Seems like it would be cheaper to just stand up your own Slashcode server and call it NextDot or something. I'd rather spend the money on hosting than give it to Dice.
But then your 3-digit UID would be worthless! And my 6-digit one!! And think of the lost karma! Oh, the humanity!
Real Programs don't use shared text. Otherwise, how can they use functions for scratch space after they are finished calling them?