Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 15th, 2015

Repress everything.

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@carolduncan Maybe, but I can’t be bothered chasing it.

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eserunsalan Group spends 9 hours returning jewelry.
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@carolduncan Advertising is not my thing, I’d have little to say.

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@carolduncan Yep. Not “selling a car” but being their partner in the “automotive experience”. God, I’m such a wanker.

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@carolduncan There’s some generalities, but the things that work for me in other contexts are offering to help at just the right moment.

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@carolduncan How to create unexpected moments of joy? How ti enhance the owning / driving / support experience? Add-ons?

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@carolduncan I don’t drive, so I haven’t got a feel for it. But what are all the potential interactions? How to improve? Predict?

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@carolduncan The other guys have been suggesting industries, like Menulog for food delivery. But the success in that newcomer.

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The one example that leapt out to me was Apple. A hardware company that’s built an astounding digital-only business in the iTunes Store.

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@carolduncan And the same seems to apply to those that sell information or media. So much legacy structure, so slow to change.

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@carolduncan If it’s a company that sells a physical product, the online-only newcomers are running rings around them.

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@carolduncan So, having thought about your question, I’m sure I can’t name anything that has transformed in that kind of way. Here’s why…

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@carolduncan I’m running thru the orgs I interact with, but all those who seem to work will digitally began there.

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@carolduncan I’ve always thought that you don’t built an airliner by starting with a steamship. Scratching head.

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@carolduncan I have just scrolled back, rediscovered the question, and applying some thought.

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“Flying close to Beijing’s new South China Sea islands”, a fine report indeed from @BBCNews bbc.com/news/magazine-…

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I have arranged for the prompt delivery of Emergency Duck to my table.

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YES I KNOW THERE IS A CHICKEN SHOP ON CHATSWOOD ON FIRE.

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Lightning over Sydney’s inner west.

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@IanWoolf I don’t like the geometry. Moon is how wide? Angle of view of beach? And sitting right on the horizon with zero haze?

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@haruki_zaemon I think I could write an excellent self-help book.

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A truly successful person would be successful every day. Every day of the year.

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@IanWoolf I have severe doubts about that moonrise photo.

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@SuzyRamone The Models are still a thing? Wow. Enjoy!

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I have a bad feeling about this… twitter.com/Telstra/status…

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@SuzyRamone I’m going to have an early dinner and then I’m going to sloth.

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Having enormous difficulty keeping my eyes open. At just 1740 AEDT, this is annoying.

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Remember when there were Americans other than John Oliver and Donald Trump?

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BIAUS Pathology company shares tanked on MYEFO cuts today bit.ly/1Rlsr7O

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Look, who cares, @scott_thewspot? It’s got a drone in it, so it’s automatically important news.

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“Multiple drones join in to help hide bouncing breasts and flailing phallic parts.” designboom.com/technology/nud… pic.twitter.com/c9e91NPNCf

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“Decorating Your Home For The Holidays” theonion.com/graphic/decora…

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PanoramaSYN Do cucumbers deserve to be vegetables? Tweet us your thoughts

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Since I was porked so well at breakfast, I think I might get thoroughly ducked at dinner.

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Seriously, @SwiftOnSecurity, you can just go Russia -> Cybercrime. twitter.com/SwiftOnSecurit…

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So yeah, @jturner_ibrs, that’s what I got out of the ACSC’s report. You? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Hey Australian businesses, if you fear it, do something about it” zdnet.com/article/hey-au…

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The 2015 update to the Voight-Kampff Empathy Test. neverbeenmad.tumblr.com/post/134528463…

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Readers of The Australian apparently don’t know how solar panels work. theguardian.com/media/2015/dec…

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paulkidd ‘Poof up your hair’, @AppleMusic? (Nice playlist but). pic.twitter.com/HEhwJiaRtz

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sophblack RT @SimonThomsen: So the Arts budget takes a $52M haircut, while 2 struggling Hollywood film franchises, Alien & Thor, score $47M.

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leslienassar Silicon Valley Unicorn Obituaries - The New Yorker newyorker.com/humor/daily-sh…

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Press release: “Predictive Data Set to Be Real Estate’s ‘New Black’ in 2016 as…” [DELETE]

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@BundyB I generally can’t swear at @zdnetaustralia because America. Though I sometimes give it a go.

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NewtonMark Ping @billshortenmp FTW. RT @PressTV: Kosovo opposition MPs release teargas in parliament ptv.io/22gC pic.twitter.com/yqnf2qRTKH

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains many cybers, and several curious gaps.

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So how will this marketing even go? “Sweet potatoes, not quite a shit as you fear”? twitter.com/rohan_p/status…

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Margarita890 It’s that spelling mistake that makes this comment hilarious 😜 pic.twitter.com/u4ZpRAg4d9

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“I can’t pinpoint the exact moment I fell in love with Scott, but today I felt his love stronger than ever before.” pic.twitter.com/bp3BfuPxKU

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mattcdef2000 Good to see such a sensible attitude taking hold early on! twitter.com/KerriSackville…

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@PacketNetworks That’s great to hear, thank you. @leslienassar and I will me Making Certain Plans In Due Course.

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@erstkate Oh for sure. 1. Obtain goat. 2. Empty goat. 3. Insert pipes. 4. Profit.

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I see that these Macedonian goat-head bagpipes are made in Sydney too! twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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This is excellent and I want one. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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Once more I encourage everyone to follow @hardrighthand and give him a bug squeezy hug for Jesus.

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There had better be fridge magnets or there’s no way I’m taking this government seriously. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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Says the man spending his evening shouting grammatically-suspect abuse at strangers in another country. twitter.com/hardrighthand/…

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Oh dear God, yes, we now have the catchphrase that will haunt this government forever. twitter.com/LightheartedDa…

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By the way, I am also thinking rather a lot about this image. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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This is your lunchtime reminder to book for the thing that I mentioned in my morning reminder. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Wow, even having to stand trial doesn’t mean Amber Heard gets her own photo or descriptor as “actor” into the news. twitter.com/3AW693/status/…

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“Google executive Michelle Guthrie to replace Mark Scott as ABC managing director”, writes @KnottMatthew smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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Well that break has sort of helped. I’ll get back to my cybering shortly.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @monsieurarion @dobes Cybervictory is of course the best kind of victory.

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@frances_sacco @Viss I’m guessing it’s a problem pretty much everywhere.

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@marathe @abhijitathavale @Independent Quotes genuine, according to Snopes, tho false that that was sole concern. snopes.com/north-carolina…

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@ResignInShame Thanks. I’m doing OK, I’ll just need to take an hour or two’s break and I’ll be right.

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I always the “coast” was that bit on the edge of the sea, but hey you’re the experts. twitter.com/BOM_NSW/status…

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Oh good*. It’s an Annoying Side Effects day.

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Well there’s South Australia’s budget blown. twitter.com/parisbcowan/st…

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@CosmicRami @R_Chirgwin This reminds me of the time w… someone flew a kite with window/chaff into controlled airspace. A van soon arrived.

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nicchristensen All the radio ratings results by market with interactive charts for the full year here: mumbrella.com.au/radio-ratings-… pic.twitter.com/byZu8sFtll

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@JuliusFlywheel I tend to agree. Part of my whinge about focusing on the broad slow push of innovation, not the noisy buzz.

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@CosmicRami I saw some mention of that earlier.

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@reselsnark @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus That’s (former) Premier of South Australia Don Dunstan, and those shorts are now a museum exhibit.

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@NickEvershed Yeah, but they’ve won Walkleys, so what can you do?

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@NickEvershed It is, though I suspect my contact is after more practical applications.

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus It’s better than cyber. It’s part of the Multimedia Super Corridor. Even better than a Hub! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MSC_Malay…

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@NewtonMark @scottamcintyre Yes. And that reminds me that I should re-plug that excellent project.

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Question from a journo contact: Who’s doing interesting things with drones in Sydney? Please point us to the cool stuff!

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus We had dinner on a boat that we boarded under this bridge, not far from this mosque pic.twitter.com/j9xOKnjvuk

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dobes And it’s all exactly the sort of planned-city public servant sterility you’d imagine.

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@dobes I have no idea how you’ve missed it. I have seen Cyberjaya from a coach en route to dinner in Putrajaya, the federal admin city.

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@scottamcintyre Heh. Thanks. That was when the cybers were being talked up big time. Some of the cyberhype seems to have mellowed.

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Me in 2013 on the previous report: “Will you stop with all your ‘cybering’ already?” zdnet.com/article/will-y… pic.twitter.com/XaNOYZfn4c

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“ACSC 2015 Cyber Security Survey: Major Australian Businesses” (PDF) acsc.gov.au/publications/A… This is my reading right now.

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“Oxford University to launch cybersecurity centre in Victoria”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/oxford…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well this is why I think @hardrighthand needs hugs. For Jesus.

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Awww. @hardrighthand has blocked me. And I was going to give him another great big hug, with only a little bit of tongue.

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@ResignInShame That’s right, @hardrighthand needs a great big hug for Jesus. @AliceNSara

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@hardrighthand [BIG HUG.] Jesus loves you, cool hand.

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That’d be the truly Christian thing to do, right? Let’s all give @hardrighthand a nice big hug for Jesus. Everyone? Let’s do it.

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Hey everyone! This is cool hand, and you should follow him and give him a nice friendly hug for Jesus, OK? twitter.com/hardrighthand/…

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@hardrighthand @AliceNSara Oh you really do need a hug, don’t you. I think we need to skip the cookie and go straight to the hug. [Nods.]

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@hardrighthand @davidakaclean @AliceNSara Oh, so you DO want a cookie first. That’s good. That’s nice. What sort of cookies do you like?

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@hardrighthand @AliceNSara Would you like a hug? Would a hug help? Or a cookie? A nice cookie? Or should I just stroke your hair gently?

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Yes, @hardrighthand @AliceNSara, I’m sure this is exactly how Jesus would have put it. Thanks for your support. twitter.com/hardrighthand/…

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Marco_Langbroek The mites in our skin trace our biogeographic history… twitter.com/newsfromscienc…

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Tue plan: Write for @zdnetaustralia; certain geeky tasks; certain design tasks; certain podcast tasks; not drink beer all afternoon.

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afilina What a great ad placement. pic.twitter.com/y7HVuTmmpW

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sabinewolff The old “country member” gag will ALWAYS be superb. pic.twitter.com/OZ3t8me6wK

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popplestone This progression of events does not fill me with confidence pic.twitter.com/OjYuuYJeWo

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@SnarkyPlatypus @kristinmoore2 Oh, the meat raffle qua meat raffle is quintessentially Australian.

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“In Australia, you have to eat Weet-Bix for breakfast up until about age 10 or 11, then you’re allowed a LITTLE bit of bacon.”

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The cafe owner is explaining the cultural significance of Weet-Bix to a Brazilian staff member, who does not believe him.

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@jdub Pants did not feature strongly in this movie.

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indigoid I love it here. We’re hiring. Joiiin ussss fairfaxmediacareers.com/jobdetails;jse… pic.twitter.com/OXA4kthK5w

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This is your morning reminder to book for “The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #2” publichouseforum2.eventbrite.com pic.twitter.com/aTk2MZORKK

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@frances_sacco @Viss Ah yes, there’s a map of incidents in LAX approach paths kicking around the twitters today.

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johnmcternan Turnbull to @australian [Insert pages of waffle] twitter.com/Adam_Creighton…

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tideoftrash Nobody loves you, give us your kidneys twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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I’m not sure that many poorly-piloted spliffs have fallen into a kindergarten and injured the kiddies. twitter.com/Viss/status/67…

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Oh VERY nice work today, Mr Walkley-winning @davpope! twitter.com/davpope/status…

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Mmmm. I haven’t been porked that good at breakfast for years. Sated.

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Yes. Instead, blame gluten. Or lizards. Or woodwind instruments in general. twitter.com/policynetwork/…

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@JohnPollock6 @leftocentre Yes, as you’ll have read in paragraph two of the story.

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How long before people saying “I’m an innovator” is as cringeworthy as Christopher Pyne Woof’s “I’m a fixer”?

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“Texas Plumber Sues Car Dealer After His Truck Ends Up on Syria’s Front Lines”, with his name still on it. nytimes.com/2015/12/15/us/…

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@glengyron @jeamland Wow. I like the idea of spending £400,000 an hour and still looking like trash.

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Chilli pork shoulder hash, poached eggs, etc. instagram.com/p/_SSaCLiFuy/

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@NathanaelB I think it’s time to end the mollycoddling.

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Mooning above the ring is always the best posture, yes. twitter.com/CosmicRami/sta…

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Except for Muslims and so on, obviously. That would be rude. So they’d be covered in tahini and haloumi.

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Yes. Not just me, but the whole set. And all the guests. Stripped down to their underwear and covered in it. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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I would do breakfast television properly.

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“Visit the REAL arse-end of the planet!”

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This idea has much merit.

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In fact the whole thing could be like a huge hairy-arse theme park.

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The kiddies would love it.

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So the passengers on the Celebrity Fistula would have to use a little gangway to disembark and climb into Sydney through the wombat’s arse.

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“Sorry, Celebrity Fistula, you can’t dock in Sydney today, the wombat’s corkin’ the Heads,” they’d say.

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The wombat would be arse-out, of course, so that when ships couldn’t come in they’d be presented with a 2km wide hairy wombat arse.

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Australia could protect Sydney Harbour from rising tides by wedging a giant artificial wombat between Sydney Heads.

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Tue plan, supplemental: A draft plan is just a plan, and just a draft. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tue plan, draft: Write for @zdnetaustralia; certain geeky tasks; certain design tasks; certain podcast tasks; not drink beer all afternoon.

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“Giarrrrb crfabbun brrrrrrrrrdddmdd!”

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[Architect falls to floor in stupor, mutters “Giant crash-burn bird!” Indonesia gives him 562 trillion rupiah.] twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“So Jaartaaaaaa [hic] wha’s cool yeah? [hic] We protect you with a giant crash-burn bird!” citylab.com/weather/2015/1… pic.twitter.com/Qy9D1bgeJZ

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Sorry, I mean “Critical 0-day remote command execution vulnerability in Joomla. Patch now.”

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Hey Joomla users, you’re being fucked over again. Better be quick. blog.sucuri.net/2015/12/remote…

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I just did a phenomenally big poo.

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viejaviajes Of course I sign my international climate agreements with a baguette pen pic.twitter.com/3XYRej2MFK

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Tuesday. It’d be easier if they were arranged in some sort of logical order. Tuesday.

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