Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 12th, 2014

amworldtodaypm Study finds half of all Craigslist fraudulent buyers from just five groups in Nigeria: @sarix1 talks with @macgibbon ab.co/1qJghHU

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MikeCarlton01 ABC News says “the risk of an attack is likely.” Parse that… abc.net.au/news/2014-09-1… via @abcnews

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@maggotts50 Yeah let’s not let @TheRoastTV @humphriesmark get too up themselves. There are limits.

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TheMediaTweets It’s all kicking off in Somerset: pic.twitter.com/l9qWtcWFkZ (via @JamieCricht0n)

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If you haven’t watched it yet, @TheRoastTV’s @humphriesmark on One Year of Abbott Government is a must-see. youtube.com/watch?v=XupaOd…

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@allisonr That’s terrible. Should should be ashamed.

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Brocklesnitch just found a note i wrote myself at some point that says:
- Kevin Andrews
- Ghostbusters
- Everyone gets out a jacket ?

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Still thinking about covering Sydneigh..sydneigh.com.auyv

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@mpesce The unpleasant esters, fermentation byproducts, have evaporated. Or more generally, the wine has “breathed”.

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That was at his Mary Martin Bookshop. He was not Colleen McCullough fan.

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I remember the time Max Harris bought the entire stock of a Colleen McCullough novel and sold it for minus $5 ($5 discount if you took it).

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Imagine a rock album so good* you can’t even give it away without people complaining.

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I want an octopus.

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AndrewBloch The Walnut Loaf you ordered wasn’t available, so we’ve substituted it with a Whole Octopus instead pic.twitter.com/X5hR7Wdh6S via @LordSkipVC

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RT @leslienassar: I feel like this is relevant to all of our interests. youtu.be/eWO6IDsX3rY [True.]

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jjn1 So who still believes that bulk collection of metadata doesn’t infringe privacy? tinyurl.com/kanswwp

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@dr_nic @mpesce You should’ve held out longer. Things will never be the same again.

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@darkhorse166 Ta. I’m not surprised. Such status changes actually mean something.

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, this is wrong. Ordinary People aren’t allowed into where We make The Media.

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asteris Awesome RT @damomac Labour MPs followed through Glasgow by a rickshaw playing Star Wars “The Imperial March” buzzfeed.com/jimwaterson/la…

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@mpesce @mistertim @tef @ntlk [A disrespectful tweet linking extreme wealth with cocaine and mental illness.]

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RT @mpesce: RT @mistertim: @tef @ntlk “Like Uber, but for kidneys!” (ping @stilgherrian) [Oh FFS…]

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@NewtonMark @firstdogonmoon Yeah there’s a few thousand dollars being spent there. Lovely work.

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I hadn’t previously been aware of “Time Trumpet”. youtube.com/watch?v=ymxLcI… Thank you, @glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus

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@Taco_Lad It’s a glorious deconstruction, isn’t it. Who knew @firstdogonmoon was so complicated?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, the ACMA has used that in this case, and with Alan Jones’ chaff bag comments etc. They hose down the arsehats.

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“The ACMA notes that the segment included two references to ‘vagina’, but there was no reference to ‘counting’ them.” Ah, this is gold.

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Or is it all a bit sad? The government has officially determined that @firstdogonmoon is neither harmful nor offensive. Must try harder.

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@firstdogonmoon Oh my pleasure. I remember that episode and the respectable guffaws it generated. [Bows.]

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@carolduncan It’s a great line, eh? How to say That Word without saying it. It’s a skill, @firstdogonmoon!

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Here is the episode of @firstdogonmoon’s Guide to Modern Living that was subject of the complaint. abc.net.au/radionational/…

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“Things were so much less complicated when we all knew who had the vagina and who was one.”

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Oh @firstdogonmoon @NewtonMark, that ACMA decision document is hilarious.

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RT @NewtonMark: I have even more respect for @firstdogonmoon now that I know he was the subject of an ACMA complaint. arseh.at/5h3g

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Damn. I should have said “cyber” a couple of times.

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Wow. Both @macgibbon and me on @amworldtodaypm tonight. It’s really the bottom of the barrel. (Hi, Alastair.)

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“Scientists Are Beginning to Figure Out Why Conservatives Are… Conservativemotherjones.com/politics/2014/…h3 [Love the photo.pic.twitter.com/4F8dTnGb6O6O

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RT @jonoabroad: @stilgherrian shoulder? [Yep. I can’t get it seen to for a couple days, so codeine is my friend this weekend.]

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RT @lyndons: When, in the history of any country have the citizenry actually believed statements made by their rulers? [Oh yeah. Sorry.]

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Hey Australian iPhone fans, @joshgnosis has assembled all the telcos’ pricing for you. zdnet.com/australian-tel… Be grateful.

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BernardKeane And one Australian has taken his or her life, according to the best available statistics.

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BernardKeane In the hours since Tony Abbott raised the terror threat level, 13 women have been assaulted by their partners in NSW alone.

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If I’m not in too much pain tomorrow, I might do some vox pops in the suburbs.

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This isn’t a party-political thing. The Australian government has simply lost the ability to speak in a way that people believe. Fail.

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Real terrorist risk or not, isn’t it disturbing that such a large section of the populace simple doesn’t believe the government at all?

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@druey “Whatever”, as you say, “that means”.

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glengyron Threat Level: If this Lego isn’t away before dinner there won’t be ice cream.

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glengyron Threat Level: We’re out of Stilton. Please try to remain calm.

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@stephbaker_7 No it’s not. It’s written on a big fuckin’ sign right by the gate.

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I might make a ringtone of Soapy saying “wicked people”. Wicked people. Wicked people. Delightfully quaint.

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If anyone passes an Australian military base, do let me know if they change from SAFEBASE BRAVO to SAFEBASE CHARLIE. That’d be a real sign.

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@dananimal Yeah, ours doesn’t have melamine in it. I think there’s some other product categories where the same happens.

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darrenpauli So @scriptjunkie1 has published a Metaspoit module so you can own the next Microsoft phone scammer who rings you. Brilliant….

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dobes No 503s on this store: bit.ly/1rRBw6Q

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@dobes Hey I did see reports that China’s iPhone shipments will be delated. This is actually a thing. I’ll get a photo tomorrow.

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I saw a sign on a phone shop in Hurstville today suggesting you buy your iPhone 6 here and “ship to China from $120”.

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TheMediaTweets It’s grim up North London… pic.twitter.com/UtwGfmIfOE (via @jleyden @StefSimanowitz)

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firstdogonmoon You all think you’re so funny but you’ll be sorry when IS are over here cutting funds to aboriginal legal services.

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I guess Defence Security Manual, linked off this page on SAFEBASE Protective Security Alert System, is classified? defence.gov.au/dpe/pac/DWRM/D…

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@ssharwood @AndySHastings That would have to have been a specific, known planned attack though. Such ideas are always floating around.

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“An accumulation of indicators”!

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I note, @ssharwood, that Defence when to SAFEBASE CHARLIE, up from BRAVO, at that time. Real risk-management procedures.

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RT @ssharwood: Why was the terror alert not made high when the Holsworthy Barracks terror plot was investigated? [Precisely.]

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NewtonMark On a scale of 1 to “budget,” how bad is the terror threat?

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MahmoudRamsey Real quote from White House press release: “Saudi Arabia has an extensive border with Syria.” whitehouse.gov/the-press-offi… pic.twitter.com/EduUGoELOQ

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Dan Murphy’s has 30% off cleanskins at the moment, so there’s that.

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@nancycato1 That’s a good idea. There is much terrorisms, apparently.

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RT @stevejme: @stilgherrian can you think of something better to do with your time? [No. I can’t. I think I’ll watch Genesis. And cry.]

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Oh great, and now YouTube is recommending I watch a 50-song Genesis mix. FFS.

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LGLancaster Terrorist detection kit pic.twitter.com/XtCuww2S1T

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LaTrioli Time to remember a very important post 9/11 New Yorker cartoon. pic.twitter.com/Xpa2Btscke

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mrbrown Why the iPhone 6 Plus is the must-have phone for Manchester United fans. pic.twitter.com/lwnuGximYk

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Scoble is in the country? Well Morrison has clearly dropped the ball this time.

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Unexpectedly recording soundbites for @amworldtodaypm. They’re getting desperate over there.

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“We will decide what songs come to this iPad and the circumstances in which they come.”

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Let’s all re-read @danielflitton: “Terrorism alert rankings serve no purpose beyond encouraging a burst of panic” smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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Lunch and errands completed. SEKRIT southern Sydney eyrie repaired to. Threat level increased.

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@GreenJ We are being added to a list as we speak.

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When we say a terrorist “event” is “likely”, that’s a greater than 50% chance in what area over what time period? The Shire of Handwavia?

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That’s a rhetorical question, Mr Rabbit. I know the answer. It’s “Be generally more fearful so you’re more compliant to manipulation.” Yes?

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So if we don’t actually have to do anything differently, Mr Rabbit, what is the point of this little puppet play?

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Dear Australia, your vague hand-waving must now take place with increased agitation and frothing.

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Simon_Cullen The Prime Minister will make an announcement at 2pm. It’s expected to be a change to terror alert level.

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latikambourke PM Abbott joint media conference with AG George Brandis and ASIO’s David Irvine at 1400. (Melbourne)

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“I think trying to compare Adolf Hitler to an America president is just not right,” the parent said. sbs.com.au/news/article/2…

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24yo woman complains of dizziness and nausea. CAT scan reveals the problem: she has no cerebellum in her brain. newscientist.com/article/mg2232…

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BernardKeane you say that like it’s a bad thing. RT @Kate_McClymont: Baumann seems to be making up his evidence as he goes along

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@freestyldesign @baconbkk I’m talking about the Australian system, in the news today. The equivalent US system was discontinued in 2011.

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SkepticalSooner I’d like to publicly thank @PastorMark for this gem.

pic.twitter.com/TOieudaXRb

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MWhitbourn “I don’t see how a recipient of a donation can be corrupted,” Craig Baumann tells . That quote is going to be on high rotation.

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RT @deptofaustralia: The National Fear Scale has been updated; departmentofaustralia.com [Thank God somebody’s doing it right.]

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“14 days until Sydneigh 2014”, @dobes @jeamland sydneigh.com.au

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“Microsoft had joined earlier, before the ruling, NSA documents have shown.” That is, 2008 or before. washingtonpost.com/business/techn…

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“Eventually most major American tech companies complied, including Google, Facebook, Apple and AOL.”

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US threatened $250k/day fine to force Yahoo to give data to NSA’s PRISM, used as example to persuade other vendors. washingtonpost.com/business/techn…

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I need more drugs for this.

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Yes, @TurnbullMalcolm, the NBN will be “customer-centric”. That’s why all the existing and us potential customers were asked fo… oh wait.

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RT @semibogan: So I just found an ICS running off Vista. [Oh, well that’s improved the day significantly. Excellent news.]

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It’s a good* thing that that PM’s hired help think they’re more important than the elected members of the executive government.

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Except, you know, every little brainfart from the Prime Minister’s Office. Them, hell, they’re just automatically valid. Fuck Cabinet.

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Can’t have anything influence what people think without Cabinet saying it’s OK.

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joshgnosis The final part of Vertigan report on telecoms regulation will be out once Cabinet approves it, Turnbull says. Should be soon.

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RT @jonoabroad: @dobes @stilgherrian “STOP FUCKING CALLING US YOU DERANGED NUTBAG” [I hear this so often… :(]

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I can tell that this is going to be a very annoying day.

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glengyron Next on the Today show, we ask a child psychologist how to correctly instill the right amount of fear in your children.

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@adambrereton @jason_a_w I’m not going to waste their time. They’ve got reality to deal with, not political hallucinations.

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Go on. Phone your local police station or State Emergency Service and ask them what you should do when the alert level rises.

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But this BULLSHIT terrorist risk alert system is purely political. “Be a little more nebulously afraid for a while.” It’s corrupt.

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An actual REAL terrorist risk alert system would have defined processes and actions for us to perform at each level.

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“Terrorism alert rankings serve no purpose beyond encouraging a burst of panic”, writes @danielflitton correctly. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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edbott When I hear arguments about libertarian issues I get olphactory hallucinations of bong water and day old pizza.

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Something is wrong with you.

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“U2, Apple and rock-and-roll as dystopian junk mail”, writes @Chris__Richards washingtonpost.com/blogs/style-bl…

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I am immensely fatigued. It will be a slow start today. But I don’t recall being a fireman or emergency surgeon, so the world will cope.

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Friday. It was small beep, just a few milliseconds. You didn’t hear it. A tragedy will ensue, because it was an important signal. Friday.

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