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I wondered a lot when I saw the Unicoin April fool yesterday. Since, in my experience, development takes a great time.

Is it possible to have some information about the effort which this development required?

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It took 6-8 weeks.

(Jokes aside, it took a few weeks of work1 by balpha -- he will answer separately if he has time)

1 The spec is dated 10 March, 19:45


Original answer:

A little known fact is that in the stack overflow code base, there are exactly:

  • 37 usages of the F-word
  • 37 usages of the S-word
  • 60 mentions of unicorns
  • one usage of "giant S"
  • one mention of ponies
  • 5 mentions of waffles

How many can you find in our publicly accessible files?

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    THIS. Was worth all of the April 1 madness. – Robert Harvey Apr 1 '14 at 23:11
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  • congrats on your first reversal badge on meta! – djechlin Apr 1 '14 at 23:15
  • ... you're going to post all of these occurences for our viewing pleasure, right? – hichris123 Apr 1 '14 at 23:16
  • Coding lessons shall be profferred at Central Park. – Adel Apr 1 '14 at 23:20
  • SE has publicly accessible code? Linky plz! – Undo Apr 1 '14 at 23:24
  • @Undo That would kinda spoil the fun of "How many can you find" if all you have to do is Ctrl-F. – Geobits Apr 1 '14 at 23:25
  • @undo, think... Not all code is c#, not all files are code... :-) – Sklivvz Apr 1 '14 at 23:26
  • And how many mentions of waffles? – ninjalj Apr 1 '14 at 23:31
  • @Sklivvz And dev sites surely are easier to dig through! :P Found one already... – hichris123 Apr 1 '14 at 23:36
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    @ninjalj 5 mentions of waffles – Sklivvz Apr 1 '14 at 23:38
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    @Undo there is the formatUnicorn function in the javascript. Rather useful one, does string substitution. +1 would unicorn again. – Manishearth Apr 2 '14 at 6:28
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    Uh, @Sklivvz, why does review.js create its own JSON function? – Manishearth Apr 2 '14 at 6:37
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    @ShadowWizard Don't think of it as one day. Think of it as months and months of productivity wasted by clicking rocks. – balpha Apr 2 '14 at 13:10
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    I assume the f word is filly, and the s word is sire. – Adam Davis 'ze-zir-zem' Apr 19 '14 at 2:53

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