Bitcoin surges past $60,000 for first time
14/03/2021 | news | business | 865
The volatile cryptocurrency extends its record-breaking run to reach a new high.
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14/03/2021 14:23:14 103 43
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The energy consumption used by computers to solve algorithms to generate a bitcoin exceeds that of entire countries such Argentinia Cambridge researchers have found. In times of climate change this is insane. Bitcoin is a climate threatening currency.
That's why I think only a fool would invest in it now. It's only a matter of time before the tree-huggers convince their governments to step in and outlaw mining and trading of Bitcoin, crashing it to zero. It'll be overtaken by something more enviromentally friendly eventually. Removed
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14/03/2021 14:58:06 9 8
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Every time it reaches new highs, people say “only a fool would buy now”. And yet the fools keep making money by buying.

The facts are that nobody knows if or when this bubble will burst.

Meanwhile, the fools buy and make money whilst those who call them fools do not.

So, who are the fools?

(I am nobody’s fool. I don’t have any Bitcoins and never intend to)
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14/03/2021 15:10:37 3 2
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XRP
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14/03/2021 15:18:59 9 8
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Tree huggers? Grow up.
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14/03/2021 15:30:54 2 3
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'tree huggers' ? back to your chip-wrapper.
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14/03/2021 15:38:38 2 6
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You may be right... Only a fool would invest in it now... Probably would have been better to get in years ago then retire at 49 like I did! Now hop in your range rover and drive to Costa then Marks and Spencer food Hall for shrink wrapped apple's but don't forget your bag for life :-)
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14/03/2021 21:34:17 0 1
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I really hope you are right otherwise the energy use will shoot up in the next 5 years
Good choice in opening a HYS on this burning issue. I mean why would anyone want to comment on how women are treated in our society.

Outdated electoral system, out of touch police force and a n
National TV corporation funded by a tax that's forced on its citizens...

Envy of the world... pathetic
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14/03/2021 14:59:42 0 1
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Is this what you get up to on your holiday?!
Interestingly I also just read the story of that Benin Bronze discovered in a bank vault £10m the art collector life at the end was somewhat in disarray, and surviving relatives also discovered a suitcase full of now non-legal tender banknotes, which are now only good for wiping ones backside, so much for the promise to pay BS! Removed
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14/03/2021 14:30:43 66 45
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Bitcoin is the currency of choice for druglords, human traffickers and serious crime (Y'know, the mafia).

Aside from the environmental impact of bitcoin, is this the company that we want to be keeping... which is what we're doing with every passing day the cryptocurrency exists?

The dark Web runs on cryptocurrency for a reason and it's not unicorns and rainbows
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Mr Moderator, to remove my latest blog on this subject was wrong! I merely illustrated that when legal tender is past its sell or use by date, banks can decide to ignore promissory statement and just declare it non legal tender, so all that stuff stashed in a mattress etc is useless... Removed
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The energy consumption used by computers to solve algorithms to generate a bitcoin exceeds that of entire countries such Argentinia Cambridge researchers have found. In times of climate change this is insane. Bitcoin is a climate threatening currency.
Shut up you hysterical moron Removed
During WW2 tins of corned beef were bought and sold and generally increased in price because food was scarce. Then someone opened one and found that it was inedible. He had lots of them so he kept quiet about it. Trade continued but the tins had nil value. Removed
Several folk in north of Ireland keeping funds in both euro and Bitcoin ...... playing safe for impending Irish reunification

Personally think Dublin will ensure a seamless transition to a united ireland
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14/03/2021 17:25:19 5 6
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Bitcoin can go and swivel.
Cheese stipulates uncanny endeavours.
#wordsalad
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