You can avoid #YouTube's weird algorithms and broken subscription system by subscribing to channels through RSS instead. You don't need an account, just a feed reader.
Put the channel's username in this address:
You can then add this RSS address to your feed reader app.
For example, OnePotChefShow's RSS feed is:
You can also make RSS feeds from channel IDs (strings of letters and numbers):
It’s....SHOWDAY!!!!! And Mastodon is working much more fluidly for me. ITM and TYFYC, everybody! I have a lot to catch up on here...
Wish I knew how to thank my subscribers, maybe a monthly news letter of some sort? #sewerchat
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