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Re: Bitcoin giveaway! :)

Post by dkalder » Mon Jan 05, 2015 12:52 pm

The volatility of this "currency" is worse than that of tech stocks ...
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Post by Austen Heller » Mon Dec 14, 2015 1:48 pm

Has anyone been spending their bitcoins?  I saw a show last night with Morgan Spurlock, called Inside Man, in which he attempts to live on bitcoins for a while.  It was on Netflix, season 3.

It was surprising how many places are starting to accept bitcoins.  The show got me fired up to use my bitcoins, and maybe even buy some more.  Marc was so generous in giving us a little bit to try it out, thanks again!
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Post by dualstow » Mon Dec 14, 2015 5:19 pm

That really was generous of Marc, especially since he was optimistic about their rise in value.
I haven't spent mine, but I think of this thread every time the topic of bitcoins come up.

And, just least week I was going through an old folder and came upon a printout of my long password for my fraction of a bitcoin.
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Post by bitcoininthevp » Mon Dec 14, 2015 7:37 pm

The show got me fired up to use my bitcoins, and maybe even buy some more.
Ive routinely gotten 20%+ off purchases on amazon using purse.io. Check it out.

Coinbase has a bitcoin debit card (Visa) that lets you spend your bitcoin pretty much anywhere. You can read more about it here https://blog.coinbase.com/2015/11/20/in ... hift-card/
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Re: Bitcoin giveaway! :)

Post by dragoncar » Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:22 pm

This is worth like fitty bucks $2k!!! now. Nice giveaway, hopefully you're rolling in so much dough you don't need it back!

Don't lose your wallets, people.
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Post by frugal » Sat Dec 09, 2017 2:31 am

bitcoininthevp wrote:
The show got me fired up to use my bitcoins, and maybe even buy some more.
Ive routinely gotten 20%+ off purchases on amazon using purse.io. Check it out.

Coinbase has a bitcoin debit card (Visa) that lets you spend your bitcoin pretty much anywhere. You can read more about it here https://blog.coinbase.com/2015/11/20/in ... hift-card/
hi

the link doesn't work :-(
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Re: Bitcoin giveaway! :)

Post by HappyMan » Thu Dec 14, 2017 9:16 am

Any bitcoins left for a giveaway? Wanna try.
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Post by ochotona » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:44 am

ProShares has filed to offer Short Bitcoin ETF. Not sure of timing. Might be interesting to take the other side of the trade, but it could be like catching lightning in a jar.
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Post by whatchamacallit » Thu Dec 21, 2017 2:27 pm

ochotona wrote:ProShares has filed to offer Short Bitcoin ETF. Not sure of timing. Might be interesting to take the other side of the trade, but it could be like catching lightning in a jar.
If it is like the other derivative bitcoin products, they have daily swing limits at 20% or so and no actual bitcoin are involved.

Seems like it is just two guys flipping a coin to see who wins that day.
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Re: Bitcoin giveaway! :)

Post by Kbg » Sat Dec 23, 2017 11:15 am

Actually...if you can stand the boredom and stress of sitting in front of a computer screen all day, volatility like Bitcoin is exhibiting right now can be easy money (but it’s not fun money).
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