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dads.cool costs $20 a month to host on a Linode with 4GB of RAM and 80GB of storage, and the domain registration is $44 a year. I host, update, and moderate the instance for free. If you can help out: ko-fi.com/spiritfadeout

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a quick guide to local-only posts on dads.cool (updated 5/18/20) 

dads.cool supports local-only posts. These are great for content you think only dads should see.

A post marked as local-only will appear only to dads.cool users.

A followers-only post marked as local-only will appear only to dads.cool users who follow you.

If you uncheck "Allow my posts to reach other instances by default" in Preferences - Other, your posts from any sourceโ€”including appsโ€”will be local by default.

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a quick guide to exclusive lists on dads.cool 

dads.cool supports exclusive lists. If you set a list youโ€™ve made to โ€œexclusive,โ€ posts from members of that list will appear only in that listโ€™s timeline and not in your home feed.

This feature is great for following accounts that only post about one subject, for crossposting accounts, or for pixelfed feeds.

Use the web interface to set a list as Exclusive. You can only add accounts you follow to lists.

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sorry I invented the wedding industrial complex, I just started this cement mixer and now you can become a demon sent to hell

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Filling the bathtub, opening the basement door, and quacking, in what I hope is an enticing manner.

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uspol white supremacy 

The America First Caucus document is a pretty succinct argument for the American government being in a end run state

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breaking news: cooked asparagus works on a touchscreen

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if there is one thing i have learnt. its never half ass your aesthetic. don't be like 'oh i need to tone it down so people don't think im weird' i guarantee you will look less weird if you just fucking go for it

I did not know kim kardashian was in a fall out boy video

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Friendly reminder that you can catch any streams you missed after the fact on my twitch channel! Here's this week's show, which kicked ass. An hour of acid house/acid techno https://www.twitch.tv/aleums1/v/987795399?sr=a&t=1s

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would you offer milk to your guests as a beverage option?

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henri is not allowed to watch totoro (henri is not allowed to watch anything but Zoom storytimes)

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i can't believe they made a lifetime movie about the "you so fuckin' perfect when you smile" guy

listen buddy if i wanted to see dane cook i'd go to hamlet dinner theatre

the two little guys sneaking by with the bag while Mei looks under the porch

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what's a good suffix for a 5Ghz only network

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Parents of young kids... when do you put them to bed, approximately??

if you think i'm taking out my snow shovel on april 16th you've got another thing coming. the postman can go screw

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