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First buy or sell of bitcoins [duplicate]

What steps do I have to take to buy/sell bitcoins? What's the minimum amount of bitcoins that I can buy, and how much will I pay for transaction in a buy/sell operation?
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Does it hurt the network to reuse addresses?

There is already a question that ask why you shouldn't reuse addresses, but it's about whether or not it's a bad idea for the person who would do the reusing. I understand there are several reasons ...
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Is there a web service that does reverse FirstBits lookup?

Input: any old Bitcoin address e.g. 1BCNEPySL4gzzjg8NNyNsQYJWYmZwpgaPF Output: the FirstBits, in this case 1BCN1u
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What is the longest firstbits?

What is the longest used firstbits? How could I find out? I think it would be two vanity addresses with the same prefix, yes? Anything longer than about seven characters for a firstbits would require ...
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Is firstbits.com actively mantained?

It was loading slowly, and now isn't loading at all. I got some nasty sql error messages, I posted them to [email protected] but the mail bounced. Do we know if these are temporary problems, ...
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How to find the shortest unused FirstBits?

I am interested in generating a bitcoin address with the shortest possible FirstBits. By random trial and error I found that 1ijj1 is untaken. Is there a way to find the shortest possible untaken ...
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