[Ads-l] hodling and hodl (crypto jargon)

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Sat Aug 5 23:00:37 EDT 2017


According to Dan McArdle (@robustus on Twitter), the term “hodl” was coined by GameKyuubi when drunk

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=375643.0 <https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=375643.0>

I AM HODLING
December 18, 2013, 10:03:03 AM
I type d that tyitle twice because I knew it was wrong the first time.  Still wrong.  w/e. 

Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA

> On 30 Jun 2017, at 20:23, Barretts Mail <mail.barretts at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Urban Dictionary has a November 2013 entry for “hodling” (http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Hodling <http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.php?term=Hodling>)”:
> 
>> The act of holding a store of value like stocks or virtual currency, most often bitcoin.
>> 
> 
> Squeeze @crytoSqueeze has just made a post (https://twitter.com/cryptoSqueeze/status/880985636173357056 <https://twitter.com/cryptoSqueeze/status/880985636173357056>) with a meta-comment on this. The time stamp is: 8:05 PM - 30 Jun 2017:
> 
>> Dear @PeterLBrandt, I agree and we call it HODLING.
>> 
> This is in response to a tweet by Peter Brandt @PeterLBrandt: 
> 
>> Over the years my most profitable trades have been produced by HOLDING, not by active trading.
>> 
> The verb is “to hodl”.
> 
> LightningCoin‏ @Lightning_Coin tweeted (https://twitter.com/Lightning_Coin/status/880649388976164864 <https://twitter.com/Lightning_Coin/status/880649388976164864>):
> 
>> I'm a noob, want to learn and really wonder why HODL if you can make extra +XX% on bounces. Still, I HODLed 100% of "old money".
>> 
> Benjamin Barrett
> Formerly of Seattle, WA


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