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!
When a fellow says, "It ain't the money but the principle of the thing," it's the money. -- Kim Hubbard