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Author Topic: {HELP!} Brainwallet somehow sent all the rest of the Bitcoins as a 2.2 TX FEE!?  (Read 1127 times)
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October 10, 2013, 01:11:35 AM
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I did a Brainwallet TX and instead of .0001 fee it did a 2.2 BTC fee!

The block was mined by BTC Guild..

Am I screwed? Sad

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October 10, 2013, 01:19:32 AM
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Yes but please post more details for learning purposes.
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October 10, 2013, 01:25:27 AM
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Not really much to say other than:

used brainwallet.org for a transaction. Apparently it failed to generate the second output back to the sending address in the JSON transaction, thus it was all included as a fee. I have no fucking clue how to replicate the bug.

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October 10, 2013, 01:33:21 AM
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Hmm something to remember when dumping cold storage then.  Send all coins. 
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October 10, 2013, 01:51:01 AM
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Well damn. Let this be an expensive lesson, check the JSON transaction is correct before sending. Son of a bitch.

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October 10, 2013, 02:21:31 AM
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https://github.com/brainwallet/brainwallet.github.com

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October 10, 2013, 03:07:54 AM
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October 10, 2013, 03:29:21 AM
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Yes but please post more details for learning purposes.

LOL! Awesome!

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October 10, 2013, 07:17:56 PM
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You could email the pool explaining your issue, and possibly signing the message with the address which sent the fee, but they are not obligated to return it to you so it's really up to them  Undecided Good luck!

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October 10, 2013, 07:30:45 PM
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You could email the pool explaining your issue, and possibly signing the message with the address which sent the fee, but they are not obligated to return it to you so it's really up to them  Undecided Good luck!

I can't see that happening. BTC Guild pays the tx fees to the miners, so they don't have the 2.2 BTC anymore.

I did a Brainwallet TX and instead of .0001 fee it did a 2.2 BTC fee!

Could you post a link to the tx?
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October 10, 2013, 07:32:24 PM
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I can't see that happening. BTC Guild pays the tx fees to the miners, so they don't have the 2.2 BTC anymore.

Ah, then OP has made a very generous contribution to bitcoin miners

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