https://www.duolingo.com/at2004

How does "Streak Freeze" work?

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Should I buy the Streak Freeze on the actual day of not practicing? Or can I buy it now and it would save me from losing my streak sometime in the future? In other words, is the Streak Freeze active for 24 hours only or indefinitely until I miss a day?

October 3, 2013

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https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012
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I think it is like an insurance policy and you can buy it anytime before you need it and it will be automatically applied to the next idle 24 hour cycle. So yeah indefinitely until you miss a day.

October 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/at2004
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How can you tell this is how it works? Have you bought it in the Store?

October 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/rocko2012
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Yeah it says "equipped" after I bought it a few days ago.

October 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/louis.vang
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I have bought it, and then it's indicated as "activated". It will be used when necessary, and after that you can take a new streak freeze. I didn't need it till now.

October 3, 2013

https://www.duolingo.com/centime
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The "Streak Freeze" feature devalues what a streak means. It reminds me of grammar schools giving awards for "near perfect attendance". The streak symbol should be gold as long as a person has a natural streak. It could change to orange when the streak is continued with the "Streak Freeze" feature.

October 3, 2013
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