~A boostable feast~
https://bigshoulders.city is a Chicago-focused Mastodon instance with a friendly local timeline and simple rules.
DM me for an invite if you're a current, former, or future Chicagoan (suburbs included ).
I'm shouldering all costs right now, so if you like what we're doing, you can also buy me a coffee at https://ko-fi.com/dowson.
Thanks! We you.
I updated bigshoulders.city's Terms at https://bigshoulders.city/terms to include the following language:
"Whatever the intentions behind it, unsolicited advice—especially involving a user's health and wellness—is often indistinguishable from harassment and will be treated as such."
If you're unsure if a user is soliciting advice, best practice is to ask that user it's ok to give a recommendation.
Only You Can Prevent Reply Guyism!*
*Also, I can, because I can ban you.
@alex Which flag is this? It's seriously hurting my eyes right now :s
@trwnh Chicago’s, of course!
@alex Well... much love for the city, but unfortunately, when scaled down to emojo size, the red and blue starts to blend together and look more like chromatic aberration than a flag!
bigshoulders.city is a Mastodon instance for Chicagoans current, former, and future.1 Its name comes from Carl Sandburg, who once compared ships pulling out to “mastodons, arising from lethargic sleep.”2
Our goal for bigshoulders.city is to build a community of friends and neighbors across the Windy City. Toot your pho place recommendations, meet-up ideas (like at the mastodon exhibit at the Field!), pothole gripes, creative dibs, and cross-town baseball taunts—whatever you want, as long it abides by our short and sweet content policy.