The Simpsons jokes about “Useless, Energy-Gobbling” Crypto

Proof of Work blasted as Useless

The official Bitcoin Twitter channel promoted a video clip from the Simpsons which they claim is bullish about Bitcoin.

Major crypto “news” sites promoting the story as being uber bullish.

What these sources are failing to disclose is that The Simpsons never mentioned Bitcoin but talked about Consensus based Distributed Ledger Technology (which is how Ripple and XRPL developers describe XRP) but when referring to Proof of Work they described it as energy-gobbling, solving useless math problems and took a dig about the environmental impact saying “But now we can’t have straws”.

Major crypto “news” site Coin Telegraph meanwhile were caught red handed when they ran the story but chose to purposefully emit the last few sentences, completely twisting the bias of the article against what the writers of The Simpsons had intended. Not directly lying but as good as the very next best thing.

Here is the quote they used:

“Using the word “cryptocurrency” repeatedly while defining cryptocurrency makes it seem like we have a novice’s understanding of cryptocurrency. Well that is a total pile of cryptocurrency. In this system, rules are defined for the creation of additional units of cryptocurrency. They can be generated by fiat like traditional currency or just thrown around randomly or all given to LeBron.”

And here is the full disclaimer:

The Simpsons disclaimer crypto

Here is the full trailer that Fox television released…

Full Simpsons Crypto Video:

Top Crypto Casinos

Paradise 8
This is Vegas
Cocoa Casino
DaVinci’s Gold
Slotjoint

18+ Gamble Responsibly

Always read the General Terms & Conditions before registering to a crypto casino. Before accepting a crypto casino bonus, remember that Bonus Terms and Conditions apply.

Gambling addiction help resources:

Gamblers Anonymous USA = www.gamblersanonymous.org

BeGambleAware UK = www.begambleaware.org

Self exclusion for UK players at Gamstop (For non Gamstop sites you will need to self exclude manually):

Gamstop UK =  www.gamstop.co.uk

Bet blocking software for non UK residents and for casinos not on Gamstop:

Gamban = www.gamban.com

Cryptocurrency Disclaimer

The views and opinions expressed on Wise Cryptos are solely those of the author(s) and are not intended to be taken as investment advice.

Trading of any form (be that stocks and shares, forex or cryptocurrencies) involves high risk so please do your due diligence before making any trading decision.