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Is there “auto-drop” or “auto-cancel” for a transaction that's not been processed for a long time?

I sent a transaction with relatively low gas and during several days it was pending. Eventually I managed to have it to get through by increasing a gas fee. Other time I send a transaction with a low ...
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Can't send a new transaction with a lower nonce while the previous one is still pending

Several days ago I sent a transcaction via MetaMask, to a different account of mine, with a gas fee of 30 gwei. It's still pending due to a fee being too low. A transaction contains all Eth in an ...
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Microsoft's Dapp and transaction costs

We're having big problem with actual costs of transactions. We write only 32 bytes 6 times at day, but sometime we pay 7 $. It's not a big price, for us, but customer is crying. We know that Microsoft ...
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Is 21,000 Gas Limit Fixed Only for Ethereum?

I was reading a comment on another post on Ethereum SE and found the following statement: 21,000 is for sending Ether, not anything else. The user suggested to "just set it to a large enough ...
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Pros & Cons of Using the “wei” Method to Track User Deposits in Ethereum

With Ethereum it's notoriously difficult to accept deposits from many users due high operational costs for making new ETH addresses. On the other hand, if all users of a service send ETH to one ...
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Calculating Ethereum Gas Fees

How are gas fees calculated in account based model coins like ETH? Let's say I own 10 ETH addresses with 0 starting balance. I receive 0.1 ETH payment from 10 people - each one sending a payment of 0....
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Consolidating “dust transactions” in account-based coins like Ethereum?

Suppose I have a marketplace where 100 buyers deposit 1 ETH each into 100 unique addresses and I know I will end up sending all 100 ETH to 1 vendor. Since the coins are originating from 100 ETH ...
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Best way to conver ETH to a layer 2 ETH or Wrapped ETH to convert to USDC or USDT?

I have a small amount of ETH ($100) and I want to use uniswap to convert it to USDC or USDT, but the fees of $20-$50 is a bit ridiculous. Is there a layer 2 solution that is WORKING that can convert ...
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Ethereum Staking Pools Fee

I'm looking at https://stakingether.com/ for the list of staking pools with the possible earning and fees the pools are charging. As I understand it, a fee is charged by these pools to provide their ...
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Is it Possible to Prove Who Sent Funds to Particular ETH Address?

I’m building a cryptocurrency marketplace where users mainly buy and sell small ticket items (worth $10 - $50) using cryptocurrency. Typically, the average user will deposit $100 at a time into a ...
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Will the tx fees of old contracts be greater or smaller than those of new contracts in ETH 2.0?

Will contracts that currently exist cost more or less to interact with after the ETH 2.0 upgrade? What about old contracts that call a new contract, or new contracts that call an old contract? Will ...
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How do I implement ERC20 billing?

I want to accept payments on my website. The idea is that for every user I create his own private key from a temporary address and when he sends some tokens to this address - I transfer money from ...
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Paying gas costs in custom cryptocurrency

Can you pay transaction fees in an ERC token you generate on a private chain? IE if I make ABC coin, can I pay gas costs in ABC instead of in ETH?
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fee of smart contract deploying as transfer channel

I want to deploy a smart contract for deposit part of an exchange...I know the creator of a smart contract should pay fee(gas fee) to deploy it...my question is as follows: do senders also should pay ...
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Why do I pay fee for reading transaction on Ropsten?

I have a doubt. I am using truffle with meta mask to deploy Smart Contract, write transaction and read transaction on Blockchain. Why do I pay fee for reading data on BlockChain? Should it be free? I ...
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Why transaction fees depend on DEX?

Since today ETH transaction fees become so high, I (and possibly many people) want to save money by reducing these fees. I notice that transaction fees are cheeper in some DEXs compared to those of ...
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Why ethereum transaction fee has increased so high?

I'm wondering what has caused this recent spike?
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Cost to cancel or change an unfilled Augur order

With the launch of Augur v2, what is the cost to cancel a previously entered order that has not yet been filled? Is this cost the same as the cost to modify the order by changing the bid, ask or ...
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Ethereum transaction sent from Ledger Nano X stuck because too low tranasction fee used

My ETH are STUCK. 48 hours ago i sent 31 ETH from my Ledger Nano X to my Coinbase account, but i choose the slowest and cheapest method that was diplayed into my ledger ( I don't remember how much gas ...
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Etherscan api: how to get transaction fee?

For example: open this https://etherscan.io/tx/0xcb1e3530950cf2c43a307bcb5645ae71a12c76a60831617badd04aea3efe68aa It's a random one I see these infos on webpage: Gas Limit: 136,500 Gas Used by ...
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Is it possible to send ERC-20 tokens with the gas from another account? [duplicate]

I'm creating a DApp platform which allows customers to send and receive USDT (ERC-20 Token). The problem I have is that if customer want to send some Tethers out, he should have enough ETH too as the ...
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Is it possible that the contract pays to store data coming from an address with no eth?

So the ideia is like this: contract MyContract { uint mydata; function setData1(uint _data) public { mydata = _data; //normal way (msg.sender pays to store _data in mydata (msg....
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Resources of a miner's reward in Ethereum?

To compensate the miner who could solve the PoW as the first one, they will receive some coins as a reward for keeping them motivated due to the costs related to mining process (electricity and ...
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Is it possible to transfer token from other address if I have private key from it?

I know that if someone owns tokens he can simply call transfer method of contract to send money. I also know that for ERC20 contract owner of tokens can call approve for my account, and then I can ...
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Contract wallet allowance and fees

I just want to ask, does Contract Wallet need an approval/allowance? as far as i know, Contract Wallets are executed by Wallet owner (Owner account) and the gas fees are paid by this owner account. ...
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let user create and sign erc20 transactions but i pay the fees?

I try to build an app where users can send and receive ERC20 tokens. I want the transactions for my user to be feeless. So is it possible for a user to create and sign the transactions, my system ...
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Apparently some people send transactions with zero gas and positive gas limit, how do they do this? (and I am NOT planning to this but how)

Have a look at this transaction for example: https://etherscan.io/tx/0x11d96986d36240a5e5e7eab78879aa841631705370e707f15f1488a0b9d6704a 0 gas, 0 ether but plenty of tokens transferred. Obviously the ...
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How to charge a fee in ethereum smart contract transactions

I need help on how to charge a transaction fee in ethereum smart contract using web3? Also which web3 API can be used to check the validation of enough gas on the frontend of smart contract?
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Return fees - is it save?

I would like to return partially fees to users of my dApp. Once they have reached X amount in fees, I want to make a function that will pay them ethereum automatically. Now my question: Is that secure?...
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How long did a transaction spend in the mempool?

I'm trying to create some statistics on how long a transaction spends in the mempool before being included in a block, so I can reason about future gas prices. It would appear transactions in Ethereum ...
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Second price auctions for more stable transaction fees

Why does Ethereum not use a second price auction for setting transaction fees? This would protect users from paying too much by mistake and lead to more stable and predictable fees for everyone. ...
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Sending an extra percentage of a token someone is trading to a cold wallet storage address

I have an erc20 token I want to start trading. In the smart contract, can you make it send 1% of the transaction amount in the token being sent to a "company wallet" storage along with the wallet it ...
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Why we use 1000 to divide our fees?

function transferToAddress(address _to, uint _value, bytes memory _data) internal returns (bool success) { require (_to != msg.sender && _to != address(0)); uint fee = ...
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Setting Fees/Prices for Items

I have a question on setting prices for the cards in the card game I'm working on. Right now, I have 2 cards available but there will be more (maybe a couple dozen). I store each card as a struct ...
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How is it possible to pay 2,100 Ether ($309,267) for a transaction fee?

Here is the transaction details that has transaction fee for 2,100 Ether ($309,267.00) only for sending 0.1 Ether. There is no fairness for users, hence accidentally adding a zero might cause them ...
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How do miners claim gas from an invalid transaction?

Suppose a transaction T changes the state from S to an invalid state S'. For example, say, it ran an long loop of no operations (no_op), and attempted a double spend. Since this T transforms the state ...
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I have question about private block chain gas structure

I have a basic question about gas price charged for transaction. Say I have a private ethereum block chain with ten nodes and I don't want to charge any fee for the transaction taking place in this ...
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Gas costs of the following contract

I'm calculating the gas costs of the following contract: 0x6001600190016007026005016002900460049060016021900560150160030260059007600303600960110a60005260086000f3. Disassembled versions: contract ...
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Ethereum Price - Transaction cost relation [duplicate]

The average transaction cost is around 0.0005ETH which is around 0.06$ right now. Does it mean that the transaction fee decreases whenever the price of Ethereum drops? Isn’t the price closely related ...
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Is there any decentralized exchange with zero trading fees for ERC-20 tokens at the moment?

Is there any decentralized exchange with zero trading fees for ERC-20 tokens at the moment? All fees except gas fees should be zero. I already tried Bancor and Kyber but, as far as I can tell, they ...
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Achieving ZERO fee ethereum transactions like EOS

How would Ethereum take on the approach of how EOS have ZERO fees when making a transaction? EOS has the concept of resources, but is there anything like this in the works of "shared resources" for ...
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Change contract transaction payer from initiator to contract

I have smartcontract that creates some internal structures in external call. Now, when calling this creator function transaction paid by initiator. Is it possible to make contract paying for this tx?
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“state channel” v.s “micro-payment channel” : are they the same?

We use "micro-payment channels" such as "Bitcoin Lightning Network" or "Duplex Micro-Payment Channels" for saving transaction fee, accelerating payments, supporting better micro-payment and scaling ...
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what is difference between “gas” “gas price” and “fee”?

Can we say that gas is the unit of transaction fee ? And gas price is the same transaction fee ? If so, why we do not use ether and wei instead of gas ?
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Is it clear that for every “ether” transfering using “address.transfer(amount)” how much “fee” must be paid?

Is it clear that for every "ether" transfer using "address.transfer(amount)" how much "fee" must be paid? I mean how much is the cost of transferring ether by address.transfer(amount)? Is it a fix ...
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Dynamic arrays VS mappings when it comes to gas usage?

I'm puzzled what is more efficient to use, from the point of gas consumption (storage and execution), dynamic array or the mapping and element counter. To be more clear, I'm not asking the basic data ...
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Who pays transaction fee ? Payer or Recipient of the ETH?

When we call address.transfer() or address.send() to transfer ETH, who has to pay transaction fee ? Payer or Recipient of the ETH? And is there any option to choose payer of the fee or gas? Updating ...
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It seems like oraclized takes way more than $0.05 [closed]

When a TX for a random number like such: https://ropsten.etherscan.io/tx/0x54fa389796fea546ac6562bec7cfe4b0daca1b744920a38a0e85036b07a1e0ee It says that 0.004 ehter was send to oraclized and it is ...
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Is it possible to batch transactions together?

In bitcoin-land, it's advised to batch transactions to send them to (a) reduce fees and (b) reduce network congestion. Does the same apply to ethereum land? It seems that the to can be only one ...
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Smart contract to buy/sell ETH/ERCToken for backed token and fee on each transaction

I did quite a lot of research to find something like this with no success. I would like to create a smart contract that allows any token to be backed by ETH. The user can buy the token directly by ...