Anything I should know before going premium?

That’s 絞める I guess. It was added a few weeks ago. It’s also my one guru item right now (that’s the highest level it can be right now).

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Great question! Try searching for a 50% discount code. I don’t know if it’s okay to post it in the forums, but they are easy to find anyway.

Those illicitly spread discount codes haven’t worked for a long time now.

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Really? Mine is still working and I found it on reddit.

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They might not have expired existing ones (since they would have no way of knowing which users used them legitimately), but I’m pretty sure they can’t be applied anymore.

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Oh, there, at least one has: @MissMisc

If I remember correctly, the first person to achieve “all-burned” at Level 60 was midiman (I was the 2nd a few days later). I think we were just about there in mid-April 2016 when WK added about a dozen new items, which set us back to sometime in October 2016.

I’m not sure who was the first back when there were only 50 levels.

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A lot of people are suggeting lifetime, so I’ll think about waiting for christmas and gifting myself the lifetime premium then

I think the question is just whether you think it’s worth from now :slight_smile:
I actually got lifetime in the middle of the year, because I hadn’t seen the posts about the discount at the end of the year yet…

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Aside from all the payment options, it’s important to know that it will get much harder and more time intensive, so look into the different ways people manage their lessons and reviews to avoid getting swamped.

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My level 60 posts’ collection has a wall of fame for those that burned them all. Blaveloper was another achiever of it.


@Naphthalene An idea for our future badge of all burned (that the Wanikani team will totally have to implement): :fire: symbol with golden background :sunglasses:

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They’d need to make a new group, and have some function that automatically move people to that group, but it’s not that different from stuff they already do for level. Expect buggy status updates.

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About discount codes, you can write hello@wanikani.com very nicely and they might give you a 20% discount on the monthly or annual subscriptions for one year. Worked for me)

mfw you don’t think people can learn from me ANIME%20NITRO%20EMOTE%20SERVER-1

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I think I remember @hinekidori managed to burn all items once, too, back in the day.

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Ha, I almost put (sunk cost fallacy) in parenttheses there. But yeah, even though it’s now “all the cost for only the second half of the content” I think it would be worth it. Especially at a discount. But we’ll see what the opportunity cost is when the time comes. i have money, but not unlimited money, if you know what i mean.

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i got the lifetime subscription during the last sale, and because i already had a yearly subscription (with a 20% discount), wanikani subtracted my remaining yearly’s fee from the lifetime’s cost. so i ended up paying 140$ instead of the 200$

Lifetime during sale. Takes away the edge and gives you more options when life interferes with your ambitions.

Been there and am very glad I decided to go lifetime.

I tried the free levels and decided I like Wanikani a lot and will stick with it… I got the lifetime membership during a sale and am glad I did. I love being able to do lessons and reviews anywhere on my phone or laptop, and I like the freedom to learn at my own comfortable pace instead of trying to cram in a certain number of levels before my subscription runs out. Best of all, I never have to worry about being able to afford to pay for it again. I just enjoy it and learn.
I like to do reviews during those times of waiting for a doctor’s appointment, waiting for a friend to show up at a restaurant, etc. that would otherwise be wasted.

I found this thread helpful personally. Thank you all