Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 8th, 2015

@skwashd Are you planning on doing something remarkably dumb and wish to tell everyone about it?

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And “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” is now also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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@Rundll I spend far too long farting about with those intros.

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New podcast: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ pic.twitter.com/cOazUPCW9w

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And the main record and edit part of “The 9pm Edict” is done. Time now for the final mix, compress, package and upload. ETA 2320 AEDT.

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RT @abcnews: Tony Abbott describes the leadership as ‘very chastening’ experience. ab.co/1AIjIF2 [Oh, this is different.]

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harrymccracken In 1995, Radio Shack rebranded as RadioShack. Perhaps it can reboot itself again, with a focus on iPhone jailbreaking, as Rad iOS Hack.

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Oh good*. The computer crashed.

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deptofaustralia BREAKING: The federal Liberal party has commissioned eleven cakes with different congratulatory messages on them. pic.twitter.com/CedtqklEE1

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I am now mid-way through the podcast record-and-edit process. “The 9pm Edict” will be later than 9pm. I know you are all so shocked by this.

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Bears are saying what now?

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RT @Adrian_Dodd: @stilgherrian i preferred it when you tortured yourself :( [I’m sure that when the podcast appears you won’t be alone.]

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And now I find myself beat-mixing music in this podcast. WTF? Oh well, it’s better than torturing myself with 1970s Scottish pop songs.

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@SnarkyPlatypus There was quite a bit of that thought floating around on the day.

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@NicholasFryer Understood. And I shouldn’t invent reasons to delay what I’m doing even further. Thanks so much.

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@NicholasFryer Thank you so much. I’ll listen shortly, but another 30 minutes is OK if you like. I’ve gotten… distracted.

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Right, back to the podcast production. The main recording comes next.

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@JrehnJ Not one of mine, but it does look interesting. Thanks, I’ll check it out when I’m not in podcast production mode.

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kcarruthers O.M.G. RT @birdsflyover: Solomon predicts Twitter.
Circa 970BC. pic.twitter.com/5TrGc3GtzJ

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“It’s time to play the Liberal party leadership democracy deathmatch”, draws @firstdogonmoon theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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fanfiction_txt Note: Goku is not gay when he’s dancing THE MUSIC JUST GETS TO HIM

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@mackaysuzie @JrehnJ Look at the tweet two tweets before that one.

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@NicholasFryer Oh this is excellent news. It’ll be the perfect change of pace. Looking forward to it.

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With @LaurieOakes on TV at 1800 AEDT, you’ve time to listen to @RNmediareport’s excellent 30-min interview with him. abc.net.au/radionational/…

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jdub “Mr. Turnbull will see you now.” /via @declanf pic.twitter.com/ZMr0kqs6gP

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Interfering with the integrity of a chicken.

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@robcorr Well that last vote, Turnbull out Abbott in, was 2009. But that was just that round.

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@BenjiAlpha That said, Abbott and any contenders will be busy making promises right now.

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@BenjiAlpha Hardly. Spill first, then reshuffle to reward and punish appropriately.

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Plus, he said, Turnbull would scare the shit out of centrist/swinging Labor, because “the luvvies all think he’s one of them.” (3/3)

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I pointed out this could be difficult tactically. “Yeah, but Hockey is bloody useless,” he said. Wishes he was as smart as his wife. (2/3)

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The 70yo Liberal-voting Blue Mountains taxi driver just told me he’d like to see Abbott stay as PM, and Turnbull become Treasurer. (1/3)

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Mission accomplished.

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RT @paulkidd: @stilgherrian yes when things are going according to plan, wine will generally rectify the situation. [Prezactly.]

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Erm, “pre-production” not “pro-production”, but close enough.

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If you want to send an audio comment, the deadline is 1800 AEDT. Here’s last week’s episode and details of a prize. stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/

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Excellent. Pro-production for tonight’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” has been proceeding to plan. Time to go fetch some wine.

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Folks, have a look at my last two retweets and ask yourself… um, no, too obvious?

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thegrugq There’s an ostrich loose and running around on the highway in Bangkok. WTF (via @ooh_junior)

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MarkDiStef To those who predicted Tony Abbott would be out today with his daughters… 10 points (pic via @prestontowers) pic.twitter.com/trMtx9Lx0d

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samanthamaiden What spill coverage is missing is a live flight tracker for George Brandis as he races ACROSS THE WORLD from London in a plane to make spill

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SJMtweets Shaun Micallef vs. Sean-James Murphy
WHO WILL WIN?
at 9:30pm tonight on @SBS2
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@paulkidd Almost all of my music collection (and everything else, for that matter) is in storage from when I departed Enmore four years ago.

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: @stilgherrian You closet Blairite. [Shoosh. I don’t think anyone’s noticed yet.]

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@durtgeek And has @ProfBrianCox taught you NOTHING about correlation versus causation? Hmmm?

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Downloading a D:Ream song. It has come to this.

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@Asher_Wolf @zackwhittaker @elronxenu @absalomedia Also, though I can’t quite see on this, legs turned inwards. I wish I could see her feet.

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RawStory Texas NRA leader: Teachers should be able to spank kids ‘so I don’t have to put a bullet’ in them ow.ly/IFqIa

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Here’s last week’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” with details of how to comment (deadline 1800 AEDT) and the Feb prize. stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/

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Now, to reiterate, I will be producing an episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast for tonight. Scripting is in progress as we speak.

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Where would we be without Joe Hockey to tell us what Julie Bishop said?

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TroyBramston If Joe Hockey really wants to help Tony Abbott, he should avoid any and all media between now and, well, till the end of time.

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@zackwhittaker @elronxenu @Asher_Wolf @absalomedia I’ve done training in body language, at the ABC and sessions by ex-FBI. You are correct.

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vanbadham Who has implemented Rupert Murdoch’s agenda to the Emperor’s greatest satisfaction?

It’s Malcolm Turnbull who has smashed the ABC & NBN.

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@R_Chirgwin @Asher_Wolf Silly people. He works for a newspaper. The newspaper must sell. It’ll go online at one minute past midnight.

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jdub “Uh… everything’s perfectly all right now. We’re fine. We’re all fine here now, thank you. How are you?lpic.twitter.com/kjF3QTO1LULU

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@expectproblems That would presumably be One Direction, since they’re touring.

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And this is the photo to which I’ll be referring. Thanks, @elronxenu @Asher_Wolf @absalomedia. pic.twitter.com/uOANdehWeM

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RT @elronxenu: @stilgherrian Sussan Ley. [Thank you. That’s why Twitter is SO useful for fact-checking.]

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Now who was that female MP that Abbott had a presser with after his “reset”, the one he seemed to have his hand rather “close” to?

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@RealNickHodge Anyway, SA needs to prop up the uranium price, since it’s a key export. Price must be down since Fukushima.

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@nicchristensen Yes, quite lovely work from The Malcolm there.

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jdub Captain’s Call Sunday, @murpharoo. pic.twitter.com/qaEyGSKPgH

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radleybalko This is wonderful. Via @mental_floss. pic.twitter.com/mabNTGpPvi

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And if you have a spare 45 seconds, here’s Turnbull’s response to Abbott rescheduling the meeting. youtube.com/watch?v=qwSbCo…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, the whole psychological torture thing.

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@NicholasFryer @SnarkyPlatypus Well for you I can stretch to 1930 AEDT. I plan not to run later, though, but keep the episode short.

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@NicholasFryer @SnarkyPlatypus Oh, the current length is not a problem. It is natural for them.

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If you have a spare 1 minute 18 seconds, here’s Crusader Rabbit’s press conference in its entirety. youtube.com/watch?v=qS6hrR…

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TweetSmarter Clever: Radio Shack after closing: imgur.com/gallery/iG5Hj7g pic.twitter.com/cdxErdAaDG

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@SnarkyPlatypus Thank you. But an “inspired” opening? I’d have thought “confused and self-indulgent” would be closer to the mark.

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@NicholasFryer @SnarkyPlatypus Ah. Well, it needn’t be something as grand. A hundred words, 40 seconds, phoned in, would all be fine.

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FeralCrone 4yo son said the word prototype. When I asked him what it meant, he said “People are a prototype” and I was too scared to ask what he meant.

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paulkidd If Tony comes out I’m going back in. RT @nickydivision: @paulkidd @stilgherrian My money is on Tony coming out…

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vanOnselenP Malcolm Turnbull says the PM has made a captains call bringing the leadership spill vote forward…I wonder what he’s getting at…

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paulkidd So what’s the Oakes scoop going to be? I’m going with: Abbott secretly married Credlin using his UK passport.

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@CosmicRami @SnarkyPlatypus The Firmer Back Street Boys? Yeah, I think I’ve seen that video.

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And to everyone who’s already listened to last week’s “The 9pm Edict”, a gift. youtube.com/watch?v=YnQZ5A…

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Sun plan: “The 9pm Edict” podcast pre-production; walk to the village to obtain wine; podcast recording, post-production; bask in my glory.

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RT @saline: @stilgherrian I ♡ stilgherrian. [What, what? What have I done now?]

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@SnarkyPlatypus Or, alternatively, you may find that @danger5tv leaves you confused and shaking.

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@SnarkyPlatypus You may discover that @danger5tv works better with repeat watching. There is much hidden subtlety.

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@kcarruthers It’s like a cascade of uranium enrichment centrifuges, but with arsehats.

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Here’s last week’s episode of “The 9pm Edict” with details of how to comment (deadline 1800 AEDT) and the Feb prize. stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/

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Right, kids, today I will indeed be producing an episode of “The 9pm Edict” so you may with to provide an audio comment.

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RT @Rob_Stott Arthur Sinodinos not happy with being moved to Monday news.com.au/national/nsw-a… [He did recall it was previously Tues?]

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With 23 hours to go, Liberal MPs, let’s just run through Mr Abbott’s strengths* one more time. essentialvision.com.au/leader-attribu…

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RT @GuardianAus: Angry Anderson pulls out of NSW election ‘for personal reasons’ trib.al/tv4ZHOs [Hah! Someone slid him an envelope.]

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RT @TonyHWindsor: Don’t rule out TA resigning tomorrow [Really? Surely he’s more a fight-to-the-last-punch kind of guy.]

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@johnthelutheran Yes, but I think this is less about ruthless colonial efficiency and more a sign of just how over Abbott they are.

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SnarkyPlatypus “Unique gift of the party room”. Does Malcolm think the Libs party room are giving up their virginity or something?

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I’m assuming that at least someone’s headline after 0900 tomorrow, assuming things unfold as looks likely, will be “Shit Happened”.

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_AmyGray_ If you’re a fan of karma, @PhillipCoorey outlines Abbott’s failure in calm political conditions pic.twitter.com/6Aqpyfuslc

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Hah! For all that Turnbull’s doorstop was “We’re just going for a walk”, the transcript was on his website damn fast. malcolmturnbull.com.au/media/liberal-…

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@R_Chirgwin Nah, that Yagi is going straight in just as it is.

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There’s no need for me to watch “Insiders” because I have Twitter. I get the arsehats filtered through more arsehats.

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Me, earlier: Sunday. If you’ve been waiting for the asteroid impact, then today will seem an eternity. Sunday.

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@ataraxite I don’t care how it comes at this stage. The key issue is that it must happen quickly.

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Struggling with the shame of having used unmatched bracketing in a previous tweet. Crying.

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Struggling to suppress a weird and somewhat unsettling urge to turn on That Television Program. Please send help.

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@paulkidd It was the inevitable consequence of the time, I think.

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@SnarkyPlatypus How could you possibly know what ABC TV promos are on just before 0900 Sunday Unless…? [Shudders.]

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It’s the final countdown.

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I guess there is no one to blame [except Labor, presumably). We’re leaving ground. Will things ever be the same again?

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We’re leaving together, but still it’s farewell. And maybe we’ll come back,
to Earth, who can tell?

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It’s now just 24 hours until the start of the rescheduled Liberal party room meeting. youtube.com/watch?v=9jK-Nc…

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oberonsghost Very tempting to talk about blowing loads too early.

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I am the King of the divan.

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RT @paulkidd: @stilgherrian Ça plane pour moi. It makes as much sense as the last 16 months. [Yes. youtube.com/watch?v=bVDfmn…]

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RT @pelagikat: @stilgherrian Things Can Only Get Better by D-Ream? [LOL! This was UK Labour’s theme song in… in whatever year it was.]

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cmy1961 BREAKING news: ALP wins Maryborough & 44th seat - will form govt. Foley concedes - 900 behind w/only 3900 prefs to count tomorrow.

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Oh I’m getting lots of good suggestions for theme music for Crusader Rabbit’s time as PM. Keep ‘em coming. Will so something with them.

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KJBar PM Abbott to make a press statement at 0900 in Sydney

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Actually, with the Liberal party room meeting now 0900 Monday, any podcast comments I make would be out of date in half a day.

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murpharoo Morning. Spill motion to be considered Monday pic.twitter.com/6k6IkoWjbd

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Indeed, what are your suggestions for a theme song for Crusader Rabbit’s time as Prime Minister?

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Now, I need a song to introduce my comments on Crusader Rabbit in this podcast thing. Any suggestions?

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vanOnselenP Tony Abbott bringing the party room meeting forward to Monday, right after Malcolm Turnbull said it should stay on Tuesday as planned.

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This children’s Bible I retweeted via @aurosan earlier? pic.twitter.com/yNJVGP8vPf It’s a parody. awkwardmomentsbible.com HT @svndl via @johnb78

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AnemosNaftilos@mariawilliamson: Pic from London Agreement 1953 agrees 2 halve German Debt: pic.twitter.com/sSEapmH6gx

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: Why do people even keep chihuahuas anyway []

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RT @glengyron: I see @stilgherrian is choosing which watchlists he wants to be added to today. [There’s some I’m not on already?]

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thegrugq Give a man an 0day and he’ll have access for a day, teach a man to phish and he’ll have access for life.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Maybe I’ll focus more on the Florida chap who has sex with the family chihuahua. Perhaps he’d make a good PM.

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RT @juhasaarinen: “lindsay lohan changed his profile photo.” Should remove my Google+ account… [Oh this is excellent work!]

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@SnarkyPlatypus That would be the one, yes. And this is my dilemma for today. Do I really want to add to the journalist feels?

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@davispg @zdnetaustralia Thank you. But I think it would be unfair to extend my description further than it goes.

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fanfiction_txt I would like to give you a medal myself… it’s for being the most pathetic human being who walked the earth.

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RT @cathywilcox1: Navel gazing. pic.twitter.com/JfcDiWr8zm [Yet more nice work, thank you.]

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aurosan this is an actual page from an actual children’s bible pic.twitter.com/u0WirxrQHg

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But no matter what, I am not watching That Television Program.

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I suppose I really do need to soak myself in Rabbitfreude this morning, so “The 9pm Edict” script is sufficiently bitter this afternoon.

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“Tony Abbott spins out of control”, wrote @latingle Saturday. afr.com/p/national/pol…

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@19bk69 Oh. So obvious that I hadn’t even thought of it. I am an idiot.

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@19bk69 I have decided that this year I will take better advantage of my (rather tiny) status as an actual* academic.

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jaketapper This was published 25 years ago this week

(Hat tip @BuzzFeedBen) pic.twitter.com/2GCuYKgEtR

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@timpoliti Or even 70s band jokes. No, I shan’t be submitting myself to an aural waterboarding this week.

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@19bk69 Meh. I’m UTS staff, so I can wander around the Gehry building any time. The podcast will advance the agenda a bit too.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Fri: “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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Here’s last week’s “The 9pm Edict”. If you want to send an audio comment, I’ll need it by 1800 AEDT today. stilgherrian.com/edict/00034/

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Sun plan, draft: A little planning; produce an episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast; write a blog post; all at an easy a pace as possible.

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Sunday. If you’ve been waiting for the asteroid impact, then today will seem an eternity. Sunday.

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