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Incorrect bitcoin address funded

is there a way to recover bitcoins sent to a wrong bitcoin address? Does bitcoin address change automatically within the bitcoin wallets?
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How much does it effectively cost to purchase currency at an exchange?

If I buy crypto-currency at, for example, Kraken, how much does it effectively cost me to buy it and move it to another wallet or exchange?
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What are some forks of Bitcoin that ultimately failed?

Being as many of the popular cryptos today were forked from Bitcoin at some point, I'm curious which past forks seemed promising, but ultimately failed at some point.. Sort of a history lesson if you ...
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Is there a platform where I can use Bitcoins to gamble online?

And do I have to signup for these services and/or verify my identity?
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What is the estimated ROI for someone who bought in before 2010?

As the title asks, what kind of profits were available for those people who were lucky enough to have found out about Bitcoin prior to 2010? Or when it began?
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How do I keep my transaction from my CC to Bitcoin anonymous

I am trying to move some of my money from my Credit Card and turn it into Bitcoin. I just want to know if that transaction can be kept anonymous. Will my CC company receive and info of money being ...
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Safely buying bitcoins in person

What is the safest way to exchange bitcoin for cash in person. Obviously meet somewhere public but other then that how should an exchange proceed? What steps should be taken to ensure both parties ...
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buying bitcoin with Amazon gift card

why all the sellers whom selling bitcoin with Amazon gift card are asking for physical cards with a receipt for it. Thanks
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How are Fees Charged at Kraken Exchange?

How are fees charged when I initiate a trade? Are they subtracted from my order's volume? Are the fees applied separately from my account's balance? Can I set the currency I want my fees to be ...
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did this transaction go through? [duplicate]

sorry if this is a dumb question but i just attempted my first transaction and i think i could've messed up. I clicked request, copied the address (closed the tab) then i just bought bitcoins for that ...
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Bought Bitcoin from ATM, haven't showed up

I made two transactions at a BTC ATM, one of around £80, the other of £10. It has now been >3 hours since the transaction was made. However, only the smaller transaction has appeared in my Bitcoin ...
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Convert INR to Bitcoin using Neteller [duplicate]

I have 1500 INR in Neteller. How can I convert it into bitcoins?
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How can you exchange euro or dollar to bitcoin? [duplicate]

Is there any way how to exchange dollars or euros to bitcoin?If yes where can you do it?
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Is it safe to authorize Coinbase to withdraw cash directly from my bank account? [closed]

I wanted to buy Bitcoin in order to give some people tips on Zapchain. Zapchain has an arrangement with with Coinbase. If you buy at least $100 worth of Bitcoin, from the link via Zapchain, then ...
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What's the safest way to buy bitcoins in India?

I have came across multiple companies selling BTC, but I’m not sure which one to trust. How can I find a safe way to buy bitcoins in India?
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Help a newbie: How to buy Bitcoin without giving bank account info? [duplicate]

I understand that Coinbase requires either a bank account connection or a 3% fee for depositing using credit card (I think so, anyway?). But could I buy my first bitcoin from someplace that doesn't ...
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How to learn how to get bitcoins [duplicate]

How do you get bitcoins fast and free? How do you turn it into USD and which way is the fastest and efficient legal way?
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Is there any way to buy bitcoins online without a fee?

I'm new to bitcoins, and my experience is from something like E*Trade buying on the NASDAQ, so that's my frame of reference. I paid a small broker fee for every buy or sell, and I trusted the exchange ...
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Looking for a place to buy bitcoin with a credit card [closed]

I'm trying to find a fast, reliable and secure place/service I can buy Bitcoins using a credit/debit card. I googled and saw a few websites but most are a little sketchy and the rest don't seem to ...
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BTC Exchanges and Counterparty Risk

I'm doing research on the above topic, but so far haven't found any or at the most only limitedly valuable articles/data published in recent time (past 6 months). What I'm interested in is how users ...
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Why would anyone use a payment network based on an imaginary currency? [duplicate]

Almost everyone who encounters the idea for the first time (including me) has the same reaction, that can't possibly work. But so far the market has proved the skeptics wrong.
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Is there a way to accept fiat currencies online without having a credit card and having the fiat automatically converted to Bitcoin?

Is there a way to accept fiat currencies online without having a credit card and having the fiat automatically converted to Bitcoin? I know services such as BitPay and so on let's you accept Bitcoin ...
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How can I find out the current exchange rate of Bitcoin/USD?

What is the value of 1 bitcoin in USD, today? Where can the exchange rate be looked up?
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I need Fiat -> BTC merchant service

Hello bitcoin community. I'm running startup and we think how to accept payments. Our customers are far not geeks and they don't know what BTC is. However, I'd prefer to collect BTC on may wallet, ...
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Exchange Transaction/Widthrawal Fees - i don't get it

Guys i am trying to understand how does a 'transaction fee' work and 'widthrawal fee' work on all BTC Exchanges. Let's simply things and assume i want to BUY BTC on an Exchange that has 0.45% fee for ...
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Bitcoin Shop - question

I am thinking about how are these all 'bitcoin shops' working. Imagine i go to a web page called http://bitcoinshop.smth where all i see is: Price of the Bitcoin And all i can do is "Buy". Of ...
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Bitcoin wallet plugin for WordPress

I have looked for but cannot find a Bitcoin wallet plugin for WP (WordPress). I want to create a WP site with a built in wallet for use on the site. You will be able be able to use the built in wallet ...
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Implement Bitcoin BIP 70 protocol

I want to implement Bitcoin BIP 70 for an ATM machine. I am bit new to bitcoin technology. What I want to ask is, if any user wants to sell coins then this means we have to generate a QR code of our ...
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I am new and I did not get bitcoins [duplicate]

I am new to Bitcoin. So, I downloaded the Windows Bitcoins software from the official website and used the "request bitcoins" option to request bitcoins from my exchanger. My exchanger charged me $20 ...
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How to buy bitcoin online and then store it on my desktop wallet?

Based on popular recommendations, I have started with Electrum as my Ubuntu desktop wallet and Coinbase as the way to buy bitcoin online. However, it doesn't seem like there is an easy way to ...
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What factors give Bitcoins “Anonymity” features a bad name? [duplicate]

Can someone pin-point the exact reason Bitcoin, the so called "anonymous" currency is non-anonymous? For example, in order to purchase a bitcoin you have to pay with either a credit card (traceable) ...
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are there other sites similiar to coinbase and circle.com

does anyone know of any other bitcoin wallet sites that offer the same instant usd to bitcoin exchange services, such as coinbase and circle.com? I must also be able to withdraw instantly to a linked ...
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Buy bitcoins with my regular AMEX (american express card)

I can not find any website or service to buy bitcoins with my AMEX. www.bctquick.com does not work aymore ? (webpage inactive) any advise ?
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Buying BTC with PayPal, preferably automatic, mid 2015

Does anyone know if the Virwox method (buying "linden dollars" with USD from PayPal, and then exchanging linden for BTC) still works, and what are the limits, and cost? (in late 2013, if I recall ...
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Is it possible to buy half of a full bitcoin?

I've noticed that certain products online do not require a full bitcoin to purchase. My question is do you need to start with one full bitcoin in order to make a purchase of such items?
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How to buy bitcoins anonymously

I'm studying the Bitcoin system and I'm wondering if there's a way to anonymously buy Bitcoin. Is it possible to charge a wallet (e.g. with a credit card, PayPal account, by person, by snail mail, etc....
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How to check BTC transaction when buying face to face?

I have never bought bitcoins face to face. Don't have iphone/ipad and therefore I would need answers on the following question: What do I need to have on my cell phone in order to provide seller my ...
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Would a service for automated repurchasing of Bitcoins encourage spending?

We launched Reload, an online service that binds your bitcoin wallet to your bitcoin exchange account (16 supported so far): whenever you spend bitcoins from your wallet, Reload will use your exchange ...
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What exactly are Bitcoins? [duplicate]

I've heard the term several times. I know that it's an online currency, but I'd like to know more, without having to search too hard. My main questions: What can bitcoins be used for? Where does one ...
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Has anyone ever used LibertyX?

I have recently heard of LibertyX (libertyx.com)which is buying bitcoin in person at certain retail locations. It has a similar vibe to localbitcoins however they only accept cash. Has anyone used ...
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How do I convert Bitcoin to and from my local currency?

I want to maybe try my hand in Bitcoin but I don't know of many places around here that use it so converting it would be the best route for me. Any information would be extremely helpful. Thank you
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Some newbie questions about bitcoin transactions and anonymity

I am totally new to the Bitcoin thing and have installed Electrum yesterday after having read a lot of reviews on different local wallet options. I am not really planning to use it yet, but I want to ...
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Is bitcoin arbitrage profit varies with BTC market price?

Consider the following scenario, I have 365 USD in Btc-e and 1 BTC in Cryptsy, now I bought 1 BTC at a price of 362 USD in Btc-e and sell it on Cryptsy with 370 USD, now I made the profit of 4 USD (...
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Dont understand how to buy Bitcoin. Looked at sites but makes no sense to me [duplicate]

I can see prices and do not understand how you buy Bitcoin. I was told you could buy as little as $1 worth. What would you get for $100? Nothing really helps me understand this.
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How do you buy bitcoin using Perfect Money? [closed]

Is there anyone who is selling or buying bitcoin through perfect money?(A Russian money payment system) Please help me out and enlighten me on this.
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Is there a way to buy bitcoin immediately?

I want to use PHP to write a script to buy bitcoins and my bitcoin balance will be updated immediately (i'm NOT in US). For example, I use my credit cart to purchase bitcoins. less than 1 min later, ...
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How do I get money on and off of harborly?

I signed up for a harborly account but I'm still not quite sure how it works. I would like to buy some bitcoins, but how do I get money onto the site?
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Which exchange is better for average users? [closed]

How do bitstamp, btc-e, bitfinex, lakebtc, btcchina, compare on trading fee, deposit way, and withdrawal speed? Which is the most comfortable for us?
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Beginning the process of buying bitcoins

I am interested in the process of buying bitcoins, but I have many questions. First and foremost, how do I begin this process? I am looking to make my bitcoin wallet as secure as possible, so how ...
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What is the difference between BTC/LTC & LTC/BTC markets?

I am little bit confused about markets, In cryptsy there is a market for LTC/BTC in which we can buy or sell LTC using BTC My questions are, Is both LTC/BTC & BTC/LTC are the same? I have tried ...