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Turn off ticking clock in timed practice?

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I think this is new--there are ticking clock sounds in the last five seconds of timed practice? I find this far more distracting than helpful and I'm wondering whether there's a way to turn it off.

September 28, 2013

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It's new, and I hate it! 5 seconds is enough time to answer one last question, but not with that noise distracting me. I do like that it turns red, though.

September 28, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/ALoUSyUseRnaME
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Yeah, I also think it's new. When it reached five seconds, at first I thought there was something wrong.

Yes, it was really distracting, but sometimes it's also really frustrating to be doing a question and all of a sudden the trumpets sound and everything disappears when I haven't even finished the question.

My suggestion is they might as well keep it turned on, anyways, the last five seconds don't really help that much.

September 28, 2013

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You don't have to have the sound effects turned on. I've never done so, and while the pulsing clock takes some getting used to, it's not a big deal. No ticking.

September 28, 2013
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