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Re: i am defcon23 , bitcoin enthusiast, crypto anarchist and coin maker , Ask Me Anything!

Tue Nov 08, 2016 10:57 am

Hi Defcon i have a problem. I wahnt send my bitcoins trough multibit wallet to another adress. I pay 0,0001 btc for this transaction. But now i wait 4 days the transaction is seen from 16 peers and still pending not confirmed. So where are my bitcoins? Blockchain say no transaction, all the Bitcoins in my wallet, but my wallet say the bitcoins are pending. What can i do? Thank you for your help.

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Wed Nov 09, 2016 2:34 pm

at first look at this problem, it seems you haven't sent enough fees with this transaction

look at here: https://bitcoinfees.21.co/

it would be useful to have the TX id of your transaction to deeply show it .


a solution would be to double spend this transaction...

then , try to rebroadcast it with sufficient fees...
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Wed Nov 09, 2016 3:20 pm

Hi, thank you for your answer. I can´t make resend this transaction, i have no bitcoins in my wallet. So here is TX id:

d8c880c69456da5c0035488baafd2f3c15438f72f3895d0a7aa59e43eb785d73: Seen by 20 peers. Pending/unconfirmed.
from 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG / 9a12d41179170e195cfa3ffb00b6b964b75e151d9cc4c5f36bd6ff0fb37ff109:0
to 18JoJ1MJrGhA4tMNDYDzNAt1wfeUHZ8B3G 0.505 BTC
to 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG 0.0049 BTC

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Thu Nov 10, 2016 7:15 pm

This incident is very rare, hope the problem quickly ended.

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Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:15 pm

Thank you, but what can i make? Where are my bitcoins (350 dollars)? Now is one week ago, seen by 27 peers and nothing confirmed. How can i trust in to the bitcoinsystem? Is possible to contact somebody, who can help me? Thx.

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Fri Nov 11, 2016 4:45 pm

Thank you, but what can i make? Where are my bitcoins (350 dollars)? Now is one week ago, seen by 27 peers and nothing confirmed. How can i trust in to the bitcoinsystem? Is possible to contact somebody, who can help me? Thx.
Where did you buy your bitcoins?

Please add more information and do a bit of research if you haven't done research yet.
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Mon Nov 14, 2016 9:46 am

Hi, thank you for your answer. I can´t make resend this transaction, i have no bitcoins in my wallet. So here is TX id:

d8c880c69456da5c0035488baafd2f3c15438f72f3895d0a7aa59e43eb785d73: Seen by 20 peers. Pending/unconfirmed.
from 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG / 9a12d41179170e195cfa3ffb00b6b964b75e151d9cc4c5f36bd6ff0fb37ff109:0
to 18JoJ1MJrGhA4tMNDYDzNAt1wfeUHZ8B3G 0.505 BTC
to 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG 0.0049 BTC
wrong TX ID : ------------> d8c880c69456da5c0035488baafd2f3c15438f72f3895d0a7aa59e43eb785d73
Sorry we could not find any blocks or transactions matching this hash


the Bitcoins are still into the address: 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG

and they never arrived to address: 18JoJ1MJrGhA4tMNDYDzNAt1wfeUHZ8B3G

could you simply extract the private key of 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG ?
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Mon Nov 14, 2016 8:20 pm

When i extract the key to another multibit wallet, it is the same. The transaction is inside in the wallet, still pending seen by xxx peers and not confirmed and no bitcoins in the wallet. Blockchain can´t find the transaction and write the adress 18Cvy1MBpni2GajwoaJwXNGKHqPHhH53dG have all the 0,51 BTC but my wallet have nothing, so where are my BTC?

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Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:23 pm

Hi, i must send the big thanks to defcon, he help me to solve my problem with bitcoins. So thank you soo much defcon!!!

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Mon Nov 21, 2016 6:56 pm

Hi, i must send the big thanks to defcon, he help me to solve my problem with bitcoins. So thank you soo much defcon!!!
Hey, Pauleta ! cool ! I'm glad your problem has been solved and your bitcoins back in your wallet .. big up to you ! ;)
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Sun Dec 11, 2016 1:11 am

Hi, good afternoon, defcon23,

I am interested in buying/selling bitcoins. when I get onto BITCOIN.COM, it ask me to select a wallet, then select an exchanger.

My question is what's the difference between this wallet and the account I already have in BITFINEX? In my Bitfinex account, there are three wallets: exchange wallet/margin wallet/funding wallet.

Thank you!

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Sun Dec 11, 2016 11:22 am

Hi, good afternoon, defcon23,

I am interested in buying/selling bitcoins. when I get onto BITCOIN.COM, it ask me to select a wallet, then select an exchanger.

My question is what's the difference between this wallet and the account I already have in BITFINEX? In my Bitfinex account, there are three wallets: exchange wallet/margin wallet/funding wallet.

Thank you!

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hey david313
I mean you make reference to this bitcoin.com link: https://www.bitcoin.com/choose-your-wallet

it is an introduction to all sort of existing wallets , made to help you choosing the right one ( for you and your use of it.. ) ( hardware wallet, phone wallet, web wallets , etc etc...) it's a link made for educational purposes.

as you said, you have already one .... but I HIGHtLY suggest you move your coins from this one ... ;) , as bitfinex was recently compromised in a big hack...
in fact , I really don't suggest you use a web wallet . you should prefer another solution , like

-hardware wallet = Trezor wallet ( best one to my humble opinion )
-desktop wallet: Electrum ( is a good choice )
-phone: Mycelium wallet

I hope this will help..

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Mon Dec 12, 2016 1:28 am

1.Did you mine coins while it is still early and you didn't need any ASIC miners to actually make a profit?
2. Do you trade bitcoins on a regular basis?
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Mon Dec 12, 2016 7:21 am

Hi Defcon, thanks very much for your detailed reply! As per your reply , I registered a wallet through a desktop, the "Bitgo", it creates a PDF containing the keycard and keycard FAQ. Then, I deleted the PDF from the desktop. My question is, Is this so called "print a wallet on the paper", is it very safe?

Thanks in advance!

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Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:35 am

1.Did you mine coins while it is still early and you didn't need any ASIC miners to actually make a profit?
2. Do you trade bitcoins on a regular basis?

hello !


- yeah , I had mined during 3 years , until I reach the maximum electricity level usable in a house ( and even a bit more .. :D lol ) . at this point, my garage was full of ASIC miners , and I was forced to let the doors & windows opened even during winter .... ( good remember ) ( + professional ventilation always on )
actually , most of the altcoins algorithms works with GPU / CPU and don't need at all Asics ( as they are not suitable for those algorithms )

- No, i don't trade any coins , I just store them , as I'm absolutely convinced about Bitcoin will reach REALLY REALLY highest values in the next 4 years ... ;)

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Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:08 pm

Thanks for that! Also I forgot to ask:
3. When did you first start using BTC?
4. How did you hear about it? Why did you decide that bitcoin was the thing for you?
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Mon Dec 12, 2016 9:54 pm

Thanks for that! Also I forgot to ask:
3. When did you first start using BTC?
4. How did you hear about it? Why did you decide that bitcoin was the thing for you?

well:

I have discovered and start to use bitcoin in the year 2011. How I had heard about it ? in fact , I have discovered it when I had started to browse the deep web , and especially silk road. As I was already an IT passionate since already 4 years at this time, I had indeed blamed myself to don't discover Bitcoin 2 years before when its price was at a ridiculous level .. 8-) after this , as many other I think, I have started the Bitcoin mining .

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Mon Dec 12, 2016 10:55 pm

Do you think Dash and Bitcoin could work together? Bitcoin been used as a digital gold and for large transactions (holding that position simply by having the first mover advantage) and Dash been used for everyday use.

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Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:00 pm

Do you have any new products in the works for 2017?
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Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:17 pm

Thanks for that! Also I forgot to ask:
3. When did you first start using BTC?
4. How did you hear about it? Why did you decide that bitcoin was the thing for you?

well:

I have discovered and start to use bitcoin in the year 2011. How I had heard about it ? in fact , I have discovered it when I had started to browse the deep web , and especially silk road. As I was already an IT passionate since already 4 years at this time, I had indeed blamed myself to don't discover Bitcoin 2 years before when its price was at a ridiculous level .. 8-) after this , as many other I think, I have started the Bitcoin mining .

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Yes, indeed. I found out about bitcoin as well around that time, 2011-2012. Obviously it was already too late for any easy pickings with bitcoin mining, but still the difficulty was indeed a lot lower than it is right now :)
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Mon Dec 12, 2016 11:51 pm

Do you have any new products in the works for 2017?

yes , I have several ideas and projects in mind for 2017 ... but at the moment , not one is "physical cryptos related". ( but who knows...) 8-) and by the way, there's is not so many coins of my last series still available ... grab your before they were all gone !

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Tue Dec 13, 2016 12:37 am

thanx defcon we help us to collect much more bitcoin ;)

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Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:47 am

Dear Deffy,

I would like to ask for your help. As I want to set up a wallet, and I look into the Bitcoin.com, from there I get a link to different wallets, I chose Bitcoin Classic. I sent bitcoins two times today from other addresses to this newly set up Bitcoin Classic wallet.

The first transfer from now already 3 and half hours past, I transferred 1 bitcoin with fee selected the low one, that is 0.0002bit.

after 2 hours later, I thought maybe it is due to my option of low fee, so the time is very long, then I transferred another 0.9 bitcoin with the fee selected high one, which is 0.0009 Now, 1 and half hours past, my Bitcoin Classic wallet received nothing.

Would you please give a help as what maybe wrong in my operation.

Thank you!

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Tue Dec 13, 2016 4:48 am

Dear Deffy,

further to my previous mail, I noticed in my Bitcoin Classic wallet, at the bottom of the interface, there is a sentence: Synchronizing with the network, then follow by a rectangular box, inside it shows: 2 years and 38 weeks behind, I put my mouse on it and it comes out an indication: Catching up... Processed 291430 blocks of transaction history. Last received block was generated 2 years and 38 weeks ago. Transactions after this will not yet be visible.

It seems something wrong with it...

Thanks again

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Tue Dec 13, 2016 8:54 am

Yeah, David, you have clearly pointed the problem by yourself: your bitcoin wallet need to synchronise with the network before starting to be usable..( it need to download the entire blockchain first...) and this step could be during many hours ( even days depending on your computer configuration..)
That's why I had suggested using a lightweight wallet like Electrum)
As you said, actually, what you see in your wallet is the reflect of some really old transactions and that's why you don't see your actuals ones.
Let it synchronise: all will back to normal once done ...

also: for your next transactions , I highly suggest you to correctly adjust your fees when sending...

you have a good way to verify that with this website: https://bitcoinfees.21.co/

IE : ( for today) -----> The fastest and cheapest transaction fee is currently 0.0007 mBTC/byte,
For the median transaction size of 226 bytes, this results in a fee of 0.1582 mBTC (0.11$).

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Thu Dec 22, 2016 1:00 pm

Very nice read. Everything posted is very informative. This being said, I have a couple of questions myself.

1) Why choose the name "Defcon23"? I know of the event, but why Defcon, and why the 23rd event?

2) Being a coin maker, how has that allowed you to progress within the Bitcoin community and communicate with people that you wouldn't have otherwise been able to?
Dear Deffy,

further to my previous mail, I noticed in my Bitcoin Classic wallet, at the bottom of the interface, there is a sentence: Synchronizing with the network, then follow by a rectangular box, inside it shows: 2 years and 38 weeks behind, I put my mouse on it and it comes out an indication: Catching up... Processed 291430 blocks of transaction history. Last received block was generated 2 years and 38 weeks ago. Transactions after this will not yet be visible.

It seems something wrong with it...

Thanks again

Best regards
David Dai
There is nothing wrong with your wallet. Bitcoin classic has to download the whole blockchain (a record of every single transaction since the beginning of time). Currently it is more than 100 gigabytes.

This means it will take a significantly long time to download.

If you want, you can try an SPV wallet, which doesn't require the initial download. It piggybacks off other users for the information it needs. A wallet like this is Electrum. Search it up.
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Thu Dec 22, 2016 2:03 pm

suggested him to download electrum was already done ( if you can read a bit above) , by the way , after stucking during 3 days, his wallet had finaly crashed resulting in an error , with the splashscreen of his wallet blocked. ( impossible to acces debug windows ) . so : there was definitively a problem .. yes.


hooo.... and by the way : this user had fully recovered his 1.9 bitcoins since this post ... 8-)


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Fri Dec 23, 2016 10:16 pm

Dear Deffy,

I am so happy for your remote helping to get back my BTC from Bitcoin classic, you are amazing!

We tried to copy the wallet dat. from bitcoin classic wallet file, tried to re-down it, but it's not successful , it took our so long time, I am very thank you, cause our time difference that you worked till mid-night to help me checking, and you clever man to find another solution to get back my BTC, save my money and time. Thank you again!

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Mon Mar 13, 2017 12:28 pm

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Thanks for answering, you do know that with just a little more interest you could buy a coin soon that's twice as good as your dream coin: 4oz .9999 Gold Physical Bitcoin Wallet.


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