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https://www.duolingo.com/Remy

Welcoming Sitesurf (officially) as a French community moderator!

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I'm pleased to welcome Sitesurf officially as a moderator in both the French forum and the Incubator. If you're a French learner you've definitely noticed Sitesurf's helpful comments and language posts. Sitesurf has been contributing greatly to the community ever since joining Duolingo, and this is an acknowledgement of that.

Volunteer community moderators in the Incubator are helping maintain and improve the language courses that millions of people use every day. Together we're helping spread free language education to the world!

4 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Dessamator
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Finally, this is certainly a well-deserved nomination. I'm certain that the course will improve very quickly.

I really hope Sitesurf can help track down, and correct all those long standing mistakes in the French course. I'm just wondering, can the volunteer incubator moderators, delete incorrect sentences or are they just limited to adding and correcting existing sentences?

I'm sure by now sitesurf probably has a whole document full of Duolingo's errors, and many long time annoyances will probably be corrected quickly.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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To all of you:

I promise I'll do my best (as usual) to enhance your experience with Duolingo

I may have less time available to answer questions on the forum, though, so bear with me and be patient. Personal messages on my stream still most welcome!

Thanks as always for your trust!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tariqnisarahmed

Hip hip hooray :) Very happy to join those recognizing your achievement and appreciating all your help and advice.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Dogstaruk

Thank you for all the questions of mine that you've answered over the last few months. I'm very grateful.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/daisy_glaze
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You're the best!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DetErMinNavn
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Thank you Sitesurf!

3 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jdberry300
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Nice! Sitesurf has been a name I've trusted since I joined Duolingo.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/boringtomi
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Same here!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Hohenems
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It's about time Sitesurf!

Bisous! ;-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wataya
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I can't say how glad I am about these news :)

Someone should be playing the Marseillaise now or something like that :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/GregHullender
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Génial! Now we just need to find a Sitesurf or two for all the other languages. :-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ThanKwee
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Woo hoo!! With both Sitesurf and jrikhal, we have the best. Wonderful news! ☺

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/MultiLinguAlex
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Exactly, sitesurf has always been incredibly helpful and it is absolutely logical and fantastic to see her joining as a mod and contributor. Félicitations à vous, sitesurf!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/LeeShipley

A well deserved honour Sitesurf...and thankyou Remy, not only for the courtesy of the announcement but for all your work.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BastouXII
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Wow super ! Quelle bonne nouvelle pour tous ceux qui apprennent le français avec Duolingo ! Toutes mes félicitations Sitesurf !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrankySka
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congrats sitesurf! and well deserved -- you must have answered hundreds of question for myself alone!!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jeanprendiville

Congratulations, you're a star in my firmament, always there, always enlightening, and constantly helpful. Best news since sliced bread

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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I love your comparison!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Martijn-J

French don't have sliced bread, they break it!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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Yes, we have "du pain en tranches"!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jktsmith
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Sitesurf's gender-neutral screen name leads some to congratulate/compliment him and some her. Sitesurf, breaking down language barriers and, just for fun, stereotypes, too -- Sitesurf? She's analytical, logical, and clear -- and comes to my rescue when I'm in trouble. She shows up time after time and saves me just when I need her! Sitesurf -- he is kind yet firm, and so patient with the same questions over and over. Caring and encouraging to all his leaners. ; j

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/johaquila
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This is excellent news! I believe she has a good overview of the bugs that are still present in the course and that, as we learned recently, don't reach you when reported through the normal system. So this should really boost the quality of the courses.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DXLi
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This is great news! Sitesurf is the best!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Zelah_Meyer

Congratulations, Sitesurf! I frequently check the discussions on questions to find out more, and yours is a name I connect with helpful replies. :o)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/SongbirdSandra

Merveilleux !   Génial !

Sitesurf deserves this recognition!
Merci beaucoup à Sitesurf pour votre aide précieuse.

Félicitations, Sitesurf !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lolaphilologist
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Fantastic! Sitesurf is a class act. Extremely helpful with French as well as incredibly kind, patient and considerate.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chicoscience
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Helped me countless times, answering questions I asked and questions I was about to ask. Thanks bro, well deserved.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/wyeager84
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Félicitations Sitesurf! I have learned so much from you and I am so grateful ! Merci !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AbraxunsIllusion
<h1>BIENVENIDO!!</h1>
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https://www.duolingo.com/salihua
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欢迎!!!

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https://www.duolingo.com/boringtomi
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Fantastic news! When I have any problem with what I learn I check the discussion and immediately start searching for comments by Sitesurf, because I know that he will provide the information I’d need... This should have happened a long time ago IMHO, but better late than never. I’m truly delighted by this news!!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/willijanb

But, I keep wondering, is Sitesurf a man or a woman?

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/boringtomi
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Good question, but I don’t think it’s that important :P

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Meg_in_Canada

She's a she. :) I had to ask, because I wanted to respond to one of her helpful comments in French. Merci, mon...ami? amie? C'est mon amie.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PrakashAbhinav

Now that was a revelation for me!!! Finally, I know!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/BastouXII
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It's actually easier to notice in French because of all the adjectives and past participles that have to agree with one's own gender ;-). She's a woman.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PERCE_NEIGE
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I'm happy to see this! Congratulations. And "Vive la communauté francophone sur Duolingo!" We're all here to help each other. And I'm happy to see Rémy got some help, because I admire him, for his work, but it's too much for only one person!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/willijanb

I like what you say: We're all here to help each other. And, I had no idea Remy was doing this all alone!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Bennemann2
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It was about time! His great knowledge and willingness to help people in the lesson comments is noteworthy. Well deserved!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lingolangs
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Félicitations, Sitesurf! Thanks for all of your help! Merci beaucoup! :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sandyfrench1
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Thanks Remy. Great choice. Congrats, Sitesurf. Totally deserved.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/prky
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I thought he already was on the staff! Félicitations, Sitesurf!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Meg_in_Canada

Excellent news and wonderful addition to the team! Sitesurf is an invaluable contributor to the French learners here, and I'm quite happy to read that she has been offered and has accepted more responsibility for continuing to improve the site. Congrats, mon amie!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FrenchAddict7

It's about time!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Anglea
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Wonderful news!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/desert_rain

Welcome!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/helenvee
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So pleased to hear that, Sitesurf. I don't know where I'd be in French without your excellent and succinct explanations.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/tariqnisarahmed

I wish this post were also in the Duolingo Forum -- might encourage Sitesurf emulators in the less French languages. :)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Denny22
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Excellent news, and also many thanks for all your many invaluable contributions and comments on the French course. You are a star, Sitesurf. I have really appreciated all your shared wisdom. Bravo!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Lingo.Mania

Numerous times I was baffled with tricky questions and Sitesurf's patient and thorough responses came to my rescue. I'm more than certain that's a feeling shared by many here. Much appreciated for all your indefatigable efforts. You are an asset on this forum for us avid learners

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/R4_Online

About time! So does that mean Sitesurf gets a border around his/her picture? (I've never really considered his/her gender until now O.o)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/R4_Online

Hey, look at that! Sitesurf DOES have their own little moderator border!

4 years ago

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As you can see, Duolingo pays attention to your comments!

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The other day I was thinking that Sitesurf is quite a valuable resource. I am glad to see that Duolingo agrees.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/R4_Online

I come back to this thread and I notice that every post is given a lingot. This is like the Oprah Winfrey of all discussion threads. "You get a lingot! And you get a lingot! And you get a lingot! Everyone gets a lingot!"

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/royalhalo
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Bravo !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/jolynnedougherty
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Great news and congratulations, Sitesurf!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samy1979
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Cool :-)

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/samuel_narciso

Est-ce que vous savez quelques website où je peux etuder la gramatique francaise ? (perdon se je ne ecrit pas correctement mais je vaux pratique la langue francaise..mddrrr ) Bonjour des les Iles Caymans

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TKElliott
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Pour la gramatique francaise, en anglais: http://french.about.com/od/grammar/

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/samuel_narciso

C`est vraiment superr...merci beaucoup !!!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/coloraday
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@Sitesurf: You rock, even bebop!

4 years ago

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This is good.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sheena_zeng

Great! Sitesurf helps us a lot! Congrats!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/lafemmecreatrix

Cool! I just discovered the brilliance of Sitesurf, last week. It's really great to see that others are as impressed with this generous soul as I was. Sitesurf, indeed, has offered up some of the most helpful insights I've experienced here, or anywhere, for that matter!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/FonmaEssie

Félicitations sitesurf, vous le meritez

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/cincyfaith

WELCOME!

4 years ago

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Awesome!

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TroelsSchm

Old post but thank you sitesurf! You are making an amazing contribution and you have already helped me so much. Every time I'm unsure about something, I can be certain, that there will be a comment by sitesurf, to help me out.

2 years ago

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Old but still good! Thank you!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ballarat
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Even though this is a very old bulletin, I would like to thank Sitesurf for her invaluable help throughout my tenure with Duolingo. Words cannot do justice. You can always count on her.You can be sure that when you ask for something, you will always get much more than you asked for.Also I appreciate her no nonsense approach. A little bit of fun and teasing is good but it is important to keep comments strictly to knowledge. Also Bravo to Team Duolingo, it is a really great effort on your part!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Sitesurf
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Yes, Ballarat, words do justice (my own, at least). My other reward is to see how sophisticated questions can become, and how French logic increasingly gets imprinted in advanced learners' minds.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/AabLevellen

La meilleure choix. Félicitations à Sitesurf, Remy et tous les autres contributeurs !

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/katsushii

Incredible news! What a wonderful and needed addition to the moderation team! I'm so happy for Sitesurf. Congratulations.

4 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/sandra302500

Thanks you Sitesurf. When I am stuck I always look for your contribution. Your are an excellent teacher.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/RICHARDBER583347
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Brava, Sitesurf ! Vous m'avez aidé beaucoup de temps, et je vous en remercie.

1 year ago

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many times =beaucoup de fois

You're welcome!

1 year ago