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I have sent ETH to a contract address, and it "failed" the transaction saying it is: Warning! Error encountered during contract execution [Reverted]

contract address and transaction failure here: https://etherscan.io/tx/0xa790149d714d614601ded9df1ad40b3830953b5a019b4ea9030cd1699344f2acE

can someone help and explain please?

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I believe the correct transaction is this one: https://etherscan.io/tx/0xa790149d714d614601ded9df1ad40b3830953b5a019b4ea9030cd1699344f2ac. (You had an extra character at the end.)

The contract code is here: https://etherscan.io/address/0x73de68d64b5d9b2108fdf76a394f76e16a88ceb3#code. Because no data field was specified, your transaction invoked the fallback function, which in turn calls getTokens:

function getTokens() payable canDistr  public {

Note the canDistr modifier, which is defined this way:

modifier canDistr() {
    require(!distributionFinished);
    _;
}

As you can see here, distributionFinished is true, so the require statement reverted the transaction.

  • This isn't something that can be "fixed". The contract has a few different ways to set distributionFinished = true, all of which imply that the contract will no longer be distributing any more tokens. Seems like you are just too late to the party. – Shawn Tabrizi Jun 7 '18 at 23:59

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