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Hello Flashbots Community!

I’m reaching out to all of you seeking assistance with a situation I encountered in my Metamask account. After doing some digging and talking to others, I was directed to this incredible community as the go-to place for such matters, and I’m stoked to join all of you in the hopes that someone can help me out.

The issue at hand revolves around a sweeping bot that has taken over my Metamask account. It completely drained whatever little was left from my involvement with Drip Network, and now it’s just sitting there, leaving me helpless. Honestly, I don’t care about what it took, but I’m more concerned about the connection with DRIP and whether I’ll be able to salvage anything. The platform seems to be going down the drain, but I had put all I had into it, hoping that someday I could recover at least some of my investment. To my dismay, this bot came in and wrecked everything, even though it’s now just a shattered dream. I believe I had every right to stay invested until the very end, considering all the funds I put into that project. I don’t have much knowledge about cryptography, but I hope someone within this community of experts has the know-how and experience to guide me through this ordeal.

I’ve heard incredible things about the Flashbots community and the collective wisdom that resides here. Your reputation for being supportive, resourceful, and kind-hearted is what drew me here in the first place. I’m truly grateful for the opportunity to reach out to such an esteemed group of individuals who are passionate about blockchain technology and willing to lend a helping hand.

If anyone has any tips, suggestions, or recommendations on how I can resolve this issue and reclaim what’s rightfully mine, I would be incredibly thankful. I understand that your time is valuable, and I greatly appreciate any assistance or insights you can provide.

Thank you all for creating this amazing community and for your willingness to help fellow members. I’m eagerly looking forward to connecting with all of you and, hopefully, finding a solution to my current predicament.

Wishing each and every one of you a fantastic day!

Someone in dire straits

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Hi there,

I’m sorry to hear about your situation. Unfortunately, there is nothing anyone can do to return funds that have already been transferred from the account.

If there are still funds in your account, then please visit and follow the instructions there to get in touch with the team.

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Hi I’m Shailesh

I have been working mostly in ZK Projects related to Cross chain Bridging and Rollups using STARK and SNARK algorithms but lately my interest and work is focused into MPC and Threshold Decryption related areas where MEV attacks can be prevented especially the front running issues in a blockchain.

I can be reached out on telegram: @sbnair or through my email : .



Hi :robot: Flashbots community,

Gm, I’m Kent Philly. I’m a web3 analyst who has run solo nodes and now runs Rocket Pool nodes. I’m interested in supporting credibility neutral Ethereum with upgrades to MEV with encryption and/or PBS.

I am the founder of and, focusing on onboarding university students and non-traditional crypto investors to learn to stake ETH through self-custody and decentralization providers.

I am not actively working on any MEV projects and I have and or do use Flashbots for my nodes. I hope to support with community development, hosting of debates, and/or helping to connect new talent to the MEV challenges and opportunities today.

Thanks for reading.


Hi, I’m Scott, and I am drinking from the MEV firehose at the moment! :crazy_face:

I have a long career in Software Engineering as a developer and team manager. Looking to get into the blockchain space, and this seems like a challenging and necessary rabbit hole to go down.

My socials: GitHub; Twitter (X); LinkedIn

Any suggestions how to get involved are appreciated, thanks!


hi, i’m vita!

I have been researching for about a year, mainly on MEV-boost and PBS, to contribute to the fairness of Ethereum.

Most recently, I’m planning to test the proposal I wrote before and other hypotheses in a hackathon. So please contact me via DM on the forum if you are interested!


Hey! I am Saj. :wave:t4:
I have been in the blockchain space since 2015 mainly focusing on how to reconcile transparency and privacy on several projects as a research engineer. I then worked with the Besu client team in preparation for the Merge and I am now pursuing my journey at Blocknative as PM.

I am intrigued by the MEV supply chain, specifically its associated incentives and games. I am curious to observe post Merge how some new roles have emerged and what it means in terms of security and decentralization for Ethereum.

I am currently contributing with the DOWG on the Data Transparency effort (ping me to join the convo).

My favorite robot is the sweet Weebo from the movie Flubber with Robin Williams.

I am reachable on twitter @sajidazouarhi and telegram @sajidaz.


Hi everybody, I’m Valentin, or Val for short :wave:
I’m a financial engineer by craft, I worked ~2 years as a C++ quant developer in HFT and have been working in mechanism design for DeFi / NFT Finance protocols for the past year.

I have been in the Ethereum ecosystem since 2017 (many crypto winters ago).

I am particularly interested in all market design and microstructure topics applied to the MEV supply chain problems.
I am also well-versed in NFTs, and their culture, from generative art to PFPs. I also like Trading Card Games (TCG) and am overall excited by tokenization of Real World Assets (RWA).

I created for MEV enjoyers to contribute and fetch back content (research papers, blog, articles, YouTube videos, podcasts, Twitter threads […]) since I could not find a single location for everything MEV, which made onboarding to the ecosystem more challenging. We already have collaborators to whom I am deeply thankful.

My favorite robot is Clank, from Ratchet & Clank

Thank you so much Flashbots for offering so many resources to the wider community.
See you around! :cowboy_hat_face:


Hi! I am new here ia am private devlopper, researcher ,looking for MEV bot arbitrage


I am mteam and I write MEV stuff at and tweet at @mteamisloading

I am interested in searching and MEV research. I have been searching long-tail for the past few years. Recently I have been diving into the MEV research rabbit hole and builder censorship. I love to learn about mechanism incentive design and cool intents technology like SUAVE. I am a programmer at heart: first TI-83, then Python, then Go (yuck), now :crab:.

I like to talk to people who are smarter than me. Please DM.

I am an active member of the flashbots discord. Don’t tell him I said this, but I am getting tired of Yannick’s cat memes.

Wall-E is my favorite robot.


Hello everyone, I’m Mateusz. I’m a developer by day for a fintech automation startup, interested in learning more about crypto from the data side to be able to run experiments and analysis locally.

Looking forward to learning more!


Hey everyone, I’m Stengarl :wave:

I fell down the rabbit hole recently : it was the conference that got me enthusiastic about MEV.

I’m particularly interested in MEV Research. The way it combines game theory, computer science, economics & more is fascinating, and all the progress made in MEV will be forever useful for blockchains and beyond

To be fair, I am completely new to the MEV space and don’t know how to code. But I’m always keen to learn, and I’m starting to write summaries to keep up (like the MEV Workshop summary, for example).

Thanks for reading, and thanks Flashbots to make so much knowledge accessible to all :pray:

Favorite Robot : Legion from Mass Effect


Which parts of the MEV landscape are you interested in?

Relay, Mempool Access, Searcher & Trade Analysis Utils

Are you involved in any initiatives or projects working on MEV?

We just opened streaming real-time Ethereum mainnet mempool access for free during beta testing for our Adaptive RPC Load Balancer, comparable to enterprise offerings from bloXroute, Blocknative.

Read more:

Signup here:

Don’t wait. We’ll be out of beta testing within the next few weeks, and free access will be gone forever.

What is your experience with the Flashbots products and research?

  • Led Ethereum MEV-Boost Integration for Coinbase Cloud

Are you part of any other communities in the broader ecosystem of MEV/Ethereum/crypto?

Sui/Avax/Cosmos Infra

We develop & maintain several high quality open source web3 libraries and offer an assortment of web3 infra related products & services.
Ethereum Go client library

Ethereum Kubernetes Infra

  • Beacons
  • Validator Clients
  • Web3Signer
  • MevBoost
  • Foundry

Serverless Ethereum

  • BLS signatures
  • Validator deposit generation
  • Secure keygen + encryption

What is your favorite robot?
Elliot Alderson as Mr. Robot

What we do generally:
The Cloud Platform for Microservices & SOA Development
Zeusfyi handles cloud resource provisioning, app deployment, and configuration even with complex requirements like GPUs, NVMe setups. We even help you architect the solution you need.


Hi, I’m Conor, a mechanism design researcher with Nethermind. I’ve been studying incentives in blockchains (basically MEV) for the last 4 years. I’ve had a dormant Flashbots Forum account for a while because I was too lazy to set up the 2FA, so have just been reading in the shadows until now. Hoping to add to the forum discussions from now on though. :pray:


Im infrastructure enginneer working on HPC field . i have 3 experiences years. I can deploy with small cluster build on bare metal , system benchmark about networking , storage . Also administrator. I’m join crypto about 3 years, star from 3/5/2020 . I’m researcher . Thank for your consider.


Hi! I am nicolasochem on github/twitter, I built the MEV infra from the ground up on the Tezos blockchain, I am interested in PBS and enshrining. I have used flashbots protect to make some trades, I attended both SBC mev conferences. My favorite robot is Bender from Futurama.


Hi everyone, my name is m. @mehranhydary on twitter.

I founded Castle ( and I’m currently working on Arena (a trading terminal for meme coins).

In my spare time, I love diving into Uniswap related smart contracts and I recently started jumping into SUAVE. My working in the coming months will be related to cross-chain swaps and eliminating MEV concerns for Arena.

Excited to collab with ya’ll.


hi iam tyson
computer science student just started exploring MEV and i have 2 years experiance in crypto

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iam happy to join flashbot community

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hi im kruathi intrested in flashbot idea

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