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321  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-11 WorldCrunch.com - SILK ROAD: DEEP INSIDE THE INTERNET HIDES A BOOMING on: January 11, 2013, 09:56:34 PM
###Culture

The one universal cultural practices that bitcoiners have is to say "FAIL!" and then faceplam after everytime someone misunderstood bitcoin. In time, bitcoin dominated the world and become the one universal currency. However, the original bitcoin culture survives as the faceplamming people, known for faceplaming everytime somebody make stupid statement about cryptocurrency technologies and money in general. It is well known that the quality of a news organization can be verified by the accuracy of bitcoin articles, thus they can be correlated by the amount of faceplamming actions commited by bitcoiner.

That is not to say bitcoiners are smarter than anyone. On the contrary, they are known for being the butt of jokes, scams, and their own self inflicted stupidity. However, they understood bitcoin better than anyone on the planet.
322  Economy / Service Announcements / Re: VIRCUREX !!! IMPORTANT !!! on: January 11, 2013, 07:28:24 PM
DId you hold ALL your money in cold wallets?
323  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-08 oodaloop.com - Bitcoin: Today and Tomorrow on: January 10, 2013, 09:47:22 AM
Stopped after reading this sentence:

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Newcomers to the Bitcoin program are given a small percentage of a Bitcoin as a welcome gift.

Memo to Satoshi: I still haven't received my gift.  Please send ASAP.


Autofail analyst. Said analyst need to go to back to school so he does not autofail like a typical journalist again.
324  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-08 torrentfreak - PayPal Demands Invites to Private BitTorrent Trackers on: January 09, 2013, 04:12:44 AM
Thanks for the freebie, paypal! Zip, zerio, nada, zlich.
325  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-03 foxbusiness.com - Freedom 2.0 airs tonight at 9pm ET on Fox Business on: January 08, 2013, 07:45:32 AM
The audio is not loud enough :*(
326  Bitcoin / Press / Re: Quite old but I've not seen it advertised ! on: January 08, 2013, 07:45:02 AM
Wrong subforum!
327  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-04 rushlimbaugh.com - Liberals Eye Platinum Coin Strategy? on: January 05, 2013, 05:24:20 AM
Whoa. Mindblowing.  Huge.


There's nothing mindblowing about this. He's just a blip on the radar on the road to currency domination which will be at least a trillion dollars market.
328  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-03 businessweek.com - Bitcoin: Making Online Gambling Legal in the U.S.? on: January 04, 2013, 02:06:15 AM

There was one run by someone who went by the name of pirate40 on bitcointalk and IRC.  He promised literally unbelievable interest rates on deposits earned by him by using the deposited money in some undescribed secret investment.  A surprising number of people fell for the ponzi scam and deposited a not insignificant sum of bitcoins with him.  Then one day, he decided that he was going to keep all the deposited money.  Lots of unhappy complaining resulted.



I knew what the scam was, I am just questioning the existence of a website operated by pirate40 for his scam.
329  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-03 businessweek.com - Bitcoin: Making Online Gambling Legal in the U.S.? on: January 04, 2013, 12:57:04 AM
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There are other risks as well. In recent months hackers have pulled off several Bitcoin heists, and this summer Bitcoin Savings & Trust, billed as a “Bitcoin hedge fund,” made off with more than $5 million entrusted to the site by investors, in what appears to be a Ponzi scheme.

There's a site called bitcoin saving & trust?  Huh
330  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-03 businessweek.com - Bitcoin: Making Online Gambling Legal in the U.S.? on: January 04, 2013, 12:49:09 AM
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Hajduk says the ability to store Bitcoins on players’ computers is appealing. “At the end of the day, [the government] cannot freeze your account because they cannot kick down the door to Bitcoin,” he says.
* kiba faceplams.

Yes, if you are living in the US and they know that you have bitcoin!
331  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2013-01-02 Daily Dot - Bitcoin arrives in 2013 more popular than ever on: January 03, 2013, 06:15:26 AM
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In August 2012, Bitcoin announced that it was launching a Mastercard debit card. Even better, the first ever Bitcoin bank was established in December.
* kiba faceplams.
332  Bitcoin / Press / Re: LewRockwell.com now accepting bitcoin donations on: December 31, 2012, 07:18:39 AM
Title wrongly formated.  Embarrassed
333  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-27 arstechnica.com - The top six business of technology stories of 2012 on: December 29, 2012, 02:46:53 PM
Yeah, a fail article. The anti-bitcoin propaganda is coming.

Deliberate or stupid?
334  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-27 arstechnica.com - The top six business of technology stories of 2012 on: December 27, 2012, 07:12:08 PM
Bitcoin is being used in the underground economy is a good thing.

The way bitcoin wins is that everyone use it, even scumbag congressmen and the CIA.
335  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-26 wired.com - Wired, Tired, Expired for 2012: From Stellar to Suck on: December 27, 2012, 05:50:48 AM
speaking of things that have expired you might want to update your sig....

DNS trouble, apparently. I am struggling to find a solution to my mess.
336  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-26 wired.com - Wired, Tired, Expired for 2012: From Stellar to Suck on: December 27, 2012, 05:40:22 AM
To be honest, it's just one writer, but it does reflect badly on the magazine.

Even so, I think the magazine is occasionally great. I love to read them when they have the good story. However, today isn't it.
337  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-23 thenational.ae - Trendspotter: Digital currency makes for immaterial on: December 23, 2012, 09:09:42 PM
*Faceplams* at the mtgox hack.
 
Also, the news article is quite boring.
338  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 12-21-12 Satoshi Nakamoto, named one of the most dangerous people on: December 22, 2012, 05:01:26 AM
dup

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=131818.0
339  Other / Off-topic / Re: BloodCoins and BloodBanker.org, the Bitcoin of Blood? on: December 19, 2012, 05:51:29 PM
Maybe they're a scam.
340  Bitcoin / Press / Re: 2012-12-18 CNN.com Bitcoin looks primed for money laundering on: December 19, 2012, 02:35:32 AM
Are we already entering the - "3. They attack you!" - phase??
.

In a few months, the attack will unfold.  They will write more of their holy papers that everyone considers sacred, prohibiting various forms of Bitcoin usage, and they will find a few scapegoats to throw in a cage, to scare the rest of the cattle.

You just wait.

Maybe they're not evil, but are stupid. They sensationalize anything as bad as possible to drive pageviews after all.
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