https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daKanga

Skills not being strenghened

I have been asked by 2legit4u : "I was wondering why when I strengthen skills about a third to a fourth of the time it doesn't actually strengthen the skill? "

I referred to help

But this problem is not about unlocking a level.
"2legit4u:I don't need to unlock a level. It won't let me strengthen pre-existing skills that I've already unlocked at times."

Can anyone shed some light on this ?

March 4, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Artilex

I think they means that the skill isn't becoming gold, even when they strengthen several times.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daKanga
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If that is the case, and it frequently happens for me - it is because that skill has a lot in it - so it requires you to do a fair bit of strengthening in it - to finally make it go gold.

However it does eventually go gold.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/2legit4u

That might be it. If you mean however that you gain any golden bars and just have to repeat it once it is however not it unfortunately because no bars rise at all.

Edit: Posted in the link mentioned below by Jerikhal.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jrikhal

Could you ask the user if it's this bug? In which case can you tell them to post about it there so all info are grouped: staff is reading the other one for sure. So any users suffering of the bug presented there can still fill report Bug form (see in the linked discussion).

Of course, if it's not this one, they should come and give details here. ;)

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daKanga
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Thank you jrikhal ! I will do !

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/cswrawr

I'm wondering if maybe they're testing a way to keep you from being able to regild a skill all at once? I've noticed the last couple days that skills will strengthen about half way and then repeat the same words after that and I have to wait until the next day to strengthen it the rest of the way.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CodyORB

It's the same problem with some skills in the Welsh course; redoing the lessons usually works.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/daKanga
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So it is about redoing the individual lessons in that particular skill - as to
1) being the way to eventually get that skill to go gold and/or
2) being the quickest way to get that skill to go gold.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/CodyORB

1.

You don't need to redo all the skills, only until you gold the skill

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/S0R0USH

There is a bug where going on global timed practice mode will repeat the same exact questions every time you do a session of it. It is not even a variation of sentences with the same vocabulary. It is the same vocabulary in the same sentences. It has been happening on all my language trees.

March 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/zubiz

Yes, I confirm that, terrible.

March 5, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/natalie9129

or when you click the skill there is usally a strengthen skill option

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LangForThought

I've been having the same issue for about a month now with the Present Tense 1 skill of Welsh. It's pretty exhausting to hear the same sentences over and over.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/otsogutxi

Hi! I find that it happens to me every second day or so.

March 4, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/LukeSechrest

When it happened to me a couple of days ago, it was because I wasn't connected to the internet.

March 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jamesmbroussard

So, for example, yesterday I did practice lessons and got all topics to hold down to past tense. When I logged in this morning Objects and Time were no longer gold and need to be strengthened again. This is the 8th consecutive day this has happened. At this rate, I'll never complete this level!

March 7, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/AminaAyoub2

it means he was not practicing enough. it happens to me with food. He Just needs to keep the bars up. if you go to words, you will see what you need to practice more.

July 18, 2017
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