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    Bitcoin?

    Just curious as to whether anyone has looked into or bought any whiskey with bitcoin?
    or bitcoins if it was an expensive purchase...

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    i wonder if, technically speaking, it would be illegal to 'buy' alcohol from an individual in this manner, as it is not, technically speaking, legal tender

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Quote Originally Posted by 393foureyedfox View Post
    i wonder if, technically speaking, it would be illegal to 'buy' alcohol from an individual in this manner, as it is not, technically speaking, legal tender
    Germany formally recognises Bitcoin as a legal form of private currency, I'm not sure if any other governments of the world see it as legal tender or fiat currency 'yet' though. I see wordpress now supports it as a type of payment.

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Being the proud owner of two Bitcoin cents, I'm unlikely to buy any bourbon with it until a Bitcoin reaches parity with a couple thousand dollars. Anyone want to donate to my cause?

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Quote Originally Posted by 393foureyedfox View Post
    i wonder if, technically speaking, it would be illegal to 'buy' alcohol from an individual in this manner, as it is not, technically speaking, legal tender
    Even trading alcohol without a license is illegal, so my guess is this wouldn't have any impact on that.
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    Re: Bitcoin?

    It's the sale by an unlicensed individual that's illegal, not how their are paid whether it be money, goods, services, anything of value.
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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Squire, since most here aren't legally allowed to sell alcohol, maybe I should take donations of their bitcoins and put them to good use. Good plan?

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Depends on the use I suppose, do charities accept bitcoin donations?
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    Bit coins buy drugs... Well they used to... real coins and plastic buy booze.

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    Re: Bitcoin?

    Last time I checked only the U.S. Treasury is authorized to manufacture legal tender, believe I'll stick with coin of the realm.
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