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    LittleSwitchBitch [sign in to see picture]
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    Sum Sub wrote:

    It might be too much for the tech side, but could you lay a treasure hunt down, start on the forum with a clue to a product when you figure out that product there's a clue on the product page, and so on. Until you get to the "prize " which could be entry into a draw for a toy or oh points or kudos. Again with easter coming you could call it an easter Egg hunt but the premise is much the same.

    Ooh I love this idea :)
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    Scorpius12 [sign in to see picture]
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    LittleSwitchBitch wrote:

    Sum Sub wrote:

    It might be too much for the tech side, but could you lay a treasure hunt down, start on the forum with a clue to a product when you figure out that product there's a clue on the product page, and so on. Until you get to the "prize " which could be entry into a draw for a toy or oh points or kudos. Again with easter coming you could call it an easter Egg hunt but the premise is much the same.

    Ooh I love this idea :)

    Me too :) xx

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    Sum Sub wrote:

    It might be too much for the tech side, but could you lay a treasure hunt down, start on the forum with a clue to a product when you figure out that product there's a clue on the product page, and so on. Until you get to the "prize " which could be entry into a draw for a toy or oh points or kudos. Again with easter coming you could call it an easter Egg hunt but the premise is much the same.

    Although this might be quite a bit of work for you guys it could be great fun, and it would get people looking at products that they wouldn't normall look at.

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    Fun Louise [sign in to see picture]
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    Following on from the to series about lovehoney, could we have "sex toy or dog toy?" You post a picture of a toy or several toys, and we guess. Could be fun. More difficult than in real life as we can't feel them.

    My dog has a Kong toy that is blue 12 inches long with a twisted trunk and a round ball at either end, we call this his sex toy. Go on boy fetch it.

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    Fun Louise [sign in to see picture]
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    Following on from the to series about lovehoney, could we have "sex toy or dog toy?" You post a picture of a toy or several toys, and we guess. Could be fun. More difficult than in real life as we can't feel them.

    My dog has a Kong toy that is blue 12 inches long with a twisted trunk and a round ball at either end, we call this his sex toy. Go on boy fetch it.

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    Here are a few ideas that may be fun:

    #TBT, Maybe do some fun throwback thread topics or photos from the Lovehoney archieves. Or even throwback photos of Lovehoney staff members like a "get to know" us section.

    I love the mystery photo "contests" with the pixelated images or the fun gifs that have been posted, may that can be a regualr thing weekly or monthly just for fun / guessing, etc.

    I would also state I think there are members of this forum that go above and beyond to help, suggest products, and guide others and it would be great for some of them to get recognition in some way. I shared this WAY back then the OH! points program was being changed as it was mentioned that they may award point for number of reviews, forum, posts etc. I had suggested that it would be nice for members who contribute at a high level to be nominated for member of the month or such and be awarded OH! points for how they contitubte to the community at large.

    I also read a magazine that surverys once year for "reader's choice" awards, maybe Lovheoney could do something similar via a survery monkey or via this community to noiminate and vote on: best new toy, favorite rabbit, dildo, butt plug, lingerie item, costume, etc. It could be a really fun way for customers who are shopping to see an item has been picked as a "Lovehoney Community Choice" item.

    As just housekeeping items, it would be nice for the search feature to work better on here to avoid the repeat posts or for majorily outsdated content to maybe be archieved? It also seems the same questions come up over and over again about the "friends" and chat feature, maybe pin some "hey you are NEW here" notes on functionality of the community to help guide folks. I know the rules are clearly there but people seem to blow right past that.

    If I think of anything else I will add later, I hope this is helpful Leann.

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    Sum Sub [sign in to see picture]
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    There has actually been much archiving V. About 2 years ago I reached 9999 posts, and well, 2 years later I'm on half that.

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    I mentioned this a while back but dont know how viable it would be, but as well as a model of the month, could we have a photo of the month type competition?

    people could upload pics of lovehoney purchases in a creative, funny, or artistic way. I think its something everyone could join in with as i know there are a lot of people who dont like to share photos of themselves modelling lingerie, but like to be creative with photography.

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    Just checking in to see what other brilliant ideas have been suggested by all you clever lot on here.

    Love the dog toy or sex toy idea Fun Louise and Vanessa8 I really like the community choice idea for recommendations and lovehoney could maybe do a special discount code for a set amount of forum members that want to get one for themselves and I like the throw back idea too.

    I made a mistake in my previous post. Where it said "beat" date night ideas it should have been "best". I should also have just put "best date ideas" so it doesn't have to just be after dark suggestions. It could be a romantic picnic, walk on the beach etc.

    I also meant to add in about a photography masterclass with lighting tips, scene setting and poses to get the best photos for on here or home use.


    Not on the competition side of things but posts that might be good to do as a special hot topic weekly or monthly special concentrating on tips, toys and products that could help and providing lots of information would be the ones that come up a lot like:

    Getting started out on your own with sex toys or introducing sex toys into your relationship.

    Erectile dysfunction

    Loss of libido

    Lack of orgasm

    Stuck in a rut sexually- advice on how to try to get back on track.

    Pregnancy section with tips on sexual satisfaction during pregnancy, help and advice on positions etc and then post-pregnancy help with getting back in the saddle.

    Body confidence boosting and easing performance anxiety issues.

    Mental health well being. Where to seek help, support and advice. Preventing self harm etc.

    Exercise and fitness tips for increasing sexual stamina and flexibility.

    Dating tips and advice.

    Staying safe online when sexting etc. Safe sex, sti prevention and dating app safety.

    Hair removal is another subject that is mentioned a lot so we could do a topic post concentrating on all the methods and products available.


    We could maybe have a Q&A monthly with a different topic each month suggested by the forum members and get a specialist to answer the questions that have been sent in.

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    lmh95 [sign in to see picture]
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    JM88 wrote:

    I mentioned this a while back but dont know how viable it would be, but as well as a model of the month, could we have a photo of the month type competition?

    people could upload pics of lovehoney purchases in a creative, funny, or artistic way. I think its something everyone could join in with as i know there are a lot of people who dont like to share photos of themselves modelling lingerie, but like to be creative with photography.

    Love this idea x
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    The Easter egg hunt is a great idea and there be a prize at the end of it. If it a prize draw or oh points.

    The photo idea that jm88 came up with is a great one. I was thinking along the lines of a photo competition on the forums as well as model of the month. where a theme is picked and all who enter has to do something related with the theme wearing lingerie that lovehoney stock.

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    Some great ideas already! Would love to read a meet the moderator post. We enjoyed the rename tester list competition and guessing what the pixelated image was that Matt did.

    Here's our ideas:
    Guess who or rather guess the sex toy? A list of sex toys. Forum members ask questions to eliminate. First to guess wins the toy?

    Anagram solver(s)

    Raffle? Everyone who comments gets a number in order. So first to comment number 1 ect. Randomly selected at Lovehoney HQ.

    Special forum offer, say once a month a link via a thread to extra discount
    for 24hours?

    Don't know how difficult some of these would be to implement. Will leave that up to you Leanne x

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    Waw some fantastic ideas here.
    I was going to say about the guess the sex toy which was done by Matt and Jess recently. I see it's been mentioned.
    I loved the "what would you name the tester list" competition. Maybe something like - what would you call this sex toy.
    A wordsearch say, a newly marketed sex toy, piece of lingere or bondage gear. You could leave clues in and around the forums and finally you get the word, 1at person to do it wins.
    I'm a walking zombie right now, my minds pretty blank,. but when I get my brain back I'll come back to this xx

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    Hi again Leanne.


    You've been given loads of amazing ideas on here to work on for competitions and posts.

    I was having another thought about my hot topic idea and another couple of Q&A ideas were a behind the scenes at lovehoney " Day in the live of" could be someone in the warehouse, live chat or product development or any others that wanted to do it.

    Another few ideas for the hot topic weekly/monthly special posts were a day in the life or Q&A at a dungeon. Night at a swinger's or fetish club. Day in the life of a Dom or Dominatrix. Day in the life of a sex worker or a dogger basically a totally anonymous insight into things that many of us on here are a bit curious about. We could get a really detailed insight with history and origins of a sexual practice and suggestions on how if we wanted to we could incorporate elements of it into our own sex lives.

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    lmh95 [sign in to see picture]
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    Forgot to say there could be a prize tie in at the end of the hot topic or Q&A posts maybe a goodie bag for answering a puzzle or anagram question or it could be a discount code off anything or just off the featured products.

    I like the word search idea and crossword puzzles that we could fill in online or print off to send in are great fun too.

    Would a magic number prize giveaway work? Again you could have a set amount of codes or specific products to give away and the magic numbers that we send in on the thread that is just open for a certain amount of time are randomly selected out a bit like lucky squares.

    You could even do maybe a deal or no Deal type game for the lucky entrants of a competition with say a gift voucher in one parcel, a discount code in another which could also be a consolation prize rather than an empty box, a bundle of toys or lingerie and then a mystery prize to gamble your prize on.


    Sex toy bingo style game. Will have to have a think about how to work this one and get back to you.

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    A spot the sex toys game would be fun. A random picture with sex toys hidden somewhere in it. Going with the easter theme it could be rabbits, love eggs and chocolate body paint as mentioned by previous posters.

    A silhouette type game where you have to guess the sex toy by it's silhouette. Like the dog or sex toy game there could be some red herrings with kitchen or other implements to fool us or just all sex toys but we have to name them and say what they are for.

    A memory style game would be fun where at a set time a picture could be shown then taken down and another picture shown with items taken away or every thing taken away. You then have to post what's missing.

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    Sex toy bingo style game. Been thinking how we could play this so there's a few ways we could do it.

    We could open a post for a short pre-arranged time and anyone who wants to play picks say 5 sex toys and writes them down on the thread. The thread is closed after time is up and the winning five toys are randomly picked out and announced and there is a prize for having 4 toys on your list or a special prize just for the winner who has them all on their previous post on the original thread.

    Another way would be if forum members registered an interest to play and each player got a link through email to a random different list of toys and again the winning toys names were randomly picked out.

    We could maybe do a lottery style game too with our numbers list posted on the forum and then when the thread is closed randomly drawn out or play the bingo game with numbers on a grid via an email link to a different numbers grid for each player and prizes given for a line or a full house. This might be too tricky to do though.

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    lmh95 wrote:

    JM88 wrote:

    I mentioned this a while back but dont know how viable it would be, but as well as a model of the month, could we have a photo of the month type competition?

    people could upload pics of lovehoney purchases in a creative, funny, or artistic way. I think its something everyone could join in with as i know there are a lot of people who dont like to share photos of themselves modelling lingerie, but like to be creative with photography.

    Love this idea x

    really like this idea :)

    as a general rule, you can never have too many competitions................... ;)

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    I'm new so I feel weird speaking up but then not because some members really go out of their way to welcome.

    So many fabulous ideas! I really think some of the members should be recognised for what they they do here, maybe discounts given or such. There's a few that I see all the time and they answer questions and they review and they definitely drive traffic here.

    I love this website, my sex life and marriage has gone up and up, you really are the sexual happiness people. I found you guys through the reviews. I had never owned a sex toy and I was nervous, the people who review each purchase really helped me a lot. Some forum members I was excited to see posting, "oh! It's you! You helped me buy the Mia 2.." (Yes, I am a dork)

    I'm sure you guys are aware of who they are. I don't want to say names in case I miss someone..

    I love Sum Sub's idea but he's unfairly clever so... 😜

    Competitions would be wonderful, the prize being a discount code or some such, but, and I know I'm being picky but sometimes you get a code and it expires in 72 hours but you get paid in a week..

    Maybe the code could be activated when you want it? Would generate more interest I think. The more user friendly a competition is, the more who enter.

    Lots of us are not on Twitter so forum based would be great.

    Also, I love the idea of code for forum members, you could even make sure it's only seen by active members by starting a thread with the code and the dates available in it at random days and times.. 🤔

    I think it's lovely that you ask what the members want (which I think I can refer to myself?), it really shows a level of commitment to the customer which is a sadly lacking in most business models and definitely this type of business I would say.

    I think it's also wonderful that you can join without making purchases, that's amazing. I purchase off the au Lovehoney and I don't even know if that shows up here but it doesn't matter, no one asks for a proof of purchase, all are welcome, I think that is part of what of what makes this company great.

    Anyway rambling! Just excited to see what the future brings!

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    JM88 wrote:

    I mentioned this a while back but dont know how viable it would be, but as well as a model of the month, could we have a photo of the month type competition?

    people could upload pics of lovehoney purchases in a creative, funny, or artistic way. I think its something everyone could join in with as i know there are a lot of people who dont like to share photos of themselves modelling lingerie, but like to be creative with photography.

    I was going to mention the same idea. Setting aside the facts I am not exactly good-looking and rather shy (or private, should you like to look at it in this way - wearing my T-Rex T-shirt is about as much as I am okay with), I, being a single person who does not even have any close friends, would not be able to do anything but a lame selfie, anyway (and people who enter the MotM competition generally have pictures that border on (semi-)professional studio photos).

    I like taking pictures, though (I do not pretend to be awfully good at it but I nevertheless enjoy doing it), and I would not mind giving a go to posting some amusing/romantic/creative pics that would involve stuff I have bought from Lovehoney.

    And I am also very fond of Sum Sub's idea, though I am a bit afraid Lovehoney would have to give their tech people a proper pay rise to compensate them for the extra workload.

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