Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 31st, 2016

If it does this to frogs, imagine what it does to Tasmanian salmon. twitter.com/thomas_violenc…

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Wait, why is CSIRO creating this “nightmare machine”, exactly? twitter.com/thomas_violenc…

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joshspero Finally, some good news pic.twitter.com/M7W0yEIM40

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I can only hope they’re turning the fire hoses onto all these annoying children. twitter.com/DubFireBrigade…

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“Chemicals”, the magic bogey word. twitter.com/TheAusInstitut…

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MKPS001 Fun fact: collectively, the Australian cricket team has written more books than they have won tests in the last twelve months.

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@jonoabroad @pluffnub1 No. Appropriate qualifiers were used.

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Well I know for one that @dobes will be shocked by this news. twitter.com/jturner_ibrs/s…

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AwardsDarwin You just know someone asked. pic.twitter.com/rTUdo5iN7M

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@jpwarren Pierre is an excellent llama.

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Re llamas, @triplej did this “Follow the leader” campaign. Our response campaign at @ThreeDRadio had a dead llama c..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…8D

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@MatthewBevan I think we need more camelid commentators in the media generally.

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This remains one of the greatest moments in American television. pic.twitter.com/5VsUKLfVyB

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Oh @whiteswine, how can you not know Pierre the Celebrity Llama? google.com.au/search?q=llama…

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I was going to listen to a second @pluffnub1 mix just now but then I remembered I’m not completely insane.

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QJernalisms Nothing. You need to know, quite literally, nothing about her. pic.twitter.com/RdNjp5NVsf

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I see @pluffnub1 has been at work lately. This is excellent. youtube.com/watch?v=fwNGR7…

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fatimamanji Hahaha pic.twitter.com/6nAMzMSdNi

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MsVeruca Jesus, if people are bedwetting over salmon farming’s processes then keep the hell away from dairy farming!

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This is what happens when you watch Bolt. twitter.com/chilliham/stat…

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@twiddlekins @custaro What, driving Senator Roberts at high speed through spoon drains?

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custaro My first reply from our esteemed Queensland Senator and not gonna lie, it’s every bit as batshit insane as I could..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Z8

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@hughstephens No we really did this. The child would be an adult now.

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This is good to know and I’m glad you’ve shared this technique with us. twitter.com/gjfitzgerald/s…

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i’m also assuming people know what a spoon drain is.

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What I mean is that we drove a car at high speed with her in it, not that we drove her like a horse or a goat or an ox.

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We had to leave town the next morning, for unrelated reasons, but then heard she’d given birth just after we left. So it works.

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A pregnant woman who was overdue, we drove her at high speed through spoon drains in the hope it’d shake it out.

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expectproblems Further boob conversations with housemate: pic.twitter.com/lwykshyS4h

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Taco_Lad @expectproblems this is legit tho. I can’t tell if I’m traveling at wrong speed on an excessively rutted road. Boob havers know immediately.

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expectproblems Conversations with my housemate: pic.twitter.com/3FniTBkXLP

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“Spanking the pony”, on the other hand… twitter.com/semibogan/stat…

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michaelkoziol Exclusive: Liberal Party Parramatta division will debate motion calling for ban on all immigration and refugees smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@ArtoftheTitle @faully33 But yes, not only are you correct, but yours is the better dub. Thanks.

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@ArtoftheTitle @faully33 I already hate you and your so-called “facts”.

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@Aitch_El Enjoy your journey down the rabbit-hole.

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This cock ring looks a little tight. twitter.com/CenLamar/statu…

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@Aitch_El The Grass Mud Horse is made of many lessons.

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This is one of the worst crimes in modern Queensland history. twitter.com/CaseyBriggs/st…

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Oh I hadn’t realised this had been done. This work has much subtlety. 草泥马挡中央. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Grass_Mud… pic.twitter.com/zre0BArCxA

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@rpy @dannolan Your cao ni ma is beautiful.

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EX_V19 Australian media has become a strange place where attacking people fleeing conflict is described as being ‘tough’ r..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Lh

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@SnarkyPlatypus I for one welcome our Indian-Chinese Lesbian Cyborg overlords.

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@dannolan @rpy He is fun-loving and nimble. I’ve been meaning to buy a grass mud horse for ages.

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@dannolan He protects us from the river crabs, and he has a song. youtube.com/watch?v=wKx1ae…

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“In 2050 Australia would have a lesbian president of Chinese-Indian background called Poona Li Hung who would be a cyborg.”

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I hope Pauline Hanson’s first book is still available. pic.twitter.com/M4Gn7dTe8w

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She did. Eleven weeks in a Queensland jail. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Hahahahaha “2017”. You reckon they’ll really wait until killing season? Abbott is already rubbing up against everyo..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…JC

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@faully33 Oh, I should’ve been clearer. That one is also a Saul Bass title sequence.

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I’ve just thought of a way @VirginAustralia could really scare its passengers… twitter.com/VirginAustrali…

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I have kangaroo regret.

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The dissolves between the different views of the black cat are sublime.

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I’m a huge fan of Saul Bass’ title design, but this one for “Walk on the Wild Side” (1962) is phenomenal. youtube.com/watch?v=XI9Or8…

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@Colvinius @MichaeCarey @LindaMottram @R_Chirgwin Seriously, though, they’re all great photos, and I’m looking forward to reading the book.

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At this point I should probably mention @ArtoftheTitle artofthetitle.com.

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@LindaMottram @R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus The fag-and-phone intensity is a classc trope, and @Colvinius pulls it off with style.

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Little-known fact: Crawford Productions had a connection to ASIO when writing their “gritty crime dramas”. overland.org.au/previous-issue…

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin @Colvinius @SnarkyPlatypus Mind you, the opening titles for “Homicide” were also awesome. youtube.com/watch?v=2_ISNa…

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin @Colvinius @SnarkyPlatypus I was thinking of making a parody of the “Division 4” opening for “Stilgherrian Live”.

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin @Colvinius @SnarkyPlatypus Remember, too, that screenshots from “The Bill” make excellent Brit..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…4q

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin @Colvinius I was actually going to say this was a still from the failed Crawford Productions series, “Colvin”.

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@R_Chirgwin @Colvinius The floppy fringe over one eye has a lot going for it too.

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This 1970s photo of @Colvinius is still the best, I think. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@dobes @davispg I’m looking forward to it.

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LeeLinChinSBS When you meet your ex-lovers new partner pic.twitter.com/Ozjk0sXoul

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LeeLinChinSBS Your first born child twitter.com/literally_hade…

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JazzTwemlow Torture people to stop drownings.
Bury yourself in cement to avoid mosquito bites.
Starve to death to prevent salmonella.

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Hey @dobes, here’s one for the diary. anao.gov.au/work/performan… HT @davispg.

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Yes it seems that my.gov.au is running as individuals try to file their income tax returns.

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@davispg My understanding, gained solely by reading news stories, is that my.gov.au is a complete custard duck.

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Oh great work, Germany, both practical and an excellent troll. twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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@jonoabroad @MachinePix I would always believe a cow. They are noble, gentle beasts. And they’re yummy.

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@jonoabroad @MachinePix It might have been a xow, xor it might have been something else.

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I find it particularly annoying when government agencies use corporate weasel-words like “issues”. Be honest. They’..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Lu

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This was a classic piece of work from last year. Goddam sensor-toting JLENS missile defence balloons…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…gk

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philipargy Here’s the best answer the ATO can give to today’s debacle with mygov taking 20 minutes to connect people to their..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Qo

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At least you didn’t invite someone to the recording of a “Pubic House Forum” on the weekend. twitter.com/peterjblack/st…

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lana_palestine Israeli deputy minister says Italy was hit by 2 earthquakes as ‘retribution’ for country’s UNESCO vote on Jerusalem..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…7Y

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oz_f Good on ya mate, taking a bit of a time out from screwing over desperate refugees to lay a cheeky punt on the horse..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…6i

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@juhasaarinen These are not helicopters. What is wrong with you?

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@manaz_d Ah, you know much more about this than I do, but as soon as you say “retreating blade stall” I know what you mean.

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Much better shot of the Kaman HH-43 Huskie in action. pic.twitter.com/C8Qvbwn7QM

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Here’s the Kaman HH-43 Huskie, a fire-fighting and search-and-rescue beastie use from the 1950s to the 1970s…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…zE

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Of course the first intermeshed rotors were built by Flettner, like the Fl-282 Kolibri. So, you know, Nazis…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…xz

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I’m not an aeronautical engineer, but it’s always struck me as a more elegant solution than stacked contra-rotation..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…fr

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Kaman has been doing this for a long time. If your rotor gearing disintegrates, broken rotors is kind of a moot poi..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…ZJ

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I can’t help thinking… no, never mindapic.twitter.com/oMxagzIfQyQy

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Today I actually learned something. twitter.com/Arash_Mohebbi/…

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Well, @CNN, glad you finally joined us, but you do know “report says” is bullshit, right? twitter.com/CNN/status/792…

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rpy or visit the “web site” where the news is available in convenient “articles” you can click on twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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James_Jeffrey Wyatt Roy isn’t going to end up like one of those child-star-gone-wrong stories, is he? pic.twitter.com/8cXRtp7DPg

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To be fair, this is all you need any day of the year. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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@jonoabroad That’s not for me to say. My GP has told me in the strongest terms that I’m not medically qualified.

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@PeteLawler I’m fairly sure we don’t say “reffos” any more.

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Or he’s about to give birth to a goanna. twitter.com/pedestriandail…

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My faith in the human spirit has been restored. twitter.com/lukehopewell/s…

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A diagram showing how rings of muscle tissue move waste products down the lower intestine. twitter.com/TomMcIlroy/sta…

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MrHunterSmith Genuinely can’t work out if the IT man at work has a crush on me or hates me. I’ve purposefully destroyed three PCs in the search for truth.

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I’m also glad this retweet from earlier would seem to be true. twitter.com/MyTinehNimjeh/…

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Well, I hadn’t planned to take the day off, but it seems to have happened anyway.

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[Stretches, cracks knuckles, takes deep breath.]
“Well,” I say loudly, “how many avocados is that going to cost?”
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@Steve_Lockstep You’re just the sort of person who’d complain about improbability in a dream.

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@dtbell91 There is not. They’re a real-time experience only. Though I suppose you could do a pattern-match on them.

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Last night I dreamt about my computer filling up with bolognaise sauce, and having to kill huge spiders by hitting them with a shoe.

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christinelove I think it’s time that we, as a city, admit that we have a problem twitter.com/blogTO/status/…

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LibyaLiberty I’m not sure what you’ve left for the terrorists to destroy. pic.twitter.com/B0aCdMBmoM

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SnarkyPlatypus The Clivebot is malfunctioning again. I think it needs maintenance. twitter.com/CliveFPalmer/s…

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I suppose they would indeed be bizarre links if you could unravel them. Try “threads”, eh @guardianstyle? twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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cathywilcox1 Small fry.
My @smh @theage cartoon. pic.twitter.com/FoXxPISAhf

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BatLabels COMPRESSED STEAM BATPOLE LIFT pic.twitter.com/CSJYnayqt2

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Monday. Have you ever considered the possibility that? Monday.

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