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1081  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 22, 2016, 08:35:44 PM
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1082  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 22, 2016, 08:15:33 PM
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EDIT: actually, maybe LN might have some effect on money velocity in the future, by allowing (especially by machines) much more and faster transactions.

ding, ding, its taken a while but finally some are starting to "get it" ... LN will supercharge bitcoin monetary velocity, instant TX ... MV = PQ
1083  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 22, 2016, 05:49:03 AM
ONE more time for good luck

Sounds great until the whole July 2017 (maybe, pinky promise) just in time for one year later than the halving, part.
I suspect another player will soon jump in and steal away all their best devs. Blockstream will go bankrupt by years end.

Not a chance. They just sold their original roadmap as a compromise... and the miners bought it, completely. If anything, they all deserve bonuses, big ones.

... or assuming good faith, they just figured out through an intensive analysis session by a group of the technically most-qualified adversarial minds bashing together, the most likely best-practice, secure and expedient way to increase transaction capacity of the bitcoin system for the foreseeable future.

But spin it how you like, you have with everything else.
1084  Economy / Speculation / Re: Automated posting on: February 22, 2016, 02:58:53 AM




We've been getting full blocks all day.  Armstrong may be right that a HF in 2017 is too little too late.

wheres brg444 when you need him

full blocks != end of the world

I agree, but it could = the end of this rally. Or every rally from here on out.

so long as the full blocks are temporary so is this effect
and speculation that it's only temporary should further reduce this effect.

the blocks are full, full of crap ... or else fees would be rising, crap doesn't crap for fees.

blocksize will go up when the technology allows for it.
1085  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 22, 2016, 12:13:29 AM
so much concern trolling and wall o' worriers in the face of bullish rise ... algos gonna sniff out 10% gains when the main markets open tomorrow
1086  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 21, 2016, 10:35:09 PM
ok, who's ready for some more apples?
1087  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 21, 2016, 01:13:30 AM
Bitcoin: distributed decentralized money secured by cowardly miners concentrated in China.  There is no plan or code to switch security measures if they get compromised.

Awesome. This is where I keep my life savings.  I'm a fucking genius.

ignored ... i don't know who has taken over the BJA account but it is clear now your aim is to FUD and stir shit at every turn, big-block war pumping, now something new to pump FUD ... you are an enemy of bitcoin.
1088  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 11:53:35 PM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OqE7GTvbJ9I

here's some nostalgia ... and heads up for those who haven't been through a real bitcoin adoption wave event (AWE) yet.
1089  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 11:09:22 PM
new pump incoming ... the crassic storm of poutrage FUD is just feeding the fire now, driving the vortex from the other side.

Anti-fragile demonstrations have been the biggest drivers for bitcoin price appreciation thus far.

FUD harder lusers, it's working for us now Smiley
1090  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:49:59 PM
A hard fork scheduled a year ahead is fine, it is how satoshi told Gavin to do it but he didn't listen and tried to rush it (for his own nefarious means it seems).

So ;

- from April we get SegWit roll-out, effectively 1.7-2.5MB extension space in blocks
- from July 2017 we get a hard fork to clean up code and up to 4 MB effective extension space
- plus Schnorr multi-sig schemes saving signature space
- plus more payment channel development and integration (Lightning or similar)
- plus fraud proofs to make secure SPV node validation
- plus pruning and UTXO set short-form validation schemes
- plus network sharding, thin-block, IBLT, etc research
- plus probably some sidechains projects come on-line
- plus better off-chain transaction processor third-party auditing (looking at CoinBase, Circle, BitPay and exchanges to become more provably-backed)
- plus innovations noone has seen just yet (e.g. 21.co, random-coder-dude in garage working on THE shit)

Bitcoin doesn't scale?? Get real.
1091  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:22:05 PM
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If there is strong community support, the hard-fork activation will likely happen around July 2017.

~not tonight dear... Grin

 Grin Grin Grin

shoulda copyrighted that one Sad
1092  Bitcoin / Bitcoin Discussion / Re: Bitcoin Halving Party 2016 on: February 20, 2016, 09:18:27 PM
I was wondering what would be the exact date for the halving... Anyone here knows?
I guess the price should skyrocket just before the halving, that's why I need an exact date

didn't you read the thread at all? ... there is NO exact date.

It happens at block 420,000 which currently is expected some time in mid July.
1093  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:02:01 PM
how do ya like them apples?!
1094  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 10:52:22 AM

euuww, I think I just puked in my mouth a little recalling that putrid article ...

What's also crazy, when speaking of delivering epic returns since 2009, Gavin was also the lead dev of Bitcoin during the ATH bubble of 2013!

So yes, I will stay true and reject the pretenders.  I'll stick with Gavin and his future vision for Bitcoin.

gavin was a convenient face of reason to present to the authorities when bitcoin was so alien it should have been banned .... take a look at the code, he was at best a maintainer not an innovator (except for the BIP 70 privacy backdoor he insisted on slipping in), now he's just annoying baggage, like some bloatware, that needs to go the way of Hearn.

he was also the prime mover for setting up of the bitcoin foundation (and primary beneficiary as it squandered millions) ... in all its epic fail.

Then why did you reference gains since 2009 and tell me to stay true, reject the pretenders?  By your own points the current Core devs are the pretenders and have brought nothing but losses.

Perhaps you just said something dumb, that you didn't really think through?


I was gonna ask him the same thing.

that's was just a troll bit to kick things off and get you guys riled up and shooting all over the place, hopefully hitting each other in the process.
1095  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 10:29:05 AM
I'll stick with Gavin and his future vision for Bitcoin.
Since when kicking the can down the road is a vision?
Increase block size to 2MB, then to 4MB, then to 8MB, then 16MB, then to 32MB, then to... 1GB? Free space on the blockchain for every spammer. That is Gavin's 'vision'...

it ain't free if ya gotta buy bitcoins to write there. That's why we HAD a longterm exponential uptrend. We thought that we were buying 1 /21 millionth of the whole chain to write on so we paid. Now I ain't paying for shit.  I'll never buy another bitcoin unless it's mined in a 2MB block and I'll advise anyone who asks to do likewise. 

good, bye bye, come back when 2MB is ready for you, you can flounce out and make a big drama queen scene wehn you leave but just stfu already, we heard you the hundredth time.

... in the meantime, if anyone was interested bitcoin is embarking on major bull run, 428 broken, 456 is next stop, 480 pause, 500 should fall easily then taking aim for 600-650 region.
1096  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 10:16:29 AM
You know how the big-block arguments are basically bogus? ... in the end they are appealing to cult of personality (Saint Gavin will save them), because their reasoning and logic is ultimately devoid of adequate substance to base technical decisions upon.
1097  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 10:09:32 AM

euuww, I think I just puked in my mouth a little recalling that putrid article ...

What's also crazy, when speaking of delivering epic returns since 2009, Gavin was also the lead dev of Bitcoin during the ATH bubble of 2013!

So yes, I will stay true and reject the pretenders.  I'll stick with Gavin and his future vision for Bitcoin.

gavin was a convenient face of reason to present to the authorities when bitcoin was so alien it should have been banned .... take a look at the code, he was at best a maintainer not an innovator (except for the BIP 70 privacy backdoor he insisted on slipping in), now he's just annoying baggage, like some bloatware, that needs to go the way of Hearn.

he was also the prime mover for setting up of the bitcoin foundation (and primary beneficiary as it squandered millions) ... in all its epic fail.
1098  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:59:13 AM

euuww, I think I just puked in my mouth a little recalling that putrid article ...
1099  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:56:12 AM
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We do not want a war, but by God we will fight it if you give us no choice.  

It's changing a 1 to a 2 for Christ's sake. You wanna burn down the house over that?

No, but apparently you do. War and rumours of war, what is it good for?

There is no split just a small bunch of big-block heads who lost the plot on one number.

Cooler heads will prevail. Price will follow when the big blocks sober up from their delusional power trip.
1100  Economy / Speculation / Re: Wall Observer BTC/USD - Bitcoin price movement tracking & discussion on: February 20, 2016, 09:51:41 AM
Bitcoin Core ... delivering epic returns since 2009.

Stay true, reject the pretenders.
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