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January 13, 2012, 06:35:45 AM
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Who, among us, are coming to Chicago in the near future and will need taxi service? Moreover, who pledges to use the services provided by @ChicagoCabbie, paying the fare plus tip with Bitcoin?

In this post I will maintain a list of all those who state that they're coming to Chicago on business, for pleasure or simply to meet up with family and friends. Chicago Cabbie's (Rashid) hours are basically 4AM to 3PM. In your post, you don't have to state any particulars, but the more information you may provide would be most helpful in the formation of the list.

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ThE LiSt:

  • Bruno (Illinois resident, but would use for special events when parking is an issue)
  • altuin (coming soon--no other info provided)
  • bitcoinbitcoin113 (Chicago Resident)
  • the joint (Chicagoland Resident--Work/School)
  • anonymous5050 (Chicago Resident)
  • kjlimo (St. Patrick's Day visit)


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January 13, 2012, 03:01:30 PM
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Im so impressed with this, I want to come down to Chi town just to take a cab with bitcoin..

But I need a few more excuses to take a trip there..  Cant he pick me up in Ontario ? Cheesy

Wait.. 8 hour drive.. thats not bad... Smiley

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January 13, 2012, 03:33:34 PM
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I have a friend coming into Chicago from LA. He has some bitcoins, so I sent him a link to this thread.


Hi M.U. See you in Shy-town.   

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January 13, 2012, 06:42:57 PM
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I have a friend coming into Chicago from LA. He has some bitcoins, so I sent him a link to this thread.

Hi M.U. See you in Shy-town.   

Can you tell us anything else about this panel on Bitcoin you've mentioned below?

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This spring I'm part of a panel about bitcoins in Chicago. Tech-something?? I'll have to invite him.
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January 13, 2012, 06:58:20 PM
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I have a friend coming into Chicago from LA. He has some bitcoins, so I sent him a link to this thread.

Hi M.U. See you in Shy-town.   

Can you tell us anything else about this panel on Bitcoin you've mentioned below?

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This spring I'm part of a panel about bitcoins in Chicago. Tech-something?? I'll have to invite him.

Unfortunately I can tell you it has been canceled. Or at least the organizer sent me an email stating that he was not able to put together a panel. The event, "TechWeek", will still happen and he said that if I wanted to create a bitcoin session on my own it would likely be included. It comes during a crunch time for me and I don't think I will have time to do a quality job of organizing. If any one is interested in trying to get a panel together however, I would help. I know a few peers there who would also be part of it.
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January 14, 2012, 07:16:43 PM
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I'll be in chicago soon. I'll be sure to use them then
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January 16, 2012, 02:17:00 AM
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I'll be in chicago soon. I'll be sure to use them then

Great! We now have a list going (see OP). Any others coming to Chicago soon. Feel free to offer up any relative information regarding your visit.

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January 16, 2012, 03:40:56 PM
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This is totally amazing dude.

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January 18, 2012, 12:23:33 AM
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This is totally amazing dude.


I know! That's a pretty impressive list I have going there in the OP, don't you think? Anybody else coming to Chicago soon and would like to be added to the list while I still have room?

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January 19, 2012, 05:15:18 AM
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I'm in chicago and plan to use him when I need a cab. What app should I use to pay him in BTC, though. Sorry if this was answered in the original thread, I forgot the name of it.
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January 19, 2012, 05:32:07 AM
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I'm in chicago and plan to use him when I need a cab. What app should I use to pay him in BTC, though. Sorry if this was answered in the original thread, I forgot the name of it.

Great! I will put you on the list. At the moment, Rashid's has not implemented Bitcoin as of this penning. He was under the weather last week, but I'll be putting a fire under his ass (an expression) soon, for I am The Bitcoin Guy. (somebody here's suppose to be working on my suit and cape)

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January 22, 2012, 07:36:23 AM
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What is this guys phone #?
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January 22, 2012, 07:38:48 AM
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I'm still available for this and am in the city Tuesdays and Thursdays

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January 22, 2012, 07:51:11 AM
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I'm in chicago and plan to use him when I need a cab. What app should I use to pay him in BTC, though. Sorry if this was answered in the original thread, I forgot the name of it.

Great! I will put you on the list. At the moment, Rashid's has not implemented Bitcoin as of this penning. He was under the weather last week, but I'll be putting a fire under his ass (an expression) soon, for I am The Bitcoin Guy. (somebody here's suppose to be working on my suit and cape)

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January 22, 2012, 03:46:29 PM
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I'm in chicago and plan to use him when I need a cab. What app should I use to pay him in BTC, though. Sorry if this was answered in the original thread, I forgot the name of it.

Great! I will put you on the list. At the moment, Rashid's has not implemented Bitcoin as of this penning. He was under the weather last week, but I'll be putting a fire under his ass (an expression) soon, for I am The Bitcoin Guy. (somebody here's suppose to be working on my suit and cape)

~Bruno~


I bet this guy could help you out with the mask and cape  Grin

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=58675.0

Done! https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=58675.msg707130#msg707130

What is this guys phone #?

I can PM you his number if you really want it. Mostly, he uses Twitter to hustle up his rides. There's a link to his website on his Twitter account that may also provide his number. I see no reason why he would keep it private, but I'm not sure. https://twitter.com/ChicagoCabbie

I'm still available for this and am in the city Tuesdays and Thursdays

Great, the joint. I put you on the list. I opt to not do it earlier until I read from personally. Didn't want to take it for granted.

Anybody else coming to Chicago soon?
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February 11, 2012, 11:46:18 PM
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anonymous5050 is the latest BitcoinTalk user to express interest in using Chicago Cabbie's services. https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=56534.msg743180#msg743180

Anybody else living in Chicago or planning on a business, pleasure or family related trip soon, like to be included on the list in the OP of this thread?

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February 12, 2012, 04:39:39 AM
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On a related note, I was thinking about trying to approach the guys that work at the Mobil on the corner near my house to see if they would be interested in accepting Bitcoins.

It would be pretty sweet to pay for a cab ride back to my house with Bitcoins, because then the cabbie could get gas with them.

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February 12, 2012, 06:34:31 AM
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On a related note, I was thinking about trying to approach the guys that work at the Mobil on the corner near my house to see if they would be interested in accepting Bitcoins.

It would be pretty sweet to pay for a cab ride back to my house with Bitcoins, because then the cabbie could get gas with them.

Shit! This reminds me! I've been meaning to talk to you about something. Going to send you a PM.

~Bruno~
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February 12, 2012, 07:18:29 PM
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I will be in Chicago for St. Patty's day.

If we need to use a cab, I'd be up for trying this.

If you could post a video of how it works, so that I could show the people we're hanging out with how it will work.  That will increase my chances of talking people into it.

Good luck!  Please PM me once everything is setup and there's an app to download.  I can wait until early March, so that gives some time.

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February 12, 2012, 08:54:13 PM
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Lets try to get a restaurant to accept bitcoin around here.  Also, what is the best way to pay with a blackberry?
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