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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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My client shutdowns itself periodically

I'm on Ubuntu 17.04 and with Augur 1.0.2 It seems to shutdown itself occasionally without me doing anything.
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What would I lose if I reported the wrong answer?

I am little confused. If I voted for the correct answer(the fact) then I can get the reward(in ETH and REP, the fee, right?), But what if I voted for the wrong answer? what would I lose? REP? How ...
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Average time period for funds to be held in escrow? As it pertains to determining O.I

It has been covered extensively by Augur team (especially Micah) that Augur Reporting Fees will be adjusted to incentivize total REP market cap that is =>7.5x Open Interest, which as I understand ...
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What are participation tokens?

What are participation tokens and how do they work? How do participation tokens differ from the prior registration token concept that have now been removed from the reporting process.
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What is a designated reporter?

What is the definition of a "designated reporter" within Augur? What system is used to determine assignment of the designated reporter duties?
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How will the Augur system ensure enough reporters will be present in each reporting window?

Based on this answer the registration-token concept has been eliminated. The previous answer stated the purpose of the registration-token was: solely so the system can get a fairly accurate ...
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Zero trust pool for dispute reporting

Imagine there is a very powerful force which is capable of pushing through incorrect market outcome round by round, say, North Korea won 2018 football World Cup. The numerous opponent reporters in ...
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How do reporters actually vote?

Does the voting use a partial lock commit reveal method? I can't seem to find that in the docs. Do reporters obfuscate their vote during the dispute round? How do you prevent collusion or just ...
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How are scalar values reported?

How does the reward incentive structure work for scalar valued markets? It's easy to see that with binary or categorical contracts, a reporter is either categorically correct or categorically wrong, ...
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What if # of markets is well above the # of reporters

What if the popularity of the platform will be so high that REP holders physically won’t be able to report all markets within a given reporting window? How such markets will be finalized?
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Why are reporting fees aggregated by reporting window instead of by market?

It seems simpler and intuitively makes more sense if reporting fees are paid out to reporters who report on the market, rather than to reporters who report on other markets. Why do reporting fees ...
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Allocation of markets to report between REP holders

In 1y.o. YouTube coin interview Tom Kysar explained that reporting markets will be allocated between REP holders randomly (if I understood correctly). Does it mean that REP holder will not really ...
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REP holder - duty calls

Is there any up-to-date documentation clearly describing the reporting (or other) job REP holder has to complete in order to be eligible for fee sharing? As regular and structured interaction between ...
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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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On the necessity of REP - Couldn't ETH be used to buy registration tokens?

Apologies for asking a very similar vein of question to the one discussed here: What makes REP tokens a critical component of Augur? However, I am still slightly confused about the necessity of REP ...
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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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Are reports retractable before the end of a reporting period?

After submitting a report, assume a REP holder realizes that the report contained a mistake. Is there an option for reporters to retract or amend erroneous reports before the end of a reporting period?...
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Isn't there a reporting centralization risk because required work is not proportional to REP staked?

So if the amount of work a reporter has to do each reporting period is not proportional to the amount of REP staked but on a per account basis wouldn't that mean as the system grows and there's more ...
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What prevents the reporter participation rate from falling too low?

My understanding is that reporters have the choice between being active or dormant. If you choose to be active, there are two costs associated with that: 1) It requires labor time and 2) If you ...
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Random Assignment of markets to report on

I recently read that the assignment of markets for REP owners are asked to report on is no longer random (but that the UI encourages some variety in market categories while reporting). If that is ...
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Failure of all reporters in a given market to report

According to this answer: The system currently (subject to change) targets 7 reporters per market for the first reporting phase If no reporters report on a particular market for some reason, how ...
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Can you lose REP due to inactivity?

We can read in the Augur guide page: Those who hold Reputation are expected to report accurately on the outcome of randomly selected events within Augur every few weeks. What if you fail to report ...
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Are there any penalties for reporting the incorrect outcomes?

Given a participant is also a reporter in the same market, and he will report the opposite side of the outcome that is considered to be correct in hope to change its overall outcome. Is there any ...
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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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After a market is finalized, how do traders receive their winnings?

After a market is finalized, traders receive their winnings? Is it automatic or do the users need to withdraw?
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What objective reasons are there to punish REP holders that didn't vote but were not dormant? [closed]

I understand that reporting is important. But since there is the possibility to not vote anyway by switching rep dormant what are the reasons to punish people who forgot to switch it dormant? Wouldn'...
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Can someone be a reporter and a participant in the same market?

Is is possible to be both a reporter and a participant (either market creator or participant with an open market position) in the same event?
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How often will each REP owner be required to report on an event?

How often will each REP owner be required to report on an market or markets? Will this frequency be multiplied by the number of ETH addresses with a REP balance than the REP owner controls? If so is ...
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Can cryptocurrency exchanges storing REP act as active reporters?

Are there any measures to force REP being stored on cryptocurrency exchanges to not be used by the exchange for reporting? If not, what are the security implications of a major exchange, holding lots ...