Someone in 2010 bought 2 pizzas with 10,000 bitcoins — which today would be worth $20 million
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Laszlo Hanyecz bought these pizzas for 10,000 bitcoins on May 22, 2010. On May 22, 2010, a developer bought two pizzas using 10,000 units of a then-little-known digital currency called bitcoin. Today, 10,000 bitcoins are worth more than $20 million. The digital currency has come a long way since 2010, when the purchase of the two Papa John's pizzas by Laszlo Hanyecz from another bitcoin enthusiast marked what is believed to be the first "Real-world" bitcoin transaction. "I'll pay 10,000 bitcoins for a couple of pizzas. like maybe 2 large ones so I have some left over for the next day. I like having left over pizza to nibble on later. You can make the pizza yourself and bring it to my house or order it for me from a delivery place, but what I'm aiming for is getting food delivered in exchange for bitcoins where I don't have to order or prepare it myself, kind of like ordering a 'breakfast platter' at a hotel or something, they just bring you something to eat and you're happy!". Today, 10,000 bitcoins add up to about $20.5 million.
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Happy bitcoin pizza day and this year it's the 10 year anniversary of it. It has become iconic because "laszlo" offered 10,000 BTC for 2 large pizzas. At the time that was $40, currently it's worth $91 million.
selling my soul for bitcoin, a terrible copypasta i made
I wanted to eat Bitcoin. All of it. Just the sweet taste in my mouth was enough for me to sell my soul for it, you know. And so, I did it. I sold my soul for Bitcoin. No regrets, nothing! I am very proud of my decision. Now all of my meals are made out of Bitcoin and only Bitcoin. Bitcoin pizza, Bitcoin pancakes... I think you get the point. This sweet, mouthwatering Bitcoin changed my life. For real, dude. My IQ has become way higher than before! So in conclusion, you should sell your soul for bitcoin.
Hey guys and girls, I just want to give a shout out to the Pizza Guy. I've seen a lot of posts lately poking fun at him so I want to address just how important this man is to Bitcoin. When Bitcoin started no one knew what it was capable of. It's hard to believe that people weren't even sure if it was worth ANYTHING. Keeping in mind people were speculating and at the time 10k BTC was trading for ~$41. Pizza Guy changed all this! Single handedly this man created the first real world value use case for Bitcoin. This Pizza represents so much more than just 10,000BTC for a pizza. Bitcoin went from nerdy digital tokens to "money" with that purchase. For the first time Bitcoin could be used to purchase real world items! So I just want to say thank you Pizza Guy for growing the ecosystem, for creating the first real world transaction for Bitcoin, and helping to bring BTC to the mainstream! Thank you! For those interested here is the forum link to the original conversation about ordering this pizza: https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=137.0
Happy #Bitcoin Pizza DaySlice of pizza 10 years ago, a programmer paid 10,000 bitcoins for 2 Papa John's pizza worth $25. Today, those coins are worth more than $90 million. The celebration has just begun, follow our tweets for an exciting day ahead Partying face #TryCrypto #BitcoinPizzaDay
Why does anyone here call Bitcoin a currency and compare it to currencies when no one here would spend it? (change my mind)
Yeah... this is going to be an unpopular opinion, but I really would like someone to change my mind. It clearly isn't a currency, or we wouldn't commemorate the day that Laszlo Hanyecz actually spent 10,000 BTC on a couple of pizzas! Currency isn't for HODL'ing! Sure, it is a great idea to save, but generally and most commonly, a currency is for SPEDN'ing! Transaction fees for small amounts are ludicrous! I can't imagine every spending Bitcoin on a cup of coffee because the transaction fee (the last time I checked on getting it out of Coinbase) was $20+... if I'm understanding the thing correctly. I'll admit I know very little about it but I have to also admit I'm more than a little pissed at being able to purchase it in Canada and not actually change it out... oh wait... there was that one exchange in Canada where the guy died and all the Bitcoin was lost, wasn't there? So perhaps I am a tad annoyed, but I think I'm mostly annoyed that I would never use Bitcoin as a currency! Even if I could, I wouldn't for fear of having another "Bitcoin Pizza Day", but this time in my honor! And I am serious. How can we still refer to Bitcoin as a currency? It was there as an ideal, but I feel it's just an investment vehicle now and not a counter-culture currency. Change my mind?
03-15 08:44 - 'Slice of pizza before the 2008 bailout was $1, now it's $2.5, how much will it increase after 1.5 trillion injection?' (self.Bitcoin) by /u/rarikola removed from /r/Bitcoin within 469-479min
On May 22, 2010, now known as Bitcoin Pizza Day, Laszlo Hanyecz agreed to pay 10,000 Bitcoins for two delivered Papa John's pizzas. Organized on bitcointalk forum, the Florida man reached out for ... Laszo Hanyecz's 10,000 BTC pizza buy 10 years ago has a special place in bitcoin folklore, highlighting, however expensively, that participation is necessary for success. Pizza Index. The Pizza Index is the value of the bitcoins spent on the pizzas, were they to be sold rather than spent on pizza. It started at $41 when the transaction actually occurred, and rose significantly since then, topping at $15.5 million in April 2017. Bitcoin Pizza Day. To commemorate the transaction, May 22 is dubbed Bitcoin Pizza Day ... It should bring welcome respite for those who love pizza and Bitcoin and need a break from the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. On Bitcoin Pizza Day, crypto factions set aside their differences to break bread (well, pizza) and honor a Bitcoin pioneer who paid 10,000 BTC to buy 2 Papa John’s pizzas in 2010. 1.2 Bitcoin Pizza Day; 2 External links; 3 See Also; 4 References; 10000 Bitcoin Pizza . Bitcoin pizza for 10000 BTC. On May 17, 2010, laszlo posted a request to buy pizza with bitcoin. It was on May 22 that he reported successfully trading 10,000 BTC for two pizzas, with jercos ordering the pizza and receiving the coins. The bitcoins were quoted at $41 at the time of the offer. Late Hal ...
2 Pizzen für 34.000.000€? Die Entstehung des BitCoins Oliver Flaskämper
Pago 10 Mil Bitcoins Por 2 pizzas #Bitcoin #Criptomoneda #Etherum - Duration: 2:24. alfredomatta 3,619 views. 2:24. BITCOIN PIZZA LA HISTORIA "Por Qué LASZLO Pago 10.000 #BTC" / #BITCOINDAY ... Reportage sur ADIAL et le distributeur automatique de pizzas PIZZADOOR - Duration: 7:45. Ludovic Lorillard ... BITCOIN MIJOTE ETHEREUM 2.0 FULMINE - Duration: 23:41. Enter The Crypto Matrix ... This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue 2 Pizzen für 34 000 000€? Klingt total absurd, oder? Bei der ersten BitCoin Transaktion vor rund 9 Jahren wurden tatsächlich 10.000 BitCoins für zwei Pizzen bezahlt. Heutiger Gegenwert: 34 ... APRENDE MAS SOBRE BITCOIN! Serie: Qué es Bitcoin y cómo funciona: https://bit.ly/3cmcgnR Serie: Como invertir en Bitcoin: https://bit.ly/3gDzDwh Serie: Com...