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View Poll Results: Will cryptocurrencies be accepted by the general public in the near future?
Yes, definitely the way of the future! 33 28.21%
Lol, NERD money!!! 76 64.96%
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Old 01-18-2018, 01:48 PM
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I'll need as many passports as possible to buy up NEX.
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I'll need as many passports as possible to buy up NEX.
You can just throw my US one right in the trash.
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I don't think I've ever seen an 18+ requirement... my kids have passports. But I can probably get my brothers', wife, few others. I only need maybe 10.
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A few decentralized platforms with fiat pairings are on the way. I would also welcome no more bitcoin dominance. Would really like to see bitcoin and bitcoin cash fights not affect the market.
I'm curious if these decentralized exchanges with fiat pairings will comply with KYC laws. I suppose they would have to in order to operate, would be a huge step in the right direction.
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So is it even possible for a new person to enter the market anymore? I've tried registering on a few exchanges, including Coinbase and Gemini, and haven't been confirmed on any. It's been multiple weeks and I've heard nothing and the accounts all say they're still verifying my identity. The altcoin exchanges are easy, but you can't buy altcoins without already owning Bitcoin or Ethereum so they're worthless. I'm also hesitant to try anymore because all the exchanges are sketchy AF, I'm almost certain my identity is going to be stolen relatively soon.

I can't decide if this is a good or a bad sign for cryptocurrency. On one hand it means a lot of people are registering and trying to get in the game. On the other hand if it takes this long people will lose interest and decide not to invest once they're finally approved, so there might be a backlog of wasted verification preventing people from buying.

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You can try local bitcoins and see if someone will meet you in person to send you some btc. Or just a bitcoin atm. There are obviously problems with both.
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Never mind actually researching the market, getting two-factor authentication to work on my flip phone was enough of a headache that I backed out fyi.
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So, for LifeContingent, not wanting to pay 40% tax. I did find a lot of stuff for sale for bitcoin. Cars, homes, vacation property. You can just transfer your bitcoin for the stuff. No bank trail. It's tax fraud mind you.
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Never mind actually researching the market, getting two-factor authentication to work on my flip phone was enough of a headache that I backed out fyi.
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So is it even possible for a new person to enter the market anymore? I've tried registering on a few exchanges, including Coinbase and Gemini, and haven't been confirmed on any. It's been multiple weeks and I've heard nothing and the accounts all say they're still verifying my identity. The altcoin exchanges are easy, but you can't buy altcoins without already owning Bitcoin or Ethereum so they're worthless. I'm also hesitant to try anymore because all the exchanges are sketchy AF, I'm almost certain my identity is going to be stolen relatively soon.

I can't decide if this is a good or a bad sign for cryptocurrency. On one hand it means a lot of people are registering and trying to get in the game. On the other hand if it takes this long people will lose interest and decide not to invest once they're finally approved, so there might be a backlog of wasted verification preventing people from buying.

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