Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 1st, 2014

@kev_martin Now is the time to be ashamed of yourself.

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Go for the Google Inbox invites, folks, because obviously that’s what will differentiate you from the lesser people.

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RT @jasonjordan: I HAVE MS. RT @stilgherrian: WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE? [THAT IS A REALLY BAD JOKE.]

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RT @mpesce: @stilgherrian HOW LONG HAVE YOU GOT? [I HAVE ALL NIGHT.]

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WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE?

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No seriously. What’s not sexy about this? pic.twitter.com/mCLJTbGAY1

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Bill Shorten is the sexist man in Australian politics.

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There is an antechinus somewhere in this room and I don’t know where.

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RFSCommissioner Recently renovated Blue Mountains FCC Ops room was activated for first time today by members & other agencies pic.twitter.com/9kPdp2Advl

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Re-plug because I’m lame: Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “On metadata legislation and used-car salesmanship” zdnet.com/on-metadata-le…

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@kcarruthers They don’t even seem to be trying any more.

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Look, who can argue with this? youtube.com/watch?v=ngP1jn… “Scott!”

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I love Scott Morrison.

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@TJLayton Oh yes, I’d forgotten that “CSI: Cyber” is a thing. I should watch that. I would learn so much.

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I just saw the sentence “Facebook has launched its own darknet site” and now I’m giggling uncontrollably again. Facebook is the darknet. Yo.

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@MsLods Perhaps. Wasn’t it a shocker? Electromagnetic radiation. Like, what even?

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@JonDeeOz I’d suspected that. Wider angle lenses are deceptive. How far was a water-bombing target from your place?

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@ringbarkos @semibogan Well, yes. But I also have knowledge of Thaitown in Sydney, thanks to my own history.

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RFSCommissioner Great catching up with tired crews rotating through the Blue Mountains FCC for a well earned feed and cuppa. pic.twitter.com/iVdtnoVE4h

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@ringbarkos @semibogan I’m not a fan of neutered Thai food. Fortunately I have good links into where I can get real Thai food.

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@ChazFH No disagreement there. I’ve had to give people the “FFS focus this is a device for killing people” lecture. Idiots.

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@jturner_ibrs Ah, I’m glad you connected with my “friends” in Las Vegas.

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But look at how many arsehats have put rounds into the ceiling of that shooting range FFS what is wrong with them.

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Yes that is me in the photographs. Der.

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As an aside, @humphriesmark and I have just privately agreed to kill everyone. You know it makes sense.

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I should put this photo into my UTS journalism lecture as advice for handling editorial meetings. pic.twitter.com/9swiq5fstZ

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Wow, it’s more than three years since I’ve fired an automatic weapon. No wonder everything is shit. pic.twitter.com/suBeTd3S8I

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@SnarkyPlatypus What are you on about? It’s nearly lunchtime.

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Is @caseyjohnellis being a problem on the internet again?

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RT @miaubiz: Ethics in journalism as a service. [I AM SUDDENLY FILLED WITH SO MUCH JOY BY THIS SUGGESTION.]

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miaubiz Ethics in journalism as a service.

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LGLancaster Could Jesus make a schnitty so big, he himself could not eat it?

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Sometimes I wish I were a ‘cos I’d leverage that into free wine. But I prefer to be able to look at myself in the mirror each morning.

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Announcement. Tim Knappstein knows how to make wine. That is all. Please return to your regularly scheduled activities.

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happybirthtime Happy Birthtime to London human HELLO KITTY! 5 today! Happy Birthtime Hello! Is it me you’re looking for?! pic.twitter.com/PQzED3HTmC

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paulwallbank That moment you realize you bought diet tonic water.

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Not a close action shot there from @JonDeeOz, but it shows what it looks like from residents’ point of view.

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“Helicopters fighting the fire in Cliff Drive Katoomba”, shot by @JonDeeOz youtube.com/watch?v=-Wr1LE…

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NicholasFryer I suspect that I’m giving my children the childhood I wish I’d had, and it’s turning out to be a really bad idea.

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@humphriesmark The interview also conveys the can-do attitude that the ABC had at that time. It has echoes of that when I was there.

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@humphriesmark Oh my pleasure. Norman Gunston was one of the most innovative TV in Australia. People need to remember.

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humphriesmark Maurice Murphy was EP of The Norman Gunston Show. Here, he told me how Gunston became part of the Whitlam dismissal. tinyurl.com/n6tmp2f

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I just used the words “inter alia” in a DM. Kill me.

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RT @jyesmith: Why has no one created a hungover ? [How much do YOU create when you’re hungover?]

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@jplonie Yeah maybe a bit soon, even for me.

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The planet Earth just shrunk to the size of a walnut, although you may not have noticed. Carry on.

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@Nightwyrm Indeed. Given how fast that storm rolled in, that was just sheer blind luck.

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sylmobile You mean to say, ascend to paradise. RT @witheyesshut: I’m so full of dumplings I might die

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Australian_Navy The symbolic ship departure commences in King George Sound pic.twitter.com/aU1SgKf3tv

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15yo killed near Port Stephens, struck by lightning as he emerged from the water at the beach. police.nsw.gov.au/news/media_rel…

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Here’s the 1922 AEDT update on the Katoomba fire that destroyed two homes today. rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-informati…

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Ah. An update. “Crews will be working tomorrow to contain the fire where it is safe to work.” So it’s not yet contained. @erkpod

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NSWRFS Cliff Dr Katoomba fire downgraded to Watch & Act. Threat easing but lots of work to contain. rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-informati…

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@franksting Keep trying. I’m sure you’ll be nice one day.

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@erkpod Yeah I was listening to GRN while watching the helicopter movements online, so I could see where they were reporting from.

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@erkpod They’re presumably not going to control it overnight, either, ‘cos the fire dropped down into the valley below Cliff Drive.

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@erkpod I understand the gradations about “control”, and also I was listening in to the GRN earlier.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: *imagines a social media expert piñata* [I’d klout that.]

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@erkpod The wind conditions look challenging tomorrow, and I see the fire is still out of control. Good luck, everyone.

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RT @NewtonMark: Three so far! RT @stilgherrian: “Have YOU punched a Social Media Expert TODAY?” arseh.at/7fq2 [Good man.]

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@PeterWJHarrigan @Colvinius @wolfcat Yeah? I have something else in the pipeline, but yes maybe I’ll do one on space too.

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semibogan If you don’t like Chinese food, I question your ability to function as a rational human being.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “On metadata legislation and used-car salesmanship” zdnet.com/on-metadata-le…

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mikko Map of industrial control systems connected to the internet: icsmap.shodan.io Oh no. pic.twitter.com/anDTeC6Cej

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NSWRFS Fire investigators will look into the cause of the Katoomba fire. Being treated as suspicious. Crimestoppers 1800333000

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jonathonio hey what’s @ben_hr doing in ashfield pic.twitter.com/yTtMm3qMtv

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je ne vais pas spéculer plus loin, parce que je viens de voir que le feu est suspecte.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je ne l’ai pas allumer le feu. Et vous?

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@JL_Whitaker Zero risk, but thanks for asking. Nowhere near us, it’s three towns over (about 8km) and on the other side of the ridge line.

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Dear @R_Chirgwin @bluntshovels, my immediately previous tweet may provide something of use in your endeavours.

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“Have YOU punched a Social Media Expert TODAY?” pic.twitter.com/VgFLHQU3wu

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bluntshovels Always helpful* to see social media ‘experts’ linking to non-RFS websites and twitter accounts.

*not helpful

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There is a pause in the radio traffic and air activity now. Nightfall approaches, and @NSWRFS will be deciding what to do overnight.

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@RealNickHodge I DON’T KNOW THEY ALWAYS FLY FAST BEFORE I CAN GET GET OUTSIDE TO LOOK.

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There’s some other helicopters operating up here without transponders.

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NSWRFS Two properties now confirmed destroyed in fire at Cliff Drive, Katoomba. Crews still working to protect other homes.

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@yinettesys You’ll start seeing a goodly few evening international flights running much the same track now.

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@yinettesys I wouldn’t want to go in by those cliffs with these gusts.

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@yinettesys Yeah I heard. I don’t think it’ll be back tonight, ‘cos the light will be fading soon and the wind is getting very gusty.

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Here’s a picture of VH-SMI in less happy times. pic.twitter.com/BisFd5bbXw

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@ericscheid That makes sense under US law, at least as I understand it, although of course not logical from an infosec perspective.

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@RatbagsDotCom I’m using @flightradar24, but their website not the app because Internet of Trees. flightradar24.com

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@arcadiagt5 @Colvinius @wolfcat Well all that sort of stuff is listed on the… oh… what’s it called? The innertube, or something.

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The Katoomba fire has destroyed one home, damaged others. I heard one person with smoke inhalation ambulanced away. rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-informati…

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VH-SMI (the Bell 214B helicopter, not actually a jet) has settled into a water-bombing routine. pic.twitter.com/185CYeeVGe

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Kurt Gödel was a troublemaker.

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Since I last mentioned sirens, I’ve heard two, possibly three more convoys of siren-wailing vehicles head up the hill.

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@eldonnn Well, VH-NFO (its registration) is a Eurocopter AS350, not the Skycrane. Callsign “Firebird 200”. pic.twitter.com/J7RYddDTBg

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@belindafarrelly Thanks, but there’s no threat here. We’re 8km from the fire, and it’s have to burn uphill through a few towns first.

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@yinettesys Except they’re not online, of course.

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@yinettesys Also useful is the inter-agency coordinating channel up here. broadcastify.com/listen/feed/98…

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@Colvinius @wolfcat Yes, I’m also thinking I might have to write a cranky op-ed for someone for Monday. I am a Space Age kinda guy.

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@yinettesys Heh. I recognise that woman’s voice.

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VH-NFO has been particularly busy. pic.twitter.com/zUbt4HlqAf

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VH-SMI, a Bell 214B (basically an Iroquois) is also firebombing, by the look of it.

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VH-NPS goes in for another run across the fire front, Cliff Drive, Katoomba (Screenshot from @flightradar24) pic.twitter.com/6qXpEXUi2C

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@purserj The fire is not even remotely a threat for us here, because geography.

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There’s a thin plume of white smoke overhead now. We’re about 8km from the fire. I can hear many sirens of further units going in.

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NSWRFS It appears a home has been destroyed by the fire in Cliff Drive at Katoomba. Stay up to date at rfs.nsw.gov.au

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“Enough With Amateur Hour Space Flight”, writes @jeffreykluger, with unseemly haste, and before any investigation. time.com/3551643/virgin…

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@R_Chirgwin @AnthonyClarkAU I have the site working, but not responding to ping. I’m assuming ping is blocked somewhere. Not uncommon.

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@R_Chirgwin @NSWRFS @weezmgk What’s “odd” about it? Transient switching around glitches is utterly normal.

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@R_Chirgwin @NSWRFS @weezmgk Sites don’t have to respond to ping. But the canonical host is rfs.nsw.gov.au.

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@R_Chirgwin Both times I’ve seen you say it was down, it was fine for me.

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@R_Chirgwin I suggest you use downforeveryone.com before assigning blame to @NSWRFS. You can’t reach != site is down.

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@ChrissieM Oh the individual tweets aren’t geolocated. But yeah, sorry, I just got a huge burst of “Where are you?”.

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Not rain. Again. And thus ends the third rain band, such that it was.

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@ChrissieM My “location” field is always accurate, yes.

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Thanks for your concern. I know why I smell smoke. I’m across the fire situation. There’s no threat where I am. The Blue Mountains is BIG.

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Rain. Very rain. Again.

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The third rain band is about to hit, though I think I’m sitting right in the path of a small gap therein.

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@retrogrrl Thanks, I’ve been aware of it. It’s small and a long way away, and on the other side of the ridge lines. Emergency there, though.

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@iain_chalmers @mpesce Oh. If I were a pastist I would say that that’s very good.

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NSWRFS EMERGENCY WARNING | Cliff Drive fire, Katoomba. Fire burning towards homes. Telephone warnings sent. Check rfs.nsw.gov.au/fire-informati…

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NSWRFS Fire burning towards homes in Cliff Dr, Brougham St, Essendene Rd and Moss St at Katoomba. Fire upgraded to Emergency Warning.

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I am now listening to the latest @CBCThisIsThat podcast. So should you, if you have any sense. Learn some Canada. cbc.ca/thisisthat/epi…

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@mpesce SO WHO TURNED THEM ALL TO STONE? THIS IS FRIGHTENING. YOU MIGHT GET TURNED TO STONE TOO. pic.twitter.com/0Ic58VfFgZ

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I don’t think that they did, no.

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RT @jdub: @stilgherrian No records exist prior to 2006. [Not even King Crimson albums?]

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@daniels_den YOU ARE CONFUSING ME DANIEL THIS IS MAKING MY BRANE HURT.

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RT @bernietb: @stilgherrian Graph showing number of Twitter accounts and influence of global warming. [But neither are real. Confused.]

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@mpesce This is why futurists are useless. We need a pastist. We need quite a few pastists.

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Did people have weather before Twitter?

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This year’s Andrew Olle Media Lecture by @Kate_McClymont, both audio and transcript. abc.net.au/local/stories/… pic.twitter.com/e7E41XBThb

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Listen to iPhoto, @juhasaarinen, listen to its instructions. It will tell you what to do. “Face,” it says. “Knife them in the face.”

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Clarke_Melissa Selling wetsuits for men. Selling wetsuits for women. *sigh* C’mon @ripcurl sell me surfing, not sex. pic.twitter.com/yZrLHCg7a3

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@jodiem @SwiftOnSecurity @mpesce @theprojecttv I’ll see what I can do. I’ve also got an @ABCNews24 spot soon, which might be easier.

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@llament This is quite possible. But that said, it’s a fairly regular series of rain bands about 80km apart.

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There may be one more rain band here, but so far it looks rather less intense than the first two.

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Not rain now. Bright sun now.

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@adm_76 @piecritic If we are going to bond over the joys of Date::Manip then we all need to consider our life choices.

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SwiftOnSecurity Gather ‘round, Australians, and I will tell you the story of a former colony that became so important people paid attention to it.

India.

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@piecritic @dannolan This is why we can’t have nice things.

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@piecritic I suspect @dannolan is right. Too many pieces in the middle trying to be “helpful”. Note that word, though. Suspect.

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@piecritic Ah. It’s years since I did anything like this, and then it was in Perl so I used Date::Manip.

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@piecritic Date stuff is hard, I’ll say that.

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@piecritic Hmmm… Surely that such a thing already exists too. But I don’t have the answer, so I won’t waste your time further.

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@piecritic Why are you writing such a thing? Such a thing already exists.

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@danilic @HMelvillePhotog What’s that brown thing that’s shot out of your ear onto the wall behind you?

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RT @KazStocks: Great reminder! RT”@nabil_recruiter: pic.twitter.com/EdETexodAP” [Wow, and on the Buddha’s own typewriter.]

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The storm is hitting Sydney much harder than it hit the Mountains. Sulks.

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@random830 According to @NSWRFS, always a better source than me, there’s a few fires up here, but nothing to worry about.

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JazzTwemlow If we invent time travel, I’ll go back and drop a stone tablet that says “God sends drought upon homophobes” out of a helicopter.

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Laughing even harder.

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Laughing. On the inside. And I can’t tell you why.

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Enjoying @SwiftOnSecurity’s work for Hallowe’en. Go, girl.

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Ah, @kcarruthers, RWNJ, the seventeenth Myers Briggs personality type!

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My amusing tweet about pumpkins seems to have not been transmitted. That’s a shame.

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RT @edbott RT @ASPCA WIN your very own Laser Cat Photo Shoot! Enter here: bit.ly/1v4AvKo pic.twitter.com/Pvf8II9gqr [Look, RSPCA AU!]

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@broomstick33 Makes sense. Plus it’d give you a realistic view of your own mortality.

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RT @ResignInShame @stilgherrian
Or a nice Filly Mignon. [Yes. Sounds delicious.]

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Butcher’s apprentices are always so cheerful.

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OH: “BEN PUT THAT DOWN AND COME HERE RIGHT NOW YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT’S TOUCHED IT.” # range10metres

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I should wait until Wednesday, when there’ll be horse meat going cheap, and I can make a pie.

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erasmuslijn whether you’re a rich white person or a rich white person, our app has what you need pic.twitter.com/R7XRtGGa6y

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NSWRFS Aircrane working on fire at Cliff Drive, helping to slow the spread of the fire Pic: Sth Katoomba RFB pic.twitter.com/ahijIYvgtU

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@Beaker @smperris Every time someone mentions HyperCard, all manner of people say how much they loved it. The diversity is pure joy.

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Was Apple’s HyperCard a last breath for democratized computing, or can it be revived? medium.com/@blprnt/the-hy…

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“I see debt people: 10 scary economic charts for Halloween” qz.com/289390/for-hal…

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@jeamland Why do you answer the phone when it’s dinner time?

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Sat plan: Slow start; brunch and shopping, Katoomba; remainder TBA, depending on whether and when the storm strikes, with cheap wine.

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Remember when supporting a charity didn’t involve turning your daily life into a circus act for the amusement of slack-jawed yokels?

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@jeffsonstein @zdnetaustralia Indeed, Australia faces some interesting challenges. it needs a government a notch or two up from recent ones.

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fanfiction_txt Human Centipede 2, edited to be kid friendly

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@jeffsonstein @zdnetaustralia The same is happening here. We are, after all, the official US Deputy for the Arse End of the Planet.

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@jeffsonstein @zdnetaustralia Indeed. The Quintet is the annual meeting of the attorneys-general of the usual Anglosphere Gang of Five.

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@jeffsonstein @zdnetaustralia Yes, I can see that what you say is true. On every level.

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MikeCarlton01 How nice it would be to live again in a country not run by 3rd rate school prefects.

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@jeffsonstein @zdnetaustralia If you spend your time reading about the minutiae of foreign legislation you will go mad.

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“Why Australia hates Halloween”, writes @Max_Fisher, with more nuance than the headline suggests. vox.com/2014/10/31/713…

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@myrcurial I am now cheering us up with an extra kitten, before we both go to a dark place. pic.twitter.com/ByZ8ITye7L

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@myrcurial There is that. And then some people are just arseholes, even without imaginary sky-magicians. You know some, I’m sure.

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“Twitter is ‘source of all evil’, top Saudi cleric says” timesofindia.indiatimes.com/tech/social/Tw… All evil.

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Sat plan, draft: Slow start; brunch and shopping, Katoomba; remainder TBA, depending on whether and when the storm strikes.

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fanfiction_txt Mario dies and people are sad

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@gregmcintyre Sure, if the catering is up to scratch.

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Also excellent, yesterday’s @davpope cartoon. Peacefully floating in their metadata. pic.twitter.com/DjjKJwaKgO

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “On metadata legislation and used-car salesmanship” zdnet.com/on-metadata-le…

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I am a bad person.

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dobes Is Glenn Beck ok? RT @cullenroche: Silver down ~70% from peak. Gold down ~40% from peak. This isn’t a bear market. It’s a blood bath.

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@PeteLawler @dobes Is it bad that it makes my laughter increase? (Is it bad that I tell you this?)

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@myrcurial You know me so well. This both pleases and disturbs me. And you too, I’m guessing.

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@dobes Oh I admire you for reporting it straight. I’m sure you saw the same comedy angle that I did. I am weak, and couldn’t have resisted.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Le monde est comme un côlon irritable géant. Et vous?

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“What Celebrities Who Died Young Would Look Like Today” clickhole.com/article/what-c…

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“Facebook sets up hidden service for Tor users”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/facebook-sets-… [For some reason I’m now giggling uncontrollably.]

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SwiftOnSecurity See, you have to know how to talk to Australians. They secretly worship us, The Colony That Became Something. pic.twitter.com/sEfsFBltEf

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Saturday. The wind will be so mighty as to lay low the mountains of the earth, after which a light afternoon tea will be served. Saturday.

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