Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 19th, 2017

I’m definitely going away now. I’m meant to have a busy day tomorrow. Don’t do anything I wouldn’t do.

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thegrugq_ebooks The Bitcoin still get military music.

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I’m flying out on Sunday evening, in about 24 hours. It looks like my timing will save me from the deluge. Good luc..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ou

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mcbridesride What fresh hell .. pic.twitter.com/Vf9CiDWLJf

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Maybe I am grumpy. I don’t know. I can’t tell any more.

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@bigmac It was a great tour, especially with former operators talking about their work there. Much food for thought.

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thepacketrat Man explains Bible to Pope. pic.twitter.com/jBm6Kx6bsX

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I’m not grumpy, just tired.

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Presumably this is how she passed her time in prison. twitter.com/DDsD/status/83…

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@dmeeze @NewtonMark It does have a certain symmetry about it, yes.

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irl big if true pic.twitter.com/nnRhtxDXF8

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charliecapen This is the level of accountability I’m looking for in humanity. pic.twitter.com/d4AFh44TpV

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MarkDiStef Here’s what the front page of the Daily Mail would look like today without the Sunday News Corp papers pic.twitter.com/vKSMJtH5Y3

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benpobjie They can’t do basic maths. 2 x 4 is eight, not five twitter.com/FOX13News/stat…

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AyeshaASiddiqi when capitalism works to keep u alienated but the shared condition prompts a constant supply of art that revives u pic.twitter.com/iZC5teJcdE

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@expectproblems @leighformayor @Gaohmee I thought you might like these. If you’re ever in San Francisco on a Saturday, do this tour.

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daviottenheimer TIL a History of the guardian of all US missilemen, the Oozlefinch:
“If it flies, it dies” ed-thelen.org/oozlefinch.html pic.twitter.com/qU6yHvnwCp

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This is the Nike-Hercules time-to-intercept calculator, part of the missile system’s (ground-based) guidance comput..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vO

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@twiddlekins @daviottenheimer … you get a very different, very real sense of… well I’m not quite sure how to describe it.

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@twiddlekins @daviottenheimer Oh yeah. Standing in the bunker with half a dozen of those missiles, seeing and hearing them being handled…

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@daviottenheimer Heh. Well they didn’t let us ride the elevator.

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@NewtonMark @daviottenheimer Excellent. It’s the warning alarm before they start moving six tons of missile. twitter.com/daviottenheime…

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Thanks to @daviottenheimer once more for the first half of the missile raising sequence. twitter.com/daviottenheime…

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@BundyB @jeamland I did pat the missile gently a few times.

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I’ve got the sound of the alarm as they started the elevator, @daviottenheimer, so I might make that into another ringtone for @NewtonMark.

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@AbstractCode We were specifically told this would be tricky. The booster pushed this missile to Mach 1 in 4 seconds. That’s a few Gs.

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@AbstractCode I suspect that once things would have reached this point it would seem petty to quibble over such details.

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Not quite. Missile Command is missiles intercepting incoming ICBMs. These were for intercepting Tu-95 “Bear” bomber aircraft.

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The job of Nike-Hercules was to defend against incoming squadrons of Russian bombers with H-bombs by, um, nuking them. Anti-aircraft nukes.

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All silliness aside, it was great to be given a tour by guys who actually manned defensive missile sites like this one, SF-88L.

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Some veterans stepped us through using the elevator to lift a missile out of the bunker and raise it for launch. Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pR

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Also I did not do anything inappropriate with the nuclear weapons and you can’t prove that I did.

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Thank you, @daviottenheimer, for a damn fine day with the nukes. pic.twitter.com/UIAcKvXT2k

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goldengateblond Hey @Hallmark, I found your next greeting card writer. twitter.com/I_BE_JEZi/stat…

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Oh I’d missed this truly historic event in Australian television. theguardian.com/media/2017/feb… When’s the video out,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qC

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@mediajorge Yeah these evil @TeenVogue people must be stopped before the disease spreads!

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Imagine that, folks. News stories that actually explain WTF is happening in a way you can understand. Shocking. Totally shocking. @TeenVogue

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I’m enjoying how @TeenVogue gives you a punchy this-happened and back story, and links out to more detail. Like it’s the web or something.

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“Donald Trump’s Lavish Presidency Could Cost Taxpayers Hundreds of Millions of Dollars”, reports @TeenVogue teenvogue.com/story/donald-t…

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@troyhunt That is indeed a great spot down there. You have chosen well.

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Just saw a guy walk past with a t-shirt reading “IMMIGRANTS FEED AMERICA”, and he’s certainly been taking good advantage of that fact.

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benjammingh RSAC is what the world would look like if LinkedIn became a LARP.

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“NSW weather: Three women hit by lightning as storms and hail hit Sydney and Wollongong” abc.net.au/news/2017-02-1… pic.twitter.com/ScnVgv5uhY

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thegrugq_ebooks The larger point is sound, now hide the smell.

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@daviottenheimer @vaughndavis That’s plenty of missiles. It’s almost like they wanted to defend San Francisco or something.

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@vaughndavis Excellent. @daviottenheimer will be my guide in these matters, and I suspect he knows all about this place.

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Sat plan, draft: Healthy* breakfast; visit SF-88L Nike Missile Site, it’s a Cold War thing; remainder TBA.

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@mxyzplx @CNN So, everything continuing to run then. Lovely.

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According to @CNN just now, Vice-President Pence says the US will “hold Russia to account”, which will be interesting.

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jpbrammer I would love to come out tonight, but regrettably I am an axolotl and cannot leave my native habitat of Lake Xochim..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pv

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carlfranzen A candidate in a local election in Belgium received over 4,000 extra votes due to an ionizing particle from the Sun..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bK

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I have been to the Blue Mountains and I’m way bored lol the same time as the way the world is a trash fire and I wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ma

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Ah, it looks like today’s plan will be as planned, but more of that at the appropriate time. pic.twitter.com/sPajC4lXWl

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Saturday. If you put it exactly in the middle, and if it’s a real one, it’ll sing. Saturday.

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