I finally posted my answer to @szczezuja 's question, "How did you use the Internet in 1990-2005?"
It ended up a lot longer than it probably needed to be, and every time I tried to cut it down I ended up adding more. So I finally decided to just post it in its current form.
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.