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1  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / A Coin backed with FIAT money and Investment Account? on: September 11, 2014, 02:17:28 PM
A very low inflationary PoS crypto-currency which is entirely backed with Investment account and tied to FIAT money.
A coin which is sold and bought on demand and supply, - and acts like a share of the portfolio.

Is there any of those out there yet?





2  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Crapcoins vs Promising Coins. Short Guide: How to tell the difference? on: May 11, 2014, 08:37:02 AM
Theres has been a truckload of coins incoming lately. Im open to additional suggestions, but this is my guidlines. How to tell if the coin looks promising or not.
For the sake of fairness, i will never mention any coin name in this post.

Promising coins have. (in random order)

1. Decent looking OP. No amateur graphics. No Google translated text.

2. Active development. Quick engagement to solve problems. Developer posts are polite and informative. Capability to ignore trolls and take control over announcement topic without deleting the posts.

3. Source code. No plain clone with code practically unchanged.

There are plenty of guides in forums of "how to clone an altcoin". However, those guides are not exactly complete. They leave out some rather important parts, which dont brake the code, but will give you a hint if developer has done full research about the code or not.
I will give only one hint, since i dont want to spoil "the crapcoin spotting game" entirely. Take a look at main.cpp and main net pchMessageStart. If you are familiar with many coins source code, then it might be also good idea to review how GetProofOfWorkReward (and GetProofOfStakeReward) is solved and does it differ from its parent code or majority of coins in any way?

4. Does it have functioning testnet and testnet parameters in source code are published? This is rather obvious mistake, which many old souce code coins and simple clones forget or are unable to provide. They get main net working and launch without thinking about how they attract developers and test major updates in future.

5. Transparency. There is nothing wrong about having premine, if transparency is provided. This is rather personal opinion, but the point is that honesty should win more trust than 0 premine claim.

6. Algorithm? Crapcoin does not magically transform in to promising coin by changing its algorithm. Many people fall in to this trap. Promising coins can succeed with any algorithm. There are plenty of ways to provide equality for miners. The most obvious way is having multipool. Take a look at announcement subforum. X11 is a hot topic. Now take a look about how many promising X11 coins are there? The answer may surprise you. Of course this also applies to scrypt coins.

7. Instamine coins. Again. This is only personal opinion, so please dont slap me for this. Long story short - Coins with less than 3 months mining period = profit for very small circle of people. And who wins the most? Developers of those coins.
Yes, often there is a nice junk of profit if you engage those rapid coins early, but i believe that this trend is about to die soon. There are simply too many of those coins on the market. Soon no one will care to buy and if there is no buy pressure, there will be no profit for anyone.




Conclusion:

 Do not be ignorant and naive. Do your own research. Invest smart. Everyone can get lucky once or twice, but real profit will come from serious coins with smart and dedicated teams behind them.


Feel free to add your points and opinions. I will edit this post when there is broad consensus that it is a good idea.






3  Economy / Computer hardware / [EU]WTS: 9x R9 280x VTX and Beatiful Miner. BTC, MINT, LTC, BC, WDC, , $. on: April 11, 2014, 08:22:40 AM
Selling 5x Revision1 and 4x revision2 VTX Radeon R9-280x cards. Price 200 per piece.

Cards use Samsung memory modules, which can easily clock up to 1800mhz and more.
Memory and GPU voltage are both adjustable in MSI Afterburner.
Solid cards only 2 months old. Never pushed to limits. Running silent and economic profiles with 960/1500 1.0v.




Also selling rock solid and beautiful cased crypto miner --- 1100. (holds 4x revision1 cards)

Pictures here:
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=7216.msg6065846#msg6065846
Inside handmade aluminium case:
4x VTX R9-280x
LEPA G1000
AMD A4-4000
Gigabyte F2A88X-D3H
2GB DDR3.
Bitfenix 230mm fans.
TP-Link 150Mbs Wifi.

Posting inside EU. Buyer pays delivery charge.
Accepting BTC, MINT, LTC, BC, WDC payments.

4  Economy / Computer hardware / [WTB] 40 Gridseed miners. Full set minus controller. EU only. w/o VAT only. on: March 20, 2014, 09:18:18 AM
Looking for offers for:

40 Gridseed 5chip miners (4 full sets). Full set, without controller. EU only. Offers without VAT. We have VAT registered company.

Thank  you.
5  Economy / Services / [WANTED] Programmer Familiar With PoW + PoS Clones! on: January 13, 2014, 01:18:26 PM
Looking for a programmer familiar with PoW + PoS clones and
willing to take part in a serious hobby project.




We are:

-   Sports betting, stock- and forex trader with experience of more than 7 years in economics and market strategies.
-   Graphic and web designer with over 4 years of experience in the area to handle the design & marketing departments.

Why work with us?

-   0.2% stake in the new currency. (We are willing to consider replacing stake in currecy to money in hand, if applicant wishes so. In that case we will make a legal contract and payment will be hold until 3 months post launch.)
-   Chance to work stress-free without sharp deadlines and in a friendly team with emphasis on thoroughness.
-   Opportunity to be a part of a unique project based on an innovative idea that will definitely stand out and can potentially gather much popularity & profit in the long run.

Our requirements:

-   Willing to spend several hours a week on our project.
-   Wish to stay in the team for a longer time period. Estimated post-launch time period of 3 years.
-   Optimism and a friendly attitude towards the project. Open-minded thinking.

If you wish to be part of the team as a developer of high quality virtual currency, then please contact me through private messaging or email: pip addiction at live . com (without spaces)



Edit: Some offers pending. Still open for couple more.


6  Economy / Computer hardware / [EU] [WTB] 4 BTC worth of ASIC power. <30nm only. on: January 11, 2014, 10:38:01 AM
Best offer wins.
EU only. Price must include shipping to EST.


7  Economy / Digital goods / SOLD! on: December 31, 2013, 12:09:24 AM
Quote
For sale 4x BF4 key.
Price per key:

0.035 BTC
or
60000 DOGE
or
60 WDC

Price may change according to coin value change.
Payment first!
I send the key by private message.

Proof of ownership:

https://i.imgur.com/yMsNcsh.jpg

ALL SOLD!

8  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / [DOGE] - Useful links, Collection of Shops, Services, Articles and Forum Threads on: December 17, 2013, 10:35:26 PM
If you find any new and interesting shop, service, article or forum topic about DOGEcoin in internet, then please post it here.

Newer findings always on top on each category

Useful links:

http://dogechain.info/chain/Dogecoin/statistics
http://coinmarketcap.com
http://www.coinwarz.com
http://doge.yottabyte.nu

Exchanges:

You can now use your credit card to directly buy DOGE:  http://buydogefrom.us

http://cryptsy.com
http://coinedup.com
http://coins-e.com
http://bter.com
http://vircurex.com


Shops and Services:

Already more than 20 businesses here: http://dogedir.com accept dogecoin!

DOGE and BTC "ebay": http://www.stuffcoins.com/doge
http://geekyhostess.bigcartel.com
www.dogeshop.eu




Articles:

http://www.theverge.com/2013/12/31/5248762/doge-meme-rescue-dog-wow
digitaltrends.com: Such generosity! After Dogewallet heist, Dogecoin community aims to reimburse victims
bitcoinmagazine: Will Dogecoin Replace Bitcoin?
neowin.net: India's central bank acknowledges Dogecoin as virtual currency
theregister.co.uk: Joke no more: Comedy virty currency Dogecoin gets real in big Xmas heist
Forbes.com blog: DOGEcoin Seems All Grown Up Now
motherboard.vice.com: Such Weird: The Founders of Dogecoin See the Meme Currency's Tipping Point
DAILYTECH.COM: DOGEcoins and Its IBM Developer...
BUSINESS INSIDER: The Incredible Story Of Dogecoin
DIGITALTRENDS.COM:Bitcoin crashes to $500 after Chinese crackdown, but DogeCoin is going strong
SPELUNK.IN:The Humans Behind DOGEcoin
WIKI: DOGEcoin
HEAVY.COM: DOGEcoin: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know
INVESTORPLACE.COM: Sick of Bitcoin? Meet DOGEcoin
THEVERGE: DOGE is new crypto currency on the block
COMPLEX.COM: DOGEcoin is Here
MOTHERBOARD.VICE.COM: DOGEcoin Brings the Cryptocurrency Craze to Its Logical Conclusion



Forum (Threads):

http://www.dailydogecoin.com/pound/index.php
ARIA PC FORUMS: Doge Coin Mining Megathread
BITCOINTALK.ORG: DOGEcoin-very currency-many coin-wow
OVERCLOCK.NET: Bitcoin Is So 2013: DOGEcoin is the New Cryptocurrency
MMO-CHAMPION.COM: DOGEcoin
http://www.reddit.com/r/dogecoin


So WoW in other languages:

DOGE in Polish news(youtube video)
Russian Articles




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9  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / One card being slower than others... on: December 11, 2013, 04:14:41 PM
Im pulling my hair here, since i cant find a solution to my problem
Im running 4 x 280x cards. All identical. All running identical custom bios.
1 card is slower than others. Does not matter if PC runs a singe, dual, three or four cards.
This slower card does not throttle or have any issues whatsoever. No rejected shares, temps are fine. Everything works just beautifully besides it being 40-50khs slower than other cards.
I tried:
- changing slots
- changing extenders
- changing bios
- changing AMD drivers
- changing config file settings
- changing power cables

Nothing works.
I use no monitor, No RDP.
Im out of ideas. Please generate some for me.
Im running W8 64bit. Using CGminer with CGremote and VNC remote.
Thank you.
10  Economy / Computer hardware / [WTB] (EU only) HD 7950; HD 7970/ R9 280X on: November 25, 2013, 10:10:18 PM
Paying 150 for 7950s
175 for 7970s
Need 10+ pieces in total.

Good escrow only. Not taking any risk here.
Location: Tallinn, Estonia.
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