@OldBrushNewPaper Heh! It's at least a more interesting explanation than "No one's paying close enough attention to realize they ought to turn it off!"
I wonder how many people on Google+ will sign on the last day to see who else is still there. It doesn't seem like the kind of place where a lot of people would want that last chance before the lights go out, but there've got to be some communities on there that will.
The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.