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Gnarly News #27
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News and Updates
Gnars on a Layer 2 Network?
We’re currently exploring the possibility of migrating some of our operations from the Ethereum mainnet to a Layer 2 network such as Polygon, Arbitrum, or Optimism. This move has the potential to enhance accessibility of That’s Gnarly drops, Gnars auctions, and reduce overall transaction costs for the community. We value everyone’s opinion and would like to hear from you regarding which network you believe would be the best fit, if any. Your feedback and insights are invaluable to us so please hop in our discord and share your thoughts!
FOMO Gnars / Gnars Block Party anyone?
Some of you may have heard about FOMO Nouns, the game we play every day on the Noun O’Clock show hosted by The Noun Square, or Lil Block Party over at Lil Nouns. These awesome tools show a preview of what the next NFT to be minted would look like if the auction was settled at that time. We want to hear what creative name ideas you come up with for a Gnars version! Check out the thread on twitter or drop your thoughts in discord!
That’s Gnarly Updates
Drops on That’s Gnarly will now be open to mint for a full week. With the increase in gas as of late, the hope is that this provides a more accessible minting experience. Whether you happen to be away from the computer for a day or gas is prohibitively expensive, this change should provide more people the ability to mint these gnarly editions. The Collective team has also deployed upgraded contracts! These revised contracts should also see significant gas savings. In addition, as mentioned above That’s Gnarly is also considering moving to an L2. Again, we really want to hear thoughts and feedback from the community!
We have lots of exciting proposal ideas constantly in the works. Please take a look and give feedback in the discord forum!
That's Gnarly Onboarding GnarsNFTs Request
Surfguru educational campaign to onboard holders into GnarsDAO
Ground Catch x Gnars Skate Tournament in the Philippines
Onboarding Bboy Irven (@ivenconfigs)
Nounifying NFT Brazil
Our friends down in Brazil have an exciting proposal for Nouns DAO for a nounish takeover of Sao Paulo during NFT Brazil in June. Bursting with energy, the Brazilian community is eager to continue their streak of successful collaborations with Nouns with this proposal that showcases their innovative spirit and commitment to proliferating the meme. Check out the proposal here.
Gnarly Hive Growth Report
Gnars investment in SkateHive is periodically analyzed and this report produced by KnowHow to keep us up to date. Check out the growth report of our SkateHive investment here.
Gnars Jam Sessions Podcast
Be sure to tune in every Thursday night at 10:00pm EST to catch the Jam Session live in action! Don’t stress if you can’t make it, all episodes will be published as a podcast for you to stream at your convenience.
Daily Drop at Gnar O’Clock!
SkateHive and the Gnars Shredding Report
This week’s newsletter banner was created by Ilustradora!
That’s Gnarly Highlights
Here are the top 3 submissions from this past week along with a personal favorite.
In Other Nouns
Note: Twitter has implemented some restrictions on Substack and currently does not allow for embedding new tweets. Until the issue is resolved, I’ll just be linking to the source at the end of each comment.
Did you know there are quite a few other nounish newsletters? Take a peek at our favorites at http://gnarly.news/recommendations.
This week on Prop House ⬇️ Source
Nouns tops the leaderboard by minting 5,000 editions of Coinbase’s ‘Stand with Crypto’ edition AND donating $100k! Source
DigitalOil shares his thoughts on Nouns. Source
Look at this dive into some of the most iconic tweets about Nouns. Source
That’s all for this week! Keep proliferating and stay Gnarly ⌐◨-◨ 🤘
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