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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.

I miss when my kid was a tiny baby I could carry in the crook of one arm but also it is very fun to carry a sleeping child โ€œFrankenstein styleโ€

The mail delivers to my house so late my kid will never ever have the chance to intercept a report card

i know people say that kids won't know what a phone is but i'm watching my ~2 year old walk around the porch with my phone up to their ear going "hello? phone call? hello hello phone"

i've already done some reading/youtube-watching about it but if anyone has recommendations for good "baby's first desoldering and soldering" how-tos, send 'em along :D

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@radicalrobit did you get the Art of Arkane pdf from Bethesda.net for registering Deathloop? the resolution is amazing

The coarsest setting on a pepper mill, also known as "the correct setting,"

I wish toot! didnโ€™t remember so hard that i opened a cw post in the past, because if it gets boosted again itโ€™s still open and Iโ€™m at work damnit

You're telling me the Jeffersons have a starship?

The Employees of the McDonalds In Richie Richโ€™s House Are Unionizing

Discovering @ryan is my enemy because he likes the music in The Sting

The Foundation? Honey call me when the buildingโ€™s done ๐Ÿ™„

food 

eat a pb&j when the baby eats a pb&j

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