Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 9th, 2015

@paulkidd I see that we were on the same page. Again.

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Or is is quicker to talk to Philip Nitschke?

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Can you buy “QI” complete boxed sets anywhere?

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Well that’s 15 minutes of my life I won’t get back.

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Is this episode of @abc730 a repeat?

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Pressing the button that simultaneously turns on the live video stream and turns off my self-respect.

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I suppose I should watch Crusader Rabbit on @abc730. He might say something about stability, or being collegial, or the like.

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seesharp Got tired of nothing but “k” as 90% of my son’s texts.

So I did an iOS shortcut and replaced with this. pic.twitter.com/RyqFg6tjHW

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RealNickHodge Uber but for Calvinists

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@lukehopewell @GordyPls I’ve had to lie down for a moment. It’s all a bit confronting.

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Now try not to be shocked, but apparently @GordyPls is displeased with something.

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SnarkyPlatypus SBS states voters in Abbott’s seat are happy he’s still there. Shows vox pops of two people who look over 70.

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@blahjedi Bah. It’s not the job of the news to “support” anyone.

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@ClintonDucas It’s something that only tends to emerge with alcohol, when men speak unguardedly about their colleagues.

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I love* how Australian news stories about the Grammys don’t headline who won, but which Australian artists didn’t win. Parochialism is Joy.

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deepinvogue Can we please talk about Jane Fonda at the Grammys? Wow. pic.twitter.com/8X2ImokiJI

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Il pleut dans les montagnes.

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@hughstephens I’ll take your word for that, since I DON’T STALK PEOPLE ON FACEBOOK YOU PERVERT.

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firstdogonmoon Tony really needs to invade somewhere to get the zing back in his thing. “Good government” is usually easier if there is a war on.

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@hughstephens Why on earth did you favourite THAT?

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@dobes Ah. I only noticed today because that reason you became aware of last week.

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When did the @Telstra 24x7 app finally start showing data usage “up to 15 mins ago”, as opposed to some time last century?

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@ClintonDucas What’s also worrying is that the imputation may not even be true, that it’s actually just a smear that’s lasted for years.

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@ClintonDucas Isn’t it. As is the blokey snickering that usually accompanies anyone revealing it to another bloke.

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tokyoreporter Iconic soy sauce bottle, bullet train designer Ekuan dies at 85 mainichi.jp/english/englis… pic.twitter.com/10mq0xHPwn

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I think I will have to catch the 0636 tomorrow and Wednesday, rather than the 0706, just in case. This pleases* me no end.

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@SnarkyPlatypus BTW, did you ever use the fastboat while in Bangkok? On the canals, I mean, not the river?

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This canal in Jakarta looks quite handy, @SnarkyPlatypus pic.twitter.com/jbkzJax0Hf Do they have a fastboat service?

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RT @wolfcat: This is what the 57-43 2PP Newspoll looks like in seats and this is why isn’t over yet. pic.twitter.com/Y1iHZJRR35 [Wüt!]

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mrtruthandsoul 8 Signs of Passive Aggressive Behavior:
1. You’re smart, you figure it out

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@perrynfowler I’m sure that happened long ago.

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I made a terrrible mistake on the weekend. There is one more episode of @danger5tv to go.

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@reselsnark It depends. How shit do you want your Franglais to be?

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Oh, my suggestion that the Sydney Harbour Seal is really just Christopher Pyne in a seal suit did run in @crikey_news crikey.com.au/2015/01/23/tip…

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Brilliant_Ads Deutsches Handwerk pic.twitter.com/0ggQQ0CbDb

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Last night’s podcast not totally out of date: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ On SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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“Australia is not meeting its IEA oil reserve targets”, writes @DownieChristian lowyinterpreter.org/post/2015/02/0…

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5at5 number 141: A big plan, Moon souvenirs, Chinese gamers, stolen passwords, and the death penalty in Indonesia. tinyletter.com/5at5/letters/5…

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@iain_chalmers Hah! I will ignore your dig, and include this in today’s @5at5daily. Thank you.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 244: Cloudy sky, cloudy mind, kinda” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/24… pic.twitter.com/pcpwzIsRMV

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michcoll Does listening to Chris Martin and Beck count as steam cleaning my vagina?

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Tray fat eeg.

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GavinDFernando BREAKING: Shorten produces enough zingers to open the world’s largest KFC.

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I know it’d get a couple Labor members chucked out, but if they held up scores after Abbott or Turnbull resumed their seats each time..qt

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I also like the fact that some people are referring to the speaker as “Bronhilda”.

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@indigoid As do I. But this fact-checking wasn’t @OpenAustralia but random journalists on Twitter.

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I see that @BernardKeane has started referring to “Acting Treasurer Joe Hockey”. Choice.

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MarkDiStef Abbott: “I certainly agree it’s time to get on with government”
*Laughter
Labor backbencher: “And now for something completely different”

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MarkDiStef Fiona Scott: “I thank Foreign Affairs minister for visiting my electorate…”
Feeney: “I hope you got a submarine out of it!”

Quality sledge.

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TheKouk Govt spending

2012-13: $367 billion

2017-18 (f) $467 billion

An extra $100 billion… just saying

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Oh. It’s time to get on with government, is it? [Check calendar.] Yes, I suppose it is, Mr Abbott.

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A new Colombo Plan? Is there nothing the 1950s can’t fix, Australia?

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What’s that frantic squeaking noise? Oh. The Prime Minister. As you were.

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Yes, @BernardKeane, but Abbott is meant to be the nation’s Prime Minister, not a suburban priest.

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BernardKeane A series of excellent speeches from Abbott on condolence. Easy to be pleasant and eloquent on such occasions, but Abbott does it well.

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@asteriskinfosec @xntrik “The smell of security”? Stale beer and unwashed flesh?

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@riskybusiness @j_hutch @TV_Rev @lukehopewell @joshgnosis Amazon’s “Instant” video also uses Silverlight, a version with no Apple dev cert.

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I’ve deleted my tweet with that Abbott question from 2012 because 1. the words were wrong; 2. the numbers were wrong. Some lamer’s bullshit.

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Rob_Stott That 2012 question from Tony that you’re all tweeting is very good but Julia actually won 71-31, not 71-13 news.com.au/national/the-q…

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SORRY I CAN’T COME TO THE PHONE RIGHT NOW I AM TOO BUSY SHOUTING AT THE INTERNET.

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Extreme times call for extreme measures.

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I’ll tell you how bad things have become. I’m going to agree with David Marr. THAT’S HOW BAD IT IS, TONY ABBOTT. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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Maybe we could improve the government by replacing it with @dobes’ avatar.

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dobes Month four of Tone’s reboot process pic.twitter.com/xkiz3isFsE

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wolfcat Most jobs give you a 3 month trial… Abbott says after 16 months.. “Good govt starts today”

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Fuck it, Abbott. Today is the day we all start our heroin addictions and be done with it.

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It’s an ENTIRE WEEK since Abbott was asked, at NPC, why this “I’ll change” is different from the previous 15 or 17 times. Still no answer.

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Someone wake me when Abbott provides some specifics to “We’re all different now.” Life’s too short for all this bullshit.

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Either all you people are making up the same dumb “Abbott quotes” at once, or they’re actually real and Abbott is utterly useless.

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RT @vealmince: @stilgherrian How awesome is the intro to The Final Countdown? Seriously. Awesome. [It is awesomely awesome.]

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Supposedly going to Sydney API Days Tue-Wed. Trying to get some enthusiasm up. “Liberate then Innovate”? Kill me. syd.apidays.io

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@vealmince @TheStooge2 @mariekehardy @phbarratt Political partisan graphic in political partisan graphic is inaccurate shock. Sigh.

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There’s some great stuff in the @GuardianAus live blogue today. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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And isn’t this a lovely image from @mpbowers! pic.twitter.com/dFp7IBbrae

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“Tony, have you got a fire extinguisher?” Abbott: “We want to end the disunity and the uncertainty which destroyed two Labor governments.”

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“Hey Tony, the office is on fire! We’d better escape!” Abbott: “The focus now is on jobs, families, a stronger economy and a secure nation.”

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Crusader Rabbit says he’s listening and it’ll all be different now. First act: Make the same fucking speech again. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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New podcast, not totally out of date: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ Also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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@MsLods Yes, I seem to recall seeing some announcement that @NLAPandora was starting that. Very handy indeed.

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“Ursula K. Le Guin on the Future of the Left”, by Ms Le Guin herself. motherboard.vice.com/read/ursula-le…

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CaseyBriggs There is a guy on a laptop in this food court with an open loaf of home brand white bread, just chowing down on slice after slice

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“Abbott defeated the spill motion, but he will still struggle to survive”, writes @farrm51, clarifying the numbers. news.com.au/national/tony-…

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RT @SnarkyPlatypus: @stilgherrian @NLAPandora Will you be pickled? [Frequently. But that’s nothing to do with @NLAPandora.]

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Mind you, the wording of this @NLAPandora notice continues to amuse me. pic.twitter.com/pKEeOaZIFO

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Dear Future Generations, become worried again. @NLAPandora has been archiving stilgherrian.com for years. pandora.nla.gov.au/tep/80809

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Dear Future Generations, you may relax. “Corrupted Nerds” is now permanently archived by @NLAPandora pandora.nla.gov.au/tep/150181

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leighsales Unmissable tonight: my guest is the Prime Minister Tony Abbott.

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[CORRECTED] Betting odds for Turnbull becoming PM have shortened from 1.50 to 1.35, says Barrie Cassidy.

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@mackaysuzie Meh. It was live. Can’t check. I’ll look at Sportsbet this afternoon, if I remember.

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Betting odds for Shorten becoming PM have shortened from 1.50 to 1.35, says Barrie Cassidy.

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MT @mearesy: PM Tony Abbott emerges from Party room after surviving leadership spill pic.twitter.com/NQm2UW7bfP [That’s his victory smile?]

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RT @YoungMasterPaul: Is it too early for the people of Australia to demand Joe put his hand up? [Paul. No. Just no.]

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Wendycarlisle Abbott not holding press conference. Speculation he’s quitting.

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RealNickHodge Dutton announced as new Communications Minister.

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@Magpie1954nBird @Tony_Burke That has been a convention. My understanding is that Bronwyn Bishop has continued to attend party meetings.

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leslienassar .@tweeveetv’s live Tweets-per-Minute as Ruddock came out to announce result. youtube.com/watch?v=FZA2QW… /cc @FlipPrior @TwitterAU

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spans44 Ahahahahaha hahahaha…. Haha pic.twitter.com/oBjbWwiPIX

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That new Bronwyn Bishop robot seems to walk almost like an actual human now.

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Are they all coming out now? So to speak.

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NickBryantNY Australian politics - rolling regicide

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I hope Crusader Rabbit is reminding them that he stopped the boats and axed the tax, because I don’t think they’ve heard that yet.

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CanberraCamper Labor Leadership team walks past media mosh pit. All carrying coffees + grinning. A staffer behind them greets us with a cheery “morning!”

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Yes thank you, @glengyron, the image of the Liberal Party and Play Room is now etched into my forebrain.

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Maybe 39-61 is just some sort of collective hallucination being generated for people not in The Room.

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RT @glengyron: They’re not out of the room yet. [Oh. Well I assume it’s just descended into an orgy now.]

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R_Chirgwin The word you’re all looking for right now is “ullage”. It’s the opposite of spillage.

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Hey kids, remember that there’s still the originally-scheduled Liberal party room meeting on Tuesday morning too. Round two now begins.

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JohnBirmingham And the winner is The Golden Age of Satire.

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phbarratt Good. The Government will continue to tap the rich vein of entertainment possibilities it has been mining so successfuly for 16 months.

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firstdogonmoon This is a great day for cartoonists and people who want to laugh at politicians being terrible. Everyone else is in a bit of bother.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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HAHAHAHAHAHA!

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RT @ChipRolley: Philip Ruddock says, rather optimistically, that these matters are resolved. [And what do the living think?]

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA! Spill motion defeated. Yes 39. No 61. Oh this is hilarious.

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Last night’s podcast, soon to be wrong: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ Also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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@jonoabroad Oh sure. @NicholasFryer has professed a preference not to receive the book. And FFS, he rabbited on about the bloody French.

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craigreucassel I think Sky News has the best coverage of this empty corridor.

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@XanderPlooy Indeed. The joys of reselling someone else’s data centre. [Shrugs.] But at least I didn’t have to troubleshoot, just report.

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@XanderPlooy It would help, yes. Mind you, someone else maintains this box, so that should’ve been their problem.

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jeamland ANDREW SOUTHCOTT FOR PM! MEDIOCRITY IS SAFETY!

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So Sky News is reporting that the numbers are currently 50-50? @GreenJ just said that on @RNBreakfast anyway.

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“If you want our metadata, show us yours”, writes @dobes, reporting @mikko’s thoughts. zdnet.com/article/if-you…

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

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Which reminds me…

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Yeah. Let’s go sharks.

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jeamland Let’s go sharks!

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wolfcat If Abbott survives we all get to be crap at our jobs and we just have to say but I promise to be better.

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@jonoabroad Light and shade, young man. Light and shade.

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Outside Australia? @ABCNews24 has lifted the geoblock for today’s spill coverage. So you won’t miss a thing. Except your self-respect.

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@TheDanBarrett Thanks. I was tossing up whether to do an episode yesterday, or whether to spend the day in bed.

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And… my website (and all of the clients’) are back. It was a full /tmp partition. Sorted now.

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@ke_ne_au Ah that works too, yes. The professionals are into this stuff before dawn.

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@mrpbdy Yeah, a whole swathe of my stuff went down at about 0750 AEDT, it seems. I have people working on it now.

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Oh fuck. Now my website has broken itself somehow. Back shortly.

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Last night a podcast happened: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ Also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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MikeCarlton01 Best result for Labor would be Abbott limping on, despised and discredited. Not necessarily best for the country, though.

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@ke_ne_au Except for the last three words of @Rob_Stott’s tweet, which don’t. Perhaps you didn’t get that far.

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Rob_Stott Cory Bernardi would become completely irrelevant under a Turnbull Prime Ministership…. wait a minute

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humphriesmark Cory Bernardi speaks with all the confidence of a person who thinks someone is about to tickle him.

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Bernardi reinforces that the way forward for the Liberal Party is “the past 50 years”. Another tone-deaf arsehat. Well, it is Bernardi. Bah.

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Re-listening to Abbott’s presser last night, I’m amused by his sense of entitlement as a “first term PM”. abc.net.au/news/2015-02-0…

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BuzzFeedOz Let’s Do This. pic.twitter.com/rD9zUdyNmf

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@NicholasFryer Perhaps try “Leviathan” or “Dopeland”. I know that the trashy thrillers would not be your thing.

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Ah yes, Peter Dutton. The answer to a question nobody asked.

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MarkDiStef Dutton: “PM needs a chance… to talk about the positive things, stopping the boats, national security issues” pic.twitter.com/fMGwnd2l5V

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Hah! On @RNBreakfast, @GreenJ just gave the Canberra weather forecast as “Partly cloudy, spilling, 25.” Such rebellion. All hail Eris.

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“Leura Dream Nights Meetup”? One for @SnarkyPlatypus, I reckon. meetup.com/Leura-Dream-Ni…

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RT @evcricket: What do I have to do to be offered a submarine contract? [Commit your undying* support to Crusader Rabbit. Der.]

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Listening to Cormann explaining how the submarines have always been at war with East Asia. No wait. @RNBreakfast

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@NicholasFryer I am not denying that the soccer match was “enjoyable”. The entire day was “enjoyable”. Joy is not the issue. Kind of.

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RT @cathywilcox1: Hoist? pic.twitter.com/6ooFOBR49J [Oh dear, Ms Wilcox, and I thought I got dark and broody sometimes…]

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@NicholasFryer I was going to comment during the back-announce, but now forget why I didn’t.

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@NicholasFryer You can be forgiven for not knowing. The announcement was made shortly after 0900 AEDT on Sunday.

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mearesy 6.35am | Communications minister Malcolm Turnbull arrives at Parliament House pic.twitter.com/duM8gkTXIO

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annetreasure mONday pic.twitter.com/oXA3pTbU9C

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Mon plan, draft: Urgent planning as I watch the numbers; errand, Katoomba; afternoon activities TBA; @5at5daily; quiet evening.

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Last night this happened: “The 9pm Sleepless in Canberra” stilgherrian.com/edict/00035/ Also on SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00…

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Monday. Who will laugh the loudest? You at them? Or them at you? Who cares? In the end, you will all die. Monday.

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