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1421  Economy / Services / Re: [WTB] Bitcoin articles and tutorials on: April 19, 2014, 05:46:45 PM
HI,
Im interested in buying some bitcoin related articles and tutorials for my website Jtech4you.com
   -Must be 100% your own writing
   - paying 0.015 per 1000 words
   - Article must use good gamma and well written
   - Must be member or higher ranked to write article

The articles can also be tutorials for other tech things such as the raspberry pi .....
Send me a topic you would like to write about and i will ether confirm or decline
Thanks,
JT
  

I might be interested at 10x-15x the rate you are proposing.
1422  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bitcoin is Big Scam on: April 19, 2014, 12:55:49 PM
Everybody says same thing. " We know bitcoin system. "

If you know the system of bitcoin why don't you fix mtgox problem? Where is 850.000 bitcoins?

Why bitcoin value depens on buy and sell orders?  Was bitcoin depends on difficulty? Why bitcoin need buyers?

Come on guys face to real!

Mt. Gox is a business, Bitcoin is not.

ALL bitcoins and bitcoin transactions are visible on the Blockchain where they will forever stay.  Go throw $850,000 paper cash into a fire and see what happens.

Anything in the world, not just bitcoins, are valued by what people are willing to exchange for them.

"Was bitcoin depends on difficulty?" is a question I don't understand, so I won't respond to it.

"Why bitcoin need buyers?" is just a *bad* question.

TL;DR:   You have no idea what you're talking about.
1423  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bitcoin is Big Scam on: April 18, 2014, 10:18:52 PM
In my opinion Bitcoin is a big scam which created by drug dealers, hackers, illegal money resources[/b].We buy bitcoin to sell it.  It likes gambling. Everyone wants to make money easly. But there is no way to make money with buy bitcoin. We just beleive it and pray like the religion. Nobody really knows how to work bitcoin system.It is just there is a thing that value XXX or XXXX. But need to realize that we do that. There is no real thing.

I am lucky because I quit bitcoin buy and sell.

Do not angry me it is reality. I respect if you agree or disagree.

It's really not a matter about agreeing or disagreeing.  I'm just not sure you understand the difference between an opinion and a guess.

You can have an opinion that Bitcoin is bad or good, but 'opinion' is irrelevant to things like whether it's a scam, who it's created by, etc.

It seems nobody here really knows who created it, but we do know that the code is open-source and can be demonstrably proven to not be a scam.  If someone creates a scam using Bitcoin, then the scam is the scam, not Bitcoin.

You're also demonstrably wrong that there is no way to make money buying BTC.  I bought, I made money, so you're demonstrably wrong there, too.  There is nothing to have an opinion about, here.

Comparing Bitcoin to religion is absurd.  I assume you mean that people pray for the price to go up just like people pray to God and hope for a positive outcome.  What do you think 'any' investor 'anywhere' does?  They buy into an investment because they believe the price will go up, and they pray/hope it does.   When you ask a girl out on a date, you pray/hope she says yes.  When you apply for a job, you pray/hope you get hired.  Your analogy is entirely useless.

"It" likes gambling?  Who?  Bitcoin?  Do you think Bitcoin is a person or something?   Huh

I know how to "work bitcoin system."  I've never been scammed, hacked, or anything, and every transaction I've ever made has been flawless and more cost-effective than traditional payment systems.

Regarding your comment that "there is no real thing," what do you mean by "real"?  Do you mean something needs to be physical to have value or be real?  If that's what you believe, and if you are correct (hint: you're not), then it follows that your thoughts and opinions aren't real, thereby rendering this entire thread useless.

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I am lucky because I quit bitcoin buy and sell.

Now THAT'S an opinion!
1424  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Altcoin Discussion / Re: 200k USD to invest? on: April 18, 2014, 06:21:17 PM
Buy $200k in scrypt-mining equipment from Tiger Direct.  Make sure you get the Square-Trade warranty coverage on *everything.*

Your goal would be to mine as much as you can, but make sure that you run your miners 24/7 as your goal will actually be to kill everything before your warranty expires.  When buying individual components, Square-Trade will reimburse you for the full purchase price of each component when they fail.  Essentially, it's an almost fool-proof way to buy free miners (minus the initial purchase price, which you will get back anyway when your rigs die).  Totally legal, completely legit, and it's worked for me every time.  The employees there know completely what I'm doing and they are always very helpful in working with me.

Edit: I'm taking this post down within 24 hours due to its awesomeness, but for 0.5 BTC ill share this tip.
1425  Economy / Speculation / Re: Overwhelmed by emotions shown here on: April 18, 2014, 06:02:56 PM
I actually think that a genuine belief in the idea that money is only deserved or earned through hard work is exactly what prevents most people from being rich.  If you've ever worked at some place like UPS, you will find lots of people who are proud of this hard work but have empty bank accounts.

Try not just believing, but *knowing* that money comes easily.  You might find that, in fact, money does come easily.  I've been trying this approach for over a year now, and though it may be coincidence, I've seen significant increases in my income, and on a number of occasions certain situations have arisen where extra money seems to come to me without even trying.
1426  Economy / Speculation / Re: Happiness doesn't last long on: April 17, 2014, 06:04:44 PM
All the market needs is something like the Winklevoss ETF to trigger another bubble.  Several billion dollars would easily enter the market sending prices to new highs.

My prediction is that there will almost certainly be another bubble, one that includes traditional investors.  However, I also wonder if that may be the last bubble, and I will be very tempted to cash out everything if and when the next bubble occurs.
1427  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Best way to explain bitcoin isnt "fake"? on: April 17, 2014, 05:50:09 PM
What is the best way to explain that bitcoin isnt "fake" or "imaginary" to one who is ignorant about bitcoin and very close-minded? Yes I know it is sort of "imaginary", but there has to be some argument for it.

Simple.  I open my blockchain app, send some BTC to my bitpay address, and then show the other person the text message I receive seconds later indicating the amount of USD credited to my bank account.  That usually grabs their attention.

So you're willing to pay fees just to demonstrate someone that Bitcoin isn't fake?

The fees are extremely low. If you actually care about them just for the sake of demonstration, you are extremely greedy and selfish.

If I were to send, for example, $1 in BTC to my BitPay address, the fees would be less than the money you spend on the amount of fuel used to start your car in the morning.
1428  Other / Politics & Society / Re: The government is great on: April 17, 2014, 04:40:50 AM
hey dank, im curious about your pic. every time i look at it i think to myself what the fuck is going on? it looks like your boy is eating himself. whats up with that?

Ouroboros.  It's funny because when I picked the image back in 2011, I just searched trippy gif.  I found that it actually has a lot of meaning.  You see, we are in a constant cycle of eating ourself for energy.  We can live off infinite energy within us, love.  We do not need to eat to live.  The universe has infinite energy for everyone.  Eating actually kills yourself.  Love yourself and you can live forever.  In heaven, we can transcend death and continue to eat and destroy because we will become aware that it is a creation of our own that we are destroying.

Here's what it used to look like:



From my experiences with meditation, I've found that a meditative state seems to regenerate a person more quickly than sleep.  However, I'm not practiced enough to achieve a meditative state every time, and so I have not been able to test whether frequent meditative states can prolong one's need for sleep.  I've read many reports/articles/books that report claims, particularly from the Indian and Tibetan regions, of meditative practitioners being able to sustain themselves without food or sleep for exceptionally long periods of time by meditating instead.

Recent studies may have revealed one of the reasons we need sleep; during sleep, cells in the brain shrink to allow cerebrospinal fluid to both circulate and remove harmful toxins more quickly.  I wonder whether something similar happens during meditative states.
1429  Other / Politics & Society / Re: The government is great on: April 17, 2014, 04:04:33 AM
fuck the government and the police
"All right... all right... but apart from better sanitation and medicine and education and irrigation and public health and roads and a freshwater system and baths and public order... what have the Romans done for us?"
garbage dumps fill the earth with trash at an unsustainable rate, oil companies dump millions of gallons of oil in the ocean, big companies dump all kinds of industrial chemicals in the lakes and rivers.
medicine is only available to those who can pay up the ass for it, if you dont pay they will let you die.
our public education system is a joke, if you want a good education you go private and pay up the ass, if you dont pay up the ass you dont get an education.
the roads are fucked and constantly falling apart, hit a massive pothole last month that fucked up my car, this was the second time the road fucked up my car.
government said to pay for the highway they will collect a toll and when the highway has been paid no more toll, the highway has been paid for and they still collect, the people paid for it and the government is charging us.
we drink and bathe in recycled toilet water full of piss shit toxic chemicals and my favorite poison that has no business being in our water - fluoride.
public order is an illusion, civilians law enforcement and the government do whatever the fuck they want.
the roman government failed due to corruption greed violence a lust for power and attempting to enforce control over its citizens and neighbors.

The point is you get both bad and good.  Assuming you live in a democracy (no rigged-party arguments, please, they are irrelevant to my point), you are likely going to witness the inevitable outcome of a democracy, i.e. mediocrity.  

If you have a citizenry of millions of people, you get a few people who make genius decisions, a few people who make catastrophic decisions, and a shitload of people in the middle.  Welcome to the bell curve -- "duncical equilibrium."
1430  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Best way to explain bitcoin isnt "fake"? on: April 17, 2014, 12:41:03 AM
What is the best way to explain that bitcoin isnt "fake" or "imaginary" to one who is ignorant about bitcoin and very close-minded? Yes I know it is sort of "imaginary", but there has to be some argument for it.

Simple.  I open my blockchain app, send some BTC to my bitpay address, and then show the other person the text message I receive seconds later indicating the amount of USD credited to my bank account.  That usually grabs their attention.
1431  Other / Off-topic / Re: The word "Troll" on: April 17, 2014, 12:37:37 AM
Trolling that ends in anything other than the subject feeling dumb or embarrassed, is no longer trolling

You could say a serial murderer killing prostitutes was trolling its victims, luring them into a place when he could kill them. Come on bro! The art of trolling is clear. It just gets a bad rap because someone always feels stupid as a result.

Actually, you know that feeling you get when you feel embarrassed for someone else?  You know, that excruciatingly unbearable feeling you get when you cringe because you know the other person isn't even aware of their embarrassing behavior?

That's the feeling I get when I see people abuse the word 'troll'.
1432  Other / Off-topic / Re: The word "Troll" on: April 16, 2014, 07:59:30 PM
Snatch pounding doesn't apply to most of us here, how about an "ass reaming"?

Sure, if you're into that kind of thing.
1433  Other / Politics & Society / Re: The government is great on: April 16, 2014, 06:24:42 PM
fuck the government and the police

"All right... all right... but apart from better sanitation and medicine and education and irrigation and public health and roads and a freshwater system and baths and public order... what have the Romans done for us?"
1434  Other / Off-topic / Re: The word "Troll" on: April 16, 2014, 05:40:52 PM
George Carlin once said very accurate phrase that is 100% you: pretentious cocksucker. People are free to express themselfes as they want.

This thread is from like 2 1/2 years ago.

We can go round and round if you'd like -- I'm a pretentious cocksucker; you're a pretentious cocksucker for explaining why I'm a pretentious cocksucker while failing to recognize that I, too, am freely expressing "myselfes."

The OP was written at a time in which there was a particular emphasis on garnering the appeal of the masses, including grandma and grandpa.  Rather than just making a thread about nerds in a nerdery failing miserably at understanding human psychology and marketing, I focused on something I found to be particularly distasteful, childish, and annoying.  I'm well aware that I come off in much the same way; such is the trouble with a thread devoted to criticism -- projection is a truism.

Actually, I'd prefer you just call me a dick, because I think that anyone that uses the word 'troll' more than once a month deserves a brutal snatch-pounding.
1435  Bitcoin / Hardware / Re: Would you buy an Antminer S1 for $375? on: April 15, 2014, 10:01:15 PM
BTC price is irrelevant to ROI IMO. You basically pay ~0.75 BTC, and this machine will produce 0.75 in a few months.

Really?  BTC price is crucial to my decision to purchase a miner or not.  If you can't profit in BTC it doesn't mean you can't profit in fiat.  If I know with almost absolute certainty that I can profit in either btc or fiat, ill buy a miner; if I can't profit in terms of either, I pass.

In terms of BTC, my block erupters were disastrous purchases.  But, I ended up with a ~700% fiat profit.  All I had to do was immediately repurchase the BTC used to purchase the erupters.
1436  Economy / Scam Accusations / Re: Gabi: my 1.975btc for his 80ltc on: April 13, 2014, 03:31:52 AM
Since this guy has absolutely no interest in making this right I would like to take over ownership of his account/change the username. The account age/post count has value and I deserve something to cover my losses

This is an interesting proposal.

Tough call, in my opinion -- you are responsible for engaging in a transaction without escrow (can't knock you, though, as I hate using escrow as a seller), and he's responsible for controlling his account.  But again, in my opinion, if he is truthful, he had no malicious intent, and so it's only the hacker you should take issue with despite your desire for compensation.
1437  Economy / Goods / Re: [WTS] 5 x 2013 1-BTC Casascius Coins on: April 12, 2014, 06:02:58 PM
Bump! Smiley
1438  Economy / Goods / Re: [WTS] 5 x 2013 1-BTC Casascius Coins on: April 11, 2014, 08:39:12 PM
What about the 2011 coins??  I would possibly be interested in those..depending on condition.


Honestly, I don't think I'd part with the 2011s right now as I believe I can get them graded and get a much higher premium for them; condition is excellent, and in fact the coins have never been removed from their individualized packing packaging during shipping.
1439  Economy / Goods / Re: [WTS] 5 x 2013 1-BTC Casascius Coins on: April 11, 2014, 07:26:55 PM
Hey how come you arent selling these on ebay? Looks like 3 sold this month alone for $1300 a pop. $500 for a half.

I'll take 10% commission fee on each coin sold Wink

http://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_odkw=Casascius&LH_Sold=1&_osacat=11116&_from=R40&LH_Complete=1&_trksid=p2045573.m570.l1313.TR10.TRC1.A0.H0.XCasascius+brass&_nkw=Casascius+brass&_sacat=11116


What year are yours? Can you upload pics?

No thanks, I'd prefer to sell them myself Smiley

These are brass, 1-BTC 2013 coins.  I can take pics right now with an iPhone, though I'm assuming a buyer would prefer high-res pics to better show each coin's condition.  I can at least prove that I own them, but for now you'll just have to trust me when I say they're in great condition (I.e. never touched by bare hands; stored in safe since date of receipt from Casascius, etc.).

I'm not selling on eBay due to past problems with buyers (e.g. BTC value goes down during auction and buyer claims he made a 'mistake' placing a bid, etc.).  Selling on eBay gives me a headache.

Edit:  I also have 2011 and 2012 1-btc coins.  I may be willing to part with a 2012 1-btc coin pending a fair offer.

1440  Economy / Goods / Re: [WTS] 5 x 2013 1-BTC Casascius Coins on: April 10, 2014, 03:56:23 AM
Bump Smiley
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