I've decided I'm not going to import my follow list. I'm going to do it manually. Probably a good time for a cleanup anyway.

So it looks like I'm moving to @vamp. By default, really, just because I've been posting there rather than here since I joined. Haven't got around to importing my follow list yet but I'll get there.

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By the way; the best way to get new people off of Mastodon.social and onto other instances is to be cool and helpful to new people; not to bemoan the fact they're using mastodon.social.
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note to all people that just joined fedi because of the tumblr shitfest:

y'all probably joined a large instance because those are the most accessible, but keep watch for the smaller instances around you, they have a stronger sense of community and you can make a meaningful impact on it!

don't be afraid to make accounts on multiple instances!
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subway Tooter on Android lets you search by hashtag. if you never close the new column it just refreshes/updates with new toots

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#Federation (also known as #Decentralisation) is when, instead of one big site, you have lots of smaller independent sites that talk to each other.

Here's a short article about why federated services are a good idea, and how all of us use them all the time (even if we don't realise it):

switching.social/federated-sit

The idea of federated social media like Mastodon, Diaspora, PeerTube etc is to give users more control over their social network and personal data.

#AlternativesAtoZ

The kids walk or scooter to school, for context. Hubby is at work and I don't drive, so it's either that or the bus and the stop is far enough away that it's hardly worth it.

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If you know somebody on the internets real name and they don't have it in their bio or use it in their public posts, don't use it; that's just privacy, yo!

It started raining hard this morning and Miss12 peered at me over the top of her blankets and was like "I'm *not* going to school!"

The rain stops as fast as it starts though, so I was like "get your arse out of bed young lady I need kid-free time!"

The rain has since stopped. She's now reluctantly eating breakfast.

I found the holy grail, a fandom-focused instance: fandom.ink/

Looks like pillowfort.io is a place many are going. Which is down r/n, probably because of the influx.

Tthough, I'm thinking they'll probably stay - my kind of fandom anyway, since text isn't a thing that's getting banned, apparently. Fandom takes a really long time to move anywhere.

I'm gonna throw some hashtags out there just in case. ~these are a few of my favourite things~

I wonder if will finally arrive on the fediverse with the whole exodus thing.

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A few people have suggested pixelfed as an alternative to tumblr but we do not allow text-only posts.

If you are looking for a federated tumblr alternative please consider the following projects:

- Pleroma (pleroma.social/)

- Mastodon (joinmastodon.org)

- Misskey (misskey.xyz/)

Biscuit bought himself an amethyst geode. Miss12 wants a ouija board O.o

There's a new magic shop in town. The kids are well excited. How did I not know my kids were so odd/cool?

I thought I'd give designing a website in Gimp a go. Gave up cos my brain was hurting. I'm so much more comfortable with code.

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