So, I guess it's time for me to request that people please CW Christmas stuff, because as a retail/service industry worker, seeing posts about that compounds existing stress in my life and kinda makes me not want to be here.
I'm not a "Grinch" or a "Scrooge" I'm just stressed the fuck out around this time of year and it'd be nice if folks would respect that. Thank you.
@teslas_moustache Thank you for the warning, I'll keep that in mind.
Have you tried using some filters? Words like Christmas or gift, for example. When I was getting sick of some of the Mastodon drama, and later of American politics, filtering really helped me out.
@Mayana yes, I've used filtering for other keywords in the past. That's a good idea. I'll try that, thanks.
@teslas_moustache You're welcome, I'm glad I could be of assistance. I hope that you have as little of stress as possible in this time of year. And in general, of course.
@teslas_moustache I *am* a Grinch _and_ a Scrooge and Christmas can totally eat my butt. I approve of this message.
@teslas_moustache I support any effort to quench the fire of toxic cultural appropriation. Hence i support any initiative against the mention of "Christmas"
@teslas_moustache Agreed. Fellow retail worker here seconding this.
@teslas_moustache I spent 10 years in retail management . I get it. I still have difficulty at this time of year. Be kind to yourself and take care.
@teslas_moustache i agree with this sentiment, but because Christmas is a stolen, over-marketed holiday that should be abolished.
...or, as the right-wing calls me, a "Grinch."
@teslas_moustache You could filter out the words 'christmas' and 'xmas' in your personal settings.
You are very unlikely to get 100% public co-operation on your own specific need.
That really should help.
I filtered out eurovision once, because I was really sick of hearing about it.
@gemlog yes, I just did that yesterday, thanks.
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