Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 14th, 2017

@jplonie @GCHQ That doesn’t even make sense. And why are we still looping in @GCHQ on this? This won’t end well.

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@jplonie @GCHQ Agreed all round, although what would I know.

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And just as with a jealous lover, you’re better off not letting it rule your life. twitter.com/GrantCardone/s…

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@jplonie Well I’m going to watch in and see what happens, but I’m sure that @GCHQ can take care of itself.

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@jplonie None of the ASD people I’ve met have ever indicated that they needed to kill me. At least not to me.

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Hey ASD, you should… oh wait no Twitters. Hey @DeptDefence @CyberGovAU you should suggest to Australian Signals D..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tx

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You’re watching that television program, aren’t you. There’s something wrong with you, isn’t there.

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I’m seeing tweets which suggest that Port Augusta is to be smothered in molten salt, which will clearly be the best thing for it.

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GazWeetman Who’d have thought,in the 80s, that we’d reach a time where Arnold Schwarzenegger would speak for the US more eloqu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…x3

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TheNTNews AND THE WINNER IS …… pic.twitter.com/Ru2hWLjt5T

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jpwarren Reputation. The word you are looking for is ‘reputation’. twitter.com/AICDirectors/s…

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Don’t worry, World. It’s 0630 and Mr Trump is on the case. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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Folks retweeting the various demands to @GoDaddy should probably read their last few tweets.

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captainkooko My smoke detector caught on fire 🔥 pic.twitter.com/gLIAtreOq4

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I’m sure we can resettle some of those poor US Homeland Security staff. twitter.com/susanamet/stat…

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia Also…
Me: “Do they have good coffee at PM&C?”
Them: “Yes. Moccona.”

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia This all seemed to make a lot more sense when I was in the room with all the cyberpeople. And they had biscuits.

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ChInsp_JimTyner Why I tweet: we wear yellow jackets to be visible in our community. I see Twitter as an online yellow jacket for 21..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…nB

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Crazy_Cole79 Wanna feel old??.
This is Danger Mouse & Penfold, now.
Inset, the duo in animated secret agent heyday. pic.twitter.com/biixHeuVB3

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BevanShields Update:
* Ludlam: quit
* Waters: quit
* Canavan: quit cabinet, not voting
* Roberts: still voting
* Joyce: still in cabinet, still voting

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Has anyone worked out how to make marriage equality about an all-fibre NBN yet?

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia If it keeps evolving as it has so far, it’ll actually be quite good. Getting ministers an..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RP

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@jpwarren @zdnetaustralia That’s pretty much how they [we?] ended up seeing it, but with more worked examples. Cyber Style Guide, rather.

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BeccaBarnesCats In case anyone thought New Zealand was out of the dark ages, the Maggi curried sausages packet still says “just add..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Ah

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia to try taming unruly cyber words” zdnet.com/article/austra… I don’t agree with all the suggestions though.

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I see someone’s suffering another bout of Centre of Attention Deficit Disorder. twitter.com/JulianAssange/…

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airnzaustralia A special message for all NZ Citizens living in Australia. If you haven’t had a great day, we’re here to help. pic.twitter.com/GcLaAUQnKx

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nktpnd ICYMI, last week, CIA, with NASIC, put out a new assessment of ’s reentry vehicles. twitter.com/Diplomat_APAC/…

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I’m no expert, but have they thought of looking on Mars instead? twitter.com/UNSW/status/89…

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Excellent yarn by @adamgartrell on how they did the journalisms on the Barnaby-could-be-a-Kiwi story. smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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jonkudelka This is in many respects better than Kevin’s bike thing. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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DeletedWiki Players of 3D Space Cadet Pinball Who Can’t Get It Up To Satisfy Their Wives

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@WarWraith @FakeDanTosello (a) Anyone can call themselves Anonymous and rarely does anyone look deeper; (b) Such at..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fJ

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Perhaps it’s a citizen of New Zealand. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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I would not trust anyone who “makes” disco-viruses. twitter.com/realscientists…

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resi_analyst No they don’t.
But that doesn’t mean there aren’t big problems with affordability in the London rental market
twitter.com/standardnews/s…

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Cooking kangaroo steak while I still can.

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derekbarry Bring your bong to parliament house twitter.com/business/statu…

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@dobes @MatthewBevan This is the follow-up series, “No, but really”.

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DeletedWiki The whaleshark is only a visitor

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ghostcommie If your house is on fire:
1. Ignore it
2. Ask your landlord to denounce
3. Talk to the flames engulfing your home twitter.com/splcenter/stat…

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nickschadegg hi my name’s Nick and I’m a bored man with a photoshop license pic.twitter.com/71taHqZOxO

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Scottludlam this whole situation seems increasingly cooked twitter.com/annavidot/stat…

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“Almost AU$200m later, data retention most used for chasing drugs, not terror”, writes @dobes zdnet.com/article/almost…

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wintnation theres a magic number of times you can reply to trump’s tweets one on one

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amazingmap Culinary map of Europe according to Italy

on.fb.me/1l1gJkK pic.twitter.com/2GwbhUKY4G

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MarkDiStef Independent MP Bob Katter sends out a statement, says if government “act like a bunch of dingoes” he won’t guarante..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bK

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LiamPomfret There is a long white cloud hanging over the future of the Turnbull government.

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davpope “The Australian Constitution is a wonderful island… ” canberratimes.com.au/federal-politi… pic.twitter.com/NhQF21gXNh

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JB_AU “What if we bring the Ideas Boom back?” pic.twitter.com/ZpQTWarZJc

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@PeteLawler @dj2mn Just skip to the last part, I reckon, because I can never remember what I like anyway.

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So they can all move to the Australian parliament. twitter.com/pmbillenglish/…

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bluntshovels I don’t know if I can be fucked watching Four Corners, so may schedule some tweets that just say ‘No, Bob. That is not true’ in preparation.

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OK then I am retweeting this because I’ll never hear the end of it if I don’t, and it might even be good. twitter.com/annie_parker/s…

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@annie_parker No, I just want to read about it first, and I have other things to do.

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@annie_parker Hold on, let me look at this thing. I have issues.

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I do not necessarily support all of the cyberstyle rules that were discussed at Friday’s @CyberGovAU roundtable,

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia to try taming unruly cyber words” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@PeteLawler Excellent idea, but I have none to hand. Perforce, I will sulk instead.

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It’s all getting a bit much. I need a lie-down. Wake me when the number of MPs drops to under, say, 50.

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workmanalice Today is National Check If You’re A New Zealand Citizen Day govt.nz/browse/nz-pass… pic.twitter.com/L98Xi1CTGM

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Trying not to get too over-excited but Canberra isn’t helping.

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toby_etc we may not have an air force any more but by god if you dare cross us we will award you citizenship. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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Wouldn’t it be quicker to send the High Court a list of all MPs and a red pen?

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michaelneale Can we workshop some names for the .au citizenship scandal:


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workmanalice fush & chups pic.twitter.com/Zd28OAjsgy

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains 44 cybers, beating @ashabeeeee once more, and an existential threat.

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pixelatedboat Worst American pastimes:
1. Doing army man cosplay to protect Nazis
2. Baseball

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Definitely writing.

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Have these people never heard of avocados? twitter.com/SavedYouAClick…

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SavedYouAClick Save 5 dollar bills.

Seriously, the “simple trick” to saving money is to save your money. twitter.com/time/status/89…

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@crikey_news “Santorum’s presidential hopes face a sticky problem” (7 Jun 2011) crikey.com.au/2011/06/07/san…

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@Shckwish I guess it could be. I’ll look later.

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Oh God, I just remembered that @crikey_news once made me write a Santorum explainer.

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@incorrect This is true, and some of them were quite boisterous.

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@dobes It’s called “reporting”. And “advising the government”.

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@rwerkh That’s something I’ll check out later.

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Why is Elon Musk posting a blurry photo of bathroom cubicle-door advertising? twitter.com/elonmusk/statu…

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It’s a shame “fauna” means “animals”, because is an awesome hashtag. twitter.com/KeithOlbermann…

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OK, I’d better start writing this thing for @zdnetaustralia, because it’ll have so many cybers in it you’ll bleed from every orifice.

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@munin @dobes Well @dobes is down there in the city. Up here, 100km away, we’re probably safe.

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@dobes @munin Exactly. We get nuked, but @munin probably not, which does seem unfair.

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@dobes @munin This is the uBlock log, but it fails even when I unblock the red ones. pic.twitter.com/fN5ktYdC1t

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So this is where we’re up to… twitter.com/deray/status/8…

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@munin @dobes Well I turned them back on.

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@dobes Oh of COURSE this pleases me. I’ve known this since @NuclearAnthro or @ArmsControlWonk tweeted a proper range map recently.

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@dobes I must have some other non-default security setting. Or possible the CGN out of Telstra 4G plays havoc.

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@dobes In both Chrome and Safari, I’ve turned off both uBlock and Ghostery, yet still it gets no further than “Calculating…”

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@dobes Apparently they can’t, because uBlock protects me.

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I think I might call for a War Against Metaphors.

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This isn’t so much an extortion attempt as a cry for help. twitter.com/darrenpauli/st…

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@franksting Timely work from our friends at @onthemedia then. The present is already with us, just not evenly distributed.

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Mon plan, redraft: Quick re-nap; eggs (both done); write for @zdnetaustralia (momentarily, honest); administrivia; late lunch, somewhere.

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To be honest, I didn’t even know Kevin Andrews was still a thing. I’d mentally filed him with buggy whips and nightsoil collectors.

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@CraigsOverItAll Oh mate, we’ve got a surfeit of them!

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@CraigsOverItAll Ten points for the asterism, but I meant the other kind of dinkus.

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NickEvershed ????????? pic.twitter.com/Opivd9tVnb

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@franksting What keeps hitting me is that stories such as hers are literally within living memory.

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I need a new dinkus.

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JohnBirmingham It’s a bit like the Greens turned off their lightsabers and said “If you strike me down and shit…” AND NOW THE LNP DEATHSTAR IS BLOWING UP

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jothornely For reference, an excerpt from the Federal Parliament application form: pic.twitter.com/i5HuBDb7aU

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As usual, @TeenVogue is doing some fantastic explainers. Where are the rest of you fuckers?

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TeenVogue The “alt-right” is white supremacy by another name. An explainer: teenvogue.com/story/what-the…

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I suspect I’ve been muted now.

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TeenVogue White male terrorism is not being called out for what it is in this country. It’s time we do so. teenvogue.com/story/white-ma…

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GuardianAus : Barnaby Joyce may be a NZ citizen. Deputy PM refers himself to high court, but won’t stand down..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…7R

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@Rob_Stott @joshgnosis Seriously, “tank” and “personnel carrier” have significantly different implications for the..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…OD

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@joshgnosis Still, those F-35 helicopters are neat.

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@joshgnosis You wouldn’t call a tractor a car or a motorcycle, and it’s the same kind of category error.

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@joshgnosis Josh, please don’t be one of those people who calls every armoured vehicle a tank.

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@JohnBirmingham Sorry. Too much coffee, rush of blood to the head, etc.

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@Greybeard3 @JohnBirmingham He never killed off anyone in “Dopeland”, and I knew some of… I mean, I’d heard of some of those people.

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jonnyathan computer, enhance image pic.twitter.com/64B2J3iUIf

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@JohnBirmingham You could let some of the characters live past the end of the paragraph.

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I know, but you should give @3RRRFM your money anyway. They’re good people. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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@JohnBirmingham Excellent. And I’m glad you’ve left room for a sequel.

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You may have missed my comments yesterday, @JohnBirmingham, but I’d like to thank you for writing a truly dreadful book last week. Fun.

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rik_ferguson Why would you need to make an appointment to see a psychic?

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Oh FFS just shut up, Kevin.

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Imagine being elsewhere in the galaxy, thinking “Hey a Stargate, neat!”, going through it, and ending up in Indiana..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…q7

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“91 volcanoes found under Antarctic ice” news.com.au/world/breaking… Just wait until the Nazis switch on those babies! pic.twitter.com/j61MZu52bm

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Someone who’s blocked me said “‘I’ve met some self centred ppl in my life but he takes the cake.’ Vanstone on Abbot..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5O

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“I trained an LSTM neural net to generate Hacker News submissions…medium.com/@hondanhon/i-t…ie Smirk.

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DeletedWiki Oh shit not again

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misato08280 寿司ネタ(寝た) pic.twitter.com/EkYjiqs2m4

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Mon plan, draft: Quick re-nap; write for @zdnetaustralia; administrivia; remainder TBA.

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@purserj Possibly because it’s “a lot” and “alot” is not a thing.

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ianbremmer Madison Square Garden, 1939
Worth remembering pic.twitter.com/PLt9EhQ3Ry

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saladinahmed 21st-century Nazis choosing white polo shirts as their uniform is a detail I wish I as a writer had come up with

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JamColley read the room, dude pic.twitter.com/fxmIbxLbK4

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I see Lyle is still persisting with that “We wuz bombed” yarn. And now the horror of eggs. Eggs!

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Biting my tongue.

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AcademiaObscura Keep it simple. pic.twitter.com/OK223BzcAb

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Porter_Anderson Media: After @brianstelter read the @WhiteHouse statement on “nephew-Nazi” groups, the WH had to reissue: “neo-Nazi..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…r2

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MikeCarlton01 @joshgnosis The Oz has a roomful of people, all named Kelly, ready to be let loose at times like this…

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joshgnosis I don’t know who Margaret Kelly is but this take is…bad. “I love those drag queens but marriage is about a penis..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…oF

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“Meet the ‘Poo Bomber’: A woman who shoplifts then defecates in the store before leaving” news.com.au/national/crime… pic.twitter.com/XdYHoxJ82X

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“Peter Dutton abandons detention centre secrecy rules amid High Court challenge” smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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“Police Can Hurt Dark Net Drug Rings by Leaving Dealers Bad Reviews, Study Suggests” motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/… Good yarn on market dynamics.

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OwenJones84 And that, my friends, is the sound of satire being brutally bludgeoned to death. twitter.com/nigel_farage/s…

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Histreepix Geppetto’s shop window, displaying just some of the parts that went into assembling Donald Trump, the President who..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Bb

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@marcuskelson @anusha_srini I’m glad I don’t have a vagina because it means I don’t have Gwyneth Paltrow constantly..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…j5

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“Sydney’s Metro West project to trigger high rise explosion, cabinet paper reveals” abc.net.au/news/2017-08-1…

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@paulkidd Resubmit with actual gondoliers, a string quarter, and artisanal cheese. Funding guaranteed for two weekends in October.

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BlogsofWar Stop rebranding Nazis and people wont need an explainer. twitter.com/cnni/status/89…

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Congratulations, Australia, your Future Fund invested in Gwyneth Paltrow’s “Goop”. smh.com.au/business/comme… pic.twitter.com/3YqzksVvWU

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It’s Monday in Sydney, so it’s time for another public transport plan. smh.com.au/nsw/cabinet-le…

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Monday. Six. Three. Seven. Seven. Five. Monday.

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