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DeathAndTaxes
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51 votes
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What is a share? Can I find it while mining solo, or only when pool mining?

46 votes

Why is 6 the number of confirms that is considered secure?

43 votes

In getrawtransaction, what is the vout integer in the vin list?

40 votes
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Why was the target block time chosen to be 10 minutes?

33 votes
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How to generate a valid bitcoin address for destroying bitcoins?

28 votes

How is a wallet's balance computed?

26 votes

What happens if I mistype the address when making a payment?

24 votes

Can bitcoins be counterfeited?

21 votes

How much will transaction fees eventually be?

20 votes
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Can gaming consoles be used as a Bitcoin mining platform?

17 votes

What is NTime rolling/nonce range? And what miners support it?

13 votes
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How to choose the most profitable pool?

13 votes

Do mining pools centralize the Bitcoin network and make it less secure?

12 votes
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Capabilities of Bitcoins and their place in the future

12 votes
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If the economy was based on bitcoin, how would someone go about getting a loan?

12 votes

Has anyone attempted to make a working voting system using a bitcoin based system?

11 votes

Where are the user's bitcoins actually stored?

11 votes

What is the block maturation time?

11 votes
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What would happen if a portion of the Bitcoin network was separated from the rest of the network?

11 votes
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Does the amount of the transaction fee affect the priority of a transaction?

10 votes

How does the Bitcoin client encrypt the wallet.dat file?

10 votes

Are private keys published to the blockchain after spending coins from a wallet?

10 votes
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How should one try verifying to whom a given Bitcoin address belongs?

10 votes

Can I damage my computer by mining bitcoin?

10 votes
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What could be the consequences of many bitcoins being lost out of circulation if people lose their wallets?

10 votes

What are stale shares and what can I do to avoid them?

10 votes

How do I accept bitcoin payments at a real world store?

7 votes

Effect on economy if Bitcoin was widely adopted

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What is the absolute minimum amount of information required to have access to a bitcoin balance and or a wallet file?

7 votes

How to perform a double spend attack in websites that accept transactions with 0 confirmations?