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June 19, 2015, 09:15:02 PM
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Well, I only take the inclusion of luke's post of lies as siding with luke's lies.

With that, I would request that eleuthria remove me from his suggestions.

I have no wish to be suggested as an option by a pool that would allow luke's post of lies without my response.

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June 19, 2015, 09:33:01 PM
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Well, I only take the inclusion of luke's post of lies as siding with luke's lies.

With that, I would request that eleuthria remove me from his suggestions.

I have no wish to be suggested as an option by a pool that would allow luke's post of lies without my response.

is it still Likes pool?

Anyway I think the situation is rather sad, and not worth bickering about, it's clear the little guys, Us Miners and the pool operators are being superseded by the people investing big money in Bitcoin mining.

So thanks, not only to eleuthria for a fantastic mining pool, it didn't become the biggest for any other reason than it was the best and most open pool to contribute too.

so it is Sad, but also a new binging, no need to focus on the past.  

And thanks to all the other miners, my hashing was worth so much more because you all contributed too.

i just checked my profitability and I'm earning 39% above my energy cost, I'm hanging in there still.  

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June 19, 2015, 09:35:14 PM
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Well, I only take the inclusion of luke's post of lies as siding with luke's lies.

With that, I would request that eleuthria remove me from his suggestions.

I have no wish to be suggested as an option by a pool that would allow luke's post of lies without my response.

Kano CKPool is no longer recommended because it is run by a fucking baby.  That better?

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June 19, 2015, 10:03:04 PM
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Well, I only take the inclusion of luke's post of lies as siding with luke's lies.

With that, I would request that eleuthria remove me from his suggestions.

I have no wish to be suggested as an option by a pool that would allow luke's post of lies without my response.

Kano CKPool is no longer recommended because it is run by a fucking baby.  That better?
Much better Smiley

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June 20, 2015, 09:47:28 AM
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Hi,
What happens to the Namecoin balance if it's less than the minimum...will we be able to withdraw them manually at some point?

The 0.00xxxxx NMC balances will be funding my mansion...made of cardboard....and roughly the size of a car.  These amounts are worth less than half of a penny.
Please accept my current balances of 0.00828663BTC and 0.00021412 NMC at BTC Guild as a donation towards your new mansion.  Maybe you'll be able to upgrade to corrugated cardboard now Tongue

I was thinking he could use that donation to buy a knife  so his mansion can have windows... Wink
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June 20, 2015, 01:37:51 PM
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eleuthria, it was a great ride.

shut my miners down a year ago maybe but probably half my time mining was pointed at you.

youll be missed.
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June 20, 2015, 01:51:27 PM
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Hi,
What happens to the Namecoin balance if it's less than the minimum...will we be able to withdraw them manually at some point?

The 0.00xxxxx NMC balances will be funding my mansion...made of cardboard....and roughly the size of a car.  These amounts are worth less than half of a penny.
because it's worth nothing today, it's worthless to you?
Yet you allowed/continued to support the merged mining.
So why not release it as well. It isn't the point of what it costs, it's the point it belongs to the miner, not you.
Just disable NMC now than if that's how it's going to be.

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NMC Account Balance Earnings    5.78648863

good for 1 beer i hope!

enjoy!
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June 21, 2015, 08:15:57 PM
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i will stay mining on btc-guild until the last second...

in fact i will not delete it from my miner.

"...I suspect we need a better incentive for users to run nodes instead of relying solely on altruism...",  satoshi@vistomail.com
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June 21, 2015, 08:48:13 PM
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Jeez some members in the community have such an attitude problem... and I wish it were only about their age.

I guess eleuthria could have added it to the list of reasons for the shutdown. Sad Undecided
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June 21, 2015, 09:28:41 PM
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Thanks eleuthria for everything!

iCEBREAKER is a troll! He and cypherdoc helped HashFast scam 50 Million $ from its customers !
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June 21, 2015, 09:34:39 PM
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I used to mine on BTC Guild way back in early 2012.  Sad to see it closing, but refreshing to see an operator actually give notice instead of just disappearing with the held balances.  Good luck to you in the future eleuthria.

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June 21, 2015, 09:40:06 PM
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On the brighter side:  At least our last 2 weeks might be a bit lucky, the last few days haven't been half bad.

I have read about the opinion of different pool owners regarding the Bitcoin QT vs XT debate. But, I could not find your opinion about it. Though you are a closing pool, you were one of the earliest and served successfully over a very long time. So, I'd like to know your opinion about this debate. I am sorry, if you have already stated about it. Then you may please point me to that source.
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How long are you obligated to retain user data?
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How long are you obligated to retain user data?

All user and transaction data goes offline on October 1, 2015.  Actual deletion won't take place until 7 years after the final tax return is filed for the company.  During that time, the data will live on two encrypted drives (one primary, one backup), but will not actually be inside a computer.

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So long and thanks for all the fish!

I'm really going to miss this place. It's been a major minor part of my life over the last 4 years.

I'm also curious about where everyone is moving to. The times I've tried other pools, sooner or later I always hit a failover pool. At btcguild this almost never happened. I think if we can get 5ph or more of btcguild's hashrate to all move to the same pool it would really benefit everyone there. As of now I might move to eligius or ghash(ew) or even antpool IDK. Anyone decided on where they are moving to yet?

eleuthria has a list he recommends.

absent from that list is Slush - i think its to do with bad blood and a misunderstanding, the result is Slush was responsible for a DoS attack on BTC Guild.
I was thinking of joining Slush, though if slush was responsible for a DDOS attack I would not want to join that pool anymore, could someone point me towards some evidence of this?

The pool we join in many ways is similar to a form of political representation. which it is why it is so important that we choose a pool that deserves our hashing power. One of the reasons it is such a shame to see btcguild close down, so thank you eleuthria for running this pool for so many years. Smiley
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On the brighter side:  At least our last 2 weeks might be a bit lucky, the last few days haven't been half bad.

I have read about the opinion of different pool owners regarding the Bitcoin QT vs XT debate. But, I could not find your opinion about it. Though you are a closing pool, you were one of the earliest and served successfully over a very long time. So, I'd like to know your opinion about this debate. I am sorry, if you have already stated about it. Then you may please point me to that source.

The block size debate is something I've been expecting for years, and it's something I just can't see a great solution to.  The real problem I'm seeing is the larger blocks, once they become normal/blocks actually start using up some of that extra space, is the ability for people to run full nodes.  Similarly, solo mining/p2pool is already at a disadvantage compared to pools/farms running on datacenter quality connections, larger blocks just make it worse.

I've always fallen into the camp that felt like Bitcoin would be a settlement network more than a transactional network.  Services building on top of the chain rather than all trying to live inside of it.  I was very interested in what sidechains could accomplish.  The idea of a separate network for insignificant transactions that then get settled on the main chain as a bulk settlement rather than 10,000 transactions cluttering up the entire network.

Obviously, we haven't gotten something like that ready in time, so we *need* to increase the block size in order for Bitcoin to remain functional in the next few years.

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June 22, 2015, 04:29:43 AM
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Jeez some members in the community have such an attitude problem... and I wish it were only about their age.

I guess eleuthria could have added it to the list of reasons for the shutdown. Sad Undecided


lolwut, this pool need all the hashrate it can get before actual shutdown... 

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On the brighter side:  At least our last 2 weeks might be a bit lucky, the last few days haven't been half bad.

I have read about the opinion of different pool owners regarding the Bitcoin QT vs XT debate. But, I could not find your opinion about it. Though you are a closing pool, you were one of the earliest and served successfully over a very long time. So, I'd like to know your opinion about this debate. I am sorry, if you have already stated about it. Then you may please point me to that source.

The block size debate is something I've been expecting for years, and it's something I just can't see a great solution to.  The real problem I'm seeing is the larger blocks, once they become normal/blocks actually start using up some of that extra space, is the ability for people to run full nodes.  Similarly, solo mining/p2pool is already at a disadvantage compared to pools/farms running on datacenter quality connections, larger blocks just make it worse.

I've always fallen into the camp that felt like Bitcoin would be a settlement network more than a transactional network.  Services building on top of the chain rather than all trying to live inside of it.  I was very interested in what sidechains could accomplish.  The idea of a separate network for insignificant transactions that then get settled on the main chain as a bulk settlement rather than 10,000 transactions cluttering up the entire network.

Obviously, we haven't gotten something like that ready in time, so we *need* to increase the block size in order for Bitcoin to remain functional in the next few years.

Thanks for the response. So, in short, you are supporting XT for now as QT is determined not to increase block size even to 8MB ?

And as you said, that you feel like Bitcoin would be a settlement network, dont you think bitcoin, the unit, will also has a future as store value ?
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June 23, 2015, 03:49:38 PM
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fair dues for all your hard work, the pool was great for me when I mined there, and you've always been open with the community. Hopefully those skills of yours won't go unrewarded!

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