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Questions tagged [fun]

Questions that are light-hearted but hopefully of some additional use beyond mere entertainment.

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Suggestions on GPU accelerating my coin miner? [closed]

Wanting to get in on the ground floor of this new cryptocurrency, I wrote myself a simple miner: sleep 3 # I'm slow moving the mouse to the Window. Sorry. while true do xte 'mouseclick 1' ...
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Why can't I buy Unicoins? [closed]

I don't want to wait until tomorrow because for my wife's birthday I wanted to buy her Unicoins and today is her birthday. What is this error, though? I want Unicoins! PS: I'm not really married and ...
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Did anybody steal my coins? [closed]

I let my money hidden under some rocks near that path that goes through the green hills, close to the rainbow. Here you have a picture of the exact location. Please if somebody found some of my ...
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Show 3 significant figures for rep over a million [closed]

With "reputation to the max" I now have 6,621,210 reputation. Unfortunately, this only shows as 6.6m: Other reputation levels are shown with three or more significant digits - e.g. 508k as Darin's ...
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I am unable to give away my unicoins [closed]

I would like to give away my unicoins to people that I think need more unicoins than I. Will this be possible?
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Stack overflow lied to me illegally [closed]

I saw @jfatty's comment on stack overflow question about jQuery. I then downloaded the jQuery Diet Plugin, and I followed the detailed tutorial, but it isn't working? Stack Overflow LIED to me. In ...
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Unable to access review queues [duplicate]

I purchased "Reputation to the Max" and increased my reputation by 10x. And like a good SE citizen, I immediately went to the review queues to do my part (for the day). However, the review queues ...
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Merge [javascript] and [jquery] tags [closed]

There is often confusion among beginners. Most of the time, when they ask a JavaScript question, what they really want is JQuery. In fact, every problem can be solved with JQuery. We should make ...
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Make a sad unicorn happy! [closed]

I am here to propose that a % of all unicoin's earned for the rest of the day count towards a donation to "Make a sad unicorn happy!" the group prevents any and all unhappy unicorns from becoming ...
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Bug with Unicorn bonus to cut others' reputation [closed]

I really doubt this is worth addressing anyway, since a) it's (presumably) just for one day, and b) it's just a little goofy thing anyway, but I just noticed the Unicorn bonus to cut other people's ...
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I scammed my best friend but now I'm feeling sorry about it [closed]

Unicoins have always been precious to me, somehow too precious since I even scammed my best friend to get his unicoins. I told him I had a real unicorn and had him buy my dog with a paper horn on the ...
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“Cut everyone's rep” power broken on “top users” page [closed]

The power-up Cut everyone's rep Divide everybody's reputation (except your own) by ten. does not work on the top users page (see how e.g. Martijn Pieters still has > 220K rep!) I paid 45 ...
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What is the ratio of Schrute Bucks to Unicoins? [closed]

I have a ton of these things just lying around.
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Why can't I add in more unicorn logins?

As strange as it may sound, I can no longer add in more unicorn logins. When I clicked on the add more unicorn logins button just now, I was immediately redirected to Jon Skeet's profile page. Is ...
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Unicorns, unicoins…It's doing my head in. How far will it go? [closed]

What is the solution to this problem? Any medicine? Any advice? Really enjoyed it by the way at first, but now I am hooked up on it.
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Unicorn Coin Mining Stratagies [duplicate]

I have found that my Unicorn Coin Mining Strategy is not giving me payouts in large enough sums. My current strategy is to mine the rocks in the order they appear. Then after I have mined 5 rocks to ...
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Change Twitter followers for reputation

I have some twitter followers that i don't want any longer. I have been using them for a while but at this point i dont feel like feeding them up with silly twits, so im considering getting rid of ...
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Unicorns and cruelty to animals [closed]

I am really concerned about the unicorns i see in the site. Considering those extra shiny eyes or the hanging tongue, it seems that maybe some dope or drugs have been administrated to them, probably ...
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Reputation Farm Capacity [closed]

How much rep could a rep farm farm if a rep farm could farm rep?
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Unicorns vs ponies

The unicorn tag wiki says that unicorn are way better than ponies. I think this is heavily opinion based and it is against the rules of the site. My rank would be: Pegasus, that can fly so is way ...
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Somebody to buy unicoins with bacon? [closed]

I don't understand who could even think about spending bacon in unicoins rather than eating it. But in the opposite way it looks perfect to me, i mean, spend my unicoins to get some bacon. So, having ...
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2answers
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Coding under the influence [closed]

Howdoesonecodewhentheyhavebeendrinkingallnight?Don'ttheyfeelsickandnauseous?I meancome on dude!You cant keeplookingat thissmalltext! right?
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My dog ate my unicoins [closed]

I had a lot of unicoins, but i left them unattended and my dog ate most of them. I wonder if SE would accept a dog full of unicoins as a payment.
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1answer
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What do I do with my stamps now? [closed]

I amassed millions of stamps in order to buy unicoins1. It turns out that SE won't accept those now. What do I do with my stamps now? I feel cheated. 1 Sources had told me that it's be soon ...
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Mine unicoins with shovel instead of mouse [closed]

I request a feature which users can mine unicoins with shovels. I've already broke 5 left mouse buttons from mining unicoins. I believe a shovel will last much longer than a mouse button, hence this ...
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How to Mine Unicoins faster? [closed]

I want to earn unicoins for free but i cant seem to find the best way mine coins faster, There is also some time that i get 20-30 Unicoins at one time, and i think that there is some clue so that we ...
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What to do with Unicoin scams? [closed]

I recently was approached by a trader saying they had Unicoins for sale at nearly 1/4 of the normal retail price. How could I resist such a bargain? I made the trade but upon delivery of said ...
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36answers
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What are Stack Overflow unicoins? [closed]

Recently I saw a widget on the Stack Overflow website which says Stack Overflow now has its own currency called "unicoins". According to this widget, a user can earn reputation, customize Stack ...
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How can I make my own Stack Overflow? [closed]

For some reason, I'm having difficulty remembering. I've got a photo of the ingredients, but some advice on exactly how to combine them would be appreciated.
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1answer
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Why not put some fun into Stack Exchange? [closed]

Stack Exchange is about learning. People come and ask about their problems. Others help by answering them. My Question is why Stack Exchange is not planning on adding some fun like games, quizzes and ...
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1answer
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Stack Exchange ping pong and pool rooms

So I was creepin around the site and I saw two interesting pictures that I have questions about. http://careers.stackoverflow.com/company/stack-exchange Which current SE employee is the best at ping ...
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Why are funny but massively upvoted comments removed?

Based on the responses on the question Should funny comments (100% joke) be considered as not constructive?, it seems that funny comments are welcomed, or at least tolerated on SO, as long as they are ...
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Chat vs. Q&A - How to get their Maximum Advantage?

I am very glad that I can get the fastest answers to my (simple) questions in chat rooms. However, questions and answers in the chat room are not all that easily accessible to people outside the ...
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Stack Overflow is its own country [closed]

Just found this via Gizmodo. Stack Overflow is on an island next to About.com, Ask.com and Quora. It is northeast of Google and near the sea of Ask. Got to love the capital name. (Click to enlarge)
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Spelling error: 'Arcade' instead of 'Arqade' [closed]

I spotted an instance where it mistakenly says Arcade instead of Arqade. Given it's the name of the site, this is a pretty serious error.
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Any way to recover my unicorn?

As many of you know, a few years ago, April Fools Day was celebrated by generating an image of a unicorn, complete with rainbows, for each user and displaying that unicorn for the users avatar. The ...
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Stack Exchange “Twelve Days of Christmas”

This network has given so much to me over the years and I want to give a little something back. Whether that's a good thing or not...is for the community to decide with the triangle buttons. Without ...
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Traveller's guide to Ballmer's Peak

It's this time of the year again – cold and damp outside, impending in-laws, that old hobby project in dire need of refactoring, and the fifth newbie question on why pointers aren't arrays, or ...
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Christmas Hat Haiku

In a discussion on travel, we were upset about the lack of possibility of getting some hats. Some certainly seem out of reach on the travel site. For example: The "Oh The Horror" hat. And so began a ...
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Where is the “correct” location to store my Sock Puppet (hat)? [closed]

I recently obtained Socky and I have no idea what to do with him! He is is so rambunctious and volatile... He complains that he wants to be placed on my head... but that is just wrong, so wrong, ...
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New background for deleted posts

Programmers has picked up a bit of a reputation as of late. We've done our best to shed the remaining issues from the NPR1 days. And we're fortunate to have users who focus on maintaining the site's ...
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Easter Eggs on StackOverflow [duplicate]

I've been on StackOverflow for sometime now and haven't found any Easter Eggs. If you aren't familiar with what an "Easter Egg" is in this context, here is how Wikipedia defines it: An Easter egg is ...
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It is fun to have fun but you have to know how: answer the question!

I noticed this question on SO: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/20360181/how-can-you-programmatically-simulate-a-keypress-mousemove (removed for moderation, available to 10k users). The question ...
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How to find inspiring funny posts?

Some answers or comments are highly upvoted not just for being great, some of them gain lots of popularity also because of their style, mostly because they are funny somehow. Sometimes when I'm sad ...
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WinterBash 2013

Last year's Winter Bash looked like a success from my point of view. Any info on what we are getting for Christmas this year ?
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If a Legendary Badge could be awarded to a user multiple times, how many Legendary badges would Jon Skeet have?

Recently while browsing MetaStackoverflow, I've encountered a very funny and unusual question:Jon Skeet Facts. Now I want to know, if a Legendary Badge can be awarded to a user multiple times, how ...
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Does Jon Skeet ever have to answer another question to remain the #1 user on Stack Overflow?

Looking at Jon Skeet's profile he has an enormous lead in reputation over number 2. Given the huge amount of rep that he gets from up votes on existing answers and that he either hits or exceeds the ...
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“Unicorns” button on Elections.SE needs an implementation!

On Elections.SE, the footer contains a link which is masked by the word "unicorns". Disappointingly, upon clicking it, nothing happens. (Browsing the source code, there appears to be an existing ...
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What is the origin of “6 to 8 weeks” and is it really the Crazy Frog?

Last week I was watching a TV show. During a dialog, one character asked the other something like "So how long will it take you to do it" and the answer was simply "6 to 8 weeks". This led me to ...
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On-hold questions should have on-hold music

Since a closed question is now listed as "on hold" for the first five days, I think the page should play hold music (autostart on load). This feature would supply the following advantages: It would ...