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W Balboos, GHB11-May-21 4:19
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Very small children do (or used to) play a game called hot potato.

The basic play of the game is to pass around and object, referred to as the potato. It is passed around furiously. Meanwhile, in the background, some sort of time span is being measured by (for example) music or a person who's neither playing nor watching. At any particular time, more or less at random but subject to human whim, they may stop. If you have the hot potato when the interval abruptly ends you are "out" and play continues without you.

This goes on as the players keeping being culled for being stuck with the potato until the last two. When the music stops, the one who got rid of the potato last wins - and the one left holding it, the loser.

Perhaps it's not played by current generations and thus they don't understand the concept?

This, both as a prediction and the analogy to a game for small children, is what bitcoin is all about.*


* see, also, "Tag", "Old Maid", and similar left holding the bag games

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