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

November 2020

@BrianLockhart Props to @GregSchoen for not deleting the tweet to spare himself the annoyance of notifications; it’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…w2

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Sometimes it’s hard to believe that history repeats itself. I can hardly believe it myself. twitter.com/bobbyclee/stat…

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Welcome to Bitcoin Twitter, @JanetYellen!

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@pierre_rochard Send your indulgences to the genesis block address.

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$MSTR looks like a $BTC ETF to me 😇 pic.twitter.com/paPIlwjtmk

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@nic__carter Why would you need to dry clean sweatpants and wife beaters?

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@BrianLockhart Premium still a paltry 20% tho; ping me when it hits 50.

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Congrats to those who have survived a full market cycle. Better buckle up! pic.twitter.com/GqKXM3mqU5

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@BrianLockhart Don’t you see that the solution is to lock down harder? If you put people in a padded cell without s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…by

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@PeterMcCormack Shouldn’t you be denominating in the Queen’s currency, sir?

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@Joe51241327 I’d start by describing who is behind the development of the protocol and what the stated goals of the protocol are.

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You don’t actually need to understand ANY of the technical aspects of the Bitcoin protocol in order to believe it i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qR

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Several Bitcoin forks of forks are suffering from stupendously silly shenanigans these days but honestly it’s not w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kn

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3 years later and the UTXO count on BCH just keeps dropping, suggesting that user adoption also continues to drop a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TY

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Bitcoin Black Friday sale is over. Don’t hold your breath for a Cyber Monday deal. pic.twitter.com/SawUIaDwAD

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@zackvoell Looks like an artifact of which chain you use as the base. Oddly, my base chain was BTC so I’d have expe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…M3

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Bitcoin’s blockchain size is now over double the size of its “big block” fork. blockchair.com/bitcoin/charts… pic.twitter.com/20goZumolF

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@NeerajKA We can finally put a miner in every home!

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forwardsecrecy 💻 Can you script with the best of the best?
🎊 Do you believe in freedom and independence?
🤜 Want to join a kick-ass..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…n0

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Institutions are playing our game now. pic.twitter.com/vxeL3ZRANM

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“Institutions are going to capture Bitcoin and turn it into another Wall Street toy.”

They’d better be prepared to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jm

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Detractors hate the fact that Bitcoin’s incentives are aligned in such a way that it continues to attract new adopt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d0

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@BitcoinJuicy @KatieAnanina @nvk Oh yeah that’s why she blocked me; I was espousing something about libertarianism..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h7

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@KatieAnanina @nvk Screenshot plz, she blocked me like 5 years ago. 😂

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If the game is rigged, find another game to play.

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Bitcoin is a cult of individuality.

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@lucash_dev @pierre_rochard @kenisajerk It’s kind of like saying libertarians want to take over the world so that t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dg

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@sandofsky @flyosity Now try running it when you’re logged into a dozen different teams.

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Anyone who poses a direct threat to the interests of a corrupt and murderous empire is alright in my book. twitter.com/TonyGonzales4T…

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Visionaries don’t care about complying with standards. They develop the new standards.

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Bitcoin is a bet that money as an open source globally collaborative project will outperform whatever bureaucrats c..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JI

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Meet the new bank, same as the old bank. twitter.com/Codiox/status/…

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@DefiMoon @twobitidiot @AaveAave Yes! It’s an interesting question and various research has been trying to track it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Th

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@mskvsk @twobitidiot @AaveAave LOL at anyone who interpreted my question as some sort of opinion that the tool shou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B3

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@kermankohli @twobitidiot @AaveAave I just find attacks more interesting than arbitrage. Wasn’t sure if attackers h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OC

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@twobitidiot @AaveAave Cool, how many millions in flash loan attacks have they aided?

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Shut up and short it; I double dog dare ya. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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@EpsilonTheory @russmonk @RaoulGMI Looks like somebody slept through the scaling wars.

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Those who have been propagating poor Bitcoin takes for years do not deserve the effort of well-reasoned rebuttals any longer.

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Social justice warriors should withdraw their bitcoin from Coinbase!
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… (along with everyone else)

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@nvk Is the NYT article even published?

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@travishalakan For a multitude of business and technical architecture reasons too lengthy to list in a tweet. Each..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6d

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@travishalakan It would be a temporary inconvenience at worst. The app has an “offline login” feature that makes it..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tZ

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Imagine not being able to unlock the door to your house or start your car because <insert internet service> is down..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YF

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Praise Satoshi and pass the dip!

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@tyler To be fair, bitcoin can be quite dangerous to users who don’t RTFM.

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Those who say it can’t be done are usually interrupted by others doing it. pic.twitter.com/V0Ehda5BzF

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Every moon launch requires a few orbits before departing the current gravity well.

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You, as a human who is trapped in a single point in meatspace, may fear governments that wield a monopoly on violen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cz

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Privacy is not a crime; KYC is not “fine.” twitter.com/RaoulGMI/statu…

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The crypto wars will never end, they will only fluctuate between hot and cold. We must remain ever vigilant.

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Trump is an authoritarian who is only going to pardon swamp dwelling dicks, not freedom fighters. twitter.com/robbysoave/sta…

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@btcede Lawyers are experts at stalling and blocking bureaucracy. You just have to feed them fiat.

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@bradmillscan Too much skin in the game to simply roll over at this point.

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Sorry, but it’s too late for surprise unilateral absurd federal cryptofinance regulations. Expect any such shenanig..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ei

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@twobitidiot Yes but you have to filter the hell out of replies.

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Fiat -> bitcoin
That’s it.
That’s the trade.
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@btcbraj @brendanlane00 @matt_odell @CasaHODL To be clear, the Mobile Key in a Casa multisig gets automatically bac..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tA

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Bitcoin is
a financial escape pod
camouflaged as a bubble
protecting its occupants from
the relentless sucking vacuum of fiat.

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@coinableS *cringe* all I see are single points of failure. He’s just lucky the physical coin hasn’t been lost or destroyed.

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@MaciekLaskus @EconTalker Absolutely; we’re happy to hop on a call to discuss your needs!

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Formula for successful skeptic wrecking:
1. See Bitcoin skeptic predict its demise
2. Search for all tweets mention..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AU

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@awayslice Meh, if you aren’t having issues then it’s probably not necessary.

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Bitcoin is the Internet of money. Those who don’t understand network effects shall miss out. twitter.com/GuFinProf/stat…

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@8ubSaietta Interesting that several folks have had that comment; I haven’t had that issue myself.

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@patrickvelleman It’s certainly not /necessary/ - I see it as a game to see how much you can accelerate physical change in your body.

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@brenorb Fair enough, I drink a fair amount of broth too. The glucosamine may be overkill.

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@pig_poetry Glucosamine is a pretty standard joint supplement, I even give glucosamine to my dog. I haven’t had joi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sE

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An 18 year long Oxford study of 55,000 people, 2,000 of which were vegans, concluded that people who didn’t eat mea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xl

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Vitalik on brink of second ICO for ethereans twitter.com/VitalikButerin…

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@yogitakes Adverse mouth side effects from 2 weeks of soylent? I don’t recall having any.

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@PeterMcCormack lel “suddenly collapsed” - it also had “suddenly exploded”

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7 years ago I performed basically the opposite of my current experiment and lived on a 100% soylent diet for 2 week..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pT

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@mezzzio Too soon to say, but I noted that upon starting the keto supplement I stopped having occasional throat or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ue

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@KarmosKoen We shall see, I’m one month in and tracking several metrics.

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@CryptoLiberatum @twobitidiot Funniest thing I’ve read all day; thanks for the laugh!

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@VitalikButerin @twobitidiot You seem to be implying some sort of “bubble up” decentralnomics whereas the very natu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wn

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@twobitidiot You’re conflating base protocol planning with permissionless use of a base protocol brah

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LTF_01 I am not going to believe that science is democratized, opened up, decentralized, disincentivized, decolonized, unc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qt

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RussellOkung Reject anyone that would try to control you, your mind, and your family without your consent.

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@pete_rizzo_ @joonian @DelRayMan @danheld @wademortenson @ForbesCrypto Journalists who own dollars shouldn’t write about dollars. 🤣

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@VikingoBitcoin Good state level policies, but too many people in a small area.

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I’ve traveled thousands of miles in recent months, crossing borders and evading lockdowns like a fugitive. Truly I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y2

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@SoundBenefit @TuurDemeester Want to invest in my quantum computing startup?

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@nic__carter It was because you said something nerdy wasn’t it

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@_prestwich Isn’t the opposite of burn to douse?

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@mikejcasey @CoinDesk Is it a launch if the vehicle doesn’t escape the gravity well of unusability?

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@blockfolio @NeerajKA If you’re a glass half empty kinda bitcoiner

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@NeerajKA 1BTC=1BTC therefore we are perpetually at ATH

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@NeerajKA Whatever you find it to be when you search your heart.

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“When the exchange rate hits an all-time high, bitcoin’s gonna crash.”

It’s quite possible; here’s the last cycle’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R6

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Don’t stop; we’re only halfway there.
H/T @coinmetrics pic.twitter.com/7cMW9yL4Ug

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@jillruthcarlson Step 1 of a multiyear marketing plan to keep the hype going. Crazy to see the excitement about dev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vc

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@nic__carter This is still generally folks who have weathered the bear market though, not fresh meat FOMOing.

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bitcoinbrink Hello world!

Today we launch Brink, a totally independent nonprofit organization to fund and support open source..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eT

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Crypto traders preparing to load up on shitcoins that they can dump on the incoming wave of get rich quick schemers. pic.twitter.com/ZZkqQhcCrY

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Gotta get bitcoin to an ATH before Thanksgiving so that you can smirk at your skeptical family members who suggeste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8i

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On the internet nobody knows you’re working from the hot tub.

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@belair6909 I suggest reading our privacy policy. We have never claimed that we don’t track marketing emails. keys.casa/privacy

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PayPal CEO seems to view bitcoin as a funding source for fiat transactions. Baby steps, I guess… cnbc.com/video/2020/11/…

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@AriDavidPaul For sure; custody no longer needs to be all-or-nothing. We need not remain stuck to security models of the past.

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There is no doubt that many will flock to Bitcoin for Number Go Up.

The onus is on us to ensure newcomers ingest t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yd

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@paulmp @quagmire0810 RAID 0 is kind of an oxymoron given that there’s no redundancy, eh?

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@nickkosovan I will not relax as there are larger implications for the ecosystem as a whole. blog.keys.casa/the-custodian-…

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@CommodoreBTC I dunno. Keeping your keys with a third party has non-negligible risk of catastrophic loss. The same..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2l

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I never imagined that one day folks who actually control their own bitcoin would be called “elitist.”

We have a lo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ud

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“It’s OK for newbies to leave their bitcoin on the exchange where they bought it; that’s how people are used to inv..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CK

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Mass adoption of people using third party custodians is not mass adoption of Bitcoin, it’s mass adoption of Bitcoin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CW

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Archival footage of a shitcoin scam smokescreen being deployed to conceal the weakness of the tiny team claiming to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ek

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Social media platforms that only cater to disenfranchised groups are hobbled in comparison to those with a diversit..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gx

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@scottwalker99 Yeah these days when someone asks to use your phone you become highly suspicious that they’re going to run away with it.

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@matt_odell @PaulusSmithy Yeah, I don’t think we can safely say what the shelf life of an opendime is. I’d be supri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0u

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@brucefenton And then get lost when you miss a turn!

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Remember when it used to be possible to get lost and you’d have to ask a stranger for directions? But their directi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lr

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dan_pantera PayPal+CashApp already buying more than 100% of all newly-issued bitcoins. PayPal alone likely buying all within we..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UA

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@BobAlice @Legend05946710 You’re missing the fact that Casa only holds 1 of N keys. Never enough to be a single poi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zY

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@citizenBTC @COLDCARDwallet To get set up on the free trial you’ll need at least 1 of either Trezor / Ledger / Coldcard

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You’re not simply securing your bitcoin for today; you should be securing it for your children. As such, your secur..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cd

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lopp The reason that so many smart people are so wrong about Bitcoin is that it requires a multidisciplinary approach to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WC

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@bloodybitcoiner @jamo2221 Maybe put a watermark with your twitter handle in the corner of future clips to help with attribution?

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@bloodybitcoiner @jamo2221 I didn’t see the original tweet; I saw it on reddit. Welcome to virality!

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That’s what happens when you still use fiat as your unit of account, regardless of your portfolio size. businessinsider.com/softbank-masay…

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“Bitcoin is so difficult to use that it’s useless!”

Exclaims man who earned billions by building on Internet techn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ww

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The reason that so many smart people are so wrong about Bitcoin is that it requires a multidisciplinary approach to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WC

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@HannibalXBT @jaybny From a purely technical perspective, if you are still able to sell then it’s because someone i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q8

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Better hurry if you want to dump your Faketoshi forkcoins before they hit 0. pic.twitter.com/wfDfjWC8GG

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Eventually so many well respected people will own and advocate for Bitcoin that it will become clear that it is the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FX

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3 years later and Mr. Woods still thinks bitcoins are digital beanie babies that can’t be secured from hackers and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V2

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@JMayenTGU I’m not at liberty to disclose that information.

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Every once in a while I check in on a 6+ year-long running Bitcoin thread on a deep web forum to get a sentiment in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ow

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@marctytus @Chipbutty11 Yes, for the prefabricated ones. The “silver wallet” on top is one for which I generated my own private key.

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@tomkerf It’s a @YourBTCC poker chip funded from one of the blocks they mined.

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ecurrencyhodler 1/I’m excited to announce that I’ve joined @CasaHODL as a Client Advisor! I’m stoked to join such a principled, foc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z8

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“I can’t stand crypto tribalism!”

What you see is the battle for network effects; it’s a story as old as tech stan..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LA

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The fact that Bitcoin won’t change to satisfy the whims of its detractors makes it all the more valuable.

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Get suckered into pyramid schemes and lose your wealth.
Get suckered into food pyramid schemes and lose your health.

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@Chipbutty11 This are “physical bitcoins” that have private keys hidden inside them. Accessing the keys requires de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ao

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@MarcosDarkos I consider it an art collection. Hopefully some day I can put them on display in a high security setup.

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Annual high security vault check.

On one hand I’m irked that these coins have physical single points of failure…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xK

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@James56487175 @hkuppy It changes a lot; I’ve received anywhere from 2% to 7% APR to lend out GBTC.

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@matthew_d_green The best SMS database is an empty SMS database.

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Few understand that any quantity of bitcoin that you control yourself is Fuck You Money. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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@nic__carter Feel free to take a nap; I’ll spot ya.

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You don’t need a million dollars to have Fuck You Money. A million satoshis should suffice.

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Most folks don’t see Bitcoin as a savings vehicle because they’ve been brainwashed by banks to believe that savings..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QV

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I can confidently say “fuck your blockchain, Jamie” without needing to know any more details. twitter.com/dealbook/statu…

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Proof that mining pool centralization concerns are FUD. If a pool starts screwing up, hashpower won’t hesitate to l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qc

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thechaz @lopp It wasn’t Morpheus’ job to convince Neo. Neo had to choose to free himself.

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@nvk Time to switch to 10k increments after this.

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