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Bug: a skill can't be strengthened

I just finished learning the Esperanto skill "Verbs: ig/iĝ" and right after finishing them suddenly the skill strength is 4/5 which should not happen since I just finished it literally a few seconds ago.

Anyways, I tried to strengthen them, but after that I got the 10 xp as usual but my skill is not strengthened yet.

Would you guys please fix it? Thanks!

2 years ago

6 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/iwc2ufan
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That's not a bug most likely but that you looked at a lot of hovers or that you did the skill over a few days, so you may need to just practice twice to re-gild it.

This happens to me all the time if I do half of a skill, leave it for a few days, come back and finish or if it's a really long skill, it almost always happens for instance, the really long ones where it has 9 or so modules. If I am doing one a day for 9 days, it has been 9 whole days since I did the first part of the lesson, so the algorithm gets set off because it's been 9 days since I have practiced the first part, 8 for the second and so on. Then it will immediately be un-gilded and sometimes take 2 goes to re-gild, maybe even 3 if it is a big enough lesson.

It's all an algorithm that takes into account things like how long it's been since you reviewed the skill, how many hovers you needed, how many you got wrong and so on. It will do this even if you just finished or did a single practice.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/gamehelp16

Thank you, the skill is strengthened after trying it once again. And yes, the module is long and I need a few days to finish it, so maybe that's what causing this to happen.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Robloxian_Kitten

I have the exact same problem

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/IvoryLizzy1

Yeah, that's happened to me too, but in Spanish Present 1 (I think) I've tried to strengthen it at least 7 times now, without using the hover, and it still won't strengthen.

2 years ago

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That sounds like an actual bug. 7 times should be enough.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/YoMama6776
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wow ur langeges

2 years ago