Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 2016

@Jansant Have you ever heard of hyperbole?

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JackLScanlan can’t believe Fox Footy finally scored Milo Yiannopoulos pic.twitter.com/B5rO7BZDJi

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Oh, and if I had my way, you lot would already all have fuckin’ RFID ear tags, so consider yourself lucky.

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Now, because it’s Sunday night FFS, I’m wandering off to do something else. I’ll look at you crap tomorrow.

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In the meantime, if you’ve seen analysis that isn’t just OMFG PRIVACY FEELS or SHUT UP IT’S SECURE, @ them at me.

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All that said, however, my priorities for the week ahead are stress-reduction and revenue-generating work. So again, we’ll see.

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Once I’ve written for @zdnetaustralia, I daresay I’ll be up for radio or TV spots, but we’ll see. Producers may not agree.

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Research, opinion-formation, @zdnetaustralia column will happen on Monday. I’m open-minded. There’s enough OMFG PRIVACY FEELS.

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People are asking me what I’m doing re privacy concerns over Australia’s Census, the so-called thing. So, here’s my plan…

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conorokane 3D printed visualization of geotherm temperatures at 5km depth. Petrified Data’s 3rd entry for @govhack pic.twitter.com/hSI9zqJAjj

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@RealNickHodge I’d guessed you’d probably head down the @HistoryHit rabbit-hole. The episode on the Gestapo is a real mind-shift.

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IainDale Call me old-fashioned, but if the Labour Party won a general election might just do it. Just a helpful thought. twitter.com/MomentumSurb/s…

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The story of Alan Magee’s plummet is also worth a read. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alan_Magee

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Today’s jump-without-parachute is remarkable, but people are forgetting Nicholas Alkemade and others. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicholas_…

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@carolduncan @R_Chirgwin @Asher_Wolf @Info_Aus @mpesce Well I’m writing a column tomorrow and many well do some radio and TV after that.

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@R_Chirgwin @Asher_Wolf @carolduncan @Info_Aus @mpesce I’m far from convinced that a “quick” podcast is the best use of everyone’s time.

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@R_Chirgwin @carolduncan @mpesce @Info_Aus @Asher_Wolf @mpesce I can’t add another podcast to my schedule this week, alas. I’m full up.

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@carolduncan @R_Chirgwin @mpesce So four middle-aged white men in furious agreement now. Even better.

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@R_Chirgwin @carolduncan @mpesce Three middle-aged white men in furious agreement. Yes, that’s what the world needs more of.

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@mpesce @SBS @whiteswine A Google News search for “census privacy” will highlight the ol’ bubble of personal experience issue.

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Oh yeah, an episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast will be streamed live on Tue 2 Aug at 2100 AEST. As usual, it’ll be rubbish.

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@DamienHurrell Indeed. And while not a nurse, I’ve also learned how nasty things can look and yet still be totally not life-threatening.

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NuclearAnthro Still better than Axe bodyspray. twitter.com/munin/status/7…

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Who amongst us doesn’t have semi-dried blood all over their floor? twitter.com/JustJimWillDo/…

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tayleejadee is your gender girly girl or north american pic.twitter.com/Jk70plcQtx

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@skwashd @dickolsson I’m not sure that it’ll be called anything Pokémon-related though. Things have kinda moved on. I have Other Ideas.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 322: Fewer Pokémon, more stress reduction” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/32… pic.twitter.com/Dce62nudGw

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New blog post (belated): “Weekly Wrap 321: Pokémon, a bad trip, and stress reduction” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/32… pic.twitter.com/ulz4igPkSy

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I suspect it’s just slightly too audio-nerdy to add your own post-processing to an audio stream that’s irritating you.

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@benraue @2ser Yep, all good now. Earlier I was so annoyed I ran a peak limiter and compressor my end. ;) pic.twitter.com/qXOgaJWF32

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That’s better, @electionners @2ser.

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That said, @electionners @2ser need to sort the levels out. Female presenter’s levels way to hot and clipping. Men way too low. Unbearable.

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@ddowza That’s the same in most other genres, I guess.

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@ddowza I don’t know metal, but lines up with what I’ve been told by a long-term client who is.

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emokidsloveme That time when Donald Trump promised to give himself a million dollars if you give him a million dollars first. pic.twitter.com/PXUHSH9rx5

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New blog post: “Talking Pokémon Go and e-voting on ABC @774melbourne”, 16 min audio, 20 Jul. stilgherrian.com/conversations/… pic.twitter.com/jT2kv5bl6a

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Seriously, people, you might as well just start eating wallpaper paste. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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“Manbabies throw tantrum over Babymetal winning ‘best metal band’ poll” dailydot.com/unclick/babyme… pic.twitter.com/MhxxkeoMGp

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@nidhalaigh Thanks. It’ll appear late Monday afternoon, I think, depending on how quickly I can fact-check a couple things.

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Until a couple of weeks ago, I didn’t realise there was even a thing called “very severe”. I still think they just made it up.

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Sun plan, supplemental: Oddly enough, some work on Sunday will significantly reduce my stress levels, which have been “very severe”.

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Sun plan, remainder: Pasta; blog x 2; map out next week; Weekly Wrap; notes on this Census malarkey tomorrow’s column. All at Sunday pace.

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Right, let’s have a go at the rest of Sunday without any burning buildings.

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It looks like I’m in no danger of incineration yet, so I’ll return to trying to sleep in, all these diesel engines and radios permitting.

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Everything seems to be under control, plenty of resources here. pic.twitter.com/5hy2IiZsps

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ehthayer This is highly evolved dad joking pic.twitter.com/ew3wj37W5e

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@WonderFi That’s the problem with US TV dramas. They take so fuckin’ long to get to the point.

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@Manic_Henry @SBSOnDemand Oh broadcast will survive (transmitted or streamed) for certain things, I’m sure. News and sport, I reckon.

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This evening I’ve discovered that the TV series “Manhattan” (as in the project) is on @SBSOnDemand and it seems to be quite good.

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@jturner_ibrs Hey you’ve got an advantage here!

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Nothing says “dickhead” quite so eloquently as a Stretch Hummer.

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@R_Chirgwin Red mercury is also good for this sort of thing.

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JustJimWillDo I have no idea what is going on here, but it is magnificent! twitter.com/melbournemuseu…

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@TheColonial They’ve already withdrawn the image and issued an apology, FWIW.

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And as an aside, do you realise how much potassium is in the average human? Just sayin’. twitter.com/strom_m/status…

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OK, I am choosing a variation of Option 1 which isn’t quite as unhealthy but still far more unhealthy than Option 2.

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@R_Chirgwin @NuclearAnthro Poets should be kept well out of it, and by “it” I mean “everything”.

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“The” Russians. “The” Chinese. “The” Muslims. “The” Blacks. “The” Jews. twitter.com/sylmobile/stat…

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I now know, thanks to @NuclearAnthro, that this is the core concept of Sylvia Plath’s “The Bell Jar”. twitter.com/FollowBDT/stat…

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Both involve dinner, eventually. That said, I had a large and late lunch, so dinner is not important. twitter.com/sleepingdingo/…

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Oddly enough, this suggestion could well be the right answer. To this question, and to life itself. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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FollowBDT What does look like to you? Here’s one incredible illustration by artist @Coletta_LDamage pic.twitter.com/ETavwkN7Lw

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Currently it’s Option B in the lead 2-nil, but it’s early days yet.

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@developerjack @smidgey Sadly neither kind of Option C is possibly in this instance.

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Option A or Option B?

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jonkudelka I am making a difference.

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More excellent advice. There is so much excellent advice today. twitter.com/SovietVisuals/…

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“The 2016 Republican Party Platform” gop.com/the-2016-repub… Wondering whether to read it. pic.twitter.com/pJ7G02nTrf

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As usual, @JustinianNews knows who’s connected to who in the NT criminal justice system. thesaturdaypaper.com.au/2016/07/30/gad…

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faaborg Stock photography + VR, what could go wrong lamag.com/culturefiles/v… pic.twitter.com/mZoreVnRJs

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gazete_man Beard hairs under a scanning electron microscope: cut with razor (left) and electric shaver (right) pic.twitter.com/QT0k0zp2q3

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In which @GretchenAMcC and @JohnHMcWhorter talk about Emoji and internet language, an episode of @lexiconvalley. slate.com/articles/podca…

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Somebody had far to much fun writing this dek, and I salute them. twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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Colvinius Nooooooooooooo twitter.com/icecolbeveridg…

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AndyDW_ ‘This is your brain on things you read that say this is what your brain is when it’s on another thing.’

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_ClaireConnelly Err… Somebody should probably tip-off @smh that Richard Nixon died in 1994. pic.twitter.com/4WT4BwGyOv

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This seems to be reasonable advice, given the circumstances. twitter.com/thegrugq_ebook…

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Further clinical research could reveal a lot here. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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Just listened to @thehistoryguy’s podcast with @James1940, “WW2: A Forgotten Narrative” historyhitpodcast.com/ww2-a-forgotte… Very good.

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JacktheInsider Chippendale can be an unforgiving place. pic.twitter.com/LcC7ZaNFF7

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Kragar_LGF Trump’s military plan: replace computers and comms systems with “couriers” pic.twitter.com/8sZMEfQhMW

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NextThere People have been asking us to integrate Pokemon into the app and we’re pleased to have done it pic.twitter.com/kiqAz67O2r

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leslienassar Ain’t no problem more interesting than losing 40,000,000 customer credit cards. twitter.com/nattyz/status/…

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@bigmac @AussiemacJ Takes forever to get the cheese crumbs out of the fan.

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@ResignInShame Rarely has the pattern of my working life been a straightforward Mon-Fri thing. Weekends have therefore been odd too.

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Sat plan, remainder, completely revised: Continue the lazy day. All that meandering and such can happen tomorrow.

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Ah, that @onthemedia special was a special ep of @TheSporkful, “a podcast about eating”. sporkful.com twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@AussiemacJ Because I am a terrible human being.

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@AussiemacJ It is my intention to have one of these platters. pic.twitter.com/mfqsBpYKQo

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@AussiemacJ I didn’t realise you were into health food.

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How important is the stage-management of eating food for presidential candidates? Very. A fun @onthemedia special. wnyc.org/story/sporkful…

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Sat plan, remainder: Continue the lazy day; meander to Glebe; platter; not fall over, because it hurts; quiet evening, because yesterday.

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thegrugq_ebooks Basically all APTs, if you think about it.

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Kate_McClymont Eddie, as the Bard would say: Me thinks you protest too much pic.twitter.com/gx1671EuTV

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portraitinflesh This is amazing. The Star thinks a five-“inch gun is literally five inches long. pic.twitter.com/Uv2BFnlfc3

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Well you can see which option I chose.

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Internal decision process behind. Arguments for and against waking up properly and getting out of bed.

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Goddamit now the fish are stirring up international conflict. twitter.com/Stratfor/statu…

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DPRK_News Entire world riveted as United States presidential candidate Donald Trump undergoes mental breakdown and soils himself on live television.

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@davispg @MickKime Exactly that, though presumably they won’t be released in that form. Still food for thought, for a column on Monday.

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MrDenmore As PM, Rudd led a govt that got us through a global financial crisis; Turnbull can’t fart without a permission slip. pic.twitter.com/UmG73DptkX

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@davispg I am far better than that faker in Delphi.

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@davispg @MickKime Back in the late 1980s we had a demographer do a regular radio spot about interesting questions he answered with it.

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@davispg @MickKime I assume that you will able, as in previous years, to buy the raw* Census data (*”anonymised” and geofuzzed).

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dangillmor Terrific forensic journalism as @jessesingal looks for origin of a probably bogus but widely used Assange “quote”: nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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@marcuskelson We all were. It was compulsory to be odd in the 1970s.

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PaulBongiorno No one can doubt @LaurieOakes assessment. @TurnbullMalcolm is beholden to the small minded vindictive conservatives in his cabinet.

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TheOnion PETA Praises ‘The Walking Dead’ For CGI Animals onion.com/2aDdmRs ? pic.twitter.com/MF2xZBUGzi

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abclandline Good morning! This gorgeous sunrise photo comes courtesy of @abcopen contributor Farmer Paul. pic.twitter.com/acwrKv4Nge

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Meanwhile, as the pale mist seeps through the embassy… twitter.com/srhbutts/statu…

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Saturday. All of your poor decisions lie before you on the floor, laughing at you. Saturday.

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OK, you’ll need to cope by yourselves now. Good night.

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@AussiemacJ I see where you’re going there, but that’s definitely not the case.

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Why is it that every time I go to That Place I end up getting back home around midnight?

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@_midofo_ Indeed. That Thai freak @ApostrophePong and I were together for nearly a decade, so Thaitown is my patch.

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@theremonstrator There is that. Preserve your precious bodily fluids.

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@_midofo_ Sure, but I was in Thaitown’s local pub.

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@YeahKenOath Nah, nowhere even close. He was all haircut and bravado.

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@smidgey Hah! So you did. I should probably stop taunting wannabe tough boys. But hey it was in a 7-Eleven. He’s on camera.

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@_midofo_ It wouldn’t be a good look to kill her though, would it.

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I am so going to be knifed one day.

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“So are you trying to arc it up, Princess?”, I said, and his friends dissolved in laughter.

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Some little wannabe Chinatown kid just tried to make a thing about being in the queue at 7-Eleven.

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Oh God, George Street on a Friday night.

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@davispg And then I heard the staff gossiping about the farang that asked about tub waan.

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@davispg I have just confirmed that the other place that regularly has tub waan has it every day.

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Some people don’t like boat noodle because it has blood in it but you know fuck off.

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@davispg Coil. If you want me to be your guide then let me know.

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@davispg It’s all good. Tub waan is dangerous at this hour.

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@davispg Admittedly both tub waan and boat noodle are comfort food for me.

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There must be a different chef here because this boat noodle is different. Damn good though.

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But that said, I know where to get boat noodle.

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I shouldn’t be left unsupervised in Thaitown after 2100.

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@nschultz Yeah look I have to cope with where I am. It is my burden.

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@roisin6 @bigbadave @wolfcat I’m in my patch. I’ll be fine. Allegedly.

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I have gone down the road a short distance and ordered boat noodle. There are people who know exactly what this means.

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@KompleatKnut I can imagine. But this gig wouldn’t be as bad as that. Much more focused audience.

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Apropos of nothing, who the fuck would ask for a jug of Pure Blond?

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@bigbadave I will be doing this soon, trust me. If The Evil Barman lets me. So far I’ve escaped The Chef Who Wants To Kill Me.

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@bigbadave @wolfcat Yeah look I’m having enough trouble admitting that The Angels played my high school give me a break.

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Yeah OK it’s Dr Dre now so we’re going down some sort of gutter.

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Kanye West’s “Gold Digger”? OK, here’s one the kids know.

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@jplonie So, you know, it’s their fault.

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@jplonie Yeah he’s doing a great mix (for this crowd) and the bar staff have refused to honour my request to not be served more drinks.

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@bigbadave @wolfcat So before they were called The Angels they were called The Keystone Angels and they played my high school.

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As was explained to me in Tanzania, after “one for the road” comes “one for no good reason”. I love that tradition.

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I’ve just been told this DJ has worked this pub’s crowd for more than four years. Yeah, he knows what he’s doing.

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@aziazone Heh. Your Thai is better than mine. I fake it.

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