Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby Serpent » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:43 pm

:o No idea, sorry.. have you tried editing by replying to your own tweets (and keeping langchallenge tagged)?
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby MamaPata » Thu Oct 27, 2016 3:58 pm

Serpent wrote::o No idea, sorry.. have you tried editing by replying to your own tweets (and keeping langchallenge tagged)?


I have and it has now fixed the issue! No idea why but it's worked. :) Thank you!
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby alexraasch » Thu Oct 27, 2016 10:16 pm

I had the same problem at the beginning. Now my tweets use this format and it works very well:

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@langchallenge #movie in #Language 66 min "Title"
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby Kerrie » Fri Oct 28, 2016 12:48 am

MamaPata wrote:I'm possibly just being stupid but I've just sent two tweets to the bot and it has counted both as 90mins, even though I specified times. I haven't had this problem before and can't work out why it's happening. I am @snecarlyle on twitter. Does anyone have any advice?


I've had the same problem before. If you put the time (or pages) before the title, you shouldn't have any problems. At least that's been my experience. :D
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby alexraasch » Thu Feb 02, 2017 6:58 pm

Now, I same the problem. I logged a wrong entry for a movie in Chinese and also made several editing mistakes. Eventually, the bot refused to edit or delete the entry, telling me that I already did. So I logged it again as a new tweet, and this time it worked. So, now I have a wrong entry and 90 minutes to many. Can someone help me delete the wrong one?
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby Allison » Thu Mar 02, 2017 1:48 am

I noticed today that it's the exact halfway point through the Super Challenge. How's everyone doing?

I'm doing a full Spanish Challenge, and I'm behind, but not so behind that it's impossible to catch up.
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby alexraasch » Thu Mar 02, 2017 4:14 am

As you can see from my signature, I'm pretty far behind. I'm certainly not going to finish for either Spanish or Chinese. :(
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby jeffers » Tue Mar 14, 2017 3:14 pm

alexraasch wrote:As you can see from my signature, I'm pretty far behind. I'm certainly not going to finish for either Spanish or Chinese. :(


I think I've done even worse. I've continued with films/audio on my one full challenge (French), but have all but ignored the others. I think I will just drop out of the Greek and German half challenges, and I might then find more inspiration to read in both French and Hindi.
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby gsbod » Tue Mar 14, 2017 9:19 pm

I am also behind on German (no wonder I haven't progressed as quickly as I'd have liked...)

There is still time for me to catch up, but I really need to develop a better reading habit!
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Re: Super Challenge 2016-17 DISCUSSION THREAD

Postby MamaPata » Wed Mar 15, 2017 5:09 am

I'm reasonably on track for French, but I'm definitely not going to make it for Russian. :oops: I'm still aiming to get closer, but not doing an amazing job at the moment because of other responsibilities.
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