Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 6th, 2015

@ApostrophePong Nah. It’s all backpackers, tight-arsed tourists and local pensioners and students.

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@R_Chirgwin But it was his idea. Or something. Some of the other shots have a very different feel to them.

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@hughstephens Yeah look, there’s plenty of snark in my review there, but I do actually think that video will be useful.

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This is still very special, really. pic.twitter.com/biLqGlCXRu

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@ApostrophePong There’s been some odd signage at The Old City Bank lately..pic.twitter.com/MVOoIa9j6p6p

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3/3: “Twitter CEO admits cyber bullying poses threat to revenue growth”, by @amworldtodaypm with a little me. abc.net.au/worldtoday/con…

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2/3: 5at5 number 140: Robots, crashing selfies, fucked databases, Joan of Arc, and the Chopper Whopper Bluffer Duffer tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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1/3: Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Why a dumb security video will help you work smarter, not harder” zdnet.com/article/why-a-… pic.twitter.com/vjKlmVkPdR

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If you’re over the politics thing for the time being, here’s a couple things I did today that may help… Here we go…

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RT @GuardianAus: Russell Brand joins the queue to attack Tony Abbott trib.al/mTiw3Kg [Well, that’s it then.]

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franksting Maybe if Tony finds the plane before Tuesday?

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johnhalton LEAKED: Here Is The Email To All Businessmen Reminding Them They Have To Wear Suits clickhole.com/article/leaked…

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“2790. A life.” (As seen on the .) instagram.com/p/ywFr_7iFjN/

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Yes, kids, Crusader Rabbit’s final plea to stay on as PM was based on the assumption that nobody understands how Australian elections work.

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WATCH OUT BECAUSE TOMORROW @R_Chirgwin IS TURNING THE SUN UPSIDE DOWN.

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RT @PollHereford: @stilgherrian You’re thinking of “Tuesday, Tuesday”. [Yes, you’re quite right.]

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Pro Tip: Here’s three of the most useless words in the world. “… says Peter Dutton.”

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tomgara Wonderful pic of someone in Dubai waking their dog from the comfort of their car. 7daysindubai.com/driver-snapped… pic.twitter.com/R4Ik5pQb0q

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Isn’t there a song, “Tuesday on my mind”?

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@Messenger_74 @jeamland I suspect an ostrich was involved at some point.

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Pollytics I’m going to get drunk

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MikeCarlton01 Thank heavens Kevin Andrews is not in charge of anything important like, say, Defence.

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By the way, I do hope you lot have seen this week’s Clarke & Dawe. youtube.com/watch?v=rsbs7n…

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@MikeCarlton01 @ben_hr Which, indeed, correctly captures the zeitgeist.

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Hahaha. Wondering why a Vine wasn’t working. I’d forgotten I’d host-filed vine.co to null so I never have to see the things.

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@R_Chirgwin That’s really quite terrible.

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ben_hr This perfectly sums up the spill and the coverage of it for me pic.twitter.com/xpFvA9esZs

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Perhaps Crusader Rabbit needs the help of the writer discussed in this post to win beck respect. stilgherrian.com/language/inaug… HT @call_me_tomasso

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@call_me_tomasso Hah! I’d forgotten about that. [Smirks.] I think it deserves being brought to contemporary notice.

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5at5 number 140: Robots, crashing selfies, fucked databases, Joan of Arc, and the Chopper Whopper Bluffer Duffer. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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jeamland @stilgherrian I want him to pull an Adam Giles. “Tony, you’re out.” “No I’m not.” “You’re not leader.” “Not resigning as PM, can’t make me.”

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Further to my modest proposal re Abbott and spite, the woman at the next table said, “Well, no-one does spite like a Catholic.” Ouch.

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Yes, yes, I know that I first proposed that the other day. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s… But there is some local support for the idea.

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Rabbit should now go the full spite. If he can’t have it, etc. Drink whiskey all night, then at dawn do a gram of coke and call an election.

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RT @noreasonspec: @stilgherrian @5at5daily what if you jus sent out. 1) its on 2) its on etc [Not such a bad idea. And a real one tomorrow.]

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Why a dumb security video will help you work smarter, not harder” zdnet.com/article/why-a-… pic.twitter.com/vjKlmVkPdR

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Shall I do a @5at5daily today, or are people beyond caring now that it’s on?

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@BXGD @amworldtodaypm I am not inclinded to disagree.

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@BXGD @amworldtodaypm Well Facebook has that workforce of developing-world minions in place. I’m not sure about Twitter.

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RT @joshgnosis In non- news: NBN Co and Optus co-build mobile towers zd.net/1D3IjmZ [Nothing we do will cut through, Josh.]

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“Twitter CEO admits cyber bullying poses threat to revenue growth”, reports @amworldtodaypm abc.net.au/worldtoday/con… [Warning, contains me.]

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joshgnosis Morrison not standing for leadership. @CUhlmann says Morrison knows that to the public he is a one-dimensional character.

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GordyPls “And now we cross live to a statement from the Prime Minister.”

*Abbott takes podium and arranges notes*
“Cunts.”

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Laughing at the change @dobes is making to my column. Not at all what I expected.

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RT @KJBar: The ABC’s @CUhlmann expects @TurnbullMalcolm will be the only contender next Tuesday [Uhoh. ]

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@JackGJessen Our views are not utterly dissimilar on this issue.

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@jonoabroad I’ll see what happens. I have kept the weekend clear for an Edict should the urge strike.

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains many cybers and a dick joke.

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OK, I really, really am writing now. Because deadline.

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coopesdetat Hello?
IT’S ON

(apologies to @joshgnosis) pic.twitter.com/Bs9jNCmWTK

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Right. I need to watch the Australian Cyber Security Centre’s new video a few more times. youtube.com/watch?v=nl-Ena…

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Yes, yes… Do try to keep up, people.

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brisvegas1 Ewwww suddenly sounds gross RT @stilgherrian: Is all this speculation about whether it’s on or not just onanism?

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@Pollytics It needs to be used somewhere. I don’t have the right timing on the right platform for it.

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@mwyres @jdub Yes, yes, I know… I was just kinda making a really, really clever jokesk

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Is all this speculation about whether it’s on or not just onanism?

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@joshgnosis @bengrubb @will_ock Yes. In between my highly productive tweeting about how on it is, I am also on the video case.

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UberFactsEbooks In 1933, you could do this…

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So it would seem that it’s more on than the throughly onful on that was on earlier. On my God!

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Colvinius WA Liberal MP Luke Simkins has emailed partyroom colleaguesto say he’ll move a spill motion against the PM. Seconder Don Randall.

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Lunch done. Errands done. The final burst of writing begins. So keep it down out there.

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“Tony Abbott Bricks Himself Inside The Prime Minister’s Office”. reports SBS. sbs.com.au/comedy/article…

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Right now on Channel Nine there is footage of Ellen DeGeneris and Justin Beiber going cottaging together. I am very confused.

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joshgnosis That cyber security video cost taxpayers $203,199.70

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@jplonie I know. There I was, waiting for a train, minding my own business, and suddenly I’m on national radio.

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Are the numbers there for the Liberal Party to finally cauterise itself from the Nationals and do a coalition with The Greens? [Smirks.]

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It would seem that I’ve just been interviewed by @amworldtodaypm about Twitter’s quarterly results.

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Another beautiful Blue Mountains day, Leura instagram.com/p/yvXhOFiFr9/

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@kcarruthers Y… yes, I don’t know how this could have happened.

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snurb_dot_info Hmm. Our social media Hypometer says that sentiment towards Turnbull has turned from positive to neutral… ow.ly/IzSEY

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Oh. I think I just did a very bad thing.

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See, you know Turnbull wouldn’t do that awful thing. He’d have a servant do it for him. (Yeah, get THAT image out of your heads, kids!)

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What if Tony Abbott ended up playing for the Cronulla Sharks and someone had a camera phone?

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R_Chirgwin Now, show us on the doll where the treasurer BEAT THE LIVING DAYLIGHTS OUT OF YOUR ECONOMY.

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RT @everywordisgay: gay chumship [Well that’d be another interpretation, yes.]

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I am so helping.

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That lad has really screwed his Liberal Party ministerial ambitions by being photographed with Abbott on his last working day.

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Look, your implications about drugs are just silly. Tony Abbott goes bicycle racing and that’s never been linked to drugs.

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@dobes @mrgrumpystephen On the shelf behind them… the big bags full of… what?

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Well I’m sure this will convince everyone. pic.twitter.com/biLqGlCXRu

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whereisdaz Wow, demographic profiles around NYC subway stations based on DNA left on turnstiles
cell.com/cell-systems/h… pic.twitter.com/2gFFEV1BCc

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Colvinius That quote from theaustralian.com.au/opinion/strewt…

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Colvinius “the sort of grimace one would normally only expect on a man whose digestive tract had inexplicably filled with hedgehogs.” @James_Jeffrey

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“After almost a century in business, RadioShack files for bankruptcy”, writes @zackwhittaker zdnet.com/article/after-…

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deptofaustralia @TurnbullMalcolm Could you do us a favour if or when you’re PM, and make some comically terrible errors of judgement?

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AndreaWoo Day late on this, but just noticed we used Donald Sutherland as a snow measurement tool fw.to/gQMOufW pic.twitter.com/hv5M72i0ZX

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I guess this means that at some stage I’ll have to figure out what to write about.

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Fri plan: Urgent administrivia and errand to Leura and Katoomba; write for @zdnetaustralia; plan next week; @5at5daily; evening TBA.

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Well @davpope has been cartoonifying AGAIN today… goo.gl/oc0BNQ pic.twitter.com/dzuTDQ2C4G

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SimonThomsen Mummy! The paper is broken! RT @_youhadonejob: It’s not working. pic.twitter.com/JdpQoR0udU

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MT @SnarkyPlatypus: Turnbull is a political mirage. You see strange things in a political desert… [Please extend this metaphor, folks.]

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deconstructo Dyslexia cost me my job in IT.

Turns out my boss wanted me to
unzip his ‘files’

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RT @GuardianAus: Tony Abbott unconcerned by rumours of leadership spill trib.al/ELvwawX [Uhuh. What sane man would NOT be concerned?]

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Also, don’t sacrifice your house based on Barrie Cassidy’s feels. [Traitor!]

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@AbrasiveTeapot @R_Chirgwin Zombie Abbott is not something I can think about before I’ve eaten.

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@dshaw_ I have been wary of the looming Refrigergeddon for some time, as the Google will reveal. Blackhats will overpower our whitegoods.

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matthew_d_green State actors may be stealing healthcare records to power phishing attacks. When did the world become a William Gibson short story?

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I’ve just put the kettle ON.

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RT @cathywilcox1: So Sydney. pic.twitter.com/UbnBMWUccK [That, young lady, is fucking genius!]

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Very, very on.

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latikambourke “only Turnbull could walk into the job as Prime Minister from day one” RT @David_Speers: My thoughts on the week: latika.me/1BYdgoH

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mjrowland68 .@InsidersABC host Barrie Cassidy says the veil on the Lib. leadership drama will be lifted ‘within hours’ and the ‘weasel words’ will end..

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RT @R_Chirgwin: It’s not on until the wave function is resolved. [BRING ME A CAT!]

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I mean, it couldn’t be this on and not totally on, right?

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Quite on, in fact.

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It is more on that it has been at any time so far this year. It is very on.

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Rob_Stott Things are feeling distinctly on today

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Rob_Stott Bishop would serve as Turnbull’s deputy news.com.au/national/julie…

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theage Malcolm Turnbull confronts Tony Abbott in secret meeting theage.com.au/federal-politi… pic.twitter.com/qmIoFlcj0K

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So, Abbott is in the media again today, repeating all the soundbites. Is his strategy to make sure none can forget how unimaginative he is?

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RT @joshgnosis: Tony Abbott says he puts out a podcast every week to talk to the Australian people. [Well played, Josh.]

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adambrereton Alan Jones just asked tony to ‘talk about himself’ and tone just gave a little stump speech about firefighting while Alan breathed heavily

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Wentworth Falls taxi driver to me last night: “I’ve been busy today. Is Abbott still PM? Really? But is IS gone next week, right?”

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Fri plan, draft: Urgent administrivia and errand to Leura and Katoomba; write for @zdnetaustralia; plan next week; @5at5daily; evening TBA.

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It’s good to see that the seals remembered their training.

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ataraxite Dreamt last night that a Tony Abbott impersonator, @stilgherrian, me and 3 seals were on a boat. One of the seals tried to strangle me.

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Friday. Good theatre builds to a fun climax, leaving everyone happy. Life is not theatre, not even bad theatre. It ends in misery. Friday.

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