Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 2nd, 2016

That’s enough.

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@oldozgeek Hey, they speak English (after a fashion) and can pay the $35 for certification in holding the sign.

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@rovingrob No look we already have vehicles with cargo space.

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@rovingrob I’ll look at that later but I’m not convinced.

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I think about half the Irish diaspora is currently working as traffic controllers on George Street.

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aptronym Trigger warning. Brandis on 730.

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A woman I shared house with rode a Ducati Desmo 650, and a radio presenter I produced had a Ferrari GTV. There are rules about these things.

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I bet you didn’t know I had Italian automotive engineering feels.

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Tosser. And camouflage? Gimme a break. The thing’s loud, moving fast, and pumping out so much infra-red you could fry bacon on it.

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Seriously, a Lamborghini Huracan and you use it for cargo? If you can afford a fuckin’ Lamborghini, buy a damn snowboard when you get there.

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This is also only the 8th most stupid thing I’ve seen today. twitter.com/DNAofMotorspor…

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mikko :q
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:wq goddamit twitter.com/climagic/statu…

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Last one, and then the tram.

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If they’re Nomadic Thinkers, why do they need a fixed “co-working space”? (Also, isn’t that just a wank-word for “office”?)

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@Spikesaurus It’s remarkably cold and calm, actually. More serial killer than axe murderer.

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MarkDiStef Typical BuzzFeed. pic.twitter.com/6720RBgnuD

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jturner_ibrs Like Uber but for taxis

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And The Media™ parrots all the words want a cracker would you like a lovely cracker oh just fuck off.

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But hey, if we call it “on-demand” it’ll sound all modern (well, it’ll sound 1990s IBM) and at least appear like Teh F00ture.

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Sydney, where shit-awful traffic jams mean buses are never on time. Solution: Drop any attempt to deal with it. twitter.com/abcnewsSydney/…

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@NewtonMark Well not for myself, obviously.

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The whole concept is a con. “On-demand buses”? How many extra will appear when they’re all packed at 0800?

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What shits me is that people are swallowing this bullshit. What’s the metric for success? twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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pixelatedboat We’re a week away from a negotiator telling Bill Mitchell “you don’t want to do this, think of your family”

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Markfergusonuk Can anyone at @MailOnline tell me where to buy one of these cameras that only photographs foreigners?

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I think this is an out-take from Red Dwarf. twitter.com/Colvinius/stat…

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Just checking, @guardianstyle, “careered” for “careened” is good? (I know this is One Of Those Things.) twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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In which @murpharoo attempts to explain “the Bob Day and Rod Culleton show”. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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I just got grief for suggesting the only Thai words you need to know are tub waan and ya baa.

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ICYMI earlier, the big sook from Australia’s short-term money-lenders. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Have you got a photo of the turtle? twitter.com/702sydney/stat…

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Getting grief from The Chef Who Wants To Kill Me and his staff.

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ตับหวาน.

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snaxolotl Was talking to my doctor about immunisations and barely heard what he said because I spotted a giant box with VIKING SPECULUM written in it

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@purserj @dobes Everything I am seeing today is more than more than special.

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@dobes I’ll save that for when I’m home. I’m in the corner right now and need a drink.

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@dobes Oh I’ve just started down this rabbit hole. larryhannigan.com/VOC.htm

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@dobes There is just so much wonder and glory in the world this week.

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OrkneyLibrary BREAKING NEWS: We have found that book about lampshades that we couldn’t find the other day.

Please RT

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jamesmassola That Rod Culleton presser was one of the most extraordinary things I’ve seen. And I’ve been to Bob Katter pressers that lasted half an hour

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Colvinius “I’m not here to be cross examined by the media.”

(It’s a press conference.) twitter.com/lisazdavies/st…

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jrhennessy Possible WA One Nation ticket replacements: a Chiko roll, a printout of the Wikipedia page for Agenda 21, Malcolm Roberts’ husky son

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JohnJohnsonson Based on what I’m seeing, it’s safe to assume the Liberals will make Malcolm Roberts prime minister by Christmas.

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Well this is a fantastic worldview. twitter.com/AussieMum4TRUM…

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“The effluxion of time,” I believe the lawyers put it. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@joshgnosis @jdub Well it is. It’s certainly not my fault.

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Rule 34, though I haven’t seen this one. twitter.com/misskylie77/st…

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“A quagmire of incompetence: the true story of the really not very good at all Turnbull government” @firstdogonmoon theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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dobes Does everyone know who is the chief justice of the High Court?

That’s right, Charlie the Wonder Dog

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@SnarkyPlatypus It is not for me to ponder the Crown Prince’s personal choices in these matters.

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“Thailand prepares for crown prince to be named as king on 1 December” theguardian.com/world/2016/nov…

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@FakeDanTosello Yeah that tends to be a toxic combination. In the US the story usually ends with rent boys in an airport bathroom.

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I have no idea what this is about, but I’m happy to go with it. twitter.com/jeamland/statu…

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@FakeDanTosello You clearly know things that I don’t. Or something.

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In working hours? Or on weekends? twitter.com/davispg/status…

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SwiftOnSecurity The Matrix is a system Neo. That system is our enemy. But when youre inside, you look around what do you see? Busin..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…dR

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joshgnosis ICYMI: government acted against advice in 2014 to let Bob Day have his choice of electorate office…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…J6

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@FakeDanTosello Perhaps, but he is so not my type. And I’m fresh out of rubber gloves and disinfectant.

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@FakeDanTosello This all does get so very complicated so very quickly.

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Well this helps make up for a busy weekend. pic.twitter.com/bnp2XEOEwI

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Wandering to the corner for a glass of Riesling.

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@NewtonMark @BernardKeane True, the day is still young, and he’s going on 7.30 tonight.

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Maybe a double dissolution would sort this out.

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I do like @BernardKeane describing something today as “magically, not George Brandis’ fault “.

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I wonder whether the High Court does bulk discounts.

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Has anyone noticed how the Senate started falling apart as soon as @joshgnosis moved to Canberra?

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ClickHole Hope For The GOP: A Nude Paul Ryan Has Just Emerged From An Ayahuasca Tent With Visions Of A New Republican Party..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…rg

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@spottytwit @IanSams I wasn’t planning to take it that far, but hey sure.

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“To lose one Senator is unfortunate…”

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@auspost It’s more @NewtonMark who needs to know, but thanks for the heads up.

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@bigbadave This is not as good as I was hoping it would be.

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I’m catching the team into the Sydney CBD because why not.

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I was just thinking about where I want to work this afternoon until I realised that I don’t want to work this afternoon.

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“Gina Rinehart euthanised after Melbourne Cup fall” chaser.com.au/2016/gina-rine…

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The National Party has struggled with this question for years. twitter.com/ABChealthonlin…

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@shiftkey @phonakins I’m going to be nice to Giant Dwarf, though, because I might want to be on their podcast one day.

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MacCocktail Special Mowing Unit… pic.twitter.com/gAr2YobqAo

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@phonakins @shiftkey I don’t think you can BYO into Giant Dwarf.

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@MoaniePandium @stevelord I could also stick needles into my eyes, but I’m not going to do that either.

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On the other hand, I have a litre of vodka.

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This looks like it will be interesting tomorrow night in Sydney and I might even go if I can find a suitably tragic..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…0X

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shiftkey it’s just like christmas, except you don’t want to open your present twitter.com/bagder/status/…

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cjlambert @tubapocalypse —I know it’s not Friday but Bono isn’t woman so just go with it

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stevelord We have always been at cyberwar with Eurasia

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@NewtonMark Another big scam is @auspost postbox rent. Tiny weeny piece of real estate, and the don’t deliver the email to your home.

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dobes I think New South Wales is a somewhat silly name, but New South Korea is not a better choice. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Overall this is a high-grade sook, and I find it very funny. pic.twitter.com/2hb0pHMPc4

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Lenders charging really high interest rates thinks telling people the rate is “confusing, misleading and deceptive”..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…vB

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juhasaarinen Well, strewth. pic.twitter.com/mE5j1OcenE

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The tradie place is out of steak for sandwiches ‘cos a @SydneyWaterNews crew working nearby had THREE STEAK SANDWICHES EACH for breakfast.

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That’s not a lounge, that’s a detention suite. twitter.com/juhasaarinen/s…

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That’ll be a new cause of car crashes, won’t it. Despair.

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Mind you, Coors Light. The car should really have driven itself into the sea.

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The joke is going to wear out very quickly, isn’t it. twitter.com/SenatorMRobert…

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The car has its priorities sorted out. twitter.com/robwhisman/sta…

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But first, a steak sandwich from the little tradie-oriented place down the road, because I didn’t have one the other day and they’re nice.

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Wed plan: Slow start (done); administrivia (soon); scheduling; cyber research; bin night. This is not very exciting, but it fits my mood.

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“Innocent Computer Forced to Sift Through Anthony Weiner’s Emails” nymag.com/daily/intellig…

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NewtonMark I’m quite partial to the odd occasional cream bun.

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Can you all please stop hacking all the things so I can catch up on my reading.

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Colvinius SMH Liveblog on the Bob Day question. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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projectgus Full points for the Bondi Hipsters’ response to the bros-only would-be coworking space using their photo: facebook.com/BondiHipsters/…

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JohnBarronUSA I can see it. pic.twitter.com/Ha8wxdMnwk

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mark_travers Good job Sophie was first on the scene when Gina fell. You can’t buy experience pic.twitter.com/mVaYZVstW2

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TimDuffy It’s obvious email isn’t secure. The only truly private communication is stuff you say towards the end of a very long podcast.

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mattblaze It’s no longer National Cybersecurity Awareness Month. You can go back to opening random email attachments now.

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adamjogrady *shines torch upside face* And then management said they’d heard about this thing called “blockchain”

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@jonoabroad Probably. I think I caught it in Melbourne.

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@jonoabroad None of the bottle. It remains unopened.

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I am unimpressed with the amount of nausea on offer this morning.

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glengyron Fair comment. twitter.com/johndunmorelan…

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus @thewetmale We had a brief conversation about ‘cunt’ in the Public House Forum. Should be up tomorrow night.

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Wed plan, draft: Slow start (in progress); dministrivia; scheduling; cyber research; bin night. Yes, this will be as exciting as it sounds.

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@twiddlekins @jrhennessy @ApostrophePong I’m guessing it’s another woman’s fascinator, but I’d rather not think about it any further.

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I am adopting this euphemism immediately. twitter.com/nanoview/statu…

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KevCorduroy Quit @senatorbobday just sent us this text. Not taking questions. @891adelaide pic.twitter.com/F18qYscZmh

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Well this is definitely* the sort of news I want to wake up to. twitter.com/FACTmag/status…

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@KompleatKnut At least read Levy’s blog post. This is remarkable stuff.

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@jeremyjmitchell True, but when Levy presented at @AISA_National people were gobsmacked at the ambition of this plan and its directness.

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Right, I’m off to demotivate some fried rice.

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Finally, this is some of the clearest writing about a government policy I’ve ever seen. Should be more of it. ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/acti… (7/7)

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I do like “demotivate our adversaries”. (6/?)

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“We’re still going to do things to demotivate our adversaries in ways that only GCHQ can do. That’s euphemistic by design. :-)” (5/?)

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UK’s new National Cyber Security Strategy has a Threat-o-Matic powered by Secret Sauce, which is a bit special. (4..twitter.com/i/web/status/7…iM

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Blog post by its creator, GCHQ’s Dr Ian Levy. “Active Cyber Defence - tackling cyber attacks on the UK” ncsc.gov.uk/blog-post/acti… (3/?)

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I wrote about the UK’s ambitious strategy on 21 Oct. “GCHQ tech leader’s plan to secure an entire country” zdnet.com/article/gchq-t… (2/?)

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The UK’s brand new “National Cyber Security Strategy 2016 to 2021” is out. gov.uk/government/pub… (1/?)

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@prestontowers Ah, I may have conflated several people’s tweets. I’m still a bit blurry.

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@prestontowers Without going into the merits of his decision, High Court, Vardon v O’Loghlin (1907), page 208…twitter.com/i/web/status/7…Iy

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They’re called “trigger warnings” because eventually you you want to put the shotgun in your mouth. twitter.com/umairh/status/…

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@gattaca Has it got a chip in it? It needs to be a thing we already have, but with Bluetooth and a $495 price tag.

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@djshaneday @prestontowers @Wil_Anderson @farrm51 I just quoted the headline, with quote marks. Here’s later info. twitter.com/smurray38/stat…

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@MargotSaville I’d never realised that boobs were so complicated. If I spot ‘em I’ll let you know.

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Right then. Oh, and apparently all this is only about women. Men, you may continue to have modern, hoiked-up ice-cream scoop boobs.

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“The new version is not so much natural, as faux-natural. It may not be hoicked, but it is certainly perky.”

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“Look a little close … there is a subtle but significant difference between the 70s boob of the actual 1970s, and the new 70s boob.”

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“Bras … that create the once all-important effect of two extra large scoops of ice-cream upholstered by scalloped lace” are out, y’see.

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“Breasts piled together like cream buns do not make a subtle statement”, apparently. Not sure how many they mean. theguardian.com/fashion/2016/n…

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Sometimes I wonder why I bother.

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umairh “Chief political analyst, ABC news” twitter.com/matthewjdowd/s…

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Wednesday. Heliotropic, it is, so stand well back. Wednesday.

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