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July 29, 2011, 05:27:57 PM
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While asleep last night I had my first bitcoin night mare.  I was on a beach in florida at night with my laptop and I had about 200 bitcoins in my wallet  For some reason (dreams dont make sense)  I left my computer and walked off.  While I was gone I realized I forgot my computer on the beach and that I didn't back up my wallet.  

When I got back to the Beach it was daytime and it was full of old people.  Each old person on the beach had the same computer bag as me.  I didn't care, I tried going through everyones computer bag to find my bitcoin computer.  Old people were punching me pulling my hair telling me to get lost.  I woke up sweating.  Bitcoin nightmares are scary. Sad

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July 29, 2011, 05:33:34 PM
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I actually had a nightmare last night about writing a bitcoin client implementation in erlang :p I don't know why anymore, but it was very stressful Smiley

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July 29, 2011, 07:21:09 PM
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July 29, 2011, 07:32:21 PM
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Your dream was right! Your bitcoin are on everyone's computer!
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July 29, 2011, 09:23:54 PM
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No joke I have actually had nightmares about opening my wallet and seeing 0BTC as the balance.
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August 11, 2011, 08:51:20 AM
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What's the opposite of a nightmare? I had that a couple of days ago – I had around 100 bitcoins and price went up to $100!
Was a nice feeling  Cheesy

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August 11, 2011, 09:18:40 AM
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No joke I have actually had nightmares about opening my wallet and seeing 0BTC as the balance.
I had that one too, get out of my head.


I actually had a nightmare last night about writing a bitcoin client implementation in erlang :p I don't know why anymore, but it was very stressful Smiley
erlang as in the language developed by Ericsson for interacting with AXE's. Maybe you are dreaming up a new backend charging system for pay-as-go phones based on bitcoin.

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August 11, 2011, 09:53:15 AM
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Every night before I go to sleep, I have nervous sweats and shakes. I know the next morning, before my money gets to Mt Gox, the price will drop by half ,then by the time I wake up, it will be half way back to where it was, then by the time my money clears from Dwolla to Mt Gox, the price will be $3.00 higher than it was before.

I wish it was just a nightmare.   Angry

Then I wait 3 days, it does not change, starts to climb, I buy, spend all my money, then it plummets to $5.75 or $7.50.

I wish that was a nightmare, too!   Cry

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August 11, 2011, 04:13:47 PM
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Actually had a dream last night that I was watching a tornado come acroos the field towards my house. Once I figure out that its going to hit, I ran back to my room to grab my phone, stopped at the pc to get a fresh copy of my wallet.dat and check the prices before running down the basement.


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August 11, 2011, 06:14:24 PM
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Actually had a dream last night that I was watching a tornado come acroos the field towards my house. Once I figure out that its going to hit, I ran back to my room to grab my phone, stopped at the pc to get a fresh copy of my wallet.dat and check the prices before running down the basement.

LMFAO.   I could see me doing the same thing!

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