https://www.duolingo.com/Henry254

Duolingo not awarding lingots properly

I just realized that Duo stopped awarding me lingots for every 10 day streaks for 170 and 180 day streaks (17 and 18 lingots respectively). Also, upon reaching 30000 XPs (Level 25), I wasn't awarded 25 lingots. Obviously it is not that I have anything significant to do with the lingots but they give motivation to learn more by accumulating them. Could this be a bug or Duo just messed up everything? Gracias.

January 4, 2018

16 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Kansokusha

There was another post about this that I commented on a few days ago.

After that time I think I have confirmed that the problem is the app. The sequence was this: in my case, I was not awarded the 260-day streak bonus on Android, but I did get the 270-day bonus on Web. Then, I was not awarded the 280-day bonus either on Android, and just a few hours ago I took these screenshots after reaching my goal again on the browser version.

So I guess yeah, the problem must be the App.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Kartoffeleis

Same here, reached level 21 in Swedish, no lingots.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
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I can confirm that the android app is still not fixed as I accidentally used it on my 940th day today---and lost out on 94 lingots as a result.

I will endeavor to use duolingo.com on every tenth day hereafter, as I had been successfully doing for the last several months.

July 21, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/BelgianStr

I just reached level 20 and I received 20 lingots. A/b test?

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/garpike

Other people have complained about this, so something is certainly going on. The last time I reached a streak divisible by ten the app told me I had been awarded lingots, but I didn't recall the number I had previously, so I've no idea whether it actually did; I'll try to pay attention at the next one.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/garpike

All right, I did pay attention, and DL did give me 88 lingots today (this happened on the iOS app), so this problem clearly isn't affecting all users/platforms.

January 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Dugggg
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Woohoo! It must just be a bug in the android app. Today I only used the web page, and was successfully awarded my 75 lingots.

January 9, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/JammyDodgie

I'm not sure, as other are complaining too, so I'll watch out for next time I get lingots.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nuno275251

This has been going for some weeks now, so I don't think it's a bug. That would mean they have a terrible debug team.

Maybe they have just stopped awarding lingots to people who already have too many? I mean... TOO many, given how little you can do with them...

So, I'm going by a deliberate change on their part.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/b05aplmun.ca

I arguably have "too many" lingots (6995), but am still getting more. On the website, for what it's worth.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nuno275251

I was referring to the 10-day steak feature only. It stopped working for me too.

I think all other lingot earning features are active...

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/wombatua

Worked for me the other day, and with 21,081 lingots right now I certainly fall into the "too many" category.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Nuno275251

That's like winning the lottery in a desert island.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/wombatua

A useless lottery, though...

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/b05aplmun.ca

I'm still getting lingots for my streak every ten days.

January 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/elvper

There have been several bugs in the Android app past week. One was fixed relatively quickly (xp goal chest reward bug). Another one is (some) of your settings being ignored.

January 5, 2018
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