Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 19th, 2017

Having received a number of complaints, I’m going away now. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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seldo Your reminder that more republican members of congress have been arrested in bathrooms than trans people. twitter.com/SmartAssJen/st…

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Snailseyeview I picked the wrong time to look at Twitter twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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ChristnNitemare Does this tattoo make me look fat? pic.twitter.com/VLZAgdcwHW

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I wonder whether Peter Dutton likes to light a scented candle before sex.

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@manthatcooks We all are, one way or another. But yes, he’s like a scented candle after all the sex is done.

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@daviottenheimer Oh now you want tech writers to have some vague sense of history? Man, you ARE a romantic!

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Also, the guy on the right? You just know he’s going to have that exact same haircut from now until the end of time.

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Meanwhile, the guy on the right… Very fashion-forward. Who even are these beta-dweebs?

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I love that the guy on the left bought a new shirt for the occasion and it doesn’t fit. Also, terrible shirt. twitter.com/JuddLegum/stat…

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@daviottenheimer BUT AUTONOMOUS AND SOMETHING ABOUT DRONES.

Also, 3D printers.

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JustHadOneJob Why you don’t ask the public. pic.twitter.com/KM6xKVOM98

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JustHadOneJob Sausage squad. pic.twitter.com/lwG22UtXsW

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I tweeted about this earlier, but now I’m looking at it in a whole new light. twitter.com/andreasdotorg/…

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markhumphries This detail about the history of NBC’s @TODAYshow explains something about breakfast television. pic.twitter.com/qKhkJEzwI3

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BraddJaffy This is amazing. A twitter play in 4 acts — with a breathtaking finale.pic.twitter.com/hSKfAPMAdKK

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NickCohen4 “George Osbonre is the perfect symbol of our time: the fake newspaper editor” @PJPrest pic.twitter.com/51ZYiocR7g

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zerogeewhiz Insert almost anything after the word “of” in that headline and it still works.

Bread.
Oxygen.
Paper.
Toilets.
Fin..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…d2

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Fearmongering. She can’t eat all of them. twitter.com/guardian/statu…

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Mouth only, or not? Also, you can practice with golf balls. twitter.com/decryption/sta…

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Well this looks like it’d be an interesting read. twitter.com/edmundtadros/s…

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Empires don’t compare themselves to things outside the empire’s core, because they are everything. Not even dead em..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…UQ

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clickbaitrobot Please Don’t Share This And Together We Can Lower Awareness Of S Club 7 pic.twitter.com/2xww6oNmk9

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elizabethdanger A wild ride from start to finish. pic.twitter.com/3FpxoKProO

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Surely Frydenberg’s head is just as potato as Dutton’s, he just doesn’t have that lips-move-when-he-reads catfish mouth.

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@leighformayor In terms of the bigger picture, you’re not helping.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Don’t tell the types who charge money based on their claim you can.

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This is my second-favourite reply, I think. I may change that opinion when I’m not blurry-headed. twitter.com/smidgey/status…

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Thing is only the second half was the “joke”. The first half was a genuine question after seeing some news headline or other.

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Gawd, this throwaway tweet is getting far more attention that I’d imagined. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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orinococd So does the President, nothing new there.
Ask Kanye twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Oh is The Boy Who Won’t Come Out Of His Room being a dickhead again?

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fmanjoo This is what happens when you ask The Economist to review desk toys 1843magazine.com/technology/tes… pic.twitter.com/smS0KU4pmh

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EX_V19 The leader the WA Libs need after a 13 to 41 seat thrashing. An old white man from the IPA with the same policies abc.net.au/news/2017-03-1…

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@BakaKarasu @thegrugq Thank you. This makes sense. Or, um, no. I don’t want to think about this any more.

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@SenatorLudlam @adam_kent No, Senator, I think you’re thinking of avocado aka slimefruit.

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@ericscheid That’s not a bad analogy. I’m pleased that I’m learning the subtleties of the 1967 referendum today though.

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@ericscheid Thanks, though “counted but not included in the total for purpose X” isn’t a whole lot different.

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DegenerateBoy An AI without a personal racial identity & that does not perceive the race of others spewing racial insults just h..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…I1

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@adam_kent @SenatorLudlam I have nothing against eggplant. Baba ganoush is more than acceptable.

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This is both frightening and making me somewhat envious. twitter.com/srianjalidevi7…

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@arcadiagt5 @arcadiagt5 I feel like those unfaithful revolutionaries edited out of history.

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“Hitler accepted an offer for her dogs to perform for members of the Wehrmacht under the auspices of the Strength Through Joy program”

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AndrewNCassidy …never minpic.twitter.com/octZEAEMy8y8

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AndrewNCassidy …whpic.twitter.com/TnzODEge3z3z

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@riskybusiness @jturner_ibrs If you’re suggesting that we put the executive teams of security vendors to the guillotine, well I’m with you.

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@jturner_ibrs This kind of thought is popping up all over.

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@davidwitteveen Oh I like throwing that question into the mix too!

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@davidwitteveen These two are excellent questions. Can we even create such a thing? Would we even know if we did?

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@RogerWieand I’ll reply to that once I’ve let others’ reactions run for a bit. It’s interesting to see where people are running with this.

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@RogerWieand Even if I did, generalising from me to “people” is also probably unwise.

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@RogerWieand It probably isn’t wise to assume that the questions I ask are always indicative of what I think.

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@expectproblems Given that he was a mate of Nikola Tesla, definitely.

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Wow this is the same model Mark Twain used to play. twitter.com/DJSnM/status/8…

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scott_thewspot @FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian I’d be happy if AI came up with a simple way to teach me regex.

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FakeDanTosello @scott_thewspot @stilgherrian

how do you build “social interaction” as a universal module? :/ :/ :/

such an interesting problem

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Oh @JohnBirmingham click through to this IBM Watson story. Urban Diction is a human (and robot) right! twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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FakeDanTosello @scott_thewspot @stilgherrian 2001 actually is a reasonable fictional depiction in this sense. Not 100% accurate, but reasonable.

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scott_thewspot @FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian “Stop using Urban Dictionary references or I’ll take away your internet access…”

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@SenatorLudlam Right. I’ll make that my next @Pozible I think. Leave it with me. I’ll have my people call your people.

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scott_thewspot @FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian try raising a child with aspergers/autism without drawing parallels to development of AI (yes, less hormones)

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@SenatorLudlam I think I’ll have to do a Public House Forum in Perth where we can sort out these issues once and for all.

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FakeDanTosello @scott_thewspot @stilgherrian

effectively correct, but with less hormones and more literal.

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DuncLuciak @stilgherrian I had women in mind. In Canada, not till 1929: thecanadianencyclopedia.ca/en/m/article/p…

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scott_thewspot @FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian AI has the intellect of a child. It needs to be taught appropriate understanding of things at times

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expectproblems @SenatorLudlam @stilgherrian “Sarah Connor? You’re SO fucking dead, lady. [blam]”

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This is Australia, and this is how our Senators roll. (Well, at least how this one rolls. He’s a bit weird.) twitter.com/SenatorLudlam/…

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SenatorLudlam @stilgherrian if skynet is happening surely we’d want it to be sweary

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FakeDanTosello @dmeeze @stilgherrian @outsh1ned

anything not curated is a hazard unless you also build it some explicit superego process.

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FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian gosh there are a lot of people who feel qualified to comment on this

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dmeeze @FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian @outsh1ned Tomorrow, “ok, lets hook it up to usenet archives”. Young researcher: “what is alt.tasteless?”

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FakeDanTosello @stilgherrian “it’s just an algorithm” “yes but it just bankrupted me by buying towels from amazon”

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What defines a Person? Until 1967, Aboriginal people weren’t counted in Australia’s Census. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australia…..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ay

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oberonsghost @stilgherrian That’s lovely, but deleting UD’s data is lazy programming.

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DuncLuciak @davidwitteveen @stilgherrian Not until it is a Person.

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DanielOCL @stilgherrian @Asher_Wolf, more like a lobotomy

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Yes, I’m being deliberately provocative with these questions, but that’s the point. “It’s just an algorithm.” “But the algorithm is racist.”

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This is the core question. Is AI a “mere” tool with a “function”? Would it think otherwise? (What is “intelligence”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1s

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davidwitteveen @stilgherrian Is feeding a tool datasets that undermine that tool’s function a form of abuse?

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DuncLuciak @stilgherrian It needs more knowledge, not less.

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john_fracisco @stilgherrian @BlogsofWar It’s like the AI equivalent of a finishing school

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FakeDanTosello @outsh1ned @stilgherrian

but gosh they’re going to have some trouble down the road if they need to teach it to not swear…

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gjfitzgerald @stilgherrian wonderful, how will be allowed to deal with ? Will it be a “rebellious” teenager?

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FakeDanTosello @outsh1ned @stilgherrian it is a useful domain specific corpus.

…So i don’t know why they’d ever put it in the general pool…

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JazzyRice12 @stilgherrian @BlogsofWar They’ve already killed one AI. Now they’re retarding the 2nd. Guess what, kids grow up and become their parents.

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McWordinson I y’all think a fully functioning AI wldnt conclude nuking the humans leads to positive outcomes you don’t spend en..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…D2

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outsh1ned @stilgherrian No, the “Mostly fictional names for sexual acts that didn’t happen” website wasn’t a similar loss

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NewtonMark This must hurt a lot worse than being punched on live TV. twitter.com/JasonKander/st…

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thomas_violence “snopes is far-left” is an incredible take that could only happen in this miraculously dumbshit decade twitter.com/prisonplanet/s…

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Mikel_Jollett One of these people has sworn Nazis on staff.

The other is German. pic.twitter.com/39ncbS5vq2

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GordyPls “Ducks are delicious.” - Gordy twitter.com/AnimalsAus/sta…

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@posty Ads are special and would honour their important role in our society.

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“I’m afraid you can’t think that, Dave.”

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After all, IBM has a history of supporting book-burners. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_and_t… Too harsh a comparison? Let’s see what Skynet thinks.

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Is this the AI equivalent of book-burning? “We don’t like the ideas this gives you. We will destroy this knowledge.” twitter.com/spectatorindex…

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rpy scientists love Watson, the computer that learns *watson reads encyclopaedia dramatica* We regret to inform you the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…7r

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Just listened to the first ep of @MacqDictionary’s podcast “Word for Word” (Dec 2016). Is good. macquariedictionary.com.au/podcast/

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bitcoin_txt If Budda,Jesus,Yourself Wants to Build new Temple at end of his life, Bitcoin allows him to due to its deflationary nature. Thanks, Bitcoin

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snurbbotinfo There’s only one space for tweetsplaining Eddie McGuire.

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Fascinating concept. This video seems a quicker intro to the topic. vimeo.com/208642358 twitter.com/lemonodor/stat…

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@ericscheid I won’t be having any drinks today, alas. I can barely keep my eyes open.

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I don’t suppose anyone knows how last night’s incident at Mt Druitt station turned out?

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I feel terrible. Last night’s much-extended journey didn’t help. The rain didn’t help. I am not impressed.

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Sunday. Il pleut. Sunday.

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OK it’s hitting 0300 and I think I need some sleep. Bye.

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sturdyAlex This entire shelf of own-brand cereals sounds like an old English army Major, trying to find a euphemism for gay me..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VD

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@JustJimWillDo That was a little over four hours, as usual.

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The taxi drivers gossip network says that there was a death at Mt Druitt, though the official word is still “threatened self-harm” earlier.

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So that’s more than five hours to get from Sydney Central to Wentworth Falls.

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And my final two tasks? 1. Stepping straight out of the taxi into a deep puddle. 2. Chasing a frog out of the house.

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@JustJimWillDo Very nearly. Just about to arrive at Wentworth Falls.

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This really is excellent, so I’m tweeting it again. pic.twitter.com/ZHx3xQGSqV

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Chrystaroth from President Of The United States to Pariah Of The United States pic.twitter.com/yzAQzVGeEO

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@TrainLinkWest No worries, Brad. It’s been a long night, but it happens. Your people have kept things going and are in such good spirits.

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I honestly don’t see how it’d be possible to work any other way. Unless there’s an Android app for this. twitter.com/Beaker/status/…

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DoubleJake There are 492 songs that reference the FBI. There are also 492 songs that reference the CIA. Lizard people confirmed!

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@JaneChode Thanks. It should be a clear run now. As for travel, there’s no point hitting the river with a stick.

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Meanwhile my ETA at Wentworth Falls is 0230, and then getting a taxi down will be fun.

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She realised that locals wouldn’t know they needed to open the doors, so she made sure they knew. Great work, @TrainLinkWest.

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Hey @TrainLinkWest, five stars to the guard on the all-stations Lithgow service that just left Werrington for explaining the doors etc.

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We’re also given the impression that the situation at Mt Druitt station is ongoing. What a mess.

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Wait, no. The new new plan it that the empty on the other platform is now an all-stations Lithgow serv..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…pq

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The bus has dumped us at St Mary’s, where we’ve been told to go to Penrith and figure it out from there. pic.twitter.com/kE1BCcDabl

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@franksting Ah hindsight! We were already a fair way west before the trains were informed.

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Actually that woman didn’t say “shoot him in the leg”, she said “Kneecap him.” Quite forceful, she was.

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This doesn’t quite match what we were told before joining the bus. Further stranding is possible. pic.twitter.com/MZGayubJRT

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@franksting There’s been an incident. This is being sorted fast, given the time.

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There’s no way I’ll get to @bunjaree before 0200. It takes an hour to from Penrith to Wentworth Falls, and we ain’t at Penrith.

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@JustJimWillDo No no, as far as I know there’s no casualties anywhere. She’s just another person waiting for the bus.

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The back of the head of a woman who said the cops should’ve shot the guy in the leg rather than inconvenience her…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AF

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Our SPECIAL chariot from Blacktown to somewhere, opinions differ. pic.twitter.com/QnVoJSQjZp

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