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Old 09-04-2017, 11:36 AM   #41
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Old 09-07-2017, 01:46 PM   #42
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I've used GDAX and Coinbase with some success even with the fees. Takes a bit to get setup. I don't leave money for long.
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Old 09-07-2017, 10:13 PM   #43
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So is anyone actually mining? Or know anyone who is mining?
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Old 09-07-2017, 11:40 PM   #44
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Im looking for a new exchange to buy cryptos. Coinbase is ridiculous fees. Bittrex doesnt support USD to coin. Ive read this thread and seen a few others. My concern is there are so many articles over exchanges that ran off with peoples money. I guess the thing to do is simply buy it there, then transfer it out to cold storage or another wallet asap?

Bittrex is american, but I guess you never know. They have to comply with the SEC so maybe they're insured? But yeah offline storage is best. You can do a desktop wallet, or get something better like a trezor. Some people even do those paper wallets but those things make me nervous. You print out all your bitcoin, but what if it had a flaw? What if for some reason it couldn't be read? Maybe since you technically still control the private keys, it wouldn't matter and you'd just print another one that actually worked.

Desktop wallets are probably the most common. I was thinking of having all my wallets on a different dedicated hard drive, and then just put the money in them and disconnect the hard drive. That would protect against real time hacks, if that ever really happens to average people lol. They told me doing that wouldn't necessarily help, because you get malware that just sits there and waits for you to log back into a wallet, then records your info that way and then they've got the money. So all in all, paper wallets and stuff like Trezor are probably the only truely safe way.

There are much cheaper alternatives to coinbase out there. Searching around (there is even one posted in this thread) will reveal them but some of them are in wherethefuckistan which also makes me nervous. I'm starting to get used to it though, and starting to think that being nervous about anything crypto is just the way its gonna be. It looks like if you want secure, go with banks and their shitty services. As for fees, I was told to forget about the fees, its part of doing business and there will always bee fees, for everything. Buy = fee. Sell = fee. Trade any of it... fee. Just have to make sure your gains make the fees look like pennies and make it totally worth it.
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Old 09-08-2017, 11:55 AM   #45
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Bitcoin plummets?
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Old 09-08-2017, 03:49 PM   #46
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https://www.coindesk.com/blockchain-...tract-dispute/
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Distributed ledger startups Ripple and R3 have become embroiled in a new legal battle, with both startups filing lawsuits related to a contract dispute between the two firms.

Ripple alleged in a complaint filed today in the Supreme Court of California that R3 failed to honor an agreement that included an option to purchase 5 billion XRP, the cryptocurrency of Ripple's distributed ledger network. According to Reuters, R3 asked the Delaware Chancery Court to uphold the deal, which would have allowed it to buy the XRP at a price of $0.0085 per token before September 2019
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:27 PM   #47
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I thought it was already illegal in China? Hell facebook and google are illegal there. People just use VPN's and move forward
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Old 09-08-2017, 04:30 PM   #48
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No clue. Just reporting what I find.
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For bitcoin that is not really a plummet lol. Just normal movement. When I started doing this stuff in june, bitcoin was worth less than half what it is now. I can almost say with certainty that bitcoin will be back up to $4600 in a month or two. I wouldn't be the least bit surprised if it happened tomorrow. It just doesn't quit. If someone had a lot of money and were looking to invest, imo its bitcoin all day long. Note that the price is $4240 at the time of this post. It will see $10,000.

When I first heard that I was like "Yeah maybe, but we'll see. And who knows when that will be." Now I'm convinced, and its going to be sooner rather than later. 2020 may turn out to be too far off, might be sooner than that. Now they're all saying $20-$22k as some kind of final bitcoin price, but I think its too early to tell that. If this all sounds like some kind of over enthusiasm, I'm just going off of what its been doing while I've been watching. Plus I'm not invested in bitcoin I just use it to buy the other coins. I'm just a small fry at the moment so the altcoins is where I need to be as its what I can afford. Making an extra 20k in 3 years really won't help my life enough so at this point bitcoin isn't attractive to me as an investor.
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Old 09-11-2017, 09:35 AM   #50
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Thoughts on Paragoncoin? I have no affiliation.

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Old 09-14-2017, 11:57 AM   #51
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More fluctuations. Time to buy?
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Old 09-15-2017, 05:20 PM   #52
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I'm seriously considering buying into this new crypto. Not a ton, just like $50. However, I'm confused. It seems I have to buy in with some existing crypto currency. How the heck do I get into bitcoin?!?!?1

https://crowdsale.paragoncoin.com/?r...139abec260d4b0
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Old 09-17-2017, 10:20 PM   #53
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Yep. Anytime you see it lose a significant portion of its value, its time to buy. It almost always just goes right back up to where it was. I'm still new to this, but I have a hunch that once its been there (to a given price) its almost like that is what people now think its actually worth, even if it happens to be down a good deal at a given point. So its like there is this confidence in it, which in and of itself is enough to push it back up. That's just my theory though.

You can use coinbase to buy bitcoin, using your bank account information or credit card. Then transfer that bitcoin, to an exchange like bittrex.

Right now I'm down 10 cents on District0x. DNT. Bought it at 14 cents, now its at 4 cents. Can't say it feels good, but patience is the name of the game and it has all the markings of a solid project that will eventually be completed. At which point of course it will rise well beyond that initial 14 cents where I bought it. Could be a year and a half though.

DNT taught me a lesson recently, one that definitely had my full attention. I bought it at 14 cents, then in a couple days it went to 30 cents. I didn't sell, thinking "Well shit I don't know when it will stop... what if it goes to 60 cents? What if it goes to $1?". Then it plummeted. Asked around and they told me where I messed up is that I should have taken some profit and left the rest just sitting there in DNT. Lesson learned, won't be doing that again. Next time I see massive gains like that I'm jumping off the train, early or not. I bought $6300 worth, which grew to about $19k in a couple days, then plummeted down to around $2200. School of hard knocks.
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Yep. Anytime you see it lose a significant portion of its value, its time to buy. It almost always just goes right back up to where it was. I'm still new to this, but I have a hunch that once its been there (to a given price) its almost like that is what people now think its actually worth, even if it happens to be down a good deal at a given point. So its like there is this confidence in it, which in and of itself is enough to push it back up. That's just my theory though.

You can use coinbase to buy bitcoin, using your bank account information or credit card. Then transfer that bitcoin, to an exchange like bittrex.

Right now I'm down 10 cents on District0x. DNT. Bought it at 14 cents, now its at 4 cents. Can't say it feels good, but patience is the name of the game and it has all the markings of a solid project that will eventually be completed. At which point of course it will rise well beyond that initial 14 cents where I bought it. Could be a year and a half though.

DNT taught me a lesson recently, one that definitely had my full attention. I bought it at 14 cents, then in a couple days it went to 30 cents. I didn't sell, thinking "Well shit I don't know when it will stop... what if it goes to 60 cents? What if it goes to $1?". Then it plummeted. Asked around and they told me where I messed up is that I should have taken some profit and left the rest just sitting there in DNT. Lesson learned, won't be doing that again. Next time I see massive gains like that I'm jumping off the train, early or not. I bought $6300 worth, which grew to about $19k in a couple days, then plummeted down to around $2200. School of hard knocks.
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Old 09-18-2017, 01:50 PM   #55
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Coming from you, that makes me Albert Einstein. Trolling is nothing compared to the shit that you've posted up that you've actually done in real life. I really can't believe you're still here. But I'll go ahead and put you on ignore now. Keep talking, I'm listening, I promise.
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Old 09-18-2017, 07:30 PM   #56
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Just grabbed $150 of paragon. Had to download coinbase and buy some litecoin and then sell some of it to buy the paragoncoin.

This will be interesting. Like betting at Vegas. With probably the same results.
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:10 PM   #57
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Pouring hours and hours of research into a coin before investing, cuts down on the gambling at vegas aspect. Don't forget blockfolio on your phone so you can monitor it easier.
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Old 09-27-2017, 07:17 AM   #58
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WTC a good buy or nah?
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Old 09-27-2017, 08:41 AM   #59
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Some of us may be mining and didn't even know it!

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Showtime websites used visitors’ browsers to mine cryptocurrency

Over the weekend, visitors to Showtime's website or its streaming site ShowtimeAnytime might have noticed their computers slowing down a bit. That's because someone slipped in some JavaScript into the sites that caused them to siphon off processing time from users' browsers in order to mine the cryptocurrency Monero. The Register reports that the software took up as much as 60 percent of visitors' CPU capacity.

It's unclear who introduced the JavaScript into the websites -- it could've been a hacker, it could've been Showtime or its parent company CBS, though the latter seems less likely. But the Monero-mining scripts were written by a company called Coinhive, which provides this kind of code so that webmasters can choose to generate some revenue without having to resort to ads. The Pirate Bay did this recently. Coinhive told The Register, "We can't give out any specific information about the account owner as per our privacy terms. We don't know much about these keys or the user they belong to anyway."

The mining code is now gone from the websites and Showtime doesn't seem to want to talk about the incident. As for Coinhive, which seems to be perturbed by websites using its code without letting users know and a little irritated that it's now being blocked by adblockers, said on its website that it's working towards making its script opt-in, a move that would hopefully circumvent both issues. And in theory, prevent others from sneaking it into someone else's website.
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Have friends that have been doing really well with Bitconnect.




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