Reddit is Dead, long live… leddi- lemmy?
It really whips the llama's ass. Post says it all. Foreveralone. Take my upvote. Are we in post-social media yet or what?

What’s your favorite Web 1.0 memory?
Prior to the internet condensing into just 5 or so websites, what do you remember fondling about being online? I remember winning a raffle contest on the old Terraria forums and getting to pick my own title (instead of just New Member, Member, Well-Known Member). Of course, since I was like 13, I picked a random collection of letters that only I knew was an acronym of my signature on said forums.

Created duplicate accounts on two Lemmy servers
I created duplicate accounts (same username as this one), one here on and another of the same account on This was before I understood how Lemmy works. Now I've deleted the account on and want to login there with my federated account from However when I try to login it just sits and spins. Will I be able to login to the other Lemmy server with this account? Do I just need to give the other server some time before it wipes out the account completely? I have verified that the other server is federated with

deleted my account because I was on 2 instances and now the account says 404 deleted account but I want to view stuff on it. I can’t sign up for it again anymore.
deleted my account because I was on 2 instances and now the account says 404 deleted account but I want to view stuff on it. I can’t sign up for it again anymore.

New users; are any of you migrating to matrix/element too? Which rooms?
I'm down for more chat rooms, especially the alive and kicking rooms. Which rooms y'all in, and roughly how busy are they?

Can I transfer my account to a different instance?
I kind of want to move over to because I don't like the content in if it helps I also deleted my account because I signed up for both and thought I could only have one. Going to the website now says 404 deleted and I want to fix that.

Find and Share Communities Thread!
Welcome everyone to Lemmy! Lemmy is a network of instances. Even if you registered on, your entire feed can be made up of posts by subscribing exclusively to communities. Sometimes it's hard to find a community of posts and people you want to hang out with - So I invite everyone to share communities from their instances in this thread! Edit: I've just realized the `!` linking format opens `` instead of i.e `` if your instance is This thread might not work

Hello, i'm using Lemmy since yesterday but it always say that i'm timeout, what does that mean?

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Is it possible to merge two existing communities on different federated servers?
I believe more and more people will escape to lemmy sooner or later, and I already see 3 different communities for the same thing (selfhosted) here on lemmy. Time will tell which one will be the most active, but lets assume all of them will be equally active and the desire emerges to combine the two communities about the same thing, is that something possible or intended to be possible with federated services?

What are some building subscription list/finding communities Tips and Tricks?
Many newbs are washing up here, myself included. What are good ways to get the most out of Lemmy? (Using Jerboa) There isn't an algorithm, so I guess we need to self filter and manage a good sub list. At first glance I'm guessing, use the "all" feed. Block communities that are irrelevant, sub to interests and leave the undecided ones alone. Repeat on different sort options, Repeat for specific hosts. What are your tricks for finding interesting content and building a sub list.

Is it possible to follow a comment for responses?
I am reading a post and somebody says something interesting. Is there a way to receive notifications when new comments are made in response to that interesting comment? Edit: Delete this please, it is against the rules

where are subscriptions to other instances stored?
For example, my user/profile is based in beehaw, but I subscribed to this community on When I view this community, it says I'm joined. But in my list of subscriptions (in both Jerboa and the Beehaw website), it only shows my local (Beehaw) subscriptions. Is there a list of "external" subscriptions anywhere? Also, is it possible to subscribe to all communities on an instance? Lemmy is small enough that it'd be easier to just selectively unsubscribe, I think.

Instance-based user question
Having chosen an instance when creating an account for lemmy, am I now tied to that instance forever? What happens if, for example, the owner of that instances decides to just stop managing it one day? Does my account just go away with it?

how long does everyone think until embedded pictures and videos into lemmy whether it be an option per community or not?
By that I mean straight into it where the image is on it itself without pinks or urls

If/will there be an easy way to host a community without paying for a server?
Such as reddit, will there be some sort of official spot we can go to host our own communication? As a new user I realize there's not a lot of committed I want.

What do you think of Odysee?
Hey, Lemmy. I've been using the blockchain-based video streaming service Odysee as a YouTube backup for a while now, where I run the PIF archive channel, RandomWolf. I was reading Wikipedia, and it says that the platform is often used by the far right, mainly because of its "free speech" guidelines. However, the channels I am seeing are fine. What do you guys think? Is it safe, or is it just a clone of Rumble? And, while you're at it, can you tell me what you think of Mental Outlaw? My channel is on [YouTube](, [PeerTube]( and [Odysee](, in case anyone has an interest in the niche.

Can lemmy please remove the requirement of joining a server to create an account?
IMO, Lemmy would gain far more users if you were able to create a user account without having to be approved by a server first. If communities want to remain invite only that's fine. But I really, really think you guys should decouple account creation from the requirement of being approved by a server. It's a barrier to entry that imo will prevent many users from registering. The ethos of open source is that anyone can use the code to do whatever they want with it. This is the from the activitypub MIT license: >Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: >The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. >THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. My point is in the license that permits Lemmy to use the Activitypub protocol in the first place. Edit: If not global auto-approving of user account creation, I think what would be a more reasonable request is an indicator of whether a server auto-approves account creation or whether it is invite only.

Ideas for an alternative lemmy frontend?
cross-posted from: Cross posting this here as this is would likely interest other people in the Lemmy part of the fediverse. I'll still contribute to the official UI too, though. > The other day I started making a UI for lemmy with a different framework than is used by the official one as a way of getting some hands on experience with SolidJS. I considered making a clone of the existing UI, but I started thinking that I could make it look different. Since lemmy doesn't tie you to a specific UI, it could be nice to give instances another option. At the moment, the only web UIs I know of for lemmy is the official one and the bulletin board one. Does anyone have any ideas about this?

Europeans and Oceanians of Lemmy, what are the pros and cons of living in your country?
I (17NB) am thinking of emigrating from the UK when I'm older, but I'm unsure of where I would want to go. If you live in Europe or Oceania (Australia, New Zealand, Indonesia, etc.), what are the good and bad things about life in your country?

Suggestion: make the link clickable in the sidebar
Just a quick suggestion: in the sidebar, you say: "Not regarding lemmy support (c/lemmy_support)" Maybe make that a clickable link?

Lemmy posts openning links in lemmy’s tab is annoying
Hello Every time I hit an interesting post, it opens whatever web page in the same tab lemmy was opened, and thus I loose lemmy. Is there a way to configure lemmy to open links in a new tab instead of the actual lemmy tab?

Millennials and early Gen Z of Lemmy, what did you do for fun before phones became such a huge part of our lives?
I keep cutting out things like social media from my lifestyle, but I'm finding it hard to fill the time. Reading can only go so far, there's never anything on TV, and my friends all live twelve miles away. So, before we really had social media, what did teenagers do?

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Any recommend recipes
Does anyone have a go-to recipe?

Temporarily mute a user
Is there a way to temporarily mute a user? I don't necessarily want to block a user forever but it'd be nice to filter out their noise for a week.

What moderation controls do the creators or owners of lemmy communities have over their content?
I had a look through the documentation but couldn’t find anything in this. Are there any moderation powers held by community owners? How extensive are they if they exist?

What are the most used platforms on the Fediverse?
Are there reliable statistics that show this? I'm trying to get an idea rolling for a mobile app that could handle the most used platforms on the Fediverse. For example, let's assume that Mastodon, Lemmy and Peertube turned out to be the most used platforms on the Fediverse. Would people be interested in a mobile app that could properly integrate all of these?

Who will see my posts if I set language to “Undetermined”?
Because always choosing between German and English has made my Lemmy experience worse, I haven't gotten used to it.

Scrubbing My Reddit Account
What is the best most effective way to delete my Reddit post history and account. I have seen people mention programs that they use to go through and delete their entire Reddit history, or edit their posts and replacing the content with a single word, and then deleting their account. I do not use it like I used to, so I would like to get rid of every digital fingerprint that I can on the site. Any help or advice would be appreciated!

easy method to rapid-fire some subscriptions?
Search, find a sub, subscribe. Wash, rinse, repeat. Any way to just list out a search of sub...lemmies? and checkbox which ones you want?

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