To their credit, the online truck and bus community has taken the Diretide upset in their stride.
Bemusement has given way to acceptance and even amusement.
Have they missed a trick, or do you think the Dota community are in for a late treat?
In the Golden Horde pūl coins were officially set to a rate of 16 pūls per dannik as was escribed on many pūl coins, and were often struck by banks at the request of private customers who exchanged their raw copper for coins.
“I love a good trolling,” wrote one /r/Volvo moderator.
“Just keep it to one thread.” And nobody has reacted with such good spirit as Volvo’s own Facebook team, who posted this on Saturday: The only party not in on the joke, it seems, are Valve.
The obverse of Tashkent’s pūls often would not bear any mint marks but various images like cats, birds, fish, or mythological creatures.
Government officials scrapped IT support for NHS computers despite being repeatedly warned that the NHS was vulnerable to a cyber attack, it has been revealed.
In 1784 Tashkent became independent from the Kazakh Khanate, this was briefly followed by the concurrent rule of 4 ḥākims (circuit justice administrators), the ḥākim Shaykhantaur took control from the others and proclaimed himself as the only ruler of Tashkent.
As the title of ḥākim was elected this period in Tashkent’s history is sometimes referred to as the “Republic of Tashkent”, during this era Tashkent issued its own copper pūl (or Fulūs), and silver tanga coins.
The Khans, and their financial advisors often manipulated the market value of pūls by issuing new coins with the inscription “a new pūl” while declaring all other pūls in circulation to no longer be valid media of exchange, and the population was forced to exchange their old pūl coins for new ones.