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just a reminder that instance admins will never ask for your password for any reason! there's no reason for us to need it

so if someone ever DMs you and asks for a password, report that DM! It's definitely a scam

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Scaring off people we don't want here 

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"Mastodon is supposed to be for free speech" is fucking hilarious name one person from the early Dev teams who thought "ah yes, we are making a service intended to enable Free Speech™"

Mastodon literally got popular because we marketed it as Twitter Without Nazis and worked (over time) to implement strong moderation and anti-harasment features. The first instances running Mastodon all had explicit statements in their codes of conduct saying hate speech is not allowed and fuck your 'free speech'

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tiny thing to fight surveillance capitalism 

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Need financial help, boosts appreciated 

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nonsense, pol, bot, potentially bad 

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Sex was invented in 1782 by John Sex, who mistakenly fell upon his wife while bathing and was subsequently excommunicated by the Catholic Church

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Pavlov: the dogs salivate when I ring a bell

Me: weird. Why?

Pavlov: they connect two unrelated events due to repeated conditioning

Me: haha stupid animals

Pavlov: the experiment took 69 days

Me: nice

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Mutant Standard is made by a disabled queer person who doesn't have a stable income, so if you've enjoyed Mutant Standard emoji and have the money, consider kicking a few bucks this way:

➡️ paypal.me/mutantstandard
➡️ ko-fi.com/mutantstandard

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so it seems pretty clear vice is trying to get outrage clicks on its latest mastodon article.

this is a good opportunity to give 'counter promotion' a try

here is a good article to circulate instead of the vice article:

blogghoran.se/2019/07/12/on-ma

#counterPromotion #mastoMeta #clickbait #vice #praxis

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I've got more slots open for emoji commissions! DM @kiilas if you're interested!

More info: noct.zone/commissions

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briefly admiring the nearly 1000 emoji I've made over the past 2 years

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If your cat is purring that means they’re in vibrate mode

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you've heard of 10x engineers...

I'm the 10x vacation taker. I'm so efficient in taking vacation I'll almost never be at work, holding you back and having meetings. Increasing efficiency by not staying in your path and asking questions you don't want to hear.

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