TL;DR: CoinSpice scours the Twittersphere to shine light upon the top crypto tweets of the week. More like of the weekS. We’re trying to catch up on all the good stuff. Dormant crypto influencer Ashtoshi reemerges in thirst trapping troll, and kicks over a hornet’s nest of social media manipulation; Captain Kirk throws shade at CZ; Vitalik defends ETH inflation, and all that’s just for starters.
#10 Thirst Trapping
The hard-drinking, vaping e-girl Texan crypto influencer Ashtoshi took a break from Twitter for a while, citing boredom and frustration. Well, she’s back. Recently, she posted a semi-ironic form of thirst trapping, bikini-clad in all her glory. The stated goal was tongue-in-cheek, “I might start posting thirst traps so I can get hate comments just to feel something again,” she lamented hours before the eventual reveal.
Brb cracking walnuts. pic.twitter.com/tlXOOSbTGN
— Ashtoshi (@ashtoshii) June 19, 2020
Thirst traps are exactly as they appear: a call for attention in a slightly sexual context. Evidently, Ashtoshi has been critical in the past about women in crypto showing skin for clout in a similar manner, and a fellow female influencer called her out. Rachel Siegel, known as CryptoFinally, immediately chimed-in skeptically, “Lol yeah we all believe you,” to which Ashtoshi responded about having recently lost her dog … attempting to square thirst trapping with needing some joy in her life.
“You know that every time you tweeted something nasty about me showing too much skin, I too, had my own life going on, right?” CryptoFinally shot back. “Lol I’ve literally been trolling you, like I said, go off,” Ashtoshi clapped. “Being sad does things to a girl” she offered further. And, in truth, it did seem most of Ashtoshi’s audience was ‘in’ on the joke/stunt, and lauded her for her, um, bravery (?). Whatever the case, Ashtoshi took the finely baited hate in stride, noticing, “Hoes still mad.”
#9 $5 Retweet and Like Army
The above kerfuffle also caught the attention of a crypto artist, pundit, and influencer known as Laurianna. She discovered a Telegram channel dedicated to promoting CryptoFinally, titled Finally’s Army (it is not displayed publicly on CryptoFinally’s social media links page and the last reference to a Telegram channel of a similar nature can no longer be found).
You think you have seen it all?
$5 retweet and like ARMY
“Points lead to promotions within the ARMY”
I can not tag her because she blocked me BUT she is all for more woman in this space pic.twitter.com/lBH6fr48YZ
— ᒪᗩᑌᖇIᗩᑎᑎᗩ ♘ (@Laurianna90) June 19, 2020
#8.5 Of Course Neeraj K. Agrawal Has to Flex
Well of course, @NeerajKA had to get into the #simp game. I hope @CryptoFinally and @ashtoshii realise what they have unleashed. Only a matter of time before he has his #onlyfanspage – God help us. pic.twitter.com/It2WNfcHd8
— The Cryptofiend (@Soul_Eater_43) June 19, 2020
#8.25 CryptoFinally Gets Cryptofungus’d
— Cryptofungus (@crypt0fungus) June 19, 2020
#8 Please Don’t Try to Claim Ethereum is Run by Inflationist Technocrats
ETH supply that the whitepaper says we would have today: 150.8 million
Actual ETH supply today: 111.3 million
So please don't try to claim that ethereum is run by inflationist technocrats. pic.twitter.com/6CuPngDbHY
— vitalik.eth (@VitalikButerin) June 17, 2020
#7 The Source Wanted to be Paid for Access
Interesting story. We were pitched the same documents several days ago, but the source wanted to be paid for access (which we declined). https://t.co/wE12cYW3Mp
— Michael McSweeney (@mpmcsweeney) June 11, 2020
#6 How Many Other QuadrigaCXs Exist Today?
INTERESTING QUESTION–how many other QuadrigaCXs exist today in #crypto? How would you know????
Universal lesson for trad+crypto mkts: financial institutions can stay liquid A LOT longer than they're solvent. #NotYourKeysNotYourCoins #NotAWyomingCustodianHowDoYouKnowItsSolvent? https://t.co/DVsmtxxxl1
— Caitlin Long 🔑 (@CaitlinLong_) June 12, 2020
#5 It Can’t be Said Often Enough
It can't be said often enough: whatever else may or may not be true about bitcoin, so long as it isn't widely adopted _as a means of payment_, it's neither "money" nor "currency." @WilliamJLuther @lawrencehwhite1 @joakimbook @dandolfa @FintechDiego @jeffreyatucker @alexwsalter https://t.co/PfoHxrDCwg
— George Selgin (@GeorgeSelgin) June 14, 2020
#4 Logical Conclusion
Just discard your private keys. Then you can do something every day forever. Even after you are dead you will be doing something. Hodling makes you immortal.
— Eric Voskuil (@evoskuil) June 14, 2020
#3 Please Pay it Forward
BCH community has a connection with Venezuela and South Sudan. Sorry I don't have time to start a flipstarter so I sent $2,000 now. Please pay it forward with me.
— emergent_reasons#100🌵 (@EmergentReasons) June 14, 2020
#2 You Were Probably a “Bit” Busy
Well from what I recall🤔 you were pulling out of the US last year. You probably were a “bit” busy. 😉 You could have been our wallet partner and all kinds of fun things. 🤷🏼♂️😏👍🏻 https://t.co/OSNGbliHhc
— William Shatner (@WilliamShatner) June 17, 2020
#1 Appreciate the Decentralization and Privacy
A Bitcoiner appreciates the attributes of decentralization and privacy, and thus appreciates the diversity of many chains and projects, and the advances in crypto anonymity.
A Maximalist appreciates Bitcoin only, because it's Bitcoin.
They have lost the principles for the flag.
— Erik Voorhees (@ErikVoorhees) June 17, 2020
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