Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 9th, 2012

Ustream News Alert: is inaccessible due to a large scale DDOS attack targeting Russian opposition channels on Ustream.

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HappySinger HUMANS MOO? WHY DID NO-ONE TELL ME? RT @qikipedia Just like humans, British cows moo in accents specific to their region.

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The only explanation I can think of, @NewtonMark, is that their critical thinking gland is excised and replaced with a media-hype cloaca.

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NewtonMark Every aspect of the underwear bomb story is now ridiculous. Embarrassing to hear journalists breathlessly taking it seriously.

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@ataraxite @phbarratt I think that next year will provide some more opportunities for me to combine work and travel. [plots]

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@phbarratt Ah! Look forward to it. @ApostrophePong was in Luang Prabang in January, World Bank stuff. flickr.com/photos/trinnit…

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@phbarratt Thanks for posting some of your old photos. I think @ApostrophePong will like flickr.com/photos/7692350… given his visits to Laos.

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@JohnBirmingham For all the many, many media choices we have these days, it did seem like a very narrow range of target audiences.

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Sorry, to be clear, @PaulineGambley, I meant information and media coverage for the othes, not rebates / tax cuts / handouts etc.

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That the tax-free threshold has finally been sorted out is an “about fucking time” thing as far as I’m concerned, @franksting.

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It may well be much more than 70%, @NewtonMark. I went with “households” not “people”, and not the most recent census.

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I think you’ll find that the majority of Australian adults/voters do NOT live in a nuclear family household.

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We now have quite enough about how the budget affects families. Maybe something for the 40%+ of housholds that AREN’T couples-with-kids?

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Seems like we’ll need to get the Belgians in to sort our our driver training. break.com/index/impossib…

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OH FFS I HAVE NEVER KNOWINGLY HAD SEX WITH A SEAL!

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dannolan_ebooks People seriously think thoughts are very soporific

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RT @Ausdroid: Flipboard, previously ‘exclusive’ to the SGS3, has been leaked, grab it here: bit.ly/Kai2tm [Wait. Trojanise it first.]

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@sylmobile Excellent. Here’s your text. parlinfo.aph.gov.au/parlInfo/searc… I’ll leave you to find the beats. Or beets, as you wish.

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@sylmobile Cybercrime Legislation Amendment Bill 2011.

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Mmmm… Dark and smooth, and quite a bit thicker than I was expecting.

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Reading @theprojecttv transcript. Presenters respectfully call their guest “Prime Minister” every time. She says “Hughsey”. Seem wrong.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: I’m not sure trying to look like Margaret Thatcher is the best approach for Christine Milne. [Worked for me. Reprise?]

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Bloated. This Cookoothama 2007 Botrytis Semillon is bound to help.

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RT @rashasman: Is there any television I should be being outraged about right now? [All of it.]

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@michaelmeloni I’m sure there’s many ways I could surprise you…

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@DrRhianna Thanks. For some reason I’m being paranoid about misinterpretation this evening. Senility setting in, I think.

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I cheated. I’ve already cooked the rice, and done the prep of most of the vegetables. A rapid stir-fry is about to begin.

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Yeah, 51.2V is moar betteror. The @bunjaree guests shall have electrickery all night. And now, back to Waratah Cottage to cook my dinner.

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Wandering back up the track to turn off the generator.

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@DrRhianna Is that sensational as in excellent, or sensational as in tabloid-screechy? Sorry, I’m too tired to resolve the ambiguity. :/

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RT @BernardKeane: So 730 is doing a story on “the porn explosion”? Ooooookay. [Do tell me if at ANY point peer-reviewed numbers appear.]

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@paininthenet That’s the thing about that bastard. So attractive. So familiar. But out to get you every time.

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In other news, it’s only going down to 7C tonight, not 3C, and after a 20C day, not 13C. I have substantially overloaded the wood stove.

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Now that my shoulder is repaired (rib #1 meets spine where it should), my body is saying “Thank you. Can I rest now?” Loudly.

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seamus Hey. If you’re Rachel near Bondi Beach and it’s your birthday, Civic Video is giving you a free DVD! Also, you gave them my mobile #.

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“The Funniest Graph I’ve Ever Seen About Why the Euro Is Totally Doomed” theatlantic.com/business/archi…

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Customers in Rosella, Tea Tree and Wattle Cottages, me in Waratah. Only 48.8V on the @bunjaree battery. One hour of 6kVA generator begins.

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How determinedly they try to bury their past…

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But, @Pollytics, um, the dollar float happened long before that. Surely Abbott wouldn’t have opposed, like, reality?

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RT @Pollytics Andrew Leigh again reminds Parliament that Tony Abbott opposed the dollar float as late as 1994

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Leura. One more stop.

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RT @notrez Is Captain America a compelling character to anyone other than americans? [Including or excluding porn?]

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I love how athletes (“heroes”, “role models”) always seem to be able to put their careers and “the good of the sport” before human rights.

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They just are.

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RT @iain_chalmers I’ve got a few ideas..pic.twitter.com/16sEsNLKLK [That’s my callsign? Great.]

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Explaining my plans with regexp match-and-replace syntax is such bullshit.

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Mobile: Awaiting 1824 train to Wentworth Falls; D’Vine Cellars, buy (something speshul); cab to @bunjaree; warm night with chicken and $1.

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RT @natecochrane: A brilliant critique of everything that’s wrong at our national broadsheet bit.ly/K0WLhL [Yet some good remains.]

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@expectproblems So glad you retweeted that without because of course it’s spelling not grammar.

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@latikambourke I’m hoping for (b) but by all rights you should go with (b) and slap me.

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RT @sylmobile: Remember that ad? “Get some pork on your fork!” [Well this whole bacon tax points to a complete failure by Pigs Australia.]

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My immediately previous tweet disqualifies me from membership in any political party anywhere ever. Please list who I need to apologise to.

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If I were really very crass I’d ask whether, if she’s not up for bacon, she’d be up for pork more broadly. But that would be quiet wrong.

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@expectproblems About two-thirds of the way down, why are you decrementing the array index by one?

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Because it’s 50 minutes until the next train, I am require by law to order another drink.

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sylmobile @SnarkyPlatypus The North Shore is a state of mind.

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@latikambourke @BradCanB Well, it’s a simple matter of she who lives by the bacon dies by the bacon.” That possibly doesn’t even make sense.

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So if I were, hypothetically, to be involved in a Top Gun-style gunfight [no, me neither] with Eugene Kaspersky, what would my callsign be?

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So has anyone wrapped @latikambourke in bacon yet?

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@dobes @s_bridges So what language does Ms Mirabella prefer to code in?

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@firstdogonmoon Is that a Gang-Gang Cockatoo you’ve found there? Here’s a young male for comparison. flickr.com/photos/stilghe…

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Apple-pleasured.

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Approaching the Old City Bank, Katoomba, for some medicine.

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Mobile: In a cab en route to Katoomba; 1615 shoulder repairs; shopping; remainder TBA, but I have a plan.

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Supersonic albatross! Yet another article explaining why the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter is a piece of shit. foreignpolicy.com/articles/2012/…

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@mukimu No, I’m fine. I was only compromised in the Stratfor hack. I think I changed all my passwords from “stratfor1” weeks ago.

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GChristensenMP 70-odd sphincters clenched on the treasury benches when Pyne asked his question on

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Me at @crikey_news: “The opportunities, some lost, from a low-tech budget” (Paywall’d, free trial) crikey.com.au/2012/05/09/it-…

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I have now sent off my “slides” for my @saasu Cloud Conference. There are cows and nuclear explosions.

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@dannolan Thank you. Deflating the infoec industry’s hype seems to be becoming an important theme in what I do.

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Let me get this right, @HarrisonPolites. You say @charispalmer is the “budget maiden”? So you have better but more expensive ones?

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Isn’t it cute! @SBSNews still puts “tweeted” in scare quotes, just like that. I enjoyed 2009, you know. sbs.com.au/news/article/1…

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I am fully prepared to explain the reasoning behind my personal opinion, Your Honour.

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So it seems to me that Andrew Nikolic, Liberal candidate for Bass, is a liar, a bully and a goose. smh.com.au/technology/tec…

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robcorr COUNSEL: I will not waste much time with the Trade Practices Act—
HEYDON J: One can never waste time with its deathless prose, Mr Solicitor.

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RT @monkeytypist: @robcorr well let’s be honest, he’s not the loopiest person Crikey has published regularly. [HAHAHAHAHAHAHA! No. Shut up.]

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RT @glengyron: Mmm Liverwurst. Latvian I hope. [Of course.]

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My immediate future involves: long hot shower; liverwurst on wholemeal; codeine; Keynote. In that order.

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Thing filed for @crikey_news. With luck, @sophblack won’t hit me.

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latikambourke Asked how cash payments of baby bonus and school bonus are any different, Opposition Leader Tony Abbott says ‘well look, they just are.’

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@Colgo Oh yes of course. I am such an embarrassment enhanced lower percentile intellected departmental outcome delivery client.

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@Colgo Jeez, and dont you wish we all got an invitation to that little soirée! Pants off!

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dannolan_ebooks THE FUCK BRUNSWICK

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@Colgo Why “Shudder”? A new workflow system sounds like a truly marvellous idea, since docuemnt revision is the core task.

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Note to self: Talk to @dobes about those story ideas. It appears that he understands.

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RT @GreenJ: so … where we we then? [Down the corridor, third on your left. I think we’re out of paper towels though.]

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RT @Andrew__Muller: 30 second survey of journalistic ethics
surveymonkey.com/s/T2TDXHK Responses from journos appreciated

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@RealNickHodge ช้างมีขนาดใหญ่มาก ฉันชอบที่จะกินข้าวรสเผ็ด คุณเห็นการแสดงปิงปอง?

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@techgeekcomau @techAU Ah, good ol’ Budget Paper No. 1. I tend to start with No. 2. Thanks, Terence.

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@techgeekcomau @techAU Oh, right, um, I was just wondering if the estimate was by you guys or from the budget papers or from another story.

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MT @michaelatkin: Julia Gillard, Tony Abbott will be on @triplej with Tom and Alex after 8am. [Whatever you pay those poor boys, double it.]

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chrisberg budget should have taxed commentary about the budget

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It is 0800 AEST. I shall now put fingers to fingering things and consider the budget. I shall return after that.

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@jeremysear @sterow I wasn’t in @crikey_news yesterday. I think @BernardKeane is the culprit of the piece you refer to.

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RT @timehhh “We like it when the government gives money to us, but not when it gives money to other people” - this is not analysis.

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@techAU @techgeekcomau “$1.8 billion [for cancelling NBN] is an estimation”, the story says. Estimate by whom? techgeek.com.au/2012/05/08/bud…

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RT: New blog post: “Budget 2012: the key numbers” stilgherrian.com/politics/budge… [If it’s good enough for @abcnews … ]

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HAL9000_ My girlfriend lost her GUI and I had to console her

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NewtonMark

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So, I’ve put some seed out for the rosellas, and put a Flip Video next to it and left it running…

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jason_a_w You know if this is what communism was actually like I’m not sure what everyone was complaining about.

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R_Chirgwin Journalists thinking that reading the budget papers is sufficient research to justify the word “revelation” need the tabasco enema.

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GovHack 2012 Canberra / Sydney on 1-3 June now has $30k+ in prizes and grants attached. govhack.org

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Just remembering the night I saw / covered both Ride and Beastie Boys. It sounded ike youtube.com/watch?v=ygGw_z… then youtube.com/watch?v=z5rRZd…

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A permanent solution to my shoulder and neck problems, @miss_shiny? Yes. “Death”, my doctor tells me. (Why do I pay him again?)

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Wed plan: Finish “slides”; write for @crikey_news; washing; clening; 1600 cab to Katoomba; 1615 shoulder repairs; remainder TBA.

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@lionel_bischoff Of course all the usual government health warnings apply… @SnarkyPlatypus

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thank you. Now let us never speak of it again. Thanks also @smperris

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@miss_shiny I am, thank you. Shoulder realignment is 1615 AEST. A couple of things to do before then.

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So @abcnews has an “infographic” that makes ZERO attempt at the “graphic” bit Not even a fucking pie to slice. abc.net.au/news/2012-05-0…

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Weddlesday. It begins. But slowly.

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