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1  Economy / Digital goods / Re: [WTS] 💲 💲 Amazon eGift codes 🔥 USA 🔥 💲 💲 [ESCROW ACCEPTED] on: October 27, 2022, 03:42:59 AM
I have Amazon US at 85% UK at 80% and eBay at 85%.


Here's how the GC scam works, I bought $100 worth of GC and went first.
He then sent about 24 Amazon codes valued from 4.1 to 4.98,
Only 5 Codes out of the 24 worked, All others had already been redeemed.
So I got only about $22 worth of vouchers, and lost about $63 in BTC.

I would give him the benefit of the doubt, let's say if he had acquired those codes from unknown/unverified sources,
but he's simply ignoring all my request to respond now, typical scammer behavior.

DO NOT Trade with this guy.

Edit/Update: He has just responded after this post, saying he was away, asking me to get on telegram to communicate further. I'm not sure what telegram can fix, but we'll see.

Edit 2: He did pretty much redeem himself by sending me the correct amount, So all is good for now.
I do not know what happened with his list of codes, but I need to clarify that he did fix it for me in the end.

2  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Largest block to date on: June 04, 2012, 06:50:21 PM
So does more tx mean it takes more time/power to solve a block?

3  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: What should I buy with $100 worth of BTC? on: May 22, 2012, 08:30:09 PM
Sell it for cash then buy more BTCs.
4  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: A day in the life of a pirate. on: May 22, 2012, 08:28:56 PM
I do not follow this "pirate" thing, nor do I know much about any GLBSE listed "assets".

However, please consider the following hypothetical GLBSE listed company.

Someone places BMMM IPO on GLBSE. The company does not disclose what they do, however they pay rather good dividends. Everyone is happy (for now).

What they do is the following, they convert BTC's into USD's and "invest" it into a piramide scheme run by that reportedly currently pays up to 50% per month of "dividends". BMMM pockets 30%, pays out 20% to their "investors". They also hope that with such "profitability" they will be able to accumulate enough money to buy out the shares once the "master ponzi" breaks down.

see also (google translate if needed)
and read up on to it might get applicable.

The above is a ponzi scheme by proxy which BTW is pretty close to what all the investment banks out there are doing with the central banks and ultimately the fed being the "master ponzi".

Wow, a pawn ponzi inside of a master ponzi? This post opens my eye Shocked
5  Economy / Goods / Re: WTS anything on NEWEGG for BTC on: May 16, 2012, 08:51:04 PM
any discounts on the newegg GCs?
6  Economy / Computer hardware / Re: CPU / MB / PSU / Rig Accessories clearance sale (No GPUs left) on: April 09, 2012, 08:04:23 PM
Received the Radeon in excellent working condition. Very easy transactions with djames, thx!
7  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: SolidCoin v2.01 Released on: November 02, 2011, 07:44:59 PM
Please explain how exactly are you going to protect the network against government threats.

How are you going to prevent the government from physically taking over those "trusted" nodes?

I think the trusted nodes are spread around the world, with backup nodes setup ready to go live when something happens... You can just copy the "trusted" wallet to a new server, install solidcoind, set the config to trusted-node-mode, and the network will continue... So the US-Army has to find the new location and send the special forces there, enough time to setup other servers...

Just one question... Why the US army? I think you should be more afraid of the Greek and Portuguese army.

I don't think ALL of the trusted nodes are located in Greece or Portugal Smiley

Wait a moment there... You said the trusted nodes were spread around the world... If the US-army tried to come to my country for one of their special-ops I wouldn't be pleased and I would kick their ass myself.
The US doesn't own the world. Or do they in your own twisted vision of it? Because if the US can invade ANY country, so can Greece or Portugal...

Stop being so US centric, it annoys people, you know?

8  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: how long ago did you heard about Bitcoin? Poll! on: November 01, 2011, 11:51:10 PM
I first got scammed by this japanese bitcoin prince back when it was $30.
9  Economy / Goods / Re: 3 Mining Rigs & parts 5830 5850 5870 5970 on: October 31, 2011, 06:36:31 PM
I'll take the left over cables(molex, pcie, fans)for cheap Smiley pm me
10  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: I've got 400 CPU's to mine LTC !!! on: October 17, 2011, 11:21:40 PM
LOL @ the inception shots, it sure does proves that you really have the products in hand.
11  Bitcoin / Mining / Re: FPGA Miner Design for Sale to Someone willing to Market It on: September 19, 2011, 09:06:49 PM
Teraminer, just grab your cell phone and shoot some video of the FPGA in action. If you have one running it shouldnt take 10 minutes of your time. That should be good enough proof to assert you are not just trolling. In theory, it could still be a more elaborate hoax, but I kinda fail to see the point in anyone doing that.

maybe he doesn't really have a real prototype running yet, it's all in the brains.
12  Bitcoin / Development & Technical Discussion / Re: Recycle lost coins on: September 19, 2011, 08:28:22 PM
A better Lost Coins recycling program:

Instead of losing all 50,000 coins at once if someone forgot about it for 3 years...

Make it so you lose only 10% of coins that's been idleing for 1 year

so an address with 50,000 coins would have 45,000 after 1 year, 40,500 after 2nd year... and so on

if this is indeed lost BTC, eventually it will gradually be redistributed into the econ again...

if this is someone's idle address, he would still be able to recover more than half of it after 5 years.

13  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Unknown National Chain Restaurant to Accept Bitcoin This Weekend on: September 19, 2011, 08:09:24 PM
The chain just uploaded a promo where they demo buying a burger with Bitcoin!

Omg, this is huge

Anyone heard of that burger shop chain?
Too bad we don't have that burger shop around here locally.
14  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: New Ixcoin fork -> I0coin on: September 19, 2011, 07:54:59 PM
Oh noes, not again??!
15  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: [ANNOUNCE] NEW SOLIDCOIN FORK 3.0 - TI EDITION UNHACKABLE BY PC [CLOSED SOURCE] on: September 19, 2011, 07:49:56 PM

tl;dr. joe 6pak here, I think I'll go with 3.0 because it sounds better than 2.0 IMO.

what do you guys think?
16  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: [ALERT] SOLIDCOIN DESIGN CONTEST on: September 07, 2011, 08:18:17 PM
Smoothie, you really should insist on honoring that bounty. Positive or not, fact is at one point, everyone saw your bounty up in the official thread, you can't just pull out like that, it would certainly damage your rep as a hero member around here.
17  Economy / Goods / Re: [WARNING] DiRT 3 Keys on: September 07, 2011, 08:04:06 PM
yer gonn get some bad rep if your "resold" keys ended up being one of the hacked keys.
18  Bitcoin / Project Development / Re: Contributors-only forum. on: September 06, 2011, 10:58:39 PM
Do Bruce W. or Tom W. qualify as contributors?
They've certainly have done their share...
19  Bitcoin / Development & Technical Discussion / Re: Satoshi Client Operation: Overview on: September 06, 2011, 10:52:00 PM
Excellent stuff!

Are you satoshi?  Roll Eyes
20  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Who else sold out? on: September 06, 2011, 08:19:58 PM
I sold about 1/3 at 8+ and i wish I had dumped all... oh well.
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