Hashtag search for turned up an amusing toot containing from this now-dead Mastodon instance:

*I* can see this toot because *my* Mastodon instance has a cached copy of it, but the link above is dead because the instance is no more...

Federation. Yup.

Long live

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Huh. And clicking around in my instance on dead instances causes a pop up in my browser every second or so:

429 Throttled

Many of which pile up on the left of my UI.

At least, I assume that's the why. Because it starts when I start exploring those threads and stops when I stop.

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