https://www.duolingo.com/Banana119

Duolingo In The Bathroom!?

I was at my local community college today and while I was in the stall I am certain that I heard the duolingo sound of someone completing a lesson and the sound of them typing and selecting different options while in the stall next to me. It was halarious!

5 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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Hey, if you've got free time on your hands, might as well do a lesson right? :D

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/68dustin

LOL

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JessHinds13

I've had people ask if I was okay because I stayed in a stall an extra seven minutes to complete a section.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MikeBetter

I have done that at work since cell phones are technically forbidden. turns out they can't place cameras to watch us in the stalls. If they could they would.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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Where do you work that cellphones are forbidden?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/phyzelo

The corporations big and small, I've worked at, have all had policies that say workers can't use cell phones. Apparently, they, corporate officers, don't want to pay us while we are net surfing. Some even blocked most of the internet on the computers at work too.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wazzie
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Many government/military workplaces won't allow cellphones because cameras are not allowed and it is almost impossible to have a cell phone these days without a camera (except for a few BlackBerrys made just for that purpose). Some don't allow cellphones at all because they could be used as recording devices.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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Isn't everything a recording device yet? I recently read an article warning people about the danger of USB cables spying on you. o.O

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wazzie
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At my previous government job, we weren't allowed to use flash drives :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wazzie
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@ziggKogg
Actually we couldn't plug anything 'extra' into our computers, including keyboards, mice from home. I'm pretty sure this is the type of stuff they were guarding against. I remember someone had a USB fan or something, and they were told they couldn't connect it. Once, someone forgot, and plugged something they weren't supposed to into the USB slot, and IT confiscated the device and their computer until they were sure it was 'safe'.
Pain in the butt if you wanted to charge a iPod or something (but lets face it, those are just mini storage devices)
This was all post 9/11 pre-Snowden.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Veekhr
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The flash drive/usb ban in government jobs came after Chinese hackers allegedly infected DoD networks with some kind of virus. Sometime in 2008.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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Well of course, flash drives are obvious. Makes you kind of wonder how Snowden managed to get his hands on some secret documents.

This article mentioned peripherals that connect USB cable; keyboards, mice etc. Cables manufactured in the USA.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ziggKogg
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@wazzie

Wow, very intriguing. Thanks for the information.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Inked.Bookworm

Just about anywhere... To ensure you're actually doing work while at work.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/celalergun
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I've done two exercises this morning at home. It is better than staring into cat's litter and count her productions that she failed to cover :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Mitchell_MT
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That's hilarious. But hey, at least he/she is using duolingo.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kimberly_Lynn

If it was me, I wouldn't mind that being said. Nothing was said against it or anything like that. I do it on the exercise bike in the gym. Sometimes I have to mouth the words. I'm sure I look ridiculous.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aowstin

oui oui ;)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Little_Shadow_

XD XD XDDDDD

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vorarlberg

All I take away from this discussion is that you should never borrow someone's cell phone.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/demilade1410
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Lol

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wildwm
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Lol I once saw a girl on the bus using duolingo, but in the bathroom, really!? haha XD

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Deinanthe
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If I were able to access Duolingo in the bathroom, I would use it there! ;)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/inkybaba
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Putting iFunny out of business

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JackedTortoise

Today I was recommending this website to a friend and this girl overheard us. She said: ''it it Duolingo?'' I was pretty psyched! Though it turns out she used it for 1 week and quit. But still, meeting people who know Duolingo in real life is always a pleasant surprise.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/caselthor
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I do the same thing. Commute? DL. Break between classes? DL. Bathroom? DL.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dorothy1234
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actually, it's the title that makes me laugh, not the comment.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TimothyGeek

For me it was the other way around... I looked at the title and thought "What could possibly be worth reading in that post?" I read the post, and immediately understood.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/eggplantbren

I once heard someone practicing on the train, which is much more normal. I couldn't hear what language it was but it was a lower voice, so definitely not Spanish or French.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MartinezSwift

Bathroom guy typing answer Duolingo: "Correct! You've completed this lesson!" Bathroom guy: "YES!" You: Looking under stall "Excuse me? Are you alright?" Bathroom guy: "Oh, uh, just crapping and learning, um.......can you pass me some toilet paper?"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Daniel-in-BC

I can't spare a square.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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That voice!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AlsEenPoffertje
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Not even one ply?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/endgargoyle
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no

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TurronDeCoco

Quick, translate the following sentence into the language you're learning: "I was caught using Duolingo in a public washroom, and now the whole world knows about it because Banana119 blogged about it online."

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JDThompson

Is your community college Daytona State College by any chance? Because I was doing some French lessons in a restroom on campus just about 4 days ago...

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/QueenLethargy

seriously...XD

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Phobic
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If I wanted to practice duolingo at the local community college, I might consider hiding in a bathroom. It's a relatively quiet environment, but nobody is likely to be bothered or bother you if your app makes noise. XD

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DaleyDan

that is great, i mean what ever and when ever they can learn.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tonywangtj
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I always try to complete at least one Duolingo lesson in the morning.(In The Bathroom of course..)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Errori
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I'd do that too if there was a Duolingo app for Windows Phone. ;(

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Little_Shadow_

Actually, there is! If you have a Windows 10 phone. Keep on learning! (And pooping XD)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aukejw
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You mean you DON'T use it in the bathroom?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/fer84
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Private bathroom - yes a lot. Public bathroom - also, but with earphones and speaking lessons deactivated

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/aukejw
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No speaking lessons here either. Although it'd be pretty amazing to hear someone yell Duolingo-sentences from a bathroom stall.

"I AM A PENGUIN"

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Usagiboy7
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Challenge accepted!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/porquepuedo
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*applause*

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/leonardicus

Sono un pinguino! :D

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/68dustin

Imagine being in a public stall and hearing one of the lines like "you are stupid."

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/demilade1410
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Lol

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Little_Shadow_

I literally am laughing so hard rn XD XD XDDDDd

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BenTheGeek

LOL! That's funny, man(woman)!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/demilade1410
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Lol

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ShadowtheanimalN

Lol!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MehrinSa

The fact that Duolingo is addictive makes it possible.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/livsoccer02

That is not that weird. Some people play video games. Some read. So take there laptop in there to play games! So why not!

5 years ago

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That tickles my funny bone.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Robgambino

every time I'm on the toilet at work killing time and learning at the same time lol

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/landnsea

And I thought I were hooked up. :) Nice.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Titanik
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I did that when I have my own private bathroom. now living in dorm life,I miss using duolingo in the bathroom badly :(

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cbatt
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I've seen people doing Duolingo in public but not in the bathroom. LOL.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/mkacrss
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Maybe it was me! :P

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/talmage

but it will probably give you a better chance of getting sick. and since there would be more germs it would be more likely to contaminate

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/anshulshri619

everyone is free in the bathroom, better learn a language than count the number of tiles!right?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/bittybank
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Lol! :D XD

5 years ago

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I guess wherever it seems suit for the person, it would be acceptable. Good on them for learning in the br lol...

5 years ago

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LOL!

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SenorSpencerWise

LOL.... I do that all the time... it is often the only break i get from teaching all day long :)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/JessieKaye

LOL ;)

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BankVault3
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Yeah. I agree with BankVault2 and Firepaw

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gottesanbeterin

LoL

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dorothy1234
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Funny!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SpiralStat

I do that at my private home bathroom, but in a college bathroom!? XDDD

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jasonchen845

Bruh

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Little_Shadow_

beats the ground with fists and laughs uncontrollably

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Little_Shadow_

Gotta poo, better bring my chromebook!

1 year ago
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