https://www.duolingo.com/_XSuperWomanX_

Danger on Duo.

Hi. Recently I put up a post that asked people if they went to my school. The point of this was to meet people who went to my school and create a tiny study group. An amazing user pointed out that this would let other users know where I was and if anybody from my school responded then that could put them in danger. The point of this is to stay safe. Don't post things that give away your location too closely, like you can have the city or state or town you live in but don't put your direct address on your profile, and don't give away your email or phone. It's a bad idea. Stay safe, XSuperWomanX

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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And you shouldn't give out your age, email address, phone number, grade (if you're still in school), ZIP code, home address, or anything like that either.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_XSuperWomanX_

Yes that too. Those are all smart things to do.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/EvelynOlson0KRBT

Or postal code ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lemniscatarum
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That's a zip code. In Britain we call it postcode.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/-Miw-

Can you give me some lingots?

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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No.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vanmathi5

Thanks for your advice! Anyway people already know about this. If you read the guidelines, then you will understand ALL the issues that should not be created.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/_XSuperWomanX_

Yes but some people just skip through the guidelines and don't read them.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Vanmathi5

You are right. I am happy to see that a newly joined person is well aware of certain things...!!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/CarlosLM.
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I myself skipped the guidelines, I thought it was enough to be sensible in the forums. However, as I see they're not too long, I am going to read them just in case ;)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Yeah, duo really should have a guide for beginners.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Multi0Lingual4
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@Woof https://support.duolingo.com/hc/en-us

Like this help center? Or perhaps the FAQ area: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/8000024

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Woof.
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Yeah, I know about the help page, but people read it as often as they read the guidelines.

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https://www.duolingo.com/Arachnje
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I agree. I think an independent Safety on Duo sticky is necessary.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Scarlett_Lucian
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Agreed! Something that pops up when you join.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/-Miw-

Can you give me some lings?Thanks

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sie00
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Wrap yourself in bubble, lock the door and swallow the key.

1 year ago

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