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Re^2: poll ideas quest 2014 (Bitcoin)

by tobyink (Abbot)
on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:44 UTC ( #1074398=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Re: poll ideas quest 2014 (Bitcoin)
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  • What is "use"?

I have 0.50 BTC. I don't use it for anything; I mostly hang onto it for its ornamental value.

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Re^3: poll ideas quest 2014 (Bitcoin)
by marto (Bishop) on Feb 11, 2014 at 11:58 UTC

    I think "use" in this context means spend, acquire or trade in the currency.

    Update: you .5 BTC is currently worth ~250 Euro.

      It was more than double that a couple of months ago.

      Back when I acquired it virtually nobody had heard of bitcoin, so half a bitcoin was virtually nothing. Myself and some acquaintances were sending around fractions of bitcoins like 0.1 and 0.05 just to experiment with how bitcoin worked. (This was when I was writing Finance::Bitcoin.) Of course, these days it would be foolish to experiment with such large sums.

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