Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 4th, 2016

I don’t see why we couldn’t allow this in Australia. twitter.com/baconbkk/statu…

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@KrazyKarl910 Thanks. It’ll probably end soon, though. I’m starting to get to the end of the shelf.

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@BXGD Maybe I should put in a question to the Treasurer’s office.

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Tony Ate… at Eight #66: They just can’t wait to see Tony do his special orange trick. (Photo: Glen McCurtaynepic.twitter.com/sccmB9B6RRRR

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, or elsewhere. Even fruit. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST

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troyhunt No really, connecting everything to the web is fine… “Samsung Smart Home flaw let hackers make keys to front door” arstechnica.com/security/2016/…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia today: “Watch out for the cyber charlatans, Australia” zdnet.com/article/watch-…

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Class warfare is over, says Scott Morrison. Hurrah! m.smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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I ike the two athletes they’ve chosen for the Tram Championships website. pic.twitter.com/uSTjQHchea

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Anyway, to cheer you up, did you know there’s a sport called tram bowling? twitter.com/lizbatty/statu…

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Oh that’s right, I did say this. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Soon there shall be boat noodle.

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Ah, I always did like John Button’s work! twitter.com/mpbowers/statu…

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Well spotted, Bronwyn. Top marks for quality thinking-it-through. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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@R_Chirgwin @alliecoyne I had seen that word before, yet purged it from my memory. And now it’s back. I hate you both.

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@deeFzzuB I’m don’t know enough about the Queensland laws to comment on that.

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Police need a judge to grant the order, but it’s on “reasonable grounds”, much like a search warrant. twitter.com/aqualung/statu…

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That’s a bit like saying that suffocating people would encourage them to be become more aware of air quality issues.

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“The state attorney general, Gabrielle Upton, said the new orders would ‘encourage prisoners to rehabilitate as part of their sentence’.”

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I don’t toss “police state” around lightly, but here’s the mechanism for one. Debated over just three days. pic.twitter.com/pF3LeY0KCr

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This even being introduced to parliament without proper research and consultation shows how fucked up @mikebairdMP and the NSW govt are.

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“NSW police to get ‘extreme’ powers over suspected ‘serious crime-related activity’” theguardian.com/australia-news… [This is insane.]

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I hadn’t realised there’s Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) as well as DARPA (Defense) and HSARPA (Homeland Security)

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“University of Sydney receives quantum computing grant from US intelligence”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/univer…

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@jturner_ibrs Is that wise? Surely there are more gentle introductions?

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@AndeGregson @mattdasilva I’m surviving, thanks. :) Hope all’s well in your world.

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Somehow I’d missed that there’s new draft guidelines for s313 website blocking. zdnet.com/article/govern… itnews.com.au/news/govt-unve…

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Oh, and of course as soon as we’re done that, the corner becomes available. Bah. I’m not moving. I have a drink and I have 240V.

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While I’m not quite in the corner, we’ve done a thing to ensure I have electricity.

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@mattdasilva That can’t be helped, I suppose.

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I might sit in the corner and recharge all the things before getting a train back up the hill.

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I have my imputer back, and it has a shiny new screen and top shell and none of those sticky smears.

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In the Store of Fruit.

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… such as a radiographer, or a microbiologist. instagram.com/p/BE-Roz3iFq2/

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samanthamaiden Some Ning Nong sent me a message suggesting I was unkindly comparing @cpyne to carp. As you all know I was paying homage to his genius

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@edhusicMP @shanebazzi Mate, you still haven’t addressed the Adult Hedgehog Onesie issue. Forget Bishop. Baltimore wants answers.

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RealNickHodge Fitbit, but for scrotums.

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@BrigadierSlog Those nozzles that all the aircraft have.

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Then it’s vaporised, and sprayed out as chemtrails. twitter.com/jdshutt/status…

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Passing the mound of dirt formerly known as Gilligan’s Island.

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Observing the standing police presence as workers cut down a few trees on Anzac Parade.

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Because our phones are full of creamed corn? twitter.com/GizmodoAU/stat…

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An astute observation of what PaTH is really about. twitter.com/brucerossbrc/s…

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OK, much as an afternoon of drinking cider at UNSW is appealing, I’m too to Chatswood to collect my MacBook Pro. Bus then train.

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There is also this, yes. But they still get pushed over. twitter.com/PDG55/status/7…

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“The Cybercharlatans? I’ve got all their albums!”

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Watch out for the cyber charlatans, Australia” zdnet.com/article/watch-…

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@darrenpauli Mate, it’s the best they had. Goddam students.

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Ah. I was undercharged. That should be $8. Still an acceptable price. All schooners of cider are $5.

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@nancycato1 Wow, so much evil put together! You wouldn’t want cider for that. You’d want absinthe. Or hemlock. Or both.

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@christopherneal Indeed. Alas, I do have to collect my repaired MacBook Pro from Chatswood. Otherwise this would be my office for the day.

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@christopherneal It was just there in front of me as I left the law school!

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@nancycato1 I have no idea. Is that even possible?

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Yes, this is a good workaround. twitter.com/bleidl/status/…

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@nancycato1 Correct. And I have so much dross already! But you’re still not getting any of my cider.

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@janforrester Any time from now on is good. My appointments are done, though I do have errands.

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@nancycato1 After a few of these, I won’t be!

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old_sound When you want a Type System but all you have is Javascript pic.twitter.com/fLWZ4rdxe3

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Magners 440ml cans for $5, with perky friendly service, shady trees, and rather chilled music.

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@BartholomewD UNSW Roundhouse bar all this week. The cider selection is average, but the price is right.

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Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales. pic.twitter.com/h0eT18D6JY

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Please remember, you are not allowed to distribute this photograph, OK. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@janforrester Sure. I’m on a bus and then in a medical appointment until 1245. Contacts on my website.

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@ApostrophePong @NewtonMark @j_hutch Look, I just noted that there’s several ways to measure the economy with ping-pong balls. Or tables.

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Today’s magic number is now 891.

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Yeah, Blue Mountains Hotel, that’s how to do solar power. pic.twitter.com/ulfCX29i8H

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@christopherneal I’ve always wanted to catch the Indian Pacific, but the whole thing, not just the last 100 minutes into Sydney.

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Oh poor Peter Dutton, people are making fun of him. twitter.com/YelDarbMaI/sta…

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No, we do not get to catch the Indian Pacific into Sydney.

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For some reason we are being graced with the presence of the Indian Pacific this morning. pic.twitter.com/shTuHKNDub

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It’s only 11C right now, but it really is quite pleasant waiting in the sun. pic.twitter.com/3838pelBHX

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MarkDiStef I’d like a cup of a coffee and a biscuit right now tbh, via @mindymanzudo pic.twitter.com/tjpttLqLms

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@michaelneale @kpfaulkner In a forest. Don’t forget that it was in a forest. Don’t ever forget.

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Oh good*. My email has started filling up with interesting* opinions on the Budget from important* organisations.

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tesla5hundred So I ordered a couple of Nokia 3310 phones… pic.twitter.com/jhplVAB5nu

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@PointZeroOne Well I suppose it’s warm and moist in there.

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My taxi driver just referred to the NBN as “Abbott’s funny green box, and I’m not happy with it.”

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Remember, everyone, Peter Dutton wants this photo off the internet, so please do the needful. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Turn off smoothing and it’s even more pronounced. @tfswebb pic.twitter.com/ze6Onkohxd

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I hope they at least get cool uniforms. Something with epaulettes and lanyards would be nice. twitter.com/gths/status/72…

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Here’s the key bits on PaTH stages 2 and 3 from Morrison’s speech. pic.twitter.com/FAWSGedsBW

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Meanwhile, people continue to examine the government’s PaTH proposal. twitter.com/ahmeni/status/…

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Wed plan: 0924 train to Sydney; write en route; 1200 @blackdoginst; lunch (where?); Apple Store Chatswood; return trains; lazy evening.

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Gawd, Morrison, even when I’m drunk I can remember all the way to the end of a sentence. twitter.com/GrogsGamut/sta…

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Tony Ate… at Eight #66: They just can’t wait to see Tony do his special orange trick. (Photo: Glen McCurtaynepic.twitter.com/2VIxEtMbJVJV

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, or elsewhere. Even fruit. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST

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The following morning, analysts take a closer look at Scott Morrison’s first Budget. pic.twitter.com/s7oWz14Xv3

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Where “middle Australia” only consists of people earning considerably more than the median wage. I see. twitter.com/FJKeany/status…

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Latest Startupland Arsehat News: “Sorry? Tech CEO apologizes for rant but insists fruit vendors are a safety threat” theguardian.com/us-news/2016/m…

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There’s never* been a more exiting time to write Budget commentary.

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With Burnt Fag-End this is surely a aspirational goal..etwitter.com/FJKeany/status…6M

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@trentyarwood I reckon @BlogsofWar should do you for trademark infringement.

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I should’ve hashtagged this too. My error. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Senator Lambie is winning this morning’s Budget commentary so far. twitter.com/FJKeany/status…

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@HilariousKiwi @JaneuplaneJane I was figuring it must be something like that. Meanwhile here..pic.twitter.com/7HaPu5jPA6A6

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Ageing population problem solved! twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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@HilariousKiwi @JaneuplaneJane Ah no, we did all that last night. It’s a ring-tail possum, the rest of it taken (probably) by an owl.

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Three sausages two eggs. Not to be confused with tw… oh never mind.

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@NewtonMark @j_hutch @ApostrophePong Up until the moment, it was a fun time. Bar girls on side, vendors the other. pic.twitter.com/8Te5YToeJI

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@NewtonMark @j_hutch @ApostrophePong Oh yeah. That one. It’ll be interesting to see how violent the post-election period is this time.

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@NewtonMark @j_hutch @ApostrophePong In the meantime, it was all very jovial as the girls put their t-shirts on and kids handed out candles.

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@NewtonMark @j_hutch @ApostrophePong We were waiting for the official TV broadcast, at the astrologically perfect moment.

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Soon, there will be sausages. Also, eggs. Also, a tomato. Note that a tomato is not a ping-pong ball.

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@j_hutch Some of the venue names may assist your understanding. google.com.au/maps/place/Pus…

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@j_hutch It’s where gentlemen are entertained by the clever use of ping-pong balls. The better the economy, the more gentlemen there are.

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@mcbridesride And yet the plane still flies. Isn’t aeronautics marvellous!

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I am a terrible, terrible human being.

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The same with Thanon Patpong 1 in Silom, Bangkok. That’s less about the tables though. twitter.com/j_hutch/status…

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Before there was a Budget, I made a podcast. Yes, yet another of those odd podcasts. This one has a hedgehog, kinda. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Wed plan, draft: 0924 train to Sydney; 1200 @blackdoginst; lunch (where?); Apple Store Chatswood; dinner in Sydney (?); return train.

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@ResignInShame Thank you. I’ll be able to get some rest on the train, and it looks a lovely day.

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@jeffsonstein It basically turned my stomach into a fermenter, and I’ve been gassing out like a cow on an all-bean diet.

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@jeffsonstein Thank you. It’s just some annoying gastro thing, though last night was the mistake of having sourdough bread and cider…

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@jeffsonstein Thank you, but alas I am not. I think I must reconsider this planet. However it shan’t stop my journey to Sydney today.

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I’m not sure, @ResignInShame. You’re right. Maybe it is this other photo. Dutton would surely want us all to see it. pic.twitter.com/sgyMi8YNmq

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t would appear that @Murk_Loar has solved all of our problems. pic.twitter.com/9T52Janbl8

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Welcome to Day Two of Peter Dutton wanting you to not see this photograph. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Wednesday. I know it’s fallen over, but maybe if you prop it up against the wall or something it’ll still work. Is it important? Wednesday.

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