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    miketheterrible
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    Post  miketheterrible Tue Jul 06, 2021 10:12 am

    Since I believe that crypto is the future, I decided to get involved. Both in mining and in investments. I am wondering if anyone else here is invested into it and what they are holding and have interest in.

    I'll start:
    I mine Ethereum and ZIL, and I purchase CRO, Raven and ADA. I stake both CRO and Cardano.
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    Cryptocurrencies - General Thread Empty El Salvador adopts bitcoin as a national currency

    Post  George1 Wed Sep 08, 2021 9:53 am

    wow

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    Post  zepia Wed Sep 08, 2021 2:59 pm

    And it crashed, immediately -20% plunged and recovered to -10% in a few hours.

    The president of El Salvador has implied that the elites are behind the crash.
    Sound convincing to me, what can spoil the party better than a price crash on day 1 of being a legal tender.

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    Post  Kiko Wed Sep 08, 2021 10:58 pm

    It's too many pricing ups & downs for comfort, based mainly on speculative patterns.
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    Post  kvs Thu Sep 09, 2021 12:24 am

    Bitcoin is like Dutch tulips from the 1600s. It is not money it is a speculative item.

    People rag on fiat as if it is the source of all problems. It is just a paper voucher of exchange that is not supposed to have any
    intrinsic value. Using gold sounds good until you give it some thought. As in the good old days centuries ago, gold coin
    will be cut from around the edges degrading the currency directly. It is also a finite pool that cannot be scaled with the
    economy. Printing fiat is justified from macroeconomic considerations. Assorted idiots always compare the economy to some
    corner convenience store. This comparison is retarded. Money is conserved only on the microeconomy scale.

    Gold backed fiat advantage was that there was a penalty for Pancho Villa and quantitative easing style printing of money.
    It was not the gold.

    Bitcoin fully depends on what the market prices it at. Fiat currency only changes "value" if it is overprinted. The foreign
    exchange rate is not relevant even though millions think it is a measure of the size of the economy of a country. This is
    partly correct only for import dependent banana republics.

    El Salvador should have used bitcoin as a type of reserve asset like gold. The price of gold goes up and down. Bitcoin
    is not coin.

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    Post  miketheterrible Thu Sep 09, 2021 1:18 am

    kvs wrote:Bitcoin is like Dutch tulips from the 1600s.   It is not money it is a speculative item.  

    People rag on fiat as if it is the source of all problems.   It is just a paper voucher of exchange that is not supposed to have any
    intrinsic value.   Using gold sounds good until you give it some thought.   As in the good old days centuries ago, gold coin
    will be cut from around the edges degrading the currency directly.   It is also a finite pool that cannot be scaled with the
    economy.   Printing fiat is justified from macroeconomic considerations.   Assorted idiots always compare the economy to some
    corner convenience store.   This comparison is retarded.   Money is conserved only on the microeconomy scale.  

    Gold backed fiat advantage was that there was a penalty for Pancho Villa and quantitative easing style printing of money.  
    It was not the gold.  

    Bitcoin fully depends on what the market prices it at.   Fiat currency only changes "value" if it is overprinted.   The foreign
    exchange rate is not relevant even though millions think it is a measure of the size of the economy of a country.   This is
    partly correct only for import dependent banana republics.  

    El Salvador should have used bitcoin as a type of reserve asset like gold.   The price of gold goes up and down.   Bitcoin
    is not coin.


    Bitcoin is. Other coins like Ergo, Cardano, etc are smart contract based.

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