It's a great comfort, you might have a Support Group in Hell?

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Honestly if anyone's gonna solve the impossible programming problem of the century, it's not gonna be a silicon valley startup looking to optimise their subscription-based ingredient delivery service, it's gonna be the guy who makes dwarf fortress because one day he decided to try and implement something like randomly generated recessive genetic disorders in sheep

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Hence those users who take pride in funky handles, as some do on the birdsite, should remember that out in the Mastodon Fediverse, your handle has two parts - the first part is your handle and the second part is the instance where the handle is registered. For example, & are TWO DISTINCT handles that exist on TWO DISTINCT instances. They may not necessarily belong to the same user.

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I think a lot about how Armistice Day, a day about the end of WW1 that was supposed to make us think about how shitty and pointless war is, became troops rule and war is good day

Remember the famous line from the Field of Dreams?

"If you build it, they will come."

The month of November, 2019 saw a huge spike of interest in MSTDN. They came indeed. How do we keep them here? That is the task before all of us users.

There will be so much of diverse interests. How do we keep every new comer excited enough return again? How to we keep them excited enough to engage, participate and contribute?
( @ikaveri Kindly BOOST)

I am posing these questions because I do not know how?

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hi new users!! i'm not sure how to reach a large amount of you other than having this post on the local timeline.

i'm a moderator here!
when reporting someone, doing it once is fine. real humans are handling your reports, and reporting someone multiple times adds to the workload!
also, when you do report someone, please add an explanation as to why you're reporting them. you can also add specific toots that you believe break our CoC, which you can find here:

In my view the Golden Age of Mastodon lies ahead of us.
I found it quite useful to read the Users Guide (documentation) available here:

They (Insect people) call him a bark mantis, but he doesn't know that's his name. 😂

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People who like graphs, here is the recent spike of activity thanks to India discovering Mastodon in the context of the last 6 months of

Brings into existence, what had not been there before.

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