Luminaries

Uuuuuh ye might have forgotten about that :joy:
It’s actually 96.53% currently, leaderboard assumes less review items than there are currently.

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I haven’t updated in a while. I had to update my ranking from 35 to 41 :smile:
Almost reached my new goal of 42 until lunar eclipse.

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Just 5 more levels! How is everybody doing, are you reaching level 60 in time? :slight_smile:

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Nice! You’ve been a good reference point ahead of me haha. Sadly I doubt I’ll make it to the end - I’ve been at around two weeks a level since the mid 30s. I do hope to be comfortably in reality by the eclipse though.

The leech breakdown extension tells me ~190 of the 500 items in my apprentice + guru tiers are leechs :expressionless:. I know I should try to cull those, but at this point some of them are like old friends when they come up.

Keep it up!

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Wow, my situation is similar. My average has been 10.5 days, but at this point I have slowed down to 14 days per level. I have started to get many leeches, but I have not put in the time to effectively get rid of them. At this point I am thinking that it can be done after level 60 is reached…

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After 187 days (half a year! :sneezing_face:), I’m back at leveling up. So close to that sweet lvl 51 that will mean I theoretically know all N3/N2 kanji. I hope this year the JLPT is not cancelled in my country.

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Reached my lowered goal of level 42, let’s see how far I can get until May.
I guess I’ll be at about 46.

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Just got to level 60… but I won’t update until I Guru everything…
がんばがんば頑張れ、土星組!

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So I am a bit late to join, also considering the lunar eclipse is happening in almost a month.
But I love learning Japanese and I love learning Astrology, so this goes hand in hand.

BTW the Eclipse on May will not just be a normal Lunar Eclipse it will be a Super Blood Full Moon Lunar Eclipse, and it falls in the sign of Sagittarius.
In the Universe we have a thing called Lunar Nodes, basically an axis in the universe. These Nodes change Signs every 13 month, and are always in Retrograde and they are always in opposing signs.
Last year in May they entered the Sagittarius and Gemini axis, and when Full or New Moons occure on the axis where the Lunar Nodes are currently placed this is when a Solar or Lunar Eclipse happens.
I’m not going to go into full detail, because I could write a whole essay and I am sure that a lot of people don’t care so much about the astrological language behind the stars,
but Gemini and Sagittarius are both Sings of knowledge, studies, thinking, communcating, and other things in that direction.
So it is a perfect time for studying and learning something new.

Just thought I would add this info if someone was interessted (:

Replying to myself post level 60 name change~

Guru’d every kanji and all that’s left are three vocab I got after guru’ing the last one! The feeling is surreal…but I have to admit I’m looking forward to not having so many reviews per day… :sob: :rofl:

There’s no way I’m going to burn everything in a month so I should think of a more realistic goal for burns in time for the eclipse, but for now I’m going to lie here at the level finish line for a while. :relaxed:

Come on fellow 土星!! Do it for the durt planet!

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Hello everyone! Just hit level 29. Thought I’d check in since I haven’t been stopping by so much since I’ve mostly just been reviewing while focusing more on grammar and conversation. It looks like I’ll finish only a little past the half way mark. Not gonna lie, I’m disappointed in my progress. Feel like I could have had a better run.

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Just made it to level 60, just in time :smiley: Too bad I can not actually see the eclipse from where I live. I made a level 60 rant here if anyone is interested. Good luck to the rest of you, if you do not make it in time, try climbing the Tokyo Skytree instead!

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Last level before this race closes 45 to 46 in 11 days 23 hours.
I failed my initial goal, but exceeded my new goal.
It was a pleasure :slight_smile:

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Only 4 hours and 11 minutes until total lunar eclipse, and I can’t see it from Europe :cry:

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It’s gonna be very nicely positioned here where I am… provided the clouds which have rolled in roll back out again. Totality is 9:11-9:26pm.

There’s a live stream starting soon

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It begins! How many people are scrambling to reach level 60 in the last sixty-odd minutes? :slightly_smiling_face:

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The idea of trying to compete with the moon is giving me flashbacks of Zelda - Majora’s Mask :joy:

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Photo from the live stream

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Yeah, I think calling that “total” is a little bit charitable. :stuck_out_tongue:

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