Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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April 26th, 2017

That people are seemingly willing to pay money for this? twitter.com/InfosecurityMa…

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@PeterDutton_MP Are you sure you’re not a horse?

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wintnation And what about the flavour?!

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@p_ansell This is getting more complicated than I can can handle right now.

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Wondering if I’ll actually be able to get some work done tomorrow.

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wintnation It’s important that we polled 8.1% in the hog pen

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[Taking notes] “Top position… most open…” Gotctwitter.com/latikambourke/…z4AL

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Lesism If the BBC made Alien…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @Sam_Hickey I believe that the commanders of RN boomers are not chosen for their stupidity.

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@Sam_Hickey Using @1Password or similar is a good idea. Good access controls. Instructions in the secure notes sect..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ga

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Charles Darwin is my spirit animal. twitter.com/DrLindseyFitz/…

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@ChrissieM @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah it was a very real thing, and I know there were some interesting contingency plans in some places.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well Y2K is now seen by most people as a panic over nothing, if not an actual scam of some kind. Roll on 2038, I say.

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The episode of “The Games” on the millennium bug and a live web chat has not aged well. iview.abc.net.au/programs/games…

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@viveka @Xavier_Ho “Cum” was usually abbreviated as a “c” with a macron over the top.

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@Xavier_Ho @viveka I mis-typed. I meant shortcuts. Scribes used all sorts of them. “Cum” is Latin for “with”.

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@Xavier_Ho @viveka I wonder what you were on about, though “cum” is originally Latin, like so many abbreviations, e.g. “i.e.”.

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@Spoonyman I’d assumed it was another fine effort from DPRK’s copy’n’paste department.

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Not so much “cool” as something almost essential in any service lasting any significant amount of time. Good stuff…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…sI

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ok_lyndsey More pointless, intrusive pap from the digital revolution. “Best startup ideas guys?” “How bout do people like us?”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…d0

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@Spoonyman But yeah, I think you’re right.

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@Spoonyman OMFG SAYING THNGS OUT LOUD ON THE WIRELESS NO GOOD WILL COME OF THIS.

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@Spoonyman Oh, YOU said it. I thought you meant HE said it. Which was just a bit too fuckin’ weird even for me.

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@Spoonyman Really? (My Irony-Tron 5000 is buggered.)

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Maybe James Ashby is a mole.

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Hurrah!

No. Wait. The other thing. twitter.com/leighsales/sta…

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jonkudelka Presumably the Australian way of holding a baby is for a drop punt, or a torp if you’re outside 50.

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ShakingStick I didn’t even know they were Muslim twitter.com/NewshubNZ/stat…

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prestontowers I hope we can stretch the latest ANZAC thoughtcrime into tomorrow

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I hadn’t realised that Jedward was still a thing. My heart has been lifted today.

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johnb78 Down with this sort of thing twitter.com/planetjedward/…

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davpope Refugees sign a formal complaint against Dutton’s unsubstantiated claims canberratimes.com.au/federal-politi… <cartoon gallery..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…vO

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shanghaiist LOOK: Half-naked Trump statue pops up at Luoyang scenic spot shst.me/ezp pic.twitter.com/l0hyXAh2Hn

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Oh, maybe I should’ve explained that he used to be a cop. Do keep up.

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By the way, @abciview has got “The Games” on at the moment, as a tribute to @mrjohnclarke, and you should watch it.

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UtdRantcast If this was sim city you’d realise at this point you’d done something badly wrong twitter.com/michael_hendri…

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wintnation The account is gone thank goodness, and I think I knew he would do it lol.

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SkyNewsAust .@AlboMP: Inland Rail would be finished if every time a Liberal minister mentioned it, a sleeper was laid down. MOR..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Gr

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Well you’re the journalists. Ask around. Unless, of course, you’re in on it. twitter.com/pedestriandail…

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Do. Not. Give. Meth. To. Chickens. twitter.com/deanog/status/…

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PulpLibrarian Whatever happened to the Famous Five? Well… pic.twitter.com/Q0PNdjmCjq

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“Body Positivity Win: Dove Shock Collar Sends 5,000 Volts Through A Woman’s Body Whenever She Doubts Her Own Beauty” clickhole.com/article/body-p…

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DDsD In fairness. This is no worse than any other economist’s opinion. twitter.com/BloombergAsia/…

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KetanJ0 Only The Chosen One can parse the syntax in this sentence. Many have tried; none are pure, or strong. It has been f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…g0

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john_overholt I donate to PBS, but I would give so much more for a version of Antiques Roadshow that is just dreams being crushed. pic.twitter.com/bpVyHYoA7V

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wintnation Up again, back to r*cist.

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Hey @dobes, do you think I’m too old for this job? twitter.com/HowellONeill/s…

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@KarlskiB I wouldn’t be at all surprised to fin d that she’s named after Noelene Brown. Geddit?

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It’s pleuting and it’s gloomy and I’m snuffly and sulking and annoyed. pic.twitter.com/nPh8MvTJKl

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@NuclearAnthro This sort of stuff seems to have been pretty widespread well into then half of the 20th century.

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Here’s a few more of these excellent* items from our not-too-distant past. pic.twitter.com/VNL8pTbO72

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Then again, some of us are old enough to remember the concrete Aboriginal lawn ornaments..en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concrete_…Spic.twitter.com/HbfnhMvH9a9a

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“Lawn Nazi” is a good concept. Like a plastic flamingo. twitter.com/firstdogonmoon…

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James_Jeffrey Just read it twitter.com/jayrayner1/sta…

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daveweigel A moment of silence, please, for the victims of Denmark’s national health service. pic.twitter.com/GMOeWSqcgt

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ParentsWarnings You may think manga is innocent fun, but it’s a doorway to full communism

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“Cuddly” is a word that comes to mind.

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The loveable One Nation (ex-)candidate Mark Ellis, bon vivant and raconteur. theguardian.com/australia-news… pic.twitter.com/Oe8ezEZYdk

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TheOnion New Free-Range Slaughterhouse Allows Livestock To Roam Freely On Killing Floor trib.al/N1yZ4YT pic.twitter.com/bUs1TfWG2c

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d_haggar Calling Alex Jones a “performance artist” is an insult to the guy from my college who used to dance around naked wearing a Minotaur mask.

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ashleyfeinberg An American Epic In Four Parts pic.twitter.com/la64LlIwkE

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“It was, erm… it was drowning, your honour.twitter.com/oz_f/status/85…ZN

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AndrewCFrancis Why you don’t let an algorithm pick the photo to go with your news article… pic.twitter.com/661p1p19ld

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus This chart is a bit out of date. It also lists LSTs and LHDs etc, which imo is wrong. See..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Mf

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus True, and USMC plans to fly their F-35B squadrons off them.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 There were lots more during WWII, but the trend it to bigger / more powerful but fewer acr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ef

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@SnarkyPlatypus @johnb78 11 big ones (it’s meant to be 12, but construction delays), plus some assault ships.

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Class act, those Victorian Liberals. twitter.com/adamgartrell/s…

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Wed plan, confirmed: Stay warm and eat good things while complaining about other things. Even though tomorrow will be colder.

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[Checks calendar.] Yeah quite probably. [Starts crying.] twitter.com/SteveMolk/stat…

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fleet_spotter Grumman S-2G Trackers of VS-816 SQN, ‘Pin-Wheeling’ HMAS Melbourne into Melbourne docks during a Tug Strike, 02 Nov..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LP

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@arcadiagt5 @TeenVogue This is true. And I must say, as jorts stories go it’s very well executed. (Says a middle-aged man.)

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Uber board: Apple, privacy, sexism, all the scandals, we’ve lost $10B market cap. cnbc.com/2017/04/25/ube… What to d..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ys

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benpobjie When a drunken Rebecca Gibney screamed “KILL THE PIGS” and urinated on Greg Evans twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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So, you know how I’ve been praising @TeenVogue for their excellent journalism? Today will not be one of those days. twitter.com/TeenVogue/stat…

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@CptHollingworth I have experienced a number of confusing years, some of which I remember, and this is the most confusingest.

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Olivianuzzi Isn’t this everyday? pic.twitter.com/bF2A1xFpN1

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@dobes Look it’s the bloody French. What can you do?

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@voltagex Well I suppose it is, in a way.

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Beaker Check for either polonium or scorpion venom. twitter.com/jalopnik/statu…

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@Manic_Henry @bunjaree @BartholomewD @firstdogonmoon Approximately five seconds before the owls take them out.

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@Manic_Henry @BartholomewD @firstdogonmoon @bunjaree The banksia is going very well. We don’t have any pines, so couldn’t say.

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Same thing, at least for our porpoises*.

* dolphins twitter.com/twiddlekins/st…

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benpobjie It was woven from the tortured souls of dead sinners twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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.@ashabeeeee Once more, we see why we need a proper taxonomy of this stuff. “Attempted attacks” indeed. pic.twitter.com/AO0o4Ia9FU

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“NTT Security finds 86 percent of Australia’s attacks come from within”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/ntt-se…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I intend to develop this map over time.

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australian EXCLUSIVE: The Family First party and Cory Bernardi’s Australian Conservatives have merged. bit.ly/2oHzQU5 pic.twitter.com/x95H6KdhoO

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Well as I explained* the other day…

* using only the poor memories in my heapic.twitter.com/0S6FEmXGIzIz

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Partisangirl LOL “civil war” pic.twitter.com/yLH9IYfNTt

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luvrofcreed420 Call me Nate Silver cus im predicting future events with slight margins of error. pic.twitter.com/p5Ic0BGvSM

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The co-host’s expression in the last two seconds is the best bit. twitter.com/PTI/status/856…

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PTI We have some bonus behind-the-scenes footage of today’s penguin dance rehearsal! pic.twitter.com/hpxso0Tuo6

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wintnation Please remember that you didn’t like my answer.

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“China’s direct investment in Africa: Reality versus myth” (Sep 2015) brookings.edu/blog/africa-in…

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Hmmm.. Let me think about that for a while… twitter.com/PNGAttitude/st…

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braddybb Just to give everyone an idea of how long Trump’s 2200 mile border wall is pic.twitter.com/cdfNQaQ7g3

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tedlieu Dear Jared Kushner: Lying on the SF-86 security clearance form is a crime. Michael Flynn hired a lawyer. You may also want to hire a lawyer.

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@Manic_Henry @BartholomewD @firstdogonmoon As an aside, we seem to have a few more yellow-tailed black cockatoos at @bunjaree this year.

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mattyglesias Not to be too front-row kid about this, but Wisconsin isn’t actually a border state. pic.twitter.com/guwALB7LCO

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So @matthew_d_green will now be regretting ever tweeting that photo from his bedroom… twitter.com/pmeganb/status…

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BraddJaffy Left: Prime Minister’s office readout of Trudeau’s phone call with Trump

Right: White House readout of the very sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…p1

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed. And I believe I’ve already written/spoken about the lack of blacks and hispanics, and other..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…EJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus My understanding is that Palantir has money to burn, but precisely because of those defence and law enforcement contracts.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Standard out-of-court settlement. But if they’d been hit with liability they’d jeopardise their defence-contractor status.

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“Palantir settles Asian hiring discrimination lawsuit” usatoday.com/story/tech/new…

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Only a day late, but I’ll pay it. twitter.com/FrogTips/statu…

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Wed plan, draft: Stay warm and eat good things while complaining about other things.

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matthew_d_green This is a new addition to my bedroom. I suspect it will end badly. pic.twitter.com/h7M5LqRTF8

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@Manic_Henry @firstdogonmoon Snow gum would be pretty damn appealing, yeah.

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wintnation NO - We do not belong here!

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@jeamland Well as it happens..en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duct_tapeZduckbrand.com/aboutZI Duct tape itsmade with a “cotton duck” base.

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More importantly, does that buy realise he’s about to stumble through a Stargate? twitter.com/BayCity_Beacon…

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@dobes Yeah, but not just because of that.

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Science 2: Dark humour is good.

“Dark Humour Could Be a Sign of Superior Intelligence” sciencealert.com/dark-humour-co…

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wintnation Coal is the only one who understands me

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My strategy to Not Drink Very Much on Anzac Day appears to have been insufficient. Il faut que je stay warm in bed aujourd’hui.

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@ApostrophePong Oh I like that. I’ll have to practice it.

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I would normally never explain these things, but I meant the sky.

(I’ve had the tick for years.) twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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nnwakelam *hacker voice* I’m in pic.twitter.com/wC7EMNJp8O

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jrhennessy more of this imo pic.twitter.com/SNUjnutzWY

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@ApostrophePong This is true, but that’s what you taught me.

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Wednesday. Did you see the blue thing? It was blue. Quite blue. Wednesday.

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