6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2019)

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6 Week Challenge Winners (05/2018)

Postby Teango » Mon Jul 02, 2018 3:25 am

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Every short (or long) stride in language learning brings us that much closer to fulfilling our language goals, and I feel that this last challenge has been particularly motivating for those of us who took a few more steps on that journey.

A special shout out to smallwhite_hk, carlyd734, and lingua2016, who topped the leaderboard for target language hours during this challenge, as well as three toots on the klaxon for smallwhite_hk again, along with ifthebirdswere and marianilsen11, who logged the most hours across all languages.

Well done, everyone, and hopefully we'll see many of you again in the next challenge...
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6 Week Challenge Winners (08/2018)

Postby Teango » Tue Sep 25, 2018 1:34 am

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Altogether, I count over 1,000 hours spent on target languages in our autumn challenge this year, which starts to approach twice as many hours if you take all languages into consideration. It was particularly encouraging, not only to see a general increase in the number of participants over last year, but also to read lots of inspiring and positive feedback throughout (and particularly towards the end) of this challenge.

A special congratulations goes to veskrnap for bringing home the gold with Japanese for target language hours, followed in hot pursuit by newcomers Bunnychuuuu and xbrilliantyears in 2nd and 3rd positions. And a respectful tip of the top hat is well overdue to BrunUgle for finally hitting gold in the total language hours category (just that one target hours gold medal left now for a full house!), as well as to marianilsen11 and ifthebirdswere for striking silver and bronze with some similarly impressive hours.

On a concluding note, well done to everyone who took part and made progress during the challenge, and a special ありがとうございました to smallwhite for setting up and promoting the last dozen or so 6WC threads - you have earned yourself an いちご大福!
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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (08/2018)

Postby Xenops » Tue Sep 25, 2018 4:38 pm

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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (08/2018)

Postby smallwhite » Tue Sep 25, 2018 5:04 pm

Xenops wrote:
...And we still don't know smallwhite's alias this time around, if she participated.

I didn't participate this time. Hardly studied the last two months.
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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners

Postby Teango » Tue Sep 25, 2018 6:53 pm

smallwhite wrote:
Xenops wrote:...And we still don't know smallwhite's alias this time around, if she participated.

I didn't participate this time. Hardly studied the last two months.

Stealthwhite was flying black ops and clearly sworn to secrecy. ;)
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6 Week Challenge Winners (11/2018)

Postby Teango » Wed Feb 06, 2019 6:48 am

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Parabéns to IanHiett for rockin' the Casbah for target hours in last November's 6WC, and to carlyd734 and lingua2016 who followed closely behind with German and Italian. Well done also to marianilsen11, veskrnap, and IanHiett again who took the top 3 positions for total hours, and to everyone who participated in the challenge and chose to stay rather than go... 8-)
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6 Week Challenge Winners (02/2019)

Postby Teango » Sun Apr 07, 2019 1:23 am

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כל הכבוד to our target language winner zenmonkey for cooking with Hebrew and still finding time for cosy "mac and cheese" moments along the way. Шеф-повар (head chef) serpent849 also did it again and put in an impressive number of hours across all her languages in the kitchen - rumour has it she's well on her way to earning a Michelinguistic star.

Let's not forget to charge and raise our glasses in honour of the runners-up, tokyo_slacker, Radioclare, BrunUgle, and aloysius___, as well as toast all fellow language learners de cuisine who participated and progressed in their chosen language(s) during this challenge. Well done, everyone!
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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2019)

Postby Teango » Tue Aug 06, 2019 11:01 pm

Good news - the 6 Week Challenge is up and running again!!

A big thank you to Judith for fixing the URL and Twitter bot. :)
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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2019)

Postby Bluepaint » Wed Aug 07, 2019 2:36 am

So does that we mean we don't need Mvillalba to spend their time working on a new one or repairing it? If so, I had better tell them now. I would hate to waste a volunteer's time!
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Re: 6 Week Challenge Winners (2011-2019)

Postby rdearman » Wed Aug 07, 2019 1:33 pm

Bluepaint wrote:So does that we mean we don't need Mvillalba to spend their time working on a new one or repairing it? If so, I had better tell them now. I would hate to waste a volunteers time!

Unless someone has a suggestion for a different type of Bot, I'd be inclined to stop them. :)
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