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A token is a transferable, divisible object on the blockchain, such as a subcurrency or a prediction market share.

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How do I get a refund for my The DAO tokens that was split into a child DAO?

The DAO token holders that split away from the main The DAO into a child DAO will have moved the tokens (DAO) and the corresponding ethers (ETH) into the child DAO. As these DAO token holders have a ...
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MyEtherWallet The DAO withdraw is stuck, can I continue manually?

I believe the withdrawal process for my test amount of DAO to be withdrawn to Ether got stuck after the approval function, it now shows 0 amount of DAO but Ether didn't increase. Can I manually resume,...
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How do I convert my The DAO tokens into ethers using the withdrawal contract after the hard fork?

The DAO contract was attacked on 17th June 2016 where the attacker drained about USD 50 million worth of ethers using a recursive call vulnerability in The DAO contract code. The attacker drained ...
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Will The DAO tokens withdraw value be 100Dao for 1.5Eth when The DAO funding will be over? [closed]

As many people I sent ether for The DAO tokens when the exchange rate was 1/100. At the end of the funding, we will be able to withdraw our ether. But the final rate on the last days of the funding ...
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Which accounts contributed to The DAO's extraBalance account?

Anyone who bought DAOs in the last two weeks of The DAO crowdfunding phase paid more than 1 ether (ETH) per 100 The DAO tokens (DAO). The ETH amount in excess of 1 ETH per 100 DAOs was stored in The ...
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How can I verify that my The DAO token balance is correct when the Goodies provide an ETC refund on the Ethereum Classic chain?

From the blog post The White Hats and DAO Wars: Behind the Scenes, the Goodies intend to: develop the smart contracts that will be used to distribute ETC to the addresses holding DAO Tokens at ...
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How do I convert my The DAO tokens into ethers on the Ethereum Classic chain?

According to Whitehat Withdrawal contract - Update and Next Steps and Whitehat Withdrawal contract - Last update before deployment, the Goodies will be deploying the withdrawal contracts whetcwithdraw....
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Why Are My The DAO To ETH Refunds Failing?

A user on thadao.slack.com was having trouble withdrawing their refunds from The DAO Withdrawal contact. I checked the WithdrawDAO contact and noticed that there are many other transactions failing: ...
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Convert DAO extraBalance to Ether or Bitcoin

I'm a noob in cryptocurrencies and still hold some DAO_extraBalance tokens in MyEtherWallet. I want to convert these DAO_extraBalance tokens into Ether tokens (ETH) or Bitcoins (BTC). I've browsed ...
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Token behaviour checked as invariant?

Ethereum Tokens are specified by the ERC20, however this is just the interface. What happens, if a Token implements the functionality in "unusual" ways? Eg. a Token could implement the transfer ...
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What kind of companies can launch an ICO? Only blockchain based or others as well? [closed]

I'm confused as to what kind of companies can launch an ICO - only blockchain based companies that have some inherent use/tie-in of tokens/coins or others as well? For example, I just saw the ethereum ...
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Can an Ethereum address hold more than Ether?

Let me explain it with examples. On Bitcoin protocol, for example, you have Counterparty. As it uses embedded consensus, every XCP address is linked to a Bitcoin address. So if you hold bitcoins on ...
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How excatly Bancor works (for non-economists) [closed]

I've read the following SE threads: 1, 2,3, the Bancor's white paper, Eyal Herzog Smart Token 101 post, and Scott Morris's post but I'm still having a hard time trying to understand how exactly Bancor ...
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How exactly does a unique asset get tokenized?

Say I have a set of assets, each with their own serial# or unique Id. How exactly would I create tokens linked to each asset that could be traded on a 1 to many basis? (ie: trade this one special ...
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Can 'your own crypto-currency' (created in the Ethereum Ecosystem) be mined as a standalone crypto-currency?

As I understand it (please correct me if I'm wrong) a typical Litecoin derived alt coin has its own blockchain and can be mined entirely separately from any other crypto-currency. Some alt coin miners ...
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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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I sent my Humaniq & Taas coin (from my ico purchase) to my Parity Wallet.

Being a newb to crypto I screwed up. I sent the taas and humaniq coins I bought during their ico to my Parity wallet. Nothing has appeared and I now think that maybe this wallet only supports ethereum?...
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How to control a token's exchange value

Suppose you wanted to create a token representing an index fund for various cryptocurrencies and you made sure that you held enough cryptocurrency reserves for each currency represented in the fund. ...
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Ether backed tokens

I am playing around with the advanced token functions over at the Ethereum Token tutorial. The contract is deploying fine on the testnet, balances my account with the created tokens and I can set the ...
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Parity scheduled transaction stuck at submitting

I scheduled a transaction for the BAT token after block 3798640. It remained pending before the block for hours, then submitted about an hour ago, see Tx local viewer screenshot. Anyone know if this ...
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What is a summary of the token standard debate?

I've been seeing some talks about replacing ERC20 with a better standard. I think I'm slightly out of the loop, though. What is, in summary, the limitations and/or issues with ERC20? How will the ...
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Can an Ethereum contract autonomously and securely manage a bitcoin wallet

I'm wondering if it's possible to have an Ethereum token that is backed by pooled bitcoin (and therefore has 1:1 value parity with Bitcoin) in a trustless way. With tokens issued and destroyed as ...
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Which RPC command does web3.js use to call into an arbitrary smart contract function?

I am trying to duplicate some of the function of web3.js in C++. I don't really know much javaScript. I can see how the code calls into simple RPC calls such as eth_getBlockByNumber or ...
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Trying to send ARC (Arcade City) tokens via MEW and encountering issues

I'm trying to move some ARC tokens from one place to another but encountering an error. Link to transaction: https://etherscan.io/tx/0xd350ac4b5eba650957c9a086f851f1914bec0fe4808566bdc5fa26e0e0d9d80a ...
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How can we lock an ERC20 token in a contract and generate another ERC20 token proportionally over the locked duration?

"Gnosis tokens (GNO) are the generator for Wisdom token (WIZ) creation. WIZ can only be created via activating the utility of the Gnosis (GNO) tokens. This is done via a smart contract system. The ...
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Contract storage data access rules

Let's say in a contract's storage you keep data for each address (user) of the contract. Let's say there is a token to go along. Would it be possible to restrict access to the lookup of the storage ...
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Import a token to MyEtherWallet? How do I determine `Decimal` value?

I'm new to MEW, but wanted to understand how to determine the Decimal value when adding a custom token. I pulled the contract address from etherscan: 0xaaaf91d9b90df800df4f55c205fd6989c977e73a The ...
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Can you better explain the 50%+1 rule for token crowd sales?

I'm a bit confused about having to keep 50% of the token in reserve for the crowd sale. The documents don't really fully explain it. Question: if I have a token with a total supply of 100 and I hold ...
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Buy Gnosis tokens with geth

How to participate to Gnosis pre-sale using geth javascript console? In gnosis official blog is described how to do it using parity but there's no information on how to do it using geth.
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Issue with sendRawTransaction for contract Function calls

I have created a sample token contract (https://www.ethereum.org/token#minimum-viable-token) with balanceOf and transfer functions. When I use eth.sendTransaction to transfer tokens from one account ...
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Token transfer: Intrinsic gas too low

I have created a cryptocurrency by following this link .I have deployed the contract in Mist. I am using transferFrom() function in Ethereum wallet to transfer currency from one account to other but ...
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Exchange Rate between Ether and Token

Newbie question. On every contract I made, I have ability to create token, which will become 'the money' exchange in my smart contract. What I don't understand is, how to specify exchange rate of my ...
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Are there any cryptocurrencies built by modifying ethereum code, like there are many alt-coins based on bitcoin code?

Is it legal to build a separate blockchain with our own coins/tokens and miner-code to mine those coins/tokens (not a private one) based on ethereum open-source code ?
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Can my Ethereum Based Tokens / Coins be traded on a crypto currency exchange?

I am building my own Crypto based on Ethereum Blockchain. Is it possible for this newly created currency to be traded on any crypto currency exchange? And secondly, will my new currency be compatible ...
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How to create an ethereum accounts for my own token using node js web3

I have created my own token and now I want to create accounts for clients where they stock tokens using node js express.But I have no idea how to generate accounts' address ! Can anyone help me please ...
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Process of getting a token on an exchange? [duplicate]

Does anyone know what the typical process of getting a token on exchanges is?
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How do you track total supply of a currency (smart contract) on the Ethereum blockchain?

For a newly created crypto currency based on the Ethereum blockchain, how can the creator and the public in general track the current total supply of the coin, provided he enables mining new coins on ...
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What are the processes involved in recording electricity as a tradeable token on ethereum? [closed]

How can you record the generation of electricity onto ethereum as a tradeable token. Assuming that provenance is not an issue and a raspberry pi is used as a node to record electricity generation, ...
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Smart Contract Missing tokens

Hello Ethereum Guru's, I am trying to replicate the first example outlined in 'Ethereum in practice part 1' (https://www.ethereum.org/token) using Ethereum Wallet on my Macbook. I had 1.0 of Ether ...
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How does automatic selling and buying with the constantly flowing price work?

From the docs: AUTOMATIC SELLING AND BUYING So far, you've relied on utility and trust to value your token. But if you want you can make the token's value be backed by ether (or other ...
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Add myToken as payment and as pay to in smart contract

Hi I have a token that I am trying to use as payment for a smart contract and to pay out. How can I do that in solidity where payment is not ether but rather my token?
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“No data is deployed on the contract address” [duplicate]

Following token tutorial on ethereum.org, get error message No data is deployed on the contract address Forgive me, but I am new to mist. How do I find the "MyAdvancedToken" in Mist?
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What does it mean to Port? [closed]

eg. Ether holders have a strong economic incentive to take any token protocol that works and port it directly to Ether.
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New Token Contract Disappears After Deployment

I'm attempting to deploy my version of the example token contract to the testnet. This is how far I get: The code compiles The contract doesn't complain pre-deloyment I see the contract deployment ...
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Is it possible on Ethereum to create a token this way?

Can I make a token using Geth or another Dapp or method and meet these conditions: a) I should be able to create the token conveniently without too much programming involved b) I should be able to ...
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“Intrinsic gas too low” error when deploying the crypto recipe from Ethereum.org

Using the latest version of Mist on Mac OSX, I'm simply trying to deploy the crypto coin recipe straight from the Ethereum website and deploy on the Mist test net. The code compiles with no errors ...
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Is there a token future market on Ethereum? [closed]

I was wondering if there is something similar to Cryptoderivatives but structured as a future exchange, maybe using the block number as the timeframe? I couldn't find any.
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How can I check an address to see what custom tokens has been generated at it?

How can I check an address to see what custom tokens has been generated at it? This is a testnet (Ropsten) address for example: 0xc8f836f4236e3e58f5417589b2d677abd7558cd5 I know that on Ropsten it ...
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Buy and sell of my tokens

How to implement the buy of tokens. That is, the customer transfers money to the address and receives tokens at his account. And Similar to sold?
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Building a floating rate on the tokens

For example. I can make a static price. function setPrices(uint256 newSellPrice, uint256 newBuyPrice) onlyOwner { sellPrice = newSellPrice; buyPrice = newBuyPrice; } But how can make a ...