Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 8th, 2017

Why yes, I am shouting about Situationism at a Japanese @weirdnews site. Why do you ask?

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FFS it’s like these people have never heard of the Situationist International. OF COURSE THE PINEAPPLE IS ART THAT’S THE WHOLE GODDAM POINT.

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_midofo_ @swearyanthony Haha, trying to explain to Mr7 the *Yelling at clouds* theory. Then he replies *It works for Thor*

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@developerjack They’re all basically the same aircraft. I’ve done an MD-80 a couple times and they’re cute little beasts.

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_midofo_ Who is the barely alive person that @730report dragged out to defend traditional journalism

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@developerjack Yep, or something in that series. Fuselage lengths differer, bit that’s an MD-8x or MD-9x top to the T-tail.

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@developerjack McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is my guess.

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Imagine working up thru the tedium and shit-storms of journalism to work at the nation’s broadsheet, and then on Budget Eve doing this crap.

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‘Twas the night before Budget, when all thro’ the house
Not a journo was stirring, not even a mouse…

Fuckwitstwitter.com/JoshButler/sta…Qb

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@boynxdor Thanks, but not clever. Just a space geek for far too long. And yet we still don’t know what that little fucker is doing.

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.@DefenceScience So these are info sessions on how AU’s “innovation community” can help “address tough Defence prob..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oY

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Goddammit this is the first I’ve heard of this @DefenceScience program. Looks interesting though. twitter.com/DefenceScience…

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@boynxdor Originally hydrogen peroxide / JP-8, now believed to be nitrogen tetroxide / hydrazine. Either way, very very nasty.

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@daniels_den Why that you. I do try to link my silliness to facts, or something near to facts. Playing with ideas f..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…JU

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@boynxdor No mystery. Its hypergolic fuel system uses very toxic propellants. A fuel leak would kill those guys otherwise.

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Sorry, I was trying to maintain a sense of mystery, but this is of course the real answer. twitter.com/semibogan/stat…

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The USAF has a secretive space truck that’s just been in orbit for two years doing… dunnotheaviationist.com/2017/05/08/mys…tpic.twitter.com/8xyFJyQTQyQy

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For those of us old enough to remember the First Space Age, this remains an intriguing tidbit of global strategy. twitter.com/BlogsofWar/sta…

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@daniels_den Also, I acknowledge that this stuff is your gig not mine. I just read stuff and drink wine.

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wintnation Write, phone or communicate if you are being unfairly charged then join a petition or group that is currently making the rounds.

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@daniels_den Well, yes. I’ll stop being silly now. Trump seems to be destabilising the region for… any reason? Surely not trademarks.

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@BXGD @swearyanthony Ah yes, but there’s a bunch of local background here re Caleb. But for another time.

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@daniels_den The Seventh Fleet has always been on its way to Korea.

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@SMinney Yes. And at 14 or 15yo I knew it, and must’ve been appalling to deal with. Headmaster (as he was) and I ne..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cE

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@daniels_den It’s on its way to Korea. I saw the news, right?

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I went to the same school as Nick Xenophon (I’m a contemporary) and Cory Bernardi. I’m not proud. But I didn’t pay, I was on a scholarship.

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@Kylez1967 @jplonie This has all gone very strange and I’m not sure that I approve.

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.@GreenJ Bonus point for “priapic”.

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@unixbigot Why would you even… yeah look just go for the whisky now.

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Histreepix Having wasted hours avidly outlining his policies to a corpse, Nixon checks the pulse of each voter before engaging..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…E2

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swearyanthony Look I try to ignore him but what a fuckwit. pic.twitter.com/j1YwtmYRZv

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“The newspaper: journalism’s fairweather friend” by @GreenJ overland.org.au/2017/05/the-ne…

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jplonie Cocaine. twitter.com/mamamia/status…

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@dannolan @NewtonMark Are you Questioning the Narrative again?

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@unixbigot So… you write them in advance?

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I’m retweeting this because it’s just so wonderful. twitter.com/karma__barnes/…

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Listening to @thehistoryguy’s @HistoryHit podcast “North Korea: WTF!?” soundcloud.com/historyhit/nor…

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@unixbigot Well now would be the perfect time to start drinking, I’d have thought.

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davidadonaldson So much cursed content pic.twitter.com/ZxvIFCX920

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KnottMatthew Breaking twitter.com/theboltreport/…

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@techoglot Nothing is as prestigious as Jana Wendt.

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@dmeeze My mother’s maiden name was That Woman and my first pet was Mark Latham. I think.

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@Shaunnagh Poor woman. Please pass on my sympathies.

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@ResignInShame Oh God no. I might pop out for lunch somewhere, but that’s probably about it.

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GreenJ Busted. twitter.com/corybernardi/s…

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My God that’s tasteless. But hey it’s been a cunt of a year so far and I’m almost beyond caring. Plus I Know Things about Hackett so I win.

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I’m nowhere near as classy as Jana Wendt (but classier than Grant Hackett, if not as fit) so yeah gifts are welcome. stilgherrian.com/tip/

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Just quietly, tomorrow 9 May is not only Jana Wendt, J M Barrie, Billy Joel, Howard Carter and Grant Hackett’s birthday, but mine.

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rosebiggin Happy Motorhead Day everyone! THE EIGHTH OF MAY! THE EIGHTH OF MAY!

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BAFTA A very happy 91st birthday to David Attenborough, the only person whose programmes have won BAFTAs in black & white..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ED

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister Well I have noted it for future reference. Thank you!

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister I did not know that this was a thing. Noted.

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister Oh that was one of the best bits! That was a GLORIOUS takedown of Ayn Rand.

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@SnarkyPlatypus If you say the magic word three times, it can happen you too. And the magic word is: LYNTON.

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@danilic @mpesce @TheRegister Can I call him a polemicist? In the neutral sense. That still seems wrong. I treat hi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…US

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@danilic @mpesce @TheRegister Oh it’s not fake. Everything he pull from the archive is real. He just does narrative..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uf

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister Which is why I refer to you as the Molly Meldrum of the web.

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister That also reminds me I need to watch that most recent series. Next time I’ve got actu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fW

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister I thought you’d understand my nuance there. Curtis is a brilliant storyteller. Historian, not so much.

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@mpesce @danilic @TheRegister While I love Adam Curtis’ style, will I get shot down if I call him “the left-wing Alex Jones”?

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There is literally zero irony in this being an anniversary right now. twitter.com/RealTimeWWII/s…

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jonkudelka Say what you like about the bloke, but some day Mark Latham The Musical is going to be incredible.

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neil_neilzone Strong words from @TheLawSociety on using Google Drive or Dropbox for client work: “legal and regulatory breach”:..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3X

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JamColley NSW ALP:

Let’s make a principled stand!

Wait not yet
Wait..
Wait..

Oh my god
No, still wait.

Okay… now! twitter.com/david_speers/s…

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In which @Jeff_Sparrow reflects on the current Fairfax Media dispute with some interesting historical observations. theguardian.com/commentisfree/…

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Ozlandscapes Has any journalist bothered to review business case for Coalition’s inland rail project. 24% projected revenue [pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jA

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@joshgnosis I am shocked, and also shocked.

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David_Speers NSW ALP has banned Mark Latham for life. (ie - should he ever try to re-join). Motion passed tonight. Bill Shorten backed them doing it.

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wintnation I ban people for being a type of education I guess.

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I’m hours late to this, but obviously this news is cheering me up bulk amounts. twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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Let’s face it, kids, you knew I was going to adopt it as soon as I saw it.

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Awesome, Alex. I also see your Brain Force Plus pills are 30% off right now. Bad batch? twitter.com/RealAlexJones/…

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Colgo Between Sam Dastyari bagging out people’s houses and Bill Shorten being in an ad about white Australians, it’s been a revealing few days.

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thepunningman Enid Blyton knew pic.twitter.com/anE2gKPW3f

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@twiddlekins @R_Chirgwin Mmmmm maybe. I haven’t spoken to anyone from @eSafetyOffice for a while, so this is as good a reason as any.

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This is why @joshgnosis needs to be paid danger money. Well, one of the reasons. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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umairh Or just a little common sense and humanity. Wait maybe that is radical these days twitter.com/guardianopinio…

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@twiddlekins @R_Chirgwin Revenge is just one motive. And the abusive image might not be porn but, say, continual face-on-an-animal photos.

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@nehadk @SnarkyPlatypus It’s complicated, yes. @eSafetyOffice does great work, and I’m not having a go. But you can..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…AO

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Bureaucratic style often drains all the life and impact out of language. and that seems to be exactly what’s happened here.

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I know we need a more generic label than “revenge porn” because motives and details vary, but “image-based abuse” s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…k0

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@aleeb88 Well aren’t you the happy wallaby. Fortunately this shares zero symptoms as far as I can tell.

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“Cybercrime on the high seas: the new threat facing billionaire superyacht owners” theguardian.com/world/2017/may… They’r n..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kJ

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NuclearAnthro BREAKING: Earth sends aliens unsolicited nudes. twitter.com/laquishastr/st…

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“Federal budget 2017 at a glance: the measures revealed so far”, which seems to be a @NickEvershed joint. theguardian.com/australia-news…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @R_Chirgwin Everyone who’s continuing to offer everyone their complete support until the moment they don’t.

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@R_Chirgwin @SnarkyPlatypus “Foreign Minister didn’t reply to my letter” doesn’t go down well.

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Listening to this week’s @onthemedia podcast “Rewriting the Right”. It has many good bits. wnyc.org/story/on-the-m…

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Mon plan, update: It seems to be working. The evening shall have podcasts, early dinner, and then some more podcasts.

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I reckon this is what I’ve got. Some unknown lingering disease from the distant past in the near future, but still..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…yD

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Or a Stargate. Possibly both at the same time. twitter.com/oliyoung/statu…

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s just for symptom relief so you sleep with open airways so Nature Takes Its Course.

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“Your Drunk Aunt Was Right: The Hot Toddy Is The Cure To The Common Cold”, says this totally unbiased booze site. vinepair.com/wine-blog/drun…

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Actually I’m coming around to Shorten’s new policy. pic.twitter.com/e5qZSpuZqp

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@zippydazipster @formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus @ResignInShame I don’t have any whisky. Maybe I should arrange for whisky to happen.

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Definitely ebola.

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus @ResignInShame Those who have this lurgi just can’t quite shake it.

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus @ResignInShame There’s going to be a lot of the fuckers then.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ResignInShame More seriously, I’m pretty sure it’s in its final stages.

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Not sure that waking up again was a good idea.

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RadioFreeTom It’s like this story is daring me not to make fun of millennials twitter.com/mlle_elle/stat…

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macaulaybalkan now this - THIS - is a take pic.twitter.com/dz180hNubd

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HAHAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. [Deep breath.] HAHAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. twitter.com/iTnews_au/stat…

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None of this is funny.

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Prime Minister Brian Trumbull needs to fix this now.

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karinagee3 In other news pic.twitter.com/krCmi1Mit1

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@jpwarren There’s a small chance, though, that the hotel has another room that looks like this.

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@jpwarren The important questions are: 1. Does the jug of Bloody Mary still top the menu? 2. Emma Chishit?

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@jpwarren Of course I can. I’ve stayed in that room. I know where the Blue Cow is.

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MearKat00 How a bill becomes a law. pic.twitter.com/3ucFx8O1kB

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Just quietly, it’s also casual racism to assume that the short-ish woman with long dark hair was “Asian”, which a bunch of people did.

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cloud_opinion many DMs asking me to cover Openstack summit - after much debate, we reached a compromise. Each morning of the summit, I will tweet “LOL”.

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LastLaughBlog . @denhamsadler @JoshButler SBS online also picked up Reuters copy, but they fixed the name. Almost. pic.twitter.com/vcXUYzIzrU

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denhamsadler Meeting with Trump really put Australia’s PM on the map. pic.twitter.com/qzQc0a3OI7

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joshgnosis Shorten on that ad: He thinks it should have had more diversity and he’ll be speaking to Labor about it.

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Joyce_Karam Ha. Royal Jordanian ✈️ does it again. pic.twitter.com/0YbfqK14nh

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GMegalogenis Wonder how the good people of Fairfield City feel today after @billshortenmp ‘s attack ad against migrant workers? twitter.com/Bowenchris/sta…

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I should’ve made my hilarious* memes earlier. @BuzzFeedOzPol has already posted a yarn. buzzfeed.com/robstott/peopl…

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Monday’s Lesson.

(Pic @AAPNewswire, I believe.) pic.twitter.com/E35TR96hNm

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GordyPls Know why it’s called the High Court though?

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@darrenpauli If you’re prefer something a little more whimsical, there’s this. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan, draft: A quiet stay-warm day to finally kill off the lurgi. Sleeping most of the day yesterday has nearly done it.

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thegrugq_ebooks it’s a troll.

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Hmmm. That’s probably a bit fierce for this hour of the morning.

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“‘Diversity’? Of course it’s diverse. See that duffel bag in the front? There’s a dead Syrian toddler in there. Sor..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uu

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This armadillo one is funnier than the steel beams one, I reckon, so if you’re going to retweet my shit memes then..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0W

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srnsw It’s , time to highlight ‘Alice in Blunderland’ - a road safety awareness film from 1947 (7mins22sec) youtube.com/watch?v=4Enxoo…

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kloussikian Incredible revelation that Sam Dastyari using his communications allowance to… communicate. pic.twitter.com/EFfurUWLYp

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patstokes For context, they’re selling seven years of food to stockpile in case of armageddon. They also sell colloidal silve..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qj

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wintnation There are so many prophets of doom I don’t mean you.

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That said, I’d like to see what’d happen if you let a couple hundred hungry quolls loose in the Labor party room la..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…HW

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I was trying to figure out why this looks wrong and I now realise I let the text run out of the 4:3 safe zone. Can..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…56

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I guess we kinda knew that Labor would go this way eventually. pic.twitter.com/fu9nNuNkRj

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That people have been asking whether the Shorten TVC is real or not tells you everything you need to know. twitter.com/Rob_Stott/stat…

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Well this certainly wins an elephant stamp of approval for excellence in the category of thinking. twitter.com/Rob_Stott/stat…

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@riskybusiness Look we can all use a good joke these days, right?

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@trentyarwood As much as you could possibly want, and then some.

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I haven’t been following closely, but giving the CEO a $2.5M bonus while sacking 25% of the journalists does seem… odd and angry-making.

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To fend off any incipient arsehattery, none of this is meant to detract from the purpose of the current industrial action…

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Rather than “Can we buy Fairfax Media?” wouldn’t a better question be “If I had $3B to invest in Australian media w..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…N0

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Reminder: Fairfax Media is a publicly traded company so you, or anyone, can buy it and do whatever the hell you like.

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I’m glad everyone is an expert in French electoral and constitutional politics today because it saves me having to understand things.

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“Fairfax Media in talks with TPG over partial buyout proposal” (equity firm not the telco) ab.co/2qOTHSt pic.twitter.com/S68sga43WD

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TheOnion Greyhound To Send Chimps On Pioneering Bus Trip From Buffalo To Atlantic City trib.al/qRy2jOs pic.twitter.com/DoY7KUbYp5

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justin_kanew Golf writer: “How are you getting $100M for a golf course?”

Eric Trump: “We get all the 💰we need from Russia.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…hV

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The person who did this thing was @FlatRealm. It’s worth having a think about these things, twitter.com/emotionalpedan…

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sfmnemonic Often asked to write new “Godwin’s Laws,” but my best idea this weekend would require longitudinal print designs on fitted sheets.

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wintnation REALITY my posts are for the benefit of Australia

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ZLIQUE “White people have no culture.”
Explain this?!!!! pic.twitter.com/DBtB7j5TYo

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Monday. There’s no easy way to explain what happened, so must point at the bucket and laugh. Monday.

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