Well now signups are even faster https://apnews.com/article/elon-musk-twitter-takeover-2d0eb4e0511fe0e296fd6974a851a252
We've now reached the point where when I approved a batch of new accounts there's ofter more to approve when the page reloads…
I suspect we may hit scaling issues sometime soon and I will throw money at the problem, but I want to see how far we can scale on the current budget first. It's definitely slowed a bit, but not bad for me so far.
@sage do you have/have you considered anything set up for donations to keep the server running? The other instance I'm on is a small, local one, and a number of us contribute (regularly or irregularly) to keep that community afloat. A public radio model, if you like.
If everyone contributes a few bucks to it periodically, that could help keep it going even if the numbers and load tick upward.
@sage Thin-skinned billionaire found the marble in the Twitter! Mastodon gets to drink from the fire hose!
@sage I have seen the instigating incident referred to as "Elongate", and I think that works pretty well, although some might claim it's a stretch.
A Mastodon server for RPG folks to hang out and talk. Not owned by a billionaire.