Register a SA Forums Account here!
JOINING THE SA FORUMS WILL REMOVE THIS BIG AD, THE ANNOYING UNDERLINED ADS, AND STUPID INTERSTITIAL ADS!!!

You can: log in, read the tech support FAQ, or request your lost password. This dumb message (and those ads) will appear on every screen until you register! Get rid of this crap by registering your own SA Forums Account and joining roughly 150,000 Goons, for the one-time price of $9.95! We charge money because it costs us $3,400 per month for bandwidth bills alone, and since we don't believe in shoving popup ads to our registered users, we try to make the money back through forum registrations.
«944 »
  • Locked thread
jony ive aces
Jun 14, 2012

designer of the lomarf car




Buglord

has anyone said yet

Adbot
ADBOT LOVES YOU

Dr. Honked
Jan 9, 2011

toilet duck

Bananalogue posted:

existing wallets and all backups are going to be shredded

their vault is literally a filing cabinet

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5ZE0GYf0Jw#t=91s

Herman Merman
Jul 6, 2008


/r/bitcoin on structuring:

quote:

[]sentdex 8 points 10 hours ago

The reason why depositing less than $10,000 at a time is a crime is because you're avoiding the extra checks that come in at the $10,000 mark. Thus, if you continually deposit 10K+ USD, you are also probably going to get a knock because they still suspect you of money laundering.


[]striapach 15 points 6 hours ago

That's really scary. It's like saying "the speed limit is 55mph, but if you're going 54mph we'll pull you over because it seems like you've got something to hide."

Wheany
Mar 17, 2006

Spinyahahahahahahahahahahahaha!


Doctor Rope

next someone will realize the same about gold fringes on flags

Wheany
Mar 17, 2006

Spinyahahahahahahahahahahahaha!


Doctor Rope

w-what, law enforcement officers are not fellow automatons who obey instructions without compromise? *sparks* *smokes*

Dr. Honked
Jan 9, 2011

toilet duck


i sincerely hope that's not real

if it is, welp, rack up a kill for dogecoin

Segmentation Fault
Jun 7, 2012



I was like "Christ that's awful" until I got to the pic of the daughter

Then I

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


surebet posted:

"i don't understand how kyc works"
"not a bank!"
"we'll do free ach transfers without kyc"
"not a bank!"
"we don't need insurance or security, because we don't touch your butts, being the centralized ach emitter isn't an issue because eww fiat"
"not a bank!"

So, basically, they are just an escrow that also has a system to connect buyers to sellers. How very innovative.

The Management
Jan 2, 2010

sup, bitch?



so we've gone from laughing at bitcoiners to full-on wallowing in the poop in under a month?

rip buttcoin foundation

hobbesmaster
Jan 28, 2008



the nyt article linked is some serious bullshit though

Dixie Cretin Seaman
Jan 22, 2008

all hat and one catte


Hot Rope Guy

The Management posted:

so we've gone from laughing at bitcoiners to full-on wallowing in the poop in under a month?

rip buttcoin foundation

this story violates the buttcoin prime directive (never interfere in bitcoin affairs unless its really funny)

ChickenOfTomorrow
Nov 11, 2012



Illegal Hen

The Management posted:

so we've gone from laughing at bitcoiners to full-on wallowing in the poop in under a month?

rip buttcoin foundation

i thought you were better than this, buttcoin

Boxturret
Oct 3, 2013

"..fight the mighty bearwhale by throwing all their money at it

then much celebrating occurred after the bearwhle left after eating all their money

i still don't get it"

-Me on Sept 20th, 2015

either a guy that got his money stolen gets some of it back or a guy who's in serious danger gets saved

A Pinball Wizard
Mar 23, 2005

I know every trick, no freak's gonna beat my hands



College Slice

fckgw you need to get that guy an editor, he cant write for poo poo

journalist by trade my rear end

jony ive aces
Jun 14, 2012

designer of the lomarf car




Buglord

journalists by trade have editors too

but yeah hopefully an editor who also tells him not to touch the poop

ElectricMucus
Feb 9, 2013


What ever happened to laughing first and making suicide jokes later?

infernal machines
Oct 11, 2012

Don't let the little fuckers generation gap you


A Pinball Wizard posted:

fckgw you need to get that guy an editor, he cant write for poo poo

journalist by trade my rear end

that's how you know he's a real journalist. they can't write for poo poo.

somewhere blackula69 is weeping softly...

theflyingorc
Jun 28, 2008

THE CONCENTRATION CAMP DEFENDER HAS LOGGED ON


Young Orc

Dixie Cretin Seaman posted:

this story violates the buttcoin prime directive (never interfere in bitcoin affairs unless its really funny)

If a real person is going to be murdered by korean loan sharks and he stops it, i am super ok with this

i mean maybe its fake but man

The Management
Jan 2, 2010

sup, bitch?


people make terrible life-ruining decisions every day. if you want to dedicate a website to stopping that, that's great. getting sucked into the infinite vortex of idiocy and scams involved in bitcoins is not how you accomplish that.

Boxturret
Oct 3, 2013

"..fight the mighty bearwhale by throwing all their money at it

then much celebrating occurred after the bearwhle left after eating all their money

i still don't get it"

-Me on Sept 20th, 2015

The Management posted:

people make terrible life-ruining decisions every day. if you want to dedicate a website to stopping that, that's great. getting sucked into the infinite vortex of idiocy and scams involved in bitcoins is not how you accomplish that.

cool

stoutfish
Oct 8, 2012

by zen death robot


The Management
Jan 2, 2010

sup, bitch?


The Management posted:

I hope that bitcoiner dies lol

indigi
Jul 20, 2004

picture me workin McDonald's!
I'd rather pull a mac on you
sorry Ms. Jackson, but I'm packin


Pillbug

ElectricMucus
Feb 9, 2013


The vote brigading of the new BitCon Book on amazon is in full swing.

ChickenOfTomorrow
Nov 11, 2012



Illegal Hen

The Management posted:

people make terrible life-ruining decisions every day. if you want to dedicate a website to stopping that, that's great. getting sucked into the infinite vortex of idiocy and scams involved in bitcoins is not how you accomplish that.

if buttcoin touches the poop theyre just as bad as the bitcoiners

infernal machines
Oct 11, 2012

Don't let the little fuckers generation gap you


ChickenOfTomorrow posted:

if buttcoin touches the poop theyre just as bad as the bitcoiners

worse. they've had a bird's eye view of the shitfest for three years, they've seen (and occasionally predicted) every scandal, scam, and gently caress up.

if anyone should know better than to go rolling around in that poo poo it's buttcoin

Greed is eternal
Jun 8, 2008


where is my funny butts?

quote:

As for me, I feel like I did the right thing. If I did help, the guy had (and still has) a chance to see his daughter. If he was just a scam artist, hes still owed a lot of money, and all I did was help him get some of it back.

please fire this guy tia

a cyberpunk goose
May 21, 2007

what is all this?

what the fuck? who are you!?


lmao you babies

theflyingexecutive
Apr 22, 2007



a sad day when buttcoin is the object of derision and victim of scams

FCKGW
May 21, 2006

aaaaaaaaaa
AAAAAAAAAAA
HHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!



A Pinball Wizard posted:

fckgw you need to get that guy an editor, he cant write for poo poo

journalist by trade my rear end

so, many, commas,,,

infernal machines
Oct 11, 2012

Don't let the little fuckers generation gap you


FCKGW posted:

so, many, commas,,,

for gently caress's sake he writes like i do.

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


ElectricMucus posted:

The vote brigading of the new BitCon Book on amazon is in full swing.

quote:

In fact, as I was reading the book, I sometimes got the feeling that the author did most of his research by spending time at Something Awful or in Reddit's r/Buttcoin forum. Which is sad because while Bitcoin's community is mostly a cultish echo-chamber these various Bitcoin trolling forums also suffer from that exactly that same problem.

drat, I am not being paid enough to troll if some dude can take my research and not pay me loyalties.

FCKGW
May 21, 2006

aaaaaaaaaa
AAAAAAAAAAA
HHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!



OK so I glanced at the original article a while ago but really read it more and the follow up today and I'm not sure I'm on-board with the content of it

I've always though of Buttcoin as a "observe and report" blog, Don't touch the poop (which is why we don't take Bitcoin donations) and don't champion for certain sides. The Moolah saga has lots of angles but taking the angle of some dude who might off himself is depressing and not the tone I like to see on the site. This guy has plenty of outlets if he's looking for sides but the whole Bitcoin ecosystem is filled to the brim with nothing but scammers that geting involved in stuff like this can backfire on the site in a big way. I'm not trying to say that Buttcoin should have "journalistic integrity" like we're a major news org, but when it involves taking up pitchforks against someone in a he-said she said situation, especially in Bitcoin, it's going to end up blowing up in our face.

I'm all for long-form stuff as well as short, newsey/look what happened today/dumb comment of the day stuff, but getting involved in disputes or people's lives is not where I think i want to go.

Boxturret
Oct 3, 2013

"..fight the mighty bearwhale by throwing all their money at it

then much celebrating occurred after the bearwhle left after eating all their money

i still don't get it"

-Me on Sept 20th, 2015

angry about ethics in butt journalism

surebet
Jan 10, 2013

avatar
specialist




ElectricMucus posted:

The vote brigading of the new BitCon Book on amazon is in full swing.

1.0 out of 5 stars Bitcoin may be a risky investment, but buying this book is a guaranteed -100% ROI October 24, 2014
By Chris Koss
Format:Kindle Edition
Jeffery writes books about fraud. So, when he approached Bitcoin, obviously "fraud" was all he found.

He clearly doesn't understand the technology of Bitcoin, and gets so emotional about how "evil" it is that its hard to take anything he says seriously. He cherry picks only the factoids that support his argument and ignores everything else.

Don't waste your money on this book.

surebet
Jan 10, 2013

avatar
specialist




yes if you read this book you will lose any money you have you even think about

in double!

Dixie Cretin Seaman
Jan 22, 2008

all hat and one catte


Hot Rope Guy

theflyingorc posted:

If a real person is going to be murdered by korean loan sharks and he stops it, i am super ok with this

i mean maybe its fake but man

if a real person is going to be murdered by korean loan sharks then he should go to the loving police, not buttcoin.org. twitter activism is lazy, self-aggrandizing, and completely useless in this case. do i really need to explain this? the reason pressure campaigns (sometimes) work on corporations or politicians is because they can be held accountable through boycotts or votes, not because their conscience can't bare the onslaught of negative tweets. expecting an anonymous thief to give back the stolen money bc buttcoin.org put pressure on him is the same level of idiocy as scammer tags. you want to really do something to save this guy? start a donation drive and give him some money. oh, is that not your responsibility? then let the loving police handle it, bc stopping people from being killed by loan sharks is the police's responsibility.

honestly i think its great when anyone goes out of their way to help someone in trouble that they don't know, and i wish more ppl did it. im not trying to do knee-jerk cynicism, which is just another excuse for being lazy. but gently caress, choose the battles you can win and that will do the most good, don't just regale us with the plight of some random idiot you happened upon, especially not on a site meant to be satirical.

Greyhawk
May 30, 2001




aaaand now the butter helped the scammer to scam butts from the dogescammer

http://www.buttcoinfoundation.org/m...urder-aftermath

i really don't see this working in the long run

Izumi Konata
May 4, 2012

by Ralp


surebet posted:

1.0 out of 5 stars Bitcoin may be a risky investment, but buying this book is a guaranteed -100% ROI October 24, 2014
By Chris Koss
Format:Kindle Edition
Jeffery writes books about fraud. So, when he approached Bitcoin, obviously "fraud" was all he found.

He clearly doesn't understand the technology of Bitcoin, and gets so emotional about how "evil" it is that its hard to take anything he says seriously. He cherry picks only the factoids that support his argument and ignores everything else.

Don't waste your money on this book.

perhaps the same could be said of all obfuscatory weights and balances used to denote physical value to an intangible artifact. but enough talk, recruit twelve people and start your own franchise!

Adbot
ADBOT LOVES YOU

theflyingexecutive
Apr 22, 2007



jesus, this isn't touching the poop this is 2girls1cup

  • Locked thread
«944 »