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trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


Ron Paul Atreides posted:

wait, he used bitpay. But they say they got butts.

if they keep butts why use bit pay

The got dollars but returned butts because they don't have his bank account number, etc.

Since the butt prize went up in the meantime they returned less butts to him. Had the prize gone down they would have returned him the exact amount of butts he paid and kept the dollar difference to themselves.

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trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


In other words, it's the typical libertarian "heads I win, tails you lose" type of deal they love so much.

Just as intended!

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

well, this is a site that exists

http://satoshichurch.com/

Matlock Birthmark
Sep 24, 2005

I wanted this to happen!!


Soiled Meat


"Satoshism posted:

Satoshism is the world's first decentralized cryptographic monotheistic religion. Based on the written teachings and code of Satoshi Nakamoto, as presented in the Bitcoin Peer-To-Peer E-cash Paper, a document considered to be the verbatim word of Satoshi Nakamoto. Its adherents, known as Satoshis, believe that Satoshi Nakamoto is the digital embodiment of the Son of God, fully divine and fully digital, and the savior of humanity prophesied in the Old Testament. Adherents refer to Satoshi Nakamoto as the 22nd Century representation of the Messiah.

The Bitcoin Peer-To-Peer E-cash Paper just doesn't have the same ring to it as the Bible or the Quran.
fits nicely with Dianetics: the Original Thesis though

Matlock Birthmark fucked around with this message at Nov 17, 2014 around 23:48

duTrieux.
Oct 9, 2003



My Linux Rig posted:

lol yeah bitcoins are so stupid not like my fiat dollars after all those travel agencies have been known for their awesome service

what kind of idiot buys their tickets from a travel agency

crusader_complex
Jun 4, 2012


Matlock Birthmark posted:

The Bitcoin Peer-To-Peer E-cash Paper just doesn't have the same ring to it as the Bible or the Quarn.
fits nicely with Dianetics: the Original Thesis though

ffs

a cyberpunk goose
May 21, 2007

what is all this?

what the fuck? who are you!?


Heresiarch posted:

i thought about making a video back when bitcoin was in the news a lot more, in the hopes of getting some youtube ad money, but i have this problem where i cannot do anything like that half-assed and the effort required to do it right would have been kind of absurd, so gently caress it

we're in the same boat exactly

duTrieux.
Oct 9, 2003



Boxturret posted:

well, this is a site that exists

http://satoshichurch.com/

looks like the site was registered by a tax/accounting business

nothing suspicious there, nope

My Linux Rig
Mar 27, 2010
Probation
Can't post for 14 days!


duTrieux. posted:

what kind of idiot buys their tickets from a travel agency

no see it was bitcoins that caused him to miss his flight not just another lovely travel agency

theflyingorc
Jun 28, 2008
Probation
Can't post for 3 days!


Young Orc

My Linux Rig posted:

no see it was bitcoins that caused him to miss his flight not just another lovely travel agency

it's almost like a travel agency that takes bitcoins isn't one you should trust

Ron Paul Atreides
Apr 19, 2012

I hodl at your neck the gox jabbar




Boxturret posted:

well, this is a site that exists

http://satoshichurch.com/

It's bronies all over again

Soricidus
Oct 20, 2010
freedom-hating statist shill

Pillbug

Matlock Birthmark posted:

The Bitcoin Peer-To-Peer E-cash Paper just doesn't have the same ring to it as the Bible or the Quarn.
fits nicely with Dianetics: the Original Thesis though

the quarn, the sacred text of veganism

FCKGW
May 21, 2006

aaaaaaaaaa
AAAAAAAAAAA
HHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!



[–]changetip 1 point 2 hours ago
The Bitcoin tip for 1 buttplug (52 bits/$0.02) has been collected by CheGites.

FCKGW
May 21, 2006

aaaaaaaaaa
AAAAAAAAAAA
HHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!



also from the fed auction thread, this comment got reddit gold

[–]benjamindees 18 points 5 hours ago
For those of you wondering how this can happen before a guilty verdict, unfortunately the court system in the US has almost universally become a sad joke, following the downhill path of the rest of the government. Soviet-style show trials are now a fixed feature of American "democracy", to go along with all the other heinous bullshit, torture and illegal wars, perpetrated by the US over the past decade.
Ross Ulbricht is probably an actor or agent of some kind. The strategy of the US government obtaining Bitcoins and then dumping them in order to suppress the price was not difficult to predict. The same programme has been admittedly executed against precious metals for years.
Please don't fall for the ruse of regulators pretending to be your friends. They aren't your friends. They think you're all domestic terrorists for wanting to control your own money. They want nothing more than to destroy Bitcoin or, at least, to cripple it into oblivion. And they have methods of doing so that the average person will never even recognize. This just happens to be one of them.

Ron Paul Atreides
Apr 19, 2012

I hodl at your neck the gox jabbar




^ ffs they want to talk about the problems with the US courts but go straight to crazy town, never touching civil forfeiture
god I hate these assholes

FCKGW posted:

[–]changetip 1 point 2 hours ago
The Bitcoin tip for 1 buttplug (52 bits/$0.02) has been collected by CheGites.

52" is quite the buttplug, yeowch

Ron Paul Atreides fucked around with this message at Nov 17, 2014 around 23:44

prefect
Sep 11, 2001

No one, Woodhouse.
No one.






Dead Man’s Band

FCKGW posted:

[–]changetip 1 point 2 hours ago
The Bitcoin tip for 1 buttplug (52 bits/$0.02) has been collected by CheGites.

why would you have a name for exactly 52 units of currency?

EL BROMANCE
Jun 10, 2006
TUBGIRL ENTHUSIAST

Ron Paul Atreides posted:

52" is quite the buttplug, yeowch

its just the tip tho

prefect
Sep 11, 2001

No one, Woodhouse.
No one.






Dead Man’s Band

how many bits make up a dildo?

graph
Nov 22, 2006

aaag peanuts

Soiled Meat

trucutru posted:

I love how this

haha i love how that, too!

Matlock Birthmark
Sep 24, 2005

I wanted this to happen!!


Soiled Meat

Soricidus posted:

the quarn, the sacred text of veganism

ahh poo poo, how did I manage to screw that up

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


prefect posted:

why would you have a name for exactly 52 units of currency?

They have a hundreds upon hundreds of nicks for all sorts of arcane quantities of money. Is as if they were autistic or something. Also, apparently coffee, donuts, bagels and the like cost 25 cents.

My favorite was one guy using one of the monikers by mistake and giving away 15 bucks (the max is 25) and then trying to get them back.

QuarkJets
Sep 8, 2008

Fuck your duck dynasty

Was the response some iteration of NO CHARGEBACKS?

hobbesmaster
Jan 28, 2008


Ron Paul Atreides posted:

^ ffs they want to talk about the problems with the US courts but go straight to crazy town, never touching civil forfeiture
god I hate these assholes


52" is quite the buttplug, yeowch

funny thing about this case, it looks like part of the "ross isn't dpr" defense was saying "why would we care about these bitcoins, they're not the defendant's"

fermun
Nov 4, 2009

The X-Files will return in a moment.



hobbesmaster posted:

funny thing about this case, it looks like part of the "ross isn't dpr" defense was saying "why would we care about these bitcoins, they're not the defendant's"

as i understand it, they only did that for the silk road bitcoins, these are his personal stash. it was 29,700ish silk road bitcoins, those were sold with them saying that who cares they aren't ours, those were fully sold off to tim draper.

the remaining 144,200 or whatever it is exactly were recovered from ross ulbrich's personal laptop, and he and his legal team have agreed to these being sold off to protect against volitility (these were seized during the ~$150-$200 bitcoin price days). these 50,000 that are being sold off in auction are a part of that personal stash and he has agreed to them being sold off and the resulting money is going to be held in escrow until there's a verdict on the case.

surebet
Jan 10, 2013

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specialist




fermun posted:

as i understand it, they only did that for the silk road bitcoins, these are his personal stash. it was 29,700ish silk road bitcoins, those were sold with them saying that who cares they aren't ours, those were fully sold off to tim draper.

the remaining 144,200 or whatever it is exactly were recovered from ross ulbrich's personal laptop, and he and his legal team have agreed to these being sold off to protect against volitility (these were seized during the ~$150-$200 bitcoin price days). these 50,000 that are being sold off in auction are a part of that personal stash and he has agreed to them being sold off and the resulting money is going to be held in escrow until there's a verdict on the case.

this

i was wrong about civil forfeiture, it's more of a case where both parties looked at bitcoin and said "yeah, let's cash this out now and argue about it later".

surebet
Jan 10, 2013

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surebet
Jan 10, 2013

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specialist




http://www.detroitnews.com/story/ne...ummit/19162001/

ChickenOfTomorrow
Nov 11, 2012



Illegal Hen


vOv
Feb 8, 2014




quote:

Duggan said the city database was held hostage for a ransom of 2,000 bitcoins, an encrypted digital currency.

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


QuarkJets posted:

Was the response some iteration of NO CHARGEBACKS?

Yes. It even came with a little admonishment about being more careful.

jony ive aces
Jun 14, 2012

designer of the lomarf car




Buglord

trucutru posted:

My (terrible) Experience Booking a flight with Destinia.com with Bitcoin. (self.Bitcoin)

A couple weeks ago I bought a plane ticket on Destinia.com because they take bitcoin and they had better selection than cheapair.com

They sent me a confirmation and I was stoked. But then I arrived at the airport with my email confirmation and guess what? They NEVER BOUGHT THE TICKET!?!


Mido posted:

we're in the same boat exactly
you guys should work on it together so you can get it done with less work each!

i'll start the wiki

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trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.



Magic the Meeting Online Exchange?

trucutru
Jul 9, 2003

Invoking fairy dust is not a crime.


The Path To Greatness, by Mattheus Von Guttenberg

quote:

Bitcoin is a tiger pup, stretching its limbs and jumping about.

Bitcoin is Pacman. It upgrades by consuming delicious and bountiful enemies – glowing ghosts.

http://bitcoinmagazine.com/18374/the-path-to-greatness/


Full disclosure: I couldn't manage to read the whole article, my eyes just kept wandering off. But I'm sure it is a quality article because he has been tipped a whole two dollars.

trucutru fucked around with this message at Nov 18, 2014 around 06:48

Linguica
Jul 13, 2000
You're already dead



a cyberpunk goose
May 21, 2007

what is all this?

what the fuck? who are you!?



...

goddamnedtwisto
Dec 31, 2004

"goddamnedtwisto" (not his real name) is banned from the isle of wight for trying to overthrow the democratically elected mps there to set up bradley from s club 7 (now s club 3) as the island's new communist dictator. think about that when reading his posts



Fun Shoe


text my avatar

infernal machines
Oct 11, 2012

Don't let the little fuckers generation gap you


benthall's lawyer confirms: he's in jail, he's not tweeting for cash you loving morons

ahmeni
May 1, 2005

It's one continuous form where hardware and software function in perfect unison, creating a new generation of iPhone that's better by any measure.


Grimey Drawer


Bitcoin: imagine this, forever

Alan Smithee
Jan 3, 2005


The Spin and Spin of Bitcoin

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Ursine Asylum
Jul 10, 2012

dreaming of that face again

it's bright and blue and shimmering

grinning wide and comforting me with it's three warm and wild eyes



i am the bionic bitcoin nipple tassel

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