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July 29, 2012, 11:19:57 PM
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MD, any chance you're going to have HP N40L Microservers? That'd be most ideal..

http://h10010.www1.hp.com/wwpc/au/en/sm/WF25a/15351-15351-4237916-4237917-4237917-4248009.html?dnr=1

I sure will.



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July 29, 2012, 11:25:25 PM
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I pledge $100 to newegg. Not sure what I'll buy yet though.
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July 29, 2012, 11:38:29 PM
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I'm repledging AUD3K to BlueNile in next 12 months and AUD500 to MD/NewEgg.

MD, I'll buy from your store but I'm hoping we can return to ontopic, maybe put yourself in the list options. Amazon is another worthy addition.

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July 31, 2012, 10:59:19 PM
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Put me down for:
$500 on NewEgg
$250 on DealExtreme

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August 04, 2012, 09:21:45 PM
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$2k for Newegg Smiley

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August 05, 2012, 12:53:28 AM
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Really cool man...
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August 05, 2012, 03:33:41 PM
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oh my god that looks GREAT
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August 05, 2012, 09:06:35 PM
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I'm actually getting pretty close to launching my newegg.com competitor.
It will be Bitcoin only,  and competitive with newegg on just about everything.
It will have over 500,000 items available with real time inventory checks.

Here is a sneak preview:




This looked really exciting to me until I visited the shipping methods page of Memory Dealers http://memorydealers.com/shipping-rates/ when it becomes a clear no deal for me. The reason is you do not offer and advertise the US Postal Service as a shipping option to your customers. Let me explain:

When it comes to international and residential package delivery the private shipping companies simply do not get it here in Canada. I have seen UPS charge a $50 brokerage fee to broker a $3.50 GST charge at the border on an Item that cost $50. This got so bad the there was a class action lawsuit in Canada against UPS over this. http://www.classaction.ca/actions/Consumer-Protection/Current-Actions/United-Parcel-Service-Canada-Ltd-%28-UPS-%29.aspx. They have now changed their fees somewhat after the litigation but they are sill far to high. Canada Post charges a flat fee of $8.50 for brokerage. http://www.canadapost.ca/tools/pg/manual/PGcustoms-e.asp#1382719. That is it

Then there is the issue of delivery to a residential address especially in the smaller centers. With Canada Post if I am not home I get a notice in my mailbox and I can go to a retail outlet in my neighborhood to pick up my package. This is simple and very convenient as these outlets are typically open evenings and weekends.  With private couriers I may get a phone call or in some cases I have to contact them using the tracking information provided by the shipper. Then to arrange for delivery I have to either spend all day waiting of the courier to arrive or drive to some office in the outskirts of town, or in some cases in another community a few hundred miles away, open only from 8:30 to 4:30 on weekdays to pick up my package. Private couriers are very good at delivering documents to a business that has a reception. They fail very badly with delivering packages to residential addresses, and are even worse with international shipments.

This may sound like a real hearsay to many in this community, but it must be said: When it comes to shipping items purchased with Bitcoin to residential customers the "State Postal Monopoly"  here in Canada http://www.canadapost.ca does an excellent job, while the private sector fails miserably.

For me as a customer purchasing online it is very simple: Deliver using the Post Office or no sale.

Here are some examples regarding residential deliveries by private sector companies:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7Sb_r7BKTc
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikanns26nDA
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=APqvq0Kn55o
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1qUd9na_PQ

Concerned that blockchain bloat will lead to centralization? Storing less than 4 GB of data once required the budget of a superpower and a warehouse full of punched cards. https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/8/87/IBM_card_storage.NARA.jpg https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Punched_card
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August 06, 2012, 12:19:21 PM
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Introducing the Bitcoin 100: A Kickstarter for Businesses

In an attempt to get more businesses to accept Bitcoins directly as payments,  
lets compile a list of people who will promise to make an initial purchase with Bitcoins.
It will be a kind of Bitcoin cash mob.
Once we have some decent numbers for a specific business, we will contact them directly about accepting Bitcoins.

Initial targets are:

1. BlueNile.com Prices start at just $25 !!!
2. Newegg.com
3. Memoryx.net
4. Your suggestion here

Please post your name,  and amount you pledge to buy and from which company

Pledges:

User Name         1. BlueNile.com         2. Newegg.com         3. Memoryx.net
MemoryDealers             $0                     $100                    $1,000
rjk                              $0                     $100                    $0
MelMan2002               $100                     $100                    $100
Daily Anarchist              $0                      $2000                  $0
CornedBeefHash            $0                      $100                    $0
Serge                          $0                      $200                    $0
Kluge                          $0                      $250                    $0
dollartrader                  $0                      $200                    $0
tysat                           $0                      $300                    $0
BusmasterDM               $0                      $250                    $0
Transisto                     $0                      $5000                    $0
trentzb                        $0                      $500                    $0
Troll Toll                      $500                   $1000                    $0
amencon                      $0                       $200                    $0
adamstg                      $0                       $100                    $0

Grand Total               $600                     $10,400                  $1,100

Great work!
This, again, has the potential to make Bitcoin instantly big!

What I would strongly suggest:
Chinese "Dollarstores", or whatever you call them:
Dealextreme http://dx.com <-- probably the largest one
kaidomain, buyincoins etc are competitors, which might be interested to have a great advantage over the others with accepting bitcoins.

Why should they accept bitcoins?
-they operate worldwide, so they reach billions of people which can't use paypal
-paypal fees, obviously, as they are working with really low margins
-I guess payment frauds are high, with international customers

Those are a huge market, one of them accepting bitcoins would already have a huge influence.. and the others would follow soon!

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