We’ll pause the submission form on April 5th, 4pm UTC. Until then and after we reopen it, you can still submit your questions!
But before you do, here’s what you need to know:
Remember, we only reward the questions that 1) meet the eligibility requirements and 2) pass the validation.
As more questions are coming, fewer are now unique. I.e. they no longer meet the uniqueness requirement. So we wanted to save the future submitters time sowing some non-unique questions.
We’ll also give examples of non-eligible questions because QUALITY (one of the requirements) is what determines what the newbies will learn about Free TON. And, if we only teach them the elementary stuff that does not matter, – we do not accomplish the goal.
Simply put – if the answer to your question can be found in the first 3 lines of a Wiki page – do not submit it. If someone does not have to think at least a little bit to answer – do not submit it. If you are just in it for a reward, throwing questions like spaghetti against the wall, hoping some of it sticks – do not submit it. It is not mean – it is clear.
There are quite a few questions that do not meet the quality requirements. We’ll give the illustrations below so you can do better. AND there are more questions that are interesting, non-trivial, brilliant, and fun to solve. People – go harder! We know you can.
No longer unique questions
The screenshots below show questions that were repeated multiple times in different variations. Since we only take unique questions by substance, only the first one will count.
As a note, the submissions are shown as is, unedited. So the answer marked as correct might not be indeed correct.
If the first (by timestamp) question does not pass validation because the incorrect answer was marked as correct – it is up to our discretion to either award the second submission with a correct answer or not reward all the dublicats at all. What makes the difference – the quality of the question.
Also, as the questions are coming in, we might not show every single duplicate. So if your question is about the same thing – it is not unique.
No longer unique are the questions:
About number of transactions processed by the network (the throughput questions):
Not eligible questions
We thought long and hard about defining the eligibility criteria for questions. After all, it’s a matter of standard you choose to set. When we submitted the partnership proposal for Free TON, we held ourselves to high standards. When we are now delivering on that proposal – we’ll do the same.
Hence, we treat the submitted questions with high standards in mind. And what constitutes quality to us by those standards is the effort that goes beyond the baseline. It is something that will make a person on the other side of the question think at least “Hm, good to know.” If it makes them say “Ha, that’s interesting!” or “I need to read up on that” – even better.
So, the questions that are not eligible:
About the date Free TON network was released – it is too basic and does not change anything or say anything about the network:
Questions just for the sake of questions (this one got us thinking some deep thoughts):
So, what it means for you:
If you are prepping some mind-blowing questions, take a note and remove whatever’s been used. And judge whether you’ve put enough effort to qualify as quality questions.
Give those babes another polish before submitting. A mass dump has a lower chance than a well-thought-out selection. Now, let’s get back to work!