Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 11th, 2016

Tony Ate… at Eight #73: Tony sneaks in a quickie while Margie isn’t looking. (Photo: Alan Porritt/AAPpic.twitter.com/rZRcFdDEuuuu

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, especially behind his wife’s back. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST.

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“Will this wind be so mighty as to lay low the mountains of the Earth?” By the sound if it, quite possibly. pic.twitter.com/CFmtmL4xiq

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wobster I feel this would make an excellent anime pic.twitter.com/q9dn6jKcxh

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@awelder @JustinianNews And there’s another image I’ll have to flush from my mind.

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@awelder @JustinianNews True, but would he be happy with that? He does think he’s a bit special.

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ICYMI, @JustinianNews’ thoughts about the future of Australia’s favourite Attorney-General. pic.twitter.com/3cRAmX0aV3

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I hereby name this jug “Ern Malley”.

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“Your fine grotesque jug would be worth ten times as much, if only you’d been dead for 100 years.” Gee thanks.

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A fine piece of art by some random is worth $50k if 150 years old, only $5k if 40 years old. Feels like bullshit. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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qz Germany had so much renewable energy on Sunday that it had to pay people to use electricity qz.com/680661

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Oh good. No new pwnage of me apart from the ones I know about. You too should check at @haveibeenpwned. haveibeenpwned.com

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BrigadierSlog FFS another Labor own goal. JFC this looks amature hour stuff twitter.com/andrewprobyn/s…

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troyhunt I’ve now added 105 data breaches to @haveibeenpwned, yet yesterday’s is the most RT’d ever, no idea why… twitter.com/haveibeenpwned…

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Every now and then I see this face on TV and I think “Who’s that?” and after I while I eventually figure it out. Premier of NSW.

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Herewith, Snitty the Psephological Cassowary’s Vote Compass, by @firstdogonmoon theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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@GreenJ I must step away from the computer for a moment now, lest I soil it.

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Tim Wilson found it “thought-provoking”. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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Hang on, @firstdogonmoon, is it a compass or a sextant? I am very confused now. And will there be an astrolabe?

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[puts on game designer sombrero]

“And just like in ‘Ender’s Game’, the comments are real.” twitter.com/drearyclocks/s…

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“China scrambles fighter jets as U.S. destroyer steams past disputed island” washingtonpost.com/news/checkpoin…

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I’m reminded of the time Amanda Vanstone threatened to send a drug-detection dog through the Canberra press gallery. twitter.com/_AdamTodd/stat…

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See THIS could have been Lord Wentworth’s election slogan! twitter.com/andrewdotnich/…

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I had a pie trickle down once. All down the front of a clean shirt while I was on the way to do a TV spot. twitter.com/oliyoung/statu…

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malcolmstaring Turnbull looking at all the high tech networked homes on negative gearing pic.twitter.com/MuUKQxZPbj

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It’s true. It’s 10 seconds of sheer beauty. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzPol/…

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@murpharoo Well no. I had a moment of weakness.

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Oh. I’d forgotten what happens when you tweet a humorously-expressed opinion during an election campaign.

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GreenJ ISIS recruiting video youtube.com/watch?v=cfR7qx…

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@GreenJ It’s probably best you don’t.

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Or an upside-down Rolf Harris, if you can picture that. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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GreenJ what about change with continuity?

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@MikeCarlton01 @joshgnosis @crikey_news She’d sustain a few hits before she goes down, though.

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If your bins aren’t collected on time, or there’s dog poo on your lawn, Bronhilda will helicopter in to fix it. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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joshgnosis Rumours that Mike Baird will appoint Bronwyn Bishop soon as the administrator of an amalgamated council in her area. crikey.com.au/2016/05/11/bro…

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1974Hamilton The fun never ends… pic.twitter.com/aXc8xApZNy

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@SnarkyPlatypus Your views are outnumbers, though admittedly by old people.

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@bsveen @benraue Oh. You have my deepest sympathies then!

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@James_Jeffrey @ajhill_alan @reubenacciano Oh well, you are all men of letters, so I shall accept your judgement.

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@bsveen @benraue I know of that. I was just going from the links on the ABC electorate guide, which come from AEC nomination forms.

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@mcbridesride Thanks for the feedback. The headlines aren’t that stressful for me. I think I can find a happy medium. Or a bearable one.

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Is “franger” still a word?

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Those getting worked up over this Greens in Grayndler thing today should remember what I said on Sunday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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I leave it as an exercise to the reader to figure out what’s going on here.

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… whil@GuardianAusus, based on a Reuters report, has the headline “Inaction man: Vladimir Putin slips up”twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…E2

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Hang on. @SBSNews runs the AAP story with “Putin prevails”… twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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russellcrowe Penguins !!!!

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oz_f “The party is also looking at the newly-created seat of Richmond in northern New South Wales.”

Richmond has been a seat for 116 years, ABC.

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Nor does the cowherd sit with the cows on the way to the abattoir. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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BOM_NSW Severe Weather Warning for Damaging Winds issued for Thursday. See bom.gov.au/products/IDN20… pic.twitter.com/LOuq2zYHDk

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leslienassar I hope this election never ends.

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Yes, this is probably the best way to show photographs. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@jonoabroad Because it’s less error-prone than typing?

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Well this isn’t a terrible idea at all. twitter.com/claudeyoung/st…

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Yeah well none of this is going to happen. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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It’s probably Brandis’ life ambition, @mjec @JustinianNews, that’d certainly fit the profile.

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@murpharoo You’ll just have to dream of getting out and about. pic.twitter.com/Gg9aHsD7ik

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I know for a fact that @JustinianNews would never* troll us. twitter.com/mjec/status/73…

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus I admire @JustinianNews’ ability to be across the gossip. And the analysis is sound.

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Oh. Dear God. For once I hope that @JustinianNews is very, very wrong. Ping @dobes. pic.twitter.com/3cRAmX0aV3

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The Nyan Cat costumes would explain a lot of things, however. twitter.com/pjf/status/730…

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pjf Holy smokes. A Google recruiter sent me an email using the skills listed on my LinkedIn Profile.

It is *gold*. pic.twitter.com/1zGkDgRwku

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BernardKeane When the other side circulates your transcript, you know you’ve stuffed up. Labor circulated this by @JoshFrydenberg pic.twitter.com/s3G6xzuT2j

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hacks4pancakes Bartenders always say I am really nice. I think I am being totally normal. Which really leads me to wonder what the hell you all are doing.

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This too is a metaphor for politics, @GreenJ. Or at least a metaphor for something. deathandtaxesmag.com/244774/japanes…

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willmottram Saw this and immediately thought of @joerogan this is a great line. pic.twitter.com/P5ZnfTQuDp

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0mikr0n I love video games. pic.twitter.com/9sYxxNsyck

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GreenJ phew. twitter.com/MindsConsole/s…

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Urgent nap time. :(

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gillsberry @dariodactyl Screams Darioaesthetic pic.twitter.com/8808ztia8l

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron You will both like a certain news story in The Weekend Shift episode 1.

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@Steve_Lockstep True. And true. I was also thinking of “ratbag”.

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GreenJ good lord. pic.twitter.com/I7MNBLTPSR

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Hey cyber people! Wanna learn about privacy? Then I suppose you could do worse than spend a day with this loon. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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And yet if I started whizzing around campus I’d get arrested. twitter.com/CharlesSturtUn…

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Still, being trolled by @ato_gov_au is a lovely way to end a stressful morning. I may even pay some tax now.

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Right, I think I may retract everything positive I’ve ever said about @ato_gov_au’s customer service. pic.twitter.com/Rr3fHLj8XF

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“US condemns arrest of Thai activist’s mother over one-word Facebook post” theguardian.com/world/2016/may…

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erinrileyau I know how preferential voting works, thanks, mate. twitter.com/danielcrute/st…

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amelia___m I’m listening… pic.twitter.com/BeE1TBIWC6

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My dog is sad because… well, I think it’s pretty clear why, don’t youtwitter.com/ClassicStarWar…b7

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@expectproblems A Google Images search for “lady holster” produces a number of uncomfortable concepts.

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Now here’s a question. Much the same could be asked of @LouiseMarkusMP, except without the traffic congestion. twitter.com/DenistoneDevil…

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GonzoHacker i bet I’d like Radiohead more if Thom York suddenly died

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Whew! A long phone call with the ATO, and somewhat exhausting, but many questions were answered and loose ends tied up.

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It’s true, @JaneCaro can be quite challenging. twitter.com/PallaveDasari/…

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@voltagex @ato_gov_au It seems to a selection of light arrangements for piano, clarinet, and despair.

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Dear @ato_gov_au, while I’ve always found your customer service to be quite good, your on-hold music is execrable.

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Going through the Dept of Defence financials while an ATO officer cross-checks some details. What a world!

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@Anthony_Caruana There’s $179 million for “purchase of minor assets” alone.

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@Anthony_Caruana Also, would a few million even show up in an $80 billion operation?

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@Anthony_Caruana Ah. The financials section of the Defence annual report is 180+ pages.

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@Anthony_Caruana Just checking. ASD’s annual report is “highly classified”. Downloading Defence annual report now.

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@Anthony_Caruana That’d be part of the ASD’s budget, which is presumably classified.

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Sadly, “regulatory drag” is not what I thought it might be. Disappoint. twitter.com/SquigglyRick/s…

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@Huw_Badman Don’t worry, this is all happening as part of The Plan for today. There’s a few things that need sorting out.

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@Huw_Badman I’ll have to check dates, but there was some weirdness about updating details over a 3-day period, so there’s room for a glitch.

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Heh. BAS forms sent by ATO are for cash accounting, GST registration is for accrual accounting. Insert a one-week delay.

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, but my files at their end are apparently a tad confusing, split between two sections.

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So ATO sent me a letter saying a certain year’s tax return hadn’t been filed, when I received their assessment notice two months ago. Heh.

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@jonoabroad While I empathise, I think I’ll be all placated out today.

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TheFix Bison are our new national mammal. Here’s what you can and can’t do with them. wpo.st/iwAZ1 pic.twitter.com/NFJMC9a6WK

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girlziplocked The singularity is coming twitter.com/DanielGennaoui…

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Labor is “creaming the government on substance”, writes @latingle afr.com/news/politics/…

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Wed plan, updated: Bookkeeping; placate ATO; afternoon TBA, depending on the morning’s results etc; quiet night. Errands moved to Thu.

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dobes In one of these elections, Labor will try to reduce the number of LNP seats and look out everyone when that happens twitter.com/SenatorWong/st…

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joshgnosis Bolt Report ad: “What’s wrong with the Greens? I’ll ask Mark Latham.”

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@R_Chirgwin We seem to have a MOAR KIWIFRUIT situation.

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BernardKeane 3% margin and Libs are worried. Bizarre given what Turnbull was supposed to achieve. twitter.com/AndrewBGreene/…

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@drsimmo @SnarkyPlatypus Look up the “2011 American Community Survey” and see what it says. ;)

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@ElishaPearce Ah, so you’re doubtless familiar with @jayrosen_nyu’s phrase “the view from nowhere” for that fake neutrality.

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michaelkoziol Even more ridiculous than the front page, the Tele has forced leaders to sign “pledges” on forming govt w/ Greens pic.twitter.com/S241g5Xqzt

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Picketer Old guy wants to know if you swing. pic.twitter.com/7tqnhh7OMq

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Wed plan: Sausages (done); bookkeeping; placate ATO; lunch and errands (where?); afternoon TBA, depending on the morning’s results.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Neither did I. That dataset is a good one, though, so I’m happy to go with that part of the analysis.

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@ElishaPearce Good think you’re close to some rugged terrain. They’ll never find you.

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Such maps are misleading. 34% vs 33% (say) flips one way, 33% vs 34% the other. Minor difference are exaggerated. twitter.com/amazingmap/sta…

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They’ll be sending The Van for @ElishaPearce any minute now. It was nice knowing you, mate. twitter.com/ElishaPearce/s…

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Unless this thing is 3D-printed on demand it isn’t the least bit innovative. twitter.com/bitcoin_txt/st…

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StarWipe Gene Simmons, still alive, calls Prince’s death “pathetic” starwi.pe/OWr0Ov1 pic.twitter.com/6KYjubtQNn

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@OrkneyLibrary Trois points from the Blue Mountains, but I’m not sure that counts.

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@DanielOCnr Hmmm. I’ve got a couple of them, services for legacy clients. Embarrassed. I should fix that.

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OrkneyLibrary With Orkney Library membership the song @jtimberlake performs at this weekend is free to stream/download pic.twitter.com/RKuGr1deZO

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@SnarkyPlatypus Given that the variable wasn’t substituted properly in that scan, I don’t think it’s that sophisticated.

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s been a lot of WordPress attacks from the Baltic region lately, but that may not be where it’s run from of course.

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Oh @BreakfastNews you left out the best line of that speech, you cowards.

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@mattcotterellnz @auspost There are many thing to dislike about it, yes.

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malcolmstaring Malcolm looking at extremely large innovative domino pic.twitter.com/JHVFVEKHBi

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Tony Ate… at Eight #73: Tony sneaks in a quickie while Margie isn’t looking. (Photo: Alan Porritt/APPpic.twitter.com/mgcoitQYqsqs

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“Tony Ate… at Eight” is a tribute to Abbott’s love of things in his mouth, especially behind his wife’s back. 0800 AEST, repeated 2000 AEST.

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“US Cartoonist Fired After Criticizing Monsanto and Dupont”, the delicate possums. cartoonistsrights.org/u-s-cartoonist… pic.twitter.com/R29IwsTEFz

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glengyron Oh oh. He’s broken. Send a tech. twitter.com/MatthewBevan/s…

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Meanwhile, someone hasn’t quite got their WordPress attack bot set up correctly. pic.twitter.com/r5OiiDtH7j

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@mpesce They’re pork sausages, so yeah I suppose they’re for democracy.

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I’m going to have an extra sausage for breakfast, just for @auspost, and I’ll call it the Silly Sausage.

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“I’m confused about being safe on the internet. I know! I’ll go to the post office.” And if I need road safety tips, I’ll ask a carpenter.

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“Here, just hand me your wallet,” says some random person. “It’s OK, I’ll give it back.” Maybe they will. Will the next one, though.

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In a very sensible* move, @auspost trains people to type passwords into random websites that just say they’re safe. stories.auspost.com.au/online-securit…

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Dear @auspost: 1. What’s the point of more hand-waving beginner crap like this? 2. Why even do “online security”? twitter.com/auspost/status…

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That’a OK, @Taezar, because @austpost suggests you type in ALL your passwords.

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techoglot Stick to delivering letters and parcels. twitter.com/auspost/status…

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Wed plan, draft: Sausages; bookkeeping; placate ATO; lunch and errands (where?); afternoon TBA, depending on the morning’s results. @ben_hr

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd True, although BT Tower managed to hide a launcher right in London. pic.twitter.com/1Eto5XHxjZ

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd The Big Banana is a critical component of the Australian national psyche. pic.twitter.com/0Z25TKVyVS

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@paulkidd @NuclearAnthro Fuck yeah. You nuke the Big Banana and Australian morale would crumble.

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd After that, you might just add Sydney and Canberra for the hell of it.

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd That was the assumption. Pine Gap, Nurrungar (closed), North West Cape. The paranoid add DSD (now ASD) stations.

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd Quite probably yes, given what I’ve read about SIOP and, presumably, its successor.

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@ben_hr Look, go watch Eurovision or something.

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@NuclearAnthro @paulkidd We are an island nation. A small boat would do. Just be sure to keep it free of refugees.

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Wednesday. If you thought They had finished with you, then you’d be wrong. Even now, They resume their positions to watch. Wednesday.

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