Croissant Reviews of the funniest moments of 2022

2022 was one of the toughest years for crypto and digital assets; the industry has seen its ups and downs and some of its funnier moments since its inception. Via Twitter CroissantETH tried to review and explain some of these “absolutely unforgettable” moments.

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BTC price is moving sideways on the 4-hour chart. Source: BTCUSDT Tradingview

Roundup of the best crypto memes

Last year, the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ethereum, underwent a major overhaul. The cryptocurrency moved from Proof-of-Work (PoW) to Proof-of-Stake (PoS) consensus after the completion of “The Merge”.

The Ethereum community also created some of the funniest and most memorable memes of 2022. CroissantETH recalled the time when the inventor of Ethereum grabbed attention with the following image.

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Source: CroissantETH via Twitter

This image has been turned into countless memes, discussions and even price speculation. The pseudonymous user said about this unforgettable crypto moment:

Vitalik Buterin took a picture with someone, which revealed something absolutely massive. Ethereum rose quite a bit after this was announced.

Buterin is often the subject of “memetization” throughout the year, and 2022 was no exception. Aside from his big breakthrough, the inventor of Ethereum is making headlines for his poor microphone placement skills. This incident is one of many instances where he struggles with sound.

There is no second best

The number one cryptocurrency by market cap, Bitcoin, and its community have also created some of the funniest moments of 2022. This community often stands out for its passion and dedication to the original cryptocurrency.

As BTC went down, users went viral with the following interview with Michael Saylor, the former CEO of the software company MicroStrategy. At the height of the bull run, Saylor advised all BTC investors, forever elevating the words “there is no second best” to the Crypto Hall of Fame:

Can the developers do something

Regulators and lawmakers around the world starred in several memes and the funniest moments of 2022. CroissantETH noted the intervention of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Gary Gensler, before Congress.

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a public opponent of cryptocurrency, demanded more clarity on regulations for the new asset class. The senator has been paying more attention to the industry since 2020, sending letters to Gensler and others to give his opinion on digital assets.

During the SEC chairman’s intervention in Congress, Warren notoriously demanded a fix for the high fees users were paying on the Ethereum blockchain. The interaction highlighted the senator’s knowledge of blockchain technology and digital assets.

In It For The Tech?

Crypto influencers made a ranking of unforgettable moments. While these individuals gave too many to count, CroissantEth highlighted the time the “Crypto Bitlord” set his apartment on fire after allegedly losing more than $350,000.

However, Ben β€œBitBoy” Armstrong probably takes the award as one of the most controversial. The crypto influencer promotes himself as the “people’s champion”. However, there have been accusations that Armstrong is allegedly using his audience for his own benefit.

In the following video, Armstrong denies the allegations and reiterates his alleged motives for being involved in the industry:

CroissantEth highlighted many other memorable moments worth checking out. Whatever 2023 brings for the crypto industry, one thing seems certain, this industry will remain one of the most innovative and entertaining in the world for the foreseeable future.

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