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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post

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    Except for the newsprint ink stains on your butt.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BigFatMeanie View Post
    Except for the newsprint ink stains on your butt.

    I wouldn't know.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Donuthole View Post

    I wouldn't know.
    Yeah, but your comp did...

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    Sorry, I simply couldn't resist such a softball.

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    Venezuela has shortages of every commodity except electricity, which is practically free. Hence the rise of bitcoin farms there, for the win-win. Mine bitcoins and pay for commodities in bitcoins, which are more stable than venezuelan money. Corrupt cops monitor electricity usage, storm the farms and either steal the rigs outright, or charge a $1000 "penalty" fee for each computer. This has forced the bitcoin farmers deeper underground, spreading our their computers among several different locations, or mining Ether, which can be more easily disguised as regular home computers. Bitcoin usage is up from 450 in 2014, to 85,000 in 2017.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.f5b4d5c480bc

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    Quote Originally Posted by Katy Lied View Post
    Venezuela has shortages of every commodity except electricity, which is practically free. Hence the rise of bitcoin farms there, for the win-win. Mine bitcoins and pay for commodities in bitcoins, which are more stable than venezuelan money. Corrupt cops monitor electricity usage, storm the farms and either steal the rigs outright, or charge a $1000 "penalty" fee for each computer. This has forced the bitcoin farmers deeper underground, spreading our their computers among several different locations, or mining Ether, which can be more easily disguised as regular home computers. Bitcoin usage is up from 450 in 2014, to 85,000 in 2017.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.f5b4d5c480bc
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    Hopefully it's only a matter of time before the evil oppressive regime is taken down.

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/27/ameri...ntl/index.html

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueK View Post
    Hopefully it's only a matter of time before the evil oppressive regime is taken down.

    https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/27/ameri...ntl/index.html
    American companies should easily be able to take the Venezuelan oil post-Maduro. Bonus.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Walter Sobchak View Post
    American companies should easily be able to take the Venezuelan oil post-Maduro. Bonus.

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    Yes all this unrest is a scheme for the yankee empire to move in.

    Btw, What exactly are we doing in Ukraine?

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    Quote Originally Posted by frank ryan View Post
    Yes all this unrest is a scheme for the yankee empire to move in.

    Btw, What exactly are we doing in Ukraine?
    Apparently we took their oil.
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    Quote Originally Posted by frank ryan View Post
    Yes all this unrest is a scheme for the yankee empire to move in.

    Btw, What exactly are we doing in Ukraine?
    Besides pretending Putin didn't just occupy it? I'm really not sure...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Commando View Post
    Besides pretending Putin didn't just occupy it? I'm really not sure...
    Looks like a cartoon from a socialist workers website or something.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frank ryan View Post
    Yes all this unrest is a scheme for the yankee empire to move in.

    Btw, What exactly are we doing in Ukraine?
    Trump sold them weapons, but only after they agreed they wouldn't allow Mueller to investigate Manafort's former associates there anymore.

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    Quote Originally Posted by frank ryan View Post
    Yes all this unrest is a scheme for the yankee empire to move in.

    Btw, What exactly are we doing in Ukraine?
    I see your (Walter's) "America Sucks!" campaign is still active.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueK View Post
    I see your "America Sucks!" campaign is still active.
    I'm actually wondering the same thing. The cartoon indicates that the U.S. is the angel of death that visited Ukraine.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Commando View Post
    I'm actually wondering the same thing. The cartoon indicates that the U.S. is the angel of death that visited Ukraine.
    I guess those unmarked tanks coming over from Russia were really ours.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlueK View Post
    I guess those unmarked tanks coming over from Russia were really ours.
    I suppose in a way, given recent developments...
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