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Kaleve_<br />

SolatheCreator<br />

Embrace the enigma of new meta about to unfold on solana<br />

blockchain, Bozo the clown known as @BozoCollective<br />

a character steeped in whimsical lore and laughter<br />


Editor<br />

Solcity Radio<br />

WhoozyNFT<br />

SHDW<br />

BozoCollective<br />

Hedging<br />

ExchgART NFTs<br />

Creative Corner<br />

DRiP<br />

Mallow NFTs<br />

Adoption<br />



Editorial: Embracing the Winter Chill - A Recap of Solana's Latest Developments<br />

For those who have been closely following the pulse of Solana, the dates<br />

from August 31st to September 3rd held special significance as Hacker House<br />

Berlin took center stage. The Solana Foundation, in a commendable move,<br />

commissioned a unique edition of #<strong>SHILL</strong>zine exclusively for this event. Limited<br />

to just 500 premium copies, these magazines were crafted with precision and<br />

successfully distributed.<br />

The response was nothing short of exhilarating, with social media buzzing as<br />

lucky individuals shared their copies this exclusive magazine. The demand was<br />

so high that we received direct messages from enthusiasts inquiring if they<br />

could purchase a copy. If you're eager to secure one for yourself, we recommend<br />

reaching out to the Solana Foundation – you just might be in luck. And, of course,<br />

we eagerly await your feedback.<br />

In the midst of all the excitement, #<strong>SHILL</strong>zine managed to get its hands on a few<br />

gems from Joseph Taylor's new series through the Metaplex mint site. The icing<br />

on the cake was the acquisition of a Fubby14 access pass. It's moments like these<br />

that remind us why we're so passionate about this space.<br />

It's been one of those weeks when the entire crypto space seemed to take a<br />

collective breath. However, even during these lulls, sparks of innovation persist.<br />

Notably, the buzz around VISA partnering with Solana's USDC settlement<br />

service briefly sent prices soaring, albeit temporarily. The subsequent correction<br />

pulled the price back to under $20 USDC. It's a reminder that in the world of<br />

cryptocurrencies, excitement can be as fleeting as winter's first snowfall.<br />

We want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support. In this<br />

edition, we've diligently curated a collection of articles that we believe are well<br />

worth your time and investment to read. Additionally, the NFTs featured in this<br />

issue hail from talented creators such as Mallow and ExchangeArt. We hope<br />

that within these pages, you'll discover something new and exciting, perhaps<br />

something that had never crossed your mind before.<br />

Editor, #<strong>SHILL</strong>zine<br />

Pixeltoy<br />

Joseph Taylor - FUTURA<br />

Spherescape #118<br />

Joseph Taylor - FUTURA




SOLANA<br />

Connect with the community<br />

WETIKO<br />






ARTIST!<br />

4 ARTISTS<br />



Sol Patrol Shredded Apes<br />


@TheDonsDAO<br />

I just found the next thrilling project on Solana. The name of the project is called @WhoozyNFT<br />

What is @WhoozyNFT?<br />

Whoozy is built by @vesperverse, @zengirlll and @Seekandmint with the vision of Exceptional Art,Real Value<br />

to the holders and mission to build the strong community on solana. They’re also aiming to launch a life-style<br />

brand that bring a rush of excitement.<br />

Mint Details: Supply-6007 Mint Price-TBA Mint Date-TBA<br />

Brand<br />

Whoozy brand is a testament to the vibrant and dynamic essence of early 90s era hip-hop and 2000’s skate culture<br />

with the carefully curated color palettes, captivating visuals and a touch of nostalgia converge to form the<br />

distinct brand identity.<br />

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holders.<br />

Whoozyverse<br />

Whoozyverse is the game powered by Unreal Engine<br />

5,you can check the game trailer in here https://twitter.<br />

com/WhoozyNFT/status/1673722926217003014?s=20…<br />

Whoozyverse includes 5v5 Risk & Reward,Deathmatch,Treasure<br />

Hunt and Tournament game modes.<br />

Mint Funds Breakdown<br />

-50% of all royalties will always be allocated for the community<br />

expenditure.<br />

-Majority of the mint funds will be allocated to develop<br />

and improve products,Whoozy Production Hub and battle<br />

royal game Whoozyverse<br />

$WOOT Tokenomic<br />

$WOOT is the heart of Whoozyverse and it has many use<br />

cases. You can get it by staking and joining the game battles.<br />

$WOOT can spend in raffles,to join the tournaments,-<br />

Crafting,Power-Ups and Buffs,Wheel of Fortune,Trading<br />

and Cosmetics.<br />

Whoozy Production Hub<br />

Whoozy B2B Production Hub is designed to offer production<br />

services to prominent projects on Solana. Revenue<br />

generated from the partnerships will be sharing to the<br />

Personal Opinion<br />

1000 NFTs already sold out in presale and roadmap also<br />

sounds good. The thing that I worry about is branding and<br />

game projects usually take time and people slowly fading<br />

as long as it takes. So, it’d be interesting to see how they<br />

would handle it. (DYOR,NFA)

@grekos99<br />

A thread on the @solana native & high-performance<br />

$SHDW cloud platform powered by @GenesysGo<br />

and why it outclasses competitors like @Filecoin, @<br />

ArweaveEco and others.<br />

1. Team<br />

@GenesysGo is a team of super experienced & PhD<br />

giga brains. These guys achieved more in a year than<br />

any of the competitors achieved in 5+ years, and will<br />

undoubtedly continue to do so:<br />

- The founders:<br />

@GenesysGo (Frank) @GummersGG (Steven)<br />

- The devs:<br />

@tracy_codes (Tracy) @taylorabbey (Taylor) @DeFi_<br />

Rooster (David) @hexagraf (Chris)<br />

- The shadow engineers:<br />

@_nighthawk69_ (stranzhay) @CavemanLoverBoy<br />

(cavey) @khaIilnafis (Khalil)<br />

with the soon to be released $SHDW Drive v2.<br />

Quote<br />

grekos99<br />

@grekos99<br />

$SHDW Drive vs GDrive upload times. $SHDW Drive is<br />

not only decentralized & secure, it’s also fricking fast!<br />

And this is not even the final product. @GenesysGo is<br />

still building a revolutionary storage tech called DAG-<br />

GER. Try UIs like @sdrive_app @shadow_storage or @<br />

synx_xyz<br />

2.2 The tech: DAGGER<br />

2.1. Product offering<br />

@GenesysGo’s mission is to provide a high-performance<br />

and affordable cloud storage platform. The<br />

current version, $SHDW Drive v1.5, has been live for<br />

over a year and is already being utilized by numerous<br />

projects as well as individuals for their storage needs.<br />

See below its incredible performance & speed vs Google<br />

Drive. However, a major enhancement is planned<br />

This enhancement is called DAGGER, a custom distributed<br />

ledger technology (Directed Acyclic Gossiping<br />

Graph Enabling Replication). It will be the core of the<br />

$SHDW platform. It acts as the orchestration engine<br />

for the network: it allows data to safely be erasure coded<br />

into pieces and stored across multiple independent<br />

operators without having to compromise on security.<br />

The same way Solana is the optimal execution layer<br />

for fast payments, DAGGER is the optimal L1/L2 hybrid<br />

designed specifically to manage large amounts of data<br />

stored across decentralized networks. All while being<br />

scalable and bandwidth efficient.<br />

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Performance is key to attracting users & businesses! That is<br />

why @GenesysGo is making sure DAGGER provides performance<br />

on par with AWS & co.<br />

For more details on how it works see below. A whitepaper<br />

is also being drafted by the team for more technical readers.<br />

https://docs.shadow.cloud/learn/dagger<br />

2.3 Why use $SHDW Drive vs competitors?<br />

- choice between mutable & immutable storage - embedded<br />

GDPR compliance to tackle regulatory risk - deterministic<br />

name structure to enhance performance - Robust dev<br />

tools for Solana builders - S3 compatibility for seamless<br />

onboarding of new users & web2 businesses - Ease of use<br />

thanks to community UIs @Filecoin & @ArweaveEco do<br />

not offer these features.<br />

2.4. Existing user interfaces<br />

Although additional products are being built on top of<br />

$SHDW Drive, there are currently three available community<br />

UIs to easily upload files onto $SHDW Drive. All you<br />

need is a login & a Solana address with a tiny amount of<br />

$SOL & $SHDW.<br />

- https://sdrive.app by @sdrive_app<br />

- https://shadow.storage by @shadow_storage<br />

- https://synx.xyz by @synx_xyz<br />

2.5 Product roadmap<br />

@GenesysGo has never committed to a specific timeline.<br />

Simply because building great products takes time. To<br />

quote dev god @tracy_codes: ‘It’ll be ready when it’s<br />

ready’. However, the shipping pipeline is pretty full: DAG-<br />

GER, mobile, vector storage for AI…<br />

3.1. Tokenomics<br />

$SHDW is the utility token that powers the<br />

Shadow ecosystem. It has two main purposes: -<br />

buy storage & compute capabilities - secure the<br />

network (via a staking mechanism for shadow<br />

operators)<br />

$SHDW is close to FULL DILUTION! 88% of the<br />

total supply is in circulation and it will reach<br />

close to 100% within months. The project<br />

launched with 200m $SHDW. Last year @<br />

GenesysGo burned the entire token reserve of<br />

31m as the team felt it was not needed. There<br />

are therefore 169m left, of which 148m are in<br />

circulation. The remaining 21m are staked via<br />

Shadowy Super Coder NFTs and most of them<br />

will be in circulation in the coming months.<br />

Track the staking address here: https://solscan.<br />

io/account/46BtRifF7jVcMYaoPu9E6Mdh9ahy-<br />

Er8TMkrxKFwJ3QDa…<br />

$SHDW is deflationary. The total supply will<br />

never increase and will instead be reduced via<br />

various burning mechanisms: - ingress/egress<br />

charges for high-performance data requests -<br />

mutable storage fees - purchase of SSC NFTs v2<br />

features or upgrades - additional mechanisms<br />

tbd<br />

3.2 Pricing<br />

A dynamic $SHDW Drive pricing pegged to a USD value<br />

is in place for mutable storage. Mutable: 1GB = 0.05 USD<br />

per year $SHDW value low? More $SHDW gets burnt for<br />

each GB but the customer still pays a fixed price. $SHDW<br />

moons? Cost to customer stays the same, just results in<br />

less $SHDW burnt.<br />

Immutable storage on the other hand is not pegged.<br />

Immutable : 1 GB = 0.25 SHDW (~ 0.03 USD) Some might<br />

wonder how both these pricing structures can be sustainable<br />

and how operators are incentivized. Think of the<br />

current offering as being a teaser rate: early adopters can<br />

get large storage space almost for free. This will of course<br />

be recalibrated in due course.<br />

4. Business structure<br />

Thanks to careful planning and execution, @GenesysGo<br />

was able to setup an extremely flexible business structure<br />

to navigate through potentially turbulent times: - no VC<br />

dependency, as no private token sales took place. This<br />

means total freedom to build the way they want - they<br />

have around 50m in IDO funds at disposal, allowing the<br />

team to continue building for 20+ years - should the web3<br />

potential turn out to be limited, @GenesysGo mentioned<br />

that they could easily become a web2 business and swap<br />

$SHDW tokens into shares or buy them back with generated<br />

revenues.<br />

Final thoughts My conclusion of the above is simple:<br />

@GenesysGo has the potential to be a major disruptor in<br />

the USD 400 billion a year cloud industry. If they succeed<br />

and manage to gain just a tiny fraction of the market share,<br />

it would result in a multi-billion valuation for $SHDW. As a<br />

reminder the current valuation is at 18m. That’s right. 18.<br />


HimuraNFT<br />

Embrace the enigma of new meta about to unfold on solana blockchain, Bozo the clown known as<br />

@BozoCollective, a character steeped in whimsical lore and laughter, Here’s everything you need to know and<br />

why you shouldn’t miss out.<br />

Bozo is said to be the guardian of joy, a timeless and ageless being who travels between worlds on a rainbow-colored<br />

balloon. Born from the dreams of children, Bozo is a whimsical enigma, both prankster and wise counselor<br />

rolled into one. #Bozocollective<br />

Bozo emerged from the laughter of the very first child<br />

to discover the joy of a well-timed joke. This laugh,<br />

pure and infectious, took on a life of its own, materializing<br />

into the clownish form of Bozo. With a big red<br />

nose, Blue round eyes, Bozo embodies the spirit of<br />

fun!<br />

Bozo is renowned for his playful pranks, which are<br />

never meant to hurt but rather to remind people not<br />

to take life too seriously,he hosts a never-ending carnival<br />

where cotton candy grows on trees, the animals<br />

tell jokes, and everyone dances to the tune of their<br />

own mirth.<br />

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Beyond all,Bozo imparts profound wisdom about the<br />

importance of laughter, unity, and the boundless possibilities<br />

of imagination. He teaches that even in the darkest of<br />

times, a well-timed joke can be a beacon of hope.<br />

Lastly, Bozo reminds us all that there’s a place for laughter<br />

and silliness in our lives. So, the next time you hear a<br />

clown’s horn honk or see a splash of confetti, remember<br />

that @BozoCollective might be near, spreading laughter<br />

and merriment wherever he goes. #Bozocollective<br />

Conclusion!<br />

Owning @BozoCollective NFTs is like holding a key to a<br />

lifetime generational wealth and here’s why: Free mint on<br />

solana network<br />

• Low supply<br />

• No Overallocation<br />

• Rewards active participant<br />

@BozoCollective is one you don’t want to miss out on!

Kaleve_<br />

A good way to protect your NFT portfolio is to hedge against market volatility. You can do this in many ways, and<br />

in today’s content I will show you how to do this through a loan. Understand how you can hedge quickly through<br />

platforms like @texture_fi.<br />

Borrow to hedge, how does it work? As a Borrower, you will deposit your NFT as collateral and you will receive<br />

tokens (SOL) in exchange for this. The loan has a duration and a certain interest rate At the end of the loan, you<br />

have two options.<br />

1- Repay the loan + interest rate, in this way, you will once again regain ownership of the NFT that you origi-<br />

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nally put forth as collateral.<br />

2- 2- Do not repay the loan. In this case, you retain<br />

the borrowed SOL tokens, but the ownership of<br />

your NFT will be transferred to the lender.<br />

The moment the floor price drops below the amount you<br />

borrowed, you have successfully hedged. So in that situation,<br />

you would choose to keep the amount you borrowed.<br />

You can then choose to buy back if the NFT price drops<br />

further.<br />

Last week, CETS price reached 10.88 SOL And on this same<br />

day (08/22) we took a snapshot, and the best loan offer<br />

was 7.70 SOL. On the 29th of August (7 days later), the<br />

price returned to 7 - 6.4 SOL range. If you had a 7-day loan<br />

it would have been a successful hedge!<br />

And you can do this whole process through @texture_fi<br />

A user-friendly and simple-to-use platform. After a few<br />

steps, you can Borrow with just one click!<br />

Weekly, @texture_fi is making posts showing the hedges<br />

of the week Take a look at the last tweet here.<br />

Quote<br />

Texture @texture_fi<br />

Alpha reminder: hedging your portfolio with some NFT<br />

loans is often a smart move<br />

https://twitter.com/texture_fi/status/1696561491481182294<br />

I hope you understand how to hedge with<br />

a loan If it makes sense to you, it can be a<br />

good strategy to protect your portfolio, even<br />

more so when the floor price of a collection<br />

increases a lot in a short time.





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Hello Readers, now that you’ve had a few light weeks of practicing here. Let’s<br />

once again dive into the deep waters of poetic structure and the constraints that<br />

help us become better writers and artists each day. Now if you remember the five<br />

poetic structures, and if you can’t recall here they are: meter, rhyme, scheme,<br />

verse, and stanza. These five elements are a generalization of the vast number of<br />

different types of poetic structure that you can use as an outline for your writing.<br />

Today we will be looking at a structure that has 2 uses, as a stanza and a use as<br />

its own poem as well. The Tercet. A Tercet is any three lines of poetry, whether as<br />

a 3-lined stanza or a stand alone poem. The Tercet can rhyme (or not) and can<br />

have a particular meter (or not). A great example we all know commonly as the<br />

Haiku is a Tercet. Oh! Now in your mind you’re thinking a Tercet is easy? Three<br />

little lines, just scribbled on a page. Well, let’s put it this way, an easy Tercet is like<br />

a “bad” Tercet, not thought out, syllables not even noticed, no meter, no subtle<br />

foreshadowing or social commentary. Remember, even if you can only use ten<br />

words in an entire poem–those ten words must convey the precise intention of<br />

the author. If you choose your words all willy-nilly your poem will lose its depth<br />

and power. When we use conciseness we must use preciseness as well…using<br />

little words doesn’t mean applying lesser meaning. Using more words does not<br />

portray more meaning.<br />


2/4<br />


Be exact and precise in your words when writing poetry, study them! Use a thesaurus!<br />

Look up schemes and meters that you would otherwise not have thought of to use, and<br />

use them! Study syllabic sounds so that you can put your art together in a way that the<br />

reader can easily convey your intention. The more you practice the art of words, the<br />

easier these poetic structures and cadences will come naturally to you.<br />

Everything you do in life is a practice,<br />



Today you have the opportunity to practice poetry with me! Follow along with my<br />

4 easy steps and you’ll be writing in no time…<br />

Step 1: Choose a topic. This week I’m choosing the clouds because that’s where my<br />

head is right now.<br />

Step 2: The most fun step, the Madlib step. Fill in the blanks with brainstorming!<br />

Come up with a few ideas you might put in your draft. Here I go: light and airy like<br />

a perfect beignet. So high, blown by the wind, cold and stormy sometimes too.<br />

Step 3: Choose a poetic structure–you didn’t forget about the Tercet did you?<br />

Let’s practice using our structure from this week. I’m going to write 3 Tercets that<br />

can also be 3 stand alone poems.<br />

Step 4: Wrap up your piece with an ending. Don’t judge yourself, it’s only the first<br />

draft! You can always change it later, that’s the beauty of poetry. Don’t stress–let<br />

yourself be free to write what’s on your mind.<br />



Let’s see what I can come up with…<br />

Up There<br />

down here, looking up<br />

sure you don’t look that tough<br />

just a cloud floating by<br />

too high to grasp<br />

my jump can’t last<br />

i still reach up to you anyway<br />

even when you’re gray<br />

i could lay aneath you all day<br />

watching you blow away in the chilled wind<br />

What do you think? Working with structures is fun and<br />

challenging. I can’t wait to see what you write this week…<br />

send them to<br />

and until next time…be practicing!<br />


@solathecreator<br />

Free Nfts of your favorite Creators This could be the game changer in crypto & Nft adoption But most people<br />

aren’t paying attention. Here’s a bit background of @drip_haus.<br />

DRiP originated from @solanaspaces physical storefronts designed to introduce users to Solana. The concept was<br />

straightforward yet innovative: offering free art on a weekly basis, created by renowned artists.<br />

Quote<br />

DRiP @drip_haus<br />

Introducing Drip, a drop by @solanaspaces. Sign up free at http://drip.haus Get a free 1/1 art NFT to your @<br />

Phantom wallet every week from top creators. Collect our drops and soon, unlock rewards like merch, stickers,<br />

WLs, and NFTs, just for collecting.<br />

Now Creators & brands can reach out to @drip_haus to expand their reach as it showcases their creations upon<br />

thousands of subscribers weekly.<br />

As at the time of Writing there are currently 27 channels on Drip. My favorite channels are<br />

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Worthy to mention DRiP has minted 33m+ collectibles so<br />

Far and has over 500k registered wallets (Users) This is<br />

only possible on @Solana via compression.<br />

DRiP has some exciting features that go beyond just free<br />

NFTs:<br />

1. Legendary Lock-in (Game) to play and unlock a higher<br />

rarity of NFT.<br />

2. Vault (Gallery) to view all your collectibles.<br />

3. Say thanks (Donate) to your favorite artists.<br />

Why should you use Drip?<br />

- Drip provides a chance to receive free NFTs from Top<br />

creators.<br />

-It’s a risk-free way to enter the crypto and NFT world.<br />

-Great way to support and empower creators.<br />

To get Started 1. Get an invite code 2. Visit http://drip.<br />

haus and connect Solana wallet 3. Enter your invite code<br />

3. Subscribe to your favorite artists 4. Log in daily to play<br />

Legendary Lock-in










_hanaknight17<br />

Mass adoption is *NOT* going to happen just from institutional adoption.<br />

As @0xBanana & my mom puts it: It's going to take all of us embracing our roles as a "doorto-door<br />

salesperson".<br />

When the @Visa integration news broke out<br />

yesterday, I was barely online. I found out from<br />

family & friends flooding me with questions<br />

about Solana.<br />

Influencer, dev, artist... Whatever your role is, if<br />

you're still here on @solana, you share part of<br />

this communal responsibility to push the space<br />

in the direction that you want it to grow.<br />

To a lot of us in here, Solana feels inevitable.<br />

Be it for the future of global payments, or for<br />

creators in the arts & other creative industries,<br />

Solana is mega bullish.<br />

But that's the bottleneck, it's still a bubble.<br />

Not only do we need to continue putting in the<br />

hard work to build tech infrastructure, public<br />

good services, and creative projects that are<br />

actually meaningful on-chain use-cases.<br />

But we also need an overwhelming amount of<br />

patience:<br />

• To explain what blockchain technology is all about, and why it *doesn't* damage the environment<br />

any more than people using cloud gaming or movie streaming services do;<br />

• To show how we can transform the existing socio-economic interactions into something<br />

more equitable, accountable, and transparent;<br />

• To share how NFTs the paradigm shift this represents for creatives across multiple industries<br />

being able to OWN and VERIFY the authenticity & provenance of their work, and how<br />

it is very much *not* just "random strings of letters and numbers with a JPEG front-end"<br />

As our neighbourhood supersaiyan Pengu @iamkadense always says:<br />

Slowly then suddenly... Solana<br />

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The becc Interview: A Web3 Content Creator Story<br />

becc tells us about her entry into NFTs, learning how to create content, lack of female representation in Web3<br />

and her favorite 1/1 artists.<br />

Benzel Washington / tsbdigital<br />

You’re a holder and active member in numerous bluechip projects like DeGods, SMB, Claynosaurz and of course,<br />

the Mad Lads.<br />

What was your entry into the NFT space?<br />

My brother got me involved, he’s a trader.<br />

I’m more of a collector - been around ever since.<br />

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Have you been creating content since the beginning?<br />

How did you find your voice as a creator in web3?<br />

I started creating after about a year in NFTs.<br />

I found my voice by connecting with dope people in the<br />

space and going to IRL events, and honestly just posting,<br />

and seeing what works and always getting better.<br />

You recently spoke out about the lack of representation<br />

of female builders in NFT projects.<br />

What female led projects are you most bullish on right<br />

now?<br />

I don’t know of any projects that are considered blue chips<br />

that are female-led, that’s the problem haha.<br />

Rooniverse is dope.<br />

Who are the underrated or unknown women in the space<br />

that deserve more of a spotlight?<br />

Too many women to name. nich and bangerz are both<br />

G.O.A.T. artists.<br />

Gotta shoutout bee because they made me a sick<br />

DeGod.<br />

You’ve started exploring the 1/1 NFT world lately. Who<br />

are your favorite 1/1 artists right now?<br />

0xZh_ is the dope artist for my Oracle as well.<br />

1/1 artists are a big move!

create your own mix


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