https://www.duolingo.com/wyattpeak

What do people use so many lingots on?

It seems every other person is looking to get more. It's not like I have piles, but I don't think I've ever used a single one. Do people just do lots of progress tests?

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Akvamariin
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Those who are constantly looking for more probably just do it as a hobby, to have more fun in the community. Like if your hobby is gathering rocks haha. Might be some newer users assume that lingots are more useful than they actually are. Guess some just value lingots more than others.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jolynnedougherty
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There are also generous people who give them away to encourage others, to say thank you, and just for goodwill, but I have never seen those people go around asking for Lingots. Others just give them to them and they work hard at other languages. As I type this, I also think that the human brain is wired to want to earn things, and Lingots cash into that fact.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Clarissa_Kennedy

I guess some people just like to have the most lingots to impress people ,or they are waiting for something new in the lingot store ,they save them till they have enough to host a xp contest ,or they like giving them to other people?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Akvamariin
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You mean it's kind of like a status symbol?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/photomaster15

yes it could be that.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/finndj
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They spend them on Progress Quizes, and save them up for when they learn other languages. Other languages have Bonus Skills that cost 30 lingots, so if you are looking to buy them for multiple courses, that's a lot of lingots!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/photomaster15

what i use linguist for is to buy different things in the store but as you progress things start to get more expensive so you have to save more lingots. also people give them to other people i do sometimes!!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/photomaster15

*lingots ( stupid spell check )

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Clarissa_Kennedy

lol

2 years ago
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