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1  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Marketplace (Altcoins) / Poloniex Concern - Whale Volume Drops After Sept Withdrawal Delays. on: October 18, 2016, 04:31:42 PM
I've been having a general feeling of unease about Poloniex. It started in September after reading Davinci's post here:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1593318.0

(The August outage was blamed it on data center problems, and Davinci's legitimate concerns in his thread never received attention from Poloniex.)

I didn't think much of it, but then in Sept they had withdrawal delays and tweeted this:

https://twitter.com/Poloniex/status/777145303753494528

Late August/early Sept had seen some of the largest volume days I can remember on Poloniex for 2016. Monero trading saw a huge amount of volume. Ever since that series of withdrawal delays, I've notice a significant drop in daily trading volume.

IE, last weekend POTCOIN was the number 1 volume coin on Poloniex. Higher trading volume than ETH, XMR, ETC.

My question is to the ETH/XMR whales. Where did you go, and why did you go?

I've since reduced my exposure to Poloniex, and as much as I hate their interface and lack of volume, I'm trading more on Bittrex.

Look, we've been here before with MtGox & Cryptsy. Withdrawal delays and service outages are serious concerns in a cryptocurrency space where we've seen hundreds of millions of dollars in hacks, and countless insolvencies.

Poloniex seems to be showing signs of not being able to run a professional business. I have some prominent friends who are taking weeks to get verified, without responding to email inquiries.

Because we've all been burned before, most of us don't trust exchanges. Poloniex needs to address these issues faster and with more clarity.

Iím still trading there because its one of the only good options for liquidity in altcoin trading...but I would like to hear from the whales. What do you know that we don't? The biggest concern is the noticeable reduction in trade volume since they posted the delayed withdrawals message on Sept 17.
2  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Operation MadMax = over 150 BTC in 24 hours. Next stop, DUCK on: February 07, 2014, 10:49:44 PM
We took a big risk on MaxCoin, but it's paid off. We scaled up a massive mining operation and went all in on MaxCoin.



I'm part of a private trading / investing group that has had some really significant returns over the last couple of months. Here's some of our HUGE wins since I got into this full time Nov 21 2013.

Nov: PeerCoin, Feathercoin, Namecoin, PrimeCoin & XRP.
Dec: Sexcoin, DOGE & Quark, GalaxyCoin, Noirbits, ProtoShares, WorldCoin, AnonCoin, UNO, HoboNickels.
Jan: EarthCoin, NXT, TIPS, MOON, Ron Paul Coin, 42, CAT.
Feb: Counterparty, VERT, AstroCoin. We expect good returns this month on LEAF, MEOW, DUCK, CASH, and a few others that haven't yet done their 10X.

What's next for us?



DuckCoin.

Of course we are going to go into eMunie, Ethereum and Bitshares ... but thats March/April. Our group is expecting a 10X on DUCK in the next 2 weeks.

If anyone has been making amazing altcoin returns, please PM me with your trade suggestions, and if you want to join our mastermind group on skype - let me know, we are always looking to connect with full time altcoin day traders.
3  Bitcoin / Project Development / Altcoin Trading Tool To Show Portfolio Value on: December 27, 2013, 11:45:46 PM
I'm looking for an individual or team to join in a project to help us build some trading tools for altcoin day traders.

It's pretty difficult to manage a portfolio of altcoins, we want to create a "google finance" style web app where you can manually enter your altcoin holdings (and the rate you bought them at) to see your current holdings with each coin's respective GAINS or LOSSES.

Is anyone working on something like this?

We have a proper budget, we can pay in bitcoins, USD or a combination of either plus equity if someone wants to partner on this.

4  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / Help! Bitcoin Client Out Of Sync by 35000 blocks. on: October 30, 2013, 04:07:59 AM
I'm using QT Client, client name Satoshi, client version v0.7.0-beta

I'm 35245 blocks behind. I haven't had this computer turned on for 6 months because it's broken and I bought a new one. It has a faulty hard drive, and the Dell tech is finally ready to swap out the drive, except I don't want to lose all my bitcoins.

Its trying to catch up but it's taking forever.

http://grab.by/rAXY

It's been running for 24 hours straight and it moved from 82% - 86%

Is there any way to get my bitcoins out without waiting for it to catch up? It's going to take a week or more at this rate.
5  Bitcoin / Project Development / Freebitcoins.org needs a new coder captain! on: July 16, 2012, 07:15:00 PM
I started freebitcoins.org last year when I got bitten by the bitcoin bug. We did a lot of marketing and promotion on the site, had a couple of employees, and ended up getting about 10,000 users in the first month!

Then when mtgox got hacked, when mybitcoin.com ran away, and when the price of bitcoins crashed, we lost faith in bitcoin and were overwhelmed by the volatility and just put the site on the backburner and moved on with life.

Then in December we tried to restart the site with a contest to give away causacious coins ... and then our coder got hired by a big company and we were left floating alone in the ocean of forgotten bitcoin dreams again.

So now I see that bitcoin is coming back, Coinbase just got YCombinator funding, the price is back up to $7+ and people are still using freebitcoins.org even though we haven't really given it any love in almost a year.

Freebitcoins.org has 30,000 members now, and still gets about 10,000 visits a month! I was SHOCKED when I cracked open the google analytics account and saw that.

We have about 300 people requesting bitcoin payouts totalling about 50 bitcoins in total. I really want to restart the site, pay everyone out, and get a new captain who can steer the site in the right direction!

If anyone wants to be part of the re-launch of the site, please reply here ... we're hoping to find a bitcoin evangelist with coding skills who knows a bit about internet marketing and email marketing.

We are willing to give a % of the company away to the right person.

Brad
6  Economy / Goods / Mining Rigs for Sale, parts or whole rigs! HD 6970s and more. on: October 20, 2011, 02:10:51 AM
Hey guys, I stopped mining back in July...not because the price of bitcoin crashed, but because I'm a filmmaker, and I finished my movie! http://www.thelegendistrue.com (http://www.psychoticforestranger.com)

It's done (the movie), and I had to leave my place for 2 months to start showing it at festivals and private screenings! I just got back, and even if the price of bitcoin hadn't of tanked, I would be selling this because I have no time to deal with it!



4X Radeon 6970s: http://bit.ly/r7H9FI
8X Radeon 6870s: http://bit.ly/qGMVux
9X MOBO/CPU combos: http://bit.ly/oQ7z1q
4X Power Supplies: http://bit.ly/qZER87

Here's a video I did on my rig half way through

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-L_Ar0arCA

(the noise is actually a faulty fan from walmart not the rig)

  • If anyone wants to make me an offer for all of this let me know.

    Any suggestions where I could sell it all locally to avoid the hassle of packing it all and shipping it all?
Brad
7  Other / CPU/GPU Bitcoin mining hardware / I made a movie, now I'm selling my rigs! 6970s and more. on: October 20, 2011, 12:45:36 AM
Hey guys, I stopped mining back in July...not because the price of bitcoin crashed, but because I'm a filmmaker, and I finished my movie! http://www.thelegendistrue.com (http://www.psychoticforestranger.com)

It's done (the movie), and I had to leave my place for 2 months to start showing it at festivals and private screenings! I just got back, and even if the price of bitcoin hadn't of tanked, I would be selling this because I have no time to deal with it!



4X Radeon 6970s: http://bit.ly/r7H9FI
8X Radeon 6870s: http://bit.ly/qGMVux
9X MOBO/CPU combos: http://bit.ly/oQ7z1q
4X Power Supplies: http://bit.ly/qZER87

Here's a video I did on my rig half way through

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c-L_Ar0arCA

(the noise is actually a faulty fan from walmart not the rig)

  • If anyone wants to make me an offer for all of this let me know.

    Any suggestions where I could sell it all locally to avoid the hassle of packing it all and shipping it all?
Brad
8  Economy / Goods / Forbitcoin.com and Freebitcoins.org FOR SALE. Revenue, 20k users, check it. on: October 12, 2011, 08:45:03 PM
These valuable bitcoin businesses could be yours. We have not had time to run these businesses for the past few months, and it's time to let them go to a new owner.

Help the bitcoin economy, and make a living while you do it!

These sites get a lot of traffic, and they have nearly 20,000 users combined! Comes with the sites, twitter, facebook, support blogs, etc...it's a business in a box!

Please help us by spreading the word that these businesses are for sale!

https://flippa.com/2651866-forbitcoin-com-established-bitcoin-site-fully-automated-bonus-domain

https://flippa.com/2654070-freebitcoins-org-established-bitcoin-site-17-000-users-fully-automated
9  Economy / Marketplace / ForBitcoin For Auction - Bitcoin Business For Auction on Flippa on: October 05, 2011, 10:41:53 PM
Ever since Mt Gox went down, things got crazy, we weren't able to put resources towards the site. It's an awesome business and website, just needs a new payment processor (or if MtGox is fixed now, it just needs to be updated...)

https://flippa.com/2651866-forbitcoin-com-established-bitcoin-site-fully-automated-bonus-domain

I've been too busy with other things since July to even look at this site, and I'd love to hand it off to someone in the btc community who can nurture it.

10  Bitcoin / Project Development / Lead developer needed on forbitcoin.com on: July 22, 2011, 05:24:27 AM
If anyone is interested in working on an exciting bitcoin business, contact me here or add me to skype "darbsllim"

We are looking for a lead developer to work on forbitcoin.com

Brad
11  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Cracked Passwords List Leaked, were you cracked? on: June 28, 2011, 03:34:42 PM
Not sure if any of you have seen this or not, but here it is:

https://www.nanaimogold.com/microlionsec.txt

If you haven't changed your passwords yet...do it.

If you wanted to see whether or not your password was safe, feel free to check if it was cracked here.
12  Bitcoin / Project Development / MtGox API working? on: June 27, 2011, 04:36:33 PM
Is anybody able to place orders at MTGOX using the API right now? I'm not able to, and I'm wondering if it's just me or if nobody can.
13  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / MyBitCoin.com has no way to recover passwords? on: June 23, 2011, 05:16:07 PM
After the MtGox hack, I logged in and changed my password.

However, now I'm trying to login and the pass that I changed it to isn't working.

There's no option to have your password mailed to you or reset your password - any ideas?
14  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Mailchimp is unfriendly to bitcoin on: June 23, 2011, 05:00:42 PM
Has anyone else had their bitcoin related account closed at Mailchimp?
15  Bitcoin / Project Development / freebitcoins.org BETA - Get Free Bitcoins, 20% Referral Bonus on: June 17, 2011, 10:52:45 AM


Join in the fun on facebook!

The people who brought you the Micro Job Marketplace Forbitcoin.com are happy to announce the launch of Freebitcoins.org. Get Free Bitcoins, Refer Others and get a 20% Bonus on what they earn.

As the faucets have dried up and generosity has vaporized with the rise in value of bitcoin, there's few options for getting an easy bitcoin.

Freebitcoins.org aims to let new users and existing users earn bitcoins without spending any money. The service was started to break down the barriers for the average internet user of getting their first Bitcoin!

How does it work?
  • Register for the site and complete free advertisements & surveys.
  • Get paid in bitcoin when you complete the offer.
  • Tell others about freebitcoins.org, and earn for spreading the word.
  • Retire when bitcoins are worth $10,000 each =P



Click the banner below to start earning Free Bitcoins. Then spread the message of bitcoin to everyone you know by passing your referral link on. This is a great way to earn even more bitcoins. Stay tuned for the referral contest details!



FAQ
If I'm not in the USA will this work for me?
Most of our offers are for USA residents right now, but we're adding offers for all countries, check back daily to see new offers! Half of the team is based in Canada, so don't worry, international users are a high priority for us!

"Free" Bitcoins? Yeah right, where's the catch?
Advertisers are willing to pay money for eyeballs. Most of them just want to send you an email or text message about their service. These offers are absolutely free, and you will never be charged a penny for them. In fact, most of our offers have absolutely no cost, but we do have some offers where you have to buy trial subscriptions to Columia House or Netflix. These are optional, you don't have to do the paid ones - but you should because you get paid more bitcoin.

How do I get paid?
There's no minimum withdrawal amount, and you get paid to a mtgox.com account or your bitcoin wallet.

How much do I earn for referring?
You get 20% of whatever your referral earn. For example, if you refer 5 people who earn 10 bitcoins, you are going to earn 10 free bitcoins for referring them! (5 people X 10 bitcoins X 20%)

Am I going to get a virus, or spammed?
We recommend signing up to freebitcoins.org with your primary email address, because we will never spam you. We hate spam just as much as you.  However, some of our users reported receiving a lot of email after signing up for certain offers. All of the offers are CAN-SPAM compliant, but it may be a smart idea to use a secondary email address when completing the offers.  

We only use advertising networks with high quality offers. There's a lot of scummy stuff on the internet, we are trying to avoid that junk. If you have a problem with any of the offers on the site, please email us at contact@freebitcoins.org and tell us why you think we should remove an offer.

Who are you, why should I trust that you won't scam me?
We've been in this industry for a long time. We've given away about $50,000 worth of cash and prizes to our users, we've raised over $100,000 for Canadian charities, and we raised money for Ron Paul's presidential run in 2008. We also run forbitcoin.com, where you can earn bitcoins through micro jobs.

Is this a ponzi scam?

No.

If you don't know, now you know, ninja.


Follow us on Twitter @freebitcoins
16  Other / Obsolete (selling) / Sell your stuff and services at ForBitcoin.com on: June 10, 2011, 09:11:13 AM
Hey folks, don't forget to also list your stuff and services for sale at forbitcoin.com

We act as an escrow to make sure the buyer and seller are safe during the trades.

Plus, we promote cool jobs on facebook and twitter.

Once you post your job, post the link on the forums, or give it people on the irc channels - its a great way to trade...plus we're doing a launch promo giving away 10 bitcoins.

Feedback is appreciated.
17  Bitcoin / Mining / Air Quality, Humidity, Heat - Should I Worry? on: June 10, 2011, 09:02:45 AM
I've got ~5Ghash going in my basement right now, and my inlaws are noticing scratchy throats, and light headed-ness.  When I'm in the laundry room for a few hours tinkering with the rigs, I feel a sore throat coming on.

What's going on!?

Can these mining rigs actually make us sick somehow?  I need some input from others doing 4-5 Ghash or more from their basements, can these affect air quality?

It seems it's pumping out lots of dry heat, which could be making the humidity levels low...any thoughts?

18  Economy / Marketplace / Sell Pizza, Acquire Bitcoin at forbitcoin.com on: June 10, 2011, 03:39:51 AM
We have added a new category by popular demand



Do you want bitcoins? Now you can exchange pizza for bitcoins, just create a job saying that you will buy someone a pizza for 0.5 (or however much you want) bitcoins.

Then go on the irc channel and pimp your gig to hungry developers, miners and traders.

disregard pizza, acquire bitcoins.

*by popular demand we mean 1 really hungry homeless guy.

http://forbitcoin.com/categories/Bitcoin-Pizza
19  Economy / Invites & Accounts / Bitcoin Market Invites on: June 08, 2011, 08:16:20 AM
I've seen people saying that they will sell bitcoin market invites - that might be a good gig to list at forbitcoin.com - I'm sure there are people who would buy that.

I don't know exactly what bitcoin market is, I've been too busy to check it out - so if the guys from bitcoin market could comment here and let us know if this is cool or not - that would be good.

Brad
20  Economy / Trading Discussion / Make some easy bitcoin at forbitcoin.com with this job on: June 08, 2011, 07:11:05 AM
We are putting our money where our mouth is again!

Want some easy bitcoin? Put up a job stating that you will include the forbitcoin.com banner and link in your signature for 30 days, and you've got a deal.
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