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Hello Mastodonians (which I hope is a word you like), my name is Ramya Pandyan. I'm a writer, occasional stage performer, purveyor of all things colourful. I live in Mumbai which is also my identity, my cross to bear and my family. I've been blogging since 2004, a journey that led me into other social platforms, a career in digital and a new identity.

I'm going to toot about (for the benefit of my birdsite community), some poetry, plenty of saree and lipstick pics.

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For some reason I always read that phrase as 'suitably knitted'.

RT @gauravsabnis@twitter.com

Off to watch the day 2 at a friend's place and I'm suitably kitted.

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/gauravsabnis/statu

Ugh men who infantalise women. Bigger ugh, women who infantalise themselves for male validation.

I made the mistake of telling this guy in a Clubhouse room that I'd follow him because he was on the same team in a non-serious street food debate & he decided it was okay to slide into my DMs. Creep alert.

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Maushi is such a satisfying word to describe that curious combination of 'mousy looking but eesh why would you assume that meant frail' aunty?

Ended this Greenroom experience without having a single conversation or seeing one room of relevance or feature that made me want to overlook the data privacy issues. Bye bye Spotify.

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This was so much fun! I was worried that the reader community would turn up their noses at this title but it turns out they're all just like me ๐Ÿ˜›. Here's a list of books we've read once & never want to repeat so our one night stand books. .

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Listen, this kalanchoe that was propagated is just perfect in an owly planter. Mama plant is peeping in from the right.

โ€œOne Night Stand Books! - Reads that are great but only onceโ€œ with Idea Smith & Shivanii Hallur. Today at 15:00 on @clubhouse@twitter.com! clubhouse.com/event/M4rZ1K6g

Each time I think I'll start stepping out of the house for short walks and something drastic happens. Last year, I got knocked down by a cyclist & had limping injuries for a month. Last month that cyclone. This week apparently stray dogs are biting anyone going in/out of colony.

A life without boundaries becomes poisoned. Clubhouse just got that way.

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A whole day on Greenroom, trying to follow people & rooms, creating one myself. Nothing particularly different right now. Maybe it's too early. Just baffled since CH has gone cold & the people left are saying everyone's gone to GR but I can't find anybody.

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: Victory is a hard binary, involving a clear win or gain at the cost of someone else's defeat or loss. It provokes feelings of opposition, defiance, vengeance, greed, insecurity. Rage & malice are their unfiltered expression. Is your ego prepared to pay that cost?

I'm hosting an English Open Mic on Clubhouse tonight. Bring in your poems, oral stories & other creative original works in English. No registrations. Just show up & raise your hand.

RT @AlphabetSambar@twitter.com

English Open Mic on Clubhouse at 7PM IST tonight! See you there.

clubhouse.com/join/alphabet-sa

๐Ÿฆ๐Ÿ”—: twitter.com/AlphabetSambar/sta

There are Groups instead of Clubs. You can't start a Greenroom room without linking it to a Group. No visibility on how to create a Group. None of this party hat business either.

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On Greenroom, there's a shoot your shot room already as well as loads of rooms with Clubhouse in their title. And a Welcome Indians room where no one's speaking and it seems to be only men's profiles.

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Greenroom account opens by following 13 people though I've selected no preferences. Never mind the ominous number, who are these accounts and why the default follows? No Indians.

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Bear in mind Spotify Greenroom unlike Clubhouse is actually recording what you say. Linked back to your phone number, email address and Spotify account. REMEMBER you're being listened to and they know how to get you.

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I managed to get in after deleting my Spotify app & reinstalling Greenroom twice & giving them access to my phone number as well as my unlinked Spotify account. No pretentions here that this is about an actual experience. Everyone's going the Google data chor way.

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