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October 11, 2013, 09:41:19 PM
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Someone donated 10 BTC directly to the forum's main donation address 17RTTUAiiPqUTKtEggJPec8RxLMi2n9EZ9. (This is not what you're supposed to do if you want Donator status.) Someone is trying to claim this donation for Donator status, but they can't prove that they sent it. If you actually sent this 10 BTC, sign a message with 1ECTrZNum3ojyfDnZbkDBALtfwWL54wtZL. Otherwise, I'll give the status to the guy who already contacted me about claiming it.

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I saw a forum post about someone saying they donated direct to the address,

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I saw a forum post about someone saying they donated direct to the address,


Could you link it? I've search but haven't found anything yet. Although, that still doesn't proof it.



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October 11, 2013, 09:46:53 PM
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I saw a forum post about someone saying they donated direct to the address,


Could you link it? I've search but haven't found anything yet. Although, that still doesn't proof it.

I'll try find it, but if we can find the guy maybe they can sign the address.

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October 11, 2013, 09:57:32 PM
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Someone donated 10 BTC directly to the forum's main donation address 17RTTUAiiPqUTKtEggJPec8RxLMi2n9EZ9. (This is not what you're supposed to do if you want Donator status.) Someone is trying to claim this donation for Donator status, but they can't prove that they sent it. If you actually sent this 10 BTC, sign a message with 1ECTrZNum3ojyfDnZbkDBALtfwWL54wtZL. Otherwise, I'll give the status to the guy who already contacted me about claiming it.

10 BTC!  That is about $1400 for donator status then!  Shocked
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October 11, 2013, 10:08:45 PM
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Someone donated 10 BTC directly to the forum's main donation address 17RTTUAiiPqUTKtEggJPec8RxLMi2n9EZ9. (This is not what you're supposed to do if you want Donator status.) Someone is trying to claim this donation for Donator status, but they can't prove that they sent it. If you actually sent this 10 BTC, sign a message with 1ECTrZNum3ojyfDnZbkDBALtfwWL54wtZL. Otherwise, I'll give the status to the guy who already contacted me about claiming it.

10 BTC!  That is about $1400 for donator status then!  Shocked


Yes. 10BTC wasn't worth much when the forum was established.



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October 11, 2013, 10:10:50 PM
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Otherwise, I'll give the status to the guy who already contacted me about claiming it.
1. watch blockchain for transactions headed to donation address
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1. watch blockchain for transactions headed to donation address
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It's rare for someone to pay such large amounts to 17RTT... (except for my huge internal transfers), and he contacted me quickly, so it's probably likely that he actually sent it. The possibility that he didn't is why I'm posting this.

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Can't you just ask him/her to send another specific small payment from the same wallet, like 0.001234, to prove that they're the original donator?
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October 11, 2013, 10:57:45 PM
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Can't you just ask him/her to send another specific small payment from the same wallet, like 0.001234, to prove that they're the original donator?

Or just sign a message... which is what he's asking them to do
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October 11, 2013, 11:02:09 PM
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Can't you just ask him/her to send another specific small payment from the same wallet, like 0.001234, to prove that they're the original donator?

Or just sign a message... which is what he's asking them to do

No, he is asking others to sign a message. He has probably already asked the "donator" to sign a message, which the "donator" refused for some reason (perhaps it was a shared wallet; perhaps he does not know how; etc.).
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He claims to have used bips.me, an EWallet. And when he asked bips.me to sign something like I recommended, they apparently didn't know what he was talking about...

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October 11, 2013, 11:08:44 PM
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He claims to have used bips.me, an EWallet. And when he asked bips.me to sign something like I recommended, they apparently didn't know what he was talking about...

Strange, I just don't see someone sending 10BTC for a donation and not making a fuss about not having it yet.

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Strange, I just don't see someone sending 10BTC for a donation and not making a fuss about not having it yet.

Exactly one person did make a fuss right away, which is why I'm inclined to believe him even though he doesn't have any real proof.

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October 11, 2013, 11:13:10 PM
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He claims to have used bips.me, an EWallet. And when he asked bips.me to sign something like I recommended, they apparently didn't know what he was talking about...

Strange, I just don't see someone sending 10BTC for a donation and not making a fuss about not having it yet.

Well it 's a donation.It 's not like he got robbed or something...

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October 11, 2013, 11:17:52 PM
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He claims to have used bips.me, an EWallet. And when he asked bips.me to sign something like I recommended, they apparently didn't know what he was talking about...

Strange, I just don't see someone sending 10BTC for a donation and not making a fuss about not having it yet.

Well it 's a donation.It 's not like he got robbed or something...

Yeah but they would want the rank right.

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October 11, 2013, 11:21:59 PM
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He claims to have used bips.me, an EWallet. And when he asked bips.me to sign something like I recommended, they apparently didn't know what he was talking about...

Strange, I just don't see someone sending 10BTC for a donation and not making a fuss about not having it yet.

Well it 's a donation.It 's not like he got robbed or something...

Yeah but they would want the rank right.

I mean that he may wanted just to donate.Not to buy a rank. Thus not making a big fuss in the forum.

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Donating means not expecting anything in return. But obviously this forum does reward donators.

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Donating means not expecting anything in return. But obviously this forum does reward donators.
That's what I use to say. A donator will not ask for anything in return.
On the other hand, a little "thank you" is always appreciated, be it in the form of a vanity title, having your name on a plate somewhere, a tie-pin, whatever. So, any effort to find out who the donator was and awarding him with the title should be considered "the right thing to do"™

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