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February 01, 2013, 06:04:33 PM
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Feel free to think outside the box on the question. If a similar thread is available, would somebody be so kind and point it out for me?

Basically, I'm seeking abstract suggestions.
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February 01, 2013, 06:33:49 PM
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Feel free to think outside the box on the question. If a similar thread is available, would somebody be so kind and point it out for me?

Basically, I'm seeking abstract suggestions.

I was just about to post the same thread regarding this. Brainstorming will be good!


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February 01, 2013, 06:50:50 PM
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Tech from Japan, or Asia in general, a lot of the stuff is never sold in Europe or the US because of market protective trade restrictions.

 


 
 
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February 01, 2013, 06:54:49 PM
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Anything and everything on amazon.com would be nice  Cheesy

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February 01, 2013, 06:55:56 PM
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Tech from Japan, or Asia in general, a lot of the stuff is never sold in Europe or the US because of market protective trade restrictions.

 

Which means it could still be confiscated by customs right?

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February 01, 2013, 06:56:46 PM
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Rent and Utilities....  but we're a long way off for that  Cry

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February 01, 2013, 06:56:53 PM
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It would be nice if I could buy a preconfigured FPGA or ASIC box, already set up with p2pool. Just plug it into the AC and LAN (or USB?), open 192.168.x.x in a web browser, enter your address, and watch the coins trickle in.

I don't know much about computer hardware, but I've got "free" electricity and would like some anonymous bitcoins.
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February 01, 2013, 06:58:45 PM
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Real estate. I want 40 or more acres of wilderness. Preferably in the north woods of Wisconsin. I will pay with $ if I have to, but paying in BTC would be the bomb.

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February 01, 2013, 07:00:30 PM
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Anything and everything on amazon.com would be nice  Cheesy

"BTC Buy sells gift cards, so you can use Bitcoins to make Amazon.com purchases, albeit indirectly"
 -  http://greycoder.com/where-can-i-spend-bitcoins/

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February 01, 2013, 07:04:23 PM
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Tech from Japan, or Asia in general, a lot of the stuff is never sold in Europe or the US because of market protective trade restrictions.

 

Which means it could still be confiscated by customs right?

No, You can buy it as a private person legally, You cannot import it for resale. The japanese web shops are in Japanese and hard to read as an European.

I'm thinking in line of cheap tablets, laptops and products where there are high profit margins for the distributors.
Normally a $100 product in Japan costs $200 in the US and $300-400 in Europe if bought in a store!


 
 
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February 01, 2013, 11:30:34 PM
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Rent and Utilities....  but we're a long way off for that  Cry

Spend Bitcoins acts as an intermediary with an Australian bill payment network allowing certain utilities to be paid using bitcoins.

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February 02, 2013, 12:02:01 AM
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Rent and Utilities....  but we're a long way off for that  Cry
I pay for both of those with Bitcoin.

Utilities are included in my rent and I convinced my landlord to make a Coinbase account with a payment page.
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February 02, 2013, 03:04:26 AM
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Real estate. I want 40 or more acres of wilderness. Preferably in the north woods of Wisconsin. I will pay with $ if I have to, but paying in BTC would be the bomb.

How about a resort on the Pike Chain, south of Iron River, Wisconsin? Comes complete with a bar/lounge and 6 cabins. Did I mention the bar? The patriarch passed away 3-4 years ago, and I believe the son & daughter are considering selling. From visiting the resort four times, all two week vacations, believe me when I tell you the fishing is great. Did I mention the bar? http://www.pinepointlodge.net/

Come to think of it, this would be great to set up as the first all Bitcoin resort.



I guess nothing ever became of this: http://bitcoinisland.org/

But, consider this: http://abcnews.go.com/Business/top-10-private-islands-sale-350000/story?id=17932025#9

I predict that by the end of the year (2013), an island will be sold via Bitcoin.
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February 02, 2013, 03:22:14 AM
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I would think that smaller website starting to use Bitcoin will be a good think. Like Maplins and other tech shops, that are indirectly assist Bitcoins growth.

Also maybe one of the governments actually making a speech including Bitcoin would help, just the snap out the humours that they are just hiding away from it, hoping it will faze out.
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February 02, 2013, 08:37:31 AM
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Rent and Utilities....  but we're a long way off for that  Cry
I pay for both of those with Bitcoin.

Utilities are included in my rent and I convinced my landlord to make a Coinbase account with a payment page.


Hm. At some point, I'm going to move and rent my house out. I'll post an ad in Craigslist stating the price in BTC, with no mention of $. We'll see what happens.


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February 02, 2013, 05:28:42 PM
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Rent and Utilities....  but we're a long way off for that  Cry
I pay for both of those with Bitcoin.

Utilities are included in my rent and I convinced my landlord to make a Coinbase account with a payment page.


Hm. At some point, I'm going to move and rent my house out. I'll post an ad in Craigslist stating the price in BTC, with no mention of $. We'll see what happens.



Offer a slightly discounted rate for btc to encourage its use :-) 

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Hm. At some point, I'm going to move and rent my house out. I'll post an ad in Craigslist stating the price in BTC, with no mention of $. We'll see what happens.



Offer a slightly discounted rate for btc to encourage its use :-) 


Yeah... What'll happen, though, is that I'll end up renting to some miner who will cause my house to get flagged as a grow house due to power consumption, and the cops will kick in the door and mess up my property.

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February 02, 2013, 10:15:44 PM
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What I really think is harder to acquire with bitcoins, it's not physical items, as soon as someone from Japan falls in love with bitcoins and realizes he could buy and resell for profit, it's done.

Besides poetrol/gasoline I don't know but, what will be more dificult to have with bitcoins are, actual services. Lawyers, plumbers electricians. Hell, hair salons.

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February 03, 2013, 03:57:57 AM
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i have mentioned it in a few other threads but here it goes again

fast food outlets

namely ones which have web access food ordering portal where it gets delivered within the hour
most countries (weirdly not america) use these guys Just-eat.com

imagine it. you go to the website, click your national flag, type in your postcode/zipcode. Then find your favourite nearby fastfood restaurant in the list, select your food. Then on payment screen it offers bitcoins.

now wouldn't that be something.

anyone know of any good PR/Sales people that have experience of convincing businesses into adopting bitcoin? this could be your next project.

so far there has not been much attention due to the demograph of this forum mostly being american. but hopefully someone that lives near their regional offices, that has great bitcoin adoption skills/success, will take this idea on.

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February 03, 2013, 07:34:41 AM
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Food,
concert tickets,
eBay items,
airline flights,
cars,
light bulbs,
movies,
golf,
TV advertising,
land, houses,
and a few sleazy politicians.

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