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Does block.coinbase.transfer() work for MEV on Avalanche?

I would like to perform MEV transactions on Avalanche, but I am only familiar with using Flashbots for Ethereum mainnet. According to the Flashbots docs only miners running "MEV-Geth" will ...
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MEV bots contract addresses [duplicate]

how so many MEV bots contract addresses start with many zeros? I understand they do so to use less gas but how they manage to create contracts with such addresses?
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Could front-running be mitigated by placing the transaction fee data in the signed bytes?

I'm very much learning. I've just discovered front-running and MEV (not the hard way, luckily). My understanding is that the transactions are reordered based on cloning the transaction and sending it ...
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Is MEV possible on bitcoin?

Miner Extractable Value (MEV) is a big topic in the life of ethereum users, and it creates an additional revenue source for the miners. Is MEV possible on the bitcoin blockchain as well? And if yes/no,...
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can i smiulate 2 transactions using .call in web3 or in anyother way?

i want to be able to simulate 2 transactions using .call in web3.js. To see if 1 tx affects the other. I cant find a way to do so. .call only works for 1 at a time and a custome node takes a lot of ...
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What is the best way to check if the contract has experienced sandwich attacks

I am searching for a convenient way or tool to see if the contract was exploited by frontrunners. I have several smart contracts that expose functions that are suspect to these so-called sandwich ...
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Is Miner Extractable Value (MEV) possible on Binance Smart Chain?

Is it possible to arbitrarily order transactions on Binance Smart Chain as is the case on Ethereum to allow for MEV? I could not find anything on google about this topic. I hope it's appropriate to ...
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MEV explore flashbots

What's the exact definition of Outlier MEV txs currently in review on Flashbot's MEV-explore dashboard? Does it mean that the transactions there are currently under review and the profit (MEV Tx ...
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How do frontrunners / sandwich bots work? How do they affect the price in the pool?

I'm trying to understand how frontrunners work in ERC20-Uniswap. Currently, I don't understand how they can "drain" ETH from a transaction. My understanding is that the price of the pool ...
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How does EIP-1559 make Ethereum fees better?

I have a few questions that are mostly related to each other. I don't understand how EIP-1559 makes it a better way than the current one about fees. Since EIP-1559 brings priority fees and miners ...
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What prevents miners from cooperating and causing intentional chain reorgs?

The top 5 ethereum mining pools currently have more than 60% of the network's hashrate. What prevents these pools from cooperating to cause planned reorgs? There could be many reasons to do it, like ...
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