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posted by [personal profile] jack at 09:39am on 02/05/2017
I'm still crossposting, I didn't reckon I had a lot to gain by *not* posting to LJ as long as my journal was backed up elsewhere. Though I'm not sure if that's right.

I don't blog as personally as I used to, but I continue pouring whatever crossed my mind heedlessly out into the ether :)
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posted by [personal profile] atreic at 09:49am on 02/05/2017
Well, there's a very blurry line between 'this is a thing I use' and 'this is a thing I approve of', so if you think the LJ T&Cs and the way it was handled were So Horrific then getting away from the toxic and not normalising it as 'a thing nice people like Jack use' is arguable.
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posted by [personal profile] jack at 10:16am on 02/05/2017
That makes sense. *shrug* That's what I've defaulted to doing, but I'm not sure where I *should* put the line.
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posted by [personal profile] simont at 09:31am on 03/05/2017
Well, there's a very blurry line between 'this is a thing I use' and 'this is a thing I approve of'

This confused me completely until I realised you were talking about appearance rather than reality :-) In my head, 'use' and 'approve of' are so different that it's hard to imagine getting them muddled up, and there are any number of reasons why you might not approve of a thing but find it necessary to use it anyway (or, indeed, approve of a thing so much that you'd like to use it, and feel sad that you keep failing to find good occasions to do so).

But of course they do look a lot more similar from outside the head of the person doing the using/approving/both/neither, and it looks as if that was what you really meant.

(Hello, by the way! I am still reading on both LJ and DW at the moment. I'm pondering turning off my crossposts to LJ, but since my current rate of actually posting anything at all is of the order of a handful of posts a year, I feel as if it's not as urgent a decision for me as it has been for other people. I don't expect that I'll stop reading LJ until I feel as if it's not adding any value over DW – but then, at the current rate of migration, that could actually happen.)
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posted by [personal profile] ghoti_mhic_uait at 10:19am on 02/05/2017
Ah, whereas I went with 'I can only keep these t&cs by not posting' and didn't even consider the 'they're bad rules so I don't have to keep them' which I think is a reasonable response.
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posted by [personal profile] jack at 01:08pm on 02/05/2017
That would have made sense. I went the other way, of almost giving up expecting T&C to be reasonable.
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posted by [personal profile] andrewducker at 07:54pm on 02/05/2017
Yeah. I'm cross-posting to LJ, but I'm not going to worry about the T&Cs, and if they delete my journal then at least I have DW.

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