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Why I asked this question here? So I saw this image on careers.stackoverflow.com, but they don't have a META page, and since careers is by stackoverflow, I thought this would be the most appropriate place to this question ask.

Where can I order/buy the unicorn below? I have to have it!

Unicorn

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    I posted the same question as an answer to another thread quite a while ago. Thank you for bringing this up again! ;) – Spontifixus Jan 15 '14 at 9:23
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    Unicorns don't have cloven hooves. I don't know what this nonsense is, but someone should be made to pay for it. – Won't Jan 15 '14 at 15:22
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    @Won't Actually, they do. – J. Steen Jan 16 '14 at 18:16
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    @J.Steen: Oh. My. God. – Won't Jan 16 '14 at 20:59
  • @Won't I know, right! – J. Steen Jan 17 '14 at 6:27
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We made a limited run of these for an employee summit back in the spring of 2012.

Unfortunately, we don't have any left. :(

I can check where we got them from, but that'll have to be tomorrow.

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    Anna Lear, Community Unicorn-Supply Manager. If you haven't gotten business cards with that written on it, you should look in to it. – jmac Jan 15 '14 at 4:35
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    @adamlear Yes, please check!! – Arian Faurtosh Jan 15 '14 at 6:48
  • @Arian We had them custom-made through our swag printer, so that unfortunately won't be of much help to you either. Sorry. – Adam Lear Jan 15 '14 at 19:07
  • @AdamLear would it be possible for you to disclose the name of the company, so one could order there creatures there - even without a Stack Exchange logo on them? – Spontifixus Jan 16 '14 at 10:16
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    @Spontifixus stassoc.com. Pretty sure you can't just ask them to make one unicorn, though. – Adam Lear Jan 16 '14 at 16:22
  • @AdamLear Thank you - I will try though. At the moment this is a bit difficult, because the website listing their products produces an error... But nonetheless I eventually will contact them. – Spontifixus Jan 16 '14 at 17:20
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    @AdamLear You used a company that has a landing page? YOU MONSTERS! – Adam Davis Jan 16 '14 at 18:50
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    I have looked at the situation objectively and have concluded that I need this unicorn. Where/how may I purchase/obtain/steal it? – Austin Burk Apr 6 '15 at 21:17
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Thanks to Adam's hint I found a web shop selling these beautiful creatures!

They don't just sell one of them, you will need to buy a whole bunch. Price starts at $6 if 50 of them get ordered.

I'm quite sure that there will be 50 of us wanting such a "Super Soft Stuffed Animal- Unicorn". Even if there is no logo printed on their t-shirts. (Because as I pointed out in a comment on my answer here, unicorns don't need a logo to have a point.)

But I don't know how this could be organized. Of course one of us could buy the lot and then re-sell them, but that means a lot of work, given that many of us live anywhere but in the US. Any ideas?

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    Unicorns always have a point. Its part of the definition of a unicorn. – user213963 Jan 16 '14 at 18:30
  • Payment is made easy with Paypal. Those who want a unicorn can send a stamped envelope to the one who bought and he'll just have to stuff the unicorn inside the envelope and send it on its merry way. Doesn't sound impossible, just need someone to do that. Who said Tim? ;) Oh, and needless to say, count me in! – Shadow The Curly Braced Wizard Jan 16 '14 at 18:33
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    @ShadowWizard I thought of that possibility, too. But investing about 350$ (Our unicorns should wear a t-shirt, right?) could also be a bit risky if some of those saying "I want one!" later on don't buy - and the nice guy organizing is left alone with a box of 45 unicorns. Well on second thought: He has 45 unicorns then... – Spontifixus Jan 16 '14 at 18:38
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    @Spontifixus that's a risk, true... but I want to believe some people here have enough money not to care too much and take that risk. :D – Shadow The Curly Braced Wizard Jan 16 '14 at 18:39
  • @ShadowWizard I thought about doing it myself. But for once I live in Germany making shipment for most people unnecessarily expensive - and I recently bought a house... ;) – Spontifixus Jan 16 '14 at 18:41
  • @Spontifixus yeah, we need someone from the inside aka USA. :) – Shadow The Curly Braced Wizard Jan 16 '14 at 18:54
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    Any one of a number of crowdsourcing websites have a solution for the risk angle - if not enough people pledge, then it doesn't happen. If someone pledges and it's successful, they can't change their mind after pledging. – Adam Davis Jan 16 '14 at 18:55
  • But I want a logo on the t-shirt! – Cruncher Jan 16 '14 at 18:57
  • It's only an additional $35 per run, and $1 per unicorn for a logo. However we'd have to get permission from Stack Exchange to use one of their logos, and they'd probably want to be in the final artwork approval loop if they got on board with the idea at all. We could avoid that issue if we just used a meta meme that isn't trademarked though. – Adam Davis Jan 16 '14 at 18:58
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    Can you post a good Crowd sourcing website so we can get this started. Also, I emailed the sales person of the company that Anna Lear mentioned. and we could get them min order 50, for $4.50 each, with a setup charge of $35. – Arian Faurtosh Jan 16 '14 at 19:03
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    That price also includes the shirt, so we should definitely use stassoc.com. – Arian Faurtosh Jan 16 '14 at 19:08
  • The only one I've used is kickstarter. I've heard of and browsed Tindie and Indiegogo but have not purchased or sold a project through them. – Adam Davis Jan 16 '14 at 19:18
  • It seems that making a crowdfunding offer that was $10 per plush, including shipping in the US would probably break even. Adding another $5 - $10 for international shipping would take care of that. If more than 50 were sold, then the cost would go down, but the effort for distribution would go up, so I'd say don't offer stretch goals, just pocket any "profit" because chances are whoever does it will still make less than minimum wage if they get a profit at all. – Adam Davis Jan 16 '14 at 19:30
  • Sorry, y'all. You are welcome to order unicorns or whatever else you want, but we can't authorize the use of our logos, names, etc. for it. – Adam Lear Jan 17 '14 at 18:26
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    Has been over a month since the last comment. Is there anyone out there in the US willing to open a small unicorn shop? – Spontifixus Feb 19 '14 at 13:56

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