Poll

How many DomainShares should there be at launch?

5,000,000
19 (41.3%)
50,000,000
27 (58.7%)

Total Members Voted: 43

Author [EN] [ZH] [ES] [PT] [IT] [DE] [FR] [NL] [TR] [SR] [AR] [RU] [EN] [ZH] [ES] [PT] [IT] [DE] [FR] [NL] [TR] [SR] [AR] [RU] [EN] [ZH] [ES] [PT] [IT] [DE] [FR] [NL] [TR] [SR] [AR] [RU] Topic: Share amount  (Read 1910 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline toast

Share amount
« on: March 20, 2014, 12:42:15 AM »

I can't decide.
Write-ins *might* be considered
Do not use this post as information for making any important decisions. The only agreements I ever make are informal and non-binding. Take the same precautions as when dealing with a compromised account, scammer, sockpuppet, etc.

Offline BldSwtTrs

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 220
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #1 on: March 20, 2014, 01:28:32 AM »
I vote 5m because even though it shouldn't change anything from an economic point of view, actually people are confused and have anchor biais which will made them think the less shares there are the more they are valuable.

Offline Troglodactyl

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 958
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #2 on: March 20, 2014, 03:55:29 AM »
Generally, people really seem to enjoy big numbers.  :P  I'd go with 50,000,000.  This is going to be TaPOS, so what we're really talking about is the initial supply, which is also the constant multiplier for balance display, right?  In displayBalance = (absoluteBalance / totalSupply) * virtualSupply?

Offline mint chocolate chip

Re: Share amount
« Reply #3 on: March 20, 2014, 05:18:34 AM »
The number 50 is unlucky, especially in Asian culture and gambling circles. I vote for any number besides one that starts with a 5 or 50.

Offline CryptoPrometheus

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 324
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #4 on: March 20, 2014, 05:52:49 AM »
I agree with @currencydebt.

It may sound silly, but numerical superstitions are prolific in Chinese culture, and I'm sure everyone agrees it probably would not be wise to accidentally exclude large portions of the Chinese....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_in_Chinese_culture

The four best choices:

7,000,000
8,000,000

38,000,000
49,000,000
« Last Edit: March 20, 2014, 05:59:05 AM by crypto_prometheus_81 »
"Power and law are not synonymous. In fact, they are often in opposition and irreconcilable."
- Cicero

Offline bytemaster

Re: Share amount
« Reply #5 on: March 20, 2014, 06:55:00 AM »
I agree with @currencydebt.

It may sound silly, but numerical superstitions are prolific in Chinese culture, and I'm sure everyone agrees it probably would not be wise to accidentally exclude large portions of the Chinese....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_in_Chinese_culture

The four best choices:

7,000,000
8,000,000

38,000,000
49,000,000

38888888

For the latest updates checkout my blog: http://bytemaster.bitshares.org
Anything said on these forums does not constitute an intent to create a legal obligation or contract between myself and anyone else.   These are merely my opinions and I reserve the right to change them at any time.

Offline jwiz168

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 409
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #6 on: March 20, 2014, 07:23:34 AM »
I agree with @currencydebt.

It may sound silly, but numerical superstitions are prolific in Chinese culture, and I'm sure everyone agrees it probably would not be wise to accidentally exclude large portions of the Chinese....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_in_Chinese_culture

The four best choices:

7,000,000
8,000,000

38,000,000
49,000,000

38888888


san fat fat fat wow triple and a lot  of  prosperity  8)

Offline adistman

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 168
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #7 on: March 20, 2014, 08:53:58 AM »
I agree with @currencydebt.

It may sound silly, but numerical superstitions are prolific in Chinese culture, and I'm sure everyone agrees it probably would not be wise to accidentally exclude large portions of the Chinese....

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Numbers_in_Chinese_culture

The four best choices:

7,000,000
8,000,000

38,000,000
49,000,000

38888888
BM,I don't think 38888888 is a good idea for chinese, 88888888 might be a good lucky number...
PTS:PgyN7fJ5d9bCkcQLUXxoaQ87KvT9ZQMqus
BTC:18CrpUSta2KpPhuP3XGbSSdEYgBzEoTaH7

sumantso

  • Guest
Re: Share amount
« Reply #8 on: March 20, 2014, 09:24:40 AM »
Make it equal to the total of PTS and AGS in existence at snapshot time.

Offline CWEvans

  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 183
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #9 on: March 20, 2014, 11:04:11 AM »
The choice of 38,888,888 or 888,888,888 would be attention-grabbing. Look at how much virtual ink has been spilled debating the relevance of 21 million bitcoins.

Also, the observations above about numbers in Chinese culture should not be ignored.

death-sickness-zero-zero-zero-zero-zero-zero would be bad marketing.

Offline toast

Re: Share amount
« Reply #10 on: March 20, 2014, 01:24:09 PM »
Haha ok maybe 88,888,888
Do not use this post as information for making any important decisions. The only agreements I ever make are informal and non-binding. Take the same precautions as when dealing with a compromised account, scammer, sockpuppet, etc.

Offline JA

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 650
    • View Profile
  • Payrate: 666%
Re: Share amount
« Reply #11 on: March 20, 2014, 01:30:53 PM »
Haha ok maybe 88,888,888
In Germany the number 88 stands for HH.
You can guess what this means

jk no one would really care  ;)

Offline Empirical1

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 884
    • View Profile
Re: Share amount
« Reply #12 on: March 20, 2014, 04:12:35 PM »
Haha ok maybe 88,888,888

Yes I agree, these things seem silly, but 88 888 888 is a great idea.

The bigger the number the better it would seem. (I would even add another 8. For some reason having a 100 000 of something makes the average Western person feel much richer than having 10 of something even if their value is the same.)

Having a lucky Chinese number is also a fantastic idea. It also sends the right message, that you're thinking about and respecting the Chinese market as a big part of the future.

Offline Overthetop

Re: Share amount
« Reply #13 on: March 22, 2014, 02:54:17 AM »
Haha ok maybe 88,888,888

Yes I agree, these things seem silly, but 88 888 888 is a great idea.

The bigger the number the better it would seem. (I would even add another 8. For some reason having a 100 000 of something makes the average Western person feel much richer than having 10 of something even if their value is the same.)

Having a lucky Chinese number is also a fantastic idea. It also sends the right message, that you're thinking about and respecting the Chinese market as a big part of the future.

I like 8,888,888 ,because the amount is enough and the pronunciation of this number in chinese is very very nice.

个人微博账号: Overthetop_万里晴空
“块链创新与创业”交流群: 330378613

Offline Stan

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 2864
  • You need to think BIGGER, Pinky...
    • View Profile
    • Cryptonomex
  • BTS: Stan
Re: Share amount
« Reply #14 on: March 22, 2014, 03:14:22 AM »
Haha ok maybe 88,888,888

Yes I agree, these things seem silly, but 88 888 888 is a great idea.

The bigger the number the better it would seem. (I would even add another 8. For some reason having a 100 000 of something makes the average Western person feel much richer than having 10 of something even if their value is the same.)

Having a lucky Chinese number is also a fantastic idea. It also sends the right message, that you're thinking about and respecting the Chinese market as a big part of the future.

I like 8,888,888 ,because the amount is enough and the pronunciation of this number in chinese is very very nice.

I've got to know!  Can you "sound it out" phonetically so we can all imagine how it sounds in Chinese?


Anything said on these forums does not constitute an intent to create a legal obligation or contract of any kind.   These are merely my opinions which I reserve the right to change at any time.

 

Google+