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May 07, 2019, 10:32:15 PM

@LFC_Bitcoin, @Mic, @Pamoldar and others : good luck for tonight's game !

Going to need a hell of a lot of luck. I don’t think it’s possible. Gave up our tickets to save more heartbreak tbh.

Oh NO!

Did you really give up your tickets LFC?!!!

Best Liverpool game since that night in Istanbul...   Just incredible.  Possibly a better comeback even that the legendary final. And against Barca.

Well - now the final.  No one will bet against you now.

I fucking did!

I will be in Madrid for the final though.

I’m in shock!

I am not surprised - total miracle.  I loved what Klopp said before the game: 'Shock Barcelona, or fail beautifully'

Kind of - fuck it, you have nothing to lose, but do something to show them who you are.   

There are probably only three teams I can think of who ever possessed the spirit to do something like that.

And the best two of them were Liverpool.
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May 07, 2019, 10:35:23 PM
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https://twitter.com/saifedean/status/1125889857870540800

Saifedean Ammous Retweeted Liverpool FC

In light of @LFC's astonishing honey-badgeresque comeback from 3-0 down against a Barcelona team with the world's best player, I hereby declare Liverpool the official sportsball team of Bitcoin carnivores. Anyone who disagrees is a plant-eating nocoiner. #AllezAllezAllez
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May 07, 2019, 10:51:35 PM

GRIN received a 50 BTC donatation from a super very early BTC adopter. (address : 18FufdutXggR2EgBuu6xRvL15kmpaPzfTQ )
The Solo miner sent unspent coins to the GRIN address.
The coins were mined on 25th November 2010
I'm no expert but it shows that the people that believed the very first in BTC also believe in GRIN
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May 07, 2019, 10:56:31 PM

GRIN received a 50 BTC donatation from a super very early BTC adopter. (address : 18FufdutXggR2EgBuu6xRvL15kmpaPzfTQ )
The Solo miner sent unspent coins to the GRIN address.
The coins were mined on 25th November 2010
I'm no expert but it shows that the people that believed the very first in BTC also believe in GRIN
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So?

Up and on the grin train ??

Still don’t own that myself ....
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May 07, 2019, 11:03:15 PM

Again no hurry to buy, mic Grin
Just interesting that an OG finds it worth supporting.
Wait to buy when cryptotourist comes in here blubbing his eyes out.

fyi there's threads about rsk now
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5124330.0 Topic: [ANN] RIF OS - One-stop-source for Blockchain Infrastructure Services - RSK
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5124359.0 Topic: [ANN] RSK - First Smart Contract Platform secured by the Bitcoin network
but no price talk yet ... kukoin
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May 07, 2019, 11:11:43 PM

Again no hurry to buy, mic Grin
Just interesting that an OG finds it worth supporting.
Wait to buy when cryptotourist comes in here blubbing his eyes out.

fyi there's threads about rsk now
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5124330.0 Topic: [ANN] RIF OS - One-stop-source for Blockchain Infrastructure Services - RSK
https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=5124359.0 Topic: [ANN] RSK - First Smart Contract Platform secured by the Bitcoin network
but no price talk yet ... kukoin

Rif token I do have if i’m right Roll Eyes
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May 07, 2019, 11:17:23 PM

GRIN received a 50 BTC donatation from a super very early BTC adopter. (address : 18FufdutXggR2EgBuu6xRvL15kmpaPzfTQ )
The Solo miner sent unspent coins to the GRIN address.
The coins were mined on 25th November 2010
I'm no expert but it shows that the people that believed the very first in BTC also believe in GRIN
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So?

Up and on the grin train ??

Still don’t own that myself ....

I don’t like shitcoin.
I don’t own any shitcoin (Fiat money excluded).
But if any shitcoin could have any meaning this could be the one.
I still don’t own any, but getting ready in case:
https://www.coingecko.com/buzz/how-to-use-grin-wallet-to-send-receive-grin-coins?locale=it

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May 07, 2019, 11:17:57 PM

Good night fellow WO-members

Going into the HODL-nest and dream red..... and also green (it just didn’t sound right as a coiner to dream red Roll Eyes )
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May 07, 2019, 11:19:59 PM

Not 1 true WO-member does LIKE any sh*tcoin, that doesn’t mean there are non been owned by a WO Roll Eyes
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May 07, 2019, 11:39:33 PM

The hackers were able to withdraw 7000 BTC in this one transaction: https://www.blockchain.com/btc/tx/e8b406091959700dbffcff30a60b190133721e5c39e89bb5fe23c5a554ab05ea

The above transaction is the only affected transaction. It impacted our BTC hot wallet only (which contained about 2% of our total BTC holdings). All of our other wallets are secure and  unharmed.



https://binance.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360028031711
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May 07, 2019, 11:55:47 PM

red alert
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May 07, 2019, 11:59:31 PM

Curious how the market will respond in the next hours to the hack.
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May 08, 2019, 12:02:38 AM

This could be a good buying opportunity.
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May 08, 2019, 12:03:38 AM

CZ...you said safu?   Huh


apparently the hot wallet at Binance lost 7k corn...ouch.
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May 08, 2019, 12:15:26 AM

CZ...you said safu?   Huh


apparently the hot wallet at Binance lost 7k corn...ouch.
It's an insurance fund/cold wallet that covers the losses of the hot wallet in a case like this.
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May 08, 2019, 12:21:59 AM

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We estimate this will take about ONE WEEK. We will post updates frequently as we progress.

Most importantly, deposits and withdrawals will need to REMAIN SUSPENDED during this period of time. We beg for your understanding in this difficult situation.

https://binance.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/360028031711
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May 08, 2019, 12:28:33 AM

but...but...

#safu??
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May 08, 2019, 12:30:13 AM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DelF6zEHXpE
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May 08, 2019, 12:36:26 AM
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Falling below $6,000 last year was where it all started to go wrong last year. The price dropped at an alarming rate after we breached $6,000.

November 5th 2018 - $6,398
December 15th 2018 - $3,179

I don’t know about anybody else but that was a pretty fucking scary time for me. Breaking $6,000 would represent great progress & a sign for me that the bear market has long been left behind & we enter a new, baby bull market.

Enjoy gentlemen, this is going to be a very exciting run over the next year or two & I’m honoured to be on this train with you all.

Yes, it was scary indeed. The scariest part for me was that we fell too quickly from the annoying 6.4K below my main investment point at 4.6K. I felt pretty miserable then but also courageous and immediately I started to make plans how to buy. Anyway, I didn't hesitate each time when I got some money and immediately I bought bitcoins. I increased my sub 20 stash with 2 whole coins in these 3 months. Now I have to invest all my salary for 2 years to get 2 coins at these prices. I will continue to do it, no matter the price. Unfortunately, I had to pay in the last months taxes and insurances for $1K, so I wasn't able to buy more. Today I feel also miserable but for another reason. I attended a presentation by one of my students, who was in Sao Paolo, Brazil. He said, that a typical Uviversity salary is 10 times than my professor salary in Bulgaria. And Brazil is looked upon as a poor country. I am so sad that after 20 years of work my savings are equal to 10 months work in Brazil or any other country in the world in fact. Our country is the only in the world which pays the University professors less than the workers and teachers. I can't go to another country because there are no open positions in my speciality. So my only hope is to convert what is above my monthly expenses in Bitcoins. I drew a lesson from my mistakes in 2017 and I will hold long enough to achieve my goals. On one hand I regret for my lack of nerve back then, but on the other, this made me a strong hand. It may be helpful for some so I write in short my experience.

For starters, I lost my earnings from $700 to $1000 after the crash to $700 for 3 month in the winter of 2017. For an unexperienced trader 2 months is a lot of time, and finally I decided that Bitcoin will never return and sold. After that I thought Bitfinex will go bankrupt and I didn't buy until it was $2000. Then I made some small profit (and I sold bcash for $200) which was completely annihilated by the pump from my sell point $2700 to $4800. Again, 2 months of crashes in the Summer was too long to endure for me then. Next I entered at $4600 to see the drop to $3000 but this time I holded. When the day of the fork neared I panick sold and then they cancelled it so I bought at a higher position (thanks also to Kraken, which was broken and it didn't fulfill correctly the buy order). Finally, I panicked at 12K that the futures will put an end to the bull run and sold half of it. The same day the price went to 17K. I was in shock and somehow I rebought at some drop at $14K. In short: I was good enough to predict the day of the first peak to 17K, but not the hour. The difference was some 30-40%. The lesson is only one - no matter how good is one in trading, noone is so good that ALL his trades are successful. And one bad trade can annihilate 10 successfull trades. So, I will clench teeth and hold no matter what! I have endured more than a year of horrific crashes and I am ready to endure many more years, if this is the price I have to pay for my first $1 mil. I am still in the process of making a selling plan. As a starting point is to get at least 10x profit. But some coins should be kept for 100x also. Oh, well, this is a though problem Smiley

Just like my trading history with different time and price. After I knew the 80/10/10 rule, this is that 80% lose money, 10% get by, and the final 10% take the 80%ers money, I seldom trade, because I know I don’t have any advantage to beat the 80%ers.

When the price fell to $3179, I was a bit scared but much regretted for not selling all at 19666$. I did sell a bit at that price, and rebought at 11K. After I knew btc will not go to zero and will change the world, I felt as calm as a cucumber.

Hodl is what I am doing, and trading is what I occasionally did with losing a little bit stash everytime.
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May 08, 2019, 01:12:43 AM

Meantime it looks like we hit 6k. I was listening to Bloomberg yesterday and they were saying shorts were very high with Bitcoin. When will we see them all implode?

Yes because BFX and Bitmex traders are upidstay.  We are going to explode up through $6k because day traders have an average IQ of 96.



This is the long short ratio which is at an All Time Low, meaning shorts are effectively at an All Time High.

1st:  Well, yeah we have not quite hit $6k yet.... so who gives any ratt's asses about prices met on exchanges with margin trading. .. and other price "issues"... We don't read the BTC price as some higher number, merely because some exchange happened to hit such price.  In other words, as I type, we have so far only reached $5,970 as our most recent local high.

2nd:  Seems to me that an IQ of around 96 is about average... yeah... slightly below average, but still, not much off from average.

3rd:  If the ratios of shorts to long are so greatly in favor of too many shorts hanging out, then surely there must be some decent incentives to r3ck the fuck out of those shorts.  They would deserve it, and why the hell you shorting bitcoin, when even though BTC's upwards price performance has been quite grand in the past 5 weeks, there remains no real meaningful indication that BTC's recent price performance is unsustainable.  

Of course, I would not mind if BTC would r3ck a few more shorts with a $500 to $1k price bump, yet I try NOT to cause myself to become very concerned about either price direction.  Surely, since we have not really had any meaningful price correction for more than 5 weeks... after our little stunt of breaking above $4,200, I do continue to have enough fiat stacked up that I would not mind making some BTC purchases in the event of a decently large price correction of 30% or more.
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