What are Skills Points (not XP)?

I received a "XXX is following you" email today and I noticed that it said XXX has 877 Skill Points (133 fewer than you)

I checked my account: I have 3060 XP from activies over the 6 weeks I've been here, so the maths seems to confirm it's not XP. I thought perhaps it was based on common languages - except we have none in common.

I've searched in Discussions and Wikia, but found nothing relevant.

I'd be grateful if someone could explain what Skill Points are and where I check mine - many thanks :o)

October 30, 2017


"Skill points" in those e-mails are just XP in the language where you have the most.

You have 1010 XP in Welsh at the moment. 1010=877+133

October 31, 2017

Thank you! Clear concise answer :o)

Have a lingot for putting my mind at rest :oD

October 31, 2017

This article suggests that skill points are the same thing as XP, but you are correct, the maths does not support this. Previous forum discussions about this also point to skill points = XP, e.g.

October 30, 2017

Thanks - your assessment is good, and I'm still confused about the maths!! Ah well, it may well be a shrug

October 30, 2017
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