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December 10, 2012, 08:41:21 PM
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I'm just a new dude into ltc.

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December 10, 2012, 09:23:26 PM
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New IT guy here and very interested in Bitcoin Smiley
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December 10, 2012, 09:43:47 PM
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What is the best bitcoin wallet?
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December 10, 2012, 09:50:41 PM
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I'm Batman.
me too!

lol, But seriously - Hi everyone, been lurking for a while, currently mining on 2 GPU's and joined the forum to try to move towards FPGA/ASIC mining soon!
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December 10, 2012, 11:20:46 PM
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Hiya Folks!

Another noob here.
After the failure of PayFriend (and others) to accept payments on certain Usenet indexing sites, I decided to sign up to Bitcoin. I'm also sick of paying large fees to those certain companies.
Bitcoin seems to be a much better way to do things. Just need to know how to use it now and how to mine coins.

I'll try not to mess up the forum too much with dumb questions.

Susi xxx
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December 10, 2012, 11:24:26 PM
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What is the best bitcoin wallet?

Best for what purpose?

"The powers of financial capitalism had another far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent meetings and conferences. The apex of the systems was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations. Each central bank...sought to dominate its government by its ability to control Treasury loans, to manipulate foreign exchanges, to influence the level of economic activity in the country, and to influence cooperative politicians by subsequent economic rewards in the business world."

- Carroll Quigley, CFR member, mentor to Bill Clinton, from 'Tragedy And Hope'
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December 10, 2012, 11:26:46 PM
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Hiya Folks!

 Just need to know how to use it now and how to mine coins.


Don't bother.  It's a specialized occupation that requires much geekiness to become profitable.  You're much better off offering some service to the community in exchange for bitcoins.  Most people are the same.  I have personally never mined anything.

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I'll try not to mess up the forum too much with dumb questions.


That's no longer possible.  This forum has been messed up for years.

"The powers of financial capitalism had another far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent meetings and conferences. The apex of the systems was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations. Each central bank...sought to dominate its government by its ability to control Treasury loans, to manipulate foreign exchanges, to influence the level of economic activity in the country, and to influence cooperative politicians by subsequent economic rewards in the business world."

- Carroll Quigley, CFR member, mentor to Bill Clinton, from 'Tragedy And Hope'
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December 11, 2012, 12:43:14 AM
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Hiya Folks!

 Just need to know how to use it now and how to mine coins.


Don't bother.  It's a specialized occupation that requires much geekiness to become profitable.  You're much better off offering some service to the community in exchange for bitcoins.  Most people are the same.  I have personally never mined anything.


Just to offer an alternative view on mining:

Now might be a good time to take your time reading up about it - there's heaps here - and decide whether you might want to dabble in the longer term.  One thing I like about the ASIC future (should it actually materialise) is it should require less technical know-how than making home-made rigs with graphics cards (check out some of the youtube vids on mining gear) which is what was required before.  If there is one thing I would recommend taking away from your first considerations of mining is that the chances of making great money are pretty low and there's a fair chance of not covering the cost of your initial purchase (and electricity to power it) if you buy at the wrong time.

Another thing I like about the ASIC future is there is very little difference in 'hashing power' per pound spent whether you're spending $1,000 or $20,000.  The bigger difference between profit and loss (other than timing of purchase) is the price you pay for power.  Putting aside maintenance overheads it's pretty much a level playing field so although the odds of you making money from whatever you're spending may not be very high they're about the same as those spending the big bucks at the same time as you.

The way I'm looking at it is if you fancy the idea of playing a part the mining network upon which the Bitcoin network, its future and all its users are dependent and accept you may not see the money you spent for some time if at all then why not? Smiley

It might just be worth holding your horses until things have settled down after the forthcoming introduction of ASICs.  Definitely don't be tempted to do calcs based on today's difficulty figures.  Nobody really knows where that's going to settle if and when ASICs in quantities are introduced.

I'll second MoonShadow's suggestion of finding ways of offering services for Bitcoin because regardless of contributions to the robustness of the network through mining unless enough people are providing services for which people can pay Bitcoin ultimately it has no future.

Best,

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December 11, 2012, 02:29:07 AM
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well with the bitcoin value going up these last weeks, it's getting a bit more interesting to mine
though the more value it has, the more people will start mining and the (really small) profit won't go up imo ^^
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December 11, 2012, 03:46:23 AM
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hi! my name is shiunsai, i cant believe how late i am on bitcoins! ive been a comp geek all my life but also have (well, in about a week) my degree in finance so I am interested in bitcoins. I have started to mine LTC and BTC on my gaming computer, but a week of mining and I've got  the equivalent to .02 BTC.....very depressing, but am eager to work harder.  Support my Inspiration here =) =) =) 1JqSXZRnWRotwkvCov9m6FyZTAEV3Fw4kP     thanks for welcoming me bitcointalk, what a big community.

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December 11, 2012, 02:28:59 PM
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hi! my name is shiunsai, i cant believe how late i am on bitcoins! ive been a comp geek all my life but also have (well, in about a week) my degree in finance so I am interested in bitcoins. I have started to mine LTC and BTC on my gaming computer, but a week of mining and I've got  the equivalent to .02 BTC.....very depressing, but am eager to work harder.  Support my Inspiration here =) =) =) 1JqSXZRnWRotwkvCov9m6FyZTAEV3Fw4kP     thanks for welcoming me bitcointalk, what a big community.
you can be happy even for that 0.02BTC. mined block value just dropped from 50 to 25 some time ago. and in few week you can expect almost nothing becaue of ASIC.
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December 11, 2012, 02:47:24 PM
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hello folks

another bitcoin newb here  Smiley

Let's go donate - 1GTNyRHBKkdJ4qxzi3Pn29B8HFtt3vYuEp
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December 11, 2012, 04:10:24 PM
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Hello, college student here.

Not new to bitcoin or bitcointalk, but new to having a bitcointalk account!
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December 11, 2012, 04:32:29 PM
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Hi,
I`m Soldier24.
I'm mining since yesterday, and I have plans to existing mining software (eg GUIminer) portable, so you can use it on a usb.  Wink
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December 11, 2012, 05:07:04 PM
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'sup?

The world is like a ride in an amusement park, and when you choose to go on it you think it's real because that's how powerful our minds are. The ride goes up and down, around and around, it has thrills and chills, and it's very brightly colored, and it's very loud, and it's fun for a while. Many people have been on the ride a long time, and they begin to wonder, "Hey, is this real, or is this just a ride?" And other people have remembered, and they come back to us and say, "Hey, don't worry; don't be afraid, ever, because this is just a ride." And we … kill those people. "Shut him up! I've got a lot invested in this ride, shut him up! Look at my furrows of worry, look at my big bank account, and my family. This has to be real." It's just a ride.
-Bill Hicks-

1EePaHWFgkpr35SnLgYNc9jLnU3VRVZzjR thank you! Smiley
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December 11, 2012, 05:20:48 PM
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Hey,

Obviously I am a newbie.

I am quite new to all this but hope to increase my knowledge on the subject = )

What more can I say?

Cheers

-Karl
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December 11, 2012, 07:32:09 PM
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Hey there!
Iam proud to be on this forum Smiley

by the way, iam developer Smiley

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December 11, 2012, 08:37:43 PM
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Grettings, all;

I arrived on the Bitcoin scene about a year ago after garnering interest in GPGPU applications. Since then, I've been pretty regularly mining and learning about the system, but I think I should really get involved now for my own education and whatever benefit I can bring to the Bitcoin economy.

I'm willing say that I'm pretty well versed in the system at this point, but I've still quite a ways to go before I can help with development. Cheers Smiley

1Moshi7BMtBtBefWSnhUXcWoc8WEhpgNxs for the times I do something useful
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December 11, 2012, 09:19:06 PM
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Hi Smiley I got into bitcoin around May this year and have been gpu mining. I eagerly anticipate the arrival of my Jalapeno ASIC and the advancement of the bitcoin.
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December 11, 2012, 09:34:12 PM
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I am a free state project signer
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