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    'SLP TO THE MOON' chants swarm PH Twitter

    Nov 5, 2021
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    AXIE Infinity's in-game currency known as Sweet Love Potion (SLP) experienced an upsurge to P5.00 at around 9:40 PM. An hour later it went as far as P6.00.

    This in turn caused a stir in the Philippine Twitter sphere as the phrase, "SLP TO THE MOON" became a trending topic.

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      Axie Infinity is a play-to-earn game that uses non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, to power its Pokemon-like gameplay. Users can earn SLPs as rewards, which can be used to help breed Axies. SLPs have also been accepted by some Filipino real-world merchants in lieu of cash, according to an August report from pioneering Axie journalist Leah Callon-Butler.

      That same month, sales in the Axie marketplace hit $850 million, or around P43 billion, reported Protocol.com.

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      Shortly after the hashtag trended, the official Twitter account of Axie Infinity reported server issues due to the "extreme amount of users logged on at the same time."

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