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Happy Ƀ2k!

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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Can you buy your Tesla with Bitcoin?

AMi @ 9 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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Indirectly.

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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Off topic::: Hey Skal. My doc wants to do a cryo ablation. Pretty cool. Any thoughts? Doubts?

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Still seeing mostly RFA from the local EPs. All I know is from the NEJM article from last year. N Engl J Med. 2016;374(23):2235-2245. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1602014. Hope it goes well!

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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Won't happen till the 6th of Jun. I'll give you my review when it's done.

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Only real risk over RFA seems to be phrenic nerve injury. Hope he's well-rested!

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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And that he got rid of his Ab Boost

AMi @ 9 months ago

Naperville, IL, USA

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It's important to keep the GHY on the IQB, I read that in the NKRW.

The Drew @ 9 months ago

Tuckahoe, NY, USA

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Ha! RFA: radio frequency ablation EP: electrophysiologist, cardiology subspecialty that does electrical work. NEJM: New England journal

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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Thanks for translation buddy.

The Drew @ 9 months ago

Northwest Harbor, NY 11937, USA

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Sadly, I understood all of that. You guys wouldn't believe the room where they do these procedures. A couple of huge machines and a wall of four foot flat screens. The doc inserts a cable into your groin, then doesn't look at you again.

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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The monitors and computers tell him where he is and what to do. It's fascinating. Also uncomfortable. The first time I had them put me back to sleep. The last one, I just decided to grin ( or grimace ) and bear it. They are basically creating scar

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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tissue that doesn't conduct electricity well. By doing that they prevent unwanted signals from firing your heart out of order.

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Now you know. And knowing is half the battle. Voter map cares.

jc @ 9 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Hope it all keeps things ticking for many years to come

AMi @ 9 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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That's cool jc, yet at the same time indicative that in some ways we're actually still kind of barbaric. We need to grow ourselves new organs as needed. We're some small part of the way there but missing key stuff.

Dr. Evil @ 9 months ago

Falcon Heights, MN, USA

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http://www.augusta.edu/mcg/medicine/cardiology/images/ep-lab.jpg A good example of what JC was talking about. Cool tech, fascinating to watch.

Tjaden Froyda @ 9 months ago

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Happy B3k!

Tjaden Froyda @ 7 months ago

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Happy

The Drew @ 7 months ago

Northwest Harbor, NY 11937, USA

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You bet Drew.

Tjaden Froyda @ 7 months ago

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By the time we go to a single payer health care system, Skal will be playing doctor for a little extra spending money.

jc @ 7 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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single provider to go with single payer will keep Skàl's exorbitant fees in check. .

H2O @ 7 months ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

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Still trying to hard to get a jab in.

Tjaden Froyda @ 7 months ago

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Thanks for validating h2o's efforts

Dr. Evil @ 7 months ago

301-363 Quality Ave N, Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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I was just saying that Skal won't be concerned about what doctors make. He'll be wallowing around in his bitcoin fortune.

jc @ 7 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Not you, jc...Skål

Dr. Evil @ 7 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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You're welcome

H2O @ 7 months ago

Spotsylvania, VA 22553, USA

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@jc - I'd be happy if it could cover what's left of my student loans. There's a real possibility.

Tjaden Froyda @ 7 months ago

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Happy B4K! Hot damn, JC.

Tjaden Froyda @ 6 months ago

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I've got nothing but respect for you. I would have bailed before 3k.

jc @ 6 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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AMI and I have been chatting a bit about this offline - I think I got him hooked! Pretty much the craziest market I've seen.

Tjaden Froyda @ 6 months ago

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I'm a total crypto geek now, no doubt

AMi @ 6 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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And now 5K briefly last night. How aboard JC!

Tjaden Froyda @ 6 months ago

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It's the birth of the new world

AMi @ 6 months ago

Elmhurst, IL, USA

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I just shake my head as I realize what I've missed. But I'm thrilled for you guys.

jc @ 6 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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My only regret is that I didn't have 100k of play money.... But I can't complain, I've been very lucky in the last few months... Thanks to Skal

AMi @ 6 months ago

1132 N Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA

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Glad you're enjoying the roller coaster! I wish I would've had that much to start too. Hindsight is 20/20.

Tjaden Froyda @ 6 months ago

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Always

AMi @ 6 months ago

41 W Armitage Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA

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The Chinese can't be trusted. I guess that might be an inherent risk in all crypto currencies. The lack of a central bank is both a strength and a weakness.

jc @ 5 months ago

Miami Township, OH, USA

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If the goal is accumulation, today was a hell of a good day :)

Tjaden Froyda @ 5 months ago

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Just don't accumilate yourself back to square one.

jc @ 5 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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I was talking to AMI this morning about this. These China crashes are kinda predictable. This is the 8th time I think and after three or four you get decent at knife catching. Another selloff tonight likely...

Tjaden Froyda @ 5 months ago

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The alts, like litecoin, are more volatile during these events and great profit opportunities. Crashed to 35 this morning (90 last week), back up to 55 and likely crash to 40s tonight. Fun times!

Tjaden Froyda @ 5 months ago

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I know how tempting that can be. Good luck.

jc @ 5 months ago

Yellow Springs, OH 45387, USA

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Thanks. Never gamble with what you can't afford to lose. I have taken a fair amount out so far. I'm good :)

Tjaden Froyda @ 5 months ago

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Skal is crypto black belt, I'm working my way up

AMi @ 5 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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And up to 6K! PS - Trump killed VM. All the conservatives ran away.

Tjaden Froyda @ 4 months ago

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Trump claims victory

AMi @ 4 months ago

1132 N Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA

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https://youtu.be/f-GK_OOjYEw

President Not Sure @ 4 months ago

Wright City, MO, USA

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Yeah trump is the problem.

President Not Sure @ 4 months ago

Wright City, MO, USA

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I had heard about this year's ago from the so called tinfoil hat people. seems that they were right after all.

President Not Sure @ 4 months ago

Wright City, MO, USA

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A gentle answer turns away wrath, but a harsh word stirs up anger. Proverbs 15:1

AMi @ 4 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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if in the 50s & 60s the government was willing to do this what are they capable of doing now?

President Not Sure @ 4 months ago

Wright City, MO, USA

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Remember, just because you're paranoid, doesn't mean they're not out to get you. Too. pns, to answer your question seriously, what the government is capable of now is fúcking with poor people with impunity, just like before...but openly.

Dr. Evil @ 4 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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And let's be clear, the government will always fúck with the poor because they are powerless, and that power differential has become vast in the last 20 years. There are too many people on the planet and those who have, are circling the wagons.

Dr. Evil @ 4 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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Its happening all over the world, jingoism and nativist attitudes rising, politically and economically. Loss of even a pretension of tolerance for others. No attempt to understand anything, just pull in and block out.

Dr. Evil @ 4 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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I had a horrible education in history, but isn't there a historical precedent for this?

UndrWater @ 4 months ago

Artesia, CA, USA

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Going off the rails on a crazy train.

Tjaden Froyda @ 3 months ago

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Tulip mania?

The Drew @ 2 months ago

5 Av/East 94 St, New York, NY 10128, USA

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Bubble for sure right now, but a bit different that the tulip craze

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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I dunno I saw pictures of the graphs lining right up.

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

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Key difference though - Bitcoin/blockchain tech is a revolutionary FinTech innovation. There's value in disrupting legacy banking/payment systems.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Well tulips still have value too

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Central Park, New York, NY, USA

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Of course. But were tulips trying to disrupt a service worth trillions worldwide?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Who knows, those tulips can be conniving sons of bítches!

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Central Park, New York, NY, USA

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That's true. Just saying that 90% of people I've been hearing make the tulip comparison also have a poor understanding of blockchain.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Without that frame of reference, it's easy to pass of as magic internet money that's "not backed by anything".

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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It's not money. It's an asset, but not money.

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Central PK w/w 102 St, New York, NY 10025, USA

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What is money?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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https://staffwww.fullcoll.edu/fchan/macro/4functions_of_money.htm

The Drew @ 2 months ago

18 W 104th St, New York, NY 10025, USA

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Yep. How's it not money again?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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As a unit of account, the prices of stuff aren't stable enough to be meaningful outside referencing regular currency

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Central Park, New York, NY, USA

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Is a Zimbabwe dollar money?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Functions far far far less as money than bitcoin, a very good point

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Upper West Side, New York, NY, USA

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Both things have a problem with function #2 but a Zimbabwean dollar is even worse cuz it fails so much with 1 and 3

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Upper West Side, New York, NY, USA

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I guess it's kinda like the properties of the 'ideal gas' there's gonna be no real gas that's gonna perfectly satisfy all those functions

The Drew @ 2 months ago

142 W 106th St, New York, NY 10025, USA

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Correction time. Or pop.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Fair enough. Stability may come with age. But otherwise it satisfies the rest.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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And then it'll be more of a type of money. Anyway, it's much more "money" than a lot of really crappy currencies around the world.

The Drew @ 2 months ago

Astor Terrace, 245 E 93rd St, New York, NY 10128, USA

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Like the Canadian dollar

AMi @ 2 months ago

Villa Park, IL, USA

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How much have you looked into it Drew?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Buy XRP

AMi @ 2 months ago

1132 N Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA

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Yep. See ya on the moon.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Drew, join us, you know you want to

AMi @ 2 months ago

1132 N Ardmore Ave, Villa Park, IL 60181, USA

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Man I'm out of the loop with all the ICOs out there. It's amazing really. Blockchain tech is going to revolutionize the entirety of digital commerce eventually. Also big data capture, etc.

Dr. Evil @ 2 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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The technical implications of blockchain go far beyond the financial world.

Dr. Evil @ 2 months ago

Lakeland, MN 55043, USA

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Agreed evil. Lots of exploration of blockchain tech in medicine. So far, most I've seen offer few advantages over traditional private databases. Some interesting ideas for interoperability, but these would require a

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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Nationwide commitment, which I don't see happening. Most of the ICOs I've seen are scammy.

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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CME futures tomorrow, 20k today?

Tjaden Froyda @ 2 months ago

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