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Let's try that again but not locked...

Most of my activity is likely going to be via my account, which now has ActivityPub integration meaning you can follow and interact with me right through that account! Follow me there: @droct !

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While I think it's important to let people consume content on their own terms if it's upsetting,

I'm asking as one (Latinx) user to everyone else, please don't contribute to a system designed to stigmatize openly talking about the daily struggle of those oppressed by racist power structures. It would be better to use the mute function and filters than to go to a Black user you barely know and tell them to CW having just been harassed by a cop. Thank you and welcome :)

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One of the unexpected joys of the fediverse over other places is the addition of weird domains appended on to everyone's usernames.

It makes the web feel like more than just four websites again.

It's both a signal of a smaller more intimate internet and also a larger and far more diverse internet at the same time!

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I've had a few new people ask me about my CWs, the best way to think of them is not as a mandatory tax for posting about nsfw topics (I know this is the inference circulating on Twitter) but as a tool you can use

You'll never agree with everyone about what should and shouldn't have a content warning, but inviting people *in* to serious topics or gross jokes or movie spoilers can let you talk to people who would otherwise be pushed *out* of conversation with you just by their own wants and needs

Another test post to see if replies work right between mastodon and

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Today is the last day to register to vote in Texas. I double-checked my registration today just in case. All good. Planning to early vote next week. Let’s do this. 🇺🇸

Test with different privacy settings, this one is public (rather than unlisted).

A new post to test replies from

Another Test Post. Lets see if recent Activity Pub updates finally allow replies to thread properly.

Testing again today, after unfollowing and re-folowing this account form MB (with approval on this side which did come through correctly!).

Another test post to see if this will show up in my timeline.

trying this now that I've turned off account forwarding...

Huh, and now my new post isnt' showing up in microblog at all. I'm following this account from my MB account, and other mastodon social toots have shown up in my MB timeline... odd.

Just a new test post to test replies and such with Feel free to ignore this. I'm going to see if replying to a more recent post will work right.

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