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Questions relating to Augur prediction markets

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Submit Button Not working on Augur

I am trying to create a market, but the "submit" button is grey, not white like it should be. I have over 1 ETH and over .35 REP in Metamask which is connected and appears at the top of my screen. ...
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Why I can not create long range markets?

Now I am not able to create a market expired after 6 moths in the future using Augur frontend. Why? Does this limitation of frontend app or Augur protocol?
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Is it possible to call Augur functions from my own contract that I created?

For example, I'm trying to call the createYesNoMarket function from my own contract. I supply the universe address on deployment of my contract and I've followed the recommended contract call pattern. ...
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Did France Defeat England in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals?

Did France Defeat England in the 2018 FIFA World Cup Finals? This is with reference to the game France vs. England on July 15th, 2018 For further context, this is the question that has been in ...
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Is Augur a zero sum game?

I'm totally new to Augur. I've read articles about it, but this issue is not entirely clear to me. Is Augur a zero sum game? By this I mean that if there is a fixed pool of individuals that have ...
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Accessing the list of markets via the web

When Augur launched I saw a webpage that lists open markets, but I can't seem to find it anymore. The augur.net site only directs to me download the software. Where can I view the list of Augur ...
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What is the _payoutNumerators in the API documentation?

For example, I want to submit an initial report as a designated reporter for a market. What does the payout numerator parameter mean? var marketAddress = "0x9368ff3e9ce1c0459b309fac6dd4e69229b91a42"; ...
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Market creating Does not work

I want to create a new question on Augur Protocol, but it does not work. Everything works fine until the last page of creating the market. Under "confirm market", no ETH and REP appears and the submit ...
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Can't open a position on augur markets

I am trying to use the augur app - I have run a node connected to the main net, opened the app, deposited ether to my account and placed a buy order on a position. It takes me to the "sign ...
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What do “net position” and “quantity” mean?

In the "my positions" table on a page for a given market, there are numbers for net position and quantity. What do these mean, and what's the difference? In the screenshot below, I have a position ...
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Selective synchronization of market data by category

As Augur grows in popularity, so will the amount of market data that needs to be synchronized. Some users only have interest in specific market categories. How can I instruct the Augur client to only ...
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Approve Pending

What does "Approve - Pending" mean? I used a trezor to create a market; I clicked submit and signed the transaction just fine. Now in the upper right alert corner it says "Approve - Pending" and it ...
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How can it happen that buy and sell orders overlap in the order book

This is what I just observerd in the market with id 0xd2b4906276b6ed334604f914306158c05a92e41f ("Will price of Ethereum exceed $500 at the end of 2018?"). As you can see, the highest buy order is ...
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Creating and editing a [mistaken] prediction

Now that the mainnet is live, I have tried to create a prediction. The transaction was confirmed, and both some Eth to "give some liquidity" and some collateral REP has been transferred. Now I've ...
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Is it possible to make a market in which only invited persons can gamble?

Hypothetically, let's say I wanted to make a binary market "Will our new widget pass test X" in which only people from my office workgroup (exactly 100 people) are allowed to play. I have all their ...
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Volcano, tsunami or Quake?

Please, apart from the obvious which will be the first/next to happen, I would to know, "How could i profit with Augur from the prediction of volcano, tsunami or major quake happening or not happening ...
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Can you make Vegas odds equitable?

When Vegas posts lines for a sports game for the Money Line and spread, there is an embedded component in which they essentially give you less than the appropriate payout, or create an advantage for ...
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ERC20 token integration

Does Augur allow a customized ERC20 token to be integegrated onto its platform for that specific blockchain community to parcipate in it's own prediction market?
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strategy to create a daily market based on CAC 40

This decentralised prediction market sounds really exciting. I've been using ETF trackers to follow the french index CAC 40 over the past few years with varying success. Now Augur presents the ...
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how can i profit from weather prediction , resulting flight cancellation and insurance issue ?

any idea how can I making profit based on nature disaster such as snow storm resulting flight cancellation, or insurance impact with the use of your platform/service ? thanks
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Market formulation for MH370 and San Juan sub

Similar to the lost Scorpio submarine described in ‘The wisdom of crowds’ book by James Surowiecki how Augur could help in finding Malaysian flight MH370 or Argentina San Juan submarine? In your ...
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What role does Oraclize have in settling Augur markets?

What role does Oraclize have in settling Augur markets? I was under the impression that reporters settled all Augur markets. Is that no longer the case. This recent Forbes article Tweeted by the ...
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How do the contracts minimize capital requirements to VAR?

How do the contracts manage to minimize the capital required to participate in a trade to the value at risk (VAR)? Specifically, when two parties engage in a trade where both are trying to close a ...
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Can a given 'market' be associated with more than one 'event' on which traders can trade?

I saw (in some possibly outdated documentation) language that suggest that a given 'market' could be associated with more than one 'event' on which traders can trade. Is that the case? Or is each ...
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Could Augur be a benefit for large banking firms and brokerages

Could large banks and brokerages such as Santander Fidelity and Chase use Augur to benefit their business or is Augur a threat/disruptor similar to Uber and Taxis? Thinking of derivative use for Augur....
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Augur Reporting Fee

what is the minimum amount that a reporter needs to stake on his or her market prediction in order for the reporter to be considered as having voted in that market? Is there a minimum fee? What else ...
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How do “shares” work within Augur?

As a prediction market, Augur operates through the buying and selling of "shares" on various outcomes. Technically speaking, how does this work? When I buy shares in an outcome, am I buying an ...
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What are development plans for Options Markets?

Are there any plans for option markets and will these be a layer above the order books?
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Maximum number of markets one reporter can report on

I understand that REP holders that choose to convert REP into a report token will need to report on a minimum of one market. In order to minimize the damage of a potential fat-finger mistake or ...
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What stops people from setting up markets that are deliberately misleading?

For example, say I set up a market On the 1st of January 2019 the President of the USA will be: Michael J. Pence Not Michael J. Pence Michael J. Pence is the son of the current Vice-...
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Isn't possibility to copy markets considered a problem?

If anyone can create any market, this scenario comes to mind: Someone creates a market Someone else creates the exact same market with lower fees. This repeats until the fee is too low for anyone to ...
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Using Augur to sell my future interest in any future SegWit2x fork

Now that SegWit is locked in for Bitcoin (with the current 1MB blocksize limit) and set activate this week I am interested in using Augur to create a derivative to offload any interest I have in a ...
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Size limit for market definition or market resolution options

Some markets require a more detailed description or a more exhaustive list (scalar or categorical) of resolution options than others. Is there a limit in length (characters or bytes, etc) that can be ...
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How can Augur be used to replicate the performance of a security?

If someone wants to to purchase stock only traded on a foreign exchange not accessible through the traditional banking system, how can Augur be used to replicate the return that owning that security ...
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Sortable open market categories

When searching all open Augur markets, which searchable categories are available in order to refine my results?
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Duplicate markets

Is there any intention on preventing or reducing the number of duplicate markets? For example, the same outcome for the same sporting event.
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How can Augur and prediction markets help people in third world countries? [closed]

Beyond typical betting what are some use cases that can improve people's daily lives?
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What is the difference between events and markets?

Augur refers to events and markets. What is the difference between the two, and how is this shown to market creators?
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Why is the Oracle capability of Augur so important?

This seems to be discussed in other answers but I do not understand why this capability would be a market creator.
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is the purpose of augur primarily a financial disruptor rather betting?

I have read the Augur roadmap, but I am unclear about the vision. Is the primary purpose of Augur related to financial derivatives?
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What market types will be supported at the launch of Augur?

What market types will Augur support at launch? Will it be limited to binary markets with "true" or "false" answers or will there be more resolution options available?
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Who decides on the outcome of a market?

There are two options when creating a market and selecting an outcome resolution: selecting a specific web site with information IRT outcome, and wider news media reporting on it. How does Augur ...
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What's the total market volume based off?

The Augur Beta sorts tags by total market volume. What does that mean? What's the unit of the volume and how is it calculated?
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How does the final phase of Augur Market adjudication work and what is the difference from AgnosticPM?

How does the final phase of Augur Market adjudication work and what is the difference from AgnosticPM? I believe that Augur's final phase of adjudication forks off the market into two separate ...