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New accounts will now require registration on midwest.social

The recent troll brigades on lemmy.ml proved that this is a good idea. Especially for a small instance like this one as they can then troll from here to lemmy.ml. …


Intermittent site outages

You may have tried to reach midwest.social a few times recently and noticed that the site times out or takes a long time to load. I did some investigating today and found that a process, kswapd0, sometimes goes nuts and consumes almost 100% of the cpu. I’ll continue to work on getting this fixed. If…



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I am logged in as midwest.social user, and don’t have lemmy.ml account. These posts look the same, but I can only upvote the second. Get a message saying I need to log in to upvote the first. …

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WASHINGTON—Shedding light on the early trials the famed explorers encountered on their sojourn across the American West, a lost journal entry acquired Thursday by the Smithsonian Institution reveals that Meriwether Lewis and William Clark nearly turned back after tripping over a tree root. “In our o…




I like the idea of a decocker…

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Ope! Forgot to allow regular users to create communities. Fixed!

Forgot to allow that in the settings…






Registration is closed for the time being due to a coming influx of conspiracy theorists

Caught some people planning to use my instance as a right wing, covid conspiracy board. I don’t have the time to moderate that so I’m closing off registration temporarily…



Hi, hello.

Detroiter here. I’ve lurked on Lemmy for a year but today I found this instance and immediately signed up. I hardly find Midwest representation anywhere, so I’m delighted to find a place for Midwesterners on Lemmy. …