Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @stilgherrian ever

December 15th, 2016

lucethoughts It would be fair to say my friend misunderstood the Kris Kringle gift. pic.twitter.com/0IT0DlM9Ko

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:03 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

secparam What happens in Vegas stays in:
A ) Los Vegas, NV
B) Fort Mead, MD
C) Buffdale, UT
D) Seattle, WA
E) All of the ab..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6I

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:33 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

kcarruthers Bahahahaha twitter.com/juliemccrossin…

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:28 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

jturner_ibrs “I could never get a Samsung. I’m creative”
“Dude, you’re a barista”

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:27 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Wow this biscuit thing has escalated. twitter.com/pjwiss/status/…

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EmrgencyKittens “My laptop is set up to take a picture after three incorrect password attempts” pic.twitter.com/OcDJ42L2Nl

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It’s important to have pride in your work. twitter.com/sabinewolff/st…

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@PaulMcEwan6 I think the trick is not to do it in the last couple of posting days before Christmas.

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TheReaper76 Monte Carlos better than iced vovos, and two levels better than a Kingston? What planet is this bloke on?
twitter.com/TheMattBungard…

via Talon (Plus) (retweeted on 7:23 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@NewtonMark Obviously you need more travel. Only (part-)used 8 pages here, and it’s actually expired, but APNIC43 apparently.

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Time to renew my passport, apparently.

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Some arsehat talking about the Yahoo data breach with @will_ock on @amworldtodaypm abc.net.au/worldtoday/con…

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NewtonMark NUMBER ONE. NUMBER ONE. twitter.com/amworldtodaypm…

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@tonysmithpr Well there’s an interesting thought. Stand by for a DM.

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My farts are spectacularly voluminous right now.

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michaelkoziol George Brandis has appointed former MPs Andrew Nikolic, Russell Matheson (Lib) and Anna Burke (Lab) to the AAT for full-time, 7-year terms

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 4:17 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@R_Chirgwin Trump Todger Team. It’s all yours.

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Mr @JohnBirmingham and I have a disturbingly dysfunctional relationship.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Alas, at the supermarket the last time I went there.

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Single-ply toilet paper is a crime against humanity.

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TunaCrust US Marine Corps Gets First BAE Systems Amphibious Combat Vehicle For Testing bit.ly/2gCHv17 pic.twitter.com/PP70J0vaGe

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NeilChenoweth @WulfKhan @stilgherrian More on the Obeid brains trust … the last few pars here afr.com/business/minin…

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 1:06 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

I’ve been a bad gremlin and not started @JohnBirmingham’s “A Girl in Time” but it’s still discounted for one day. books2read.com/u/b5OwXG

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simonblackwell My least favourite superhero. pic.twitter.com/fOFVmZdZpp

via OS X (retweeted on 12:56 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

“How to Write Email with Military Precision” hbr.org/2016/11/how-to… HT @kcarruthers

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@macleanbrendan It has indeed. Im goodish, thank you sir. I’ve seen tnat you’ve been doing heaps. Bravo.

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The opposite of multitasking is actually getting things done. twitter.com/macleanbrendan…

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CrazyinRussia Luckiest Russians you’ll see today. pic.twitter.com/WiH5bL9EiH

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 12:35 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Cricket Australia calls their contract question asking female players if they’re pregnant an “anomaly”, so that’s a word. @amworldtodaypm.

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KatzOnEarth I’m on it. twitter.com/iowahawkblog/s…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 12:12 PM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@WulfKhan @NeilChenoweth Did you read the yarn? That’s sort of what it’s about.

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Or off his meds. Or something. Americans should read it too, because they may notice certain similarities…

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You really should read the whole piece. @NeilChenoweth off his leash. bit.ly/2hmVFY1

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will_ock Pro-tip: don’t buy glassware. Then again, this is probably no different from the way packages are currently handled. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

via TweetDeck (retweeted on 11:58 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Did I just say “@Kate_McClymont and the others”? I did. And in this story it’s 100% accurate.

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I’ll leave you to @Kate_McClymont and the others if you want to track the story from here on. Expect some solid features.

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Kate_McClymont Moses Obeid’s lie that brought Eddie undone smh.com.au/nsw/eddie-obei… via @smh

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:48 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

FinancialReview OPINION: With one line Eddie changed our understanding of society’s privileged, writes @NeilChenowethtwitter.com/i/web/status/8…br

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bertrampotts4 Helen Mirren got Instagram and she is posting selfies… finally something good happening in 2016 pic.twitter.com/rXAEX7mGQ0

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 11:44 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Apologies to non-Australians irritated by my Obeid tweets, but this is a major corruption case here. A huge news story. Huge, I say!

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Kate_McClymont ’s silk is arguing there has been a miscarriage of justice and that Justice Beech Jones misdirected the jury @NSWSupCt

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:41 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Kate_McClymont remains unmoved at the prospect of swapping his mansion Passy for The Big House but his wife Judy is being comforted by her daughter.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:41 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Kate_McClymont Hold on, ’s silk Guy Reynolds is seeking a small adjournment for Justice Beech Jones to consider a bail application pending an appeal

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:41 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

burritojustice keep going, it’s getting bad here twitter.com/NSFVoyager2/st…

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Just recorded a few words about Yahoo for ABC @amworldtodaypm.

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jennyeather BREAKING: Obeid five years prison, non parole 3 years

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:29 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts BREAKING - Eddie Obeid sentenced to 5 years. Minimum 3 years non-parole.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:28 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ on ‘Corruption by elected representatives consumes democracies.’ Says FULL TIME IMPRISONMENT will be imposed.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:28 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Breaking: to be jailed

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:28 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Courts do not determine sentences by opinion polls or canvassing the commentariat: Justice Beech Jones @NSWSupCt

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:25 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

domknight Can’t believe people are troubled by the length of the sentencing. The power to jail someone should be exercised ve..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iF

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Kate_McClymont His lips are pursed as he sits in the dock listening to the judge dismiss his submissions seeking mitigation ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rj

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:24 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

ChipRolley I think the idea here is that any sentence will be a relief so long as it brings the *reading* of the sentence to a close.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:23 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont “Corrupt conduct is notoriously difficult to detect, much less to prosecute,” says judge in dismissing claim too much time had passed

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:21 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Yeah look I have to make some calls. I’ll have to come back to the Obeid thing after that.

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lucethoughts We’ve now been going for 80 mins. Eddie ’s face has barely changed expression throughout, still staring straight ahead.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:20 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Judge has also rejected the defence claim that jail will reduce ’s life expectancy. Says ailments not unusual for a person of his age

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:17 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@mcbridesride That’s what we’re waiting for. This is the sentencing, and the judge is currently detailing his reasoning.

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Kate_McClymont Hmmm judge now going through Crown’s submission of jails which have appropriate care available to treat ’s constellation of conditions

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:13 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Never trip on a coffee table. Trust me on this. twitter.com/Kate_McClymont…

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Kate_McClymont Now moving onto “constellation of medical conditions” including diabetes, polyps, stroke, cholesterol & tripping on a coffee table

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:10 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ running through the ‘constellation’ of medical conditions suffered by . Includes recent stroke, diabetes, heart problems etc.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:09 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

AnthonyCole68 Poor Eddie was stripped of his Order of Australia Medal ..hasn’t he suffered enough ?

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 11:07 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Defence submitted media coverage “humiliated” & should be taken into account. Judge: legitimate 2 scrutinise political corruption

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:07 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@skwashd It’s 12 since the last visit. The 5 was the gap between coming to Sydney and the first return.

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Given that @Kate_McClymont [I think] described Obeid as the most corrupt politician in Australia’s history..id

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The feeling from out here is that Beech Jones J is methodically dismissing all the possible objections to a long jail sentence.

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Kate_McClymont Judge also says that the hardship caused to ’s family is largely due to his own actions.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:03 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont ’s prior good character is to be considered of less importance than general deterrence: Justice Beech Jones @NSWSupCt

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:02 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ says the more than 20 character witness statements provided by family members ‘…of no real assistance.’

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:01 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Idealaw Say, has anyone noticed anything weird happening to their Yahoo account in the last two and a half years?

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 11:01 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ now running through Eddie ’s bio - 10 kids, 33 grandchildren. Charity work. No prior convictions.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 11:00 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Judge says that it must be at the forefront of the sentence the nature of the duty owed by as a parliamentarian

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:58 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts However RBJ does NOT agree with ’s defence team was lowest end of seriousness for this crime. Describes it as ‘very serious.’

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:57 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

mscott Just had to explain a daughter that Eddie Obeid isn’t the “who wants to be a millionaire guy”.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:57 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ says ’s crime was ‘a single phone call’ and that ‘…the end result did not cause a change in commercial lease policy.’

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:56 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

knausc sentencing must take into account the nature of the duty owed to the public and the extent of the breach, judge says.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:54 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Judge notes that Rex “Buckets” Jackson, corrective services minister, received a non parole sentence of 5 years for accepting bribes

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:53 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts RBJ considering sentence for ‘…the more senior the public official, the greater the level of public trust.’

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:52 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

HURRY UP JUSTICE BEECH JONES I HAVE CALLS TO MAKE.

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Dan_M75 Watching @smh feed & @Kate_McClymont ‘s tweets on the sentencing is great, like watching a football game… cmon, lets score 7 years!

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:50 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Judge is highlighting the lack of previous cases of wilful misconduct in public office on which to base a sentence guideline

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:48 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Kate_McClymont Justice Beech Jones says no difference between a pollie taking a bribe and using his position to advance his or his family’s interest

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:47 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Well this is one hell of a preamble..id

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Kate_McClymont It was inconceivable after 16 yrs in parl did not know he couldn’t use his position as an MP to advance the interests of his family.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:44 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Kate_McClymont Judge says it is especially significant that the jury found that was not motivated by a genuine belief he was helping others

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:44 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via Twitter Web Client)

Kate_McClymont Judge points out there is no maximum penalty for the common law offence of wilful misconduct in public office @NSWSupCt

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:43 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

melissapierce i got a new dress. Come over twitter.com/theaterofscifi…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:38 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

triplejHack Make that 457 days.

There’s 2 SHOWS LEFT OF 2016, @TurnbullMalcolm. Still not keen to speak to the youth of Austra..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…zr

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 10:36 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

crikey_news It’s not! twitter.com/rhythmnation/s…

via Buffer (retweeted on 10:30 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Where is Yahoo’s social media manager in all this?

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juhasaarinen Looks legit..pic.twitter.com/a8bTTFA7BnBn

via OS X (retweeted on 10:19 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

lucethoughts Eddie Obeid sitting impassively in dock as RBJ outlines the details of the offence he was found guilty of in June. Staring straight ahead.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 10:12 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Elmo_Keep Fuck off to Mars already twitter.com/motherboard/st…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:10 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

workmanalice Calls on 2GB complaining Spotlight have signs that say “have a merry happy time” not “merry christmas”.

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 10:10 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

agelastic I suppose if you lose the same 10 million accounts 100 times, it counts as a billion twitter.com/l33tdawg/statu…

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@NewtonMark @alliecoyne I’ve been thinking that. Maybe if they’d put it on the blockchain, though…

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Hurrah! Something else is working at the ATO. Soon, data. Or some of it. Maybe. twitter.com/alliecoyne/sta…

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jeamland Who has the more punchable face: Christopher Pyne or Calum Thwaites?

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jpwarren “Freeze all motor functions.” pic.twitter.com/ISfH6emSnR

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@dobes @Steve_Lockstep So, that’d be some sort of bongchain?

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“Trump says the press mangles his “beautiful flowing sentences.” We asked linguists to weigh in.” vox.com/policy-and-pol…

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ben_hr 10 minutes until the Obeid sentencing.Should be interesting.

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:50 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

umairh Where can I get a lifetime supply of this twitter.com/pkedrosky/stat…

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:50 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

jeamland Tronc?

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GreenJ because they can really do that. twitter.com/abcnews/status…

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jrhennessy i enjoy our dystopian hell future pic.twitter.com/5WRktReWFt

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:45 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

That said, if you want to use Flickr… twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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BTW, it’s either “less opportunity” or “fewer opportunities”. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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glengyron Disappointing HSC results?

Be comforted by the thought that even if you did well you’d have less opportunities in life than boomers.

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:40 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

“TalkTalk’s hacker (and blackmailer) pleads guilty: 19yo told to expect prison sentence”, writes @gcluley grahamcluley.com/talktalks-hack…

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YOU LEAVE MY PELVIC FLOOR OUT OF THIS.

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Look, Uncle YouTube, I think we’ll have to end it now. youtube.com/watch?v=btPJPF…

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I should use that song as the backing music for a montage of news footage of UK police breaking up the miners strike.

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ericgeller Trump excluded Twitter from his tech meeting for refusing to make a emoji during the election. OMG. politico.com/story/2016/12/…

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thetomzone Rick Perry Says He Has No Idea How All Pork Chops In U.S. Now Radioactive

via Twitter for Android (retweeted on 9:24 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Nevertheless, let’s see where Uncle YouTube takes us. youtube.com/watch?v=JmcA9L…

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OK yeah so maybe that was all a bad idea.

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Then, of course, there’s the gentlemanly fashions. pic.twitter.com/FOI8D9xZDs

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Reading @dobes while listening to Wham. This is the life.

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Some of the world’s finest-ever choreography happening right there.

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awrd Overheard at our place this morning: ‘Major crisis-I’ve lost my Wham CD.’

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 9:12 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

“Do not use these internet statistics if you are an Australian politician”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/article/do-not… I shall read it now.

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Yahoo is just excellent and well worth the purchase price. twitter.com/htsuka/status/…

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I could call it “Reality Wars”.

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revkatebottley At my friend’s church, the church cat has evicted the baby Jesus from the manger pic.twitter.com/YYXnVN2Dcw

via Twitter for iPad (retweeted on 9:06 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

immolations it begins: pic.twitter.com/0Rr6s2nB7V

via Twitter Web Client (retweeted on 9:02 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

Thu plan, draft: Enjoy the rain and cooler weather; potter through my never-ending geektask list; research; laundry. Exact order TBA.

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@reselsnark Well at least I’d be able to see it properly.

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Waiting for the complicated dream to end and reality to begin.

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JohnBirmingham So true. I’ll never forget the way Gillian Triggs cut the heads off those guys on the internet. pic.twitter.com/NSTV1lefQI

via Twitter for iPhone (retweeted on 8:45 AM, Dec 15th, 2016 via TweetDeck)

@benmoretti This is true, but I’m there Mon-Wed.

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Thursday. Try not to dribble. Thursday.

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