Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 14th, 2017

This quip, about Doris Day, continues to be one of my favourite pieces of snark. independent.co.uk/arts-entertain… pic.twitter.com/x75HjgJIZG

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If you have not watched this brief video then you should. Even @dog_rates should see this excellent dog at work. twitter.com/TheGodDamnDM/s…

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The vibrator hack is old-ish news. The new angle is that the maker has been ordered to pay out C$4M for “tracking users’ sexual activity”.

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“The app that controls the vibrator is barely secured, allowing anyone within bluetooth range to seize control.” theguardian.com/technology/201…

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@JustJimWillDo @JohnBirmingham Look it’s not my fault it was like that when I arrived.

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En route back to my hotel, which seems to be somewhere near Goulburn.

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@alliecoyne Alas the cheese and I parted company more than an hour ago.

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@vortexau @BSidesCbr I’m in Canberra until Saturday but I’ll have to do other things I’m afraid.

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We have not yet been admitted to The Room but it does seem to be Very Very Cyber. twitter.com/ACSCConference…

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It must be good cybers because it has hexagons on it. All the best cybers are hexagonal. twitter.com/ACSCConference…

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Hey @dobes did you see the bear? You need to see the bear. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@Taco_Lad Thank you. With luck I’ll survive the week.

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@galendal Have you considered drowning your daughter?

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@voltagex Well, this seems more than acceptable. I’ll have my people talk to your people. Unless I see you this evening?

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@paulkidd @dobes @rohan_p Is there a special dance more for this?

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@dobes @rohan_p Also the whirl pool really is the source of the most experty experts of all.

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@dobes @rohan_p Oh I think I am in love, or something. That’s some quality work.

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So, people, I’m in Canberra until Saturday afternoon. Mostly for @ACSCConference acsc2017.com.au/program/ and then whatever. You are warned.

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@dobes @DDsD Only the finest quality cybers for you, Sir!

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@_midofo_ True enough. I just wish I’d had my phone at hand to grab a photo of our marsupial escort. Wait, that sounds wrong.

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U.S. Army Commercial: “Cyber” youtube.com/watch?v=0LZnOo… Awesome cybers here! HT @DDsD Ping @dobes.

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As the train entered Canberra yard, about 30 Eastern Grey kangaroos scattered out of its path. The nation’s capital!

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Arriving at Canberra, 16 minutes ahead of schedule.

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“Russian hackers pose a threat to UK elections, GCHQ warns”, writes @SecurityCharlie zdnet.com/article/russia…

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BlogsofWar “Those accepted as cyberconscripts can expect to pass their time on a help desk or doing programming work” twitter.com/davevenable/st…

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dobes George’s Diary twitter.com/Aust_Parliamen…

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paulkidd For the bottom quintile, that’s ~16 years of pre-tax income. For the cheapest house in the city. Tell me how that’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…58

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Not that I know of, but hey give it a go. twitter.com/voltagex/statu…

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AndreaKuszewski OMG 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/TiJhqa8Ea9

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@staticsan I find it a much more relaxing way to travel, and the extra ~$20 for first class is worth it.

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sahouraxo Satire? Comedy? No. This is actually happening: The very first meeting of the first “Girls Council” in Saudi Arabia..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wX

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@paulkidd I find that it helps with the cabin fever.

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@alexkidman Are you sure? Have you checked with @LibyaLiberty? Actually I think chihuahuas aren’t halal.

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Since there were complaints earlier… pic.twitter.com/LG7FBcOV9k

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@staticsan It’s down to 25% now, I see. I may have to turn the MacBook Pro into a giant battery again.

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LibyaLiberty It’s time to play…

CHIHUAHUA or MUFFIN? pic.twitter.com/nDGn2f2oVX

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@reillystyley Kenbruh. (But scrolling back would also work.)

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Why did I click on that.

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Departing Goulburn. Just over 90 minutes left to Canberra.

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I do like the idea of an air-to-surface missile being called Brimstone. twitter.com/BAESystemsAir/…

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@dobes Not much was done, certainly. I’m surprised they didn’t announce a new metro from Chatswood to Goulburn.

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@dobes @jonoabroad “Following the election of the Greiner State Govt in March 1988, consultants Booz Allen Hamilton were commissioned…” Heh.

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@dobes @jonoabroad Yeah that one goes a long, long way down.

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@dobes @jonoabroad These Xplorer DMUs entered service in 1993 but they feel older. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_South…

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@dobes @jonoabroad If people turn seats around to get four facing in, they can have one of these tables too. I know to get a window seat.

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@dobes @jonoabroad Oh yeah. Though all the other seats have set-back tables, like on aircraft.

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@hughstephens @dobes @jonoabroad Yep, crew are just thru the door ahead of me.

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@dobes @jonoabroad Yeah it only reaches 2/3 of the way across the other seat, for some reason.

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@dobes @jonoabroad Anyway, they don’t sell wine on the bus.

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@dobes @jonoabroad Nah. Here’s a wider shot of my spot, with the table pushed back. pic.twitter.com/mpwLY6dez3

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@KarlskiB Yeah, I ranted in a podcast once that a high-end experience for tourists might be a good idea.

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@dobes @jonoabroad There is no power, except for outlets in the toilets. The phone flattens fast because big cells.

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@KarlskiB Yeah it’s not an actual buffet. But they have beer and wine and snacks, and terrible meals like the one I tweeted earlier.

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@jonoabroad @dobes There’s a toilet in every car, and they’re now unisex.

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I’m in seat A03, which is EVEN MOAR LEGROOMS because I know these things.

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@dobes In First there’s more legroom, and the seats recline further, and the food and drink bar is in your car.

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This is most baffled bear I’ve ever seen. Lovely stuff. twitter.com/TheGodDamnDM/s…

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importantmeagan why do all white nationalists look like a chicken nugget that food scientists saved for 40 years to make a point ab..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cg

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jamesmassola PM @TurnbullMalcolm’s office has started a twitter account - @thepmo. @Shorten_Suite is the equivalent for @billshortenmp

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evcricket The dog guy is having feelings

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The Quadruple-Breasted Butter of Planet Blaaant. pic.twitter.com/mPXMTlHLmq

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Another advantage of being this far forward is that I can hear the bells of the Dead Man’s Handle coming from the driver’s cab.

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Oh this is atrocious. It’s a pun that goes nowhere. twitter.com/MatthewBevan/s…

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See, @DavidFeng, we DO have high-speed rail in Australia! pic.twitter.com/RwiT780yOC

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@arcadiagt5 @oliyoung Yeah I think you’re over-thinking this one.

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This advice will aid further Adele concerts in South Australia. Indeed, you could call it… wait for it… an Adele-twitter.com/i/web/status/8…37JLYJ

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@dannolan When I have the time, I’ve found this to be a delightfully reflective way to travel.

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philcrissman Ugh the 6YO created a portal to another dimension in his room AGAIN pic.twitter.com/SGmMIMusWs

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oliyoung NOTICE ME SENPAI twitter.com/IndigenousXLtd…

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OH, older man on phone: “Well you can fax me the details. How many bales?”

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@michaelneale The ride can be a tiny bit wobbly on the less-well-maintained sections of the track, but that’s all part of the adventure.

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@michaelneale They’re comfortable and have more legroom than an economy aircraft. And food and drink.

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The view from seat A03, which has the best table space in the car. pic.twitter.com/fwSdOB9lMT

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My not-sky-chariot for run CLK633 today. pic.twitter.com/wkjQ2nBmIj

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TheKouk But it’s alright now
In fact it’s a gas
I’m jumping’ Jay Flash it’s a gas, gas, gas twitter.com/CUhlmann/statu…

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Why do they need all the microwave ovens on poles? twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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thegrugq_ebooks funny that.

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So this was kinda just lying around, waiting for a suitable opportunity, yeah? twitter.com/JayWeatherill/…

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@jpwarren Perhaps, though my plan is to keep things at the lower end of the liveliness scale.

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I’ll just put this here for now, because it may come in handy later. pic.twitter.com/E4rKVO1THS

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You say “unguided nuclear weapon” like it’s a bad thing. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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So I haven’t even started the journey proper to Canberra, but already I’ve been invited to post-drinks drinks.

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glengyron Call him racist, and he might die. twitter.com/aus_media/stat…

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TrumpInTheWild (Before the invention of the microwave oven) twitter.com/ifr_global/sta…

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DrJJoyner There was certainly a lot of think tank chatter about taking this power away from CIA. They never had it?! twitter.com/nadabakos/stat…

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Raf_Epstein hipsters in Baghdad
@hipstergeddon twitter.com/zaidbenjamin/s…

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“Scent of a Soviet woman: The fragrances of a bygone era” rbth.com/amp/495107 pic.twitter.com/8zQSOqmMOM

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Correction. It’s “I’m an American and I Know a Little Bit of Math Day”. Because the entire rest of the planet doesn..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iD

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@fridley @sylmobile This seems excellent advice. I’ve made a note.

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Arriving at Sydney Central station. instagram.com/p/BRmK8qNgCa2/

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@sylmobile No @fridley is all about the coffee wank, and I mean that with the greatest respect. I just want to get a little work done.

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@ResignInShame This may be true, but I think I might skip that option.

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Ah yes, @PeteLawler @Telstra, the Browning Nighthawk 9mm. Lovely piece of kit. youtu.be/ZCldL3q4u-Q

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@JustJimWillDo Indeed. They’re just having a little lie-down.

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So does anyone know a cafe near Central, maybe Town Hall, with a convenient power outlet? I need to top up before my longer train journey.

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@Asher_Wolf @jpwarren Well clearly they are devout men and to be praised!

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portlandmercury Portland Anarchists are filling potholes taking “the state of the roads of PDX into the hands of the people.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…IH

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Good on ya, @Channel9, ‘cos everyone is making such a shitload* of money from podcasting. twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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Mind you, @dobes once introduced me as “ZDNet Cyber Correspondent”, so there’s that.

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I have just been reminded that I know someone with the job title “Head of Cyber” and it pleases me.

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“Lively celebration”, yes, I must remember that one. twitter.com/TheEconomist/s…

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Once more the Australian Taxation Office is operating at the cutting edge hurrah! twitter.com/MsLods/status/…

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dobes Senator Never-Wrong is really trying not to back down on SA power issues. pic.twitter.com/o3BiWVVU07

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There will be a dog in the news today. Maybe more than one dog. But the main dog will be a special dog.

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TrainLinkWest Bus companies are being contacted to operate services between Mount Victoria and Lithgow twitter.com/TrainLinkWest/…

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I saw someone tweet “Death Panel” and for one sweet moment I thought it was a revamp of “Q and A”. But alas…

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ZeddRebel President tweeting from ancient Android phone without 2FA turned on is worried his microwave is vulnerable to hackers. Peak boomer really.

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jeamland Kickstarter to permanently attach one of these to every Silicon Valley tech-bro-preneur. twitter.com/markzohar/stat…

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Evan_Rosenfeld FULL TRANSCRIPT: President Trump executive order regarding comprehensive plan for reorganizing the Executive Branch. pic.twitter.com/1Ojh2oQWdF

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ArenaFlowers If life gives you lemons, put little hats on the lemons and take them all out for a drink. Then we’ll see who has no friends, eh mother?

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Passwords in the streets, PKI in the sheets. twitter.com/Steve_Lockstep…

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@Taco_Lad @BundyB You are approximately the three billionth person to say that.

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@awelder You must admit, they’ve been successful.

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@MaryMack27 @Trump_Regrets Not a problem. It’s just one more thing we can blame on Trump. Have a good one.

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@MaryMack27 @Trump_Regrets Thanks you, you’re very sweet, but you might want to direct that to the person complaining.

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@christopherneal @ACSCConference Excellent. Looking at the program, I think we’re in for some excellent cybers.

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Making it happen, except when forgetting to review the electrical infrastructure causes a six-month delay. pic.twitter.com/QQq7fyLyTd

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In the village this morning, there is fog. pic.twitter.com/jnQ298uYID

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Tue plan, confirmed: 0824 train to Sydney; errands; 1212 Xplorer train to Canberra, arrive 1629; 1800 @ACSCConference welcome drinks.

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This @RANDCorporation report on the life cycle of zero-day vulnerabilities is worth reading, I’m told. rand.org/pubs/research_…

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So a USAF lieutenant colonel put security clearance files on an internet-connected backup drive with no password…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…SW

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Toby_Ziegler “Tune in tomorrow for our special investigative report, ‘Can Opener: Friend or Foe?’”

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Derek And Clive, “The Worst Job” youtube.com/watch?v=SentQj… Thanks to @thegrugq for triggering this.

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@thegrugq Indeed. It’s a glorious piece of improvisation. You cunt.

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I have not seen this image but agree with the sentiment 100%. twitter.com/jaythenerdkid/…

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dr_nic Yes America, these heinous jeans are the real issue across your country right now. twitter.com/BuzzFeed/statu…

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@EmzieMac1 @ACSCConference Well that’s lovely, but is it possible to make @jturner_ibrs do anything? He’s a bit stubborn.

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As soon as I saw this particular photo of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, I know exactly which clip @thegrugq was link..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kv

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thatmarkperkins The worst placed ad placement by country mile pic.twitter.com/SnE7cvAXf6

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Tue plan, draft: 0824 train to Sydney; errands; 1212 Xplorer train to Canberra, arrive 1629; 1800 @ACSCConference welcome drinks.

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@marcuskelson You can’t be too careful about these things.

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I see that this morning we’re shouting at Iowa for some reason.

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Tuesday. One end is going to be better than the other, so you’ll need to give it a squeeze. Tuesday.

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