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On the right corner of the Practice Section we can find our Streak, or the number of days we have been consecutively answering questions on this site. I found it interesting and I decided to answer at least one question per day to keep my streak up. The change in the color of the flame also got me curious on what the colors will be. It started with a red flame followed by an orange flame (at about 10 days streak) then a blue flame (about 15 days). I believe that today should have been my 18th day streak but to my surprise, I'm back at 1 day. Is there a limit on how long we can have our streak before it cycles back to day 1? Or maybe this is because of difference in time zones? When I thought I was answering a question for this day, I was just still answering for the day before. I'm pretty sure I have answered a question yesterday.

Anyway I still plan to answer at least one question a day. :) Thank you Brilliant!

Note by Ching Z
4 years, 1 month ago

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Hi Ching,

I'm so sorry that I didn't see this until now!

There isn't a limit to how long you can keep a streak going. We the "date line" for streaks is at 4am in your timezone. You can check and change your timezone here.

Staff - 4 years, 1 month ago

Thank you Sir, for your valuable information.

- 3 years, 10 months ago

I hope some staff would clarify things. :) I don't want to lose my streak again.

- 4 years, 1 month ago

It seems that Brilliant is running on UTC - 4 hours. Therefore plan when you answer your question around that timing, and not your local time.

- 4 years, 1 month ago