Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 2016

OzKitsch Bad news: The mass orgy in Sydney in 1788 never happened
dictionaryofsydney.org/entry/the_myth… pic.twitter.com/yrOj1FYEsV

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BennSteil Brilliant. Look who falls for the @GodfreyElfwick hoax piece … twitter.com/ggreenwald/sta…

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rossmonique Some stunning — and strange — photos here via the @EcolSocAus abc.net.au/news/2016-11-3… pic.twitter.com/YyzGM69QS6

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MarkDiStef Peak Daily Mail pic.twitter.com/Y3jThfnDDZ

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@NuclearAnthro This is that stuff they injected you with talking. Man, they got to you.

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I shouldn’t joke about the FEMA death camps, because some people think they don’t exist.

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Yep, the next step after the UN’s black helicopters invade the US and they activate the FEMA death camps. twitter.com/BlogsofWar/sta…

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So could we fit ALL of Australia into the B Ark? twitter.com/jamesmassola/s…

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MerriamWebster ‘Fascism’ is still our #1 lookup.

# of lookups = how we choose our Word of the Year.

There’s still time to look something else up.

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This is an important observation, I think. AU’s “startup scene” is a relatively small clique. twitter.com/decryption/sta…

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patstokes Christiansen is deliberately wedging the left into writing ‘don’t body-shame Christiansen’ thinkpieces, isn’t he? Nine-dimensional chess…

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shellity TAKE ME SERIOUSLY GODDAMMIT pic.twitter.com/iH3u6FJjLL

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Mr van Onselen does make an important point here. twitter.com/vanOnselenP/st…

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@Colvinius @MikeCarlton01 As I hope you understand, I wasn’t keen to spend TOO much time along with that photo.

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@Colvinius @MikeCarlton01 I have been made aware of that now, Mark, and I feel like an idiot. Still, I’m not on the cover of GW.

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@Spoonyman @MikeCarlton01 Meh. Normally we have people to deal with that sort of thing.

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iiTalW This is the ideal make body. You may not like it, but this is what peak performance looks like. pic.twitter.com/rBoVpx4Avh

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@Spoonyman @MikeCarlton01 Oh sorry, yes, I wasn’t trying hard enough.

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Jeff_Sparrow How dare protesters disrupt our dignified politicians! pic.twitter.com/h30LJ5hwCD

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Our future, safe in the hands of these three hoboes. twitter.com/scottfarkas/st…

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nampix Mammatus clouds over as collapsed before hitting CBD. Pic taken Blues Pt pic.twitter.com/RzxBI7eQB5

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@dobes That’s where I’ve been for the past two hours.

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ThatAmelia .@GChristensenMP is fond of whips. Here’s a preview of Saturday’s Good Weekend cover: pic.twitter.com/0EYcgDPfJt

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I don’t think Christensen is in any position to be joking about glue-sniffing.

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R_Chirgwin I just heard the phrase “rapidly adapt disruption and unlock opportunities” and now I want to die.

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Uber in Uber being a pack of arseholes shock.

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TheFix Mitt, getting ready for dinner with Trump tonight pic.twitter.com/96GcvDi2kh

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I think I’ve just worked out what’s causing my fucked-up sleep patterns. If I’m right, they’ll last until the weekend or so. Sigh.

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thegrugq_ebooks I think Bitcoin is basically a Chinese radar R&D lab be targeted and have its data given to defense contractors?

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@jeamland The cold climate semiotics are the best.

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burgotastic I’m old enough to remember when the bar for “huge victory” was higher than ‘government manages to pass legislation’ pic.twitter.com/4mx2Nb7INp

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Or an avatar from the other part of the pic… pic.twitter.com/j0xTOKoH4C

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Should anyone need an avatar from that pic doing the rounds today… pic.twitter.com/DCuuDdIBKV

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wolfcat That this is the search results for images of Peter Dutton pleases me. pic.twitter.com/33yPzvCR5r

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@KompleatKnut Fair point. As an aside, Crikey’s payments turn up labelled “Blimey”, which is kinda cute.

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Maybe George Brandis will take me out to dinner.

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hereforthehops Greatest tweet of all time! twitter.com/DavidStratton9…

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@KompleatKnut Didn’t you already do that? (And thank you.) I saw the word “cunt” in my bank statement again.

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This time next Wednesday I’ll be in Canberra, so if you are too you should offer to buy me lunch. Or dinner, I’m not fussy.

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I just saw a report title that included the words “Business Techquilibrium” and now I want to drink hemlock.

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@Rashas_Mo @IWearOddSockz Cyber Monday is a specific post-Thankgiving online sale in the America. Outside my jurisdiction.

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THIS IS WHAT I HAVE BEEN TELLING PEOPLE. twitter.com/jplonie/status…

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“Leaked cabinet papers warn secret visa overhaul would create ‘two-tier society’, increase violent extremism” smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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CaseyBriggs “Brexet ( pronounced bridget)” twitter.com/RudiEdsall/sta…

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Seriously, if you think journalists publish rubbish, you should see the stuff that doesn’t even make the first cut.

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Brazil nuts are the seafood extender of mixed nut bowls. @burgerdrome

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This is indeed an important poll. twitter.com/burgerdrome/st…

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Yes, I used the word “semiotics” before lunch. Cope.

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I haven’t even glanced inside this report yet, but the semiotics of trust in this front cover is fascinating. pic.twitter.com/gM9j9Lw5Ik

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MalwareJake GCHQ has released a browser based decoding framework CyberChef to the open source community. Base64, timestamps, etc
github.com/gchq/CyberChef

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@dobes You raise an important point.

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@dobes What? How long have you been away?

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I daresay I’ll make my own list of predictions for 2017 in a couple of weeks.

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Dear Infosec Vendors, unless your 2017 Threat Predictions Report makes predictions that me and a bottle of bourbon can’t make, why bother?

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Dear Infosec Vendors, unless your 2017 Threat Predictions Report includes measurable predictions we can check later, shove it up your arse.

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Dear Infosec Vendors, unless your 2017 Threat Predictions Report includes a review of how your 2016 predictions went, shove it up your arse.

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@BXGD Everything they didn’t use for Thanksgiving still has to be sold.

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@R_Chirgwin You really do need three, or it gets a bit too porcupiney.

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Wed plan, draft: Struggle through the blur; deal with the comms backlog, turning it into a plan for the rest of the year; bin night.

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I love this photo of Dutton putting real effort into his preparations for Malcolm’s Nimbledon. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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@JustJimWillDo What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.

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This seems like a late start, and it is, but I couldn’t get to sleep until about 0400 for no discernible reason and I am annoyed.

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@andrewdotnich There’s nothing wrong with being prepared.

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Wednesday. You’ll need three flamingos, a porcupine, five kilograms of unsalted butter, a cement mixer, and nerves of steel. Wednesday.

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AnandWrites If I wanted to be your autocrat, a system bug I’d exploit is many of your pundits having tactical, rather than moral and historical, minds.

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I will probably end up watching all seven series, because I hate myself.

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@MWhalan I’m not “shocked” about anything.

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Perhaps. Occasionally I think aloud to see how my thoughts resonate. YMMV. twitter.com/DamienCWalker/…

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Case in point: Opening one of my op-eds with a 95-word sentence. zdnet.com/article/micros…

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Maybe because I sometimes over-write myself — too many words, too many allusions, get on with it — I notice when someone’s even worse.

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@Left_in_Limbo @ResignInShame Just quietly, you’ve got completely the wrong end of the stick re my complaints. Meh.

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I’ve just started on series three. I have a strong stomach and no life. twitter.com/MartinCuddihy/…

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Ah, I see I’ve opened yet another can of worms.

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The consensus on these questions was a unanimous “Yes”. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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A “sorkinism” sounds like something you’d find living inside a diseased cow. twitter.com/natebrooks23/s…

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Mind you, SO much American television writing takes forever to get to the point, padded out like a high-school essay.

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I’ve been watching “The West Wing”, having not seen it before. God, is everything Sorkin does so over-written? Such soppy flag-waving?

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@nehadk Well GSK is GlaxoSmithKline, so choose your drug or supplement. Vitamins, maybe, or iron.

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Histreepix Testing begins on the UK’s post-Brexit emmigration process. Broadstairs, 2017. pic.twitter.com/uUoCc00L2s

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Histreepix The awful truth beneath every cobbled street… Liverpool, 1887. pic.twitter.com/gYYtvDH0Wj

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Maybe it was just horsin’ around. twitter.com/abcnewsSydney/…

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A: “So how did you help fight the repressive Trump regime?”
B: “I figured out a way to download ‘Snowpiercer’ without paying $4.99.”

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NoctisSomnus A New Hope pic.twitter.com/Z1cHBYtOHv

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Hanson may have stirred the pot, but that does’t mean you have to ladle it out or gobble it down. twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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This mashup isn’t quite as fruitful as I’d expected. pic.twitter.com/5xfpEoABv6

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ProfJeffJarviss Good to see this: twitter.com/clickhole/stat…

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@pseudomorph I have heard of this “wine”…

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“Drone 629945, follow the guy with the blue jacket and stupid reflective glasses and taser the arsehat real good.” twitter.com/mikko/status/8…

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Fine, we’ll profile the side of his head. twitter.com/mikko/status/8…

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I think I’ve finally figured this thing out. pic.twitter.com/nRDr23lUYi

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Tim_Beshara Note to self: numbats DO NOT like peanut butter. twitter.com/HPWecology/sta…

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Tuesday, I have been disappointed in you so far, but there’s still a little time to redeem yourself.

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This is not a sentence I expected to be reading today. twitter.com/Connie_Marble/…

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Rashas_Mo Well this is actually a very fine tweet. Thanks @stilgherrian for the clincher pic.twitter.com/hdW7b4yWju

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cafuego A tweetmashup of @stilgherrian and @realDonaldTrump sounds just like @realDonaldTrump 🤔 pic.twitter.com/hVXhHylaoj

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“It’s hot enough to boil a monkey’s bum in here, Your Majesty.” twitter.com/rharris334/sta…

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Yeah, look, “need” is one of those complicated words… twitter.com/rharris334/sta…

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@DavidFeng @johnb78 @TrainLinkWest All these points are valid and important.

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braddybb here is the blank template for Trump’s macbook, please meme responsibly. pic.twitter.com/xlksL2erhy

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@johnb78 @DavidFeng @TrainLinkWest Yeah but they go faster, and there’s more of them.

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See, @DavidFeng? Our trains may be rubbish compared with Chinese HSR, but our customer service is second to none. T..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…g6

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@DylanLacey Well you have to keep them in the crate to prevent them getting snagged on the fence.

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This would be a good radio job. @abcgoldcoast needs a breakfast producer. twitter.com/bernyoung/stat…

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@ozmusiq @DylanLacey @vealmince I’m old enough to (just) remember when TVP hit supermarket shelves here. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Textured_…

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@DylanLacey Heh. I grew up on a dairy farm. Cheese is one of those things you don’t want to see being made.

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@DylanLacey I get that too, and it’s hard to change habits. But Christ that stuff looked disgusting.

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@DylanLacey @vealmince @ozmusiq No, it’s not. Nevertheless, I think pretend-food is bullshit. Revel in the actual thing.

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GonzoHacker The Kinsey Scale of Denim pic.twitter.com/582LNWb8d5

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@lukehopewell @MarkDiStef It’ll be quicker if you open the drawers.

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@vealmince @ozmusiq I’m more interested in where there competitor is, the Cruelty-Filled Shop.

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Melamine has so many uses around the house. twitter.com/ozmusiq/status…

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samdrummond Yes, Senator Roberts did just cluck like a chicken. Thank goodness we have @NickMcKim to stand up for the good peop..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…i8

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srpeatling Ah the old make-all-the-women-stand-near-you-so-it-looks-like-there’s-more-of-them-in-close-crop trick…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Sc

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Pinboard Silicon Valley plan to solve poverty:

1: Invite-only event on Stanford campus
2. Palantir demo
3. Uber ride home

buzzfeed.com/nitashatiku/wh…

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If there’s all these people in the Canberra Press Gallery, why don’t we get a greater variety of stories? pressgallery.net.au/gallery-member…

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I have just become aware of something called “Chedder Flavour Bio-Cheese (Non-Dairy Product)”

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Now playing (at the local USA): Taylor Dayne, “Tell It To My Heart” youtube.com/watch?v=Ud6sU3…

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So the prime minister has been drinking? twitter.com/shalailah/stat…

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@bcshort @jpwarren These are good steak sandwiches Brent.

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Sure, but I have a freshly-made steak sandwich at the local tradie lunch spot so, you know, fuck yourself. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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fanfiction_txt “Tails you were right, being a homosexual is great”, Amy said.

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I couldn’t be bothered constructing this joke, but here are all the pieces. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anal_blea… twitter.com/BrigadierSlog/…

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@DavidFeng I’ll believe them when I see them.

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CameronAtfield What a time to be alive. twitter.com/toowoombaregio…

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It’s not actually fraudulent. It just looks fraudulent. And only when you look at the data.

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Goddammit why won’t the global card payment anti-fraud system let me make this fraudulent card transaction?

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God and I thought I couldn’t let go of the past… twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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GonzoHacker Sure thing, officer pic.twitter.com/lHYO1jmNtK

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OHnewsroom Reporter: “Good news, you guys! I went ahead and cleaned all of the dead bugs out of the crockpot.”

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SquigglyRick Looking at picking up some gifts from Fairfax’s The Store. Like this $90 garden hose “ensemble” you don’t need to h..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mP

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thetowncrier Average ABC viewer: 66 years old. The AVERAGE age. The Ten Network has the youngest at 46. Average. TV is dead. tvtonight.com.au/2016/11/the-av…

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I’d always pictured Tasmania as being bigger than this. twitter.com/ivorykorine/st…

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Protmind, “OGR”. Apparently. youtube.com/watch?v=yprMy4… This is possibly a dangerous rabbit-hole.

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Pollytics Hmmmm

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I don’t know, but now I want one. twitter.com/drzax/status/8…

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Yeah so yesterday I did this and I’m not ashamed. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Actually, Brandis wants to be a High Court judge. Maybe today’s the day.

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IMPORTANT: List of Troy McClure Films simpsons.wikia.com/wiki/List_of_T…

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bradheath Federal judge says “the public interest is … well served” by keeping the FBI’s Tor exploit secret, for reasons th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yr

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drunkenmadman Outrageous that Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune pay no tax. What is the ATO thinking? twitter.com/bencubby/statu…

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rathmines_cat 4 generations maritime RAAF 11 Sqdn..
Catalina, Neptune, Orion & new Poseidon. Might not see this again. pic.twitter.com/ywUZVnM0IZ

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Tuesday. If they can, then it’s a disturbing development. Tuesday.

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thegrugq_ebooks Great story about the life of 5g of coke.

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@AbstractCode More that they scoop the brain out.

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Oh that’s right. I’m in Canberra next week. Well, the second half.

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SenatorSurfer This is what the ANAO just said about $5 BILLION in tax deductions the oil and gas companies have made. pic.twitter.com/amviqtmXR3

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@darrenpauli BART is the most glorious 1970s thing.

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@Tim_Beshara It was taking far too long to happen, so I took matters into my own hands.

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workmanalice Just look how happy the Nats are they’ve had a victory over the backpacker tax. pic.twitter.com/DgMWb6eXYS

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