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Important Correction 

It's a lava lamp when the lava is flowing over open ground.

It's a magma lamp when the magma is contained within the lamp.

It's a volcano lamp during the transition stage.

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Oh man oh man oh man oh man -- the Ingenuity Helicopter on #Mars swung over and took a view of the backshell and parachute used to land Perseverance on Mars! It is so cool what we can get up to when we have a little drone accompanying our rovers. #JPL #Mars #Astronomy #Perseverance #Space #Science
Raw image: mars.nasa.gov/mars2020/multime

I miss playing but I absolutely do not have the time.

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New people, welcome to Mastodon and the Fediverse!

Here's how to get started:

1. Find some people to follow over on @FediFollows, and through Trunk (communitywiki.org/trunk)

2. Find out your Mastodon/Fediverse address so you can share it with friends (mstdn.social/@feditips/1072482)

3. Invite people to join you on here by telling them to go to joinmastodon.org and click on "Get Started". It doesn't matter if they join a different server because the servers talk to each other (here's a bit more of an explanation mstdn.social/@feditips/1070214)

4. Find out what the Fediverse is (mstdn.social/@feditips/1070440)

5. Find out why Mastodon being on so many different servers/instances is a really good thing (mstdn.social/@feditips/1070837)

6. If you see anything nasty, you can report it to your friendly server admin (mstdn.social/@feditips/1065401)

7. You can (sort of) verify your account if you own a website (mstdn.social/@feditips/1062741)

If you have any questions, @ me or DM me!

#MastoTips #FediTips #Mastodon

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Used to using Tweetdeck or a similar interface? You can achieve the same effect by selecting "Enable Advanced Web Interface" in your settings, and then pin multiple columns.

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Righto, here’s my fedi-tips:

- it’s slower here, less addictive than corp social media. This is a good thing, try and enjoy it.
- you see what you follow. No ads, no obscure reshuffling, no manipulating your emotions. Enjoy that too.
- please consider using CWs. Could it hurt, shock, upset, harm?
- please describe your pictures if you can
- give benefit of the doubt: text easily misleads
- shared something negative? Maybe follow with positive action.
- fash, queerphobes, bigots: fuck off 💚

If all of your emails are high priority ❗️then none of them are.

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After two weeks on here all I can say is that Mastodon will never replace the late stage Rage Twitter of the 2020s or even the 2010s, but it certainly feels a little like back in 2009 when Twitter was just a bunch of random folks enjoying Nutella jokes and tweeting Kafka quotes. People here are neither desperately networking nor permanently enraged. They just hang out.

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all teenagers instantly stop smoking weed after seeing Elon Musk do it. the cannabis industry takes a huge hit and never fully recovers

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