The Dogecoin started off as a penniless Internet joke. But Matt Thompson plans on selling his vacation home for this meme-inspired currency. The 27-year-old entrepreneur has been selling games and gadgets over the Internet for years, but nothing as big as his Wisconsin vacation home, which he is offering for 100 million Dogecoins. Dogecoin (pronounced DOHJ-coin) isn’t something tangible like the dollar bills in your wallet. It’s an open source file-sharing form of cryptocurrency that was created by programmer Billy Markus in December 2013. The newbie cryptocurrency started off as a parody of Bitcoin, using the image of a perplexed Japanese dog. Chances are, you’ve probably seen Dogecoin’s mascot somewhere on the Internet already. As the Shiba Inu would say: Wow, much coin-cidence.
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"A Man is Trying to Sell His Vacation Home in Dogecoin" by @ShellyPalmer
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