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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.

Just changed out 5 outlets in my home, please clap

Extremely important question: are there other examples of a music video for a song from a movie, where the singer romances a character from the movie played by the same actor, besides El DeBarge + Stephanie Speck or MC Hammer + Morticia Addams

Happy birthday to @InternetEh! So glad to have you here at dads.cool! Many daddy returns(????)

"punk" is a shortening of "Kerplunk", the Green Day album which invented the genre

When I was a child, I talked like a child, I thought like a child, I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind, and put on a funny hat while a frog played oboe

Like when the heralds come out and then you hear 80s synth horns, cmon man

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as soon as i got to their house, my family wanted me to leave my breakfast muffin behind and go with them to rescue a snapping turtle up the road. here's me drinking iced coffee in a Kate Bush tshirt, ignoring turtle peril, the most like a Schitt's Creek character i've ever been.

(Ended up watching it last night)
The cheesy sets (ocean that is obviously a big pool, styrofoam rocks) and costumes work for me since itโ€™s a fairy tale but I was disappointed in how much of the score was synthesized, I remembered it being much more regal

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If you would like to get me a gift today, please make a donation in the name of Ed Stink. If you do, and send me a screenshot, I will assign you a funny name, as is tradition.

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Good morning, you are allowed to tell me โ€œhappy birthdayโ€ because today is my birthday.

2YO: โ€œhow do firefighters climb ladders?โ€
Me, powerless to resist the urge: โ€œvery carefullyโ€

Food you might find gross (I do not) 

Yknow what, Iโ€™d go for it

Alc 

High life on a 90 degree day

I hope Alex Garland gets to make F/D Cinemascored theatrical films for the next 80 years

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