Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 2nd, 2014

He used to be such a nice boy.

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“So, who do you think’ll be PM next year?” asks that reprobate @AndrewPStreet smh.com.au/comment/view-f…

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“Tonight on ‘I’m an Instant Fucking Expert’, east Asian phonetics. I’m Dwayne Arsehat.”

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@Glider @miaubiz This is why Russia is the future!

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@macleanbrendan Lulwut? Oh you beat me in many categories.

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sylmobile yrd rhe ujhfty!

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@macleanbrendan Oh that wins. I think I just told some convoluted story about a rent boy and an iPhone.

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Trying to think of the most embarrassing thing I’ve said on live TV.

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“Pynesplaining” is now a thing, I gather.

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daniels_den Actually @leighsales is correct on @abc730, 王 is not the same as 黃 and Mandarin speakers would pronounce it as Wang and Huang respectively.

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Christopher Pyne in Christopher Pyne being an obnoxious little cunt shock.

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@troyhunt @realnzall @haveibeenpwned Realistically, I didn’t know there’d been any outages until you mentioned it just then.

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@troyhunt @realnzall @haveibeenpwned Meh. Things break. It’s not like I need to check minute-by-minute. Says more about the platform.

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emmsyish So quoll. Much spot. “@MtRothwell: A box of quolls, suitable for any occasion! pic.twitter.com/g3NrtfMyP7

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HistoryTime_ Reading a tweet in the 1950s. pic.twitter.com/15vShaqGqd

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@PatConroy1 @JohnBirmingham @murpharoo @R_Chirgwin Maybe it’ll all make sense in Hansard. Yes, I choose to believe that.

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Remember when you could read web pages starting from the top and working down?

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It would appear that the Grauniad had a “web chat” with William Gibson, and he let them. theguardian.com/books/live/201…

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@scott_thewspot I do, but history would suggest that you seek your waiting staff elsewhere.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The probability is downgraded for tonight, but I suspect there may be a small storm later.

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@Steve_Lockstep Now I want a caramello koala. I hate you.

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OH: “We’ll do it in my car because it’ll be easier to get through security.” I should pay more attention to that conversation.

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@AnnabelAstbury @5at5daily Oh you are going to be lost for hours in there.

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I spy Det-Supt Brian Hay on the telly.

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@MWhalan True, any form of animal-drawn conveyance and I’m up for it.

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When is it not gauche to start reminding people that I’d be available for gigs over summer and into 2015?

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@drearyclocks Nah, koalas are really difficult to ignite. The little fuckers take forever to burn.

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cmarinucci Bulldozers this week to clear one of biggest homeless encampments in US, “The Jungle” in Silicon Valley sfgate.com/business/techn… @SFGate

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How many koalas is too many koalas?

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PDChina The largest oversea koala family with 50 koalas debuted in Chimelong Safari Park, Guangzhou. pic.twitter.com/GavlSsQt4r

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@johnthelutheran @SnarkyPlatypus Well at least you haven’t seen Pyne [REDACTED] [REDACTED] [SERIOUSLYREDACTED].

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There are hipsters in this pub.

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mthomas304 U.S. Clams Up on Xmas Airline Bomb ‘Plot’ thebea.st/1twTtsU via @shaneharris

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @mwyres The evening TV bulletin still stands in isolation as if the audience just awoke from a coma.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes @mwyres This then comes the the central question of designing media: Where do you fit into the audience’s life?

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Deciding upon dinner.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’re a mixed bunch here, but I suspect they skew Labor in this bar. Liberal in the other bar.

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Pro Tip: Don’t add “BREAKING” to your news-ish tweet when it all happened an hour ago. Or, you know, ever.

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@johnthelutheran This is, sadly, a fair question. But we’re always up for a challenge. Have you seen the Senate lately?

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I see that “A Current Affair” has a story coming up on people stealing shit from letter boxes for identity theft. An oldie but a goodie.

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@mwyres @dobes It just strikes me as the same old same old Nine News, a tired formula that doesn’t reflect modern Australia.

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@ivovic That too. There was such anger about Labor at the time.

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@veritychambers Well that is clearly the more important question, obviously.

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@mwyres Oh did they? I hadn’t caught up with it not being Seven I. The lead. I don’t watch much TV, or read much about it.

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@ivovic Oh, I put it down to tribal loyalties during the campaign, then the cold clear light of day afterwards.

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Does anyone not actually in a pub watch Nine News? And if so, why?

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The most important lesson on all is that the political muppets and seat-warmers need to get out of Canberra and forget their own bullshit.

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I learn much while watching Nine News with the locals. They all turned against Crusader Rabbit within weeks of the election.

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OH, Crusader Rabbit on TV: “Sure, the polls aren’t great…” To a person, the front bar dissolves into hysterical laughter.

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RT @rashasman: @stilgherrian is he allowed to send and receive “premium sms/mms” [You suggesting a new revenue stream?]

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Poor Christopher is going to need a hug tonight. I’ve taken my phone off silent.

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OH, TVC: “They can even offer you double-action pain relief without codeine.” And this is a selling point?

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@michaelneale @jonoabroad Thank you, and yes, Stripe does “just work”. As for the Frenchness, well, what can I say?

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RT @semibogan Ohai. I am your system administrator pic.twitter.com/aHyNKr45Wd [This explains much.]

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Brilliant idea from Canada to increase voter turnout: pre-fill ballots, voters must turn up to change their vote. cbc.ca/thisisthat/blo…

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Simon_Cullen Glenn Lazarus says it doesn’t matter how many texts, chocolates or red roses Christopher Pyne sends him. He’ll still vote no to “nasty” plan

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Interview with @aussexparty’s @Fiona_Patten, likely to get an upper house spot in Victoria (5 min audio). abc.net.au/newsradio/cont…

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@caseyjohnellis @R_Chirgwin @murpharoo I think you’d make a wonderful Miss Australia. You should enter.

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5at5daily 5at5 number 114: Patent medicine, Russian killer satellites, Budapest buzzed, Google+, and a how to nuke a submarine. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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Il pleut, in a pathetic and half-hearted kind of way.

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MarkDiStef txt ur m8s see who’s keen RT @leighsales My guest tonight is the Education Minister Christopher Pyne

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Given that @joshgnosis has no life and a strong stomach, I’ll leave him to watch the NBN committee and I’m just sulk here.

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Listening to the parliamentary cor anglais.

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If I start watching the NBN committee hearings I’ll want to stab myself in the face, won’t I. Also, I have nothing to drink here.

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@adm_76 I was thinking that earlier. If you give it a go, do let me know how it turns out.

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frostyagnes Best Birth Announcement ever. Today’s CM. What a wonderful family. pic.twitter.com/Zz4NkssKHD

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“‘Nature’ makes all articles free to view,” ‘Nature’ reports, in ‘Nature’. For a certain kind of free. nature.com/news/nature-ma…

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paulverhoeven My new thing: . It’s when I find people who say ‘it’s about ethics in games journalism’ and feed them to a fucking alligator.

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@michaelneale @SnarkyPlatypus It was those things, and also somewhat wet-making to a section of a building here at @bunjaree.

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To be fair, Shane Warne really didn’t do that much texting. It was more about the content.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, and last night’s storms and downpour both kept me awake and made certain things very soggy.

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@murpharoo @R_Chirgwin Maybe that’s all there is to it. @PatConroy1 is a “new” Conroy, hence “Neoconrovianism”? If so, that’s terrible.

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@murpharoo @R_Chirgwin Um, I’m not listening. I’m relying on you, Ms Murphy. Sigh. I guess I’ll have to check ParlView now…

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I can hear thunder again.

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GordyPls This just gets weirder pic.twitter.com/Rgh6IZ654c

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SnarkyPlatypus So Pyne’s ways of lobbying are online petitions and harassing people by text. He’s a parliamentary version of GetUp!

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Did @TurnbullMalcolm really say “Neoconrovian” today?

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@mpbowers @jturner_ibrs @murpharoo @GuardianAus I’d thought you were using the deliberately-wring version, like “your a dick”.

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mpbowers Dear Christopher “your so dropped” signed the brick with ties @murpharoo @GuardianAus theguardian.com/australia-news… pic.twitter.com/lwcHbMjkkI

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I would like to thank the Australian government, and our political system generally, for making the scripting of an amusing podcast so easy.

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“On Keane and Razer: why pointing out the stupidity of others is seductive”, by @jason_a_w theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Mind you, I guess being saturated with music helps smother the shame of being associated with an airline named “WizzAir”. The indignity.

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“Pilot’s and bird’s view of WizzAir’s fly-by over Budapest,” which is low. Shame about it being drenched with music. youtube.com/watch?v=D6vGSI…

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Yeah maybe is going to be a hashtag tonight too.

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Adrian_Dodd Joe Hockey. The treasurer who blew a wolf. Or something like that.

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bencjenkins okay mate. pic.twitter.com/P74GIsqsdS

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bencjenkins I mean come on. pic.twitter.com/jnN5g7tNml

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bencjenkins Mate it’s 2am. pic.twitter.com/Cfrfhiy3Nd

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bencjenkins Look we’re all sick of Christopher Pyne texting us.

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So, there’s a new meme… Here’s a few retweets, and then I am going away to cry.

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@BXGD @timhollo Which comes back to one of my bugbears, the oversimplification of everything to left vs right, liberal vs conservative.

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janecat60 @murpharoo STOP TEXTING ME CHRISTOPHER! pic.twitter.com/cZ0UVVUqeY

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@BXGD @timhollo And that’s separate from the black helicopter brigade, right? Rugged American independence etc.

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James_Jeffrey time capsule - what happened when a bloke at Cement Australia inherited Christopher Pyne’s old mobile number theaustralian.com.au/opinion/strewt…

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“Pyne”, “begging” and “texts” all in the one news tweet. This is a day to remember.

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mattthomas Wearable technology. pic.twitter.com/Pb3NSUPyIl

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The phrase “Christopher Pyne lubing up the Senate” just came to mind,m for some reason.

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In which @timhollo discusses the theology of nuclear power. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Resigning myself to the fact that today is going to be a write-off.

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“Wow! You have such a talent for illustration!” clientsfromhell.net/post/104072326…

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SciBry Extraordinary new images from @Planck reveal the Milky Way’s magnetic field! public.planck.fr/resultats/249-… pic.twitter.com/vFwA3qYLYk

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expectproblems Presented without comment. Because I can’t comment - I’m too busy laughing. HT @ben_hr medium.com/the-nib/richar… pic.twitter.com/XsOvjHCYPy

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I must keep reminding myself that GG can mean Gamergate and not the Governor-General, and certain quotes don’t mean he’s gone insane.

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nswpolice Recognise this guy? Attempted robbery at . police.nsw.gov.au/news/media_rel… pic.twitter.com/HSbJVcHMw9

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So has Crusader Rabbit hired someone to dress as a Christmas tree and follow him around all day?

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@GordyPls Or, as @gcluley said their other, viruses that had interesting graphics and animation in them.

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OMFG! Malware that can erase hard drives! Imagine that! Malware with “rm -rf /” in it! It’s an erasergeddon!

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BreakingNews FBI: Hackers have launched cyber attack with ‘destructive malware’ capable of wiping hard drives in US in wake of attack on Sony - @Reuters

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@GiantSquidOz I can’t DM you, but email is a better bet. I may not get to it today.

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@j_hutch Yes. I should just do peyote and watch it all day. YYMV.

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Watching real-time DDoS attacks because @j_hutch. map.ipviking.com

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@GreenJ @BernardKeane There’s a further joke in there that we should all probably leave alone.

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@edhusicMP @MsLods @AboutTheHouse @GuardianAus So you’re all using this so-called “electronic mail” as your excuse. I see. A conspiracy.

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@MsLods Hmmm… Which is worse@edhusicMPMP or the ver@AboutTheHousese itself? This is difficult.

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How could a live blogue end up being misleading?

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RT @MsLods: @stilgherrian the PJCIS Data Retention Inquiry page: aph.gov.au/Parliamentary_… (the program was released last Thurs). [Oh.]

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Australia’s JPCIS has called for public submissions on data retention, reports @GuardianAus theguardian.com/australia-news… pic.twitter.com/eIcEL2AczX

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@FabioCaragliano Everything you’re after is on my website.

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@MigrateGatsby There is merit in that idea, I grant you…

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I still feel dreadful. Today is not going to be terribly productive.

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leslienassar Pleased to meet the PM, are we? pic.twitter.com/ijIuRCEIvl

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Tobitastic “My husband just recently admitted to me he really wants the experience of being with a tyranny” Craigslist typos are the best

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True, @AusRob @joannamuses @places_calling, “pivot” and “disrupt” are deserving of their own special place in Hell.

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@MigrateGatsby Not sure that’s a verb. Or especially common in the tech vendor PR world.

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So which verb should tediously predictable tech PR people outgrow in 2015? “Leverage”? “Harness”? Or “embrace”?

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Do politicians realise that the reset button doesn’t make things different, that it starts everything from the beginning exactly the same?

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Sentences Which Continue to Fill Me with Mirth #24: “Bill Shorten remains the preferred prime minister.”

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Crusader Rabbit’s December Plan. Day 1: Reset everything, we’ll do it different, OK? Day 2: Blame Labor. Well done, everybody.

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neverjessie I didn’t know it, but I’ve waited my whole life for this headline pic.twitter.com/reOPiIw1EP

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Note to Tech Vendors: When you include “360” or “365” in your product names, I assume your entire executive team are brain-damaged sheep.

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Apparently some people’s internets have invisible scroll bars that are impossible for them to find.

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RT @franksting: Invite to “create your social selfie” event. Kill everything. [Awww, how come I didn’t get an invitation? Sulks.]

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Tue plan, draft: Administrivia loose ends; plan this month’s writing etc; pre-production for “The 9pm Edict” podcast; @5at5daily; sleep.

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Nice quick overview of @simonhackett’s Base64 project in Adelaide. businessspectator.com.au/news/2014/12/2…

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davpope Skywhale continues her triumphant march through the nation’s political cartoons (Peter Lewis, Newcastle Herald) pic.twitter.com/MJZDD4hTt1

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This is another of those times when the America, aka the 4% nation, imagines the entire world is transfixed by their dumb commerce rituals.

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People should be aware that I’ve had almost no sleep, thanks to the thunderstorms, and I’m in a foul mood. Adjust your approach as needed.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Cette décision devra attendre jusqu’à ce que je ai eu un café et examiné les entrailles de l’e-mail.

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kpoulsen Uber is amazing. It can say exactly the wrong thing on pretty much any topic. pic.twitter.com/D1b0VoFOX8

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Great. My underpants have been kidnapped by @alexkidman. Nobody deserves this.

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Where are my underpants?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Bonjour. Je me sens horrible. Les orages me ont empêché de dormir. Et vous?

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SwiftOnSecurity SECURITY TIP:
Burn down your house with all your computers in it then find the hard drives in the rubble and hit them with a sledgehammer.

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Tuesday. It is too warm and moist, the perfect breeding environment. For mould. Tuesday.

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