It's funny to me, when an instance's internal Block List is longer than their own Users List.

Rage on, love.

@design_RG my users list is infinitely longer than my block list, because im 1 user and have 0 blocks

@chris I like that. 😄

The fellow who runs that instance is always strutting and telling people the latest find he got to block.

And posting in the zoo FediBlock hashtag.

How do you like running a personal instance? Mastodon or Pleroma?

@design_RG I'm running mastodon, but i haven't really looked into alternatives, i only run it to have some type of decentralized social media. I like running my own though, i don't have to sit behind someone else's political opinions or whatever makes people block everything

@chris That's very cool. 😺

I have not tried to setup an instance, Mastodon seems to be a big ball of convoluted stuff. I have used Pleroma instances, and love the features it has - many that Mastodon doesn't yet.

People tell me setting it up is much simpler, and it runs on low hardware requirements; a single instance on a Raspberry Pi is mentioned. 😮

Pleroma Development is way ahead of Mastodon's, at least on my opinion. Eugen won't agree, I am sure.

@design_RG haha yeah there's a reason i gave this mastodon vm 4 cores, it ain't light on resources for sure

04:41:29 up 251 days, 2:03, 2 users, load average: 0.23, 0.17, 0.12
compared to my mail server:
04:41:33 up 540 days, 8:14, 1 user, load average: 0.00, 0.00, 0.00

@chris Wow, awesome up times. Good electrical power in your town, or a big UPS! 😮


@chris Make a little plug here, for a nice Pleroma instance (some are a bit shaddy, yes -- this is a cool one).

The admin there is the author of the new Husky fork of the Tusky Android client. He's approachable and competent, if you even want to ask about Pleroma as an instance possibility, he's the man. a1batross is his nick.

@design_RG That might come up on the future, for now I'll boost your post for whoever might want to register over there :)
Expired mentally seems relatable lmao

@chris Thank you! 😸

The instance name came right from someone's quote on TV, saying that something was an "Expired Mentality".

So, @a1batross came up with the name -- Expired Mentality, R.I.P. --- which I found memorable, and had to check.

I have an account there, and still need to complete an idea I had - of reporting on the nice features I found in Pleroma, which masto doesn't have.

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