Luck of the mint (or trade) �

By July 1, 2022The Sandbox
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Dear Bankless Nation,

Yesterday I minted a single NFT from an artsy, experimental profile picture project.

By the luck of the draw, the PFP I drew was light blue, while I was hoping for something black or red, which are my favorite colors since, well, forever.

Anyways, a little bit after waking up today someone hit me up to trade for the light blue PFP (after finding my mint via Context!) because they loved it. Turns out, in exchange they offered me a black or red PFP from the same series, so I picked the one that I thought suited my writerly nature best and we traded:

Image via pfp+

The takeaway here, then, is sometimes with a little patience the perfect NFT falls into your lap. Stay patient, stay creative, and have a great weekend ✌️


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William M. Peaster is a professional writer and creator of Metaversal—a Bankless newsletter focused on the emergence of NFTs in the cryptoeconomy. He’s also recently been contributing content to Bankless, JPG, and beyond!

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