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why are Transactions paid in Gas and not just Ether directly [duplicate]

All the explanations I heard for the Gas usage, could imho also be dealt with in Ether directly. What is it that Gas does that couldn't be done with Ether directly?
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Where exactly do DApps run? Who gets rewarded for running them? [duplicate]

So I am currently running a full node, as well as a GPU miner. I am curious first of all where do DApps get run? They wouldn't make sense to run on a GPU as they aren't very parallizable, so I am ...
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What's the difference in the ways of calling a contract function?

After I get an instance of a contract, there are 3 ways to call the contract function below: 1.testInstance.testfunc({from:eth.accounts[0]}) 2.testInstance.testfunc.sendTransaction({from:eth.accounts[...
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When calling a smart contract function, who gets paid and how much does the caller pay?

This is an extended question to What is "gas" and transaction fee in Ethereum?. Who gets paid and how much does the caller pay? Let's make some assumptions: There is a function F which ...
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myetherwallet.com is taking forever [duplicate]

I sent a transaction over 6 hours ago from myetherwallet to an outside address with the site's suggested 21000 gas limit. Its up to over 1000 block confirmations but still has not completed, yet ...
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Can a “forward” smart contract forward the received ether to another “forward” smart contract which forwards it to an address?

I am pretty new to solidity. I am trying to create a smart contract which deploys another smart contract and transfers ether to the newly created contract when a payment greater than 0.01 ether is ...
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EVM opcodes-prices

1) Why are opcodes in Ethereum priced the way they are priced and why is the EVM so expensive? 2) Right upfront, I do not say that it is too expensive to perform a tx on Ethereum, I just say that ...
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ERC20 Transaction Fee - setFeeCurrency

Hi i now read everywhere that a transaction fee has to be paid in ETH. But I also found via the ethereum page the following page: https://github.com/ethereum/wiki/wiki/Standardized_Contract_APIs#...
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When Ethereum price goes up does complexity go up too?

And what is their relationship? Is it linear, exponential. For example, if ether were to double in price tomorrow, does that mean the complexity is twice as much, or... ?
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Call Smart Contract every 5 Second

Is it possible the call a method of a smart contract every 5 seconds? Lets say i want to call a webservice or an other smart contract in order to get the actual value? That is not possible or? In ...
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Are transactions really instant?

I am new to blockchain in general and still trying to nail down some basic concepts, this being one of them: if a new block is added to the chain approximately every 10 minutes, does that mean a ...
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GAS price structure

how to decide gas price while writing smart contract ? and how to know how much gas is going to be used while each token transaction ? and on https://ethgasstation.info/ mentioned price is ...
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Why is my account balance after executing the contract so different?

I'm writing a test for a Lottery contract: var Lottery = artifacts.require("./Lottery.sol"); contract('Lottery', function (accounts) { var ACC_FABIAN = accounts[0]; var ACC_RENE = accounts[1]...
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Digital asset management dapp using Ethereum

I am new to ethereum and also I have tried out some examples for building smart contract using truffle and ganache. But I want to make Digital asset management dapp using ethereum. Like, if have I ...
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Is the gas-limit as seen on ethstats measured in wei?

Simple question but I can't seem to find the answer online

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