adding beta users, commitment contracts built in to the site now

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!


http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road – http://beeminder.com

That would be me!

I will use for weight, push up and studies (so-and-so many pages in a book,
so it figures :slight_smile:

Kind regards,
Willem Kerstholt

2011/8/4 Daniel Reeves dreeves@umich.edu

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!


http://dreev.es – search://“Daniel Reeves”
Follow the Yellow Brick Road – http://beeminder.com

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muitoman@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?
http://beeminder.com

Some intermediary like Paypal, Google Checkout or Amazon Payments is
definitely necessary. I personally would be much more willing to sign
commitment contracts if I could use these rather than my credit card.

Kickstarter uses Amazon Payments for their conditional payments and it
seems to work well.

Robbie

On 09/08/2011, at 5:25 AM, “Bethany M. Soule” bsoule@gmail.com wrote:

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muitoman@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?
http://beeminder.com

Many people (including me) don’t have a credit card. Plus, credit card
doesn’t have a good reputation and many people don’t feel safe using
them.

On Aug 8, 9:25 pm, “Bethany M. Soule” bso...@gmail.com wrote:

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muito...@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?http://beeminder.com

It seems that Paypal is already implemented. Not sure if I did
correctly for a commitment contract. Can you check it ?

Thanks

On Aug 8, 9:25 pm, “Bethany M. Soule” bso...@gmail.com wrote:

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muito...@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?http://beeminder.com

Yup, thanks! That will work for anyone who wants to use paypal on an
ad hoc basis but obviously we’ll need to get that built in to the
interface for resetting your graph.

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 04:11, Just555 muitoman@gmail.com wrote:

It seems that Paypal is already implemented. Not sure if I did
correctly for a commitment contract. Can you check it ?

Thanks

On Aug 8, 9:25 pm, “Bethany M. Soule” bso...@gmail.com wrote:

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muito...@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?http://beeminder.com


http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road – http://beeminder.com

Ok,
I hope it gets done soon.

On Aug 11, 12:16 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

Yup, thanks! That will work for anyone who wants to use paypal on an
ad hoc basis but obviously we’ll need to get that built in to the
interface for resetting your graph.

On Tue, Aug 9, 2011 at 04:11, Just555 muito...@gmail.com wrote:

It seems that Paypal is already implemented. Not sure if I did
correctly for a commitment contract. Can you check it ?

Thanks

On Aug 8, 9:25 pm, “Bethany M. Soule” bso...@gmail.com wrote:

We’ve now added everyone who responded to this (let us know if we missed you!).
As for paypal, we’re not sure. Is there anyone who would put up money
for a commitment contract with paypal but wouldn’t/couldn’t with a
credit card?

Bethany

On Sat, Aug 6, 2011 at 13:42, Just555 muito...@gmail.com wrote:

I would like to participate in the beta too !
Do you plan to make it works for Paypal ?

On Aug 4, 11:56 am, Daniel Reeves dree...@umich.edu wrote:

We’ve now added all the people on the wait list who used the invite
code from our akrasia article, blog.bmndr.com/akrasia

Is there anyone on this list who does not now have a beta account? Let
me know and we’ll add you right away!

If you do have an account but haven’t signed in (ie, chosen a
password), please try doing that.

We just deployed a bunch of new features (a subset of which we tweeted
at twitter.com/beemuvi ) but most importantly, we’ve implemented
actual commitment contracts. With actual money. It works like before
when you start a new goal but if you go off your road then you have to
put $5 at risk to restart. If you go off the road a second time, we
actually charge your credit card for the $5. It’s a rapidly increasing
fee schedule from there each time you go off your road. Of course
with the new road dial, it should be easy to adjust your road as you
go so it’s never too hard to stay on track.

Eager to hear what people think of this!

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com


What are you beeminding?http://beeminder.com

http://dreev.es – search://"Daniel Reeves"
Follow the Yellow Brick Road –http://beeminder.com