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  1. Measurements

    Weight is too subjective when it comes to be healthy and fit. It's just ONE way to gauge how a person is doing. Measurements will give another option. If a person is lifting weights, they may gain some scale weight but lose inches which is even better.

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      6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Body fat % version

      Weight is important, sure, but body fat % is a better indicator of health. You should make a game for those who wish to gain muscle and/or lose body fat (usually resulting in weight gain). Your site (smartly I guess) caters to those with significant amounts of weight to lose. What about those with smaller goals?

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      • allow users to create customized quick updates for the activities they repeat, such as 'just spent an hour at zumba"

        Allow users to create some number (say 5) of customized quick updates that will be available from the pulldown when they log in. We all do different activities, and we can have fun with this as in, "just spent an hour doing housework while dancing to 80s music".

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        • Nike+ sync

          Link with Nike+ account

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          • I think it would be a good idea to partner with companies to offer gift cards for the payout.

            Dietbet could offer gift cards as a payout option. For example, rather than a payout to Paypal, it would be nice to buy an Amazon gift card. I'm not sure how it would all work, but maybe some companies would be willing to offer a discounted gift card. For example, pay $90 for a $100 gift card at Amazon (or other retailers).

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            • Encourage celebration without food

              Advice from dietbet towards end of game was to hold off pigging out till final weigh in... Better advice would be to celebrate without food. We have to change our attitudes about rewarding ourselves with food.
              Celebrate by taking body measurements, buying a new shirt, doing something fun!

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              • Let us know that "you must lose x lbs, but no more than x lbs" on our homepage so we know more clearly what is too much.

                For those who may lose weight more quickly and don't clearly understand the threshold. :)

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                  under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Rate Your Host

                  The ability to rate the host. This is my first game that was horrible. The host didn't live up to her word for mvps and rarely commented at all and I've been in several DB games, I know what hosting looks like. Why does she deserve a cut of the pot? She doesn't.

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                  • How about making players searchable by Location, gender, age, or weight/goal weight?

                    This is a good idea because in large games it is difficult to find friends to play with similar to you to support and encourage and whom can encourage friendly competition with you. I am more encouraged when I can find women close to my age or starting weight/goal weight during a game. It would also be nice to find people close to my location. These would all be option on the profile page, like how it is optional to display your weight on a game page.

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                      under review  ·  Mike responded

                      We’re planning to implement something like this soon to make it easier to connect with similar players.

                    • View Gifts in Profile

                      I'd LOVE to see a section in your profile of the gifts you've received along the way! It's SO awesome to get them, it would be nice to be able to look at them again from time to time withot having to roll back through your activity! They're certainly a pick-me-up on a bad day for me! :)

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                      • Add a 3% game

                        Please consider games that are 3% of body weight and less. I'm close to goal, and now have less than 10 lbs to lose. At this point, 4% isn't always safe to do it 28 days.

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                        • Do a 3 month diet bet

                          Have a 3 month diet bet

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                            under review  ·  Jessie responded

                            Thanks for your feedback, Barb! We have submitted this idea for review.

                          • Allow us to roll over friend invites in a previous game to other games.

                            As a player of the game, I like to invite many people to make MVP of the game. In one game, I invited over 4,000 people. It is very time consuming to invite these people. I would like an option to roll over the people I invited into another game. I think it would be a great idea to be able click on something so that we can invite the same people we invited from another game we participated in.

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                            • allow different fat loss percentage goals

                              Allow higher fat percentage goals and have a more accurate way of assessing fat loss rather than using scales.

                              13 votes
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                              • Triple down

                                This allows same start date and end date, but allows multiple bets. If I choose other games their dates might be different and it's sometimes hard to track.

                                So triple down or 3 bets on same DB4 and triple down or 3 bets on the same DB10 which meets the multiple game participation criteria.

                                13 votes
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                                • Windows Phone App!

                                  Windows Phone App. We Windows Phone users have a great Operating System. It's the best phone. But no one makes apps for us. It's very sad. You can make one.

                                  12 votes
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                                  • How to discourage crash dieting and Dehydration tricks

                                    I suggest you require an official weigh in 3 - 6 days before the end. At this weigh in you would need to be within 75% of your goal to be eligible to win. This would severely reduce the number of crash dieters for the last weigh in .

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                                    • Video from coach

                                      It would be cool if the person who started the dietbet would have the option of adding a video to the page. Just to get people motivated to join and maybe elaborate a bit on who this challenge is for etc. Not a mandatory thing, but it could be a nice addition for companies and other large groups to have their 'coach' welcome them to the challenge like that.

                                      11 votes
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                                      • one daily digest email for notifications

                                        I'd like to get my notifications in one daily email instead of several emails throughout the day.

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                                        • link to endomondo

                                          Endomondo

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