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  1. 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.

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    • Show count of those eligible/entered in each weekly prize drawing

      I think it would be a good idea to disclose how many people have submitted weekly token weigh-ins and are eligible for the weekly prize drawing.

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        planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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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          • It should be easier to find / see my target weight for each round

            Today's the day to weight in at the end of round 2, but nowhere on my profile or the game page is today's target weight. Rather, it shows the target weight for the *next* round. It's almost like they did this on purpose so some people will forget their target weight and accidentally submit a weigh-in that is 0.1 pounds too high (and lose). Pretty stupid. All 6 target weights should be easily discoverable (without having to recalculate them on my own).

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              started  ·  MikeMike responded

              We should have a fix released for this soon so that the round goals do not change in the sidebar progress module until AFTER you’ve submitted a weigh-in for that round.

              We’re also going to add the goal weights into the progress circles on the profile’s dashboard so you can view all goals there without having to hover over the graph.

            • I would like to see the current weighin's goal until after the END of the weighin period, otherwise I can't tell what my goal is.

              I would like to see the current weighin's goal until after the END of the weighin period, otherwise I can't tell what my current goal is once the weighin period starts.

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                started  ·  MikeMike responded

                Definitely agree. So sorry for the delay on this. It is entered to be fixed soon so that the round progrses stats and goal do not change in the sidebar until you’ve submitted your weigh-in for that round. Please comment with any further feedback so we can continue to improve.

              • 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.…

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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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                      • It would be great if there was a version that tracked measurements rather than weight... to lose fat/gain muscle

                        I'm at a weight that would be considered healthy but am looking to replace (a lot of) fat with muscle. That may involve losing a couple of pounds but may not... measurements are what would tell the real story. If you had that I would join today.

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                        • 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.

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                          • Post the specific No-Lose Guarantee for DB10s

                            Can you edit the rules or "how it works" page for DB10s to clearly state the No-Lose Guarantee and what it means? Too many people think that if they lose a round, they have to drop out of the game. More people would keep going if they knew they could get it all back. Make the guarantee easier to find.

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                            • Make it easier to weigh in.

                              When my weigh in is not accepted, like face not showing enough. Don't change the key word on me tomorrow. By the time I get the news the next day that I messed it up, then I get all ready again to do the picture with my spouse helping, the word is changed and I can't even tell until after I download the first picture. Really? Another extra loop of weighing in? So I have to take pics twice and upload twice each time? Am I missing the easy way to see the word? And I can't easily minimize the…

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                              • Would like a category or prize for people that have made good improvement during a month

                                This would be a consolation prize for people that didn't make their cumulative goal but made good progress. The prizes could also include just a ribbon by their name that displays until they reach their cumulative goal, or something like that, doesn't need to expensive.

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                                  • Why aren't measurements as good as scales?

                                    A few suggestions here to have an option to include measurements. The argument that people don't have access to sophisticated measurement tools (such as a measuring tape and a diagram of where to measure?) doesn't fly with me; very few scales are going to be accurate, either, and even less so when it comes to body composition. A person's weight can fluctuate over five pounds in one day.

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                                    • 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.

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                                      • 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.

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                                        • Dashboard should have custom weight goals apart from %ages.

                                          In DB10 dashboard, the rounds show date left, pot size, round dates and monthly goal in percentage. Custom weight goal in kg/lb (per user preference) should also be added to this game progress for each round in DB10 dashboard.

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