Did you also wake up to each other Tik Tok Serving you 10,000 “doubloons” in a way reminiscent of a fever dream, or are you normal?
Like overnight, a trend in between cryptocurrency Swapping and role-playing has taken over the social media platform because it doesn’t seem to involve the actual exchange of funds, even though doubloons are a legitimate (albeit with reservations) form of cryptocurrency.
Instead, TikTokers are giving away, stealing and exchanging so-called funds for fake merchandise, turning FYP memes into something close to real —Life game the skyline or dungeons and dragons. Basically, this newfound virtual economy run by cats, did we mention?Yes meme.
According to their bio, user @britedragon goes by the name Alexis and, so to speak, breaks down the game’s intricacies of complexity.While the fictional currency took off this month, the world is built around 4 Dabloons Cat, a meme Post on Instagram Four “toe beans” in cats were mentioned last year.
According to Alexis, over the past year or so, people have organically collected these doubloons every time they come across this photo. For example, if you’ve seen it four times, you have 16 doubloons.
Over the past few weeks, users have started uploading them to TikTok in the form of storyboards, calling scrollers on FYP tired travelers and offering them burgers or hot stew in exchange for – you guessed it That’s it—four doubloons.from there it snowballsusers open stores that only accept doubloons, while others go around offering some doubloons, and even some Nigerian Prince Scam For good measure.One user even edited a newsletter Provides an update on the highs and lows of the doubloon economy – which is also suffering The impact of inflationby the way — while others share their budgeting tips (via simple note app To a Mature excel spreadsheet– Don’t forget to set aside enough money for tax season! ).
Most users are delighted with the camaraderie this new game has brought among TikTokers, though many remain confused.
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“I saw a full doubloon government and revolution,” one user commented.
“Don’t forget the thieves!! I’ve been robbed twice already 😭 I need insurance,” lamented another.
But for those who don’t get it, Alexis confirms, “It’s all a made-up economy Run On the honor system lol. “
So if you want to participate in the new physical world, there is little pressure, but if you don’t, there is no pressure. It’s just as fun to watch unfold before your eyes!