There aren't many things I regret in life, most bad decisions that I made in the past are just fine, they don't bug me so much. But not this one.
I heard about bitcoin since early 2012, but I never really think about it until recently. At that time, I thought it was just about solving problems that exists in today's currency, nothing beyond that. But recently, the very high and unstable fluctuation make me really consider buying it. What's really interesting is that you can buy a portion of it with considerably low price, and watch as the future unfolds. Yesterday it reached more than $250 per unit, just 2 weeks after it hits $90 per unit. This is the main reason why I regretted for not investing in it earlier, I could have get more unit with less 'important' money, money that I usually spend to buy less important stuff.
But then again, the past wasn't really like this, back then it was harder to even get a BTC unless you do the mining yourself. Even few days ago as the value rises, it's almost impossible to buy one. But today, there was a quite historical drop in the exchanges, more than 50% drops, and this affects so many things, including some stock replenished in some markets, this allows me to finnaly buy a BTC. The price wasn't as sweet as few months ago, but I guess I would again regret it for not taking it this time in the future, so I bought 0.1BTC anyway ($182 as of now).
This is a nano-scale buy, the value it might return will probably mean almost nothing, but being able to take part in the whole events is just really interesting. I will start to take more serious attention about how the whole thing is going, I might even buy more, but this will not in any way be a serious investment for me, it'll be just a nice game to make sweet bucks that might as well turn to dust if bitcoin is going to crash. If it crashed and turned to dust then let it be so, if 2 years later it secure itself to $2k/BTC, then my 0.1BTC might be a nice surprise for its owner.
Few months ago, there was a guy who took $30k loan to buy bitcoins when the price was $14/BTC, he even promised to quit his job if bitcoin hits above $200 for a week, with the current price point of $260, he is making more than $350k now. Awesome amount? yes, definitely. But for many reasons, I will not follow such path, Bitcoin for me is nothing more than just a small game. I would prefer to put more serious money on things I passionate about, and not in gambling stuff like this. So yeah, let's just put a single chip and enjoy the game.