarks:

1. You should always merge the higher number into the lower number and not the other way around, as you did.

2. How come you are sure that both profiles represented the same person? You have not added any source and any explanation. Just because the name is the same does not mean it is the same person.
ago by Dieter Lewerenz G2G Astronaut (1.1m points)

In the case of cunningham-23 and Cunningham14627, the correct direction was into 14627, due to -23 not using capital C for Cunningham.

I tried to reply by email to your comments but it went to a no reply box how do i send an email with some information in it.
Even apart from the capitalization issue, the LNABs were not the same:  cunninham-23 lacked the "g" of Cunningham. So, merging from a higher number to a lower number or vice versa was not an issue. It looks like the Cunningham profile was created to fix the typo(s) in the cunninham profile.  Is that correct, Paul?
yes, thats right.
i'll remember correct capitalization next time ,thanks.
i tried to send you a email with info in it but it went to a no reply box how do i send you an email .
Hi Paul,

go on my profil and use the button for the private mail, than I will receive your mail.

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