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Let's play a game, to help some of the newcomers make connections: name subjects and topics that interest you but aren't in your profile, as tags so they are searchable. Then boost this post or repeat its instructions so others know to do the same.


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Every couple of months I like to share with new people or people on new instances how to add timelines into feeds:

Roll your own: https://[federated.instance]/@[userid].atom

Could be worth trying if your favourite accounts are 8-16hrs away, or if you detect spotty synchronization issues between instances.

This is a : "oh I need to know about !I know a squirrel 20m from my dog means ! My dog would NEVER BARK without GOOD REASON! OMG there is a squirrel 20m from me right NOW! I AM SO AFRAID OF EVERYTHING!"

Hint: A cat is a better predictor of danger because if it senses the intruder will not feed it by Jove the cat will alert you.

i hesitate to share this, but a Belgian documentary "In A Silent Way" on the band will be on the film festival circuit. I didn't see any of the core members of the band in the trailer, and it looks like the creator of the film was denied rights to use their songs.

If you're using Mastodon on a computer, did you know you can control it entirely through your keyboard?

βœ… Press "?" to see the complete list of keyboard shortcuts on Mastodon

(You can also bring this up by clicking on "Hotkeys" in the bottom left corner.)

#MastoTips #FediTips #Mastodon #KeyboardShortcuts

Some of my friends have read more than five books in the first 2 weeks of 2021. I wondered how they found time to read so much. Hazard guesses with me: Which of the following is the most likely reason for you to finish five books in two weeks?

Last night my laptop toppled onto my foot - ouch. The S key was permanently pressed. i used my spouse's USB keyboard, then went to bed. In the morning I returned to the laptop, and found the rubber nipply-thing usually under a keycap two keys to the right of the S key.
is my husband haunting us?

A inviting wrong answers, a boon to cruciverbalists of low vocabulary and high mischief. have fun!

What a great day: sunny afternoon with my pal; hockey season for North Division (aka πŸ‡¨πŸ‡¦ Civil War) starts; windstorm did NOT take out our power, highways with low traffic; added two obscure Canadians to celeb death pool.

For my friends and those I have yet to alienate: I shall stream some covers of golden oldies, and for the older Canadians, our anthem, because it's that time. Coming up soonish on a service of

Outside Canada?
You could be able to help me with a geocache puzzle.
Tell me what the GPS image shows you in
Please and thank you

on a puzzle this morning, plus a friend found three geocaches in Munich/MΓΌnchen/ Minga

Playing some Canadian music, you know, polite and unassuming tunes on courtesy of

I feel a mite mischievous. I may stream in the next 3 minutes, some old tunes, some familiar, some not.

Read this any way you wish: my son patted me on the shoulder and thanked him for bringing him up.

I solved that five-star difficulty Sea Creature puns puzzle and am now receiving US Christmas cards including $$$ from my in-laws so I am having a good day. How is your day?

: A Free Open-Source Reader for Desktop - It's

(I'm sure it's available for too)

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