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June 29, 2015, 09:16:48 PM
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Mined my first bitcoin with a 7970 in ~2 days on your pool back in Feb 2013. Thanks, eleuthria! Best of luck in your future endeavors.
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June 30, 2015, 03:13:56 AM
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Just a reminder that the mining server will be offline at 23:59 UTC (or shortly after) on June 30th, which is about 20 hours after making this post.  If you plan to continue mining on BTC Guild up until the mining server goes dark, make sure your miners have failover pools in place.


For the first week after the mining pool shuts off, withdrawals may experience brief delays (up to 8 hours if it happens right after I go to sleep).  I'm expecting a significant increase in withdrawal requests once the server shuts off and people who have been mining on auto-pilot finally go to the site and read the news.  This will require moving coins from the cold storage to the payment server, which is a manual process.

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June 30, 2015, 03:17:20 AM
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Thanks eleuthria.
Yours was the first pool I mined with. I sincerely enjoyed learning through your statistics and forum posts.

Transaction fees go to the pools and the pools decide to pay them to the miners. Anything else, including off-chain solutions are stealing and not the way Bitcoin was intended to function.
Make the block size set by the pool. Pool = miners and they get the choice.
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June 30, 2015, 03:39:03 AM
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Thanks Eleuthria,  I guess this is a final countdown.

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June 30, 2015, 08:04:38 AM
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nice.. still at 6,718TH/s  Cheesy
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June 30, 2015, 11:32:08 AM
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Clearly there are going to be a lot of confused faces from people who don't bother keeping up with what's going on. I suspect you'll get a second flood of new posts after the pool has shut down.

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June 30, 2015, 01:46:06 PM
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Do not go gentle into that good night,
Old age should burn and rave at close of day;
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Though wise men at their end know dark is right,
Because their words had forked no lightning they
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright
Their frail deeds might have danced in a green bay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

Wild men who caught and sang the sun in flight,
And learn, too late, they grieved it on its way,
Do not go gentle into that good night.

Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight
Blind eyes could blaze like meteors and be gay,
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.

And you, my father, there on the sad height,
Curse, bless, me now with your fierce tears, I pray.
Do not go gentle into that good night.
Rage, rage against the dying of the light.


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June 30, 2015, 01:51:39 PM
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This was the first BTC pool I ever mined on! Thank you eleuthria. Long live BTCGuild!

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June 30, 2015, 03:12:14 PM
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I mined many, many coins using your pool. Thanks for running an honest pool & best of luck with your future endeavors.
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June 30, 2015, 06:58:03 PM
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I have been using your pool for around 18 months. I'm sorry to see you go and all the best in your future en-devours!
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June 30, 2015, 08:25:49 PM
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I've been mining with you for just over 4 years. Thank you for the great service and good luck with your future endeavors.

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June 30, 2015, 08:33:50 PM
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I've been mining with you for just over 4 years. Thank you for the great service and good luck with your future endeavors.

You've got some funny math skills... the announcement post is dated 10/22/2011.  The first block with BTC Guild in the coinbase script was 152700 on 11/10/2011.  If you're going to make something up, at least make it somewhat credible.

Eleuthria, best of luck to you in your new cardboard mansion Tongue

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June 30, 2015, 09:21:02 PM
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I've been mining with you for just over 4 years. Thank you for the great service and good luck with your future endeavors.

You've got some funny math skills... the announcement post is dated 10/22/2011.  The first block with BTC Guild in the coinbase script was 152700 on 11/10/2011.  If you're going to make something up, at least make it somewhat credible.

Eleuthria, best of luck to you in your new cardboard mansion Tongue

The pool has been public since May of 2011.  This announcement post is the 2nd post for the pool.  When it changed from Proportional to Pure PPS (and before PPLNS was introduced), we started a brand new thread.  BTC Guild mined *thousands* of blocks without a tag in the coinbase, because the old pushpool software we used in the early days didn't have a built in way to add coinbase tags.  We were the third oldest still running pool (second oldest if you start measuring from our first block found with the pool software during private testing, but Eligius opened up to the public a few days before BTC Guild).


EDIT:  Original forum thread for the pool: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=7760.0

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June 30, 2015, 09:43:26 PM
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My first payment from the PPS pool was dated 5/23/2011, so I guess I was almost there at the very beginning. We'll it has been a good run!
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June 30, 2015, 09:47:08 PM
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I've been mining with you for just over 4 years. Thank you for the great service and good luck with your future endeavors.

You've got some funny math skills... the announcement post is dated 10/22/2011.  The first block with BTC Guild in the coinbase script was 152700 on 11/10/2011.  If you're going to make something up, at least make it somewhat credible.

Eleuthria, best of luck to you in your new cardboard mansion Tongue

The pool has been public since May of 2011.  This announcement post is the 2nd post for the pool.  When it changed from Proportional to Pure PPS (and before PPLNS was introduced), we started a brand new thread.  BTC Guild mined *thousands* of blocks without a tag in the coinbase, because the old pushpool software we used in the early days didn't have a built in way to add coinbase tags.  We were the third oldest still running pool (second oldest if you start measuring from our first block found with the pool software during private testing, but Eligius opened up to the public a few days before BTC Guild).


EDIT:  Original forum thread for the pool: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=7760.0
Thanks for the clarification eleuthria.  I do indeed wish you the best in whatever it is you decide to do.

Dust, please accept my apologies.  I based my reply on the information I had available, which was quite obviously incorrect.  And, I admit, I saw the newbie tag on your account and jumped to conclusions.  Again, my apologies to you.

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June 30, 2015, 11:00:00 PM
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So long, and thanks for all the fish.

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June 30, 2015, 11:55:28 PM
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5 Minutes Remain...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jK-NcRmVcw


Pool servers have now been taken offline.  Miners have hopefully already begun their journey to failover pools.


R.I.P. BTC Guild: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CnQ8N1KacJc

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July 01, 2015, 12:03:16 AM
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I've got something like 3.25 NMC to donate toward your cardboard palace Grin  If you have an address I can set. It would keep you from having to handle it till the default date since I don't have a NMC wallet set up. Cool
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July 01, 2015, 12:17:35 AM
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I've removed the pages which will no longer serve any function (Charts, Workers, Rankings).  The Pool Stats page has been updated to show you the pool speed history over the last 2 and a half years.


Will likely begin posting some informational posts about the pool later this week just so anybody looking to start their own pool can learn from my mistakes and growing pains, and people looking at other pools can know what things they should look for from a pool operator.

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July 01, 2015, 12:25:23 AM
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5 Minutes Remain...https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9jK-NcRmVcw


Pool servers have now been taken offline.  Miners have hopefully already begun their journey to failover pools.

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I'll miss the Guild.  This marks the end of the beginning, as we transition from the 'laugh at you' stage to the 'fight you' era.

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