Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 27th, 2016

“Hillary Clinton wants an all homosexual army.” twitter.com/gilbertjasono/…

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gilbertjasono I used Google Autocomplete to write mini-biographies of each candidate fusion.net/story/273639/p… pic.twitter.com/hJtw92CsNU

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@JohnBirmingham Mate, if you keep writing about subterranean demons, then eventually, well… it was nice knowing you.

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sigfig if you have 6 dollars, and you spend 2 dollars, how many dollars do you have left?

1. $3.9999999999
2. $4.0000000001
3. INF
4. -INF

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sigfig floating point money

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VICEUK I drilled a hole in my own skull to stay high forever bit.ly/1o5y2TH pic.twitter.com/zt4QxjYMJ2

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Hey here’s another one, @PharmGuildAus. But it’s OK, I know you’ve got security “largely solved”. twitter.com/securityaffair…

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IT’S GETTING SERIOUS NOW PEOPLE. twitter.com/andrewsholl/st…

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Gawd, this thing just looks SO Russian… twitter.com/Marco_Langbroe…

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So do nurses, doctors, orderlies, cleaners, visitors… twitter.com/TroelsOerting/…

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@bernietb @glengyron Yes. And don’t get me started on “Radelaide”…

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@NewtonMark @CASABriefing Thanks. This may be slightly more detail than I need right now.

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@bernietb Hmmm. Maybe I need to check with someone’s database then.

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@bernietb Perhaps, but I’m curious to see if “heaps good” is still a marker of the Adelaide dialect of Australian English.

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@bernietb Ask them if they’re from Adelaide.

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Kill them twice if the next word is “antics”. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Another lot I’ll kill are copywriters who describe comedy movies or TV programs as “zany”, “wacky” or “crazy”.

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Do you know who else I’ll kill when I’m Tsar of Australia? Any publisher who tags their satire “satire”.

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MooseAllain History is deleted by the victors.

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@grum @doctormcdougall [Nods appreciatively. Continues munching popcorn slowly.]

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grum Solves the overpopulation problem.

Downside is that Tumblr goes out of business.

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grum Startup idea: robots who monitor social media & brutally murder anyone who says “I’m dying/I’m dead” in response to a barely humerous thing.

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Oh, and since the basketball is on, “Bjorn’s make up tips for blackface” youtube.com/watch?v=ALudjI…

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Well this is explains a number of things, but also raises a number of questions. twitter.com/gths/status/70…

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@NewtonMark I assume that since yours is an experimental-licensed aircraft that you don’t have to be, and are not, a LAME.

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Pro Tip: Always put your plane back together properly. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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This is completely different linguistically from ironic or sarcastic parenthetical hashtags. languagelog.ldc.upenn.edu/nll/?p=3671

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@MikeCarlton01 @prestontowers @abcnewsSydney My “going feral”, I’m hoping you mean we’ll let her loose in some remote part of the outback?

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@R_Chirgwin @LucasJamesAU I guess what we need is some sort of massive environmental catastrophe…

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@LucasJamesAU @R_Chirgwin Indeed, hitting all federal and state departmental sites would be a plan.

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Digging my own grave.

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@R_Chirgwin Just as an aside, you chase the rabbits, not the holes.

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@joshgnosis Well, that’s presumably because she saw a family resemblance…

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realDonaldTrump@JamColley: We need to put aside partisan politics and realise the greatest thing we can do is work together to get Mr.T elected president.

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@R_Chirgwin Ah, so there’s still MONTHS of shouting and swearing at Google to endure. Gotcha. [Ducks.]

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TheMediaTweets Killer spider = spider
Eats = bites
Footie ace = Wrexham player
Exclusive = as seen in The Sun and on Twitter pic.twitter.com/nbMuER4NoT

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BatCountryWord It’s a bit funny how mad people can get at you when you simply show them the facts.

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Hey environmental types, @R_Chirgwin is looking for graduate recruitment programs for Number One Son with a First Class Honours. Pointers?

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@R_Chirgwin I’m just brainstorming other ways of getting a shortlist of potential employers. Tho isn’t March a bit last for graduate entry?

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@R_Chirgwin Search LinkedIn for people who graduated from that course in the last five years, see where they work, check those firms’ sites.

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@R_Chirgwin If I now recommend LinkedIn you’ll explode, won’t you.

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@R_Chirgwin At dinner time on a Saturday night? Get a grip.

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@R_Chirgwin Or, you know, just swear and shout on Twitter.

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@R_Chirgwin Think laterally, and put in better words. Recruitment. Application form. Register. Applications close.

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@R_Chirgwin Also, according to this page, “term” will turn off automatic stemming for that search term. googleguide.com/tips.html

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@R_Chirgwin Go for the phrase “graduate recruitment” or “graduate employment”.

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@R_Chirgwin I’m not quite what you mean there, but what are you after? Is it something you can search for elsewhere?

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@R_Chirgwin Yes you would. You always have a complaint. :P

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@R_Chirgwin Use advanced search, you twat, which has include and exclude of exact words.

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Yes, @PharmGuildAus, security is “largely solved”. Idiots. twitter.com/essobi/status/…

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Hey everyone, @PharmGuildAus reckons security is “largely solved”, so we can all go home. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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@myrcurial Yep, I posted the link to the video just before. Nice piece of work.

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@Asher_Wolf Ah, my mistake, sorry. (That’s why I always put the headlines in quote marks. People still get it wrong.)

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This really is an all-purpose reaction image… pic.twitter.com/mobRlNM3mM

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@Asher_Wolf Oh you n00b. Everybody is everybody else’s best friend all the time.

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Do these fuckwits imagine that covering part of their lower face means the locals won’t know exactly who they are? twitter.com/stephaniiimedi…

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GonzoHacker This just in: Everyone has gone nuts, nothing makes sense anymore

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I had not seen this before, but this Canadian view of the US elections echoes my own. amp.twimg.com/v/0bc442b9-49d… Watch and learn, America.

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@NuclearAnthro @RealNickHodge @reubenacciano @AtomicAnalyst I literally live out of a couple of suitcases, with all else in storage.

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@NuclearAnthro @RealNickHodge @reubenacciano @AtomicAnalyst For the last 5 years I’ve been “temporarily” at @bunjaree. I’m “no fixed abode”.

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“Special Atomic Demolition Munition SADM Delivery by Parachutist-Swimmer ca1965 Sandia Nat’l Labs” youtube.com/watch?v=n4NZmP… HT @AtomicAnalyst

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@NuclearAnthro @RealNickHodge @reubenacciano @AtomicAnalyst Yep, I saw the book, and this very minute I’m looking for an ebook version.

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@NuclearAnthro @mletterle @AtomicAnalyst Yeah this is where dragging @SenatorLudlam into this thread could be fun. ;)

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@NuclearAnthro @mletterle @AtomicAnalyst I’m… I’m getting a little moist now, Martin. Project Orion. Swoon.

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Yes! The Ford Nucleon! See, @SenatorLudlam, this is why your mob is so wrong. Look what we missed! twitter.com/AtomicAnalyst/…

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This is basically why Elon Musk is softcock. pic.twitter.com/AmJiA2LcME

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst Hah! I was using that atomic car promo as my Twitter avatar for a while.

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst @nuclearmuseum I do so want to do a Cold War / Atomic Age tour of the US.

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Steve Stevens’ “Atomic Playboys” youtube.com/watch?v=r1VacS… HT @RealNickHodge

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SwiftOnSecurity oh fuck its the illuminati
were all pawns pic.twitter.com/0UTRjhUBEv

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Vice Admiral William H P Blandy, who is not an atomic playboy. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_H… youtube.com/watch?v=IE06EC…

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@RealNickHodge Yeah, look, I know, but different eras. Also, “I am not an atomic playboy” is a real grab from congressional [?] testimony.

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@AtomicAnalyst @NuclearAnthro Indeed. It was a very nukes-for-everything era.

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Hey @RealNickHodge, are you coping with all this atomic talk? Do I need to send someone around with a box of tissues?

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst Ah yes, the Regulus was what I was thinking of, thank you.

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst Well even then, the Loon (as pictured)? Was there a USN equivalent to the Snark? pic.twitter.com/lDFWV1ZBiY

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prestontowers A car has turned over on the Great Western Highway between Warrimoo and Valley Heights westbound. Avoid going up the Mountain if you can.

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VIOLET MIST’s original name was better: BLUE BADGER.

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Oh, and since I’m typing ancient trigger words into Twitter, I’ll add LANYARD, GAMBIT, PURPLE POSSUM, and VIOLET MIST.

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@AtomicAnalyst I don’t suppose you have a handy link to HD footage of STARFISH PRIME ?

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UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE GRABLE atomic test, 1953. HD film transfer. This is only 15kt, about the same as WWII weapons. youtube.com/watch?v=OIusnr…

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@AtomicAnalyst Oh yes! I’d forgotten these had been declassified.

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst So he opposite of inkjet printers. If only they’d understood the business model. Give away the artillery…

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@AtomicAnalyst @NuclearAnthro That’s what I mean. Not just the size, of course, but the G-forces when it’s fired. Damn fine engineering.

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@sylmobile Here they are on the way back. Australia aged them terribly. pic.twitter.com/Jja2UX99ue

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@SnarkyPlatypus Close to the pub, too. They do a good lunch.

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@WillPJK The interwoven threads of the Space Age and the Atomic Age have always fascinated me.

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Ah, the W9 280mm nuclear artillery shell! en.wikipedia.org/wiki/W9_(nucle… Photo from UPSHOT-KNOTHOLE GRABLE test, 1953. pic.twitter.com/BVo0v5MAbx

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@AtomicAnalyst @NuclearAnthro You certainly can, Sir. I was always astounded that something like the W9 existed so early.

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If you’ve only just joined us today, welcome, and please enjoy this tweet in all its glory. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@NuclearAnthro @AtomicAnalyst Either way, there’s never anything in my price range. Sulk.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I was thinking that conceding any sort of ground to the other would be the key difficulty.

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He will. President Trump will simply eat the North Pole. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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Actually, on a second moment’s reflection… Yeah. Yes. Yes, he doespic.twitter.com/oWvdL2iPAyAy

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Tim_Beshara Does jet fuel melt steel beams? Are chemtrails real? Is fluoride in the water supply a form of mind control? pic.twitter.com/qSDa6WBFBj

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@reubenacciano Thank you. So far there’s no reference to her in this context, but… yeah, best I move on now.

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@nickschadegg Well, their voicemail anyway. But just because he worked for a criminal conspiracy that doesn’t mean he’s a criminal.

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Well that second fact is handy, cos it’ll save you having to kill any of them. twitter.com/expectproblems…

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@reubenacciano Oh indeed. I just have a pathologically odd sense of curiosity.

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@reubenacciano Great. Now you’ve got me Googling “ann coulter hysterectomy” and my God does this rabbit hole go deep.

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Oh yeah. Trigger warning: It’s Piers Morgan.

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This entire thread is either satire or someone workshopping lyrics for their new Dunning-Kruger tribute band. twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…

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Useless nap was useless.

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Yes, Reince, yes I’m sure that’s what we all saw. [Pats head gently.] twitter.com/Reince/status/…

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@arcadiagt5 What makes you think I understand any of this?

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Yes, BRING BACK TONY. But not until I’ve had a chance to place my bet. pic.twitter.com/06OeeLwkOQ

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zackster BRING BACK TONY

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Or if you prefer another world’s best music video, John McAfee’s “We the People” youtube.com/watch?v=wTj2lh…

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For those who missed it during the week, the world’s best music video. UKIP’s “Britain’s Coming Home” youtube.com/watch?v=BBi-KX…

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axmcc *klaxon sounds* pic.twitter.com/zCME5DWDML

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“… according to The Age Paper from Melbourne Town.twitter.com/jonkudelka/sta…c3

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I think I might just retweet this every half hour for the whole weekend. It’s such excellent content. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Frightening, maybe. True, almost, but not quite. You seem to have forgotten Cliev. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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Noted digital forensics consultant @piersmorgan, whose Masters in Computing Science must be caught up in the post. twitter.com/piersmorgan/st…

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HughRundle Exciting Adelaide. twitter.com/891adelaide/st…

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I think I might pitch a TV format to Seven. I’ll interview celebrities, without pants on, while Pauline Hanson bites the heads off kittens.

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Exactly, @Steve_Lockstep. It’s not done by sunlight, but by moonbeams, meringue tarts, and big wheels of cheese. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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Maybe @sunriseon7 could have sent in Pauline Hanson to strangle the little blighter. That’d be cheaper, right? twitter.com/sunriseon7/sta…

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Yes, yes, Tony. [Strokes hair gently.] Now just have your tablets and pop back to bed, there’s a good boy. twitter.com/smh/status/703…

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Politician logic! @TonyAbbottMHR in today’s @australian, via @vanOnselenP (my emphasis). pic.twitter.com/LUnZrVbad2

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@michaelneale I’ve no idea. But I might if someone ran amok with a gun.

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chrisjoregan Tony Abbott: Good On Me For Having A Go

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Since @sunriseon7 is going the Memory Hole route, here’s a screenshot. Note tweet and lower-third headline. pic.twitter.com/3vCajbVtIm

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The Irish are morons, you say? I see. twitter.com/franksting/sta…

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Mind you, who amongst us hasn’t thought of making liberal use of a gun in the @sunriseon7 studio? I know I have.

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Ah, @sunriseon7, always with the classy work. Nice caption. twitter.com/sunriseon7/sta…

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New “Welcome to Country” app (iOS only) tells you about the indigenous land you cross into. sbs.com.au/nitv/article/2… itunes.apple.com/au/app/welcome…

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@NicholasFryer No, you can’t put the kids in the dishwasher, gas masks or not.

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I see that Tony Abbott is helping* again. abc.net.au/news/2016-02-2…

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joshgnosis Free speech is so under attack that even former prime ministers are forced to have their opinions printed on newspaper front pages.

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Whatever happened to your spirit of scientific enquiry, @NicholasFryer? twitter.com/NicholasFryer/…

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In which @MalwareJake, who is more polite than me, explains the problem. Whereas I just tweeted “This is bullshit.” twitter.com/MalwareJake/st…

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TheAxeFalls Never underestimate the importance of good grammar, as @TheIndyPeople clearly did earlier today. pic.twitter.com/FC7vZrAXAv

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“Twitter’s missing manual”, by @eevee eev.ee/blog/2016/02/2…

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@0x1C “On the other end you have tools like vim, which consist exclusively of easter eggs.” eev.ee/blog/2016/02/2…

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@Drag0nista Oh think nothing of it. I spray out all manner of crap. ;) Nah, a good, clear summary of the week, I think.

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Oh, I can think of so many good reasons… ;twitter.com/BernardKeane/s…8p

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“How the PM spurned his most devoted supporters”, writes @Drag0nista thenewdaily.com.au/news/2016/02/2…

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mmasnick The @FBI has responded to my FOIA request asking why it took down its recommendation to encrypt phones. pic.twitter.com/4hJyqw9UJm

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@ApostrophePong The title on that photo is “The Perils of Smoking”.

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@ainsliegrotto Thank you. Perhaps I should post them again tomorrow. ;)

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@ApostrophePong Yes. 26 August 2002, according to the metadata.

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@RockBand @UCLA_Law @SwiftOnSecurity To add to the mix, there’s a couple “distinctive headstock” trademarks there that belong to @Fender. ;)

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Actually no, @ApostrophePong, THIS is my favourite photo of you. ;) pic.twitter.com/sMCIQpgIen

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@ApostrophePong Well you’re usually behind the camera, right? I’ve gotten used to seeing myself on TV and so on. I’m immune to that effect.

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@ApostrophePong Yes, Cowra. You saw the dawn light, grabbed the camera, and zoomed out of the motel. I saw what you saw, and followed.

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That said, @ApostrophePong, this remains the favourite photo I’ve ever taken of you. pic.twitter.com/CsS0XLt00w

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Yes, @ApostrophePong, that’s very much your in-the-zone face. Remember this one? pic.twitter.com/Uh51TrLclz

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I’m sure this isn’t the same day in Bangkok, @expectproblems, but @ApostrophePong was usually this intense at work. pic.twitter.com/NgwqEVjQ3G

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I must admit, @expectproblems, that @ApostrophePong’s “Bangkok Express” remains a favourite. Love the music. vimeo.com/2876208

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And now, @expectproblems, I’m reminded of @ApostrophePong’s “Identity Crisis” vimeo.com/12728402

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@expectproblems This gets to the kind of thing I’d set as a class exercise. Give everyone the same batch of footage and get them to edit it.

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@expectproblems Perhaps. I’ve always been a bit of a minimalist in these matters.

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“Better” music isn’t quite the right word, @expectproblems. Something a little less hectic, paced for the ocean not the dancefloor.

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Yes, @expectproblems. Fun to watch, not so much to listen to. I’m tempted to re-cut that footage with better music. twitter.com/expectproblems…

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And in larger ship, the 345m container ship Skagen Maersk..youtube.com/watch?v=PmlTk_…8G

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Psalm 107, in case you’re wondering. biblegateway.com/passage/?searc… How that distant echo stuck in this heathen’s memory is a mystery.

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“They that go down to the sea in ships, that do business in great waters; These see the works of the Lord, and his wonders in the deep.”

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shinesseafood This is what fisherman do to catch your supper. @MeatPeter @SuperValuIRL @IrishFoodGuide @gnelis @nevenmaguire pic.twitter.com/IFEYGmTNMs

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This is more or less my view from @bunjaree right now. (Photo 8 Dec 2011) pic.twitter.com/qNMyhypeho

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Saturday. Poor donkey. The poor, poor donkey. How could you even be part of this? Saturday.

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