What's up with these animations whenever I up-vote/down-vote an answer? Is it a special day?
EDIT: Oh no, it's March 31st where I am, but this may not hold true for SO-time...
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the animations are a real cute April 1st! I first stumbled over reading "Ponies and Balloons" in SO question and only later found the animations... upon first reading the words "Ponies and Balloons" and not being native English speaking I thought it's a figure of speech and found rather shocking evidence it's actually being a code phrase...
As much I love the animation this code phrase has a very negative association :-(
One of her more shocking revelations is that the BP cleanup team routinely stage fake cleanup operations when politicians come to inspect, and that when the politician leaves, 85% of the workers and resources rolled out for his/her benefit are then pulled back. The BP officials jokingly refer to this hoax with the code phrase "Ponies and Balloons".