Hodor

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  1. Xi195 liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Smart Contract XRP distribution   
    Things that make you go "hmmmm"
  2. Byrd liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Ripple's New CEO Congratulates Coinbase   
    I think this is spot on.  Given the amount of cash inflow Ripple has had recently, I'd say they're not dependent on reluctant partners...
  3. Byrd liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Ripple's New CEO Congratulates Coinbase   
    I think this is spot on.  Given the amount of cash inflow Ripple has had recently, I'd say they're not dependent on reluctant partners...
  4. Hodor liked a post in a topic by Haydentiff in Ripple's New CEO Congratulates Coinbase   
    Looks like the high road to me.
  5. Hodor liked a post in a topic by JoelKatz in Smart Contract XRP distribution   
    It can be done with SusPay. You can make a payment that provably can never be claimed and thus can only be spent once it expires and returns to the sender.
    However, there is a good reason not to do things this way, or at least not to do it excessively. The downside is that this reduces our flexibility to respond to unexpected developments. So that means we either have to lock up amounts and times that aren't really all that meaningful (just preventing truly outrageous behavior) or risk being unable to respond in the best way to some drastic, unexpected circumstance.
    To date, our policy has been primarily to be open about how me make decisions and what our intentions are rather than making unenforceable promises. But enforceable promises are a new tool and we should definitely explore using them.
  6. digitalis liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Deutsche Bank's CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years   
    http://www.cnbc.com/2017/01/17/deutsche-banks-ceo-says-technology-will-be-the-key-to-banking-in-the-next-five-years.html
     
  7. digitalis liked a post in a topic by Hodor in 3 key fintech predictions for 2017   
    http://www.banking.com/2017/01/17/3-key-fintech-predictions-2017/#.WH4GUFwadPY
    All signs point to RCL & ILP...
  8. xudiannan liked a post in a topic by Hodor in What's in store for XRP 2017...   
    Miguel is my hero!  
  9. Woestekip liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Deutsche Bank's CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years   
    Banking is almost as bad as the public sector.  They wait for other banks to do something, even if their market share is disappearing right out from beneath them... 
    Look at the old-school sales tactics for "new accounts" that Wells Fargo got in trouble with.  If they'd spent just a fraction of that effort on integrations with fintech firms like Ripple, they'd be miles ahead of the competition. 
  10. Hodor liked a post in a topic by xourexe in Deutsche Bank's CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years   
    I wonder how those time frames are calculated. It's always "in the next 5 five years". I've been hearing that for... ... the past five years
  11. Hodor liked a post in a topic by nur in What's in store for XRP 2017...   
    @miguel
  12. Hodor liked a post in a topic by lucky in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    Why spend so much time writing about something that you barely understand yourself? Why not first engage with the subject you claim to care about on this forum? For a year or so. You really produce garbage, there's no sugarcoating around it. This is helping no one, will only confuse people.
  13. Hodor liked a post in a topic by kanaas in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    They can always refer to XRPChat 
  14. Hodor liked a post in a topic by cmbartley in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    As long as it's not populated with misinformation... XRPChat is excellent, followed by Ripple Employees and bankers, and has a wealth of information. The users are generally intelligent and have spirited debates without it devolving into blind faith or total FUD. I think there is less need for a new XRP chat forum and more need for a site with interactive tools that allow you to interrogate data generated by RCL. 
  15. Hodor liked a post in a topic by tulo in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    This looks even more fishy...escrow service? None knows you and you offer escrow services where people have to deposit XRPs to your address. And you also put a juicy XRP price for that....definitely not the best way to start a forum, I have to be honest.
  16. Hodor liked a post in a topic by XRPCafe in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    Ok, I'm allowed to reveal more of our programme.
    We're going to reward 500 then 600 then 1000 XRP to both sellers and buyers who use our free escrow service and finalize their deals successfully. So if you are a Freelancer or someone who can provide something for potential clients, then welcome aboard and we'll be sending you some love, same for you buyers, you will get reward XRPs just for using Ripple on our forums
    More details:
    http://xrpcafe.com/marketplace/7-birds-bonuses-sell-buy-reward.html
  17. Hodor liked a post in a topic by tulo in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    I agree...
    I totally support a new forum and anything related to Ripple, but that rewards, added to the pyramidal rewards (call 10 friends, write about the forum in other forums,etc) make it looks poor and fishy. I'm not saying it is but just it reminds me scams. I'd remove it at all for now and then maybe offer bigger reward when you have the base (and a little income from advertisement).
    I'd spent my time trying to offer something different from this forum. Maybe trying to attract all the speculators and its speculative topics I don't like here
  18. Hodor liked a post in a topic by jpchang888 in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    How I see it is another forum is a positive thing for Ripple and Xrp.  It may very well attract a different group of users/members.  Greater exposure to a wider audience is good for us all.
    Most people are on the these forums posting for free anyway so a little incentives for free xrp no matter how small is still a good thing for the ripple and xrp community.
    We used to have Ripple Official Forum, Xrptalk and Xrpchat.  Xrpchat came up after Xrptalk decided to just shut down the site, the community lost a lot of very good contents from early adopters that always around from the very beginning.  Much appreciation goes out to Karlos for putting xrpchat up after Xrptalk went down and provided a community for people to go to.
    Any forum is a good thing..
    XRPCafe,
    I looked at your site, looks good.  Keep up the good work.  I haven't been very active these days but will definitely sign up and will try to post there as well if time permits.  
  19. nik liked a post in a topic by Hodor in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    I'm sticking with Karlos's site.  It was born from the ashes of the last site, and he's done a fantastic job managing the forum.  However, there's no harm in somebody building something new and giving away XRP.... I guess. 
    My question: are you really a brand new poster here, or did you feel safer using a new identity with this announcement?  I'm not faulting you for this decision, but some people are going to be skeptical given what happened on XRPtalk long ago.  They might wonder if you're Hurukan - or whatever his moniker was.  And I admit, those some people might include me. 
  20. xrp noob liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Cryptocurrency is next wealth frontier   
    http://thenationonlineng.net/cryptocurrency-next-wealth-creation-frontier/
     
  21. MikeF liked a post in a topic by Hodor in 6 superstitions concerning XRP   
    How did you arrive at this conclusion? 
    I've never objected to an open, sometimes aggressive discussion of topics.  But tone matters.  I stood on the sidelines on the previous forum and watched its owner continually pollute the forum with his own negative rants.  I won't stand by idly again, and I certainly won't be shamed into silence. 
  22. nik liked a post in a topic by Hodor in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    I'm sticking with Karlos's site.  It was born from the ashes of the last site, and he's done a fantastic job managing the forum.  However, there's no harm in somebody building something new and giving away XRP.... I guess. 
    My question: are you really a brand new poster here, or did you feel safer using a new identity with this announcement?  I'm not faulting you for this decision, but some people are going to be skeptical given what happened on XRPtalk long ago.  They might wonder if you're Hurukan - or whatever his moniker was.  And I admit, those some people might include me. 
  23. baggy23 liked a post in a topic by Hodor in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    Agreed - the better part of me wants to believe, and take a "wait and see" approach!   Exciting to see a new community-sponsored site pop up. 
    It really must be happening! 
  24. xrp noob liked a post in a topic by Hodor in Cryptocurrency is next wealth frontier   
    http://thenationonlineng.net/cryptocurrency-next-wealth-creation-frontier/
     
  25. nik liked a post in a topic by Hodor in A new XRP forum has been born, and we're giving free XRPs   
    I'm sticking with Karlos's site.  It was born from the ashes of the last site, and he's done a fantastic job managing the forum.  However, there's no harm in somebody building something new and giving away XRP.... I guess. 
    My question: are you really a brand new poster here, or did you feel safer using a new identity with this announcement?  I'm not faulting you for this decision, but some people are going to be skeptical given what happened on XRPtalk long ago.  They might wonder if you're Hurukan - or whatever his moniker was.  And I admit, those some people might include me.