Hey folks. It's been some weird, rough weeks. What could we be doing to make The Wandering Shop a more friendly remote space in the days ahead?

@phildini i plan to start posting more cat photos, but haven't really thought of anything past that

@phildini Maybe an odd suggestion, but some kind of structured activity to give people something fun and distracting?

Thinking along the lines of -- something people can join in with they want from at home that isn't too intrusive.

Maybe hashtag'd discussions or games. Or a group project? I'll have a think about something more specific (and suggestions welcome).

@phildini I don’t even know but the main thing it already has: it’s so nice to come here and know it’s free of awful people.

@phildini One of those story games where each person adds one of two sentences. Hashtag it something like

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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.