Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 27th, 2015

OK, alarm set, and committed to the 0636 train to Sydney. Covering @DisruptoCon, for my sins, Tue and Wed. Ciao.

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This planet is absurd.

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I need to get back to Vegas so there’s more incriminating photos of me with semi-automatic longarms.

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@expectproblems Well I tweeted it earlier, but presumably @TheNTNews needs to sink a few beers before filing.

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@indigoid @NewtonMark Well there’s also M4 carbines for that matter. Where are we going with this? pic.twitter.com/jxbk2va0EY

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Me at @crikey_news earlier: “Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob” crikey.com.au/2015/04/27/fun… [$, free trial]

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@indigoid @NewtonMark Not entirely true, but I’m prepared to overlook these so-called “facts”.

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“Note: - We are not spamming, we keep on sending out these emails to all those people whom we find eligible of using our services.”

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Mind you, I do like “This many amuse” as a phrase.

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May. This may amuse. Without an n.

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buffysumm3rs Thing I’m most obsessed w/ in LRT is that the fox got in the queue AND PEOPLE QUEUED BEHIND IT I LOVE BRITISH PEOPLE pic.twitter.com/CbXIfwboVg

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ddowza try occasionally texting ‘heil hitler’ to a random 0405 mobile number, I guarantee it will be fun.

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This many amuse @swearyanthony, as well as others. “Here Is A List Of Things Newer Than Kim Jong-Un’s Submarine” foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/here-is-a-list…

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EndhooS Clegg: On the mouth?
Fish Monger: If you want my vote, then yeah.
Clegg: Tongues?
Fish monger: Of course with tongues pic.twitter.com/1FqyA3Ktk3

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@jturner_ibrs It’s also a VERY long time since I did Latin.

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@jturner_ibrs “Tornator stultus est” gets straight to the point, however.

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@jturner_ibrs “The man of the lathe”, that is, a turner.

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“Homo de lasto” is a bit dodgy, I grant you.

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RT @jturner_ibrs: ‘Straya pic.twitter.com/4aPERDEHjv [No, that’s a possum. Get it together, Turner.]

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@Cuff_S So I understand. Here’s hoping, etc.

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@SofieHagen I thought you were rather wonderful, surviving that dreadful @Herring1967 man in his last podcast.

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SofieHagen Shit, some people didn’t stand up immediately as the seat belt sign turned off so now the plane has gone back to London with them on it!

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I found the Wikipedia article “Australian east coast low” useful in understanding (parts of) last week. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia…

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@mattdasilva @franksting I have no idea what’s going on any more.

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Bob Carr is still a thing, apparently.

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“Well Bill Shorten wanted this to be Labor’s Year of Ideas…” So there’s that.

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“Ass giraffes”?

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GreenJ Seems to me the left’s pc censoriousness mainly covers behaviour, while the right’s tends to restrict thought. They’ll tell me if I’m wrong.

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‘Don’t do it. Just don’t do it,” says Crusader Rabbit, solving the problem of Australians joining IS in seven words. So what’s next?

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RT @tomroyal: Trending tweets: you are doing it wrong pic.twitter.com/GnJCSAljOG [Well this should be a glorious success, right?]

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@kpfaulkner @michaelneale I find little fault in your assessment.

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Is “Plibergasm” a word?

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patrickc So my working theory is that if you assemble enough enterprise software ads, an airport spontaneously forms around them.

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Where would television be without chefs?

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@BundyB @aqualung @PacketNetworks Lulwut? No, he generously sent me a case of mystery wine, and it is gratefully received.

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dobes The mystery deepens twitter.com/TonyHWindsor/s…

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@PacketNetworks @aqualung I’ve picked up end-of-batch cases like this before, the surplus at the end of an export run dumped cheap.

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Hey @PacketNetworks, here’s a further mystery about that “mystery” wine. Also, it has corks, not screw-tops! pic.twitter.com/Gc6YmaYBht

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@R_Chirgwin People see enough of that rubbish, surely?

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RT @elronxenu: @stilgherrian Remember it’s “righty tighty, leftie loosey.” [Except with LPG plumbing, where it’s the opposite.]

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And just imagine! These random strangers think that by shouting incoherent clichés at me, they’ll persuade me to their point of view! Wow.

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Theirs must be a delightfully comforting world. Just a handful of neatly-labelled tribal categories to put everyone in. Saves thinking.

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It’s curious how many “people” who don’t follow me nor read what I write feel the need to shout at me about what category they’ve put me in.

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I note that the Rabbit’s lizard-tongue is in when he’s taking selfies with a bearded man. *Adds node to diagram*

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jameshutson Lest we respect. “@leslienassar: Selfies at Gallipoli starring, oh Jesus Christ, seriously? gettyimages.com.au/detail/news-ph… pic.twitter.com/kjeitXKQYk

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“Scott McIntyre’s sacking highlights our confusion about social media”, writes @mrseankelly, cogently. themonthly.com.au/the-monthly-to…

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RT @rohan_p: @stilgherrian @glengyron Unleash the doggerel of war [Look…]

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@PacketNetworks Look, @wolfcat can’t help being an idiot. We should humour him.

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RT @glengyron: @stilgherrian Time to take a stanza against poets? [YES THAT’S RIGHT ALSO YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED OF YOURSELF NOW.]

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If there is a War on Poets, where do I sign up?

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Me at @crikey_news today: “Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob” crikey.com.au/2015/04/27/fun… [$, free trial]

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rhysam When will SBS finally have the guts to sack South Park?

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RT @rhysam: theguardian.com/commentisfree/… Good read. [Yes. What this actor fellow says is true.]

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KarlreMarks America’s War on Terror is going very well. It has now isolated al-Qaeda in the small area between Afghanistan and West Africa.

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snurb_dot_info If I tweet about football, nobody misreads it as my employer’s position. If a football reporter tweets about history, hell breaks loose. Hm.

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“McIntyre was sacked not for his ‘offensive’ Anzac Day tweets but for refusing to take them down”, writes @meadea theguardian.com/news/2015/apr/…

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meadea New from me: SBS reporter sacked for “not deleting” Anzac tweets gu.com/p/47pkb

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In which @firstdogonmoon takes us to the Malcolm Turnbull Correctional Facility for the Patriotically Deficient. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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@SecretChimp Well, French is the language for that.

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@ridgiedidge @MrDenmore @crikey_news @SBS You’re confusing 2-3 issues there. Yes, i think it helps to read what you’re commenting on.

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@ridgiedidge @MrDenmore @crikey_news @SBS You’re making a very different point about a very different scenario.

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@adavid Wait. That could be kind of fun.

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@ridgiedidge @MrDenmore @crikey_news @SBS I said. In my opinion piece. Which I suspect you haven’t read before bleating.

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Je suis très fatigué.

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@MadScotty Well ACC / Crimtrac makes sense, if there’s a real justification.

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@ClintonDucas I wouldn’t have thought so, unless @crikey_news has syndicated it somewhere. I wouldn’t jump the paywall myself.

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That’s like merging ASIO and Centrelink because they both have “security” in their descriptions.

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Wait. Is some arsehat suggesting merging the Australian Crime Commission (ACC) with the Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC)? Lutwut?

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I’ll be at @DisruptoCon Tue-Wed, so Lord grant me strength. disruptocon.com/ict-conference…

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Well this all seems to be going exceptionally well… twitter.com/MaiyAzize/stat…

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@MediaMook @crikey_news It’s thoughts I’ve been thinking for some time, and this weekend’s events were just a trigger to type them out.

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@MediaMook @crikey_news Thank you. Twitter’s blue ticks are a completely ad hoc thing from their end. Utterly arbitrary.

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Me at @crikey_news: “Fundamental right of dissent falls victim to braying mob” crikey.com.au/2015/04/27/fun… [$, free trial]

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dobes A very, very, very good read from Mega
themonthly.com.au/issue/2015/may…

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dobes All be standing for this top line from @GMegalogenis

” Labor is a digital version of the Andrew Peacock Liberals, all tweets and no meat.”

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@Serrels Run three times around the office without thinking of a hippopotamus. Cures hiccups every time.

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ABCReligion Australian idols: Was sacked for blasphemy? @SusanCarland thinks so: ab.co/1DAC07V pic.twitter.com/3mrzyIsc7Q

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semibogan Today is an important in Australian journalism. It’s a day when a politician directly got involved in sacking of a journalist for opinions

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“The 9pm Get Some Goddam Perspective Again”, 22 April. stilgherrian.com/edict/00041/ Or on SoundCloud soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00… (2/2)

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“The 9pm Statement of Regret”, 15 April. stilgherrian.com/edict/00040/ Or on SoundCloud soundcloud.com/skankmedia/e00… (1/2)

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In my own small way, I put my Anzac feelpinions into two episodes of “The 9pm Edict” podcast, which I shall now replug.

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If you’re not sick of Anzac yet, may I recommend @TwoPaddocks’ brilliant doco ‘Why Anzac”, probably geotarded to AU. iview.abc.net.au/programs/why-a…

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Goodness me, there are a very great many interesting words being written about the @mcintinhos sacking. A very great many.

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RT @kcarruthers: Want to Be Successful? Be Inconsistent: buff.ly/1kkX0EE [Wow. I must be success personified! ]

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richardaedy Approved terms for Anzac Day on social media: courage, mateship, heroism, Gallipoli, sacrifice, honour, two up. That is all.

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TurnbullMalcolm Response to Crikey’s questions regarding tweets by Scott McIntyre | Malcolm Turnbull MP: malcolmturnbull.com.au/media/response…

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RT @GreenJ: The Godwins at number 36. [Now that’s a program I’d watch. Ping @dobes.]

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There is no truth to the rumour that SBS has send an assassination squad after Alan Seymour. Because he died last month. Wait. What?

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“The day free speech died to protect Colonel Blimp”, writes @ethicalmartini ethicalmartini.wordpress.com/2015/04/26/the… HT @martindistasio

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“… on his officially verified Twitter account”. Gosh. Officially verifiedsmh.com.au/national/ww1/s…UA

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Should I mention that my @crikey_news op-ed is related to the @mcintinhos sacking? Well, I shall. It is.

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thomasbeagle Is it possible for a man to use a stud finder without pointing it at himself and saying “beep”?

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I like the idea of the @smh as a “boomer lifestyle paper”. Because it’s true. twitter.com/BoomersAreEvil…

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Cranky op-ed filed for @crikey_news, probably with a nice selection of typos because haste. It also contain a braying mob.

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Mon plan, draft: Write for @crikey_news; laundry; planning and communications of various kinds; quiet evening, with luck.

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deptofaustralia “This Anzac festival is giving me a war-boner. Hazza? Chazza? You know what I’m saying? Sproing! Hahaha. Erections.” pic.twitter.com/6brN8By0sD

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“The mere idea of regaining privacy sends law enforcement into a tizzy”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/article/the-me…

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@PacketNetworks Oh I’m not complaining! I thought perhaps out assumption about mixed dozens was at fault. [Shrugs.]

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The “surprise”, @PacketNetworks, was that all 12 bottles were Jacob’s Creek Shiraz Cabernet 2012. Appreciated. Another blow for* diversity!

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Thank you to @PacketNetworks for “encouraging” The 9pm Edict with a so-called mystery package. pic.twitter.com/wHKNuAb2eA

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Freedom of speech alive* and well* at @SBS, I see. Well done, @michaelebeid, another blow struck for* diversity in Australia.

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Monday. Well that all went rather well, didn’t it boys and girls. So time to fuck it up. Monday.

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