"... except that we torture ourselves on DuoLingo at least once a day, otherwise the owl is sad."
On Saturday night, at midnight, we grow tusks, and our bodies are completely covered in hair, and we become like Werewolves, but otherwise we are .......
I don't understand now 'ganz' means fairly in one sentence and completely in another
Maybe this might be interesting for you: http://yourdailygerman.wordpress.com/2013/01/30/meaning-ganz/
Especially this part: "So… sometimes ganz doesn’t amplify at all… mainly in combination with the following words: gut, gern, ok, nett, interessant, lustig or schön. Especially ok, nett and gut."