Beware: my instance allows 2500 characters per toot, and I routinely reach that limit, especially in comments.
("Microblogging"? No, never heard of that term before. Is that like an essay but slightly shorter?)
@cregox I don't really understand how it works either. What I do know is that my profile can appear empty to you if no-one on your server is subscribed to anyone on my server yet, and none of my posts made it to your server via boosts. When you subscribe, I guess your server might fetch some of my latest posts, which would explain why you suddenly see them; but this part is just guesswork. Anyway, thanks for subscribing!
@cregox Oh, okay. Try upvoting this one, and tell me when you did — I'll tell you if I see anything on my side.
@cregox Also yeah, I think it's common on Fediverse to use stars as "read" marks, but I usually do it at the end of the conversation, as a kind of a nod, to mean "I read this comment and I have nothing to reply".
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