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      05-13-2018, 09:39 AM   #111
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Well, given the legality of things and how some countries resist / embrace both Weed and Crypto, hard to say which one is better

Naaaah, just kidding. With crypto (IMO) you can make more cash "legally", if you are in for trading only.

BTC is my main portfolio nowadays, with 50% spread round Litecoin and Stellar

Prices of cryptocurrencies are looking good... not sure how the Weed market does though. HODL HODL HODL
Prices are looking good, for 10 bitcoins you can buy a house somewhere in Spain that might become a better investment for your money especially with the economical prognosis
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      05-21-2018, 08:18 AM   #112
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Prices are looking good, for 10 bitcoins you can buy a house somewhere in Spain that might become a better investment for your money especially with the economical prognosis
Har, har

Warren Buffett was sure that Amazon and Google will fail. He claimed the same about Crypto...

We'll see where we stand in a few years
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      06-16-2018, 06:45 AM   #113
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Har, har

Warren Buffett was sure that Amazon and Google will fail. He claimed the same about Crypto...

We'll see where we stand in a few years
Crypto definitely has a mainstream future. I just dont think its any currency that exists today.
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      06-29-2018, 03:08 PM   #114
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Hi guys Iíve been having a look in to this crypto currency and got set up with an account. I havenít put no account details to credit it yet as Iím slightly unsure of how safe it is. Letís say Iím not the best with this sort of stuff. Any help would be gladly appreciated thanks Ian
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      06-29-2018, 03:28 PM   #115
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Hi guys Iíve been having a look in to this crypto currency and got set up with an account. I havenít put no account details to credit it yet as Iím slightly unsure of how safe it is. Letís say Iím not the best with this sort of stuff. Any help would be gladly appreciated thanks Ian
'Got set up with an account'...through what service? Or what wallet?

It's pretty clear you have almost no clue what you are doing (inclduing by your own admission). I suggest you do a lot of research before you invest any money in crypto-currency. Otherwise, you are just asking to be robbed blind and lose any money you invest.

As a side note, asking on a car forum is probably not the best way to start your research.
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      06-29-2018, 03:38 PM   #116
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My co-worker put $3500 into ETC / ETH earlier this year. That is now $40K. His roommate put in $25K and is quitting his day job.

Me? Like most things IPO related, by the time you hear about the opportunity, it is too late.
any update on this? did he sell or did it all crash?
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      07-27-2018, 06:42 PM   #117
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any update on this? did he sell or did it all crash?
Not sure what he did with the crypto, but he left the company we worked at and started a consulting company (I also left but for a different reason).
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      07-29-2018, 01:08 PM   #118
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At the moment, all the people are trying to learn about the Blockchain (https://webcase.studio/industry/blockchain/), ICO, startups and so on... I really like all these stuff, but it's too much. All the cryptocurrencies are almost dead... investors don't want to waste their money anymore...
Lol crypto is not even close to dead. We are at the start of this technological revolution, this is just the beginning. Blockchain is going to create the next internet version 2.0.
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      08-14-2018, 12:06 AM   #119
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Blood bath, capitulation in alts has only just begun too I believe.
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      08-14-2018, 06:58 AM   #120
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Blood bath, capitulation in alts has only just begun too I believe.
To quote Sloan Sabbith from the Newsroom "It's dropping like a sack of potatoes, but I just can't bring myself to sell."
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      08-14-2018, 02:17 PM   #121
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Blood bath, capitulation in alts has only just begun too I believe.
It seems like my dreams of driving exotic cars off my Ripple stash are over...

ETH @ $257.. yeeeeouch I some people have lost a lot of money.
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It seems like my dreams of driving exotic cars off my Ripple stash are over...

ETH @ $257.. yeeeeouch I some people have lost a lot of money.
The vast majority of people who got into crypto have lost, with many losing big. I think we'll see ETH sub $100 before it's all over. I think the capitulation in the alts is only just beginning. I don't think it's out of the realm of possibility to see ETH at $100, LTC at $25, and BTC at $6100.

There's simply no liquidity in this market nor excitement to pump up, let alone support current pricing. At least as I see it.
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It seems like my dreams of driving exotic cars off my Ripple stash are over...

ETH @ $257.. yeeeeouch I some people have lost a lot of money.
Ripple is predicted to reach $10 by end of summer.
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It seems like my dreams of driving exotic cars off my Ripple stash are over...

ETH @ $257.. yeeeeouch I some people have lost a lot of money.
Ripple is predicted to reach $10 by end of summer.
Good luck with that. And I say that as an owner.
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      08-19-2018, 12:45 PM   #125
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Ripple is predicted to reach $10 by end of summer.
What do you base that on? Just wondering.
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      08-19-2018, 01:17 PM   #126
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Ripple is predicted to reach $10 by end of summer.
Would love to see that. as I have a bunch of XRP. Don't particularly think it will happen, but hey, whatever.
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What do you base that on? Just wondering.
Mainly just wishful thinking.
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      08-21-2018, 04:56 PM   #128
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I've still been making money riding shorts and longs
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