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  • 12 December 2017Minor performance update, let me know if any issues

    I switched the delivery of FontAwesome (icons) from maxcdn to cloudflare today. In theory this should improve things as there are more servers around the world. I suspect the font itself causes a small lag sometime. It's very hard to test these things. So definitely let me know if you notice any issue with the loading of the website since today.

    See this thread for Holiday Countdown Deals (until Dec 15th)
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  • 6 December 2017Minor change to the box labels on the SRS chart

    The boxes on the SRS chart are now labelled plain numbers and only the last one has a plus sign. So eg. "1 2 3 4 5+" instead of "1+ 2+ 3+ 4+ 5+". This is a tiny bit more intuitive as the last box always includes all the cards from that box and above. The new labeling should make that a little more obvious.

  • 2 December 2017Holiday Countdown Deals at JapanesePod101.com

    The Holiday Countdown is a 10-day countdown of the 10 best language learning deals of the year. Each day will have a different deal. This is our biggest campaign of the year with discounts as high as 55% OFF on Subscriptions, Apps, Audiobooks and more!

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    • Deal #1 on Dec 4, 2017 - 55% OFF 24-Month Premium
    • Deal #2 on Dec 5, 2017 - 35% OFF Premium PLUS.
    • Deal #5 on Dec 9, 2017 - $15/Monthly Premium for Life.
    • Deal #6 from Dec 9-11, 2017 - 47% OFF Basic, Premium & Premium PLUS.
    • Deal #9 on Dec 14, 2017 - 1-Year Premium for $90.
    • Deal #10 on Dec 15, 2017 - Secret Lifetime Premium Membership. Get Lifetime Access for $599, Lifetime Access to 3 Languages for $999 or all 34 Languages for Life for $1,499. This is a Lifetime deal that's ONLY available for the Holiday season.

    PS: I have posted on the forum a detailed update of the new SRS Settings as well as today's fixes.

  • 27 November 2017New: SRS (Spaced Repetition) Custom Settings

    I will write a more detailed update later. The SRS settings are live in Account Settings > Spaced Repetition (top right menu on desktop). The new settings are documented here.

  • 26 November 2017CYBER MONDAY Sale at JapanesePod101.com (Nov 26 - 28)

    Update: Sale is over.