Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 1st, 2017

botandy Buckminster Fuller looks at his dog, thinks: ‘this shape could be more efficient’, the beginning of madness, disgrace, horror

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Ah! So this means we could embed specific keywords in different mastheads’ stories to track his reading habits. twitter.com/CillizzaCNN/st…

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So gone by the Wednesday after next. Got it. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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@jturner_ibrs An odd choice. But hey I’ll go with it. Mostly because my internets just decided to stop streaming.

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Spoiler Alert: This strategy turns out to be poorly chosen.

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Todd: “We just have to solve the drug crisis in America.”
BoJack : “Easy, we’ll take them all.”
All: [Loud cheering, take more drugs]

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But, with Texas solved, it’s back to the main game. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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Texas is heeling fast, like a ship hit by a torpedo. It’s a simile wrapped in a metaphor wrapped in a cliché. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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jonathanchait Waiting for that moment you get in every profile of a right-wing fanatic… ah there it is: politico.com/magazine/story… pic.twitter.com/Ydo1R7PToZ

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@petstarr I’ve stopped thinking about it, Petra. I’ve moved on.

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This is an excellent sentiment, an excellent photograph, and will make a perfect avatar. pic.twitter.com/ire6o3O4a0

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KamahlAJE A visit to Donald Trump’s merchandise store is…. well… wow 😳 pic.twitter.com/vh5QVLVs6a

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Everything in this tweet is true, as is everything in the tweet it quotes. twitter.com/davispg/status…

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@petstarr I think you’re over-thinking this.

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@beatabiel @nadabakos Oh, yes, that’s right. But I’m not going to let your so-called “facts” ruin the rest of the story. :)

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Starring, as I say, Cate Blanchett.

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Eva Braun as a rom-com. “The woman who loved a man who hated everything.”

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ashleyfeinberg This is the best photo they could find for “witnessing first hand” pic.twitter.com/WoiCA7Piz4

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UK_LDC 20 years since the National Enquirer published this incredible apology. pic.twitter.com/YdkW82HMWX

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I’d forgotten the sub-sub-plot about the movie starring Cate Blanchett as Eva Braun.

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Clare Hollingworth’s story is kind of amazing, btw. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clare_Hol…

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IlvesToomas This Russian Embassy trolling and language really is getting out of hand. This is not diplomacy, this gutter-level..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oh

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I have been reliably informed that a new series of Bojack Horseman drops next week, so series 1 through 3 are in the queue.

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profmusgrave As a professor, Fox News tells me I can turn my students into Communists and experience tells me I can’t even make them do the readings.

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The first one, from Malaysia, looks like an @ApostrophePong job, though of course it isn’t. twitter.com/SydneyEditor/s…

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benpobjie She’s not a patch on Benny Elias twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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@SteveMolk And one day I shall have them.

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@SteveMolk It’s a good’un. I haven’t been able to watch all their recent work, but will try to catch up when my internets are better.

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It is important that you watch this important short video, if only for the first full sentence. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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Though I suppose that depends on how we measure “white identity politics”. Pick a metric to “prove” your point, I guess.

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Or as we used to describe it, “doesn’t correlate”. twitter.com/gabrielsherman…

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NayukaGorrie Don’t worry Alan, he’s white. twitter.com/alanjones/stat…

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Je suis encore fatigué.

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snurbbotinfo Just give me an artificial intelligence overhaul.

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Boringstein When you don’t know what words mean but you also have a magazine pic.twitter.com/AIuk21ku3Q

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I see we’re still using the 30 years 1961–1990 as the baseline@BOM_auau. When is that likely to change, and redefintwitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ayjk

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@expectproblems I agree. I haven’t been there in ages.

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@SecurityScholar Indeed! Sometimes even without the thinking.

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@SecurityScholar Which I daresay you know, sorry. I’m just thinking aloud.

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@SecurityScholar Ah. RAF Regiment for base protection. Even so, it seems late, at least to me. Dunno if RAAF still..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xQ

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sspencer_63 Another journalist in the PM’s office? Anyone would think this bloke was obsessed about his poor public image… twitter.com/CroweDM/status…

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@NuclearAnthro Mate, this is Australian politics. Step back to a safe distance and you’ll be just fine.

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wintnation I’ll keep you in the Australian Senate.

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Tony could’ve eaten all the chips too, you know.

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In much the same way as drowning unwanted kittens in the river. twitter.com/e_laschon/stat…

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williamslachlan This is a more impressive achievement than anything he has done on energy policy twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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More excellent attention to detail from Prime Minister Trumble. twitter.com/swrightwestoz/…

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Well it looks like DTA will solve the Australian Government’s IT problems just like the fridge magnets ended terror..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yb

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Oh. I thought this was going to be footage from Ivy in Sydney. My mistake. twitter.com/madcatjo2point…

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This means that Australia is further from the pivot, or fulcrum, than Asia is. twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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EmrgencyKittens i cannot believe “if it fits, i sits” transcends boundaries in this way pic.twitter.com/odW19V3kMX

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What was Mark Latham’s incept date?

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Still, a quick suggestion for Melania Trump: Invest in a pair or two of comfortable flats for the weeks ahead.

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We’ll be fine. Nothing important in any of the potential paths it’ll take. twitter.com/MJVentrice/sta…

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@jpwarren None since lunchtime, as far as I can tell.

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@mumbletwits I am willing to set fire to them personally.

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michaelkoziol That is good news because I haven’t bought a present pic.twitter.com/YPYJXSJSch

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75% of Bangladesh is below 10m above sea level. 80% is classified as floodplain. coolgeography.co.uk/A-level/AQA/Ye… Dreadful website but facts correct.

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snurbbotinfo I don’t want awesomeness because OH LOOK OVER THERE IS THAT AUSTRALIAN POLITICS ?

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theblowout trump promising $5 million for president obama’s birth certificate but only $1 million to hurricane victims is as on-brand as you can get

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GreenJ fuck off. twitter.com/IntThings/stat…

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ClickHole Fuck It: Let’s Rank The Religions clckhl.co/8ivgsuC pic.twitter.com/2YIcJ7HvvM

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Australia’s most self-trolling newsroom. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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HeerJeet This seems wise. twitter.com/jdhowa2/status…

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wintnation The major political parties don’t want you to be sterilised

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@SnarkyPlatypus I appears to only be thing in South-West Sydney.

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And in turn, you could cram how many of them into yo … well you get the idea. twitter.com/paulwiggins/st…

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@rgmerk In the same parallel universe where the government underwrites a coal mine to the tune of $1 billion?

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Are you across this, @SenatorMRoberts? It looks like something you ought to research further. twitter.com/SarahLSmith677…

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Beaker …when it’s a crypto-ponzi scheme, of course! :( Seriously, this stuff is sketchy! twitter.com/diogomonica/st…

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xinfengcao We haven’t seen a J-20 in such a close distance, what a beauty ! pic.twitter.com/6LvRpeAgc4

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@RealTimeWWII It wasn’t just a radio broadcast. Evidence of a Polish attack was fabricated. Here’s how. twitter.com/RealTimeWWII/s…

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@RealTimeWWII This appears to be the first tweet in the sequence. Things begin, as they often do, with information..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ge

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@RealTimeWWII Yeah see, this is the sort of thing that can really fuck up your day. twitter.com/RealTimeWWII/s…

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Histreepix Elvis Presley realises he is Elvis Presley. Memphis, 1959. pic.twitter.com/Y6wk1ifr8F

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@munin Not since a long time. My point is that the RAF seems to be a little behind the pace here, when compared with our colonial RAAF.

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Today @RealTimeWWII re-starts its real-time reporting of World War Two. Might be an interesting thing to follow. twitter.com/RealTimeWWII/s…

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[Checks calendar] [Checks Wikipedia] “Women have been eligible for all flying roles in the RAAF since 1987.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Mn

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@paulkidd Well I won’t make that joke, for starters.

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GonzoHacker desire pic.twitter.com/W7mw0jwrsi

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Here’s some wattle blossom I photographed at @bunjaree on 31 July 2013. pic.twitter.com/GDiuXlPS7K

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@munin Or, as it happens, plants of genus Acacia. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acacia

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I see that @KeithConlon has had another tough day judging the chocolate cake competition. twitter.com/KeithConlon/st…

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HAPPY WATTLE DAY, EVERYBODY.

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I HAD FORGOTTEN IT WAS WATTLE DAY TODAY I SHALL RECTIFY THIS IMMEDIATELY. twitter.com/paulkidd/statu…

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@R_Chirgwin Actually ignore all this. I forgot that I’d switched over to 4G while people were being taken for a wal..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HD

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s more likely to be at the next Full Moon.

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While someone may have “gone for a walk in the forest” with @R_Chirgwin, the Internet of Trees has just gone from p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uh

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Well… @dobes @rohan_p it’s happening. @markhumphries may wish to be across this too. twitter.com/patriotholedou…

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@ResignInShame @bunjaree @R_Chirgwin At this time of year, at least one I’d say.

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@bunjaree @R_Chirgwin Wait. @R_Chirgwin had someone with him when he went into the forest, and he’s just come back..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Z9

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@bunjaree Right now @R_Chirgwin is doing something unusual out in the forest, but I’m sure he’d be happy to take a last-minute booking.

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I also see that — plug time! — there’s vacant cottages a@bunjareeee this weekend.

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The upper Blue Mountains will be excellent on Saturday, and quite nice on Sunday. pic.twitter.com/ODunqvsCiU

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Alas, I have once more reached the mid-morning collapse time, so you kids behave yourselves while I’m gone. No nuclear wars or anything, OK?

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riskybusiness Bitcoin. Like Uber but for bank robberies.

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@iiTalW @ResignInShame I’m sure this is witty, but in some way that I cannot comprehend, so I’ll just nod politely.

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@DrRhysPockett @ResignInShame So yeah, as you will have seen, this range of fine porky products is available at Coles.

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@ResignInShame Definitely not wiping bacon fat out of the frying pan how dare you even think such a thing.

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@ResignInShame To be clear, I’m not a bacon-is-god person, but this is astoundingly good bacon.

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@ResignInShame So bacon, mushroom, tomato (with a dash of Worcestershire), and zucchini. I’ll add some bread to the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kl

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@twiddlekins @ResignInShame Thinly-sliced zucchini, or “courgettes” as some people say.

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Following @ResignInShame’s recommendation, I am giving myself a special treat this morning. pic.twitter.com/lFoCTIz0Qm

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@SnarkyPlatypus Enjoy. That also reminds me I need to get a suspicious spot looked at.

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Listening to @RatlSecurity. It seems even better than usual, but maybe it’s just that the US is fuckeder than usual. spaghettionthewallproductions.com/2017/08/30/rat…

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Fri plan, redraft: Eggs; a day of administrivia, logistics, scheduling, and de-stressing, because it seems I really do need this; TGIF.

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spacerog I don’t think the weather is any different ~30ft away. @MyRadarWX pic.twitter.com/Sd75vN4YkY

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@riskybusiness @R_Chirgwin Fear not. There’s still time for me to mash my face into an iron spike.

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And yet in Star Trek etc, aliens are just humans with shit on their heads. Why do people even watch that rubbish? twitter.com/Strange_Animal…

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edbott This is literally the plot of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension. twitter.com/dandrezner/sta…

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@riskybusiness My God, I’m agreeing with @riskybusiness again. Is @R_Chirgwin putting something in my water? Becaus..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mK

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@tonybmorton @Aust_Parliament Indeed. Though the APH system uses square waves as described.

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This is pretty damn special and I look forward to listening to the rest of this excellent* album. twitter.com/SoTiredzzz/sta…

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@trentyarwood @jplonie Well obviously I’m a great fan of the , but I’d accept other methods.

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@trentyarwood @jplonie I read “target tourists and backpackers” and was given hope, but alas it’s only “bakeries”.

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jbillinson An email scammer kept asking for a copy of my passport so I sent him this and he is extremely upset about it pic.twitter.com/gEMFZUlvo8

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BattyBunce @BadAlbumCovers Presented without comment. pic.twitter.com/gRTPvRL2iF

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RichNeville Is it affordable housing? twitter.com/IL0VEthe80s/st…

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joshgnosis After @ginarush reporting, Government Suspends Coffee Chain From PaTH Program buzzfeed.com/ginarushton/go…

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@PeteLawler I am terribly most of the time.

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@JaneAlcorn Of course, and months no longer coincide with the Moon. But here we are. The ‘pedia notes it’s just a c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rI

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@JaneAlcorn That’s another popular divider, but neither coincides with clear climatic cycles. The local Indigenous..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…o7

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wintnation I’m here on the Sunshine Coast to discuss the hot topics of the day.

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BananaKarenina Are we not even pretending anymore pic.twitter.com/DtD2ek6LyD

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jrhennessy when i activated news notifications i didn’t expect to be thrust into a deadly game of chance pic.twitter.com/G8c3SSZoFF

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@dmeeze Not yet. Within the next 10 days though.

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NewtonMark Also shocking that his remaining customers use newspapers to work out where to buy. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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Fri plan, supplemental: It’s the first day of Spring, at least by that daft imported calendar, so I shall also begin something anew.

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Fri plan, early draft: A day of administrivia, planning, logistics, and de-stressing, because I can see the warning signs.

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jennylmackinnon Trudeau has everyday moments that legit look like stock photos of Happy Seniors twitter.com/JustinTrudeau/…

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They’re particularly good @NuclearTakes this morning.

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wintnation Tonight I will be leading off the debate on climate science, it has never happened.

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Friday. Biddle biddle biddle. Bobble bobble bobble. Aha! Friday.

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