HEY @Gargron THIS REPRESENTS A SACRIFICE OF A CLEAR AND CONSISTENT USER EXPERIENCE IN FAVOR OF PROMOTING THE MOST ENGAGEMENT AT ALL COSTS. BLOCK SHOULD MEAN BLOCK. ANYWAY I'M GOING TO GO EAT A BUG

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I HAVE ENABLED SECURE MODE ON SHRIKE.CLUB. CERTAIN FEATURES, SUCH AS THREADS WITH USERS ON OTHER INSTANCES, MAY BECOME LESS FUNCTIONAL.

I'LL GO OVER A FEW IMPLICATIONS OF THIS CHANGE AND WHY THIS DEFAULTING TO "OFF," AND BURYING THIS OPTION IN THE SUPPLEMENTAL DOCUMENTATION, REPRESENTS A SIGNIFICANT THREAT TO USER SAFETY ON THE FEDIVERSE AND MAKES THE SECURITY FEATURES IN MASTODON AS SHIPPED ACTIVELY MISLEADING.

OKAY WELL THE DOWNTIME TONIGHT AINT HAPPENING TONIGHT

ALSO CONGRATULATIONS YOU ALL ON 271648 MEDIA ATTACHMENTS. WOW

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alright new people means im gonna have to upgrade my shit so it doesnt run out of disk space and crash every 2 hours. this means im going to have to set things up on AWS, and it will require what should HOPEFULLY be a brief outage later this evening

also if you want to contribute for the costs of hosting hit up the link

liberapay.com/katemitchell

bird out

ATTEMPTING TO IMPLEMENT ELASTICSEARCH AGAIN

WHY DOES THIS HAPPEN AND WHAT CAN I DO TO FIX IT

I AM JUST A TINY BIRD

THINKING ABOUT NEW POINTY THINGS TO IMPALE SMALL PREY ON

A SHRIKE IS LIKE A KNIFE WITH FEATHERS — INTERNET SHRIKE

SULPHUR-BREASTED BUSHSHRIKE (Chlorophoneus sulfureopectus)

LAUNCHED SHRIKE CLUB V1.1

- CHANGED 'TOOT' TO 'TRILL', THE SOUND A SHRIKE MAKES
- CHANGED 'BOOST' TO 'STAB,' WHAT SHRIKES DO TO THEIR PREY
- ENABLED UPLOADS OF AUDIO AND VIDEO FILES (DON'T GO NUTS)

TO DEMONSTRATE ENJOY THIS ATTACHED AUDIO OF A SHRIKE TRILLING

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SHRIKE CLUB

ONLY CREATE ACCOUNT IF YOU PERSONALLY KNOW AN ADMINISTRATOR, AND IDENTIFY YOURSELF IN YOUR APPLICATION. YOU DO NOT NEED A SHRIKE CLUB ACCOUNT TO FOLLOW SHRIKE CLUB USERS. A PERSONAL FEDERATED SOCIAL MEDIA INSTANCE FOR SMALL CARNIVOROUS BIRDS BY SMALL CARNIVOROUS BIRDS