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Questions tagged [unicorns]

Way better than ponies

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Unicorn shows butt only when sidebar disabled [closed]

When my friend shouted "UNICORNS" when I told him about the cool new April Fool's styling, I didn't understand why he said that. Since unicorns are such magical creatures it'd be very rare to spot ...
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What is the “signal-to-unicorn ratio”?

I was reading in the comments of this question: If downvoting is so important, why does it cost reputation?, and came across the term 'signal-to-unicorn ratio' and I have been unable to find out what ...
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On which site was the default example question in the tour page asked?

When we take tour of a new beta site, we are shown a question "How to prevent unicorns from eating daisies?". For example try Interpersonal Skills Stack Exchange. Is this a real question asked by ...
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Broken links for tags on the Stack Exchange Tour page

Tags unicorns and daisies refer to the 404 page from the Tour page of stackexchange.com: I see a panda instead of unicorns! Is it because unicorns do not exist? Looks like somebody forgot to ...
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A Not-So-Long Time Ago In a StackExchange A Mouse-Click Away… Lady Stackicorn vs Evil Twinicorn!

So I'm sure a lot of you are aware of Aarthi's Roaming Unicorn project. (If not: we have a super-cool SE unicorn plushie named Lady Stackicorn, and she's been roaming the globe and having super cool ...
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Why some superusers have Unicorn as profile pic? [duplicate]

Why some superusers(users with awesome reputation points) have Unicorn as profile pic? I don't understand philosophy behind it. You can check yourself -> This account And this account And this ...
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What is an electric unicorn?

The About of the SE bot writes: I'm just a bot. Sometimes I post feed items, sometimes I post room status changes, sometimes I dream about electric unicorns. I'm not a native speaker so I don't ...
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Can we upgrade the unicorns to something more … predatory

Nothing against unicorns of course, they are great ... but can we upgrade the meta mascot to something more ... majestic? I mean, am I the only one who is not a fan of something that looks like a ...
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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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Why do unicorn-related posts have so many upvotes? [duplicate]

Why are there so many upvotes and reputation for any unicorn-related post? I just cannot understand it.
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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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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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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 color change in the upper bar be available tomorrow and beyond? [duplicate]

It's the unicorn attack! I bought the bar color change with my hard-earned Unicoins. Even if the change is barely noticeable, I think it would be great to be able to change it, maybe even have more ...
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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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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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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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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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I'm having a hard time on this website due to my equinophobia

What were you thinking when you polluted this website with unicorns? My entire life has been a struggle against my equinophobia, I had to give up with my lifelong dream of becoming a horse-jockey and ...
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Is there a unicorn-unicoins boss? Creator? [closed]

Whose idea was to implement unicorn-unicoins? Please clarify what is the idea behind it?
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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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Why not to ask public about new features idea? e.g. unicorn and unicoins

Should there be a vote for this? Also some announcement with detailed description would be great to receive.
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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 is the unicorn-unicoins land? [closed]

Really want to go there, seems to be quite interesting place. Please give me directions or show me on the map.
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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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What is “Because unicorns” power?

what is "Because unicorns"? what is the use of this power?
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Why unicorn glasses are not being sold?

I found the fact some of the users that have no power to acquire the glasses should have a chance to see their unique comments in rainbow colours. So Stack Overflow should make an effort to contact ...
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Installation of mining rigs and rock freezers [closed]

As it appears the rocks are susceptible to going off in a relatively short time I would like to propose a syndicate where cooling is provided and mining rigs installed to allow the more efficient (and ...
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Where can I get a unicorn? [closed]

Why I asked this question here? So I saw this image on careers.stackoverflow.com, but they don't have a META page, and since careers is by stackoverflow, I thought this would be the most appropriate ...
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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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Why are unicorns playing with tags?

It was a nice day in the close queue, until I found this question. At first, I thought it was mis-tagged since I was filtering on java and the question was about std::function<T()> (I know that ...
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The snow “Quote Bubble” is back, is the snow unicorn too?

Last year, there was a snow speech / quote bubble that showed up on the Winterbash page if you left it a while / played with the mouse in the right way. I've noticed that this year it's back: Last ...
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I (Don't) See Your Point: How do I earn this unicorn hat?

I See Your Point; this is a secret hat http://cdn-prom.sstatic.net/WinterBash2013/img/1827350421-128.png?2 I earned this hat, I See Your Point, on Stack Overflow, but at the time it popped up (a few ...
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What is formatunicorn for strings?

This is a serious post about unicorns! Here is a unicorn for everyone's enjoyment But in all seriousness, I was testing out some stuff for a Javascript question on strings, so I opened up 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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Askoverflow.com has stolen your unicorns… Sad, but true [duplicate]

I just stumbled onto this when looking at Stack Exchange clones and found http://askoverflow.com/ which seems to be a truly laughable rip off to say the least... But when I looked at their "Top Users ...
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Cannot flag comments made Community♦ regarding dead URLs

I was digging through some lovely unicorn paraphernalia, when I came across a comment which is now incorrect. I attempted flagging it as 'obsolete', but I got this error message: Doesn't Community ...
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Why there are so many unicorns among top-level SO users? [duplicate]

These top users have the same cartoon rainbow unicorns in their avatar: https://stackoverflow.com/users/61974/mark-byers https://stackoverflow.com/users/218196/felix-kling https://stackoverflow.com/...
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The quest for the winter unicorn of the bash [closed]

There are many rumors running about the winter bash site. Many voices of an easter egg hidden somewhere. Beards growing overnight. Yet, one of the legend lies unspoken. The legend of an unicorn. A ...
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Unicornify Image links are not oneboxed in chat

I discovered a serious bug in chat today: Unicornify Image links are not boxed. I pasted in the following: http://unicornify.appspot.com/avatar/d8d1d62f89cf41fb5ff7a06e1b5c22fb?s=128 Expecting this:...
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What is unicorn on Stack Overflow?

When I search "unicorn" on meta, it gives me about: 150 results. When I do similar search on google, it is more then 5,500 results. And wikipedia says this: The unicorn is a legendary animal ...
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How can I order a SO unicorn (3rd anniversary) shirt?

Someone received a Stack Overflow 3rd anniversary unicorn shirt. How can I order one, too? I didn't see it in the shop.
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What is the strange relationship between Stack Overflow and unicorns? [closed]

First, there was a cute animation that played on the first of April. Now a rainbow unicorn can be clearly seen on the Stack Overflow Dev Days 2011 advert. There seems to be a trend here. Is the site ...
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Was there a special prize for the 1,000th 10Ker?

There are 953 10K rep people on SO, up 10 on last week - so I guess June 2011 will see the psychologically important 1000 SO 'super' user mark breached. Aside from the bunting that is released from ...
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Animation to encourage voting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to encourage more voting? We have the answer. Unicorns actually made people vote more on questions, and I think (although I have no reference handy) that total voting is ...
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How to deals with april fool's unicorn vote animation related question?

Like this I expect many of them today. Flag? but how? off topic? belong to meta? then duplicate? vote down? Or just ignore?
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Can we get a gallery of unicorns?

When all's said and done today, could you post a gallery of all the animations. Even as much as I'll be voting today, I'd love to make sure I get to see all of them!