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August 10th is the day I reach day 666. Okay that's all. Sorry this is almost 2 hours late.

August 10, 2019

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

do you want to run a discord instead?

August 10, 2019

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

Nope. My target audience (everyone who uses the forums) and Discord users don't intersect very well. This way, all Duo users have equal chance to contact a mod.

August 10, 2019

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

Have a lingot for putting accessibility over ease of use for yourself.

August 10, 2019

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

Frankly doing a Discord would be harder for me as far as I'm aware of. I'll put it on the next questionnaire and we'll see.

Edit: You can have your lingot back plus one.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Linda7Italian

LittleT. Discord would unfortunately exclude many of us who don't use it.

August 10, 2019

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

I don't want DailyDuo to be exclusively on Discord. I'm thinking of a live chat or something once a week (we'll see after I get into the groove). You can vote yes or no on the new survey. ^-^

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JakeB2112

What do the numbers next to the flag next to peoples names mean? i thought it was the number of crowns but now I realized I haven't seen one over 25 so im confused as to what these are.

August 10, 2019

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

They're the remnants of the levels system. You used to be able to see them on your profile, but now you can only see the XP on your profile. Fortunately, there's an XP conversion chart (if you follow the link to my resources there's the link to one there) and you can also see them on your Duome.

August 10, 2019

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

Moderate the forums so hard that we can see them on our profiles again. Get the staff on the forums, and then moderately tell them to change it back or you'll flag them for spam. I knew I could find a work around to your "I'm just a moderator" thing!

August 10, 2019

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

There's a small problem with that... They'd kick us out for abuse of power and then where would we be?

August 10, 2019

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

We can't go full Area 51 raid on them. XD

August 10, 2019

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

Um, I would, but I can't. I'd love to, but I can't.

I'm just a Moderator.
August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/DanielVanD18

How do we do small text? Thanks for all answers as well.

August 10, 2019

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

Put 5 hashtags before your text.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/alexander-ua

Not sure how it works exactly but until today my tree had "castle" like checkpoints, where a large block of tree was fully open up until the next "castle". And today I see it is reverted back again to "reach level 1 in skills above". Is it experiment of some sort? Do I have an option to switch back to previously introduced "castle" checkpoints?

August 10, 2019

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

Probably a so-called A/B failed.
You might upvote this post
https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/33546790

August 10, 2019

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

So I've got a temporary Discord up and running. I just want to get a feel for it. The link for it is here. You can use voice or text chat. Make sure to read the about for it before you get started!

Thanks for those who participated in the test!

August 10, 2019

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

BTW so close to 666 lol

August 10, 2019

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

Yes I know! It's not midnight yet my time but I am almost there!

August 10, 2019

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

Tatws

"I don't have the email for the dev team. They can't be contacted AFAIK."

Tatws a belated thank you for your answer.

I think we have found the nub of the problem.

August 10, 2019

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

Yes I'm sorry that I couldn't be of more help. I even looked it up again earlier just to see if I missed something but couldn't find the specs.

Maybe try sending an error report? It's not 100% what it's meant for but you're guaranteed to get in touch with someone that may know something. Not sure how useful it'd be, but it's worth a shot.

August 10, 2019

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

I'll give it a go Tatws! Thanks again.

EDIT All done. I had a confirmation E-mail and hope to provide actual detail here in case it proves helpful to other students.

EDIT 2 Within the confirmation "Please note that you are not likely to get a personal reply to this message" doesn't fill me with hope.

August 10, 2019

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

Yeah it's pretty depressing. Sorry I can't do more.

August 10, 2019

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

You tried Tatws and I appreciate this.

August 10, 2019

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

I really hope they get back to you.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GhislaineF10

Has 'Double or Nothing' been discontinued for mobiles (iOS)? Mine has frozen at Day 1 of 7 for over a month. I have reported/sent screenshots to Tech, but no reply. (Sorry if this is the wrong place for this type of question)

August 10, 2019

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

Currently, there are a lot of people complaining about the iOS app.

Workaround
Every day, finish your first lesson or practice in www.duolingo.com in the latest version of the Google Chrome or Firefox browser on your mobile device.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/GhislaineF10

Thank you, I'll give this a go :)

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Linda7Italian

Well done Little Tatws. It is the feast of San Lorenzo in Italy, so enjoy a feast on your big day!

August 10, 2019

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

Also celebrated in Texas http://visitelpasomissiontrail.com/explore/august-san-lorenzo-fiesta.html (not that I need an excuse to feast)

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Linda7Italian

Uphill. I raise a glass to Texas. Any excuse!

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/EW5PJ1A3

Connaitre vs Savoir: I read an anecdote somewhere talking about an American man talking to a French woman. Longish story short, he asked, "Connais-tu New York" and she said no. He was asking if she knew of it, she was saying she had not been there. Is this a fluency thing or is "use connaitre for nouns" simplistic? (I am asking because of the raging debate for the Duo sentence, "Connais-tu Marie Curie". Again, "know" vs "know of".)

August 10, 2019

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

You'd probably have better luck asking in the French forum. This is just a thread to help out with general Duolingo questions.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HBbd55iT

Little_Tatws is Latin dead? If so I would like to revive it.

August 10, 2019

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

Latin didn't die in the usual sense. It evolved into the Romance languages of today. But we can still learn it as a literary language and understand texts from 500 years ago.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HBbd55iT

If I don't do a lesson but I practice will I still keep my streak?

August 10, 2019

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

Yes, as long as you get enough xp to meet your daily goal.

August 10, 2019

https://www.duolingo.com/profile/HBbd55iT

Thanks. That's helpful because my brain is getting full of words, and I need to work on them so I don't forget them all.

August 10, 2019
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