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Why do I still have lingots and other people have gems?

Why do I still have lingots and other people have gems?

August 10, 2017

10 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Vanmathi5

Lingots are far much better than gems. If you want to buy streak freeze, you have to pay 500 gems whereas in lingots, you have to pay only 10. Even I have lingots and only the people having ios are having gems....my father's account has been turned into gems!!

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/KVRMx

When I use the regular web version I have lingots ; when I use the App version I have gems. The number I have of these on each version is completely different/ unrelated though everything else pretty much crosses over such as days streak and completed tree, etc. ( though my " fluency percentage" is 1 percent higher on the App version (?) )

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/CinnamonBoy

I've been told that gems are the new lingots for the new update on iOS devices, but I'm not 100% sure.

Lingots are still on the Android devices, that's all I know.

Now, when gems are going to take over android devices, too, and replace lingots for good, I don't really know. But I think on the website for both iOS and android, they're still lingots.

So I don't know why they changed lingots to gems on the iOS.. but they might get changed to them for good in time.

If someone knows more about this, please comment/correct me. X)

I must rather prefer lingots, though. They're "homemade" and what make Duolingo so unique. :)

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Cam_and_Alex

Gems are the monetary unit of the updated iOS app. However, thankfully, it still remains as lingots on the Japanese course. As far as I am aware, they do not intend to actually convert all mediums to gems, and I think it would be a major mistake if they did. But I don't believe you have anything to worry about. =)

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Thomas.Heiss

Because you are the lucky one in the IOS A/B group testing ;)

August 12, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/Cadeboy13

This is confusing. Me and 3 others friends got Duolingo. One had been on for months already. We both still have lingots. the other two have had it for a bit more than a week and have gems. One of them is on Andriod and has gems. Visible Confusion.

June 5, 2019

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

Because you are the chosen one.

August 10, 2017

https://www.duolingo.com/toggitang

Ha :)

August 10, 2017
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