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1  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / [ZLQ] Zlitequbit - Why has the project been shut down?? on: November 28, 2016, 03:21:21 AM
ZLQ was a new coin, launched November 8th with PoW & an airdrop.  Less than TWO WEEKS later, the thread was locked on November 21st. 

All the github code has also been deleted. My wallet (with no added nodes) only has one connection - 94.23.102.99:5466 (you are a saint)

Here is the Announcement thread where it states "closed due to lack of interest by the community"

Trapsy's last few posts include 'we need to slowly build a community'; we've received a ton of PMs by members interested in joining the team'...but the kicker is this:

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It's not my fault if i spent 2 days answering hundreds pm,checking all fake entries from airdrop,receiving multiple time stress question like "when you sent airdrop? "when give me the coin"."am i entered" and then everyone disappeared and sell on market.

1600 user received free coin. Want to give value? Help with promotion,enjoy team,tell us what are you skills and what you can do.
But not like " great project, i want to take part of team, give me btc so i can work".
You deserve ICO next time, not free coin.
source

I was one of those members who offered to help - and obviously not the only one.  Was this the dev's first coin, to be surprised that a ton of users dumped their airdropped coins?  That is an issue every airdrop coin faces, but that rarely kills the project outright.  Followed by what seems to be a reversal on the whole 'a ton of members offered to help'.  Only TWO WEEKS and this is what killed it?  Many coins don't take off/grow popular for weeks/months! 

Anyone have a clue what happened here?  Is there an alternate motive being played by the dev, or was he simply butthurt that people dumped their free coins?  It doesn't make sense...sure it was another altcoin, but I was adamant on joining a team behind the project with hopes that it would grow....

Thanks in advance for any input Undecided
2  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Desirable Specifications for New Altcoins on: October 14, 2016, 02:36:16 AM
Hey guys.

What is it about new coins that pique your interest?

PoW or PoS?  A mix of both?

Disregarding a coin's algorithm hashing well on your new GPU/ASIC, what specifications in which you look for in a new altcoin; what keeps a network strong, rather than dying out in a week after the value drops to a satoshi or lower (due to premines, big miners dumping what they ninja'd, etc.)

Details such as block reward, time, retarget - what sort of crowd does a certain variable result in attracting?

Sorry if these questions are vague...I'm just curious what the community is attracted to & repulsed by (I see a lot of, 'scrypt clone? pass').

Thanks for any and all input!
3  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Marketplace (Altcoins) / Looking for members on: October 07, 2016, 04:54:49 PM
Looking for developers & other members to form a team around a new currency.

If you're interested, post your prior experience below & I'll contact you Smiley
4  Economy / Service Discussion / Why is offering escrow bad? on: August 25, 2016, 12:05:31 AM
I've been offering free escrow in altcoin threads, so that I could build up a trustworthy reputation.

Just today I figured I'd look at my trust scores, since I have provided such service for one trade (two parties, ESP for BTC).

Noticed a bunch of negative feedback regarding my offering of escrow.  Why is this?  These people whom left negative scores haven't even dealt with me - just tarnishing a reputation that hasn't been built yet.


I was curious as to how account buying and selling works, which also caused a bunch of people to leave negative feedback - I could prove this is my account, and was simply curious how this works.  I couldn't sell this if I wanted to, as it is tied to my accounts on other sites (email & contacts etc.):
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=1498331.msg15085071#msg15085071

Immediately people jumped on the post, all sorts of accusations:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=trust;u=543426

Bottom line:  why is everyone so hostile?  I understand this is a dangerous game people play, but I was legitimately providing escrow & would do so again.  I could have ran with the money I held for those two traders - but wanted to build a reputation.  Now what??  I'm just...screwed?  Is this why people buy and sell accounts?

Sorry for the ignorance, but I just don't understand the mindset...
5  Other / Off-topic / Internet of Things (IOT) + crypto - what's the point? on: August 22, 2016, 12:25:32 AM
The definition of IOT (internet of things):

"The internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, buildings and other items—embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and network connectivity that enable these objects to collect and exchange data.[1] In 2013 the Global Standards Initiative on Internet of Things (IoT-GSI) defined the IoT as "the infrastructure of the information society." [2] The IoT allows objects to be sensed and controlled remotely across existing network infrastructure,[3] creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, and resulting in improved efficiency, accuracy and economic benefit.[4][5][6][7][8][9] When IoT is augmented with sensors and actuators, the technology becomes an instance of the more general class of cyber-physical systems, which also encompasses technologies such as smart grids, smart homes, intelligent transportation and smart cities." (source)

Some projects that hype IOT:

Tilepay
tilepay's platform leverages the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) market. The platform enables registration via a wide variety of connected devices, using the sensors to obtain data regarding consumer use of the devices per their choice, verifying the authenticity of the data, and publishing the verified data on the tilepay web marketplace.


Slock.it
Peer-to-peer (P2P) Blockchain architecture embodied in the cryptocurrency Bitcoin to manage devices and data within the Internet of Things (IoT).


ROKOS
"You can start testing and developing new integration with ROKOS and your favorite cryptocurrencies for your IoT projects."


CRYPTOTRONIX
A consultancy specializing in IoT security. We focus on device key management solutions with dedicated embedded cryptographic hardware.

21
Install 21 and get bitcoin on any device. Earn bitcoin on every HTTP request.

MODUM
Ensuring drug safety with blockchain technology.

What I'm wondering is: Where are all the products?

What applications have true value and functionality?  Do they actually solve any problems that currently plague the modern world?  Won't the 'IOT' be brand-specific and, as such, proprietary - meaning more issues for open-source projects such as crypto-integration?

I'd like your opinions on the matter, because it seems as if more and more copycats are released each day, using 'IOT' as a buzzword to catch blind investors.
6  Economy / Reputation / dania1990/altsinvestor - duplicate accounts, do not believe the fake hype! on: July 20, 2016, 04:44:58 AM
user 'altsinvestor' just created a thread asking people to buy into some random altcoin 'TRUST' (ironic), and I mistook him for another user, dania1990 - who just so happened to be the first reply in the thread (here)

trust coin is going to poloniex!!! moon
https://bittrex.com/Market/Index?MarketName=BTC-TRUST

User 'dania1990' has....quite similar posting style; somehow happening to know exactly what coin will be added to poloniex (because that's indicative of legitimacy) and 'confirming' the news with....a link to bittrex markets, while simultaneously recommending everyone buy in to said dead/scam coin from bittrex:

https://bittrex.com/Market/Index?MarketName=BTC-BITZ

poloniex is adding BITZ next!!!!! , price gonna skyrocket

Look at the similarity in writing/spam style:

altsinvestor

dania1990


Just wanted to give everyone a heads up on these two accounts - don't want to see anyone buy this user's worthless coins in false hope.
7  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Mobile wallets on: July 09, 2016, 05:32:19 PM
What are you guys running on Android?

I'm looking for a stable altcoin wallet for mobile, preferably a coin that is POS

Just curious what's new, last time I checked there weren't too many options available. Thanks in advance!
8  Economy / Digital goods / Selling STEAM + ORIGIN games - you name the price! on: July 03, 2016, 08:27:25 PM
Pick a game and name a price - I have a bunch of unused keys for both Origin and Steam platforms.

Will sell these 50% of retail, at least.  Just make an offer, I'll probably accept it Smiley


Origin:

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising Origin Key
Crysis 2 Maximum Edition Origin Key
Dead Space Origin Key
Populous Origin Key
Medal of Honor Origin Key
Mirror's Edge Origin Key
The Sims 3 Key
The Sims 3 Date Night Key
The Sims 3 High End Loft Stuff Key
The Sims 3 Late Night Key

Steam:

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn
Gyromancer
Just Cause Collection
Life Is Strange™ - Episode 1
Murdered: Soul Suspect
Tomb Raider: Anniversary
Tomb Raider I
Tomb Raider II
Tomb Raider III
Tomb Raider: Legend
Tomb Raider: Underworld


Thanks for browsing!  PMs also accepted.
9  Economy / Games and rounds / PC Gaming Raffle - Win $100 worth of Origin games! on: June 29, 2016, 07:35:52 PM
PC Gaming Raffle - Win Seven Origin games, worth ~$100!


I have some Origin keys for games that I either already own, or have no interest in playing....so they'll be awarded to one lucky bitcointalk user.  

Rules:  Ten slots will be available.  One slot will cost .02 BTC.  Players have the right to choose their slot upon proof of transaction, and can purchase multiple slots.  

Once all ten slots are filled, I will create a provably fair number generation @ http://www.randomresult.com/ticket.php, scheduled to generate an hour after all slots are filled.  Slots will be updated upon user entry.  The number generator's ticket will be posted in this thread, so all those that participated can view the result...or sit anxiously and F5 the page until it provides a number Tongue

The winner will then be sent their codes, through the communications medium of their choice (bitcointalk PM, email, steam/origin chat, etc.).  

This raffle ends once all slots are filled.  

Good luck!

To enter, send a payment of .02 BTC to 14wBN9Y3p59wVwyqWDdZsdfgixWZ711EoR and post your transaction info in this thread, along with the entry number you'd like.


Slots:

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5.)
6.)
7.)
8.)
9.)
10.)


Games (worth ~$100):


Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3 - Uprising Origin Key
___________________

Crysis 2 Maximum Edition Origin Key
___________________

Dead Space Origin Key
___________________

Populous Origin Key
___________________

Medal of Honor Origin Key
___________________

Mirror's Edge Origin Key
___________________

The Sims 3 Key
The Sims 3 Date Night Key
The Sims 3 High End Loft Stuff Key
The Sims 3 Late Night Key
10  Economy / Computer hardware / [WTS] Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless-G Routers, *Customized* TP-LINK TL-WR703N Mini on: June 28, 2016, 01:08:53 AM
FOR SALE:



Two Linksys WRT54G2 Wireless-G Routers - one is V1, the other is V1.5.  Ethernet & Power cables included.  Both work flawlessly.

Although I don't want to part with it, I'm also willing to sell a TP-LINK WR703N wireless router, which I've customized to act as a rogue AP/Pineapple, allowing this router to do all sorts of exciting things (if you're close to a starbucks Tongue).

If sold, the two Linksys routers will be factory reset; the TP-LINK router will keep its custom firmware on the USB drive (from which it runs the OpenWRT operating system) but I will create a default admin/password login for tunneling into the device through SSH.

Full Album Here (front/back/sizes)

Selling the two Linksys WRT54G2 routers @ .07 BTC each (or best offer).  I'm still undecided on how much I should charge for the TP-LINK router, as it can perform activities which should only be done by those whom wear a white hat, so I'll accept offers from the community for that device.

This sale will stay open indefinitely - the three devices are only collecting dust unless I find a use for them.  PMs also accepted.

Cheers  Smiley
11  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Litecoin? on: June 24, 2016, 07:09:17 PM
What's been happening with litecoin recently?  What made its price rise a bit, and why has it taken such a hard plunge recently?  Will it recover like most altcoins have after the recent bitcoin activity?
12  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / DDoS targeting exchanges? on: June 17, 2016, 06:12:09 AM
Both yobit and Cryptopia seem to be down/grinding to a halt. These sites are hardly ever down; even rarer to see both down at the same time.

Whats going on? It feels like a targeted attack - but why? For what gain? And why both sites? Anyone have any information on the situation?
13  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Decentralized Applications = Vaporware? on: May 26, 2016, 10:28:58 PM
Am I the only one (besides hitler) who is amazed that people truly believe ETH produces functional/useful/innovative 'dapps'?

Their OFFICIAL dapp page is just filled with links to horribly designed web 2.0 sites, which provide services that can be (and might be) made with any run-of-the-mill programming language.

ETH DAPP PAGE

For example, I'll click some links:

  • Proof of phone - Submit your number and it ties to an ETH address (who uses this for verifying users?). For a low service fee of .1 ETH! Innovation!
  • Ether Digger - Took 15 seconds to load.  Ponzi scheme.
  • Ethereum Games - Site appears to be from 1995.  Ponzi scheme.
  • Eth Sports - Site is down.

How exactly is 'running on Ethereum' special? I'm genuinely curious, because the idea is great.  But this isn't it.
14  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Hitler reacts to LISK on: May 26, 2016, 10:15:54 PM


http://captiongenerator.com/91013/Hitler-Reacts-to-Lisk

So much truth - this is hilarious!!

"It's ok Anna, we can always buy lisk later at $25"  Cheesy

What do you guys think?  Agree? Butthurt over DAO?  Genuine questions here
15  Economy / Service Discussion / Arrakeen's Escrow Transparency thread on: May 20, 2016, 02:39:10 PM
This thread reserved for public repository of escrow information.

Deposit addresses & such will go here as well as the names of buyers and sellers, to lessen the risk of anyone getting scammed & so that others can view transactions as they happen.
16  Economy / Digital goods / [WTS] Tomb Raider I & II [Steam] on: May 17, 2016, 09:55:39 PM
Hi all,

I'm selling steam keys for Tomb Raider I & Tomb Raider II.  Steam is selling each for $6.99, but I'm willing to sell both for the equivalent of $10 in btc (right now ~0.022).  PM me or reply to this thread if interested. 

I also have a bunch of Origin game keys for sale, let me know if you have an Origin account & I'll list those games as well!

Cheers
17  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Android Mini PCs on: May 01, 2016, 11:16:35 PM
I have a quad core mini PC running Android 4.4.4 (description here).  Wondering if there are any popular/profitable altcoins that I could use this device in conjunction with - for example, setting up a dedicated node or plain old PoS (unless the coin is dead).

Anyone have other ideas for what I could do with this device, in regards to crypto?  I could probably flash the device & run linux on it, even get a linux app (?) if that opens up any possibilities (for example, something impossible on stock android).

If anyone is running a node or mining PoS on android, please list which coin(s) here!

Thanks in advance for any ideas
18  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Currently staking? on: February 02, 2016, 12:28:48 AM
Hi guys,

I just received an android TV stick, and figured I'd use it to stake coins 24/7.  Only problem is I haven't looked into rooting the thing yet, so I'm limited to staking coins that have an android wallet.  Any suggestions?  Any good apps on the play store that have been released recently that I could use?  CUBE is the last coin that I've used on the device, if that helps any Smiley

Thanks in advance.
19  Economy / Digital goods / Selling Origin Game Keys on: December 19, 2015, 05:44:20 AM
Hi guys,

I have some keys for Origin games that I'll never play, so I decided to sell them to someone who would!

Listed below are the games for sale, and their price (which I've marked down cheaper than retail):

Prices can be negotiated of course  Wink

Command & Conquer: Red Alert 3

0.0322657 BTC


Crysis 2 Maximum Edition

0.02151046 BTC


Dead Space

0.01720837 BTC


Populous

0.00860419 BTC


Medal of Honor

0.01290628 BTC


Mirror's Edge

0.01720837 BTC


Sims 3 bundle (Sims 3 + Date Night + High End Loft Stuff + Late Night)

0.03656779 BTC
20  Other / Meta / Potential Activity? on: December 01, 2015, 12:26:54 PM
Hi guys,

How does one measure their 'potential activity'?  Apparently that is a detail many people like to see when purchasing accounts here, and I'd like to know how it's calculated/what the formula is for finding a user's potential activity score.

Does it have to do with how old an account is, or how many posts a user has written in relation to another factor?

Thanks in advance Smiley
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