The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @lopp ever

January 2020

@fluffypony “I’m a pony wearing a man-suit”

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@Dimitris Hmmmmmm I don’t suppose that tool is open source, eh?

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@theinstagibbs Looks like a great option for uber nerds!

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@nickycutesc @NordVPN Hmmm as far as I can tell, NordLocker is not open source, so you’re trusting them to not be doing anything shady.

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@E_Gruberman @FuggGunControl It is you who appears to be not so bright, as you seem incapable of distinguishing bet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8i

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Today we learned that Apple dropped its plans to end-to-end encrypt users’ iCloud data backups. I’ve been researchi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0V

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@secparam The history of gun control in America is steeped in institutional racism.

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“The principle of self defense, even involving weapons and bloodshed, has never been condemned, even by Gandhi…”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pb

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“Let no man pull you so low as to hate him.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

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@danhwang88 I think SSS and social recovery mechanisms that are based upon it have a number of issues. blog.keys.casa/shamirs-secret…

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@udiWertheimer There’s little doubt that a team of specialists will be better at securing sensitive data than your..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rU

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“Your private keys are safe with me!”

- Owner of centralized exchange that lost $40,000,000 worth of bitcoin last..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…It

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@ErikVoorhees This is a perfect example of why it makes no sense to play the part of Johnny Appleseedphrase. twitter.com/lopp/statuses/…

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@MAurelius99 @nic__carter @CasaHODL Security through obscurity isn’t real security.

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With sovereignty comes responsibility. No one can stop you, but neither can anyone save you. If you don’t eliminate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qv

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Because it was set once, is known by all, and can’t be changed without overwhelming consensus. The actual number it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ro

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Most folks seem to agree it’s a horrible idea for central planners to set the price of goods & services since free..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lK

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The Sovereign Individual is now available on Audible and will be released for Kindle on February 4!
Buy it.
Learn i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…A4

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@prestonjbyrne Sir this is cultural appropriation from DOGE

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There’s no need for fantastic price predictions since Satoshi said it succinctly:

“It might make sense just to get..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pj

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kashhill The privacy paranoid among us have long worried that all of our online photos would be scraped to create a universa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aD

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@evan_van_ness @twobitidiot One man’s stagnancy is another’s social scalability.

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@soundmazedj @pierre_rochard I’m not aiming at anyone; my statement applies to anyone making specific predictions o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3E

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@pierre_rochard Anyone who predicts the future with an air of certainty is either delusional or has an agenda. If s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qD

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@pierre_rochard To be clear, I draw a distinction between valuation models and price predictions.

“Bitcoin could h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vw

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@notsofast All assets have risk in terms of price; the difference between bitcoin and traditional assets are the my..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ph

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@FlyingBaloney The moon is the friends we’ve made along the way.

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Bitcoin price predictions are ridiculous and are a disservice to the ecosystem due to their shallowness. They bait..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G9

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@BrianLockhart I JUST GOT IMPEACHED AND I AM GOING TO BE OUT OF TOWN THIS WEEKEND!

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If you’re waiting for regularity clarity before investing in bitcoin then you should invest in educating yourself a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…by

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@charliebilello It’s completely understandable that you left out the bitcoin returns since going from 0 to $8,000 i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r3

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@Mike62667550 Each individual gets to decide for themselves. My viewpoints don’t represent anyone other than myself.

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@WillPow13 @Mike62667550 My politics are nondirectional; I reserve the right to offend authoritarians of all persuasions.

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@l0bbelt I support freedom of association. No one should be forced to interact with anyone against their wishes.

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@Mike62667550 It’s simple freedom of association. Many folks, myself included, are not interested in interacting wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YC

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@miscreanity I reserve the right to refuse to interact with anyone for any reason; this is simple freedom of association.

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Bitcoin can protect you from financial censorship.
Bitcoin can’t protect you from being ostracized by large swaths..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FT

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The @GrayscaleInvest Bitcoin Trust 4th quarter 2019 investment of $193.8 million marked the largest quarterly capit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DA

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@paoloardoino I was amazed that nobody seemed to figure that out given the obvious heuristics. twitter.com/bitcoin_expert…

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@bitstein @Bitcoin I’m trying to sync a new Parity node on my benchmark machine and it won’t even connect to a sing..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bo

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TheBlueMatt Over the last year or so, Tamas had been hard at work leaving a legacy of better bitcoin SPV client libraries. Whil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ne

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A Singaporean man was betrayed by his friend, kidnapped during a work trip in Thailand, beaten, electrocuted, and f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

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Google engineer @maddiestone reveals Android phone OEMs:
* Disabled Google Play Protect
* Shipped remote code execu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…u8

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The free exposure by the IRS is starting to kick in. twitter.com/robertjcho/sta…

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@LittleBlueDotTx @TexasTribune Because laws are subject to change on the whims of legislators.

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“Of the 1,187 Arabic language accounts connected to [XRP promoter] @GiantGox, 70% were retweeted by accounts disclo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qq

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Another p2p network with a scale-free topology: The Fediverse. fediverse.space pic.twitter.com/0iSAV0g5UL

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@ljxie I unintentionally turned off phone notifications by switching to an operating system with all Google services stripped out 😑

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Phew, and to think I almost created an insecure username! pic.twitter.com/PTu0upiift

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BTCPayServer instances are breaking due to reliance upon centralized APIs for exchange rates. Good example that sho..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1h

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@theinstagibbs Resistance to disease is less controversial. Enhancements for superior physical and mental traits will be more interesting.

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If you enjoyed debates over abortion rights then you’ll love debates over the rights of parents to genetically engineer superhuman children!

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New report from BitMEX Research has found far more non-cooperative Lightning Network channel closures than expected..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3S

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Bitcoin HODL levels:
-1) You have no bitcoin
0) Someone else has custody of your keys
1) You keep your keys in hot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qi

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Is the desire for newcomers to share their bitcoin ownership a unique phenomenon? You never see folks on other asse..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7E

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nakamoto @hosseeb Years before most people had even heard of the internet, a group of people on an email list envisioned a f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xm

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A node for every purpose.
A purpose for every node.
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CasaHODL Start the new year off on the right foot by upgrading your bitcoin security with Casa Keymaster! keys.casa/keymaster/#lea…

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FuggGunControl New Release Today!

The F17, by d33pthought, is a suite of quality of life updates to the wildly popular FMDA G17 -..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aN

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Anyone who is familiar with @CharlieShrem’s writing knows the real money’s in mackerel. coindesk.com/is-sardinecoin…

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D E F I A N C E
Unschoolers defy the ED.
Biohackers defy the FDA.
Gun printers defy the ATF.
Drone pilots defy the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fT

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@NeerajKA There’s a crypto twitter for everyone! You just gotta curate that echo chamber better.

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If everyone was honest
If everyone could get just along
If people minded their own business
Then we wouldn’t need B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9Z

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@pierre_rochard Yes, but as an owner of GBTC shares I’m pretty sure that you don’t have any rights to ownership of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xc

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@VirgilKinney9 Another option would be to find a trustworthy technical friend who’s capable of running a node + ele..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cY

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Public Electrum servers are unreliable and may be honeypots or even malicious. If you’re using Electrum as a wallet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XX

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@iam_preethi We can fix that with ocular implants so that you can just have a heads-up display projected directly onto your retina.

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I’m lending shares of GBTC (a synthetic asset loosely based on BTC) in return for USD interest. Supposedly I mainta..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ci

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@wullon @port8333 It’s possible, though IDK that it’s an answerable question.

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@arjunblj There’s owning BTC and then there’s owning promises of BTC. Some promises are stronger than others.

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jeremyrwelch Expect this trend to build in 2020.

At @CasaHODL we never had trackers in the first place.

No trackers (except..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KD

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Nobody cares how much money you have… unless they want it for themselves.

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98% of XLM inflation payouts went to the Steller Development Foundation, which already owns 80% of all XLM in exist..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xk

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@NickSzabo4 You know what they say: not your nukes, not your land!

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Who needs med school when you’ve got virtual reality? youtube.com/watch?v=m8lVM6…

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There are now 6 competing copyright claims to the Bitcoin whitepaper, including one by a “Satoshi Nakamoto” with a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k1

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@CharlieShrem Craig never registered a copyright for the code; I imagine that would be tough to do for MIT licensed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YC

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NeerajKA Bitcoin becomes the Flag of Technology nakamoto.com/bitcoin-become…

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@port8333 If you’re already running a Bitcoin node, you might as well also run it on Tor - it doesn’t require much..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9J

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@razrezzing @port8333 You can’t disprove that, but bitnodes recently fixed their Tor counting logic. twitter.com/lopp/status/12…

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Great to see @port8333 improve their counting of Bitcoin nodes on Tor; now seeing 2,200 nodes rather than just 200…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KK

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@nopara73 @nvk The Tor node count has been wrong for a very long time. twitter.com/lopp/status/12…

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@eric_lombrozo Gotta curate that feed - unfollow the drivelers!

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Q: “How can Bitcoin Terrorists possibly be good for Bitcoin?”
A: twitter.com/NickSzabo4/sta…

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@mikeinspace Ha, actually I’d say I manage to trigger some subset of Bitcoiners at least twice a year.

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balajis Being pro-Bitcoin and holding BTC does not necessitate wishing another human being ill. It means being pro-Bitcoin:..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pA

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@giacomozucco @udiWertheimer @theonevortex There’s really no point arguing about a term for which people hold different meanings.

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@giacomozucco @udiWertheimer @theonevortex Roger supports anything he believes will empower individuals and disempo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sc

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@BrianLockhart @MrHodl @giacomozucco Bitcoin Ultra Enthusiast => Bitcoin Supremacist => Bitcoin Terrorist

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@MrHodl @giacomozucco The B Foundation was sabotaged by the most toxic Bitcoin Supremacist of them all, @giacomozucco!

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@MrHodl @giacomozucco I’m sure this won’t be the last time I disappoint Bitcoin Supremacists 😭

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During 2019 the amount of BTC pegged to the Liquid sidechain increased from 42 to 96. liquid.net pic.twitter.com/MszgGfxYP9

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@theonevortex @Xentagz @nakamoto @starkness I think it’s more that I understand that many folks who are despised fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aE

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@theonevortex @Xentagz @nakamoto @starkness Of course it is. I was asked to support the idea of a blog with evergre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4O

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nakamoto @balajis @VitalikButerin A wonderful piece by @lopp on the key properties of Bitcoin.

- Consensus
- Trust minimiza..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1K

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@jillruthcarlson @SwiftOnSecurity Yes, I purchased a house under an LLC that is managed by a trust.
If you go this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WC

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CasaHODL Bitcoin secured with Casa Keymaster means:

✈️ Physical separation to protect from loss and theft

🏔 Cold storage t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y3

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2019 was a relatively quiet year for Bitcoin - here’s hoping for the roaring ’20s! blog.lopp.net/bitcoin-2019-a…

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@BashCo_ Remember when Mircea put out a hit on Pieter? Now that’s what I call toxic. IIRC he was banned from Twitte..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JN

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StacieWaleyko Great list 👏 It’s too easy to confuse and sometimes even shame newbies w things like self custody or running a node..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N3

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RealRossU These men are serving life without parole in max security prison for nonviolent drug offenses.

They helped me thr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mN

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american_hodl Baby step 6: Multisig service.

Bitcoin can rise pretty fast. You may find yourself in a position where suddenly yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…S3

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@IamNomad @lawmaster Can you check out lopp.net/bitcoin-inform… and let me know what I should remove and anything I should add?

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@lawmaster Yeah, because the exchange rate dropped significantly during that period and you’re posting a chart of USD volume…

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2019 commits (excluding merges) & contributors:
Bitcoin Core: 2,128 & 168
lnd: 2,134 & 84
c-lightning: 2,167 & 59
e..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ny

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2019 Localbitcoins trade volume was generally flat in BTC terms, though countries experiencing high inflation saw i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oo

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The number of Bitcoin ATMs increased 56% during 2019 to 6,387. coinatmradar.com/charts/growth/ pic.twitter.com/jZKFEHaelh

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Blockchain.com estimates (by removing likely change outputs) that $363B was transferred via bitcoin in 201..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…P3

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There was a spike during the exchange rate run-up, but otherwise the average value transferred per bitcoin transact..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yW

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During 2019 the Bitcoin blockchain grew from 198 GB to 256 GB and the annual growth rate dropped from 25% to 20%…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…v5

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The award for “most accurate 2019 Bitcoin prediction” goes to @renepickhardt twitter.com/renepickhardt/…

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@nic__carter @twobitidiot “Bitcoin’s NaN% Rise This Decade Leaves the Skeptics Agast!”

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Still waiting for my Thai/Russian bride, Romano. twitter.com/RNR_0/status/1…

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Those BSV bags must be getting awfully heavy @CalvinAyre express.co.uk/finance/city/1…

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@brucefenton Mode switch for mood switch was indeed intentional 🙃

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@PaulcBitcoin @theonevortex @cryptoSqueeze As opposed to fiat. If your trades end up netting you a positive ROI in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iZ

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@davidiach Generally to try to amass a following in order to extract value via some sort of scam. Many will later d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CV

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Likelihood of this Bitconnect scammer following through is approximately equal to that of Craig’s bonded courier ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RD

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Technical indicators are technically bullshit. @VildanaHajric @crypto bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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@theonevortex @cryptoSqueeze In my experience any good traders are just trying to get more bitcoin

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Probably more outrageous than any price prediction, as this would require a truly catastrophic event. twitter.com/CobraBitcoin/s…

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Consider yourself quoted. And it looks like @DiaryofaMadeMan is stepping up to make the same prediction for 2020! twitter.com/spencernoon/st…

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Happy New Year! The first order of business will, of course, be a retrospective of 2019. But before covering what a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gl

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@WayneVaughan @magicalcrypto Magical Crypto playing the long game via toddler indoctrination.

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