Here is a generic Getting Started guide.
- Start by watching this 2 minute vid.
- Learn why it could be a good investment
- Learn why it's objectively better than as a means of exchange.
- Get a client and try it out yourself (you can get a bit of free money from The Bitcoin Faucet).
- Use online wallet if you trust them
- Ask questions
- Can I generate Free Money on my computer? - TL;DR - Not really.
- Read the FAQ
- Where can I buy bitcoins? (Hint: You can't buy them with Paypal or credit cards)
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