HELP I Can't Buy Steem

in buy •  2 years ago

Hello,

I am new to Steem and would like to buy some but I can't seem to get it to work?

Here is a video of what happens:
The GET ESTIMATE and DEPOSIT ADDRESS buttons do absolutely nothing...


If anyone knows what I am doing wrong please let me know...

Steem account is a few hours old
My Setup:
Macbook Pro w/ Latest OS X
Latest Chrome Browser

/The Shadow Broker

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The linked and built in exchange from the website, blocktrades, is probably still doing upgrades and maintenance due to a very recent upgrade of the steem protocol.

In the meantime, you can always use another exchange, such as poloniex. Though a bit more in depth of a trading platform and less of a 'one click' solution, you can buy steem there with bitcoin and withdraw to your steem account.

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That makes sense. Thanks for info.

It could be anything causing this issue. I would say try buying steem in the morning. They could be doing a random maintenance and just didn't inform us.

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Do they ever inform us? Where does one go to check the status of the system? if you know that is...

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everything is still beta and growing, I honestly believe all this will take time. They just doing stuff behind closed doors for now.

2016 December 16 @ 1430 - Got my Steem and all is well.