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I don't think a downvote on the immersion should lower your score towards the next tier. I swear, this morning I had a 78, and it showed up as 78/100, no downvotes. I come back, and I have 9 downvotes that take me down 5 points each! I looked at what got downvoted, and only 2 showed up, and they were fine. I don't think we should be at the mercy of whoever decides they want to mess with us. Sorry about this, but I'm really mad.

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/grantangi
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I think downvotes make no sense at all. The only way you could downvote some translation is if it is wrong. But in that case it would be sufficient to simply correct the sentence. And why a downvote counts 5 times more than an upvote is incomprehensible to me.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ingreendreams
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Mickey, I am really mad too! I think I just got down-voted by someone who took my WHOLE original translation and just added some punctuation. I only down-vote something if it the meaning or grammar are really wrong--and then add a detailed explanation! Otherwise I just edit the sentence without being a jerk and giving a down-vote for no reason. Down-votes should HAVE to be explained!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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The entire upvote/downvote idea should be removed.

4 years ago