https://www.duolingo.com/kienpro

Let's Rank Day Streak

Daystreak is so far an incredible idea. I wonder if Duolingo could set ranks based on Day Streak in addition to Point. It would be very motivating. Thanks

June 18, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/smearedink

Maybe this is sort of what you mean, but something showing your longest streak would be nice, even if you've broken that streak. :)

June 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/neogerot
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In addition to Day Streak it would be great if there a total number of days one has been actively learning i.e. days in which some practice has been done.

June 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/kristinemc

Nice idea! Thanks for the suggestion.

June 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jfGor
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you can loose your streak over night for no reason. I did, and complained about it with no results. I had a 26 day streak and the next day it was reset to 0. It happened over the Labor day weekend. I am motivated because I want to study. I am going on a month vacation and I will loose the streak anyway. My interest and my desire to learn Spanish far more motivates me than a streak. Just my 2 cents!

June 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/TheBeard

Mine was pre-maturely reset as well.

June 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/celebrim
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I'm a regular here but I can't keep up with 24h slots I will miss them even if I'm on several times a week. I think my weekly streak though is pretty good.

June 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Arthurva
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I am quite a fan of the streak as it meant I have been motivated to work on my language skill every day. That is something I did not do before!

June 19, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/LiamNoir
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I thought about if ranking streaks would be good. But it might be discouraging for those without a big streak, as there is nothing they can do to 'catch up', so may fail to motivate. You know for yourself what your best streak is, so rather than going for fame, it may be best to strive for that more personal acheivement. Or get a big streak then post in discussions to show off ;)

June 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/liamtbrand
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Possibly they could add a streak for the number of weeks you have studied in a row.. I know I am going to lose my streak sometime in the upcoming weeks due to going on holiday.. But I think if there was something for the weeks, you would be able to see how many people actually use duolingo a lot, but maybe only 3 days of the week they are available.. Something like that maybe.. although points shows this too.

June 23, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rainyboy2037

It sure would be motivating :) Nice idea

June 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/michaeldressner
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YES

June 18, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/Pauline5

Could someone tell me the importance of gaining steaks? Is it in anyway an advantage?

June 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/smearedink

It's just for self-motivation. So yes!

June 20, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/jfGor
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There is no importance. If you are motivated by a streak, then something is wrong. One should be motivated by the desire to learn and study. I joined around 2-17-2013 and there has hardly been a day that goes by that I don't do lessons here in Spanish. I don't like the idea that someone can see I am missing a streak or my streak is low and they just think I have not been taking things seriously.

June 23, 2013
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