Anyone here ever mine Bitcoins?

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  1. squigglyline

    squigglyline Double Secret Probation Gold

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    I know, welcome to 2012....

    I read an interesting article about it and was wondering if anyone here ever tried it. I have a pretty powerful desktop computer at home that sits unused for part of the week. If there's not too much to it, I thought about giving it a shot...

    Anyone know anything about it? :hat:
     
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    RH Goatcabin Notable Member VIP

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    No.
     
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    Bethstampon Well-Known Member Banned User

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    You will be hacked and robbed blind. Good luck with that.
     
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    The whole thing has sounded like more trouble than its worth to me since the start
     
  6. DrivenByDemons

    DrivenByDemons Spinoff Jesus Staff Member

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    I know that with a single desktop you will use $10,000 of electricity before you mine 1 coin. The hash difficulty has gone way WAY up and guys like you have a 0.0% chance of mining. That's the short answer.
     
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    some guy in Iceland invested millions and has a roomful of supercomputers mining bitcoin 24/7
     
  9. squigglyline

    squigglyline Double Secret Probation Gold

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    Yea, I kinda thought the same thing.....

    Well, shit. :facepalm: