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1  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / What does this community think of this idea... on: September 15, 2012, 09:12:46 PM
A while back I made a website to generate bitcoins, the coins were worth about $5 a piece at the time. The website was basically designed to earn a commission off of competitive 1 on 1 gaming. The players would agree to a wager set by the game host. Once the wager is agreed upon, they would compete in a match to determine who would collect the total in the escrow. After the game was resolved, I, the creator of the website, would collect a commission, and the winner would receive the rest of the amount in the escrow. Now... the idea was solid and doable, and it received mostly good feedback... but then something went wrong with the transaction protocols within the code, and I really didn't have the motivation to fix it. So, basically, I gave up on it, just as it was starting to gain attraction from this community. The reason is pretty much because I just didn't want to anymore. I lost interest...

So I've been thinking recently... bitcoins used to be worth next to nothing, and at that time, people would have to buy large amounts to have anything substantial. Then, the value of the coins rose drastically. Now, I'm wondering what is going on with those of us who bought in this circuit when it was just starting... they must be doing pretty well for themselves. So... I want to set something up, basically like kick-starter. You could post videos, essays, anything you wanted to express your idea. And just like the show "Shark Tank", there would be a panel of investors. They could remain anonymous, but still voice their concerns about the idea, critique the weak ends of the proposal, and of course buy a percentage of the ownership and invest. My approach would be entirely humanitarian though, and I think that is something that is lacking in this aspect of anonymous fiscal operations. Also, that's pretty much the reason why I forewent the development of the chess site. I didn't see anything positive or productive, all-be-it an interesting idea, and I think I am capable of something better, with the proper resources at my disposal.

To avoid failure of this idea, the people requesting these funds would have to offer some kind of collateral, or sign a contract obligating them to do what they are proposing. The investors, however, would not. They would be entirely anonymous, but still have a legitimate stake in the project or operation. I would want this to be entirely legalized. There has to be contractual obligations for the people requesting funds from the "Sharks". I am fully capable of developing a project like this, and I think it would be a good opportunity for creative people who lack the skills and resources necessary to make the world (or just this community) a better place.

Thanks, and sorry to those of you who wanted to see the chess site progress.

(Constructive feedback please)
2  Bitcoin / Project Development / Still looking for investors for on: July 08, 2012, 07:34:26 PM
I'm still looking for anyone who might be interested in helping with the chess project i've been working on. The site is working flawlessly, and there is still room for development, but i would like to keep it the way it is right now. It's simple, and easy to use. Now all I need are investors to help get it off the ground. I want to advertise everywhere! I've been working with and I'm noticing alot of the clicks are coming from China. In light of this, i re-wrote the site in mandarin (

So, i'm asking, does anyone think this is a good idea? Good enough to go into a partnership with me? Everything is negotiable, and I will work hard to make this work.

Take a look at the site here: or if you don't want to use the redirect url, you can access it directly from this domain
3  Economy / Marketplace / [CHALLENGE] human vs human chess game, wager any amount on: May 30, 2012, 08:57:33 PM
I'm challenging anyone who thinks they can defeat me in chess. The wager is 0.10 btc. the game is hosted with You can also challenege goisbetter1, although i must warn you, he is very skilled.

Good luck!
4  Bitcoin / Project Development / looking for project investors on: May 20, 2012, 07:53:26 PM
Hi, I recently published a site for putting down wagers on chess games using bitcoins. You can see the thread here -->

If anyone wants me to make them a similar site using a different "skill based" game(s), and would like to partner with me, I would be very excited to work with you. Your end of the partnership would be advertising the site on or, etc...

Please contact me if anyone is interested in this idea, or post on this thread and we can work out the details.
5  Economy / Trading Discussion / paying 0.01 btc for affiliate ad placement in forum signatures on: May 11, 2012, 08:35:37 PM
first 20 people to sign up at (soon to be and put your affiliate link in your sig and i will pay you 0.01 btc. post your wallet address in this thread to receive payment.

NOTE: you must have over 200 posts. Tongue no newbies
6  Economy / Gambling / [ANNOUNCE] Human vs human chess matches. BTC wagers. Looking for beta testers. on: May 10, 2012, 04:18:40 AM

I just finished creating a simple website that allows two users to place a wager on a chess match, and play for the win. All transactions are automated and all accounts are secure. I'm looking to start beta testing, looking for any flaws in the transaction functionality and/or basic functionality of the entire site. All attempted transactions are logged in a database, so your bitcoins will never be lost. From the testing I have done myself, it is working perfectly. If, however, there is some unseen error on my part, and you do not receive your funds after a game is resolved, or after a game is withdrawn from the list by the user who issued the game; please post the error on this thread or pm me your user name and the time of the transaction, and I will take care of it.

There is also an affiliate program for potential advertisers. You can just put the affiliate link in your signature on this forum and earn 4% from all games won by players referred through your affiliate url. Check it out and post any errors you find on this thread. The official launch will take place after beta testing is complete.
7  Other / Off-topic / 10000 posts w00t on: May 10, 2012, 02:15:36 AM
8  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / instawallet question on: May 08, 2012, 08:50:23 PM
when you create a new address with's api services, it creates a wallet and gives it a <wallet_id>

my question is, this wallet id, is it simply the private key? or is it generated by the instawallet website?
9  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Technical Support / instawallet api functionality problem, plz help! on: May 08, 2012, 04:39:04 AM
i'm using's api using php, and all the other stuff works. creating wallets, getting address from wallet id, and checking wallet balance... but sending payment has not gone too well. here's the script i use to send payments using the api:

$wallet = $tmpLabelData['labelID'];
$address = $_POST['addr'];
$ammount = "0.01";

$url = "$wallet/payment";
$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL,$url);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, 'Opera/9.23 (Windows NT 5.1; U; en)');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER,1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_SSL_VERIFYHOST, 2);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS, $postdata);
$result = curl_exec($ch);
exec('echo  "'.$result.'" > send_btc');

and here's the log for the error that occurs
{"successful":false,"message":"Sorry, this does not look like a valid Bitcoin address.","message_code":4}

help preez Sad
10  Other / Beginners & Help / LAWL! on: May 07, 2012, 08:05:35 PM
somebody gave me a small donation last night of 0.0001 bitcoins last night, and i have the donation wallet is the same for a member id of a website i'm developing, and i haven't had a chance to tweek the accounting portion of the code yet. i didn't realize that the number was in sotashi units, and i looked at the deposit through my website, and it said the account was 10000 btc. i almost shit my pants. for almost a half hour i thought somebody donated $50000 dollars! LMFAO! once i figured out what acctually happened, my whole world sank into a pit of dispair... woe is me Tongue
11  Bitcoin / Project Development / New gaming site in the works. on: May 05, 2012, 04:15:55 PM
I have a gaming site in the works that I would like to share with everyone. I'm just now getting started on it, I'm in the planning stage. It's based on skill, rather than chance. Popular games like Counter Strike, War/Star Craft, Soldier of Fortune, and many others. I would have to host the gaming servers myself, or at least pay someone else to, and I would have to install anti-cheat software on each server to ensure fairness of each game. This is what I really need help with. I used to have a server for Jedi Knight II, but that was ages ago. I need someone who knows about hosting gaming servers, or can at least find out more about them... the cost, the anti-cheat software, etc. Any other ideas would be appreciated. Smiley
12  Other / Beginners & Help / I want to advertise my gaming sites, where should i start on: May 04, 2012, 05:39:56 PM
i have a gaming site i want to advertise right now, and i have another one in the works. the one that is complete is for chess. simple chess matches with btc wagers. i know i could post it here (bitcointalk) but where else? do bit coin sites offer advertising slots? if so, which ones? any suggestions?
13  Other / Beginners & Help / what are the most interesting and profitable things you can buy with bitcoins on: May 02, 2012, 11:02:09 PM
just to start off, i think that an anonymous currency is worth a hundred, or even a thousand times more than the dollar could ever be. you can provide your customers with anonymity, which is a valuable thing! anonymous hosting services to start with, is a thing of beauty. you could host anything you wanted. but plz dont go down that rabbit hole in this thread, as it would be deleted by moderators. they frown upon such things... Tongue
14  Other / Beginners & Help / hey all on: May 02, 2012, 10:55:48 PM
hi there everyone. just introducing myself to the community. gimme a shout!
15  Other / Beginners & Help / i'm looking to create a gaming site based on btc trading on: May 02, 2012, 04:01:43 PM
i read in the user aggreement that posting links to illeagal trading sites is prohibited, but i have an idea for a gaming site that would allow players to compete using site regulated servers for games like... counter strike, or soldier of fortune, or any quake 3 engine based game. hosting games like capture the flag or team death match, or even ffa, or 1 on 1. the possibilites are endless. i am fully capable of writing the code for a site like this, but i need server hosting for the games. if any one would like to offer any contribution to this thread, please do so. i will check it all throughout the day. i want ideas people, NOW!!! Tongue

(to the moderators: as you can see, i did not post a link. and i don't think it would be illeagal anyways, btc is unregulated currecy. Tongue to the fed!)
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