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June 11, 2010, 05:38:45 PM
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For my first Bitcoin coding project, I decided to do something that sounds really dumb:  I created a web site that gives away Bitcoins.   It is at: https://freebitcoins.appspot.com/

Five ฿ per customer, first come first served, I've stocked it with ฿1,100 to start.  I'll add more once I'm sure it is working properly.

Why?  Because I want the Bitcoin project to succeed, and I think it is more likely to be a success if people can get a handful of coins to try it out.  It can be frustrating to wait until your node generates some coins (and that will get more frustrating in the future), and buying Bitcoins is still a little bit clunky.

Please try it out and get some free coins, even if you already have more Bitcoins than you know what to do with.  You can get some and then donate them right back; the address is: 15VjRaDX9zpbA8LVnbrCAFzrVzN7ixHNsC

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June 11, 2010, 05:57:05 PM
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Awesome!

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I really like that. Do you think it would be good to post when the number of bitcoins left is below 200-300? That way people like me could donate to it to help keep this going.

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Couldn't someone just keep making new bitcoin addresses and drain your system?

You should at least toss recaptcha on there.
It only gives 5 coins / IP / day. I dunno if it also checks addresses.

But it's true, a good captcha wouldn't be a bad idea.

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Yeah, using only the IP is somewhat unsecure, but it's better than nothing.

I wonder if it's possible to generate coins on app engine...

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Showing the number of Bitcoins available is on my TODO list.  I just checked and the balance is up to 1,135 (thanks to whoever donated!).

And right now it is 5 bitcoins per IP address (not bitcoin address).  Not per-day-- just 5.  I want to start out conservatively, I will loosen it to 5 per (day?/week?/month?) if people start having lots of trouble because they get a dynamic IP address from their ISP that already got some.

RE: captchas:  yeah, I was gonna start out with a captcha, but I wanted it to be as simple and non-threatening as possible.  I don't think anybody who has access to hundreds or thousands of working public IP addresses would go to the effort of writing a bitcoin-harvesting robot, though I suppose somebody with a botnet might take a crack at it.  To make that tougher I could make it 5 bitcoins per IP AND 5 bitcoins per bitcoin address (so they couldn't have all the bots in the botnet using the same BC address).


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Showing the number of Bitcoins available is on my TODO list.  I just checked and the balance is up to 1,135 (thanks to whoever donated!).
I got 5 then felt bad so sent you 50 back Cheesy

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And right now it is 5 bitcoins per IP address (not bitcoin address).  Not per-day-- just 5.  I want to start out conservatively, I will loosen it to 5 per (day?/week?/month?) if people start having lots of trouble because they get a dynamic IP address from their ISP that already got some.
My mistake. I don't see that being a big problem. Perhaps have it reset every week? I doubt you'll be hard-pressed for coins, at least for now.

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To make that tougher I could make it 5 bitcoins per IP AND 5 bitcoins per bitcoin address (so they couldn't have all the bots in the botnet using the same BC address).
That actually wouldn't help much. It's completely trivial to generate a new address per transaction (with JSON-RPC). If I were coding a botnet, that's how I'd do it. Adding a CAPTCHA might be wise if you notice problems, but for now I doubt you have much to lose by skipping it.

Just out of curiosity, how did you build that on the App Engine? Could I possibly see your source? I might set something similar up on my local server. As I understood it, you can't make any sort of outbound request from app engine, though. So how do you send the coins?

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Will you share the source code of your service? Smiley

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Will you share the source code of your service? Smiley
I'd be happy to share the interesting bits, but the architecture is... um, unique.  I'll start a thread on the Development forum describing how I built it.

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I've been able to drawn 50 BTC in minutes using Tor. Please add some address filter too, so the same address can't be used twice. I'll also provide a Tor blacklist if you'd like.
PS: I've paid back those BTCs.

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June 13, 2010, 09:07:47 AM
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He's giving it away, it's an honor system, so don't take more than you need Smiley

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Of course. I didn't. But that doesn't mean others won't too.

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I've been able to drawn 50 BTC in minutes using Tor. Please add some address filter too, so the same address can't be used twice. I'll also provide a Tor blacklist if you'd like.
PS: I've paid back those BTCs.

How many public Tor exit nodes are there these days?  You've essentially blacklisted 10 of them already  Smiley

I am going to add a one-donation-per-bitcoin address rule to make it a teeny-tiny bit harder to cheat.  I don't want to blacklist anybody coming from Tor, though-- I think a lot of people using Tor will also be interested in Bitcoin.

I'll implement a CAPTCHA when (if?) the current service starts running low on coins (there are 1,570 bitcoins in the faucet right now!).

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About 1500-1700 exit nodes on Tor. Yea, people using Bitcoin might use Tor, but not for your service. My suggestion is to ban open proxies.

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Gavinandersen, you gave me 13.37 (leet) BTC?

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Gavin, you should set DEBUG = False in your Django settings next time. I hit some kind of exception page and it gave me your secret and the URI of your JSON gateway.

I'll send your bitcoins back to you if you'd like. Cheesy I'm emailing you.

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Thanks, lachesis-- ฿50 to you for finding that bug!

I've changed the key and turned off debugging; I'll tighten up its security a little more tomorrow when I'm more awake.

And wobber: no, I didn't send you leet ฿

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Thanks Gavin. Glad to help.

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The Bitcoin Faucet now shows how many coins it has available to give out (on the left-hand side of the page).  The number is only moderately accurate-- donations will take 5 or 10 minutes to show up in the balance.

I also implemented another anti-cheating measure that should make casual cheating a little harder (which I don't want to say too much about because that would make it easy for cheaters to know what to do).

I'm very pleasantly surprised at how well freebitcoins is working so far; thanks again to everybody who tried it out and who donated bitcoins to it!

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Excellent choice of a first project, nice work.  I had planned to do this exact thing if someone else didn't do it, so when it gets too hard for mortals to generate 50BTC, new users could get some coins to play with right away.  Donations should be able to keep it filled.  The display showing the balance in the dispenser encourages people to top it up.

You should put a donation bitcoin address on the page for those who want to add funds to it, which ideally should update to a new address whenever it receives something.
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Thanks!  I'll add the donation address to the bottom of the page.

I'm thinking of keeping the donation address the same, so donations to the Faucet are transparent to anybody who wants to see.  I WANT donations to, and payments from, the Bitcoin Faucet to be NON-anonymous, so anybody can audit that address and see the flow of bitcoins through the Faucet.

(by the way, if anybody is looking for an interesting bitcoin-related coding project I think a website where you enter a Bitcoin address and it shows you a visualization of all the transactions that went to/from that address would be cool... extra credit if it let you browse the web of transactions...  I'd be really curious to see what percentage of bitcoins withdrawn from the Faucet end up donated right back into it...)

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Hi Gavin,

nice service, but there was a problem with my first attempt to get the coins: "invalid BC address".
So the first address generated by the bitcoin program didn't work - 1Dn51Rn2tmvARcsYkPe7Aw1sCAXw5oKnR

Why?
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nice service, but there was a problem with my first attempt to get the coins: "invalid BC address".
So the first address generated by the bitcoin program didn't work - 1Dn51Rn2tmvARcsYkPe7Aw1sCAXw5oKnR
That's caused by a bug in one of the technologies I'm using behind the scenes (Google's App Engine).  If you try again the problem should go away.

I've got a couple of ideas on how to make it more reliable, but I'm still hoping Google finds and fixes the underlying problem...

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If you try again the problem should go away.
Nope. ^^
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I misunderstood the problem.  I hadn't noticed that bitcoin addresses could be either 33 or 34 characters long, which is why the Faucet thought your initial address was invalid.

I've fixed it.

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I tried to get the free bitcoins.  It said the bitcoins were on it's way.  But it's been more than 5-10 min and still no bitcoins in my balance.  How long should it take?
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I just sent my first bitcoins ever woohoo  Smiley

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I tried to get the free bitcoins.  It said the bitcoins were on it's way.  But it's been more than 5-10 min and still no bitcoins in my balance.  How long should it take?
If you have finished downloading the "block chain" (the history of previous transactions) then you'll get your bitcoins right away.

If you haven't finished that initial download (if the "blocks" number at the bottom of Bitcoin is less than 65-thousand-something), then you'll get your free bitcoins as soon as you download the block containing that 5-bitcoin transaction.

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Feature request:

If you have already received your free bitcoins, if you donate them back again you are then unblocked from requesting more?

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Feature request:

If you have already received your free bitcoins, if you donate them back again you are then unblocked from requesting more?
That's actually fairly hard to implement. Gavin would have to create a donation address for each client so that he knew _who_ donated them back, since coins don't come with any sort of information about who last had them.

Gavin, you COULD look at the previous owner of the coins and remove that address from your blacklist. However, I dunno about the IP data.

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You may have some sort of bug. I requested my five free coins last night, and I received two payments of 5 coins at the same time, giving me 10 coins.
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Gavin, you COULD look at the previous owner of the coins and remove that address from your blacklist. However, I dunno about the IP data.
Yeah, I could, but it seemed like more trouble than it was worth; if you got coins from the Faucet into a non-empty wallet and then donated them back there's no guarantee that the donation back would be the SAME coins.  I just don't want to deal with a lot of "I got five coins and then sent back ten but I still can't get more from the Faucet...."

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"Hey! I thought you were giving away FIVE!

I was giving away 5 bitcoins, but the Faucet is running dry due to very high demand. If some kind soul refills the Faucet so it has more than 500 Bitcoins it will be more generous again. And if you get less than five now, you can come back later when the Faucet is full and get the 5 bitcoins you deserve."


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Hi there peops!

I'm new to the system and I tried the Faucet but there weren't any coins left and now the system is down for maintenance. So is there any B. G@tes willing to donate some coins to me so i can try some?

pm please, thx Smiley
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Trolling the board and I found this thread buried deep below.  Initially handing out 5BTC per request and stocked at 1,100!  With BTC @ $9.60, that has to be hurting now.

Thanks for offering the service, though.  The faucet was my first transaction!

A Personal Quote on BTT from 2011:
"I'd be willing to make a moderate "investment" if the value of the BTC went below $2.00.  Otherwise I'll just have to live with my 5 BTC and be happy. :/"  ...sigh.  If only I knew.
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Is Bitcoin Faucet is permanently closed? Maybe instead of giving away so much, you might consider only giving away a token amount.
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When I received my initial BTC (about a month ago), the faucet was giving out .05 BTC.  It's been adjusted with time.  But still, that was quite an initial investment.

A Personal Quote on BTT from 2011:
"I'd be willing to make a moderate "investment" if the value of the BTC went below $2.00.  Otherwise I'll just have to live with my 5 BTC and be happy. :/"  ...sigh.  If only I knew.
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Is Bitcoin Faucet is permanently closed? Maybe instead of giving away so much, you might consider only giving away a token amount.

It's only giving out 0.02 bitcoins.
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I would be happy at least to get 0.01 but it's being fixed/under maintenance for days now - at least it was every time i tried it up to now…
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I'm sure there are folks around here that have some bitcents to spare for you. Maybe you could start a thread asking for your first bitcents?
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Come on over to Dragon's Tale - we have a faucet in-game - just look for the Soldier statues. Most just give a bitmill or two (1/1000 BTC), but you can visit many. It's a casino MMORPG, so I hope you'll play the games, but if you're just looking for your first few bitcents, I'd be glad to help. The game's URL is in my sig.

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Come on over to Dragon's Tale - we have a faucet in-game - just look for the Soldier statues. Most just give a bitmill or two (1/1000 BTC), but you can visit many. It's a casino MMORPG, so I hope you'll play the games, but if you're just looking for your first few bitcents, I'd be glad to help. The game's URL is in my sig.

Not very nice to try and hi-jack this topic like that.  Roll Eyes

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his post about his game is a lot more pertinent than this thread which was made almost a year ago when BTC were worth a few pennies

someone is just trying to bump old threads with any mentions of BTC giveaways even though it's appreciated like 10000x since then
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would be nice if i could get 1 or 2 too =)

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Hi together!

While Bitcoin Faucet is still down and i can`t wait to try it out, I´d really appreciate a little donation to me too...

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Would be very kind of you, if someon would send me 1 or 2 Bitcoins so i can Start tradin Smiley
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Also new to the Bitcoin game.  Find it fascinating and hope to find ways to contribute to the growth of BTC as currency.  I have managed to acquire 6 bitcents so far, and I see others asking for donations, I guess it can't hurt.  Many thanks to anyone who sends anything my way.   Grin

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Still 0.00 BTC, would be great if someone could donate me Smiley

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is this site going to come back up ?? ive been checking it for the last week and still down ... i new to the whole bit coin and would love to try it out ... i know i can mine for them but my home PC is under maintenance right now. if any one can donate i really appreciate it  Grin

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June 11, 2011, 07:35:41 PM
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Hello guys!

I looked around for bitcoin and it look very interesting.
Right now i dont have any bitcoin YET but i am processing information to get my first.

Now i go on this forum and see someone giving away BITCOIN!
But when i go to your website it says water faucet Closed!

Is there any ways to still get  5 bitcoins to try this whole thing out?

1AQBUZPggkWUD9mNFUQMRKiDP1USB74paX

here is my bitcoin account adress

Thank you!
I will start talking about bitcoin to people,it need to succeed!





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June 11, 2011, 07:41:15 PM
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all out? Cheesy
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the atmosphere of departure has gone, no wine for the peoples anymore  Grin
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the atmosphere of departure has gone, no wine for the peoples anymore  Grin

The wine has become much to valuable to give away.

Gosh, I wish I knew about bitcoin a year ago.
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1JLDLHiBBeQqH8G3fzp2zd9k7JC6GLe1CX please?
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1JLDLHiBBeQqH8G3fzp2zd9k7JC6GLe1CX please?
your more than 3 years to late Tongue

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1JLDLHiBBeQqH8G3fzp2zd9k7JC6GLe1CX please?
you're more than 3 years to late Tongue

lmao.

It's still crazy though, to just think that people were giving away a potential '500' bucks to random strangers on the internet in the dozens.

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August 17, 2013, 04:29:51 AM
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Yeah, I remember getting 5 BTC from BitFaucet years ago. It seems silly now, but without things like this I'm not sure Bitcoin would be where it is today. Thank you!
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For my first Bitcoin coding project, I decided to do something that sounds really dumb:  I created a web site that gives away Bitcoins.   It is at: https://freebitcoins.appspot.com/

Five ฿ per customer, first come first served, I've stocked it with ฿1,100 to start.  I'll add more once I'm sure it is working properly.

Why?  Because I want the Bitcoin project to succeed, and I think it is more likely to be a success if people can get a handful of coins to try it out.  It can be frustrating to wait until your node generates some coins (and that will get more frustrating in the future), and buying Bitcoins is still a little bit clunky.

Please try it out and get some free coins, even if you already have more Bitcoins than you know what to do with.  You can get some and then donate them right back; the address is: 15VjRaDX9zpbA8LVnbrCAFzrVzN7ixHNsC


฿1,100 @ todays mtgox: USD 118,800.00 WOW

Minar.cc pools are not running anymore, the domain was registered by someone else and I don't have any relationship with the new owner.
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August 17, 2013, 02:33:13 PM
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Is this project completely dead?
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August 17, 2013, 02:46:25 PM
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Is this project completely dead?
I think so, because the faucet already dry out. and each bitcoin already worth $100+
I dont think they going to giveaway that amount for free :p
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Even if they gave away a bitcent, it'd be cool
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August 19, 2013, 07:07:46 PM
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Even if they gave away a bitcent, it'd be cool

Check out for free bitcoin sites. There are plenty of them.
i.e. http://dailybitcoins.org/

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No, I don't have time to clean up the code, port it to the latest AppEngine API, etc.

The Faucet was the simplest possible project I could think of to get my feet wet with Bitcoin; the hard part is preventing cheaters who try to get more than their fair share, and I was never able to come up with a really good solution (that is tied into the whole identity-on-the-Internet thing, which nobody has solved).

How often do you get the chance to work on a potentially world-changing project?
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No, I don't have time to clean up the code, port it to the latest AppEngine API, etc.

The Faucet was the simplest possible project I could think of to get my feet wet with Bitcoin; the hard part is preventing cheaters who try to get more than their fair share, and I was never able to come up with a really good solution (that is tied into the whole identity-on-the-Internet thing, which nobody has solved).

Maybe you could come up with some kind of "proof of work" scheme to give a fair share of BTC out to everyone Wink ?

Edit: Ha, was supposed to be a funny comment, but could actually work. Just make a faucet coin client using a proof-of-work scheme a la Yacoin (scrypt targeted to CPUs) and then trade these tokens for faucet bitcoins. It still depends on the number/power of CPUs you have, but would somewhat alleviate the IP/idententity problems..
Its like trying to turn the clock back a little bit when bitcoins could be mined without ASCIC/GPUs.

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Showing the number of Bitcoins available is on my TODO list.  I just checked and the balance is up to 1,135 (thanks to whoever donated!).

And right now it is 5 bitcoins per IP address (not bitcoin address).  Not per-day-- just 5.  I want to start out conservatively, I will loosen it to 5 per (day?/week?/month?) if people start having lots of trouble because they get a dynamic IP address from their ISP that already got some.

RE: captchas:  yeah, I was gonna start out with a captcha, but I wanted it to be as simple and non-threatening as possible.  I don't think anybody who has access to hundreds or thousands of working public IP addresses would go to the effort of writing a bitcoin-harvesting robot, though I suppose somebody with a botnet might take a crack at it.  To make that tougher I could make it 5 bitcoins per IP AND 5 bitcoins per bitcoin address (so they couldn't have all the bots in the botnet using the same BC address).







good morning G!

~is the "giveaway" still on bud? If i could get 5BTC my attitude about the bitcoin world would change dramatically! HELP ME!!! PLEASE!!! I PROMISE TO MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN!!

>> FROM CALIFORNIA TO WESTERN MASS!!!!

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Showing the number of Bitcoins available is on my TODO list.  I just checked and the balance is up to 1,135 (thanks to whoever donated!).

And right now it is 5 bitcoins per IP address (not bitcoin address).  Not per-day-- just 5.  I want to start out conservatively, I will loosen it to 5 per (day?/week?/month?) if people start having lots of trouble because they get a dynamic IP address from their ISP that already got some.

RE: captchas:  yeah, I was gonna start out with a captcha, but I wanted it to be as simple and non-threatening as possible.  I don't think anybody who has access to hundreds or thousands of working public IP addresses would go to the effort of writing a bitcoin-harvesting robot, though I suppose somebody with a botnet might take a crack at it.  To make that tougher I could make it 5 bitcoins per IP AND 5 bitcoins per bitcoin address (so they couldn't have all the bots in the botnet using the same BC address).







good morning G!

~is the "giveaway" still on bud? If i could get 5BTC my attitude about the bitcoin world would change dramatically! HELP ME!!! PLEASE!!! I PROMISE TO MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN!!

>> FROM CALIFORNIA TO WESTERN MASS!!!!

 Grin

MANY MANY THANKS!!!!!*

,YOUR FRIEND FOR LIFE!!!

"IT'S ALL ABOUT THE LOVE"


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Please do not revive this ancient thread.
This was when bitcoins were cents each , now there are 200+ each.

Would any mod please move to archival or lock ?

No longer active on bitcointalk, however, you can still reach me via PMs if needed.
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haha, seriously. I wish I was in Bitcoin that far back. Roll Eyes

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haha, seriously. I wish I was in Bitcoin that far back. Roll Eyes
me too

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Showing the number of Bitcoins available is on my TODO list.  I just checked and the balance is up to 1,135 (thanks to whoever donated!).

And right now it is 5 bitcoins per IP address (not bitcoin address).  Not per-day-- just 5.  I want to start out conservatively, I will loosen it to 5 per (day?/week?/month?) if people start having lots of trouble because they get a dynamic IP address from their ISP that already got some.

RE: captchas:  yeah, I was gonna start out with a captcha, but I wanted it to be as simple and non-threatening as possible.  I don't think anybody who has access to hundreds or thousands of working public IP addresses would go to the effort of writing a bitcoin-harvesting robot, though I suppose somebody with a botnet might take a crack at it.  To make that tougher I could make it 5 bitcoins per IP AND 5 bitcoins per bitcoin address (so they couldn't have all the bots in the botnet using the same BC address).







good morning G!

~is the "giveaway" still on bud? If i could get 5BTC my attitude about the bitcoin world would change dramatically! HELP ME!!! PLEASE!!! I PROMISE TO MAKE MIRACLES HAPPEN!!

>> FROM CALIFORNIA TO WESTERN MASS!!!!

 Grin

MANY MANY THANKS!!!!!*

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