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"Discuss sentence" button not working.

Recently (last several weeks) I have suddenly started having a lot of trouble accessing the sentence discussions from within a lesson. I click on the button, and nothing happens. Strangely, it is not consistent; sometimes I can access discussions, and sometimes I can't. I'd say that more than 95% of the time I can't though, and it is really starting to bother me. Does anyone have any idea what could be going on?

Here are some random details:

1) I am using a windows 7 laptop.

2) I am using Google Chrome (up to date).

3) Once the button has failed once, I have never been able to get it to work again for the rest of the lesson.

4) That is not to say that the button always starts out working. Sometimes I can access the first sentence discussion; most of the time, I can't

4b) That is also not to say that I can never access it for the rest of the day; sometimes starting a new lesson will help.

5) Occasionally, I can access more than one discussion in a row. Most of the time, I can't.

6) Whether or not I post a comment after reading the discussion seems to have no effect on whether or not I can access the next sentence discussion.

7) I am not talking about blank sentence discussions. I can see the number on the button showing that there has been activity.

8) Although, actually, I can't access blank sentence discussions either.

9) I haven't tried specifically searching for the discussions I wanted to access through the route I used to create this thread and the route you used to read it (only because I've always forgotten what my question was by the time I finish the lesson) but so far I have not run into trouble accessing the discussions outside lesson. It seems to just be the button within lessons that is broken.

May 18, 2015



Did you ever get this resolved? I have started having the same problem, not consistently every lesson, but persisting throughout the lesson once it starts.
N.b.Later OS, but I am also using the Chrome browser.


Honestly, I haven't been using Duolingo much recently, for lack of time, so I can't comment on whether it's working for me now, but I don't recall it ever getting resolved.

I'm sorry to hear you're having the same trouble . . . :-(


Not encouraging news. Thank you for the prompt response!

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