November 27, 2020

Accidental Hacker News launch: Reached 100 members

Monica Lent @momoko

100 paid* members, couldn't fit that in the milestone title. In total, we're now 203 strong :)

"Thanks" (😂) to a random person for posting my launch breakdown to Hacker News. It's been on the front page for an uncomfortably long time.

So far Hacker News has compared my paid community to a pyramid scheme and the Tai Lopez garage video, but hey, if you have haters it means you're doing something interesting, right? 😁

My newsletter also grew by almost 200 people, and on Twitter it's like +500 followers for the week. What a bizarre experience.

Anyway, now I need to write my weekly newsletter!

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    Here in my garage, just bought this new Lamborghini here. It’s fun to drive up here in the Hollywood hills. But you know what I like more than materialistic things? Knowledge. In fact, I’m a lot more proud of these seven new bookshelves that I had to get installed to hold two thousand new books that I bought. It’s like the billionaire Warren Buffett says, “the more you learn, the more you earn.”

    Now maybe you’ve seen my TEDx talk where I talk about how I read a book a day. You know, I read a book a day not to show off it’s again about the knowledge. In fact, the real reason I keep this Lamborghini here is that it’s a reminder. A reminder that dreams are still possible, because it wasn’t that long ago that I was in a little town across the country sleeping on a couch in a mobile home with only forty seven dollars in my bank account. I didn’t have a college degree, I had no opportunities.

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      Dom you are such a troll 😂

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    Hey @momoko thanks for the post, thanks to you I came across Tai Lopez and his the comments on his Youtube channel made my day.

    Screw the haters, you got 100+ paid members which they didn't get. Keep hustling!

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      Hahaha apparently there are remixes of his video too! Personally, I love it. KNOWLEDGE. Glad you enjoyed, and thanks for the encouragement!

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    I've just seen that Tai Lopez commented your tweet 😂

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      Yeah dude I had a weird ass day yesterday

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