Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 2017

Transmitters off. See you in Sydney.

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@paulkidd I was booked on the 2pm flight on Wednesday which, it turns out, was three days ago. This proved to be sub-optimal.

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free_facts Finland is the least important country

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“The Repressive, Authoritarian Soul of ‘Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends’” newyorker.com/culture/rabbit…

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MaddowBlog Asking people with no electricity to register for FEMA aid by phone or internet is not a well-considered plan. snpy.tv/2woiAH1

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davpope (Tone Def in his glory days, spinning his hits at the National Press Club after the 2015 Qld election) pic.twitter.com/44hLNdWdXl

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davpope Half time in the marriage equality postal survey
*heads outside for some kick-to-kick* pic.twitter.com/SC9dkubpMk

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wordpressdotcom We’re proud to announce a 4,294,967,295 character count limit on all WordPress.com blog posts.

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ProductHunt Stack Overflow just released a keyboard pic.twitter.com/cBkKHcB2RE

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Sat plan, version 2: 1600 VA859 MEL-SYD; head to Ashfield. That’s DEFINITELY all I can cope with today.

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RadioFreeTom You can all stop tweeting me with your expert views on disaster relief and your plan for PR. All I said was: Berlin airlift analogy is dumb.

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How long should I wait for a reply, I wonder.

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@jodiem Thanks. If it wasn’t the end of the month and gutted account time I’d just fly and then claim back. I am ju..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9I

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Messaging the person who booked the ticket, hoping they’re not at the football, because that would be even more hilarious.

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So I’ve arrived at MEL to discover that my flight back to SYD was booked for three days ago, not today. Laughing.

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@RealNickHodge Oddly enough you’re the second person to point me to that post. Is it something about nuclear reactors?

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Sat plan: 1400 VA849 MEL-SYD; head to Ashfield. That’s all I can cope with today.

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franksting Lucky them. NWA are awesome. twitter.com/jaydisc/status…

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Twice as much Cupboard Boy at a time, eh?

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “Technology innovation is about knowledge not gadgets” zdnet.com/article/techno…

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GiovanniTorre Puerto Rico: Help!
Trump: ?
PR: It’s a crisis
T: uhhuh
PR: People are dying
T: Things going well. Great response!
PR: Help!!
T: *golfing*

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selectedwisdom “The alphabet…it’s got letters, lots of them are consonants, lots of them, but some are vowels & we all know what..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cI

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@garthk Excellent, thank you. I suspect nuclear reactors could be a lot of fun.

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@Gin_ev_ra These are good ideas. There are many reasons to love wedgetails.

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NarratedUSA Actually, this was the third time this month such a situation had occurred. twitter.com/abc/status/913…

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Locals suggest naming new Melbourne railway stations Brockway, Ogdenville, North Haverbrook, etc. theage.com.au/victoria/peopl…

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HardDriveMag Why Spend $80 on an SNES Classic When You Can Install Emulators on Raspberry Pi and Never Shut the Fuck Up About It?
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TimBartholomaus I have never seen a better photo of an ice shelf (ice sheet gone afloat) than this. Contrast w/ sea ice, which you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SX

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@AussiemacJ Yes I really don’t know how you ordinary people get along.

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MalwareJake Someone, quick record the date! Linux is finally usable (maybe) for home users! twitter.com/egyp7/status/9…

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GRRM I’m fine with @Twitter going to 280… more Characters for me to kill.

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@ladyhana @danilic No no, in the context that getting help to Puerto Rico is difficult because of the big water.

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danilic Who knew islands could be so complicated—twitter.com/CBSNews/status…7

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Restaurant Manager: How are you this morning?
Me: Dreadful, thank you.
RM: Excellent. Your coffee is coming now.

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TKoutsantonisMP Tell @TurnbullMalcolm he is the PM of the entire country not just Sydney. Grow up & do your job or get out of the w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…y5

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maddow hahahahahahahahaha twitter.com/kerpen/status/…

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UnburntWitch hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahah..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4R

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NewtonMark We are mere hours away from Tony Abbott being asked what he thought about the Macklemore performance.

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GonzoHacker Meanwhile, at Peter Thiel’s compound pic.twitter.com/6mqfXuKMZX

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@max_au Yeah they doled them out to the media when Twitter opened its Sydney office. Massive suck-up.

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I’m pretty sure I can blame someone else for this.

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Je suis very untidy.

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Sat plan, very early draft: 1400 VA849 MEL-SYD. That is literally the only thing I need to or even could focus on today.

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TechnicallyRon Men: Feminists are ruining what it is to be a man and making us look like fools
Also men: pic.twitter.com/sjvCWyAFEp

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I’m fairly sure I’m not dead. Despite how I feel. About 80% sure.

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That thing where you have to use Find My iPhone and Google Maps to reconstruct the last few hours.

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Saturday. You are in for a big surprise. Saturday.

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Melbourne is cunt of a city.

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@Asher_Wolf Well exactly. Terrible people have been involved. Terrible people.

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This will not end well.

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YES OF COURSE I KNOW WHERE I’M GOING.

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This is one of two relevant things I wrote this week. twitter.com/TFeakin/status…

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@JohnBirmingham There is that. How could any of us hope to achieve Danger 5?

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Hey Melbourne! Here’s some more general advice, from the same toilet cubicle. pic.twitter.com/2mV2PFvQHi

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Hey Melbourne! Here’s some info for ladies who might want to make games, courtesy of toilet graffiti. pic.twitter.com/p7uPxcpfKp

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@JohnBirmingham Indeed. Maybe an Axis of Time reboot should do a Danger 5 into this universe.

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@scarlett_scarr The pulp fiction era had so much lesbian and S&M imagery, something that’s often forgotten.

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Still, at least the Muskotykes can look forward to having a crane. The crew of the Luna from “Destination Moon” jus..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kv

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Of course the French have also proposed this sort of mission. pic.twitter.com/H0Zoqzm9AY

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… and here’s NASA’s Mars Excursion Module (MEM) concept from 1964. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_Excu… pic.twitter.com/uI14TxBOfn

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I particularly like this one, because the artists ran out of ideas — but didn’t think of “fuel”.pic.twitter.com/MXGdwDAA5HH

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Some of us have seen previous drawings of spaceships. pic.twitter.com/x9U4neUato

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To be clear, it’s a drawing of a big spaceship. twitter.com/timmermansr/st…

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deadfirstwife christ… you can’t even be alone in death without a man coming over and going “so, is this seat taken?” while sitt..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IY

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@pietro159456 @davispg That’s where I was coming from, but with added snark.

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Should anyone be interested, I’m at The Workers Club, where a couple of old friends will be joining me in about an hour.

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The cult of personality building around Elon Musk is embarrassing. I hereby name these people Muskotykes.

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Melbourne has a few more examples of the British council flat genre than Sydney. This one is very well known, eh ki..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ja

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@MsLods I haven’t. Is that the same building where Senator Conroy’s office used to be?

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Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens. Completed in 1880, when gold made Melbourne the world’s second-richest..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…R1

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I Tried to Fight Racism by Being a ‘Model Minority’ — and Then It Backfired” by@yassmin_aa at@TeenVogueeteenvogue.com/story/fight-ra…j

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@alfiedotwtf @abcnews I know, but that doesn’t answer the question.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Technology innovation is about knowledge not gadgets” zd.net/2xCpqwo

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pet_upgrades pic.twitter.com/4yZXhGR2aQ

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Boeing B-17 bomber pre-flight checklist, from “Life” magazine, 24 Aug 1942. pic.twitter.com/lruPENNAX9

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Stonekettle Told you twitter.com/CNET/status/91…

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains pirates, an old Greek man, and iatrogenic deaths.

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“I think the parties probably do need a good cyber disaster to focus on this issue, as is now happening in the United States.”

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“Former ASIO head questions why political parties are exempt from breach disclosure” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/austra…

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dobes If I am reading this right, next time he talks about refugees, Dutton will give equal air time to a people smuggler! twitter.com/australian/sta…

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TheNTNews ANOTHER IMPORTANT EX-CHEW-SIVE ON P3 OF TODAY’S PAPER bit.ly/2yvWD9D pic.twitter.com/tyLPsno5Ku

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@dobes @Taco_Lad @joshgnosis So for some reason my brain just threw up the phrase “anthracite dildo”.

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_robcorr PLEASE somebody ask Dutton to name the anti-SSM song he wants to see performed twitter.com/australian/sta…

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free_facts There are more atoms in your brain than there are in the whole universe

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@abcnews But “audio surveillance”, @abcnews? You haven’t confused metaphorical “listening” to radio transmissions e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YH

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“Australia launches $10m satellite program to help spy planes detect warships, asylum seeker boats”, from @abcnews abc.net.au/news/2017-09-2…

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Fri plan, draft: Eggs (now); write for @zdnetaustralia; lunch TBA (anyone?); 1600 drinks with old friends (+ others?), Fitzroy; dinner TBA.

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helveticade Pure tech optimism 🍃 twitter.com/gboeing/status…

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TimWattsMP The Victorian Liberal Party:
afr.com/news/politics/… pic.twitter.com/KfGp5pqcvV

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The other day I said it’s less a dog whistle, more a hog klaxon. The better gag would have been “hog horn”…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yn

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@expectproblems I’m sure this would be in breach of any non-interference treaty.

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Wow, a Russian Meddling Probe sounds like some pretty cool space technology. twitter.com/NewswithRachel…

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riskybusiness 200???

🤣😂🤣😂🤣😂 twitter.com/cnnbrk/status/…

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SofieHagen A male comedian told me that three years ago, he got a really mean tweet. I was like ‘aw shame’ and showed him this pic.twitter.com/f4eFNYJMok

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“Lorem ipsum” is the new “#!/usr/bin/perl”. twitter.com/garthk/status/…

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MuckRock Amtrak offers up a solid contender for greatest redaction of all time buff.ly/2xzzV3L pic.twitter.com/7vIGr93YLd

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LizHackett Screech up to a yard sale. Ask if they have any haunted amulets. Yell at the dog in your backseat, “I’m GETTING the spell reversed, Greg!”

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This @onthemedia extra is a must-listen for journos. “OTM live at the Texas Tribune Festival: The Journalists”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…n4

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I would support this institution. twitter.com/DeletedWiki/st…

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There’s an evil superhero under there, you just know it. HT @umairh. twitter.com/Rainmaker1973/…

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Fri plan, supplemental: I know it’s a holiday here in Melbourne, but revenue has been a bit shit this month. Sigh.

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SimoneGiertz Guy comes up, points at the shelf & asks @thephysicsgirl if she can figure it out

She was like: did you just ask i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…K2

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Fri plan, early draft: Data wrangling; write for @zdnetaustralia; lunch TBA; 1600 drinks with old friends (+ others?), Fitzroy; dinner TBA.

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Histreepix Chickens were first invented in the 1950s as a way to smuggle chicken meat out of farms. Wyoming, 1954. pic.twitter.com/usQjXFTNFB

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NinaDSchick One of my favourite statements on Brexit ever. Don’t think she meant it ironically. twitter.com/SkyNewsBreak/s…

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I say that ‘cos initial reactions can tend to be based on reactions to reactions to people who may not have read the details. Or not.

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There’s a change in YouTube’s linking policy. What this means in practice may or may not be exactly as described in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…q4

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@NewtonMark Why do you always have to make things worse?

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SenJeffMerkley Hey @washingtonpost, everyone in Puerto Rico is American. pic.twitter.com/BHgzYS0PDw

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Friday. You don’t think you’re a prat, which is quite endearing, really. Friday.

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/pB5xaaX43D

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This is genius. “Lingua::Romana::Perligata — Perl for the XXI-imum Century” users.monash.edu/~damian/papers… HT @heycam

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“Sassy Loses His Fucking Mind In Alabama” by @serafinowicz youtube.com/watch?v=Ttglog…

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I quite enjoyed this week’s @getkrackinshow, for obvious reasons. pic.twitter.com/Hf5zLqUpkI

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@oliyoung @jonkudelka Well I think I’m @stilgherrian, but some days I’m not sure.

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helveticade “Former Googler” is becoming tech capitalism’s “Florida Man” pic.twitter.com/jN2nTq0lW5

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@engin_eer @StrtegicRetweet @JoshThomas87 I’m pretty sure Josh isn’t in the Illuminati. I haven’t seen him at any of the meetings.

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@BennettArron If it helps, I think that gag is in the category of “Compulsory floor exercise for 10 points”.

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@BennettArron So, you reckon that gag is worth retweeting? Good on ya, champ.

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JohnJohnsonson I never thought “I wish the president had the grace and class of Hugh Hefner” was a sentence I’d say but here we ar..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kc

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oliyoung This can’t possibly be bad can it? pic.twitter.com/Z6uZWceqVw

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jrobertlennon Hi so I’m calling about the baby shoes? Are they still available? Great! I just had a baby and, you know, haha, bab..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…De

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@juhasaarinen @GreenJ Yes, the internet is surprisingly technical. I’ve been speaking with people.

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@kheitman_au Oh excellent! Thank you. That’s probably overkill, but I’ll stick the feed into my calendar.

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PRESlDENTBANNON Day 251

Wall length: 0
Tax reforms: 0
Clintons jailed: 0
Golf club visits: 60
Hands: tiny
Swamp: vast
Healthcare:..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yA

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@oliyoung You’re a fool. @TheCalebBond has got it all sorted. He says so himself.

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The dynamic of so many stories coming out of DC right now. vox.com/world/2017/9/2… pic.twitter.com/0stJTBd0Mp

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Pollytics He reckons he’s found a safe space twitter.com/troyhunt/statu…

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MrSimonTaylor Oh look pic.twitter.com/D0W3lBy8WY

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free_facts Your phone is bad for you if you eat the whole thing

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“Good Morning America,” indeed. twitter.com/GMA/status/913…

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Hey @juhasaarinen, Bing is failing @GreenJ and me here. Can you assist? pic.twitter.com/WQccogidji

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@GreenJ Isn’t late-1920s to early-1930s Futurism just wonderful!

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@pelagikat My flight out is 1400 Saturday, a time I chose quite deliberately.

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BernardKeane Which is your favourite place that @TonyAbbottMHR wanted to invade? VOTE NOW!

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TrainsInfo We hope you’re all enjoying tonight’s stunner sunset! Thks for sharing Nina. twitter.com/Najaj03/status…

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@pelagikat I was booked into a speaking gig last night, and just stayed for a couple days. All this other stuff was unknown to me.

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The next two days will be unbearable. twitter.com/VictoriaPolice…

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nehadk Because of course they did. twitter.com/ki_sekiya/stat…

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And the Editor did smile upon the Pitch, and all was good with the world.

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@JustJimWillDo Thank you. I’ve got a lazy one planned, although I did just think of a quick column I could pitch to @dobes. Sigh.

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