Where is the Love in the Hard Fork?

in #monochromemonday9 months ago

So, where is the love, I ask? It is hidden from view? Must I send out a search, shall I just call a hearse, doing the needful and declaring it gone? Is there any hope to revive or will it cease to survive? You tell me, you all-knowing you. Will there be life as I know it after Hard Fork 21?


The intrusion of a sleepless night
Drifting thoughts
Remnant scents
You and me
Tangled sheets

There has been strife in my sleep of late
Waiting on things for the better, null and void-ish
In other words, negate
What can I do when I feel unloved
Unvoted, unsteemed, and not even read
Is there something needed, to get ready for this
The very next step in my early dismiss?
Please advise, I'll wait
Respectfully yours


The loss of steem, that could have been mine
Leaves me nearly breathless
Almost
Every
Single
Time

How was I, so blind to miss all the signs, staring at me,
Looking me right in the face
Now I can see it all so clear, the moment I stopped to hear
The sounds of Sunday
Tolling in my ear



Just like that, these words are done. Happy #MonochromeMonday to all as we start into another beautiful week! Keep on Steemin!

Those who know me, know I am only poking fun! Looking forward to the big party tomorrow!! Woo-hoo! Let's keep it classy, people!

Thank you for visiting my post 💖 Because of you, I come back to post, again and again. Keep it classy, people. Kindness counts. Wherever you go, whatever you do.




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I always post this poem down at the bottom of my posts. It is one that has become so near and dear to my heart. I only post the most famous part of it, but, wanted to post it in its entirety today.

they set my aunts house on fire
i cried the way women on tv do
folding at the middle
like a five pound note.
i called the boy who use to love me
tried to ‘okay’ my voice
i said hello
he said warsan, what’s wrong, what’s happened?

i’ve been praying,
and these are what my prayers look like;
dear god
i come from two countries
one is thirsty
the other is on fire
both need water.

later that night
i held an atlas in my lap
ran my fingers across the whole world
and whispered,
"where does it hurt?"
it answered,

"everywhere"
"everywhere"
"everywhere"

warsan shire



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Stick a hard fork in it, its over.

But...

Well have no fear, my dear.
When Dan has Voice going,
The choice will be clear.
Better days will appear,
Filled with fun and much good cheer!

Keep smiling that wonderful smile Sunshine, our best days are surely ahead.

@dswigle & @old-guy-photos,

Denise, the Ol' Guy has been holding out on us!

Alas, respecting STEEM/Steemit, I'm afraid I have to agree with the Ol' Guy ... STEEM/Steemit is finished. Hard Fork 21 does nothing more than re-arrange the deckchairs while ignoring the great gaping hole in the hull.

They just won't institute rules that would stop everyone from cheating ... including themselves. They will ride this thing straight into the ground while continuing to yap about "Freedom." The "freedom to cheat" is not one which any sane person would be willing to fight.

Guys, keep your crew together. When Voice launches, we'll re-assemble our networks over there.

Quill

We already signed on the dotted line! :)

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That is the plan I have in mind. I blog/vlog because I like to, but there is no way I am going to be coerced into buying votes just to see any rewards. Not only are they in effect going to send people to Voice, now with HF21 Stinc is going roll out the red carpet for us as we leave.

Let's just wait and see.

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Oh, you have just gotten so rhyme-y!! I am not sure what to do with you when you get like this. Maybe I will just tip you and call it done!

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We'll see what happens. In my personal view, I'll do what I do either here or somewhere else, and no where else I look has any form of reward at all, so it's nice to be tipped. And the people I get to interact with here are pretty awesome too.

Looking forward to a good hard-forking tomorrow!

@dswigle, I thought about starting a new comment, but it looks like @wwwibe sums up my thoughts pretty well.

@sumatranate

Hehe! Exactly!

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Truth! I like it here, money or not. The rewards that are paid? Honestly, you can be a greeter at Walmart of two hours a week.

Looking forward to it!

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Tomorrow, we will learn new rules, and the next circle will start. Sometimes any changes are better than a stillness.
Happy Monday! And it is colorful here ;)

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Tomorrow will tell the story!! We will see how it all turns out. I am sure it will all turn out fine. Fingers crossed! I hope you are at peace! oxo

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Pardon my solly question... ;) It intrigues me and I didn't find its meaning on the net. What means "oxo"?

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Any combination xoxoxoxox or xoxo or xxxxooo

XOXO = kiss and hug :)

Ooh, it's so sweet! <3 <3 <3
Thanks!

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Haha! It truly is, isn't it? Hope you are hardforking over there! :)

Yes, truly sweet 🤗
I am hard ... resting :) We went to the sea hoping it would be nice there now, but the tempetature +36, and I feel like salt is everywhere, even in the air. I am all of salt.
It's not too convenient to search steem from smartphone, but when I back home Im gonna read a bit more about hf21 and the first user experience, so probably I'll be one of those nerds you wrote about (who know everything). LOL
And until then, I don't give up and power up ;)

Haha!! That was tongue in cheek! Not serious at all. The only thing I can do is make light of the situation! :)

💖 Happy Day!!

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I will say party on
Party hard
Or party out
Which ever party
We will know soon enough
LOL

Oh! You are just a party animal! ;)

Agreed, the truth will reveal itself soon enough, I fear.

Good morning from here! !tip

That's me...lol..and a good evening from here :)

Thank you my friend have a great day :)

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Thank you @dswigle your to sweet :)

An interesting experiment this has become. Living in an economy where people with more money get to decide how future income will be distributed. I think I know which way the ball will continue to roll.

This is why I'm not yet willing to invest my own money into Steem. I need proof that hard work, loyalty, and honesty has value. Everyone has different ideas on what they think is fair. Those my mine.

Point taken. I know people all have different ways of looking at it, but, there is no lie in what most are saying. I am just going to sit and wait and see how it plays out.

Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!

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I have no clue... but I fail to see how increasing the rewards for the whales and reducing them for everyone else will make the already ridiculous user retention rate improve.

I think it will be even worse, as most newbies will simply give up. And why shouldn't them? No one likes to work for breadcrumbs, which is what the whales seem to expect everyone (but themselves) needs to do.

Now, if only people would stop voting for such egotistical witnesses...

We shall see what we see... and hope for the best outcome.

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Hehe! Happy day after!

Truth! Fingers crossed!

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Well let's wait to see what happens. I wish so much for everything to improve here

Everything will. In time. Keep a positive attitude!

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You are right, here I am still positive and above all hoping for the best. Thanks for the support, you help me to forget the reality so difficult that I live

I am so happy that you remain positive!

Thank you dear. Life has taught me that being positive is the best I can do. Thank you for your friendship and support here ... I hope you are very well and above all happy.😊💙

You know I am! Thank you so much!

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Lots of gloom and doom talk about this hardcore for sure, but for me its the integration with people that makes people special, and even if our rewards do drop as they no doubt will they way I see the rewards are higher that you get on Farcebook 0.00 or anywhere else

I have said it before and will say it again I will only leave this platform if I am the last one here and have to turn the lights out whenI leave LOL

The rewards are 0.00 on Facebook, but not on anywhere else.
If you make a good blog with Adsense and with proper audience, then you certainly can earn better rewards than on Facebook. Even if you don't post anything for months, because the blog posts are earning money continuously, not just/only until 7 days from the date of posting.

A good point and one I am unaware of I only do posts here on Steemit I don’t have a dedicated blog site with Adsense

I will have to look that one up!

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Ha, Ha. Good to know. So I can continue to enjoy your posts.

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LOL yeah I will be here except if there is any downtime during te Hartford as has happened with previous ones

LOL Oh, there will be lots of people staying! :)

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I agree. This is where I will be. Betch by Golly, wow.

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you and me both my friend :)

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You say it’s in jest
Oh but how painfully true it is
❤️

Yes, but we need to jest or we will be depressed like the rest! :)

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LOL, well I read the post. 😄 My income as of over a year here is pretty dead, if I were to be counting on this for even extra change I would had starved to death! 😅 I’m not even sweating what happens with the new update (not even elaborating on why). So nope not giving my two cents, I wish to remain happy. 😉

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Oh, I was joking and I am still happy. I am not leaving, so I don't care. :) It is what it is and I am happy.

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LOL, I love a sense of humor. Thanks for the tip, wasn’t expecting that. ❤️ Oh and when you figure how this new HF works do tell, I’m still crypto illiterate. 😅

I will. It is mostly in the rewards that we will be getting less of a cut. :( But, yeah, I will give you the lowdown!

Have a great night!!! We'll be forking tomorrow! :)

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Buen inicio de semana [email protected],me cautivo mucho el simbolo de la cruz y la mezcla con las flores y la iglesia,ahi se conjuga el amor espiritual con el de las flores,muy interesante su trabajo ,sus palabras llevan mucha sutileza,no dejo de admirar y deleitarme mucho con sus imagenes aunque me incomoda no poder entender su idioma,quisiera publique uno en español,me encantaria,aunque creo sea un tanto dificil como para mi el ingles,bueno amiga que pase unbuen dia,reciba mis saludos y un agradecimiento de corazon,chao

Mucha gente publica en español. ¡Deberías probarlo! También pon el inglés en un traductor de Google. Funciona bien y a veces es confuso, pero en su mayor parte, ayuda un poco.

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We will survive. See you on the flip side!

YES!!!!! I agree! We'll flip on it! ;)

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You are welcome!!

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I think the hard fork is a horrible idea. Why not give the smaller SP accounts more? Why help the whales and they have no problem earning? I think this will make some people leave the platform. Folks like myself struggle to earn no matter what we do and try. Now Steemit makes it harder for us

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Well, we will see what it brings, right?

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I think the hard fork is a horrible idea. Why not give the smaller SP accounts more? Why help the whales and they have no problem earning? I think this will make some people leave the platform. Folks like myself struggle to earn no matter what we do and try. Now Steemit makes it harder for us

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Well, we will see what it brings, right?

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Everything passes ... passes and this Hard Fork 21 :))

Tomorrow we will see how it feels! Good luck to us! I think we will be fine!

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I think we will be fine!

Yes !!! :) and fanks! :-)

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its about to spread all over steem blockchain after that for sure :D

Oh, yes!! You know it!

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The love is hidden and will show up the real face after HF 21.
Nice photography as always.

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Thank you! Well, it is today and we are still here. That is a good sign. :)

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