Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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August 29th, 2017

FinancialReview ‘Doomsday Cuckoo Clock’. @roweafr’s latest cartoon. For more: bit.ly/2uTex5P pic.twitter.com/YBn4I1WVHt

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@JustJimWillDo So you’re spreading your cookies? Is it a bit sweaty down there?

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I’ve seen birds. Several different ones. None of them flew like this. twitter.com/StoryOfBeijing…

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AvroVulcan617 Morning all, damp and hazy with i fine mist
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@NewtonMark @Qantas My apologies for using the phrase “arsed wiping” together with “phone”.

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@NewtonMark @Qantas At least I’m pretty sure I didn’t. I did slip my finger a bit. Can I be arsed wiping my phone? Sigh.

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@NewtonMark @Qantas I guess the plus side is that it didn’t / couldn’t load the OK button.

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Oh so THIS is where @neil_sec has been. I wasn’t paying attention. twitter.com/neil_sec/statu…

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StevePeers By a Vote Leave staffer ⬇ twitter.com/OliverNorgrove…

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@NewtonMark @Qantas I am not impressed with some of the content there, Mark. pic.twitter.com/3yETasaUfQ

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egadheg I know we all agreed there are no stupid questions but Gizmodo has devoted 400 words to a really dumb one, filed un..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…22

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DDsD Pavlov’s dog. twitter.com/ajcdeane/statu…

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DrJessBerentson This is an amazing story twitter.com/jolyonmaugham/…

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus Yep. I was talking about the potential cost, which I assume is the block for more extended civilian tracking.

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It seems that some people are failing to appreciate my excellent* joke about the stone critter. I am disappointed. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus But one I am willing to stand behind.

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus I can guarantee that the total cost would be somewhere between $2 million and $500 trillion.

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus This is more the sort of comparison you need to be making. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus The tasks aren’t even remotely comparable.

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wintnation Should people be taxed on soft drinks or be responsible for matters such as industrial relations.

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@aaronkearneyaus No worries. The back-of-envelope figures would be to replicate the cost of military-grade tracking..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vg

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heitorcbra @Independent At least milleninals are off the hook this time!

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Independent China blames US for pushing North Korea to Japan missile launch ind.pn/2gmAIhs

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus That’s scheduled flights by the way. I just checked. Add in the unscheduled flights. Don’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8u

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@tokyo_0 @aaronkearneyaus There’s around 40 million aircraft flights per year. A tiny handful go off-tracking badly..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y5

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@aaronkearneyaus The physical and operational differences as much, much greater than I think most people realise.

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@aaronkearneyaus Because there are systems tasked to watch North Korea for missile launches (at war, remember) but..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…R9

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Who’s the happy couple in front? twitter.com/mpwoodhead/sta…

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The correct word is “tumour”. twitter.com/crikey_news/st…

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@parisbcowan So their dresses don’t get caught in the chain, but more than their modesty isn’t compromised by throw..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ws

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/rcJ3qHEdTy

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FearDept Actual flight path of missile appears chosen to both maximize distance and minimize overflight of populated area…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kk

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FearDept Our media partner conceived a flight path calculated to maximize danger to Japanese. pic.twitter.com/20AosH8A8b

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James_Jeffrey In other statue news twitter.com/ASLuhn/status/…

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/FpgblkvasR

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@TheReaperMkII Bet you can’t let someone else have the last word.

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@TheReaperMkII Good God, you really are a cartoon character, aren’t you. This is hilarious!

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@TheReaperMkII Still, as long as you get entertainment you want without feeling “ripped off”, eh?

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@TheReaperMkII Yes, I’m sure you’re superior in every way.

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I find it useful to visualise @SkyNewsAust’s commentary programs as a cardboard carton full of mice. twitter.com/skwashd/status…

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The creators wanting what they see as a fair return for their labour? Writers generally earn shit-all. twitter.com/TheReaperMkII/…

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bgosford Turnbull’s tells in 6 pix. twitter.com/_sara_jade_/st…

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@harleyd You’re starting to scare me now, Harley.

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i_zzzzzz An interesting cube, but I feel creating it would do more harm than good. pic.twitter.com/ZCCiXtnDmO

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Jeff_Sparrow If my column does nothing but popularise Abbott’s self description as ‘an infrequently practising heterosexual & drunkard’, my work is done.

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@harleyd And we can all thank the gods for that!

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wintnation We regret to inform you the gamers are at it again before too long with a State election looming in Queensland.

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@robbie_buck Wow, this was back when Iggy Pop still had a face.

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PatriotHole Eerie: This Compilation Proves That A Lone Seagull Has Been Following Obama Everywhere For Years pic.twitter.com/tWX9cOkblz

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NuclearAnthro HAPPY RUSSIA GETS THE BOMB DAY! 😍 twitter.com/history_rf/sta…

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the_blueprint really just spent two minutes like “why would you shame someone with tuna?” pic.twitter.com/jACWpwJBET

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@SnarkyPlatypus There’s presumably some Han Latham railing against being oppressed by the Eight Percent.

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@SnarkyPlatypus “Han [92% of population] … the target of oppression by both China’s minorities and ‘the West’, in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wA

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“Young people in China have started a fashion movement built around nationalism and racial purity”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yw

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damonism Folks who are receiving SSM leaflets, flyers, posters, etc, good and bad, don’t forget to send them to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…GL

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@Helodare That’s possibly just a fraction too much information.

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It’s amazing how quickly @NuclearTakes has become my preferred window on the world. It explains everything.

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jendudley This is serious.*

*Though I might be laughing a little. twitter.com/choiceaustrali…

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Look, I hate to HAARP on about this, but Alex does have a point. twitter.com/NuclearTakes/s…

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“For sure, Dutton is not empathy personified, and Turnbull is, well, nothing much at all.” —
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LibyaLiberty Your periodic reminder that a great evil has befallen the world yet no one is talking about it. pic.twitter.com/opfIq1aujh

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Show us a picture of this week’s truckwit. twitter.com/LiveTrafficSyd…

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smidgey HOW DID YOU FIND OUT THE PREMISE OF MY EROTIC FANFIC? twitter.com/Delafina777/st…

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adamjogrady Just discovered an on-page advert was mining bitcoin in my browser.

Remember kids: always use an adblocker

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MikeGrunwald It’s like connect the dots with only two dots. twitter.com/nytimes/status…

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@SydneyTom_ May the gods fly with you, Mavis and Graham.

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Things just fall into the Harbour sometimes.

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@SydneyTom_ Oh I knew where the names were from. :) Shame if they’ve lost the chicks, though maybe they’re just onl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tW

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“Aussie commander stands between North Korea and Japan”, writes @harleyd themandarin.com.au/82979-aussie-c… pic.twitter.com/VEP1attKJZ

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abcsydney A crane working near Luna Park at Milsons Point has toppled into Sydney Harbour

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@SydneyTom_ I approve of your ravens’ names. I assume you’ve been encouraging them?

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GrogsGamut Check out the change in the avge employment rates for women through their life based on year of birth..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QA

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@trib @mpesce “Thank you,” I have to say to be polite. That is indeed appalling.

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I lasted 35 seconds before closing the video and aching to call that nice Dr Nitschke. twitter.com/trib/status/90…

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@dobes @joshgnosis I haven’t read the judgement in full yet, but I think some of Scotting J’s observations will be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s6

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NicholasFryer If you eat the meatballs backwards they turn out to be walrus. twitter.com/LibyaLiberty/s…

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@dobes @joshgnosis I think we can all agree that’s a cunt of a decision. twitter.com/FionaPattenMLC…

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LibyaLiberty Best translation fail. The arabic spells out a transliteration of ‘meat ball’ in English - which sounds like ‘mayi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ki

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Nap was necessary but not sufficient.

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I need a little lie down now. There’s so much excellence in the world I just can’t keep up.

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SwiftOnSecurity YOU EXIST IN THE MINECRAFT

OF A HIGHER REALITY

YOU ARE A BLOCK PERSON

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jebus911 Hey, I found the first guy going to prison pic.twitter.com/MdxxBY6d7X

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SwiftOnSecurity I Tried To Exit Vim And Ended Up In Linux

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dobes All statues are dumb. They should be replaced by cake and meat pie stalls.

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@jpwarren @cxi Excellent. At least one of you is a lovely person.

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I glossed over this earlier, but it really is a magnificent act of re-claiming language and deserves retweeting. twitter.com/FionaPattenMLC…

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cathywilcox1 Peter Dutton’s well of kindness has run dry.
My @smh cartoon. pic.twitter.com/rNXVE2RA0p

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elisewho 10 days ago Trump revoked Obama-era rules that roads/bridges be designed to survive rising sea levels npr.org/sections/thetw…

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@smperris @originenergy Yeah, the group(s) targeting AU energy company customers have been doing really good work, so to speak.

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NatashaBertrand OMG. Trump thought two female Finnish reporters were the same. The journalist stands up and says “We have a lot of women in Finland.”

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BernardKeane well, OK, announces feasibility studies into them a couple of times and does a presser at the site. twitter.com/srpeatling/sta…

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“Sail closer, my Death Spider Companions! He still does not suspect the Trojan Pelican.” twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/M56tSOg0w3

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TheOnion Groundbreaking Study Finds Gratification Can Be Deliberately Postponed trib.al/zsTtOeq pic.twitter.com/WziqyTJMh8

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@cxi @jpwarren Oh well, if you guys manage to catch up, then great. I will just sulk from afar. :)

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@cxi Your folks at will be happy. Alas, I am not there, but @jpwarren is pretending to be press…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LP

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@cxi It is dreadful and you don’t want that. I’ll DM you my address and I will dispose it safely.

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DrEdMorgan Important reminder that just because our news is anglo-centric, the problems aren’t twitter.com/AnupKaphle/sta…

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Watch out, kids, more pretend @originenergy bills out there. Do not click, etc. Usual advice. Love the dumb compute..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WS

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benpobjie 1. Directly onto your eyeball. 2. To the sole of the foot. 3. Swallow it. 4. To your shirt collar. 5. To the corpse..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uH

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@chrisjrn Nah, this was. I’m assuming there’s some en passant fighting-the-terrorisms words to come any moment now. pic.twitter.com/qekqq5Mcla

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@R_Chirgwin @marcuskelson @bunjaree @trollantechinus One of the reasons I avoid “marsupial mouse”. They’re no mice,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HN

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Disaster relief funding isn’t about you, @MichaelKeenanMP. Enough of this drab partisan bullshit. Run the nation, n..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jz

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Minister Keenan’s announcement of disaster relief begins with self-promotion, continues with partisan crap, and alm..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vd

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@marcuskelson @trollantechinus This one has already started work on my surfeit of spiders.

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@marcuskelson @trollantechinus Yeah, I’m surprised I hadn’t been joined by one weeks ago. All my whinging is mock…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4Y

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@trollantechinus OK this is too much. @trollantechinus just walked — walked! — along the sunny window sill just 60ctwitter.com/i/web/status/9…9e8n

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NicholasFryer As a friend (was it @techoglot?) asked here earlier re a similar post: From the usual 100%? twitter.com/mpesce/status/…

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@dobes They do seem to have quite a few of them.

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@trollantechinus It’s not afraid. They never are. It’s just alert, appropriately cautious, and judges its runs acro..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yy

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@trollantechinus Now the @trollantechinus is mocking me by opening hopping back and forth across kitchen area, faster than I can pursue.

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@06eleven Why does this keep happening?

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Goddammit I must’ve given them the wrong dates. twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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@06eleven Thanks, tho really, apart from this bloody sore throat that won’t go away, it’s just the usual known chronic conditions.

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@06eleven As much as I ever am, yes thanks.

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aflashbak Engineer Karen Leadlay working on the analog computers in the space division of General Dynamics, 1964 pic.twitter.com/AgjgLxQCTN

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internetofshit >alexa, y did i buy wholefoods?
> jeff, have u ever put your company’s logo in a cow’s flesh? twitter.com/Zlatimeyer/sta…

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coolguy69666 My husband, ladies and gentlemen: mobile.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-2… pic.twitter.com/19KHbFZDKz

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RT [PROTECTED]: Seems about right. pic.twitter.com/FOnwBDorWW

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NWS in perspective. So much rain has fallen, we’ve had to update the color charts on our graphics in order to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kv

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@trollantechinus Meanwhile, this could turn out to be even more annoying. twitter.com/MichiyoCNA/sta…

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That bloody @trollantechinus has been at my chocolate.

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schroduck Oh bloody hell, Germany pic.twitter.com/mnkhvBm3xc

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wintnation She also has a unique business that involves training people how to use a staircase at a trade show. dreadful beast

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Tuesday. How many sour gummy bears remain? Tuesday.

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Definitely gone now.

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