Fake Counter

Aesthetic Manipulation Interface Interference Toying with Emotion



6 years ago


The site prominently displays a ticking counter of visitors’ winnings since 1995, but viewing the site through a foreign proxy reveals that the number isn’t exchange-rate accurate, just arbitrarily set somewhere in the 33,000,000.00+ range, regardless of currency or region. This works in Dollars, Euros, Pounds, and Kroner.

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