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January 04, 2012, 07:29:25 PM
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Hello everyone.

I have been watching bitcoins for a while now.

Building my first test rig this week with 4X5870's.

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January 04, 2012, 08:45:09 PM
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Well I finally decided to join after lurking for a few months. As for experience I do own some BTC and have just started BTC mining in a pool.

Concerned that blockchain bloat will lead to centralization? Storing less than 4 GB of data once required the budget of a superpower and a warehouse full of punched cards. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/IBM_card_storage.NARA.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card
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January 04, 2012, 11:47:42 PM
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I'm either a not-yet wildly-successful entrepreneur or a slacker lay-about depending on who you ask. My brother-in-law has money on the latter.

I'm smarter than the average bear. But so are 50% of bears and up to 60% of humans with internet access.

I am attracted to the philosophical freedoms bitcoin represents. Having some money launderers and crooks sniffing around is the cost of those freedoms.
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They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.  Benjamin Franklin sourced at http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin

I'm about to build a test rig using 2x5970's and will see if I'm any good at system building and configuration.

At current prices of BTC and electricity downunder, it makes more sense to buy BTC at an exchange for now. However I have some mates who work in photovoltaic research, which may make this a viable output of their renewable energy experiments. Of course it depends on what the grid pays for electricity.
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January 05, 2012, 12:13:23 AM
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Hello,

I am a longstanding bitcoin user and have followed these forums for almost 6 months now.
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January 05, 2012, 01:52:36 AM
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Hey people!

I've been lurking on here for about half a year or so, but I've just decided to get posting and what not.

I own a couple of bitcoins and have tried (and failed) to speculate on the market correctly. =P
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January 05, 2012, 02:02:41 AM
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Hi! I'm interested in Bitcoins and related software. Add me on Diaspora, if you want. Link in the sig.

Add me on Diaspora -  devo@calispora.org

Play BitMafia, Mafia Wars with Bitcoins -  *Link Removed*
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January 05, 2012, 04:11:13 AM
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Hi I'm me, have been for quite a few years now.  Don't know If i would want to be anyone else they were already taken.

Spent 8 years as an Automation Engineer/ Large Hydraulics Equipment mechanic, Now Im in the Military to pay for my College Degree.  I do whatever side projects catch my interest, from programming to 3D graphics / Rendering, and now bitcoin Smiley

Heard about Bitcoin a few months ago but never did anything with it until recently when i started test mining with my laptop GTS 360M (at a painful 27 MHash/s, now Im looking into more serious mining.

Automation Stuff (Company got closed during the economy crash in 2009)  http://www.woodrell.com

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_NlNrLloaw
a ship i built for the Infinity game being developed although I havent gotten around to texturing it so i don't know if they will use it.
and its development thread if anyone is interested
http://www.infinity-universe.com/Infinity/index.php?option=com_smf&Itemid=75&topic=2658.msg362176#msg362176

other side projects I am working on incdlude building from scratch a Peltier Cooler based mini fridge im almost done with

and also restoring my 1971 Datsun 240Z.
http://www.woodrell.com/joe/ebola-240z-3.jpg

nice car man, i had a 120Y the little beast Cheesy

as for me, newb as heck but need to gtfo of this walled garden, so much i wanna ask & comment on!
been living it up in slush's chatroom the last few days, learned sooo much, so much more to learn!

https://www.triplemining.com/ref/chromeguy ► one of my favourite Pool, mini-pyramid w00t!
http://bitcoinpyramid.com/r/1299 ► free BTC for doing nothing.. yes, it works! sign here today
www.moneywisehome.com ► free infotips & ideas on saving money in and around your home
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January 05, 2012, 04:19:06 AM
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Save the World, become a hero member.

We're working on it!  Cool

Sounds great.  Smiley

Hey Guys! WWW.FREEBITCOINS.ORG introduces "Epic December Contest" where you can Win Sweet Casascius Coins !!!
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January 05, 2012, 05:14:41 AM
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Hello all, I am new to the mining scene but have extensive background in hardware management and programming. Good to be here and hope I can contribute.
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January 05, 2012, 06:32:56 AM
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ahoj,  got infected from a friend with the bitcoin virus. Living in Austria :-)
Somehow really interesting idea to start a currency that is independent from banks and nations. Didnt totally get the whole system but will dig deeper now.

When my friend told me about bitcoin the course was around 3$ now it rocketed in 2 month up to over 5$. Now Iam sad that I didnt buy some when he told me first ;-)

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January 05, 2012, 06:44:17 AM
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Hi, I'm Groo The Wanderer...

I'm just here looking for cheese dip and a good fray.   I assume someone here will know that reference. anyway just saying hey.
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January 05, 2012, 06:59:24 AM
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Tell Sergio Aragonés greetings ;-)
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January 05, 2012, 07:50:49 AM
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Howdy! Newbie from SF here.
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January 05, 2012, 07:53:30 AM
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hey guys ive been trading bitcoin/usd since october, and have taken a huge interest in the project both for how much about economics it has taught me as well as how promising it is. i can only see its uses and userbase expanding from here. may 2012 be the year of the bitcoin!

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January 05, 2012, 08:59:44 AM
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Hey everybody! Newbie to Tor and Bitcoin getting my feet wet as it were  Smiley
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January 05, 2012, 11:27:45 AM
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Hi guys,

Been lurking these forums quite a few months now, but decided it's time to start contributing too :p
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January 05, 2012, 02:10:11 PM
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Hi from a new member.  I've been writing some BitCoin data gathering code and decided it's time to find some company.

Creator of the BitCoinData Program at  *Link Removed*
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January 05, 2012, 02:15:23 PM
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Hello,

I've been involved with Bitcoin for more than half a year; mining, selling, observing and buying. I have already spent considerable time here on the boards; reading, laughing and plotting.

I guess it's high time to mingle. I genuinely believe that bitcoin has merit with its uses, but like anything, it needs time to grow and mature.

So cheers!
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January 05, 2012, 02:55:33 PM
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Hi all, just wanted to introduce myself.

I am having fun playing around with the technical side of bitcoin. Working on FPGA mining, and it is coming along ok. I am interested in finding out more about other bitcoin cousins such as namecoin and litecoin.

mostly just having fun
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January 05, 2012, 05:01:17 PM
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im BUTAB lol
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