Justin Blincoe on Twitter: "Today is Monday. What's on the ...

Bitcoin Bowl: Football for Bitcoiners 101

Bitcoin Community,
As many of you know, Bitpay is sponsoring the NCAA (college level) Bitcoin Bowl which plays the 26th at 8pm EST. http://stpetersburgbowl.com/
A huge thanks to Tony and the Bitpay team for putting the Bitcoin name out there, over their own company, and all the work done to get hundred of merchants accepting around the stadium.
I'm excited to watch, just to see some crusty football announcers forced to talk about bitcoin.
The Tampa Bay Times put out an article, finishing with a helpful “How Bitcoin Works,” with such gems as,
“Now the QR code, after being scanned, links the merchant and the buyer's bitcoin wallet. The buyer then enters the amount owed, a private access code and payment approval. (You'll still pay tax on certain things. You can still tip your waiter at a restaurant. It's actually not that different. Well, kind of!)”
http://www.tampabay.com/news/business/retail/at-espn-bitcoin-bowl-push-is-on-for-football-8212-and-cryptocurrency/2211278
Few bitcoiners are... traditionally interested in American football. I thought I'd put together a quick guide so that any bitcoiner can watch the game and sound like they know what they are talking about.
With no further ado, How Football Works for Bitcoiners, with some silly analogies. bitcoin – I'm sure you have some far better ones... :)
Quarterback: touches ball every offensive play, hands off to a running back, or passes to a receiver or tight end. Bitcoin analogy: Gavin Andresen. If he isn't on his game, it isn't a guaranteed loss, but everyone else will need to pick up the slack.
Touchdown: Get into the end zone - either end of the 100 yard (91.44 meters for international readers) field yields your team 6 points, with a short kick for an additional point to make it 7 points. Bitcoin analogy: Price bubble – we're going to the moon! Both seem great and unstoppable at the time, there is a lot of irrational celebration, and in both cases, the game is rarely over.
Touchdown celebration: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dmqGg6Ccvw Randy Moss goes to the moon
Price bubble celebration: http://i.imgur.com/UPuMUx8.jpg Bitcoin price goes to the moon
Interception: Quarterback throws a pass, but the defense catches it, you have an interception. Bitcoin analogy: http://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2014/11/feds-will-auction-off-19-million-in-bitcoins-from-alleged-silk-road-kingpin/
First Down: When the offense advances 10 yards or more from the line of scrimmage within 4 plays, they get a first down, and a set of new 4 plays. Bitcoin analogy: Block confirmation – this is the lifeblood of a football team, and the bitcoin space. Wait, is bitcoin dead yet? Wait..... http://isbitcoindeadyet.com/
Goxxed: A familiar term to bitcoiners, I propose as new football term to describe a play like this: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d2EOees58eQ
Defense: Tries to halt the offense from advancing down the field and stop a touchdown.
Bitcoin analogy: NY DFS headed by Ben Lawsky. Much like the terribly ranked Jacksonville Jaguars defense, they can't slow this thing down for long. http://espn.go.com/nfl/team/_/name/jax/jacksonville-jaguars
Anyone have any better analogies?
Excited to see what 2015 brings for Bitcoin - Justin Blincoe, Coinapult
submitted by dendxbptybtc to Bitcoin [link] [comments]

Bitcoin Era Review 2020 : SCAM or Legit? Live Results ... Justin WIse Covers the Latest Crypto and Bitcoin News for ... BTCK 163 - Coinapult COO Justin Blincoe on Developing Markets SOMEONE JUST BOUGHT $50,000,000 IN BITCOIN AND THE PRICE ... Sarah Blincoe Talks

Exclusive 20 Minute Interview With Coinapult COO & CFO Justin Blincoe. By Alberto Mata. On Friday November 28, Coinapult re-launched their Bitcoin by SMS service and announced it via a reddit post titled “Send BTC by SMS – a new, global service from Coinapult that operates through plain old txt msg, no need for a data plan. Bitcoin can boldly go where it hasn’t gone before.” /r/btc was created to foster and support free and open Bitcoin discussion, Bitcoin news, and exclusive AMA (Ask Me Anything) interviews from top... Cryptocurrency exchange ShapeShift is looking for a new chief financial officer that will replace Justin Blincoe, who is getting a new position at the company.. The startup’s chief marketing officer, Emily Coleman, said, “ShapeShift is constantly evolving as an organization, and we are preparing for our next phase of dramatic growth,” adding that, “To do this effectively, we are ... Exclusive 20 Minute Interview With Coinapult COO & CFO Justin Blincoe By Alberto Mata On Friday November 28, Coinapult re-launched their Bitcoin by SMS service and announced it via a reddit post titled “Send BTC by SMS – a new, global service from Coinapult that operates through plain old txt... Crypto Grammy’s grandson Justin Blincoe, former COO of Coinapult, a Bitcoin technology company, also weighed in on Twitter: Justin [email protected] " I lost my Grandmother today. In addition to her amazing life, she was one of the first people I convinced to buy Bitcoin. Pretty sure she was one of the first people over 85 to buy (2013). RIP ...

[index] [48039] [6150] [9189] [13450] [23872] [9335] [22431] [2915] [37212] [36641]

Bitcoin Era Review 2020 : SCAM or Legit? Live Results ...

Sign up to Bitcoin Era today: https://bit.ly/39fk6zK Bitcoin Era is a viral trading bot that helps traders make thousands of dollars trading Bitcoin. The r... Onecoin promised the world, but only proved to be a trail of destruction. --- About ColdFusion --- ColdFusion is an Australian based online media company ind... How to Grow Roses From Cuttings Fast and Easy Rooting Rose Cuttings with a 2 Liter Soda Bottle - Duration: 28:23. Mike Kincaid Recommended for you Hey Altcoin Daily Team!! Yes! You are gonna like this video. Today I want to talk about Bitcoin, EOS, Stellar Lumens, and XRP. Talk to us on Twitter here: ht... Project manager Sarah Blincoe talks to Sean about "The Bit Drop," an unprecedented effort to distribute free bitcoin to the residents of an entire sovereign ...

#