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I honestly hate that we as a society decided the short name for and will be "crypto", rather than the much more appropriate word: "scams"

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@Yuvalne @ben_hr I know I'm being That Guy but I distinctly remember when this happened, and "we as a society" didn't decide anything.

What happened is that the scammers flooded the public realm with bullshit calling it 'crypto' whilst cryptographers screamed impotently at them that there was already something called "crypto" and it wasn't pretend money.

@Yuvalne
Me too,
especially because I think cryptography is something good and useful and usually shortened "crypto" and nowadays the word is tainted somehow.

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@Yuvalne@433.world i'd rather the alternyative nyame for cryptoassets,
"ass"

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@christinya@snug.moe @Yuvalne@433.world my ass has depreciated in value to a devastating amount!

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@Stoori @christinya @Yuvalne @potzerus ponzi scheme.

Tho #Monero is the least cringe & offending due to the part that it can't be used for #NFT's ("#NastyFuckingThings" - Sterling et. al.) and is the most serious offer of making an actually useable currency incomparison to #Bitcoin & #Etherium...

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@ente@ente.fun @christinya@snug.moe @Yuvalne@433.world i do not wan't my ass immutable and publically visible and destroying the planet for no good reason thank you very much

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@potzerus@misskey.bubbletea.dev @christinya@snug.moe @Yuvalne@433.world Let's send me over of your ass so I can store it in my wallet.

Maybe we should use my ass for some NFTs?

@Yuvalne@433.world i keep using the word crypto for what it is really meant: cryptography

@Yuvalne I love the smell of cryptographically-verified, decentralized pyramid schemes in the morning.
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