Linked Questions

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13answers
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Will deflation destroy Bitcoin?

With the limited total quantity of bitcoins, and people losing their wallets constantly decreasing that number, won't rampant deflation destroy Bitcoin?
33
votes
9answers
7k views

I am new to Bitcoin, how can I get started?

I am new to both StackExchange and to the new online currency called Bitcoin. I understand what Bitcoin is and how it works, but I was wondering: how do you actually get started with Bitcoin? I have ...
59
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7answers
157k views

How many bitcoins will there eventually be?

Since bitcoins are being regularly rewarded to miners, will the number of bitcoins continue to grow indefinitely, or will there be a maximum total number of bitcoins in existence? And if there is ...
54
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7answers
44k views

Can bitcoins be counterfeited?

Traditional currencies have anti-counterfeiting features designed to make them hard to copy, but despite this attempt counterfeit money is a real threat. Since bitcoins are digital, it's trivial to ...
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2answers
232 views

How to answer merchant who asks “What is Bitcoin?” [duplicate]

There is a software product that I'm interested in purchasing a license for. I sent an email to their customer service asking if they would be interested in accepting Bitcoin. Software licences seem ...
0
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2answers
182 views

Writing an article on Bitcoin for my school paper [closed]

I am writing an article on Bitcoin for our high school paper. What points do you think are important to include? I'm writing this article for a high school paper, so please put it into those terms.
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1answer
1k views

How's the blockchain connected to a Bitcoin Wallet

I am thinking about buying some bitcoin buy first I want to understand some theoretical aspects of the technology behind it. The wallet holds my private keys right? But how s me wallet connected to ...
0
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1answer
126 views

What's the best way to introduce Bitcoin to the family and friends? [closed]

What's the best way to introduce Bitcoin to the family and friends? Has anybody succesful experience in the topic?
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votes
1answer
127 views

In India how does one accept or give Bitcoin? Do we also get a physical coin for a Bitcoin? [closed]

I heard about Bitcoin and its endless possibilities to use Bitcoin irrespective of a particular geographic location. But my doubt is How does one accept and give a Bitcoin, Does it have its own market ...
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votes
1answer
165 views

Why should I start using bitcoins? [closed]

I've only just heard of Bitcoin and I wonder why I should start using bincoins. What is the benefit to me of using bitcoins? Why should I want to?
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votes
1answer
314 views

what IS Bitcoin's pourpse and what do they need me to do and why do they need me to do it and what is said thing for? [duplicate]

this program is advertiseing btcoins but not eplaining what they want to pay me to do and why dos it need to be done? its running algorithms but what is it doing that for? is it trying to protect ...