if you make a joke on Mastodon, no matter WHAT the content is, after 50+ boosts people will appear in the replies that take it completely at literal face value.
you could post "a man walks into a bar, says ouch!" and if it receives 50+ boosts, then you will begin seeing replies like "THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN STEEL BAR PLACEMENT IS DEREGULATED BY PROFIT DRIVEN CROOKS!"
this theory is commonly known as Eugen's Gambit. and i love it.
@jackdaw_ruiz yes..50 boosts...a common problem for me that I always encounter
did anyone else see that rando come out of the federated mists and ask Rico to cw Magic the Gathering yesterday?
i was laughing so hard because they said MTG makes them feel very sad, and then offered to explain why if that information was desired.
like it wasn't even overly harsh, it was just earnest and misguided and hilarious.
anyway i'm going to lunch feel free to tag someone new into the impromptu hell thread.
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