Hmm, someone signing up with a throwaway gmail account from the netblock with a whois going back to an apartment block in Moscow.

I'm going to click on....decline.

Feeling like the timeline and followers are more than sufficiently primed now, so dropping the louder relays and keeping the smaller, more relevant ones.

That said, wouldn't mind joining a relay of other regional instances.

Toned down the large relays.

Kinda feeling like two of them were entirely too much noise and not enough signal.

Please feel free to report misinformation and conspiracy theories.🚮

I think our Sidekiq queue is caught up after this week's massive traffic spree.

@programwitch But, other than some backend delays, seems to be moving.

@programwitch Bit of a Sidekiq backlog, probably related to the big number of new fediverse accounts created on other instances the last few days.

I've finally made the leap. I'm ending Blog Oklahoma's presence on Facebook.

Post (on Facebook):

I'll write something for the blog a little later.

Remember, mask requirement starts tonight at 9PM within Tulsa City limits.

🗳 Don't forget to vote! We have primaries for the house and senate as well as SQ 802 regarding medicare expansion. Early voting is today, Friday, and Monday. In person voting is on Tuesday, and check your new voter ID card for your new voting location. If you're voting by mail, review the instructions and be aware that you will need to bring it to county elections in person to get it in on time now.

This didn't get advertised very well, and announced with less than an hour's notice. There's a curfew in place for downtown Tulsa from 22:00-06:00 tonight and Friday night.

There are now only 44 PSO parcels without power. Looks like 11:30 PM was pretty accurate for getting this resolved, and almost everyone should have the lights, if not air, back on at this point.

About 6000 parcels, mostly in metro , are still without power. There are also smaller outages in and now. ETA is still about 11:30PM.

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There was a power surge in the transmission lines affecting Public Service Company of . Currently affecting >19,000 households in , and <5 in .

PSO is expecting electricity service to be restored to all areas around 11:30 PM.

All of south of 51st Street lost power, PSO is aware.

more antiracist orgs to donate to, link 

Saw this link posted on twitter, here you can donate with one big transaction and split it up among several organizations, including:
-Black Lives Matter Global Network
- National Bail Out
- Know Your Rights Camp
- Black Voters Matter Fund
- NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund
- The National Police Accountability Project
- Color of Change Education Fund
- Unicorn Riot
- Campaign Zero
- Advancement Project
- The Marshall Project

Still growing here! Ask a current member for an invite or make it obvious you're local in your application and you're in.

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Tulsa Social

Federated social networking for northeast Oklahoma