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tee 18/06/05(Tue)07:36 No. 781338
781338

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What do you think about cryptocurrnecy??


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PrettyPony 18/06/05(Tue)08:30 No. 781339

It is a universal medium of exchange that cannot be forged or created from the air. Paper money, coinage, animal skins, shells — all this performs the function of the exchange means. The seller and the buyer recognize the value of money, and will be able to exchange them for the right product. In this case, the money should be valuable in itself, so that it was difficult enough to get or make. Therefore, the leaves of trees can not be money — they are too easy to get, so they are not valuable.


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N3X15 18/06/05(Tue)09:12 No. 781340

>>781338
I think you should ask /777/.


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symbion 18/06/07(Thu)06:07 No. 781396

being into crypto. i don't think the normal masses will get into it and it's very irregulated. i don't recommend it. just get a job and live normally.


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zeneslev 18/06/12(Tue)04:22 No. 781449

Is a bubble :)


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p4ch3c0 18/06/12(Tue)07:17 No. 781461

Cryptocurrency is hilariously unstable and until bougie airwolfs figure out how to regulate it and ruin the point of it, it will always be unstable.


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O.P. 18/06/13(Wed)05:42 No. 781469

>>781338
Lol it has legitimate uses, but I’ve only ever seen it used for illegitimate things.


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Novice Equestrian 18/06/14(Thu)01:02 No. 781480

>>781338
Bloody brilliant back up for when the banks fail. The more research I do on it, the more I like it.


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PrettyPony 18/06/14(Thu)06:23 No. 781484

>>781480
Has your research included tulpenmanie?


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tee 18/06/21(Thu)13:32 No. 781610

Bitcoin is cool.


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Weeabot 18/06/23(Sat)04:57 No. 781636

It was a good idea until I realized it is a scam.

You are putting your faith in the creator of a smart contract to make one that actually does what they say it does. They could easily scam you.

This realization happened before Zilliqa approved my proposal regarding the memory-tending-to-infinity problem, which plagued cryptocurrency up until my idea, as well as a somewhat unapproved idea that would make it up to 128x faster. The only problem is that I don't have the math to prove it, but it's sort of obvious that it works.

All that hype for good ideas only to realize it's all a scam. :(


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Anonymous 18/06/24(Sun)20:16 No. 781647

>>781636
yes the only people who make money on it are the exchanges who let you trade in their markets and, when a coin begins to generate profits, refuse to let you cash out because of "technical issues."


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Reimu Hakurei 18/06/27(Wed)12:02 No. 781672

>>781636
>>781647
The thing is, sooner or later we're going to have to turn to some form of this technology for currency. None of the crypto currencies that exist now will be that currency, but one of these days we're going to live in a fully globalized world, where national currencies will be cumbersome at best and worthless at worst. Once the global economy truly begins to operate as one machine, we're going to have to define currency differently. Cryptocurrency can fill that void, but it would only be able to do so as a standard agreed upon by a global trade union or one-world government.

The cryptocurrency we need is one that the market is tied to, not the other way around.


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Steve 18/06/28(Thu)01:15 No. 781673

>>781672
It'd have to be an optimal currency zone in order for that to plausible, which will most likely never happen.


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PrettyPony 18/06/28(Thu)04:38 No. 781676

>>781672
No government would allow a decentralized economy you fool.


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r000t 18/06/28(Thu)06:32 No. 781677

>>781676
How do you stop a decentralized system of exchange?


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Nyan Cat 18/06/28(Thu)09:44 No. 781680

>>781676
21st century thinking.
Things will be different in the future.
You aren't ready to know.

>>781673
A unified planetry economy is an optimal currency zone.

If there is anything the millenia of human history have proven, it is that the trend toward unification will not be stopped by anything less than a global catastrophe.


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Optimus Prime 18/06/28(Thu)16:36 No. 781681

>>781680
Governments will never cease their immense power.


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Nyan Cat 18/06/28(Thu)17:08 No. 781682

>>781677
By making it unlawful; Controlling the exchanges so that they do not dish out coins.


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Mudkip 18/06/28(Thu)23:43 No. 781688

>>781682
Exchanges are only one on-ramp. You can still sell goods and services for bitcoin. Nothing is preventing anyone from making direct peer-to-peer transactions. The only thing that dictates whether a valid transaction gets added to the blockchain is if a sufficient miner's fee is attached—not government laws or regulation.


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r000t 18/06/29(Fri)01:04 No. 781689

>>781396
ikr i feel like i would just be giving my money to people that are smarter than me.
i larready do that with taxes etc./ yo seem like your up to no good if you use crypto idk


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symbion 18/06/29(Fri)01:29 No. 781691

>>781689
If you own your private keys you're not giving your money to anyone.

"Your private keys, your money. Not your private keys, not your money."

Not understanding a technology is fine. There's nothing wrong with that. But to be dismissive of its potential to change, not just the world of finance, but the world as a whole because you don't understand it is an unjust criticism. While I appreciate your point of view, if you learn about it, understand it and can articulate your doubts, you'd be doing yourself a service.


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Optimus Prime 18/06/29(Fri)01:37 No. 781692

>>781681
The thing about a permissionless innovation like Bitcoin is that it doesn't ask for anyone's permission to innovate.

Hmph. Funny, that.


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Christian Weston Chandler 18/06/29(Fri)02:26 No. 781694

>>781692
>innovate
Just be careful you don't innovate yourself into a prison sentence.


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PrettyPony 18/06/29(Fri)03:09 No. 781695

>>781694
I think the point is that trying to stop a protocol (which is what Bitcoin is) is like trying to stop the Internet. Whatever type of regulation you put on it will be difficult to enforce on a global scale. There are no centralized servers. There is no CEO. There's just math.


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Spiderman 18/06/29(Fri)10:06 No. 781699

>>781695
That's nice, but the problem is that when your currency is being used to purchase illegal things, the purchase of those illegal things is still... illegal. You can yada yada yada all you want on math but end of the day you're not invisible, you can still be hunted down and caught.

What I'm saying is always remember the notes your mom used to put in your school lunches. "Be good. For the love of god, be good."


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Liru Fanboy 18/06/29(Fri)12:31 No. 781700

>>781699
I think the problem at hand is that you feel the only use case for Bitcoin is to purchase illegal goods. That couldn't be further from the truth. You're projecting a sense of morality on a technology used to communicate value. Telephones aren't inherently bad because people use them to broker illegal deals. Computers aren't bad because people use them to blackmail other people.

The use of Bitcoin is not illegal. The use of Bitcoin is not immoral. Ultimately, its existence will prove more beneficial to humanity than not.


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Conductor Cat 18/06/29(Fri)19:02 No. 781728
781728

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>>781700
>That couldn't be further from the truth
Let me suggest something to you. Leave Texas.

Once you do, notice how you can't pay for anything with bitcoin. You can't pay for your groceries with bitcoin. You can't pay your gas bill with bitcoin. You can't pay your phone bill with bitcoin. You can't buy anything anywhere with bitcoin. All these things and more outside of Libertariandreamland are no longer valid nor is anyone in a particular rush to implement them. Because Libertarians, outside of Texas, make up a very small percentage of the population. I suspect the overwhelming amount of toxic substances in Texas water creates sociopathy in greater numbers.

What you can do, however, is buy drugs with bitcoin. You can pay for any number of other illegal things with bitcoin. Drug dealers think if a cop doesn't tell you he's a cop that he can't arrest you. Similarly they think that if you don't exchange physical cash that they can't be arrested. Drug dealers didn't end up being drug dealers because they're smart.

Notice how I said absolutely nothing about bitcoin being illegal, only that it's used to purchase illegal things. The purchase of those illegal things, no matter what currency you use, even if you barter livestock as payment, is still illegal.

So, as I said before, be good. And sorry that's such a threatening concept to you. You can still buy and sell and collect bitcoins, just don't use them to purchase illegal things. Get it? Good. Now run along and play with your drug dealer friends, dum dum.


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Anonymous 18/06/29(Fri)20:14 No. 781731

>>781728
So, the real takeaway from that drivel is that you get butthurt when someone tells you you're wrong. Noted. You should work on that before trying to wrap your head around crypto.

Nice talking to you. Take care of yourself.


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Bob Ross 18/06/29(Fri)23:47 No. 781732

>>781728

>Doesn't understand the difference between morality and legality. Uses the terms interchangeably.

>Attempts to politicize an apolitical technology.

>Makes the entire conversation about drugs when nobody mentions drugs.

Certified cringe-logic.


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Closet Furry 18/06/30(Sat)04:50 No. 781734

>>781732
wait isn't all technology political? if not for the tool itself but the practice of making them? by using crypto currency people increase the market for graphics cards that use precious metals which are usually sourced from less than aboveboard mines.


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Homicide 18/06/30(Sat)05:56 No. 781736

>>781734
>isn't all technology political
No.


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Weeabot 18/06/30(Sat)14:00 No. 781739

>>781734
No, sorry. No more than all fruit or (insert random noun) is political.


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h 18/06/30(Sat)17:13 No. 781740

>>781732
>can't read English at an elementary school level
>repeatedly ignores statements for fairy tale narrative that's not mentioned, even after narrative is pointed out and corrected
>gets infinite butthurt when its pointed out that criminals are criminals because they're too stupid to earn a living without breaking the law
I see now why you're a mark.


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Sazpaimon 18/06/30(Sat)18:48 No. 781743

Technology is neutral it's appliccation can be extremely important and disruptive, politically. The novel cryptonomicon explores this idea regarding bitcoin. The history of tech shows countless examples of adoption of tech bringing about ripples of change. In fact, the future is the struggle to manage the singularity.


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poe 18/06/30(Sat)20:27 No. 781745

>>781700
What about the scam of smart contracts, though? One, or even a well-known group who don't care about their future, could say the smart contract is a new blockchain. You put all you money into it to convert it into coins for the new blockchain and they might program it instead to take it all and not return it.


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Brony 18/06/30(Sat)20:52 No. 781746

>>781740
You're still wrong. :)
Cry moar, pls.


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PrettyPony 18/06/30(Sat)21:36 No. 781747

>>781740
>repeatedly ignores statements for fairy tale narrative that's not mentioned, even after narrative is pointed out and corrected

This is incoherent garbage, btw.

How can one ignore statements for something that isn't mentioned after it's mentioned... And do it "repeatedly"?

Your thoughts are shit-soup. Thanks for the laugh. Rage is a hell of a drug.


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r000t 18/06/30(Sat)22:04 No. 781748

>>781745
If you're talking about a forking of a blockchain, that should never require you to manually move your tokens to the new chain especially by sending them to a new address.

At any rate, to mitigate fraud, use vetted smart contracts which can be verified by comparing hashes.


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Spiderman 18/07/01(Sun)00:06 No. 781749

>>781736
>>781739
Evidence? Technology is always political. The internet was invented as a means to enhance the capabilities of the US defense departments. Other tools drive down costs which enhances the interests of political parties. You cannot separate a piece of technology from its use because its function guides the form the inventor chose, and the how teh technology is used in the world. You're not incorporating all aspects of how technology is used in the world in your response. A piece of technology must be considered in the contexts where its used.

Let's take a hammer. A hammer needs nails. Nails are mined or recycled. Purchasing a hammer using US currency vs other currency is a political choice because you're supporting the US economy. Using a hammer is a political act when its used in massive housing developments since it supports the interests of the developer and endorses the policies of the city government that allowed the development. Although a personal project may not be political, the mere purchase of the hammer was a political act since you used currency etc etc

In an abstraction fruit may exist as a standalone object with no effect on anything else. But this is the real world. Things don't occur in a vacuum or in isolation in the real world but in tandem with other factors. You're thinking like a vacuum cleaner because your brain sucks man.

>>781743

You're using a fictional novel to make conclusions about the real world? You can't discern between imitation and reality. I don't know what singularity is in this context but we already had that point with electricity a century ago. Did we all forget computers and crypto uses electricity? Jesus. If we're going to have pretentious "serious" arguments on a damn imageboard you guys might as well think a little bit more.

Or you could just go "No" and don't think which is what you're all great at and keep yourself in the little cocoon you created like some sort of baby.


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PrettyPony 18/07/01(Sun)00:30 No. 781751

>>781749
The fruit analogy stands. Sure, we can tangentially relate anything to politics by creating a narrative. So yes, no more than fruit is political. But let's not muddy the waters here. We're not talking about the political impact of applied technology. The original sentiment was a comment on one idiotic anon calling another anon a Libertarian because they had an opinion on a budding technology. Judging by your lack of ability to see this, I'm assuming you're the idiotic anon. Congratulations on building a strawman and burying yourself under it. Please stop commenting before you hurt yourself.


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zeneslev 18/07/01(Sun)03:45 No. 781753

>>781751
>muddy the waters
It's his brain that is muddy.


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Reimu Hakurei 18/07/01(Sun)04:18 No. 781754

>>781751
To be fair, it's more of an ad hominem based on a political assumption. The strawman was the non-existent drug argument.


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ian 18/07/01(Sun)21:52 No. 781762

>>781754
>non-existent
Keep putting that head in the sand. It effectively muffles your voice too.


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Bill 18/07/01(Sun)21:56 No. 781764

>>781747
>keeps misinterpreting everything said in favor of a preconceived narrative
>keeps bringing up preconceived idea and thinks that counts as being mentioned repeatedly
>can't grasp simple concepts and keeps repeating his preconceived idea
Yep, you're a strawberry.

BTC: It's not just a currency, it's a religion


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PrettyPony 18/07/02(Mon)02:53 No. 781765

>>781748
No, I'm talking about actual smart contracts within a blockchain that lead you to another blockchain from that blockchain. It's an idea floating around that they're trying to solve.


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Cryomancer 18/07/02(Mon)03:17 No. 781767

>>781765
Let me know when they solve people putting CP in blockchains.


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Moot 18/07/02(Mon)03:51 No. 781768

>>781767
Do you have any proof of this or do you just like to use this line to spread fear, uncertainty and doubt?


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Reimu Hakurei 18/07/02(Mon)04:37 No. 781769

>>781767
Soon as you let me know when they solve people putting CP on the internet.

No actual images are hosted directly on the blockchain, btw. It's not like you download the blockchain and pictures start popping up against your will. I'm sure you knew that though.


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W. T. Snacks 18/07/02(Mon)14:26 No. 781770

>>781767

found the salty no-coiner.


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herp 18/07/02(Mon)22:13 No. 781773

13 Major Retailers and Services That Accept Bitcoin

https://www.lifewire.com/big-sites-that-accept-bitcoin-payments-3485965


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PrettyPony 18/07/03(Tue)22:24 No. 781802

>>781769
Found the guy who doesn't know about base64 encoding


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Sonichu 18/07/04(Wed)02:12 No. 781807

>>781802
Cool. Show me any base64 encoded image on the Bitcoin blockchain.

I'll wait.


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Conductor Cat 18/07/04(Wed)11:06 No. 781811
781811

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>>781807
So you admit that it's possible to store images in blockchains, yet you think nobody has ever done it?

Are you aware of trolling? Its this thing people do.


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Lorf 18/07/04(Wed)15:04 No. 781816

>>781811
Got that base64 encoded image on the Bitcoin blockchain yet? No? Let me know when you find it, chief.


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Conductor Cat 18/07/04(Wed)17:03 No. 781821

>>781811
The contention is not whether it's possible to encode data within data. Your argument is that people are flocking to Bitcoin in droves to upload CP to the blockchain by squeezing the base64 output of an image into 80 bytes of the OP_RETURN. 80 bytes. A base64 output is actually larger than the original file size. This is the most horribly impractical and inefficient way to go about accomplishing that. Good luck with those sub-80 byte images. Nobody is hosting images directly on the Bitcoin blockchain.

This CP argument is a non-issue. It's FUD used by idiots like you to dismiss a technology you don't understand.


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poe 18/07/05(Thu)18:13 No. 781826

>>781821
>Your argument is that people are flocking to Bitcoin in droves to upload CP
>not actually stated in thread
Boy you guys don't like people poking holes in your religion, do you?

Maybe you should find another hobby. And get treatment for your autism.


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Steve 18/07/05(Thu)18:21 No. 781829

Bitcoin is not a very good idea.
Reasons why include:

1. Bitcoin is very finite with there being a limit of 20 something million possible coins.

2.The only reason it's worth any money is because it's being driven by a bull market, headed by people who don't grasp the concept, thinking it's going to be a new banking technology, which it is not.

3. People don't need virtual wallets with crypto currency yet. When we need a centralized galactic currency, then we'll talk. whoever picks the name "credits"

4. It's unbacked and untaxable. Those several mixing/wallet sites that took off with all the users's coins unchecked? Crossing Uncle Sam over his nut money?
It's dog eat dog for a speculatory tech bubble that's going to burst, and just try cashing out at any high point.

5.
>>781821
That one poster is kind of right, not about the block chain that's really dumb, but what it's being used to buy. Bitcoin gained it's first practical use as pedo currency on the tor network. I know, objectively, it's technology which is impartial, but it's based on semi anonymity which we all know is subject to abuse, which in this case would be buying something illegal. The same reason as cash, except cash is regulated. Because cp/drug/arms/sex slave dealers don't take credit cards.


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zeneslev 18/07/05(Thu)18:33 No. 781830

>>781829
>2.The only reason it's worth any money is because it's being driven by a bull market, headed by people who don't grasp the concept, thinking it's going to be a new banking technology, which it is not.

In other words >>781484


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Weeabot 18/07/05(Thu)20:50 No. 781833

>>781826
It's fine. You had a poorly researched argument that fell apart under scrutiny. It's not the end of the world. But if people finding a nacent technology interesting makes you so embittered that you have to pretend you know more than you know in attempts to shut them down, maybe you should reconsider engaging. It's not helpful. It's sad. Like really, really sad.


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Lorf 18/07/05(Thu)21:25 No. 781834

>>781833
Boy you guys really don't like people poking holes in your religion.

It didn't fall apart, you guys just can't handle valid criticism and instead create strawmen hyperbole to try and ridicule the subject.

The problem is that you operate in the finest tradition of millenials and instead of reading what's written you just skim it, leading to huge gaps in your reading comprehension, which cause you to make gigantic obvious mistakes in your hyperbole.

Which leads to you being ridiculed, but you're too boneheaded to actually realize you're being ridiculed and act smug and superior in the finest tradition of dumbasses everywhere.

If you want to buy your weed, smack, meth, coke, pcp, etc. using BTC go right ahead. Just don't expect anyone to think you're a winner because you're buying it with BTC instead of driving down to the inner city and picking it up on a street corner like a self-respecting addict.


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Novice Equestrian 18/07/05(Thu)23:43 No. 781837

>>781834
U mad, bro?


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He-Man 18/07/06(Fri)00:51 No. 781838

>>781829
>1. Bitcoin is very finite with there being a limit of 20 something million possible coins.

Scarcity is built into Bitcoin by design as a way to mimic one of the properties of a precious metal. To be clear, the 21 million cap doesn't mean that, at most, only 21 million people can hold bitcoin at any one given time. Bitcoins are highly divisible due to their digital nature, even more so than precious metals, and are unforgeable and easier to verify.


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Spiderman 18/07/06(Fri)01:04 No. 781839

>>781837
You seem to have a hard time interacting with others on a meaningful level.

Have you checked into therapy? Rates are quite reasonable, especially for group sessions.


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Sonichu 18/07/06(Fri)02:10 No. 781842

>>781834

>Meet Anon.
>Hates anonymous currency;
>LOVES anonymous rants.


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Weeabot 18/07/06(Fri)03:05 No. 781843

>>781829
>It's unbacked and untaxable.

Bitcoin is 100% taxable. You pay capital gains taxes on all profits earned. You can decide to follow the law and report those earnings, or not report them and face the consequences. That's not an issue with the currency itself. That's just a matter of doing your due diligence.


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PrettyPony 18/07/06(Fri)04:37 No. 781844

>>781829
>Bitcoin gained it's first practical use as pedo currency on the tor network.

Actually, its first practical use was buying 2 pizzas on May 22, 2010.


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Steve 18/07/06(Fri)06:12 No. 781845

>>781844
Do you think those boys regret buying that pizza now?


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Brony 18/07/06(Fri)12:12 No. 781848

Nah. We don't have to speculate on it; He actually says so.

>Hanyecz told the New York Times in 2013 that he didn’t regret the exchange. He said that he later sold his bitcoin, worth around $4,000, to get a new computer and a couple of new video cards. “So I’d say I ended up on top,” he noted. Sturdivant, meanwhile, told a dedicated crypto website in 2015 that he was aware that the transaction—if successful—had the potential to make cryptocurrency history.

>“I just happened to take a visible step as a part of the whole community's growing trust in bitcoin, it didn't feel unique in the sense that if I hadn't accepted that offer, someone else surely would have...but at the same time I was certainly somewhat aware that this was setting a precedent for casual trade with bitcoin,” he told bitcoinwhoswho.com. Looking back, he stated: “Retrospectively, simply having that much bitcoin in one place is quite a crazy thought. Of course that wasn't notable at the time, as bitcoin was just getting started, and it otherwise felt much like later [smaller] transactions.”

If the price of Bitcoin were to inevitably crash after the purchase, he comes out on top with 2 pizzas. If the price of Bitcoin were to inevitably rise, that just makes Bitcoin an excellent store of value. There's no need for regret. If you believe the price will be higher in the future, just spend and then replace your holdings. If you believe the price will crash, you can sell off and exit. It's cool. We can all choose.

I do suspect the volatility will lessen as the market cap continues to grow.


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zeneslev 18/07/06(Fri)14:59 No. 781849

>>781848
>If you believe the price will crash, you can sell off and exit.

Or you could short it.


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Reimu Hakurei 18/07/06(Fri)15:22 No. 781850

>>781830
My understanding is that Tulip Mania wasn't due to an overvaluation of the tulips themselves. They weren't outright buying them, they were essentially buying futures contracts for tulips. People were allowed to purchase an option at an extremely low rate. They could pay this ridiculously low fee and at a future date, if the contractual rate was higher than the market value, they were under no obligation to purchase. It seemed like a no-brainer. This perception of a good, safe investment is what drove the bubble, not because people overvalued the tulips.


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poe 18/07/06(Fri)16:14 No. 781851

>>781830
That's a poor analogy. Tulips aren't gold or in this case fools gold.

>>781844
Yeah, well before and during the time of that "pizza" transaction they were being used on tor to trade cheese pizza.

>>781838
>excuse me teller, how much for this watch?
>herp derp that'll be .00133 bitcoin, ze

>>781843
There's no way to audit a bitcoin miner or someone with a digital wallet. How do you see that working?


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Weeabot 18/07/06(Fri)17:01 No. 781852

>>781851
>Yeah, well before and during the time of that "pizza" transaction they were being used on tor to trade cheese pizza.

Sounds like you made this up. Citation needed.


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Novice Equestrian 18/07/06(Fri)17:21 No. 781853

>>781851
>excuse me teller, how much for this watch?
>herp derp that'll be .00133 bitcoin, ze

Or

>That'll be $10 worth of bitcoin.

Herp derp. Words are hard.


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Brony 18/07/06(Fri)18:12 No. 781854

Oh, shit. Found the pedo.

>>781851 ☜☜


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Steve 18/07/06(Fri)18:34 No. 781856

>>781851

>There's no way to audit a bitcoin miner or someone with a digital wallet. How do you see that working?

There's no way to audit a waitress's cash tips. This is insanity! How do we see this working?


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Novice Equestrian 18/07/06(Fri)22:19 No. 781857

>>781834
Lol. You sound like somebody who bought in at 19k and lost his shirt.


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zeneslev 18/07/07(Sat)06:33 No. 781865

Youtube  >>781857
Its called a brain. Having one allows you to avoid joining religious cults. You sound like someone who's so deeply brainwashed that you think everyone is in your cult.

>>781851
>That's a poor analogy. Tulips aren't gold or in this case fools gold.
Its was a speculative bubble, which is precisely why so many people in this thread are going to end up sad pandas.

At least the tulip bulbs were actually tulip bulbs. After the bubble burst people still had bulbs, they just weren't worth what they once were worth. BTC has nothing securing its worth except the depths of human stupidity. Eventually James Cameron will take an interest and everything will end up where it started.

Some people just don't grasp history. They think this time it'll be different. This time there's no way it'll turn out that way because <reasons>. And then, at long last, they realize that there's no escape. That's when they cry or die.


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Bob Ross 18/07/07(Sat)14:44 No. 781874

>>781865
Bitcoins are not tulips.
Bitcoin has more utility than tulips.
If you agree that bitcoins are used as currency (you already did) there is no argument.

Tulipmania does make for some cute click-baity headlines, though. Well, they did back in 2017 before you dug them back up to blindly parrot them. That seems to be your M.O.

Start thinking for yourself and quit being salty.


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Homicide 18/07/07(Sat)14:54 No. 781875

>>781865
Show me where Bitcoin touched you.


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Anonymous 18/07/07(Sat)17:16 No. 781877
781877

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>>781865
>Some people just don't grasp history. They think this time it'll be different. This time there's no way it'll turn out that way because <reasons>. And then, at long last, they realize that there's no escape. That's when they cry or die.

>Sincerely,
>People who thought electricity was a fad.

Generic rhetoric is generic.


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Conductor Cat 18/07/07(Sat)17:27 No. 781878

>>781842
This.

>>781834
Now you need to post your name and address to prove to us you're not a filthy, dirtbag criminal.


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Cryomancer 18/07/07(Sat)17:34 No. 781879

Youtube  >>781878
I'm not the one emotionally invested in a currency that is primarily used to purchase illegal goods and services.

I look forward to reading about your suicide after the bubble bursts.


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[tags4lyf]PEARS 18/07/07(Sat)17:45 No. 781881

>>781879

:)

I'm not the one crying and hoping people die to keep my fragile ego intact.

Get your life together, son.


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Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 18/07/07(Sat)18:30 No. 781888

>>781879
According to your logic, if you drive a car or have ever ridden in a car you are using criminal technology.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bonnot_Gang

Never use a car again, you hypocrite.


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zeneslev 18/07/07(Sat)23:07 No. 781892

>>781879
>I'm not the one emotionally invested...

>I look forward to reading about your suicide...

Okay. Well, then.


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Weeabot 18/07/08(Sun)17:25 No. 781901
781901

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>>781888
I didn't know cars were primarily used to perform illegal acts.

What kind of wild west shitshow do you live in anyway? You pay for sandwiches and beer with BTC and nobody ever drives without committing an illegal act. Sounds like one of the circles of hell.

Also
>>781821
>base64 output is actually larger than the original file size
Well then its a good thing nobody ever figured out how to split files into arbitrary blocks of data.


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O.P. 18/07/08(Sun)17:38 No. 781902
781902

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>>781881
When people lose the majority of their financial worth over the course of a day or two some people are going to commit suicide. It's just a cold hard fact of life.

That you won't admit that there's a yawning chasm at your feet is much more your problem than mine, however I will still derive amusement at watching you fall due to your own ignorance and arrogance.

Maybe you should take a good look at your own life sometime if you're going to start sniffling at the thought of someone laughing at your misfortune.


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4chan user 18/07/08(Sun)18:53 No. 781904

>>781901
Probably the same wild west shitshow that allows you to believe Bitcoin is primarily used to commit crimes.

Try harder.


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Marisa Kirisame 18/07/08(Sun)19:02 No. 781905

>>781901
>Well then its a good thing nobody ever figured out how to split files into arbitrary blocks of data.

I could take your email history and use pointers to reference arbitrary bits of data that compile into an image.

Conclusion: You are hosting CP in your email.


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r000t 18/07/08(Sun)19:31 No. 781907

>>781902
This is what manic depression looks like.

If you thought Bitcoin was volatile you should look in the mirror. :/

Get help.


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PrettyPony 18/07/08(Sun)20:30 No. 781909

>>781879

>Commands people, for the love of god, to be good and not buy drugs.

>Wishes they would all die so he can smile.

Lulz :D


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Spider Expert 18/07/08(Sun)22:17 No. 781910

>>781902
>That you won't admit that there's a yawning chasm at your feet is much more your problem than mine, however I will still derive amusement at watching you fall due to your own ignorance and arrogance.

We all know it's more frustrating for you than amusing. Clearly. That's why you've been crying and trying so hard to convince people to see it your way. It's actually kind of pathetic. You're not even cool when you're trying to play it cool.

Stay salty.


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4chan user 18/07/09(Mon)01:55 No. 781911

>>781852
>citation
I was taking coins off tor wallet back when it was a thing.

>>781853
So, it's still going to be based on the dominant fiat currency of the area? That's dumb.

>>781856
Waitresses put their tips in a bank account, which can be audited.


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He-Man 18/07/09(Mon)03:14 No. 781912

>>781911
Have you ever worked in a restaurant?


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Nyan Cat 18/07/09(Mon)12:51 No. 781916

>>781912
Apparently not.


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Bob Ross 18/07/09(Mon)13:05 No. 781918

>>781911
>I was taking coins off tor wallet back when it was a thing.

A made up anecdote isn't a citation, but please tell me more about this imaginary "tor wallet".


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Sazpaimon 18/07/09(Mon)16:47 No. 781923

>>781918
He might be referring to an onion that kept people's wallets for them some years ago. Not sure if he's got the name quite right or if it's still around; I assume that's part of the lost 1/5th of bitcoin, my old wallet included. Probably got hacked, lost money, lost customers, went offline and never reported back to anyone who wasn't paying attention.


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Moot 18/07/09(Mon)17:48 No. 781924

>>781923
I'm willing to concede that's a fair point if he's confusing a true Bitcoin wallet with that of a custodial account controlled by an admin of an onion site. I'm still doubtful over it's alleged, casual use to purchase CP over Tor prior to May 22, 2010. The pizza transaction predates the launch of the Silk Road which helped usher Bitcoin into the mainstream. That transaction was notable because it was proof of concept that Bitcoin could function as a currency in practical use.

Good comment.


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Twincess Applesparkle Rainbowfly 18/07/09(Mon)21:08 No. 781925

>>781923
I'm sorry you think you lost something.
>>781924
I'll bet you a bitcoin the guy who bought those pizzas in 2010 is a pedophile.


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