Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 22nd, 2012

Does this stupid thing never end? instagr.am/p/OoMHHGCFkJ/

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Yeah whatever it’s just there and we’re sick of it instagr.am/p/OoKBBzCFjn/

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Sorry, but how am I expected to report accurately when @bengrubb does that to distract me?  

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In fact you can buy a phone outright or sign with any of the big three telcos in-store.

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I’ve just deleted a incorrect tweet about not being able to buy a smartphone at … McGee confused both me and PR.

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I may have another correction shortly… stand by…  

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Sorry I just deleted and corrected a tweet

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Samsung Galaxy Tab II 10.1 available from  from 0800 tomorrow. WI-Fi only. 3G later.

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Samsung’s Tyler McGee battles the hashtag fail instagr.am/p/On1WMpiFt5/

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Latest Korean entertainment technology instagr.am/p/OnzXEgiFtX/

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I must say, these new Samsung droids seem a bit unwieldy instagr.am/p/OnxapBiFs6/

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I AM GOING TO CASE OUT THIS SAMSUNG EXPERIENCE STORE NOW. OK EVERYBODY LIE DOWN ON THE FLOOR AND KEEP CALM.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Good to see you applying The Hearst Principle.

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@quadrapop International style. But the requirement is Sydney CBD, and in the next 20 minutes.

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@GlennBroadhurst Sorry, just dashing on errands now and don’t want to get it wrong.

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@riskybusiness Bearing in mind I haven’t had a chance to read last night’s amendments. So let’s walk hack Queensland web servers!

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@riskybusiness Correct. Retention order can be issued without a warrant, warrant required to get access to retained metadata…

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@en_gy See, the fact that you even have them is more or less like the bells that lepers used to carry.

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Alien blob creature attacks pointless monorail instagr.am/p/OnqB1qiFqt/

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Holding back the Domino Effect, you’re our only hope instagr.am/p/Onm-BJiFpg/

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Communist Re-Education Centre instagr.am/p/Onmi2siFpT/

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@en_gy Have you washed? I’ve seen what you eat.

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@en_gy Yes, you can press your little nose to the window and gaze at THOSE OF US WHO ARE INVITED.

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Mobile: Errands down the length of the Sydney CBD until I eventually find myself at the Samsung Experience Store at 1700 AEST or so.

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“The server at [REDACTED] is taking too long to respond.” YES I KNOW THAT YOU STUPID WEB BROWSER.

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Trying not to be a bad influence.

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ACCAN_AU Keen to see @stilgherrian and others discuss online privacy and security? Register for National Conference bit.ly/L9Dz0K

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@SBSNews “Federalment” is as awesome word and should be used more often. Thank you.

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So yeah I will indeed be going to Microsoft’s Tech.Ed 2012 on the Gold Coast, 11 to 14 Sept. australia.msteched.com

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Thanks, @R_Chirgwin, and they’re in stock at Target’s online store with… Australia Post parcel from MEL the ONLY delivery option. Fail.

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Dear Buyers of Cheap Footwear, is there anywhere in the Sydney CBD that is KNOWN to have Dunlop Volleys in black in stock?

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Serrels Sometimes I wish I liked Nickelback. Just so I could say ‘I like Nickelback’. That would be so sweet.

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No, email spam filter, I am actually discussing brand-name pharmaceuticals with my doctor by email.

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@FallenAngel_Deb Well indeed but the person who called me bourgeois reckons it is all happening to me and… well I’m speechless!

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I’ve just been called bourgeois.

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oberonsghost RT: @juhasaarinen: @stilgherrian @oberonsghost There is time for thinking, and time for [pump] action.

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@ozdj My pleasure. The main problems with conference Wi-Fi are caused by radio interference, overloading the WAP(s) and people being twats.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland What is “Email”? Don’t they make refrigerators?

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@trib “Join the Australian Army, become to sort of lad your mum would be proud of.”

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@sparksman Quiet carriages explained, though on-train announcements are patchy. cityrail.info/news/2012/1205…

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@dead_aeroplane Well I wasn’t the one who ran amok (literally!) in Strathfield Plaza with a Chinese AK-47 knock-off. This time.

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RT @rashasman @stilgherrian are you in a Patrick White novel? [Oh FFS I hope not. Quick, turn the page and check.]

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@ozdj Step 4: Block access to protocols like BitTorrent, name and shame miscreants. That’s probably enough steps.

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@ozdj Step 3: WAPs on different frequencies, SSIDs. Split punters across WAPs by giving them login info. Monitor performance.

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@ozdj Step 2: read the specs of the access points to ensure you have enough for all participants.

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@ozdj Step one: traffic analysis based on real-world stats from similar successfully-provisioned events.

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A young man helps everyone with luggage off the train. He’s tall, tanned, fit, confident but relaxed. He turns. His t-shirt reads “Army”.

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R_Chirgwin For an industry that constantly trumpts its “no-borders” telecommuting status, it’s amazing how many people stipulate where devs must be…

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@MartinCuddihy Yeah I guess after @mpesce yesterday that @amworldtodaypm is emotionally exhausted.

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The future. Your future. Because those drunk teenagers you saw will get to vote and you’ll be senile. instagr.am/p/OnQKTJCFqi/

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Cosmopolitan Strathfield, home of the famous assault rifle massacre instagr.am/p/OnP3O_iFqW/

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@mrgrumpystephen Wow! That’s all the food you need and it only takes you 11 minutes a week!

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“NO! No, goddamn it, no biscuits! That pink stuff in the Monte Carlos is SOCIALISM.” abc.net.au/unleashed/2800…

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RT @oberonsghost: I found my peppermints! [Urgent! Please retweet!]

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jendudley If Avril Lavigne and that Nickelback dude start making duets, I will apply to NASA to resign from Earth. bit.ly/NFUuuT

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@MartinCuddihy @amworldtodaypm So, she just repeats “It’s fucked, it’s fucked, it’s fucked” over and over until the segment ends?

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“I saw a great situation recently, that was apparently true…” Um, so you DIDN’T see it. You just can’t trust autistic swans.

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TumblrTXT [here’s someone who identifies as an autistic swan getting mad about people saying ‘kawaii’ on tumblr -ed] swanblood.tumblr.com/post/291842039…

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@en_gy Yes. One digit per toe. And?

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@jendudley @djsflynn Well some of us manage to look sexy, continuously, whether we’re busy or not.

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@jendudley @djsflynn I’m fairly fond of “the entire operation is run by a white-haired, bow-tied kook who seems perennially drunk”.

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“The Differences Between ‘The Newsroom’ And An Actual Newsroom” thoughtcatalog.com/2012/the-diffe… HT @jendudley

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Pollytics RT @zombiemao: on the Turnbull shares: A spokesman for NBN Co said ”pas de commentaire”. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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I thought I told you about standing too close instagr.am/p/OnK1xQCFmZ/

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Validating packages.

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@lewellyn So, it’s an alpha with few users, and I’ve logged in for a whole minute. YES OF COURSE I HAVE A VALID OPINION FOR YOU.

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@jamescmcpherson Mere mortals can plonk down their $50 like anyone else. join.app.net or via (HT @damonism) ihave50dollars.com

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@en_gy One should always remember that 525 lines is more than enough. NTSC ROCKS!

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@Colvinius Because they’re paid six-figure salaries to be innovative.

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I have just logged in to the new alpha thing like Twitter that is not Twitter. Ping @jeamland @SnarkyPlatypus

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Downloading the Flip4Mac 3.0 Beta so I can, with luck, listen to the Australian Parliament’s audio stream in some weird proprietary format.

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OH: “So it’s Parramatta rail yard, right? Well don’t bring that lunatic Tony with you. And you’ve got plenty of grog?”

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So, now there’s an old bloke with a gravelly voice shouting into his phone, also not understanding “quiet carriage”. He’s… fascinating.

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@madradish Ah, thank you, but that was an expression of not having decided yet, as opposed to not knowing how.

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SnarkyPlatypus If Abbott is “entirely a modern man” (what does that even mean?), then I guess most of the rest of us are post-Singularity.

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michaelneale I like how the caltrain designers decided that aerodynamics was a communist plot, because bugger science.

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So @Oatmeal has raised the $850l needed to build a Nikola Tesla Museum. Bravo. indiegogo.com/teslamuseum

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@6564828 @BernardK @nehadk Heh. Thank you all. There’ll be my usual level of commentary en route, except probably from Consilium.

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Explaining the “quiet carriage” concept to someone who’s not good with “quiet”. Being abused in a nasal, gravelly accent.

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@dannolan “Bike bus”? I thought you said it’s too early to be huffing the toilet cleaner?

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Explaining financial fraud to a taxi driver. Next up, teaching fish to swim.

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En route to San Francisco, via Wentworth Falls, Sydney, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane, Sydney, Los Angeles. instagr.am/p/OnBogLiFgV/

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Departure, with random flower of unknown origin instagr.am/p/OnBGkuCFgJ/

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Mobile: Outside to await taxi to Wentworth Falls; 1032 train to Sydney Central; somehow to The Rocks.

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T minus 10 minutes and counting.

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T minus 30 minutes and counting.

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@R_Chirgwin Sure. By Friday this is going to be just adorable.

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T minus 40 minutes and counting.

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In the cleaning supplies storeroom, huffing all the things.

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@R_Chirgwin Am I correct in assuming that “all-purpose bleach (including urgent huffing)” is verboten in septic systems?

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@R_Chirgwin On the bright side, you’re all good for empty window cleaner bottles with no window cleaner in them.

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@R_Chirgwin You are completely out of toilet cleaner. On your own head be it. Oh. Ewww.

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RT: Pro Tip: How to throw away all the things: 1. Throw away things. 2. Repeat step 1 until there are no more things.

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RT @dannolan: @stilgherrian man it is too early in the day to huff it [Yeah, but I didn’t want to start on the butane cartridges.]

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Look, I know I’m a man and we’re not mean to say this sort of thing, but where’s the toilet cleaner?

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Dear America, I am in SFO with times free from Thu 30 Aug to Mon 3 Sep, should you want to be almost-famous in Australia.

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T minus 60 minutes and counting.

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Art restoration: Don’t try it at home, kids! gawker.com/5936665

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@HarrisonPolites Oh, we’re talking at crossed purposes. I’m talking about copyright infringement != theft (and I refuse to call it piracy).

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Oh. Yeah. Accusing a senior police officer of theft. That sounds like a Strategy for Success!

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@CassPF You’re lucky. At AuscERT 2012 Det Supt Brian Hay of Qld Police STOLE MY BREAKFAST SAUSAGES RIGHT OFF MY PLATE!

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nickpmclaren The Greens are now referring to the Shooters Party/ Christian Democrats alliance in NSW as Guns n’ Moses

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@GreenJ I had a dream where a man called Len Pickle said he didn’t need evidence to accuse someone of a crime, or something. Really weird.

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“Amazon Glacier”, @ozdj? As if uploading data to the cloud wasn’t already slow enough…

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ozdj ~USD10/mth for a terabye = bargain! RT @seamus New Amazon Glacier service. Archival cloud storage for 1c /GB per month. aws.typepad.com/aws/2012/08/am…

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@DavidFeng Ah yes, my little friend the feral goldfish. All hail Eris! Vive les poissons rouges sauvages!

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@HarrisonPolites Your anecdote conflicts with the words that have come out of judge’s mouths in US and Australian courtrooms. ;)

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: If you view “The Australian” as a fanfic publication, it suddenly all makes sense.

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@HarrisonPolites Except copyright infringement is NOT theft by any reasonable legal definition, ‘cos “deprive of use” isn’t met.

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BernardKeane Oops. I hope Kim WIlliams didn’t recycle the example of Shakespeare and copyright from someone else without attribution. Oh, wait…

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@middleclassgirl It’s interesting that the Samsung store is at 450 George St, just across the road and down a bit from Apple’s. No rivalry.

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@DavidFeng Thank you. Changing my avatar is like changing my underwear. I do it every few days to create an impression.

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@DavidFeng AFAIK this is not a Cheezburger original, but here’s the full image. cheezburger.com/6417292288

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@DavidFeng And to you to. Oh wait. Heh, I see the resemblance, but it’s a baby goat. There’s a story, if I can find it…

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mikecreighton People that put “FINAL” in their filenames should be shot.

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MT @NewtonMark: @anthonybaxter introduced me to “fractally wrong”, where the closer you look at something the wronger it gets.

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Wed plan: Pack; 1032 train to Sydney; check in; work on Consilium presentation; haircut; 1700 Samsung Experience Store opening; TGIW.

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Since face recognition is the outrage du jour, I’ll just point to this thing I wrote a year ago. cso.com.au/article/398581…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je vous souhaite bonne chance dans votre travail, et nous nous réjouissons de vous voir à l’avenir lumineux et brillant.

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@lewellyn I’m doing the rough map of my SFO appointments over the next 48 hours, so we’ll lock in one of those dates. I’m staying downtown.

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RT @mindykoch: I used to eat a lot of natural foods until I learned that most people die of natural causes.

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RT @mikko: BitCoin Credit Card. That’s ·exactly· what I need. codinginmysleep.com/6-8-weeks-unti…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je suis éveillé et alerte et prêt à être mon quinzaine de voyages. Bientôt, je vais enfiler un pantalon! Et vous?

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@lewellyn Indeed, this is my 4th visit to SFO, from memory. Looking forward to it. But I have simple tastes in entertainment.

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RT @sylmobile: Humans have become document routers. Can’t you see what has happened to us?

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Ah my status has been recognised. And I haven’t even put on pants yet.

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@lewellyn BTW I’m now confirmed in SFO from the end of [your ugly US notation] Thu 8/30 to Mon 9/3. There’s a Full Moon in there.

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@lewellyn Depends on your “work” I suppose. But the whole point of lorem ipsum is that people CAN’T read it and just see the layout.

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@oberonsghost I’m tempted to keep clicking just to see exactly how many puerile euphemisms for penis and vagina they have.

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Gosh. I just booked my remaining SFO nights via Hotels.com and the UX is excellent. I’ll write more about that later.

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Um, you know that apart from its politico-media meaning it’s also a euphemism for masturbation, don’t you?

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Plan for the next fortnight: Today to SYD; tomorrow to MCY for Consilium; Sunday to SFO for and more; Wed 5 Sep to SYD for ACCAN.

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So, there’s a 50 Shades Lorem Ipsum generator. That’ll help. fiftyshadesgenerator.com HT @oberonsghost

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@MollyMcIsaac I know. I am with you there. I find that Twitter does the job. And then someone will insult me.

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RT @MollyMcIsaac: Writing a ranty blog entry about this, standby. [Yeah that’ll fix it. Always does.] [ducks]

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@expectproblems And besides, I won’t be in America for another four and a half days, so I hope you will leave it in a serviceable condition.

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@expectproblems You are in America so I do not trust a word you say because you are an NSA simulacrum of the real @expectproblems.

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Ouch. Be the goat. Be the goat. Be the goat. [deep breath]

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I BELIEVE THAT IT IS NOW WEDNESDAY MORNING SO I WILL DO THE WEDNESDAY MORNING THINGS OK I WILL START DOING THEM NOW.

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