Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 20th, 2017

But enough of Crusader Rabbit. I have to catch The Chips down to Sydney tomorrow, and that means an early start. Goodnight.

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@mehgdom @SalimPickens @TonyAbbottMHR If Abbott cared about his party rather than himself, he’d have a couple of pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…s1

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@mehgdom @SalimPickens @TonyAbbottMHR True. But if they think they’ll win by reinstating a demonstrated failure, th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Md

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@tokyo_0 Plenty of them, yes, but I think far fewer than they themselves imagine.

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@mehgdom @SalimPickens @TonyAbbottMHR The likes of the Rabbit were a few years ahead of me at uni. The end of a gen..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…BE

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@mehgdom @SalimPickens @TonyAbbottMHR Well he WAS in a position of power. Now he’s just a sad, angry man, re-fighti..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…HP

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@tokyo_0 Ah, he’s just another confused white boy who’s latched onto Latham and Abbott’s anger and a few catchphras..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Zh

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@whiteswine @robertoglezcano This one is less harsh with the criticism but I think has video links. universetoday.com/107322/is-the-…

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@robertoglezcano @whiteswine It’s not, actually. That animation has been debunked by real astronomers as the work o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…LD

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ClickHole This Will Change The Way You Watch ‘Labyrinth’ pic.twitter.com/Iakv1sFF95

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HAHAHA. HAHAHAHAHA. [Deep breath] HAHAHAHAHAHA. HAHAHAHA. twitter.com/Jack__lake/sta…

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sacca Tubas trolling Nazis with cartoon music is my new favorite thing. pic.twitter.com/R5PsRt9ps7

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This is one of the most bizarre and complicated stories I’ve ever read. It’s not pleasant. But welcome to the human..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…F3

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@paulkidd @PreetBharara That is one of the most bizarre and complicated stories I’ve ever heard. And I’m from Adelaide.

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@NicholasFryer They also still have all of their own hair.

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus Finland and Poland are not actual things.

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jonkudelka I do not want to hear Tony talking about gender fluids for the next few months. I really do not.

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@paulkidd @PreetBharara There’s a lot to unpack in that story.

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@FakeDanTosello @SnarkyPlatypus There’s also the whole thing about WW2 Russian front being some sideshow until The..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KQ

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PreetBharara Look, there are many sides. twitter.com/cbsnews/status…

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That’s right, kids. China. WW2. 1937. Toddle off and have a think about that. twitter.com/chinaww2/statu…

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ShaunUsher A photo caption written by someone who’s never played or even seen Pac-Man. pic.twitter.com/f5Pdo0dzfg

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THIS IS ALL QUITE ENOUGH ABOUT TRADIES’ UNDERPANTS FOR ONE NIGHT THANK YOU. twitter.com/dj2mn/status/8…

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NewtonMark “Commercial anxieties” is a lovely euphemism for “The Oz losing $120 million.” twitter.com/GusMcCubbing/s…

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OK so it’s settled. Bloke blokes and chick blokes can all have their special underpants. Let’s move on. twitter.com/PointZeroOne/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well they’re lamb shanks. They’ll be ready on Wednesday.

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_DaveKnowles Someone help Dennis, I think a duck has him. twitter.com/dennisfarrell/…

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I had been completely unaware of the whole concept of tradies’ underpants and I feel like I’m in a new world.

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I think there’s a word for guys who covet tradies’ socks..twitter.com/dj2mn/status/8…3a

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Indeed. This is why I’m not sure if it’s good or bad. twitter.com/t_mu/status/89…

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As an aside, I love doctors.
Doc: “Do you have more that ten standard drinks?”
Me: “A day? Usually not.”
Doc: “No, a week.”
Me: “HAHAHAHA.”

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This is still the thing I can’t believe. Special blokey underpants. For blokes. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Taxi driver just said he’s seen some snow indicator or other this evening, for further up the hill. I am so not in the mood for snow.

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Every time I see Cleaver’s brand ready-to-cook meat products, like roasts etc, I think of Clever Greene and decide it’s probably a bad idea.

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Every time I see Cleaner’s brand ready-to-cook meat products, like roasts etc, I think of Clever Greene and decide it’s probably a bad idea.

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I’m buying one of these. For science. pic.twitter.com/slLk3TzIl4

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@ajhill_alan That’s where I’ve been since lunchtime do keep up.

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Meanwhile, if your underpants are mocking your masculinity, there’s a solution. pic.twitter.com/STi891rdYZ

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ENTERTAIN ME WITH SQUEAKY FUN SAFARI SOUNDS. pic.twitter.com/uUzjegU5Hy

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And not, say, cows or pigs or sheep, which is reassuring. pic.twitter.com/j9bfCNu2CI

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@nz_liam @Forbes True, but there’s a couple of new buildings up at Broadbeach, where I usually go, that aren’t in the image. My bad.

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Wandering through Leura Mall, or as I call it, Double Bay On Hill. pic.twitter.com/XBxheCvrOH

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The temperature is currently 4C at Leura. pic.twitter.com/ZDdbZk30HV

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Hey @crikey_news, you might want to fact-check this one, but it looks like @Forbes is a goose. Or a pack of geese. twitter.com/nz_liam/status…

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@nz_liam I’m happy to stand corrected on that one, since it means we can say, once more, that @Forbes is a goose.

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Just to be clear, people don’t stop thinking when they turn 41. twitter.com/Daniel_Hatch/s…

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NuclearAnthro Just as toasters can make toast of any bread, so sandwiches can include hot dogs. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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PPantsdown @TonyAbbottMHR … and sorry, what’s your job these days again ? pic.twitter.com/vCOWZmhwQU

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@nz_liam Gold Coast, that is. I’ve never been to Florida.

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@nz_liam I’m pretty sure it’s not. I go there quite a bit, and there’s some distinctive buildings not on that photo.

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GordyPls Godspeed lads. Go get it. twitter.com/FoxNews/status…

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@nz_liam No it’s not. And neither place is a hotbed of organised crime, no matter what you might think.

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The Annoying Man is really fuckin’ annoying.

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Is it because Florida is being plunged into the ocean depths? Because I would be kinda up for that. twitter.com/Forbes/status/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus So, sorry. But this really is a new layer of Hell.

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s compulsory. And I’ve been reading things by The Annoying Man and alcohol is not enough.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Functional human being,” you say?

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What sort of question even is this? twitter.com/2TAPU/status/8…

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upulie People are full of shit, why am I constantly surprised and amazed by this.

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HAHAHAHAHAHAHA OH YEAH GOD I LOVE YOU ADAM. twitter.com/adam_turner/st…

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AstroKatie 🌓🌎🌞 <— lunar eclipse

🌎🌓🌞 <— solar eclipse

🌎🌞🌗 <— apocalypse

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@MichaelH_PhD @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus I see where you’re going with this, but yeah it might be a dead end.

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@paulkidd @ben_hr This thread is possibly more relevant than I first thought. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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johnthelutheran Oh, *that* sort of “democratisation.” twitter.com/EternalBolshie…

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johnthelutheran This is… quite a thread. twitter.com/EternalBolshie…me

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@jplonie It’s been there all along, mate. Fuckin’ well pay attention.

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@MichaelH_PhD @NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus Come back to us when you’ve sorted out the details, but to be honest I th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fA

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@SnarkyPlatypus @NewtonMark See, @NewtonMark is the person who first connected me to the internet, so it’s basicall..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…fQ

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Retweeting this again because obviously. twitter.com/Frackpong/stat…

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Shit. I just remembered that I have to catch The Chips to Sydney tomorrow, so this is definitely the last one. At least before the shopping.

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itcmcgrath My thermostat just told me there will be a solar eclipse… Your move toaster. pic.twitter.com/3D4MgTDXS3

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Still, I suppose he pulls in the punters, much like a bearded lady, a squirrel that can juggle mothballs, or a five-legged toad.

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Grene wold needs to decide whether he’s a journalist or a shill for the tinfoil industry.

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Muting hashtag grene wold in oz, because if I wanted to see fan-based frottage I’d follow the Beleibers .

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snurbbotinfo Please give Greg Hunt ‘the feels’.

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One more, then the shopping.

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@whiteswine @NewtonMark @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Mate, I wouldn’t photograph you. What use is a cracked lens?

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My understanding, as conveyed by “older” radio folks, is that Gary O’Callaghan was a journalist’s journalist. Didn’..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mI

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@NewtonMark @SnarkyPlatypus I keep forgetting you’re down that way now, Mark. If you two haven’t met, you should.

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dickfundy Dear Mother,

The battle continues but the men’s spirits haven’t been this disheartened since they put women in Gho..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…83

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus I think that’s where he first developed Mr Wong’s Authentic Malaysian Duck Pizz..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Du

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@ResignInShame It’s adequate. Vocals pretty ordinary, but hey I’m comparing him to Bowie, right?

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Ah this makes sense. Anyway, Tobes was head chef there for a while in the… no..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…WO

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MichaelStahlke Dearest Martha,

The field is lost. We cannot overcome the opposition. Pray for me, my reckoning is near. pic.twitter.com/kN2JGzOL8K

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A two-piece band is playing in the back bar. Currently a cover of David Bowie’s “Sorrow’. Audience is two friends of the band plus me.

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Well, I trust your memory about these things more than mine, but it’s really no..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5V

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Also, this has to be once of the most Adelaide conversations ever.

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus OK, now I’m confused. Ley me re-check the maps. ‘Cos I lived a couple of blocks..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…mR

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus We’re talking this place, opposite the Havelock around the time those twin blon..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tx

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus I’d figured that. You’re a good writer, even if Piggy did commission your work…twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ri

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@whiteswine @28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Can you remember the name of the restaurant at the corner of Hutt & Carrington?..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4S

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Meanwhile, isn’t the Mudgee Wheat a lovely beer. mudgeebrewing.com.au/Beer/Our-Signa… (Not related in any way to previous conversations.)

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Some of us are enjoying the exquisite anticipation of Certain People joining all the dots. By Christ it’ll be a shitstorm when that happens.

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If anyone wants to save that pic, I’ll leave it up until 1645 AEST. Those who know know, and there’s more of them t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…bA

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mikko @ErrataRob @matthew_d_green Satoshi died for our sins, I guess?

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@R_Chirgwin Was that… wait for it… money laundering?

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@TonyAbbottMHR FFS, @TonyAbbottMHR, you really are a fuckin’ dickhead. Either you know the law, and you’re a dising..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…lJ

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Shifting into the back bar, where there’s a power outlet. pic.twitter.com/pXB9PRqEzu

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus @whiteswine Hey @whiteswine is an OK guy. Just parse it as White’s Wine not White Swine. Though that said…

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SamSykesSwears 2015: “Suck it up, snowflakes. No safe spaces in real life.”
2017: “I am being held prisoner in a gazebo by a man with a tuba jesus save me”

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus @whiteswine We were in the Austral Hotel, and I believe he’d just overheard me mention a band I liked.

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus @whiteswine I can also remember the very first words Toby Wong said to me. “Mate, you’re a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xf

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus I should ask @whiteswine whether he knew Toby Wong as a chef. I know he designed the menus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…EH

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus I’m working on a blog post, actually. “N Things Toby Wong Taught Me About Cooking.” He was a seriously good chef.

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus Yeah, he was one of my best friends. We’re talking keys-to-the-house and all the secrets best friends.

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@28481k @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t know much about the father’s side of the family except he’s an architect and worked..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Lk

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Yes, Koh Larn will certainly* help them escape from themselves.

(Do it cheaper in Pattaya itself by paying the guy with the tattoos.)

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k I don’t know enough about Borneo, and what I do know has been coloured by certain people’s family stories.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k I believe you know that I’ve heard of both EIC and VOC. I even wrote about EIC recently.

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ParrotOfTheDay Crests up! Pink aka Major Mitchell’s cockatoos hold on tight in gusty wind. Jenny Stephens facebook.com/permalink.php?… pic.twitter.com/xNt6eRlydK

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k It’s been too long since Toby and I spoke about this, so my memory is hazy, and I wouldn’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…of

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k So excuse me. I forgot that two different made-up nations are involved here.

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@NicoleWill100 That’s why Monday morning in Court 6 is so funny. There’s always an entitled excuse for why they did what they did.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k Sure, but Toby told me the first language was Hokkien. Certainly I heard him rip apart for..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ll

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@SnarkyPlatypus @28481k Did I ever mention that the Wong siblings are from KK?

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Sure, but tell us what you really feel. twitter.com/NuclearAnthro/…

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SteveSchmidtSES What a slander of TR. Teddy Roosevelt Jr and his son Quentin were the only father and son who landed in the first..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ZQ

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@garystark Sorry, yes, we have spoke about this before.

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“Now”? That’s the entire purpose of the thing. But do please continue enjoying your freedom from tyranny. twitter.com/EmilyHowie/sta…

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@garystark @kcarruthers @NuclearAnthro @SnarkyPlatypus @BlogsofWar Prof Gramps is right. He’s an old-school blues fan. He knows the South.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I took this shot of Wolli Creek the Friday before last. Draw your own conclusions. pic.twitter.com/0NaVWh2CmN

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’ve never seen emus in Emu Plains either. Suck it up.

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andrewwhiteau Tweet of the Week 🏆 twitter.com/InflatablePlan…

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The fact that the Green Wold is in Australia is proof that Australian Border Force is rubbish.

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@garystark @kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus Exactly. I know you know this part of the world, and if I can organise this..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…kt

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed, I have a friend who’s moved back to Honkers, in financial services. Apart from the whole tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…1d

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@SnarkyPlatypus I believe you are familiar with the word “scunties”.

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@kcarruthers @SnarkyPlatypus I was thinking of heading inland from LA, through Texas etc and the rust belt / fiber..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Yh

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@SnarkyPlatypus How dare you. Hurstville is full of hard-working people.

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Please don’t say wrath of the “internet”. Say wrath of “people”. The internet is made of people. twitter.com/ajplus/status/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus This is one reason I want to Amtrak across the South of the US. Plenty of double-deckers with huge windows.

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren They used to have swordfish for this, not tuna, but apparently you can’t get the swordfish now.

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren As I said, tuna steak and blue cheese. It’s terrible, obviously. pic.twitter.com/maw3bL0Zac

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@oberonsghost I can recommend Plus7, the catch-up service. They haven’t sold many ads, so much of the time it’s ad-free.

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren My tuna steak has arrived. The stuff on top is blue cheese buerre blanc. So, basically, fu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…uV

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“But I enjoy driving!” Sure. Let me file that under “But I enjoy operating a loom” and “But I enjoy digging coal”.

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Dear Anyone Surprised That I Don’t Drive, you do know we have underling to do that, right? And soon even those unde..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Xh

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@developerjack Mate, whitespace is significant. With that, you expect any other aspect of Python to be not fucked up?

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@kattekrab I was told on Friday that it’ll be recorded, maybe even live streamed. I’ll post details when I know.

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cranstonl1972 RIP to Dick Gregory, the bravest comedian who ever lived pic.twitter.com/kRZlOOXUY3

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@jturner_ibrs Also, you speak to sensible people? Fuck me!

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@jturner_ibrs Of course this would all be a lot easier if the average age of company director in Australia wasn’t 97.

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@jturner_ibrs This is all true, but surely we still need to convince boards that cyber isn’t a passing fad, but a c..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9u

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@BXGD I am shocked. Shocked, I tell you.

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@travisbynight @jpwarren @R_Chirgwin @BOM_au I have to confess that I don’t know, but this is the map at @BOM_au. bom.gov.au/iwk/?ref=ftr

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Or as I call it, “guilty, but”. @ApostrophePong and I had a fine morning hearing all the excuses. Best when the Magistrate is in snark mode.

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Want some free entertainment? Magistrates Court 6 in Sydney on a Monday morning. Everyone pleading guilty with extenuating circumstances.

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Indeed. OK, I’m not a driver, but avoiding speeding or parking fines seems to me to be a trivial challenge. twitter.com/tshanahanacs/s…

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“Police investigators deployed to harass murderers cause deep resentment and are incredibly unfair.”

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Or drivers could, you know, obey the fucking law. twitter.com/CharlieElphick…

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Well this is certainly a bargain. twitter.com/MagicRealismBo…

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DeletedWiki Fartsniffing Anklebiting Anteater Spawn

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@R_Chirgwin @manindotblack @jpwarren I have photographic evidence that the crimson rosellas strip the almond tree in a matter of days.

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@snurb_dot_info Give me borscht and vodka and I’m yours. (I had a Russian friend at university. I hear he’s an alcoholic now.)

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@R_Chirgwin @travisbynight @jpwarren Here’s the ‘pedia on the Gundangara / Gundungara / Gundungurra clan. Nothing o..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…h3

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@R_Chirgwin @travisbynight @jpwarren My Google-fu might work better if I note that Gundangara can also be spelled Gandangara.

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@R_Chirgwin @travisbynight @jpwarren We’ll have to find a copy, because the Gudangara calendar will be a MUCH better tool to use.

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There’s a session on this at in Sydney on Monday. I might pop in. Ping @jturner_ibrs. twitter.com/davevenable/st…

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@travisbynight @jpwarren @R_Chirgwin @BOM_au This is @BOM_au’s Indigenous Weather Knowledge section, but they only..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…DN

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@travisbynight @jpwarren @R_Chirgwin Cool, you know this! @BOM_au only has the Sydney basin six-season knowledge. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…F3

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@glengyron @JustJimWillDo @jpwarren As long as I get borscht, vodka, and potatoes that are not too rotten, I’m happ..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…0T

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren This, of course, the most proletariat of all wines. This man is a grub. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@JustJimWillDo @jpwarren Exactly. If you’re basing your range around Tyrrell’s and Trout Valley and Lost Block you can’t go far wrong,

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@jpwarren It’s really the start of spring up here now. @R_Chirgwin’s almond tree is budding already.

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@jpwarren The menu is solid too, and has won awards for pub food up here in the upper Blue Mountains. alexandrahotel.com.au/dining.asp

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@jpwarren It’s a Tyrrell’s Moore’s Creek Chardonnay, should anyone be interested.

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@jpwarren Winter oak. (It’s 9C outside, but so pleasantly warm inside that I’m starting with a white) pic.twitter.com/NNdktRFPux

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@broek_af Actually I’m the shit one. You were Numberwanging something different.

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Cypherpunks have 1337. Nazis have 1488.

I am so fucked now, aren’t I.

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Cypherpunk software is more about political branding and showing off how 1337 you are than anything else.

Hatemail..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…rz

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alfonslopeztena How many statues memorialize Robert Smalls, a real American hero? pic.twitter.com/VTM2PyQhCh

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@michaelneale You let your phone make noises at you?

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[Looks outside] It’s sunny! I’ll just wear a t-shirt. [Checks app] Oh, it’s 9C. Maybe another later or two.

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@manindotblack I spent my teens near there. I am familiar with it all. And it’s still a hole.

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@AndrewPStreet I was wondering why I couldn’t see the original tweet in TweetDeck. Then I remembered that “glitter”..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4K

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My suggestion: Include a greeting card or something. I’m sure you can all think of something imaginative too. @AndrewPStreet

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Alternative tip: Don’t do either. Anything with a powdery or granular substance gets a bomb squad callout. Leave th..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…5t

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Oh I know how this one goes! When you put a few of the kids into the liquid nitrogen, the rest of them are amazed. twitter.com/IFE_QUT/status…

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SwiftOnSecurity If ice didn’t float, Nazis wouldn’t exist. Prove me wrong, atheists.

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Right, I’d better put down the vacuum cleaner, have a shower, and get this show on the road.

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There’s a reason this man broadcasts to Western Victoria. He knows things. twitter.com/Davelennonabc/…

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Truth. But the border collie is a respectable second place-getter. twitter.com/melissamadsen/…

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@upulie While you’re there, could you get me a pony?

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kevinkaywho Found a job opening that requires 8+ years of Swift experience.

Swift is a programming language that came out 3 years ago.

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Sun plan: Eggs (done); chores (close enough); Sunday lunch, The Alex, Leura; a tiny bit of shopping; review next week’s plans; Weekly Wrap.

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peterjhasson Reminder that Richard Spencer’s big white nationalist conference had 200-300 attendees. BronyCon — (men dressed like ponies!) — had 7,000+

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus I could say something nasty about second breakfasts and not growing up until they’re..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iF

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Look, I forgot to put a belt on this morning, so my pants around my knees while holding a vacuum cleaner is not what it seems.

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Gosh, so much curiosity out there!

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addamschloe Wow I can’t believe Flynn, Spicer, Priebus, Scaramucci, and Bannon are all fucking DEAD twitter.com/JackPosobiec/s…

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velartrill meanwhile, on bluelight, this guy is somehow still alive pic.twitter.com/fASCTVV7DT

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@Trevor27564421 @TimWattsMP @immigration_mv Yes. And then I re-plugged, while also trolling Tim. It’s win-win. Also..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…iG

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glengyron Oh god. There are furries involved in the survey process. All is lost. twitter.com/ppantsdown/sta…

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@ApostrophePong @SnarkyPlatypus Yes, LA should have the population base to allow the local Thai community to flouri..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…32

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@TimWattsMP @immigration_mv All good. We got the plug out there, and it looks like a fabulous thing. As a South Aus..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…X7

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@manindotblack Yeah, but @SwiftOnSecurity is also a crime against humanity, so what can you do?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @kcarruthers Whereas, per @DavidFeng, China builds the high-speed rail first, then an entire empty..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…i3

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gilbertjasono Photo of protester in Boston today. The pitchfork implement is used for stabbing police horses pic.twitter.com/RJ7THqpnV1

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This looks magnificent and runs to 4 Mar 2018. museumsvictoria.com.au/immigrationmus… But correct Twitter is @immigration_mv;..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tu

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@marcuskelson @johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus Back when I worked in community radio we pitched a program called Second Bre..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4i

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@marcuskelson @johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus I look truly magical when unshaven and with a hangover. Just what people want to wake up to.

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wasserst Seems like a good time to mention that increases in productivity haven’t resulted in increased pay. So, watch the a..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…cq

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inter_stitial Every time you say “westconnex won’t work, public transport will” a person in Leppington hears you want them to catch a bus 50km twice a day

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@Steve_Lockstep @R_Chirgwin I’m trying to remember whether that’s water cooling or the refrigeration system. I thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…wW

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@Fascistlefty @R_Chirgwin There’s a thought. Dunno, but check the ‘pedia. It’s a Control Data CDC 6400.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That would be a good thing to get down as some oral history too.

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@johnb78 @marcuskelson @SnarkyPlatypus That was a mockup of what my proposed breakfast program would look like. Muc..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…4M

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@upulie Of course not. What’s wrong with you? Have you never heard of the famed breakfast drink, the Bloody Mary?

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@SnarkyPlatypus You can listen to “The 9pm Shire” en route, the one where the guy shouts that the best thing about..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…qu

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welshveganrach Be the woman hitting a Nazi with a handbag you wish to see in the world. pic.twitter.com/13oY4ibUuk

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I might just retweet this all day. twitter.com/Frackpong/stat…

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@garystark You are a terrible human being and bring shame to your family.

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Opening a new bottle of olive oil.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong We were so, so full, and so so drunk. I seem to recall we ended up at some nightclu..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…KF

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong It was for the hotel’s Sichuan restaurant, and my friend’s bf had to work. Staff ke..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…N9

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AgnessMack The week in brief. twitter.com/mearesy/status…

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This onion is too big for what I want to do with it.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong Your parents are wise. Also, I was a bit messy in SG. Verizon’s hospitality was com..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…8B

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@SnarkyPlatypus @ApostrophePong Thaitown in Singapore wasn’t bad either, though it’s a tiny patch, and mostly Chinese-Thai.

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@psandilands @R_Chirgwin If it’s sad for you then it’s sad for me, so clearly it is not sad. Also, the twin circula..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…RF

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@SnarkyPlatypus As you know, @ApostrophePong thinks much the same re Thai food, with Those Two Places kinda the bes..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…3Q

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@SnarkyPlatypus @sylmobile Quite a few of them are well past middle age.

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@wobbly_tiger @R_Chirgwin My pleasure. For mine, almond blossoms are up there with cherry blossoms, though much less known.

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@riskybusiness BTW, the Annoying Man is doing the closing keynote at on Tuesday. I won’t stay because I’ll want to punch him.

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@riskybusiness @BackgroundBrief Anyway, I’ll listen later. I always like @BackgroundBrief’s well-produced programs.

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@riskybusiness @BackgroundBrief Hey we can’t talk about anything from the intel world without the spooky music. How..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ng

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@riskybusiness @BackgroundBrief I suspect some of the BIG STORY stuff is down to the Annoying Man pimping his trove..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…Dy

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@riskybusiness @BackgroundBrief I’m OK with that. Some episodes are breakthrough investigations, some are “just” so..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…9t

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@JustJimWillDo I know. I also met him — during a routine media tour years ago so he wouldn’t remember — and he’s ontwitter.com/i/web/status/8…Hnpg

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@riskybusiness Oh good. Given the Annoying Man’s involvement, I worried this @BackgroundBrief would be clichéd OMFG..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…tM

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@kels_316 Or maybe the other way? “In Search Of… Ancient Donuts”, and he visits old family-run donut stores in Pittsburg and Cincinnati.

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OK, we need to punch this man now. I enjoyed watching him walk on the Moon live, but now he’s just trolling us. twitter.com/TheRealBuzz/st…

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@anusha_srini @R_Chirgwin Thank you. Mother Nature gave me a big hand with them though,

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@kels_316 Actually, yes, you’re right. Nimoy’s gravitas would be wonderful in a donut shop.

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Worst Leonard Nimoy documentary ever. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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Sun plan, supplemental: One of the chores might be to help @R_Chirgwin with his flower bud photographs, because the almond tree is lovely.

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Sun plan, draft: Eggs; quick chores; Sunday lunch (but where?); a tiny bit of shopping; review next week’s plans; Weekly Wrap.

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Frackpong Create your own Steve Bannon action figure by simply drawing two eyes & a mouth on some mouldy Spam. pic.twitter.com/vi58muYcmL

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anthonyjeselnik Why tear down statues? Just change all the plaques to read: “Get a load of this dumb, dead asshole and his bullshit horse.”

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@munin @NuclearAnthro There are many kinds of hilarious, and this is one of them.

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@R_Chirgwin @NuclearAnthro Look he’s the one who goes around licking thermonuclear devices. Apparently each type tasted different too.

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@R_Chirgwin Hey we had a computer! It was the first kind of supercomputer even. And it had 128 kilowords of RAM! pic.twitter.com/slrNLwuEST

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It’s a beautiful day out there, and even the chance of the temperature hitting double digits. pic.twitter.com/jNHZQyy59S

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BRING ON THE ASTEROID I AM READY FOR YOU BABY.

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Still, it was handy learning how to make maps using only a compass and a measured baseline and a protractor and all the analogy stuff.

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Given how much I was into cartography as a teenager, it’s surprising that I know almost nothing about GIS or the like.

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@ozjimbob @KathyReid Cheers, @ozjimbob. I think @KathyReid has just gone down the ABS rabbit-hole.

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Can any GIS or datsvis peoples help @KathyReid with this? Maybe you already have this Australian geodata in the for..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…IL

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@KathyReid @R_Chirgwin I always recommend a shout out before doing any work. Maybe @Pollytics or @damonism or even @AntonyGreenABC can help.

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@KathyReid @R_Chirgwin @datagovau Yep yep, got that bit. I’m just thinking that it’s likely someone has already don..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…ij

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@R_Chirgwin @KathyReid Someone has probably done them as a Google Maps layer too, so exportable as KML at the very least.

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@R_Chirgwin @KathyReid Aren’t these files already available somewhere? Of not AEC, at ABS or data.gov.au?

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johnnydobbo How British is that headline? pic.twitter.com/P0c5ZViqWI

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DeletedWiki I enjoy making burning dogs rain from the sky

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Sunday. Eight. Six. Three. Five. Seven. Sunday.

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