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Q: What's a FAQ?
A: It stands for Frequently Asked Questions. I post a bunch of stuff that may answer your questions. (Or may just be interesting to no one else but me :P)

Q: Will you make a vocabulary version of Kanji Flip?
A: Already done. Check out Japanese Flip for a 6000 JLPT word version of Kanji Flip.

Q: What's the difference between Kanji Flip and Japanese Flip?
A: Kanji Flip teaches only kanji. Japanese flip teaches only Japanese vocabulary using kanji. So start with Kanji Flip if you need to learn or refresh your kanji. Get Japanese Flip if you already know hiragana, katakana, and want to learn vocabulary using kanji as the question for each word's meaning.

Q: How come the kanji never all pile up in the Ancient area?
A: Please realize that the goal of learning (and this program) is to continually strengthen your mind. There is no such thing as "finished". The kanji in a set will never all pile up in the Ancient area. After you exhaust all the untested kanji, the oldest previously tested kanji will be put back into testing rotation -- even if you answer it correctly. This is done on purpose.

Q: I love Kanji Flip, now can you add ... ?
A: This is pretty much how most emails/comments go. The answer is: email me and I'll really try to figure out if I can do it. Mostly if I can't do it, it's due to screen real estate, not lack of desire. If that sounds like an excuse, you program an iPhone app without making it cluttered, ugly, or over bloated.

Q: Will you add the features I demand if I threaten you with a bad review?
A: No. Threats of a bad review or demands of any kind will simply be ignored.

Q: Can you make Kanji Flip use Heisig's method/kanji?
A: Sorry, but I can't use copyrighted material without express license/permission being granted. However, you will be able to add your own content to an existing kanji in the next version.

Q: Are you going to put out Chinese Flip, Spanish Flip, etc...
A: Yes. Spanish will likely be next. Chinese after that. Italian too.

Q: Obviously you don't love kanji like I do, because you'd NEVER put out Spanish Flip if you did!
A: Not true. My program works equally well for other languages.

Q: I want stroke order diagrams, tracing of kanji, etc. WHEN will Kanji Flip have it?
A: My program does one thing well, but it doesn't do everything. There are some pretty sweet apps at this very moment that do exactly what you want. At some point I don't want to de-focus Kanji Flip too much. So, I ALMOST put in multi-choice. I even figured out how to properly code it and layout out the UI. But I doubt it will happen. (I never try to say never, probably just much later on.)

Q: OK, so how about a GAME like Kanji Flip with even more fun stuff?
A: Very likely. With far less seriousness and high scores and such!!! SWEET!

Q: I think I found some mistakes. What should I do?
A: Write me an email and I'll be glad to add the fix into the next update.

Q: OK, this FAQ really isn't answering my questions... What's your favorite band?
A: Iron Maiden.