It doesn't happen often and this is the first time that I have experienced this rare phenomena. Normally everyone is moaning that someone is draining it but not at the moment.
Why has this happened you may ask and Hardfork 20 has created the issue. Basically the reward pool hasn't paid out anything big in the last 10 days and there are still a few more days to go before it will head back to normal.
If you didn't post when all the shenanigans were going on then you have lost out. That is why we all say keep posting no matter what, one never knows what is going to happen.
On the 25 th September we had the HF 20 and we sere shut down because of the Resource Credit issue.A patch was sorted and the RC bug was fixed. The next day was the 26 th and most of us had very little RC's and voting power as it had to recharge all over again. Most of us didn't post and took a timeout and spent it on discord or somewhere else twiddling our thumbs. Whoever did post wouldn't have received much anyway as there was no one around who could perform many actions. I think some of the larger accounts could and that was it.
This resulted in a loss of some more days. When the patch was fixed and Voting Power jumped back to a respectable figure not everyone posted again and waited for voting trails to come back on. All this was lost time and the reward pool just grew and grew. The one s that then posted benefited as the rewards take 7 days to payout.
All of this is like a perfect scenario and will thus reward authors who posted with a little extra in their payouts. For some it has been a bumper week and will reflect in their wallets in the next few days. I thought it was very interesting and learn more things that can happen that I didn't know could.
Happy Steeming and Power up
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