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Here is my list of 44 (mostly) reviewed Bitcoin forks. This list is not comprehensive, I am not adding anymore forks that I newly learned about that very clearly have just a website (and maybe an old source code) and never really took off, it would be just a waste of my time.

Feel free to suggest a bugfix, addition or any other improvement.

The difference between this list and most of the other lists is that I personally compile the source code, run the software, sync or import all the shared pre-fork blockchain data (using the method I described here, if possible - almost always is), sync-up the blockchain, replace wallet.dat with my Bitcoin Core's encrypted wallet.dat, zap/rescan the wallet and verify that my balances are properly present. Since I never import any private key (and so far never made a since transaction on any of these new forks, thus never unencrypted and revealed my keys) even if the software is evil and would like to babble out the private keys it can't. I am only interested in forks with full-node source code based on Bitcoin Core. If all this checks out I deem the fork as "seems to be working". If I cannot readily find the value of given fork then the value is "unknown", if the amount of forked coins corresponding to 1 BTC is of value lesser than 1% of 1 BTC then the value is "next to zero".


(Last update: June 30th, 2018)


Total number of reviewed Bitcoin forks: 44
 of which
 - seem to be working: 20 (2806 GB) +1 fork of Bitcoin Cash (143 GB)
 - somewhat working: 1
 - first worked then stopped: 2 (328 GB)
 - seem to have no nodes: 1
 - haven't published full-node source code based on Bitcoin Core: 11
 - seem like a waste of my resources to compile/sync/test (sorry): 3
 - seem abandoned: 1
 - don't seem to exist (anymore): 5


(Blockchains deduplication statistics: 20 BTC forks + 1 BCH fork + BTC + BCH + BTG + BTX = 3.41 TB, deduplicated down to 940 GB, savings rate 73%)


Timeline
block 478558: Bitcoin Cash[>], Bitcoin Clashic[>]
block 491407: Bitcoin Gold[>]
block 495866: Bitcoin Diamond[>]
block 498754: Bitcoin CBC[>]
block 498777: UnitedBitcoin[>]
block 498848: Bitcoin Hot[>]
block 498888: SuperBitcoin[>], Bitcoin X[>], Oil Bitcoin[>]
block 498960: Bitcoin ALL[>]
block 499345: Bitcoin Pay[>]
block 499777: Bitcoin World[>]
block 499888: Bitclassic Coin[>]
block 499999: Lightning Bitcoin[>], BitcoinStake[>], Bitcoin King[>]
block 500000: Bitcoin Faith[>]
block 500283: BitEthereum[>]
block 501000: Bitcoin New[>]
block 501118: Bitcoin Top[>]
block 501225: Bitcoin God[>], Bitcoin FILE[>], FastBitcoin[>]
block 501407: Bitcoin Cash Plus[>]
block 501451: Segwit2X[>]
December 31st, 2017: Bitcoin Uranium[>], Bitcoin Silver[>]
block 501888: Bitcoin Pizza[>], Bitcoin Nano[>]
block 501949: Bitcoin Ore[>]
block 503888: World Bitcoin[>]
block 505050: Bitcoin Smart[>], Bitvote[>]
block 505083: Bitcoin Interest[>]
block 505888: Bitcoin Atom[>]
January 30th, 2018: Bitcoin LITE[>]
block 507850: Bitcoin 2[>]
block 508000: Bitcoin Flash[>]
block 508888: Big Bitcoin[>]
block 511346: Bitcoin Private[>]
block 516095: ClassicBitcoin[>]
block 518800: bitcoinClean[>]
block 520000: Smart Bitcoin[>]


Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
- fork at 478558
- https://www.bitcoincash.org/
- https://github.com/Bitcoin-ABC/bitcoin-abc
- status on 06/24/2018: seems to be working, 148 GB, seeing 100+ nodes

Bitcoin Clashic (BCL)
- fork at 478558
- http://bitcoinclashic.org
- "The Bitcoin Clashic mainnet launched on August 1st, 2017 and is still alive. Beware of BCash - a FakeVision, maliciously hard-forked from Clashic on November 13, 2017"
- https://twitter.com/BitcoinClashic
- https://github.com/Bitcoin-Clashic/bitcoin-clashic
- seems like a waste of my resources to compile/sync/test (sorry)

Bitcoin Gold (BTG)
- fork at 491407
- https://bitcoingold.org/
- https://github.com/BTCGPU/BTCGPU
- status on 06/24/2018: seems to be working, 153 GB, seeing 100+ nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin Diamond (BCD) (1 BTC = 10 BCD)
- fork at 495866
- http://www.btcd.io/
- https://twitter.com/BitcoinDiamond_
- https://github.com/eveybcd/BitcoinDiamond
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 30+ nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 154 GB, seeing 20 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin CBC (BCBC)
- fork at 498754
- snapshot fork (no shared pre-fork blockchain history)
- "All unspent coinbase generated coins from 50000 first blocks from original Bitcoin blockchain were filtered (1235650 coins)"
- "Two famous addresses deleted from blockchain: 1FeexV6bAHb8ybZjq, 12tkqA9xSoowkzoER (108108 coins)"
- "Each address with positive amount was substracted by 1 COIN, these funds also went to to ExtraReward. (1356958 coins)" [sic]
- https://cleanblockchain.org/
- https://twitter.com/cleanblockchain
- https://github.com/cleanblockchain/Bitcoin-CBC
- status on 06/23/2018: seems to be working, 0.2 GB, seeing 4 nodes, however the value is next to zero

UnitedBitcoin (UBTC)
- fork at 498777
- http://www.ub.com
- https://twitter.com/United_Bitcoin
- https://github.com/UnitedBitcoin/UnitedBitcoin
- Phase1 between Block 494000 and Block 498777, Phase2 between Block 498777 and Block 501878
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 90+ nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 160 GB, seeing 62 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin Hot (BTH) (1 BTC = 100 BTH)
- fork at 498848
- https://www.bithot.org/
- https://github.com/BitcoinHot/bitcoinhot
- no source code available

SuperBitcoin (SBTC)
- fork at 498888
- http://superbtc.org/
- https://twitter.com/SuperBTC2/with_replies
- https://github.com/superbitcoin/SuperBitcoin
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2546577
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 40+ nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 161 GB, seeing 28 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin X (BCX) (1 BTC = 10000 BCX)
- fork at 498888
- https://bcx.org/
- https://github.com/bitcoinx-project/bitcoinx
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 20+ nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 159 GB, seeing 21 nodes

Oil Bitcoin (OBTC)
- fork at 498888
- http://www.oilbtc.io/index_en.html
- https://twitter.com/oilbtc
- https://github.com/oilbtc2017/oilbtc
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 4 nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: doesn't seem to be working anymore, 159 GB, last block 524001 on 03/07/2018

Bitcoin ALL (BTA)
- fork at 498960
- http://bitcoinall.org/ (only in Chinese)
- no source code available

Bitcoin Pay (BTP) (1 BTC = 10 BTP)
- fork at 499345
- http://www.btceasypay.com/
- no source code available

Bitcoin World (BTW) (1 BTC = 10000 BTW)
- fork at 499777
- http://www.btw.one/
- https://github.com/btwone/btwcore
- status on 06/18/2018: - seems to have no nodes

Bitclassic Coin (BICC)
- fork at 499888
- http://bicc.io/
- https://github.com/bitunity/BitClassicCoin-BICC
- doesn't seem to exist (anymore)


Lightning Bitcoin (LBTC)
- fork at 499999
- http://lightningbitcoin.io/
- https://twitter.com/LightningBTC
- https://github.com/lbtcio/lbtc-core
- txindex enabled by default!
- EPIC FAIL: a fresh node compiled from the source code b68e215 doesn't sync beyond block 1996068 [GitHub Issue #1]
 (a workaround is to fully sync using the provided daemon binary, without wallet.dat, and then switch)
- status on 06/30/2018: seems to be working, 177 GB, seeing 27 nodes, however the value is next to zero

BitcoinStake (BTCS) (1 BTC = 100 BTCS)
- fork at 499999
- http://btcscoin.com (only in Chinese)
- no source code available

Bitcoin King (BCK)
- fork at 499999
- https://btcking.org/
- https://github.com/btcking/btcking
- seems like a waste of my resources to compile/sync/test (sorry)

Bitcoin Faith (BTF)
- fork at 500000
- http://bitcoinfaith.org/
- https://twitter.com/BitcoinFaith
- https://github.com/bitcoinfaith/bitcoinfaith (repo disappeared ??)
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 9 nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 160 GB, seeing 2 nodes, however the value is next to zero

BitEthereum (BITE) (1 BTC = 3.93946357 BITE)
- fork at 500283 - 00:00 on December 21st, 2017 (GMT+8)
- claiming deadline April 2, 2018
- https://www.bitethereum.io/
- no source code available

Bitcoin New (BTN)
- fork at 501000
- http://btn.kim
- https://twitter.com/BTN_top
- no source code available
- doesn't seem to exist (anymore)


Bitcoin Top (BTT)
- fork at 501118
- https://bitcointop.org/
- https://github.com/bitcointop/bitcointop
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 4 nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 160 GB, seeing 4 nodes, however the value is unknown

Bitcoin God (GOD)
- fork at 501225
- https://www.bitcoingod.org/
- https://twitter.com/BitcoinGodOrg
- https://twitter.com/ChandlerGuo
- https://github.com/BitcoinGod/BitcoinGod/
- status on 06/18/2018: seems to be working, 162 GB, seeing 10 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin FILE (BIFI) (1 BTC = 1000 BIFI)
- fork at 501225
- https://www.bitcoinfile.org/
- no source code available

FastBitcoin (FBTC)
- fork at 501225
- https://fbtc.pro/index-en.html
- https://github.com/fastbitcoin/fastbitcoin (not based on Bitcoin Core)

Bitcoin Cash Plus (BCP)
- fork at 501407
- http://bitcoincashplus.org/
- https://twitter.com/bitcoincashplus
- https://github.com/bitcoincashplus/bitcoincashplus
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 4 nodes
- status on 06/28/2018: doesn't seem to be working anymore, 169 GB, last block 536609 on 06/08/2018

Segwit2X (B2X) (1:1 + "a proportional number of Bitcoins of Satoshi Nakamoto" via "the crypto-exchanges and wallets of our partners gradually")
- fork at 501451
- https://b2x-segwit.io/
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2595620
- https://github.com/SegwitB2X/bitcoin2x
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 20+ nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 162 GB, seeing 9 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin Uranium (BUM)
- fork at ?? ("Coming 31th December 2017")
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2316506
- https://github.com/BitcoinUranium/bitcoin
- doesn't seem to exist (anymore)


Bitcoin Silver (BTSI)
- fork at ?? ("COMING 31TH DECEMBER 2017")
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2311582
- no source code available
- doesn't seem to exist (anymore)


Bitcoin Pizza (BPA)
- fork at 501888
- http://p.top/en/
- https://github.com/DAGBPA/BitcoinPizza/
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 18 nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 163 GB, seeing 2 nodes, however the value is unknown

Bitcoin Nano (Nano) (1 BTC = 1000 Nano)
- fork at 501888
- snapshot fork (no shared pre-fork blockchain history)
- https://www.btcnano.org/
- https://twitter.com/BitcoinNano1
- https://github.com/bitcoinnano/Bitcoin-Nano
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be somewhat working, seeing 4 nodes, however unclear how to access the forked coins (seems the distribution hasn't happened yet?)
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be somewhat working, seeing 2 nodes, however still unclear how to access the forked coins

Bitcoin Ore (BCO)
- fork at 501949
- http://bitcoinore.org/
- no source code available

World Bitcoin (WBTC) (1 BTC = 100 WBTC)
- fork at 503888
- http://www.wbtcteam.org
- https://github.com/worldbitcoin/worldbitcoin
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 19 nodes
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 166 GB, seeing 19 nodes, however the value is unknown

Bitcoin Smart (BCS) (1 BTC = 100 BCS + 100 BCST)
- fork at 505050
- http://bcs.info/
- no source code available

Bitvote (BTV)
- fork at 505050
- https://www.bitvote.one/
- https://twitter.com/bitvoteone
- https://github.com/bitcoinvote/bitcoin
- seems like a waste of my resources to compile/sync/test (sorry)

Bitcoin Interest (BCI)
- fork at 505083
- https://www.bitcoininterest.io/
- https://github.com/BitcoinInterestOfficial/BitcoinInterest
- status on 06/18/2018: seems to be working, 166 GB, seeing 25 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin Atom (BCA)
- fork at 505888
- https://bitcoinatom.io/
- https://twitter.com/atombitcoin
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2515675
- https://github.com/bitcoin-atom
- txindex enabled by default!
- status on 02/24/2018: seems to be working, seeing 10 nodes
- EPIC FAIL: there is allegedly a difficulty adjustment bug thanks to which millions of coins have been mined in less than 24 hours making the coin entirely and irrecoverably worthless
- status on 06/18/2018: still seems to be working, 181 GB, seeing 9 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Bitcoin LITE (BTCL)
- fork on 30th January 2018
- http://www.bitcoinlite.us/
- no source code available
- seems abandoned


Bitcoin 2 (BTC2)
- fork at 507850
- snapshot fork (no shared pre-fork blockchain history, "the blockchain data will be pruned from over 150 GB to around 2 GB")
- https://www.bitc2.org/
- https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=2871452
- https://github.com/BITC2/bitcoin2
- status on 06/18/2018: seems to be working, 2 GB, seeing 7 nodes, however the value is unknown

Bitcoin Flash (BTF)
- fork at 508000
- https://bitcoinflash.io/
- https://github.com/bitcoinflash/bitcoinflash
- doesn't seem to exist (anymore)


Big Bitcoin (BBC) (1 BTC = 10 BBC)
- fork at 508888
- http://www.bigbitcoins.org/
- no source code available

Bitcoin Private (BTCP)
- fork at 511346
- snapshot fork (no shared pre-fork blockchain history)
- https://bitcoinpvt.org/
- https://twitter.com/bitcoinprivate
- https://github.com/BTCPrivate/BitcoinPrivate
- Java GUI, a bit CPU intensive (at least on Windows)
- status on 06/18/2018: seems to be working, 15 GB, seeing 90+ nodes, however the value is next to zero

ClassicBitcoin (CBTC) (1 BTC = 10000 CBTC)
- fork at 516095
- https://bitclassic.info/
- https://twitter.com/bitclassic2
- https://github.com/classicbitcoins/cbitcoin
- status on 06/23/2018: seems to be working, 178 GB, seeing 5 nodes, however the value is unknown

bitcoinClean (BCL)
- fork at 518800
- https://bitcoinclean.org/
- https://github.com/bitcoinclean/bitcoinclean
- status on 06/23/2018: seems to be working, 179 GB, seeing 9 nodes, however the value is next to zero

Smart Bitcoin (SBC)
- fork at 520000
- http://www.smartbitcoin.one/index-en.html
- no source code available



Bitcoin Candy (CDY) (1 BCH = 1000 CDY)
- fork of Bitcoin Cash
- forked at 512666
- http://cdy.one/index_EN.html
- https://github.com/bitcoincandyofficial/bitcoincandy
- status on 06/22/2018: seems to be working, 143 GB, seeing 7 nodes, however the value is next to zero



Honorable mentions

Stellar Lumen (XLM)
- https://www.stellar.org/
- bitcoin holders could have claimed free lumens until August 27th, 2017

Byteball Bytes (GBYTE)
- https://byteball.org/
- bitcoin holders (as well as byteball holders themselves) were getting free bytes and blackbytes in distribution rounds since December 25th, 2016, distributed 64.5% of the total supply
- the distribution was cut short suddenly and without any prior announcement => loss of credibility

Bitcore (BTX)
- https://bitcore.cc/
- originally the bitcoin holders received free coins in two rounds and then all the bitcore holders have been receiving weekly airdrops for several months

Bitcoin Hush (BTCH)
- http://btchush.org/
- bitcoin holders can claim BTCH in 1:1 ratio
- "BTCH takes the value from four different blockchains (HUSH, SUPERNET, DEX, BTC), and then dumps it onto a host chain Komodo (KMD). It does not fork from KMD, nor does it fork from BTC or HUSH. It is technically NOT A FORK, but a merged airdrop."

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Thanks for the detailed report of the bitcoin plugs. I did not know that there is such a huge amount. Until now I thought that there were only 2 or 3 of them.

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Seriously? What the fudge I thought there was at most 10 forks but this list complied you got 30 here jesus  Huh. All I think now is that I hope most aren't important and I have a hard time taking anything like that seriously given that 30 times bitcoin has been forked, hilarious.

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Seriously? What the fudge I thought there was at most 10 forks but this list complied you got 30 here jesus  Huh. All I think now is that I hope most aren't important and I have a hard time taking anything like that seriously given that 30 times bitcoin has been forked, hilarious.

Yeah and there are probably more, I just don't know about them yet. Let's just hope that the fork craze won't last for long.

The thing about forks (un)importance is that each and every of them has a chance to become significant and valuable in the future, even to the point of replacing the original Bitcoin. The chance is very slim but nobody can know what will happen in the future. So any Bitcoin holder with a non-marginal amount of coins would be insane to ignore the forks. Many of these forks begin around 1% of Bitcoin value which is already a hell of a lot of money to be ignored.

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January 18, 2018, 05:59:01 PM
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OMG! What are all these forks? What good is that? Speculation on the exchanges or what?
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January 18, 2018, 06:02:06 PM
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Good one, thanks mate!
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January 18, 2018, 06:06:43 PM
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It's kind of insane how long this list is, and how few of these I've heard of... Seems like Bitcoin forks are being pumped out almost as fast as ERC20 tokens these days.
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January 18, 2018, 06:15:51 PM
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Well Well it seems to be a huge list. These days people are more interested in forking bitcoin rather than creating their own ICO and blockchain. These no more aim at improving bitcoin they are just focused at creating an alternative blockchain. Most of them aren't even supported by exchanges so they never get listed. I have a rather different theory regarding these forks. Its that if these forks are really worth it my wallet and exchanges will pay me up these forks than to just let them go away. It saves me from a lot of headache of moving funds from the cold storage everytime.

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January 18, 2018, 06:19:00 PM
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This forks looks like shitcoins - sell it if you can and buy GOA coin (see it in my signature)

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January 18, 2018, 06:23:14 PM
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Any item worth to pursue on that list? Bitcoin Diamond perhaps? I think I saw that somewhere, but all the rest? Not worth to risk your real BTC. Which they probably target.
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Wow I had only heard of three forks out of that whole list.
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You have collected a full information of bitcoin folks. But I don't think there is any benefit of making these forks. All these forks are just shitcoins now as people don't feel any excitement about it and don't even bother of moving their bitcoin to the private key wallet to take advantage of these forks as they are free at the time of forking.

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This forks can only delay the price of bitcoin to rise but it will never replace the original bitcoin. This will eventually fail just like bitcoin cash and other previous fork that tried to replace bitcoin. My guess is that it is part of  Operation Dragonslayer that eventually after many attempt.

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Any item worth to pursue on that list? Bitcoin Diamond perhaps? I think I saw that somewhere, but all the rest? Not worth to risk your real BTC. Which they probably target.

Of all these forks I am only interested in those that have published the source code (which should be everyone but isn't). I briefly review it, look at the changes they have made to see whether they leak my private keys and it also gives me some idea about what level of invention to expect from those developers (some code is really written horribly), then I compile it, fully sync the blockchain and run it. If you see a mention "seems to be working, seeing xxx nodes" that means I am actually running the node.

As for the private keys leak issue, in my case it's actually impossible anyway because I don't import my private keys, I simply reuse my Bitcoin wallet.dat where all the private keys are encrypted so there is nothing to leak. Only if I actually tried to make a transaction then the given private key would get decrypted and in danger but I have no desire to do that in any foreseeable future.

Which fork is worth pursuing that's a million dollar question, literally. It all comes down to how many bitcoins you have. Most people here have only a marginal amount so these forks are worthless to them, the whole world of cryptocurrencies is just a game to them. But if you have at least hundreds of bitcoins - worth of millions of dollars - then even the stupidest fork that is at 1% value right now is worth tens of thousands dollars, more than most people make in a whole year. That is if you wanted to sell it right now, which would be very unwise in my opinion as it's much better to miss this small immediate profit and see the fork vanish in the future than to sell for small profit now and then in the future watch in horror how the fork goes up and possibly even at the expense of the original bitcoin. If I keep the same amount of each fork coins as I have bitcoins then it doesn't matter to me which fork goes up, which goes down, how much they suck money from the original bitcoin, my cumulative balance is worth the same. But of course anyone is free to think and do whatever they want.

Another question is what does "pursuing a fork" actually mean. The safest (and in my opinion the best) thing to do regarding any fork is to do absolutely nothing, just ignore it. That way if the fork proves itself in the future you can always get back to it and start using your fork coins in some way. The only reason why I am running all those fork nodes is that I want to have an instant access to my fork coins, but I am not actually using those nodes in any way, nor making any transactions.

It's also worth noting that a possible success of the fork doesn't entirely depend of its actual quality but also on the timing (first-mover advantage). Compared to all the other forks BCH brings the least amount of innovation and yet its market capitalization far exceeds all the other forks combined simply because it was the very first fork. Also there is a noticeable decadence in the culture, so to speak. Remember the original Jeff Garzik's segwit2x fork that the authors cancelled out of fear of fragmenting the Bitcoin community? Then BTG came and over 20 other new forks were announced (including the segwit2x fork that some different people simply copy&pasted) and nobody is showing any considerate thought ever since.

Here is a screenshot of 12 full nodes I am currently running on my little lappie. In a few days I expect to add BCA, LBTC and BCP. They have very negligible cpu requirements, consume some 200-500 MB of memory each and require nearly no additional disk space since all the pre-fork data is identical and thus can be deduplicated.


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January 18, 2018, 10:15:43 PM
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holly cow, newer thought  that bitcoin has so many forks

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January 19, 2018, 06:18:10 AM
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Missing satoshi's true vision there: bitcoin clashic. http://bitcoinclashic.org/

OMG! What are all these forks? What good is that? Speculation on the exchanges or what?

What are they good for? Easy. Increasing the number of bitcoins people have. Make sure to wait for the inevitable pump first before selling.

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January 19, 2018, 07:17:03 AM
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I'm certainly very interesting situation with the people who actually collects these forks of bitcoin, I have one question, do you really think that they will be able to take their place among all this chaos of coins that is already present on the market today? Do you really think so?

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January 19, 2018, 08:24:07 AM
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Missing satoshi's true vision there: bitcoin clashic. http://bitcoinclashic.org/
ROFL. Great stuff Cheesy. Something for everybody included, no matter if you can read, write, both or none of it  Cheesy
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January 19, 2018, 09:19:54 AM
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The most promising Bitcoin fork( hybrid ) is Bitcore (BTX)

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January 19, 2018, 09:24:50 AM
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These forks are hilarious,getting these forks is insane,i wonder what these BTC developers  will do to these forked coins?to gain profits?
Well for me,these forkes arent really needed,because these doesnt resolved bitcoin's shortcomings ,as well as improvements doesnt make sense to our community.
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