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

Possessives 2 doesn't go to full strength on Mobile

When I strengthen Possessives 2 from French, it just stays at the 4/5. I have done this exercise multiple times but no changes. Also when I try to strengthen a skill from 3 to 5 on the website, it will only strengthen to 4.

April 9, 2015

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

I have seen this too. I eventually did get it back to full five bars but it quickly decayed again. It's not like this is the hardest thing about French :). For that matter, why three lessons on possessives but only two on things like subjunctive and conditional?


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

Agreed, it's not that hard, but re-doing the assignment over and over again and it doesn't strengthen is pretty annoying.


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

Exactly. Its annoying because it is so trivial. If it was something tricky like the subjunctive I wouldn't mind the extra practice so much.


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

I prefer my all my skills gold. I love goooooollllld! :D


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TaraDuo123

This is one of the reasons I gave up the iOS app version to switch to website version. But I am not sure if it is exclusively because of using mobile or not.
My solution is to redo the individual lessons in that skill one by one instead of using the single button "strengthen" for that skill. It sounds painful for skills that have like 9 or 11 lessons, but luckily most of my skills would fill up to full gold after 2 or 3 tries. And I often pick the lessons that I seem to be least familiar with.
Hope that you can find a work around since this is such an annoying bug.
Bonne chance! :)


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

Yes, I have done the skills multiple times but it just doesn't strengthen. The website has a weird bug where you want to strenghten from 3 to 5, it only will strengthen to 4.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/TaraDuo123

Yep, exactly, I started to have this crisis 5-6 days ago, it was such a waste of time.
Since then, I have changed to reviewing lesson-by-lesson method instead of hitting the strengthen button.


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

I hope this post wil get Duo's attention, I use the mobile app in the train :)


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

Thank you for the tip! Tomorrow, I will use that button onwards until it gets fixed!


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

UPDATE: it isn't specific to that skill, some skills on mobile just don't want te be strengthened.

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