A few things to think about before jumping into someone else's mentions:
✅ Am I being contrarian?
✅ Do I already have a relationship with this person, or am I being inappropriately familiar?
✅ Am I "ironically" doing exactly what this person just said not to do?
✅ Am I derailing another discussion in order to get on my own favourite hobby-horse or to one-up this person or show off how aware I am of social issues?
✅ Am I about to say "Are you surprised?" when someone is disappointed?
@ziggurat Usually, if you're even thinking about it, it's about a million times better than Reply Guy
@bgcarlisle Why did you use checked boxes
but yeah I've just started mentally filtering posts that say 'don't @ me' or 'I won't read the replies'. Old me would take it as a playful invite to discuss their outrageous take, but the new me has no time to bone out if they're serious or not.
It's different here than other places.
@bgcarlisle the last one is especially bad
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