Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 4th, 2016

Histreepix Since 2013, Karen Gillan has toured UK prisons explaining the plots of Doctor Who episodes each inmate has missed. pic.twitter.com/TEoweYTf3W

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Oh hang on. Silly me. Sitting dates haven’t bene set because we don’t formally have a Parliament yet.

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When’s the first sitting of the new Senate? I should go to Canberra.

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OMFG HOW DEEP DOES THIS CONSPIRACY GO. Ping @dobes. twitter.com/TimWattsMP/sta…

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swearyanthony If you’d like to see more of Malcolm-Ieuan Roberts:’s work, the wayback machine has you covered: via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 7:05 PM, Aug 4th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

glengyron Was the swagman in Waltzing Matilda a Free{man on the ㅣand?

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MaxBlumenthal British woman detained under “counter-terror” laws for reading a book about Syrian art on a plane independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-n…

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A timeless tweet, yes, but even more so today. twitter.com/sylmobile/stat…

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RealNickHodge So it *does* look like you can vote a horse into the Senate.

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@jpwarren @R_Chirgwin It’s heavy going, because it’s a work of investigative journalism, but I know impatient me did read it all.

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@jpwarren @R_Chirgwin I assume you mean “IBM and the Holocaust”?

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Histreepix Know-it-all 9-year-old tries to explain capitalism to uncomprehending anarcho-syndicalist toddler, 1928. pic.twitter.com/eRdnC9qdH1

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I think it’s time to revisit the revelation of the HAARP Chemtrail Rainbow Effect. youtube.com/watch?v=HV9gRF…

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I could totally rock this look. twitter.com/laurafleur/sta…

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What? Like Tory Bold? Senator Dingbat? (Feel free to steal this “joke”.) twitter.com/AndrewPStreet/…

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feed_the_chooks imagine the fucking syntactic nightmare of his private senator’s bills as he tries to escape the clutches of grammatical enslavement

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@smidgey @JohnBirmingham Look, mate, I just work here. Do you want to buy it or not?

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Vole_Facts Voles do play some truly bizarre-looking woodwind instruments. pic.twitter.com/uEKGWnDll8

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@JayMo31415 @intelwire @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus Oh thanks, James. I’ve been after a solid rebuttal of this rubbish. Thank you, @CanLII.

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@ridgiedidge @Wil_Anderson Precisely. But as I say further down that thread, people will read ambiguity in a way that supports their belief.

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@jdub Well @JohnBirmingham did once call me his “inappropriate muse”, after which he wrote about tentacle porn in the Brisbane Times.

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@intelwire ICYMI, Australia has just elected a Sovereign Citizen (yes, I know) climate truther to the Senate. abc.net.au/news/2016-08-0…

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JohnBirmingham This new One Nation guy is like God’s apology framed as a moneyshot into the face of satirists & cartoonists for taking away Tony Abbott.

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In which Clarke & Dawe convey the majesty of Australia’s favourite Attorney-General. youtube.com/watch?v=eVDZty…

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Pollytics It’ll happen over an obscure disagreement about Erich von Daniken doctrine twitter.com/ellehardytweet…

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@Gin_ev_ra @SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Oh dear, this looks like a very dangerous rabbit-hole indeed.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @Gin_ev_ra @glengyron So we now have kawaii J-Pop as nationalist propaganda?

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I think we all need to learn the dance moves and gestures towards the end of this song. youtube.com/watch?v=BRWK5I… HT @glengyron

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glengyron Everything is fine. It’s all fine. Fine. youtu.be/BRWK5I49jOs

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Congrats to @R_Chirgwin for finding IBM’s announcement of Australia’s first computerised Census in 1966. via TweetDeck

@andrewdotnich I think you’ve done enough for today, Andrew.

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@OaaSvc You missed a great* s-bend joke there.

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Where am I meant to put my colon?

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ben_hr So Trump fans more likely to be into pro-rodeo than pro-wrestling? twitter.com/SherwoodStraus…

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samdastyari Umm… Is the headline writer trying to tell me something? pic.twitter.com/zX6rjVuLFF

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@troyhunt Ta. It just popped into my mind, given the Cupid Media debacle.

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thegrugq_ebooks I really doubt they’re all related.

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davpope And my cartoon from earlier, that doesn’t appear to have make it to the gallery, soz pic.twitter.com/TjIcce1rDn

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May I recommend once more this excellent rant re Trump and nuclear weapons from someone who knows them. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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GreenJ still waiting on maiden speeches … twitter.com/feed_the_chook…

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davpope The white tracksuit brigade <my opening ceremony cartoon | gallery goo.gl/oc0BNQ> pic.twitter.com/nVpNAiAG8B

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I have a number of questions concerning this tweet. twitter.com/TomSchnauz/sta…

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Oh wake up, man, it’s just they They want you to think he’s still alive. twitter.com/feed_the_chook…

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feed_the_chooks Little disappointed we don’t have any 9/11 Truthers or anti-Chemtrailers in the senate but, well, jolly good show nonetheless

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Hah! A spambot just pulled out this timeless tweet from my past. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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zackster Let’s just say that German google is quite liberal pic.twitter.com/bGdHDjBD9F

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@feed_the_chooks Since you mentioned CT, may I draw this tweet to your attention? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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feed_the_chooks …except for the NSW Counter Terrorism and Special Tactics command assessment, who kind of do expect them a little bit

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feed_the_chooks nobody expects the sovereign citizen pic.twitter.com/pt3rzRMqyc

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@jpwarren @Viss The actual quote is “Things just catch fire sometimes.”

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@troyhunt Do we know whether or not Muslim Match was one of the sites running on Cupid Media’s whitebox platform? (Not OK Cupid.)

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You’re an idiot, @Viss. Set fire to something. twitter.com/Viss/status/76…

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@OaaSvc @dobes To be honest I’ve stopped paying any attention.

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@scott_thewspot Yeah I just picked a random date from the mainframe era. Sometimes I do fact-check tweets before posting, but not that one.

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@OaaSvc @dobes I’d already planned to go paper, and this is one of the reasons. I kinda knew they’d fuck it up.

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@darrenpauli Possible sewage (the content) rather that sewerage (the envelope).

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@smidgey @dobes No, I don’t. Nor do I know that there’s more than 13,000 people in Australia with a mononym.

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@Jo_MacD @cathywilcox1 Letters may not arrive before the weekend, says @ABSCensus, and in any event there’s no penalty for being late.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA WELCOME TO 1964 PEOPLE.

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“Australian online Census name fields restricted to ASCII printable characters”, and no mononyms, writes @dobes. zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Meanwhile @dobes brings us today’s instalment of Wow The Census Is So Excellent. zdnet.com/article/austra… pic.twitter.com/BKADJrXpyY

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RIP in Peace my mentions.

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@jdub It’s an interesting shibboleth. ASD and Census? It’s either “Thank fuck for that!” or “OMFG ALIEN ROTHSCHILD BONER BUTT PROBE LIZARD!”

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I mean, we all know what happened to Harold Holt, right? Him AND the Beaumont Children. YOU JOIN THE DOTS.

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Oh dear. I’d better stop now, or it’ll soon be into The Van for me!

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Hey you know that the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) will also look at this new “identity framework” too, yeah?

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Also in Australia today, “DTO [Digital Transformation Office] to deliver draft federated identity framework” zdnet.com/article/dto-to…

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And the mere mention of the Australian Signals Directorate (ASD) will launch the tinfoilers into the psychic stratosphere.

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I can see what the @ABSCensus staffer is trying to say, but people will Rorschach their own interpretations onto that statement.

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And “shouldn’t do” could mean “it’d be naughty if they did” or “the systems are designed to prevent it”.

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“Can anyone browse” could be asking “Can everyone browse” or “Is it possible that someone could”…

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This is where people’s fears lie, the ambiguity of “anyone” and “shouldn’t do”… pic.twitter.com/14gJ6u9w7I

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“Census 2016: Where does my information go and why does the ABS need my name?” at @abcnews abc.net.au/news/2016-08-0… [A good explainer.]

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With diagrams? Or can they just show us on the doll? twitter.com/gabriellechan/…

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@MichaelH_PhD “Data lake” has been around a while. I seems to be part of the framing of data as a natural resource, like oil.

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skr Are we sure Trump’s tiny hands are strong enough to hit the big red nuke button?

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ACICgovau Join the Cybercrime Intelligence Team at Australia’s criminal intel agency bit.ly/2aK4y9D pic.twitter.com/U7s8TMgmgL

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“They fought with their junk as if they were Jedi knights wielding Lightsabers.”

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Review: “Lincoln was the Ultimate Patriot as he not only fought to save his country, but used the power of his loins, to save the world!!!”

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Don’t ask how I know this.

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We already have “Abraham Lincoln: Fuck Lord of the Moon (Presidential Fuck Machine Book 3)” amazon.com.au/Abraham-Lincol… pic.twitter.com/iJBnpX2NFB

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I’m starting to think that @firstdogonmoon will soon be joined by First Senator on the Moon.

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At this point it seems appropriate to retweet @intelwire’s guide to the topic. @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Oh yes @dobes! Both the Galileo Movement and Sovereign Citizens! This couldn’t possibly get more excellent! twitter.com/Pollytics/stat…

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ArsTechnicaUK Craig Wright’s proof that he invented Bitcoin: “F**k off, I’m not going to jump through hoops” arstechnica.co.uk/information-te… by @mrseb

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Dear America, Australia’s election campaigns only last weeks, but then comes our Senate preferential vote count. blogs.abc.net.au/antonygreen/20…

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@darrenpauli @dnee Well that’s what rams do. They headbutt things very well indeed. Hence “battering ram” and “ram it all the way up”.

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@TheLittlePRC @infravic And there’s nothing wrong with asking question.

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feed_the_chooks wonder how Bread’s getting along

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dnee There’s a ram in Fitzroy gardens pic.twitter.com/fuGuoBi62J

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It won’t make any difference unless you put it on the blockchain. This is pretty basic stuff. Do you even buzzword? twitter.com/TheLittlePRC/s…

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Then again, “A national security expert went on a Twitter rant against Trump’s nuclear weapons position” businessinsider.com.au/natsec-expert-…

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@BlogsofWar Awww… Now you’re ruining all our fun!

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Here @PointZeroOne is referring to “The 9pm Detachable Foreskin Monologue” (23 May) stilgherrian.com/edict/00058/ twitter.com/PointZeroOne/s…

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cxi When we “Cyber”, “GeoCities” is my safe word.

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Speaking of which, Senator Roberts’ rant about the climate conspiracy was part on One Nation’s published agenda. onenation.com.au/policies/affor…

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Well, I did remove my pants halfway through the last episode. But then I was reading the One Nation policy agenda. twitter.com/AtomicMPC/stat…

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Thu plan: Having essentially lost a day for reasons unknown, triage the inbox and re-plan accordingly; inform those affected; quiet evening.

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@AtomicMPC I’m thinking my next podcast should consist solely of the tweets people have sent me.

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I’ve already got weird @ tweets flooding at me and I have yet to mention the national ID scheme and the banking Royal Commission.

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This is what people think of me. No wonder I have weird dreams. twitter.com/reselsnark/sta…

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Just to the Senate. As a performance review. twitter.com/RealNickHodge/…

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This is all so excellent I think I might get out of bed and put on some coffee.

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I don’t quite see how, but I’m happy to go with this plan. twitter.com/JohnMcCarten/s…

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How about a reality show, “Senate Big Brother”?

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I reckon the new Senate will need some sort of team-building exercise. Maybe a LARPing weekend.

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@andrewdotnich Hasn’t he just! I didn’t know he had it in him. Had me fooled. This is some high-grade Chaos.

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I seem to have spent what you would call the “morning” having a long and seriously weird series of dreams. Can reality be weirder today?

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Wolfbyte OH “There’s a whale. That proves it”

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Thursday. There is no seaplane, but They are not included in the queue at the moment. The biggest problem is the best way. Thursday.

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