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February 20, 2018, 09:22:21 AM

BCash is a shitcoin just like all the other Bitcoin XXX....



Wow.  that list is getting a bit long!
Mine is substantially longer than his



and that is just the tip, as someone pointed out, not all these shitcoins like btrap are on cmc
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February 20, 2018, 09:25:11 AM

Extrapolating the bitcoin chart from the past years hasn't worked very well since 2013. You cant assume there is going to be a breakout every 2 months or 9 months or whatever.
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February 20, 2018, 09:26:51 AM
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What do you guys think, aren't we going to fast now ?
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February 20, 2018, 09:30:43 AM

Extrapolating the bitcoin chart from the past years hasn't worked very well since 2013. You cant assume there is going to be a breakout every 2 months or 9 months or whatever.

You mean on the upside as well as on the downside  Cheesy
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wishing I had 1btc for every word JayJuanGee typed
You know bitcoin has a ~21M hard limit, don't you?  Tongue Tongue Tongue
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February 20, 2018, 09:42:17 AM

BCash is a shitcoin just like all the other Bitcoin XXX....



Wow.  that list is getting a bit long!
Mine is substantially longer than his



and that is just the tip, as someone pointed out, not all these shitcoins like btrap are on cmc
Don't you think Bytecoin belongs in this list too? It's name was probably chosen in order to lure in newcomers who wouldn't notice the difference between Bytecoin and Bitcoin.
When I first started with cryptocoins, I remember people calling Bytecoin a scam because of a big amount of pre-mine I think? Not sure.... nevertheless I see that the price has some possitive action the last months so I don't know.

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February 20, 2018, 10:01:33 AM

Bitcoin has failed Mark Carney.
He gets an F for Fail. Flail. Fud.
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February 20, 2018, 10:03:53 AM

Don't you think Bytecoin belongs in this list too? It's name was probably chosen in order to lure in newcomers who wouldn't notice the difference between Bytecoin and Bitcoin.
When I first started with cryptocoins, I remember people calling Bytecoin a scam because of a big amount of pre-mine I think? Not sure.... nevertheless I see that the price has some possitive action the last months so I don't know.
Bytecoin pre-mine was huge, 80% I believe, I heard a lot was given away and a lot assumed lost, considering it wasn't all dumped during one of the major pumps.

I heard it was close to being 100% mined out - I sold all mine during a pump about a year ago

IXC is a good one to add to the list - the first sidechain, still just about keeping its head above water despite being fully mined for about 5 years
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Kleptocurrency (n): A digital token marketed as a Bitcoin replacement used to defraud unsavvy investors and traders of their cryptocurrency savings.
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February 20, 2018, 10:22:46 AM

Don't you think Bytecoin belongs in this list too? It's name was probably chosen in order to lure in newcomers who wouldn't notice the difference between Bytecoin and Bitcoin.
When I first started with cryptocoins, I remember people calling Bytecoin a scam because of a big amount of pre-mine I think? Not sure.... nevertheless I see that the price has some possitive action the last months so I don't know.
Bytecoin pre-mine was huge, 80% I believe, I heard a lot was given away and a lot assumed lost, considering it wasn't all dumped during one of the major pumps.

I heard it was close to being 100% mined out - I sold all mine during a pump about a year ago

IXC is a good one to add to the list - the first sidechain, still just about keeping its head above water despite being fully mined for about 5 years
Since you mentioned this... what would happen when a coin is fully mined? What if BTC survive for many more years until there is close to 0 coins to mine? In order to sustain a profitability either a lot of ASICs would have to shutdown or the tx fees would skyrocket in order for the miners to receive the fees as rewards (and technically they wouldn't be called miners anymore!)

Has this been confirmed to have happened to any other coin?
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February 20, 2018, 10:38:10 AM

Don't you think Bytecoin belongs in this list too? It's name was probably chosen in order to lure in newcomers who wouldn't notice the difference between Bytecoin and Bitcoin.
When I first started with cryptocoins, I remember people calling Bytecoin a scam because of a big amount of pre-mine I think? Not sure.... nevertheless I see that the price has some possitive action the last months so I don't know.
Bytecoin pre-mine was huge, 80% I believe, I heard a lot was given away and a lot assumed lost, considering it wasn't all dumped during one of the major pumps.

I heard it was close to being 100% mined out - I sold all mine during a pump about a year ago

IXC is a good one to add to the list - the first sidechain, still just about keeping its head above water despite being fully mined for about 5 years
Since you mentioned this... what would happen when a coin is fully mined? What if BTC survive for many more years until there is close to 0 coins to mine? In order to sustain a profitability either a lot of ASICs would have to shutdown or the tx fees would skyrocket in order for the miners to receive the fees as rewards (and technically they wouldn't be called miners anymore!)

Has this been confirmed to have happened to any other coin?

It's not a dealbreaker since miners adjust to profitability anyway.
There are plenty of proof-of-stake coins with fixed supply that only distribute tx fees as rewards. Although they don't have the same energy costs as miners there's no difference in principle in the cost/benefit analysis.
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February 20, 2018, 10:42:38 AM

BCash is a shitcoin just like all the other Bitcoin XXX....



Wow.  that list is getting a bit long!

bitcoin pizza, really??
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February 20, 2018, 11:20:49 AM

So... its not 90 days! Smiley

Speaking of 90 days... about 3 months ago (at $8000) I made this graph:

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=178336.msg25059660#msg25059660

Now it looks like this:



Same lines as before, red line: double in 270 days, blue line: double in 90 days.

We might reach $16000 on schedule, this time.
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February 20, 2018, 11:23:32 AM

We might reach $16000 on schedule, this time.

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February 20, 2018, 11:35:02 AM
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Then again, masterluc endorsed this theory:



I guess we'll see.
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February 20, 2018, 11:35:37 AM

BCash is a shitcoin just like all the other Bitcoin XXX....



Wow.  that list is getting a bit long!

Long? Are you kidding? It’s just getting started!
I’m just waiting for Bitcoin Buffalo Bollocks.
Should be out in a day or two anyway, then
I’m all in and I’ll mine the fuck outta that bad boy....
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February 20, 2018, 11:48:25 AM

BCash is a shitcoin just like all the other Bitcoin XXX....


Wow.  that list is getting a bit long!

bitcoin pizza, really??

I prefer my pizza "clashic"!
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February 20, 2018, 11:53:23 AM
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The average guy from the street has no idea what Bitcoin is, period. Again, I fail to see the point. If you're gonna get involved in crypto without doing your due diligence, you're gonna have a bad time. No matter what particular coin.

And yet the WHOLE point, nay the very existence of BCash, was to supposedly to appeal to "the average guy on the street." Like the 2B+ unbanked in the world today with no education. Remember?

Can you possibly be any more fkn hypocritical, or have any more ridiculous fallacies going on, wrt BCash?
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February 20, 2018, 12:00:35 PM

We've held onto some decent gains from yesterday and are brushing up against our monthly high, honey badger has rested and is ready to go up again  Grin

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February 20, 2018, 12:01:22 PM

Feels good seeing $11,xxx considering we went sub $6,000 not too long ago. We’re a long way from a new ATH but this is good. Anybody think we’ll see $13,xxx in March?
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