172 days in and now the durtles shall burn

Hello everyone!

I have been rather quiet, with the pandemic in full rage I had to deal with my own private and mental health problems. Despite those, I really enjoyed doing my reviews even tho I had two hiatuses in between from which I made a comeback.

But now, 172 days after being curious about this weird WaniKani thing I had heard so much about, it is official that I burned my first durtle.


(Yes, I used a user script to turn the burned items golden.)

In the meantime, I tried other things that helped me on my journey, I joined several other communities focused on learning Japanese, such as Bunpro and Kamesame, and have learned a lot!

Being near the end of level 13 as of now, I also discovered that I could actually start reading a lot of Japanese after completing the first 10 levels of the course, which was amazing.

Thank you to everyone!

PS: Shoutout to calculus who took just as long as me.

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I’m not sure the implication of slowness is entirely justified here, hehe, 172 days is close to minimum possible time for burning a level one item; 2hrs + 4hrs + 8hrs + 24hrs + 1 Week + 2 Weeks + 1 month + 4 months.

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I joined just four days before you and I’ll burn my first durtles in two days. Guess I didn’t do my reviews every day ^^;

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You are doing great tho! :smiley:

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Hey there - appreciate the mention, it’s very nice to see. Unfortunately, university work has gotten the best of me and I haven’t done WK in a long long while - maybe one day I’ll come back.

Take it slow and steady :slight_smile:

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