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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/m.will.i.am.son

If I cannot get rid of the health bar, I will get rid of the app, leave duoLingo, and move on.

I really like the duoLingo app, but the health bar limits my access. I make a typo, lose a heath bar. Forget the correct form of pronoun, lose a heath bar. Miss hear a word, lose a heath bar. Brain-toot, lose a heath bar. Within minutes, I can't use the app for 24+ hours. My roommate has the non-heath bar version. I would like the same thing.

The app works...when I get to use it. I've learned and am excited to keep learning, but as soon as I hit a spot where I struggle, my opportunity to improve is taken away.

I will try to reinstall my app, but if that does not work, I will delete my account and move on, but not after letting as many people as possible know not to waste their time downloading the app.

April 26, 2017

14 Comments


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

As I don't have this health bar, I need to ask: If you cannot use the app for 24+ hours, how are you supposed to keep your streak intact?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jan-ErikJ

I don't have the health bar myself, but strengthening should still be available during the 24h. I think strengthening even brings health back, so that you are able to continue quicker.


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

That was my assumption: that the health bar only inhibits your ability to start new skills. I was hoping that you could strengthen old skills as much as you like. If this isn't the case then it is quite worrying.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Horako224

I suggest you stop using the app. It's just a toned down braindead version of desktop. The only thing it's good for is keeping the streak going that's pretty much it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/estudianteMTI3

I feel sorry for you, I love heath bars too.


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

LOL. I was going to say I hate heath bars!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/MichaelSki18

Just use the website version, not the app. No health bar (which in the app annoyed me greatly too).


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