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Author Topic: [2.5+ EH] Slush Pool (slushpool.com); World's First Mining Pool  (Read 4325929 times)
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March 30, 2015, 05:47:35 PM
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Most of them balance out similar in the end.
Like the three blocks found in an hour period will balance out later on during the week or month.

Truth be told, you earn way more on slush on any average day than on kano.is
I know th theory is "luck" evens out over the long term, but I am begining to believe luck increases the higher the pool hash-rate, and that does not seem to even out in the short to medium term.

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March 30, 2015, 07:55:02 PM
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last week slush have extremy luck i earn near 80% more ws calculator i earn 0,5963 BTC in 7 days whit 4,4 th. in next cople days is time to switch to antpool or f2
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March 30, 2015, 07:59:54 PM
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I know th theory is "luck" evens out over the long term, but I am begining to believe luck increases the higher the pool hash-rate, and that does not seem to even out in the short to medium term.

That's not luck increasing, that's the result of higher hash rates.  Of course a pool with high hash is going to find more blocks, that's math, not luck.
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March 30, 2015, 08:08:20 PM
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I know th theory is "luck" evens out over the long term, but I am begining to believe luck increases the higher the pool hash-rate, and that does not seem to even out in the short to medium term.

That's not luck increasing, that's the result of higher hash rates.  Of course a pool with high hash is going to find more blocks, that's math, not luck.

You speak with a hint of ignorance, at least in as far as I have been educated in the art of bitcoin mining. Pool luck is just that and, theoretically, not influenced by hash speeds / rates. That is borne out with the recent prevalence of solo mining "pools", i.e its a lottery! Maths may be the basis of the blockchain / algorithm, but luck decides determines who finds (and reports to the blockchain) "the block" first.

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March 30, 2015, 08:20:43 PM
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Pool luck is just that and, theoretically, not influenced by hash speeds / rates.
Call it what you want, it's still just math.  There is no such thing as "pool luck", in fact there's no such thing as "luck" at all, it's something humans made up.  A pool may "seem lucky" from time to time, but that's just math at work.  You can check all the bitcoin code and you won't find luck in there anywhere, but you will find lots of math.


Maths may be the basis of the blockchain / algorithm, but luck decides determines who finds (and reports to the blockchain) "the block" first.
Nope, no luck in play there either.  Chance determines who reports first.  You may call the finder "lucky", but luck had nothing to do with it (since it doesn't exist).
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March 30, 2015, 08:23:51 PM
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Pool luck is just that and, theoretically, not influenced by hash speeds / rates.
Call it what you want, it's still just math.  There is no such thing as "pool luck", in fact there's no such thing as "luck" at all, it's something humans made up.  A pool may "seem lucky" from time to time, but that's just math at work.  You can check all the bitcoin code and you won't find luck in there anywhere, but you will find lots of math.


Maths may be the basis of the blockchain / algorithm, but luck decides determines who finds (and reports to the blockchain) "the block" first.
Nope, no luck in play there either.  Chance determines who reports first.  You may call the finder "lucky", but luck had nothing to do with it (since it doesn't exist).
There is no such thing as "pool luck" ....  Chance (and not luck) determines who reports first ...... OK, you win!

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March 30, 2015, 10:25:34 PM
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Is this still a good pool ?
It continues to payout.

It has a community that helps develop it.

So in my opinion yes it is a good pool.

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April 01, 2015, 06:53:15 PM
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So... Chance and luck are different things?

https://www.buytrezor.com?a=55c37b866c11   well sir, I like it!
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April 02, 2015, 05:39:27 PM
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So... Chance and luck are different things?

Of course!  The word "chance" has gambling connotations, while the word "luck" is loaded with superstitious undertones :-)  The only difference comes from the perspective of the person you ask.

The generic term, the mathematical term, is probability.  I guess the guy who thinks payout from different pools on different days are controlled by "chance" had a dad who played the ponies.  While the guy who calls it "luck" had a mom who believed her horoscope, threw salt over her shoulder and knocked on wood for "good luck".

My mom was an engineer -- I call it probability. 

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-dave

who *did* have step dad who played the ponies, and a grandmother who pitched salt -- so don't go getting all offended, now Smiley

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April 02, 2015, 05:40:53 PM
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This is strange. Been on this pool with almost a whole week with 7TH and only getting .05 return? All stats look fine. I would get at least .06 on Ghash. Is luck that bad now here? First time trying this pool out and my earnings have just dropped considerably.


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April 02, 2015, 05:47:00 PM
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Slush was the first pool I mined on a couple of years ago. I was surprised to see I had mined so much on it:

 17.3981 BTC
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Looked back and was making .50+ BTC a day running those USB ASIC miners...awww those were the days  Cool
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April 02, 2015, 05:49:57 PM
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So... Chance and luck are different things?

Of course!  The word "chance" has gambling connotations, while the word "luck" is loaded with superstitious undertones :-)  The only difference comes from the perspective of the person you ask.


More semantics than anything of substance. Luck is the lay man's term for probability and has nothing to do with superstition. And chance, well, that's just luck!

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April 02, 2015, 05:55:05 PM
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Slush was the first pool I mined on a couple of years ago. I was surprised to see I had mined so much on it:

 17.3981 BTC
All Times Reward


Looked back and was making .50+ BTC a day running those USB ASIC miners...awww those were the days  Cool
Ahh the good old days... lol Smiley.  It really shows just how fast the whole Bitcoin phenomenon has grown.  You want to make 0.5BTC a day mining now, you'd need about 46.5TH/s!

Jonny's Pool - Mine with us and help us grow!  Support a pool that supports Bitcoin, not a hardware manufacturer's pockets!  No SPV cheats.  No empty blocks.
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April 02, 2015, 05:58:48 PM
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Slush was the first pool I mined on a couple of years ago. I was surprised to see I had mined so much on it:

 17.3981 BTC
All Times Reward


Looked back and was making .50+ BTC a day running those USB ASIC miners...awww those were the days  Cool
Ahh the good old days... lol Smiley.  It really shows just how fast the whole Bitcoin phenomenon has grown.  You want to make 0.5BTC a day mining now, you'd need about 46.5TH/s!

LOL it all changed fast! Those first 15 USB miners I got from Canary was the start of my addicition  Tongue

EDIT: Those first 15 miners cost me 30 BTC..."Heck how can they not ROI"  Embarrassed
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April 02, 2015, 06:03:48 PM
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Slush was the first pool I mined on a couple of years ago. I was surprised to see I had mined so much on it:

 17.3981 BTC
All Times Reward


Looked back and was making .50+ BTC a day running those USB ASIC miners...awww those were the days  Cool
Ahh the good old days... lol Smiley.  It really shows just how fast the whole Bitcoin phenomenon has grown.  You want to make 0.5BTC a day mining now, you'd need about 46.5TH/s!

LOL it all changed fast! Those first 15 USB miners I got from Canary was the start of my addicition  Tongue
My first miners were 5 Ant U2 sticks... that I've still got running today (on ck.'s solo pool).  Those were almost immediately followed by an S1... and then about a week later another S1... lol.  My very first mining payout was from p2pool almost exactly a year ago.

Jonny's Pool - Mine with us and help us grow!  Support a pool that supports Bitcoin, not a hardware manufacturer's pockets!  No SPV cheats.  No empty blocks.
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April 02, 2015, 07:41:59 PM
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So... Chance and luck are different things?

Of course!  The word "chance" has gambling connotations, while the word "luck" is loaded with superstitious undertones :-)  The only difference comes from the perspective of the person you ask.


More semantics than anything of substance. Luck is the lay man's term for probability and has nothing to do with superstition. And chance, well, that's just luck!

Semantics or not, some of us prefer to use technically correct terms for things.
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April 02, 2015, 07:46:46 PM
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So... Chance and luck are different things?

Of course!  The word "chance" has gambling connotations, while the word "luck" is loaded with superstitious undertones :-)  The only difference comes from the perspective of the person you ask.


More semantics than anything of substance. Luck is the lay man's term for probability and has nothing to do with superstition. And chance, well, that's just luck!

Semantics or not, some of us prefer to use technically correct terms for things.

Who's stopping you from saying what you prefer, semantically insubstantial though it may be? Just don't expect the rest of us to be in the same boat as you.

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April 04, 2015, 08:25:09 PM
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Slush is on fire today... 6 blocks in last 24 hours. 5 of those @ the last 5 hours
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April 04, 2015, 10:23:05 PM
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Slush is on fire today... 6 blocks in last 24 hours. 5 of those @ the last 5 hours
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April 04, 2015, 11:15:59 PM
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Yeah but that 17 hour block was ugly!

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