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81  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Safety revision after the Hacks going around these days on: March 05, 2014, 01:19:54 AM
If you have a lot of funds, just buy a laptop for trading only. Put a ton of security software, enable or possible security features on everything and you're good to go.

Or buy a laptop exclusively for cold storage only.

This except with a tablet/net book that could be kept in a bank vault or home safe.
82  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: So... I just spent all my paper IOU notes. My life's savings! on: March 05, 2014, 01:16:17 AM
I have done something very similar. I hope it works out well for us!
83  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Another Bitcoin Stolen Its Deposits on: March 05, 2014, 01:02:54 AM
Nobody will ever learn. This is like trying to teach a cat to speak French.
84  Economy / Scam Accusations / Re: fraud and scam company on: March 05, 2014, 12:59:25 AM
Why the fcuk would you ever buy a car from some random cheap website?

Oh and sorry about your loss
85  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bloomberg Survey: Do you trust bitcoin? on: March 05, 2014, 12:57:19 AM
I trust "bitcoin" but like hell do I trust anybody else with my bitcoin.

86  Economy / Service Discussion / Re: Did anybody else lose BTC on Vircurex? on: March 05, 2014, 12:45:05 AM
Sorry about your loss
87  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Satoshi should give away a good chunk of the 1.000.000 btc he has on: March 05, 2014, 12:43:24 AM
Maybe they died and the coins are just sitting in a family members storage unit.

Time to travel across the world to storage auctions and find these coins!
88  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: [PROPOSAL] - lock the apparent Mt. Gox coins for now on: March 05, 2014, 12:35:25 AM

You do understand you will never convince miners to erase 3,000 blocks of the blockchain however if you did, then Bitcoin is done.   Remember over those 3,000 blocks, newly mined coins have been involved in transactions and this action would double spend all of those.  The coins originally minted would never exist and thus the coins spent wouldn't.  Merchants, other users, exchanges would all see the downstream transactions (which have 6 ro 3,000+ confirmations) suddenly go unconfirmed and invalid.

While this in theory could be done at any time it is generally accepted to be impossible.  If miners by decree can double spend transaction not 1 or 2 confirmations into the blockchain but 3,000 blocks deep then no receiver can ever be sure that the transaction is irreversible.  There is a certain level of faith in all currencies that create the perception of value, and Bitcoin is no exception.  Among those faiths, Bitcoin users believe that while it is possible in theory to 51% the network and undo transactions thousands of blocks deep, that it would have such an economic cost that it infeasible.  All users accept this faith or they wouldn't be using bitcoin (or would require 10,000+ confirmations before concluding the transaction).  Your proposed action (although I think it has no chance) if successful would break that faith.  Without faith in the irreversibility of transactions, there is no value or utility to Bitcoin.  Bitcoin would be dead.  I am not talking the exchange rate goes down a bit and recovers, I mean completely abandoned as a worthless experiment and development moves on to future systems which don't have the vulnerability (likely some floating checkpoint system which acts as a check to the proof of work).

How do you use a currency that at any time could simply be "undone" and erased from your wallet by the actions of a third party?  Would you use that currency?  I know I wouldn't.  I genuinely feel sorry for those who lost significant amounts of money by misplacing their trust in MtGox but this is a situation where the cure is worse than the disease.

89  Economy / Currency exchange / Re: Looking to sell 499 GoxBTC on: March 05, 2014, 12:31:15 AM
I'll start the bidding at .001 BTC
90  Economy / Gambling / Re: BTC multi level earning system on: March 05, 2014, 12:24:55 AM
If it really worked you wouldn't be here trying to scam people for .01 BTC. Quit trying to scam for a few bucks so you can go lose it all yourself like you obviously already did.

/end thread
91  Economy / Gambling / Re: ★ ★ Free & Premium Picks + Parlay of the Day ★ on: March 04, 2014, 08:52:46 PM
I am interested in your premium service however, I am a bit skeptical because of your relationship with BitCappers. I was also scammed the .04 BTC by them and have yet to get a refund!


92  Economy / Gambling / Re: | Android, iPhone | Free BTC | 1.5% Edge | Fun Bitcoin Casino Game on: March 04, 2014, 04:39:35 PM is epic!

Same name.

93  Economy / Goods / Re: [For Sale]BAWLS Energy Drinks on: March 03, 2014, 02:46:53 AM
I haven't had one of these for years!! The original are soooooo damn good! Only energy drink that actually tastes good. I might have to get some!
94  Economy / Goods / Re: Would you be interested in... High Altitude Ballooning? on: March 02, 2014, 05:09:00 PM
This is amazing!! Count me in!
95  Economy / Services / Re: BOUNTY: Make up to 0.001 BTC per Forum Post on: March 01, 2014, 09:01:18 PM
Thanks I received it. Here is my 3rd post.

96  Economy / Currency exchange / Re: $500 MP for BTC Very trusted traders ONLY! on: March 01, 2014, 05:31:49 PM
PM Sent. How many BTC are you looking to get for it?
97  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: So ... who spent money on Gox trying to buy $100 coins? on: March 01, 2014, 02:53:45 PM
Just look at is a a long shot futures bet. If it wins you become rich. If not, better luck next time.
98  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: What if you bought some of those stolen Mt Gox Bitcoins? on: March 01, 2014, 02:43:21 PM
Nothing is going to happen. /end of thread
99  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Instead of Foodstamps, hows about Bitcoins? on: March 01, 2014, 06:17:33 AM
I think it is a great idea but there are too many reasons why it wouldn't work, at least for now.
100  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Never Invest in Haste Under Stress on: March 01, 2014, 06:02:34 AM
Wait for it... Roll Eyes
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