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  1. 12 votes
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      under review  ·  3 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Increase max weight loss restrictions for DB10 games

      Currentlu, DB10 games have a max weight loss of 30% of body weight. That sounds like a lot, but I actually was concerned about losing too much. I understand the importance of healthy weight loss, but it is possible to lose a little more than 30% of your weight in 6 months healthily.

      I started out at 350. If I had started a DB10 when I began dieting in June, I would have to ensure that I didn't get below 245 by December. November now and I'm down to 260 and likely to hit 245 by my 6 month mark.…

      10 votes
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        under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Game Rules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Let's Start a DB6 Game!

        DB4's are great for big, quick losses. DB10's are great for slower, longer losses. It's time for something in the middle!

        A DB6 game would be 3 months long and have an even 2%, 2%, 2% loss goal. The pot would be split like it is in the DB10 and monthly weigh-ins too.

        I regularly see people say that either a 4% loss in a month is too fast or 10% in 6 months is too much. This would be a great middle-ground!

        220 votes
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        • Posting comment to multiple games

          When a player is active in more than one DB10/DB4 and are posting a comment to the board, would be nice to have the option to choose whether to post the same comment on the other active games.

          55 votes
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            under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Require DietBet10 participants to pay at least HALF the total amount up front.

            By the fifth round, there could technically be NO pot at all, if only the winners are left in the game. People drop out as they become discouraged, sometimes, rather than dig in and keep trying. Not only would the "half-the-amount" commitment encourage people to continue trying, and be more likely to succeed, it would ALSO more properly reward those who do.

            189 votes
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              under review  ·  15 comments  ·  Game Rules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Make tokens available in other quantities

              I'm not ready to commit to 20 tokens at this point in the competition. Given that it has such a long run, I want to see how I do without it just yet. But if I decide to "get in the game" for the prizes and whatnot later, then I only have the option to buy 20 at a time. Given that the prize drawings are weekly, and I can only use the tokens in this particular game, it'd be nice to be able to chip in for just 10 tokens in January or whenever.

              253 votes
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                under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Tokens don't expire

                Weigh-in tokens that can be valid in ANY game at ANY time...not just the single game you bought them in.

                60 votes
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                  under review  ·  8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 9 votes
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                  • Lose 15% in a year.

                    A new option for people who need to lose more. With a more gentle slope. I feel the current 3,6,8,9,10,10 would need to be adjusted for people who want to lose weight slowly in order to adjust their lifestyle permanently.

                    12 votes
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                    • Official time

                      It would be wonderful to have a kind of "official clock" somewhere on the website of Dietbet. I'm living on a totally different time zone, and sometimes its annoying to check out whether the new day has begun on Dietbet or not. Official time would make my dietbetting easier.

                      158 votes
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                        under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • I would like to be able to add credits ahead of time to cover the upcoming rounds

                        I would like to be able to add credits/money to my account before upcoming rounds to cover the fee, rather then just having to wait until the first day of the round when my credit card is charged.

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                        • Show the "True" Pot Size

                          I think there would be less confusion and fewer questions if the "true" size of the pot was shown, meaning, it would be great if DietBet showed the pot size with their cut already removed.

                          10 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 3 pictures

                            I think their should be 3 pictures for weigh ins. Scale, front and side. I was looking at my old diet bet pictures because I've lost about 20 pounds and it doesn't look like it. I do take pics for myself from the side and it's very noticeable in my stomach and backside. I'm nervous dietbet will think I'm cheating because I'm still the same size hip to hip but smaller front to back. My stomach is way flatter. Unable to see it pics.

                            5 votes
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                              under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • for people overseas

                              the notifications are not at local times for people overseas. I've missed my weigh-in time several times because of it. :( I feel this is unfair.

                              10 votes
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                                under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • tokens in one pool for all my challenges

                                instead of making tokens only available for one challenge, they should just be put in a pool on my account. I can use them on any diet challenge rather than specific to one. As a participant, I can use them everywhere and not worry about having purchased too many and possibly not use them all, and as the dietbet sponsor, you are more likely to receive more money as I will probably buy more to cover all my participation.

                                20 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Weigh in tokens for all Transformers

                                  Weigh in tokens for Transformer games should be usable across all 6 month games that a player is part of and should not expire at the end of a game.

                                  5 votes
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                                  • Purchased tokens should work for all games

                                    I have purchased tokens in two of my games. I would like to be able to use those tokens across all my games, instead of buying separately for each game.

                                    21 votes
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                                      under review  ·  JessieJessie responded

                                      Thanks for your feedback, Sue! We’ve submitted this for review.

                                    • Allow us to choose which photos are shown while still maintaining the option to hide others

                                      I would like to be able to lock my scale photos but unlock my full body photos. I think that it would be nice to decide if we want to show or hide pictures as a group rather than have to show all or hide all. My full body pictures are very motivating to me and I think being able to show off my progress would be motivating to others. BUT I still want to maintain my privacy and not share my actual weight at this time.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Healthier weight loss goals

                                        Losing 3% of your weight in your first month might be easy for those just starting their diets, but for people who have been dieting for weeks or months it is too high. If I am to lose 3% in the first month to win round 1 I need to lose just over 2 pounds a week(I weigh 268), which is above what dietitians recommend for most folks, and certainly a hard goal in any case. I think the Round goals for winnings should be

                                        Round 1
                                        2.5%
                                        180 pounds(4.5 lb), 250(6.25 lb)

                                        Round 2
                                        2.5%

                                        Round 3
                                        2%

                                        Round…

                                        37 votes
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                                          7 comments  ·  Game Rules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Weigh-In Areas Differ

                                          When I weigh myself on a hardwood floor versus a carpeted area, I weight approximately 50 pounds more. It would be very simple for some one to take a picture of the scale of a hardwood floor, then a carpeted one and claim that they lost 50 pounds, when in all reality, the surface you weigh yourself on may drastically change the weigh-in results. They should be a precaution or rule that you must way yourself in the same area as before to keep results accurate.

                                          4 votes
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