Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 2009

@ApostrophePong I know. Thanks tot hose fucking cockroaches we’ve got the whole “Silent Spring” scenario going on here. http://tr.im/k9O7

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RT @Pollytics: Will Turnbull Coalition become the first party ever to be seen a worst to handle every single policy area? http://tr.im/k9NG

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@toneyfitzgerald I’m fairly certain that I’m not Collette Dinnigan’s accountant. And she should be glad of that.

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@toneyfitzgerald How does Colette add to the economy? Um, isn’t that her “making stuff and selling it for a profit” thing?

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RT @rod3000: If Collette Dinnigan is so amazing, why is the Australian economy going down the crapper? [Ditto Peter Costello in a skirt.]

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Fri plan: Gentle start (aches); 1100 North Sydney; work at SEKRIT CBD eyrie; 1745 chiropractor (aches); TGIF.

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New blog post: “Episode 45 is online, Peter Costello!” http://tr.im/k9lM

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@SnarkyPlatypus C’est étrange. J’étais juste écrit Peter Costello.

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@ikostar The answer to “What is the death rate for Swine Flu?” is “No idea, too early to say”. Tests have too many false positives.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je me sens… terrible. Pourquoi n’y at-il un shaker sur mon bureau? Et vous?

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US deaths from “Swine Flu”: 1. US deaths from regular flu every year: 36,000. http://tr.im/k8XY Falling in bathtub: 300. http://tr.im/k8Yz

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If, for some reason, you missed “Stilgherrian Live” episode 45, it’s at http://tr.im/k5Sw

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“Stilgherrian Live” starts is less than 30 minutes at http://stilgherrian.com/… … be warned!

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On my way home to do “Stilgherrian Live” in just 45 mins. I have to buy tomatoes on the way. This will be so full of win.

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“Cnut of the Week” nominations close 8.30pm http://tr.im/k4UD then @Nickhodge 8.30pm http://tr.im/k4UK then me 9.30pm http://tr.im/k4UT

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If you’ve not nominated a “Cnut of the Week” before, I’ll not be able to moderate your comment until I get back, but…

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Mobile. Enmore Rd / King St / @SnarkyPlatypus / gym / dinner? / prep for “Stilgherrian Live” at 9.30pm Sydney time.

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RT @ApostrophePong: Bloody cats have taken our liverwurst. How am I gonna punish them?

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I’m done. Are you done?

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Setting up a video camera and lights in the bathroom. True.

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@unsungsongs True, we do have a furniture-related geographic difficulty. But if anyone can collapse spacetime, we can. Stand by.

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dd @barrysaunders Oi! We are not allowed to mention yet!

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RT @FiBendall:@stilgherrian you are called to 2 morrow no allowed…c u at the meeting point…shh!

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@unsungsongs You’re on. ‘Cos there IS an old sofa that needs burning. All we need now is a suitable space, video cameras and absinthe.

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Meanwhile, I’m shocked there’s so few nominations for “Cnut of the Week”. THERE’S A PRIZE TO BE WON! http://tr.im/k3Kd

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@nicster Hi. Have you met @mpesce? He whines endlessly about the weather too.

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@unsungsongs Then again… “implosion”… you DO make it sound very attractive. Maybe you can help me burn our old sofa.

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@unsungsongs Half the space sounds the better option. Though I suspect that us collaborating on anything would be… dangerous.

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Rearranging the universe into a series of shallow, looping curves. In time, rather than space.

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RT @zern: You cannot outsource love. [True. And neither can you outsource nausea or vomiting.]

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Reminder: Nominations are open for “Cnut of the Week”. THERE’S A PRIZE TO BE WON! http://tr.im/k3Kd You MUST enter at the website.

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Dept Environment, Water, Heritage & Arts releases consultation paper on a National Waste Policy, including e-waste. http://tr.im/k3Lw

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Nominations are therefore open for “Cnut of the Week”. THERE’S A PRIZE TO BE WON! http://tr.im/k3Kd You MUST enter at the website.

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Thu plan: Record a pitch video; lots more tax documentation; evening gym with @SnarkyPlatypus; 9.30pm (Sydney time) “Stilgherrian Live”.

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@shermozle Twitter client access is via HTTP too, so I’d been assuming it would also show up in Nielsen web stats? Can someone tell me?

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@GreenJ Actually. Twitter’s 40% rate of continuing is HIGH for “log in and try it” services. Also,we did this yesterday. http://tr.im/k3C9

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@tyeshasnow Well, thank YOU. I do like to “provoke people to think”. Needs to be more of it. :)

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@tyeshasnow Hey, glad you like my little tag line! :) It’s a pretty mixed bag on my website.

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Gosh. More than a year after first publishing it, my “Super Hornets are Go” is getting new comments! http://tr.im/k3uL

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@SnarkyPlatypus Vous vous sentez comme une chanson de Fleetwood Mac? Pardon? Dull, inutiles et très sur-évalué?

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@wolfcat My photo’s “very thought provoking”? Huh? I thought it was nice random colours. http://tr.im/k3nL Like this one. http://tr.im/k3o5

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Le jour du départ se rapproche, et je suis plus … agité. Et vous?

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New Scientist: “Eight things you didn’t know about the internet” http://tr.im/k3lW Can you spot the lies?

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New blog post: “Homebush Bay Scum” http://tr.im/k0Ti

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@JonoH Ah no, “The Punch” is the new politics web / TV / print project from News Ltd. http://tr.im/k0BR

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Oh, and yeah I am no longer doing stressful documentation for the Tax Office. Until tomorrow, anyway. Now I just have cats to annoy me.

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Oh dear. “The Punch” is such a SEKRIT SQUIRREL project that it has… a sekrit squirrel. http://tr.im/k0zv

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My attention is now severely limited while I do awfully annoying sensate work on my bookkeeping. Or curl in a ball and cry. One of the two.

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RT @SBSNews: More than 60 per cent of Twitter users fail to return the following month, a study says. http://cli.gs/9RnRyA

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RT @baethan: Reminds me of a t-shirt I saw once: “born looser”. [Indeed. That brings a VERY different image to mind!]

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@mpesce Oh are you STILL fucking whinging about the weather? Go put on a nice woolly jumper and tell someone who cares. FFS!

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@jeamland Precisely why YMMV. The N80 was what I needed at the time. You hated it. That’s why I avoid recommending specific tools.

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Dear Twitterverse, is anyone in my herd of sheep-like but oh-so-wonderful followers working at Suede in Sydney by any chance? Please ping.

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@mtats True, when asking most people to do something the Magic Word is “please”. With a telco it’s “Ombudsman”.

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RT @cowspanker: Australia freaking about swine flu? Nope. 37th most-read story of week. [Well, ADD MORE BREASTS! Der!] [See, shortened too!]

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@thegrenville I only looked at Nokia ‘cos after using the N80 I didn’t want to learn a new operating system. iPhone is useless for me.

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@thegrenville Agree re “paralysed by choice”. @SnarkyPlatypus just got an E71, so if Nokia is the go that may be your choice.

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@mtats I’ll say it again: Moving Vodafone to Virgin Mobile was a huge mistake. I’m now stuck on a contract.

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@thegrenville If I chose again, I might pick something with a QWERTY keyboard.

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@thegrenville N96 fine for my needs: calls, SMS, photos, video, Bluetooth modem for laptop. Non-tactile keypad annoys. Your needs my differ.

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OK, time to start doing something productive. I’ll be approving Cnut nomination-comments at http://tr.im/k3QK but otherwise dark for a bit.

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@babycakesjase A live studio audience could be fun, yes, but it adds a LOT to the production workload. And there’s no income from this yet.

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@Nickhodge Yes, we will indeed do Something Very Special for Eurovision. Plotting continues.

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@babycakesjase However I’ve responded by implying you’re the Cnut for trying to hold back the tide of Swine Flu panic. ;)

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@babycakesjase Nothing wrong with being cheap-arse and going for a prize, no. Now, how to make it so you have to watch the program too…?

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@Nickhodge I suppose I should start doing interviews again. Anyone got any suggestions?

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[US] Supreme Court rules against TV swearing. http://tr.im/jXh1 [Yes, let’s further divorce TV from The Real World. P.S. Killing still OK.]

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@WoollyMittens Exactly. Accidental typos are OK. Continual carelessness with language, the Tool of Thought, is shoddy workmanship.

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NYT: Chinese firms as small as 10 people can now churn out black-market mobile phones for USD 20. http://tr.im/jXeP

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Police in Denmark hug bicyclists without helmets, then give them helmets. http://tr.im/jXcX (@BoingBoing, via @ecoknowgrapher.)

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@WoollyMittens Heh! Well, I can think of worse people I’d want to have living in Australia. And I can list a few I’d like to deport.

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I simply can’t take anyone seriously if they spell the verb “to lose” as “loose”. For me, it just shrieks “illiterate moron”.

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Australia ranks #26 o world IT IQ scale, which Perceptric just made up. http://tr.im/jX6X

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O’Reilly’s “The Twitter Book”: A Sneak Preview. http://tr.im/jX5x Table of contents plus chapter 3 “Hold Great Conversations”.

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@nwjerseyliz Indeed, having to put down someone else’s behaviour is a symptom of one’s own insecurities about status.

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@nwjerseyliz “Other”. “Oversharing”: a word to put down someone else’s behaviour. You don’t HAVE to follow if you’re not interested.

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RT @nwjerseyliz: Twitter has been called part of a new “culture of oversharing.” What’s your opinion? http://twtpoll.com/1hwhvx

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Emerges. Yes, I remember this time of day. This is when they demand to be fed, and I must feed them.

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Despite earlier imagery of chocolate ovaries, the presence of two sleeping cats and no energy inspires me to pretend to sleep. [exit]

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@barrysaunders See, it’s NOT just me! The whole world is like that!

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RT @Jen_Bennett: OMFG Chocolate ovaries would be awesome!

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@johnhalton If you’re channelling Senator Conroy, real or fake, then you’re a braver man than me!

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Mark Twain (maybe): “Censorship is telling a man he can’t have a steak just because a baby can’t chew it.”

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@JonoH At this stage, yes, there should be a “Stilgherrian Live” on Thursday night. Things are intense this week, though, so we’ll see.

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@Jen_Bennett I find the thought that you have been eating your OWN eggs to be rather… disturbing. Sort of a reverse-IVF?

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@viveka Yes, where have you been, young man?

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RT @BernardKeane: WTF is “probable” swine flu death http://bit.ly/qdYwv Can’t they tell if they’re dead or not?

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@BreakfastNews @retrogrrl Exactly! “Barack Obama: first rootable President since Jack Kennedy.” Discuss THAT, Trioli! (Joe can join in too.)

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@CassieST Oh now I’ve got a craving for cheese, and I blame YOU.

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Did everyone catch the new ACMA report on the state of Internet filtering and other “cyber-safety” (ugh!) measures? http://tr.im/jTMb

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@BreakfastNews We need to see more of Obama shirtless. What we’ve seen so far was just teasing.

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@nicster Oh stop your fucking whinging and GET A GUN! Sheesh! IT CAN ALL BE SOLVED IN MINUTES!

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@julie_posetti You’re right, adding Swine Flu to the mix is good. Keep ‘em confused!

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@SilkCharm I can say that it’s international and… well… isn’t that enough?

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@SilkCharm I’m not sure what I can say about yet, I must be guided by @FiBendall. Maybe more will emerge later.

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@mistressmia Oh the whole concept of “debating” what something is “for” is bullshit, yes. It’s people wanting to look clever. Ho hum.

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RT @lyndons: So far, yr involves gin, tequila, the tango & lambada, Saudi princesses & ambassadorship 2 Mexico. Sounds OK.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Hmmm… I’ll have to think of a different ‘cos is too long. I’ll decide before Friday.

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@alanjlee Actually, isn’t in Sydney. Or even in this continent. And (checks map) not even in this hemisphere.

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@trib @mpesce Why does Twitter have to be just ONE thing? Can’t it be notetaking AND dialtone AND broadcast AND a cheese grater?

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@barrysaunders I think your understanding of is somewhat a’kilter.

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I suppose I should re-read the Proposal and just remind myself what I’m in for.

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Thanks for all the messages of “congrats” coming in, especially those who have NO idea what is. Hmmm… What can I say…?

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RT @FiBendall:@stilgherrian is now to be officially undertaken … Go Go Go! [And my head just assploded! Yay!]

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Continuing to plough through “paperwork”, which is less interesting than you are, but not by much. Especially when “need” is considered.

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Tue plan (belated): Continue the never-ending stream of “paperwork” until the entire thing pops out the other end.

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RT @ThePlasticAge: If anyone wants to RT this link to my store, I would appreciate it: http://tr.im/jS9I Yep, they’s some nice skateboards.

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RT @kcarruthers: Had weird dream with @stilgherrian in it wearing pink washing up gloves & khakis. [I’ll ask for explanations later.]

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@willhughes That means, however, that it’s IMPOSSIBLE to do “Stilgherrian Live” mobile with anyone except Telstra Next G.

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RT @willhughes: That’s actually not too bad a speed, considering everyone (except T) runs 3Mbit… shared per cell.

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@ccoaster2002 Oh. They’re mostly sales and account management. I shouldn’t have RTd. I feel dirty now.

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RT @ccoaster2002:Want to join us? News Digital Media has 11 roles on offer: http://tinyurl.com/czmynf

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@EmperorNorton Well, the more extreme fundamentalists have (slightly?) less of a profile here in Australia. So far.

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@nwjerseyliz Yeah I’ve head “oversharing” used too. Still, it’s making a judgement, “over”, instead of an observation, “more”.

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@TimNoonan I open nominations for “Cnut of the Week” at my website on Thursday mornings. If there’s a program tomorrow.

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Virgin Mobile via my Nokia N96 in Enmore just now. 870kb/s down, 30kb/s up. For HSDPA, that’s shoddy.

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@EmperorNorton I hear you, but as fundamentalists go, Pastor Danny Nalliah is at the weird-arse end of the spectrum. http://tr.im/jXZL

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RT @thornley: US teens watch TV 60% less than their parents and spend 600% more time online than their parents. @pgillin

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RT @thornley: US Magazine newsstand sales fallen 22% this year. The age of the average network evening news viewer: 63! @pgillin

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@trib Oh I’m sure Peter Costello must’ve done SOMETHING useful during his adult life? Apart from support that strange fundamentalist.

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Fairfax: “How Fail Whale became a hit”, interview with @YiyingLu. http://tr.im/jXVA [Yeah, yesterday. That’s the priority I give Fairfax.]

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@thetowncrier “The Australian” is sort of like a politicians’ old-folks home where they can all whinge about how the young’uns are so bad.

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Wed plan: Breakfast on Enmore Rd before a long, long and stressful day preparing documentation for the Tax Office. Yes, there are problems.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh non! Cela ne ressemble pas à faire appel à tous! Que faire?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Mon cerveau est comme une grande laitue, avec moins de secret escargots. Et vous?

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@monkeytypist OK, if you don’t like language as Tool of Thought, how about “Tool for Communicating Thought”?

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@trib I think the Twitter book would be handy. We do now tend to criticise new folk rather sharply. Also, shows possibilities.

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Previous tweet hat-tip to @eloisamiller. I didn’t have room for both a credit and my own snark. Guess which won.

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@trib Bah! “Surfing” when you’re (unfit for WORK) is no different from calling a friend to say you’re OK or reading a book.

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@trib Yeah, well, the Swiss are a boring bunch of smug self-centred cunts anyway. Not that I’m racist or anything.

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RT @SBSNews: A Swiss insurance worker lost her after surfing while off . http://cli.gs/1hH3yd

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I am already well behind the pace after a rather restless night. I have a bad feeling about this.

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The implications of my last few @replies are confusing. And not a little exciting. I think I’d better go before… well, just go. [exit]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Playing Sinead O’Connor never helps. You might as well put your head in the oven now. Unless you’re a 50yo lesbian. Are you?

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@mr_billiam I almost feel the urge to equate pedantic insistence on consistent language with shoving a broom handle up one’s arse, but no.

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“Twitter Job Description by Date Joined” http://tr.im/jOgU Yep, this looks largely right to me. Additions? Give them to the guy.

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@mr_billiam You’re right re Old English / incomprehensibility. I used to know bits. On the table of useful life skills, not in the top 5000.

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Remembering with joy the great Middle English entertainment, “Serpentes on a Shippe!” http://tr.im/jOaJ Thank you, Geoffrey Chaucer!

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The @mayorofnewtown nominates his Top 5 Newtown Eyesores. http://tr.im/jO8m

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@courtney_gibson I could perhaps not be Ja’mie King’s father, if I cannot spell her name.

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@middleclassgirl Think about that for a moment. DO YOU TRUST ME WITH YOUR EYELASHES?

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@courtney_gibson I refuse to confirm nor deny that I am Ja’mai King’s father. http://tr.im/jO27

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@missie17 You’ll have to check @firstdogonmoon’s stream from early today for the ‘flu jokes. He is a god.

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Temporary Eyelash Extension $45.

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Mobile again, this time to the gym (quite early!) to meet @SnarkyPlatypus and my own blubber. Attention depleted.

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@Initiatives_lib I don’t know about any other domains, I just found that one by accident.

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Excellent! abc.net.au is not the only URL to use for the ABC website. ;) http://tr.im/jMKU

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Mobile. Enmore Rd / King St / various errands / maybe a bit to eat / absorb Vitamin D (well, you know what I mean) / circle mountaintops.

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Arguing with a cat, who wants me in the living room where he is, not the office where the office is. Compromise: a woolly jumper to sit on!

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Paul Budde: “NBN Luddites will be proven wrong: No vision and little real business sense” http://tr.im/jMbC

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“Internet-Age Writing Syllabus & Course Overview” http://tr.im/jMaS Includes “LIT: 202—The Literary Merits of Lolcats”

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RT @thetowncrier: Channel 10 news not quite frivolous enough for you? Well now it’s going to run for an hour and a half!! http://is.gd/uL0N

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Reading the full strategic plan for my SEKRIT international project. Seeing the details in black & white gives it a scary reality.

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@cohen_sydney Ah! The questions should go to @BernardKeane, not me. :) He’s the poor sod in Canberra.

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RT @BernardKeane: Stephen Conroy (real one) discussing NBN at NPC today. Crikey will be there. Suggestions (non X-rated) for questions?

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That article re Operation Tannenbaum http://tr.im/jRJU fails to mention the other reason it didn’t go ahead: Abwehr! http://tr.im/jRKk

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@trib Oh look! http://tr.im/jRJ4 The story isn’t that she was “on Facebook” but she lied about how sick she was. @SBSNews is tabloid now?

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Should I actually read the story and see WTF I’m actually shouting about? Or would that ruin it?

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@trib Operation Tannenbaum should be dusted off and given the green light. http://tr.im/jRIl

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RT @OverlandJournal: A history of people prosecuted as war criminals (and even executed) by the US for waterboarding (PDF) http://bit.ly

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Droning languidly-depressing ballads begin. I’ve had enough misery and heartache in my life without listening to yours, woman. Home time.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: A glorious vision: The Veronicas doing “Smells Like Teen Spirit” with totally inappropriate video. FULL OF WIN!

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“Guy bets that he can endure 15 seconds of waterboarding” [video, plus links to more examples] http://tr.im/jJvo

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe the 8-bit Nirvana cover needs a Mac speech synthesiser vocal line added?

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The urge to stay for the roast is gone. The “live entertainment” has begun, destroying my peaceful look-out-the-window pondering.

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Nirvana (kinda): “Smells Like Teen Spirit (8-Bit Remix)”, which I consider to be überawesome. http://tr.im/jJs9

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Noticing the quality of the Sunday lamb roast, there’s a certain temptation to stay and savour its virtues. Ditto the gu… um, hang on.

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@totalomnivore Too late to do the no-devices wander. But the purpose was to do some writing, and I need devices for that, to do the rese …

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So that I’m not inside ALL day, I’m about to stroll to The Afternoon Office™ for a quiet beer, maybe write a little, and then stroll back.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Purge, eat, purge, repeat” is probably not a successful life strategy. In fact, I’m sure it’s been evaluated already.

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@ApostrophePong It is not the time for another dead animal. We have done nothing all day, and are already full of dead animals from earlier.

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@willhughes Actually, I think the moving focus and POV perfectly reflects the chaos of a party where everyone’s talking. Well done.

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On second thoughts, maybe that video has rather too much of me. And certainly too much of my tongue. http://tr.im/jJcx

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Hah! “What is wrong with Strawberry Amyl Nitrate?” [video] http://tr.im/jJaX I still think i’s a reasonable question, @willhughes!

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All the ransoms paid to Somali pirates amount to roughly 0.002% of the bailout paid to AIG. http://tr.im/jJ0M

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@HappySinger I think “groups” should be kept out of the Twitter API. Separate the core message switching from display, IMHO.

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Stephen Colbert: “A Middle Eastern country is an ‘ally’ in the time between when we give them weapons and when they start using them.”

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Dear Many New Followers, I have been overwhelmed with you, but I do see all @replies even though the Twitterriver flows fast.

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@ApostrophePong has just declared it “Walrus Time” and I have no idea why.

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@mpesce Sorry I didn’t make it to Rooftop @stub, it sounds like it would have been fun!

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@dizzystuff I’m sorry, I don’t understand French. You’ll have to speak louder. (And I’m glad I didn’t understand what you just said.)

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@SnarkyPlatypus Nous avons encore beaucoup de porcs et de poulets. Ils doivent être consommés.

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@ApostrophePong has wet himself watching this video. It it from Japan, of course. http://tr.im/jIDL

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@kirkbroadhurst I know Steve Reich’s “Music for 12 Musicians”, but the Cale/Riley “Church of Anthrax” is new, thanks. I shall explore!

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. J’ai discuté les seins de Virginia Triol avec @courtney_gibson. Les plus rafraîchissant! Et vous?

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@courtney_gibson Here is the reference. It was BEFORE 0700 on 26 November. Check the tape. ;) http://tr.im/jIB3

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@courtney_gibson How can I respond without mentioning poo again? Anyway, Virginia Trioli talked about saggy breasts at 0700! Blame her!

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@dr_nic “Smartdrugs” was indeed a 90s buzzword, maybe even late 80s. And yet they return.

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New Yorker: “Brain Gain: The underground world of ‘neuroenhancing’ drugs” http://tr.im/jIw3

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@mediahunter Panic about ‘flu isn’t helped by everyone saying “I’ve got the ‘flu” when they have the Common Cold or some other random virus.

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@thetowncrier Alas, I can’t watch Dave Letterman without constantly being reminded that he’s just a lame copy of Steve Vizard.

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Sending, storing and sorting spam consumes 33 billion kWh per year. http://tr.im/jIp4

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@thetowncrier Indeed, Mr Letterman is a loveable crank. He seems to be a little late to the fold in ridiculing Twitter though, no?

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