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

Disadvantage of a practice without timer

Every time I do a practice without timer and don't finish it because I'm out of hearts, there's no update of the strength of these words. While it's done in timed practice (which I don't really like to use because the timer doesn't stop after an answer). So, I think there's should be an update of the status of repeated words even if I fail to finish the practice.

February 4, 2013

4 Comments


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

+1 the timer should pause after an answer to take a breath

February 4, 2013

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

I have *NEVER * been able to finish in the 2 minutes! :( I think it's a terrible disadvantage to slower typers and there should be a choice if you want to be timed.

February 4, 2013

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

What's the big deal about the timer and finishing within 2 minutes? It just gives you 5 points more, nothing else. The longest it's taken me to finish a timer practice was 11 mins, I still finished it! I wouldn't worry about the timer, just make sure you don't run out of hearts.

February 4, 2013

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

Will it be marked as complete? I've tried this (over 2 minutes and with hearts remaining) and I get the sad owl still, what is your trick?

February 4, 2013
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