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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 source—including apps—will be local by default.

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

@alex ok but why am I seeing this?

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

@dhfir …because that post is not local only?

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

@alex clearly. My question is WHY it isn't local only. This is, in essence, technical instruction for people on your instance. I don't see why it's here.

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

@dhfir because if you weren't on the instance but were interested in the featureset you could see how it worked? sorry i wasn't prepared for a conversation with the profile police

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

@alex yeah sorry I reacted weird there. Not sure what came over me.

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

@dhfir all good, chief

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