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1  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Service Discussion (Altcoins) / Any historical discussions of c-cex staking coins? on: August 09, 2016, 03:24:44 PM
I'm wondering about earlier discussions/threads regarding C-Cex staking coins.

IGotSpots is making an issue of it with Cube, but i recall months ago some discussion on it (with no luck in finding such).
With a quick perusal of my deposit history addresses I can see they've been staking at least since December last year.

Can anyone point to such earlier discussions of C-Cex staking?

2  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / zap orphans on: April 30, 2016, 05:06:20 AM
it would be nice to be able to zap only mining/staking orphans
ie deliberate targeting of only these types.

possibly overkill when zapwallettxes should do the job, with only the apparent minor chance of double spend issues if you're not careful.


talking about shitcoins really. lol would be nice to be able to get an orphan btc block Cheesy
3  Other / Politics & Society / vaccines and corporatocracy on: March 29, 2016, 01:06:28 AM
What do people think is the relationship between the vaccine debate and seeming corruption rife in the US via corporate lobbying vs democracy,

given that the US has probably the most aggressive vaccine schedule in the world, and seemingly the most aggressive corporate self marketing lobbyists.

Is it likely that the vaccine debate is shaped by corporate desires?



.
for some sense of Pharmaceutical lobbying, there's some apparent facts and figures regarding US subsidization of medicare prescription drugs (and lobbying by PHARMA) very early in this episode. starting 1 minute or so in.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyovPm1D35I

stacey herbert at 8.00
The other criticism of this medicare part D, prescription drug benefits, that was passed by the lobbyists, here's the tawdry reality of it.
Former Congressman Billy Townsend, who was a Republican from Louisiana, who steered the bill through the house retired soon after passing this bill and took a 2 million dollar a year job as a lobbyist at PHARMA (which is Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, the main industry lobbying group).
...
4  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / [PRE_ANN] BIG RED TEXT COIN - BIG on: March 14, 2016, 06:41:15 AM
coming soon never




NO MORE COMPLAINING ABOUT THE BIG FONTS.
BIG FONTS ARE THE ANSWER.


Too many people complain about big red fonts. WHY ?
They are a necessary and valuable tool in the war on FIAT !!!

Soon our new Cutting EDGE BIG RED TEXT COIN will help smash down the walls of complacency!!

--

ICO WILL BE HELD IN ONE WEEK.
ALL UNSOLD COINS WILL BE BURNT.

TOTAL COINS on OFFER : 600,000
ICO PRICE : 100,000 SATS

--

With the ICO funds we have the following plans.

(1) a NEW FONT  to further heighten the impact of BIG RED TEXT.
We will hire the best font designer our funds permit. Aiming for NEW BIG RED TEXT FONT to be effective IN ALL LANGUAGES.

(2) we will be hiring an aggressive marketer to approach ALL MAJOR SOCIAL NETWORKS to enable the use of BIG RED TEXT on those platforms.

(3) depending on ICO funds. hiring the use of PUBLIC PHSYICAL MEDIA to promote BIG RED TEXT. such as using BI-PLANES for SKYWRITING and AIR ADVERTISING, GIANT BILLBOARDS, and the creation OF A PHYSICAL ADERTISMENT BIG ENOUGH TO BE SEEN FROM SPACE ...


--

OUR GOALS are to proliferate the use of BIG RED TEXT throughout the known world.

JOIN US !!! AND HELP CRYPTO MOVE FORWARD !!!




5  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / MicroCash. Now in Alpha 2 release. discussion on: February 29, 2016, 01:50:51 PM
microcash

Nearly 5 years in the making, MicroCash seems nearly ready to hit the light of day with it's recent Alpha release 2.
The main developer Real Solid has finally come out of his closet with juices flowing.

Microcash fits into the general mold of P2P de-centralized currency using cryptographically secure free and open network with zero-trust accounting,
Apart form it's obvious ability to destroy modern banking and money processing methods, it also has numerous sparkling features which make it valuable and some which set it strongly apart from other coins featuring generic BTC code base.

- Instant transactions that are 100% irreversible. No need to trust a miner (proof of work) or rich person (proof of stake) to not reverse your transactions. No need to wait, at all.
- An account system that mimics existing banking accounts, making it easy to progress from existing financial system to MicroCash. Store extra data there to help with your business or set yourself apart from the world. Give it a name so people can send payments to your name rather than a crypto address.
- Extremely efficient. Can already scale past Visa, Mastercard and PayPal transaction levels COMBINED on a normal PC. Current figures suggest "over 15,000 transactions per second on a generic i7" using UDP to minimize bandwidth and latency.
- 100% entirely new C++11 source code. Designed to be easy to understand and work on. Not derived from Bitcoin or any other crypto project. 100% free (MIT license).
- 100% independent from external libraries to ensure integrity and efficiency
- All financial rules are 100% decentralized over the P2P network, every single node has to verify every single transaction for it to count. Nothing can slip by, ever. Outside of world changing cryptography breaks - MicroCash is able to be verified to be 100% secure in regards to the MicroCash financial "state" where all the money is stored.
- Sidechain support from the start. You can add your PoW, PoS, first-comes, cryptokey, or whatever system to MicroCash easily. You don't even need to do it in C++, just hook into the node via the extremely fast API.
- HTTP server built in to the node so it can serve a wallet directly to any web browser. Access your wallet from anywhere in the world at any time, to send money instantly. No more waiting.
- Easy API access to develop businesses around. Because it is 100% secure and instant it will be extremely easy to slot into any existing payment system. No need to wait for confirms or worry about anything at all. If money comes in, then you have the money until you want to spend it, it is as simple as that. No one can take it away from you.
- Multiple P2P nodes in the same binary. Control them from the web interface. Start, stop them or change their settings. See the nodes they are connected to. All in real time. No more cryptic command line routines to remember.
- Built in account and transaction explorer. No need for external 3rd party services to see what should be standard information in a financial network. The state of the system. Look at any account you want, look at any transaction you want. But unless you own that account there is nothing you can do to it! Well, besides send money to it of course!
                    -see  https://forums.microcash.org/threads/microcash-overview.10/

Microcash has a long history of development and community springing from it's SolidCoin roots, but it is still grappling with various decisions. It is one thing to code a working system, another to actually fill in the variables.
Users and Developers of all levels are encouraged to come and participate in it's growth. Testing and Community involvement are required to fulfill it's life into a breathing network.

Microcash distribution nor network maintenance will not involve PoW. It will be generated then distributed. The current proposed model for distribution involves two main methods
1. Buying it, by sending BTC to a fixed address and funds will be distributed accordingly upon completion
2. Community participation, you participation in the forums or other approved methods will be rewarded (hint, when you sign up tell them pineapples sent you Wink
                  - see https://forums.microcash.org/threads/how-to-get-microcash-initial-economic-seeding.27/


It is important for any currency to have a great distribution model, Microcash is no exception. Distribution is open to everyone who wants to participate.


---
SolidCoin was a very early BitCoin variant designed by RealSolid and released late 2011. It could be considered an early variant of Microcash. SolidCoin is worth mentioning at this point that there has been earlier discussion about converting into Microcash, but that is no longer being considered (for more info on this see above link on economic seeding).
For a longer history of SolidCoin some further good reading is at https://forums.microcash.org/threads/solidcoin-was-first-to-do-proof-of-stake.33/


useful links -

MicroCash forum : https://forums.microcash.org/
MicroCash Alpha Release 2 : https://forums.microcash.org/threads/microcash-alpha-release-2.17/
MicroCash wiki : http://wiki.microcash.org/index.php/Main_Page

also #mtmox irc channel on freenode


=================================================================

MicroCash is
 seeking xenforo devs.
 skilled php devs.

-contact https://forums.microcash.org/members/ryler-sturden.2/





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strangely I thought I put this in Alternate cryptocurrencies/Discussion, not Announcements
6  Economy / Exchanges / Cryptsy wallets in maintenance prior to closure? on: February 23, 2016, 02:05:08 AM
Has anything been said about enabling the endless list of offline/maintenance wallets on Cryptsy?

There are many that have been offline long before their shut down :p
7  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Service Discussion (Altcoins) / x-crypto.com now trading with wtf prices .. on: January 29, 2016, 05:54:49 AM

i just found this site.
seems a great chance for some arbitrage Cheesy

https://www.x-crypto.com/

recent trades BTC/USD
13:52:22   sell   $577.49   ฿0.2844
13:52:19   buy   $593.79   ฿1.30
13:52:17   buy   $593.86   ฿3.20
13:50:16   sell   $579.32   ฿1.04


recent trades LTC/BTC
08:28:36   buy   ฿0.0083   Ł0.5300
08:27:59   sell   ฿0.0079   Ł0.3100
13:47:40   buy   ฿0.0081   Ł0.7700
13:47:13   sell   ฿0.0079   Ł5.54
8  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / QUEDOS - 38million coin premine discussion on: November 11, 2015, 12:40:21 PM
the original ANN is a moderated thread and they are deleting my posts
this thread is to encourage discussion of the premine.


https://github.com/QUEDOS/QUEDOS-qt/blob/master/src/main.cpp#L1067



--
int64 static GetBlockValue(int nHeight, int64 nFees)
{
    int64 nSubsidy = 50 * COIN;
   
   if (nHeight == 1)
      return 38400000 * COIN;

    nSubsidy >>= (nHeight / 576000);

    return nSubsidy + nFees;
}


edit ---
i have no problem with premines if used well.
discussion on the official thread was curtailed so i posted it here. to facilitate open discussion.

i have no wish to fud. but i did wish to discuss it more.

ad revenue generated from a hefty premine doesnt sound like a totally healthy model.
especially for an anonymous dev.

9  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / building bitcoin qt OSX on: November 10, 2015, 12:34:48 PM

i 've been building various wallets using .pro files and qtcreator.
and have used the autogen.sh process for compiling coinds.

but how do i go about building the newer clients on OSX ?

looking at latest bitcoin source i have no idea how to start Tongue
i assume it's possible not using gitian Smiley
10  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / return change to send address for coind on: November 02, 2015, 09:02:25 AM

i would like to return change to the source input address in a coind.
the point being easy tracking of coins, and easy backing up.
it's for a faucet style use.

i assume the simplest thing is to change the src code, as i cannot find any other method other than creating raw tx every time.

can anyone help with the appropriate changes ??


Code:
                    // no coin control: send change to newly generated address
                    else
                    {
                        // Note: We use a new key here to keep it from being obvious which side is the change.
                        //  The drawback is that by not reusing a previous key, the change may be lost if a
                        //  backup is restored, if the backup doesn't have the new private key for the change.
                        //  If we reused the old key, it would be possible to add code to look for and
                        //  rediscover unknown transactions that were written with keys of ours to recover
                        //  post-backup change.

                        // Reserve a new key pair from key pool
                        CPubKey vchPubKey = reservekey.GetReservedKey();

                        scriptChange.SetDestination(vchPubKey.GetID());
                    }


11  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Service Discussion (Altcoins) / a new exchange. https://liike.website/ on: October 22, 2015, 09:02:05 AM


https://liike.website/

all in spanish

listing limited coins only paired with LTC

MEX/LTC   Mexcoin   
CNO/LTC   Coino   
AGA/LTC   Amigacoin   
ANC/LTC   Anoncoin   
BCF/LTC   Bitcoinfast   
BUMBA/LTC   Bumbacoin   
BOLI/LTC   Bolivarcoin



seems related to http://gootechnology.com/
12  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: errors compiling OSX qt . Qt libraries not deployed in static compile on: October 15, 2015, 02:51:09 AM
i'm trying to compile XEMP EmpoEx coin using qt5
and have hit an error

anyone have any suggestions ?

Code:
Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64:
  "qt_mac_execute_apple_script(QString const&, AEDesc*)", referenced from:
      Notificator::notifyGrowl(Notificator::Class, QString const&, QString const&, QIcon const&) in notificator.o
ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)


13  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Service Announcements (Altcoins) / VIRCUREX anyone gettting their frozen funds out since august 2014 ?? on: July 09, 2015, 10:18:57 AM
according to this page
https://vircurex.com/welcome/ann_reserved.html

their last disbursement was in august 2014.. anyone know any different ??



+++

Update 20th August 2014
Payout to frozen accounts this month:
10.515 BTC
15.24 LTC
29.44 FTC
9.61 TRC

Total balances after the amounts have been distributed
BTC: 329 accounts with frozen amounts, total 1,671 BTC
FTC: 42 accounts with frozen amounts, total 151,953 FTC
LTC: 2299 accounts with frozen amounts, total 124,864 LTC
TRC: 77 accounts with frozen amounts, total 127,719 TRC

Update 15th July 2014
Payout to frozen accounts this month:
13.87 BTC
17.34 LTC
26.75 FTC
10.61 TRC

Total balances after the amounts have been distributed
BTC: 335 accounts with frozen amounts, total 1682 BTC
FTC: 42 accounts with frozen amounts, total 151,983 FTC
LTC: 2330 accounts with frozen amounts, total 124,880 LTC
TRC: 77 accounts with frozen amounts, total 127,729 TRC
14  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / what might be the most stable coin codes for different algo's ? on: May 08, 2015, 03:01:45 AM

running a bunch of daemons over time. i've found that different coins have varying stability in their daemons.
so i'm wondering about the simplest and stablest examples of different algorhithm coin codes.

it would be handy to know for example which is the best scrypt POW/POS so one could modify the code as necessary to support any coin of that type.


++
example of annoying code.

Banksycoin for example has a couple of really annoying quirks,
such as the ever expanding debug.log which finds itself at multiple gigabytes without much fuss.
and it also seems to have a very extended startup time, with high load and unavailability to calls.

i've also found some coins tend to freeze and not update the chain more regularly than others.
15  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / [PRE-ANN][UROX3] UROUROURO on: October 29, 2014, 03:52:18 AM
...


Code Name = UROUROURO
Algo = X11X3
Block Time = 45X3 Seconds.
Total Coin =500,000X3 UROX3.
Pre-Mined = ZEROX3.


UROX3



today we were confounded by the advent of new coin
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=838515.0
                                                                                                   
if UROURO is true UROUROURO must be better !!! UROX3
                                                                                                   

we will do everything that URO does X3

1 UROUROURO will be pegged to X3 tonnes of UREA

in X3 months, UROUROUROSESESE will be held to oversee the transition from URO to UROX3
expect X3 the guests.
X3 the dinner menu.
X3 the tweets
X3 the FUD



...

16  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / interesting take for a new coin. REDLINE . [REV] on: August 21, 2014, 05:52:53 AM
this is an interesting idea.
I AM NOT GOING TO MAKE THIS COIN.
the idea is purely for sharing..





REDLINE
-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-
a racing currency with variable block times..
the higher the hash the faster the blocks.

IDLING, as we sit on the starting line, until block 100 when the real PoW begins.
the flag drops and we hit
FIRST gear, as hash and difficulty rise we shift through the gears until we hit
FOURTH gear, and push up into the
REDLINE

//
this is racing PoW style. block times our engine speed, and difficulty our total speed.

 with block times changing from 10 minutes to 20 seconds depending on mining difficulty.
as mining increases we get faster and faster until we hit redline,a gear shift and we go up a gear,
the blocks get slower and then increase again with increased difficulty/hashrate.

PoW period will end at block 18,000
when will it end ? 1 week ? 5 days ? 4 days ?

PoS will have it's own racing style. The more coins staked the larger the rewards and the shorter the block time.
rewards varying from 1% coins to 5% coins per block.


//
at first as we idle at the starting line, blocks are relaxed at 10 minutes.
PoW gives low returns and difficulty increases and does little to influence times ..

then as we hit block 100, the race is on.

PROPOSED DIFFICULTY VS BLOCK TIMES
Proof of Work

IDLING ->    block 100      10 minutes

GEARS
FIRST       0 - 2 GHS,    10 minutes - 2 minutes
2ND         2- 30 ghs,    8 minutes - 1 minutes
3RD         30 -60 ghs   8 minutes - 1 minutes
4TH         60 - 120ghs   8 minutes - 30 seconds
REDLINE      120 ghs ->   30 seconds - 20 seconds


Proof of Stake

DISCLAIMER : i know very little about network weighting so am unwilling to offer any figures here other than proposed block times.
as network weight increases, block time decreases.

90 - 45 seconds.











//
.. V1.2 .. NOTES ..

might be good to increase overall mining time by incorporating such as a "hill climb" after "the sprint"

all values as displayed are used for demonstration purposes, these figures have been generated spontaneously and may benefit from further consideration.

further research may be useful to decide on targeted hash rates for gear shifts. also whether a 5th gear may be useful.
ALSO whether set difficulties vs sliding difficulty ratio against block time would be better.
i.e. diff a= blocktime 60sec
diff b = blocktime 40sec
OR
an algorithmic response to changing difficulty

weighting of Coins Staked will be strongly effected by coins held on exchange.


further idea maybe to adapt tx fees against volume of transactions (block size), plausibly setting a global minimum with  additions depending on last 5 avg block size.
this may result in problems for transactions that are delayed or manual that have mismatching fee value.

-
included images here are google search.
anime influence would be good for all artwork style.

17  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / [PRE-ANN][SOONR or L8R] SOONER or LATER COIN .. coming soon™ // bounties added on: June 25, 2014, 08:59:53 AM
THIS IS NOT THE THREAD FOR SOON COIN. SOON COIN IS UN-RELATED.

during the long winded production process that comes with any groundbreak earthshattering development.
the production of our own SOON coin was pipped at the post by the fine devs of a rival SOON coin.
BUT given the pure awesomeness of crypto 2.5 that will be heralded by the arrival of our product, we will delay our product even longer by total rebranding.

SOONR or L8R coin will indeed mark the new age of crypto once we have finalised all the necessary components for a succesful release.



  more info tba soon


  Binnenkort meer informatie over tba


  Weitere Informationen folgen in Kürze


  више информација ускоро


  maiores informações serão anunciadas em breve









COIN SPECS
  • block time - 2.5 minutes
  • total coins - 2.5 million
  • Pure POS
  • annual interest rate - 2.5%

the rest will be announced soon.


BOUNTIES
-- to be completed sooner or later.
  • New Coin Logo featuring Rising Sun image.
  • Translations of "more info tba soon" into other languages.

GIVEAWAYS

we'll soon be moving the giveaway to something like SOONRorL8R.com
keep a keen eye out for the tba move, it will happen sooner or later.


18  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / PM SCAM - please test my attached RPGCOIN game from "aiseitota" on: June 09, 2014, 04:23:28 AM
so i got an unsolicited PM from user aiseitota



Hello!
Please have a look at my new game. It's a Bitcoin inspired Action-RPG Game where you can earn REAL bitcoins by doing quests. It's still beta, and I really need some feedback! Does it run smoothly on your PC? It won't take you more than 5 minutes! Help us to make this game the best it can be! Thank you in advance!

removed x32/x64 10.434 mb (win XP/Win 7/Win 8/8.1)


all beta testers will get a free registration key for life
19  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / can you see which account a tx attempts to draw from for unconfirmed tx? on: May 16, 2014, 03:33:47 AM
specifically in the case of a zero confirmation transaction.
is it possible to see where it is attempting to draw funds from ?

we're playing with a payout system (for a litecoin clone), that keeps generating zero confirms.
we're processing bunches at a time, and generally consecutive payments come from the change of the previous transaction.

so I'm wondering if it has to do with the wallet getting it's orders slightly out of order,
and effectively attempting to double spend OR drawing from a non existent balance.

being able to see where it's attempting to draw funds from may help.

---
brings to mind another related question.

can you specify which address the change goes to ?

thanks Smiley
20  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / [ANN][SECRET] Secret Coin - ██ coin - ██ confirmations on: April 21, 2014, 12:24:00 PM
UPDATE. USER SENCIX HAS CREATED AN ██████ NEW LOGO AND WE'VE UPDATED EVERYTHING WITH THE NEW ████. PLEASE DOWNLOAD THE NEW WALLET FROM OUR WEBISTE WWW.██████.██
this is a ██████ update and not mandatory.
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=578786.msg6348569#msg6348569




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