Monthly Skeptics Discussion – August, 2019

Welcome to the Monthly Skeptics Discussion thread. The goal of this thread is to promote critical discussion by challenging popular or conventional beliefs.

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  1. FuguMasterChef


    I’m sceptical because everything the teams develop is used by corporations to implement private blockchains. Sure, it’ adoption. Of the tech, not our coins.

    Personally I think privacy coins have the best chance long term since no “official” or corporate entity will be competing.

  2. joinity


    I’m skeptical about why there are still thousands of coins and also big top 20 coins that are neither original nor offer any use case and yet they didn’t went to 0. Sell your **** bags guys. And don’t buy btc with it pls.

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