Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 19th, 2016

couriermail In Saturday’s @couriermail abuse claims hit Cardinal George Pell on the eve of his testimony before royal commission pic.twitter.com/EnehoEEqFl

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Truly fascinating interview on political “opposition research” by @onthemedia’s @Bobosphere (14 min audio) onthemedia.org/story/dark-art…

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Farting spectacularly. Truly symphonic.

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A friend of mine once had a parrot that could quote AC/DC lyrics. twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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Well, I dunno… Have you got picstwitter.com/danilic/status…ak

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Without Tropfest there’d be “no platform for the most exciting young voices in Australian film”? Yeah, NONE AT ALL. FFS get over yourselves.

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And Jesus Christ, giving $100k to Tropfest to give to consultants for a business plan? Not a single cent to making films? Haha fuck off.

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HAHAHAHAHA. Fuck Tropfest. It started well, it had a good run, but can we move on now? twitter.com/danilic/status…

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Investors have all manner of choices for investing their money for profit (and good fortune to them!) but everybody needs a place to live.

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The very idea that a government talks about housing as “investment” well ahead of as citizens’ “homes” is kind of obscene, I think.

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This cartoon also contains excellent trebuchet work. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@firstdogonmoon Are you going to eat them all now, or save some for the weekend?

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vornietom Exec 1: You see Black Mirror?
Exec 2: Yeah, the future is so scary
Exec 1: ok cool so I have this idea for a thing: pic.twitter.com/fojQsnqSYP

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BrainlessMuzzos Bernard has no penis. twitter.com/BernardKeane/s…

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GreenJ quite possibly australians are. these socially destructive muck sheets are not. twitter.com/theprojecttv/s…

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@Retrovertigo Hmmm. Both are good options. Can’t it be both?

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delwyn @jeamland @stilgherrian guaranteed to make you cringe!

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jeamland Presented by @stilgherrian: The Fringe Minge Syringe Binge Festival

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Ah the Flailing Pixies! I’ve got all their albums. twitter.com/MarkDiStef/sta…

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Also, MERINGUE.

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jeamland @stilgherrian Pretty sure a Minge Festival is at least a little bit different.

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Spoonyman @stilgherrian cringe

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Also, SYRINGE.

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Remember, folks, FRINGE rhymes with MINGE.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’re not, which is why some of the longer-running ones now have a fringe to the Fringe.

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I have no idea what is happening inside @jeamland’s head right now, and I would like to keep it that way.

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“Make the whole country seethe with a high-pitched campaign for producing green-house vegetables!”

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“Decisively improve the fishing industry of the country by making a revolution in it!”

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“Let’s give a decisive solution to the problem of consumer goods!”

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“Become the sparks setting fire to the hearts of the masses and detonators giving full play to their mental power!”

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@reselsnark @dobes @paulbam3 @ScooterDMC @rohan_p I have enough trouble dealing with my own emotional states without dictating others’.

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I dunno, @JohnBirmingham, I think you might be more lionie than I am.

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JohnBirmingham 1. No racial references
2. You need at least 6 tweets for a rant
3. Lefitis isn’t a real word.
4. ‘Lionie’ isn’t anything.

KPIs smashed.

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zephstefkrysezi That’s about as racist a rant get your leftitis treated lionie twitter.com/JohnBirmingham…

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@dobes So, what if I get @paulbam3 @ScooterDMC @rohan_p and others to send in videos, and I can edit them into a music video?

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Apart from me, you mean? Because that happens every couple of hours. twitter.com/dobes/status/7…

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@weigh4d @MinhKular I only commute once or maybe twice a week, usually.

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Alternatively, “He might make rents affordable again.” twitter.com/David_Speers/s…

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nigelcameron Yes it is. RT @GreatDismal RT @Durf: No, you’re right, it certainly isn’t that. pic.twitter.com/ofVX5g4UTL

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nicchristensen Sharri Markson defamation suit aims to test boundaries of antisemitism theguardian.com/media/2016/feb…

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The dinosaurs, with their piddly little forepaws, also had trouble with croissants. theguardian.com/business/2016/…

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@adammudhen @leonadato A good size, yes, and also starting to get a bit stroppy.

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How many years of the Federation have there NOT been a Downer in the Australian Parliament?

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Leaving the gnome to his work.

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@ApostrophePong Well the whole thing is pretty special, but the music and the formation neck-stretching are both pretty good.

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leonadato Movie idea: aliens intend to wipe out humanity, but land in Australia(instead of the usual USA) & don’t last 2 hrs. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Dealing with the gnome.

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Australia is so excellent.

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Oh, and the fact that it’s blue rings are showing means it’s alarmed.

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Hah! (For non-Australians, this is the blue-ringed octopus, whose bite is so toxic you’ll be dead in 10 mins.) twitter.com/GordyPls/statu…

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austmus Calling Aussie birders! Add to the int’l Backyard Bird Count til 1 Mar: gbbc.birdcount.org pic.twitter.com/o11O68EmH8

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My attention has been drawn to this tweet, which has sound. mobile.twitter.com/drew/status/70…

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Jason_Chatfield Woohoo! 24 hr pork! pic.twitter.com/eNm1aCNagA

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PoliticsFairfax EXCLUSIVE: Turnbull government prepares to lose 10 seats as PM urged to call snap election smh.com.au/federal-politi… pic.twitter.com/vKnJ33EKkM

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“The Wrongheaded Belief That Every Business Should Scale Up” theatlantic.com/business/archi…

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@GreenJ Or a brand name for a gentleman’s product for the removal of body hair.

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I have just been informed that there is no longer a roundabout in Basingstoke.

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Pollytics That’s it - we’re all done. twitter.com/WoefulAuspol/s…

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mearesy Budget 2016 pic.twitter.com/SdsltNed2k

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Just an quick note to everyone inventing magic schemes to solve the Apple/FBI dilemma: 96% of the world’s people are Not America.

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joshgnosis He sold three units, names a new trustee, and has an Arts Centre pass. No Rolex watches. twitter.com/AusDisclosure/…

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1petermartin Mmm.. Quiet ‘Legal Scrub’ Of TPP Makes Massive Change To Copyright Penalties Without Telling Anyone: goo.gl/iGQQ90 @techdirt

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FrankPasquale Tech firms are never to blame. It’s always a “bad apple,” “rogue engineer,” etc. (Powers & Jablonski, Real Cyberwar) pic.twitter.com/sKy1yqxQVm

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@GreenJ Mine was always natural, never coloured, but often very long and very curly.

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Can we stop calling it the “gig economy”? There’s nothing cool about finely-sliced shitty-conditions piecework. twitter.com/WSJecon/status…

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@GreenJ Are the any photos of the Goth Frog?

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mearesy Official: “I’m not trying to be difficult… I’ll take that question on notice”
Senator Wong: … pic.twitter.com/MhL2V9xfZg

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glengyron Yo @Pontifex could we get a ruling on this abomination? pic.twitter.com/QnZyKJVZZn

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I love* it how politicians like @jeff_kennett just spout feelpinions without bothering with facts. Will he retract? twitter.com/aussexparty/st…

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m1k3y /opens AirBNB twitter.com/DrLindseyFitz/…

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Maybe instead we stack all the vendor “threat landscape reports” (thinly veiled marketing guff) into a huge bonfire. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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“If you doubt my credentials, Google ‘neocon sex kitten’ and see whose name is the only name that appears.” twitter.com/kashhill/statu…

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SimonParkin The 1917 board game “Suffragetto,” where players compete as police or suffragettes to defend their political bases: pic.twitter.com/TOWKUIHPbU

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Seems legit. Can someone lend me $500? pic.twitter.com/jCekUR5bGL

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Actually, it looks more like he’s chewing the face off a wombat or something. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Title of my children’s book: “Christopher’s Invisible Sandwich” pic.twitter.com/JvhXLC9o7s

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“Show us yer magic pudding, Scott!” twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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I have visions too, but most of the time I can differentiate between achievable real-world goals and daft fantasies. twitter.com/3AW693/status/…

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Oops, at first glance I thought this was Alan Jones. twitter.com/TheRealKerryG/…

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“Russian Su-35s Are Making It a Point to Shadow Western Strike Planes Over Syria”, and they do have a point. russia-insider.com/en/military/ru…

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“McAfee will break iPhone crypto for FBI in 3 weeks or eat shoe on live TV” arstechnica.com/staff/2016/02/… That’s John McAfee, not the company.

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“Apple is not being asked to backdoor iPhones: Australian Children’s eSafety Commissioner”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@ResignInShame OK, I’ll see how I’ll go. I’d be going through there, so at the very least I’ll throw rocks and you and spit and stuff.

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vexmark Nothing can stop humanity, from achieving its maximum potential. pic.twitter.com/4cyOTWtYTw

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Fri plan, supplemental: The execution of this plan depends on the timing and frequency of the random fatigue waves. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Fri plan, draft: Deal with comms and scheduling backlog; break at 1100 Skype interview; late lunch and shopping, Katoomba; TGIF.

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Wow, he’s now even cooler than in the original video. twitter.com/snipeyhead/sta…

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ELLEmagazine If you arent looking at these Westminster dog show photos WHAT ARE YOU DOING WITH YOUR LIFE? trib.al/lLSywfp pic.twitter.com/qhPx6i2Btu

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A sad day. So now we crowdsource a lot of money and send it to Mosc… ohtwitter.com/MoscowTimes/st…xJ

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You may live another day, Canberra… [Flips safety latch back over LAUNCH button.twitter.com/ABCcameramatt/…6P

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@OZloop By “excellent” I mean that it sets out its position with clarity, not that I necessarily agree with it.

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SwiftOnSecurity Its funny how Reddit loves putting links on the front page about how smoking weed doesn’t make you a loser who surfs the Internet all day. 🤔

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These first four words are excellent advice in so many circumstances… twitter.com/sherro58/statu…

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@Kieran_Gilbert Oh I’m not having a go. Congrats, in fact. I’m just continuing a recent joke, and doing so badly pre-coffee. Deleted.

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Note than I’m not saying it’s “wrong” technically, but that it’s not about the technical aspects.

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Yes, this is indeed another excellent piece on Apple/FBI, at least politically. twitter.com/Andrew_Zammit/…

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“Australia’s future submarines: Why the combat system matters”, goes well beyond the obvious answer. lowyinterpreter.org/post/2016/02/1…

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bud_caddell Every home builder should leave one window in every home without a latch for the FBI to enter at any time. Totally reasonable.

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Having read all @troyhunt’s analysis of FBI/Apple, yes, it is indeed top-shelf work, technically and politically. troyhunt.com/2016/02/everyt…

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@bastardsheep That, yes, but so many other things too.

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I have now watched Archer series 1 through 5, and have learned many, many things.

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@ChiefDisrupter @R_Chirgwin Morning. Nic image, that, though yeah not as lovely as here right now.

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SBSNews Australian wins World Press Photo award bit.ly/1OivdDW pic.twitter.com/3tkt0pXmP7

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Those crimson rosellas really love munching on @R_Chirgwin’s almonds.

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@LadyCaroline1 I’m not going back into that dream. (Guarantees I’ll be in that dream every night for the next month.)

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@marcuskelson Do you get the annoying redhead guy playing fragments of Tangerine Dream tracks at the impromptu party at @R_Chirgwin’s place?

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thegrugq If they can fake the moon landing surely they can unlock an iPhone?

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You get on with whatever you were doing. I’ll just lie here for a while.

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Anyway, it ended up being Hunter S Thompson, and I’m exhausted.

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Yes, in my dreams I’m even complaining about the problems in my dream dreams.

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“This dream is stupid and you can’t even keep the spatial relationship between the plant nurser and the building site consistent.”

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Anyway, I woke up because part of my mind decided that the dream was just getting too damn complicated and annoying and the bad geography.

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I decided that I wouldn’t be operating power tools.

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This annoyed people.

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… because I couldn’t decide whether the words I was hearing in the inner dream were Laurie Anderson or Hunter S Thompson.

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I just woke up from a very complicated dream within a dream, where I couldn’t focus on explaining the Greek BBQ to unexpected guests…

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Friday. Open their skull and give it all a good stir with a spoon. If you have several subordinates, consider a hand-held blender. Friday.

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