TL;DR: CoinSpice scours the Twittersphere to shine light upon the top crypto tweets of the week. This installment shows the rise of the BTC maximalist Karen, becoming less fun by the day, finding ever-new reasons to censor those with whom they disagree on social media. They’re even turning on one another.
#9 Rise of the BTC Maximalist Karen
John Carvalho (also known as BitcoinErrorLog) is the latest BTC maximalist turned Karen. A Karen, of course, is the meme-able idea your preferences are to be enforced by everyone, or else. You use any pretext to get your way, often putting a little extra stink on an otherwise baseless claim and whip-up hysteria for your cause.
It's sad that I know no one will take this seriously, or help fix this problem since years, and that everyone is just cool with Roger scamming over at @reddit.https://t.co/KqG6onzeje pic.twitter.com/u8xS9qxQxN
— John Carvalho (@BitcoinErrorLog) July 1, 2020
Of course, his Karen-ing comes after Reddit banned some 2,000 subreddits recently. Hoping to capitalize on the purge, Carvalho took-on the Bitcoin Cash-centric forum r/BTC, started, ironically enough, as a result of censorship on the BTC maxi r/Bitcoin. Karen hyperbole is throughout his appeal to Reddit managers: “scammers,” “counterfeit,” “false narratives,” “trap novices,” and so on.
“r/btc is called that because it started out as a ‘free speech’ alternative for big blockers to the r/bitcoin subreddit,” Henrik Weide explained in the tweet’s comments, “because of the heavy moderation/censoring in the r/bitcoin subreddit. When the big blockers split off to the BCH chain, r/btc became the goto sub.” So much for censorship-resistant money.
#8 Probably Not Much Fun
If you’re a bitcoin maxi you’re probably not much fun at parties. Live a little. Buy some alts, take some risks, you lame fuck.
— Ashtoshi (@ashtoshii) July 1, 2020
#7 Maxis Eating One Another
Believe in viruses, get blocked by Saife. pic.twitter.com/1G6B3TTRLy
— Brad Mills 🔑 (@bradmillscan) July 4, 2020
#6 The Irony
Oh… the irony… pic.twitter.com/bXaBOLMgDg
— 𝕄𝕚𝕜𝕖 (@mikeinspace) June 22, 2020
#5 Running a Crypto Exchange
Before and after running a crypto exchange for 3 years. Feels like a 10 year difference minimum. 😂 pic.twitter.com/2m6sWVFm6R
— CZ Binance (@cz_binance) June 26, 2020
Future of finance y’all pic.twitter.com/qHzFmRinfT
— CasPiancey (@CasPiancey) June 29, 2020
#3 Closing of the US Gold Window
— Richard James (@rjames_BTC) July 3, 2020
#2 Master of the Self Own
Seems like even herself is tired of her shit pic.twitter.com/qp1EsRRNhr
— MisterCh0c (@eatmych0c) July 5, 2020
#1 What Happens When You Build on TRON
That’s what happens when you build on Tron, Justin Sun required a DeFi Project build on tron named OKS to do a 10million OKS token sale on poloniex , 0.025 usdt per oks token, after OKS turned him down, Justin post a weibo warning its investor beware of risk of hacking. pic.twitter.com/9u5ZJ4lmdl
— Molly (@molllliy) July 2, 2020
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