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  1. Syntax360

    Announcing DASH.ORG!

    I was pretty on-the-fence about the big expenditure until I found this thread and read the quoted part of Evan's OP. There was a clear reason not to consult the community (protecting negotiations) and these three guys stuck their own necks out there to cover the costs; they will be requesting...
  2. Syntax360

    Dash by 2016

    I didn't mean to suggest the sky is falling - I apologize if my last post was unclear. I remain very optimistic about the future of Dash. The majority of my Dash was accumulated just before Darkcoin saw its rapid upshot to our all-time-high - I made the choice then to hang on and trust this...
  3. Syntax360

    Pre-Proposal Discussion - OpenBazaar / Dash Integration

    Absolutely fantastic list, TanteStefana! This might be an oddball suggestion, but I'll throw it out there anyway... As a buyer using a currency which can theoretically sever the connection between my payment and my identity, I would like some non-public purchasing option. I'm not even...
  4. Syntax360

    Dash by 2016

    Pay close attention, boys and girls - this moment clearly illustrates the divide in our own economy between the true believers and the people chasing fast money. We sometimes comfort ourselves by looking at the sum of all investment in our project - always remember that a sizable portion of...
  5. Syntax360

    Pre-Proposal Discussion - OpenBazaar / Dash Integration

    A decentralized exchange and decentralized marketplace have to be at the very top of everyone's wishlist right now. Those sort of projects are quite obviously enormous undertakings, but a big part of me really wishes we had the resources the spin our masternode network into answering those...
  6. Syntax360

    Can the DASH wallet show actual .dat file names

    I wrote a whole thread about this over the weekend - you might find it interesting (if you have the stamina to make it through). I have always thought it odd that crypto wallets pull a file from a directory that is usually hidden to "normal users". I wouldn't even be able to count the number...
  7. Syntax360

    Simple chart plot to show mixing speed

    That is very useful information. Thank you for taking the time to run the test and workup the graph. I've always found mixing to be frustrating - it does seem like a great deal happens fast, and then it hits a brick wall and drags on and on. Come to think of it, I have almost always run out...
  8. Syntax360

    Forum dashtalk logs the ip?

    It ultimately falls upon the individual to safeguard their own identity. It sounds to me like we all agree that it doesn't really matter if DashTalk logs IPs or not - determined malicious users can easily circumvent IP blocking, and the Surveillance State can easily log connections in/out of...
  9. Syntax360

    Want to Buy a Good Idea? Neither Do I.

    We must pull ourselves out of the rabbit hole of technical marvel at stop packaging our marketing in terms that would most appeal to us. As I explained in the second half of my previous post, people like us will not be our salvation. Our collective coffers are not sizable enough to pull off...
  10. Syntax360

    Want to Buy a Good Idea? Neither Do I.

    I am afraid some of you guys are still completely missing my point. Every reference to Bitcoin or how we are better is totally off-message. The average consumer does not care about Bitcoin. Minotaur provided one of the best "tl;dr" summations I could have hoped for: Most folks in this...
  11. Syntax360

    Want to Buy a Good Idea? Neither Do I.

    I agree completely. But take a moment to empty your mind completely and re-read your post. Then ask yourself that last question I posed - would any of that appeal to or resonate with John Q. Public? The average person most likely does not participate in their own real-life democratic process...
  12. Syntax360

    Want to Buy a Good Idea? Neither Do I.

    My thread title is demonstrably false - buying into a good idea is precisely what I have done. But most people do not trade in ideas. Most people will probably recognize a good idea, and some among them will go so far as to casually endorse a good idea - but real products and services are the...
  13. Syntax360

    Development Update - Oct 19, 2015

    Really exciting news! It really does sound like you guys are right on the cusp of releasing another update that will again remake the yardstick by which all other cryptocurrencies are measured. It is this spirit of innovation that has kept me tuned-in from the start. Evan's announcement is...
  14. Syntax360

    Whatsapp to Send and recieve dashpay

    So you're surprised then that when given a choice, most people - most of the time - will choose to abdicate their own power of choice? Just look around, man - this part of human nature is precisely the reason we are all here having these kinds of discussions. Projects like Dash are the...
  15. Syntax360

    First Dash Music Video!

    Good onya then for reaching into your own pocket to help promote the project!
  16. Syntax360

    First Dash Music Video!

    Just to be absolutely clear - this is an unofficial promotion that you privately funded, right?
  17. Syntax360

    Pre-Proposal Discussion - OpenBazaar / Dash Integration

    I would definitely support OpenBazaar integration. Dash is a brilliant idea, but in the aggregate, people only care about the consequences of an idea - the manner and degree to which the idea improves and changes their life. With specific regard to this point, I feel like we are in a doldrums...
  18. Syntax360

    51% HASHRATE COINMINE.PL !!!

    Very interesting idea, camosoul! My InstantX post went mostly unresponded to, but from qwizzie's post, it sounds like that's what Evan's had in mind for awhile... Forcing InstantX ought to fix the issue without needing a fancy new system where pools are policed by the MN network.
  19. Syntax360

    51% HASHRATE COINMINE.PL !!!

    There may be a very simple answer to this - I'm the furthest thing from an expert - but doesn't InstantX "solve" this problem with transaction locking? Why not push an update that makes/enforces InstantX as default? Wouldn't that solve the issue, with the added bragging points of being the...
  20. Syntax360

    V12 Release

    Ya, something fishy is going on. I'd personally ax the whole thing and walk away. I have no ties to this guy, buy I've heard a lot of good things about masternodecloud.com lately - I believe the owner is doing his part to support the community (especially testnet?) and it's super cheap ($4/mo?).
  21. Syntax360

    v12 Expected Payment Intervals?

    Thanks, TheLazieR!
  22. Syntax360

    V12 Release

    No way. 6 TERABYTES in ONE DAY has to be a typo. If that statistic is even remotely accurate, you have something else wholly unrelated to dashd running that is sucking down a shocking amount of data. Try installing Nethogs (sudo apt-get install nethogs) and then running it (sudo nethogs) -...
  23. Syntax360

    v12 Expected Payment Intervals?

    Personal crisis averted - my node did get paid late last night (8 days between payments). splawik21 - In my specific case, my address was not listed in the last 5000 awards (it obviously is now). My [non-]issue was presented as a framework for the questions, but I'm still no closer to...
  24. Syntax360

    v12 Expected Payment Intervals?

    TheLazieR has been a tremendous help shedding more light on this (thanks again!). I wasn't aware of this command until he taught it to me, but it could be useful to help diagnose this and other future issues: dash-cli masternode list full <your MN wallet address> From the command help: Print...
  25. Syntax360

    v12 Expected Payment Intervals?

    I've heard it said that the interval between payments has stretched a bit since the reference node system was done away with (up to 6-7 days?), but I haven't read anything "official" to substantiate that... So my questions: how often do we expect nodes to be issued payment? Is there anyone...
  26. Syntax360

    v12 Regularly Crashing on Raspberry Pi 2

    I've been running a MN on a Raspberry Pi 2 for right around 6 months now. This setup has run swimmingly on every prior version of Dash, right up until the first version of v12 when I began to experience frequent masternode crashes. The problem recurred very often on the earlier minor versions...
  27. Syntax360

    MasterNode listed and inactive

    So is there any estimation of how long it should take to get your first MN payment after upgrading?
  28. Syntax360

    DarkSend BETA V6

    Has there been any progress on the AWS AMIs? I'd be happy to throw up a master node, but I'm not comfortable hosting it from my home server running file-sharing daemons, etc.
  29. Syntax360

    Darkcoin Update / Masternode requirements / Masternode Payments

    I am eagerly awaiting an AWS AMI - I'll throw up a master node as soon as you folks make that available.