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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Who is behind the unicorn-pony mystery? [closed]

Who will benefit from it and how to treat this anomaly? Please objective answers only!
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Unicoin Powerups - Guaranteed Answer? [closed]

All the other power-ups seem to be genuine so far for me, but there is one in particular that is bugging me. There is a power-up that will guarantee an answer to any of your unanswered questions. ...
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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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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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Unicoins: Is it really a good idea? [closed]

From what I have noticed from some meta questions is that users are seriously taking unicoins as genuine. My concern is that when they cannot access certain privileges such as talking in a chat room, ...
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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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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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Getting Unicoins after disabling the sidebar? [closed]

So, I disabled my sidebar widget using 20 of my Unicoins and now I can't seem to get access to the widget for recycling it. I simply see something like 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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Can I buy some more unibadges with my unicoins? [closed]

I mean seriously, I've saved up some unicoins and I want to buy more unibadges. At the moment I have some but how can I buy more? The item disappeared from the Power-Up Store! Please do something to ...
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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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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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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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Reputation To The Max is not enought against Jon Skeet [closed]

I know Reputation To The Max is quite cool and fancy since it is the only way to keep up with Jon Skeet, not with every aspect but at least with reputation. But the problem is, well, most of us need a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to use “Cut everyone's reputation by 10” multiple times [closed]

I've used "Cut everyone's reputation by 10" already, and it is a great power - no need for me to learn anymore, I've got into the top 10 engineers with three mouse-clicks. However, I'm sad because ...
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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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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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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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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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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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How to effective mine more Unicoins by hammering rocks? [duplicate]

I've clicked the hell out of this Unicorn-app and almost destroyed my mouse - got some suggestions on how to be more effective mining Unicoins? I mean, there must be some javascript-hack? Placed ...
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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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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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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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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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Are Unicoins an April fools joke? [duplicate]

Just noticed the Unicoins ad on the site and spent some time breaking rocks. Since it popped up 'today' (April 01) I am sure it isn't legit. BTW, I bought 'no downvotes please' so please don't ...
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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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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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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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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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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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“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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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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“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 ...