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May 23, 2012, 12:58:05 AM
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May 23, 2012, 02:37:34 AM
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It's been a while since I first heard about Bitcoins.  I had to look up a chart from this Wired Article to figure out when that was.  It looks like I first heard about them around July 2011.

I was on PokerProsNetwork back when it was on the Cake Netowrk (site went to crap lately, different story).  They had a chat room and this guy ThundeToe was telling me about how he was buying up some high end video card to mine bitcoins.  I can't remember how we got started talking about it.  Probably he was bragging to me about it and I naturally was curious.  I remember him talking about $20 and $30 bitcoins so that puts the date around July 2011.

Anyways, somehow I learned about SealsWithClubs.org (now it's .eu), maybe from thundetoe, maybe through a google search, and I figured, what the hell, this could blow up big.  So I was playing their winner take all freerolls every hour.  I would stay up late when there were like 6 people playing so I could win 0.05 BTC.  Then I used those profits to play the half hourly which had 0.1B or maybe it was .05B Added, I can't remember now.  It wasn't long until I had a bitcoin, then 10, then when I got to 50, I was pretty pleased, that being a block reward.  I used to say, "I have Fifty Nifty Bitcoins".

I got up to about 96B, I don't think I've hit the 100 mark yet, but SWC is a great place to win bitcoins.  I looked into mining and of course I was put off by the capital outlays.  I'm interested in trying to buy bitcoin bonds, I want to put some of these BTC to work for me.  I was gonna buy a $100 Kroger Gift Card with my BTC but I changed my mind.  I really want to reinvest these things somehow.  But as far as the bonds go, it looks like a first come first serve thing, and I've missed the boat so far.  As they expand their mining operations, I hope to be able to buy some.
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May 23, 2012, 02:47:37 AM
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It's been a while since I first heard about Bitcoins.  I had to look up a chart from this Wired Article to figure out when that was.  It looks like I first heard about them around July 2011.

I was on PokerProsNetwork back when it was on the Cake Netowrk (site went to crap lately, different story).  They had a chat room and this guy ThundeToe was telling me about how he was buying up some high end video card to mine bitcoins.  I can't remember how we got started talking about it.  Probably he was bragging to me about it and I naturally was curious.  I remember him talking about $20 and $30 bitcoins so that puts the date around July 2011.

Anyways, somehow I learned about SealsWithClubs.org (now it's .eu), maybe from thundetoe, maybe through a google search, and I figured, what the hell, this could blow up big.  So I was playing their winner take all freerolls every hour.  I would stay up late when there were like 6 people playing so I could win 0.05 BTC.  Then I used those profits to play the half hourly which had 0.1B or maybe it was .05B Added, I can't remember now.  It wasn't long until I had a bitcoin, then 10, then when I got to 50, I was pretty pleased, that being a block reward.  I used to say, "I have Fifty Nifty Bitcoins".

I got up to about 96B, I don't think I've hit the 100 mark yet, but SWC is a great place to win bitcoins.  I looked into mining and of course I was put off by the capital outlays.  I'm interested in trying to buy bitcoin bonds, I want to put some of these BTC to work for me.  I was gonna buy a $100 Kroger Gift Card with my BTC but I changed my mind.  I really want to reinvest these things somehow.  But as far as the bonds go, it looks like a first come first serve thing, and I've missed the boat so far.  As they expand their mining operations, I hope to be able to buy some.

Evo is a boss. Watch out if you see him at the table.

Play Bitcoin Poker at sealswithclubs.eu. We're active and open to everyone.
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May 23, 2012, 02:53:55 AM
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please do so! and get a post Smiley
don't be so negative, the 5-post-4-hour-rule is there for a reason: to get rid of the trolls. NOT to piss newcomers off.

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May 23, 2012, 03:00:11 AM
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It's been a while since I first heard about Bitcoins.  I had to look up a chart from this Wired Article to figure out when that was.  It looks like I first heard about them around July 2011.

I was on PokerProsNetwork back when it was on the Cake Netowrk (site went to crap lately, different story).  They had a chat room and this guy ThundeToe was telling me about how he was buying up some high end video card to mine bitcoins.  I can't remember how we got started talking about it.  Probably he was bragging to me about it and I naturally was curious.  I remember him talking about $20 and $30 bitcoins so that puts the date around July 2011.

Anyways, somehow I learned about SealsWithClubs.org (now it's .eu), maybe from thundetoe, maybe through a google search, and I figured, what the hell, this could blow up big.  So I was playing their winner take all freerolls every hour.  I would stay up late when there were like 6 people playing so I could win 0.05 BTC.  Then I used those profits to play the half hourly which had 0.1B or maybe it was .05B Added, I can't remember now.  It wasn't long until I had a bitcoin, then 10, then when I got to 50, I was pretty pleased, that being a block reward.  I used to say, "I have Fifty Nifty Bitcoins".

I got up to about 96B, I don't think I've hit the 100 mark yet, but SWC is a great place to win bitcoins.  I looked into mining and of course I was put off by the capital outlays.  I'm interested in trying to buy bitcoin bonds, I want to put some of these BTC to work for me.  I was gonna buy a $100 Kroger Gift Card with my BTC but I changed my mind.  I really want to reinvest these things somehow.  But as far as the bonds go, it looks like a first come first serve thing, and I've missed the boat so far.  As they expand their mining operations, I hope to be able to buy some.

Cognitive just released 1400 expansionary shares. They'll be for sale publicly tomorrow at 8:00pm PST!

https://glbse.com/asset/view/COGNITIVE

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May 23, 2012, 10:47:46 AM
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Hello all, pwnorbownd here, BTC Miner startign his long journey to easy BTC with a 6850 to eventually snag a 7970 for my current gaming rig and the build a x3 or x4 6770 rig for BTC mining only. Hopefully going to get to know alot of people on this forum as I eventually start to trade my BTC finds in the next few years.

I started about 6 days ago when I saw a newegg review about the Mhash of a 7970 I have my eye on. Ever since then I've been hooked and running my GPU @ 890 Core 300 Mem for a whopping 227 mhash/s. (I know, sad right.  Tongue)

Finally found a forum for hardware nerds like me  Grin

Guess I'll be like everyone else...
DONASHUNS HURR DURR: 1Q8urpTXGEsQvgKMFdK9xEw4mZcJ7kaS7e
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May 23, 2012, 11:17:02 AM
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Hi All,
New to Bitcoins and mining for them but like tinkering with stuff so sure it'll be fun with the help off the forums.
I have just purchased the first components for my rig, lets see what trouble I can get into Smiley
ning on using linuxcoin which will be my first linux experiance too.
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May 23, 2012, 12:45:23 PM
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finally 5 hours Cool
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May 23, 2012, 01:11:12 PM
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finally 5 hours Cool

If only, 30 minutes here. Should of registered as soon as I found the forum lol  Embarrassed
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May 23, 2012, 05:04:03 PM
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Crazyates here. I got a small Trifire mining rig. Started with a 5830, then added a 5850, and finally added a 5870, all on a 990FXA-UD5 in an Antec 300. My biggest issue is the 5850 in the middle has the worst cooling, so it gets throttled by CGMiner. Having a fan blowing right on the cards helps a lot, but I recently lowered the voltages. Lower volts = less power = less heat = less throttling = more MH/s! Yay me!

Saving up my BTC for a 2nd gen bulldozer. This is a Trifire rig, so I do play games as well Wink

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May 23, 2012, 05:47:01 PM
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hiii.  i'm here to start posting instead of just reading!

i have some ideas, but i can't program!

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May 23, 2012, 06:52:20 PM
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Hello,

I've been using bitcoin for over a year but created an account just recently.
I'm looking to trade virtual items and cd-keys for computer games using bitcoins.
I've done so successfully using pages such as ogrr.com but want to broaden the audience Smiley

Thanks,
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May 23, 2012, 09:36:19 PM
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Hi All.

I've been lurking the forums for some time and finally decided to post something useless :p
I find the idea of bitcoin fascinating. And thanks to that for the first time in my life I'm actually learning about money, economy, stock market (already buying on glbse :p) and related stuff ;)

Also: NO, I'M THE BATMAN :P
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May 23, 2012, 10:53:09 PM
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Been lurking in #bitcoin-otc for awhile and just completed my first purchase.

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May 24, 2012, 12:26:12 AM
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Hello Smiley
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May 24, 2012, 01:41:28 AM
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cout<< hello world Smiley
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May 24, 2012, 02:42:03 AM
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hello bitcoin forum!!!
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May 24, 2012, 03:43:03 AM
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Hello. I'm the Crowe, and I enjoy these crazy digital coins.
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May 24, 2012, 07:55:07 AM
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Hello, my name is Justin. I'm a troll. But I'm a kind and decent troll so I promise not to be an asshole!
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