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Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« on: January 22, 2018, 03:39:21 PM »
Jameson Lopp (19/Nov/2017)
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Welcome to Bitcoin, newcomers! Here's your FAQ:

 Q: Who should I trust?
 A: Nobody.

 Q: When should I sell?
 A: Never.

 Q: Is Bitcoin dying because ____?
 A: No.

 Q: What have I gotten myself into?
 A: Nobody knows.

 Q: How do I learn more?
 A: https://lopp.net/bitcoin.html

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #75 on: December 20, 2020, 08:42:38 PM »

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Hello, guys! And don't play any bitcoin casino's!

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #76 on: January 15, 2021, 06:15:18 AM »
Hello, guys! And don't play any bitcoin casino's!
Why? Have you had any bad experience with that?

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #77 on: February 15, 2021, 05:41:48 AM »
Is there a way to connect your dollar currency debit card to the purchase of bitcoin by viewing a bitcoin transaction record?
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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #78 on: March 01, 2021, 02:37:32 PM »
Simple FAQ's but meaty!

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #79 on: April 01, 2021, 11:53:47 PM »
There’s a fraudster who had been going about in the guise of wanting to help people “mix” their cryptocurrency using his platform; mycryptomixer,com/ and then vanishing with it... He uses the advantage of anonymity to shield his animosity and unsuspecting individuals who want to be discreet about their transactions fall victim by using the platform...So far he has made away with 13 bitcoins and counting!! Do the maths!!![/size][/size]

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #80 on: April 07, 2021, 06:07:53 PM »
Good answers to the questions! I mean the first 4 =)

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #81 on: June 12, 2021, 06:50:23 AM »
As a newbie that has already fallen prey to the thieves.  I would say: yes, do not trust anyone.  There are a thousand groups in telegram and other chat sites.  they will not provide you with any valuable information, though you can learn about new coins and a few tidbits that might prove to be interesting.


Additionally, do not trust anyone who "volunteers" trading information or investing information or even learning resources.


Do not invest in any site that does not have at the very least some minimal level of security.  If you do not *need* to create an account to start trading, do not trade or invest.  There are a handful of sites that have high security measures in their sites and their wallets.  search in those.  trade in those. 


and pretty much like in real life.  If a "news" sounds too good to be true, then it probably is.

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #82 on: June 21, 2021, 02:51:45 PM »
The crypto space is ripe for scams given the irreversibility of transactions and general lack of regulation. Trusting any individual in the space would be foolish however there are reputable organizations providing crypto related services that have been around for a while and can be trusted like Swan Bitcoin or BlockFi.

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #83 on: August 16, 2021, 05:37:54 PM »
Thanks for the newfound trust issues lol, good advice.

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #84 on: October 15, 2021, 06:57:44 PM »
It's the wild west unfortunately so I don't trust anyone. Dabbled with some HYIPs but gone into them with my eyes open knowing they will scam out so aimed to get in and get out early. Made some money doing that but best to avoid them really. More stress than they are worth.

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #85 on: November 10, 2021, 06:34:52 PM »
Trusting in God and trusting in myself

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #86 on: November 30, 2021, 09:40:22 PM »
You got me interested. Thank you for taking the time to share information.

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #87 on: December 08, 2021, 07:47:49 PM »
What I know for sure is that I'll never share my wallet with anybody else. And I think even though it's quite sad, y'all guys are right - never trust anybody but youerself :-X

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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #88 on: December 09, 2021, 03:06:04 AM »

Trust yourself


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Re: Newcomers, here's your FAQ: Who should I trust?
« Reply #89 on: March 06, 2022, 07:08:03 PM »
I completely agree with the opinion not to trust anyone but yourself.