Howdy there, partner! Welcome on into the Stacker Saloon.
Saddle on up to a stool and spill the beans about your day, fire away with them questions, or let loose and give us the lowdown on your wild and woolly life. We're all ears, so don't hold back!
We're open round the clock, so mosey on in whenever you please!
Awesome collection: Epicrap battles of history. Example:
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my life right now:
(the starbucks stuff was on discount)
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how come @ekzyis sleep so little, reading someone's long discussion at 2am ๐Ÿ‘€
or did you even sleep at all?

guys, have a try at Turkish coffee, so easy to make it at home and nice being self-sufficient:)! and Starbucks is bad.
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and Starbucks is bad.
The one I already drank actually tasted quite good, I just didn't know I was supposed to drink it with a straw so I spilled half all over my room lol :)
Didn't see there was a hole in the cap and tried to shake it ...
But that was also fun :)
Who drinks coffee with a straw? Even if it's iced?
People can be weird sometimes :)
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Who drinks coffee with a straw? Even if it's iced?
I do, only for iced latte, but I usually drink hot ones:)
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how come @ekzyis sleep so little, reading someone's long discussion at 2am ๐Ÿ‘€
Idk, exciting times for SN and having so much fun on SN rn :)
Not sure when the last time was I had so much fun over extended periods of time, maybe never :)
or did you even sleep at all?
I did sleep, I just did wake up feeling like wow, that was a good sleep, let's see what time it is
It's been 2 hours
Well... lol :)
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wtf, just lost my draft response to this using snort for the second time for some unknown reason ... probably pressed something which immediately closed the reply. i can't be the first one, right? right?
going to try primal now.
does definitely not feel good if you're finally willing to interact more with nostr
and then stuff like this happens lol
i know, it's not the fault of the protocol. but come on guys, snort is a big popular client, no?
is the snort dev on SN? lol
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omg I believe nostr is a meme xD
and clients be like:
let's play a game. you'll press confirm 10 times in a row to do some action with your keypair or just use "remember my choice" and we'll never ask you again because we now have full control ;)
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not bad actually, first territory reward was 5 sats. then 114. now 5742. lol :)
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I guess because of your own post yesterday? #342259
so you stacked half there and other half as the founder? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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lmao yes, this seems to be the case! haha
this is the way :)
<insert meme>
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oh wait, I misunderstand it , it's more like the founder share 50% of the 10%
do you mind sharing more data so we can use it as a sample to understand the math?
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do you mind sharing more data so we can use it as a sample to understand the math?
I don't mind but let's say uhm, I'm quite busy so not sure if I'll still remember this request in 5 minutes lol :)
Still have to look at median image fees (and other stuff I wanted to look up but I forgot) but every day I forget to do it, we're gathering more data so the query will become more accurate, lol :)
SN just feels like a big lol right now :)
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maybe I put everything into a new post later, it's so much change lately, I'm trying to catching up:)
here might be a better explanation
  • in original subs: 90% goes to the poster/commenter, 10% goes to the pool and will be rewarded back to top stackers.
  • in other subs: 90% goes to the poster/commenter, 50% of the 10% goes to the founder, 50% of the 10% goes to the pool and will be rewarded back to top stackers.
so it's always good simply being a good stackers; For founders, they should make the territory fun and attract more posters to come ๐Ÿง much hard work and commitment.
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hey @k00b, i started getting an error today when i log in with lightning. i can obviously still successfully log in, but when i go to paste the data in phoenix i get the message "this data uses an unknown format and cannot be processed." should i be worried? i don't currently have a secondary log in method
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Which Phoenix version are you using?
I am also using Phoenix for login and it works fine. But I am using legacy mode.
should show "legacy mode" or not:
on info press:
on press at the button below:
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btw, tried out non-legacy mode but that also worked fine ... so not sure what's going wrong on your side.
But maybe you just indeed need to update your wallet :)
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version 2.0.14. maybe it's just me
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lol, I am on 2.0.11
iOS or Android? I am on Android
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android. here's the error
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Not much hope but let's try @ACINQ
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They told me I can send them a mail if someone has a problem with their Phoenix wallet max every two months. That was their response when I asked if it's okay if I write them if a stacker has a problem with their Phoenix wallet and it might also be in their interests to respond on SN - or at least let me forward their response :)
And it will be 2 months in 10 days, so I can't do this again currently, haha
But maybe you can just write them? :) support@phoenix.jitbit.com
They seem to respond pretty quickly :)
You could potentially even just send them a link to this thread potentially haha
But be polite! You're representing SN now lol
To avoid being worried, consider adding another method. It sounds like there might be a bug though on one of our ends
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@ekzyis very tired and almost falls asleep writing a comment on SN. Finishes comment and then goes to bed.
2 hours later: Boom, I am awake
This is not the Boom, I am awake I meant, lol... (/cc @Natalia)
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much to read, and curious why cc me ๐Ÿ‘€
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349 sats \ 1 reply \ @ek 8 Dec 2023
because I like you :)
No, jk (lol), I think we discussed some sleep stuff somewhere (can't find right now, our search still sucks) and I mentioned how a famous ASMRtist once said that she just wakes up like Boom, I am awake and then she gets stuff done
but could have been someone else also :)
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can't find right now, our search still sucks
time for you to improve the search, knowing the problem is the first step at solving it!
and I mentioned how a famous ASMRtist once said that she just wakes up like Boom, I am awake and then she gets stuff done
I feel @ekzyis is having better mood the past two days:)
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Woooo boy today we outlasted our first lnd cert.
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Ohh noo you're saying they expire too?
I should have known... lol
Got burned often enough by expired certificates already, lol. But won't have been the last time.
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@k00b should the pinned saloon post show up on each territory?
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It should. It has a null subName so it should go everywhere.
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We do want every territory to have their own saloon though eventually
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Cool, makes sense. Just checking ๐Ÿ‘
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Well I did itโ€ฆ I preordered a FutureBit apollo 2 miner unit! Excited to give it a go when it arrives
Iโ€™ll probably do a write up on it as some point, like I did for my other apollo unit
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Ross Stevens, CEO of Stone Ridge Asset Management, is withdrawing a gift worth $100 million from Penn
... is this is the same Giga-Chad Ross Stevens from Saylor bitcoin interview?
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Learning about bitcoin and holding btc is empowering especially when price goes up. But theres a downside too. Price can drop and peoplecan fud it and it doesent feel so empowering.
So I have been researching health and diet. And made some changes in my life. And that is actually empowering. Losing weight, looking better, feeling better. There seems to be no real downside.
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Need to remember to proof-read posts more. Always spotting new things to change.
How many passes do you all tend to do for longer write-ups?
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depends, sometimes too many so I need to push myself to send them out, otherwise I would keep editing ๐Ÿ˜‚
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on a similar theme, does anyone have any good guides on writing styles?
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One recipe,
  • Read, does it make sense?
  • Re-read, change
  • Read it some more
Sometimes you've subconsciously written something that when you read it again refers to something important. The body 'n' mind are truly a great combination.
Oh yes, also throw in a large bunch of thyme.
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Lol sounds like a lot of kneeding, like focaccia bread. Mmmm ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡น
Agree itโ€™s sometimes best to hold something back another day, just to take another stab at it with a fresh set of eyes. Iโ€™m just a habitual editor.
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If you did what you've just said - you'd be in great company Post like Albert Einstein on SN
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find your own style:)
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@kr when an interview on your podcast with @justin_shocknet about his not very known new project and also talking about another of his project - lightning.video ?
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aw shucks...
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Today on a great day I hope it doesn't get ruined ๐Ÿงก
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@k00b you better prepare a marketplace for territories... Soon many will want to sell them. @remindme 2 months
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so you're predicting that something is going to happen? :)
you just don't want to put your sats where your mouth is because then it would be gambling? :)
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I don't have to play games. When I put something like "remindme" I am certain that will happen.
remember? I came from the future...
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remember? I came from the future...
actually, i don't remember. did Darth came from the future?
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I thought he came from a long time ago, but maybe I'm mistaken.
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you made me think again about this and I think @DarthCoin was hinting at this
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I came from the future and I did this press conference to tell them just one thing:
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Ohhh, now I get it I think, lol
Star Wars is playing in the future and thus we're here in the past and since you came from the Star Wars universe, you came from the future :)
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That's not right. Star Wars takes place in the distant past. It is known.
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don't make me look this up, haha
yes, you don't have to play games, but maybe don't call it gambling if you're predicting stuff yourself :)
edit: okay, wait, maybe i am getting confused now myself haha
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am I not allowed to say something like that? I can say or predict whatever I want, why should I be forced to play those games?
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you're not forced, i am just referring to this
To predict what? That the people are dumb? I will never use my sats for gambling.
if you have good reasons for a prediction (like you may have with yours here), putting sats on it does not make it suddenly a gamble.
again, not saying you should put sats on it. just saying you should maybe question your definition of gambling.
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I simply do not play games with my sats. And I have this rule from long time ago, from 2014 when I was about to lose some but in the last moment I retracted. And I did well. From that day I promise myself I will never ever put my sats in a game. And here am I, with all my sats intact.
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Um where do we go from here on SN? So many territories, so little time!
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Would like the ability to mute comments. Some people take the opportunity to have their daily conversations under other people's comments and it blows up notifications. I've had SN notifications turned off because of no ability to control this.
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We have an issue open for unsubscribing from branches of child comments arbitrarily. Until then the notifications settings sledgehammer is what we've got.
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I have the same request, despite possibly being one of the culprits mentioned.
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Have you tried this yet?
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Ahhh cool! Haven't checked those in awhile or didn't notice it last time I did. I think that's perfect. I turned it on and then couldn't see your notification so that's great. Thank you!
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Jeez, for a moment I thought that was a burn!
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I didn't know that was there, but I don't think I want to make such a universal action. It's only on rare occasions that I want out of a conversation.
Thanks for sharing that though.
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I had to disable those notifications a few days after I started really using SN. I know I'll miss some important notifications, but I couldn't keep up. This way, I make sure I'm notified when someone replies to me directly, and then I can read all the replies when I have time.
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I think getting this PR merged is what this thread is about
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Yep. Nice to know the team is already working on it. Interesting that it's a difficult function to implement.
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I'll see what I can do. @TonyGiorgio, thanks for bringing this up! I tend to forget that not everyone wants to literally read everything on SN like me, lol
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No worries, I think the current notification that was indicated above actually solves it for me then. Catches conversations I'm no longer apart of. It might catch others that might pertain to me too but I'll take it.
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Where can I see this?
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Mempool.space
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Ugh. Miners must be laughing right now.
I bet many are over-extending themselves thinking this will continue forevermore
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What will have happened next?
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I am back on the moon ;)
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From one snail to another snail, welcome back on the moon!
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Ohhh, perfect timing for The Legend of The Snail!
@Natalia, I think saloon may become a bazaar, lol. But I think that wouldn't be good ๐Ÿค”
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But I think that wouldn't be good
too noisy? I like being in bazaar sometimes, more real and many fun things happening at the same time haha
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no, currently saloon is very fun and discussions are about all kinds of things
would be sad if "shilling territories" in here becomes the standard
just like you could say i did here, here and here, lol
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would be sad if "shilling territories" in here becomes the standard
depends on their creativity I guess ๐Ÿง cold ads for boring territories are meant to be muted.
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Life is getting way too expensive. How are we supposed to live with these exorbitant grocery bills? ๐Ÿ˜‚
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A trust is defined as "A legal relationship in which one party holds a title to property while another party has the entitlement to the beneficial use of that property." Essentially sort of a glorified contract. Trusts ARE AMAZING and have a lot of interesting things you can learn about, but for the sake of this post we will only cover the two major elements only: trustee and beneficiary.
The trustee is the one who is basically working to keep the trust working and going, whereas the beneficiary simply benefits from the exchange and does not have a direct hand in the operations of the trust.
ALL ACTIONS IN LIFE ARE TECHNICALLY TRUST ACTIONS... EVERY SECOND OF EVERY DAY. BY YOU READING THIS POST, I AM THE TRUSTEE AND YOU ARE THE BENEFICIARY: MY JOB IS TO ENSURE YOU ARE GOING TO BENEFIT GREATLY BY READING IT AND I NEED TO FIX IT IF YOU AREN'T.
So, for example, when you have an encounter with a police officer, because they are the "public servant," then they are the trustee and you are the beneficiary... Their responsibility is to โ€œserve and protect,โ€ but the problem is that it often doesnโ€™t quite go that way.
All court cases, all interactions with other humans, all letters or communication are ALL trust actions. All of life is a series of trust actions. Someone is always the trustee and another is always the beneficiary... and if that LAW OF GOD is violated at any point then that particular interaction will fall apart in flames.
A "reverse trust scam" is when someone like a judge or police officer act as though YOU are the trustee and they are the beneficiary...
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"Legal conventions since Roman times mandate that living people must be described or denoted in all small letter names. Under Roman Civil Law they only lose that status when they become debtors, at which point a free man partially loses his status and is named using upper and lower case style conventions. Slaves are named using all capital letters." -Anna Von Reitz in the book Disclosure 101
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Yes it's called Capital Deminutio, minima, media and maxima. it'll be a pill, you're givig me ideas
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One of the ways you spell your name to differentiate it from your public corporation is like this: brandon-joe:williams. The name is in all lower case. It's [firstname]-[middlename]:[lastname].
You can spell your human name in any possible way you want - the choice is yours. There is no set way to do it. Iโ€™m just giving you an example. Itโ€™s YOUR name to write as you please. You could do Williams, Brandon-Joe, willams; brandon joe, etc. Anything you want is fineโ€ฆ itโ€™s your name!
fun fact, I don't like the name my parent gave me ๐Ÿคฃ I used to think why do I need to use a name that is not chosen by me? Isn't this my own life? so I barely use it, pretty detached from that "company" in a sense.
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another fun fact afaik you can issue your own documents and put whatever name you want on them
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another rabbit hole to dig ๐Ÿ‘€
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yeah, more pills from @Lux!
the site you shared is so much fun to read ๐Ÿ˜‚
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you'll like his free video course
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ALL ACTIONS IN LIFE ARE TECHNICALLY TRUST ACTIONS... EVERY SECOND OF EVERY DAY. BY YOU READING THIS POST, I AM THE TRUSTEE AND YOU ARE THE BENEFICIARY: MY JOB IS TO ENSURE YOU ARE GOING TO BENEFIT GREATLY BY READING IT AND I NEED TO FIX IT IF YOU AREN'T.
interesting way to put it.
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when someone like a judge or police officer act as though YOU are the trustee and they are the beneficiary...
Exactly that they tried to do with me in a court room. But I asked the important question and in the end I was the one controlling the whole room
this image really happen, except the costume
But yes, I was also prepared with my own trust papers... in case they will be more "aggressive"... but wasn't necessary anymore. They knew that I will win and they closed the case and left the room.
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But yes, I was also prepared with my own trust papers...
how?
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do I really have to say that phrase? ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚
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what's that? ๐Ÿ‘€
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It's all in my guides, but yeah somebody have to do his homework like @Lux did it... and pay attention to the details in those guides.
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hmmm, didn't come to my mind somewhere mentioned how to prepare your own trust.
but yeah somebody have to do his homework like @Lux did it
will do!
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that guide is full of links... You would need a lot of time to study it in details. But that contain all you need to start this journey. Information that I verified myself, during many months.
Happy little Friday my friends, Thursday is finally here and the weekend is about to start, hope your week has been productive and profitable so far, I understand that sometimes times get tough and things don't go our way, try to keep a positive mentality and know that there is always a solution, so keep on keeping on, bad things will pass and you, my friend, will still be standing, because you're awesome and you've got this, I believe in you and I wanted to thank you for being. Have a phenomenal day everyone, may it be successful!!! Remember to be well and stay frosty.
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It always does my friend, with a head held high, humble and thankful for the experience. All is fantastic and perfectly planned.
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Lol. I haven't looked at the new subs. I'm honestly too afraid. I might not be able to control myself.
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Who else is a ~bitcoin sub maxi now? All my posts will be posted there, see you around โœŒ๏ธ
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me. And is nice and seems to be cleaner the feed.
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I'm glad the bitcoin feed seems cleaner. That's one of the reasons I was pushing for these other territories.
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Day 236 of snailposting everyday 'til BTC hits $100k.
...and 36 push-up(s).
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Welcome __@_'-' ๐Ÿฅƒ
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Horse Stance: 2 minutes 12 seconds
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I missed the original posting of this. How much do you increase per day?
Also: where does your mind go while you're doing it?
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I'm doing it till i can bear the pain with the right form. Progress has been fluctuating, largely influenced by my mindset. My goal is to achieve a 7-minute milestone by block #840,000
My approach centers on mindful deep breathingโ€”a rapid, deep inhalation through the nose followed by, slow exhale through the mouth, emphasizing abdominal breathing.
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nice progress man
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You be pushing. I gotta push too.. :))
7 minutes by block: #840,000. 19865 blocks to go.
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Don't forget the whisky. Lol.
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I went out and I saw a herd of new cowboys incoming searching for new territories. Watch out for shitposters! ๐Ÿ˜…
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I am lock n loaded. Ready to take out any shitty shitposters. Lol.
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posting AI shite
Unless if its snail shite. ;)
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Many people want to create their own territories, but only a few want to actually run it.
Also I don't understand why people don't do a simple post to test the "market" first, it's almost like trying to register a company without testing the demand, haha.
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I know I don't have the time for my own territory. It would be nice but its not very smart creating something you won't manage. That's just a bad look and annoying. I just hope those who create their own territories understand that it takes a ton of work managing it.
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It may be a mistake to give maintainer/creater of territory portion of sats generated there.
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It is a good incentive but there will always be those who abuse the system. At least the community will gravitate towards good territories that are managed well. My territory for now is the Saloon. ;)
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why? who should get it then?
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Rather be a free man in my grave Than living as a puppet or a slave
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Don't speak like that buddy. Just know that you are loved. In your personal life and in the cowboy community. There's more than one way to be free. Just ask @Natalia and @DarthCoin. I admire the way they live because to me that's what freedom looks like. I would recommend striving for a life like theirs.
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You are all good caring people. Don't worry about me. Every day I post a snippet of a song lyric I like. Today's was from Jimmy Cliff's The Harder They Come. Thank you very much for your genuine concern. I'm fine.
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a reckless semi-nomad life? haha
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New day, new madness. May the zappers win โšก๏ธ
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I am thinking to adjust my zaps, depending on which territory I am. But for the moment I stick with Bitcoin only. I don't want to be dragged and distracted with other noise. I already have a lot of questions to answer in other places, out of SN...
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cook better food ( create better content ) while the world is going mad:)!
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Working on it.
Although how has no one created clown-world or fiat-life yet? Iโ€™m tempted but want to focus on the light side.
Was thinking of walking about my city posting pictures of beautiful architecture next to modern towers and eyesores. Sound vs fiat architecture. Iโ€™ll probably stop by @birdeye21โ€™s crib in earth for that this weekend.
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Please do :) perfect place for it!
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Although how has no one created clown-world or fiat-life yet? Iโ€™m tempted but want to focus on the light side.
better focus on the one you want to see the most - many restaurants fail because they want to serve many dishes ๐Ÿ‘€ for me, I'm gonna create "nothing" ( no territory for me, at least not now) but actually focus on the creating.
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I know I've missed a tonne of links, but glad to have gotten this SN post out of the way. Can drill down into something more practical & personal now like you were keen on doing ๐Ÿ˜„
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much POW!
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@orthwyrm I am confident now that you will see a 100k Bitcoin price. Lol.
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we can take bets on the time it takes now here :)
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Gonna do a hamam today while waiting for the noise to go away - anyone want to learn how to hamam like a pro? ๐Ÿค“
It makes your skin like babies after each visit! Because the lady or gent who works in the bathhouse will scrub your whole body with a kese to peel out your dead skin ( the kese is like sand paper ) a bit hurt but acceptable, then with a deep massage, aw so good, pain then heaven!
And then, depending on the location, some hamams even with healing water! I had some skin problems due to food allergenic this summer, but I didn't do anything, only make sure I didn't eat the wrong food again and kept going to the hammam and drinking the water, and all is gone now - not sure how much it helped tho, as it could also due to the change of emotions because everything is connected.
One of the perks of living in Turkey is that I can go to Hamam anytime I want. I even went all my way to different villages to dig for the most natural soap and the most absorbent towel, and I even made my own bathrobe last month:) haha, don't underestimate the force of truth-seeking! and part of me want to do a long post like @davidw for Turkey, but damn, this beautiful land is too much for me to cover, maybe I would share it bit by bit as I explore more:)
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Really want to understand more about Turkey. Chunk it up, if itโ€™s easier. Starting with food and drink may be the easiest way to pull us in.
Thereโ€™ll be stuff you wish you included and youโ€™ll be editing for days if youโ€™re as bonkers as me. Enjoy your scrub!
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Starting with food and drink may be the easiest way to pull us in.
omg, the food and drink can go on for months to talk about! haha, like even small details serving water with coffee when guests coming, which one would they drink first tells different things:)! ๐Ÿ˜ณ
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I bet. I love how most is eaten with the hands over there too.
It tells you a lot about a culture when you see manners and trust like that. Giving you more than asked for.
Like going to a restaurant and being served delicious fresh bread and sauces, before youโ€™ve even ordered your drink. Pay it forward has an impact on our psyche.
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yes, so worth it! and you can really see how much dead skin laying on your body, like wow, amazing.
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Cold wind blows through you when your jacket isnโ€™t thick enough, you have to walk fast..
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Ahh! It's good to have these back. I made the ice cold trek with my dog this morning, wearing only a light fleece jacket.
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She's getting used to the cold. Happens every year. Now I'm the one trying to run back home.
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I would never humiliate my dog by making her wear clothing! I'm half kidding. I understand the smaller breeds my need protection in really cold climates, but I never owned one like that. How are things going? Do you get a break from classes for the holidays? Time to catch up on things?
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Enjoy whatever down time you can. Re territories, I was really excited about them. Then I made that post of my daughter's gecko and realized what a mess would be made of the home sub. If you notice, I asked for a mute sub option in meta almost immediately! I'm torn. I have faith in Keyan and I think he's thought it through. Whatever form it ultimately takes should protect the experience of those only interested in talking about bitcoin. On the other hand, we're here to disrupt the status quo. Massive change is usually messy. Having weird territories all fueled and rewarded by bitcoin is exciting. Right now it's chaotic, but I imagine it gets sorted out. I for one got a lot of pleasure from the Stacker News of even a few months ago. It was a cozy space where I could share my thoughts with people I like. But, if bitcoin is going to tear down walls I can't expect my little space to stay the same.