Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 3rd, 2014

I’m turning off the internet before that thing happens tonight.

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semibogan I am a horrible person

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TheRoastTV The Roast won’t be back on the ABC next year. If you want a ridiculous parody of a news show, you’ll have to watch the Bolt Report

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CCWaterstreet A journalist asked me if anyone in my family ever suffered from mental illness. I told her we all quite enjoyed it.

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@jturner_ibrs @psandilands @JS_Elliott That’s why The Good Lord invented the baseball bat.

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@Steve_Lockstep I was told it’s kind of an advanced Twitter client.

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Where can I buy one of these? Asking for a friend. pic.twitter.com/AKc2HXlPKs

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TheFeedSBS As of tonight, will be streaming live from our website. Because, like, who has a TV any more anyway?sbs.com.au/thefeed

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@RealNickHodge So do you also feel urges to firebomb entire cities?

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@jodiem @zdnetaustralia Thank you. I’m increasingly interested in the human side of infosec. It’s often forgotten.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Putting people at the centre of enterprise security” zdnet.com/putting-people…

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I have not bricked the router.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 100: Playboy revisited, risky streets not risky, old newspapers, Russell Brand nuked, and Russian nukes. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@AbstractCode No, that’s just the bright lights and lack of makeup. Standard forehead shiny.

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Or is Lachlan Murdoch’s head just sort of collapsing in from the side as the stuffing settles? WE NEED TO KNOW. pic.twitter.com/EcF4odBa65

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Why does Lachlan Murdoch’s head look like it’s been squeezed in a vice? (Pic Julian Smith / AAPImage) pic.twitter.com/EcF4odBa65

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“The Secret Service Duck rocks!”

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@HistoryInPics @semibogan There’s a Secret Service duck? And it rocks? Cool!

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“Girl walks in on man in Tigger suit having sex in public toilet”, reports @zavanos 9news.com.au/world/2014/11/…

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@JustJimWillDo I would have the time, yes, but I think I will avoid the ugliness.

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burgotastic If penguins can’t see that that’s a robot, then they’re stupid assholes who deserve to have their habitat destroyed

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Suddenly realising that a TV shoot schedule for tomorrow in Sydney will probably end just as a certain horse race starts.

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RT @KetanJ0: Canberra computer game developers call for more support ow.ly/DGb54 [So, y-fronts or underwire as needed?]

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@BXGD @baekdal There is that, yes, or at least people with an old mindset. They can’t imagine a different-looking media factory.

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The meta-story around the Danbygeddon story is finding out how many calls journalists put in to his office to confirm what was going on.

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@y0z2a @3AW693 @BadAstronomer Ah yes, so it would seem. So we have a correlation with certain types of quakes, but no clear explanation.

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So what happens when Danby joins 4chan?

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smurray38 Journalism: The art of ringing people to ask if their boss has had a stroke, been hacked or is really flooding the internet with cats

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Uhoh. Danbygeddon is now.

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Everyone in the media should read @baekdal’s “Newspapers are just …old” and consider their life choicesbaekdal.com/opinion/newspa…8K

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Gavin_Conroy Mosquito, Spitfire, Mustang, and Kittyhawk. pic.twitter.com/kcpCz3K1JA

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This is even worse than chemtrails. pic.twitter.com/O38l0tMSwQ

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RT @3AW693: Wonthaggi’s from a different angle, thanks to listener Jarrod. pic.twitter.com/O38l0tMSwQ [Alien space cruiser lands.]

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jayrosen_nyu This “Verizon does journalism” thing was so bad, so dumb, the company now says it never intended for it to happen. nytimes.com/2014/11/03/bus…

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RT @MarkDiStef: Stop looking. I’ve found the worst bloke in Sydney. vine.co/v/OOpQ6ZhpdTM [Alas, what Mr Di Stefano says is true.]

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SelfAwareROOMBA adrift and alone

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@reubenacciano I have sended a request to @jellyjellyfish and await appropriate blessings.

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teacuptempest Nerds sooking about women only watching Marvel movies for the eye candy, lmao as if you whiny cunts watched Transformers for the “plot”

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@ChookBaron Please see the tweet immediately before the one you replied to. You may feel a little embarrassed, if you like. (Sorry.)

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@jdub @bkjabour It will. But I have this thing about the lack of numeracy and scientific literacy in a technological world. Grand, eh?

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RT @zackwhittaker: The moon landing was real. Stop denying it. [Oh you poor deal naive boy…]

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This is a dumb time of day to look for primary school teachers on Twitter, isn’t it.

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Can any primary school teachers tell me what year students should be able to solve @bkjabour’s maths problem? twitter.com/bkjabour/statu…

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@Stuartcorner Coronation Street was shown here, yes. I wasn’t going for recognition, though, more fair labelling.

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I simply don’t understand what @JazzTwemlow has against dogs that have decided to make something of their lives. @Colvinius

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“David Attenborough or World’s Richest Dogs – which would you rather watch?” ask@JazzTwemlowotheguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2…A@Colviniusus

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In which @20committee discusses the extent of Snowden’s links with Russian intelligence. (13 Aug) 20committee.com/2014/08/13/sno…

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@adamjogrady @RealNickHodge Sorry, didn’t mean to raise painful memories.

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As contrast, here’s @Wesley_Morris’ review of “Citizenfour”. grantland.com/hollywood-pros…

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@pandymonium01 I’m old enough to have fuzzy childhood memories of seeing the program (my mother watched it) but had to look up her name.

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RT @oberonsghost: Office debate on what will cause the 100 year flood. [I’m pretty sure it’ll be water.]

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RT @sylmobile: About to arrive in Dubai … [You poor bastard.]

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@ElishaPearce @Eileen15Jones I have no idea who that is, but I shall find out and read the thing. Thank you.

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Today must be International Snarky Review Day.

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“For all the film’s superficial slickness, it’s a mess.” @Eileen15Jones on Snowden pic “Citizenfour”. pando.com/2014/11/02/edw…

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joegravett Homophobes boycotting Apple because of Tim Cook’s brave announcement are going to lose it when they hear about Turing.

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Mind you, @RealNickHodge, when a overly assertive emu at the Adelaide Zoo tried to steal food, the keeper told me to just give it a thump.

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“Fucken emus”, eh @RealNickHodge? Don’t hold back now.

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“Participants: Emus, Sir George Pearce, Major G P W Meredith, Royal Australian Artillery. Outcome: See Aftermath.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emu_War

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In case you missed it, 2 Nov was the 82nd anniversary of the start of the Great Emu War. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emu_War

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BLOW UP ALL THE THINGS.

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RT @mpesce: I like the idea of ultrasonics so loud they essentially blow everything up nearby [Me too. Obviously. @bronwen]

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“Let’s stop arguing with headlines that the writer didn’t write”, writes @TPCarney washingtonexaminer.com/lets-stop-argu… But did he write that one?

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“How putting $10M into UBeam illustrates everything that is wrong with tech investing today” lookatmeimdanny.tumblr.com/post/101432017… [tl;dr: It’s impossible]

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mattblaze Fired up a spectrum analyzer as POTUS motorcade went by. Definitely wideband jamming from lead WHCA vehicle. (& it unpaired my BT headset)

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saletan My son has been assigned this question in his 9th grade government class, with four lines of space to answer it. pic.twitter.com/BVZefWf37r

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@AtomicMPC True, that is also distinctive. Then again, you are also One Of Those People.

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How sad is it that I could identify a wrecked Panzer IV just from the track return rollers and the MG 34 mount? Very sad, that’s how sad.

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@RealTimeWWII The New Zealanders may indeed have suffered heavy losses, but that’s a wrecked Panzer IV.

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RT @WadjaKnow: @stilgherrian @mcmoynihan I’m guessing you might just be a denier, am I right by any chance?? [Lulwut?]

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I know I tweeted it before, but @mcmoynihan’s review of Russell Brand’s “Revolution” is truly glorious. thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…

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Mon plan: It’s a day of administrivia and addressing the comms backlog. I’ll just start at one side and work slowly to the other.

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cathywilcox1 Keeping it real at the Climate Change Authority. pic.twitter.com/lZjNRgLaWz

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@mpesce Oh I’m sure you’ve gotten lots of attention. I will watch your new thing when the bandwidth improves later today.

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CatalaxyComment “They got punched for committing sociology”.

> Quite right too.

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It looks like @mpesce is making some sort of announcement. You’d better pay him some attention or he’ll start sulking.

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TheRoastTV New IPCC report links rising greenhouse gas emissions to election of new pope. pic.twitter.com/EnZ0PRnKHF

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

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I’ve just thought of another use for this device. pic.twitter.com/iT7V56xumt

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fullbright the entire breadth of human achievement in two tweets pic.twitter.com/IDOi3KBm71

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@robbyhickman @juhasaarinen Indeed. Thank you. I do like the exploration of the styles in both cases.

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bernietb “Fighting back” How the Prime Minister is fighting his personal demons: his lizard heritage. instagram.com/p/u6XLEPlvks/

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@oberonsghost He’ll do it personally, living on a diet of burgers and meth, snarling at all who dare to pass.

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“AFP to become head security agency”, and Morrison to head new homeland security agency? sbs.com.au/news/article/2…

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franksting jacobinmag.com/2014/10/songs-… U2’s New album is “…A sense of longing self-referenced and reprocessed and redistributed for the thousandth time.”

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@bigrb Get everyone in your circle of friends and family to sell their houses too. You know it makes sense.

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@ksablan Oh no need to thank me. I spray out retweets like a cow with dysentery.

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“The West swallows Brand’s shit?” Putin asks, puzzled. “They buy the book? This will be easier than I thought. Launch the missiles.”

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So Russell Brand releases a book called “Revolution”, and Putin tests his nuclear weapons? Coincidence? I think not.

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“These are sentences that stupid people think are smart; a simple concept brutally assaulted by a thesaurus.” thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…

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danbarker Russell Brand’s writing feels like someone is about to shout “PARKLIFE!” at the end of every sentence. pic.twitter.com/3uio7yrOfo

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“Russia has over the last 72 hours tested its entire nuclear triad consisting of strategic bombers; submarines and this ICBM.” OK then.

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“Russia plays nuclear war-games in Barents Region”, reports @BarentsObserver barentsobserver.com/en/security/20… HT @Ausflatfish

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Mon plan, draft: It’s a day of administrivia and addressing the comms backlog. I’ll just start at one side and work slowly to the other.

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NewtonMark The entirety of that article about the Fairfax/Ipsos poll is random speculation unsupported by the actual poll. Not actually extraordinary.

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NewtonMark But hey, a single data point can be extrapolated into a trend line, right?

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NewtonMark “Inaugural” polls can’t do that. RT @FinancialReview: inaugural national poll shows @TonyAbbottMHR closing the gap arseh.at/7ggf

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TumblrTXT I have recently found out that the version of a fist I was using was culturally appropriative.

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enwikipedia Nov. 2 1932: The Australian military began a “war against emus”, a flightless native bird blamed for widespread … en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emu_War

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Playboy models 1954-1979 photographed then and now. nymag.com/thecut/2014/10… pic.twitter.com/1jM3iVes9T

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@SnarkyPlatypus Shouldn’t the Queen get Terminal 1? Why has she been relegated to second place? Treason!

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They’re turning off the internet. This is totally legit. pic.twitter.com/bFIdglsNwU

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RT @ksablan: Thomas @baekdal compares newspaper writing to Blackberry, says both are “just old” bit.ly/1zZT9Lv [Brilliant article.]

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crushingbort first they ignore you
then they laugh at you
then they find more things about you to laugh at
more people are laughing at you now

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@SnarkyPlatypus Peut-être que cela deviendra une possibilité plus tôt que les gens craignent déjà.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh désolé, pour une raison que je pensais que vous étiez à un certain point à mi-chemin dans le désert morne.

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RT @CyberPrefixerAU: Man detained cyberwomen in cybercar, asked for cybersex: cyberpolice [That’s a LOT of cybers all at once!]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Il n’y a rien trop stressant aujourd’hui, mais je peut être fait un peu de télévision plus tard.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Je suis convaincu que votre vol n’a pas été trop désagréable?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je suis très, très fatigué. Et vous?

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

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 230: Kangaroos and pre-summer thoughts” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/23… pic.twitter.com/CuF6FsUvhu

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Monday. Each year passes more swiftly than the last. You are accelerating towards your own inevitable death. Monday.

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