HTMLCOIN Changed My Life!
Bitcoin Talk user id: Caliber
I am from a small town in the Southeast corner of the United States. With no traffic lights and about 1,600 people, my hometown is about as rural as you can get. But what it lacks in size, it makes up for in beauty. With rolling hills, majestic mountains, and peaceful streams and rivers, it is a wonderful place to call home, and an equally wonderful place for my wife and me to raise our son and daughter.
Things haven’t always been easy for me though. I was born with a major disability and my mom was told that I only had a limited amount of time on this planet. As a result, I grew up with my mom worriedly watching over me. She held me back from sports, which drove me crazy as I loved being competitive. I used to sneak away every chance I got to play any game I could. Eventually, to help distract me from the playground and playing field, my mom bought me my first computer. It was a Commodore 64. After that I became hooked, and I spent the rest of my teens learning everything I could about computers.
Has your previous work helped spark your interest in cryptocurrency?
Absolutely, being born with a major disability, I found many things difficult while growing up. Eventually, I dropped out of school because… well, who wouldn’t after being told by doctors that you only have a small amount of time to live. My thinking at the time was “why waste what little time I had on something I would never use.” But thankfully, as I got older, I stopped listening to the doctors and decided that I was going to live. That is when my love of computers, instilled into me by my Commodore 64, fully took over. I went back to school to attain my GED and further pursued study in the computer field, getting A+ certified and taking college courses online in Information Technology.
Soon after, I became interested in Bitcoin, and began trying to mine sha-256. It was tough at first, and when I went looking for help, I soon figured out there was NO ONE in my local area or, for the most part, online that was able to help me out. This was the beginning of the crypto evolution and not many knew much about cryptocurrency, let alone how to mine it. So, I made it my mission to figure it out on my own.
I started watching sites called Altcoin Calendar and Bitcoin Talk for information, which included the latest coin releases. One day I saw that a coin called HTML was being released. I downloaded the wallet and started reading online how the coin worked. I discovered that I could type in a simple command in the debug window and start mining directly to my computer with the wallet miner. I did just that, and after a few minutes, I had hit my first block. I was shocked at how easy it was. I was HOOKED! I then showed my daughter how to do it and she became as enthralled with it all as I was.
During this first period of mining, I decided to order a couple of gridseed 5s off of eBay. Yep, it was very small, but I really didn’t know how everything worked at the time. I was literally just starting out in the cryptocurrency world. From there, my daughter and I mined a ton of HTMLCOIN. Now, here we are in 2017, ready for a big change in HTMLCOIN, and excited about what could happen and where this coin could go!
What was your “aha” moment?
When I hit my first block, I was totally hooked. I fell in love with the whole cryptocurrency scene at that moment.
How did you find HTMLCOIN?
Well, as I said earlier, I started looking at all the upcoming coins on Altcoin Calendar and Bitcoin Talk, and stumbled across this one.
The coin excited me, so I taught my kids about mining and tried to inform all the people around me, both on and off-line. I told as many people as I could about crypto mining and particularly this coin, but to no avail for most. You have to know where I live, most people still don’t believe me, even now in 2017, when I tell them about Bitcoin or any other crypto-currency. They think I am crazy…lol.
How might HTMLCOIN change people’s lives? Has it impacted you in any way?
Since I became a part of the HTMLCOIN community, it seems almost everyone from the HTMLCOIN site, to the people on Bitcoin Talk, or anywhere else that I communicate with regarding HTMLCOIN, are nothing but really good people—helpful, friendly, and Informative.
I love the idea of HTMLCOIN being able to help average people like myself. Being someone with a lifelong disability, it is nice to know that there is a coin that has my best interests at heart. This is the one thing that really has me sold on HTMLCOIN and the one thing that could make it one of the best coins in the crypto world. HTMLCOIN is about helping and connecting people, and I like that!
HTMLCOIN even saved my family’s home from foreclosure. A few weeks back when HTMLCOIN had a huge couple of days, I sold some of my coins and earned enough money to save my home. I will be forever grateful to HTMLCOIN because of this. This coin, no matter what happens from here, has truly been a blessing for my family. It has changed my life. Thank you HTMLCOIN from the bottom of my heart.
If you really want a community driven, down to earth coin that can change your life for the better, HTMLCOIN is the one for you. 10 out of 10 for sure!!!