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Has anyone else experienced large jumps in points using the android app?

There have been several occasions lately where I have done some lessons on the android app then been surprised by how much my points have increased. I look at my stream and think "I can't have done that many lessons in such a short time".

15 minutes ago I set out to do 4 lessons to return a particular skill to full strength, and noted my score prior to starting. After completion my score should have increased by 45. When I checked on the website my score had increased by 241?!

The last two notifications in my stream report that I did 20 lessons (for 201 points) and 14 lessons (for 141 points).

Something really odd is going on here. I don't mind points, but I'd rather earn them honestly.

EDIT (5 mins later): And now that that 20 lesson notification now says 18 lessons (for 181 points) instead. My total score remains unchanged.

EDIT 2: (45 mins later): Make that 15 lessons (for 151 points). It seems each new notification in my stream reduces the number of lessons it said I did by 1.

EDIT 3: Have just done a couple of lessons on website. Score increased as it should. Did one lesson on the android app scoring 12 points, but total score increased by 60.

EDIT 4: Another lesson on android. Score should have increased by 11, but increased by 55.

5 years ago

8 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/Luis
LuisPlus
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We just figured out the problem. This will be fixed soon.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/r_i_l_e_y

Hi Luis, in case you weren't aware I don't think the problem has been completely solved. When I do lessons from the skills on the android app I am now seeing the expected increase in score. If I instead select "practice" from the menu on the home screen then I get given around 5 times the amount of points I should.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Escateus

This has happened to me as well. Just now I got 132 points for one practice lesson on the app. Serious bug! I hope you find the error soon.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis
LuisPlus
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Are you switching apps or turning off your screen in the middle of a lesson?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/r_i_l_e_y

sometimes yes, sometimes no. In the cases when I posted this discussion, it's a no.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Luis
LuisPlus
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Could you still let us know the answer to these questions?

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Michael512lo

My internet lagged real bad yesterday due to a thunderstorm and this happened to me. It lagged out at the end waiting for confirmation that the practice was completed. I ended up getting 50 or so points instead of the normal 10ish.

5 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/NoctuaCuriosa

I have also had this happen.

5 years ago