Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 21st, 2014

RT_com Naked protester who nailed balls to Red Square chops off earlobe on roof of psychiatric clinic on.rt.com/dacrv8 pic.twitter.com/JcstH9PRZz

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162recce When Gough was elected the Straits Times, (Singapore), headlines :
“AUSTRALIA EMERGES FROM THE DARK AGES”. That was even with Lee Kwan Yu !!

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For a moment there I thought @BernardKeane tweeted “Richard Carleton’s ‘Eye of the Tiger’”, a little-known cover version.

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That’s not even funny.

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[Re-asking ‘cos I got no answers.] Wait. So where did you say the Sydney seal had gone? (Photo: Andrew Meares.) pic.twitter.com/qArjlu3KRE

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mtrojnar Funny place for an XSS vulnerability: zaufanatrzeciastrona.pl/wp-content/upl…

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Mentally exhausted, for so many annoying reasons.

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“GCHQ spokesperson says cyber terrorism is ‘not a concern’”, writes @gcluley tripwire.com/state-of-secur…

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@GardenPlannerAu The kookaburra clan is still with us this year, and by the sound of it their breeding has been fruitful.

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meadea How is the child? RT @7NewsSydney: : A child has been hit by a car at Drummoyne on Victoria Road, three lanes blocked

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@GardenPlannerAu Kookaburras are just smug arseholes. “Can I look cool by draping this dead critter in my mouth? No? Can’t be bothered.”

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fieldproducer If you’ve seen the story of the Aussie teen jihadist then @tomgara’s feed is well worth a look, very funny.

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@GardenPlannerAu No, that’ll take forever. You’ll need to speed things up a bit.

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@GardenPlannerAu A shotgun and a couple boxes of bird shot cartridges should do the trick.

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I had a micro-nap just then, and it included a dream where Warwick Capper was appointed director of the Bell Shakespeare Company.

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@trentyarwood Eric being the Patron Saint of autocorrect.

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@trentyarwood Eric, thank you, but that’s a little extravagant.

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The skirmishes continue. And a king parrot has joined the Crimson rosellas in battle against the pied currawongs.

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“Developers must address the ethics of using location data”, writes @thomas_mac theguardian.com/technology/201…

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I think I might see how the media circus unfolds tonight before recording “The 9pm Edict” tomorrow.

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mfarnsworth And digging deep for trivia: Whitlam was the only PM to have been alive at some time as each of the other people who have been PM.

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@oberonsghost Thank you. Today has been far annoying that it should have been, so feel free to forget the blanket and just send more rum.

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A fine eulogy for Gough Whitlam from @TurnbullMalcolm in Parliament today. youtube.com/watch?v=e1k-VX…

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@jpwarren There is always an accounting trick. Yes.

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@nolobe_matt @elronxenu It starts to feel, perhaps unfairly, that some people’s trumpets play only one tune. I speak generally.

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@nolobe_matt @elronxenu Sure. But I tire of every time I say “This is useful” being pounced upon by whinges about the technology used.

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Stupid accounting system refuses to believe the financial year runs until 31 June.

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@nolobe_matt @elronxenu I’m all for open standards. That’d be better. But we now have a tool that didn’t exist AT ALL before. That’s good.

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@nolobe_matt @elronxenu I love* how for the both of you it’s about the fashions of what it’s built out of rather than functionality.

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So many people seem to have an internet without scroll bars or search engines.

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I must say, the new-ish ParlView that allows you to select and download video and audio snippets is rather fine. parlview.aph.gov.au

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fryan The one time I met Gough Whitlam he made the classiest dick joke I’ve ever heard.

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larz As American as apple pay~

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New Corrupted Nerds podcast: “Metadata & surveillance with @privacyint’s @carlynystcorruptednerds.com/pod/c00012/ pic.twitter.com/Kp9t1ShCoA

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Me at @zdnetaustralia yesterday: “Will metadata musings ever mature beyond paranoid fears?” Contains ‘Nazi pedos’. zdnet.com/will-metadata-…

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gilbertjasono Apple Pay is cool, but imagine if you could pay with a device that never ran out of batteries and that was slim enough to fit in your wallet

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Here is Mungo MacCallum, who is not dead, writing about Gough Whitlam, who is. theage.com.au/comment/obitua…

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pourmecoffee No big deal. Just an image of a comet whizzing by Mars taken from a robot we sent there universetoday.com/115458/opportu… pic.twitter.com/IyGWBfWS4I

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PM Crusader Rabbit’s condolence motion on the death of former PM Gough Whitlam. youtube.com/watch?v=M01PiF…

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“The Assimilation Project.” Now there’s a phrase.

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RT @bencubby: Bankstown boy who ran away from home turns up in ISIL video, threatening Tony Abbott. bit.ly/10fPIAy [Keating!]

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“We don’t mourn Gough Whitlam, we mourn ourselves”, writes @MichaelPascoe01 smh.com.au/business/we-do…

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Emrayfo “I’ve never said I’m immortal. I do believe in correct language. I’m eternal; I’m not immortal.”
— Gough Whitlam

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RT @firstdogonmoon: MENZIAN TORPOR! [Their first album is already out-selling Enya.]

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MasterCardNews Ready for ? See how MasterCard keeps your payments secure news.mstr.cd/1t3FLkk pic.twitter.com/VECNxuEMFR

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@reneritchie @NewtonMark Thanks. I’d guessed it might have been the same. Such things tend to work in parallel. Sigh.

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@NewtonMark @reneritchie Ah, see, @alliecoyne is so often on the case in these matters.

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@NewtonMark @reneritchie This I don’t know (yet). I’m poking at that stuff tomorrow. I have an Edict to produce today.

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RT @reneritchie: Here’s Apple’s comment on Spotlight Suggestions and privacy. Full article coming soon: pic.twitter.com/g42XOUDZek [Comments?]

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jonnot It’s cologne. COLOGNE. pic.twitter.com/0f1XcF4PQF

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@BXGD It’s a corollary of Rule 34, I think.

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@BXGD I shall leave that as an exercise for the reader.

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Today, 21 October, is International Fisting Day. fistingday.com pic.twitter.com/XVOIjO7uGm

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@jonoabroad Under cover so it don’t show up on radar. That’s a turret up front, with a 57mm Bofors gun in it. Missiles, also under cover.

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whiteswine The Falcon and the Snowman (Robert Lindsey, Pocket Books New York,1980, p.82) pic.twitter.com/AAtkWhj2wK

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fosterben There’s a certain irony to the Age website today. Vale. pic.twitter.com/33wsj3Ku99

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RT @OpenAustralia: They Vote For You - How people vote in parliament is like an open secret no more openaustraliafoundation.org.au/2014/10/21/the… [Excellent!]

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tinderfessions My ability to solve the Rubik’s cube has gotten me laid 4 times now…and counting. Girls think I’m smart…Nahh just a stoner - Luke

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“Calls for ‘urgent reform’ of metadata access as government reports reveal disparity”, writes @bengrubb smh.com.au/digital-life/c…

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@PeteLawler Note also, “Speed: 40+ knots.” Jesus.

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Can I just say that the Swedish corvette HMS Visby is one fierce-looking vessel. uk.news.yahoo.com/lightbox/swedi… pic.twitter.com/yNiCCTLoMq

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Tue plan: Production for “The 9pm Edict” podcast; perhaps a break for shopping in Katoomba, and recording vox pops. That’s a full day.

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Midwipe Found a message in a bottle.

It read: “Whatever you do, just don’t tell Sting where I am.”

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Via @bkjabour, just some of the government reforms under Gough Whitlam. pic.twitter.com/WfFFxnga9V “What have the Romans ever done for us?”

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Listening back to “The 9pm Edict” episode 20, recorded when Margaret Whitlam passed. A surprisingly good one. stilgherrian.com/edict/00020/

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I tell a lie. Here’s the entire @TheRoastTV from Monday night. youtube.com/watch?v=v9Clyt…

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@scott_thewspot Yes, he was. And what’s more, he moved silently.

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The entirety of last night’s @TheRoastTV isn’t on YouTube yet, but “The Legend of ‘Girlie Man’” is. Watch it, fools. youtube.com/watch?v=Du9QnW…

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The entirety of last night’s @TheRoastTV

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JamieDMJ That’s an unfortunate name for a doctor. pic.twitter.com/x7op6RS65Y

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NewtonMark Word. RT @swearyanthony: @NewtonMark Abbott staffers arranging for a pile of backbenchers to be locked in cupboards without mobiles today

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paulwallbank This was the highest point in Australian political history. Norman Gunston crashes the PMs dismissal. youtu.be/K9hZ7kjgFh4?t=…

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GrogsGamut For any archives of Gough, you could do a lot worse than visit @mfarnsworth’s WhitlamDismissal site: whitlamdismissal.com

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Wait. So where did you say the Sydney seal had gone? (Photo: Andrew Meares.) pic.twitter.com/qArjlu3KRE

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I only met Gough Whitlam once, I think, some 25-ish years ago. He had a presence. I’ll tell you about it on “The 9pm Edict”.

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LizQuilty Windows 10 - Finally fixed pic.twitter.com/S6wYcRXfue

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@portusprince I haven’t done it in a while, but vox pops in Adelaide on the 10th anniversary of Dunstan’s retirement were deeply polarised.

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@portusprince You reckon? Perhaps on one side of politics. On the other, he’s still evil. Same as with Don Dunstan in South Australia.

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Taco_Lad @NewtonMark press gallery always conjures up this image pic.twitter.com/FggzpkbcRe

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And look! I’ve turned the death into a political dig already today. I am such a hypocrite. [Sulks.]

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To save looking it up, here’s @abcnews footage of Crusader Rabbit’s substandard “tribute” to Margaret Whitlam. abc.net.au/news/2012-03-1…

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I addressed Crusader Rabbit’s tasteless approach to Margaret Whitlam’s passing in a previous “The 9pm Edict”. stilgherrian.com/edict/00020/

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Today will be a test for Crusader Rabbit. When Margaret Whitlam died, he just couldn’t help himself and used it to make a political dig.

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RT @mscott: The death of Gough Whitlam: family statement. pic.twitter.com/Hk4Z01AK9b

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SBSNews : Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.

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mattburgess1 The chair of a House of Lords committee looking at drones was “horrified” when she recently discovered Google Maps pic.twitter.com/ic9Ronu0d6

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NewtonMark @BernardKeane No, only politicians and press gallery journos get excited about hyperbolic responses to imaginary problems.

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NewtonMark The lack of poll bounce after months of talk IS NOT COMPLICATED, unless you’re in the press gallery, then it’s inexplicable.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well, as I’ve said to many people before, why bother learning something you’ll only ever need to do once?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Or I could just do it. It’d take about 10 minutes, or 15 with wine.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @akent Shoosh. I just pitched an analysis of payment systems.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well, easy from a systems administration point of view. That said, you’d be able to follow the procedure OK.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s very easy to set up Tweet Nest to keep it up to date, like mine at stilgherrian.com/twitter/

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@SnarkyPlatypus Remember, too, that your tweets have much to reveal. Maybe you them in a handy searchable database.

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trevortimm Priceless. The FBI’s own website recommends enabling encryption on cell phones, as the FBI director condemns it. pic.twitter.com/AQNYVHk4D7

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whereisdaz Age distribution of project grant CIs 1983 vs 2013. We have been boomered (data via @NickySMH) pic.twitter.com/KJOWJuUKe2

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Detente. I’d put the seed into two piles. The rosellas have claimed one, currawongs the other. Nevertheless, there are border skirmishes.

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@jeffsonstein Exactly. I shall see what emerges through the morning.

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Seven skittish crimson rosellas are disagreeing with a couple of large pied currawongs over who can eat the seed I just put out.

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@PeteLawler @alex_c_lee Never troll a TV presenter before 0900. I made that mistake with @LaTrioli aka LaTrolloli.

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@jeffsonstein Yes. The first challenge is to whittle down a vast number of ideas into a focused, coherent narrative. Or something.

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@TheRoastTV Excellent! I am flexing in anticipation.

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@SnarkyPlatypus C’est un jour de bruine et les nuages​​, et tout est comme dans un film de M. Hitchcock.

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Odd_Miliband Ed Miliband looking at his fingers pic.twitter.com/WDOHXZhnL2

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Odd_Miliband Ed Miliband trying to shake hands with people pic.twitter.com/W8grgecryz

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Odd_Miliband Ed Miliband trying to jump in a puddle pic.twitter.com/Drk51243hE

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MT @AndrewSCasey: Hong Kong leader concerned real democracy would unfairly benefit poor. nytimes.com/2014/10/21/wor… pic.twitter.com/ZNVjglDBOQ

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je boude. Et un currawong est criante à moi. Et vous?

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I am sulking because last night’s @TheRoastTV isn’t on YouTube yet, so I can’t show it to foreign people.

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fanfiction_txt ‘Give her the joint, Angela. Saiya-jins are much stronger than humans.’ Angela relented and gave Pan a joint

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Tue plan, draft: Watch birds in the drizzle; production for “The 9pm Edict” podcast; a break for shopping, perhaps. Busier than it sounds.

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New Corrupted Nerds podcast: “Metadata & surveillance with @privacyint’s @carlynystcorruptednerds.com/pod/c00012/ pic.twitter.com/Kp9t1ShCoA

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Me at @zdnetaustralia yesterday: “Will metadata musings ever mature beyond paranoid fears?” Contains ‘Nazi pedos’. zdnet.com/will-metadata-…

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Tuesday. You know what you’ve done. Now you must face the consequences. Tuesday.

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