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Don't use Coinbase or BTC to purchase on Newegg

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jcollison

Right now the blockchain for bitcoin is so slow, it can't meet the 15-minute time limit that Newegg puts on each transaction.  It just times out and you have to cancel the order and request a refund.  Not a great experience just yet.

 

Move the BTC to your bank account or PayPal and do the transaction from there.  Much better.

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ShadowPeo

Depending on mining fees from reports there is about a 22-hour wait for confirmations

 

Given the cancellation of SegWit2x the general consensus to the people that I have talked to is that it means that Bitcoin Cash wins by reason of default. This is why the Masternode style systems of Dash and ZenCash can work better. I am just trying to decide when to "cash out" my BTC to one of the others (BCH, DASH, ZEN, ETH, ZCASH, LTC) as they are all more reliable at the moment and I think will weather the storm better when the inevitable BTC bubble bursts, going to be a lot of tears with that one

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Dave

Well that stinks!  That's why I'm in this game to buy more cards!  Another 3% to move it to PayPal?  Geez.

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jcollison

The run up in BTC price this week should cover that 3% just fine Dave.  Sell, sell, sell!

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ShadowPeo

Problem is getting the sell confirmed with the confirmations being 22 hours it could crash in that 22 hours :(

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