I was only 12 bits off

Trent Piepho (xyzzy@u.washington.edu)
Fri, 20 Jun 1997 17:14:23 -0700 (PDT)

The winning block was 79A776E501010101, the closest I came was
79A77C8301010101, just 1438 blocks too late. At three 2^30 blocks per second
(I estimating this is 6.8Gk/sec), I was just just 8 minutes late in requesting
that block. Of course the server doesn't go in order, so that's totally

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