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Tracking discussions

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There needs to be a way to track discussions; of individual sentences you may have flagged in a particular lesson, or of suggestions under the discussion tab in the "new" or individual language category. Thank you for working on this

May 10, 2013

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

How do I set my profile so I automatically follow discussions I have posted in. I sometimes forget to click the follow button and then, of course, I have also forgotten which discussion I have posted into.


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

I want to know this too. I also want to know what discussions I have posted a comment in after they stopped automatically following me in the discussion, so I know which ones to look at to see if someone answered.


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

Google works. To find the Esperanto discussions I have commented on, I googled for

barbaramorris esperanto site:duolingo.com/comment


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

Maybe I don't understand but I put "CapnDoug german site:google.com/comment" into Google search and received back: "Your search did not match any documents." I tried various other combinations of keywords but still nothing useful.


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

Sorry about that. It's not "google.com", "duolingo.com". Strange, I'm sure I copy/pasted the actual search string.

Here's a link for your German search: goo.gl/oLtmes

I'll edit my original post to correct the site.


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

Thanks much. The search only showed about 50 of the over 100 discussions I have contributed to but it did find 3 that I wasn't following.

So - CapnDoug German site:duolingo.com/comment - does kinda work.


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

Tried again today with site:www.duolingo.com found 3 discussions that it hadn't before. Don't know if that is because of new day or because of change to site name. In any case it still seems to only find 50.


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

For me the results of a google search only show a small subset of the discussions I've contributed to. It does not show any of my comments in the Chinese course I'm working on right now.


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

I can see that. Even removing the language-name from the Google search only gets a few hits for you.

I'm not sure that I found all my comments either. I wish Duolingo would reconsider this bizarre decision.


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

I created a new discussion yesterday. It was not added to my followed discussions.


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

Nor was this discussion added as a result of me contributing two minutes ago. Seems there's no auto-follow?


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

You automatically follow discussions you participated in via email messages.


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

As mentioned elsewhere in this thread, discussion are not added autmatically to my followed discussions; niether when I create them nor when I commented on them. There are dozens of sentance threads in the Chinese course that I have contributed to and none of them were added to my followed discussions when I commented.

EDIT: Perhaps it's that the way discussions work have changed since your comment was made.


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

I asked about this, too, and then one day I went to my profile I clicked on "stream". Try that.


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

I've done this, but eventually your comment gets buried in your stream. When others comment on your discussion or a discussion on which you've commented, that does not show up in your stream. If you want to keep up with comments from that discussion, you have to scroll down your stream to where you made your own comment and click the link. It would be nice to have a simpler way to be notified in app of new comments.


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

If you comment in a discussion you automatically follow it.

If you don't have anything to contribute to a discussion, but you still want to follow it, there is a gray box in the top right corner that says "Follow Discussion". If you click it, it will turn green and say "Following Discussion". You'll now get emails when someone adds to the discussion. If you want to stop following a discussion, click the box again.

Hope that helps!


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

As mentioned elsewhere in this thread, discussion are not added autmatically to my followed discussions; niether when I create them nor when I comment on them. There are dozens of sentance threads in the Chinese course that I have contributed to and none of them were added to my followed discussions when I commented.

EDIT: Perhaps it's that the way discussions work have changed since your comment was made.

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