Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @stilgherrian ever

October 31st, 2012

So I’m back at @bunjaree and pantsless and horizontal and filled with a complete absence of giving a fuck about whatever you’re on about.

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@Duds @gattaca @myrcurial “Scaremongering”? I’d have thought the podcast does the exact opposite of scaremongering by hosing down the hype.

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Today’s daft idea: trying to photograph coal at night with no lighting on a phone camera. I am an arsehat.

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Intel has a lot to answer for.

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@jeamland No, this is a 4-bit train. They only run 8-bit trains at peak times.

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Proxy train (you either get it, or someone gets it on your behalf) instagr.am/p/RcZkCtCFhX/

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@nikt50 You are very naughty and failing to use scroll bars and stuff, but I’m on the train back to Wentworth Falls.

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Oh do try to keep up.

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Yes I caught the train and we’re currently at Blaxland but thankfully that will end in a few seconds.

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No no no no no no 2100 train run run run run.

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Fuck! Spiders! No! Get away from me! instagr.am/p/RcUCF5iFvA/

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Scene of the cri… No, not crime. Shut up. instagr.am/p/RcTpF8iFu2/

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Oh. Yeah. The intro to “Six Months in a Leaky Boat”. Kill me.

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It goes on and on.

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What is this pretentious shit?

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SINCE WHEN HAVE THERE BEEN DANCE MOVES TO THIS SONG I DON’T CARE ABOUT THAT BOYISH FACE AND BLOND HAIR WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU.

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Oh. He knows the lyrics.

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Rootable bomb technician is turning up the volume. Yeah well there’s that fantasy ruined.

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OH, after Apple TVC: “I don’t understand any of that.” “It’s an iPod.” ‘Yeah? I’m a radio man… No matter where you go you can listen.”

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RT @chieftech: I suppose they think Depeche Mode only wrote 1 song & are Australian too? [Well yes, der.]

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ThePoke Lets all take a moment to appreciate the Star Wars Episode VII Wikipedia entry before it gets changed. pic.twitter.com/yeMXeRjH

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OH: “Remember this song on the dance floor at Panthers? Awesome!”

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OH: “Aussie respect!” “Um, Duran Duran aren’t Australian.” “Sorry, I was thinking of Dragon.” ‘Yeah they’re not Australian either.”

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Yeah just one more.

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HUNGRY LIKE LIKE THE WOLF!

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OH: “MAKE LIKE A YABBIE!” Oh, this is going downhill SO fast.

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“I’ve been on a couple of dates, and there was never an awkward moment. It’s good to know it just works.” What? Ecstasy?

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RT @AttardMon: Richo talking to Alan Jones on Sky. [DON’T CROSS THE STREAMS!]

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OH: “Melbourne is so old, if it has an earthquake it’s fucked.”

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flashman @robcorr “Then I’m declaring candy?” “Welcome to America, son.”

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flashman @robcorr TSA official at LAX to my friend: “You’re declaring lollies? Terrorists eat lollies, in America we eat candy.”

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dmflower just landed safely back in syd. Fumes in the cabin, turned back 90 mins out. Dumped fuel, med staff meeting the pax. Fire trucks escort

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No. Must suppress that thought. I’m not in Adelaide any more.

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I should have replied, “What about club you to death with it?” Except, you know, rootability.

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Curious thing, though. He’d already upgraded to Windows Phone 8 and was evangelising it at me. “It can do anything your MacBook Pro can!”

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Yeah I should probably delete that tweet before he comes back.

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I mean, here’s a phrase I never thought I’d think: “rootable bomb technician”.

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I’m learning so much tonight.

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eGLIDE has natural electrolytic action resulting in permanent unwanted hair removal and comes with tweezers and a free Genie Bra to keep.

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This evening’s themes: inaccurate female dentists; the MISTARIES of cigarette machines; someone called Al; antique bomb disposal.

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@bigmac Serious ethical problems right there.

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Tony Abbott’s Body Language Tutorial #34 and #35. abc.net.au/news/2012-10-3… pic.twitter.com/TaKKZSKz HT @robcorr

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“Wheat export deregulation Bill passes Lower House”? Yeah thanks, Senator Ludwig, this is a real pants-off moment!

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\990–y90-k,l.;’

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“You essential Foo Fighters versus Muse”? Oh MTV…

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Ah, three simple words: Check against delivery.

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FUCK YOU COLDPLAY.

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On MTV just now: “Here’s the chance for your teenage dreams to come true!” Oh, dear people, you have no idea. Truly.

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This all began around 11am with a plan to get errands done in Penrith. It’s now after 7pm and I’m 40km from my bed. Why?

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Dear Pub Automation System, when two blokes have been standing at the urinal for a few moments, that’s not a signal to dim the lights.

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@eldonnn @drearyclocks So? Writers learn by exposing their writing to readers. You began by saying the ideas need wider audience. Do it!

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@eldonnn I’ll admit I file this under “obvious and easy” ‘cos I live and breath this stuff. But this ain’t rocket science.

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@eldonnn So here’s a radical idea. Let the students do the day-to-management and they can learn how to maintain an online presence.

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That photo doesn’t really show how HUGE this barramundi is.

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@CassPF Suddenly realising I have no qualifications whatsoever. Though I was a member of the ACS for a while.

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RT @bigmac: Ian Thorpe isn’t gay.

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@eldonnn Seriously, I’ve done “register new internet domain” to “WordPress installed and configured” in 45 minutes. It’s trivial.

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@eldonnn Yes. And an in-house blog would take precisely 45 minutes to set up. Why does this not happen?

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@eldonnn Please tell him indoors that some people face gunfire while getting their drinking water each morning so get a fucking grip.

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@CassPF Nah, I think that’s precisely the occasion you use them. “Dear Minister, I really know the fuck what I’m talking about, OK?”

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RT @gilfer: Lotus Notes is like the Amish of email.

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TWEETING ALL THE CODE WORDS.

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Open letter to Attorney-General Roxon from @jloidl (Jarrod Loidl B.Comp, SCF, CISM, CRISC, CISSP, CPT) cso.com.au/article/440582…

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@chriskkenny @markatextor @MichaeCarey @leighsales If any trick or treaters make it to @bunjaree, well, I know how to dig a shallow grave.

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And I know why. Shoosh.

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OH: “Yeah well that’s because you’ve had that rabbit too close to you.”

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@RealNickHodge The thing that differentiates me from @mpesce is that I add AND THIS IS FUCKING SCARY YOU FOOLS!

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@joshgnosis Ah, this world is effing tiny, young man, and it shrinks daily. And we’ve only seen the start of it.

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RT @suren_senat: @chriskkenny WHO has issued a warning about virulent new disease called Selective Moral Outrage (SMO).

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@joshgnosis I’m in Penrith. He seems to be shift-managing the Australian Arms Hotel. We’ve just been chatting while he was on break.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnthelutheran Mind you, economy (GDP) of NSW is $320 billion. NSW expenditure is ~$60 billion. It’s not THAT bad.

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@Dewey2000 @snerdish @josefajardo Sounds like I should do a “Patch Monday” podcast on massive parallel and what to do with 48 cores.

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MTV in 2012: An endless loop of Gangnam Style and Coldplay. THIS IS YOUR PLANET, HUMANS. YOU KNOW WHAT TO DO. media.forumpcs.com.br/wp-content/blo…

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Which billion dollars? Oh THAT billion dollars. Well, that’ll come in handy, eh! Luv ya, NSW! Arsehats. news.smh.com.au/breaking-news-…

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@snerdish @josefajardo Massively parallel programming doesn’t have to be a solved problem. All the cores can be doing different things.

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d_fienberg I won’t act on the email with the subject “Sayonara Tummy Flab,” but I do have a new name for my J-Pop band.

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RT @josefajardo: “Intel working on 48-core chip for smartphones, tablets” computerworld.com/s/article/9233… [You ain’t seen nuthin’ yet!]

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Excise all the things! Tow it outside the environment! youtube.com/watch?v=WcU4t6… Ping @Jeff_Sparrow @citizen_cam

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RT @Jeff_Sparrow: Clearly, the best response to climate change is to excise the whole of Australia from the climate. [This has merit.]

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GordyPls There is no IT skills shortage, just hiring managers bewildered that nobody will do challenging roles at below market rate wages.

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RT @leslienassar: Back to the airport, and back to Sydney. instagr.am/p/Rb5xJxvgnq/ [Lovely, lovely photo, Leslie!]

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@markatextor @leighsales @chriskkenny Keep those Dad Jokes coming, boys and girls! ;)

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je me réfère à la ville de Penrith, et j’ai été obligé d’organiser un dispositif tubulaire portable. TUBE ALLOYS.

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RT: Me at @technologyspec: “Keeping ‘Cybergeddon’ at bay”, quoting @myrcurial @gattaca and Alan Paller. technologyspectator.com.au/keeping-cyberg…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Et puis-je offrir mes meilleurs voeux de la ville fantôme de l’Ouest Extra-Atmosphérique. Je suis bien. Et vous?

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@hollingsworth @grantyoung Indeed, though my schedule is chaos over the next month or so.

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@mclayfield @Davidramli @crikey_news Indeed. I reckon daily-news journos stress too much about TODAY’S NEWS. A good read is a good read.

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phbarratt Think Law of the Sea should be amended to provide that economic zone extends 200 miles out from the migration zone rather than the coastline

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@Davidramli @mclayfield Everything at @crikey_news emerges from the paywall after a delay. I think it’s 14 days.

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@TelstraMedia Not at all. For 21 months now I’ve been spending about half my time at @bunjaree near Wentworth Falls. bunjareecottages.com.au

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Thanks to Nguyen at Telstra’s T-Shop in Penrith, I have what I was after. Within the limits. But batteries need to be charged first.

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Cybercrime rarer and less costly than we’re told, writes @BernardKeane crikey.com.au/2012/10/31/cyb…

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So, 45 minutes. Does Grindr work out here?

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Actually, it’s more like how they dressed in the Gay Men’s Health Unit in 1993.

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@hollingsworth @Uber_Sydney @paulwallbank Thanks for the invitation, but I won’t be able to be in Sydney tonight.

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RT @jeamland While you’re waiting, here’s what happens when you stick your head in a particle accelerator: todayifoundout.com/index.php/2010…

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Why are Telstra Shop employees dressed like a Neutral Bay resident’s idea of what farmers wear?

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There’s a 45 minute wait. The smiling man in the green check shirt will text me when it’s my turn.

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OH: “How many gigs does this come with?” “One gigabyte.” “That’s a fair bit, isn’t it.” “Yeah…”

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I have arrived at Telstra T-Life Penrith. I await service, meanwhile listening.

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I don’t know what this is, but it’s $3.50 and I’m putting it in my mouth.

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It’s quite warm down here.

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Crossing the Nepean, river not visible at this angle instagr.am/p/RbhULViFmI/

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@GreenJ Oh, wrong fairy tale. As you were.

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@GreenJ Isn’t there something in there about a slipper?

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RT @jeamland: Happicidal! [Now THAT’S a word that describes so many of my waking hours. And most of the sleeping ones.]

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Ooh! A few pars of that have been quite substantially rewritten. I’ll read it in a bit, to see whether I’m happy or homicidal.

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Me at @technologyspec: “Keeping ‘Cybergeddon’ at bay”, quoting @myrcurial @gattaca and Alan Paller. technologyspectator.com.au/keeping-cyberg…

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@garystark @djackmanson @GeordieGuy @Wyld @PacketNetworks Your participation has been logged and reported to the appropriate authorities.

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Right now I’m on a train to the Telstra Shop in Penrith to check my options. I’ll let you know what I end up doing. Thanks, and stand by.

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I’m already a Telstra customer and I already know the strengths and weaknesses of their network for my work habits, I’ll stay with them.

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Given the unpredictability of my schedule and this thing already eating into my time and money budgets, I just want to sort it right now.

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Thanks for all the feedback, suggestions and offers re mobile broadband. I can’t reply to all, but will outline my decisions and blog later.

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Just clarifying the rules of engagement, Red headphones mean you just kill them, right?

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“Hipster! Hipster! Hipster! Three o’clock, cream safari suit. Clear to fire, Ma’am?”

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“And what is your street address?” instagr.am/p/RbWSl2iFsD/

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@elronxenu Plus I have no data on how well it’ll work when I’m in transit. This is quite an important aspect of performance for me.

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@elronxenu That’s my point. 2-3 working day for the Mountains is Monday. I’ll have clocked up a bazillion dollars in overruns by then.

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… and using the phone as a modem means not having to carry Yet Another Gadget. That arbitrary 12GB limit is silly. @bastardsheep @Telstra

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Part of the issue, @bastardsheep @Telstra, is that I am mobile A LOT and need to use my laptop to produce audio and upload A LOT…

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Thanks, @elronxenu, though I don’t think @iiNet could sort their 4G thing today. And I seem to be $50 into data overruns already. Eek!

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Wed plan, updated: Snack in Wentworth Falls; 1232 train to Penrith; sort this mobile data arsehattery; late lunch; remainder TBA.

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@fivewalls That’s not the most fabulous speed, but Balmain’s high population density and that’s just one data point.

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@R_Chirgwin Nah I’ll go to a Telstra Shop. I don’t trust K-Mart to have sufficient Telstra product knowledge to choose my best option.

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@garystark If you can DM me what sort of plan, you are on that would be great.

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TumblrTXT Obviously since corrective surgery doesn’t exist there’s no way an average person on the street can tell I’m internally an animal

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Plus I need the uplink bandwidth for Skype conferencing and sending large files. Plus I’m a Telstra customer so no ID paperwork etc.

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Well, @Wyld @bradsprigg, my location changes and I need to work on the Blue Mountains train. I believe Telstra is my only sensible option.

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The mobile Wi-Fi doohicky is what I shall get, @PointZeroOne. The nearest Telstra shops are Lithgow or Penrith. So which one for today?

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I’ll have to get a mobile broadband device TODAY and split laptop data off to that. Is Telstra’s still the best deal, I wonder?

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Uhoh. Halfway through billing cycle and already over mobile data limit. And Telstra won’t provision more than 12GB on a mobile phone…

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MT @derekbradley: Pine trees are the worst. If you get the timing right/wrong, it’s a massive golden shower. [Well in that case…]

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Dear Plant Kingdom, if I dumped my genetic material all over you like you do to me, I’d be arrested. I know it’s Spring, but please stop.

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RT @dermottbanana: @stilgherrian pics on twitter when you do :) [Well obviously, yes.]

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Latest spam says “Forget those usual weightloss scams!”, suggests “Let me know when you want to go bikini shopping”. Yeah I’m up for that.

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I love the ever-shifting “most popular” list for Patch Monday podcast. Today, “Porn industry innovates itself to death” zdnet.com/au/porn-indust…

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Story filed for @technologyspec, but not the one @jonoabroad just suggested.

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@jonoabroad cat storyold.txt | perl -pe ‘s/\s+/\n/g’ | sort > storynew.txt

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Deleting hundreds of words. Rearranging hundreds of other words. Everything is getting much better quite quickly.

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OK, I’m editing now. Shut up.

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@catscram Although you’re right, “dawn” is technically first light, not sunrise. Mea culpa.

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@catscram You’re probably confusing first light with dawn. Sunrise at Wentworth Falls was 0559 AEDT today. I checked. google.com.au/search?q=wentw…

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RT @TwistedSifter: Dolphins at Bondi Beach Show Surfers How It’s Done pic.twitter.com/kk8EfXam [Via @Ellinoz.]

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Is this Harry Caine guy in New York Michael Caine’s brother?

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Wed plan, Part A: Re-edit @technologyspec story; go in search of food that isn’t champagne; develop Wed plan, Part B.

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@ZaraBaxter Yeah that was funny. Apparently that commenter harangued the editor at some event about running my socialist propaganda.

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@ZaraBaxter I have no idea, but I am making further enquiries.

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@ZaraBaxter We are definitely on the same page then.

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There’s a Goat Bar?

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At least I know which way the PANTSCON scale runs.

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@JohnBirmingham SEE WHAT I DID THERE I TRANSLATED TIME FROM AEDT TO AEST AND WORE PANTS AT THE SAME TIME WHY AM I SHOUTING.

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@JohnBirmingham WE’VE STEPPED DOWN FROM PANTSCON 1, BIRMINGHAM. YOU’LL BE RELIEVED AT 0630.

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I HAVE FOUND MY PANTS.

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@ZaraBaxter We’re probably very much on the same page here. I wrote this last year. technologyspectator.com.au/emerging-tech/…

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@ZaraBaxter Shoosh. Don’t do arithmetic. You’ll destroy the narrative. You’re a journalist. Just re-type the media release and add a byline.

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@ozdj Are you suggesting that conservative gum-toting neanderthals should be called “gumnuts”?

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The plan will be influenced by the fact that it appears the only food and drink here is a bottle of champagne. I AM MARIE ANTOINETTE.

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I still feel dreadful. And it’s an hour after dawn. I guess I’d better decide on my plan for the day. And find my pants.

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Whenever you hear someone talking about increasing “engagement”, ask them “Measured in what units, exactly?” and flick off the safety catch.

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I wonder if there’s a masthead reporting on emerging internet stuff that isn’t run by Kool-Aid addicts.

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Two Apple Maps stories. One real, one not. You decide. A: youtube.com/watch?v=gv8jlw… B: news.cnet.com/8301-17939_109… -patent-on-ios-maps-integration/

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I feel dreadful. And it’s seven minutes until dawn.

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Wed plan, draft: Re-edit @technologyspec story and file; deal with client’s webby loose ends; plod thru comms & planning; early night.

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@DJBentley That seems a reasonable strategy. [nods]

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@DJBentley That said, Nexus 6 has a four-year lifespan, double most other phones.

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johnb78 If I were Romney, I’d turn up in Ohio and say “hello my Ohio lovelies, aren’t you glad those Dutch freaks are in the sea?” And touch them.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It is a metaphor for our times. Or a euphemism.

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I am concerned that Google has released an android called Nexus 4. We all know what happened last time. It didn’t end well.

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RT @cxi You always know you’re in for a good night when there is a polar bear bleeding on the label [Doubtless true.]

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Oh now it’s a thing called Wednesday. I’m sure I already did this last week.

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