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

I lost coins? I know I can't actually spend them for anything, but they're all the Duolingo Geld I have.

. . . so I started by taking four German lessons or so, stacked up a few gold coins for Thursday in my "weekly progress," and went on to wrestle with a translation I'd been working on a week or so ago. I thought I was making some progress - even smoothed out (or so I though) some of my earlier sentence translations. Then I came back to check my progress (had I done enough to call it a night?) and lo! All but one of my gold coins for the day had disappeared. I reloaded the page - nope, still down to one gold coin. Did I offend? Break the rules?

August 30, 2013

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

Taxes.

For what it's worth, when I look at your stream it says you did 10 lessons for 100 points, then translated 5 sentences for 2 points. However, in my stream it only shows you having done 4 lessons for 40 points. I doubt that information does anything other than contribute to the mystery.


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

Taxes

They shouldn't have made it look like money...

The coin count seems in general to be rather inconsistent throughout the site. E.g. my points in the Spanish-English section are ignored on my profile but included on my leaderboard.


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

Taxes makes sense. Or maybe bandits. I don't know what my total count had been, so I don't know whether I lost anything there. Maybe it's part of the deterioration of skills thing - which I keep imagining as vocabulary vanishing, hard-won conjugations unraveling, my shaky grip on the conditional tense growing still weaker, then falling away . . .


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

I had the same problem last Friday. I knew for sure that I did French on my lunch break, but I lost my streak. Are you on different computers or just one?


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

Just one computer now, although I did a little on an iPad last weekend.

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