Feedback from the April 1st Hive Power Up Day, by @hivebuzz

The Hive Power Up Day has truly become an important moment in the life of our community and, once again, this edition did not disappoint us.

While we were expecting lower participation given the current bull run of the HIVE price, we still broke the previous record for the number of participants! This testifies to the motivation of the Hive community to stay mobilized for this event.

A few words from the PUD organizers


No foolin', this is the second time in the past few months that Hive Power Up Day happened during an HBD surge (but this one was much closer to the moon!), and I get the feeling the same thing is happening this time around - lots of excitement on Twitter and Hive, but lower numbers of participation overall. However, that doesn't change how awesomesauce the day was - seeing everyone chatting on social media about how excited they are to stake more Hive to me means so much more than whatever the total ends up being.

Thanks to everyone who participated in whatever way (big, small, or in between) to make this day a look forward to every month! And special thanks to @HiveBuzz for always BEEing such an amazing buzz-maker for Power Up Day, and our blockchain home in general!

What are the PUD stats of this month?

As mentioned above, we didn't break a record this time around. This is undoubtedly due to the crypto rally which saw the price of HIVE go up, making it a bit more difficult to acquire HIVE for a power-up.

But let's start first with those who choose to help others grow, the Power Up Helpers .

We have 17 users who have made a power-up to another account and have thus allowed 23 people to get their PUD badge.

Special kudos to those who were helping several accounts: @junkfeathers (4), @p3ntar0u (2) and @kwame89 (2)

Together, the helpers gifted 291,773 HIVE !

Here is the complete list of helpers and their donation: @shmoogleosukami (50.00), @p3ntar0u (48.26), @junkfeathers (40.00), @kwame89 (20.00), @tsunsica (11.30), @traciyork (11.11), @schlees (11.00), @fronttowardenemy (10.10), @alexvan (10.00), @androshchuk (10.00), @carlagonz (10.00), @ctrpch (10.00), @emsenn0 (10.00), @kubak (10.00), @melinda010100 (10.00), @recording-box (10.00)and @vokus (10.00).

A huge thank you to them all for their generosity! Show them some love by upvoting one of their recent posts.

We now have 99 users who helped at least one less powerful user who never got any power-up from anyone. These benefactors got the so coveted Power Up Helper badge:

Congratulations to @reiseamateur (8), @traciyork (7), @tazi (7), @junkfeathers (6), @louis88 (5), @primersion (4), @victoriabsb (4), @melinda010100 (4), @carlagonz (3), @kubak (3), @sandymeyer (3), @scorer (3), @ahmadmanga (3), @fraenk (3), @ecency (3), @saleg25 (2), @kwame89 (2), @blocktrades (2), @gr33nm4ster (2), @immanuel94 (2), @p3ntar0u (2), @trumpikas (2), @lesiopm (2), @schlafhacking (2), @shmoogleosukami (2), @jossduarte (2), @oliverschmid (2), @silversaver888 (2), @straykat (2), @sammie (2), @trangbaby (2), @dawnoner (2), @bashadow (2), @derangedvisions (2), @condeas (2), @dannewton (2), @fw206 (2), @littlenewthings, @tsunsica, @fronttowardenemy, @ramzimo68, @ctrpch, @emsenn0, @vokus, @nomad-magus, @androshchuk, @skylinebuds, @valerianis, @alexvan, @zirky, @walterjay, @perceval, @ybanezkim26, @happyfrog420, @yolimarag, @madefrance, @russellstockley, @qwerrie, @stayoutoftherz, @jznsamuel, @revisesociology, @ksteem, @satren, @laloretoyya, @jongolson, @maruskina, @recording-box, @muscara, @richardfyates, @pardinus, @joanstewart, @ph1102, @schlees, @phoenixwren, @tarazkp, @pixiepost, @quekery, @pavelsku, @forykw, @felander, @cryptictruth, @french-tech, @fermionico, @gregory-f, @arcange, @death-and-taxes and @jeanlucsr. (List by number of helpees)

Remember that the number of people you are helping will have a significant influence on the delegations we will do.

But before writing about that, take a look at how you did against the previous editions:

As mentioned in this post's introduction, we have a new record for the number of participants with 405 users who powered up their HIVE.

As expected, no record for the volume of HIVE that have been powered up. 79224 HIVE have been staked. Definitely not the best score, but not the lowest either.

Let's now look at what happened with the distribution of power-ups:

The big power-ups suffered the most with only 22 big stakers who got the Jumbo-Bee thanks to a power-up of at least 1000 HIVE!

Congrats to @sandymeyer (10000), @carrinm (5004,337), @cooperclub (3000), @jarvie (2000), @jeenger (2000), @dendendenden (1895), @newparadigmtt (1850), @raffy (1822), @daltono (1756), @samstonehill (1506), @spartacus84 (1500), @ddrfr33k (1500), @justaboutart (1314), @ashtv (1249), @ewkaw (1100), @blue.rabbit (1070), @howweroll (1029), @jmere (1019), @deepresearch (1001), @pouchon (1000) and @thebluewin (1000). (List by amount of Hive powered up)

On the other hand, we have a new record of “small” participants. An understandable change.

Hive Power delegations

Since the beginning of the year, we are rewarding regular participants and those who have also been generous in helping others by offering a 3 weeks Hive Power delegations . To be eligible for a delegation: - you must have participated in this Power Up Day. - You must have performed at least 5 power-ups on Power Up Day. Power-up received from another user is not taken into account. - 4 of these 5 power-ups must have been done on the last 5 Power Up Days (including this one).

The last rule has been slightly modified from what we announced in order not to penalize those who unfortunately missed a PUD (shit happens). This allows us to support a bit more participants and reward your commitment and consistency.

To compute the amount of HP delegated to each user, we use the following criteria:

  • The number of power-ups performed.
  • The number and levels of power-ups you have performed (ex: you made two "level 3" and three "level 5" power-ups).
  • The number of people you helped to power-up and the amount involved.

This month we will delegate no less than 3616 HP to 102 users

User Delegated HP
@traciyork 184
@louis88 147
@forykw 146
@ph1102 139
@melinda010100 128
@satren 91
@sandymeyer 90
@walterjay 88
@victoriabsb 88
@straykat 81
@ahmadmanga 78
@ervin-lemark 75
@jongolson 74
@cryptictruth 72
@bashadow 66
@silversaver888 63
@trumpikas 62
@stayoutoftherz 60
@trangbaby 56
@tarazkp 54
@elianaicgomes 51
@revisesociology 50
@arcange 49
@jeanlucsr 48
@jacobtothe 47
@ksteem 43
@pixiepost 42
@jesusalejos 42
@maruskina 41
@qwerrie 40
@jeffjagoe 40
@joanstewart 38
@richardfyates 37
@gregory-f 37
@ewkaw 36
@pouchon 35
@livinguktaiwan 34
@fermionico 34
@thebluewin 32
@phoenixwren 32
@bala41288 32
@yolimarag 31
@iamraincrystal 31
@galenkp 30
@justclickindiva 29
@nickyhavey 28
@abh12345 28
@dalz 27
@tonygreene113 26
@steevc 26
@mcoinz79 26
@deepresearch 26
@alexvan 25
@seckorama 25
@daltono 25
@slobberchops 24
@flauwy 24
@brittandjosie 24
@preparedwombat 23
@starstrings01 22
@plantstoplanks 22
@goldkey 22
@joetunex 21
@dechuck 21
@manorvillemike 20
@aliento 20
@the-bitcoin-dood 19
@shasta 19
@ace108 19
@bigtom13 19
@zekepickleman 18
@cmplxty 18
@indextrader24 18
@vincentnijman 17
@bil.prag 17
@arrliinn 17
@bozz 17
@friendlymoose 17
@d-pend 17
@mipiano 16
@johannpiber 16
@elikast 16
@mark3004 15
@blue.rabbit 15
@bitandi 15
@justinparke 14
@jaster 14
@bhattg 14
@lisamgentile1961 12
@miriannalis 12
@aurodivys 12
@cst90 12
@fionasfavourites 12
@gribbles 12
@jamerussell 12
@gurseerat 11
@ryivhnn 11
@santigs 11
@mathfortress 11
@pixaroma 11
@erikklok 11
@janasilver 11
@darth-azrael 11
@manuvert 10
@holovision 10
@hive-106444 8
@imfarhad 8
@harpreetjanda 7
@rmach 7
@papilloncharity 7
@josediccus 7
@lesmann 7
@paxjulia 7
@acont 7
@alenox 6
@irisworld 6
@guurry123 5
@victor-alexander 5
@malomi 5

Congratulations to all of you!

See you on May 1st for the next PUD!

The Hivebuzz Team

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I figured the stats might be down because people lower up less with price surges. I’m pretty happy with what occurred.


Congratulations on another successful month with more people powering up than before! Thanks for the delegation prize too, an unexpected surprise - have a great weekend everyone!


Last month I missed Power Up Day by legit like 30 minutes, because my Internet went down. So, I got to catch up this month, and help a friend!


Thank you very much for the delegation, I'm very excited, for me it's a pleasure to participate in the ignition every month. Congratulations to the whole @hivebuzz team for the great work they are doing. Regards.


Well done!


Cool! Didn’t realise there was another badge for ones over a 1000 power up. 😁

Fantastic it’s been a success, with even more participants! ❤️


Thanks so much to all of you for helping Hive grow!


Right guys... I need to delegate this hive... forward me people that powered up on @forkyishere on twitter post...

or here (of course).


Congratulations everyone for doing an amazing job! Adding value to the chain and building more rewards for everyone. This is so cool. Those badges are so slick.

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Awesome, thank you for mention 😊 and delegation.


Thanks for the delegation! Congratulations to all winners.


Hooray, thank you for the delegation! This is the first time I've earned one. :)


woot woot! awesome job and thanks for the shoutout!



Awesome! Well done!


Wonderful!!! We continue to grow ✨

Thank You 🙏🏻


Kudos to everyone who powered up and participated in the event this month. I am going to work even harder to do even bigger power up next time. 3616 HP is a big number, can't thank enough for the support and encouragement. Keep up the good work.

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Many thanks @hivebuzz for the delegation and thanks to everyone that took part in HPUD


Hello @hivebuzz What awesome numbers this month. Yes, the price of Hive took me by surprise as I wanted to invest some in other other Tokens and also purchase additional Hive to help others. Still, the enthusiasm is there. I try my best to help spread the word. I tell Hiveans it's not about the HivePud prizes (although that is great). It's about joining in the initiative and helping Hive's growth potential.

Thank you so much for the delegation. I will do my best to help others grow and begin to appreciate the Hive PUD day.

Your and @traciyork's efforts are commendable. Keep up the good work. I certainly appreciate it.

Take care and have a good weekend.


That's great news to see the growth, I am a BIG FAN of HPUD!


It's rather odd that the planets happened to align with a favorable Hive/HBD ratio. I wonder how that happened?

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Thank you 🙏 so very much #hivebuzz 14 HP Delegated me.👍


Wow thank you for the delegation - what a nice surprise! AND a big congratulations to everyone on those lists. It is always a great experience participating in Hivepud & it keeps getting better & better! ;)

Happy April, everyone! Keep up your awesome work :) 🙌💚



Ayok semangat


Hi, I made my 10 Hive power up but I don't appear in the list. @traciyork

I did all the steps, I uploaded the screenshot to my post. I feel trizte....

¿Do something bad?


Wow! Thanks a lot!


Oh!!! Queee chevere, estoy de ultimaaa y me encanta que me hayan tomado en cuenta, de verdad muchisimas gracias ❤️ Felicitaciones a los organizadores de todo esto, porque el trabajo es increible, saludos a @arcange @traciyork. Y al equipo de @hivebuzz les envio una florecita 🌼 de vuelta... 😂 Un abrazo #malomilove 💚


This is so awsome 😉 and power up is important, I was going to participate again this month and in a way I did. Powered up 800 HP in march.. But I missed the april 1th. But next month I wait till may 1st. Great thing you guys do, happy easter 🤗💕


What a great step and a good way forward. Kudos✌✌✌


Its a great news❤️


Awesome as always!


How do I get rid of the dead fish icon next to my name on my profile? I've been posting again for days now, but...It's not working.