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January 15, 2015, 06:15:36 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

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January 15, 2015, 06:19:21 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

Yea, I remember last year my mom saying she heard the CEO of bitcoin committed suicide.

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January 15, 2015, 06:26:00 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

Yea, I remember last year my mom saying she heard the CEO of bitcoin committed suicide.
...  What? I don't even have words for this. Where did she got that from? I'm curious.

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January 15, 2015, 06:28:18 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

Yea, I remember last year my mom saying she heard the CEO of bitcoin committed suicide.
...  What? I don't even have words for this. Where did she got that from? I'm curious.

Seriously! Staff hadn't heard that one? I suggest Googling it.

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January 15, 2015, 06:37:08 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

Yea, I remember last year my mom saying she heard the CEO of bitcoin committed suicide.
...  What? I don't even have words for this. Where did she got that from? I'm curious.

http://betabeat.com/2014/03/bitcoin-ceo-found-dead-of-possible-suicide-in-singapore/ as an example.
The content used "bitcoin exchange firm CEO" while the news headline uses "Bitcoin CEO".
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January 15, 2015, 06:46:26 PM
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media is saying the truth. Bitcoin is a bubble, full of speculators and manipulators(including the big exchangers).
of course, there are some dreamers and honest people who thinks that they will be rich fi they use Bitcoin.

Bubble with 1 MIL people only Smiley  I like to remember that.

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January 15, 2015, 06:53:50 PM
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Media can be truly loathesome and biased, but this article isn't too bad. There are so many negative quotes they could have chosen to highlight (Buffet et al) but instead they merely point out that the fundamental properties of bitcoin seem to matter far less to the valuation than speculative haze, add that those who bought in two years ago are still impressively in the green, and praise the transactional ease of use.

Edit: yeah, the comments, same old crap. Quite mild compared to the trolling around here of late  Grin
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January 15, 2015, 06:54:05 PM
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media is saying the truth. Bitcoin is a bubble, full of speculators and manipulators(including the big exchangers).
of course, there are some dreamers and honest people who thinks that they will be rich fi they use Bitcoin.

Bubble with 1 MIL people only Smiley  I like to remember that.




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January 15, 2015, 11:43:13 PM
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media is saying the truth. Bitcoin is a bubble, full of speculators and manipulators(including the big exchangers).
of course, there are some dreamers and honest people who thinks that they will be rich fi they use Bitcoin.

Bubble with 1 MIL people only Smiley  I like to remember that.



People are comparing them to beanie babies...would you agree?

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January 15, 2015, 11:45:43 PM
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It's even listen in the biggest tech fails of 2014 here:
http://money.cnn.com/gallery/technology/2014/12/16/tech-fails-2014/index.html

Annoying FUD spreading media.

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January 15, 2015, 11:48:52 PM
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It's like trying to educate creationists on how the universe works, extremely tiring, tedious and they're likely to just ignore you anyway Sad Oh and this has been posted before. Also, I've become convinced that these people who are making these comments about Bitcoin are deliberately trying to spread bullshit, hell, now I think about it, it could even be the news networks' staff themselves, it's certainly not impossible, there are definitely people on gaming forums for example that are out to silence any criticism and pick fights with critics at a moments notice, you see it all the time.
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January 16, 2015, 04:41:51 AM
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The moment when he raised that sign made me laugh so much  Grin

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January 16, 2015, 11:28:36 AM
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Surviving 24 hours on bitcoin is possible but not easy but I'm sure it will be a reality some day that it will become much much more easier with wider adoption.

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January 17, 2015, 07:52:41 AM
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EDIT: The article links XBT as a symbol, it was awarded? I remember it being perused but don't remember hearing anything after.

I don't know if it's in the ISO standard doc yet. However, it seems fait accompli since organizations like Xe started using it - probably over a year ago.

Anyone with a campaign ad in their signature -- for an organization with which they are not otherwise affiliated -- is automatically deducted credibility points.
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January 19, 2015, 07:27:36 PM
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http://money.cnn.com/2015/01/15/investing/bitcoin-prices/index.html?iid=HP_LN

Anyone want to help spread education and good word about Bitcoin? Go to the CNN Money article (link above) and leave comments to help educate readers. It's amazing the misinformation and general bullshit being spread. One person referred to Bitcoin as a company!?

The article, for the most part, puts Bitcoin in a positive light.

Yea, I remember last year my mom saying she heard the CEO of bitcoin committed suicide.
...  What? I don't even have words for this. Where did she got that from? I'm curious.
The CEO of a small bitcoin exchange had committed suicide a little over a year ago. I believe it was speculated that it was due to the stress of running a company.

There were similar "rumors" that bitcoin filed for bankruptcy around the time that gox collapsed.......people are idiots
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