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  1. 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.

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      under review  ·  12 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  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!

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      • 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.

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          under review  ·  15 comments  ·  Game Rules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 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.

          159 votes
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          • 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.

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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.

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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…

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                • DietBet 10 "All In" game

                  In addition to the regular DietBet 10's, have a DietBet 10 "All In" game where everyone pays up front. This way, people who want to/have to pay monthly can still play but those of us who want some higher stakes, pay up front. I wouldn't care if there was no discount.

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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.

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                      under review  ·  JessieJessie responded

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

                    • 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.

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                      • I think you need to Limit the Weekly Weigh In Prizes to only 1 per person.

                        It only costs $20 to buy the tokens so 1 prize per person should be sufficient for anyone. It makes no sense for one person to get multiple prizes.

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                        • Put prizes related to fitbit/jawbone up etc early in the game

                          Would like to have prizes that help you lose weight early in the game and prizes that help you keep the weight off later in the game. If you have prizes that would help us the most, please give those away in the early prize rounds.

                          18 votes
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                            • DietBet 10 Fast Track

                              Cut the time in half to 3 months and first two rounds you lose 3%, last round you lose 4%. Some people can lose 10% faster than 6 months.

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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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                                • It would be easier to reconcile the max weight loss if the games were closer in length.

                                  Maybe a 4 month game would be more manageable than a 6 month game, since there wouldn't be as much divergence between the goals of the 28 day/4% game and the longer 10% loss. 4 months would still support the "slow and steady" weight loss that you get approaching maintenance, but would reduce the chance of conflicts for those still playing the 4% games. Something to consider...3%-3%-2%-2%?

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                                  • 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.

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                                    • 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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                                      • 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.

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                                        • Sponsor added monitary incentive

                                          How about adding an option that if people want to add to your personal winnings by sponsoring you for additional winnings if goal reached, it would totally be more incentive and speak volumes about personal support for the individual.

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