Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 6th, 2017

OK I’m over it. Transmitters off. See you in Sydney.

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@domknight @AndrewPStreet A lamington would be lovely right now, but I may settle for a Campari and soda.

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@NewtonMark I prefer it back here. Because reasons.

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LOOK YOU PEOPLE GROUP FIVE IS NOT GROUP FOUR THIS IS NOT DIFFICULT JUST WAIT AND YOU WILL BE ON THE AEROPLANE SOON ENOUGH.

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Something just happened which I thought would have been impossible, but I’ll tell you once I’m out of the country.

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@domknight @AndrewPStreet Has anyone checked with the Cliev to see what this is about?

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domknight Tomorrow night, we’re running a Clive Palmer poetry competition. Clive isn’t eligible to enter. But you can! Come! giantdwarf.com.au/events/the-dou…

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@jmacmullin @zdnetaustralia @timoreilly And yet it’s actually more of a real conference than many I’ve gone to.

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nswpolice Lost & Found! Do you own these 34 bags of cannabis found at Terrey Hills? Visit local police to claim. We’d love to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Un

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Mind you, “Sin Terminal 3” sounds like a whole ‘nuther concept entirely.

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Now playing in SIN Terminal 3: Soft Cell, “Tainted Love” youtube.com/watch?v=XZVpR3… And why not.

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@jeffsonstein Hah. Well in nine hours from now I’ll be landing back in Sydney.

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I’m never quite sure whether I can trust @CARROT_apppic.twitter.com/FNjBQDZV6N

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One hour until departure.

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@PeteLawler I dare not. This is Singapore. Who knows what might happen!

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@ResignInShame Yeah I know, I should see a doctor about it. No wait, what?

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Look that program you’re complaining about on Sky News Australia is simply an extreme manifestation of Rule 34 and you know it.

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clickbaitrobot Share If You Like Sharing Photos Of Noodles pic.twitter.com/xa9iYZxmp0

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “We must make the ‘right choices’ when designing algorithms: @timoreillyzd.net/2mK9p2x

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I just saw someone carrying a bag for a shop with the slogan: “The one-stop shop for your disposable needs.”

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There’s something gorgeously Singaporean about a set of hawker food stalls with an integrated e-cash system.

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Conducting business transactions efficiently.

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At which point he rushed away towards the departure gates, leaving a wake of knocked-over bar stools, and laughter.

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He was knocking over chairs, and shouting. Staff offered him some water. “I don’t want fuckin’ water, I want my fuckin’ phone!”

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At least they weren’t as annoying as the extremely drunk Australian bloke demanding to know “Where’s my fuckin’ phone?!?!?!”

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Boomer couple carrying bags of brand-name consumer bullshit pause at the bar menu. After an age, they mutter “Too expensive” and wander off.

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wolfcat Wonder if Crown bet is running decent odds on getting away with it

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@NewtonMark @robertoglezcano We are all lizards. But don’t tell @bencubby or he’ll put in it the paper.

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We live in a whole new world when I can relax and think, “Meh. I’ll recharge my devices on the plane.”

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@oberonsghost I’ve just checked the Singapore Airlines app, and “Locke” is not listed.

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@bencubby @NewtonMark @robertoglezcano For sure. I think NASA has one that’s done properly, giving a similar sort of feel. Or maybe PBS.

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@oberonsghost It just took fuckin’ forever for anything to happen, and everyone mumbled in a monotone to denote moodiness.

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@oberonsghost Cool, ‘cos I watched “Arrival”and that was rubbish. Also watched the series “Mars”, which is basically a SpaceX advertorial.

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@t_rivett It’s… it’s a bold synthesis. I think we can call it.

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@indygri Heh. Yeah I skipped that one, and got one sent by SMS.

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This really does need to be a genre. twitter.com/AustFiction/st…

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OK, all they ask for is tracking your every movement, but in Singapore they do know how to run an airport. pic.twitter.com/OTJwmcf2d8

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Oh is @mwilkinson54 digging into Packer’s Crown operations? That should be fun.

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@t_rivett I can say with absolute certainty that John Howard said those words on the day indicated.

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Ah, an oldie but a goodie! “The Anglosphere and the Advance of Freedom” by The Honorable John Howard (2011)..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…x6

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@davispg It’s where John Howard did his famous Anglosphere speech. origin.heritage.org/research/lectu… And yeah, they shaped Trump’s transition team.

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He says that like it’s a bad thing. twitter.com/NicholasFryer/…

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@davispg Yeah but you probably don’t want to be citing The Heritage Foundation. ;)

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Christ I didn’t realise things were that bad. twitter.com/NicholasFryer/…

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On a related note, the @HistoryHit episode “Democracy” is 110% worth listening to. soundcloud.com/historyhit/dem… Thanks, @thehistoryguy.

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“The Origins of American Democratic Fascism”, from @warisboring warisboring.com/the-origin-of-…

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@futureidentity I meant the name. Someone who knows about cars can answer the other part.

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@davispg I know @LowyInstitute has been tracking this stuff in some detail.

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@davispg I started with a Google Images search for “map china strategic interests indian ocean”.

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@joelpmichael Ah. I’m in Terminal 3 and have settled in for a drink or two.

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@davispg Heh. You know economic sources, I know military / strategic sources.

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@davispg Also “Becoming a Maritime Power? – The First Chinese Base in the Indian Ocean” (Aug 2015)twitter.com/i/web/status/8…lCKE

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@davispg I’d check Stratfor, ASPI, Lowy Institute, Foreign Policy mag… ;)

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NewtonMark Setup guide for @healthgovau asks remote employees to run unsigned EXEs, disable certificate verification. health.gov.au/internet/main/… SPLENDID!

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@twiddlekins “And then the murders began…”

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“SpaceX plans to send tourists around the Moon in 2018. Here’s why that may not happen” planetary.org/blogs/jason-da…

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@davispg JP money into VN and TH, CN money into the Indian Ocean rim. I think we need a map.

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@joelpmichael I did not know of this thing. But I can’t be arsed finding out.

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natecochrane Something to consider if you graduated from IT since 2010. twitter.com/sherro58/statu…

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@finishedlast Fair point. You need a sleep box then.

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@gusworldau That would’ve bene good if I had the time, but I’m already at SIN and waiting for the world to end.

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@egadsthefuzz @ashabeeeee Remember. BLOCKCHAIN is an anagram of COCKROACH.

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I still think it sounds like a sewing machine. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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“Blockchain standards need definition agreement first: Standards Australia”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/blockc… So ends blockchain.

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@JustJimWillDo It really is. But then as a navy man you’d maybe feel quite at home in a sleep box?

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@rwerkh Eight hours to SIN, then two hours to SGN. Plus transfer time. Someone may well fly direct.

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@NewtonMark They don’t even have the dignity to call them “pods”. No, they’re boxes.

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I love the way that sleep is presented as some sort of luxury.

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I know I keep mentioning JP investment in VN, but… I spotted this in the SGN international terminal. pic.twitter.com/3IfAydBnTk

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@munin And a lot of war tends to happen outside.

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@munin Yeah that’s something I’ve learned now that I’m well past being a 15yo gamer.

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@munin Also, degrades gradually when hit, rather than exploding.

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Yes I know there’s not 6kVA of solar panel in that photo, but use your fuckin’ imagination.

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Solar panels in their flight cases. This shit transports better than a 6 kVA petrol generator all all its petrol, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…un

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NewtonMark A theory that the might be written down to $20 billion so Telstra can “buy” it for free. clime.com.au/articles/what-…

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Are we sure of that? I find it hard to believe. Surely there’s an @AntonyGreenABC vocal in a song somewhere.

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@shiftkey @SnarkyPlatypus See it’s quite difficult, isn’t it.

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@davispg I’m quite pleased with that, yes. The bright sky and the smooth ride helped too.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “We must make the ‘right choices’ when designing algorithms: @timoreillyzd.net/2mK9p2x

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The approach to Shopping Mall Island. pic.twitter.com/pYt816ZnzE

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Departing Ho Chi Minh City earlier. pic.twitter.com/L83tvFD6an

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The view from 60A at SGN earlier. instagram.com/p/BRSacX4A9E7/

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Transmitters off. See you on Shopping Mall Island. (Compulsory from-seat photo to follow.)

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, well, sort of a lane and a half in each direction if you’re a car, eight lanes if you’re a motor scooter.

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Hurrah! I finally got some decent wi-fi at SGN airport!

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I guess the other key difference is that I don’t have an overwhelming desire to bulldoze Ho Chi Minh City.

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I say, the traffic planning is almost as good as in Newtown. Slightly more motor scooters, cheaper pho.

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Mon plan: Poke at the week’s tasks; car (now); 1215 ICT SQ173 SGN-SIN; annoying 5-hour gap; 2040 SST SQ221 SIN-SYD, arrive 0740 AEDT.

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snurb_dot_info The President of the United States is concerned about recent reports that the Moon is made of cheese, and demands NASA investigate at once.

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AntonRubaclini I live in constant fear that Trump will deport my latina mother-in-law who lives at 1837 3rd st, LA 90023 blue house. she gets off work at 6

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wslafoy Typical timeline for missile test analysis: now is speculation. 24 hours from now is usually imagery analysis and real findings.

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GuyPlopsky Graphic by Yonhap showing approximate impact point. .

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I’ve thought of a few things, but you really don’t want to know. twitter.com/TimWattsMP/sta…

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“Business people are wealth creators and taxing them is illogical.” Yeah I see what you’re doing there. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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Noting that my speech-to-text tool rendered “Ned Ludd” as “need love”, and somehow that feels right.

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thatjohn Masculinity is so damn fragile. 🙄 pic.twitter.com/pUkVcOXANb

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I didn’t realise that @theharryshearer had a graphic the “The Appresidentice”, so this pleases me. twitter.com/theharrysheare…

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mikko A bit errant Bittorrent. twitter.com/skelsec/status…

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Quite a few “extra” services are quoted in USD rather than VND.

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Hotel to SGN by taxi: VND 180,000 = AUD 10.40. Hotel to SGN by hotel’s car service: USD 15 = AUD 19.80.

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dobes One Nation in a single tweet twitter.com/josh_jerga/sta…

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“‘Doing good so far’: Virginia voters unfazed by Trump’s turbulent first weeks” theguardian.com/us-news/2017/m…

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Sudden thought: Maybe Cliev has bought one of the seats on the SpaceX mission around the Moon.

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ethiopienne this tumblr thread is the most important music analysis i’ve ever read pic.twitter.com/SzK0UaPtcw

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@SnarkyPlatypus @franksting @WarWraith Ah probably not the same thing. I’ll put it back under Irritating Side Effects.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @franksting @WarWraith Oh. These symptoms are a thing? Then add me to the club, I think. I’d assumed it was general blegh.

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_robcorr Ian Macdonald: Maybe in your flash law school, that might be how you pronounce it… @MurrayWatttt: I think in most ltwitter.com/i/web/status/8…EM64

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One bonus* of staying on the edge of Japantown is watching visiting salarymen emerge blinking at the morning sun after a night on the grog.

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@JustJimWillDo I’m not sure how to answer that. But I’m certain there’s method to the madness.

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Something very complicated is going down with the Cliev and it needs further study.

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CliveFPalmer All things are possible! pic.twitter.com/MmSAoBueIx

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mrchrisaddison Here is a diagram I’ve done outlining the complex web of connections between the Trump team and Russia. pic.twitter.com/hstWuGJQSU

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The passionfruit juice is labelled “passion juice” and now I’m not sure that I want to drink it.

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TrumpGlasgow Sum cunts been listening into ma mobile

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edbott Despite a tendency to bluster sometimes, @20committee has genuinely solid sources and this is a credible statement. twitter.com/20committee/st…

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To be fair, both are good options this week. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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davidgross_man Imagine if u honestly uncovered a Watergate-level scandal abt yr own presidency, but then 30 min later got bored &..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6D

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Conflicts UPDATE: North Korea fired a total of 4 missiles this morning, Japanese government says - @BNONews

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BlogsofWar North Korea’s war on the sea continues. twitter.com/ap/status/8385…

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Dunno, may we could get Four Corners onto it? pic.twitter.com/Ya0hyMpFhi

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Mon plan, draft: Poke at the week’s tasks; 1215 ICT SQ173 SGN-SIN; annoying 5-hour gap; 2040 SST SQ221 SIN-SYD, arrive 0740 AEDT.

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Monday. It’s just a person with a funny hat, and it’s really not all that funny. Monday.

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