gm. Last week during Nouns Hack Week, there were 293 prop submissions across developers, art design & media, and IRL rounds + 158 in grand prizes. Lotta fun, lotta building, and lotta governance. I created a lil POAP for Nouns Hack Week representing all the nouners and props that were dropped during the week. It's called - Prop Prop Prop POAP. And this blog, is a story about that POAP.
Btw, if you participated by submitting a proposal or voting in any of the rounds, you are eligible to claim this POAP.
When I first discovered about Nouns Hack Week, I started brainstorming what my project for the round would be. My initial thought was - would it be possible to trace the journey of Nouns DAO through POAPs? I dropped in with a message on Explorer Grants (hack week organizers) discord server:
I got two answers.
1) I was going to create a POAP for Nouns Hack Week (still hadn't figured who should be minting it though), and the POAP itself wouldn't be my hack week submission
2) I was gonna do some research on Nouns POAPs, to identify the big idea for hack week
Dropped in on The Noun Square for "research" and it led me to @RobotFishGirl.
After a lil bit of back and forth on the TNS server with RFG, about her favorite POAPs, I slid into her dms and requested if we could get on a livestream. And, pretty soon, we did:
My thinking was to submit this livestream to The Noun Square Content Creation Prop House round. But then, RFG suggested a brilliant idea - a community edition hack week contest:
I quickly spun up a lil design, and created a contest on @whoneesdsajobdao
This was a fairly successful contest with 8 submissions. And a solid submission on TNS hack week round - a livestream + video clips contest. Unfortunately did not win this one, but, oh was I done with a project ✅
But, what was I going to submit for the main - Nouns Hack Week rounds? Well, April 1st was supposed to be a Polkadot India Conference. I was gonna attend and record podcasts for #SalmanNeedsAJob. In light of Nouns Hack Week, a lil change of plans. I planned to print out a few POAP cards of Prop Prop Prop POAPs, and then figure out a video around it.
And as they say, the rest is history:
The POAPs were initially given to people I met at the event, who knew about Nouns DAO and were expected to be featured in the video I was going to create. Sometime later, I came to a decision (rightly so) about the audience for the POAP, and that is going to be folks who participated in hack week, by submitting a prop or voted in any of the rounds.
But how do I identify who voted in Nouns Hack Week prop house?
Thank you index, for the snapshot!
And that, friends, is the story about a POAP called Prop Prop Prop POAP.
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