"HODL" originated from a post by user GameKyuubi on the bitcointalk forum.
On December 18, 2013, GameKyuubi famously went on a drunken, self-deprecating rant, admitting that he was a bad trader and was going to hold on to his bitcoin rather than attempting to predict its price action.
In his post, GameKyuubi knows he misspelled "hold" but was too drunk and upset to change it.
Ever since "HODL" has become a rallying cry for bitcoiners who refuse to sell no matter what,
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