Could we get an option to reset individual (non-burned) radicals/kanji/vocab?

Every now and then, I catch myself looking up a word that’s actually built into WaniKani, and so I go to un-burn it and relearn/practice it here with whatever new context in mind. Sometimes though, I find that I can’t do this, because the item is up for a burn review in the next 9 days, or a month, etc.

In these cases, I either have to miss them deliberately when they show up, or remember to un-burn them when I’m done with the review session.

I’ll probably remember 柔和 when it shows up in 9 days, but I can’t remember the last word that had ~30 days left to go; whatever it was or whatever context I found it in are already forgotten by now :confused:

 

So, is there a chance we could simply get a “reset” button for items, even if they aren’t burned yet? :pray:

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For Tofugu people: I also want this feature!

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My request for (something like) this is over two years old, so don’t hold your breath…

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about time they get to work then. big QoL change for little cost, basically low hanging fruit.

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Not quite. I believe Viet has said that he didn’t really know how to implement that in a good way

Obviously we have no insight into their code or data, but I don’t see why it would be that bad. Change is_burned to highest_srs_level_achieved and backfill the data with all the historical review data they have (backfilling data is never fun, but it’s doable). Add a new API endpoint to let people demote any item to a lower SRS level (requiring write permissions), including lessons / level 0. Boom, you don’t even need to update the UI for phase one.

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BUMP!

please please please make this happen!!!

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In my experience, this is usually the first indication that things will get really really hairy…

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Since I didn’t see this mentioned, as a nice in-between solution, you can actually put an item all the way back to Apprentice 1 when you find it in a review, even if it’s Enlightened.
The new position of a review item goes back an x amount of places for every 2 incorrect answers. When the item is Guru+ that x is 2, if it’s Apprentice that x is 1.
Basically, just answer the review item wrong at least 7 times for [Enlightened], 5 times for [Master, Guru 3 and Apprentice 4], 3 times for [Guru 1 and Apprentice 3] and 1 time for [Apprentice 2].

I know this isn’t per se the solution you’re looking for, but it’s at least something you can do for the time being.

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