I have a fast internet connection and it’s taking me 10 days to download the full blockchain to run a full node.

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If we had 8mb blocks, it would probably take 8 times longer, almost 3 months to download the full blockchain with a fast internet connection. This would definitely make it very difficult for the average person to run a full node even if they wanted to.

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