Ethereum layer-2 solution Blast continues to be a lucrative place to earn money. On Thursday, Twitter user Punk9059—a notable pseudonymous crypto personality—said he had made well over $100,000 worth of crypto primarily from posting two tweets related to the Pacmoon meme coin.

“I got paid over $100k for two tweets,” Punk9059 tweeted. “What's crazy is I had no idea it would happen.”

Pacmoon is a meme coin on the Blast network, which launched its mainnet in late February. The Blast network has attracted considerable attention, amassing over $1.4 billion in total value locked ahead of its upcoming BLAST token airdrop in late June.

Meme coins are tokens based on internet memes, celebrities, or brands. Pacmoon uses Pac-Man-inspired visuals, and rewards social media interaction and community engagement by giving supporters tokens for sharing relevant content.


Showing the tweets, Punk9059—who works for Memeland, and previously was at Proof—said that the first tweet was of news of a free airdrop of Pacmoon (PAC) tokens to Blast stakeholders, along with his referral code, on February 28. It was a popular tweet, sure, but the benefits were even bigger than expected thanks to a mistake.

“This tweet went viral,” Punk9059 said. “People copy/pasted the wording. And my friend [Frank DeGods] mistakenly tweeted my code instead of his own.”

Frank DeGods, aka Rohun Vora, is the founder of the DeGods and y00ts NFT projects and commands a sizable following on Twitter. His mistaken referral code share ultimately paid off big for Punk9059—though at the time, the PAC token wasn’t worth very much.


Punk9059 said he gave Frank $50 as a thank you after he mistakenly tweeted out the wrong referral code. And that tweet, including the photo of Frank holding a $50 bill while being embraced by Punk9059, also went viral—so more rewards gained.

He received 354,179 PAC for referrals, followed by another 698,137 PAC tokens for tweet views, ultimately totaling 1,052,316 tokens—which equaled $168,370 as of Thursday. As of this writing, that tally is worth about $218,000 with PAC up 7% over the past 24 hours.

“There were a couple more tweets in the mix, but these two did the lion's share of the work,” Punk9059 said. “The best part? My followers got a W too if they saw the tweet & registered.”

“We’ll take it,” he added.

Punk9059 did not immediately respond to Decrypt’s request for comment.

Edited by Andrew Hayward

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