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Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 10th January 2014, 09:42 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Well! So assuming no BTC price increases,...

Well!

So assuming no BTC price increases, Overstock is going to suck the 10B market cap right out of bitcoin.

Well, any attempt to do that in the real world would cause the price of a bitcoin...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 10th January 2014, 06:50 AM
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Posted By mhaze
What? This can not be. There is no way. JREF...

What? This can not be. There is no way. JREF posters have repeated lectured on the impossiblity of merchants transacting with bitcoin. Of course they were politely told they were wrong, that they...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 07:09 PM
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Posted By mhaze
fits the narrative attempting to be constructed...

fits the narrative attempting to be constructed though....
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 07:07 PM
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Posted By mhaze
According to wrs, just ask the bit whales that...

According to wrs, just ask the bit whales that set all those prices....lol.....
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 06:04 PM
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Posted By mhaze
I am going to answer this a second time. It may...

I am going to answer this a second time. It may interest you that because there are a lot of things that can be bought one way or another in the bitcoin ecosystem, it isn't as terribly important to...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 06:00 PM
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Posted By mhaze
What exactly is your hangup or thing about...

What exactly is your hangup or thing about turning every conversation into one about MtGox? That's about as interesting as talking about little packages of sugar in restaurants.

One more time: ...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 05:54 PM
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Posted By mhaze
Yeah, well maybe if you were working with...

Yeah, well maybe if you were working with BTC/USD. I do recall reading an article that stated their problem with withdrawals was just USD.

Of course it'd be better to be able to work with...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 9th January 2014, 07:42 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Four. Gosh, I don't know. Do you you want to...

Four. Gosh, I don't know. Do you you want to count mouse clicks or just enter keys? Anyway, do you even have a point?

It's easy to move bitcoins into cash.

The straw bit argument pushed by...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 10:10 PM
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Posted By mhaze
You guys didn't KNOW about that stuff? But you...

You guys didn't KNOW about that stuff? But you acted like you knew so much.

What I don't get is how you can demonize an entire industry based on a song and dance about Mt Gox, which stems from a...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 11:52 AM
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Posted By mhaze
...the false information in this thread is...

...the false information in this thread is demonstrably from those against bitcoin. So are they running a reverse pump and dump?
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 10:32 AM
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Posted By mhaze
That's a direct denial of reality. Please don't...

That's a direct denial of reality. Please don't do that. The evidence is available for anyone to read.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 09:50 AM
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Posted By mhaze
I don't think you mean what you said, but you got...

I don't think you mean what you said, but you got it right. Just like the trembling and fearful get it wronger than wrong.

What Shakespeare said:

''To gild refined gold, to paint the lily......
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 07:52 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Smile Only if knowing more facts about the cash outs...

Only if knowing more facts about the cash outs would assist in the stereotyping and demonization of bitcoin.

And that demonization, that's the point!

:)
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 8th January 2014, 07:20 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
This thread started with bitcoin in the $2-30...

This thread started with bitcoin in the $2-30 range. People were advised of it's potential. They showed the same negativity, bias and prejudice that you have accurately called a racial hatred then...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 03:32 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Might not be the bitcoin that's rough, just the...

Might not be the bitcoin that's rough, just the seas they float in.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 02:42 PM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
The venture capitalists would expect the Bitcoin...

The venture capitalists would expect the Bitcoin exchange to make them a large multiple of the 20M investment?

Now where would I place my bets...

Your negativity???
Their vision???

...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By mhaze
Especially since there has been a criminal...

Especially since there has been a criminal indictment for a Ponzi scheme using bitcoins. Apparently the cops don't need or care about your government regulation.

And the Ponzi scheme using...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 01:52 PM
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Posted By mhaze
Got it! Market expansion and growth is SCARY AND...

Got it! Market expansion and growth is SCARY AND BAD!

ROFL.....Yes, seriously disruptive technology is SCARY!

By the way, I do like your term "liquidity crunch". Like liquidity is tiny...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 01:44 PM
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Posted By mhaze
2x

2x
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 11:05 AM
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Posted By mhaze
A liquidity problem, which is not a Ponzi scheme...

A liquidity problem, which is not a Ponzi scheme at all, is ...

cash in hand from new buyers paying off old sellers...

Your comment does not even rise to the level of "wrong".
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
No, I think I'll discuss from the point of view...

No, I think I'll discuss from the point of view of Technical Analysis (satirical).

The Amplitude of the Ascending Tops is Huge, so Andrew's Pitchfork is having it's expected effect on the...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 10:48 AM
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Posted By mhaze
You are welcome to go look up the textbook...

You are welcome to go look up the textbook definition, and post here on this forum the various definitional points one by one which define Ponzi and how you are wrong on each of them. Just blurting...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 09:37 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
To clarify, 50BTC immediate, same day deposit or...

To clarify, 50BTC immediate, same day deposit or credit at Coinbase for consumer account fully verified.

Merchant accounts are different and may be expected to be higher.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 09:30 AM
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Posted By mhaze
No, that is not even close to the words in posts...

No, that is not even close to the words in posts I have made, or the actual reality of operations in exchanges. Not in the least. It's called 'making things up'.
...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By mhaze
That 50 is a number that I gave which JHunter...

That 50 is a number that I gave which JHunter then misunderstood and used to support a separate and unrelated argument.

50 is the max daily number for the consumer account, for immediate credit,...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 08:20 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Golly Holy Jesus. You're not supposed to...

Golly Holy Jesus.

You're not supposed to ever TALK about that. Here.

http://www.internationalskeptics.com/forums/showthread.php?t=215947

Have some respect for the commands of your...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 08:10 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Are you frikking kidding? Major Silicon Valley...

Are you frikking kidding? Major Silicon Valley investment from venture capital firms is going into bitcoin exchanges.

1.1M is nothing.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 08:07 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Suppose there was a surge of activity, and...

Suppose there was a surge of activity, and exchanges take money in but wait a week or two before delivering coin. That's cash in their hands from the new buyers to pay off the new sellers. ...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 08:05 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Man, can you just READ WHAT'S WRITTEN? ...

Man, can you just READ WHAT'S WRITTEN?

Suppose there was a surge of activity, and exchanges take money in but wait a week or two before delivering coin. That's cash in their hands from the new...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 06:11 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
BWHAAAHAHAHAHA! Soon as I mention Gyft.com,...

BWHAAAHAHAHAHA!

Soon as I mention Gyft.com, and trading bitcoins for gift cards, here's Remirol with allegations that 'those gift cards are hot'.

Must be a lot of hot stuff floating around.......
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 06:06 AM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
It took me about a month to get full privileges...

It took me about a month to get full privileges on Coinbase but after that, up to 50BTC/day immediate in or out.

Been a while since I signed up with MtGox, but they had 70,000 applications backlog...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 06:04 AM
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Posted By mhaze
First bitcoin ATM in Canada does > 1M first 30...

First bitcoin ATM in Canada does > 1M first 30 days with 1729 customers.

http://bitcoinexaminer.org/bitcoin-atm-in-canada-infographic/
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 7th January 2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Paraphrasing your straw: 1) Suppose...

Paraphrasing your straw:

1) Suppose Overstock is really stupid.
2) Then Overstock does stupid things.
3) Then they have consequences of doing stupid things.

I'll take their business judgement...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 03:42 PM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
So go to bitcointalk.org and ask your questions. ...

So go to bitcointalk.org and ask your questions.

Here you have people talking that know nothing.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 03:18 PM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Yes, or something like 100k - maybe less 1%. No...

Yes, or something like 100k - maybe less 1%. No they do not work like stocks or options. RE breaking bad, I've bought blu rays etc, just like buying on ebay.

Or you might direct trade some of...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 02:55 PM
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Posted By mhaze
A large variety of goods and services have been...

A large variety of goods and services have been priced in bitcoin solely all the time Remirol has persisted in making this argument. He has been shown this, and continues to ignore it.

But even...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Despite your repeatedly being told of the...

Despite your repeatedly being told of the falseness of your denial of the reality of the bitcoin market, and despite your repeatedly being shown examples of purchases with bitcoin, you persist in...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 10:38 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Right, I guess we should never buy anything from...

Right, I guess we should never buy anything from Internet auction sites.

Certainly when Remirol sternly lectures us about the dangers it is fraught with. The guy that steadfastly denied that a...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 6th January 2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 5,244
Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
Note also the movement from "You can't...

Note also the movement from

"You can't actually buy anything with bitcoin"

to

"If you bought something with bitcoin, it must be ill gotten gains"

Narrative. Fail.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By mhaze
I might have to reconsider. Coverage =...

I might have to reconsider.

Coverage = usage.

No, I don't have to reconsider. Let me put it another way. I travel a lot, by most people's standards. The number of places in the US where I...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 02:30 PM
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Posted By mhaze
??? 3818, 3819 and priors. Judge for yourself....

???
3818, 3819 and priors. Judge for yourself.

For me this thread is really a 'bugs in the jar' observational. I don't care about 'convincing' anyone about anything. The real subject is:
...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 12:09 PM
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Posted By mhaze
I second that as a good view on the matter. ...

I second that as a good view on the matter.

I'm good without stockings and high heels but it seems that half of the humans for some reason want to wear them....
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 12:02 PM
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Posted By mhaze
Thanks, but you might consider that what actually...

Thanks, but you might consider that what actually happened is that the moderators got so fed up with the juvenile level of discussion and insult streams that they went to one moderated thread. ...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 10:34 AM
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Posted By mhaze
You might start by getting your facts right.

You might start by getting your facts right.
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 10:14 AM
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Posted By mhaze
I guess you could ask the mods to change my...

I guess you could ask the mods to change my comment which is offensive by your standards of political correctness. Otherwise, you ought to know I don't care about political correctness. Given...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 09:43 AM
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Posted By mhaze
I would have to agree. A long time ago I had a...

I would have to agree. A long time ago I had a job as an orderly in a mental hospital in a ward full of mongoloids. Bitcoin did not meet their standard of utility, candy did. Ignorance wasn't...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 09:40 AM
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Posted By mhaze
A reminder: I'm keeping a copy of this thread...

A reminder: I'm keeping a copy of this thread offline in it's entirety, including those posts which the Priests of the Forum think are rather embarrassing and which should be taken off line. That...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 09:36 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Also, I've bought Starbucks cards from a fair...

Also, I've bought Starbucks cards from a fair number of places - starbucks stores, ebay, amazon, and several auction sites that use bitcoin.

But - according to Remirol, esteemed wise seer of the...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 5th January 2014, 09:13 AM
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Posted By mhaze
Yeah, you know there are some problems with your...

Yeah, you know there are some problems with your post here. First, you are asserting that I own and sell illegal products, without any factual basis whatsoever. Second, you don't know anything...
Forum: Economics, Business and Finance 4th January 2014, 09:12 PM
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Views: 338,177
Posted By mhaze
No doubt about it, asymmetric crypto pairs will...

No doubt about it, asymmetric crypto pairs will become quite common in the future as they really do have a lot of utility. This is quite a different thing than any effort to conceive of or create a...
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