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  1. 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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    • 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.

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      • 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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        • Offer Challeges / Competitions for 2, 3 or 4 teams as part of the setup. Women vs. Men; West Coast vs East Coast; Family vs Family ....

          My suggestion is for a new game host to set up an option for multiple teams, that compete within the Dietbet. Participates can choose a team and loosing weight as a member of the team. The participate would be able to be neutral and not choose a team. The option would give Dietbet participates motivation to post weight loses more often; login to the website for current standings including top members of the team by percentage and added incentives to support their team of choice. Another option could be a monetary bump in winnings such as 60% to winning team…

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          • I wish our progress info would also display our original BMI in addition to the current BMI.

            I wish our progress info would also display our original BMI in addition to the current BMI.

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            • It would be a great idea to have a wheel of fortune like they do on Sparkpeople. Every day you weigh in , write, exercise... you get a spin

              Create a wheel of fortune like on the sparkpeople.com site. And when you weight in, comment, exercise, lose weight, write in journal... then you get a free spin. The spin will be for points and the points accumulate and you can buy virtual or real gifts. On Sparkpeople they have virtual gifts.

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              • Monthly Winnings Available Immediately

                Allow monthly winnings (on DB10) to be available for withdrawl (or to go towards each months' bet) each month instead of having to wait until the end of the 6 month game.

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                • At signup make and ADD button instead of a REMOVE button

                  Instead of having to REMOVE tokens when signing up, change it to a button to ADD tokens if you want them! This would create a more user friendly method and prevent users from purchasing tokens without realizing it. This would be a logical change especially since tokens are NON-REFUNDABLE. Another option would be a warning page that asks "are you sure you want to purchase tokens?" before submitting payment. Or make tokens refundable. I can think of a lot of ways to solve this problem that would be more user friendly

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                  • token challenges

                    keeping people motivated within a transformer challenge by offering prizes for challenges within the challenge. example, instead of a token weigh in post proof (like pics) of four days at the gym or working out in one week. Players could use their tokens for a set and win prizes that way.

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                    • Token roll over

                      If we have left over tokens from a previous DietBet please have them roll over to the new DietBet. You scale how many prizes you give out based on how many people submitted tokens. So you are not losing money by having the tokens roll over.

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                      • If someone weighs in before the last day and is at goal it should be able to count as an official weigh in one you reach goal.

                        I met my weigh in goal a week ago. I think that when an unofficial weigh in meets goal you should be able to submit it as a final weigh in. The reason I say this is I met my goal a week ago, my weigh in is this week but I think I am posing because I have gone up my usual 5 lbs that I do every month at this time. It stinks! I met goal and worked hard and will weigh that again after I am not bloated, but I won't benefit. Maybe allow weigh i in…

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                          1 comment  ·  Weigh-Ins/Tokens  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Thank you for your feedback. We currently allow a one-time early weigh in up to two days before the end of the game/round for players who are out of town.

                          Otherwise, players have the 48 hour window to submit their weigh ins. Currently, we do not allow early weigh ins otherwise and we hope this helps players maintain their focus and weight loss efforts.

                          Additionally, an important part of weight loss is maintaining that loss.

                          With that said, I will pass the suggestion on to the rest of the team. Please feel free to share other ideas!

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                          Use weigh-in tokens across games

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                          • Diagnostic personal assessments for transformer games

                            For DB 4s you give a diagnostic personal assessment that includes how many calories to eat to lose the weight in 4 weeks, what your BMI is, etc. I'd like to see that for the 6 month transformer games too. This is not a new thing to DB. I just want to see it for the DB 10 as well as for the DB 4.

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                            • Personal Progressgraph with all (10%) games in one

                              Have a personal progress grahp which includes all the running games (10%) in one diagram

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                              • Mandatory 6 Month Bet

                                Make it so that if people want to join a 6 month bet, they have to pay for all 6 months and stick with it. Otherwise they can just do a single month bet if they can't commit to an entire 6 months. This would make it so people cant quit and give up and are "forced" to stick with it or lose their money.

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                                • PayPal monthly payment

                                  I was wondering if this could be added as an option as I live in the UK so paying via credit card would incur an additional charge every month from my bank for paying in foreign currency.

                                  I am not in a position to pay upfront so this is stopping me from being able to take part.

                                  I have other recurring charges that I pay on a monthly basis through PayPal so I would appreciate if this option was available here too.

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                                  • Would like integration with Pact for Gym Pacts, or something similar

                                    Have goals inside the game that help you reach your final goal. Integrate with fitness tracking and/or food diaries so you get points for consistency in doing stuff that helps you meet your goal thruout the month.

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                                    • Dietbet with different round goals for those who've already lost 5-10% of their weight

                                      I'm currently in a dietbet 10 and am 3 months in and have lost my 10%. I would like to lose another 8% over 5-6 months. I would love to join another dietbet 10 but don't feel I can still lose 2 pounds a week like I would need to win round 1, 2, and 3. It seems very counterproductive to enter a competition I'm very likely to spend the first 3 months losing at and getting discouraged by.

                                      It would be excellent if there was dietbet's with round goals and end goals that are different. Personally I would find…

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                                      • Allow higher subscription level for 6-Month Challenge

                                        Higher subscription levels for the 6 month challenge for those that need a higher commitment.

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                                        • Change weight loss %

                                          Dietbet where you lose 3%, 2%, 2%, 2%,1%, then maintain. Now the 3%, 3% is a lot of weight for some us...that's 6% the first 2 months.

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