https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

I have finished my Greek tree and it was amazing


The tree was just too good to be true!! I loved it but I think I rushed to learn so I am going to redo the tree over the next moth hoping to get to level 25

For those of you interested

1288 Words in the course (I know that because of DuoTweak)
278 lessons
The course is too good to be true

August 31, 2016

24 Comments
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https://www.duolingo.com/Theo_Matrakas

Congratulations :D You have finished the course in less than a day!!! Yeah!!!!

I was wondering how the scarf with the Greek flag would be!!! Finally, the graphic designers chose a mixing of the old Greek flag with blue and white vertical lines!!!

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Stergi3

There is no such Greek flag of course. It is as if the American one was with vertical lines. Can they correct it somehow?

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

I loved it, you might as well contribute to Greek for French or something, you did a great job (there were a few bugs at the end but I will review them later.)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Theo_Matrakas

I would like it, but I don't know French. I know only some Italian!!! I would like to contribute in a future Latin course for English speakers if they accept me. I study Latin, I know only basic things, but I have many books which may be useful!!!

I know! The last skills were the skills that we didn't check so much and the level of difficulty of the sentences is much harder. We will focus on these skills soon. If you notice any mistake or bug, report it in order to correct it asap.

By the way, good luck with the Useful Greek Resources

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

The Useful Greek Resources will be updated day by day, I have been looking for some books recently and so far no luck. I am going to be looking for some movies as well, if there are any resources that you recommend could you post them on my stream?! Thanks

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Theo_Matrakas

OK :D

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/PierreRousselFan

In less than 24 hours. Respect! Did you test some skills out?

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

Quite a few, I did as many at the same time as possible! I love the language. Even though it is not my native language

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

How did you do it so fast? The golden owl looks nice, but it seems lighter in color than the other ones, and the font is different (or is that just because the image is slightly squashed.)? Well done!

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

Hehe, I had an uncle who was a native Greek speaker and I went to Greece when I was 20 so yeah and thanks!

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi

I've never seen anyone finish a tree that quick on Duolingo without testing out of the whole tree. Good luck with any other languages you may plan on learning!

BTW, I have a golden owl hall of fame, so I'll add you to it now:)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

(... I tested out about 200 of the skills, but the rest I did from scratch)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/nimnoris

Apropos of your accomplishment, I'm imagining your owl celebrating in slow-mo to Vangelis' "Chariots of Fire" theme.

September 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Congratulations :)

...and could you move this post to the Greek forum? More of your fellow Greek learners will see it there. Duolingo has millions of users, thousands of whom use these forums - if we all keep our celebrations to the individual language forums, it helps keep this forum un-cluttered.

Don't delete it and create a new one, just click edit, and change the topic from Duolingo to Greek. Here's a guide on how to move a post: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/16609773

Thanks :)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

It is in the Greek forum!? Thanks though

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

It is now :)

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/piguy3

Dude, why do care sooo much about this? You must have this script permanently saved in a document somewhere. I don't see a basis in the Duo community guidelines for such requests.

One person's "uncluttered" is another person's dull and vacant. Of all the times to not worry about this, you'd think the first person finishing a brand new course would be one.

But come to think of it, generally (i.e. the 99.999% of them that aren't the first handful) finishing tree posts are sort of drivel anyway, I go to the main forum for some random distraction. I go to the language forums with serious language learning (or to answer serious questions) in mind. From where I sit, "look at me and my X language owl"—definitely in the random distraction category ("look at me and my streak"—even worse, but I don't know your particular practice with regards to those).

September 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

I know it's boring, and I'm sorry about that. Different people are subscribed to different forums for a reason, though. Different people want different things from these forums. Some people are only interested to take part in the discussion forum for the particular language they're studying. Some people are willing and able to help troubleshoot the problems are having, and some people aren't. Some people have a general interest in language learning, and Duoling's workings, and are interested to read the discussions in the main Duolingo forum.

Everyone reading the forums ought to be able to make a choice about which things they sign up to read, and that only works if things are posted in the right place.

The main Duolingo forum isn't designed to be for what you've described as drivel and distraction. There are some genuinely interesting and useful posts in here, it's just that they tend to get swamped by the other stuff.

September 2, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/GinnyCY

Congratulations, griffpatch! Keep up the good work.

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

: D Thanks

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/KristenDQ

Wow, that was quick! Congrats!

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/griffpatch

Thanks!!

August 31, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/Acrosoph

Συγχαρητήρια! Glad to hear that you liked the tree! What a cute owl! :P

September 1, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/piguy3

Congrats, griffpatch!

September 2, 2016
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