#Introductions Hi, I'm Dzuk, I'm an orc on the internet and some kind of designer. I'm this instance's mod and janitor, I'm also a mod on Monsterpit.
I'm making a new emoji standard that includes queers, and furs and more! (@mutstd) -
I also maintain an alternative bigot-free instance list you can give to your friends (http://instances.noct.zone) and a blocklist advisory you can give to your admins to make your Mastodon bigot-free (@blockchain).
When I look at mailgun logs I have access to 30 days and I see zero emails sent to new users - but I DO see abuse reports.
What on earth could be causing this?
I guess this is why my instance has stayed pretty small, lol.
It's snowing lightly, so I must now head out to buy as many loaves of bread as I can carry, as is the custom in the UK.
damn, Mutant Standard's FAQ is getting big
*working towards cool Mutant Standard update ze is not going to reveal just yet*
me: *uses accented letter in project name*
software: "you can only use letters"
me: fuck off you north-american centric piece of shit á IS a letter
In the science museum in London in the 70's there was an interactive display with a computer (!!) running an expert system: "guess the animal".
I once met a guy that claimed he hacked it: when you entered a rude word, it would say "that is a swear word." After he got to it, it said "That is a swear word, and so are all these…"
Want to hear your Mac swear at you? Someone found a kids' edutainment game from the 90s that was sabotaged to spit out swear words instead of stories. https://obscuritory.com/educational/secret-writers-society/
12 fascinating europe facts, #7 will surprise you Show more
#1: every european speaks common, most also speak elvish
#2: no-one is allowed to come out of their homes when eurovision is on. police sweep the streets to ensure everyone watches the famous song contest!
#4: the number 3 doesn't exist in european
#5: all their roads lead to rome. convenient!
#6: football is called soccer there. soccer is called kicky sphere. weird right?
#7: milk comes in beautifully etched glass pyramids
#8: einstein lived ther