Every revolutionary idea is subjected to a good healthy round of skepticism. Nothing wrong with that. And progress towards understanding seems to be happening.
Plus, excellent entertainment. From that thread and a few others:
Some jerk invented an online currency and then turned it into a pyramid scheme through limiting the quantity in circulation and demand pressures created deflation
I still have no clue what a Bitcoin is.
its value is roughly equivalent to a combination of the coins that mario picks up and the rings that sonic collects
BitCoin is like being a little kid with an ant farm one summer and watching the little society of ants slowly break down and die. Only instead of ants it's full of libertarians.
This is like watching someone trying to build a giant tower out of cheese, while ferociously arguing it in an engineering perspective as a sound construction material while it keeps crumbling and getting eaten by rats.
You just don't understand how real value currency works. Unlike the illegal currency generation of the United Satan of America FED, Bitcoin allows users to generate currency out of their parent's electricity bill.
Ah, SA is such a treasure trove.