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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SnarlsBarky

Why does the app platform block the user from further study once "health" has run out?

I can't understand why the online version is so much more forgiving of human error than is the phone app version. What is the rationale for that? Thanks!

May 1, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/merkavar

Can you not restore health with gems, watching ads and using the practice button?

I don’t like the idea of health, but my understanding was that it was to force you to either take a break or go back and review past lessons if you are making too many mistakes in new lessons.

May 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oldaccount0

types 5 spelling errors because of the small keyboard NOPE

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Jettaska

I have noticed that if you are a a Plus member, you can equip a health shield and can practise even if you make mistakes.

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

You can also do this without subscribing to PLUS but you have to use Gems to buy the shield.

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/psionpete

It doesn’t block you, it is trying to encourage you to practice earlier skills. But there are several other ways that you can overcome the lack of health.

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kmpres
  • 1595

because duolingo has there head up their arse

May 4, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oldaccount0

Duo's head is as large as his body

May 5, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Giovanni0604

It does? I'm sorry, but I haven't used mobile in awhile. What exactly is "health"?

May 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/merkavar

It’s one of the a/b tests which I am glad I missed out on. I don’t have that issue with mobile.

May 1, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/oldaccount0

It’s only on iOS

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/SnarlsBarky

Thanks one and all for your responses! I think I get it now. All things considered, I think I prefer the web version. ت

May 2, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/kmpres
  • 1595

just uninstall the app and use the website version instead which does not use the stupid health system.

May 4, 2018
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