The flagship instance seems to be open to new accounts again, so I'm moving there. :) mastodon.social/@snwh

@aral the fact that it's also free software respects us on a whole other level too –we're not commodities here.

@ohyran I know several folks who are into toot blockers.

@hbons it seems to only show the accounts from your instance that follow a given account. The web version has an asterisk to note this, the iOS app (Amaroq) doesn't, I dunno about Android.

@bashfulrobot I know, but the issue of bad user experience still stands.

@gabrielelucci thanks, I draw all the mockups I do in Inkscape.

@ohyran well, of course the context of the competition does matter.

@shellkr I see what you did there. But regarding the logo, competitions are not good ways to do design.

@ohyran I enjoy the process as much as the result (maybe even more so) including the part where I defend or debate the design. :)

@rcmainak @Gargron I'd likely change it to a more conventional icon if implemented, permit me some whimsy in my mock-up. ;)

@ohyran @frd I know. But you're ruining my fun with the icons. ;) I'll likely use a common metaphor in the end if they get adopted.

@Gargron oh, haha. I look forward to it. Anyway, in the mock-up, I designed some icons to be less reliant on Twitter's design language (like the change to the boost icon) and to fit within their displayed size for clarity.

@Gargron I went about making some custom icons to show you what I meant by "tailored icons". 🙂

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@mjd Mastodon is already establishing a new vocabulary with Toots and boosts.

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