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1901  Other / Off-topic / Re: Stormtroopers.... on: January 31, 2011, 03:39:41 PM
Yeah I've been stopped 3 times at the airport in the UK by police. They questioned me on every bit of my life each time going back 5 years. All the details and everything with them making notes to file under my name. Not a good thing imo.
1902  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Erotic stories and roleplay for bitcoins on: January 31, 2011, 03:32:53 PM
an erotic story between a 40 year old man and a kidnapped 8 year old whose will becomes broken. when he's eventually caught nothing happens because he's the son of a rich politician. (it's a happy ending)
1903  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Nenolod, the guy that wants to prove Bitcoin doesn't work. on: January 31, 2011, 02:14:44 PM
No need to close a thread. Just stop bumping it. If people wish to talk, then let them.
1904  Other / Off-topic / Re: Stormtroopers.... on: January 31, 2011, 02:11:18 PM
He feels like he's protecting society and having a hard day. Then he gets annoyed since you don't want to co-operate.

Still, he has no right to bully you into his will.

Is there a place where I can see what are the legal boundaries in the UK? Can a policeman detain me and make me miss my flight if I refuse to give my details at the airport? I don't like these growing restrictions.
1905  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bitcoin graphics on: January 31, 2011, 09:51:28 AM
I love these!

Would you make a 16x11 bitcoin currency flag/logo for my site? (see currency selection drop lists- bitcoin entry doesn't look so good)
1906  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Erotic stories and roleplay for bitcoins on: January 31, 2011, 09:44:11 AM
Can you put up example stories and say how much you're charging?
1907  Economy / Marketplace / Re: XSS vulnerability on 10000 BTC on: January 30, 2011, 10:01:41 AM
you could get a lot more for this 0-day vulnerability. you should find a trusted forum member, pay them 30 btc to verify it's real and then put it up in an auction.
1908  Other / Off-topic / Re: 'Spanking Your Liver-Spotted Ass' - Tiger Mother Parenting Part 2 on: January 29, 2011, 04:30:53 PM
Let's say you are a Father or Mother and have a newborn child.  If you are uncertain what level of obligation is required if any at all, then it may be possible for an individual to establish birth of a newborn human species existence and due to lack of sense of obligation or desire for relation with the creature (*grin*), you simply allow it to establish itself in its new environment, providing it freedom to 'be the best it can be' without any positive, negative or neutral influence from yourselves, perhaps acceptably considered creators.  In this instance, I can understand that many human species existences will indicate that this is wrong, unacceptable or whatever, but for various species, this concept exists or occurs.  Why should humans be subject to not allowing for such opportunities?  Anyhow, humans have established sense of societally accepted obligations differing slightly or greatly throughout various [cult]ures (similarly to the differences spanning across various species).

Instead of examining these long-winded platonic derivatives, look at what happens in practice. Firstly you reason with the child as an equal. If that doesn't work then you set clear reasonable boundaries which can't be crossed. You calmly enforce these non-aggressively.

If a child is constantly breaking your rules, then you must have shit rules or too many.

You can read some books on child care to inform yourself. Shouting and screaming like a lunatic, making constant demands of your child is a straight path to disobedience and a bad relationship. Whenever a parent loses emotional control they're handing power over to the child by reacting, and rewarding them with a piece of their valuable attention for bad behaviour you don't want to reinforce. An effective parent is one who doesn't need to scream, shout and use violence to submit the child into getting their own (the parent's) way.
1909  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Atlas' Written Works on: January 29, 2011, 04:21:08 PM
BTW I think the story is nice. Don't get discouraged. Was offering helpful advice.
1910  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Short Story 1 on: January 29, 2011, 11:45:01 AM
Going to copy-edit this. Your writing needs more work.

I Recommend this:


You sometimes sound a bit pretentious by using too many long words and over-expressive language. Instead try to find one strong image/analogy you want to express and write around that.

Another thing is you occasionally use words that are excess cruft and are not needed (they can be snipped without losing meaning from the original passages). Excess words = more for reader to digest + take in = takes away from understanding of words that matter = less strong atmosphere = story loses strength.

Golden Fall


The figure sat and sulked in his agony. His anguish only accented by the heavy creasing above his brow and the slouching demeanor he held in his desk chair; mumbling every few moments, venting his regret, just as a machine recedes to groans and creaks due to its long-term use -- only pointing towards eventual failure. The pain was excruciating. He was reaching his threshold--and a being as strong as he had quite a tolerance--but things have gone too far.

Sat sulking in his agony, anguish accented by a heavily creased brow and a slouched demeanor in the desk chair, X mumbled periodically. X vented regret. Groans and cycles as an old machine past it's glory days, ready to twilight into failure. Buckling pain! His pain threshold was nearly reached.

In a weave of ticks and convulsions, he swung himself among the knick-knacks and documents that lined his dark mahogany desk, strewing them in a helter-skelter of broken glass and papers across his office floor; throwing his large leather ottoman in an olympiadic fashion into the pitch darkness of his office corridor. He curled up in a fetal position and sulked in sullen agony.

Weaving with convulsions among the kick-knack packets and documents lining his thick mahogany desk, he threw everything in a helter-skelter at the floor in resignation. He sat first in the pitch black, then curled on his side sulking.

This figure's name is Emmerich Faultner. From the beginning of the early Y2K's, Faultner has been heavily invested in the rising crypto-commodity market. Due to his early adoption, Faultner has accumulated an exceptional wealth. However, tonight this has changed. Every crypto-based commodity has been made worthless by a few keystrokes of a rogue wolf, that has been sweeping the web with his new-found power in consumer-level quantum-computing technology. Mr. Faultner is only one of the many victims that had full confidence in this new agorist phenomenon -- these digital commodities.

Emmerich Faultner had invested heavily in the emerging cryptographic-commodity market from the early 2000s. As an early adopter, Faultner accumulated exceptional wealth. Tonight that changed. Crypto-commodities worldwide became worthless at a stroke by the hands of a rogue wolf utilising new consumer-grade quantum-computing. Faultner is one victim of hundreds that had given their entire confidence (and savings) to the recent agorist phenomenon of digital commodities.
1911  Other / Off-topic / Re: 'Spanking Your Liver-Spotted Ass' - Tiger Mother Parenting Part 2 on: January 26, 2011, 02:50:17 PM
That text was a bit dense and badly written, but all cognitive research currently shows that restricting the freedom of children and use brute aggression to shape their behaviour is ineffective. But reasoning with children is not feasible either. Parenting methods instead make parents establish firm boundaries and non-aggressively (calmly and unemotionally) enforce them. It's the same with dog teachers- by reacting to their challenge, you are bringing yourself to their level and losing status. Instead you want to quietly and firmly assert yourself.
1912  Economy / Marketplace / Re: Anybody from the UK? on: January 26, 2011, 08:32:31 AM
I'm in the process of setting up a UK exchange, so no worries. Fees will be very low.

Should be opened within 10-15 days.
1913  Bitcoin / Project Development / Re: Bitcoin Powerpoint Presentation on: January 25, 2011, 12:20:55 PM


Ĉu vi rigardis la parton de ĉi tiu forumo por aliaj lingvoj? Ni havas grupon de esperantistoj tie.

La ligilo:

1914  Bitcoin / Project Development / Re: printing bitcoins on Dollarnotes for offline using on: January 25, 2011, 12:18:42 PM
yeah. if you need cash then buy cash but must of us dont want to rely on it as much as possible
1915  Economy / Marketplace / Re: help wanted on: January 25, 2011, 12:17:07 PM
All the people taking this blatant joke at face value = fail!

Taking the responses to this blatant joke at face value = fail!

im sure a few of those posts were serious. you don't type a long post correcting somebody of their mistakes/logic errors when you think it's a joke.

u fail u
1916  Economy / Marketplace / Re: help wanted on: January 24, 2011, 11:01:24 PM
All the people taking this blatant joke at face value = fail!

It's an imitation of the old nigerian inheritance emails with a British twist of sarcastic humour.
1917  Other / Off-topic / Re: Good anti-virus tool ? on: January 23, 2011, 08:51:55 PM
install virtualbox and run bitcoin in ubuntu in virtualbox under windows
1918  Other / Off-topic / Re: good books on: January 23, 2011, 04:14:19 AM
1. find high rated books on amazon
2. go to
3. download them as pdf
4. put them on ebook reader (I use Sony PRS 600)
1919  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Improve my article on: January 21, 2011, 05:33:00 PM
I Recommend this:


Words like "to recap", "sometimes" are filler.

When writing about an object, it's best to be specific rather than hand wavingly generalising.

Money is useful. You've probably noticed some of the benefits. Don't want to plant trees, cut them down, and build your own furnature? Use money instead. Having trouble assembling that car from handmade parts in your garage? Money can solve this too. Money can help us take vacations or retire. Work now, save the money, relax later.

Too much rhetorical questioning followed by money is this, money is that. Needs to be clearer.

Of course you have to get some first. It takes some effort, but there are countless ways to do it, wash dishes, mow lawns, paint fences, train dogs, design jet engines, etc. You'll know that you're helping someone too since they wouldn't part with any of their limited cash if you weren't. Anything you offer to sell or do for dollars helps the dollar stay valuable. After all unless there are people who are willing to accept dollars for their goods and services they aren't that useful.

"Of course you have to" is fluff. Stylistic change but I prefer attaching "takes effort" (some is again fluff) to the first sentence and placing the emphasis on But.
"To get money takes effort. However there are innumerable methods to do so; washing dishes, painting fences, design jet engines, ..."

I'd copy-edit those two paragraphs as:
Money is the binding-glue than runs our modern technological science-based society. Developed as the middleman in barter economies facilitating exchange of goods.

Aquiring money takes effort.  However innumerable ways exist, from dish-washing to designing space-rockets. The exchange is healthy; they see value enough to exchange their limited dollars for your items. Each exchange keeps the value of a dollar afloat. If no-one were willing to exchange, then they'd be useless strips of paper.

Haven't got time to edit the rest, but read those 3 articles to learn how to write better. There's a lot of filler, unclear generationalisation, non-specific referencing (some X'es-- which X'es do you mean?) and meandering in that text which doesn't seem very professional nor easy to read.
1920  Other / Off-topic / Re: Money as Debt on: January 21, 2011, 04:51:58 AM
Here's some money Grin

The promotion of miscegenation and the homosexual agenda and other moral corrosives, along with widespread poisoning by flouride and phyto-estrogens is a calculated assault committed by the master racists.

The result is partially illustrated here;

Consider the quality of the people who lived in the USA only three generations ago.

I remember my grandfather grousing about the world going to hell. I was lead to believe that was a complaint typically made by old men. Since then I have seen the foundation of civilisation reduced to a rot far worse than my grandfather could imagine. Obviously there was a time when civilisation was improving, not desolving.

This was not a natural progression, it has been a calculated plan. Some say an ancient plan, other say the conspiracy was hatch about 100 years ago.

This 4+ hr documentary was produced in Nanaimo by a filmaker who prefers I don't mention her name online;

I think you will find it enlightening.

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