Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 12th, 2017

Remind me to add this to my “dangers of big data” list. twitter.com/GoogleTrends/s…

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Were Sean Spicer’s shoes black and blue or white and gold?

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Is it about the shoes? Is all this about the shoes thing?

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Well I guess this is one way of putting it, yes. twitter.com/markdubya/stat…

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I’ll have to use this in my pitches to @dobes. “This week’s column will contain elements of reality.” twitter.com/NomdeB/status/…

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NomdeB “elements of reality” twitter.com/DanLamothe/sta…

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GonzoHacker Donald Trump better hope there are no “copies” of his tax returns before he starts running his mouth

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jonathancoe Brilliant. Every writer should remember this. twitter.com/matthaig1/stat…

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@futureidentity If America is to be saved, only the best and brightest will do.

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mdudas It really is embarrassing to watch the President of the United States publicly go full Mafia. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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@NewtonMark Look it’s been a complicated week.

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Also, ideally, must be able to select matching shoes. twitter.com/futureidentity…

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@NewtonMark I think I understand the distinction you’re making. But before I agree I’ll need less wine and more lawyer.

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@NewtonMark OK, I am too tired and emotional to think that through properly. I’ll read the judgement in the morning.

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Ladies and Gentlemen, may I remind you again of the most glorious troll in the history of American politics. twitter.com/NixonLibrary/s…

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padresj Held up by apologetic TSA officer for secondary b/c a fellow passenger thought she saw “anti-American material” in..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dQ

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@NewtonMark IANAL, but isn’t a license a form of contract? For “valuable consideration” (the license fee) you get t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Su

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SortaBad Everything is awful this week so please enjoy this short video I saw today of duckings base-jumping pic.twitter.com/TadxrwLm9B

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Kasparov63 One comforting thing about the Trump White House is that you aren’t forced to choose between malice and incompetenc..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…e4

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Well I’m glad you’ve pointed that out, Mr Moore, because none of us had been able to reach that conclusion without..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…r5

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Hey America, your big question for Friday is: Will Sean Spicer manage to find matching shoes? twitter.com/WillJPowers/st…

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@cathywilcox1 @markhumphries Look, I know people say to me, “You just want to see the world burn”. But it’s going t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Dh

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@markhumphries @cathywilcox1 We’re enjoying the ride in the hand-basket, Mark, and admiring the view on the way down. Well, I know I am.

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futureidentity In fact, sometimes it’s not possible for them to stand at the podium at all, and they have to stand “among” the bus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ie

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adambanksdotcom Playing the violin is really hard so don’t come to Carnegie Hall expecting this guy to get *all* the notes right twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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@markhumphries @cathywilcox1 Look I’m glad you two are enjoying this too. $10 says nukes launched before the end of the month.

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The time in Washington DC is 0900, ladies and gentlemen, and the leader of the free world is inspiring us all to fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fY

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wintnation If your interview is successful you will be shouted down and silenced.

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@ApostrophePong P.S. “Gobsmacked” (gob = mouth). Do not punch the gods. ;)

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@ApostrophePong And it’s getting worse. Sydney, Hong Kong, San Francisco. The three worst cities at the moment.

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Like who’s NOT going to click through to this? I hate* you, @shanghaiist! twitter.com/shanghaiist/st…

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d_duhwit “Unlock the car Sharon, I love you. We can make this work.” pic.twitter.com/Q5Vygjdxee

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@jkite13 Many not-completely-literate people use quote marks to denote emphasis.

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@ApostrophePong The “housing affordability issue” is a huge thing here now, and the government response has been qu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ey

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@DrJJoyner @LorenRaeDeJ @charlie_simpson But I shouldn’t distract you while POTUS is having his morning… um… conversation with the world.

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@riskybusiness @jturner_ibrs A quick congrats from me too, but I’ve got to rush back to my wine and POTUS’ morning rant.

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Shteyngart Either the history books will teach the brief troubled presidency of Donald Trump as an object lesson or there will be no history books.

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Actually this whole sequence of three is rather special. pic.twitter.com/1ul13nEtzk

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I’ll just leave this here for future reference. pic.twitter.com/PZcTRDPdIv

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@LorenRaeDeJ @DrJJoyner @charlie_simpson Also, just quietly, the interviews with your mothers was truly wonderful…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RL

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@LorenRaeDeJ @DrJJoyner @charlie_simpson Well there you go. Your producer will know all this though. I’ll go back t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iE

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OK, I’ll add one more thing. Here’s @abc730’s tribute, introduced by @leighsales who’s barely holding it together. twitter.com/eskimojo/statu…

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NewtonMark By way of experiment: Someone must pie Lyle Shelton, so we can measure the howls of outrage from his camp, vs this week’s 2-day move-on.

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NewtonMark Let’s see where this goes. righttoknow.org.au/request/advice…

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“The Girls’ Soccer Team That Joined a Boys’ League, and Won It” nytimes.com/2017/05/11/spo… HT @JohnBirmingham

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DJBentley Ughhhh. I wanted to get out early today. twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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CillizzaCNN Nota bene: There is an active FBI investigation going on into what role Russia played in the election. twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

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@eskimojo I did not see it, but I can imagine.

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@JohnBirmingham Just quietly, if you want a wonderful romp of a film, may I suggest The Iron Ladies. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Iron_…

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@boynxdor The impact has been phenomenal, across so many parts of the media, in this country and beyond.

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler 3. Remember this wonderful photo, and that this man made sure we’d see his fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…2d

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler 1. Read @NickBryantNY’s tribute, “Remembering Mark Colvin: A lodestar for jou..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…gB

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler @Colvinius People who aren’t in the media must be sick of these last few days..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…e5

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DJBentley Man! American politics sure got loopy! What important policy discussions are happening back home, I wonder? twitter.com/wikiguido/stat…

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@felicia_coco @MelbournePlaces @messandmatter No, sorry Felicia, I’m at home listening to podcasts and drinking wine.

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LR279 Can we stop all this nonsense now, flat-earthers? pic.twitter.com/baaa9EZnBV

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@MelbournePlaces @felicia_coco @messandmatter Yeah good try, but it’s Luna Park Sydney for this event.

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@ClintonDucas @swearyanthony @rfidler They certainly are. The retelling of the big news stories of the 1980s and 19..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Sh

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buckleup So clever because the words are literally outside the box so I need not wonder what the metaphor actually means. twitter.com/designtaxi/sta…

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derridalicious Hello police? I’d like to report a crime against humanity twitter.com/nigella_lawson…

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@DeeApostolova Right, which companies do you handle again? They are so fucked now.

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That said, @gusworld is adding the results to his post at gusworld.com.au/blog/2017/05/1… so you lot just keep drinking and being useless.

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For journalists and PR people, you mob at the are fuckin’ atrocious at keeping us informed.

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@phbarratt The people who were at the summit of their professions and, as I said earlier, both such gentlemen.

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler So yeah, part one of this is about @Colvinius’s life growing up the son of an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Uq

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler 4. What lies behind what you’re telling me? 5. Why are you lying to me? 2/2

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler Hah! @Colvinius’ “classic questions of journalism”: 1. Where is the money? 2…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uB

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Oh well obviously that’s OK then. twitter.com/lexanderjmarti…

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markhumphries When I interviewed Isaiah, I was going to ask whether “Don’t Come Easy” was a song about erectile dysfunction. Glad I didn’t.

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@DrJJoyner @charlie_simpson @LorenRaeDeJ For a modest* fee I can pop over to DC and sort it out for you?

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@DrJJoyner @charlie_simpson @LorenRaeDeJ Not “novel”, though. This has been a standard technique for decades. I was..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…YU

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@DrJJoyner @charlie_simpson @LorenRaeDeJ This is how it’s done, yes. You don’t pan them 100% over, tho, that ends u..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8B

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NZStuff Fluoride campaigners protest at Peter Dunne speech dlvr.it/P73Z81 pic.twitter.com/LqlYc2UpS2

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@billus I’d interacted with both, on phone or studio link, on air and off, but yeah.

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@voltagex @rfidler Ouch! You mean USD 30 for the Kindle edition?

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I can’t imagine what it’s been like for those who worked directly with them. Both such stars, yet such gentlemen.

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I will admit to being knocked around a bit. Clarke then Colvin, two people who I knew only from voice and conversation, but both influences.

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Will you break it to him, or shall I? twitter.com/JulianAssange/…

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wintnation The term privatisation itself, is a disgrace - it should be abolished?

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This is where I get annoyed that I lost my iPad mini.

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dufussy This is still being retweeted.
I would have thought that, by now, it has reached the stage that it … jumped the s..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fp

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@swearyanthony @ClintonDucas @rfidler OK, thank you @rfidler, so I’ve just finished part one and I… I seem to havetwitter.com/i/web/status/8…PiEv

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Don’t tell me if you find that ebook cheaper somewhere else, because I just bought it.

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.@rfidler “Light and Shadow: Memoirs of a Spy’s Son” by @Colvinius is AUD 8.60 for Kindle right now…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Iu

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@ClintonDucas @rfidler I must admit, I hadn’t really listened to @rfidler’s interviews before. so my memory is stil..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dH

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benpobjie Is it even possible to finish a Gerard Henderson column? It seems to get longer the more you read twitter.com/EliGreenblat/s…

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.@rfidler “Fascinating” is the wrong word. I mean, it IS fascinating, but it’s something beyond that. It’s powerful. It has… resonances.

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findercomau And now what you have all been waiting for @gusworldau dressed and ready for the tonight! Good luck to all..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cj

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RobofHarrison @AlanTudgeMP Minister, your department is cutting off Child Care Rebate to deployed Military personnel. Nice work! pic.twitter.com/eZOhejgPbY

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Listening to @rfidler’s Conversations with @Colvinius, top two items on this page. Fascinating stuff. abc.net.au/radio/programs…

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spookperson it is with a heavy heart that I must announce that the libertarians are at it again pic.twitter.com/sLKPShbzlx

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“ATO’s refusal to process Freedom of Information requests [via @RightToKnowAu] ruled invalid” abc.net.au/news/2017-05-1…

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Garcian_Smith Beautiful *wipes away single tear* pic.twitter.com/NkfTg6H7ZM

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kylegriffin1 Oh boy. The cover of next week’s @NewYorker—“United” by Barry Blitt.pic.twitter.com/tLtMA6sLDLL

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@Walker01Lizzie Well it’s only really a thing in the technology press.

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@Walker01Lizzie Yep, usually down at Luna Park somewhere but that may have changed.

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@Walker01Lizzie So basically the hashtag will be full of geek journalists getting very very drunk.

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@Walker01Lizzie The are the Australian IT Journalism Awards. The trophies are frill-necked lizards. gusworld.com.au/blog/2017/05/1…

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@Walker01Lizzie You’re going to be soooooooo disappointed.

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@jilliancyork Neither do I. And, to be honest, I don’t want to know.

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WillJPowers You might be having a bad day, but you’re not having a “Sean Spicer put on two different shoes this morning” bad of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KJ

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paulwiggins Just like Sydney property, advocates are subject to market forces. twitter.com/SpionKopRed/st…

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@carolprobets @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Thanks. I’ll get my brain primed for that tomorrow.

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OAICgov 48% of us were uncomfortable with the user info apps collected in 2013. Our new survey will be released 15 May:..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Jw

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@carolprobets @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Yep, seen plenty of New Holland Honeyeaters plus a couple other species I didn’..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…7Z

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With luck somebody will burn down the studio and everyone in it. twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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_spock I love Iceland so much pic.twitter.com/Me7KXhsYOY

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haruki_zaemon Medical receptionist at GP on the phone: “Hi, yes it’s me again. You just died…”

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Exactly. The are the Logies for people without that much talent. twitter.com/peterwells/sta…

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@DDsD @ErrataRob Yep. I sat in in Rob’s analysis of the Mirai botnet and its hosts at RSA. I learned a lot.

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@carolprobets @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree So do the Reds always do that double-squawk like that? That seems to be consist..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1N

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@DDsD Excellent, thank you. I have yet to meet @ErrataRob but certainly respect his work.

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alexkidman 20 bucks says the nuns wipe the floor with them. Unless it’s an impromptu dance-off. twitter.com/CrapLocalNews/…

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@carolprobets @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Ah! Excellent, thank you, Carol. I’ve been trying to make sense of the wattlebi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iD

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Oops. Almost mis-typed and . That would be for something a bit different.

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If you really want to know who wins the Lizzies, you can look here. Or also just follow the hashtag, I imagine…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yt

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EXCLUSIVE.

Also, HARDLY SURPRISING. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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Kill them, Tim. Kill them real dead. twitter.com/marshontap/sta…

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Full list of finalists for the 15th Annual ACS IT Journalism Awards (The Lizzies) thelizzies.com/blog/finalists…

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PDChina Yiyang Qianxi, singer of Chinese boy band & teen heartthrob, chosen as Danish tourism spokesman pic.twitter.com/ItIxyMPwOd

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@lukehopewell I’m sure I don’t know what you’re talking about.

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glengyron I bring you policy based on love pic.twitter.com/Tstn7632JH

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@calebcluff I would assume that Lady Penelope was single, because she seems too independent for marriage.

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@rowan007 While this may be true, have you sunk so low as to be reading White House Executive Orders?

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Oh that’s right, the are on tonight. Have fun, folks, and I hope everyone wins and doesn’t drink too much.

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choiceaustralia This typo caused quite a stir. pic.twitter.com/azZ3WUilGG

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wintnation paul murray’s the human equivalent of something lost down the back of my head

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Important Caveat: I really have no fucking idea what I’m talking about, but I used to watch Thunderbirds every Saturday morning.

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This makes a lot of sense too. Indeed, of the various theories about the X-37B’s missions, for mine this has always..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oP

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I have been reliably informed that the EO is pretty much rubbish. I might still read it, though, because I have no life.

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Full text of Trump’s EO “Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure” assets.documentcloud.org/documents/3718… (PDF)

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zackwhittaker Mixed reactions on Trump’s cybersecurity order. This is one of the more astute and eloquently-written critiques…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0e

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Further to the bird-related tweets earlier, @R_Chirgwin got some audio too. twitter.com/R_Chirgwin/sta…

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Oh good, it’ll be a nice warm 8C tonight. pic.twitter.com/VVbYKqFoS1

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delaneykingrox I was trying to type Soylent Green… but this is better… middle predictive pic.twitter.com/h4tCxPye8q

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@R_Chirgwin @Manic_Henry @bunjaree I did have my phone on me. They kept zooming down the eastern side of Rosella Co..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…B1

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@R_Chirgwin @Manic_Henry @bunjaree I was inside too, and apart from hearing them could see a couple crashing throug..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…nz

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@Manic_Henry @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree The sound was amazing. The little wattlebirds were all in full alarm call too, m..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Fh

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@Manic_Henry @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree I was amazed some came so close to the house, but they were spread out in the sc..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VL

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@Manic_Henry @bastardsheep @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree The “get juveniles hanging” theory seems right. It felt like the a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…dK

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That photo of a Ringtail Possum on a Melbourne tram recently? Here’s how a Powerful Owl leaves a Ringtail Possum. pic.twitter.com/XROLJMZ74U

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egadheg Consider it saved pic.twitter.com/cGViJDhdzN

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benpobjie I think once the phrase “minister for millennials” is uttered, everyone feels the future is bleak twitter.com/ABCthedrum/sta…

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shanghaiist The Last Airbender. pic.twitter.com/fLnuRptYxl

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tomsulston @semibogan @stilgherrian Q: What about Potassium?

A: ‘K.

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PDChina Just when you think it’s a police officer who thinks he can park anywhere, this amazing moment happens pic.twitter.com/08gfYvmn5T

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semibogan Q. Want to hear a joke about Sodium?

A. Na

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mearesy Dennis Richardson outgoing Secretary of Defence displayed his 1972 “It’s time” campaign t-shirt during his address..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1M

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TenNewsSydney : A large fire has broken out at Sydney Olympic Park, Homebush.
Image credit: @regih85 pic.twitter.com/GvcXUEr8Pi

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JulesHolman Big fire at Sydney Olympic Park - pictures look intense!! I hope everyone is safe pic.twitter.com/W0Q51Y0BFk

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rohan_p ??? (Excerpt from letter in the Oz.) pic.twitter.com/E4w9S7nTgv

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.@WarOnTheRocks Back to Bombshell. “Somebody needs to write an analogy of the movie Pretty in Pink and the Trump ad..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…QN

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Damn. I forgot to get wine the other day.

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@bastardsheep @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Arrange that with @R_Chirgwin so you know where on the property is free of guests.

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@MoviusC @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Yes, I have quite a few photos like this. They don’t hang around. pic.twitter.com/Hv7PqvqysN

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@bastardsheep @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Mr Parrot himself @Manic_Henry can probably answer these question. Earlier in this thread, Sir.

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@bastardsheep @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree One family lives nearby so we see them nearly every day. I don’t recall seeing..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…y9

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@parislord @R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Aren’t they just. A pair that lives nearby has some juveniles, but this was the wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0y

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree This photo of a Calyptorhynchus funereus from the Wikipedia entry is glorious…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…K9

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Oh, I should also mention that all this was happening just a few metres around the two house..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Dk

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree So. That’s just two or three yellow-tails. Imagine 50 or more, all screeching, and 30 wattle..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uR

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree The birds in the background with the rattling squawk are Little Wattlebirds (Anthochaera chr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tW

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree Those pics are old, but here’s what just two or three yellow-tailed black cockatoos sounded..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…GQ

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.@R_Chirgwin @bunjaree May I introduce the Yellow-Tailed Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus funereus), the largest par..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ot

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Ladies and Gentlemen, if you’re wondering why @R_Chirgwin and I were just going on about birds at @bunjaree, please sit up and listen. 1/

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jpwarren Messaging apps are the tribbles of Silicon Valley.

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The_YUNiversity Good job, kid.

bit.ly/2r6qO4g pic.twitter.com/me0kt3qe1m

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@charlie_simpson Hey my pleasure! As I’ve said before, I’m learning heaps. [Bows.]

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@R_Chirgwin So yeah, even since the main mob flew down into the valley, at least 10 have flown past me out here.

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@R_Chirgwin The one out here just went off with a friend, said friend flying maybe 2m above The Studio’s roof.

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@R_Chirgwin There’s also on still having a sulk in a tree just outside your door.

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@R_Chirgwin There’s still stragglers out here, flying between Rosella Cottage and The Studio at ~5 metres altitude…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…V1

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@charlie_simpson After a while, listeners’ brain hear you intro yourselves, and learn who’s on which side. All subconsciously.

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@charlie_simpson Exactly that. Or further towards one ear, anyway. “Stereo image” is just the fancy word for where..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Kx

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@R_Chirgwin I just went out to count them. At least 30 of them, maybe up to 40 or even more.

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@charlie_simpson @LorenRaeDeJ Actually why am I doing this now? You must know someone in DC who’d know.

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@charlie_simpson @LorenRaeDeJ Oh that’s exactly what you need! Then in the mixer, pan one of the similar voices to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…CN

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@LorenRaeDeJ @charlie_simpson Heh. I can send instructions if needed, but I daresay there’s people on your side of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…T3

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.@WarOnTheRocks You’ll see the same with a lot of comedy duos. Always the same sides. Penn and Teller, left and rig..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jI

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.@WarOnTheRocks Back last century when we did Club Escape, I was always on the left, and Scott Thompson on the righ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DW

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.@WarOnTheRocks How I’d solve this as a producer is do the podcast in stereo, those two hosts on opposite sides of..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6q

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.@WarOnTheRocks My only problem with @WarOnTheRocks’ “Bombshell” — and it’s my problem not theirs — is that two oftwitter.com/i/web/status/8…g6n1

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.@WarOnTheRocks “I had a stuffed animal as a child named Toto von Bismarck that might actually —”
“Of course you d.twitter.com/i/web/status/8…HbU

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.@WarOnTheRocks “There’s nothing more disruptive than women in National Security.”
“Especially drunk women.”

Yes,..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…NS

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.@WarOnTheRocks Note to self: You can get pre-mixed Mararitas in bulk at Costco.

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.@WarOnTheRocks OK, so the “Bombshell” ladies are drinking Costco Margaritas this week, and “We might’ve had quite a few already.”

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.@WarOnTheRocks But it’s OK, ladies, I’m going to listen anyway.

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New @WarOnTheRocks Bombshell, “Mammas, Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up To Be Bombshells”, was recorded pre-Sacking. :( warontherocks.com/2017/05/mammas…

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“How Australia Bungled Its $36 Billion High-Speed Internet Rollout” nytimes.com/2017/05/11/wor…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jeamland AS an aside, you may be amused to know that the now-retired Italian barber I used to frequent was Tino Arena.

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@jeamland How would that even work? I guess putting all her singles on repeat.

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“Fyre Festival founder to staff: we can’t pay you, but you can ‘stay and help out’” theguardian.com/culture/2017/m… OK then.

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Maybe some stuffing about unproductively before the chores. I put the Pro in Procrastination.

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Fri plan, redraft: Eggs (done); various chores (see list); not sure about the TGIF part, I think that’ll be quiet.

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moir_alan Trump and the FBI pic.twitter.com/GhGJptg41O

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CptHollingworth “Shit is *bad*.”

“Ayup.”

“So how do we spin that it isn’t *actually* bad.”

“Hold my beer.” twitter.com/Jose_Pagliery/…

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@2FBS Ah, you’ve still got some more. OK, let’s hear it. (BTW, I have NO idea what “choice theory” is, I’ll look it up later.)

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@2FBS Your command is my every wish.

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@2FBS Got that off your chest now?

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@2FBS I choose to pick both, because they’re not mutually exclusive. Besides, why do you even care what I think?

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@2FBS I don’t think it’s witty at all,. Never have done. You don’t have to like me, but pick one of the real reason..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1W

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@2FBS Keep going, this is really quite funny and it’s cheering me up immensely.

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@2FBS Christ your daydreams must be dull.

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@2FBS You really are a dickhead. I’ve already said I played Dungeons & Dragons. What the actual fuck is your point?

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@2FBS That’s hilarious. BTW, there’s no need to send me screenshots of my own website. I wrote it.

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@2FBS Well you’ve got that wrong for starters. Fact check required.

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Cosplay is basically just being a brony but without the loyalty.

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And I’ll be getting blowback from that in 5… 4… 3… 2…

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Oh, and also “cosplay”? It’s just dress-ups. We all love dress-ups, right? And then we turn 10.

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tom_cowie Excellent correction in the latest Pakenham News (via @reddit) pic.twitter.com/W1slwO3qYg

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Christ, that is going to give me nightmares. Or inspiration for my next live show. One of the two.

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“Ousted Oculus founder Palmer Luckey says he felt restrained at Facebook: ‘I could not cosplay’”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…j7

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.@UNSW @CySCAExCon Actually I recognise some of those people in @UNSW Team 1. They were at a @ruxcon together, whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5X

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.@UNSW @CySCAExCon I see that @UNSW Team 1 scored first place, but who were theother two? @CySCAExCon THIS IS NOT G..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…6a

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Hey I heard that for once @UNSW didn’t take out all three top places in @CySCAExCon, is that true? THE SPELL HAS BEEN BROKEN.

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wintnation I’m glad their anonymous sources jumped at the chance to visit & to help bring this important issue to Australia’s attention.

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.@rightsagenda Oh, there’s more great stuff in that @rightsagenda auction. Like a signed copy of Paul Keating’s Red..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…IQ

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Well it’s Clover Moore. What do you expect? Her thinking stops at City Road. twitter.com/johnb78/status…

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.@rightsagenda Some sort of consortium or syndicate is coming together to pool resources. @OaaSvc is the closest to..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Zz

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So people are bidding to win me “Afternoon Tea with Attorney-General George Brandis” and support @rightsagenda galabid.com/auction/hrlcsy… 1/2

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@MsVeruca OK you can go do some work now.

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That said, this is for online as well, hence the photos and stuff. Even so.

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This is an excellent radio production flowchart, but I’m wondering who the hell still has the resources for a 600:1..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bO

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@MsVeruca No no, I’m with you on that. And trademarking it is an excellent idea.

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jonkudelka Rather than actually helping in some way.

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jonkudelka Interesting how Aussies turn their concerns for the wellbeing for others into things like compulsory drug testing and offshore prison camps.

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Mate, leave the eccies for the weekend, OK? twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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“Hey you guys are the best audience we’ve ever had! Rock on… [checks notes] … Springfieltwitter.com/ashabeeeee/sta…143S

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@MsVeruca Goddammit I think I’m due for a refresher too. I think they’re like first aid certifications.

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@MsVeruca Still, you’re not the only one who took the bait. I’m actually very much a descriptivist.

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@MsVeruca Alas, the irony has been lost.

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@techoglot I should say that I’m not sure of the scale of this exercise, but even the regular big international one..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ON

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@techoglot Oh, live fire stuff is in basic training too. Soldiers need to know that the supersonic zip of a bullet..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…jI

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@techoglot Yep, every soldier would do at least a couple a year. Maybe you’re thinking of the large scale war games..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Oh

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No, I think that IS Corbyn, and the philosopher has figured out that he’s an octopus. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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@techoglot Without commenting on your second part, live fire exercises happen all the time. A routine part of train..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…CJ

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RandallTrang I went to an Ivy League school to study the literature of British Romanticism and this thread teaches you like, hal..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…M9

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Fri plan, early draft: Eggs; figure out everything else after that. I suspect I’ll have to go to Katoomba, but I’ll make some calls.

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Yeah look it’s probably safer if you start with a smaller one. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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jonkudelka My Colvin story is that time he slid into my DMs and asked if he could please use this cartoon to announce he was g..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Cr

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rohan_p Please let this happen: Data retention grants scheme could face audit computerworld.com.au/article/619183…

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I found this on the Map of Google last night. pic.twitter.com/j42ya0KQrq

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YesYoureRacist 😂😂😂 pic.twitter.com/WyZYeAQD56

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i386 “Come with me as we binge watch the future” youtube.com/watch?v=iH2GNn…

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RockOnPatrick These are two units that are directly across the hall from each other at the apartment complex where I work. I find..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…JX

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homebrewcrew lonely man sniffs paint to save for house. pic.twitter.com/KzrFVxg9zO

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justin_halpern This is like when my brother was 14 and I said he masturbates a lot and he wrote on a piece of paper “I have never..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…xv

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“Just send the $500 file release fee and your bank account details and we can confirm the transaction.” twitter.com/evcricket/stat…

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Coffee, I think. There’s only so much that confused robots can accomplish.

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snurbbotinfo The slides are my friends.

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wintnation the failed renewable energy policies are required to stop the boats?

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We seem to be back to the wake early / collapse again / wake late pattern but with more Annoying Side Effects. Wonderful*.

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Let’s try this again.

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wintnation Millions of years of data to see if i have the correct wattage on all of my credit card numbers

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The entire ecology of tech reportage contained is a single tweet. twitter.com/karissabe/stat…

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TheDailyShow tfw you meet “the one” pic.twitter.com/hOtrYE0w6w

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JamesFallows Trump tells Economist that last week he invented phrase “prime the pump” economist.com/Trumptranscript

I just invented..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…SA

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ASankin I never understood why anyone would submit themselves to the endless hassles of being president. Now I get it…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Dx

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MarkDiStef Six stages of being hungover at work - by @MickTsikas pic.twitter.com/nYrynCGXDO

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wintnation Would you say that if I return, that at some point it will be with former Queensland Premier, Peter Beatie.

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Friday. A sphere rolls more slowly due to friction, and despair. Hardly anyone notices. Friday.

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