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

May 2021

Traditional payment systems work reasonably well for sending amounts between $5 and $5,000.

Try sending payments u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U8

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Sent 2M+ satoshis via lightning recently and paid a fee of 3 satoshis.

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Received a paper check in the mail for $0.07 - a lightning payment would have been far faster and more efficient.

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@Jim_Harper @BLR13 This has nothing to do with rights, but with the scarcity of time and the fact that smaller netw..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hG

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Nassim Taleb is supporting a con man’s conference, therefore…

@nntaleb is a fraud. Hopefully he can appreciate..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HW

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@CryptoFatties Dare you to do Agustín Carstens

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/r/bitcoin has just surpassed 3 million subscribers! reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/

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@Jim_Harper @BLR13 I’m saying such enforcement happens organically via freedom of association

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The meaning of life is the struggle to slow the inevitable increase in entropy. twitter.com/LaurentMT/stat…

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My latest blockchain spelunking has uncovered a few interesting tidbits about pools that were mining unnecessarily..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…In

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“We can stop ransomware attacks by banning Bitcoin!”

Why not simply ban ransomware? 🤡

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michael_saylor We have upgraded the Websites section of hope.com with links to bitcoin-intro, End the FUD,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kr

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no blue check for @Bitcoin because what the fuck would that even mean twitter.com/dogecoin/statu…

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Fiat, fiat, every where,
And all the yields did shrink;
Fiat, fiat, every where,
The masses get hoodwinked.

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Everybody knows it’s not sustainable to spend more than you earn.

Except for politicians.

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@Mandrik Ah I didn’t know it was an option - I see it’s under “accessibility” - huzzah!

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The Android update that removes the back button from the bottom bar and makes “swipe right” the new “go back” gestu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qy

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The Bitcoin blockchain is a fascinating data set in which many secrets are hiding in plain sight. You just have to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uN

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“Rich people are just poor people with money.” - Jim Brockmire

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@twobitidiot My understanding is that they are marketplaces that generate revenue from traders. I suspect that most..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lw

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@twobitidiot Is “interoperability” a ten-dollar word for “shitcoin trading?”

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@twobitidiot This is that A/B test where you tweet the exact opposite in an hour, eh

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@PeterMcCormack @tyler Personally I think you should form a Council of Peters

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@milner_aviv Thanks for the heads up, I haven’t tested the service myself. Sounds like I should.

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Found an interesting project @Bitcoin - looks moon worthy. 👍🙂

$BTC sale is live on hundreds of exchanges 🚀

They r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…We

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@notgrubles It is time for me to do the 2021 edition of my annual altcoing node sync tests… blog.lopp.net/2020-altcoin-n…

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The best way to protect people from themselves is to not hand them footguns like sensitive key material. reddit.com/r/Bitcoin/comm…

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ProgrammableTx @CasaHODL is an amazing company. I had an emergency on a Sunday night and called the hotline. CEO @Nneuman answered..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…os

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Shameless celebrities shill shitcoins. Archived for hall of fame copy / paste fail lols. archive.is/Z0bo4 pic.twitter.com/bZvIj14FqT

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I’ve been screwed over by 3 different banks in 3 different ways… just this month. So I guess you could say I’m st..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2x

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Maybe we should ban the dollar because it’s used to fund terrorists via ransom payments. 🤡 foxbusiness.com/money/isis-fun… pic.twitter.com/oC94kZ5xdv

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decaffeinated coffee
non-alcoholic beer
central bank digital currency

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Discussing private key management on the Mastermind podcast: mastermind.fm/securely-stori…

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@KimDotcom Cool buzzwords, bro. Your head is in the clouds; there is always a bottleneck. blog.lopp.net/2020-altcoin-n…

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If you focus on bitcoin in terms of its exchange rate, you’re gonna have a bad time.

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@CryptoManhatt @CaitlinLong_ It doesn’t; the network keeps chugging along. You’re referring to the fiat exchange ra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ok

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Bitcoin rejects kings, presidents, and voting.

Bitcoin rests upon rough consensus and running code.

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@nic__carter @satsie Imagine the value of a lawn mowed with Proof of Work

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@doctorow Dentacoin has been around for 4 years, try to keep up!

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There is no need to get triggered by folks having meetings & not inviting the entire Bitcoin ecosystem. That’s free..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GG

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@elonmusk Can’t wait ‘til you figure out that the incentives drive miners to use cheap stranded / renewable energy.

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If you felt like last week’s capitulation was even worse than the 2020 COVID capitulation, you’d be right! Pour one..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yj

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*waves*
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🖕 🖕 🖕..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L1

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@VitalikButerin I’m confused I thought you were a big fan of bcash

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*BREAKING* BITCOIN CRASHING AS USERS SPEND IT ALL ON PIZZA

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@thechaz As much as I wish that was the case, we all know it’s not.

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When I had no money I dreamt of all the things I’d buy some day.

Today I have none of those things and I only drea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mx

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Now I feel like I need to wear a mask so as to not attract attention…

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Visiting a blue state and all the cucks are walking around outdoors in sunny summer weather while wearing masks. Dafuq.

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@markfakelast @DjdentDavid Balance transfers offers often give you the option to have the funds deposited to your checking account.

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Credit card company just offered me a 0% APR 1 year loan.

BRB, buyin’ some dip.

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Smart hodlers buy cars and houses with bitcoin collateralized loans. twitter.com/carlquintanill…

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@jamesburrell2 No consensus required; it’s trivial to change ports. Though blocking the default port would probably..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dc

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Imagine selling an asset because an authoritarian regime doesn’t like it.

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China has banned Bitcoin countless times and yet they have yet to block port 8333 at the Great Firewall

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Bitcoiners don’t drive Teslas because they ride the Lightning pic.twitter.com/OCnI6KuST5

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Can you file for worker’s comp if you have repetitive strain injuries from tapping a yubikey too many times?

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“Inflation is the true opium of the people and it is administered to them by anticapitalist governments and parties.” - Ludwig von Mises

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Nocoiners wanting to debate energy consumption with Bitcoiners are as cute as Liberals wanting to debate gun contro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XX

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@FundacionNanoVE Debating something that’s not up for debate is the true waste of energy. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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BREAKING: the government still wants to take your money even as they continue to make your money worth less.

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“Hey, you know that accounting system that makes it infeasible to rewrite history due to its unforgeable costliness..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7R

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@LarisaYarovaya You don’t understand the security model offered by proof of work. There are many other consensus me..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qv

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@orionwl Fun fact; I’m a curl project sponsor…

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You’re goddamn right.

There’s a twist: WE’RE ALL CRIMINALS

twitter.com/JamesSurowieck…

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@DannyManDeBo I suggest you educate yourself about the challenges of long term wealth management. I’d start here: amazon.com/Wealth-Protect…

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Dollar billionaires must struggle to retain their wealth.

Satoshi billionaires only need patiently HODL.

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Refreshing to see some honesty from energy consumption critics! You have explained why your concerns are irrelevant..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t3

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@ThomasEWoods Police aren’t crime preventers, they’re crime historians.

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JeremyRubin BREAKING: @PlebFi IS IN IS OUT

apply to pleb.fi/miami for hacking, mentoring, workshops, discussio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7p

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@johnfinkelste11 Bitcoin mining is powered by incentives, not narratives.

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@TheTomofBomb Beating a dead horse is not going to help with adoption. Bitcoin runs on incentives, not feelings. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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The cult of people who believe that in order for digital money to be sound, it must be open source. twitter.com/paulkrugman/st…

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PUBLIC NOTICE: stop inviting me to debate Bitcoin’s energy consumption.

I reject your premise.

There is no debate.

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jamesob In good news today, my bechmarks finally finished: @pwuille’s updates to libsecp256k1 look to have sped up Bitcoin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DU

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Broke: trade based upon the latest opinions of public figures.

Stoke: slowly steadily stealthily stack sats.

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blood in the streets
bull in the sheets

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@bkbirge @elonmusk It sounds like you have a different definition of coercion than I. No one is forced to play thes..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MT

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CedYoungelman #52: Key Management & Security

@Nneuman & @lopp CEO & CTO of @CasaHODL join me to talk about the world of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1E

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jb55 awesome post by zeeman on why bitcoin is a kind of universal clock that is deeply tied to physics (via entropy)

“..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pd

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@bkbirge @elonmusk It’s fair because no one is coerced into taking action based upon the opinions of public figures.

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@nic__carter It’s hard to find good cauliflower pizza crust but I have had one that was indistinguishable from flour.

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“It should be illegal for folks like @elonmusk to manipulate crypto markets!”

Nah, a robust market must be able to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wf

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You don’t need to get laid; you get fucked by bankers every day.

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Miners don’t waste energy securing Bitcoin.
The military industrial complex wastes energy securing the petrodollar.

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Bitcoin miners have barely scratched the surface seeking out wasted energy. twitter.com/BitcoinMagazin…

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Show me someone who whines about crypto tribalism and I’ll show you someone who doesn’t understand network effects.

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@TheStalwart The joke is that Dogecoin Core is so out of date and the network so shaky that syncing a node is order..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…x2

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@kim0raku @PeterMcCormack I rekt my Tesla while margin trading via the center console screen so I upgraded to an As..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…K7

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Dogecoin made great strides in boosting its joke status over the years.

* stagnant development
* takes a month to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4Q

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That awkward moment when it becomes clear that your vanity transaction count metric was mostly due to a single enti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vo

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“Drop the laser eyes, the bull market is over.”

LOW TIME PREFERENCE HODLERS UNDERSTAND THAT BITCOIN HAS BEEN IN A..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oi

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The energy required to mine bitcoin increases over time.

The energy required to HODL bitcoin decreases over time.

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Nothing other than A SWARM OF CYBER HORNETS twitter.com/tracyalloway/s…

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pete_rizzo_ Understanding Bitcoin means accepting its rules

It’s not rocket science

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An idea is but a dream.
A dream with a date is a goal.
A goal broken into steps is a plan.
A plan combined with action becomes reality.

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Wait ‘til @elonmusk finds out that the most prolific dogecoin developers are Bitcoin Core contributors.

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Thank you Bitcoin Jesus for these opportunities to dunk on bcash logic against someone with a large audience.

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lopp As the BTC exchange rate rises, so shall its energy expenditure. Some see increased waste. I see a system bootstrapping its own security.

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 5:31 PM, May 15th, 2021 via Twitter Web App)

lopp The amount of energy being “wasted” securing Bitcoin via Proof of Work is just the amount that the market has decided is worth paying for.

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lopp “Proof of work is also Proof of Stake. But Proof of Stake is not Proof of Work. With PoW, miners are staking energy (money.)” -@aantonop

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@GuyWithGolden Not an argument, merely a statement. Naturally, those who don’t find any value in Bitcoin will alway..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oB

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The energy used to secure the Bitcoin blockchain from being rewritten is not wasted, it’s purchased by the ecosyste..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7F

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For several years I’ve run a script that notifies me if any links on my web site break.

Wanted: a script that noti..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sX

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Number of pages in @IntelTechniques’ Extreme Privacy guide…

1st Edition: 378
2nd Edition: 574
3rd Edition: 639

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Pour one out for the weak hands who are shaken out by *checks notes* energy consumption concern trolls. twitter.com/bit_maniak/sta…

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Also if you identify as fully vaccinated. twitter.com/CDCgov/status/…

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IntelTechniques Extreme Privacy 3rd Edition Now Available!

Details and links can be found on my site at inteltechniques.com/book7.html. 3..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aw

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The enemies of Bitcoin don’t have the means to attack its thermodynamic security. Thus they attack its legitimacy w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ht

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You know you’re a Bitcoin OG if you’ve heard every flavor of FUD before and are now immune to it.

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ChristopherA Blockchain Commons is working to advance the state of cryptocurrency wallets with interoperable specifications. We’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5K

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glxyresearch The team at Galaxy Digital Mining wrote an excellent white paper examining ’s energy usage.

Did you know..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tL

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“Bitcoin is bad for the environment!”

Indeed. So are you.

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@elonmusk This time I’m just here for the ratio.

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Sounds good, just remember the healthcare privacy rules - you can’t force us to disclose medical history! twitter.com/POTUS/status/1…

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@elonmusk Crypto can and will do whatever it damn well pleases.

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@elonmusk Are you being held in a black site?

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Over a year before the Lightning Network whitepaper was released twitter.com/lopp/status/50…

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@ncdc919 Technically, Dogecoin is a fork of Luckycoin 🤓

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@elonmusk @michael_saylor This is the part where you pledge to stop promoting DOGE because it’s also powered by Proof of Work, right?

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@DavidVorick Doesn’t that statement hold true if Vitalik sells any of the ETH he received from the Ethereum ICO?

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@DavidVorick I think you’re conflating money and value? Vitalik used his tokens, everyone else kept their tokens.

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@giaki3003 @DavidVorick Therein lies the rub. As David notes, being added to an airdrop without consent is forced p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TT

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@giaki3003 @DavidVorick Yeah it seems morally neutral to me.

He was given the tokens, he should use them however h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rf

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@DavidVorick Not sure why the desires / expectations of said speculators are relevant. Burning the tokens would hav..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q3

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Debating energy consumption concern trolls is as useful as debating the exhaust blowing from a Bitcoin ASIC.

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@smithstock @elonmusk Bitcoin pays for its own security; the market is speaking. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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THESE IGNORANT FOOLS ARE TRYING TO CONCERN TROLL US AWAY FROM ATTAINING A KARDASHEV TYPE II CIVILIZATION

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JasonYanowitz In 1999, Forbes claimed that the internet “burns up an awful lot of fossil fuels” and sets the world on a dangerous..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5w

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Bitcoin survived countless rounds of China “banning it” when the network was 1/10th of its current size. Elon is a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gX

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Why do so many otherwise intelligent folks hold and propagate misconceptions about Bitcoin? Because they haven’t pu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vd

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@elonmusk Bitcoin’s thermodynamic security increase over the past few months is insane!

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@TuurDemeester “JUST TESTING MARKET DEPTH FOR SHORTING OPPORTUNITIES!”

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Oh nooooooooooo the Dogefather doesn’t understand Proof of Woof whaddawegonnadooooooooo

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@elonmusk It’s a feature, not a bug. Educate yourself.

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I kid you not, I have had people argue with a straight face that I can’t call myself a software engineer because re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wS

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Short term crypto exchange rates are easily decoupled from fundamentals during mania phases. Remember that price di..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cE

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OH NO
THAT’S NOT A GOVERNMENT APPROVED CONTAINER pic.twitter.com/kglh3Jmoee

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bitcoinbrink The current round of Brink grant applications ends May 17th, so developers working on Bitcoin open source projects,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cp

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@HODLHanger IIRC it was the revenue act of 1861 meant to fund the Civil War.

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The original American income tax was also “transitory.”

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Ladies, if he…

* says he’ll protect you
* makes you ask permission
* takes a cut of your paycheck
* beats you if..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oB

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Bitcoin is a forcing function for fixing cybersecurity. twitter.com/matthew_d_gree…

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lightning Announcing Terminal Web, a new site to help Lightning users improve their nodes! ✅

Run a Lightning node? Check you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SY

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@nic__carter I CAN’T BELIEVE I MISSED THE CUMROCKET PUMP

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Finally found some of that ultrasound money folks are talking about. pic.twitter.com/iK9XG4q6vK

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Ethereum 2017: cat tokens
Ethereum 2020: food tokens
Ethereum 2021: dog tokens

History doesn’t repeat, but it does rhyme.

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@Rudefire I’m referring to the new wave of dog spinoff shitcoins that have caused gas fees to surge…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SK

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Appears that Ethereum is buckling under the burden of all the shitcoins it’s supporting, even faster than during th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rm

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Just because someone appears to be a fan of Bitcoin does not mean your interests are aligned.

Bitcoin is the currency of enemies.

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ATTENTION, SHIBES!
This sounds like a job for the dogecoin community…
twitter.com/BBCWorld/statu…

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@danheld Bitcoin doesn’t have a lovable logo!

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jimmysong The Siren Song of altcoins. Taproot benefits, RBF vulnerability, multisig guide, dual funded channels in the wild,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qe

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The Bitcoin ecosystem eagerly awaits your contribution in the form of an improvement proposal. twitter.com/Snowden/status…

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Fiat holders should be prepared to slowly but surely lose all their money. twitter.com/lopp/status/11…

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