Speed changes?

Hi

Love this site. I’m reasonably ok with my Spanish but my husband is learning and is finding the allotted time to type etc difficult
Is there a function to either change the allowed time to answer or disable the timer?

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There is a user script to disable the timer on the web.

If you try the speed review on the web (which I do not suggest, as the speed review timer is off, the bar can not go to the top) and you have to type a question, the timer stops.

However you can not change the speed review timer by itself (for multiple choices) for the moment.

I advise you to use the Android app for speed reviews.
You can do so by installing Bluestacks (Android emulator).

Hi @TanyaStevens59,

An alternative to the userscript, if your husband is learning on the website version and only needs a bit more thinking time for some items, is to use the ‘pause’ button:

The iOS app version doesn’t have the timer but, personally, I prefer the web version.

Perfect. That’s just what he needed…neither of us saw that

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It IMHO only makes sense to use the pausing function when you move away from the Memrise browser tabulator (switch to something else, watch a video in a 2nd browser tabulator, etc.).

Pausing will hide the current question (text) and you even have to click on continue (play) to resume the session.

If you have typed in 1/3 or 1/2 of the answer (e.g longer sentences), then your text is not visible anymore as the current screen is blended over with the play/resume button; of course your already typed text is NOT deleted after resuming the review / learning session (tested it).


I have to admit that I got somehow confused with the “normal timer” in normal typing or multiple-choice excercises, which you can completely turn off, and the “speed review” and it’s special timer bar because of the topic.

Summary: Install the “Memrise timer disabler” user script, so not use the pause function, be able to read the question text and your typed answer parts.

Yes, agreed, but I did say …“if he only needs a bit more thinking time for some items…”.

For absolute clarity, I should perhaps have added. “…before typing his answer.”.

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Oh wow, I had no idea there were userscripts! Thank you :slight_smile: