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dads.cool is hosted on spacebear (@support).

hosting is $๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿณ ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐˜๐—ต and includes a CDN and daily backups; i will update this post if our increased membership requires me to bump us to a higher tier.

renewing our domain is $๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฐ ๐—ฎ ๐˜†๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ.

i moderate and administrate dads.cool on my own and have done so continuously for 3 years now.

I have a ko-fi where you can support the above if you wishโ€”I also have a goal there representing the cost of my US citizenship.

Thank you!

ko-fi.com/dadsfm

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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.

โ˜๏ธsomebody I do not know posted my bumper sticker on r/citypop and it got 400+ upvotes

๐Ÿซฅ the person who commented saying โ€œI need this so bad, can you scan it for meโ€

son, it is seven dollars and he provided a link. Please fuck off

#inktober #artober Treasure Trove 1

I love to draw on graph paper and I transferred this over with tracing paper, but it made the ink lines fuzzy and the colors smudge, so tomorrow I'll see about marking my spaces with pencil but just drawing directly on the good paper

1. A tiny tourmaline-encrusted key, a very large spruce greatclub, a very large ruby gem, an iron-tipped spear, a lamp and a grey-brown amulet.

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once again i make no representations about how many days i might actually participate, but here's a #looptober inspired by the very repetitive but catchy soundtrack to the game Dadish

Currently listening to Joni Mitchell Blue by a roaring fire

All iOS knows is โ€œnew contact photo availableโ€ and lie

Iโ€™m really hoping to get 31 of these done!!!

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I am 99% sure these made their way to this pick your own farm from a closed McDonaldโ€™s playland

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ASMR: My 4YO Trying To Pronounce "Gargoyles" For An Hour

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dads.cool is a Mastodon instance for dads, running the Hometown fork of Mastodon.