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Hey new mastodon.social users! A few suggestions for better homes: Show more

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new users, looking for apps? some alternatives to the web app: Show more

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Heeeeeere's the new Mastodon Flat CSS (MFC) theme!

Userstyles: userstyles.org/styles/153362
Github: github.com/trwnh/mastodon-flat

You can now select either "Midnight Blue" or "Clean Slate", OR create your own custom palette!

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ugh i really hope crossposters don't slowly choke mastodon like they did to diaspora*

if you're just crossposting everything you tweet on birdsite then what even is the point of making a mastodon account? that's glorified spam at worst, and a recipe for abandonment.

google is trying to tell me something

imagine a smooth horse. just the slickest, most frictionless horse

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mental health ~, motivation Show more

mental health ~, motivation Show more

you'd think that this meant everyone was having a nice clean wholesome day online, but no... you'd be so incredibly wrong...

Did you know that Beef Bowl is a registered trademark of Yoshinoya America?

My milkshake brings all the boys to the yard and they're like "wow this is delicious and affordable" and I'm like "thank you for supporting my small independent business"

@RecursiveRabbit Ooh, I like this... although after more research the root word is actually not "angel", it's "evangel", the archaic term for "gospel"! Its antonym is "layman".

For the original question, I think I'll settle on "devil's advocate", which serves a similar purpose but not 100% analogous to "spreading the word".

The New Yorker dropped a piece today on Linus Torvalds and the sexist culture of abuse within Linux. Turns out Linus's apology came after they contacted him for comment. newyorker.com/science/elements

what's the devilish equivalent of the word "evangelist"

Hell yeah I study STEM

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Disabling all phone notifications from social media apps (not IM, only stuff like Mastodon, Twitter and other) is one of the best decisions I've taken in my life. If you have the possibility to do it please consider it. It's been a huge improvement for my mental health.

@maloki Whiteness isn't a race, it's a socioeconomic status that has dropped and added people to its umbrella term as it sees fit and has no culture inherent to itself because it's simply a caste.

Ask any Polish or Jewish person who lived through holocaust denial or colonialism how 'white' they felt.

cats:

ok, if people walk next to us, we gotta run away. it's what we do. as soon as you see someone within like three feet of you, book it

*other cats jot this down in their... cat notebooks? whatever*

cat, continued:

k but the thing is, and make an asterisk here, if they're trying to step OVER you, or walk in the path you're laying in, don't move. demand control. that is your spot & you should never leave even long after they've passed

*cats writing this down also, one scratches its head*

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