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Generally, I like the idea of giving away bitcoin as a gift. So here's one approach for those who are still willing to give away cryptocurrency as a paper wallet, in spite of the disadvantages that Murch correctly mentions. Here's what I did in similar situations (birthday presents to adults): Using an offline wallet creation tool (bitaddress.org or similar)...


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Gifting Bitcoin to novice users is difficult. First, your gift is tied to an obligation. In order to make use of it, they need to invest time to understand it and how to access it. This causes such gifts often to not properly connect. Secondly, the Bitcoin gift is often forgotten about because the recipient doesn't have an immediate use for it. Often Bitcoin ...


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The ancestors of a mempool transaction T are unconfirmed transactions that this transaction T depends on in order to be included in the block chain (i.e. that are referenced by its inputs). The descendants of a mempool transaction T are (necessarily unconfirmed) transactions that depend on this transaction T in order to be included in the block chain (i.e. ...


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