I am particularly fond of seeing accounts that tried the fediverse out in the past but then went silent come back.
I enjoy seeing new users, too, but seeing someone come back to give the 'verse another try feels like a bigger win, like there's something so compelling here that it lingers in peoples' subconscious or something.
So, if you were here, left, and now lurk, don't be afraid to chime in once in a while - I'm glad you're here, and I know I'm not alone.
@djsundog It’s probably just hindsight, but there are a ton of old accounts I enjoyed following more than 98% of the current active users in following list.
It’s almost certainly that they quit before they could get too repetitive
@USBloveDog ah, see, my standards are low enough that I don't mind if I get repetitive.
@djsundog It’s the political and endless leftist activism memes that really bore me to tears. It’s preaching to the choir: I just wish more folks kept separate personas or accounts for different interests. Spillover is fine, but people constantly being political when they formerly were solely about memes is what drove me off Twitter.
@djsundog Sup. :) I pop back from time to time- I'd prefer to be over here than elsewhere, but there's a lot of non-human accounts I follow that I miss over here and I end up splitting between the two.
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