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Houston Firefighters Pension Fund Makes Bitcoin, Ether Purchase

Post by bitcoininthevp » Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:04 pm

"The fund has invested $25 million in crypto in what appears to be a first for a U.S. public pension plan."

Another domino to fall.

https://www.coindesk.com/business/2021/ ... -purchase/
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Post by gaddyslapper007 » Thu Oct 21, 2021 3:18 pm

Don’t forget PIMCO!
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Post by boglerdude » Sat Oct 23, 2021 1:12 am

Bitcoin I get, digital gold. Value should rise with adoption. eli5 how Ether makes the world better and why I should exchange dollars for it.
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Post by I Shrugged » Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:17 pm

Alright I’ve seen the new acronym eli5 twice here in one minute. Help Vinny and me out with this one. Yeah I could Google it.
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Post by Xan » Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:33 am

I Shrugged wrote:
Sat Oct 23, 2021 5:17 pm
Alright I’ve seen the new acronym eli5 twice here in one minute. Help Vinny and me out with this one. Yeah I could Google it.
I had to search as well. I thought it was referring to somebody named Eli. Apparently it's "explain like I'm 5".
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Post by dualstow » Sun Oct 24, 2021 5:56 pm

I’ve told Boglerdude a half a dozen times that this is not reddit, but he continues to use the eli5 abbreviation as if it’s standard English and all the fogies here would just know. Irony. This is the Explain Like I’m 55 forum. O0
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Post by I Shrugged » Sun Oct 24, 2021 6:53 pm

dualstow wrote:
Sun Oct 24, 2021 5:56 pm
I’ve told Boglerdude a half a dozen times that this is not reddit, but he continues to use the eli5 abbreviation as if it’s standard English and all the fogies here would just know. Irony. This is the Explain Like I’m 55 forum. O0
There you go.
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Post by vnatale » Sun Oct 24, 2021 8:14 pm

dualstow wrote:
Sun Oct 24, 2021 5:56 pm

I’ve told Boglerdude a half a dozen times that this is not reddit, but he continues to use the eli5 abbreviation as if it’s standard English and all the fogies here would just know. Irony. This is the Explain Like I’m 55 forum. O0


As I prior stated somewhere here....when new people come here...experienced veterans just throw around all kinds of acronyms like they should be as well understood by a totally new person as a veteran understands them all....
Above provided by: Vinny, who always says: "I only regret that I have but one lap to give to my cats."
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Post by bitcoininthevp » Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:47 am

No ELI5? NGMI
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Post by dualstow » Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:58 am

bitcoininthevp wrote:
Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:47 am
No ELI5? NGMI
Oh that one I know- No Gnocchi Milanese In-house
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Wed Nov 10, 2021 12:54 pm

bitcoininthevp wrote:
Mon Oct 25, 2021 9:47 am
NGMI
Tim Pool just referenced BowTiedBull, popularity-spike incoming. Which is cool, I think it's a very interesting substack.
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