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

Barretts Mail mail.barretts at GMAIL.COM
Fri Jun 30 23:23:43 EDT 2017


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>)”:

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The act of holding a store of value like stocks or virtual currency, most often bitcoin.
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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:

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Dear @PeterLBrandt, I agree and we call it HODLING.
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This is in response to a tweet by Peter Brandt @PeterLBrandt: 

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Over the years my most profitable trades have been produced by HOLDING, not by active trading.
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The verb is “to hodl”.

LightningCoin‏ @Lightning_Coin tweeted (https://twitter.com/Lightning_Coin/status/880649388976164864 <https://twitter.com/Lightning_Coin/status/880649388976164864>):

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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".
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Benjamin Barrett
Formerly of Seattle, WA
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