who are some good people to follow who aren't just tooting about Mastodon itself or Mastodon in-jokes all the time?
@bcrypt lol if you don't want toots about Mastodon go back to birbsite
@bcrypt er... I was picking them up from your follower list :/
@bcrypt I am not doing that. Though I don't have many jokes either.....
@bcrypt I also want a few suggestions.
@bcrypt sorry that was a joke but also I don't know anybody good to follow, no
@bcrypt Now I wouldn't want to toot my own horn-- so I won't.
(One thing that is funny about Mastodon is that I can't see who you're following if they're not on my instance. Your follower count reads 0 to me, so let's hope someone on your instance is following someone on my instance, or you can't see this? But they probably are. Think I got that right.)
@bcrypt It's strange: a lot of the people I follow on birbsite who tweet, there, about many diverse and interesting subjects, have come here and only toot about Mastodon here.
I'm finding myself without much to say here, because the conversation is so one-note. And that's a shame.
@bcrypt It takes time but the search is worth it.
@bcrypt Me! *waves*
@bcrypt Me. By the way, I used to follow you on Twitter. I knew about Mastodon because you shared a link. Thank you very much. This network is beautiful. :smile:
@bcrypt Gotta join up with oulipo.social. Toots in that instantiation all focus on that community's crazy constraints.
@bcrypt ...but it's not Mastodon!
@bcrypt Mostly I toot about how my Avatar isn't broken, lately.
@Elucidating Wait... are animated gif avatars back? They still animate on profiles? Cool.
@bcrypt I think the core problem is that most users are conditioned by birdsite to expect that a "successful" toot is one with many stars and boosts. The current common ground for the community is interest in Mastodon, so those toots are most likely to get a response. I toot about whatever I'm working on or thinking about, but no one gives a shit about that (at least in a star/boost manner). I have to remind myself that getting favs/boosts is not the actual point.
@bcrypt myself? 😅. Nah but seriously check out some of the people on my 'following' list, I keep it short but full of quality tooters 👌
@bcrypt I'm good :-) I don't write all that much though...
@bcrypt Personally I can only advice you, since you're the only one active in my feed... sorry!
@bcrypt people who use it like Twitter. 😊
@bcrypt *reluctantly raises hand* only one meta-toot from my side so far. With regard to 'good': that judgement is up to you, necessarily.
@bcrypt what's this "Mastodon" thing you speak of? :grin:
I always assume I will essentially be considered troubling enough to someone eventually that they find the laws I do break and make efforts to wreck me.
(IMO, everyone breaks laws, one can't know all of them and ignorance isn't a defense)
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