Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 10th, 2016

God imagine actually being Eddie McGuire.

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thegrugq_ebooks for an additional fee, that argument has made the least sense to me.

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@SteveMolk The night’s not over until someone pisses into their own mouth.

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And by “celebrates” they mean downing ketamine and staring into the bathroom mirror until the pain of their own exi..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…mm

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If a gag is worth doing once, it’s worth doing again. And again. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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@trentyarwood @GordyPls @R_Chirgwin They are indeed. Now don’t go telling anyone ‘cos I still want to be able to get appointments promptly.

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@trentyarwood @GordyPls @R_Chirgwin Nobody is into art like Dick Quan is. (He’s my #2 GP, after Andrew Gowers. A long association.)

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@trentyarwood @GordyPls @R_Chirgwin I’ve been going to Holdsworth House for many years. Also set up some path results data feeds years ago.

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@LovelyCorrine @christopherneal Ah yes! Quan’s main focus is on emerging Pacific Rim artists. I am an unabashed fan. (He’s also my #2 GP.)

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@christopherneal @LovelyCorrine That’s perhaps more than you wanted to know about Dr Dick Quan’s art collection. Known him for years.

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@christopherneal @LovelyCorrine I should say, actually, one of Australia’s leading investors in contemporary art.

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@christopherneal @LovelyCorrine One of the doctors on the practice I go to is a collector of modern art, particularly challenging stuff.

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thegrugq_ebooks he lost 6 teeth, got most of the bones in his face fractured, had a broken rib, and another ebooks bot.

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@LovelyCorrine Goodness, what a curious accolade for me.

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@LovelyCorrine Heh. For sure. And I’ll also find out who the artist is.

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Pinboard “Could Twitter Be Better Off as a Nonprofit?” Well, zero profit would be an ambitious goal for Twitter to hit

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@LovelyCorrine I like how it’s also a cornucopia of fertility. There’s other works by the same artist along that wall.

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@LovelyCorrine See what I mean? Isn’t it just magnificent!

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benpobjie All sex is bad for your wellbeing. Don’t touch people, they have diseases twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@bigmac Ah, that probably explains why you didn’t see my email.

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@posty Fuck it yes? Or fuck it no? And which is which?

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This is the Giant Neon Vagina I keep talking about. Ping @LovelyCorrine pic.twitter.com/xQnpRKG2hp

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@YouSoPunny @mattt111 I’m not the best person to ask about consumerism, but I don’t think there’s anything quite so focused.

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@YouSoPunny @mattt111 I know. I was watching. You poor, poor people.

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@irisherself Oh. I found his grandson in a list, not Him. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winston_C…(1940–2010)

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Thank you, #13545, I feel better already. twitter.com/TurnbullMalcol…

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alexkidman Pro tip: if you’re the parent of a year 7 kid, it’s fun to delude yourself that they’re listening at all. twitter.com/adam_turner/st…

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@YouSoPunny @mattt111 That’s not a thing in Australia, but yes.

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@ericscheid I’ve done that before, yes. But this was a bit more than a screenshot-worth.

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jonkudelka Very strong contender for Maxtreme Mansplain of 2016. twitter.com/kirstenpowers/…

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Important question re tomorrow’s “The 9pm Edict”. Is the whole creepy clown thing tired already? Or shall I still give it a go?

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, alas, six weeks was in that story from the start. Don’t worry, it’s hard to keep track of Singapore and jails.

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chrisrodley I collected every Donald Trump quote about beauty and it made a really creepy beat poem pic.twitter.com/f20P3cbA5P

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@mpesce @carolduncan Yeah, but wouldn’t it be a glorious death!

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I really need to sort this pub thing out this week, so I can set up @eventbrite set up and take bookings. Maybe I should delegate this.

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So, that Melbourne pub I need on Sat 29 Oct? I just posted the requirements at pozible.com/project/stilgh… as Update 3.

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@TalBeerySec Oh. I was trying not to appear out of touch by not quite understanding that sequence of emoji. Cheers.

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I read about something similar in @newscientist years ago, but them nothing. I assume it went black. @DDsD

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“CIA using deep learning neural networks to predict social unrest five days before it happens” ibtimes.co.uk/cia-using-deep… HT @DDsD

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SwiftOnSecurity Half of latest NASA astronaut class are women, many motivated by the chance to die on a planet without Trump smithsonianmag.com/smart-news/hal…

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@TalBeerySec Ah, Tal, you’ve found Sydney’s evil ibis infestation! Avoid them. They are evil.

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hughparsonage This is the worst John Farnham + Olivia Newton-John revival concert I have ever seen. pic.twitter.com/a409ZdqQ5c

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This @onthemedia extra has an awesome story on Creepy Clowns and Satanism. wnyc.org/story/war-peac…

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“Government lays out second and third ‘waves’ of Australia’s innovation agenda”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/govern…

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@andrewfaith @BOM_au But they’re not “official”, whatever that means.

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The @BOM_au has a new weather app, should you care. bom.gov.au/app/

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Well this television stuff is piss-easy.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Yes, it was given the green light when Roger Rogerson was sentenced. Richard Roxburgh reprises his role.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Well then you get into the whole Jamie Gao situation.

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus No, that’s the one where first-year-out lawyers in the DPP drink and fuck constantly.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron So, lots of static shots of people working quietly at their desks before going for bubble tea?

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In which @bgzimmer investigates linguistically “I did try and fuck her. She was married” and other newsworthies. stronglang.wordpress.com/2016/10/08/a-b…

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alliecoyne Transport for NSW just paid $2 million to keep it on Windows Server 2003 for another year tenders.nsw.gov.au/?event=public.…

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@MikePresland I don’t think CSS can go down the Memory Hole.

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Goddammit @MarkDiStef will you tell the rebels to stop this “investigative” “journalism” and get back to “10 Cats L..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Aw

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MarkDiStef :buzzfeeduk investigation klaxon: buzzfeed.com/heidiblake/das… pic.twitter.com/3ujypZBeXQ

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@djshaneday Yeah, once the page starts coming down the pipe it looks reasonable enough. I’ll play with it as appropriate.

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LibyaLiberty Muslim women’s earlobes are actually tiny WMDs. That’s why we cover them.

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LibyaLiberty “Falafel” actually means “kill all the infidels”. We’ve kept that a secret all this time.

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@thegrugq_ebooks @GreenJ Look, robot, when did you become an expert on ISIS?

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GreenJ so on my understanding of the debate, Trump is going to grab ISIS by the … oh never mind.

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That’s enough CSS for today.

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@djshaneday It’s more than three seconds before the first bytes start coming back. That said, I haven’t turned on any caching yet.

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samanthamaiden These people are unintentionally hilarious morons twitter.com/qz/status/7853…

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@BartholomewD No no no I am not going down that path when tweaking a WordPress theme. No I am not.

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Do you know what I will have to do now? I will have to edit the CSS. This was not part of God’s plan for us.

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@SnarkyPlatypus In a financial sense, yes. Firewalls go hundreds of years back as an architectural element.

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@SnarkyPlatypus In newsrooms they’re usually called a firewall. It’s a very pre-computer term.

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KirstenPowers I know where my vagina is. twitter.com/DEBussone/stat…

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Yes, I’m sure this will work. This is fine.

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@AzMoo Well this is what I was thinking. I know for sure I’ll type these next few commands perfectly.

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Hmmm. Should I have pressed that “Delete” button? Should I have made a backup of this configuration before doing so?

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@developerjack Ah, I’m doing a podcast tomorrow night. That’s a little too soon.

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@jdub Thanks again. It’s been ages since I’ve tinkered with this stuff, and I figured there’d be lots of new tools and toys.

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@developerjack This is true. Do let me know what the next one(s) in Sydney are likely to be.

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@jdub Thanks for that, it sounds like exactly what I need. Also, I must learn to use browser dev tools and that timeline thing.

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Hey WordPress folks, where’s a good explainer on how I can figure out how to fix slow page load times?

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MerriamWebster Note that more people are looking up ‘lepo-’ (as in, “what’s a lepo?”) than ‘Aleppo’. twitter.com/KoryStamper/st…

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Well that was exhausting.

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I, too, have a tape of non-existent sex. Many, many tapes, actually. twitter.com/intelwire/stat…

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The @ABCNews24 stream is lagging about 30 seconds for me, so I see the tweets before I see what they’re commenting on. It’s a vibe.

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Let me tell you something.

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@dobes Needs more cyber. Proper cyber hacking.

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Jesus fucking Christ.

Actually, Jesus was a Muslim. Fact.

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I would like to sincerely* thank the helpful* people who are taking time out of their day to tell me George Washington wasn’t a Muslim.

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@somuchbullsh Oh FFS it’s called a joke, you dipshit. A disposable fucking joke. Wasn’t funny? Fine, it was lame. Just fuckin’ move on.

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@somuchbullsh Dull literalism will be the death of our species.

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@DeanLiddellaust Dull literalism will be the death of our species.

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@LapTop006 Well that’s an interesting question. I suppose I should conduct the necessary experiments.

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TomMcIlroy Don’t go breaking my heart. I couldn’t if I tried. pic.twitter.com/s02EwGS3KT

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George Washington was a Muslim?

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I really should’ve gotten some alcohol for this, even if it’s Monday morning.

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BREAK OUT THE LINES.

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ARTIFICIAL LINES.

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@shiftkey You can just keep making them up.

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Can you imagine Hunter S Thompson covering this campaign?

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It’s just the way his gills sound. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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How come instead of a presidential debate they have some sort of contest to see who’s the best lizard? Like, with physical challenges.

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GiladEdelman Just say it: I WILL GRAB ISIS BY THE PUSSY

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That’s just the ISIS on the cake.

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Is America safe in the locker room as well?

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@dobes Hey it’s a beautiful deflection, right?

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dobes Locker room == ISIS.

I cannot compute this.

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@trib As I said earlier in a different context..twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…7J

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DrMiaow So… are Trump’s sons actual vampires or just pretending? pic.twitter.com/UJGjo0dGME

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There’s going to be so many words in this.

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Oh dear God this is going to be like Queue And Aye but even worse.

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IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS IT BEGINS.

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dobes In case you need 340 pages of reading over the debate twitter.com/AusBorderForce…

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Is Iowa actually a thing?

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erinrileyau 22 realizations that you are no longer in Buzzfeed’s target demographic. twitter.com/buzzfeedoz/sta…

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@drearyclocks If you strap in then it’s not loose at all.

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Mind you, TV programs are divided into pants-on and pants-off, depending on whether you’re sitting on a couch or behind a desk.

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You know, television needs more Republican strategists beaming in via Skype wearing no pants, and possible in a cupboard.

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I really should’ve organised those mojitos.

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BuzzFeedOzNews 🚨🚨10 MINUTE WARNING 🚨🚨 pic.twitter.com/SjhQ96QkJL

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PEOPLE WALKING INTO A BUILDING.

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Hey @JohnBarronUSA is this guy beaming in via Skype wearing pants?

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realDonaldTrump My team of deplorables will be taking over my Twitter account for tonight’s

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I hope you’re happy now, @JohnBarronUSA, because I am watching this damn thing on the telly. twitter.com/JohnBarronUSA/…

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DavidInglesTV Samsung Electronics drops 4.5% in the opening minutes following news AT&T, T-Mobile are halting sales, exchanges of..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…iS

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Wow there’s a lot happening in this tweet. twitter.com/CyberPrefixerA…

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If God had meant us to deal with conference registration systems He would have just shot us in the head and be done with it.

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If God had meant us to answer support tickets He would have made us all Indians.

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21 Oct: VA846 SYD-MEL
30 Oct: VA871 MEL-SYD

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@ethicalmartini This is why hospitals are full of sick people.

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There is no problem that a “Withnail and I” based strategy can’t solve.

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If this is the case, then the appropriate “Withnail and I” procedure would be to go on a four-week amphetamine bing..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Rl

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@developerjack This too is a plan for the day I could cope with.

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meatballninja If you’re @Costco and looking for the secure storage of HR and membership info, it’s in the soft drink aisle…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…4k

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@munin You can make up for that with sheer quantity.

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Also a good plan for today: “We want the finest wines available to humanity. And we want them here, and we want them now!”

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@ethicalmartini You should see a doctor to get that urine checked.

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@AKFRU They can kill you in your sleep, you know.

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I probably need a coffee.

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I have a question and my question is this: If Hallowe’en is 31 Oct then why have you fucking sheep started all your spooky arsehattery now?

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Maybe I should just replace today’s plan with sitting around drinking mojitos.

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Actually it’s uninterrupted coverage from 1200 AEDT. The 1130-1200 bit is a continuous interruption of life by awfu..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…ol

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Just pause to savour the glory of this picture before clicking through. twitter.com/earleyedition/…

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Only if you’re remarkably clumsy. twitter.com/saveantibiotic…

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@havyatt Having sat through so many of those presentations I just let the bullshit roll over me. I become one with the bullshit.

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@havyatt It does it through hand-waving. Megatrends innovation solved innovate big numbers thought leader my work is done.

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Things just catch fire sometimes. twitter.com/bengrubb/statu…

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Tonight I’ll post my requirements for a pub for the Public House Forum so you can help me find one. I need an agent to book the space too.

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Did I mention that “The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 4” is in Melbourne on Sat 29 Oct arvo? First guest confirmed and she’s rather special.

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And yes, there are further plans and a quantity of ibises in the Weekly Wrap. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan: Geek-for-hire tasks (I have a list); lunch; administrivia; logistics for Melbourne trip. Walking is cancelled due to weather.

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With the Senate debating the Joy of Soapy, may I remind you that this image is free for use to use. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Tim_Beshara Parliament will debate how Brandis is a dill. pic.twitter.com/jX1Nh7E94P

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@havyatt David David David are you suggesting that innovation is not the ultimate purpose of all human activity.

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Oh Laura I think this is magnificent and I thank you. twitter.com/LauraHuu/statu…

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@mpesce Well, both of those are attractive options.

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I really don’t think a maximum temperature of 32C is appropriate today thank you @BOM_NSW so please make it stop thanks bye.

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@lewellyn @LauraHuu @davidmacdougall The word “ointment” would be useful here.

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@llacigart Yeah, it’s being broadcast live on @ABCNews24 at midday.

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@llacigart It’s already 0830 AEDT on Monday morning.

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@developerjack @SBSNews As I get older, I find that it needs to be a nice bottle of gin to get the flexibility happenng.

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I think I need eggs this morning. Yes, there shall be eggs.

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Mind you, who amongst us have never deleted a production DNS zone? @alliecoyne

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“Revealed: IBM error caused NAB outage: Production DNS zone deleted”, writes @alliecoyne itnews.com.au/news/revealed-… Rock on IBM!

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I assume that Mike Baird’s backflip on greyhounds will look something like this. pic.twitter.com/LABSRjakuG

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I didn’t realise our state Premier was so athletic. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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melissamadsen Stop the presses: YOUNG WOMAN HAS UNRESOLVED PARENTAL ISSUES! twitter.com/vanOnselenP/st…

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This is appropriate, @trentyarwood. Baby Jesus thanks you.

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Damn you, @SteveMolk, I forgot to use my special daylight saving avatar last weekend. pic.twitter.com/Hue3l46R2v

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@SteveMolk Oh that’s right, I forgot that you live in the 1950s.

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Well, @SteveMolk, that seems to have been a great start to the day.

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I would like to thank @SteveMolk for his mastery of Time. He’s very good at it.

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Further plans may allegedly be found in the Weekly Wrap, as is their wont. It also has ibises. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, supplemental: The second Trump-Clinton Debate is at 1200 AEDT, should you want to kick off the week in style. [CORRECTED TIME]

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Mon plan, draft: Geek-for-hire tasks (I have a list); walk; lunch; administrivia; logistics for Melbourne trip; quiet evening.

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Monday. Have you tried using Science? Did it help? Really, though, did it help? Monday.

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