https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

Strengthened lessons not showing change

Hello, Duolingo World: Help! For the past three days, when I strengthen a lesson because the strength bars have dropped, the lesson is not registering as strengthened. How do I solve this?

February 27, 2017

13 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Aria487

Your account is fairly new, I suspect this might be a by-product of the upgrade these accounts are going through. My own account is a year old, but I also have a problem with the skill "Occupations" in Irish: Its strength doesn't go up.
The only solution I know of (from the occasional posts that were made before this upgrade) is to re-do the lessons. Do it and see what happens.

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

go raibh maith agat, Aria487. I'll try that!

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AcerPandoren

Exactly the same thing for me. No matter how many times I've gone through the "strengthen skills" function it has not done anything and unfortunately it is a basic and rather unimaginative section- there's only so many times I can type "I like coffee" before I go batty.

Just tried Aria's suggestion to redo the lesson itself and job done! My sanity has been restored :) Thanks!

February 28, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Since you're asking for help using the site, could you move this post to the Troubleshooting forum? Your post is likely to get a lot more attention there, because that's where the people who are willing to help with this sort of problem hang out. It will also help keep this forum easy to navigate for those who aren't part of the troubleshooting group.

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

...and here's a guide on how to choose which forum to post in: [Guide] In which forum should I post my discussion?.

Thanks :)

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

Done. Thanks!

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Maman2017

same for me! No matter how many times I've gone through the "strengthen skills" function it has not done anything.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/AcerPandoren

Re-do the lessons themselves for that section rather than the strengthen button and see if that works. It solved it instantly for me.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

Maman 2017, stay calm! AcerPandoren (below) was on the right track. In fact, all I did was redo the last exercise in the lesson, and the lesson showed as strengthened.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/prime1999

I've exactly the same problem with Timed Practice sessions, but it seems that it's the same for you with normal "strengthen" sessions. I keep getting the same lesson over and over again! I had posted also on the main thread Duolingo at https://www.duolingo.com/comment/21200222 , but I got 5 downvotes! Anyway I moved by thread to Troubleshooting. Maybe I should just repost it instead.

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

Thanks prime1999. That's comforting... along the lines of "misery loves company." I've moved my post to the "troubleshooting" forum. Maybe we'll get some responses there.

February 27, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/K8yMac

The glitch appears to have been fixed now. But if it happens again, the first thing to try is to redo the last exercise of the lesson; I did that, and it showed the lesson as strengthened.

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Maman2017

OK but it didn't work for me!

March 1, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Georgiaonc

It's been happening to me with the Greek course too... I go over and over the same exercises trying to strengthen skill but .verbs and adjectives just stay the same. Now I'm going to try the tip given and re-do the lessons....will let you know how I got on!!

June 5, 2017
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