kakobreklaa New year breaks the line about. Quite insane
mircea_popescu kakobreklaa mpex new accts looks similar.
kakobreklaa chart it.
The blue bar adds up BTC paid for new MPEx accounts. It goes from 0 to 3490. The red bar shows the lowest possible number of users that would reflect (if everyone getting a new account would be paying the maximum fee). It goes from 0 to 139. The yellow bar shows the highest possible number of users that would reflect (if everyone getting a new account would be paying the minimum fee). It goes from 0 to 190.
The graph goes from April 2012 (1) to January 2013 (10). The fee was 20 BTC until October 2012, when it was changed to 30 BTC. In August 2012 the referral system was introduced (5 BTC rebate to both referrer and referred, thus making the possible fee ranges 10-20 up until October and 20-30 from there on).
None of this accounts for the users that obtained free accounts during the beta period (February to April 2012) nor does it account for the people sending their signature and thereupon discovering that they also have to pay a fee, or to quote
You charge a $540 set up fee!!! What the hell have you been smoking?
You can forget it.
At any rate, the MPEx curve actually has two breaking points, one July-August, one December-January. Personally I'm hopping to see two or three more, but in fact even if it's all smooth from here on we're golden.i———
- Yes, the numbers are saying that MPEx has already taken more in sign-up fees than the gross income of any other exchange, alive or dead, with the exception of MtGox. [↩]