Questions tagged [unicoins]

Unicoins are a mythical monetary unit that is only of use in lands inhabited by unicorns on Stack Exchange during April Fools Day 2014.

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Any way of knowing who got the most Unicoins? [closed]

I had just about reached 1,000 Unicoins after having bought all the powerups, but was able to continue mining for an entire day after the feature was removed from being visible on the site (which was ...
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Create an archive for April fools and the holiday hats

I think SE team made a great effort to give us some fun on the fools day. I miss the unicorns, the bacon as a payment, and the holiday hats, and it is a pity that all that stuff will just live in our ...
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Where did unicoins and unicorn powers has gone? [duplicate]

yesterday when I visited http://stackoverflow.com and http://meta.stackoverflow.com there was a banner of unicoins in right sidebar after mining and collecting unicoins I purchased “No downvotes, ...
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Users will get Unicorn Carpal Tunnel from mining unicoins [closed]

Those darn unicoins, as a result so many people will be getting carpal tunnel syndrome.
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Where did my unicoin purchases go? [closed]

I purchased some very nice things that took me a lot of clicking to earn the unicoins for, and now they're gone. I want my unicoins back with a full accounting of this. I am not a happy customer! ...
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Will Unicoin-based questions be cleaned up [closed]

What does Stack Overflow plan to do with Unicoin-based questions on both meta and the main site? Is the extra rep gained on questions such as this a gift from the unicorns or will it be removed and ...
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What are the automatic responses you can buy with Unicoins? [closed]

Will a unicorn respond this question with something encouraging? I hope all the bacon I spent on this was worth it.
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Unicorn April Fools Bug [closed]

Was it intentional (or just a bug) that in the Unicorn April Fools Joke that when you do the multiply your rep by an amount that it would only be updated in certain places? On the top of the page you ...
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Will Unicoins stay? [closed]

I've heard terrible rumors that these Unicoins are just an "April fools joke". I seriously doubt that, because Unicoins are awesome! However, if it's true, then will they go? Please don't remove ...
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How much effort was required to develop Unicoin?

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 ...
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Exceptions, unicoins, Eco mining and cupcakes [closed]

I have just mined some Unicoins and found that, upon purchasing the reasonably priced power ups my code not longer throws exceptions, but instead spews forth a rainbow of delicious cupcakes. There ...
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Please remove the Unicoins self-destruct mechanism (if any) so we can still set our clocks to April 1st 2 weeks from now and still play! [closed]

As I type this in Australia it's 8:45AM on April the 2nd, and all of the Unicoin awesomeness I was able to access yesterday has vanished. I understand that if I confuse my computer's idea of what ...
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Help me reverse-engineer Unicoin [closed]

Here; have the full, uncompressed source code for Unicoin you code monkeys! http://dev.stackoverflow.com/content/js/stub-uc.js This section looks pretty interesting: var loadingVersions = {}; var ...
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Unicoin mining actually make my CPU go 100% [closed]

Is StackOverflow actually doing something besides showing the small unicoin mining game on top? Because I got my CPU going up to 100% use by simply... clicking rocks. It really doesn't seem like a ...
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How do I convert Unicoins to reputation? [closed]

I have earned TONS of Unicoins today, but now I need to convert them for reputation on various StackExchange sites. Can someone direct me to the currency exchange that handles this? Thanks.
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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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Where do I go for bodily injury claims against StackOverflow? [closed]

Unicoin mining has damaged my wrist and possibly my psyche. I believe a legal claim can be made that mining unicoins makes us de facto employees and entitles us to workers compensation. Also, NEED ...
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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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Unicoins: divide everyones rep by10! [closed]

Did I understand that right? Everybody else's rep? Now is that everybody in a specific forum? Everybody who answered a particular Question? Can I be selective and spare my friends and sock puppets? ...
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After high-speed mining, unicoin rocks stopped giving coins [duplicate]

I have asked my friend Auto Hot Key (call him Hottie) to help me with mining unicoins, but he was so fast in clicking, that rocks soon stopped to contain any coins. How I can politely ask them to give ...
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Cannot scale reputation by π [closed]

I'd like to scale my reputation by π, but I get an error complaining that it's not valid. Please add support for this - π is supported in other places on the site after all:
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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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April Fools should be UTC [closed]

All of SE uses UTC. By relying on local time for rolling out April Fools' jokes exciting new features, they're already old news by the time those in western countries get a chance to see them. I ...
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Will the Unicoins be valuable as Bitcoins? [closed]

Can Unicoins valuable as Bitcoins in the future? How long do you think is gonna happen?
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Change sites background to rainbow background? [closed]

I noticed that when you press the unicoin widget the sites background changes to lots a beautiful colors like this: Wouldn't it be a great idea to get this all the time? Maybe make an option so you ...
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Top bar color chooser needs happier colors [closed]

When I saw the “Top bar color chooser” power-up, I immediately hoped I could bring some color into StackOverflow and make the top bar pink or rainbow-colored. So I spent a significant part of my day ...
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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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Unicoin bug, not accepting payment [closed]

Unicoins have opened up a world of possibilities for SE users, instant answers, purchasable reputation, all of these changes have been long awaited and I'm happy to see that SE is listening to its ...
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“Reputation to the max” isn't working fully [closed]

I just bought "Reputation to the max". I bought this first, because I really want to help the cleanup of the vote-to-close queue, which, despite the efforts I've been hearing about, is still quite ...
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Which device would work better for mining unicoins? [closed]

I found this infographic on mobile devices, and needed help deciding which device would work better for mining unicoins. I know that the "Galaxy the Unicorn" runs Unicorn Linux, but I'm a little ...
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Merge “unicoin” and “unicoins” tags [closed]

Because unicoins are a long-term addition to Stack Exchange, I think that we should nip this issue in the bud before it gets out of control. Can we merge unicoin with unicoins, please? I believe the ...
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Are there any non-rainbow markets to buy unicoins in? [closed]

I currently have gnomes farming Unicoins as part of my plan of world domination. Unfortunately, I'm encountering what one might call "liquidity issues". I'm concerned that once I've amassed a ...
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Please bring back bacon as an acceptable payment for unicoins [closed]

I spent the past 6 to 8 weeks cooking bacon because I was hoping to add a unicorn animation to my voting buttons. I really wanted it, somehow you knew. To my dismay, and after cooking all of this ...
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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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How are unicoins generated? [closed]

How are unicoins generated? Is it in a bitcoin type fashion with hashing or how else?
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I was robbed of my hard-earned unicoins! [closed]

I purchased an item with my unicoins, then I realized I no longer needed it... I was so happy when I saw "Recycle" option! I assumed it was return/refund option (and a charge of 10 unicoins for the ...
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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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What's with the π (Pi) votes? [closed]

I know how to count and I know about integers. One of answers on my question has got π (Pi) votes. How is it possible? Has security of Stack Exchange been compromised?
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adopted tag - image only visible to me [closed]

I just adopted the ruby-on-rails tag (on SO) with some of my Unicoins, but the account of my brother does not show my proud purchase. Please fix this.
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Mining unicoins is too loud [closed]

The clicky noises from my mouse is too loud. I think my boss can hear it. SO please fix my mouse, or provide an alternative way to mine so I can get back to important unicorn work.
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What do I need to do to see the unicoins? [closed]

I've seen references to the unicoin april fools prank all over SO and MSO, but no unicoins appeared to me yet. What do I need to do to get them? How are they implemented/loaded, could ad-blocking ...
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Unicoins Lite Coin payments problem [closed]

I am keep getting error while trying to purchase unicoins with Lite Coin. I been mining for an hour, but my hand is in pain. All I want is to put all your heads in to bubble. It cost 75 unicoins.
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Reputation Purchase [closed]

I purchased a reputation increase with unicoins, and while it increased my reputation in my top bar, the rep is still the old amount in the stack exchange drop down. The drop down appears to be ...
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How to give up power-up bought by unicoins? [closed]

I bought some Stack Overflow power-ups. Now I change my mind and do not want some of them, how to give them up? With or without refund :-)
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Can we get colour options added to the “Colorful Comments” power? [closed]

I just used my hard-earned Unicoins to purchase the Colorful Comments power, and it's great. I only find one thing lacking; the colour can't be changed! Eeeeek! After seeing the wide and varied range ...
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Where did this pet unicorn come from? [closed]

So I was just out mining one peaceful day, when suddenly, a unicorn appeared! Here's a screenshot of it in action, bouncing around all happily: Now it's mining all the rocks for me. So, my question ...
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Down Vote Unicorn Animation Refund Request [closed]

Hello Sir Stroke Madam, When I Buy Unicorn Animation Pack For Ninety Nine (99) Unicoins I Expect Joyful Colorful Animations of Unicorns When I Vote Post. When I Vote Bad Post Down I Get Horse With ...