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Hey there! I run this instance because I love the idea of the Fediverse, and want to provide a space for people to be themselves, and share their ideas and work.

If you'd like to help me out with the cost of running this instance, it's appreciated, but by no means required. Here are some options if you still wish to contribute!

Donate via Ko-Fi:

Rent a VPS from Vultr using my affiliate link:

Or a VPS from DigitalOcean:

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So, a little detail about the setup, for later:

* Running on a tiny VPS right now. (1GB RAM)
* Media is uploaded to Wasabi, and served via BunnyCDN to help with worldwide latency (using the Volume Tier POPs)
* This was fun to set up. :)

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Hello! I'm Caff/Caffeinewriter/Brandon! I'm the creator of this instance. I'm a programmer, I play video games, sometimes while people watch, and I like to do new and exciting things.

ARG, potential spoilers for Dad's On YouTube Show more

I have officially gotten re-obsessed with Pokémon Go. If you wanna add me, my friend code is 6593 0217 9087 ^^

Man, I'm suddenly wanting to watch Code: Lyoko again. It's been a loooooong time. Sadly, I can't find anywhere to purchase it digitally, (there's some rights snafu due to MoonScoop being taken over IIRC)
and I need to set up a NAS or something so getting it on DVDs is more feasible.

Welcome to the instance @thanosthanos! I hope you enjoy your time here!

Okay, Bonding on Netflix is so damn good.

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I just wanna share this article that's amazing, and insane. Running GUI apps in Docker by mounting X11 sockets. I have Jessie Frazelle to thank for getting me interested in containers. Her writings and talks are always A++

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Any folks knowledgable with pleroma able to help me figure this out? (boosts accepted)

Fresh install of pleroma. Seems to be working fine except for the MastodonFE component
Clicking on the Masto FE link results in the behaviour shown in the screenshot.
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The Disastrous Life of Saiki K is amazing. Funny, adorable, charming. I love it so much <3

I just want to live somewhere where it rains all the time.

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Slow, imperfect progress is better than none at all.

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Keybase integration is live! Visit your keybase profile, click on "Prove more identities", and search for, and you'll be good to go! Enjoy folks :) Thanks to @mlsteele and @xgess for flipping on the integration :)

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This seems like a very sustainable method of adding Mastodon to keybase.

/cc @BestGirlGrace

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I've sent in our Keybase config to Keybase, so we should have identity verification up for those who want it soon :)

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And we're back! Welcome to the future! And by the future, I mean Mastodon v2.8.0

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Take Over The World

90% Cool people, 10% world domination. Be excellent to each other, with a hint of taking over the world.


  • No harassment, slurs, and generally, just be nice!
  • NSFW content is allowed, but not underaged (drawn, or real), nor is anything illegal in the United States.
  • Be excellent to each other!

This is a laid back instance administered by one person, @caffeinewriter.

Support @Caffeinewriter/this instance on Ko-Fi