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Old 12-19-2013, 04:52 PM   #126
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Aaaahaha, I started mining some dogecoin today for fun as I've never mined before and wanted to see the coins roll in (only using a hd 6850, not expecting profits). Went to multipool and see they're mining doge

I think it'd be ****ing hilarious (and very conflicting) if something like doge actually got serious traction.
haha

the founder of just-dice recently started a just-dice clone site based on dogecoins...

doge-dice.com

(also with the possibility to invest funds in the site bankroll)

huge turnover in the first 2 days
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Old 12-19-2013, 06:09 PM   #127
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someone want to make a tutorial for mining doge in the cloud?

I would try for fun

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doge is scrypt based so not much sense mining in the cloud (which gets you cpu power)
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Old 12-19-2013, 07:19 PM   #128
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Wanna buy doge and lite. You send first. No offers under 500 dollar plz.
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Old 12-19-2013, 11:09 PM   #129
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Just buy the dogecoin at an exchange and hold on to them if you see potential. Might buy some if I see a pump coming.
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Old 12-20-2013, 12:29 AM   #130
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Just buy the dogecoin at an exchange and hold on to them if you see potential. Might buy some if I see a pump coming.
Coinedup is always down and the only place to get them atm
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:35 AM   #131
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Cryptsy added DOGE yesterday
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Old 12-20-2013, 09:02 AM   #132
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Cryptsy has delayed deposits and withdraws atm. So care

If somebody is serious about buying >10btc worth of doge you should pm h2odysee on bitcointalk. I think he can help
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Old 12-21-2013, 04:09 PM   #133
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Has anyone here checked out http://buttcoin.org/ ? It's supposed to be a lot like bitcoin but I am concerned about its lack of intrinsic value. It seems they have solved that with buttcoin
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Old 12-25-2013, 08:50 AM   #134
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anyone know anything about mastercoin?

Noticed on coinmarketcap, seems brand new but already has $100m+ market cap.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:09 AM   #135
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anyone know anything about mastercoin?

Noticed on coinmarketcap, seems brand new but already has $100m+ market cap.
It's been around several months, just was added to an exchange. It's supposedly a layer on top of Bitcoin meant to do more advanced things like currency pegs and futures contracts.

I'm not too optimistic about it, but they did recently hire a pretty well respected guy in the Bitcoin world, Peter Todd.
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Old 12-25-2013, 10:17 PM   #136
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Does anyone know any site that makes it very easy to buy Litecoins?

Seems like all of them make you buy BTC first and then xfer to Litecoins, but I'm wondering if there's any reliable site that lets you do a US Bank Deposit to buy Litecoins straight up?
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Old 12-25-2013, 11:23 PM   #137
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Has anyone here checked out http://buttcoin.org/ ? It's supposed to be a lot like bitcoin but I am concerned about its lack of intrinsic value. It seems they have solved that with buttcoin
I think this has potential. And you can deposit buttcoins just by putting them in the coinslot.
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Old 12-27-2013, 12:01 AM   #138
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An article from a guy I really respect about Mastercoin:

http://themisescircle.org/blog/2013/...e-of-insanity/
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Old 12-27-2013, 01:43 AM   #139
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I disagree with many of his concerns and assertions but he certainly does seem informed. Who is Daniel? When I click his name is just returns more articles written by him on the same site with no link to a bio.

EDIT: Just saw the first few comments. I see Daniiel's full name and also cool that the Mastercoin devs responded to the article.

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Old 12-27-2013, 02:22 AM   #140
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An article from a guy I really respect about Mastercoin:

http://themisescircle.org/blog/2013/...e-of-insanity/
I am really interested in seeing your cliff's notes version of what he wrote.
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Old 12-27-2013, 07:55 AM   #141
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Does anyone know any site that makes it very easy to buy Litecoins?

Seems like all of them make you buy BTC first and then xfer to Litecoins, but I'm wondering if there's any reliable site that lets you do a US Bank Deposit to buy Litecoins straight up?
btce. https://btc-e.com/
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Old 12-27-2013, 02:40 PM   #142
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I am really interested in seeing your cliff's notes version of what he wrote.
LOL Mastercoin.
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Old 12-27-2013, 02:42 PM   #143
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I disagree with many of his concerns and assertions but he certainly does seem informed. Who is Daniel? When I click his name is just returns more articles written by him on the same site with no link to a bio.

EDIT: Just saw the first few comments. I see Daniiel's full name and also cool that the Mastercoin devs responded to the article.
I should disclose I know Daniel personally, although I read his articles before I met him. I was at a Bitcoin meetup and was actually discussing one of his articles (describing why proof of work was useful). I point out there was a really good article about it, but can't remember where I saw it, he interrupts "I can show you, I wrote it".

He holds no punches and tells it like he sees it and usually is right. Really smart guy, I've always been impressed with him.

I also know David as well, he's not really a Dev, he's a promoter/investor in it. They are basically very focused on PR and promotion, almost even more so than development, and that worries me a lot.
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:27 PM   #144
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How do ripple all of a sudden have a market bcap of $2b + on coinmarketcap?
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Old 12-27-2013, 11:35 PM   #145
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How do ripple all of a sudden have a market bcap of $2b + on coinmarketcap?
It's been that way for a year, the website just put it up there.

The market cap is a bit artificial in that the company is holding a huge majority of the ripples.
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Old 12-28-2013, 07:06 AM   #146
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It's been that way for a year, the website just put it up there.

The market cap is a bit artificial in that the company is holding a huge majority of the ripples.
yup if nxt made their crypto 100 billion total they would have 7 billion market cap.

tom... ripple, emunie, mastercoin and nxt are the next generation in crypto-currencies. which of these do you like best?
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:31 AM   #147
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yup if nxt made their crypto 100 billion total they would have 7 billion market cap.

tom... ripple, emunie, mastercoin and nxt are the next generation in crypto-currencies. which of these do you like best?
Ripple. That doesn't mean Ripples would be valueable, but I think it has the potential to do something useful, it's a good and well-funded team.

Not familiar at all with emunie. Familiar with Mastercoin. Vaguely familiar with NXT.

NXT seems like 100% scam.

Mastercoin is very flawed, but not a scam.
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Old 12-28-2013, 10:02 PM   #148
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when you guys talk about purchasing coins,can you please mention where you bought them from?

would love to hear more about the most reliable sites to purchase some of the alt-currencies discussed in this thread
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Old 12-29-2013, 04:36 AM   #149
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Ripple. That doesn't mean Ripples would be valueable, but I think it has the potential to do something useful, it's a good and well-funded team.

Not familiar at all with emunie. Familiar with Mastercoin. Vaguely familiar with NXT.

NXT seems like 100% scam.

Mastercoin is very flawed, but not a scam.
yeah ripple looks like a good bet. they have a magento plugin that currently went live. it can be found here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/magen...view/id/20890/

in case some are wondering what magento is:

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Magento is an open source e-commerce web application that was launched on March 31, 2008 under the name Bento. It was developed by Varien (now Magento a division of eBay) with help from the programmers within the open source community but is now owned solely by eBay Inc.

Magento was built using parts of the Zend Framework.[1][2] It uses the entity-attribute-value (EAV) database model to store data.[3]
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http://magento.com/
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Old 12-29-2013, 07:06 AM   #150
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yeah ripple looks like a good bet. they have a magento plugin that currently went live. it can be found here: http://www.magentocommerce.com/magen...view/id/20890/

in case some are wondering what magento is:



http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Magento

http://magento.com/
ripplecoin is no different than a collection of websites claiming a coin has 10,000,000 and saying it is limited supply. It is centralized. So I could just tell you here are 1,000,000 2p2 coins and as long as I keep a ledger in a text file it would really be no different than ripple. technically you would not even need a password you could send the address and that would be your password.

245343vc45ty453dfsdssdfsd suppose that address was associated with 100,000 2p2s. You could send that address to the network and the network could keep track of the coins, no encryption or keys involved. This is a centralized system and is extremely easy to make and easy for a government or insiders to take down.
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