Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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January 24th, 2014

Re-watching “Rake” series 1, with the intention of planning the rest of my life ‘pon it. abc.net.au/iview/#/view/8…

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@OaaSvc GOLD STAR AND ELEPHANT STAMP FOR YOU.

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RT @macleanbrendan: Favourite to favourite and retweet to retweet you guys! [Whoa, slow down, this is complicerated. Which to what?]

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@alixstone Good, isn’t it. Really makes you think “Wow, those Australians are onto something there.”

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ProfMESmith Proof of Nordic model? RT@prchovanec Share of young people in EU age 25-34 living with parents i.imgur.com/6ZFTC0V.png pic.twitter.com/mvEaVwRjab

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Finally, if you need a laugh, try Mr Rabbit’s insightful* speech to the Davos folks. Like, on the world stage n’shit. pm.gov.au/media/2014-01-…

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The two teenagers who run @HistoryInPics interviewed by @alexismadrigal, revealing a don’t-give-a-shit attitude. theatlantic.com/technology/arc…

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A lovely blog post from @shawnblancnet on his grandfather’s iPad and the magic it brings. shawnblanc.net/2014/01/grandp…

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I recently read Eric Schlosser’s book on nuclear weapon safety, “Command and Control”. It’s very good and very readable.

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“Almost everything in Dr Strangelove’ was true”, writes Eric Schlosser, about US nuclear weapons safety. newyorker.com/online/blogs/n…

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I’ve done four radio spots in the pst eight days, but I’ll post all that audio tomorrow. Now to the browser tabs.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia on Monday: “Obama’s proposed NSA ‘reform’ changes nothing” zdnet.com/obamas-propose…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Our hackers, who art in open source, deliver us from refrigerators”. Contains a new word. zdnet.com/our-hackers-wh…

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Me at @technologyspec on Blackphone: “Is this the world’s safest phone?” businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/1…

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So now I’ll pimp my stuff, for your weekend reading pleasure, and then I’ll clear out the browser tabs, and then I’ll cry because no wine.

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RT @jplonie: @jasonjordan @stilgherrian see FreeBSD 10 has removed bind. [Yeah right on we don’t need no steenking DNS anyway.]

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paulwallbank MT @peter_tl: The Davos effect: The World Economic Forum’s regular attendees under perform the market. pic.twitter.com/VNWCWUKn4F via @ldaalder

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RT @GuardianAus Analysis: Joe Hockey is wrong to say union is at war with Toyota Australia trib.al/NeeLdbs [Body count’s a giveaway.]

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RT @BlogsofWar: Russia’s aircraft carrier is heading to eastern Mediterranean Sea goo.gl/bTsLJF [Yes. They’re “helping”.]

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@jasonjordan Heh. Maybe. I don’t have trouble with BIND, but then that’s me.

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ndrewreid These people claim to be a moral authority but can’t comprehend child rape as a crime. abc.net.au/pm/content/201…

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If we really wanted to be cruel to asylum seekers, we’d force them to learn sendmail.cf.

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@NewtonMark “Artistry” is one word for it, I suppose. “Psychosis” is another.

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So @NewtonMark has seen “Towers of Hanoi written in sendmail.cf for v5.65+IDA” in 1999. This is why we can’t have nice things.

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@NewtonMark Oh. Sorry. Let me fix that immediately.

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websinthe Was it before or after the injection that you felt insecure about your David Cameron fetish?

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At Wattle Cottage and somewhat less disgruntled… but early days yet.

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KngHnryVIII OMG I had a typo. I’m only doing this from the 16th century. Have a sense of bloody wonder.

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@R_Chirgwin Um, it’d be lovely, if it’s not too much trouble. I’m about to arrive at the station.

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@oberonsghost Thanks. I don’t need it yet. I’ll wait a bit at Wentworth Falls station to see if there’s a gap in the rain.

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I have misjudged both my return journey and the rain. Disgruntled.

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RT @GuardianAus: First Coles store to be demolished after it was destroyed by fire trib.al/OhSGl3H [The rest will be burned Tuesday.]

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As an aside, I’m currently reading Jesse Walker’s “The United States of Paranoia: A Conspiracy Theory” amazon.com/The-United-Sta…

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@mpesce @R_Chirgwin Well I grant you, it’s now eminently forgettable. Still…

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@mpesce @R_Chirgwin Oh, I thought you were trolling. You were serious.

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@plbrocks @ABCFactCheck Oh that’s fuckin’ hilarious, weirdest and silliest conspiracy theory I’ve heard all day. Thanks.

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johnb78 Proof that the experiment was a success pic.twitter.com/Cl9wa3xfk7

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“Tony Abbott incorrect on asylum seekers breaking Australian law”, reports @ABCFactCheck abc.net.au/news/2014-01-2…

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johnb78 Save on expensive store-bought lychees: make your own by simply mixing lye with cheese.

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glengyron Professor Flint’s mother was Indonesian.

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Discovering an annoyance.

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cbsdigitalweb The Justin Bieber hearing has concluded. We now join the White House Daily Briefing, already in progress.

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RT @chrisjrn Some bastard’s lit a bin downstairs. Fantastic. [That’s why they’re called litter bins.]

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RT @rod3000 ‘Please call if unanswered please call back. pic.twitter.com/VrYsShtx2P [Green ink supplied.]

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@JayStephens I seem to remember exploring just that sort of thing in an article a couple of years ago. I’ll try to find it shortly.

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OK, time to walk into the village of Wentworth Falls and catch the train to Katoomba instagram.com/p/jicHnuiFhS/

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Look, @adm_76 @expectproblems, I’m a professional.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Our hackers, who art in open source, deliver us from refrigerators”. Contains a new word. zdnet.com/our-hackers-wh…

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RT @TatteredRemnant: I like hypergeekspooks but I’m confused as to whether they are cyber or not. Cyberhypergeekspooks? [That’s last week.]

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So yeah I just tweeted @dobes to say I’d sent him the email that right now he is sitting and waiting for. THAT’S HOW TO USE THE INTERNET!

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@dobes “It’s a chilling scenario of truly biblical proportions”?

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@dobes This yarn really needs a “biblical proportions” in it somewhere though, doesn’t it.

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RT @dobes: Fuck that is an outstanding word @stilgherrian [Thank you. Thought you’d like it.]

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RT @jeamland: Is it a cyberneologism? [Just wait. You’ll see. Potentially it’s worse than that.]

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains a biblical reference, a bad pun, AND a brand new word. Because you deserve it.

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Right. I’m starting to write now. Baxoon.

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@smartbrain But I did Linguistics too, so I’m used to understanding the subtleties of phonetics, and my tone isn’t too bad.

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@smartbrain Yeah, I did a quick “survival spoken Thai” course, but was introduced to it. 44 consonants is just hilarious.

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Me at @technologyspec on Blackphone: “Is this the world’s safest phone?” businessspectator.com.au/article/2014/1…

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@smartbrain I really must learn to type in the Thai alphabet at some stage. Perhaps starting with learning how to read it.

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@KathAlbury I know. If it weren’t for this window into endless distraction I’d get twice as much written. And then where would we be?

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Getting dangerously close to starting writing.

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jamestilston Oh, Victoria line. You’re my hero. pic.twitter.com/pYl4xRY8Xy

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bitcoin_txt if it comes down to the wire, between the governments killing bitcoin and you giving your life to save it, would you?

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@leslienassar Nice work. I shall give you your fucking $1.99 later today.

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Verbs. What even they?

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Freedom Fat Cat would’ve been handing out joints, @Pollytics.

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Freedom Fat Cat would have never made us go to bed at 7pm, @Pollytics.

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Pollytics Freedom Fat Cat declares free speech so unimportant that it shouldnt even be a right, merely a residual indulgence bit.ly/1myItY0

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@emmackat Ta. Some days the timelines are well-mapped. Other days I ride the chaos.

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Anyone know of any reliable sources, books etc on Australia’s political and military discussions on whether to get nukes in the 1950s-60s?

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Fri plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia (finally starting); change cottages at @bunjaree; errands in Katoomba; routine sysadmin tasks; wine.

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@guardian @guardianstyle I’m sure you really do remember the difference between cement and concrete. Or must I spank you?

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@jodiem I agree, but I absolve myself from that idiocy with quote marks. “I’m just following orders.”

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Indeed, @NewtonMark, and there’s trucks of the stuff throughout the city, dropping it wherever you want with one phone call.

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RT @NewtonMark: Everyone’s always worried about bombs. In our society you can do so much more lasting damage with concrete.

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“London’s Victoria line suspended after control room is flooded with cement”? Imagine if it were cyber-cement! theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/j…

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@emmackat Thanks. Alas, I have no ideas what my timelines will turn out to be. I have a boatload of stuff to do first.

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RT @weeddude: It appears that @Official_SEA16 has hacked @CNN’s Twitter feed pic.twitter.com/8ZTveEkR5i [“Hacked”.]

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@leslienassar @DobsonJan Look, it’s chirpy and positive and truly PERKY. It’s a wonderful song!

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Australia Parliamentary Library: “Federal Election 2013: issues, dynamics, outcomes” aph.gov.au/About_Parliame… HY @Andrew_Zammit

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See, Twitter really does know about crypto… pic.twitter.com/VlDOD6YVlf HT @rantyben via @thegrugq

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benhider Has anyone seen them in a room together? RT @FarrahTomazin: Justin & Miley. Off the rails and separated at birth? pic.twitter.com/GCyaES45bo

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ravisomaiya Cannibal rat story shows genius of British newspapering. Turns dull story into smash, using only creative interpretation of scant facts.

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NSA_PR If you had to do it all over again, would you still break our hearts?

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Oh. “No, an Abandoned Ship Full of Diseased Rats Is Not Floating Towards Britain”, which is a shame. smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/no-… HT @wolfcat

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“‘Not all spying is bad’: Three key takeaways from Snowden’s Q&A”, writes @zackwhittaker zdnet.com/snowden-speaks…

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“A ghost ship filled with cannibal rats” is about to crash into Ireland or the UK, and it’s Canada’s fault. gawker.com/abandoned-crui…

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crimeisland You can earn CRIMECOIN by stealing other peoples crypto-currency wallets or actual wallets that works too.

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crimeisland Announcing CRIMECOIN. To mine it you just post incriminating pictures as your “proof of crime”.

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Wait. @leslienassar, is the crazy old man on TV wearing pants?

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RT @leslienassar: There’s a crazy old man waving tongs around and complaining about Kids These Days on [No I’m not.]

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Fri plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; change cottages at @bunjaree; errands Katoomba; routine sysadmin tasks; wine, surely.

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Fuck you, Wallbank.

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@jturner_ibrs @brucewagner I disagree. I think he’s raised the potential price he can ask to borrow the phone rather substantially.

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@JohnBirmingham @jdub @annetreasure Nice use of “cove” on the wireless just now, Sir.

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@dobes @bigjsl @NewtonMark I have so many questions now. Have you also seen this, via @gattaca pic.twitter.com/IiCyOJBjds

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I still think this is the best fan comment to have appeared so far. pic.twitter.com/GOBBEi3kh6 Ping @bigjsl @NewtonMark

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belieber_annni I FUCKING WANT TO GIVE HIM A HUGE HUG

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PaulFidalgo I accidentally disrupted when I meant to innovate, and now my iterations won’t be transformative, but merely upend existing paradigms. Damn.

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Calgary scraps city’s bike-share for innovative BBQ-share program. cbc.ca/thisisthat/blo…

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@stealthmunchkin @tomewing Exactly, if “Welcome to Night Vale” is the biggest podcast. You didn’t read the article and the numbers cited?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Certes, vous pensez des Douze Colonnes d’Hercule, la troupe de danse bien connue des homosexuels?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Aujourd’hui, le monde est plein de merveilles et de mystères. C’est très excitant. Et vous?

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I will issue a draft plan for the day shortly, but right now I’m going to cook some rice.

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Fuck, it’s nearly 0800. There was a time, not long ago, I’d have done two hours work by now.

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ABCNews23 “HANDS OFF!” Abbott fails in bid for precious hand. pic.twitter.com/UNNzpqkuzx

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TheTweetOfGod Right now the Ukraine is tearing itself apart, and I know I should care, but honestly, My heart’s in Miami right now.

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@ElishaPearce It is. Back when I produced daily radio, it was mostly daytime and evenings, but I filled in on breakfast and it’s… a thing.

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@brucewagner @gattaca I think Guinness have rules and stuff about that sort of thing.

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chrisberg thus neatly resolving the market/government debate RT @abcnews Pope Francis (@Pontifex) says the internet is ‘a gift from God’

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RT @R_Chirgwin: Let’s see, you could call it the “5am Edict”, yes? [Nah, I’d call it “Sunshine”.]

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TumblrTXT I just realised that this mocking of otherkin, is similar to the mocking that Indigenous Australians cop.

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I really do need to be doing a breakfast program, right? “Today, Bieber in jail, unlocking your iPhone with your penis, and the Vagina BVM!”

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So here’s the first page of that little lad’s arrest report. pic.twitter.com/xMBQzN8i8a HT @MiamiBeachPD via @DougSaunders @NewtonMark

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South Korean plastic surgeon faces fine after building “towers” from jawbone shards in his Gangnam clinic. abc.net.au/news/2014-01-2…

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@gattaca I think your fine infosec podcast people need to know about the conversation I’m having with @brucewagner right now.

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@jdub @JohnBirmingham @annetreasure “Squad of rascals”? Look here, young man, I have never… oh… yeah. Fair point.

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@brucewagner @scenariogirl Thanks. I think I probably know enough about this scenario now. Yet I have so many questions…

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JohnBirmingham And for my last RT do the morn’ via @annetreasure: “@_youhadonejob: Religious ornament maker you had one job. pic.twitter.com/MeM8U4ACjc

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I think I jut crossed a line that shouldn’t have been crossed before I’ve finished my first coffee of the day.

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Wait, @scenariogirl @brucewagner, so that would mean his fingerprints where…? And… sticky?

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Jatkins__ Cackling to myself over this Belieber pic.twitter.com/SpmQjSHBpR

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brucewagner Ultra High Security for iPhone 5s: After only 5 beers, my boyfriend discovered that he could unlock his iPhone with the head of his manhood.

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BlogsofWar Justin Bieber rampage may have al-Qaeda links, terrorism analysts warn goo.gl/TvcYdg

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Friday. You deserve this. You all deserve this. Just file into the Reward Chamber. Relax. The Mist has been tested.

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