Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 31st, 2016

@paulwallbank You’re preaching to the choir, ma’am.

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eohiggins Shocking. pic.twitter.com/xBbDSIy1AD

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“Trust scores” are where some algorithm decides “You want to log in? Yeah, seems close enough. Whatever.” twitter.com/verge/status/7…

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@shenmaxiu Yeah, but I haven’t been back in more than 10 years. I only have to be on a standard clinical dose of my meds now.

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@tacticalmaid Oh. I think I may have actually known that once.

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@shenmaxiu @tacticalmaid @btucker22 I’m originally from Adelaide, but WTF is Zone 3?

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Herring1967 I think that’s pretty much repressed gay pride day RT @Ponderinglif: I think BF and EDL keep arranging them but noone turns up.

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@RaincyK Thank you very much. I think.

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@shenmaxiu @tacticalmaid @btucker22 Oh dear God, I’d forgotten about that. Thanks. Thanks for nothing.

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btucker22 Giant space spiders above , otherwise known as huntsman, on the Mt Stromlo Sky Cam pic.twitter.com/GE7omY8dr2

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So anyway, yes, star of TV and TV @markhumphries will be joining us this Saturday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Shoosh, @markhumphries, I haven’t announced that you’re on “The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 3” yet. IT’S A SEKRIT.

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I was planning to announce the whole panel tonight, but the rain seems to have delayed people’s email.

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So far I have one really good and one kinda average panellist confirmed. Book your audience spot now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@WeathermanABC Thanks for that, Graham. You’re bringing back ancient memories of high-school earth sciences.

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“I don’t seem to be enough for my husband any more.” @guardian pic.twitter.com/bANLxPQKyE

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TBH, the eyelines in this pic look more like it’s from a @guardian column about a failing middle-class marriage. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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And no, @kcarruthers, I’m not searching for “russian bear porn” because I’m pretty sure what I’ll find.

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JazzTwemlow Coral bleaching, like anal bleaching, is a sign that humanity has lost its way.

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@captaincaple The 9am local time thing has been there forever. Maybe @WeathermanABC knows the history?

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Beautiful-looking tarts ruined by cheap fat, eh? Tell me more, Vicar. twitter.com/tomatom/status…

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@WeathermanABC Or possibly my alleged sense of humour needs recalibrating. It’s been a long day.

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@WeathermanABC Correct. (Also, your satire detector needs recalibrating.)

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See, people, this is how we all know that climate change is a fraud. twitter.com/WeathermanABC/…

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@GordyPls @kcarruthers I haven’t heard about most things.

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@miss_shiny My pleasure. Also, I need to get out more.

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@miss_shiny You could also have a Bananaby Split for dessert, or something with Pyne Nuts.

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@miss_shiny It’s the truffle oil. And the leather jacked. And I don’t think you can get leatherjackets (fish) in Sydney,Or make waffles.

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@miss_shiny Oh FFS, it’s easy. Aged beef in truffle oil, duck(bill) in shortbread pastry (or short soup, so wontons), and a greens salad.

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@dobes @GordyPls Look, I have a response to this, and my response is that you’re in Taipei right now, so suck it up, Sunshine.

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On a related note, @paulwallbank, is that event really called “Silicon Dragon”? FFS give me strength.

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[Checks calendar.] It’s not 1997, is it? twitter.com/paulwallbank/s…

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So this is not actually possible, since it’s still May. Don’t let these people play with any sharp objects. twitter.com/WeathermanABC/…

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@Asher_Wolf @BundyB They’re big on formality in Asia, so yeah big mistake.

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@markhumphries All good. So many people have had a weird day. I think it must all the part of God’s Plan.

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I’d planned to announce tonight who’s on the panel for Saturday’s recording but people aren’t answering email. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mate, if you put a dolphin into a cement mixer you’ll get into all sort of serious trouble. Trust me, I know. twitter.com/erkpod/status/…

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Seriously, what the fuck is wrong with you people? Have you no self-awareness whatsoever? (That’s a rhetorical question.)

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The Sydney fintech community is planning a push into Asia, so they’ve got all the diversity issues covered. pic.twitter.com/8lK4PqfMnp

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So 9 of the 20 first-round audience spots have already gone. You should grab yours now. publichouseforum3.eventbrite.com twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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daniels_den “a lack of cyclones” RT @abclandline prices slump as warm, wet winter causes glut ab.co/1U9K8nm pic.twitter.com/l3mcCyVHRT

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@venessapaech @paulwallbank I hope you’ve sprayed the disinfectant at him.

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@jturner_ibrs You have no idea how relieved I am.

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NicholasFryer Complex emotions, here. twitter.com/abcnewsAdelaid…

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benpobjie “Mummy, you’re drunk” twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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Remind me again how a man buying flowers for his wife is election news? twitter.com/StephieBorys/s…

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Remind me again how a man buying flowers for his wife is election news? twitter.com/StephieBorys/s…

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dobes Media landscape for 2016. Just needs bankruptcy court to complete the set. pic.twitter.com/dOAKobY4mh

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Hey look, everyone! Sydney traffic is perfect again. And it’s not even 1800 yet. pic.twitter.com/cwgG1RtBrq

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@ashirben Yes, @paulwallbank, ask here. Twitter is a safe space.

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@ClintonDucas Well it wouldn’t do any harm, so yeah.

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BIG PLUG: “The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #3” is recorded this Saturday afternoon. stilgherrian.com/edict/00058a/ pic.twitter.com/xGdUUq3t8R

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The pleuting is getting worse out there, @glengyron. pic.twitter.com/umBgNCi2eh

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And the rest are low-doc home loan scams? twitter.com/paulwallbank/s…

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@rpy @glengyron Yeah, pictures of slack-jawed gawking SMH readers going base over apex into puddles are always fun.

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So tell me more about your plan to go look at the pretty lights, @glengyron. pic.twitter.com/9X9t3YTEBy

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@rashasman Quite probably. I get all my best advice from YouTube.

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It’s easier to put coloured cellophane over a Dolphin torch, chuck it into a cement mixer, and scoff some bad acid. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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How’s the North Shore going with its CYBERCRIME EPIDEMIC? Make it through the day OK? twitter.com/NorthSydTweetu…

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@BernardKeane With the emphasis on “semi-detchaed”.

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@BernardKeane Well, NSW Greens are more or less an inner-west semi-detached property-value maintenance organisation.

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opsecanimals

-Wear a balaclava
-Use a disposable phone purchased with cash
-Arrive a few hours early to keep an eye on things

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crikey_news Today’s @deptofaustralia. Birds, you’re next. pic.twitter.com/aRsRG7Ru1e

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I supposed that having to sleep for three hours today, as opposed to four hours yesterday, is something of an improvement.

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@agelastic @xntrik This is a true thing which is true.

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“Abbott, a loudmouth with a loony streak, was in some ways a precursor of Donald Trump.” nytimes.com/2016/05/31/opi…

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Well have you ever tried huffing paint from a tin? twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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joshgnosis I stumbled upon the Christian Democrats Facebook page. :\ pic.twitter.com/CSvFuj9hXz

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My eyes are starting to fall out of my face and it’s not even midday yet.

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@alexkidman Could you perhaps make me a brief video, so I’ve got the technique down right?

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@aqualung Plastic elephants always confuse me too.

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@aqualung African elephant numbers are 450,000 to 700,000, apparently. defenders.org/elephant/basic… That’s a lot of London buses.

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So have you actually tried typing while reading the computer screen while drinking coffee? Go on, give it a go. twitter.com/NBN_Australia/…

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Wow, I never knew that African elephants were made of plastic. twitter.com/voxdotcom/stat…

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tfswebb AUSTRALIA IN COMBAT, a timeline
1910’s: world war one
1930’s: emu wars
2010’s: pic.twitter.com/BKRtU0qva6

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@shenmaxiu I couldn’t comment on that. I don’t get to Wollongong very often.

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These people seriously need to get out more. twitter.com/shenmaxiu/stat…

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@shellity @patstokes @shenmaxiu @oberonsghost I’m starting ti like this whole concept even more.

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@christopherneal Agreed. I don’t think this will end well.

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EXCELLENT WE WILL BE ABLE TO TORTURE THE ROBOTS. twitter.com/verge/status/7…

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Tue plan, redraft: Organise podcast talent; bookkeeping; write for @zdnetaustralia, if I make it that far; stay warm throughout.

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So I still have a cold.

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@KompleatKnut @TheNTNews No let’s not ask @guardianstyle ‘cos they can’t do proper orthography for NASA or ASIO and they will burn in Hell.

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I think @TheNTNews has finally got woke about donkeys.

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flensomatic @SwiftOnSecurity @NorthSydTweetup @stilgherrian auuugh no I caught the bug!!! im cybercrimes now. Dont touch its contagious

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Well here’s a question that I hadn’t considered before. twitter.com/AngryExile/sta…

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@R_Chirgwin Oh I am listening to AM, but the idea of Christopher Pyne visiting Elizabeth has kept me going.

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JazzTwemlow Good morning all. Global warming continues and the political system has abandoned you. Cloudy to overcast westerly.

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So Sydney traffic is improving* as the morning unfolds… pic.twitter.com/5undijcRyc

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@mrgrumpystephen We have a secret ballot in Australia, Stephen, and that information is between me and my pencil.

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This is excellent advice, given the statistics. twitter.com/TheNTNews/stat…

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Oh what’s Pyne squawking on about now?

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Right, I’d better make some breakfast and see whether I can get enough brain cells firing long enough to get some serious work done today.

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Yes, @EuanRitchie1 @NuclearAnthro, where “awesome” means “lying unconscious and upside-down in a pile of your own excrement”. Kinda hot.

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WHO. THE. FUCK. CARES.

Serve the electorate. Don’t service the Canberra spin doctors. Well, not unless they’re hot.

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Which means deciding who is “winning” the campaign is really just judging who happened to re-bleat their talking points with fewer stumbles.

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Far too much political coverage is just stenography of party X saying party Y is bad or random punters giving uninformed tribal feelpinions.

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Journalists should interrupt, “We’re not interested in you saying the other side is bad. Let’s look at YOUR policy.” twitter.com/FJKeany/status…

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Dear Infosec and Cyberfolk in Victoria, please comment on electronic voting in a way that might make a difference. twitter.com/VicParliament/…

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So yeah, Sydney traffic is a mess right now, especially that 15km bank-up down Campbelltown way. pic.twitter.com/r01IzarfNK

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@i386 I’ve just heard the latest traffic report. It’s a mess out there.

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Reminder: “The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #3” is recorded this Saturday afternoon. stilgherrian.com/edict/00058a/ pic.twitter.com/xGdUUq3t8R

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Plus talk of reducing the pull factors is just code for telling refugees that Australia will treat them like shit. Yeah good work, @AlboMP.

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You know, @AlboMP, talk of “pull factors” and “push factors” is pretty dehumanising. twitter.com/smurray38/stat…

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BREAKING: It rained in Sydney overnight and it is still raining so the entire city has descended into utter chaos.

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@davispg I’ll approach the editor later. There shall be words.

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@MsLods I’d heard from Dr Teague that one was in the works. I suppose I should read the thing.

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@irisherself @calestous Why does this book have a glass buttplug on the cover?

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Also, there’s a magazine called “Northshore Living”? God, give me strength. twitter.com/NorthSydTweetu…

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“A ‘Kung Fury’ Sequel Is In The Works” darkhorizons.com/news/43287/a-k… HT @jeamland

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@jeamland Well this indeed good and sensible news.

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@NuclearAnthro @EuanRitchie1 Wombats are grumpy little shits and made of concrete and grumpy.

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@R_Chirgwin @trentyarwood @cheshireb BUT IT SOUNDS SO SCIENCEY SO YOU JUST SHUT UP AGILE NIMBLE INNOVATION IDEASBOOM.

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@sylmobile @cheshireb @trentyarwood Where RTA is road traffic accident. I think the medical abbreviation is MVA for motor vehicle accident.

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@sylmobile @cheshireb @trentyarwood For age 1-14 top five are certain malignant neoplasms, submersion, more neoplasms, RTA, cerebral palsy.

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@trentyarwood @cheshireb Yes, that’s also an issue. Kill broad science-directed research, replace with politics-directed research.

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“Data61’s mission to wipe out the password”, writes @parisbcowan itnews.com.au/news/data61s-m…

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@trentyarwood @cheshireb That I am a terrible person is a fact well established for many years now.

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@trentyarwood @cheshireb I asked because “children”, “cancer” and “genetics research” press a lot of buttons during an election campaign.

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@trentyarwood @cheshireb And HIV requires long-term management, so hard to compare? Anyway, the overall message is that it is significant.

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@NuclearAnthro Quolls, on the other hand. Or even quokkas.

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@NuclearAnthro @EuanRitchie1 You haven’t actually met a wombat, have you.

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@sylmobile No, I’m in Sydney all this week.

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@garystark @riskybusiness I did. It’s a little piece of silly linguistics I use from time to time.

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@trentyarwood @cheshireb Thanks for all that. So it IS significant. And I’m guessing the genetics research will have spinoffs.

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Tue plan, draft: Organise podcast talent; write for @zdnetaustralia; bookkeeping; 1830 @OpenAustralia meetup meetup.com/OpenAustralia-….

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@riskybusiness My plan was only to emphasise “wrong” as “wrog”, but now that you point it out, yeah, I’ll claim the credit.

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Now @AusElectoralCom and @CNN have got me very confused about the battle for Falluja. edition.cnn.com/2016/05/30/mid… pic.twitter.com/JnDQ44IO2m

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So, humourless support for a low-factuality demagogue, @riskybusiness? WHAT COULD POSSIBLY GO WROMG?

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riskybusiness It took me a while to figure out this guy isn’t posting these as satire… twitter.com/moekamerow/sta…

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riskybusiness Trump fan art really is something hey… twitter.com/moekamerow/sta…

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2. Why map the DNA only of cancer patients? We could map the DNA of every newborn and then use it to… oh… yeah… that human rights thing.

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1. Childhood cancer is obviously frightening, but where is it on the scale of childhood health risks? @cheshireb @trentyarwood

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“Malcolm Turnbull to announce Coalition’s $20m childhood cancer genetics program” abc.net.au/news/2016-05-3… I have two questions…

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So, @TheNTNews, what are you going to do about this? twitter.com/AFP/status/737…

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@shenmaxiu @oberonsghost And perhaps also in relation to increased gin or tea consumption.

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shiftkey to be fair though, look at this kangaroo pic.twitter.com/8HEuzmB8Ep

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shiftkey australia: where the cows and kangaroos are more deadly than sharks and crocodiles? twitter.com/AFP/status/737…

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This is excellent news, and I know @oberonsghost will be thrilled*. twitter.com/shenmaxiu/stat…

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There’s more from Dr Vanessa Teague on electronic voting at 32m15s into this Corrupted Nerds podcast from Nov 2015. corruptednerds.com/pod/c00013/

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“Voting security in Australia” from @amworldtodaypm abc.net.au/pm/content/201… in which Dr Vanessa Teague highlights some problems.

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I really do like this “Midsomer Murders Plot Generator”..patrickstokes.com/?page_id=866Jpic.twitter.com/qYmqQlJ9ZsZs

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Early risers, “The 9pm Edict’s Public House Forum #3” is recorded this Saturday afternoon. stilgherrian.com/edict/00058a/ pic.twitter.com/xGdUUq3t8R

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Trust @jeamland to get the wrong end of the stick. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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Tuesday. No, I assure you it is the same size. There’s no need to keep asking me, because that is my answer. Tuesday.

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