One for #OurCheats:
Loudly play copyrighted songs over Nazi demos so videos of their speeches can be reported for copyright violation.
(Also, so many hilarious options)
here's some Homelessness Myths, courtesy of The Onion: (cw: drug)
Myth: it's expensive to house the homeless.
Fact: our prison system is quite profitable.
Myth: the homeless spend their money on drugs and alcohol.
Fact: you also do that.
Myth: the homeless are lazy and a drain on the economy.
Fact: you're thinking of billionaires.
Myth: the homeless community can help take care of each other.
Fact: if that's what helps you sleep at night.
public health PSA: romaine lettuce recall
If you have any romaine lettuce grown in the Salinas valley area of California, trash it.
If you can’t verify where it came from, trash it anyway.
If you can verify that it came from somewhere else, you’re good.
Please boost this! (Source: I work at a grocery store.)
If you have a .org domain name: go renew it now. For the full 10 years.
Registration rights for .org were just bought by a private equity firm. And as part of that contract, the price caps were removed.
Anything in .org will get much more expensive, soon.
A ten year renewal will cost you a bit over a hundred bucks. Which is probably less than one year will cost you in the very near future.
Resigning - Plural Cafe important meta
I'm resigning from being admin. I don't think I've given the instance the attention it deserves and haven't been able to post as much. Emotional difficulties from various crises (job, finances etc) have only strained my ability to be effective. I'm thankful to all of the users who have signed up here, from when I first launched the site back in Feb 2018 to today.
Separate from this, I'm unable to continue being the server administrator as well. I'd been making preparations for whomever wants to take over in that role, that also has experience with sysadmin stuff.
The instance should be paid up through the month of December. However... if I cannot find someone to take over for me, the server will shut down on Dec 31st at 12:01a Pacific. I'm going to try and find someone else to help. If you know someone who wants to take over, please DM.
As always, thank you all.
your regular reminder that censoring words l*ke th*s is actively counterproductive because it bypasses the filters that people set up for themselves
to take an innocuous example, if i use filters to block the word "orange", and you write "or*nge", you have now ensured that i will see a post that i have explicitly tried to get out of my timeline
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