Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 15th, 2014

Anyway, I have things to do early, so that’s enough.

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Somebody just tweeted “LIZARD” at me.

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It seems a good night to re-pimp my “Copyright infringement is terrorism, screech the revolution’s losers” zdnet.com/copyright-infr…

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GreenwichMean It’s 11.34am. I hope a donkey steals your sandwiches.

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@rayssanderson @denniallen That high? I saw $40k/hour for an F-15 today. But as you say, it depends what you count in.

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I really need to turn Safe Search back on before letting you people influence my image searching.

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SnarkyPlatypus ALL PLACENTAL MAMMALS ARE THE SAME.

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DamienCWalker Why is everyone so upset about Quikflix tonight? Can’t we just go back to this morning when nobody had ever heard of them?

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Some of you are most uncharitable when it comes to the federal Minister for Education.

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OrenKessler Egypt issues stamps to mark new Suez Canal, but uses pictures of that other canal — in Panama fw.to/mDuTBbQ pic.twitter.com/ZiKWSzUhGz

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WHERE IS CHRISTOPHER PYNE WHEN YOU NEED HIM.

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If you type “unicorn” into Etsy, there’s 250 pages of search results. Which is kind of exciting me more than just a little bit.

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“Unicorn Headbands Party Pack”! It’s a thing. etsy.com/au/listing/119…

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Where does one get those unicorn costumes from? [Here?] pic.twitter.com/LRUntrGfDR

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I do wish people would stop insulting haggis. Haggis is a wonderful thing.

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Thanks, @19bk69 @damienpbuckley, they’re some good ways toi express the numbers. I’ll work that into something somewhere some time.

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@gcluley @SnarkyPlatypus Excellent. I’m glad Your Tube has delivered. So to speak.

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TheRoastTV Have you ever wanted to wreak havoc on the nation? When’s a time when you won’t be home so that ASIO can go through your garbage?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, I just say @gcluley’s tweet about that. That’s quite funny.

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@Lyall I think the operating cost of an F/A-18 is about half that. I saw today an F-15 at $40k/hour. But yeah, it’s scary number.

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RT @gcluley: “The uploader has not made this video available in your country.” Is that an anti-English move? [Hahaha excellent!]

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Here is John Oliver’s 15-minute monologue explaining Scottish Independence. youtube.com/watch?v=-YkLPx…

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So how many $7 Medicare co-payments per hour does it cost to fly an F/A-18? Asking for a friend.

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You missed the opportunity to say “aporkalypse”, @purserj @JohnBirmingham.

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RT @JohnBirmingham: Hmm. I’m tempted by pig, but civilizational collapse is also intriguing. [Tru dat.]

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Right. Having returned to the SEKRIT southern Sydney eyrie, I will now do something interesting with a pig while you watch society collapse.

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Imagine that. “Government” by a collection of people who don’t even know the basics of how the world works. That’ll end well.

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paulkidd One of our FA18 fighter jets, fully laden with humanitarian aid pic.twitter.com/reNZOG6kFB

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As a test, Crusader Rabbit just ordered F/A-18 aircraft to the Middle East. And him to run through how they even work. Start with Bernoulli.

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RT @kcarruthers @stilgherrian perhaps you need to try some Rescue Remedy? [Perhaps I do.]

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Compare the proportion of the Chinese political class with science or engineering backgrounds with the West to see how it’ll play out.

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Wonder how Ancient Egyptian society collapsed into that weird superstitious detachment from reality? Well just look around you, folks.

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A scientific understanding of the world underpins the entire advancement of Western civilisation, yet in 2014 it’s a once-a-year freak show.

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I see the annoying program with the Q and the A is making a big deal of having scientists on, proving how marginalised science is today.

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I see @s_bridges is quite rightly calling out ABC Radio for making a dog’s breakfast out of reflecting and serving multicultural Australia.

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@thegrugq Is Assange adding anything useful to the conversation, apart from his star-value* presence?

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@thegrugq Add grammar into that tweet to taste.

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@thegrugq I’m not watching, but if they can’t close-mic him to work over a bit of background noise then that basic incompetence.

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franksting New Zealand?

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I have chosen not to watch the live feed of two of the most annoying people on the planet. I suspect I’m winning.

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moonpolysoft In a few years there’ll be enough computers in your home that getting hacked and being haunted will be functionally indistinguishable.

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johnb78 Daily Mail HQ:
-How can we spin the fact that kids are better behaved than ever into a problem?
-GOT IT!
pic.twitter.com/64nQDCOMfI v/@aljwhite

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Pinboard “The GCSB’s mission is to contribute to the national security of New Zealand” I think the Pacific Ocean is doing most of the heavy lifting

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Oh, I hadn’t seen @cathywilcox1’s depiction, from July, of Scott Morrison’s experiment. pic.twitter.com/G4QhbaXddE HT @andrewdotnich

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tameverts I’ve had a few requests for the uptime unicorn in my @velocityconf webcast slides. Here she is. pic.twitter.com/WoiDnYgsyo

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thomasfuchs Two CSS properties walk into a bar.

A barstool in a completely different bar falls over.

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joshgnosis “It has been revealed not all homes and businesses will get fibre to the premises” ABC News 24 reports, one year after the election.

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@andrewdotnich Oh, that’s delightful, and to be honest I should have guessed the meaning. But no, alas, I am not with squirrel.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Eh bien, il améliore certainement le jour. Je ne peux penser clairement pour la première fois en une semaine.

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@virag064 Actually now I’m tempted to go to the Malaysian restaurant that’s a mere 100m from where I’m sitting.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis heureux d’avoir été desservie par l’Américain. Et vous?

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@virag064 I also make my own curry pastes from scratch, when I can get the chance. Maybe I’ll do that tomorrow.

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@andrewdotnich I don’t even understand the question, so I suspect not.

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It is so excellent when the pain levels finally subside. But now I’m craving Indian food for some reason.

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BART_ebooks pic.twitter.com/rw6M5aDJld

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@adamwoodsaus Thanks for that. Now I wonder what THAT’S all about, but all in the fullness of time.

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RT @AmyCorderoy: Four Sydney hospitals have apparently had bomb threats this afternoon, but it’s not clear yet if they are credible.

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So there are “police operations” at four Sydney hospitals? I wonder what that’s all about.

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julesmattsson That autoescalated quickly pic.twitter.com/MNEvtwXIFg

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@scottcarson1957 Oh I don’t think I could be as annoying as Ian Thorpe…

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@scottcarson1957 Not the silliest reason I’ve heard for going to Mexico!

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leslienassar I’m busy, so could someone else mix Mr Rabbit in to an episode for me? pic.twitter.com/az9QEdibl4

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@scottcarson1957 Yep, just a matter of finding the right teacher. They’ll exist somewhere in this city.

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@scottcarson1957 Exactly! As soon as I get a green light after fixing the current acute damage. And summer is almost here. Perfect time.

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@nancycato1 Heh. I have a lovely American chap on the case now, all should be good.

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@scottcarson1957 I tried an adult swim class the other year, but the teacher simply couldn’t deal with me. Killed my confidence.

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@scottcarson1957 Yep, swimming would be perfect. If i could swim and if I didn’t have a deep-seated anxiety issue about being in water.

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My shoulder is now pointing in more or less the right direction for the first time in about a week.

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Oh God that felt sooooooo good!

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RT @dobes Malcolm takes off his tie, this will be a casual talk. [Don’t you ever wish he’d go… further? Much much further?]

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NewtonMark That’s a whole generation of people who think it’s totally normal to be dropping bombs on brown people. Because THEY have terrorists, eh?

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NewtonMark Desert Storm was in 1991. If you’re younger than 26, you’ll have no conscious memory of any time we haven’t been at war in the Middle East.

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mrkocnnll This is a hell of a thing, from the current issue of Harper’s. pic.twitter.com/pB25QGBtiF

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TheMurdochTimes Murdoch’s @dailytelegraph calmly explains Australia’s military strategy to defeat ISIL pic.twitter.com/97wY14Yv0L

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joshgnosis AFP does puns RT @terencehuynh: “Sorry if our puns give you a haddock” pic.twitter.com/9CJXpYlaWb

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Gina Rinehart makes $600 a second, yet still whinges that she’s hard done by. Just how blindly selfish can one person be?

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@captaincaple The equivalent in the Australian Army is the Bushmaster, of which we have roughly 1000. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bushmaste…

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RT @ArmsControlWonk: @charlie_simpson He went a little funny in the head. pic.twitter.com/RwA0Jh61vU [I like “relevant organ”. Must get one.]

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vicenews The San Diego school district spent $5K shipping their new armored vehicle from Texas: bit.ly/1qtvpKv pic.twitter.com/sY0msBHC3j

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franksting “On a scale of 1 to David Cameron, how patronising were you in your coverage of

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_youhadonejob I always keep a couple in the cupboard. pic.twitter.com/62US7skjuQ

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Someone set fire to him?

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I tweet for you one more time my theme tune for this (not) war, Crusader Rabbit! youtube.com/watch?v=C3hHQv… pic.twitter.com/jPRFQzesMr

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Kieran_Gilbert A-G Brandis says we’re not at war: “it’s a humanitarian mission with military elements” @SkyNewsAust

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dangillmor Journalism orgs are broke in part because they waste megabucks doing stenography at campaign events like this weekend’s Iowa Clinton trip.

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craigthomler Australians aren’t holding pollies accountable: 60% polled had no idea whether local MP was doing a good job. theguardian.com/world/2014/sep…

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: @stilgherrian Brandis would be a great character in an Australian version of ‘The Thick Of It’. [Indeed he would.]

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George Brandis QC, the Attorney-General that is his own laugh track.

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Oh! Is there some more Brandisplaining on the radio? Excellent. I shall grab the podcast later this morning.

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“Here Is What Tech Conferences in 2014 Are Like, in One Photo” nymag.com/daily/intellig… pic.twitter.com/UHlUkJUyr8

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@NicholasFryer Oh that. I’m just wondering how it’d pan out if we had such a 9yo spy in every classroom.

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Mon plan, early draft: Pain management, details TBA; urgent administrivia; research, to decide what to write this week; evening TBA.

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thewetmale h/t @creogg, no photoshop required: i.imgur.com/1Vo0NEE.jpg pic.twitter.com/DEQvyCwDRK

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I think that at some point this week I’ll refresh my little discussion about how we are governed by hallucinating goldfish.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Un Kickstarter pour acheter toute la vodka dans le monde.

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“Al Jazeera Investigates - Broken Dreams: The Boeing 787”, 48 mins. youtube.com/watch?v=rvkEps… [I’ve seen ads, haven’t watched it.]

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“PM’s comments on possible military intervention raise questions about his temperament”, wrote @farrm51 a month ago. news.com.au/national/pms-c…

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Goodness me, I seem to have been in a mood last night.

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“Competition Is for Losers: If you want to create and capture lasting value, look to build a monopoly” by Peter Thiel online.wsj.com/articles/peter…

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@jilliancyork @Tarakiyee Perhaps I’m being unkind, but it’s first thing Monday morning and I’ve been in pain for a week. Tolerance is gone.

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RT @juhasaarinen: Oh god, I just paid A$7 for a flat white. [Be grateful that you were let into the country at all.]

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NicholasFryer I just explained to my 9yo about LSD. Told him to watch all of his teachers very closely and report to me at the end of the week.

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@jilliancyork @Tarakiyee Well indeed. There is a sense of the puppy having become obsessed with the one rag toy.

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I’m so glat that @SydneyTom_ reminded me of the existence of the word Backpfeifengesicht. cracked.com/article_17251_…

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@jilliancyork @Tarakiyee I’m just frustrated that to read the most direct news I must endure that self-important Backpfeifengesicht.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis toujours aveuglé par la douleur. Si je suis payé aujourd’hui, je vais tenter une réparation. Et vous?

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OfficialJargon We’re sending Super Hornets on a non-combat humanitarian mission. Which of these things holds the food and medicine? pic.twitter.com/AGesiXr0us

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GreenJ Kill the death cult with death.

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Monday. This is a humanitarian mission. Monday.

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gattaca Changing the name of a “help desk” to “live chat” is a stroke of genius. Removes any expectation of receiving “HELP” >:(

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