Tokens have been created for reasons smart, silly and stupid. Here are 6 of the weirdest tokens.
In 2013, a Shiba Inu meme with broken-English captions went viral. Dogecoin, originally issued as a joke currency, has been a coin-market star. Today it has a rather significant market cap, and it has already sponsored Nasdaq race cars and water wells in Africa, plus sent the Jamaican bobsled team to the Winter Olympics.
This cryptocurrency, built specifically for the cannabis community, is best known for sponsoring a trip by Dennis Rodman to North Korea.
This coin is meant to “support President Trump and his vision of making America great again.” TrumpCoin Ambassadors are urged to post weekly articles on their Facebook page to earn coins.
Its website says, “Insane Coin is more than just a coin, it is a happening … a state of mind. You don’t have to be insane to be part of our community, but it sure couldn’t hurt.” The coin’s development road map includes establishing a voting system and opening an Insane Space storefront in England in 2018.
Who doesn’t love panda bears? This cryptocurrency was marketed to crypto novices as easy to understand and use. It’s basically an alternative bank account. If you hold Pandacoins in its PandaBank , you can earn 2.5% annual interest, but only when your computer is online and PandaBank is open.
Useless Ethereum Token (UET)
“The world’s first 100% honest Ethereum ICO.” This website is full of digs aimed at ICOs. FAQ: “Wait … is this a joke? Is it a scam? Neither! This is real — and it’s 100% transparent. You’re literally giving your money to someone on the internet and getting completely useless tokens in return.”