Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 21st, 2016

Anyway, I’m going away now.

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@GlavenCrocker I don’t believe you. You have wine with bubbles in it.

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Oh, and it wasn’t 5000 years ago.

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I saw pits like these in Tanzania. Except there was no vegetation, and each pit had kids digging for diamonds. twitter.com/DrSueOosthuize…

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JustAGirIThing someone write this pic.twitter.com/6NmtxogzK7

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Being attacked by a moth.

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oberonsghost I’m still giggling like a 13-yo school-girl everytime I realise that from now on, the FBI will be known as back-door men.

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All of America is Bat Country now, @JustJimWillDo

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Yep, this would really work for me. twitter.com/thehill/status…

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I’ll be popping down to Ultimo to set fire to a certain national broadcaster very, very soon. twitter.com/tfswebb/status…

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@NewtonMark @smperris I know of a number of movies with a similar problem.

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bach4life This should be used to explain how to visualize object-oriented software in action. pic.twitter.com/88NHW8RWeO

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@smperris Yep, pausing a VHS tape leaves the play head moving diagonally across the same frame / piece of tape. Stopping, um, stops it.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 298: Loving* the fatigue, and an observation” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/29… pic.twitter.com/PfNUkWFe0k

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LeeLinChinSBS It was on the auto cue. You’re not special. twitter.com/danielaritorto…

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News version of that radio spot: ” Simple tricks to double your phone’s battery life and halve your data usage” abc.net.au/news/2016-02-1…

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New blog post: “Talking smartphone battery life on @abckimberley”, 9 min audio from Wed. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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Copyright101 Fun patent of the day! Lost the bottle opener at work? I got ya! Patent 7380349 [6/3/08] pic.twitter.com/EGnBBjjkUZ

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RealNickHodge I wonder if Mugabe is pro- or anti- Sydney lockout laws?`

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@R_Chirgwin @Pollytics Not really. T’was “nazi dominatrix cartoon” and a bit of scrolling. There’s a whole genre of Nazi S&M out there.

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semibogan Maybe this whole Linux Mint hax was just a ploy to try to make it the year of Linux on the desktop

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mikko One of the most common Linux distributions was replaced with a trojanized version, via a Word Press vulnerability. blog.linuxmint.com/?p=2994

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@incorrect Sure, but upclowning would be something else.

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SwiftOnSecurity Jeb blew through $100 million without anything to show for it, so he should have a great career at Yahoo.

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RealNickHodge LIZARD SOONG twitter.com/siphilp/status…

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Can someone at @mashable explain why this is a “weird person”? I mean, without coming across as an ignorant cunt? twitter.com/mashable/statu…

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Castrating vegans. Now why didn’t I think of that before? twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@nancycato1 Out of curiosity, do you spend a lot of time sitting under bridges?

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@michaelneale @R_Chirgwin They’re more like a Balmain big than a lobster in taste, but in that territory.

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@R_Chirgwin Yeah, you’d want them to get a decent grip on the bait before going at them with the bucket.

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@nancycato1 “Up on the Murray” is an odd euphemism. But I am coining words for moving data to and from The Cloud.

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@R_Chirgwin Oh, there’s THAT many of them? We had to leave the traps in the dam overnight.

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I might also try another push to be people to adopt the words “upcloud” and “downcloud”.

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Make dinner, then the other two blog posts, I think. And then several hours of my lame vampire impression.

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@R_Chirgwin Oh excellent! Now, can I be arsed making a trap or three, or should I just grab a couple at a fishing gear shop?

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“A yabby is a crayfish but a cray is not a yabby: what’s in a name?” (Feb 2013) theconversation.com/a-yabby-is-a-c… pic.twitter.com/0kSRj4hz3T

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@R_Chirgwin Why? Surely you can’t catch yabbies down there?

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New blog post, belated: “Weekly Wrap 297: Melbourne, with yabby and fatigue” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/29… pic.twitter.com/5Gt4qbLCkN

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Hmmm. I forgot to record my @BreakfastNews appearance from 11 Feb. I’ll see if I can hunt that down tomorrow.

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New blog post: “Talking surveillance and privacy on ABC @774melbourne”, 19 min audio from 10 Feb. stilgherrian.com/conversations/…

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markparton We have our first cordless iron….and it apparently gets you dancing while ironing. This should be good. pic.twitter.com/lirMmKbQQi

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JebBush Confirmed: The Peachoid is still standing. Thanks for saving it, @Frank_Underwood. pic.twitter.com/fKsAbr0s7B

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“We Have To Help Kanye”, explains Mr Colbert. youtube.com/watch?v=SHSgB6… Indeed, a MUST fund Mr West’s idea for “emoticon auto correct”.

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jepayneMSFT The reality of most ‘advanced’ attackers: pic.twitter.com/MrMUeeUsxq

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Oh Earthlings, I do so love your planet. twitter.com/NorthernlionLP…

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GonzoHacker Isn’t this what CS Lewis said Jesus must be if not the Son of God? twitter.com/modestproposal…

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SwiftOnSecurity Just throwing this out there twitter.com/swiftonsecurit…

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Sun plan, part 2: Cleaning, thinking and blog posts, in between the random waves of fatigue. More of the latter than the former, I suspect.

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NicholasFryer 6yo looking for Wimpy Kid book: Where’s “The Ugly Truth”?
Me, shambling towards coffee: All around you, kid, aaaall around you.

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SortaBad Oh. My. God. pic.twitter.com/CnyhBDtQrq

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What’s Jason Donovan doing these days?

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Oh, and @GreenJ? Did we we hear whether @TheVeronicas managed to sort out that baby business? twitter.com/TheVeronicas/s…

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Oh, I’d never thought of sending Marcia Hines to sort out Afghanistan. Good thinking @GreenJ! twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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And that candidate in Texas is even worse. twitter.com/jeffsonstein/s…

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susanhall3837 @BadAlbumCovers Some people shouldn’t watch Flash Gordon & some girls can’t wear skirts w/o flashing a full beaver) pic.twitter.com/hUwSEgWQsu

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I’ll tell you one thing, this year’s US Presidential campaign is saving me a fortune on drugs.

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ICUDrEd I don’t even know why I’m bothering to say this, but Muslim funerals aren’t held in mosques twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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“If you have an appetite for this sort of thing, follow the Bruner campaign on the Texas Freedom Network’s website.” tfn.org/2016-elections…

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Original: “LONE STAR LOONS: Obama’s homosexual past, Karl Marx on climate change, and baby dinos on the ark” washingtonspectator.org/lone-star-loon…

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Oh well everything suddenly makes sense now. All of it. Every single thing. twitter.com/xeni/status/70…

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@jeamland I’d prefer you hold you head down in a bathtub full of wet cement for fifteen minutes.

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Sun plan, supplemental: Anyone making “kangaroo egg” jokes, or even thinking of doing to, should now punch themselves in the face.

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Sun plan, part 1: Kangaroo sausages and eggs, asparagus, mushroom, tomato; figure out Sun plan, part 2.

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NickBryantNY Almost 40 per cent of Trump supporters in South Carolina wish the south had won the civil war. pic.twitter.com/7iF5ScYKyG

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@broomstick33 Wow, that’s two or three years out of date. He’s in the US and running for POTUS.

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I hope this isn’t just figuratively, for the same of television itself. twitter.com/officialmcafee…

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Sunday. You didn’t pull on this string at all, did you? Oh. I see. Why in God’s name did you do that? Really? You idiot. Sunday.

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