The more I think about it, the more it seems Bitcoin (and other cryptocurrencies) are basically just like any other electronic deposit account, except without the protections. (No fraud protection, no FDIC, etc., etc.) You might as well mail people gold through the USPS.
I just placed my wedge-shaped mattress topper on my bed, complete with fresh flannel sheets. I sense that the nap bus is heading my way. Hopefully it has seatbelts 'cuz I'm afraid I'll slide out of bed if I'm not strapped in!