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Comment: more than bitcoins are missing (Score 2) 178

by lee n. field (#49181537) Attached to: One Year Later, We're No Closer To Finding MtGox's Missing Millions

More than bitcoins are missing. If you sold bitcoins through Mt. Gox, back when they peaked at US$1200, Mt. Gox delayed depositing them into your bank account. And delayed. And delayed. And delayed. And eventually went belly up without every paying.

I had to deal with some of this, with an estate I was at the time administrator of.

Comment: Re:Users will put up with just about anything (Score 1) 675

Our best prank was what we did to his computer. We wrote a small program that ran in the background and drew a dot in the center of the screen on top of whatever was running. This dot grew bigger over time; at first it was just one pixel wide, but after a week it was over twenty.

That's evil. Can I have a copy?

HEAD CRASH!! FILES LOST!! Details at 11.