https://www.duolingo.com/Phillip1908

Das war eine Enttauschung.

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I just hit level 25 German. No tinny metallic fanfare. No sacred Owl winking and shaking his feathers. Not even a message to say I had leveled up. Nothing! For the last week as I approached level 25 I felt a sense of nearing something. Now!! I don't anymore. Ich weiss nicht , was ich jetzt tun soll.

May 12, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan
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May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Phillip1908
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Vielen Dank. Das Feuerwerk war alles was ich brauchte

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Heike333145
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Herzlichen Glückwunsch zu Deinem Level 25! :-) Und wie schade, dass Du es als Enttäuschung erlebst. Es stimmt: Es wäre schön, wenn Duo bei dieser Gelegenheit etwas Besonderes sagen oder tun würde.

Ich bringe etwas Musik mit: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j09hpp3AxIE So können wir zusammen feiern. :-)

(Oh, und Pentaan hat das Feuerwerk mitgebracht! Siehst Du, so wird es eine richtig schöne Feier ...)

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Phillip1908
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Danke Heike . Ich denke die Toten Hosen in diesem Monat meine Lieblingsband sein Konnten

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Heike333145
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Das freut mich. Ich mag besonders dieses Lied sehr gerne. Es hat eine schöne Energie, finde ich.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/ElizabethS746001
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Congratulations on your achievement! Feels like it is going to take forever for me to get there, in German.

I got my Golden Owl for Irish. Just hitting that point was enough for me, it felt amazing to know I had done it. Irish had been a serious struggle at first VSO instead of SVO and trying to not sound words as they were spelled. LOL, but once I got the flow of things, it became pretty easy. I can always say, at least I finished Irish. On my way with Welsh and French. French will be a huge milestone, since I have wanted to learn it as a 12 year old, a very, long, long , long time ago.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Phillip1908
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Thank you Elizabeth. You seem to be very much the linguist. Seeing the Welsh flag you are flying makes me think that I really should learn Welsh.....after all I was born in Wales. I live in Wales. Yet I know very little Welsh. So many languages to choose from.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/SteffiBookworm
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Congratulations =)
Owl Band gif

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Saskia390132

Ich finde auch, dass es für 25 was Besonderes geben sollte. Vielleicht eine Feuerwerk-Animation und Duo, der einem auf der jeweiligen Sprach «Glückwunsch» sagt.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/buck72
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Ausgezeichnet! Congratulations! :)

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Judy_Blue_Eyes
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Congratulations upon reaching Level 25. I, too, am disappointed that there is no more fanfare upon reaching Level 25. I miss the option to post my accomplishment to Facebook. My friends are following my progress.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Phillip1908
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Wow Judy! Congratulations to you too. You must have a truly silver tongue with all the 25's flying by your name.

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/panderflax
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I tested out of all of German with my current knowledge. I'm only at about a level 14 but I have completed the entire course. I didn't notice anything special either after finishing everything, except I have the Duo owl statue at the bottom of the German page. I also completed Spanish and have plateaued at level 11.

May 12, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/Lorel90
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Congratulations!!!!

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/helenvee
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Herzlichen Glückwunsche! Das war ausgezeichnet. Bravo!

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/territech
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Herzliche Glückwünsche!

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/slamRN
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Herzliche Glückwünsche, mit einem Lingot hineingeworfen!

May 13, 2018

https://www.duolingo.com/guntunge
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Verbring einen Urlaub in Deutschland, Österreich oder der Schweiz, um es auszunutzen?
Immigriere in ein Land mit deutschen Sprechern?
Lies deutsche Bücher? W Goethe, F Schiller, T Mann, F Schätzing, S Zweig, P Süßkind, H Hesse...

Würde das nicht sinniger sein, wie irgendeine virtuelle Gratulation?

Ich mag, dass mir mein Fortschritt angezeigt wird, aber mein Ziel ist die Sprache zu lernen und dann zu nutzen.

Go to vacation to Germany, Austria or Swiss, to use your new skills?
Immigrate to a country with German speakers?
Read German books? W Goethe, F Schiller, T Mann, F Schätzing, S Zweig, P Süßkind, H Hesse...

Wouldn't that make more sense, than some virtual celebration?

I like that i see my progress, but my goal is to learn the language and then use it.

May 15, 2018
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