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 Bring back the uncle Jim.

Help ppl self custody correctly instead of complaining is hard to do it right.

Someone taught you how to drive. 
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 🫡🫡🫡 yestr  
 Agreed. Self custody is way easier to learn than jumping into a dilapidated manual transmission pickup that doesn’t have breaks and being told to drive down country roads at the age of 14 while pops took a nap. 
 Yeah, but going fast is more monkey-brain limbicly rewarding. 
 It's not that it's "hard to do it right"

It's more of "people are to stupid to even try and learn new things" 
 It's easier to tear down than build up. 
 What is the best way to *be* Uncle Jim tho? Lnbits? What options are out there? 
 Don't do lnbits, the software is full of hugs that go Unaddressed by devs  
 Yeah I am aware of those issues, reason I have never used it. But also not aware of any other options that allows a similar setup. Ideas? 
 Setup an ecash mint with cashu.  
 Problem is most people are fucking poor. You have to claw your way out of the banks and pretty much out of your country to appreciate what Bitcoin does for you. Put me in a group of expats and I am the orange pill. Put me in a group of normies and about all I can do is distract your girlfriend. If most people had disposable income to invest in emerging financial technology it would be nice to meet strangers. Not to mention the homeless who would sell a smartphone if it got them more drugs. I want to see a non custodial perhaps nostr based market platform that accepts lightning so people trying to work their way up in places like El Salvador can really benefit from Bitcoin. The lady selling street food or wool blankets deserves to benefit from Bitcoin more than the entitled pieces of shit that make up the belly of western society. Half of me is teaching them helps Bitcoin and the other half is they don’t deserve the help, Let them fail until they come kicking and screaming to Bitcoin. 
 Pruned node + Sparrow + signing device (HWW) = yuge sovereignty. 
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 Do you know of a decent hardware device? 
 do difficult things.
stop being whiny little man babies. 
 It's pretty simple once you just do it. Kind of like anything you have to learn 
 everything can become simple after enough study and practice! 🥳  
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 (I JUST TAUGHT MAYBE PUT IT ALL CAPS, BUT HOW AFTER WRITING. IMAGINE THEM)

THANK YOU FOR NOTE

This man making sense, yet catch 22, what to do? Rushing things, make more mistakes..
Just learning what scaling means.. Self custody sounds like the ‘banks’ people need to build while they still can. Better one million banks that will evolve to whatever comes in the future. Better yet 100 million #BITCOIN-BANKS worldwide AND LET IT GROW WITH SOME HEALTHY FERTILIZER!
POWERS keEP on narrowing down the banks, media outlets, farming etc.. FUCK EM

So now we still have #900btc a day, then 450 a day, 225, 112,5 btc a day for the next decade orso. So for now, help people learn how to stack bitS of bitcoin and explain UTXO.
I LEARNED THAT ONE A BIT LATE AFTER HAVING MANY SMALL UTXO’S.. NOT EVER HEARD ABOUT IT ON TWITTER BEFORE IT WAS WHAT NEEDED TO BE UNDERSTOOD ONCE FEES CAME CRYING. AND IF I DIDN’T JOIN THE PANIC OF CONSOLIDATING AND WAITED A FEW WEEKS MORE, I’D HAD LOWER FEES. So yeah, something ABOUT PANIC, RUSHING.. BE AWARE OF WHAT MAKES US MOVE.

RUMI SAID SOMETHING LIKE. “MOVE, BUT DON’T LET FEAR MOVE YOU”

TOo old TO SELF CUSTO, aim them at the ETF..Let others do the lightning/LIQUID DEVELOPMENT, SOUNDS IMPORTANT TOO, But the BROTHER got a point with ... SLOW DOWN. Even if CBDC is drooling down our neck. KEEP PAYING CASH IN THE REAL WORLD IF YOU WISH TO SLOW CBDC ADOPTION DOWN AND JUST STACK THE BITS.

SIDE NOTE, YET NOR REALLY..I FIND, FOR ME, FOR USING BITS SOUNDS MORE LOGICAL, BECAUSE I ALREADY MAKING EFFORT TO #ORANGEPILL SOMEONE WHO HAS NO CLUE AND THEN EXPLAINING A SAT COMPARED TO 100M BITS IN A COIN. Bam, I LOST THEM.

The more bitcoin banks (aka we plebs) we build now the stronger bitcoin will be.

Donno if this makes sense, but when getting into this btc I LOOKED TO CONVINCE MYSELF WITH THE BIT OF MATH I KNOW,, 21M BTC gives something like 200K SATS a person ON EARTH. And lets say the last 1,4M btc divided bij 8 billion is like 17.500sats a person.. Maybe TX will be high, THEN LOW.. But if I take this amount to fiat, that is a lot for most plebs EVEN IN THE #WEST. (IN SOME FUTURE, WHEN BTC IS COMMON) Lets say having 17K dollar savings. If your not in a hurry, you can send like 1000 sats to your spending account, TX could be high, but you set it in de memepool (learning this as I go, might have name wrong with block etc) for a lower fee and leave it in the waiting-line.. I’ve done that(IT WORKS) and else if I put to low fee the btc end back in my btc bank. (Or is this in danger of loosing my funds?)

But then if deflation would happen. As prices drop to btc.; I talked today with family, remembering TIMES WHEN getting a nickle from dad so they can buy ice-cream WAS THE NORM. So having 17K make you fucking wealthy. So all us stacking sats now,, having 1M utxo? What do you need all those sats for if 1 sats is enougth to fill your belly for a day AND A FEW MORE A WARM SHOWER? (talking maybe far away in the future) I say this, for I heard some lightning has sats in “milli” sats… ?

Drop drop,, I’m listening this talk again while I write AND ALL-IN CAPPIN THE LOT OF YA’LL,, Smart lads,, Nice to listen.. So fuk cbdc,, Lets help people become banks, HELP ME/OTHER IN THE TIPS ON HOW and THEN later,, because,, maybe longtime from now a grandson has 24words thanks to us banking sats now, a nice digital gold-bar, salable to share with family and friends… BE YOUR LOVED-ONES BANK, BE A BANK FOR THE ONE WHO STILL NEED TO JOIN WHENEVER TIME COMES. MAYBE YOU GIVE IT, YOU PAY THEM, OR MAYBE THE WOLRDI S SO DIFFERENT, WHO THE FUCK KNOWS?

NO STRESS, BE BLESSED 🙏

#ALLIN #SELFCUSTODY #SCALE #LAYER1 
 i missed the uncle jim thing. who is he? 
 I think the trusted guy who organize the btc wallet and lighting wallet accounts for his family and friends on his own node is called "uncle Jim". 


 
 an entitled employee. not related. uncle's handler and enabler. 
 mmhmm 
 😇😂that was good… 
 https://void.cat/d/GcxMTaELyJyarLtUQm7zog.webp
This is adorable and great explanation V4V
💕 
 I think @NVK means Elmer 
 Ask grandpa joe 
 More like :

Uncle Jim 
Aunt Linda
Tío Juan 
Tia María 
 Someone taught me how the credit system works. 
 Literally no one taught me how to drive. 

I begged and begged my dad and finally one time he let me practice on his property. The moment I learned what idling was and how the car can move on it's own, he freaked out and we stopped. 

I figured it out 
 It could be called Uncle Joe. 🫡  
 Tapsigners + Nunchuk multisig is such an easy way to uncle Jim for family members. 
 Uncle will update the xz library and put your ssh behind a hidden service 
 exactly. self custody is easier than driving. and cheaper. 

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