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When was block 210000, the first block to feature halved 25BTC reward, generated and who solved it?

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According to blockchain.info, the block 210000 was solved on 2012-11-28 15:24:38 GMT, and was relayed by Slush's Pool. The pool's Stats page also claims to have solved that block. It has also been stated that the block was solved by pool's user by the nickname of laughingbear.

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According to this comment bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=128200.msg1363999#msg1363999 the Slush pool user who found the block was luckybear –  kirian Nov 28 '12 at 16:34
Photo: i.imgur.com/EIoAD.jpg –  Stephen Gornick Nov 28 '12 at 17:17
I see now that the user was laughingbear. –  kirian Nov 28 '12 at 19:55
Lol I thought the photo was an actual picture of laughingbear... –  Lohoris Nov 29 '12 at 10:49

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