This sounds like you’re making the sunk cost fallacy, unless I’m missing something.
Rather this seems to work as a secondary stabilisation mechanism which depends on the expectation of mean reversion towards $1, not fundamentally different than the one presented above.
All the rewards and transaction fees go to the delegate but, in principle, there’s nothing in the protocol stopping users and delegates from entering private agreements.
There is a simpler way of solving this problem which doesn’t involve making a conjecture. Instead of having every person find a random seat when they find their sit taken, imagine instead that they insist on sitting in their seat, and kick off the passenger currently sitting in the wrong seat. That passenger then goes on to sit in a random seat. It…
Great question, and sorry for the clumsy phrasing. The “pre-” in pre-sale refers to the fact that it’s prior to the genesis block of the network (4 to 6 weeks most likely). The “pre-order” as “pre-” pre-sale.