FAG list of errors

+4 votes
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Why do we get offered an error list for our profile when many are Find A Grave that do not match?  FAG entries are either valid or not. Gravestone photos yes. Sourced, yes.  Confirmed by other data , yes.  Just people's remembered details,  no.

Just offered for research purposes - OK, but I want a zero error list and I don't want to have to go through all these Find a Grave entires to reaffirm why I chose not to use their dates.
in Policy and Style by Susan Fitzmaurice G2G6 Mach 4 (42.8k points)

2 Answers

+7 votes
Just mark them as false error and they go away for good.
by Doug McCallum G2G6 Pilot (424k points)
+5 votes
Hi Susan,

About a week ago there was a very involved Question on this topic.

https://www.wikitree.com/g2g/646912/improvement-suggestion-remove-find-grave-suggestion-report?show=646912#q646912

From this discussion,  I decided it's a very involved topic that might not have a quick solution.   Coupled with the fact that just last weekend there was a  "Project" to have volunteers clean up the Find A Grave suggestions,   I decided to take Doug McCallum's recommendation.   I would rather not have someone unfamiliar with my profiles  quickly add the Find A Grave info..... because I've found too many errors, even with the information clearly visible on the headstone photos.

I'm sure the suggestions report will evolve.
by Peggy McReynolds G2G6 Pilot (442k points)
Thank you!  I will check it out.

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