As movement accelerates towards turning something on this week, trading I thought would happen this weekend was displaced by the imperative to have a Qntra box ready to plug in as soon as the rack is ready. Thusly the tale of the first trade will be recounted as I prepare to do more trading this week. From the logs:
BingoBoingo: Did not get mugged, he sent his girlfriend instead of appearing himself (or secretly is the girl)asciilifeform: BingoBoingo: describe, for my education, what a trade like this looks likeasciilifeform: i.e. you showed up with a privkey, and other party -- with benjies ? or watBingoBoingo: asciilifeform: Used a web escrow thing to keep the kitten comfortable, they deliver benjies, I hit the release escrow button.asciilifeform: aaBingoBoingo: There was small talkasciilifeform: so 'ebay'-style.BingoBoingo: Well, strangersasciilifeform: makes sense.BingoBoingo: Was obvious to spot who the counterparty was when they entered the public meeting space. Meanwhile I had been comfortable seated for a bit with coffees on the table.asciilifeform: obvious howBingoBoingo: Body languageBingoBoingo: Nervous, carried self in manner that screamed latina holding more cash than accustomed to.