Buying with bitcoins

Article: Intel's Sandy Bridge Graphics Architecture
By: David Kanter (dkanter.delete@this.realworldtech.com), August 16, 2011 7:34 pm
Room: Moderated Discussions
Rohit (@.) on 8/16/11 wrote:
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>David Kanter (dkanter@realworldtech.com) on 8/16/11 wrote:
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>>There is no reason for anyone to want to exchange
>>a hard currency for bitcoins, since you cannot buy anything with them.
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>https://en.bitcoin.it/wiki/Trade
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>I have never used bitcoins in any way though.

Having clicked through several links, I see very little evidence that most of those linked companies accept bitcoins at valid tender. Even if they do, what is the actual value, how much does it vary from vendor to vendor?

Will bitcoins put food on my plate? The answer is rather definitively no.

David
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