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theymos
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What is the block maturation time?

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What is TxIn's sequence?

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How do you perform double-SHA-256 encoding?

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Why are Bitcoin addresses hashes of public keys?

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Why does the length of a bitcoin key vary?

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Why was the MIT license chosen for Bitcoin?

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How would we know the real Satoshi?

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History behind the scripting language in Bitcoin?

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Gaming the "off-by-one" bug (difficulty re-target based on 2015 instead of 2016 block time span)?

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Why does the Bitcoin protocol use the little-endian notation?

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What are the February 20 changes to the Bitcoin protocol?

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Does the official Bitcoin version 0.8. client still download the whole blockchain?

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Is it possible to cancel an unconfirmed transaction?

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Why do mining pools require 120 confirms for a solved block before payout?

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Strongest vs Longest chain and orphaned blocks

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Can I run p2pool with a thin bitcoin client?

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What is the extraNonce?

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How many bitcoins have been sent to Base58-invalid addresses?

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How many Halving Days will there be?

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Who made Gavin project leader?

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Double Spending - Does each node maintain a list of unspent transaction references?

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Is it possible to send one satoshi to every bitcoin address?

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What is the difference between time, blocktime and timereceived?

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Where and how is secp256k1 used within Bitcoin?

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Why isn't there a fast blockchain update inside a LAN behind a router between two Bitcoin clients?

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Is there a limit to how much extra data can be put into blocks via scripts?

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How is it possible that transactions can be added to a block currently being mined?

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What is the legal money range for a bitcoin transaction?

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Why does the standard Bitcoin client not display the balance per address?

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Why does re-signing a message in bitcoin-qt produce a different hash