Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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

February 24th, 2014

OH: “Well I started from a position of megalomania and realised I should talk to you.”

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I for one welcome our new vegetable overlords… instagram.com/p/kzC3rLCFh8/

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I have no idea what is going on.

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Why do you hate mangos?

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Watching an interrogation.

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chrisberg my fear is that the mango was lawlessly associating with other mangos

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GreenJ ich bin ein mango.

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OH: “Children are revenge. They’re your parents’ revenge on you.”

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No, the Langhorne Creek wines are on page 71 of the wine list.

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Turning to page 67 of the wine list. Yes, the wine list runs for approximately 80 pages. I may be some time.

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My God, I it’s full of hipsters.

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@terencehuynh I am all up with what the hep cats are sayin’, yo!

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dobes Of course it is RT @zdnetaustralia: Snowden’s impact an ‘operational matter’: Brandis zd.net/1e8ZojS

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ANNOUNCEMENT I HAVE MADE A DECISION AND I WILL START AT COOKIE AND THEN WE WILL WORK IT OUT FROM THERE BECAUSE YOLO MOTHERFUCKERS.

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Suggestions so far: Whiskey & Alement; Beer Deluxe; Siglo; Robot Sushi; Cookie; Lalida; Badger vs Hawk; 1000£ Bend… Thanks. Thinking.

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“I WANT THE FINEST AELS KNOWN TO HUMANITY, AND I WANT THEM HERE, AND I WANT THEM NOW. (Willing to travel.)”

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Right. I’m down the Southern Cross end of the Melbourne CBD. I desire ales. Interesting ales. Where should I be going?

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@jodiem I’ve nothing against Salesforce developers, but hey there’s still Tuesday and Wednesday nights.

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@JohnBirmingham Surely we’ll need something to read in the afterlife? Or does it have Blu-Ray?

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@miller_c_j Oh yes. The continuing struggle. Good work, soldier.

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RT @theretronaut 1942: “Stop Needless Noise” (more: buff.ly/1laPcvd) pic.twitter.com/XGJUzRkN6E [Important message!]

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@miller_c_j Excellent. And what facts have you found?

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Look, Twitter, you still haven’t told me where I am being given drinks tonight. What is wrong with you?

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We have arrived in East Germany instagram.com/p/kyTWZCiFho/

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@jeamland That “joke” was never funny, ever.

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Touchdown Melbourne.

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Transmitters off. See you in Melbourne.

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RT @fictillius that wing needs a wash [As do many of the passengers. I thought these people flew Jetstar.]

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It’s starting to fill up a bit now, @SnarkyPlatypus, as the slower, more stupid people figure out how to board the plane.

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Oh no, @flertenbert, this is terrible news! They’ve stolen the Big Mango! abc.net.au/news/2014-02-2…

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@chrisjrn Apparently so. I assume for the moment that it flies.

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Twitter, you are being a bit useless at the moment. Which Melbourne CBD watering hole are we drinking at tonight? IT’S NOT DIFFICULT.

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SnarkyPlatypus Brandis imposing the legislation of freedom, I see.

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zdnetaustralia Attorney-General George Brandis says it’s either a voluntary scheme to reduce piracy or ISPs face new legislation. zd.net/1e8ze0K

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@paulwallbank @stufromoz @RealNickHodge Don’t drag me into this. I’m at the airport. You can’t prove anything.

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VH-OGO shall be my chariot for QF441 today instagram.com/p/kyGub_iFhr/

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@jeamland Oh I’m not at Prayran tonight, I’m in the CBD. @jpwarren in on board. You and I maybe another evening.

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Oh, did I actually write “a fistful of fresh D-cells”? I WAS in a mood this morning.

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RT @paulwallbank: Great traffic report – goats loose on the M4 at Orchard Hills. Take care if you’re out Penrith/St Marys way. [!!!]

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I have not been thwarted by the airport security procedures.

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Thwarting myself into the airport. No, not thwarting. Definitely not not thwarting.

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BernardKeane Here is the quote from the Obama panel review that Brandis says did not find NSA surveillance hadn’t thwarted attacks pic.twitter.com/w3FDljEzdE

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BernardKeane Brandis tells @SenatorLudlam that the Obama review panel did NOT find no terrorist attacks had been thwarted by NSA surveillance.

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I hadn’t realised that Senate Estimates was scheduled to be doing comedy routines today.

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BernardKeane .@SenatorLudlam asks Brandis when admitted he was a traitor. Brandis forced to admit he hadn’t.

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BernardKeane Brandis says is a traitor because of his own admissions.

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BernardKeane Brandis now squirming to explain why he says is a traitor when he hasn’t been charged with treason.

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BernardKeane Brandis just refused to explain to @SenatorLudlam the distinction between commercial espionage and spying for national economic well-being.

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BernardKeane Brandis has also told @SenatorLudlam he has information (which he won’t reveal) that has placed Australian lives in danger.

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BernardKeane Brandis has just told @SenatorLudlam we don’t spy for commercial purposes - but that’s different to spying for national economic well‑being

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Second-last plug for my “May Reza Berati be the last, Mr Abbott”, in which I discuss the PM’s character. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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SouthernWaters I have confirmed the man now running Manus is a former Sri Lankan military officer. Called him. Well done @Asher_Wolf. @rightsagenda

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Meeting in North Sydney done. Now, to catch the train to the airport.

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@Fitzy @deltrimental Ah, ah I see you’re one of the wind-up partisan arsehats who didn’t actually read things. [Pats.] Run along now.

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Obtaining the Cabcharge Vouchers of Entitlement.

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Changing drains at Sendrill.

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702sydney Chemical spill at Swimming Pool of the Park Hyatt Hotel in Sydney, 6 people taken to hospital, hotel evacuated.

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@Asher_Wolf DM is generally better for quick responses.

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shazow Sometimes I worry the NSA might be spying on me through my desktop’s webcam. Then I remember it’s Linux and even I can’t get it to work.

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martijn_grooten At Starbucks. Getting lots of SSL certificate errors on my Android phone. I hear iPhones don’t have this issue?

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RT @LifehackerAU: Capture The ‘Triangle’ With Your Webcam To Look Better On Video Calls - bit.ly/1mz0meN [AKA “The Map of Tasmania.]

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Oh I am so going to be stabby tomorrow night. At least I’m in the Melbourne CBD tonight. HINT HINT FUCKING HINT.

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“Atmosphere: Energetic,” apparently.

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Booking a hotel in Prahran. This will cause me to display tolerance.

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Whew. Money has arrived from Certain People in The America. My next step is to book the rest of my Melbourne accommodation.

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I still don’t understand why Richard Wilkins runs AGD. Is it some legacy Kerry Packer thing?

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BernardKeane AGD’s Roger Wilkins just refused to tell @SenatorLudlam if AGD had worked on data retention since the election. As if he wouldn’t know.

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dobes Brandis says he is “like Caesar’s wife”. Definite gay marriage vibe coming out of the Libs today.

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phbarratt Fact there was very little property damage suggests to me Manus episode was not primarily an inmates’ riot.

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Note to self, a title for a new serial: “The Mattress Factor”.

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@Drag0nista @deltrimental There is that. Sigh. I’d say something about “dog eat dog”, but I quite like dogs.

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Trying to figure out if I can work up “goto wimp’” into a joke.

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@deltrimental @Drag0nista Yes, “wimp” will be hard to reverse out of. Mind you, Shorten seems too useless to pick it up and use it.

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@marcuskelson @Drag0nista @deltrimental Thanks. I’m pleased that what started as a rant on Twitter has ended up having such resonance.

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Normally I’d complain about the young woman using her phone in the quiet carriage, but she’s loudly given her number, bank details and DoB.

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@dobes Do you have a case of the Mondays? Stubbies or longnecks?

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@Drag0nista @deltrimental Ah yes, I’ve been reading a bunch of Cold War history recently. Fear drove both sides. But now? Lust for power.

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Also on Australia’s new privacy laws and infosec, this piece at @iTnews_au itnews.com.au/News/373044,ha…

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@alliecoyne Ah yes, I tweeted that very early, and will do so again now, though @TimdeSousa and I aren’t too sure about the headline.

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@Drag0nista @deltrimental It’ll be interesting to see how things play out from here. It’s difficult for men raised on combat to back down.

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@stovies40 Thank you. It was a surprisingly easy piece to write. I guess that happens when it’s from the heart, corny as that sounds.

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Indeed, @deltrimental, when @Drag0nista and I are on the same page, you know shit’s gettin’ serious.

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“Manus Island riot: a plague on both your houses”, writes @Drag0nista, somewhat more politely than me. abc.net.au/news/2014-02-2…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I do like how astronauts have decided to just troll the entire Earth. It’s classy. Thanks, @AstroRM.

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RT @GreenJ: The three amigos pic.twitter.com/TJk8kr2dcj [Wimps. They’re all wimps.]

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Also OAIC “Data breach notification — A guide to handling …”oaic.gov.au/privacy/privac…J Ping@troyhuntt@IdealawW

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OAIC “Guide to information security” for Australia’s new privacy laws. oaic.gov.au/privacy/privac… Ping @troyhunt @Idealaw

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AstroRM I am watching the movie Gravity up here on ISS. Let’s call it training.

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G4S is to Halliburton as… no, someone else will have to finish that.

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G4S is facing fresh allegations of “accounting irregularities” in the UK, @FT reports, so there’s that. ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/c… [$]

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@troyhunt OAIC has a paper on what they consider “reasonable steps”. I’ll dig out a link shortly.

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Last night I wrote this, “May Reza Berati be the last, Mr Abbott”, in which I discuss the PM’s character. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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glengyron “Could you help me with my pram?” HURLED IT IN FRONT OF THE ONCOMING TRAIN.

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glengyron take one tragic death due to mental illness and grind it up into a simplistic media campaign.

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latikambourke Cabinet Minister Greg Hunt is making public his ‘deep, strong, absolute, personal commitment’ to Immigration Minister Scott Morrison.

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Maybe Shorten is busy preparing Labor’s plans for industry and to close the camps and treat humans humanely. # yeahright

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@SnarkyPlatypus Vous devez souffler dans les tubes en plastique pour plus d’inflation.

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dobes [REDACTED]

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RT @jeamland: I have been permitted into the country. [WHERE IS BORDER PROTECTION NOW THIS IS AN OUTRAGE.]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis un imbécile se lancer dans la course d’un imbécile. Je dois faire confiance à mon peuple. Et vous?

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@TimdeSousa Yeah, I was in two minds about re-writing it before tweeting it. Lack of coffee and awakeness meant I made the wrong choice.

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glengyron Car in front didn’t enter the intersection to turn right. Got out a crowbar and bashed her face in.

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@michaelmeloni [Shrugs.] We live in a post-truth world now. Whatever I tweeted is the reality I live in now.

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@michaelmeloni “Regardless of numbers”, it said. And why should the means of communication matter? Arbitrary bullshit from morons.

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So Waverley Council reckons I need their permit to say “How about we go to Bondi beach on my birthday?” Hilarious! What utter fuckwits.

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“Regardless the number of attendees, a Council spokesperson has said events at the beaches must obtain a permit.”

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Bondi, Bronte, Tamarama beachgoers may face $220 fine if they invite friends to beach events using social media. businessinsider.com.au/one-of-austral…

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naomiwoodley AG George Brandis says the Government would argue against the public release of cabinet docs requested by home insulation Royal Commission.

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QuiltingMuriel Arizona passed a bill allowing “religious” business owners 2 deny service 2 gay customers. I remember going thru similar in ’30s Germany.

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@derekbradley I suspect you’re right. I usually avoid it, and avoid IIRC etc, but today I was weak.

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jaqpants I saw the face of bill shorten in my toast this morning

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RT @ben_hr: A Village Designed Just For People With Dementia benhr.net/1ftZRNy [So, replacing Canberra? Confused. (Shoosh.)]

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@jeamland Welcome back to God’s Own Earth, son.

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Thank you, @dfg77 @prestontowers @LindaDrummond. I’ve added a comment to that article now, FWIW. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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Mon plan: Organise things; 0924 train to Sydney; writing en route; 1200 meeting North Sydney; 1430 QF441 SYD-MEL; remainder TBA.

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“Hacked companies off the hook under [Australia’s] new privacy laws”, provided their infosec was up to scratch. itnews.com.au/News/373044,ha…

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Well indeed, @arcadiagt5 @garystark. Maybe we should send out a search party.

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Me in a mood last night: “May Reza Berati be the last, Mr Abbott”, in which I discuss the PM’s character. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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MooseAllain St Paul’s subtweet to the Ephesians

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MooseAllain St Paul’s Interview with Paxman.

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MooseAllain St Paul’s Open Letter to the Corinthians.

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RT @Colgo: Morning folks - what’s happening? [Apparently there was a cricket match. Nothing else, just that. Maybe a robot bear.]

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I turn to @abcnews to be informed, but out of everything that’s happening in the world they’re leading with a sportsball game. Sigh.

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tokyo_sexwhale How to trick the Queen:
1. Invite Queen to grand opening of a supermarket.
2. Supermarket is actually a bear.
3. Throw honey over Queen.

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@stufromoz I will cast myself into the southern skies and rely on the goodwill of my people to catch me, or something.

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@stufromoz Yes. The annoying thing isn’t the late payment, it’s the unreliability and lack of communication. Uncertainty is the stressor.

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@stufromoz Meh, while I can’t sort out Certain Americans on their Sunday, I should be able to work out a plan by the time I touch down.

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@JonoH Oh don’t read too much into my morning greetings. But yes, I’ll deal with the difficulties as they arise.

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bitcoin_txt Bitcoin suffers from no such idiotic and arbitrary denial-of-service attacks by intermediaries.

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@JonoH Hah! I’m not a lasagne fan, but appreciate the point. I’m just a tad stressed today.

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In theory I’m in Melbourne until Thursday lunchtime, then a mid-afternoon flight back. As Certain Americans haven’t paid, this’ll be fun*.

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Mon plan, draft: Organise things; 0924 train to Sydney; writing en route; 1200 meeting North Sydney; 1430 QF441 SYD-MEL; remainder TBA.

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Last night I wrote “May Reza Berati be the last, Mr Abbott”, which seemed to resonate with some. stilgherrian.com/politics/may-r…

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Monday. Darkness, and the realisation that even once the sun rises it’ll be the same dull, pointless cycle for yet another week. Monday.

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