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

Word strength seems to decay too fast

Hi, I'm learning German after learning English (my native language is Spanish) and I like to have all my sections in gold. After the introduction of word strength decay I started all over again, just to recover all my precious gold. Now that I am in the middle of my currently completed sections, I have three or four sections without gold every day. When I complete those sections again, I'm a little too tired to continue with the next sections.

Am I too slow or having an all golden language is not the original idea?

Thanks, and I'm having a great time learning.

April 24, 2013

8 Comments


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

I seem to have the opposite problem - I've never seen anything decay :(.


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

hmm... this is a little embarrassing and kind of sad :(


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

slara, I am with you, it is too fast. I feel like I am playing whack a mole to try and keep up. In the meantime I am not translating any sentences, which is the overall goal of the site. Translate the internet.


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

Same here, I have slow decay and I have not practice in a week , maybe they change something recently? and we will get faster decay?


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

Same here, I didn't study Spanish for a week—no decay at all.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IG88
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Exactly! I've barely seen any decay since the switch.


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

Same here. Didn't touch it for a week and no decay. Really weird stuff


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

Indeed, it decays way to fast.

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