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It would be good to also show our level when we made a comment or a translation instead of just our current level

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Now that we have two types of levels (tree level and translation tier level), I'd like to re-open the idea of duolingo showing our level when we made a comment or a translation rather than showing our current level.

I sometimes see my own comments in discussions showing my current Spanish level of 19. If I was say at level 5 when I made the comment, showing level 19 makes it look too authoritative. And if it was a question that I made at level 5, it makes me look like an idiot if I'm asking that question at level 19.

In a way, it might be worse with translation tiers. Assuming it's important that we know the tier level of the person who translated the current sentence, it seems like it has to be the level they had when they did the translation. (I don't actually know that duolingo is planning to show the current tier level rather than the one when it was made, I'm just guessing it will be the same as for discussions.)

My suggestion: Show both levels. The one the person had when they wrote the comment or translation, and the one they now have. Maybe like this: (5,19).

(I know I started another discussion about this regarding tree-levels before, but I can't find it, sorry.)

4 years ago

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In the case of regular levels, everyone should be able to tell that leveling up is possible and all that, and showing two rows if little flags wouldn't look very good. Anyone would agree on the translation tier thing, though.

4 years ago

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BarbaraMorris
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I don't mean two rows of little flags. I just mean two numbers after each flag.

Instead of just

flag 19

show

flag 5,19

or to avoid confusion for people who use comma as a decimal point

flag 5:19

where flag is the little flag

4 years ago