Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 6th, 2013

RT @DJBentley: The United Kingdom doesn’t have an official flag bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-… [Ping @SnarkyPlatypus]

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“So Close, Yet So Far: FBI Access to Silk Road Bitcoin Fortune May be Blocked by the Fifth Amendment” libertyvoice.net/2013-10/so-clo…

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RT @lukehopewell: 11:30pm in Sydney is Hot Mess O’Clock. [This doesn’t sound like a compliment…]

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nycjim Air pollution creeps indoors as smog hits new record in Shanghai. bit.ly/INYM6y pic.twitter.com/ENo8QT71I3

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petemac9 Trick question

@TGF174: What’s your fav Fine Young Cannibal’s song”

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YOU CAN JUST SHOVE THAT SAXOPHONE FAIR UP YOUR ARSE.

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QuantumPirate Your Wrong - The magazine for pedants. pic.twitter.com/JWmc1Ajk2d

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Vice_Is_Hip “I’m bringing it back” - Why Nas has spent the last ten years rewriting the Koran, complete with street-art illustrations

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@BryceWeiner We shall talk. In due course. I see a third bottle of wine has just been opened here.

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@BryceWeiner More seriously, I’m up for rational dialog, but there’s SO much arsehattery it’s affecting my digestion.

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@BryceWeiner And if I’ve misread the tone, I’ll email you a picture of a kitten tomorrow.

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@BryceWeiner Bah. There’s comment boxes on all my stories, my email address is on my website. It’s 2300 Friday, so take that into account.

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@BryceWeiner Oh FFS be specific or GTFO. Misinformation I’ll correct. Hand-wavey boosterism I’ll mock.

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jayrayner1 there are apparently porpoises in the Thames around Westminister. And NOBODY has posted a picture.

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ikostar @stilgherrian Singling out Belieberoid labellers as being representative of the whole (if that’s what you’re doing), is meta-belieberoid

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RT @StanDevia: @stilgherrian @semibogan @NewtonMark Personally I’m hoping it’s John McAfee [Yes! McAfee IS Satoshi!]

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NewtonMark Sure. Fight crime by handing sensitive personal information over to the bikies who run the bars. Top idea, fuckers. arseh.at/4i5i

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@expectproblems Rohan, just shut the fuck up, have another cone, and shoot all the things. It’s an FPS FFS.

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RT @semibogan: @stilgherrian @NewtonMark oh god haven’t you heard? Satoshi is Larry Ellison [Oh this is just too luscious!]

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NewtonMark You lot are all going to feel pretty silly if it turns out that Satoshi Nakamoto is actually Richard Stallman.

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RT @NewtonMark: Did you hear about Dan’s encrypted .dmg with his bitcoin wallet on it? Ha ha ha ho ho ha ha. [I did. Such lulz.]

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The other fun one is “You just don’t understand the technology”, when it’s not a fucking technical argument. Fucktards.

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Critics of Bitcoin hype being labelled “haters”. That’s five-star analysis right there. At a Belieber level, anyway.

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I get the feeling that @expectproblems is not overly impressed with the new Call of Duty game.

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couchpotatoadam It you call your company Apostrophe, there’s really one thing you should get right in your advertising slogans. pic.twitter.com/xsIWq98pWV

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@decryption The numbers you got there are interesting. Thanks for the link, I hadn’t seen that post before. The comments are a hoot.

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@decryption Hey I’m willing to be convinced, either way. Inquiring minds etc.

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Is it possible to be a Bticoin enthusiast without being an arrogant patronising cunt? Evidence thus far suggests no.

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NLIreland @OrkneyLibrary A mere drumroll? That merits a *trumpet fanfare*…

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OrkneyLibrary *drumroll* It’s our knitted Christmas tree. Thanks to everyone who contributed. We are delighted with it pic.twitter.com/PNTgSCj7cd

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It was about 5 or 6 times life size!

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Hello, my name is Persephone.

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deanog If you can finish a bottle of wine in less than 15 minutes it doesn’t count

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RT @oberonsghost: @stilgherrian @piecritic They’re objects which exist for romantic poets to wax lyrical. [This is also true.]

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RT @piecritic: What even are URNs used for? [Making tea and storing the cremated?]

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RT @swearyanthony: Get fucked. News24 has a graph of bitcoin prices as part of finance report. No. /@stilgherrian [It has begun…]

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BennettArron Brilliant inappropriate comment on the radio; “Research shows that the number of younger people using hard drugs is shooting up.”

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OrkneyLibrary Our phones are off due to the weather and that. You can still contact us by E-mail, Twitter, Facebook or Semaphore pic.twitter.com/BuwmcAD58E

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OrkneyLibrary Open 10am as management team rehearsing their turn for Xmas party. Theme this year: ‘Den hands Angie divorce papers. On ice. With a choir’

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@smartbrain Well yes, no arguing with the utility. But… the loopy world!

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@smartbrain @zdnetaustralia It’ll be interesting to see whether your timing will been wise or foolish. ;)

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phbarratt Fact that Indonesia and Australia have different perceptions of what has been “agreed” would not appear to mark a big step forward.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Bitcoin: It’s not just loopy tulip land, it’s worse” zdnet.com/bitcoin-its-no…

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Me at @crikey_news: “Bitcoin: your handy guide to digital pickpocketing” crikey.com.au/2013/12/06/bit…

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parisba Christmas word search i.imgur.com/glj36aO.jpg

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@RalphBassfeld Thanks. It was fun to write, though I spent way too much time reading the rants of the loopy True Believers.

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@bigbadave @swearyanthony Oh the earlier players will presumably do just fine too, assuming they cash out at the right time.

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@swearyanthony There’s all manner of delicious idiocy in this, the central plank of which is the idea that it’s about technology.

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@RalphBassfeld Oh this is round two of Stilgherrian versus the Bitcoiners, I just laugh at the inside-the-bubble groupthink.

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Attorney-General Brandis says government unlikely to adapt copyright law for the digital age, writes @joshgnosis zdnet.com/brandis-sits-o…

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Yeah that’ll win me heaps of new friends, that one.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Bitcoin: It’s not just loopy tulip land, it’s worse” zdnet.com/bitcoin-its-no…

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@heycam That CC licensing is all normal now, following the Gov 2.0 Taskforce recommendations being adopted.

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Mick Keelty’s report on the AEC’s missing WA Senate votes. aec.gov.au/About_AEC/Publ… HT @redneckninja

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Me at @crikey_news: “Bitcoin: your handy guide to digital pickpocketing” crikey.com.au/2013/12/06/bit…

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So there’s the column finally filed for @zdnetaustralia. I need a drink. And so does my editor.

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bitcoin_txt Borrowed $1,000,000 from my dad to invest in BTC (serious) I promised him I will return the money to him by end of 2014 with an extra $100k

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g_expedition This Gentoo just ate our @GoPro. pic.twitter.com/C3WiODL43O

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benkepes Organic Christmas trees? FFS…. pic.twitter.com/YY0Ypd5JMX

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dannolan Five thousand dollars an hour for Social Media training may seem steep but social media has over 20 billion customers to target

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Is @dannolan sharing, or is he scoffing it all himself? Because I think I would like some.

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chrisberg perhaps holden and qantas should try rent-seeking more subtly

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@jeamland What would you like me to call you, honeybuns?

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Ten points to @troyhunt for haveibeenpwned.com … check to see if you’re a victim of some major data breaches.

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altmed_txt All kinds of throat inflammation can be helped by gargling with urine to which a bit of saffron has been added.

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decryption Free sausages!

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kashhill The @ODNIgov is tweeting launch of rocket w/spy satellites. This is mission logo. Seriously. forbes.com/sites/kashmirh… pic.twitter.com/icKqIfzCnJ

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“SHOCK REVELATION: Telstra manages its networks! Post-Snowden reporting is getting very, very, silly,” by @ssharwood theregister.co.uk/2013/12/05/sho…

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etymon @jpwarren @stilgherrian @crikey_news
1. Cryptography
2. ?????
3. Profit

Well that plan seemed to work…

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daraobriain Oh for Fuck’s sake. via @upperdog: Vogue UK’s idea of women in tech: pic.twitter.com/R1RDivQpQH

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jpwarren @stilgherrian @crikey_news Computers work hard on complex problems over the internet which become money because reasons?

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I will now return to my previously-scheduled trolltastic column for @zdnetaustralia.

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bitcoin_txt Good luck getting these professors to wrap their heads around Bitcoin, they can’t see past their “ego” of all the antiquated economic crap

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I’ve just filed an explainer on Bitcoin theft for @crikey_news, which was harder to write than I thought. Bitcoin protocol in two pars? Eek!

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Fri plan: Write for @crikey_news, @zdnetaustralia; organise next week’s thrilling schedule; remainder TBA.

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bitcoin_txt You realize Black Friday is a Keynesian tradition?

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bitcoin_txt concerns on the bitcoin system: isn’t it TOO perfect?

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bitcoin_txt BitCoin heralds the end of the misuse of money and other ponzi schemes including, pensions, copyright, patents, insurance, etc.

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SnarkyPlatypus Previously unknown side effect of LSD RT @Amber_moore: Don’t do drugs kids, because… No. Sorry. What now? pic.twitter.com/8Ub3W0EWES

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bitcoin_txt Women’s Studies classes, the domestic violence industry, and more are only able to stay afloat because the state pumps in our tax dollars

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bitcoin_txt The Rise of Bitcoin: Why I for one welcome our new Neckbeard Overlords and how it will lead to Game-Over for Feminism

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bitcoin_txt BTC will be the answer to poverty elimination and true wealth, and liberate the gentile slaves in the process.

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bitcoin_txt Hold on to your BTC - it is the only true son of god. It is the ONLY MAJOR THREAT to the Zionist debt-based banking system

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bitcoin_txt Why not use bitcoin for proving consensual sex and avoiding false rape accusations…use a bitcoin transfer to sign an act of consensual sex?

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jpublik RT “@LivEchonews: Breaking news: Rat deserts sinking ship (c.@jsiddle) liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool… pic.twitter.com/8FZQoj6ayl

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@dannolan Yeah those snails can be a fucking hassle sometimes.

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RT @HughRundle: Perhaps someone should set up a firm to build Bitcoin-Tulip Exchange. We could call it the South Sea Company. [Good idea!]

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sebchan What do you do when a “Ramen enthusiast” wishes to contact you?

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It’s clear from this article, we need an efficient Bitcoin-Tulip exchange mechanism. The market has failed, so far. theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

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“This is worse than the tulip mania,” a former Dutch central bank president said about Bitcoin. “At least then you got a tulip.”

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It’s currently 725.8 tulips per Bitcoin.

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Thank you, @TheAtlantic, for bringing us the LIVE Bitcoin-Tulip exchange rate. theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

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“Are You A Workaholic? Blame Your Parents” theatlantic.com/business/archi… HT @carr2n

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“Permalink to canada goose polar bears internasjonal ekspedisjon ned parka menns.”

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@asunderland Good question. A policy position, I think, because at least then I feel in control.

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“This is what makes Christmas the most festive and deeply erotic time of the year!” theonion.com/articles/this-…

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Fri plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia, @crikey_news; organise next week’s thrilling schedule; remainder TBA.

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I always choose an accountant who’s having a mid-life crisis.

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rrrunk “OK, Jonathan, now shall we try one without the guitar?”
“No.” pic.twitter.com/lXmJO9Hguh

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RT @alexkidman: @stilgherrian You could declare it to be Thmursday. I’d vote for that. [What a confused system of government.]

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Is is going to be Friday, no matter what I do.

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