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Why do my FAILED transactions get charged the max gas price?

I tried buying TEL on EtherDelta and had two failed transactions in a row, both charged at the max gas price, one after like 15 mins and the other instantly. How come I get charged for a failed ...
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Posted blocks on ethgasstation/Low gas price watchlist

Does anyone understand the posted blocks on ethgasstation/Low gas price watchlist? I would guess that posted block < mined block is always true - but this is not what I see there.
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Transaction Pending 5 days [duplicate]

0xdb651909881589110a34e4ec28691a367d6b0edd62f73268dbf6b569150b50d3 The above transaction has been pending for 5 days, low gas I guess, I sent to ether delta to make sure address was correct,before ...
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Deposit on EtherDelta Not Working [closed]

No matter what I set gas price to on EtherDelta.com when I try to make a deposit I get this error You tried to send an Ethereum transaction but there was an error. Make sure you have enough ETH in ...
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Can you neglect profitable transactions to increase mining profits?

As far as I understood, each miner can access a pool of pending transactions, select those that he likes, put them together in a block minding that they don't exceed the block's gas limit, and then ...
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Why are ether delta gas prices so high as of recently?

My question is about why the gas price and gas limit are so high as of lately on ether delta?
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Ethereum Crowdsale Tutorial - Can't Transfer Ether to Crowdsale in Solo TestNet - The Contract Won't Allow This Transaction to Be Processed

Im sure this is a very simple problem that one of the brilliant geniuses on this site should be able to answer! I am following the tutorial for Crowdsale found on the Ethereum website https://www....
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Will PoS lover the tx fees? [duplicate]

There's a lot of speak about PoS being more environmentally friendly and making transactions faster to be included in the blockchain but I haven't found any info on the fees. Will the minimum gas ...
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Why some transactions with lower gasPrice are proceeded faster?

I've been observing this chart on ethgasstation.info for some time. Those values are average from last 1500 blocks. Every time I look at the chart, confirmation time is shorter for gasPrice 1 gWei, ...
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Etereum tx pending - gas price

I made an ethereum tx with 21 gwei gas price. It is now pending since more then one hour. Theoretically when adoption increases and therefore more txs happen and everybody must set enough gas to be ...
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How to get Safe Low, Standard and Fast gas prices?

I was relying on web3.eth.gaPrice to get the safe gas price for my transactions, but unfortunetly this doesn't give accurate results (check eth.gasPrice is returning less value than expected). But I ...
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eth.gasPrice is returning less value than expected

As mentioned in documentation eth.gasPrice returns the current gas price. The gas price is determined by the x latest blocks median gas price. I was relying on this method to estimate current gas ...
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Is it possible to get the exact amount of Ethers deducted in a 'simple' send?

I can specify a gas price and a gas limit. These give me the maximum values. I need to be able to compute the exact amount that is going to be deducted when I do a simple send (EOA to EOA transfers). ...
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Where can I find an Ethereum Gas Price chart on Ropsten testnet?

For the main Ethereum blockchain, we can have access to the history of ETH gas price here : https://etherscan.io/chart/gasprice I would like to have access to something similar for the Ropsten ...
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After-the-fact Fee calculation for ETH transfers

I'm working on a basic application to track ETH transfers, and I'm making use of the web3j Java API to interact with the Ethereum blockchain. My app is working, but I'm having trouble figuring out how ...
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Reasons to develop DApp when you have to pay for executing logic

I am relatively new to the blockchain technology. I understood that DApps have some advantage over regular web apps such as no payment services as paypal are needed, no login is required etc. However,...
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What will be the gas price when Eth will use Proof Of Stake?

I know that the cost of a transaction is gasUsed * gasPrice. Gas used cannot really change unless you change your smart contract code or the gas cost of EVM opcode. So the gas price is currently ...
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Obtaining Gas and Gas Price Solidity

I added the following two lines of code to my function: uint gas_remaining = msg.gas; //irrelevant code.... refund = refund + ((gas_remaining - msg.gas) * tx.gasprice); For some reason this is ...
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Solidity — refactor simple contracts to fix gas limit and avoid Checks-Effects-Interaction warning

The following pattern is something that recurs a lot in the contracts I am develping and when I run an analyser over it I get a couple of warning. Say I have two contracts as follows: pragma ...
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What is the relationship between Gwei and gas?

I know that a Gwei means 1000000000 wei, but when we send a transaction with 21000 gas, is that mean we send 21000 Gwei? please explain Gwei for me
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What are transaction costs likely to be after Casper? [closed]

It presently costs X to send a simple transaction. Assuming the price of ether stays constant, what is a theoretical estimate for the new cost of the same sort of transaction after Casper? i.e X/10?
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Transaction Starvation in Ethereum

A miner chooses a particular transaction on basis of its GAS price i.e. miner generally doesn't pick a transaction with a lower gas price if he has options of other transactions with more gas price. ...
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what is the lowest gas price that clients (Geth / Parity) relay

I read here that nodes (at least Geth) only relay transactions that have a gas price above some limit. What is that default limit currently? As also mentioned there it is probably not zero as that ...
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how to estimate gas cost?

I have a function that iterate through an array, which could cost a lot of gas. But I still want to test out the estimate gas cost, then decide if I should maintain the design or not. function ...
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How to optimize the upload of data onto the blockchain so that the miners will choose the transactions while paying relatively lower gas price?

If I have 10 transactions that would fill 10 blocks worth of gas, would the transactions be more likely to be included in a block if I send 20 transactions that fill 1/2 of each block? What about 40 ...
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Can i compel miners to privilege my transaction by setting a high gas limit?

I'm trying to send ether to a contract that has a fixed gas price, so I want to know if I can incentive miners to accept my transaction before someone else's by setting a high gas limit. Do miners ...
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How much does it cost to upload a smart contract?

I'm using a local Ethereum testnet and it seems to me that the price of uploading a smart contract is a bit too high. This is the code for the smart contract: contract Transfer { address owner; ...
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Determine network congestion, min required gas/gas price based on current conditions

Say I have an application that is making some low priority transactions. I'd like to keep them as low priority as possible without having them take 20+ minutes or poof and disappear. What's the best ...
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How can I set the gas price of a transaction initiated by a contract?

I am writing a contract that will interact with another contract: contract A will call a function defined by contract B. Is it possible to set the gas price that contract A is willing to pay when ...
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Cheapest Transaction Fee When Sending Tokens?

I have created a Smart Contract to return tokens to any address that sends me Ether, but I have noticed that the transaction fees range from 20 cents to a couple of dollars when tokens are sent from ...
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Why are there pending TXs with high gas prices?

Rinkeby has pending transactions, some of which have gas prices of 100+ gwei and have been pending for over half an hour. Why is that? Are sending too little gas?
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Send funds to owner after each buy or after several?

I copied and modified smart contracts from TenX and EOS. TenX sends funds to their wallet after every purchase from a buyer: function createTokens(address recipient) public isUnderHardCap saleIsOn ...
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What is the Default gasprice?

I want to play with a custom chain that has a gas price that's different from the ETH mainnet. By "gas price" I mean how much gas is required to deploy a dapp. But I don't see anywhere in the chain ...
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What are the alternative methods of specifying gas price for contract execution?

This is possibly a rhetoric question, but I didn't find an answer to it. There are excellent answers to similar questions from @eth How much does it cost to use a contract? and When calling a smart ...
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Is it possible to change the gas price during contract method execution?

Is there any way in Solidity to change the gas price during contract method execution? For example using Assembly?
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Would a minimal gas price tx ever be mined?

I want to mine and charge a minimal gas price (like the minimum required to prevent infinite loops and such), to enable many smaller transactions to be confirmed super cheaply and to lower the cost of ...
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Why is there a drop in the amount of Ether I transferred

I tried to transfer 1.37299 Ether from one account to another. In the process, 0.0004851 Ether was consumed as gas. Even subtracting this gas price, ideally, 1.3725049 Ether should be transferred to ...
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Is there a gas price limit?

Every transaction on the Ethereum blockchain must consume less gas than the block gas limit, which can fluctuate depending on the weighted average sentiment of miners. To help incentivize inclusion of ...
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Very big fee for token on testnet

I'm new here and try to make my own token. I kinda made it actually, but fee for it is very big(cheapest one is 0.65 eth). Here's my code: pragma solidity ^0.4.13; library SafeMath { function mul(...
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Is this type of Dapp reasonable to be built on Ethereum?

I'm currently doing some tests with Solidity programming language and EVM. I want to create application where people could make a personal accounts and make some business logic then. But I'm afraid of ...
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Transfer Ether from contract to user addresses

I have code to transfer Ether to an address, as follows: addr.transfer(amount); Unfortunately, when I execute this statement for two transfers, the money never arrives in the addr addresses. I do ...
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What gives ether it's intrinsic value? [duplicate]

Trying to understand how ethereum and blockchain work. I keep hearing that miners are needed to do the computations to unlock a block (don't know if that's the correct term). My question is this: ...
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How do I specify a lower gas price in the Ethereum Wallet when creating a wallet contract?

I'm trying out the Ethereum Wallet Dapp (which may or may not also be called Mist, I'm a little confused about the naming. But the About screen says "Ethereum Wallet 0.8.10"). This wallet app seems ...
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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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Is there a way to prevent transactions becoming too expensive [duplicate]

As the price of ethereum has goes up, the cost of making transactions increases as well. What methods are there to prevent making transactions from becoming unaffordable?
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Is next formula to calculate TX cost in euros correct?

I want to create a transaction in the main-net. Each transaction modifies 4 * 32 bytes of storage. It also creates a event with 3 indexes and 150 bytes of real log. Note: I arbitrarily take 300 Euros/...
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Gas cost of different computations [duplicate]

Is there somewhere a list showing the different cost of different calculations?For example: Perform transaction: 21'000 gas calculate a hash: 30 gas addition of two numbers: 3 gas cycle in a loop: 1 ...
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Parity pending transaction [duplicate]

I'm one of the many that tries to join the Status Network ICO using Parity. When I check "txqueue viewer" on top of the queue I see my transaction. As you can see below, it's there for a long time ...
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Gas cost / ETH fee in order to send Golem?

I want to send Golem from myetherwallet to a friends wallet. How much does the Ethereum network charge in gas / ETH fee for sending a token?
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GAS is the fuel of Ethereum network?

I want to know something about GAS...can you please explain... What is the relationship between Gas and Wei / Ether? Can you please give an example of how much the execution of a contract will cost? ...