• You've seen the meme, now meet the man: blockchain entrepreneur Kyri Andreou, better known as "gym friend" (via Instagram).
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    Gym friend: Bitcoin community could use a little more masculinity

    Kyri Andreou, the infamous ‘gym friend,’ works out every day, avoids carbs, and can’t believe a simple pic at the gym become such a big issue

    Kyri Andreou, 62, a blockchain entrepreneur who lives in Malaysia and pumps iron every day, had no idea that a photo of him standing next to a young woman he knew from the gym would end up making him famous in the cryptocurrency world. He's still a little bemused by it all.

  • You vs the guy she tells you not to worry about (via Twitter).
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    ‘Gym Friend’ meme war: Troll trolled after trolling troll

    Blockstream CSO and well-known troll Samson Mow managed to turn a minor meme-poster into a crypto-Twitter celebrity by getting offended. Accusations of sexism, phony DCMA takedown notices, and censorship followed

    Blockstream CSO and thin-skinned troll Samson Mow's Gym Friend meme war turned a minor joke into a saga with allegations of sexism, fraud, and censorship.

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