I'm not sure if it is because of how small and tight-knit the community is at this point, or becuse of the fact I'm for once, surrounded by like-minded, equally HIGH people, but on Smoke.io I really feel like home. Since my first post, I received a great deal of engagement, support, and positive affirmations from my fellow Smokies.
So far, I really enjoy it here and I'm thrilled to be a member of this thriving, crypto-cannabis community.
Like many of you
I came here after spending a lot of time on Steem. Being a fork of the Steemblockchain, Smoke resembles it in many parts yet, is completely different in others. Devs behind Smoke realized the problems Steem economy has and tried to solve it by tweaking the incentives with high curation rewards.
From what I saw and experienced
They have been very successful. The 50/50 split is doing wonders for the wealth distribution and appropreately rewarding deserving content creators. Unlike on Steem, where it is incredibly difficult to get upvoted by a high SP stakeholder, on Smoke this isn't a strange sight. On the contrary, it happens quite often. Consequently, there isn't much, if any abuse going on here, yet. That doesn't mean it never happens but, coming from Steem where its what most users try to game the system in some way, or another, I can tell you that the general culture of behaviour on here is much less negative than it is on Steem.
By receiving such high rewards for curating
The incentive to give is much greater than the one to abuse. Users have realized this and have accepted to UpSmoke their Smokies instead of themselves, which I find so fucking awesome, coming from Steem.
I don't want to go much into detail
About why I think Smoke.io can/will go very far in the future but I will tell you that crypto-cannabis is about to explode in the upcoming years. Smoke will lead the path of the High Times and will, in a couple of years, be in a much different place, price and community wise.
I'm thrilled to have the chance
To be a member of a loving, positive, caring, community. Also, coming from a country where the herb is illegal, it's still a little bit unbelieavable that I can actually earn money to get fucking BLAZED and write about it. For me, that's just out of this world. I would have never expeted that I will be able to do that, ever!
Thank you for that @stoner and everyone else working on making Smoke.io the leading crypto-cannabis social media platform!
Thank you for the opportunities you created for me, and everyone else using Smoke.io
I couldn't be more excited to be here.
Being one of the early adopters of a platform with such high potential is a great feeling. A once in a lifetime opportunity, I'm ready to take! That's why I'm powering up all the way. My goal is 100k SMOKE in a matter of one year!
Thank you once again to everyone who gave me such a warm welcome and really made me feel like a part of this community. Without you this whole experience would feel empty and dull. You are making fun and enjoyable!
I'm looking forward to more chillin' with my fellow Smokies!
Don't forget that...
So, Blaze it Smokies!