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Duolingo; Please remove Crowns

I recently restarted my Russian Language tree so I can go over everything I have done, but these stupid crowns are here now so I have to sit through old lessons and can't complete a whole skill. Duolingo; this is a horrible update and no one likes it, it frustrates me a lot please remove it.

10 months ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/lvmoon

I loved your site yesterday----today I might not use it anymore... Please go back to your old format...or at least give me a choice of the two formats....I like to go back to specific sections to help me review.... PS If you do go back to the user friendly version---maybe you could put an icon on each page that conjugates the verb used on that page...Thanks

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/14_Sebastien

Crowns have good and bad points, like the older versions. The problem is that all the trees have been made for the older version, now with this big changes we need to change them a bit and update them. But I think that Duolingo saw that there were problems and will try to fix it, but you can believe me, they will NEVER go back. For one reason, the creator sais: "When must NEVER listening to what the people that kind of cases". One day, you will be used to and probably like it. You just need time and to see all the potential of this update.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Andresb_UY
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@14_Sebastien Sadly i am agree.

@JaEesti2 You can test out using Android version 3.60, well, you can go back to the old system with that version, the last one without crowns. https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26841020

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Juan922528

Or, he will uninstall, as I did. I am going to be using textbooks and Anki, honestly that was about as good as Duolingo before and now it is better.

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/duolearn4321

Here's how to go back to the old interface if you're on Android: https://www.duolingo.com/comment/26854073

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Christophergort
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I think the new feature is great. I notice that, for me personally, it keeps my interest higher. I found it discouraging when, in the old version, the icons would switch from gold, like I was losing the game. The crowns allow one to continue progressing without being shamed, in a sense. Thanks for the great update, Duolingo!

10 months ago

https://www.duolingo.com/piguy3
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I suspect there are many users who felt the same way. This probably accounts for at least part of why the results in testing were so positive. Of course, there's a systematic bias that those who felt as you do often didn't stick around as long, so were less likely to discover, much less post in the forums.

10 months ago
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