Level 21 before 2021!

OMG the dedication :rofl: I don’t even know the complete list haha, indeed new knowledge :laughing:

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Welp, I got to level 6! But I can already tell this level will be harder. Starting level with 150 lessons.

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Level 13 is the best level. You can feel the Satan whispering in your ear in an eerily calm voice “Come to the dark side” :smiling_imp: “Can you feel the evil tonight” :wink: (A pun on “Can you feel the love tonight” song from “The Lion King”)

Yep, it will be progressively difficult as you level up nodoet san. Think of it this way, it is like walking on a treadmill with increasing levels of incline. It feels painful while doing it, but the results will be worth it :slightly_smiling_face:

And before you know it, you will be like this
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Congrats on your level up amagi san :dango: がんばってください :raised_hands:t2:

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For me the “dark side” is Anki because you can learn so much but it also eats up all your time. I’ve been trying to resist but I’m tempted sometimes. And then I learned that Anki is (likely) based on the Japanese word for memorize, which has the kanji for dark in it!

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Level 8! WKStats says in theory I can hit level 10 in 14 days, so that’s my next mini-goal - and then I can get started on grammar (oh dear)

Also @KyokaJiro and @monkeyshine89, there’s a userscript to make kanji/vocab in reviews display in different scripts which is really helpful for recognising different scripts :smiley:

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I spend all day looking at goofy scripts or trying to decipher my husband’s handwriting so I’m good keeping kanji study as simple as possible.

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btw does level 17 feel a bit padded? Was all the variations of (がわ) necessary? Like I can see including a set… but it was excessive. I think a total of 7 variations of the kanji. Funny enough it was the most straight forward concrete you could get. Inside outside left side right side east side west side. None of the readings were rare or unusual. It almost frustrated me that nearly half of my daily vocab set was a single kanji combined with kanji that even newbies at this point should have a solid grasp on. I’d say drop some of the vocab and either put a bit more variety or just leave out entirely.

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i agree. same with some of the counters.

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Agreed tank san. And we have to extremely cautious not to burnout. Sometimes I do succumb to the temptation of multiple sources and end up doing them all for a short while and dropping out. This time I have been careful to limit them. Fingers crossed. Anki is pretty fun. And I think more in terms of dispelling darkness through Records (kind of like one piece) :slightly_smiling_face:

Thanks kathryna san. I currently use the four fonts available in Tsurukame. I do 100% of my reviews through mobile so I haven’t been able to use scripts a lot. Do we have scripts that work for mobile?

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I’m setting my goals high to essentially do a level a week to more or less be level 30 by the end of the year. Let’s see how it plays out with college starting at the end of September :joy:

I’m almost done with level 15 and it was a very nice one, with a lot of previously-known kun’yomi kanjis and very straight-forward vocab. It felt nicer than average!

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If you use Android then you can use the Flaming Durtles app and set it to use different fonts, not sure about iOS though. In theory if you have a mobile browser that can get a userscript addon (Tampermonkey/Greasemonkey etc) then you should be able to use scripts I think :slight_smile:

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Now I recognize him as well! Good job, lmao.

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Leveled up yet again! - 7 days and 22 hours this time because I was obsessed watching Netflix instead of doing my reviews as soon as they came ^^", so barely safe this time, this week will try and be more consistent and not distracted… (Binged watched all Umbrella Academy in like 3 days) (Plus Aggretsuko and Lucifer )

Feels so exciting to be so close to Level 10!
@KyokaJiro thanks! Pandaing my way to successful reviews! :stuck_out_tongue:
Congrats on your first burns! My first enlightened came a few days ago and that was exciting as well

Congratulations to everyone else on their path to success! <3

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I’m scared uni is going to mess me up really bad ;_; But then again, it’s partially online and it isn’t going to be as busy as other years. People say I’m going to have a lot of free time. Are you in the UK if you don’t mind me asking?

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Spain!
10 characters.

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Anybody around level 19 or 20 guys? So I noticed I have the same trouble I had last time around, I reached level 18, doing very well, 0/0 every level. But then I hit level 19 during my holiday, didn’t btoher with learning new radicals as I wanted to clean up level 18 first.
But I still have 95 vocab to learn… how?? I always cleaned up my vocab before moving on. Anybody else encoutered this? What is your experience.
I am now doing 20 vocab lessons per day before I actually start on level 19. But it feels a bit annoying, levelling up and feeling overwhelmed.
encouragements are welcome!

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So this could have happened for a number of reasons. First off, there is new vocab from level 19 (should be 16, if I’m correct) and in your case I suspect you got really unlucky with the Kanji that enabled you to level up/those that weren’t even Guru yet when you leveled up. Those unlock some vocab from the old level and if you’re having bad luck those Kanji might just be the ones with the most vocab in level 18. That’s how you suddenly got so many at once.
Don’t let it discourage you as everything you do now you don’t have to do later on. Just plow through that for a few days and then you can start on the new level.

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I had something similar at the beginning of level 17. Lots of leftover vocab from level 16 and many new kanji on level 17. Not that much new vocab.

I do 15 lessons every day, and what I did was 10 vocab from level 16 plus 5 kanji from level 17 every day for a week. It worked out well in the end where I finished all my leftover vocab from level 16 plus the new vocab from level 17 around the same time that I finished my kanji on level 17. I reached 0 lessons and 0 reviews on Sunday. For me at least, it’s important to reach 0/0 on every level. That way I know that I have cleared out the previous levels before levelling up again.

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Valladolid?

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@Yuuzuu I used the Level Progress Detail Script

It’s honestly my most necessary user script besides the ultimate timeline. I am never blind sided by the unlocking of any item. Because vocab is always unlocked at the end of a level it includes a bar for the last levels vocab, so you can make sure you aren’t falling behind. I have been regularly leveling up on Saturday morning for the time being.

So my schedule is:
Saturday Learn Level 6 Radicals
Sunday Learn 6 Kanji Part One
Monday Learn Level 5 Vocab
Tuesday Learn Level 5 Vocab
Wednesday Learn Level 6 Kanji Part 2
Thursday Learn Level 5 Vocab
Friday Finish Level 5 Vocab, Learn some Level 6 Vocab
Saturday Level 6 Vocab.
Sunday Level Up, Repeat.

I can always see how much is still locked, how much is apprentice, how much is guru. Because I know I have radicals at apprentice 4, I know that more kanji will be unlocked tomorrow. I always make sure that I will be able to complete the last levels vocab before leveling up. I can do this by hovering over the gray of level 5 vocab and dividing it by 25. I can see with my schedule I will finish it of Friday, and be ready to level up to 7.

It works great for me, and I’m sure with this user script you could find something that will work for you!

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