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We are looking for volunteers to be one of the initial delegates... we will be providing instructions on how to sign up in this thread.     If you are interested, post here and explain what you will be doing.

Requirements:
  1) Participate on the test network with each new revision. 
  2) Run full nodes on the test network and enable your delegate.

Things to post:
  1) Geographic Region where you will be hosting.

The server only requires a basic VPS right now, but you should be prepared to grow with the DAC.

I am sure others will have some feedback for you.

Instructions for how to be an initial delegate are here:

https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=4913.0

You must participate in the next test network to be an initial delegate.
« Last Edit: June 07, 2014, 07:10:39 pm by bytemaster »
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #1 on: June 01, 2014, 07:38:37 pm »
*raising*
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2014, 07:50:38 pm »
I'm in. Will host it from Germany.
Please post some instructions, what to do.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2014, 08:00:43 pm »
Node name: MavenFrog
Server Hardware: i7 3770, 32GB ram, 240GB SSD + 4x1TB HDD + hardware RAID
Location: Sofia, Bulgaria
UPS.
Backup power generator planned.
Internet via 2 different ISP(s).
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Ability to quickly allocate more hardware and/or increase the bandwidth if needed.

I've been software developer for many years - http://lnkd.in/nPbhxG
I believe I have the ability to maintain a delegate node (And I'm not alone in this. Details will follow.).

Initially 100% of the earnings will be used to ensure maximum performance, reliability and fault tolerance of the node(s).
All earnings/spendings records will be publicly available.
The users will be able to vote and discuss on how to spend the earnings.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2014, 08:12:20 pm »
I volunteer

Location: Western USA, Idaho
Hosting: Digital Ocean, Azure, Leftover Mining Hardware at Home


Since having delegates that span the globe would be preferable I am able to host
in North America and South/Latin America.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2014, 08:14:48 pm »
Interested as well. Most likely Amazon EC2.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2014, 08:16:29 pm »
Daniel, what does this require?  If it's about bearing trust, I'm happy to step up.  If it's about being able to monitor technically and maintain upkeep I am probably not a good candidate.

Happy to participate if it makes sense.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2014, 08:19:15 pm »
Hand raised...
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #8 on: June 01, 2014, 08:53:12 pm »
Im interested.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #9 on: June 01, 2014, 09:02:59 pm »
I am interested. Amazon servers in canada and nw ,ne of usa
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #10 on: June 01, 2014, 09:05:32 pm »
For helping the testnet then I'm up for it, also for the initial phase of getting the system up and running I'd also be happy to help out until enough people show up who want to do this as their jobs.

So I also raise my hand, vps located in the Netherlands.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #11 on: June 01, 2014, 09:07:31 pm »
I'm in, Azure server.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #12 on: June 01, 2014, 09:18:29 pm »
I would like to be one please!

I am in Northern California. Amazon EC2, softlayer depending on what is needed is most likely is what I would use for a VPS.

I am thinking that, depending on what is generated for running a node that I would return a majority of profits back to the community. That is of course after any cost to run the node has been filled. I will consider weekly "drawings" if a way to prove fair, charity, or kick backs would be in line. I will let the users who vote decide what they would like. And by no means would any one idea have to be "set in stone" should the voters change their minds. I am of course open to any suggestion should I be fortunate enough to be granted a delegate position.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #13 on: June 01, 2014, 09:21:05 pm »
Daniel, what does this require?  If it's about bearing trust, I'm happy to step up.  If it's about being able to monitor technically and maintain upkeep I am probably not a good candidate.

Happy to participate if it makes sense.
Excellent question.  I don't have extensive amounts of time for technical details however If it's something I can throw a few hours a week at then I am a technical user and have my own VPS and would love to help where I can.

My current host is US based.

Also any idea, ballpark, how much disk space this will take up?

Thanks.

Edit: On second thought count me in whatever it takes.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #14 on: June 01, 2014, 09:24:36 pm »
Daniel, what does this require?  If it's about bearing trust, I'm happy to step up.  If it's about being able to monitor technically and maintain upkeep I am probably not a good candidate.

Happy to participate if it makes sense.

same to me ...
maybe i could also monitor..
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #15 on: June 01, 2014, 09:57:20 pm »
I'm also interested.

I'm located in France, for the test net I reckon I'll run the delegate in a Linux VM at home, then move on to a VPS once things get real..
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #16 on: June 01, 2014, 10:27:52 pm »
I am in .
I am in China.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #17 on: June 01, 2014, 11:00:34 pm »
Count me in BM  8) Im from the Philippines

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #18 on: June 01, 2014, 11:06:52 pm »
In from usa.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #19 on: June 01, 2014, 11:43:13 pm »
Want to join, probably an Amazon EC2 is what I will use. I can change server location between Oregon, Virginia and California.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #20 on: June 02, 2014, 12:01:34 am »
I'm interested.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #21 on: June 02, 2014, 12:19:39 am »
Definitely interested.  Is cloud hosted preferred?

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #22 on: June 02, 2014, 12:21:25 am »
To run a delegate doesn't require much technical experience so long as you can keep your private key safe and can follow the basic instructions we will be providing.

When things mature the delegates may have to do more technical work.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #23 on: June 02, 2014, 12:59:53 am »
To run a delegate doesn't require much technical experience so long as you can keep your private key safe and can follow the basic instructions we will be providing.

When things mature the delegates may have to do more technical work.

Okay, I'm in.
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« Reply #24 on: June 02, 2014, 01:00:16 am »
To run a delegate doesn't require much technical experience so long as you can keep your private key safe and can follow the basic instructions we will be providing.

When things mature the delegates may have to do more technical work.

I am definitely in!

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #25 on: June 02, 2014, 01:06:45 am »
I wanna be a part of the delegates.

I am in China but able to run the delegates in the servers located in China or HK or US.


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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #26 on: June 02, 2014, 01:34:02 am »
I'm interested.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #27 on: June 02, 2014, 01:34:23 am »
I wanna be a part of the delegates.

I am in China.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #28 on: June 02, 2014, 01:39:28 am »
Want to join. i am in shanghai ,china.

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« Reply #29 on: June 02, 2014, 01:48:05 am »
I want to be part of the delegates.
I can host a VPS located in China.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #30 on: June 02, 2014, 02:44:31 am »
To run a delegate doesn't require much technical experience so long as you can keep your private key safe and can follow the basic instructions we will be providing.

When things mature the delegates may have to do more technical work.
Sounds easy enough, count me in.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #31 on: June 02, 2014, 02:58:04 am »
I'm in.
I have Digital Ocean instance hosted in NYC.
Or I can order VPS in Russia, just let me know what is more preferable.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #32 on: June 02, 2014, 03:01:27 am »
I'm interested.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #33 on: June 02, 2014, 03:03:35 am »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
Should be interesting.  Will there be a section on the forums where members can do their campaigning for election as delegates?

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #34 on: June 02, 2014, 03:05:45 am »
Plz count me in. :)

I will use a Linode node locates in Japan.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #35 on: June 02, 2014, 03:08:15 am »
i am in ,i am in china
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #36 on: June 02, 2014, 03:13:36 am »
Interested. I am in China. But can buy VPS services anywhere on earth. As a deep investor, I want to be part of the network to maintain its integrity. 
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #37 on: June 02, 2014, 03:23:43 am »
Please count me in, delegates will be run on behalf of dpos super lab, details will come next, refer bitsuperlab.com

I'll donate one VPS for dpos super lab, the first probably will be hosted on digitalocean

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Other:             https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=4125.0, one of the earliest groups announced to join as dpos delegates.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #38 on: June 02, 2014, 03:24:47 am »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
Should be interesting.  Will there be a section on the forums where members can do their campaigning for election as delegates?

I'll ask Amazon to decide how to handle this...
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« Reply #39 on: June 02, 2014, 03:27:46 am »
Hand raised high.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #40 on: June 02, 2014, 03:29:21 am »
I am in ,
I am form jiangsu province in china.
I will  use aliyun Cloud hosting.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #41 on: June 02, 2014, 03:46:41 am »
Count me in. 

I am in Zhejiang Province, China. Using my own VPS in data center.

I am deep investor in Bitshares, really want to contribute.


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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #42 on: June 02, 2014, 03:47:20 am »
I apply to join .
My server host(with static IP) located in the Beijing, China .

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« Reply #43 on: June 02, 2014, 03:49:37 am »
I am in Orlando FL and I would like to be a delegate!


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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #44 on: June 02, 2014, 04:55:31 am »
I'm in Italy but my server is in Germany. I would like to become a delegate!


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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #45 on: June 02, 2014, 04:56:30 am »
I'm in. I can use vps on any main city of China if needed.
I suggest anyone who really want to be a delegate should depoist some PTS as "cash pledge". For exampe, 100PTS. If some one can deposit 1000 PTS, the possibility of becoming a delegate is much more.
Is this a good idear???
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #46 on: June 02, 2014, 05:01:10 am »
My hand!
I think I would host it at DigitalOcean (San Francisco) or Linode Tokyo.
Perhaps change to South Korea IDC later.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #47 on: June 02, 2014, 05:31:23 am »
I'm totally in.

VPS server located in China, such as Beijing, Zhejiang, Guangdong, Hongkong, etc. Also in Korea.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #48 on: June 02, 2014, 06:09:51 am »
I join.what can i do in the next step?and host i want be setup in china cloudhost,it's work?

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #49 on: June 02, 2014, 06:35:11 am »
want to join
I'm in china, and my linode VPS in TOKYO,JAPAN.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #50 on: June 02, 2014, 06:50:19 am »
In Mumbai, India; but I would need detailed steps. I have somewhat of a knowledge (burned BTC for XCP for instance), but have hardly used Linux.

Also, once in a while (average every 3-4 months), theres a power outage. The good thing is that they usually inform us in advance, so is it possible to announce beforehand and take the delegate offline for the period?

Tl;dr, raising hand half way.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #51 on: June 02, 2014, 06:53:41 am »
I wanna be a part of the delegates.
My server (Linux) host(with static IP) located in the Beijing, China .
I am a it engineer。
I have half a year to invest in PTS
I believe that 3I will be successful, I will always support 3I
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #52 on: June 02, 2014, 07:03:23 am »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
Should be interesting.  Will there be a section on the forums where members can do their campaigning for election as delegates?

I'll ask Amazon to decide how to handle this...
Ok great, thanks.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #53 on: June 02, 2014, 08:30:44 am »
I'm in Azure (pick your region) or UK (self hosted) or Amazon or any VPS in the world
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #54 on: June 02, 2014, 09:22:52 am »
Of course I'm in too. I'll use AWS or similar service in a region that makes sense and ultimately organise a dedicated server.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #55 on: June 02, 2014, 10:08:06 am »
Sheffield (Steel City) - UK here. Any server as required. Plenty of Steel !

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #56 on: June 02, 2014, 10:37:47 am »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
Should be interesting.  Will there be a section on the forums where members can do their campaigning for election as delegates?

I'll ask Amazon to decide how to handle this...

sounds great :) - here we go with dpos node icon germany ... let me know your thoughts...




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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #57 on: June 02, 2014, 10:46:31 am »
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Sweet .. but why the rounded corners?
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #58 on: June 02, 2014, 11:02:42 am »
I would like to participate as a delegate in the testnetwork.

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What performance do the servers require?

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #59 on: June 02, 2014, 11:31:57 am »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
So it is like a popularity contest then. Oh well, i prefer to stay anonymous more than pretending to be a celebrity.  :o

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #60 on: June 02, 2014, 11:34:08 am »
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Sweet .. but why the rounded corners?

just because weR'e using round corners on homepage icons also! But just an rough draft here ..
Can design it like we want :)
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #61 on: June 02, 2014, 11:54:59 am »
I'm in with VPS in China.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #62 on: June 02, 2014, 11:55:16 am »
I have spare PC from mining so I am able to host a full node full time.

Located near Zagreb, Croatia, EU

Also have Keyhotee founder status if it helps anything to get delegation.
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« Reply #63 on: June 02, 2014, 12:16:49 pm »
Nice logos and it is great to see all of the support.

We will be starting another test net in the next 48 hours and I would like everyone who wants to be a delegate to join up to it and register as a delegate.   Instructions will follow once we have completed the process and worked out as many kinks as possible.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #64 on: June 02, 2014, 12:50:30 pm »
Nice logos and it is great to see all of the support.

We will be starting another test net in the next 48 hours and I would like everyone who wants to be a delegate to join up to it and register as a delegate.   Instructions will follow once we have completed the process and worked out as many kinks as possible.

With Web GUI this time?

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« Reply #65 on: June 02, 2014, 02:01:04 pm »
I'm in too, VPS hosted at http://www.gandi.net in Paris.

Doing it for fun, and for giving back to the bitshares community, and the free software community too.

Been using Linux for +15 years, and I'd like to help build a better, and fairer, financial system for tomorrow, instead of just trying to destroy (or be destroyed by) the one we have today.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #66 on: June 02, 2014, 02:09:04 pm »
Nice logos and it is great to see all of the support.

We will be starting another test net in the next 48 hours and I would like everyone who wants to be a delegate to join up to it and register as a delegate.   Instructions will follow once we have completed the process and worked out as many kinks as possible.

sounds great - looking forward to get detailed instructions (how to register as a delegate node) when next test net is up and ready to go!
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #67 on: June 02, 2014, 02:19:48 pm »
Sorry for chiming in, I just opened a new board for all delegate issues. It will help everyone to find the place discuss about campaign, election, attacks and service.
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« Reply #68 on: June 02, 2014, 02:24:34 pm »
Sorry for chiming in, I just opened a new board for all delegate issues. It will help everyone to find the place discuss about campaign, election, attacks and service.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #69 on: June 02, 2014, 02:31:27 pm »
The top 100 volunteers can start out being a delegate just for the fun of being there when it all begins.

But if you want to remain a delegate, you will need to get and stay elected.
Now would be a good time to start practicing making the case for why you are among the top 100 best delegates in the world.

Example qualifications:

You are well known and trusted.
You have a wickedly high performance and reliable node.
You are located in a diverse geographical location or legal jurisdiction.
You appeal to a big demographic of which you are a member.
You are cheaper than your competitors.
You promise to do something Truly Worthy and Inspiring with your earnings.
You have a cute icon or a clever delegate name.

 :)
So it is like a popularity contest then. Oh well, i prefer to stay anonymous more than pretending to be a celebrity.  :o

Hopefully it is popularity based upon the responsible belief that a delegate will faithfully fulfill the responsibilities of the office in a way that advances the goals of the community.
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« Reply #70 on: June 02, 2014, 05:23:25 pm »
I'm in.

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« Reply #71 on: June 02, 2014, 07:00:23 pm »
Yes, indeed.

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« Reply #72 on: June 02, 2014, 08:07:26 pm »
Definitely want to try this. Limited IT knowledge but with good instructions shouldn't be a problem.
I am in Athens - Greece

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« Reply #73 on: June 03, 2014, 05:34:14 am »
I am in.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #74 on: June 03, 2014, 10:40:04 am »
I would like to be one please!
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« Reply #75 on: June 03, 2014, 11:00:25 am »
Count me in!

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #76 on: June 03, 2014, 01:21:21 pm »
Right now we have centers in the US, Hong Kong, Australia and Europe that we can support with.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #77 on: June 04, 2014, 04:19:05 pm »
I am interested.
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« Reply #78 on: June 04, 2014, 10:20:38 pm »
Very interested in becoming a delegate,
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I also have an available VPS in Australia if that can help.

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« Reply #79 on: June 05, 2014, 06:20:05 am »
I am in. I've got 2 vps servers:

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #80 on: June 05, 2014, 09:50:47 am »
Definitely want to try this. Limited IT knowledge but with good instructions shouldn't be a problem.
I am in Athens - Greece

I am in loutraki - Greece also interested.

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« Reply #81 on: June 05, 2014, 12:35:11 pm »
I don't have a VPS, but I do have a HTPC which is on 24/7.

Hardware: A10 7850K / 8GB RAM / 64 GB SSD / 1TB HDD
Software: Running windows, I can easily setup a linux VM on it.
Location: Netherlands
Internet connection: 180mbps down and 18mbps up

If need be, I can also setup a Digital Ocean and/or Amazon server.

I have the time to keep up with each new test network and I know how to set up the client.

Not really delegate material, but if you still need delegates for the test network (and real network if there aren't candidates with better hardware/prospects) I am up for it.
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« Reply #82 on: June 06, 2014, 07:45:17 am »
I would like to be an initial Delegate.

Can host in California, or elsewhere if makes sense.
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« Reply #83 on: June 06, 2014, 04:05:36 pm »
I'm in from NY

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« Reply #84 on: June 07, 2014, 08:20:28 am »
I'm up for it, I'm in the UK

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« Reply #85 on: June 07, 2014, 06:18:08 pm »
I'll run a delegate on a dedicated vps in nj.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #86 on: June 07, 2014, 07:04:18 pm »
Instructions for how to be an initial delegate are here:

https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=4913.0

You must participate in the next test network to be an initial delegate.
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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #87 on: June 08, 2014, 11:26:38 am »
I am in .
I am in China.

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Re: Raise your hand if you would like to be an initial Delegate
« Reply #88 on: June 08, 2014, 06:06:37 pm »
Instructions for how to be an initial delegate are here:

https://bitsharestalk.org/index.php?topic=4913.0

You must participate in the next test network to be an initial delegate.
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