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Photo: A College Kid Made More Than $24,000 Just by Waving This Sign on ESPN

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  1. WoodysGirl

    WoodysGirl Do it for the Vine! Staff Member

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    A college student quickly made over $24,000 just by waving this sign on TV.

    Here's the deal: On ESPN's "College GameDay" (an ESPN college football show that's filmed at a different college campus each week) some student held the above sign that has both the Bitcoin logo and a QR code.
    On Reddit, Bitcoin fans managed to enhance the QR code from the screen in order to identify his wallet, so that people could donate money to him.

    The image made it onto the front page of Reddit and quickly spread across the Bitcoin community. The guy received 100 transactions totalling more than 22 bitcoins. At current prices above $1,100 per bitcoin, the kid has made over $24,000.

    More: http://finance.yahoo.com/news/college-kid-made-over-24-153845085.html
  2. RamziD

    RamziD Well-Known Member

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    Wowzers...
  3. yimyammer

    yimyammer Well-Known Member

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    ****! I looked at buying bit coins at $18 and chickened out, looked at the price not too long ago and I thought they were around 100, now there at $1,000, WTH happened??
  4. hipfake08

    hipfake08 Well-Known Member

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    What's a bitcoin????
  5. Denim Chicken

    Denim Chicken Well-Known Member

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    Google is your friend.

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