Sorry, you’re stuck with us!

Yup, Wednesday’s announcement was just an early April fool’s prank.

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We’ve enjoyed it and in DU fashion learned a thing or two from it. It has truly been fun reading all the comments on XDA, Google+, Telegram and even made it’s way to Twitter and the famous Reddit. We even managed to get an article about us leaving to work for some Russian company in the middle of no where.

Russian Smartphone Manufacturer Highscreen Recruits Key Dirty Unicorns Developers

Sorry Jeff, hope we didn’t get you in trouble but you know, we had to get our laughs hahaha

Several close friends also got reeled in and we enjoyed every second of it hahaha Whether they like to admit it or not, they did ๐Ÿ™‚

People like Nate Benis of Pure Nexus, Brian Koluch (who the fuck is bdogg) of Resurrection Remix, our friends over at Evervolv and even the great Andrew Dodd of Omni ROM were quick to dismiss our prank because it really had some holes in it but after talking to them in hangouts, they too were a believer. Truly fun times! haha

What we did learn from our prank was that a lot of people had our back! Many users, themers and developers from around the community were quick to get in touch with us and offer help whether with hosting, maintaining devices or just give us advice as some had gone through similar situations. Some people we knew of and some were new faces but all were ready to do what they had to do to get us back on track! While it was fun to play this prank, it was also heart warming to know that people genuinely cared and wanted to help. To those people we would like to say THANK YOU and we are very honor to call you our friends!

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Other side of the prank, we had some folks that saw this as a chance to kick us while we were supposedly down. They were too caught up in the moment to see that it was a joke and were gloating on social media, saying things that were clearly BS and claiming that it was “karma” that did this. We just laughed at that because it really takes some real bitchassness (Josh Chasky’s word) to say things when someone is down and not do it when we’re in the position to do something.


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We’re not going anywhere! The unicorn is here to stay and is just getting stronger!

Thank you again to all that took part in this and offered help! Really means a lot! Til next year ๐Ÿ™‚

DU Team

  • Sajed Haq

    I knew it! ??

  • moelle

    haha …we should ยดve known that something called “putin telecom” ( that one alone is a big joke ๐Ÿ˜€ ) ….would have NEVER buy-in a developer team of something thats called DIRTY UNICORNS! wladimir still is stressed with all that naked on a horse/bear shit of him on the internet…not to imagine what would happen if he become the “daddy” of some dirty unicorns ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Roberto Radaelli

    I said nothing because I had doubt in my mind. Happy you people are just TROLLS and not really leaving. As always #blamealexcruz! ?

  • wvcadle

    In true DU fashion, I expected to see a good ole FU to everyone, both trolls and friends!

  • Adrian Misiak

    Are you going guys to add G2 (D802) to supported devices? It have fully working official CM13 ๐Ÿ™‚

    • Alex Cruz

      That’s not how it works bud

  • skynet11

    Well I’m glad that your team didn’t actually get gutted by Highscreen and that you’ll still have your website, JIRA, Gerrit etc. ๐Ÿ˜€

  • reXXar

    Oh thank God. I was following up on old articles and for a moment there I thot that this is the end :/
    So relieved that it was just an April fool’s joke.. ๐Ÿ™‚
    Sorry? Lol, I’m more than happy to be stuck with DU ๐Ÿ˜€