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Transaction with 0.0002 BTC fee but not confirmed sice 2 days [duplicate]

I'm a Bitcoin noob. This is my second Bitcoin transaction and I'm getting very nervous. My wallet (KryptoKit on Chrome) doesn't have a possibility to change the fees or anything on transactions. ...
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What is the minRelayTxFee?

What is the minRelayTxFee? What is it used for, what's the default value and how does the value change?
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Is there a way to not pay the transaction fees when using the standard Bitcoin client?

I tried sending one satoshi (0.00000001 BTC) to one of my friend and the client always showed a dialog prompting me to pay 0.0005 BTC in fee, with the only options being OK (pay the fee) or cancel (...
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How does a blockchain store any data?

I read here that since Bitcoin is a networked ledger, it is a good way to back up data. I would like to know two things: How does a blockchain store 'any' data? I would like to know more about a ...
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Since Bitcoin Core 0.14.0, how does a node with default settings compute the dust limit?

In earlier releases of Bitcoin Core, the dust limit was defined as an output whose spending would require more than 1/3 of its value as fees: https://bitcoin.stackexchange.com/a/41082/10845 The ...
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Electrum wallet - Can not send bitcoins

Does anybody know what this code means? error: {u'message': u'64: dust', u'code': -26} I've managed to send bitcoins once, same settings, but it only worked once. Any help is welcome, thanks!
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How was the dust limit of 546 satoshis was chosen? Why not 550 satoshis?

Is there a reason why 546 satoshis was chosen as dust limit instead of 547 or even 550 satoshis, historically?
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Can we use fee rate less than 1 sat/vbyte?

Is it possible to create, sign and broadcast a transaction with fee rate less than 1 sat/vbyte?
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Why do transactions take so long to confirm in testnet?

I have created a transaction with high miner's fee and it is now in mempool (in testnet): https://live.blockcypher.com/btc-testnet/tx/abcc4ce473f490896e87102fe3ffb857ff735a0fc97525dadf9c5b0ed5410f9f/ ...
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Have network DDoS attacks ever been successful on any coin?

Has a cryptocurrency network ever been fully DDoSed so that the blockchain did not advance during the attack? If so, which one and how?
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Enable dustRelayFee behavior on testnet to get error code 64: dust

Crafting and sending an utxo of 1 satoshi does works and get mined on testnet without error. However on mainnet the error code 64: dust arise. I understand the basic idea that you are not able to ...
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Why isn't my transaction going through?

I'm using kryptokit to send my funds. I sent a transaction at about 10pm last night and here it is 10+ hrs later still unconfirmed. Is there a way to cancel it that's easy?
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Why is Bisq suddenly acting up and refusing to let me withdraw my coins?

Bisq: v1.2.7 (latest). I've used it (with this same account) numerous times in the past without problems, in the exact same way. Now, after I have completed a trade, and try to withdraw the coins to ...
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any faucet that can give even 1 satoshi of BTC immediately?

Is there any faucet that can give even 1 satoshi of BTC immediately without waiting til you have some amount, and without faucethub account?
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Can dust outputs become an economic problem?

I'm thinking about actually economic problems, not about UTXO set size. One example would be: Bitcoin adoption gets global and the value of a Bitcoin gets to be ridiculously high, let's say $100,000,...