Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 4th, 2016

A tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth. “Tony Ate… at Eight!” at 0800 AEDT, repeated 2000 AEDT, until I run out, or get bored.

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Tony Ate… at Eight! #5: Tony covets his neighbour’s sausage. (Photo via ABC Newsabc.net.au/am/content/201…Fpic.twitter.com/70VGU1AIb1b1

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@R_Chirgwin @19bk69 @stufromoz “You can save a lot here. This plan is too elaborate. Just give me the gun.”

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I hope they called this app “Sheehnr”. twitter.com/NickEvershed/s…

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dobes ACTUAL FRIDAY LIZARD pic.twitter.com/GSEL49OSCW

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Oh good, everything is under control in Australia. pic.twitter.com/gofDRUETZL

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Er, this headline misrepresents the story, @SBSNews. It was about publishing unchecked lies and failure of process. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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dizzylimit MT @OrrChris: Trump Jr holding a piece of dismembered elephant may be the best accidental metaphor ever. pic.twitter.com/tjq9QZ3flJ @Colvinius

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The_McJones OH: “I can’t believe I am googling donald trump penis”

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@leslienassar CYBERPATHOGEN! THERE MIGHT BE A CYBERPATHOGEN IN THE POTATO! WE NEED TO UNLOCK THE POTATO!

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I shall now listen to that classic composition, “Chronometer Yourself”by the Coloured Gentlemen of Ill Mood. youtube.com/watch?v=u31FO_…

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“Chronometer yourself”! I will calligraphy that advice to the full panoply of my employees in a memorandum! twitter.com/walkleys/statu…

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@rashasman @SnarkyPlatypus Oh NOW you’re talkin’! Where can I get one?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Sadly, the issue is that the iPhone DOESN’T have a magical unicorn. That’s the real disappointment here.

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True. @abcnews has really buried the lede on this one. twitter.com/ClintonDucas/s…

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GonzoHacker Before I start to panic — Trump is cool with weed, right?

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KatyTurNBC See how beautiful my hands are. They’re powerful hands - Trump to me in spin room

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BastardKeith Don’t be a Nosferatu. Be a Yesferatu. pic.twitter.com/pP4nQ5TiQV

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Yes, this will definitely* help. twitter.com/jonkudelka/sta…

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expectproblems Worst attempt to hide a body ever. RT @SenatorLudlam: we have completely hit the wall thx pic.twitter.com/L8vVuMBuDA

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Time until conspiracy theorists claim is was deliberate… 5… 4…twitter.com/lanesainty/sta…1Iuv3d

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@666canberra @lishfejer Bah. It’s “The Thick of It”, not this ancient stuff.

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ozconsoul So… they’re just beads then. “Scent-free aromabeads” at the local variety store. pic.twitter.com/kbX8QzBEqH

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@macgibbon I’ll be seeing you on Tuesday, unless you’ve already arranged for the Transit Van of Enlightenment to meet me at the airport. ;)

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@abaranov I suppose that depends how good the database is. And the public interest thing.

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RealNickHodge Emoji candidates VOMIT, CLOWN, PRINCESS, YMCA COWBOY DUDE, UP THE DUFF, FISTING, DUCK, LIZARD, SQUID unicode.org/emoji/charts/e… (ht @fekberg)

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A ‘startup ecosystem’ is NEVER ‘vital’. What is? Water supply, food, sanitation, housing, transport, healthcare… twitter.com/Idealaw/status…

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@mephiztopheleze So yeah, defamation hasn’t got anything to do with privacy law. Also, you are making a crap joke even worse. Stop it.

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mwyres It’s is sooooo on… twitter.com/samanthamaiden…

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Today’s inconvenient euphemism. twitter.com/dobes/status/7…

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Is Magic Water halal?

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Where is Paul Sheehan’s social media manager in all this?

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I have conduced a formal review into my internal processes and determined that I haven’t had lunch. I will rectify this problem immediately.

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“I have formally decided that it’s not my fault, and someone else has already been ejected from the airlock. Back to work, everybody.”

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How can an editor-in-chief effective run a ‘formal review’ the editorial process he himself runs? How can that even work?

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Wait. Here’s a question for the @smh. What or who was determined to be the fault that meant a slab of lies ran on the front page?

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@franksting To quote their liaison guy in Canberra, “The FBI is already aware of Stilgherrian”.

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@0x1C Also, I seem to have missed the memo. When am I meant to start on the biker speed?

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@0x1C I think I am infected with a CYBERPATHOGEN of some sort.

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Sheehan is finally ‘stood down’ from SMH. It took a while, but I see it was a ‘formal review’. twitter.com/bairdjulia/sta…

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ditzkoff Closing statements
KASICH: Ohio
RUBIO: Children
CRUZ: Soldiers
TRUMP: Penis

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FairfaxArchives In the Herald, March 4, 1967: The Postmaster-General gets stuck smh.com.au/comment/in-the… @smh @photosSMH pic.twitter.com/OCbqHR2cjd

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I might spend the rest of the day shouting CYBERPATHOGEN! at random people. It’d make about as much sense as anything else that’s happening.

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TheMurdochTimes Just. Stop. pic.twitter.com/KNlrUmKX5v

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umairh By 2040, Presidential debates were replaced by the American Ninja obstacle course and a three week stint on the Apprentice.

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Oh FFS. Using animated GIFs should be a capital offence. twitter.com/HillaryClinton…

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Some of us do this EVERY DAY, you know. twitter.com/standupkid/sta…

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CYBERPATHOGEN!

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CYBER PATHOGEN!

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I think I have a bit more shouting to do.

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@semibogan What’s “sometimes sexuality”?

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Oh FFS. CYBERPATHOGEN! CYBER PATHOGEN! How @gattaca will cope with this news? I am concerned. twitter.com/moylecroft/sta…

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Your giant neon vagina cannot distract me, @SnarkyPlatypus. Wait. That sounds wrong.

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I see I didn’t miss anything important. twitter.com/umairh/status/…

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Oh. I fell asleep.

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@ReneeStephen Periods aren’t my strongest point, obviously, but this does seem a bit personal.

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Hey Ladies, wanna tweet your friends’ menstrual cycles as part of our weird movie tie-in marketing campaign? pic.twitter.com/k5G5zhXlrO

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Donald Trump “splits GOP voters almost in two” and then, presumably, gnaws on their juicy, fatty flesh. twitter.com/NateSilver538/…

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@PlaneTalking @zzkt Actually, all those words have well-defined meanings in the world of programming languages.

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I can counter with this, @dobes, which I know is not the same. I has its charm. pic.twitter.com/Bfn3pC9N6D

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I think you need to know about this, @kcarruthers. I’m just curled up on the floor whimpering. twitter.com/zzkt/status/70…

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BernardKeane Disappointed in the lack of “Waleed Aly nailed it” tweets in my timeline today

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zzkt “an open source, high-level, multi-paradigm, object orientated programming language consisting of emojis” bit.ly/1p2Kg0u 🐋 🏁

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“The Eerie Sounds Of Saturn” youtube.com/watch?v=Sh2-P8… Not sure who tweeted this earlier, but @expectproblems needs to hear it.

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chris23 somewhere between impressive and ridiculous… but hey! The Future. twitter.com/ThisIsFusion/s…

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@dobes Will you be doing this terrible thing for long? I need to know if I need anything else to be jealous and angry about to hit quota.

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TheMediaTweets “They asked what? Oh no, they didn’t. I despair….” pic.twitter.com/RuXlIxpC8a

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nswpolice A statement from Supt Tony Crandell, spokesperson for Sexuality & Gender Diversity on behalf of the NSWPF. pic.twitter.com/INSeZDtlq7

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TheMediaTweets I think the picture is more likely to be proof the chimp just read the silly question… pic.twitter.com/ZPACVKF3WV

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JohnJohnsonson Imagine living like this. pic.twitter.com/HHg5mid0U2

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TheMediaTweets After careful consideration, I’m going to have to say… ‘No’. pic.twitter.com/8w5aMbWPzo

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@follysantidote Well obviously this day can’t come soon enough. Feminism is worse than global warming and Donald Trump combined!

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TheMediaTweets Still thinking… pic.twitter.com/lzcxDyLs7g

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TheMediaTweets Good question. Give me a minute… pic.twitter.com/u31Z4wjoqk

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@follysantidote I suppose UTS had something similar. I only do two lectures a year as a guest lecturer, so didn’t bother clicking through.

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Has someone got a good explainer on Australia’s Defence Trade Controls Act (DTCA) for @monsoontrader?

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So this was in the UTS staff notices this week. It begins. pic.twitter.com/nMXQmGlhL7

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Ziweeee America pic.twitter.com/Vv4VT3fsWL

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Yes, folks, @CyberSquirrel1 knows what’s going on.

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“The rise of American authoritarianism”, by @amandataub vox.com/2016/3/1/11127…

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GreenJ i … no .twitter.com/Wonkette/statu…vvXh

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joshsternberg you’re shitting me. twitter.com/NBCNews/status…

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FortuneMagazine PSA: Donald Trump does not operate a company twitter.com/polina_marinov…

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The coffee machine has regained its sanity. La machine à café a retrouvé sa santé mentale.

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This headline is really two separate band names. WAVES OF ANGER and SWAMP LIBERALS. Ping @LanguageLog. twitter.com/VinceRugari/st…

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So tempted to use this as my avatar. twitter.com/VinceRugari/st…

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Hmmm. I don’t seem to have received a heads-up email from Verizon about the new DBIR. Am I off their Xmas card list too?

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“Pirates hack into shipping company’s servers to identify booty”, writes @thepacketrat arstechnica.com/security/2016/…

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dufussy “He sleeps with the fishes.”
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“Uh, I don’t need to know about his fetishes, mate.” twitter.com/otherdanobrien…

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Labor is a bit scared? Good. I hope it’ll perk them up a bit. But with vision and policy, not beltway FUD. Ha right. twitter.com/Tim_Beshara/st…

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NewtonMark GOP primaries have descended to the point where they’re arguing about whether Hitler would’ve been worth voting for. Feeling safe?

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@PWB_inAus @R_Chirgwin Oh. I kinda meant “in each cup”. But apparently it’s just me with this problem.

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I see that @NewtonMark is questioning the narrative again this morning. He must really want them to send The Van.

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@christopherneal Forewarned, forearmed, etc, right? And you have TWO forearms already, so that makes three.

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This will be the line that ultimately bring down Pell. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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@nephstar Thanks for that. I hadn’t seen that incident, but I do know of crims hacking container shipping databases to avoid customs checks.

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So it seems @Steve_Lockstep is also part of this week’s dangerous escapades in blockchain land. Welcome, Comrade. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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So is a like a ? Because that’s pretty much like a .

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kcarruthers Is Tony Abbott the Liberal’s Mark Latham?

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FarrellPF It’s usually illegal to publish Australian Crime Commission transcripts - in this case we’ve put them online here scribd.com/doc/301364762/…

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“‘A form of intimidation’: inside Australia’s most secretive law enforcement body”, writes @FarrellPF theguardian.com/australia-news… A must-read.

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Fri plan, draft: Administrivia; lunch and shopping, Katoomba; organise next week; review podcast script; TGIF.

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@penbo @FIVEaaBreakfast I reckon you’re right, shame we can’t watch. Please say hi to @WGoodings from me. Break a leg.

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@ChiefDisrupter Ewwww. Avocado. [Shudder] You should scrape that sludge off your plate for starters.

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Actually, @penbo, I should’ve put my glasses back on and looked at the photo properly before tweeting. As you were. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Look, @penbo, I know you like to stir the possum, but you can’t commute in a swimming pool. Not even in Adelaide. twitter.com/penbo/status/7…

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Republican voters often like a bit of rough trade. twitter.com/TheFix/status/…

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phbarratt Living on a 5-acre block as I do, I’m a bit worried about whether Labor’s plan for negative gearing might cause a plague of mice or locusts.

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This is indeed an IMPORTANT WARNING. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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CarolineMikuta French winemakers threaten to block Tour de France after Chilean wine chosen as sponsor | via @Telegraph telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews…

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@trentyarwood I may or may not be sitting here cackling insanely to the solitude of the forest. I’m not, actually, that’s a better answer.

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And if you laid all the poo you ever did in your life end to end it’d stretch from London to Moscow and back. twitter.com/chris_bloke/st…

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oceanexplorer NEW ghostlike octopod likely undescribed species; seen on dive ~4300m deep: go.usa.gov/cw8vY pic.twitter.com/GMC7imUDUo

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A tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth. “Tony Ate… at Eight!” at 0800 AEDT, repeated 2000 AEDT, until I run out, or get bored.

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Tony Ate… at Eight! #5: Tony covets his neighbour’s sausage. (Photo via ABC Newsabc.net.au/am/content/201…Fpic.twitter.com/HEtk4hiJxoxo

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davidfrum None of this would be happening if we’d let Al Gore win that blinking recount

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lobs Taste of Streep : le compte Instagram qui met en scène Meryl Streep DANS de la nourriture l-obs.fr/21FUGEp pic.twitter.com/2LpmvVoumm

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This idea has merit, given that @Herring1967 has a podcast of him playing snooker against himself. twitter.com/Pollytics/stat…

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@R_Chirgwin I will be having words with it later then.

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@dj2mn Well, at least half what I write for @zdnetaustralia is true. They seem to prefer it that way.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @zdnetaustralia I always enjoy being told I don’t know what I’m talking about by people who haven’t read what I wrote.

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FruzsE words have meaning pic.twitter.com/2fPH2dCHMg

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buckleup Editor’s Note about Trump is reasonably strong. pic.twitter.com/rZoz2rwk2w

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Is there some process by which that coffee machine determines how much coffee it’ll make, @R_Chirgwin? Astrology? Carpentry? Taxidermy?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “Let’s quit the blockchain magic talk” zdnet.com/article/lets-q… I’m being slagged off on Reddit already.

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The coffee machine is insane. La machine à café est fou.

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Friday. Once upon a time there was a duck. Once upon a similar time there was a second duck. They didn’t know each other, however. Friday.

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I’m past Emu Plains. It’s all slow and uphill from here.

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