https://www.duolingo.com/lurbi

New XP handling

I really do not get it. The old system was quit logical. If you answered all questions with less than 4 errors you passed and got at least 10 XPs. If you made less errors you were rewarded additional XPs. If you made no mistake you were also awarded a lingot.

Logical.

In the new system (which sadly now also rolled out on mobile devices :( ) you seem to get less XPs when you do everything right!

I just answered all questions correctly, and was awarded 8 XPs which is below my daily limit of 10 XPs. What the *ยง&()??

What is going on here? I also liked the reward of a lingot if you had all questions right. Nice motivation.

Could somebody explain to me what was the motivation for this dramatic change to the worse?

April 24, 2015

3 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/knittingirl

It's based on how decayed the words you reviewed were. It's meant to discourage from reviewing stuff you already know extremely well, like doing basics 1 over and over again to get XP. You are guaranteed 10 XP when you do a new lesson, and you get between 3 and 10 XP for review, based on word decay, not accuracy. Timed practice XP works the same as it always did.

April 24, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/lurbi

Ah ... OK ... makes sense. I usually do 1 strengthen skills per day to let my streak survive.Last days I got 10 XP for that.

April 27, 2015

https://www.duolingo.com/lurbi

Hmm ... or you use timed to get 20 XP ... never used that as it is not implemented on mobile ... but actually it is fun ;)

May 8, 2015
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