The poll results from yesterday on birdsite joining the are in. This aint scientific, but it's about what I expected:

26% would want to federate
74% would want to block

@Kyresti pretty sure I strongly agree, but I'm always curious if I'm the vocal minority or speaking for the quieter majority, hence the poll. ^.^

@Canageek @Kyresti There's some good truth here. I think I want Mastodon to be more deliberate than twitter? I'm not sure if we're meeting those goals, though.

@Kye sure... that still potentially opens up some harassment, I think? The could still see you more easily.

But I agree that it would be great to be able to interact with certain people who won’t switch.

Pretty sure I know the answer to this already, but I'm honestly curious, especially for people in my feeds.

If Twitter were to join the fediverse, you would want your home server to:

Twitter: we are looking into decentralising Twitter.

The Fediverse: ha ha ha BLOCK

According to my partner, I had a fever over 100F last night.

I don't remember my temperature being taken. 😳

asking for help (boost pls!) 

@pablod Hey Pablo! Do you still check Mastodon and do you mind if I DM?

sex work, self-promotion 

Cultural icons like Billy Dee Williams coming out as gender fluid is the sort of big shifting points we need.

how is breathing so effective at making you get your bearings straight again

is hamon real or someshit

A fabulous welcome home from the Bay.😍 I miss Japan, but it’s good to be back. 🌧 @ San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

@neauoire til Sunday, although today is the last day in actual Tokyo. Because of a host of complicated reasons, tomorrow and Sunday we’re at Disneyland.

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