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March 19, 2015, 04:04:27 PM
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Group buy of BE300 chips anyone?

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March 19, 2015, 04:12:57 PM
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Group buy of BE300 chips anyone?

Back in the days of Avalon chips there were group buys that accumulated that kind of money. I think there could be people interested in buying raw chips in order to turn them into miners. That being said, $10M is a lot of money, man.

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March 19, 2015, 04:19:08 PM
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Group buy of BE300 chips anyone?

there is nothing better than brand new bathroom tiled with asic chips.....

Having chips is just a beginning of a long way to have pcb, from this point you have to design large scale farm - as it is not profitable to produce domestic user type of a tin. Than you have to find a DC.... And rather one which does NOT steal electricity and the one which will not rob your precious farm.... I am afraid that having 10 $$$ mln in the pocket is not enough....

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March 19, 2015, 06:36:17 PM
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Yeah, O.k.    Roll Eyes  I actually profited wildly on A.M.  I didn't lose money and I still have much more than you ever will have.


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March 19, 2015, 06:51:21 PM
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c) You may have to prove your contract. Please make sure that you got proper documentation ready. However, if you hold a contract through one of the platforms, there may be a consolidated method which doesn't require proof.


And on a more serious note - what do you mean by ''You may have to prove your contract''? How can we prove our contract more than we proved it when transferring from hashie by showing that we have access to the same email that we registered on the platform or to provide some screenshots from havelock? Or are you talking about the case where we take legal action?

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March 19, 2015, 07:26:03 PM
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March 19, 2015, 07:35:32 PM
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Jutarul,  yes i am very frustrated.  However thank you for helping answer some of these questions.  

Some points to add though:

1) Making a public statement saying that AM has enough capital to move forward regardless of BTC price,  on basically the eve of a make or break product,  while not having funding in place to produce said product, was EXTREMELY misleading.   People bought on that statement and made decisions on that statement.   No one was  thinking, that BE300 is going to get held up because of MONEY of all things.
The problem with words is that half the time they get misinterpreted. Just because a company stays in business, doesn't mean that they execute certain projects. Did google fail because they didn't bring google glasses to the mass market?


I can not agree more strongly with teek here, it was extremely misleading / total bull.
That statement should never have been made.

I would guess some people used the time to cash out, while we were kept in the dark.
It also seems ridiculous to me that anyone should state that the TO of BE300 costs should not have been seen as a necessity.
AM is a BTC mining venture, the core business relied on those funds being available to do the TO.

edited because i cant use quote properly....
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March 19, 2015, 07:50:42 PM
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The problem with words is that half the time they get misinterpreted. Just because a company stays in business, doesn't mean that they execute certain projects. Did google fail because they didn't bring google glasses to the mass market?

So if AM stays in business, but doesn't produce THEIR ONLY enterprise as was expected, what would they in business for? Rape victim call centre? A better analogy would have been if Google wrecklessly, secretly and misleadingly lost all of their technology-related business completely, and focused strictly on gardening.  That was a bullshit answer and everyone knows it, without mining hardware Bitquan is nothing but a shell. I doubt even the R&D is profitable if you don't produce chips yourselves.

Right now there seems to be some money stuck in accounts, only FC has access to.

You said it yourself. The name of the game is to get a net return on every BTC invested. That's what investors ultimately look for. FC was extremely aware of that point. BTC prices where still in the 370 USD range when sample chips got received. That's when the financing should have been secured (by funding the accounts). It didn't happen.

I don't know how to respond to that. FC is an adult and he was repeatedly asked to delegate and improve certain conditions. He didn't comply with the requests. The desolate state surrounding providing information to shareholders was no secret. What is more surprising in hindsight is that key people who worked with FC on a daily basis failed to see the signs, and if they were they failed in the same way. The Rockminer story is testament to that.

All of these answers pointing the finger at FC begs the question.  Who is responsible (or more importantly liable) for FC's actions? The same entity that profited from his actions while he was on their team, the company. If the company was not aware of his fraudulent activity and deceipt, that is their responsibility, and liability should not fall on the shareholders.  These were not market-related problems, and they were preventable.

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March 19, 2015, 08:03:47 PM
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Group buy of BE300 chips anyone?

Back in the days of Avalon chips there were group buys that accumulated that kind of money. I think there could be people interested in buying raw chips in order to turn them into miners. That being said, $10M is a lot of money, man.

The Avalon chips turned into a disaster and people lost out due to shady Avalon. You are telling me you would trust AM with a pre order of any type? Amazing how people never learn...
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March 19, 2015, 08:31:13 PM
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A quick update re:AMHash

There is a good chance that contract holders will get a significant portion of their principal back. The details are currently being worked out. Please understand that there is currently a lot of blame shifting going on, but AM management shows an active interest in breaking the gridlock in order to be able to concentrate on getting the business back on track.

Right now I'd like to provide the following clues
a) You will not get 100% on the principal amount. While this may hurt AMHash buyers, please note that AM is certainly not making a profit from this failed product in any way.
b) If you consider litigation or are in talks with a lawyer, you may want to wait this one out. Chances are that after taking into account the cost of litigation or lawyer fees you end up with less %. Also the contractual situation is very complex - you may end up suing the wrong company.
c) You may have to prove your contract. Please make sure that you got proper documentation ready. However, if you hold a contract through one of the platforms, there may be a consolidated method which doesn't require proof.
d) If AM recovers from this crisis, there may be more coming down the pipeline for affected people in form of discounts.

I'd like to remind everyone that I am not a company representative, which means I cannot warrant for the correctness of the information provided. Unfortunately the company cannot announce anything until the details have been worked out. Act accordingly.

Also, if you'd be so nice and cross post this to inform AMHash holders - I don't have a map for where AMHash was marketed.

Thank-you Jutarul for the update, look forward to seeing how much we will be given back for our Amhash shares.
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March 19, 2015, 11:03:38 PM
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Thank-you Jutarul for the update, look forward to seeing how much we will be given back for our Amhash shares.

I'll start the bidding

33,461 @ BTC0.1

*Please note that my offer is 0.1 total not per share.

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March 20, 2015, 04:48:19 AM
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Thank-you Jutarul for the update, look forward to seeing how much we will be given back for our Amhash shares.

I'll start the bidding

33,461 @ BTC0.1

*Please note that my offer is 0.1 total not per share.

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March 20, 2015, 07:48:24 AM
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Thank-you Jutarul for the update, look forward to seeing how much we will be given back for our Amhash shares.

I'll start the bidding

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*Please note that my offer is 0.1 total not per share.


Divs paid back to IPO shareholders give a 35% return from amhash investment.

So expect anything from 0 - 65% back. I doubt they will go over the amount paid back to date. So sorry for anyone who bought during a high.

just my speculation
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March 20, 2015, 12:24:54 PM
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Thank-you Jutarul for the update, look forward to seeing how much we will be given back for our Amhash shares.

I'll start the bidding

33,461 @ BTC0.1

*Please note that my offer is 0.1 total not per share.


Divs paid back to IPO shareholders give a 35% return from amhash investment.

So expect anything from 0 - 65% back. I doubt they will go over the amount paid back to date. So sorry for anyone who bought during a high.

just my speculation

Don't expect to much, it will be closer to 0% than to 65%.
Since these shares bought part of the future mining revenue of the mining farm, hence the mining farm is gone...

Its AM & RM's job to maintain and look after the mine and keep it functioning.
Had they been honest about how the mine was setup and functioning, where its cheap power was coming from, would they have sold 3.6PH........ they lied and cheated people out of their money...... the honest thing for AM to do at this point would be make some kind of settlement offer.

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March 20, 2015, 07:00:29 PM
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A quick update re:AMHash

There is a good chance that contract holders will get a significant portion of their principal back. The details are currently being worked out. Please understand that there is currently a lot of blame shifting going on, but AM management shows an active interest in breaking the gridlock in order to be able to concentrate on getting the business back on track.

Right now I'd like to provide the following clues
a) You will not get 100% on the principal amount. While this may hurt AMHash buyers, please note that AM is certainly not making a profit from this failed product in any way.
b) If you consider litigation or are in talks with a lawyer, you may want to wait this one out. Chances are that after taking into account the cost of litigation or lawyer fees you end up with less %. Also the contractual situation is very complex - you may end up suing the wrong company.
c) You may have to prove your contract. Please make sure that you got proper documentation ready. However, if you hold a contract through one of the platforms, there may be a consolidated method which doesn't require proof.
d) If AM recovers from this crisis, there may be more coming down the pipeline for affected people in form of discounts.

I'd like to remind everyone that I am not a company representative, which means I cannot warrant for the correctness of the information provided. Unfortunately the company cannot announce anything until the details have been worked out. Act accordingly.

Also, if you'd be so nice and cross post this to inform AMHash holders - I don't have a map for where AMHash was marketed.

As a long time AM shareholder, it feels really shit to see all this focus on AMhash, and how they might get something back. Why the fuck is AM shareholders not the main focus here? After all we are the original investors who got the company running in the first place. I guess I should have listened to my gut feeling and sold all shares as soon as FC started dicking around with Rockminer and other similar ventures to siphon off profits. I honestly feel this started out as a legit company and investment, but ever since Rockminer, Datatank, AMhash and all the other bullshit, it's quite clear the main focus was not profit for original AM shareholders, but siphoning whatever profits off to other entities.

IMHO, it feels like this turned out to be a long, drawn out, exit scam.
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March 20, 2015, 07:16:10 PM
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I agree with holographic on this one. We still don't know where FC is, what really happened. We know nothing. He's gone and AM is dead. AMhash was just a sideline. Wouldn't have existed if AM never had.
Why are people now thanking jutural for speculative "promises" about getting money back? He's a board member ffs if he knows anything, which I doubt, he should know what really went on and obviously had been going on since around the time dividends stopped from AM. That's when AM should have liquidated, but I guess FC and co. Wanted to grab a few final btc before fucking off into the night.
Anyway, we know one thing for sure, there is officially not a single honest btc security. Nada, they are all fucking shams.
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March 20, 2015, 07:17:41 PM
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I agree with holographic on this one. We still don't know where FC is, what really happened. We know nothing. He's gone and AM is dead. AMhash was just a sideline. Wouldn't have existed if AM never had.
Why are people now thanking jutural for speculative "promises" about getting money back? He's a board member ffs if he knows anything, which I doubt, he should know what really went on and obviously had been going on since around the time dividends stopped from AM. That's when AM should have liquidated, but I guess FC and co. Wanted to grab a few final btc before fucking off into the night.
Anyway, we know one thing for sure, there is officially not a single honest btc security. Nada, they are all fucking shams.

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March 20, 2015, 07:40:48 PM
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They are focusing on AMHash because is easier to sue over. People paid for a service and got blatantly ripped off. AM itself was an investment with no guarantees, and did make IPO buyers a profit. AM never made guarantees about succeeding or not... it was a gamble from day 1. AMHash stated they had the hash power etc...then it was "stolen"  Roll Eyes. That is probably the only reason they want to satisfy the AMHash people.
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March 20, 2015, 08:04:14 PM
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Given the known problems with AM's hardware, I'm starting to wonder if they didn't just catch fire. That seems like a more plausible explanation than them being "stolen".
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March 20, 2015, 08:06:01 PM
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Given the known problems with AM's hardware, I'm starting to wonder if they didn't just catch fire. That seems like a more plausible explanation than them being "stolen".

lol...I am thinking that we will never know what really happened. I think that they should make the AMHash people whole or close to it. AM actually did well for IPO buyers compared to all the other scams out there. I really do not think they wanted to scam from the start. They killed it on gen 1 and just couldn't compete because it was a 1 man show. FC is pretty much to blame for not letting go of some of the control..I have seen other businesses do the same thing.
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