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@AndrewWatson So now more common ones are : +1 for a thumbs up. : smile obviously for a smiley : stuck should get you the stuck out tongue : roll will get you to the rolling on the floor laughing one : angry will get you angry - etc - have fun finding them all 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿

Nollaig Chridheil to our wonderful new community.

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If you follow someone and her/his toots are interesting, boost them so those that follow you can see and follow her/him too.
Spread the good.

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Just a wee warning to those following the hashtag that registered in the larger mastodon.social instance: you can migrate to the mastodon.scot instance.
Follow this guide: blog.joinmastodon.org/2019/06/

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@AndrewWatson I can't disagree with you Drew, you're spot on. What I thought was sad in that thread, though, is what has happened to Labour in England. In this country we have an lifeboat - in England they have feck all now: that guys once sound, staunch family is drowning in racism & despair ... most of them now voting Tory! 🤮

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Brian Taylor goes for a comfort break just as SNP Government’s £1.4 billion help for families with young children is announced – Reporting Scotland Up (Talking-Up Scotland II) talkingupscotlandtwo.com/2019/

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Important Numbers this #christmas

Samaritans - 116123
Mind - 0300 1233393
SANE - 0845 7678000
Young Minds (for parents) - 0808 802 5544
Rape Crisis - 08088029999
CALM (For Men) - 0800585858
Refuge (domestic abuse) - 0808 2000 247
Breathing Space -0800838587

#mentalhealth
#mentalhealthawareness
#suicideprevention

It IS ok, to not be ok.

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Scottish nationalism will be a historic thing, taught in schools to explain where the Scottish republic came from.

It will also be used to teach children the difference between pernicious nationalism of empire and exceptionalism and aspiration of a people for a national vehicle of self expression.

But in the end, Scottish nationalism has no value in itself, and can’t be used—as British nationalism is—to rile people up and get votes by populists.

ends nationalism and starts Scotland.

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For those people that listened to me when I said to sign up at keybase.io you can now use that to verify your identity on here, and on Twitter to let people know you are the person they think you are!

If you haven't signed up there, do it now, it will be very valuable as things heat up, I promise.

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Just a couple more quick thoughts as our user count increases rapidly! Over 700 new users in the last 24 hours and counting.

mastodon.scot was started in early 2018 as a Mastodon instance for Scottish users

While we’ve had a huge influx of pro-independence supporters be mindful this instance is for all Scots, even those with different views. Please be respectful of others’ beliefs. We’ll always have to share Scotland whatever happens!

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@kensanata @Twentyfivebux @Gargron there was like a flood of Indians joining a couple weeks ago due to some oppression. It's a shame this only happens when does a large scale oppression. BTW, you've chosen yet another service using repressive technology. mastodon.social is a site. You should switch to a node before building followers. social.privacytools.io/@resist

@Jeggit

I'm fair exhausted, but looking forward to seeing this community grow, share, and prosper.

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OK #TwitterExodusScotland - waiting in #TwitterExodusCymru and/or #TwitterExodusWales ....

Please check out mastodon.scot - you can move your account there if you haven't found it already!

mastodon.scot

This is a Mastodon instance primarily intended for (but not limited to) users in Scotland or who identify as Scottish.