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Too many people are entering the crypto world thinking there is no way they can lose. And, sadly they learn a hard lesson.

It’s Not a Game

You need real money to start. You take your real earned hard cash and convert it into some crypto. When you lose you do not get a reset button or get to use a gimmie. The funds are gone.

Not a Stock

Crypto tokens are not stocks. While they are traded the similarly they couldn’t be more different. With a stock you are buying into a company that is publicly traded. Their financials are published and you can physically visit the company if you so desired. …

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It seems like years have passed since I participated in the Tezos ICO. After months of waiting, court cases, and delays, it appears we are close to launching of the Tezos Betanet!

I’ve been mining ETH for a long time now and have seen a lot of people ask questions about getting started mining. Here’s my short opinion.


Difficulty is steadily increasing. Always. If Benjamin Franklin were alive today his famous quote would be “… but in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death, taxes, and difficulty increases”. Which means anyone trying to stand up a rig today will not actually mine that much ETH. Right now with my aforementioned 4 GPU rig, I’m lucky to mine 0.05 ETH in a 7 day span. …

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It has been a few weeks since my last update. In the past few weeks we have seen a big positive change. BTC is valued at over $9000 USD, alt-coins are on the rise. And maybe, just maybe the bulls are back in town. But, HF has reduced fees, withdraw limits, then increased them again, posted a video, and now are sold out of all contracts. Here’s my thoughts. If you’re interested in my original review read it here.

Fees — The Elephant in the Room

Let’s talk fees. They have not changed and have been the only constant with HF. Sure no one likes them, but they are what they are. They are like taxes, complain all you want, but you need to pay them. That’s the whole point of cloud mining, someone else is doing the mundane work, and you need to pay their fee. They do not control the value of BTC, so yes, you may get your contract cancelled if you end up upside down. …

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It has been a month since my last update. In the past month BTC has kept its downward trend and sitting at $6600 USD today. Ssome alt coins are starting to recover. HF has reduced the cost of SHA-256 to $1.20 and has been pushing 30% discount codes. Here is my summary of the past month. Read my original review here.

First Withdrawal!

Let’s get the big one out out of the way first. This week HF reduced their withdraw limits again and I took advantage of it. Since joining HF on Jan 8 I’ve accumulated ~0.03 BTC (not a lot I know.) I did reinvest for my first month. The withdraw was simple, and within 45 min my 0.3 BTC was in my wallet. No issues. No delay. No SCAM. Just BTC from their wallet to mine. …

The ease in which we can share information, every opinion whether fact or fiction gets the same air time. This article included. This opinion piece is my commentary on overly positive crypto currency hype articles.

This article is intended for beginners who do not understand the different between reported, effective, and average hashrates when mining. We will be mining ETH on for examples.

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When mining, regardless of the pool, it really boils down to 3 main stats. Your reported, effective and average hashrate. Each give insight into your mining performance and can help guide you in your effort to tune your rig. …

In the past few weeks a lot has happened. BTC has been valued north of $10,000 USD for a couple of weeks. Alt coins continue to be pretty stale and we’ve seen approval for regulations in Mexico and acceptance in other countries. And, Hashflare has lowered the cost per TH/s for SHA-256 to $1.80 per TH/s.

This short article covers my dual-mining ETH(Ethereum) and XVG (Verge) with Claymore v11. It’s not intended to tell you if it’s profitable. Just my experience doing and provide some information for those curious or have questions about mining with mixed GPU rigs.

I use HashFlare and like it. This short article is just my advice on buying of hash power today (Feb 24th.)

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But should you buy more hashing power now. I wouldn’t. …



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