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How to delegate more tezos to the same baker?

Assume you have some tz1X address from which you originated two contracts KT1X and KT1Y, and assume you delegated KT1X to some baker A and the contract KT1Y to another baker B. If you want to ...
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Is there an updated list of bakers accepting delegation?

We also maintain a list of bakers on tzscan : https://tzscan.io/delegation-services When you click on the baker you’ll get all the information that you will need.
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Why is my delegation showing as origination?

When you originate a KT1, you can set a delegate. That is why we split the delegation tab in two sections : a delegation operation a delegation through an origination
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How to transfer off of KT1 after Babylon upgrade?

This can still be done from the terminal using the normal ./tezos-client transfer <amount> from <src> to <dst> command, with a couple of important caveats: There is currently a ...
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What is the optimal frequency for delegating your excess proceeds as a solo baker?

It makes totally sense, to delegate the "excess XTZ". Just full rolls bake for you. Every undelegated XTZ (considering the fee) above a full roll are wasted rewards. The calculation is looking good ...
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How to calculate projected vs actual rewards for delegators using Tzscan API?

Solution Part 1: How to calculate actual rewards using the tzscan.io API? One of the first payout scripts using the tzscan API was released and published in Reddit. It is licensed under MIT and it ...
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Galleon not showing delegation addresses

What version of Galleon were you using when you did these operations? If you were using an older version, it is possible that the gas/storage limit or the required min fee was not compatible with ...
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How to check the vote of my delegate?

Tzscan offers this as an extra information on anyone’s address. See an example here.
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the tezos protocol and the problem of over-delegation

If the protocol did not allow for overdelegation it would mean that if the baker is at max capacity then she would not be allowed to remove any xtz from her implicit address. This is not acceptable ...
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How to delegate from TZ1 address via command line

From the command line interface reference, also accessible through tezos-client man -v 3: tezos-client set delegate for <src> to <mgr> src is your tz1, mgr is the baker's address.
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What does it mean: to delgate to a baking service?

In layman terms, delegating means you are giving someone else, the baker, the ability to create new blocks using your tokens. Let me be absolutely clear that you are never transferring tokens to a ...
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What is the behavior of SET_DELEGATE in particular cases

That's correct - this constructs an operation, much the same as when you use client to set delegate for ... or withdraw delegate from .... If the key_hash is not a baker, it will produce "Unregistered ...
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Delegate via tezos-client with an encrypted key implicit account?

Try the following command, as per the command-line interface: tezos-client set delegate for <aliasofdelegator> to <aliasofdelegate>
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How to become a baker - what are all the technical/financial requirements?

1) You become a baker by running a Tezos node and registering as a delegate. The financial requirement is currently 10.000 XTZ (although this might get lowered to 8.000 XTZ if the current Athens A ...
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What is the absolute minimum XTZ to delegate?

The smallest unit of measure for XTZ is the mutez. 1,000,000 mutez = 1 XTZ. So you should be able to delegate this amount net of transaction fees.
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Drain delegated KT1 contract, then later send funds to the same (but now empty) contract

In a scenario where both the TZ1 and KT1 addresses have been emptied, you can still send funds to your KT1 address. The KT1 contract never gets destroyed. You will however need fund your manager ...
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How to unregister as delegate?

Changing a delegate of a baker is disallowed in the current protocol (005). You can however transfer your balance to another account.
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Is there an updated list of bakers accepting delegation?

To compare performance of different bakers, a good site is also: https://bakendorse.com/#/bakers-rankings (although still in beta) And if you want to check if your selected baker correctly pays out ...
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How can i setup delegation with an HSM (Ledger, Trezor)?

First of all, when storing tezos using an HSM one still needs to connect to a node in order to perform operations like transactions or delegation. For this there is the choice between connecting to a ...
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How to check in Michelson if a key_hash is delegatable

There is a trick to assert that a key hash is delegatable without delegating to it. However, you cannot catch failure, but you can assure the contract execution only continues if the key hash was ...
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Is there any minimum time to wait before changing delegate?

There is no minimum amount of time you must wait between switching delegates. What are you using to verify the operation was NOT included in the block chain? Check with multiple explorers to verify. ...
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How to delegate the balance of a smart contract?

1) How does an originated KT address delegate to a baker? During the origination of a smart contract, an initial delegate can be set. After origination, only the smart contract itself can change its ...
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What is the absolute minimum XTZ to delegate?

0,000001 xtz plus the transaction fee. so at least you should delegate 0,000001 xtz more than the transaction fee.
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How to group rewards from delegation services on multiple KT1 accounts per cycle?

That should help you (Example TzScan API): https://api6.tzscan.io/v3/delegator_rewards_with_details/KT1BNVf6f359fNbokCKMXuKNmpzUy3Nwugyj Just put in one of the KT1 adresses and it will show you the ...
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Can I transfer a delegated KTZ account from one TZ1 account to another?

It is not possible, as the manager of your KT account would be set the your tz address, and there is currently no way to change this. You should continue receiving rewards for your current address ...
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Time based Delegations possible?

The SET_DELEGATE instruction can be used to change the contract's delegate. Contracts cannot currently observe the passage of time in blocks or cycles -- there is no BLOCK_LEVEL instruction. If you ...
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What details should I look into when choosing the right baker to delegate?

The answer above fully reveals the essence of the question. I will summarize and say important in my opinion the parameters for the choice of service: 1. Efficiency 2. Frequency of payment of awards ( ...
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How can delegators find out the voting intentions of Bakers?

There are really two votes here. Voting on which proposal which actually be voted on. There might be several proposals, but only one proposal can win per proposal period. After a proposal has been ...
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the tezos protocol and the problem of over-delegation

The reason for over-delegation is to improve decentralization and encourage self-bonding; having a "personal" stake in the system. Many different teams are thinking about this and working on ...
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