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Shareable document version, Housebound advice from a long-term housebound person, boosts ok 

Here's a free downloadable zine version of this thread, edited a little, with contributions from others. It's released under a sharealike noncommercial license, so please feel free to pass it on to anyone you think might find it useful. ❤️

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something i’ve been meaning to post a while about interactions onhere:
i’m always extremely low on energy so if you reply to one of my posts i won’t always reply back. especially if it’s on a jokey post and you’re trying to continue the joke – i usually just can’t keep that going! i can usually come up with a handful of good arrangements of words in a day. it’s nice of you though!

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I’m Alex. I’m 30, my pronouns are he/him, & I live in Scotland. I was previously on KNZK – thanks @pisscotheque for inviting me here!

I’m an artist & film festival programmer but as of recently I’m taking time out. I have ME/CFS, an autoimmune condition that means I have no energy and most activity messes me up. So! I’m mostly housebound.

I studied in Japan & can speak some Japanese. I like Pokemon Go, experimental art & unusual music. Let’s 🙌 proceed 🏃 to be friends 👯‍♂️ on line! 🌐

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coming up with a catch-all collective term for any and all people who annoy me, even if those people have absolutely nothing else in common whatsoever, and then logging on to the internet in the morning and being all like "argh! i can't believe the annoyerati are at it again!!!"

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help needed, question for UK trans folk/allies, :boosts_ok_gay:​ 


I need suggestions of safe organisations that could help trans people.

I know of certain young trans folk in the UK who are dealing with serious problems re: housing, abusive families, school oppression, homelessness, mental health etc. they are not willing to contact orgs or official institutions, therapists etc. due to fear and trauma.

can anyone suggest me either:

- transgender-led, or at least *radically* progressive, queer support orgs that would be willing to talk with me first on their behalf till I can guarantee them that their autonomy as young people will be taken seriously, and/or

- anarchist groups who would be willing to show solidarity and are queer-led or knowledgeable about queer issues (no anti-"idpol" edgy left, no toxic masculinity please)?

please contact me on matrix at, or DM this alt for more contact methods. boosts are appreciated.

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flickguy: a tool for making picrew-likes

draw the options then export and share with friends to let them make a little guy

they can remix to add new details to their guy, or make their own guy maker

demo (by @coleoptera):

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I made the demo version art for @candle's new tool for quickly making and remixing picrew-like things, flickguy

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Using a heart rate monitor (HRM) to better manage #MECFS

New post talking about how using a HRM is changing my behaviour & will hopefully bring some improvement to my ME symptoms.

Yes, this was the reason for all my questions about Heart Rate Monitors a couple of months ago :)

#MyalgicEncephalomyelitis #ChronicIllness #Disability


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@GwenfarsGarden @alex I’ll second that! Also, interested to know more about the shop selling “Gifts and Contempt”

only side effect i've had so far is a craving for absolute bangers???

Selfie eye contact with local commemorative bear rampage statue

Saw a bin lorry called Bin Diesel, i am freaking out my nut right now

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The tenth Fast and Furious movie should totally be called Fast 10 Your Seatbelt

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UK deportations, solidarity protest for Osime Brown 

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this godforsaken website is a uk-based mastodon instance boasting literally thousands of posts about bumholes and UNESCO world heritage sites