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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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Please enjoy this purely abstract "Abstract Flower" art on the 18th Floor of the Mayo Clinic, home of the Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic, which is in no way symbolic or suggestive of anything.

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she said she was curatin' her friendscape, Ton'

ohhhh!

this not as bad as the carnegie library one but it's pretty close

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dr. manhattan listening to "jesus of suburbia" by green day in headphones

like netflix bought a historic movie theater and guess what they do with it? show their goddamn movies. you just spent $1B on movies and tv last year! just have a theatre!

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Thin Blue Line but it's the one that indicates a baby's diaper is wet

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how brain

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everyone has to learn this lesson eventually but this job has definitively taught me not to take any career advice from my parents

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who's ready to livetoot the National Spelling Bee!!

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amelia: do not explain this to me
alex: well you SEE,

#wtto

man it would be sick to have one the paintings from that video

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i have now reminded myself of "Danger! High Voltage" by the Electric 6, one of the best songs of all time youtube.com/watch?v=R-FxmoVM7X

the epitome of "soft but not smooth". buffett goes electric

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speedwagon sucks sorry, the "grown ups" of early 80s rock which is why their songs are on the soundtrack to the movie "grown ups"

saw that something like 30% of seattle homes have AC. good time to get into that business i guess

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