You really don't want to be the kid on the bicycle in the picture above. You are more a lambo guy. Slow blockchain syncing is history.
Save yourself a few hours and download our exported blockchain.raw to sync up fast!
Unfortunately when you run the GUI wallet it can happen that you don't see any coin balance, while you mined over a few days! Frustrating!
Although we don't have a permanent fix available in the code, you can do something yourself to get this fixed.