How the #steemsilvergold community is helping to promote STEEMIT.

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Credit where credit is due, where else can you go from idea to solution in 4 days apart from the best community on Steemit.

#steemsilvergold I take my hat off to you.

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Have no idea what I'm talking about, let me explain....

The big shiny metal coin at the top of this blog is actually a solid silver, 2018, steem silver round. For the past 2 years (2 X coins 2017 & 2018) the #steemsilvergold community has been designing and making its own steem round.

Luckily enough the design on the 2018 coin was created by none other than me @welshstacker, and I couldn't be prouder. Well in a passing comment a few weeks ago in a post by @thedamus, it was mentioned that the #steemsilverround has made it to all continents except Antarctica. So that kicked off the drive to get a steem round to Antarctica and in no time at all the wheels were set in motion:

https://steemit.com/steemsilvergold/@thedamus/ssg-an-expedition-to-the-south-pole

The community rallied and a call to arms was sent out. When the community asks, the members deliver.......

@vgholdingsllc did some digging and found a few email addresses and before you know it, we've made contact with not only Antarctica, but the actual frigging "south pole" Station.

https://steemit.com/steemsilvergold/@vgholdingsllc/steemsilvergold-round-is-going-to-the-south-pole

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Now I may be over stating this achievement, but I don't think so, this is huge for not only the #steemsilvergold community but for #steemit. Which is why I'm writing this blog.

THIS NEWS NEEDS TO MAKE IT TO THE TOP

I see all the time that people talk about ways to promote steemit and draw in new members. Well surely this deserves some attention.

I know I will definitely be contacting my local news papers and letting them know a "boy from Wales" has a silver round, being sent from a stranger in Canada, that was created in America and being sent to the South Pole.

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We truly are a global community brought together under the #steemsilvergold banner, supported on the steem blockchain, using the #steemit platform.

So that's planet earth taken care of, the #steemsilverround will have made it to every continent very soon. So where to next???

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We would have to pull some strings to get one of the rounds all the way up there, but I think it's doable.

What is it they say "shoot for the moon"?? I'll settle for the international space station any day of the week, plus I don't think the next moon mission is till 2024 or something. That should give us enough time to plan it anyway.

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This is awesome @welshstacker! I wonder if @vgholdingsllc'boss will give him a raise for figuring this out at work?
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Nice one. Give Elon Musk a call and maybe we can get a round sent into space.

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Already on it. Emailed SpaceX this morning and waiting for a response. Would really love to get it to the ISS!

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Haha. Love it! Reach for the sky baby.....hang on, reach beyond it!

Good luck. Hope you get a positive response.

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What are "The flat Earth People" gonna think about That?!?
I need to get up with you Mr. @welshstacker
I need to send some SP delegation your way for SSG.

I don't understand how this isn't huge news for the platform. If you make it on the news you have to share the video of it!

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It is pretty exciting alright, but we’ll probo get more traction after the deed(s) are done. Also why I wanna’ take a few days and send the coin with a mini press-kit (ish) letter and graphic — something to “show” besides the coin itself. 👍