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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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 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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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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Is Unicoins a April Fool’s Stunt? [closed]

Is Unicoins a April Fool’s Stunt ?
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Why users are still able to downvote my question? I have “No downvotes, please” Unicoins power [closed]

I have purchased "No downvotes, please" Unicoins power using my 75 unicoins then I asked a silly question Is Unicoins a April Fool’s Stunt? (which got almost 8 downvotes) how it is possible for ...
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I've inserted my bacon into the Delectessan Variety Dispensor, but I didn't get my unicoins [closed]

After selecting from the unicoin menu to buy unicoins with bacon, I don't receive my unicoins and my computer smells funny. Steps to reproduce: From the unicoin menu -> Buy unicoins select "...
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What's wrong with paying with bacon? [duplicate]

I just wanted to buy more unicoins using the "alternative payments - valuables - bacon", but this procedure fails. What should I now do with all this prepared bacon?
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Unicoin Bug: Automining Returns Diminishing [closed]

I'm using the auto-mining script from one of the meta posts here and it doesn't works! At first I got steady returns but the returns seem to diminish over time. Using Fiddler I confirmed that the ...
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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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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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Can I buy reputation with Unicoins? [closed]

It's been said With our custom currency, Unicoins, you can now purchase exclusive power-ups that enhance your stay on this site and customize it to your own taste. I want to buy some reputation ...
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Keeping the upvote animation after april 1st has passed [closed]

I have grown fond of the upvote animation as i am sure most of you did as well, was wondering if we could choose to keep it after april 1st has passed. The unicorns and I have bonded, it would be ...
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Is there a limit to the number of Unicoins that can be mined? [closed]

Good job making me feel like one of Skinner's pigeons! Clicking and clicking for what appears to be diminishing returns. Little pellets of food come out of the chute now and then, so I peck and peck ...
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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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“colorful comment” option is a big fraud [closed]

i bought the colorful comment option with my hard earned unicoins because i thought the comments get more personality as promised. But all comments are colored equally. no sign of personality just ...
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I have broken my diamond pickaxe! Can I repair it somehow? [closed]

While mining for unicoins, I found a "diamond pickaxe +2" in a chest under a rock. It was great! It broke all rocks (even obsidian ones) in just one swing. Now, after one hour of intense mining, the ...
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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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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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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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Pluralization bug in unicoin sidebar!!!11!!1eleven [closed]

I have one Unicoin. Only, the sidebar keeps telling me I have "1 Unicoins". This needs to be fixed ASAP!
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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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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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Is it possible to successfully mine Unicoins on iOS? [closed]

I tried to do some Unicoin mining on the desktop site on my iPad, but had no success. As I tap as fast as I can (need to tap slower than a double-tap), the rocks all turn to green goo and fade away. ...
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How do I know my Unicoins are safe? [closed]

Let's face it, you can spend thousands of dollars on your mining rig, and store up a vast wealth of Unicoins, but things can still go very wrong if there's a problem with security. Can I have ...
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What does UniCoin Reputation to the max do [closed]

I've just got my hands on stackoverflow's Unicoins. At the powerup store, I can by "Repuation to the max". The description is "Increase your own reputation by a settable factor". That is very vague. ...
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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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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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TIL: the singular of Unicoins is Unicoins [duplicate]

I saw this on my home page just now. In case I have misread it, I zoomed in to see the letters more clearly, only to discover that the singular of Unicoins is Unicoins. I doubt this is not a ...
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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!