This is a thread for random discussions that gets posted everyday at 5am central.

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168 sats \ 0 replies \ @ken 4 Aug

@koob telling us to let it rip Buy some chips, make some dip Here's some water, take a sip Improve Bitcoin, write a BIP

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finally moved into the new pleb lab, setting up internet is first on the list today

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Why people are so concentrated into M. Saylor? He's just a small holder of BTC. I know personally some (private) guys with 100x times more BTC than Saylor.

And let's not forget 2 big "public" players too: McAfee and M. Popescu. These guys are NOT dead as many will think. Only M. Popescu have at least 2M BTC and is well alive...

Anyways, I don't give a shit about how much BTC somebody would have. I am happy for each one that have BTC.

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339 sats \ 2 replies \ @sb 4 Aug

It's probably because how vocal Saylor is. He's always preaching, which I appreciate - he doesn't hesitate to express his opinions. But of course, that attracts backlash.

It doesn't truly matter for the long term future of Bitcoin, but i do believe that Saylor is a net positive. He has MSTR setup to perfection - in terms of his control of class B shares - to execute on his Bitcoin vision. It could succeed, or it could fail over the next decade. I'm willing to bet good money that he's successful 😅

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Saylor Academy is also pretty great, there's courses on pretty much anything. I've only started some of the Bitcoin and Python courses but I think they're structured really well.

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I don't deny Saylor's good work for Bitcoin or try to minimize his role. Not at all, he's doing good job. I am just intrigued why people are putting so much importance on his/MSTR BTC stash. Important is not how many BTC you hodl, but what are you going to do with them.

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70 sats \ 3 replies \ @F 4 Aug

You personally know some private guys (meaning multiple people) with 100x more BTC than Saylor? Just looked it up, he seems to self custody somewhere in the range of 17,732 bitcoin. So you personally know some private guys with 1,733,200 bitcoin each?

M. Popescu has at least 2,000,000 bitcoin? And McAfee, I'm guessing you think he has 500,000 bitcoin at least too right?

Assuming you know 2 people with 100x more bitcoin than Saylor, all of that added up is = 5,933,000 bitcoin

What a ridiculous thing to claim on an anonymous internet forum. If you actually didn't give a shit how much BTC somebody has, you wouldn't make such silly claims.

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16 sats \ 1 replies \ @oli 4 Aug

Given that McAfee was shilling shitcoins for 10,000$/tweet, I highly doubt he was sitting on 500k bitcoin...

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yes, he was a shitcoin shill but that doesn't mean he didn't have shit load of BTC. He was deep into BTC long before you.

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you have no idea...

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Microstrategy (Saylor's company) owns 0.6% of the supply currently. No other company holds as much. That's part of the reason. His charisma and vocal advocacy do the rest.

Personally, he owns around 18k bitcoin, or 0.09% of the supply. You're saying you personally know people that have 9% of the supply, or 1.8 million bitcoin?

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Yes, I know. The friend that told me in 2012 about BTC and sold me 1 BTC for beer money, he already had thousands of them from mining at home (he started in 2010). And he never stop mining and holding all these years. But he's a wise guy and stay in total privacy.

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1 sats \ 2 replies \ @jp 5 Aug

If your buddy was wise, he wouldn't have disclosed anything close to the amount that you are claiming.

People who started mining that early - and are HODLing for that long - understand the true value of bitcoin and, in turn, would DEFINITELY not highlight how much BTC they have.

Your friend is probably lying or you are

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What you still don't get it is that it is not important how many BTC my friend have. Important is that sharks like M. Saylor and many other fiat billionaires, will never get those BTC that early adopters got. NEVER.

So I really don't give a shit if you believe me or not. That is not important or relevant. I mention it just to show to new comers that M.Saylor is just a pawn.

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What proof you have that he doesn't have those BTC, when I saw them with my own eyes?

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Thousands is far from millions.

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thousands in 2012... can you do math?

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Can you? You know how many times thousand gets you 1.8 million?

I call bs. Your friend has more coins than Satoshi, sure man.

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You will never know. But for sure from now on you will think more about how many BTC you have for yourself. That's the important thing, not how much others have.

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48 sats \ 0 replies \ @glix 4 Aug

Ha you got owned Darth..lmao

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Not really. Dca until rip and that's enough for me...

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He is smart. He is very good public speaker. He is generous (educational projects).

And he is Bitcoin maxi. Isn't that enough?

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McAfee and Popescu are NOT dead as many will think

I really hope this is true. The more whales in hiding, the better.

For those who don't know who Popescu was/is, here's his blog (archive link, b/c original is now vandalized): https://web.archive.org/web/20220224212417/http://trilema.com/

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Oh yes, thanks for sharing his blog. Few new bitcoienrs know who was M. Popescu.

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Interesting insight 🤔

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20 sats \ 4 replies \ @sb 4 Aug

Setting up a chicken coop this Fall before the winter hits. Planning to also pick up some ASICs for cheap. How could I create a setup to heat a chicken coop in the winter with ASICs?

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10 sats \ 0 replies \ @allark 4 Aug

Make sure they don't become......Fried Chicken ;)

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@BTCMiner I think can answer this better

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When the re-use of heat is primary objective, then that changes things a bit. With certain miners you can adjust the configuration for your heat target and have additional dampers and such so that it doesn't get too hot too.

But there are a lot of specifics yet.

The place to discuss these with those who could best advise is: https://t.me/s/HomeMiningWizards

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I like the cut of your jib!

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I'm having a hard time understanding why ETH was defined as a commodity and not a security

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Who knows. Then again, perhaps it doesn't matter? Staking derivatives such as stETH are right on track to become the de facto currencies of the network, and these are unambiguiously securities.

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100 sats \ 0 replies \ @harsh 4 Aug

There is much content right now. In the last 60 minutes 20 items have been posted to r/recent

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100 sats \ 0 replies \ @v1ntage 4 Aug

I think I encountered my first deleted post?

I forget what it was but I came back to a 404.

Edit: nvm it was a job posting.

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Lots of talk about calling for the SEC to regulate shitcoins and shitcoin securities.

Cool… but let’s not lose sight of the bigger picture: Bitcoiners are going to have to build beyond these kinds of scams. Obsolescence is the best form of regulation ⚡️

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It would be cool to have a search button to browse between posts so I can check if something was already discussed before posting it again. Just my 2 cents.

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Clues coming soon...

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Im furious. People are being led to believe that energy companies are the cause of rising prices and the solution is to just stop paying your energy bills.

But the solution is to stop paying taxes but nobody wants to do that, so go to hell!

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Looks like creating meat and plant alternatives from single cell organisms will be the next big thing pushed on us.

https://www.solein.com/

You vill eat ze germs und boogs and be happy

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Auction for original Weimar Bill ends in a day. 0 reserve price. 6 bids.

https://plebeian.market/auctions/2IOQ

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Gm. 38 degrees outside (100f I think).

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