I didn’t! I just connected with a few people I knew and was familiar with (Andre, for starters). I’m connected to a few people from here as well. The concept of “following” is weird too since I can’t really see my whole following and follower list from Patchwork. (https://v2.jacky.wtf//post/11cdf8ef-a787-42b9-a1b1-13f25d96e1f4)
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