Packbat interaction rules (296 words)
} Likes on our negative posts are okay. If a post is boostable, you may boost it without apology; feel free to ask whether we actively /want/ that post boosted.
} If you are reposting /on here/ something we posted on here (e.g. to add a content warning customized for your audience), @ us in the repost; if you want to screenshot one of our posts or copy an image off one of our posts or repost elsewhere at all, ask first.
} Please use content warnings for unsolicited advice or suggestions and for unsolicited offers of assistance.
} Relatedly: Don't phrase ideas as mandatory and don't guilt-trip. We don't "have to" do whatever you're suggesting, and we get stressed out when people say we do.
} Also relatedly: if we demur - if we make an excuse or an apology or actually literally tell you "no" - then stop.
} Relatedly in a different way: you /can/ tag us into ongoing conversations, but assume there's a good chance we'll take a long time to show up if any of us do at all. We're prone to hyperfocus, we occasionally leave the house or hide from the world under a blanket watching YouTube videos, and we, like, sleep.
} Terms like "dude" and "guy" and "bro" feel really gendered to us - none of us are dudes or guys or bros. Or brothers, or men. Don't use those words for us.
} Also, and apparently unexpectedly, we don't seem to be gay. Dunno if anyone's actually called us "gay" to our faces, but we see the word used often as an umbrella (e.g. "I'm making a gay angst zine!"), so ... expect us to be here, queer, and still being rained on if you do.
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