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You’re right. There is no point in stressing over other “crappy” coins. If they go up they go up. But having steem is amazing because like you say, you can use it easily. And it earns you money everyday whether the price goes up or down. I am in some of the coins you sold to try to make a quick profit, but I’m just getting started. Im banking on speculation to raise some the prices so i can get more btc. I’m done adding fiat money, I’m just working with what i got right now. Trying to grow it. Congrats on retiring from not working lol. That’s great that you have so much money and didnt need to work and now you can just relax. Congrats man. That’s the goal for everyone right there

You’re so right though. People hold these coins and dont use the platforms that were created with the coins. They just hold the coin waiting or it to go up. Steem is one exception to that and there are a couple others. But most of the Blockchais created dont get used or are useless. The coin is what people focus on and not the technology. And that’s backwards. I myself am in coins that i dont use the Blockchain for. Ill admit it. But i like that you are talking about this. Because you have a large voice and audience. People will hear you and listen. Coins go up simply because people want them to. Not for what technology they have. Good work man. Let’s show people the point of crypto again

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so true haha

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I definitely agree with you. My husband and I invest into altcoins for long-term that have actual utilization. Majority are still up and coming with development, but it'll soon enough have utility. When there's an altcoin that catches our attention, you research more into it, read their white to see if they have an actual product and speculate the future use of them.
"The coin is what people focus on and not the technology. And that's backwards." SO TRUE! People are getting into crypto simply due to trend lines. They get excited when they see upward growth, but get scared when the price decreases and end up selling. They need to trust the actual product and hang in there.

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But they're good for day tradin'

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Couldn't agree more and it's interesting how a lot of influencers in the cryptosphere talk about how this is going to make or break the crypto startups behind all these new crypto business models. This is what will allow them survive if there's ever going to be a bursting evaluation bubble. The size and strength of the community, plus the actual usage of the coin/token. Great comment @ginquitti!

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Thanks Trevon.I saw your videos on Youtube and joined .I greatly admire your effort in crypto world.

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Thanks Trevon, you're one of the first Steemians I heard about and started studying before diving in. I share your blogs and vlogs on Steemit and Youtube everywhere. Keep up the great work brother.
Danny Zale

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You're right!!

You are right, because of the big grows in percentage, people forgot what we started to invest in crypto in the first place: to change something and use a better version of what we already have.

Blockchain is a really great technology and we are using it wrong. Now it's all speculation and getting richer...

I bought some steem yesterday and I will keep buying it as soon as I got more money :)

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In total agreement with you @iulianba and the best comment I've seen all day. At the moment, I'm reminded of the greedy boom and bust years in the 80s. Awful selfish greed and Ferraris.
Really sad the way crypto has been leapt upon by a new generation of traders simply out to make as much cash for themselves as they can.
I'm not a socialist, I have no problem with anyone making money but the more money people make, the more responsibility there is to share and empower others, not just have the pathetic goal of buying a Lambo.
Best wishes to you and thanks for this comment :-)

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You said it! Everyone it seems is out to earn as much money as they can before their ticket out of here... most forget that with money and power comes responisbiilty - that responisbility is to help out others as much as possible. Lifting up our fellow man/women!

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Thank you for the kind words!

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steemit is part of life.I have seen several other intelligent people predict huge prices in the future per steem. I, of course really hope those predictions are right!

But we must never forget the responsibility we have now as this community to make a steem a welcoming and positive place. I think we are important for the future success of the steem blockchain, so we need to keep making a steemit a great place for interactions. i love steemit

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A little late yes. I got about 39,000 of my steem below $1 so its ok. I think steem can reach $100 over time as supply and demand kicks in.

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It's never late here... i know you were here few months back.... Glad to see you back with a bang... I hope you will start your famous contests now on Dtube...

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I wish steem will be 100$ soon :) btw i have some coins Now :) 2k RDD 100XLM 500 XVG Maybe i can sell them for steem ?

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I wouldnt say its late....... the partys just starting :)

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hah well said !

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Agree I think Steem is going to be HUGE

I think steem will explode soon and it has so big potential ! I think thats a good place to invest your money ! Great job trevon we need more people like you in the community :) !

yeah really it is a big true that it is only one coin which we use daily we can uploade videos, vlogs,family videos, photos,our thought and every other things in our life as you say and it give us more excitements to share these in this comunity
and also it is more wonderfull thing to listen that you have 2 millions crypto hope you will be happy and rich life with you prety wife and sweet and cute baby...wish you more success in your happy life
and its your good decesion to take a good step for rise your powrup and we also hope the steem give us a bright future @trevonjb

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paid to play

Seriously what would be the point in doing that? I'm curious because I could be a Steemit whale if I did that!

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Keep learning about Steem and you will figure it out :)

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Thank you sir. I will try and continue as much as I can!

hahahahaha, man!! You are freaking hilarious!! God daaaaaaaaaaaaamn!!

I am no trader man and shiat!! you hold a lot of coins there man!! but I'm happy for you because you took saw the potential and BOOM!! Now, you can make money rain :D

Anyway, the early birds always have the advantage, which is why this the exact time to do steemit and dtube. I totally agree with your point of view of why you should speculate when you can actually do something you love and earn something with it, which is with STEEM blockchain. This is truly a HUGE opportunity for all of us!! In my opinion, one day, steemit will be well known. I mean, now we already have half a million users on steemit and it's been only a year!

Thank you for sharing your journey with us man!!

Winny out...for now ;)

@congratulations and what a great decesion @trevon and i am you come back with more hope and more make good work here and also you work with dtube make it more good and also steem will be on high after some time and i think whcih of us take decesion now early who will be get more benefits in next some years when the steem power will be out of reach and will impossible to buy power in cheap
brother hope your best decesion make your work more inspiring

That's whats up, because Steem is the way!

great decision you have made @trevonjb as people having more steem power will earn more steem dollars and I think you will be one of big whales in steemit in future and I really hope that you will help all steemians and also help steemit community to grow.All the best.

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Yes, one of the main reasons is to build others steem

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Thanks to reply sir,You are the best.Good luck Sir.

Great vid and congrats on the cryptogame retirement!

a really great wise decision wish you all the best how is daughter hope she's doing well

You did beat the game. Congrats! Wow, $2.2M, that's impressive.

I hope to get there some day, but am fine if I don't.

Glad to see you are back on Steemit @trevonjb!!! Missed you on this platfrom when you jumped on that Bitconnect Train...But the real Train is the Steem train and you know that mate!

Glad you are back! Keep spreading the word of STEEM!...Upvoted

I definitely think this was the right thing to do. It's quite obvious that Steem will rise in price this year. It's great to see you posting again here on Steemit.

Help destroy youtube their censorship is out of CONTROL - DTube is much better.

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Hell Yeah and fakebook is just fascistbook

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I thought many times to flags videos, so massive to kick out YouTube for good,it is possible but...need some people.

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yes there you are right only helps me nothing if no one finds me here or you hardly as newer have a chance to attract attention

take over steemit. get that steem power over 200,000

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If the price allows, I will!

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There's safer prices to move into that position for him!

I think you made the right decision.

That's pretty badass, I would definitely do that if I had any altcoins.

The revolution has began...steem to the moon baby

Yes, with your knowledge, you can do well here. Seen a few of your work. Glad you're here.

Unbelievable @trevonjb, youre the bloke on you tube ! Your videos are funny as fuck, you were buying ripple or something. I dont know much about this crypto stuff but loved the videos !!
Nice to see you on Steemit, will do the follow stalking thing here too !! Have a great weekend fella :-)

Please dont forget though that Steemit is more than just a tradable crypto. Its a socially empowering community with a vision. Youre great on camera, hope you appreciate how much you could do for the community as well !

Great decision you made...what about the new baby?? it s fine?

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She is growing fast already!

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haha Wish her all the very best and God bless her.

Hmmm...I could have also done same if I had altcoins. We need more steem power here.

Steem is rising! Right decision I think, good luck my friend!

Nice man. Going hard on the Steem. Thanks for the good ole intangible coin talk

Lol i feel you. I sold alot of alts to build up a steem account just because it can help me make a little money when im bored or markets are slow. I'm still on level 3 of "the game" right now lol so I'm still holding some coins for now.

I myself am also thinking of cashing out of all my BTC and holding just a select few alts.

I did the same thing 3 days ago lol awesome

I think this is your best decision this year, more funds to your account bro

Can i know what your personal reason of you still holding IOTA ? and what are your prediction on it. As i see your video i heard you sold away all your tron may i know why ? i have a some question about tron on my wall will be great if u can reply it.

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Its not as much speculation on IOTA as a lot of the others I was holding

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Can we be friends?

If it has to be one alt go all in steem is a winner choice. Less stressfull =)

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Hell yeah agree brother

Dude you are now steemingly rich. Well done the new powerful man in town.

I've made a buy recently too and mentioned you in my last post...Crazy, but hey seems like a smart crazy you pulled. I very rarely resteem but I'm doing it this time

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This is great decision. I am considering the same. STEEM is game changer!

You said all you want to just be able to comfortably live the rest of your life and that you don't need to be rich. Well, you are gonna be anyway since you invested in steem :)

Wow..
skil is very unique .. remove all your ability my friend .. we always support you

Do you still like bitconnect to go higher?

Nice advice :) and great move! some nice powah!

you did the right thing, troubling your self not good, future can't be predicted, your decisions are enough to tell you what to do or what not to but still lots of people gonna follow you... because people believe you TJ... its right decision holding bitcoins. bitcoin surely its going to become the future investment for people :)

You're a wise and smart guy. I dough my hat!

All the best to you Trevon! Good luck

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And honestly you are the one who finally convinced me to create an account. Thank you for that!

You should have done that early but I think it is not even late now.Steem is going to be the best investments of 2018.

I totally get it. Steem is a 1/3 of my bag because of the functional part. Just like bitshares. It's a functional product.

very nice post! ))

This is exactly what I want to do as well. Earn steem on top of earning more steem!! Thanks for the inspiration!!

Cheers for your good work nice one mate thanks mike

steemit to the moon!!

I'm thinking about selling most of my alts for Steem.

@trevonjb Don't listen to the haters. Keep doing what you do. You made the right choice with Steem. Like you said the other ones are waaay to speculative, the risk/reward is not worth it compared to something like Steem.

Steem outperformed all my alt coin investments in 2017, by far.

Glad to see you finally dropped all them worthless bags, and are finally done with BitConnect too Trey... welcome back! 🐳

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Totally agree too much negativity surrounding Bitconnect

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It will probably go down soon, now that Trey and Cryptonick are abandoning the platform.

I am in the same boat mate. Over the last week I came to the same conclusion than the STEEM blockchain is here to stay. We are still at the ground floor and since the altcoins I have are all from BTC profit I don't have anything to loose. I'll still hold on to Civic because they already have a working app and platform.

Great video man. I can see steem go to $20 in 2018. I love getting in early

STEEM ON !!!!

Hope you sold off all that crappy Bitconnect you have been pushing for months ;)

@trevonjb Man so glad to see you shifting to "lets use the blockchains" So much value in using it over just trying to build up a bigger pile of "What if" coins... I love your story and how you documented it from your early days to the hustle to now, shifting to focus on your family. I see the same value in steem that we can hodl the family memories on the blockchain that to me makes STEEM more valuable than any dollar amount. I am looking forward to seeing the cool family videos and the you beyond the crypto. You did it man you beat the game! Gives us all hope to know that we can all beat the game. Thank you for promoting steem for its real value.

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great comment :-)

Steem will not let you down, there are so many thing happening on the steem blockchain and the community here is the best!

What about copyrigths in gaming videos?I want to do it but i don't know if its ok.Someone help?

Subscribed! Great post!

@trevonjb You just Get It. Maybe others will Figure it Out but in the mean time just keep Building that STEEM. I remember not so long ago when you said in one of your videos I want to OWN all the STEEM !!! I have not forgot that...........

dtube is what made me bullish on steem.

nice move but did you really sell all your alt coins ?
does this mean you aint investing in any alt coins are you going to buy back all the coins cheaper

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No offense, but did you watch the video?

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yes?

i think its a good move james,, good luck

I watched your video at YouTube. How do you multi-task? I mean driving and making video at the same time. Also, how is your retired life? Sorry, I dared to talk about something unintangible. :) A few months back you had just 16000 subscribers at YouTube. What magic sauce did you use to turn them into 100K+? Do you intend to become Steem witness?

Hi @tevonjb, I've been following your posts at Steemit and welcome you here again. Looking forward to receiving some intangible advice from you here.

Steem On!

Glad to have you here @trevonjb and yes STEEM will take over :D

Dazza lotta bands in Steem mane!! Hahaha. Enjoy watching your vids.

Uff... DAUMN XD I'm happy with my 130 steem in steem power

Yes having steem power is ver important right now cuz the masses are starting to come to steemit faster than the millennium falcon

dude, you've got me into Bitconnect and Steemit.

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https://steemit.com/steemit/@vexedkiller007/steemit-mainstream hello, I wanted to get more views on my post to hopefully start a conversation about Pockets.

I wish STEEM or SBD could go directly to USD. Or am I wrong and on the wrong exchange?

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Powering up your STEEM into Steempower is your best move you can do!...If you need to cash out at any time just power down, transfer into BTC and cash into Dirty nasty fait.

I always POWER UP!!!

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I have avoided BTC and use Litecoin or Ether.

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Great decision @trevonjb i recently got back into steemit. I wanted to ask you something is that discord channel yours? Has your face on it what is the best way to contact you? Been trying to ask you this question for a year lol

Trevon, man you have no idea how glad I was to find you. One of the only honest and authentic content creators around crypto. Always giving it to us straight. I'm going to invest more into steem and dtube NOW.

@trevonjb - You hit the nail on the head in your video, "The blockchain is meant to be used."Enjoy your retirement and spending more time on Steemit & DTube.

Wish I would've bought sooner have you seen viuly

definitely a not a bad decision. i very much trust in Steem, Eos and Bitshares, Daniel Larimer has proven his skills in these projects as i see it :)

Youre 100% right. Steem has the most uses out of any other coin. Once it gets out of beta, it's to tha moon. Im trying to get in where I fit in. lol
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You are correct, in view of the huge develops in rate, individuals overlooked what we began to put resources into crypto in any case: to change something and utilize a superior rendition of what we as of now have.

Blockchain is an extremely incredible innovation and we are utilizing it off-base. Presently it's all hypothesis and getting wealthier.

good luck! I hope this is right decision :)

new member here, I can not wait to be part of all this and grow together!

Im so confused in how to get some steem

So you say, STEEM will overpower the cryptomarket. So it's no question of 'whether or whether not it will happen' but a question of 'when it will happen'. Am I understanding that right?

Wish there was a notification button on DTube also, but I like your way of thinking, you're at a sustainable spot now and you can see the future of crypto and certain coins better than the majority who mainly buys crypto just to make a profit (which is fine) but doesn't really fulfill the purpose it was invented for.

Nice move I am thinking if I should sell all my alt coin too haha but if I sell it now I'll stab myself in the future ... I only have 1.9k currently including BTc on my portfolio, hard decision 😭 gotta build up more passive income w bitconnect then I play w more alt coins? What u think 😂

I really think D Tube could become bigger than YouTube. Just needs some time for the big youtubers to realize that they can earn more money here and they'll say bye to YouTube and the demonetization.

I saw your youtube video


And followed you as instructrd

Perfect moment. I expect very big price increase soon. good luck

Well, if anybody is thinking about art and music for when they're Steem Rich, To hang up on their walls and blast in their spaceships, then you might enjoy following me and checking in on my daily freestyle raps and original art pieces =] https://steemit.com/art/@jaguarpawmu/another-jpm-daily-minute-freestyle-rap-and-goku

Steem is the future!
With everything going on with ad revenue on youtube etc. I can see a lot of non-crypto youtubers also joining dtube because they have a fanbase of thousands who will like videos to support their favoutite youtubers. They can earn much more from this then they are getting on youtube ad revenue and it will only take one or two big names for more and more youtubers to jump ship. Watch this space!

Thank you for being so transparent about what you're doing with cryptocurrency! Hearing your thoughts has helped guide my portfolio to success. I'm restructuring it now and will likely be buying lots of Steem! Thank you for getting me excited about steemit!

You are completely right, way too many coins just sit in peoples wallets and never get used, all while the owners of these coins talk about how much they love the blockchain despite rarely ever using it. So glad I saw your previous video and got into steem!

Hopefully no more Bitconnect for you lol.

Today i open this dtube account and feeling happy to watch you .

don't upvote this scammer guys. cmon, dude got "hacked" for over 100BTC...and is a shill for MLM Bitconnect. Please leave the community trevon.

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Hey things can change! Everyone deserves a second chance

good decision @trevonjb was expecting it of you. the price has very high potential! hope the 100 mark is reached soon

Totally agreed, I think that's a good call for you, tre. 2018 is the year of steem anyways!!!! Cheers!

Nice