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

December 2021

@JeremyRubin @secparam Oops, missed that. Though it should still improve lightning payment forwarding performance, no?

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During 2021 the Bitcoin blockchain grew from 319GB to 383GB - an annual growth rate of 20%. pic.twitter.com/mLK9WjAWSg

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@cobie @coincenter sorry you have to delete your account as sacrifice @NeerajKA i don’t make the rules

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Bitcoin’s thermodynamic security accelerated at an average rate of 1,507 GH/s^2 in 2021. twitter.com/lopp/status/13…

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2022 prediction: 🤡

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@PeterMcCormack @realbedford No need, xpubs are old & busted.

Wallet descriptors are the new hotness.

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What could possibly go wrong if everyone does this? 😈

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sell everything today

buy it all back tomorrow

wash those losses away

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@nic__carter Don’t forget the mark ass marks, trick ass marks, punk bitches, skip scap shitcoiners and skallywags,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nd

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A great way to guarantee mediocrity is to regularly switch your focus to whatever grabs your attention, ensuring th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ul

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“Retirement is not in my vocabulary. They aren’t going to get rid of me that way.”

- Betty White

RIP

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This is a first: a group of inmates took a couple other inmates hostage and coerced them into transferring cryptocu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gV

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I don’t expect bitcoin to displace the dollar as a common currency any time soon.

I expect it to replace the dolla..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F4

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Wrapped bitcoin increased by 133% in 2021 to 329,000 BTC across different protocols. pic.twitter.com/mmHkLbvGhC

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During 2021 the amount of BTC pegged into @Blockstream’s Liquid network increased 29% to 3,354. pic.twitter.com/wmIxRw1f3Z

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Lightning Network in 2021:
# advertised channels ⬆️ 124% to 84,377
# nodes with channels ⬆️ 132% to 1,948
Bitcoin i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RU

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I hereby signal my support for BIP-119 OP_CHECKTEMPLATEVERIFY. Those who have reasonable technical objections shoul..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yl

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Running out of time to squeeze in more trades, degens! pic.twitter.com/QLcQYrDkUs

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The sooner you realize that even self proclaimed Bitcoin maximalists don’t agree about who is a maximalist, the soo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uq

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@cobie Any good site with aggregate annual stats?

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Are ICOs dead or have they just moved to other networks that aren’t tracked by the ICO stats sites I can find?

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The Bitcoin hashpower that is merge mining the
@RSKsmart sidechain is holding steady in the 55% - 60% range..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VI

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@dabloki I said nothing of the sort. Of course Trump voters are statists too.

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Amusingly, crypto owners as a group are now mostly statists. 🤦
twitter.com/davidshor/stat…

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Bitcoin’s UTXO set rose from 68M to an all-time high of 78M in 2021, adding a net new UTXO every 3 seconds. pic.twitter.com/LGOQ8wk2Ny

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Thanks to the Blockchain wallet finally rolling out SegWit support in June, the percentage of SegWit spending trans..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gM

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Bitcoin address reuse, which is a poor privacy practice, started trending back upward in 2021 after several years o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mk

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The fee market for Bitcoin block space dropped off a cliff mid-year. pic.twitter.com/amfdpdsf1C

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Bitcoin miners have earned nearly $38 billion over the past 13 years and revenue is accelerating. This number assum..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yt

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Revenue collected via transaction fees by bitcoin miners nearly reached all-time highs in April before spending the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wM

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Never had a barber require wearing a mask until last week. They cut around the mask strings while doing my ears and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4s

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@CashflowREAM Yeah it doesn’t take much to keep a coin on life support.

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Roger Ver thinks BSV scales better than BCH and is merely suffering from branding problems. 🤣..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8J

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Bitcoin’s daily adjusted on-chain value transferred hit $36B in 2021. For context, the previous peak was $9B in Dec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p5

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Bitcoin OP_RETURN (data anchor) outputs created in:
2014: 13,000
2015: 655,000
2016: 1,040,000
2017: 2,253,000
2018..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gf

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Bitcoin market cap dominance (a highly manipulable metric of questionable value) dropped throughout 2021 despite th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cL

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The fact that the US hasn’t been able to institute a nationwide centralized vax pass system shows the robustness of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bJ

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Known Bitcoin related physical attacks in
2014: 1
2015: 5
2016: 4
2017: 12
2018: 25
2019: 8
2020: 11
2021: 25

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An Italian couple staying in Bali were beaten & robbed of $400,000 in cash and bitcoin. cnnindonesia.com/nasional/20211…

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Forkcoiners had a moment of hope in May but will end the year down double digit percentages against BTC. pic.twitter.com/PHb0bEctCf

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I’ve visited some places in the US that require showing a vaccine card.

No establishment checked against my ID or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…yZ

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The number of deployed Bitcoin ATMs increased by 142% during 2021 to over 33,850. pic.twitter.com/DJxG80TPOl

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@jiceman It’s in their 2021 annual report PDF.

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Teach a girl to HODL and she’ll stay safe.

Teach a dude to ape aaaaaaaaaaand it’s gone.

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Bitcoin’s 30 & 60 day exchange rate volatility averaged around 4% during 2021, over 1% higher than the previous yea..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tn

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Crypto exchange trading volumes have blown away previous historical records throughout 2021. pic.twitter.com/JofWgUXrD8

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Bitcoin Why is proof of work important?

Because humans can break any laws made by humans but none made by physics.

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Crypto industry venture capital funding:
2012: $23M
2013: $120M
2014: $368M
2015: $850M
2016: $850M
2017: $1,200M
2..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RF

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The Matrix 4 suffers from a severe case of huffing its own farts. It’s so self referential that it’s cheesy.

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@nic__carter ser none of us can see that because he blocked us all

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@greg_not_so They can educate themselves at bitcoin.page - I’ve already done a lot of the legwork compil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oI

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I think you don’t understand the point of cryptocurrency. pic.twitter.com/DC6gq3eZH8

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@csuwildcat Amassing followers does not require being correct. You just have to craft the right narrative and stay on point.

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“Savings,” more like “losings” amirite? twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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Imagine keeping your savings in cash because you’re risk averse.

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There were 101,000,000 tweets containing the word “bitcoin” in 2021 - 350% the volume of 2020. H/T @wullon pic.twitter.com/c9NhwWQCbH

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Cryptology ePrint Archive papers mentioning Bitcoin:
2011: 1
2012: 3
2013: 8
2014: 18
2015: 20
2016: 26
2017: 24
20..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1e

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Google Scholar articles published mentioning Bitcoin:
2009: 83
2010: 136
2011: 218
2012: 424
2013: 868
2014: 2,070..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Qz

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BitcoinTalk total registered users:

2009: 19
2010: 3,127
2011: 48,827
2012: 76,680
2013: 207,357
2014: 406,833
201..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…UY

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/r/bitcoin had a massive 2021, nearly doubling its subscriber count to a total of 3,706,000. By doing so it has fin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…EV

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During 2021 an average of 563 visitors per day viewed my educational resources at bitcoin.page - a 109%..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4m

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El Salvador surged from 150th to 1st place for relative Bitcoin search interest in 2021.

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Countries with the highest relative search interest for Bitcoin have changed significantly from 2020 to 2021! While..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bi

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Bitcoin Obituaries:
2010: 1
2011: 6
2012: 1
2013: 17
2014: 29
2015: 39
2016: 28
2017: 124
2018: 93
2019: 41
2020: 1..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qb

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@robustus You just need a bunch of power strips.

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bitcoinbrink Thank you @lopp for the generous BTC donation! A great Christmas present to support our developer funding efforts. 🎁

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@Mandrik @mempool Still a step up from scrubbing toilets.

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Them: “Why are you giving that money away when you could buy some nice for yourself instead?”

Me: “To make sure th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4G

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According to my @github Sponsors stats I’ve donated $25,440 to 34 open source developers / projects in 2021.

Not b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6L

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birb_k Domestic Migration During COVID. People are voting with their U-Haul trucks. We all have ideas what drives people f..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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@Curiouser103108 Perspective: the market cap of the entire Bitcoin system at the time was $250,000 and there were p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aK

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That feeling when you realize it’s not web3, it’s web2 covered with a thin veneer of web3… twitter.com/moxie/status/1…

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@BitcoinMagazine This was later determined to be fake news. Pretty sure the BTC were immediately converted into fia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ak

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now this looks like a job for me
so everybody just follow me
‘cause we need a little controversy
‘cause it feels so..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ek

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@gladstein Check his profile.

It would be dangerous to him; he’d be out of a job.

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ROFL this explains so much
bless your heart @smdiehl twitter.com/dystopiabreake…

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They say you should be the change you want to see in the world.

In 2022 I’ll be joining several venture capital fu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U8

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@udiWertheimer you’re doing a good job at that, but it’s less clear that it’s being offset via more attention / ass..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fr

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@itsmattgeorge @udiWertheimer @ensdomains Hard to cover in a tweet but you can’t control how a diverse group of peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dA

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One virgin’s toxicity is another Chad’s basedness.

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@udiWertheimer truly don’t understand why udiverse is once again choosing to be the bitcoiner internet police

this..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z0

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@twobitidiot Telling folks what they need to do? Great way to incite a civil war 😇

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@eccentricexit What ruling, though? A default judgement because I didn’t deposit more ETH?

You see how there’s no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…El

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@tyler Don’t need a token to be your own platform though. twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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lopp If Bitcoin is a new form of life:
* Electricity is its food
* The Internet is its circulatory system
* Miners are i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sm

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@eccentricexit I figured there would be notifications in the browser; I was checked it regularly.

It always felt l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…MN

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Update: apparently the comment I paid to post was irrelevant to the process.

The app gave no notifications or guid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h1

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@cobie I’m pretty sure they don’t talk to each other.

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DOGE was fun before the pump & dumpers jumped in and ruined it

now it’s just a shitcoin with a dog on it

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This richest man in the world’s pfp is a phallic symbol of his own construction and he’s waving it in the faces of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…W2

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We live in the age of billionaire shitposters. Why?

Because money can’t buy happiness.

But a legendary dunk sure can.

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@micsolana you weren’t paying attention during the bitcoin fork wars were you

this is an adversarial environment;..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2f

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gubmint’s gonna have a lotta splainin’ to do when folks wake up and realize they’re still alive and well

…except..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6e

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@NeerajKA being such a cheap bastard you don’t even buy the real jpg… *chef’s kiss*

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@TheDesignFlaw For sure; AFAICT the mortality rate for these folks is well below expectations.

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what if i told you
highly ranked govt officials
tend to be in the higher risk classes
of being exposed to and dying..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KH

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@ColinCareful High propensity means that the business has a high likelihood of hiring employees. Looks like the big..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bd

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MSM loves talking about The Great Resignation.

What you aren’t hearing is that the rate of incorporation of new bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SC

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Requiring children to get a vaccine for a disease with double digit % mortality rates where 1 shot will protect for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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Multiple Nigerian law enforcement officers stand accused of robbing over $50,000 USD worth of bitcoin from two youn..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…9I

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@orweinberger @paulvigna @WSJ That’s what I figured. Somehow I bet it overlooks the nuance that owning BTC does not..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pj

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@paulvigna @WSJ Unfortunately I can’t read this article in order to debunk it. It appears that someone is gatekeepi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…GU

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Crypto doesn’t disempower money printers - it empowers anyone to be a money printer.

Be wary of protocols for whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uj

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@doozy_j123 Nah, if people are wrong then they die. Self correcting problem.

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@doozy_j123 There is no mortality rate that makes mandates acceptable. The incentives are already in play; it’s a self-correcting problem.

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CasaHODL Announcing !

3 days packed with speakers, fireside chats, and interactive workshops on the potential..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sc

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Fearmongering and hysterics.
I expect that the overwhelming majority of unvaccinated folks will not get severely il..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…g0

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“Remote shopping, while entirely feasible, will flop, because women like to get out of the house, like to handle th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lr

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Congratulations and thanks to @achow101 for stepping into the role of Bitcoin Core Wallet Maintainer!

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BVBTC 1/ “Free Yourself” is my first sculpture in white marble, and it goes up for auction on @scarcedotcity this Tuesday..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…im

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The most common debate I’ve seen on libertarian forums lately:

Which state is best for libertarians?

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@taaronjones Acebeam X80 flashlight
I mostly use privacy.com cards; they rarely get rejected by payment processors.

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CasaHODL 👂 CTO @lopp recently joined @natbrunell on the Coin Stories podcast and outlined a few of the best and most accessi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WL

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@PeterMcCormack is there any chance of @realbedford ever playing Calvin’s Scottish shitcoin club?

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@prestonjbyrne Doesn’t make sense; you’d think that the liberals would prefer the convenience of visiting his grave at Arlington.

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@Cowaboonga1435 By your logic they should also decrease priority for patients who have lifestyle related illnesses..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Lo

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@BtcChewy @druidian You should still max out your 401K if for no other reason than to reduce how much you pay the State.

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@gladstein oh dear the replies are a dumpster fire of folks demanding access to shitcoin airdrops

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@nic__carter What’s the over/under on Grenada launching a shitcoin?

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HUMAN BEINGS ARE PRETTY PREDICTABLE
IF YOU THREATEN THEM, THEY’LL USUALLY COMPLY
twitter.com/tomselliott/st…

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Receiving coal for Christmas is fine.
You can use it to power your mine.
If you dare to set it aflame.
Bitcoin changes the game.

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@ErikVoorhees LORD HIS EXCELLENCY JAMES HRMH (& HMRH)
of Hougun Manor & Glencoe & British Empire
MR. Damian A. James Williamson
Wills
et al.

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Just wait; every millennial will be a millionaire before you know it. twitter.com/BitcoinMagazin…

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@BitcoinIsSaving I’m envisioning a family struggling to cut their Christmas steak while holding their plate due to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FU

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You can’t comply your way out of tyranny.

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@rfo2000 Physical attacks tend to be correlated with the exchange rate.

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actuallyCarlaKC What’s special about Bitcoin is that you get to build the world as you want it to be 🏗️

What previously fell to an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…aL

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When I see the “holiday overflow” drivers pull up in their unmarked personal vehicle wearing plain clothes with jus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Va

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@danheld Because both the prison-industrial complex AND the pharmaceutical-i ndustrial complex are threatened by it.

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@HankThomasDC @gladstein That’s odd, I’m pretty sure Facebook has far more than 50,000 users.

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plz stop hooking up critical infrastructure like cream cheese supply chain management to the internet kgr8thx presstelegram.com/2021/12/15/tha…

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Filed under “failed forkcoin forecasts.” twitter.com/KimDotcom/stat…

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This is a pretty wild first: a well known TV personality was robbed by armed home invaders posing as DHL couriers w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Sz

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BBC found the biggest Chad in Lebanon pic.twitter.com/bg9ie7zA1I

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is it a bad sign if the AWS status page won’t even load

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AWS is down

*grrrrrrrrroans*inhales*

… Bitcoin never goes down…

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@CryptoCobain AWS crashing on the news Crypto Cobain has become a verified twitter user

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How many plants do I have to stake to be a plantfluencer?

Are plantfluencers carnivorous because they’re morally opposed to killing plants?

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@CryptoCobain You’re a confirmed Ethereum co-founder nowwwwwww

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Remember, folks: don’t go into debt to buy plants. They are a poor store of value and can not be used to execute a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TU

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@ChristopherA How well does it work for color blind folks?

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ChristopherA LifeHash.info is a new Blockchain Commons website that demonstrates how LifeHashes work, and also offers..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ZJ

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Super low time preference: not desiring the latest phone hardware because your preferred hardened operating system doesn’t support it yet.

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@DanDarkPill Imagine being so desperate for good news that this is what you come up with.

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JeremyRubin i feel like @udiWertheimer will like this one…

A Defense of Having Fun (and maybe staying poor)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ep

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Those who aren’t old enough to have experienced significant inflation are least likely to expect it. pic.twitter.com/qARc6HqTgM

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“I wish I had spent more of my life staring at price charts!”

… exclaimed no one on their death bed.

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@RobWaughMail Looks like almost all the replies are from brainwashed BSV folks, but that’s what tends to happen whe..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…t2

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We can’t know for sure how much bitcoin is lost forever.

We can guess based upon how many haven’t moved in over 7..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xj

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@flyosity This is true though IIRC it wasn’t particularly fun to play as the duck.

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@satsie it would be terrible if some anonymous individual were to do that

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@banker0x In bitcoin terms, sure. But not necessarily in value terms. twitter.com/lopp/status/14…

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