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Is it true that a bitcoin transaction can go unverified and eventually get dropped by the system? [duplicate]

I have attempted to transfer 0.5BTC from my personal wallet to Coinbase and it's been 5 days since I initiated the transfer. It is still pending. I started reading about this and learned that there is ...
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Unconfirmed transaction sitting in blockchain.info for 10 days [duplicate]

I have this unconfirmed transaction: https://blockchain.info/tx/b0d2e665a4c32deebac93ddd8e457bad6d3906834d908efecbf81a858ac92ae2 sitting in blockchain.info wallet for 10 days. When will the network ...
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When a transaction will reject if the fee was to low? [duplicate]

I would like to know when a transaction will reject if the fee was to low to be confimed. If this transaction never will be rejected, what is to do to delete this transaction?
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Why is my transaction not getting confirmed and what can I do about it?

I sent a transaction without (or with an exceptionally small) transaction fee using extremely small or unconfirmed inputs while the stars were not standing right. For whatever reason, I have been ...
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Do unconfirmed transactions expire after some time?

Sometimes confirmation process is very slow. I think that is because of the price of the fee. In that time, is it possible to cancel the unconfirmed transaction and re-send with higher transaction fee?...
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Can I cancel a transaction that has not been successfully broadcast yet?

In Bitcoin Core, is it possible to cancel a transaction whose status is: "Status: 0/offline, has not been successfully broadcast yet" The client hasn't caught up with the network. It looks like it's ...
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What is the longest time a transaction has been in limbo for?

What is the longest time a transaction has been in limbo for in Bitcoin?
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Bitcoin transaction as been unconfirmed for 9 days

Please what can I do? I received a transfer of 0.559btc and it has remained unconfirmed for 9 days, I can't even find it again on the blockchain.info but it was there for almost 4 days. I can see the ...
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Synchronize mempool between 3 nodes

Three bitcore nodes (version of bitcoind is quite old - 0.12.1) are deployed to the servers on different cloud platforms. All instances have the same bitcoin.conf files (except of rpcallowip, rpcuser ...
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Why did the Mempool suddenly drop to zero

What caused the huge drop of the mempool from 60 MB to Less then 1 MB? These transaction didn't get processed there was no 60 MB block mined at the time. This occurred at 10:38 pm 29th August 2017 ...
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what happens to UTXOs when a transaction output script is satisfied?

As per my understanding from the book "Mastering bitcoin", a transaction output contains three things Amount - Bitcoin Value in Satoshis Locking-Script-Size - Locking-Script length in bytes, to ...
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Why are there always some unconfirmed transactions?

As far as I know, a miner begins creating a new block as soon as it receives a valid block from another miner. It then begins to construct and hash the next block on top of the block it just received ...
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Does an Invalid Transaction persist in the mempool?

My basic understanding is that a transaction will continue to exist in the MemPool until it can be completed, (or eventually gets evicted due to the size of the MemPool). To me, this leads to a ...
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Abandoned transaction - now can't send anything

Earlier today I sent a tx with too low a fee (5.4sat/byte). After many hours in BitcoinCore I abandoned the transaction with the right-click option with a plan to send it again with a higher fee. I ...
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Why some transactions disappear from the mempool?

Just before block 537562, I had the following transactions in my mempool: 'a4ca904361952c8a27bcf1fd36e5bc8ccdc5d42ceb72cfba60c017fb9cbbb0e5' '...

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