Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 21st, 2016

I’ve decided to have an early one. Gorn.

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nytimes Voices of Wells Fargo employees: “From that point, I began drinking the hand sanitizer” nyti.ms/2ecpqJC pic.twitter.com/EVcqG3Mith

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The latest, “Episode 5: White Like Me”, looks at the white-men-for-Trump thing, but deep. Way deep. wnyc.org/story/united-s…

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This new podcast “The United States of Anxiety” frrom @WNYC and @thenation is just excellent. wnyc.org/shows/anxiety

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@nukolator So you did SYD-MEL today, or SYD-HBA?

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@smidgey @0x1C I’m a morning person anyway.

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@nukolator Well there’s a theory! Although maybe they’re just better trained.

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@garthk Why don’t your kids have any knees?

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@nukolator I think everyone lived and maybe even managed to get home.

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@0x1C Not too late, perhaps. I’ll see how I feel after I’ve eaten. This cold I’ve got is shitting me though.

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I love the phrase “Synthesizing Pareidolia”. (4/2)

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Here’s three I chose more or less at random. (2/2) pic.twitter.com/wAUjByILTM

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So some of these AI-created porn images are… odd. (1/2twitter.com/tomkelshaw/sta…6p

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tomkelshaw Yahoo AI detects rude images. @gabeeegoooh reverses code to generate AI porn/art j.mp/2ecv12u (NSFW? I dunno - discuss?)

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If you’re curious, here’s the @ruxcon program ruxcon.org.au/schedule/ and other events. ruxcon.org.au/events/ Many seem to have drinks.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Old Mr Ruxton would not approve of @ruxcon. Sure, ASD is a sponsor, but these unruly folk are not the sort of army he liked.

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adamliaw Weird that there isn’t a category for tweets considering that’s really what journalists do all day.

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I definitely won’t be going out in the rain tonight. I want to kill this cold, and there’s @ruxcon session I want to see at 0900.

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Franglais is difficult to get right.

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Actually, this should be: Je ne sais trés pas d’arsed location scouting ce soir.

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What we need is a new edition of “Let’s Parler Franglais!” amazon.com/Lets-Parler-Fr… en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franglais

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Je parle Franglaise un peu, non?

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Je suis trés pas d’arsed location scouting ce soir.

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Je suis checked in.

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Doing something creative with a tram. It does not involve fire.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have three different accommodations, because reasons, but the first in on Exhibition Street.

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@DavidFeng @centralline @jubileeline I haven’t been to anywhere in Europe. Nor any of those unruly offshore islands.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “GCHQ tech leader’s plan to secure an entire country” zd.net/2dud3Ez

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At Southern Cross, accepting the fact that this is not an excellent time for travel.

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@twiddlekins Well the pub ones happen in the afternoon. The weekday ones happen at night.

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@NuclearAnthro @StratSentinel2 What would the nukes do to the Channel Tunnel, do you think?

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@andrewdotnich He’s doing this all on his own. I’m sitting a row back. Though I did chat with his parents earlier.

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“You’re stupid. Stupid. I’ll drive you to death! Stupid. Stupid. Stupid. Stupid.”

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“Yes! Chase them. Kill them. You can do it. Mwuahaha! Kill them!”

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He’s now threatening to crush the taxis in front of us.

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I’m upstairs at the front of SkyBus, with a young kid pretending to be the pilot. “I need speed,” he chants. “I need speed. I need speed.”

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@twiddlekins Well it’s being recorded in the afternoon, so this may not be a problem for you.

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The SkyBus, it moves. Finally.

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@SnarkyPlatypus And the other way too. This goes back to the Gold Rush and it’s probably Mark Twain fault.

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Earlier: The Dance of the Aeroplanes. pic.twitter.com/LTr2o1p9Ci

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TripleMMelb BREAKING | 🚚🚚🚚💥💥💥

Another Truck Just SLAMMED Into The Montague Street Bridge: goo.gl/sxBFCS pic.twitter.com/d2kJ3PqVSB

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@SnarkyPlatypus Erm, “actually” follow the rules gosh thanks autocorrect. Then again…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well, I suppose I could cruelly follow the rules for internships.

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The rest of the guests will be announced as they’re confirmed. (That’s code for “I am WAY behind in dealing with my email.)

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@SteveMolk We know how to revel. Also reveal.

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I can reveal now, though, the first confirmed guest for “The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 4” on 29 Oct: @FionaPattenMLC of the @aussexparty.

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Once I get the all-clear to leave the airport and get to my hotel, I’ll check out proposed venues for the Sat 29 Oct podcast recording…

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. Cyber count: 11.

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@DavidFeng @ThatsOnline They’re putting all of Beijing’s smokers into a big glass box. Good work all round.

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@Fem_Kat Most of the excellent passive-aggressive work has been wasted on these people.

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@SnarkyPlatypus The usual one, but you don’t usually get this level of arsehattery.

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OK, transmitters off. See you in Melbourne.

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“There’s some very last bags going on,” says the captain, a clear indication that it’s Somebody’s Fault.

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Another cabin crew member passes us. “This is chaos,” he mutters.

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Some petal has brought too much luggage onto the aircraft and there’s excellent passive-aggressive signalling to make clear it’s his fault.

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“This boarding is taking a long time,” says our cabin crew member. “But that’s alright,” she says, unconvincingly.

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“If you are carrying a Samsung Galaxy 7 please notify a member of the cabin crew immediately.”

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@DavidFeng Indeed, but oddly enough they were locals.

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Some proles who were trying to go in the priority boarding lane have just been put in their place.

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crikey_news Today’s @deptofaustralia. Interview questions about problem solving have levelled up. pic.twitter.com/TCun30SZBN

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@xor Thanks. I’m good now, so it’s just a matter of whether I can get it all done on the flight. Goddam Friday afternoons.

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@xor Cool. I’ll do all that once I’ve landed in Melbourne and filed my story.

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@xor Nah, I haven’t watched Mr Robot, so I have no connection with it, and I can’t use a music-bed version on my podcast.

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@0x1C They look interesting, but I just lashed out and spent $14.95 on some earbuds from the airport newsagency. I’m a professional.

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@wibbly I have worked this into the plan.

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i_zzzzzz Wired, 1996:
“Where will the Web be in 20 years?”
“Journalists will hang out on a site where they receive constant death threats from Nazis”

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The next phases of the strategy are: 1. Finish beer. 2. Get earbuds. 3. Recharge all the things. 4. Work on the aircraft.

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HOW DARE MY $3 DISPOSABLE EARBUDS FAIL WHEN I STEP ON THEM.

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Oh this is just so good! (Or at least it will be once I grab some new earbuds.) twitter.com/xor/status/789…

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I am not a hazard to aviation.

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That damn robot just called me an owl.

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@thegrugq_ebooks @GuardianAus How dare you! I am not an owl! At least, not yet.

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@dobes It used to be the DJ the saved your life, but times have changed.

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Has anyone from CBSi emerged into the daylight yet?

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Don’t forget the joint US-AU UFO base in the Blue Mountains, @BernardKeane. Or the escaped dinosaurs. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oui. There is no excitement of any kind.

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Bodily fluids have been transferred. I am fully Antlered.

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So yeah, after my Stage 2 Antlering, I’ll have time to finish my writing before heading to the airport. Or vice versa.

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Antlering Stage 1 complete. Awaiting Stage 2.

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Antlertime plus 40 minutes and counting.

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rohan_p I giggled more than is reasonable at this pic.twitter.com/NJtlpyKT7E

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@KompleatKnut Not yet. Though it does involve bodily fluids.

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Antlertime plus 30 minutes and counting.

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scott_thewspot Setting up a not-for-profit to hand out free avocados to millenials at train stations so they can afford to save for a house.

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Antlertime plus 20 minutes and counting.

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@jonoabroad Well I’m not sure what to say now.

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Antlertime plus 10 minutes and counting.

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Antlertime plus 5 minutes and counting.

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@abaranov It was. I should have a write-up online at @zdnetaustralia by close of business today.

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I have arrived at the Place of Antlers.

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@natashamitchell Well we should kill all those other species. Problem solved!

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I would like to congratulate the Australian media for keeping the avocado thing going for an entire week. twitter.com/BreakfastNews/…

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@natashamitchell No worries. Check my subsequent tweet for direct links to all those sources.

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@natashamitchell @JennyGardiner__ And the BoM usually lists them the day before. Media simply ignores all of that.

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@natashamitchell @JennyGardiner__ Also (from memory) some allergy websites list them, and you can subscribe to an SMS and email service…

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@natashamitchell @JennyGardiner__ The upcoming hazard reduction burns are listed at the RFS website…

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Hmmm. The iPhone 6 Plus camera has pulled out more contrast from that scene than it looks with the naked eye. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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“Breaking Bad fanatic killed police officer and dissolved his body in a bath of acid after Grindr sex date” telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/10/2…

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Fri plan: Laundry (done); 1000 medico; write for @zdnetaustralia; 1400 VA846 SYD-MEL; confirm location for 29 Oct podcast recording; TGIF.

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@jeffsonstein I love the huntsman spiders, but I can understand why some people find them alarming. So big, so fast.

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@t_rivett By tonight I’ll also be in Melbourne, so the point is moot.

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“Groundhog Lazarus: Twice dead data breach notification laws re-enter Parliament”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/article/ground…

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CliveFPalmer Any person seeking public office must realise that it is not about him or her but about service for the greater good

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron You need to listen to some alt-J and some of the better Japanese hip-hip. Some fine stuff out there.

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That’s the smoke from the hazard reduction burn overnight. I don’t smoke. And I don’t think anything else is on fire.

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Ah, I’ve just realised why (a) I’m coughing so much, and (b) the bathroom has turned into a huntsman spider safari park. It’s all the smoke.

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A score of one out of three. I like “21th” though. pic.twitter.com/oAuVZEIEbE

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DJBentley you can keep those shoes abroad. twitter.com/FortuneMagazin…

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kpyke ARE YOU OUT OF YOUR MIND? pic.twitter.com/9lhxuwlU7a

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aloria I still get the impression that folks think of infosec as a dark art that only a rare few get. It’s great for our egos but not much else.

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@paulkidd @gabriellecj I know, the timing has been unfortunate.

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martyn_williams Almost empty I-80 in San Francisco after bomb scare at Halls of Justice shuts down freeway, streets pic.twitter.com/7EZ9kTquSg

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@ArmsControlWonk Yeah they’re one of FVEY’s best-kept secrets. Until now. Even Snowden didn’t know about them.

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I knew these fuckers would eventually escape from Pine Gap. twitter.com/gabriellecj/st…

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GonzoHacker I’m not saying we should kill people, I’m saying we should use the fear of death as a motivator

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GonzoHacker Some people read stories of the Mexica sacrificing their conquered enemies and are so disgusted they can’t see the disruption narrative

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I think I have another band name: Bin Chicken Jesus.

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Rob_Stott And they say Kings Cross is dead pic.twitter.com/SyD4LcomVB

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bkjabour Artist restores Jesus statue head, cops flak, priest: “I wasn’t trained for this in the seminary”..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…fL

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My mechanical bits have been failing for a few years now. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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Hurrah! Just in time for my arrival this afternoon! [Packs umbrella.] twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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NickBaumann See blue belt on Obama/Romney map? That’s Cretaceous coastline. Fertile soil later led to high cotton production +..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…ht

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Melbourne! Cybers! Big data! @latrobe! Wed 26 Oct! Free! latrobe.edu.au/events/all/big…

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “There isn’t a cybersecurity skills gap: @rik_fergusonzdnet.com/article/there-…

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus So why are you planning to boil orphans?

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It still might be good enough to buy a kennel. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m not 100% sure, so I’m not saying lest @R_Chirgwin waterboards me.

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No. We shouldn’t be expected to know how to pronounce the Middle Ages. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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NBCNews Curious kitten wanders into Turkish TV station and curls up on warm laptop nbcnews.to/2ekEDbQ 🐱 pic.twitter.com/T3Sd1ekZHf

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This does look a beautiful morning over Cessnock, though. Bastard. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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Oh good. I’ve worked out that the coughing stops if I don’t open my eyes. Or move. Or breathe.

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paper_bag_girl I like the pattern and the style of these but I’m not sure about the statement they make re: my ability to afford a..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…gu

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CApuffin pls sign my petition to make this the internet commie version of the “don’t tread on me” flag pic.twitter.com/yebI8Bzltd

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@juhasaarinen You left out the word “huffing”.

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Simon_Cullen A reminder that politics can be civil.

This is the letter George Bush (Sr) left on Bill Clinton’s desk after the ‘..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Qv

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@davispg Thanks, Paul. I’m just hoping the coughing slows down before I’m locked in that metal tube with other humans.

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Histreepix In the days before premarital sex, an all-American couple celebrates ‘going steady’ with a chlamydia milkshake. 195..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…s3

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@sylmobile I’ll be fun to fly with today.

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Fri plan, supplemental: I have an exit row seat; I still feel terrible, but now it’s a dry cough rather than an Ocean of Mucus (band name).

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Fri plan, draft: Laundry; 1000 medico; write for @zdnetaustralia; 1400 VA846 SYD-MEL; confirm location for 20 Oct podcast recording; TGIF.

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@sylmobile Oh no, it’s gone from mucus to a ravenous dry cough. This progresses normally, if annoyingly.

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Friday. Give it a push and watch it fall over. Friday.

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