Also I've been spending all that time reading about Mastodon instead of deciding on an avatar so sorry about that.

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I've been doing some research on how Mastodon and this "Fediverse" thing work. It really is interesting stuff. I've seen some describe it as a little complicated (compared to, like Twitter) and they're not wrong per se, but I also understand that it's not arbitrary difference for the sake of difference; there's goals those complications serve and they're good goals.

You know, I never realized until now how much I really missed every fourth thing on my timeline not being a paid advertisement.

So here I am. This should be okay as it all feels very familiar and easy enough to use I guess. I need to choose an avatar but the one I've had forever on Twitter is far too outdated. I'll think of something eventually.

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