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questions about how Monero nodes are distributed around the world

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Does a node that is more geographically centered in the Monero network have a higher chance of mining a block?

As nodes are in competition with each other over who mines the next block first, does geography play a role in that competition? Would a 100 KH/sec mining pool located in, for example, Plettenberg Bay,...
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Could a DDoS attack on the hardcoded seed nodes bring down the Monero network?

I've seen a list of hardcoded seed nodes in the Monero code. If somebody DDoSed these IPs until their servers crashed, would it be enough to bring down the Monero network? If not, what effect would it ...
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What are the reasons for running a full node on a VPS? How can I do this?

I've seen some people say they run full nodes on a VPS. What are the reasons for doing this and how might I do it too?
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Which country operates the most Monero nodes per capita?

Which country operates the most Monero nodes per capita? Do miners in countries with the most nodes have an advantage due to better average network propagation times?
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