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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duo524

No more lingots for keeping a streak?!

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I just reached my 600 day streak (on 4/23/2015) which means I should have gotten 60 lingots but got nothing! No more lingots for keeping a streak?!!

April 23, 2015

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

They're currently running an A/B test, and you're in the group that has had the streak rewards removed.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duo524
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That's a bummer. :-( But I just found out that I can still earn lingots from "Double or Nothing". :-)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chuggy370

That must suck LOL - I didn't get my 5 lingots today either, but I don't care because 5 lingots is 5 lingots :D

Why would they even run a test that removes lingots from streaks?


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

Duolingo is trying to combat virtual economy inflation. You can read a post I made about it here.


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

I read that post. Not very informative. My question is: Why does "virtual economy inflation" matter? It's a Game. Lighten up and let us enjoy it.


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

I agree with you in that. That's part of the reason I'm against removing the streak rewards. Lingots are fun and I don't think the economy is that big of an issue. But since they are tackling the lingot economy, they should try to do it right.


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

I just got a lingot for a 10 day streak. Maybe they're back.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duo524
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Yay! Yes, they are back. I just got 67 lingots for my 670 day streak. :-)


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

I just completed a 60 day streak, but did get any lingots either. They seem to be taking away any positive reinforcement. This is really disappointing.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/duo524
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You can still play "Double or Nothing". And let's hope it is not because of a bug or that they forgot to take it away. - 4/25/2015

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