https://www.duolingo.com/Bob20020

Found a user with negative xp!

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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?

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SarahK7174
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That is weird, and that discussion is hilarious.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SamoolTheSamosa

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Kino760730
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agree. it makes no sense. also this discussion is funny

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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So is this one. Upvoted.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jasonchen845

By the way, usagiboy7 is moderator, not admin

1 year ago

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_Help

Must be a bug, or something like that.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Hope the user doesn't mind that there is a discussion gossiping about him.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bob20020
Bob20020
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He probably quit years ago.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Oh good point. Like I commented below, that post was three years ago.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/toggitang2

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

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Don't worry. I'm even worse.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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That was posted three years ago, also.

1 year ago

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

1 year ago
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