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Author Topic: How will this mtgox screw-up affect the price?  (Read 4425 times)
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July 21, 2012, 11:37:43 AM

Looks like someone tried to put up scary wall and fat fingered the price, lol. I don't know, but buying 40k in one go is not very smart, maybe it's just rally trigger attempt gone bad Smiley
yes rally trigger screwed up by MtGox  Angry
and i think he'll be angry too

yeah, i'd be pissed


if the thinking was that maybe it'd spark it higher, that was lost by mtgox going down for 7 hrs and people either getting ready to or already placing sell orders in the range that the guy bought into.  i'd ask for an 8.8 * number of bitcoin refund

or maybe it's just someone that just *really* wanted some goddamn bitcoins (see  in which case they'll be back for more anyway

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