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  1. lynx

    What got you into blockchain/crypto?

    Unseizable, unstoppable, border-ignoring digital gold, to be used directly as money; no single authority controlling supply, no fractional reserve nonsense.
  2. lynx

    Trust Protector Election site is live

    If you had voted for everyone except for the people you mistrust, it would have had the same effect as if they were downvoted.
  3. lynx

    v0.13 MN changes ?

    You probably need to issue a new Masternode Start command from your local wallet or DMT/Trezor. You can check your masternode status on https://www.dashninja.pl/
  4. lynx

    Collateralized mining, revisited...

    While it is true that the long term effect of inflation will eventually dilute the value of the coin, the fact that miners/masternodes receive the newly created coins first gives them a substantial advantage. It's sometimes referred to as The Cantillon Effect or the Non-neutrality of Money...
  5. lynx

    Thoughts on Reverse Split or Redenominating DASH

    @TroyDASH @revelations86 said people were put off by the price of a whole Dash, not by having to use decimals. If it makes you happy, the wallets could have an option to hide Dash balances entirely. If you say users are bothered by it, obscure it away, under the hood, like they plan to do...
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    Thoughts on Reverse Split or Redenominating DASH

    There is no issue here. We don't need those kind of investors, they would just make Dash more volatile. So, when people convert USD to JPY, do they become happier because they have a hundred times more "monies"?
  7. lynx

    Congratulations Ryan Taylor , time to crank up the engine

    Something like this was mentioned at the Dash open house event.It would be contingent on research indicating we could safely do so.
  8. lynx

    stop dash from getting burned

    It does matter. We need users and investors to trust us and we do that by never changing the rules that govern the amount of coins we create.
  9. lynx

    Proposal: Alt36 + Dash Payment Platform [15 Updates Included]

    Indeed, now that I look at it, it is the same as the Blockcypher's proposal. Thanks for the confirmation!
  10. lynx

    Pre-Proposal: Adaptive Proposal Fees

    Yes, that's fine. I just want to point out that the iteration of this process is that we will pick a fee that will gravitate towards the median, but would always be lagging (wouldn't adapt as fast as we would like), while direct voting will give us the median immediately, and thus should be...
  11. lynx

    Proposal: Alt36 + Dash Payment Platform [15 Updates Included]

    So, just to be clear, is the payment address linked to this proposal controlled by @babygiraffe ?
  12. lynx

    Proposal: The Dash Expansion at Skatopia

    Ok, now it is good practice to leave at the top of the proposal: a manual voting line, a link to this proposal on Dashcentral, and also state clearly how many Dash you are asking for (i.e., denominated in Dash, not dollars)
  13. lynx

    [IDEA] QT Core Wallet premixing to another wallet (e.g. mobile)

    While reading this thread, and idea came to me. A mobile wallet isn't well suited to mixing coins as needed for privatesend. But the QT wallet could potentially send the mixed coins to it. How? On the last round of mixing, it can just tell the MN to send the coin to an address of that wallet...
  14. lynx

    Pre-Proposal: Reduce Proposal Fee to 2 Dash

    Yeah, let's try that out... Suppose all but one of the 4400 masternodes vote to lower the fee to 0.01 Dash. And the one other votes for the fee to be 7,247,463 Dash. The fee will then be raised to the average of 1,647 Dash.
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    Pre-Proposal System is Useless

    And that's one reason not to use it (or to take precautions when using it) if you thing they would be interested in you. To be fair, the system can be designed to count your votes without revealing how many MNs you have.
  16. lynx

    Pre-Proposal for Time Based Proposal Fee Rebates

    You just made 3 consecutive pre-proposals because another proposal doesn't seem to go the way you wanted. I gave you my honest feedback, if you don't value it, fine, I won't waste my time. I'll be back if and when it's a real proposal for the sake of discussing with the other MNOs. Did you ever...
  17. lynx

    Pre-Proposal for Time Based Proposal Fee Rebates

    You want to turn proposals into gambling, which is rather uncanny. It is not the lack of a random chance to win a couple of bucks that is stopping people from submitting proposals. I also don't think incentivising proposals to be made a full month before the deadline is worth the coding time.
  18. lynx

    Pre-Proposal for Time Based Proposal Fee Rebates

    What are you trying to achieve here? Because it doesn't seem that the solution matches the problem. The "problem" as I understand it is that it is too risky to pay 5 Dash because there is a chance the proposal might fail for various reasons. Your solution doesn't address this. We are back to...
  19. lynx

    Pre-Proposal for Tiered Dash Proposal Fee

    I think this would make the proposal quality inconsistent. You don't need to put as much effort to make a proposal risking 1 Dash as you would a proposal needing 5. For example, 20 shitty proposals @1-1.5 Dash could outprice a worthy proposal that would be made @1.5 but now must pay 2.25. At...
  20. lynx

    Pre-Proposal System is Useless

    Yes, it will all be fine until the government raids the forum servers to find out how many masternodes everybody owns and what are their e-mails and IPs.
  21. lynx

    Bargain: Who wants 6500 dash?

    Don't you mean, they get tired and start ignoring you?
  22. lynx

    Can I have 1 Wallet in 2 Computers?

    Don't do that! It's bound to generate problems later on. They will each generate different new addresses and become inconsistent with each other. You might lose coins if you treat them as copies of each other.
  23. lynx

    Dash's Instand Send makes crypto more secure

    I think it is a lot of trouble to hack BGPs for a measly double-spend attack. Transactions involving huge chunks of money usually aren't time-sensitive and can wait for a lot of confirmations.
  24. lynx

    Writing a “How to do a Dash Proposal” that includes Pre-Proposal instructions – need feedback

    Let DashForce make its own rules, and we can post that in the tutorial. Budget less than 20 Dash? I don't know. IMO we should increase DashForce budget and let them handle small stuff like meetups. @mastermined
  25. lynx

    Dash size on harddisk

    Look at mobile wallets. They are not full nodes and you are still the only one that has your private keys. They are never given to any server.
  26. lynx

    Dash size on harddisk

    You don't control the money in your bank account, the bank does. In crypto, the only way someone can transfer your funds is if they have your private keys. Also, the issuance of money follows a predictable pattern. It is enough that anyone can verify the information on the blockchain at any...
  27. lynx

    Dash size on harddisk

    End users don't need to run a full node to use Dash.
  28. lynx

    Should the Core Team start "saving" for massive market campaign?

    Don't mess with that. Even considering minting coins outside of protocol rules could break trust and undermine the currency.
  29. lynx

    i

    Wow! Sounds great (and ambitious)! Let's make this happen, guys! @eduffield @Minotaur @kot @amanda_b_johnson @akhavr
  30. lynx

    Can the core marketing team please stand up

    To get a more accurate price quote on Dash in case of volatility, I think.
  31. lynx

    Pre-Proposal: DASH Proposal fee lowered to 1.0 DASH

    Actually it would be fairly simple to make such a site and get it running, and this would be a solution that can scale, no mater the Dash-to-fiat ratio. It also can be done quicker than implementing a 1 Dash proposal fee which would probably require a major update. And so, while I initially...
  32. lynx

    How do you check if the Originator of a Proposal is a Con-artist?

    If it's a paid position, @babygiraffe probably knows about it.
  33. lynx

    How private Dash PrivateSend really is ?

    In my understanding, you use your IP to broadcast transactions, but the Dash network doesn't relay your IP information, so it will be known only by those peers you contacted initially. But yes, even that might be a problem depending on how private you want to be. That is also a good reason for...
  34. lynx

    The girl from Crypto Tips

    Ever heard about science communicators?
  35. lynx

    Pre-Proposal: Reimburse the Dash Piper

    The proposal owner for the event could just have hired a piper on location for 2,5 Dash. Sorry, but it would be extremely inefficient if we were to grant reimbursements like that.
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    The girl from Crypto Tips

    That sounds just like Harrison Bergeron, the dystopian future when no one is allowed to be smarter, better-looking, or more physically able than anyone else. @camosoul , is that you in there?
  37. lynx

    Forgot My Wallet Passphrase

    The software is designed so you need the password to access the funds. Maybe try hypnosis so you can remember it?
  38. lynx

    stop dash from getting burned

    Don't mess with coin creation. Predictable coin creation (inflation) is what allows crypto to maintain its value. https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Controlled_supply
  39. lynx

    User Incentives

    Surely the Evo's savings account would be enough of an incentive.
  40. lynx

    Is PrivateSend (coinmixing) safe?

    If that's the case, your sister will have to mix it enough and at various different times so that the dirty coins are connected to almost everyone that does mixing (maybe even to you - again), and she just happened to be one of them. It's like having tens of thousands of fingerprints on the...