Jumping the Whaleshark
HODLing for Life
Jumping the shark is an idiom based on the Happy Days episode where Fonzie, wearing swim trunks and a leather jacket jumps over a shark. It represents a moment, when a publicity stunt signals that a television series has lost its mojo, and is in a state of decline. Ironically, with Happy Days, the show actually continued to be successful, for six more seasons.
With the recent 3BLAU NFT auction, WhaleShark, from the NFT community, bid $3,555,555 and won one of the 33 NFTs. Who is this mysterious WhaleShark?
WhaleShark is a creator of the largest social token in the space, $WHALE.
$WHALE is a social currency that is backed by tangible and rare NFT assets, while embodying scarcity through definitive limited issuance.
There will only ever be a maximum of 10 million $WHALE ever created, with the launch value of each $WHALE being underpinned by a basket of some of the rarest and most sought after Non-Fungible Tokens (NFTs) in the industry ("the $WHALE Vault").
Here’s the Whitepaper.
His advice on building a community:
“Be honest, be transparent, and be good to each other. Sorry, I think I feel a little bit like Bill and Ted here. ‘Be excellent,’ for those of you who are old enough to remember who Bill and Ted are.