Krusty has lost everything on bitcoin! Bitcoin is taking further steps towards mass adoption, now featuring in the popular freemium game, The Simpsons: Tapped Out.
In the game, Homer has neglected his work, playing mobile games instead of monitoring Springfield nuclear power station. In the new quest, called Crypto Cool, added to the game this week, the player is first tasked with getting Martin to mention blockchain numerous times, without ever explain what it is.
At one point during the dialogue, he says “I mined some bitcoin with my computer, and then the value went through the roof” and also says he had never heard of blockchain “until last week. But now I act like I’m an expert on it!” Once you’ve completed this task, you will also be asked to encourage three youngsters to mine bitcoin on their computers.
In a 2013 episode, when Krusty is asked by Lisa whether he is broke, he responds by saying that “all it takes is bad luck at the ponies, worse luck in the bitcoin markets…”” data-reactid=”31″>Notably, it isn’t the first time bitcoin has been mentioned in the popular cartoon’s universe. In a 2013 episode, when Krusty is asked by Lisa whether he is broke, he responds by saying that “all it takes is bad luck at the ponies, worse luck in the bitcoin markets…” In a 2014 episode, bully Jimbo Jones is pictured on a billboard saying that he accepts bitcoin payments.
Being mentioned on the Simpsons represents a degree of mass media attention and a step towards mass adoption, which many investors and proponents of bitcoin believe to be critical to its long term success. mention bitcoin more often, too. Read more from finance.yahoo.com…
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