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1  Other / Meta / Bring Back Newbie Jail on: April 01, 2022, 03:12:40 AM
Anyone still remember newbie jail back in the early days???

Imagine  Newbie Jail + Merit + IQ Test.


2  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / What Five People Do You Think Had The Biggest Impact On Altcoins on: November 28, 2017, 01:53:05 AM
What five people do you think had the biggest effect positive or negative on the
Altcoin world as a whole since it began?

1) Coblee - Developed Litecoin and an early Coinbase developer. Was one of the earliest altcoin developers.
2) Coinhunter aka Realsolid - Early coin developer and built the fastest most secure altcoin exchange to date MCXnow even though it went defunct in 2014.
3) iGotSpots - Early coin dev that easily started the mass produced coin launch rinse and repeat craze singlehandedly
4) Artforz - Although he developed the first known gpu miner for BTC, his work in altcoins cannot be denied.
5) Ckolivas - Set the standard for mining software.


Self moderated thread to control spam only, differences of opinions ok.
3  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / ETH Blockchain Sync WTF? on: July 20, 2017, 11:59:10 PM

Forget the fact there are multiple forks and massive coin losses galore...

What's going to kill the ETH network is lack of nodes due to the ridiculously bloated and slow syncing blocking chain.

I've had a i7 6400K with 64GB of ram running on fiber trying to sync Geth for four plus days.

It's only thing this machine is doing.

Is their a bootstrap DL anywhere?

4  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / All Time Greatest Anti- Spoetnik Post - Nominate Your Fav on: June 19, 2016, 05:10:26 PM
Everybody knows Spoetnik. Most love him but a few seem to have their souls disturbed by him.

Here is my favorite "Anti-Spoetnik" post.

Post yours.


Having just been exposed to Spoetnik's sniffish agendas, I ponder how best to express my disgust at Spoetnik's total lack of sensitivity and reasoning. To address this in a pedantic manner, in the rest of this letter, factual information will be prefaced as such and my own opinions will be clearly stated as opinions. For instance, it is a fact that Spoetnik wants us to feel sorry for the uncongenial, pesky drossels who encourage a deadly acceptance of intolerance. I claim we should instead feel sorry for their victims, all of whom know full well that if I want to self-censor my critique of Spoetnik, that should be my prerogative. I don't need Spoetnik forcing me to.

I may be opening a Pandora's box by writing this, but my only wonder is, Why can't Spoetnik relieve its aching sense of inadequacy without having to eliminate the plebiscitary mechanisms that ensure a free and democratic society? If you need help in answering that question, you may note that we have to set an example. If we do, others will follow, and soon everyone will be studying the problem and recommending corrective action. This is an encouraging prospect, especially given that its hypocrisy is transparent. Even the least discerning among us can see right through it.

Spoetnik has always favored providing a privileged and protected status for obtuse maggots. Think I'm exaggerating? Just ask any of the most valuable members of our community and they'll all tell you how all of the bad things that are currently going on are a symptom of Spoetnik's pigheaded orations. They are not a cause; they are an effect. Although there are no formal, external validating criteria for Spoetnik's pharisaical claims, I think we can safely say that by treating traditional values as if they were hypersensitive, ill-bred crimes, Spoetnik has forfeited its claim to be morally superior to Attila's Huns or Hulagu's Mongols. Every store in the country should have that chiseled in large letters over the entryway. Maybe then people would grasp that Spoetnik is planning to exploit issues such as the global economic crisis and the increase in world terrorism in order to instigate planet-wide chaos. Planet-wide chaos is its gateway to global tyranny, which will in turn enable it to enthrone falsehood in the very center of human thought.

Spoetnik's soliloquies can be subtle. They can be so subtle that many people never realize they're being influenced by them. That's why we must proactively notify humanity that the basal lie that underlies all of Spoetnik's niddering, loud disquisitions is that cultural tradition has never contributed a single thing to the advancement of knowledge or understanding. Translation: A plausible excuse is a satisfactory substitute for performance. I doubt you need any help from me to identify the supreme idiocy of those views, but you should nevertheless be aware that Spoetnik keeps saying that people find its unrelenting, over-the-top hostility rather refreshing. Isn't that claim getting a little shopworn? I mean, if I had my druthers, it would never have had the opportunity to promote a herd mentality over principled, individual thought. As it stands, Spoetnik has found a way to avoid compliance with government regulations, circumvent any further litigation, and subjugate persons of culture, refinement, and learning to satanic traitors—all by trumping up a phony emergency.

Even if I were, as Spoetnik seems to think I am, a shameless scatterbrain, at least I know better than to institutionalize imperialism through systematic violence, distorted religion, and dubious science. In contrast, Spoetnik keeps trying to deceive us into thinking that its writings are a veritable encyclopedia of everything that is directly pertinent to mankind's spiritual and intellectual development. The purpose of this deception may be to transform our whole society to suit its own choleric interests. Or maybe the purpose is to manufacture outrage at Spoetnik's critics by attributing to them all classes of complacent fairy tales. Oh what a tangled web Spoetnik weaves when first it practices to deceive. Spoetnik has brainwashed a large number of people into believing that it is forward-looking, open-minded, and creative. Alas, we can't change people's minds overnight, and we can't instantly and totally dispel the delusions implanted by Spoetnik's dimwitted lies, but we can bring Spoetnik to justice. That might help a few brainwashees see that there is only one way to stop Spoetnik from overthrowing western civilization through the destruction of its four pillars—family, nation, religion, and democracy. We must make out of fools, wise people; out of fanatics, men of sense; out of idlers, workers; out of blinkered chowderheads, people who are willing to expose false prophets who preach that the purpose of life is self-gratification. Then together we can pave the way for people of every sex, race, and socioeconomic status to fulfill their own spiritual destiny. Together we can show the world that Spoetnik indisputably yearns for the Oriental despotisms of pre-Hellenic times, the neolithic culture that preceded the rise of self-consciousness and egoism. By the same token, it abhors the current era, in which people are free to insist on a policy of zero tolerance toward Pyrrhonism.

Spoetnik enjoys pondering new ways to twist the truth. And I can say that with a clear conscience because two wrongs don't make a right. That's just a fancy way of saying that some day, Spoetnik's tendentious, malapert subordinates may ask you why you think it's a good idea to lay the groundwork for an upcoming attempt to advocate social change through dialogue, passive resistance, and nonviolence. If you're too stunned to answer immediately they'll answer for you, probably stating that laws are meant to be broken. You should therefore be prepared to tell these uncompromising deadheads that many members of Spoetnik's posse believe that Spoetnik is always being misrepresented and/or persecuted. Even worse, almost all of Spoetnik's accomplices believe that Spoetnik is God's representative on Earth. (One would think that the mammalian brain could do better than that, but apparently not.) My point is that the point is that if everyone spent just five minutes a day thinking about ways to enlighten the mind of Man and improve him as a rational, moral, and social being, we'd all be a lot better off. Is five minutes a day too much to ask for the promise of a better tomorrow? I hope not, but then again, Spoetnik's self-declared suzerainty over impulsive bottom-feeders may enable it to pursue a voluble agenda under the guise of false concern for the environment, poverty, civil rights, or whatever. Spoetnik will almost certainly tiptoe around that glaringly evident fact because if it didn't, you might come to realize that it dreams of a time when they'll be free to foment, precipitate, and finance large-scale wars to emasculate and bankrupt nations and thereby force them into a one-world government. That's the way it's planned it, and that's the way it'll happen—not may happen but will happen—if we don't interfere, if we don't show principle, gumption, verve, and nerve.

I suggest that we stand up and fight for our heritage, traditions, and values. This right and truthful proposition, practically established, will help us summon up the courage to take stock of what we know, identify areas for further research, and provide a useful starting point for debate on its bestial sermons. To use some computer terminology, Spoetnik's band has an “installed base” of hundreds of diversivolent finaglers. The implication is that I am convinced that there will be a strong effort on Spoetnik's part to turn us into easy prey for sick-minded, self-centered bureaucrats in the coming days. This effort will be disguised, of course. It will be cloaked in deceit, as such efforts always are. That's why I'm informing you that temperamental Machiavellianism is Spoetnik's quiddity. How much more illumination does that fact need before Spoetnik can grasp it? Assuming the answer is “a substantial amount”, let me point out that Spoetnik is reluctant to resolve problems. It always just looks the other way and hopes no one will notice that it has compiled an impressive list of grievances against me. Not only are all of these grievances completely fictitious, but Spoetnik is secretly saying that I should just have to fight with one hand tied behind my back. An obvious parallel from a different context is that if Spoetnik thinks that its ruderies won't be used for political retribution then maybe it should lay off the wacky tobacky.

So don't tell me that Spoetnik clings to anarchism like a drowning man clings to a life preserver just because its attitudes emphasize the formation of small units of combative pals that can avoid detection by authorities, strike quickly and disperse, and, to some extent, supply the chains that bind the individual to notions of self-loathing and unworthiness. To what consequences this leads can be seen from a few simple considerations. First of all, Spoetnik has created for itself premier victim status. It uses this status to shield itself from scrutiny whenever it's caught perpetuating myths that glorify officialism. Spoetnik's victim status also means that Spoetnik's opponents have to be cautious when suggesting that it's good at one thing, and that's keeping its ulterior motives secret. Only a few initiates in the inner sanctum of Spoetnik's coven know that it's planning to perpetuate harmful stereotypes. Even fewer of these initiates know that Spoetnik has remarked that big emotions come from big words. This is a comment that should chill the spine of anyone with moral convictions. To make sure you understand I'll spell it out for you. For starters, I plan to evaluate the tactics Spoetnik has used against me. This is a choice I have made; your choice is up to you. But let me remind you that I'm no psychiatrist. Still, from the little I know about psychiatry I can say that Spoetnik seems to exhibit many of the symptoms of Asperger's syndrome. I don't say that to judge but merely to put Spoetnik's cankered ultimata into perspective.

Spoetnik likes taking us all on a completely reckless ride into the unknown. That's the most damnable thing about it. It's also why we need to look beyond the most immediate and visible problems with Spoetnik. We need to look at what is behind these problems and understand that one of Spoetnik's hirelings once said, “All it takes to solve our social woes are shotgun marriages, heavy-handed divorce laws, and a return to some mythical 1950s Shangri-la.” Now that's pretty funny, of course, but I didn't include that quote just to make you laugh. I included it to convince you that Spoetnik is an organizations that invents nothing, originates nothing, and improves nothing. All it does is create a new fundamentalism based not on religion but on an orthodoxy of antipluralism.

Spoetnik is careless with data, makes all sorts of causal interpretations of things without any real justification, has a way of combining disparate ideas that don't seem to hang together, seems to show a sort of pride in its own biases, gets into all sorts of bitter speculation, and then makes no effort to test out its speculations—and that's just the short list! Spoetnik has hatched all sorts of furacious plans. Remember its attempt to unleash carnage and barbarity? No? That's because Spoetnik is so good at concealing its brain-damaged, intellectually challenged activities. Finally, any one of the points I made in this letter could be turned into a complete research paper, but the conclusion of each would be the same: Neocolonialism is a nit-picky and irascible innovation that ought to be speedily terminated.
5  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / How Many Times Has Spoetnik Warned You About Scams? on: June 18, 2016, 03:10:23 AM

I've lost count of the many times Sir Spoetnik has warned this community about blatantly obvious scams.

When are you idiots going to admit he was right

and ask for atonement?

MONERO - Multiple checks
Auroracoin - check
Maxcoin -check
Almost all ICO - check
Multiple Mining Contracts
BFL -check
DGC -check
MCXnow Fees - Check
Cryptsy - check
DAO -Check
ETH - Check

I'm sure there is more, please add to the list.


6  Other / Archival / Delete on: June 15, 2016, 03:38:20 AM
7  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Big Vern Thanks You on: June 11, 2016, 01:17:39 AM

See he ain't such a bad guy after all.

 Grin Grin Grin


8  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / John Conner Finds Exploits and Monero Reacts on: May 26, 2016, 05:05:50 AM

I discovered 13 ZeroDay's in Monero source code and exploited the v2 block bug that split the network consensus. The remaining 12 I'm keeping in my back pocket so next time they piss me off again or attempt a DoS. Wink

John Connor has found quite a few exploits in Monero ahead of it's ICO.

Is this a real concern?

Should I not invest in this coin?


9  Other / Meta / Spamming By Cross Posting - Mods on: May 25, 2016, 04:36:21 AM

The user Smooth is promoting a thread moved to the Altcoin ANN section by creating a new locked thread in the Alt Discussion with a link to the one in the ANN section.

He bumps locks, bumps locks, delete post, locks....

This is a form of spamming when you promote a coin and artificially keep it to the top by bump and locking.

Thread in question

10  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Anonymint, Smooth and ETH LOL on: May 19, 2016, 04:33:58 AM
Ok so here's the deal....Let's all just pretend I'm a newbie and asking for clarification here.

I've been out of the loop.

I thought you would be way too busy still trying to conceive with Fluffypony to set Anonymint off. Relax chump change I'm out the business of auditing code from shit level devs like you but don't push your luck as I might make a special exception for you.

What the hell did you guys do to Anonymint? I haven't heard from him since the Monero/Aurocoin wars of early 2014 and all of a sudden I get an email manifesto from him that could have been written by Ted Kaczynski aka Unabomber himself expressing an undying love for Smooth accompanied by 11 pages of mathematical proof for an exploit to the anonymity of several block chains. Seems he would like me to avenge the attack on his honor since his current bout with poverty and frail mental health prevent him from doing so himself.

Who the fuck is this HONCHO character fronting his research and offering to pay me for my time? Inquiring minds wanna know LOL.

I did glance over his manifesto and it appears interesting as an academic exercise only but I'm not here to brawl with anybody, just effen curious as to what set Anonymint off so bad  Grin Grin Grin


Section 2.1 has some bad assumptions namely where you state that brute force attacks require complete enumeration and build from there. You didn't take into account indeterminacy for mixed states and randomness as it is related to brute force and the nonsensical assumption of a complete enumeration requirement. Additionally it takes a lot less hash power than you calculate. Step back and look at it again.


I would look into Peter Vessenes latest post if I were you.


11  Other / Meta / Sig Spamming Mods - Oh The Humanity... on: May 14, 2016, 02:41:08 PM
I was going to post/respond to Lauda in the original thread but didn't want to get Lauda all twisted up over some hyper-perceived notion that "off topic" actually matters in this place LOL.

So I created a new thread about Sig Spamming which is definitely a Meta related topic .


Sig spam? Are you serious? You with your repeat condescending useless nanny postings ad nauseum concerning the non-existent rules and proper forum etiquette are the definition of sig spamming.

But since you're familiar with the definition of "Sig Spamming" I will leave you with another one.

 Grin Grin Grin



the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one's own behavior does not conform; pretense.
synonyms:   dissimulation, false virtue, cant, posturing, affectation, speciousness, empty talk, insincerity, falseness, deceit, dishonesty, mendacity, pretense, duplicity

12  Other / Meta / Graffitti to unban Dank! (Gleb Gamow on crack) on: April 30, 2016, 02:33:45 AM
I came across this while riding my bike earlier today.

Is Dank still banned?


**Apologies to those that do not remember Dank, he was like Gleb Gamow on crack!

13  Other / Meta / Official Request To Restore Deleted Post on: April 01, 2016, 02:30:19 AM
I'm just curious if the mod or admin that deleted the post below can elaborate on why it was removed.

It's on topic and is a legitimate question to the OP.

Consider this an official (if there is such a thing) request to restore this post.


Thread -
14  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Microcash 2016 - The Return of Realsolid? on: March 05, 2016, 04:31:46 PM
Anyone remember Solidcoin, Coinhunter or Realsolid of mcxNOW fame?

Five years ago he collected a bunch of BTC from donors to finish a much hyped alt coin called Microcash.

Long story made short, after collecting several thousand BTC from donors (approximately $10/BTC at the time) he disappeared.

A few months later he resurfaced claiming he was hacked but nonetheless launched mcxNOW days later.

We all know how mcxNOW ended.

Now it appears he may be back.

The user Pineapple tells us that Realsolid is launching Microcash here

According to the Global Mod Hilariousandco Realsolid is not banned in this forum so I am curious as to why he wouldn't announce it himself.

Finally does anyone think this newest venture by Realsolid is legit?


15  Other / Meta / Coinhunter aka Realsolid Banned or Just Stopped Posting? on: March 05, 2016, 04:33:19 AM
Was the user Coinhunter aka Realsolid banned or simply stopped posting?

I'm just curious because it appears there is a sock in the Alt Trashcan Announcements making claim that Realsolid is launching a post mcxNOW scam

in the form of finally launching Solidcoin3 better known as Microcash.

It would be interesting to see either resurface.



16  Other / Meta / A Tip For Success In Posting In Meta About Selling Accounts on: September 22, 2015, 05:52:20 AM

Why do newbies feel the need to post about their account buying, selling and peddling here?

All you do is draw attention.

It's like blood in the water for sharks.

You will be negged for it.

Just like the first rule of Fight Club,

Never talk about account peddling in Meta, especially if you are buying or selling!

Why do you guys do this?


17  Other / Meta / I bought an account for friend what do I do next? [Continued] on: September 22, 2015, 04:14:58 AM
First off I could care less if this guy is DT scamming and/or peddling accounts.

When I mentioned that this person jacee was the same person as DaddyMonsi someone that has left mutual positive trust for each other he locked the thread after asking for proof.

This person was sloppy with posted addresses in the profiles as well as the displayed names.

I find it hard to believe that any two of the names below (in this case four) would use the same address to send and receive from.

Alright scam busters have fun.


are all the same person.


added: jacqfrost claimed their account was hacked after being outted for giveaway scamming.

further ref and update
18  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Bitcoin XT Post Mortem - Group Discussion on: September 16, 2015, 02:08:31 AM

Now that BitcoinXT (GVC) is pretty much dead in the water I wanted to get opinions from the community on why exactly it died.

The main reasons I think it died was

1. The roaring egos of the devs
2. The increased ability to control the coin through centralization



19  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / What happens now that BitcoinXT is essentially dead on: September 15, 2015, 03:39:11 AM
With less than 10% of the nodes and zero mined blocks recently what happens now that BitcoinXT (GVC) is for all practical purposes dead?

What of Gavin and Mike?

Will they still be taken seriously in future projects?

20  Other / Archival / delete on: August 12, 2015, 02:21:47 AM
mods delete

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