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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

Found a user with negative xp!

I was looking through the comments of the new events update, and saw moderator Usagiboy post a link to this discussion. I looked at the person's profile (here) and they have negative 42 xp in German. Weird right??

They're level one with 102 xp to go to level 2, with the maximum being 60!! What is going on here?

August 4, 2017

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Usagiboy7

It was due to a weird quirk caused by Immersion. If you scroll down the comments in This Discussion I posted a screenshot and explanation of the situation that was causing it.

August 5, 2017

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

I'm only speculating, but I'd guess he got the 42XP by rating sentences in immersion, then reset his tree (removing all XP), then un-rated the immersion sentences (removing the 42XP previously gained). I think the way in which Duolingo used to work would have allowed this to happen.

August 5, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SarahK7174

That is weird, and that discussion is hilarious.

August 4, 2017

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

One of the comments: "poo-o-lingo-

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Kino760730

agree. it makes no sense. also this discussion is funny

August 4, 2017

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

So is this one. Upvoted.

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/jasonchen845

By the way, usagiboy7 is moderator, not admin

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

Whoops

August 4, 2017

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

Must be a bug, or something like that.

August 4, 2017

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

Hope the user doesn't mind that there is a discussion gossiping about him.

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Bob20020

He probably quit years ago.

August 4, 2017

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

Oh good point. Like I commented below, that post was three years ago.

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/toggitang2

Yup i was actually worried it was all about me cause I'm terrible at duolingo

August 4, 2017

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

Don't worry. I'm even worse.

August 4, 2017

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

That was posted three years ago, also.

August 4, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Multi0Lingual4

I wonder if it was some glitch and he re-set his tree, considering you're not supposed to have access to the main forum until you're level 2...strange indeed.

August 4, 2017
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