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Hello everyone!

I use Xubuntu and try to go the way as much as possible :duckduckgo: :gimp: :firefox: :xubuntu: :fdroid: :nextcloud:

I've been using Diaspora and the Friendica for a while—now decided to give Mastodon a go!

Also trying to get my friends to join the (though that's a slow process 😕).

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The crones huddled in their secluded hut, brewing merrily.

They startled as a voice called from the entrance, "Are you well?"

"We are," said one.

"For now," said another.

"Supplies are running a bit low," mentioned the third.

"I can fetch what you need," offered the voice.

"What do you wish in return?"

"The secret to your health."

They agreed, gave the list and it was fulfilled.

"So what is your secret?"

"Wash your hands; now go."

#TootFic #MicroFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #Fantasy

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close telegram on computer, pick up phone, open telegram on phone, realise what i've done and close telegram on phone, immediately reopen telegram on phone without thinking

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convid 19, NHS workers 

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The Indian government's muddled, short-sighted and PR-driven response to Covid-19 will have disastrous historical consequences. I looked to India's role in global history to try and intuit the scale of what we are looking at today.

What does it say about me that I worry about whether an em-dash is in italics or not?

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Crowdfunding Campaign to support daily wage workers in Delhi.

You can add names of those you want to support in the form given inside this link:

#COVID19 #NewDelhi #Delhi #OurDemocracy #India

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Please make your kids read ‘The Emperor’s New Clothes.’ It’s playing live in India now.

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Bob encourages self-care in these trying times 

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I've just released a free interactive fiction!

📚 💙 ✨

You are a Wyrden, an observer of stories. And sometimes, in just the right moment, you can nudge fate and set people on a new path.

Wyrden. is an interactive fiction that will be updated regularly with new stories.

Each story is designed to take less than 5 mins so it's easy to fit into your day.

Plays in your browser. ^_^

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tinysheet is a neat little service. it's a 2x10 grid spreadsheet and relies on your browser's local storage

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While we're all focused on the Corona crisis the US government is quietly pushing an internet #surveillance bill that is aimed at abolishing message encryption:

We should probably pay attention to this and spread awareness even if we are not American:

How about a where the deal is, "if you create an account we'll track you *less*"? 💡🤔

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🔩 Maintenance update 🔩

Everything seems to be up and running.
Thanks for your patience.
One of our servers just got a nice 96GB RAM boost \o/

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Do not try and bend the cloud, that is impossible. Instead, only try to realize the truth ... that there is no cloud. Then you will see it is not the cloud that bends, it is only other people's computers.

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Support your Fedifriends! 💚 ✨

If you're in a bad financial situation right now and need a bit of extra money to get by, please leave your links below! Paypal, Ko-Fi, whatever!

Everyone ends up in these situations at some point and we all know how awful it can be. And what with the current situation, there'll be even more people struggling.

Friends, let's alleviate some burdens and help out!

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