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

May 2022

@KristophJeffers I don’t think that’s the issue. I see the map you posted if I switch the vaccination status from u..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q1

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@brucefenton For a doge, Billy sure is thin-skinned. He blocked me despite me NEVER having interacted with him.

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@elonmusk Meanwhile we’re still waiting for you to embrace your inner anarcho-capitalist. We know he’s in there.

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@wtogami Hard to say, would need more data on how the bots are actually used.

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Time for some extreme cyberpunk speculation! blog.lopp.net/ensuring-your-…

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@sthenc I’ve tried that. Didn’t block any yesterday. It’s also possible that if bot operator detects ONE account re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lM

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The thing that really irks me about impersonation bots:

It /seems/ like if I do nothing, the bot accounts generall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h5

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@billbarhydt @jack You’ll have an easier time if your account is verified. But ever since the bot operators learned..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jl

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Only 1 of the accounts ended up being removed.

The other 50 were deemed “not in violation” because their profiles..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…z5

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Yesterday I reported 51 accounts for impersonating me.

I spent 8 minutes reporting them. Based on case IDs it look..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WG

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“Do not fear to be eccentric of opinion, for every opinion now accepted was once eccentric.” - Bertrand Russell

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When your code repository doesn’t enforce 2-man rules: pic.twitter.com/HtPxI0T1lT

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“Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?”

- Steve Jobs pic.twitter.com/NiVOpLgjSJ

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PeterMcCormack My new film is available…

Follow The Money #1 - Bitcoin in El Salvador covers the period when the law w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…wC

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Congrats to the 450 @UNC Computer Science students who just graduated - the largest cohort ever! The vast majority..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nH

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“I want to be clear: I do not respect the SEC. I do not respect them.” - @elonmusk

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@ApostleXrp @CryptoWhale Yes, but you’re talking to a long-time scammer so don’t expect facts.

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Bear markets are for BUIDLing! We’re hiring:

* Backend Software Engineer
* Senior Backend Software Engineer
* Back..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Jy

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PeterMcCormack My first Substrack article, written for normies - Everything You Know About Bitcoin is Wrong.

Written for the FT a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…it

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is “the decoupling” when all the degen crypto traders lose their significant others because they discover the exten..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mr

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@alistairmilne Why would you apologize for running an experiment? /s

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“Every day on Twitter there is one person who becomes the main character. The goal is not to be it.”

It’s quite im..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…V1

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Feds got us into this situation by taxing us via money printing and you think they should get us out by taxing us v..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pa

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the real alpha is the friends we’ve stolen tweets from along the way

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lopp Q: Why did Satoshi choose an upper limit of 21,000,000 BTC?
A: The limiting factor is the max value of a 64 bit int..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rJ

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@rogerkver @saylor @nayibbukele @maxkeiser Everyone should read the Bible. Anyone who does will notice that it isn’..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vP

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@dstadulis @adrianscottcom Right; most of the printer’s dashboards are HTTP and it only switches to HTTPS for sensitive config change pages.

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I can no longer change my 10 year old printer’s settings because its internal web server uses a version of TLS that..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fn

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@BoBtEhNuB The only comprehensive article I’m aware of that delves into thermodynamic security of the network with..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3d

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@BoBtEhNuB Not as a single comprehensive blog post. Short version is I’m not worried in the medium term as long as..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uJ

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@babaranoush The whales who chose poorly during fork wars ended up with significant losses. twitter.com/lopp/status/15…

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Plenty of bitcoin whales are uninterested in defending the principles that give the network its value. They would h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a7

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Dear folks who are looking at the trending topic: twitter.com/lopp/status/15…

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lopp It makes sense that HODLers who survive multiple market cycles are referred to as “crypto veterans.” H/T @JimBTC pic.twitter.com/VQ2Ekea6qJ

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@pete_rizzo_ oh he’s a dot eth now… *checks history*

he sold NFTs of that tweet and earned < 1 ETH 😬

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@CharlieShrem @SBF_FTX Oh it’s OK, I only dunk on folks for sport - not to effect a change in their behavior.

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The computational cost of validating transactions is unrelated to the algorithm used to create a high cost of rewri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8V

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@baldridgecpa Nice! Welcome to the viral nature of memes - I came across a screenshot of what appears to be a Faceb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gN

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@saifedean Nobody expects to get Pringled to death, which is why it’s the perfect weapon.

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If you expect to agree with everything I post, you’re in the wrong place! Not even I agree with everything I post…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…h3

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@alpacasw @LukeDashjr The front end is Grafana, I’m not gonna write my own eye candy!

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The biggest flaw with stablecoins is they all aim for pegging their value to a fiat currency that’s guaranteed to l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QH

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This 3D printed Pringles delivery system will enable anyone to place explosions of flavor hundreds of yards away at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NE

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The Statoshi fork of Bitcoin Core is now updated with the 23.0 release code and the dashboard at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jt

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@JSB6234 I’m anti-politician and pro bodily autonomy; I am an equal opportunity offender.

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@FractalEncrypt I mute people because my time is valuable and I don’t want it wasted.

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If abortion is murder (destroying a life without consent) then destroying part of a newborn’s genitals without their consent is __________

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@elonmusk Malice is certainly not necessary in order for algorithms to create unintended negative consequences. forbes.com/sites/aparnadh…

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@raknak It’s important to stay up to date with modern art and culture!

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@theschnaz For mobile key users, multiple “two man rules” in our development process that would require collusion a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IV

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When you mute / block someone there should be an optional memo field so that you can note why they lost your respec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ra

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@CamAdelipour You won’t find any such language in our terms of service because client funds can not be impacted by legal procedures.

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@MalwareTechBlog At least 0.1% of crypto projects fail the Howey Test :-)

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@MalwareTechBlog It’s easier to defend the claim that 90% of crypto projects are unregistered securities as opposed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…FY

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netrebelking “Unless you’re holding the private key to your bitcoin, your money is up for grabs.”

My latest article at..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zq

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The yields for staking Tron’s USDD are as high as 40% - double the yield offered by Terra’s Anchor Protocol. pic.twitter.com/Ws1IWA1fTk

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Yield farming explained in 30 seconds: pic.twitter.com/R8HnQXiZaN

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@LefterisJP Oh don’t worry there’s a full explanation on the web site!

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Apparently Madonna teamed up with Beeple to create a series of hentai videos in which she gives birth to various th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…WS

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robustus In 2011 when Gox was hacked & BTC market-dumped to a penny, that was the entire ecosys.

In 2012 when pirateat40 bl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…e1

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“You can’t call that project a scam - it was an experiment!”

How many “experiments” does one get to repeat with th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IP

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But it’s always a good time to dump fiat.
twitter.com/lopp/status/11…

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@theemikehobart @ShaneTHazel Bitcoin has been in a bull market for a decade 😎

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If you look around the market but can’t find the source of the yield…

it’s because you are the yield.

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If this was your first major market correction and you held strong without panicking, you’ve earned your stripes…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…AR

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all get rich quick schemes
are get rekt quick schemes

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@JoshLevitan @CardanoDan The referees decided to take a break and while they did, some spectators took control of the scoreboard.

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LUNA insanity is exposing unhandled edge cases throughout the ecosystem. It’s glorious. twitter.com/BlizzFinance/s…

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LUNA is hyperinflating so quickly that exchanges are having to update in order to support more decimal places. pic.twitter.com/Vk5zDmIvbK

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Stability is expensive.

Volatility is free.

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The mempool is a data structure in which Bitcoin nodes store unconfirmed transactions that have not been mined in a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B6

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@My_Bebeps @twobitidiot I looked for that first but couldn’t find one.

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Y’all need a unique emoji for drawdowns of 99% @twobitidiot

Might I suggest ☠️? pic.twitter.com/7qeN00cSrd

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As of today the TOTAL value of all 50+ forks of Bitcoin that were launched over the past 5 years has dropped below..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q5

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During mania phases dozens of friends and family come out of the woodwork to ask if they should buy bitcoin.

This..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Tl

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Funny thing about “Bitcoin Dominance” metrics: every price site seems to have their own calculation and none of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z8

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Many Bitcoin maximalists being minted this week.

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alexbosworth Sometimes I hear other coins pitched and it’s like, oh they are really advanced because they do sophisticated lendi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vT

via Twitter Web App (retweeted on 7:56 PM, May 11th, 2022 via Twitter for Android)

lopp At this point I’m fairly certain that the search for a “stable store of value” is a fool’s quest. Value is inherently unstable.

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A truly algorithmic stablecoin can’t be regulated.

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nic__carter at a time like this, it’s important to remind the tether truthers that they are wrong, they have always been wrong,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oY

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@P3b7_ Bitcoin winters are when features get added.

Bitcoin summers are when you fight fires and keep things runni..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…49

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I have built through 3 Bitcoin winters.

Casa is well positioned to build through yet another.

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@BitfuryGeorge I think that’s happening right now as folks dump their shitcoins for the relative safety of bitcoin.

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@merklemerkel mempool report gonna rock the house tonight

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it’s not the sea of green you were hoping for, anon pic.twitter.com/eZMbPnV4TD

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@hblodget If they are still holding after 100X gains, it’s highly unlikely they’ll get nervous.

Ask me how I know.

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I’m starting to think that this group of concerned citizens who took $5M in shitcoin funding yet can’t even keep a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…m1

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Messari’s market tracker is my favorite for no reason other than the emojis. pic.twitter.com/L7vxKKQXmc

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Nneuman Ahem…Coinbase holds more than 10% of all bitcoin. Subject to seizure if they go bankrupt.

You know if Coinbase i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2f

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road pirate denies being road pirate
reason.com/2022/05/09/she…

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Dear @EWGPrez @ewg @CleanUpBitcoin,

I keep reading through your blog posts and tweets but have yet to find a concr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tG

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hosekiapp We’re excited to announce our integration of the new @CasaHODL API! Together Casa and Hoseki can exponentially grow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mv

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There are 2 hard problems in software engineering:

* time zones
* code reviews
* multi-threading
* naming variable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…91

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(this submission was rejected by marketing) 🤣

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Please don’t end the bitcoin firesale before next week. Thank you for your cooperation.

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Due to unfavorable market conditions, Casa is… continuing to BUIDL! twitter.com/Nneuman/status…

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@CoinDesk @CasaHODL @camlearnscrypto I do not recognize this fat beardless fellow.

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@MattSenter I’m not saying that the risks and rewards of both decisions are the same. I’m making a point that prior..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…JZ

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@MattSenter Example: children are far more likely to die in a car collision than from contracting covid.

By placin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k7

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@66fuzz @MattSenter I am providing an example of extreme safety. The topic I’m discussing is much broader than simply covid measures.

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@MattSenter When “at all cost” ignores all of the other costs. The safest way to live is to imprison yourself in a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…I4

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Over the past several years many parents have gone to great lengths to protect their children from covid… to thei..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vX

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@Melt_Dem sorry i can’t believe that vitalik has moves that smooth

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Apparently this needs to be said:

DON’T OPEN YOUR FINANCIAL APPS WHEN YOU ARE IN A PUBLIC PLACE pic.twitter.com/RKiyxhTnCE

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@BrianLockhart BROKE: AMMO PRICED PER ROUND
WOKE: AMMO PRICED PER POUND

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@NeerajKA not sure if top signal or bottom signal

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Amusing to see folks talking about the dollar being strong at the moment. Keep in mind that strength is relative…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mL

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When someone says bitcoin is going to 0 and you have to check if their head is empty. pic.twitter.com/RMiI7qCB0z

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If it’s possible to move large amounts of money using only your phone, you’re doing it wrong. This includes being a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nf

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Market dips are transitory.
Inflation is forever.

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Personal runway tiers:

< 3 mos: Flirting w/ disaster. ⬇️ expenses, ⬆️ skills & income.
1 year: Room to take risks…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vm

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The Bitcoin Core Config Generator is now compatible with Bitcoin Core 23.0

Current count is 173 config options!
jlopp.github.io/bitcoin-core-c…

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@esiattorney we’ve got our best people working on this problem

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Twitter is a microblogging platform.

Q: What do you call a thread that’s dozens of tweets long?

A: A blog, publis..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ck

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@niftynei 🧵👇 style twitter became a bad idea the moment that Twitter implemented thread collapsing. Write a blog po..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BN

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The low time preference traveler takes the scenic route.

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You either get crucified as Bitcoin Jesus or live long enough to see yourself become the villain. Wait, did I say “..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rg

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It’s really hard to keep your fact checking filters updated when the facts are constantly changing. pic.twitter.com/rg9jXMzqOW

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@pgaffney @CharlieShrem @JorgeStolfi UNC CS degree here. 15 years practical experience. Blockchain is the most impr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6d

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@WhatBitcoinDid 🤣🤣🤣 i hope the show is just an hour of junseth singing; that would be *chef’s kiss*

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If Americans ever see this level of tyranny, it is good and well that we exercise our right to bear arms against ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Dl

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@NeerajKA neerajdickbutts should be issued exclusively on analOS

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@NeerajKA never too late to issue neerajdickbutts

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@DavidZell_ @MrChrisEllis My pa always said:

“Son, grass is just a weed. Don’t waste your time cultivating it.”

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👀Fidelity just sent this email to all GBTC holders👀 pic.twitter.com/K2qdqiHgTB

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@PeterMcCormack @TuurDemeester I had several Libertarian friends who got sucked into Molyneaux and I watched them b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2v

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@ErikVoorhees Yep! And then best practices were formalized and adopted and we saw rates of loss drop. I wonder how long it will take…

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Reporter: “describe the process for changing Bitcoin”

Me: “crypto anarchy with a sprinkling of IETF”

Reporter: “d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gF

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@adam3us Sure, there should be a distinction between ultimatums and proposals. Are you suggesting that a speedy tri..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YZ

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@anguschampion @udiWertheimer @adam3us Arguably so. Each consensus change seems to go through a slightly different..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a2

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@adam3us I seem to recall that consensus change proposals tend to have “deployment” specifications described.

“A p..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…C4

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DeFi is seeing hockey stick growth!

Funds stolen 2020: $516 million
Funds stolen 2021: $1.3 billion
Funds stolen 2022 YTD: $1.6 billion

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Hello block 735,000!

We are now halfway through Bitcoin’s 4th mining epoch and less than 2 years away from the ann..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zy

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@s3cp256k1 You’re a toxic fool spewing meaningless drivel. You’re attempting to inject personal attacks and politic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…uu

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I’ve heard more than once lately that price inflation is a result of rising wages. pic.twitter.com/EVTnhA6B2d

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@L0laL33tz @s3cp256k1 Sounds like you trust the WEF press office while I choose to trust Elizabeth. Guess we’re at an impasse!

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@L0laL33tz @s3cp256k1 The WEF story was quite literally FUD and Lightning Labs had no part in it.

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Denial of unpleasant truths is a defensive mechanism: when we convincingly lie to ourselves we can more convincingly lie to others.

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@s3cp256k1 LOL nope, but apparently you’re quite susceptible to FUD.

Even if she was, it’s irrelevant in the context of FOSS.

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Lurkers. They’re called lurkers. No need for a new word!
twitter.com/NYT_first_said…

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@elonmusk How dare you right click and save!

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