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Welcome to the DDF Weight Loss Challenge!

Want to win against your DDF debating nemesis?
Put your money where your mouth is. Compete against other members to lose the greatest percentage of excess bodyfat  over the course of 1 month. The biggest loser wins the entire pot!


NEW CHALLENGE STARTING AFTER PESACH!

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EXPIRED CHALLENGE:

The challenge officially starsts Monday 12/28/15 and ends on Monday 1/25/16.

To Join: Send $20 via paypal to DDFWeightLossChallenge@gmail.com, PM @wayfe when you've done so and you're in!

Daily Weigh-in: Each morning members will update the wiki by recording the changes in weight as well as the total amount lost.
Weight Loss % Calculator https://www.fitwatch.com/calculator/weight-loss-percentage

Rules: Members found frequenting this thread will be immediately disqualified: http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=21151.0;topicseen
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Members:
wayfe-          weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.43%

Ephcc90

ygygold -        weighed 1/25 - Lost 3.24%

ShlockDoc -   weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.8%

Ergel -            weighed 1/26/16 - lost 3.7%

Super Speed- weighed 1/4/16 - lost 1.7%

Mordyk -        weighed 1/25/16 - lost 3.6%

Venilla -        Weighed 1/25/16 - lost 7.41%

Sammy82 -    weighed 1/25/16 - lost 4.76%

ryg -               weighed 1/5/16 - lost 1.5%
« Last edited by grodnoking on April 10, 2016, 03:03:31 PM »

Poll

How should we measure the weight loss?

% of loss of the excess weight over a BMI of 20 or 25 for women
5 (20%)
% of body weight lost
20 (80%)

Total Members Voted: 25

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #20 on: December 20, 2015, 01:57:35 PM »
OK!

Voting time.

Do we do it here or with Paypal or on Dietbet.com?

Dietbet.com takes their fee off of the winnings but it insures that everybody's trust is... erm, not misplaced.

And how much should the buy-in be? $20? Dare we go higher?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #21 on: December 20, 2015, 01:57:58 PM »
I think the op put it there first and either decided to open his own thread or mods split it

right, you are!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #22 on: December 20, 2015, 01:59:23 PM »
A specific program?

I'll be following "The Slow Carb Diet" as outlined in Tim Ferriss's "4 Hour Body". The program projects similar results.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #23 on: December 20, 2015, 02:00:29 PM »
How did you lose the weight?
Can you provide details??

Im in!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #24 on: December 20, 2015, 02:02:14 PM »
Poll added!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #25 on: December 20, 2015, 02:08:56 PM »
I'm in if we use dietbet with official weigh ins.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #26 on: December 20, 2015, 02:12:04 PM »
I'm in if we use dietbet with official weigh ins.

so disappointed you don't trust me ;)

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #27 on: December 20, 2015, 02:13:45 PM »
so disappointed you don't trust me ;)

I don't trust any DDFer (myself included) when there are loopholes that can be found.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #28 on: December 20, 2015, 02:17:04 PM »
I'm in if we use dietbet with official weigh ins.

How much do you think the bid should be?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #29 on: December 20, 2015, 02:17:36 PM »
im not interested in sending pictures of myself in "airport clothes" to anyone on the internet (including diet bet).

i would do it if its based on trust of people who have been around for a while (someone I would feel comfortable doing business with). If you do a ten week or so program (till purim?) then people who are claiming to lose certain amounts should be able to do so. Also I happen to not be a fan of a winner take all method. I would prefer a "hit X goal and participate in the winnings of everyone who doesn't hit X goal."

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #30 on: December 20, 2015, 02:29:46 PM »
Start Jan 1? In

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #31 on: December 20, 2015, 02:38:05 PM »
im not interested in sending pictures of myself in "airport clothes" to anyone on the internet (including diet bet).

i would do it if its based on trust of people who have been around for a while (someone I would feel comfortable doing business with). If you do a ten week or so program (till purim?) then people who are claiming to lose certain amounts should be able to do so. Also I happen to not be a fan of a winner take all method. I would prefer a "hit X goal and participate in the winnings of everyone who doesn't hit X goal."

Please vote
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #32 on: December 21, 2015, 11:05:33 AM »
I'm in.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #33 on: December 21, 2015, 12:46:17 PM »
Voting is going to close tonight- so make sure to let your preference be known!

I think we'll take a week and start it next Monday 12/28.

Now, how much should we bet? 20? More?
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #34 on: December 21, 2015, 01:30:49 PM »
I think we'll take a week and start it next Monday 12/28.

:( going to florida next week...hows a man to lose weight while eating out.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #35 on: December 21, 2015, 01:33:20 PM »

:( going to florida next week...hows a man to lose weight while eating out.

Steaks and salmon and salads!

I honestly think it's easier to diet on vacation- having too much fun to obsess about food!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #36 on: December 21, 2015, 01:42:20 PM »
Steaks and salmon and salads!

I honestly think it's easier to diet on vacation- having too much fun to obsess about food!
Depends where you go. When I was in FL I put up some pounds. But in HI I actually lost some.

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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #37 on: December 22, 2015, 02:01:39 PM »
Doing it locally wins! The challenge will take place right here, starting next week Monday.

I'm changing the poll- vote on the amount you'd bet!
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #38 on: December 22, 2015, 02:10:56 PM »
As a start, I think it should be a 1 month challenge.

That being successful, we could attempt more or longer challenges.
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Re: DDF Weight Loss Challenge
« Reply #39 on: December 22, 2015, 02:12:18 PM »
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