It's here! Hive Power Up Day for July 1st, 2022

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To say the past couple of months have been busy for me (both offline and on) would be a wicked understatement. So busy in fact, that the last time I posted here was for the official results of the June 2022 Power Up Day - and on my WordPress blog, it hasn't been since mid May. But the one thing that always returns my focus to the blockchain is Hive Power Up Day!

So to get to it - while technically in my little corner of the world there's still just under 2 hours left of June (I'm posting this a bit after 10:00pm EST), #HivePUD for July 1st 2022 has already arrived in other parts of the world. If you want a super cool way to check if it's officially in your area according to UTC time (which is how the Hive Buzz badges are determined), be sure to check out the Countdown Timer on the hivebuzz.me site (under the green "Power Up" tab), courtesy of the awesomesauce team at @hivebuzz!

Oh, and speaking of the ever awesome Hive Buzz team - as I mentioned last month if you enjoy all the cool things they do to make our blockchain home extra fun, please consider checking out their Hive Gamification Proposal for 2022, which recently dropped below the new base return proposal, so it's no longer being funded. It would be an excellent way to show your appreciation of all they do by clicking that blue "support" button!

 

 

HivePUD TL;DR

  • If you want to qualify for the AMAZING Hive Power Up Day badge(s), your power up must happen during the 24 hours of July 1st 2022 according to UTC time.

and/or

  • If you want to qualify for the #HivePUD prize pool, your power up and post must happen (according to criteria listed below) during the hours of July 1st 2022, your local time.

 

AND PLEASE NOTE:

I did some tweaking of the 4 traditional HivePUD posts a year ago this month, and back in April 2022 I decided to tweak a bit more by combining the usual first two posts (Announcement & Welcome to HivePUD) into this one that I publish around the first few hours of the start of the first each month. In addition, I'll do some extra signal boosting of the "HivePUD is coming" posts done by others instead, as it seems like it will be the best way to spread the word. 😊

And this month, I've decided to tweak the rules a bit, for the first time in forever - be sure to check them out.

 

Now, for the basic Power Up Day details...

 
 

What is HivePUD?

Hive Power Up Day happens on the first of every month. Those who are able to, take this time to power up some Hive, and/or cancel their power downs and pause trading/selling for the 24 hour span of the day.

If you'd like more in depth information about Power Up Day, please check out this post from July 2021.

 
 

What are the rules to win prizes for HivePUD?

UPDATED

The requirements are:

  1. Your reputation must be above 39 and below 70 and your account must be in good standing with the community.
  2. Your total Hive Power (before the 1st) must be more than 100 and less than 8000.
  3. You must power up at least 10 Hive on July 1st (and must NOT be powering down).
  4. You must write a post about your power up on July 1st with the tag #HivePUD (International) or #HPUD (Hispanic) as one of your first 5 tags (tagging only in the body of the post doesn't count).

 
To be included in the winners list, you must meet all four requirements above. The order of the list (first place, second place, and so on) will be determined by the biggest PERCENTAGE of Hive powered up, not necessarily the most Hive powered up.

And to make it clear what's changed about the rules, I've bolded the two bits in rules #1 and #3. I think it's pretty self-explanatory why I've added those in, but please feel free to shout out if you any questions about it.

 

How to get HiveBuzz badges

For details, check their post Hive Power Up Day - July 1st 2022 as well as their Power Up Day Helper Badge post but essentially -

 
They've also turned the occasional #HPUM (Hive Power Up Month) into a monthly event all year long! To read more about it, check out their post from the beginning of the year, PUD - PUH - PUM - It's all about to Power Up!
 
 

HIVE POWER UP DAY Prize list

 

✅ = CONFIRMED
❓ = NOT CONFIRMED
🌟 = NEW
🔄 = PRIZE REVISED

 

1st Place

  • 600 HIVE Power delegation for 30 days - Sponsored by @theycallmedan, and distributed by @eddiespino through the @aliento account. ✅
  • 300 HIVE Power delegation for 4 weeks - Sponsored by @traciyork
  • 1 HIVE Basic Income units/levels Gift - Sponsored by @improv

 

2nd Place

  • 500 HIVE Power delegation for 30 days - Sponsored by @theycallmedan, and distributed by @eddiespino through the @aliento account. ✅
  • 200 HIVE Power delegation for 4 weeks - Sponsored by @traciyork
  • 1 HIVE Basic Income units/levels Gift - Sponsored by @improv

 

3rd Place

  • 400 HIVE Power delegation for 30 days - Sponsored by @theycallmedan, and distributed by @eddiespino through the @aliento account. ✅
  • 100 HIVE Power delegation for 4 weeks - Sponsored by @traciyork
  • 1 HIVE Basic Income units/levels Gift - Sponsored by @improv

 

4th-20th Place Each

  • 1 HIVE Basic Income units/levels Gift - Sponsored by @improv

 

Other Prizes

Delegations & Upvotes

  • 9th & 15th places on the power up list will each win one 100% upvote on their most recent post - Sponsored by @cmplxty
  • Three participants will be chosen for delegations of 200 HIVE Power each for 3 weeks, based on her updated criteria - Sponsored by @fionasfavourites and @coquicoin (each delegating 100 HIVE power to all three). 🔄

New this month!

  • One 150 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks to a Power Up Day participant who has SCRIBE staked - Sponsored by @dibblers.dabs, on behalf of the #ScholarAndScribe community. 🌟
  • One 100 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks to a Power Up Day participant - Sponsored by @dibblers.dabs, on behalf of the #ScholarAndScribe community. 🌟
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a drawing for a 100 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @jacobtothe

 

Drawings for delegations, Hive Power, & coins

  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of 10 HIVE POWER (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @livinguktaiwan
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of 10 HIVE (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @traciyork
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of 10 HIVE POWER (5 lucky winners) - Sponsored by @traciyork (courtesy of Hive supplied by @theycallmedan) ✅
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a drawing for a 100 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @blockheadgames
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a drawing for a 5 BRO (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @raymondspeaks on behalf of the @brofund (aka The Man Cave Project) ✅
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a drawing for 100 POSH (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @acidyo and @poshtoken
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of 20 HIVE (1 lucky winner) and a 250 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks (2 lucky winners) - Sponsored by @dswigle, on behalf of #MarketFriday 🔄
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool and who aren't already holding more than 20 PIZZA, will be entered into a drawing for 20 PIZZA tokens (2 lucky winners, who will then be able to send PIZZA tips on-chain) - Sponsored by the @pizza.witness team ✅
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who qualify for the prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of a 500 HIVE Power delegation for 4 weeks (2 lucky winners) - Sponsored by @zekepickleman
  • One 100 HIVE Power delegation for 3 weeks (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @hiveph

 
 

Prizes for those who don't qualify

As of August 2021, there are a few prizes for accounts who don't qualify for the main prize pool. Meaning: if your power up was under 10 Hive, your account was under 100 Hive Power or more than 8000, and/or your reputation was under 39 or over 70 before you powered up, you still have a chance of winning a prize!

 

  • All HivePUD Prize participants who DO NOT qualify for the main prize pool will be entered into a giveaway of 10 HIVE POWER (3 lucky winners) - Sponsored by @traciyork (courtesy of Hive supplied by @theycallmedan) ✅
  • One HivePUD participant who powers up and tweets about Power Up Day (whether they DO or DO NOT qualify for the above prizes) will receive a 100 HIVE Power delegation for 4 weeks - Sponsored by @hiveblogshare
  • All HivePUD Prize participants who DO NOT qualify for the main prize pool will be entered into a drawing for 100 POSH (1 lucky winner) - Sponsored by @acidyo and @poshtoken

 
 

Prize pool for the Hispanic #HispanicHPUD run by @victoriabsb

The details are in her announcement post for this month (PLEASE NOTE as of May 2022, she's added a very important update to her requirements - now you must use the #HispanicHPUD tag to qualify) - Hive Power UP Day: 📅 1ero de Julio 2022 💪 Premios & Reglas [ENG/ESP] || #HispanicHPUD

 
 

Timeline Reminder

  • Power up Hive on July 1st 2022
  • Post about your power up on July 1st 2022
  • Unofficial winners list will be posted July 3rd or 4th (allowing time to correct for errors/omissions)
  • Official winners list will be posted on July 5th, after which sponsors will disperse prizes

 

Happy Hive Power Up Day, all!

Thanks to everyone for all you do to make our new blockchain space a home! Special shout out to @abh12345 for always graciously agreeing to help by sending me the raw data when the time comes - Asher, you're a ROCKSTAR! Here's to another awesomesauce Hive Power Up Day!

 
 


 
 

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