Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 5th, 2017

I gather that the sportsball isn’t going well.

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R_Chirgwin This has never happened before … oh, hang on … twitter.com/AP/statuses/90…

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Apart from Canavan’s spelling, “out of coal” in 2050 is still consistent with closing one plant in 2022. Reading an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WJ

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@jpwarren I’ve been told that I have to put in other words as well.

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The trailer for this movie certainly piqued my interest. twitter.com/Death_of_Stali…

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So in an hour on Twitter I’ve basically sketched out three stories, and for one of them drafted the hed, dek, and lede in my head. Nice.

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@thegrugq Just saw your links, ta. I’ve thought, even said, for ages it’s not about tools, but about planning and e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sl

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“Three thousand Bitcoin ATMs to launch across Australia” writes @alliecoyne itnews.com.au/news/three-tho…

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@jamescmcpherson @R_Chirgwin @thelaughingsub Exactly this. Good ransomware operators price it right. Script kiddies get it all wrong.

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@thegrugq Wait. I’ve clearly missed some important news while I had the manflu, Wot?

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I’d use a word other than “awesome”, but there you go. twitter.com/IdoNaor1/statu…

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“Despite the evidence that it makes no sense, typecasting generations is more popular than ever” by @JohnQuiggin insidestory.org.au/the-generation…

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BBCRadio4 Will you be peng? Are you peng? Have you ever been peng?
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@SnarkyPlatypus @jonoabroad It’s easy for forget “30 territories including sovereign states, overseas departments,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kL

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@jamescmcpherson I know nothing of his physical condition, though he looks a bit wimpy. Only one way to find out.

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JustJimWillDo Oh, you stupid, illiterate idiots! It’s “versus” not flaming “verses”. JFC!!
@channelten @SurvivorAU pic.twitter.com/xe9APLxVw4

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@SnarkyPlatypus @jonoabroad I have provided the relevant information directly.

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@R_Chirgwin I think @thelaughingsub means “a cyber slow news day”. I have some better things to pitch her tomorrow.

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@thelaughingsub @R_Chirgwin I reckon mass low-value ransomware will be a thing. $5 to unlock your laundry. $20 to u..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YD

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glengyron @mattjcan @AndyVesey_AGL @TonyAbbottMHR *you’re. As in “you’re Italian”.

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@_midofo_ @mcannonbrookes Now, if all those solar panel are reporting temp and pressure as well as cloud cover, you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OK

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@_midofo_ Yep, the most-read section of this news site was the long-range weather forecasts.

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samanthamaiden Funny thing about @TonyAbbottMHR big reveal on his big night out in members dining room. He leaves out 4th dining companion @PeterDutton_MP

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@R_Chirgwin Hmmm. I’d pitch this to @thelaughingsub, if I hadn’t done the Cyber Chocolatocalypse so recently…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…aC

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@R_Chirgwin Are you suggesting some sort of Clean Underpants Ransomware?

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@scott_thewspot With off-grid solar/battery up here, @R_Chirgwin’s clan and I moving laundry etc to sunny days. The..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xR

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@ApostrophePong You’re not watching the AUS v THA World Cup qualifier?

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@Left_in_Limbo Now that you mentioned it, I don’t think it’s there at all.

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You reckon those petty real estate magnates are arseholes now? Add solar panels, batteries, IoT, and a 5-minute spot market. Megarectum!

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I can see home automation systems deciding whether to use daytime solar now, or store to sell later. The dishwasher can wait until morning.

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Wow. Yes. Huge. For a brief time I wrote for an energy market news thingy. Combine small-scale solar with something..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tO

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Geo_GIF GPS data show was so large it flexed Earth’s crust, pushing down by ~2 cm! ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P2

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin Shall I do a joke about handling all the democracy sausage?

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pickwick So when DID “if you work full-time you should be able to comfortably afford shelter, food and utilities” become an extreme leftist belief?

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@R_Chirgwin @MsLods I’m now trying to remember which of the two is more up to date. One or other of the popular ones was quite slow.

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@purserj @R_Chirgwin You get all of the excitement down there.

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snurb_dot_info Compare the pair: Elon Musk builds world’s biggest battery in SA; Andrew Forrest builds world’s smallest Rugby Union competition in WA. 🤔

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While I agree with Colonel Davis’ sentiments, I wouldn’t want to put the twat where his stupidity would endanger ou..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uh

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@R_Chirgwin I’m sure that if we did have elections then we’d have seen some evidence, especially up in K-town.

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troyhunt This’ll be just fine… twitter.com/mrjohnfkennedy…

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@R_Chirgwin Do we have a local government election up here?

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“This Is What You Missed At The First Day Of The High Court Case Against The Same-Sex Marriage Survey” (@lanesainty) buzzfeed.com/lanesainty/pos…

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@johnthelutheran In other news, I didn’t realise Nakamichi was still a thing. Their audio gear was one of my unfulfilled lusts of youth.

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@dfpiii China’s transition utterly fascinated me, which is one reason I follow @shanghaiist and @SixthTone, and put up with @DavidFeng.

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@oberonsghost I blame someone with a sense of fun.

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joshgnosis Meanwhile, yesterday the government had to respond to this petition hosted on the parliament house website. pic.twitter.com/1VRpBn2g48

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Wow. Just, wow. This explains everything. twitter.com/alcuinai/statu…

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“In China, family members must give consent before a patient undergoes surgery, so the doctors’ hands were tied.” twitter.com/shanghaiist/st…

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firstdogonmoon goddamit brenda the civil disobedience emu is much funnier twitter.com/bewdifulplumag…

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JiayangFan At security check in Beijing airport listening to security officer & passenger heatedly discussing whether congee counts as liquid or solid

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus Could one of my lovely Arabic-speaking friends help me with the first of these two leaf..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Tq

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@formalbeer @SnarkyPlatypus That’s interesting. It’s also interesting that it’s English, Chinese, and Arabic.

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@28481k @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus As an aside, a law firm said they had a fair idea who did these Hurstville leaf..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DI

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@28481k @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Still, remember that false-flag election propaganda at Penrith? Rogue operative..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oO

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@travisbynight Yeah, I was thinking that I was over-estimating the coolth of the wind at Katoomba. Nasty wind chill, but that’s all.

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@SnarkyPlatypus True. If nothing else, the CDP are experienced and professional campaigners.

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@abcadelaide Radio spot done. Here’s an interactive map of all the undersea internet cables. Zoom in and click for..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…un

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@abcadelaide Why? “AU internet users warned to expect slow speeds for at least six weeks after undersea cables dama..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1o

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@abcadelaide This radio spot is coming up in maybe 5 to 10 minutes. Direct link to audio player is..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fQ

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@vealmince @ajhill_alan @SBSCareersAU Meanwhile, robots still have a long way to go before they understand the use-..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xv

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@vealmince @ajhill_alan @SBSCareersAU See, I’m not overly-concerned about hyphenating those compound adverbs. My st..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sI

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@ajhill_alan @vealmince @SBSCareersAU Their are so many, things that are wrong width that tweet so many mistake’s.

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@abcadelaide It’s always an odd feeling listening to @JohnRoden6 read the news on @abcadelaide, ‘cos we trained tog..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hC

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vealmince Why is there a comma after ‘three’? WHY IS THERE A COMMA AFTER ‘THREE’?! twitter.com/SBSCareersAU/s…

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Coincidences happen all the time, don’t they. twitter.com/djpain/status/…

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@troyhunt Did you know that Google Translate works with pictures of text too? Very handy translating signs with the mobile app.

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@purserj Yeah. That was a problem across Tanzania when I was there, whenever it was. Also water pipes, phone cables, chain-link fencing.

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If startup techbros were meteorologists, they’d tell you that wind speeds will reach 6000km/h by June 2019. pic.twitter.com/TtD863bu8N

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Any of them, if you have the right company. Or do you mean that seat-bed thing? twitter.com/VirginAustrali…

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@wolfcat That joke reached new depths.

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@jpwarren Are your Laws written down somewhere?

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@abcadelaide That’s about an hour from now, for those of you who don’t know how time works.

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I’ll explain how undersea internets can be broken, fixed, hacked on @abcadelaide at 1720 ACST / 1750 AEST abc.net.au/adelaide or apps.

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The great thing about trackie pants is that there’s no fiddling about with belts and flies when you’re in a hurry. twitter.com/MikeCarlton01/…

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@LLah_Nomis You can have snow without rain, but the new forecast is out any moment now.

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Well, may be not as low as Wentworth Falls, but Blackheath might get a sprinkling of the white stuff.

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Having just walked into the platform at Katoomba station, I withdraw my earlier scepticism regarding snow. pic.twitter.com/6x1RmERnFN

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Free Loyalty Sushi!

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domknight Will give free tickets to our gig tonight to anyone who can summarise today’s court case in 140 chars or less ;) twitter.com/domknight/stat…

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I say, @Asher_Wolf’s spray at Cupboard Boy in today’s @crikey_news is worth the price of admission.

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It’s amazing how little work you can do in a day if you set your mind to it.

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ctrlcreep cat: my human is broken
cat technical support: have u tried asking to be let outside, then asking to be let back in

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That’s a forecast of snow. It’s obviously not snowing right now.

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There is talk in the street of snow in the upper Blue Mountains too, but I’m not convinced. twitter.com/IMOGENALYCE/st…

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IMOGENALYCE Strange, cold substance spotted in Tasmania. pic.twitter.com/YNML2Warrq

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@iiTalW It’s a two-thirds majority, so it’s the law now.

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From an average 2 per year, to 12 so far this year. Let’s not panic just yet. Statistical analysis of rare events i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9A

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You can’t argue with Science. pic.twitter.com/PNZTLYbEkw

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@jpwarren @yourpancreas Since it’s a medical thing, you might even call it a leech pin.

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I like how events can either be notable or of interest, so there’s two layers of cyber defences right there.

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This is so specialist cybers that I have all these specialness or equivalent on my blog. It’s just a description of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eM

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This is exactly what Cory warned us about. twitter.com/landpsychology…

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@FakeDanTosello Yeah I agree. Dumb kids. We need a better name than that.

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus This is pretty much what I was told at the time.

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Today we are all Media Web Titans. twitter.com/sallywhyte/sta…

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We need a name for this excellent new sport. twitter.com/PDChina/status…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I also added password protection to the pathology lab’s FTP server, which I considered to be a good idea for some reason.

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@SnarkyPlatypus As you may remember, they were one of the first practices in Sydney to receive pathology results el..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fM

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@SnarkyPlatypus We are fortunate in knowing a medical practice run by gadget enthusiasts sucking heavily at the te..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ir

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GPs “are often small businesses which have failed for decades to respond to the total transformation of the world a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hF

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“Peppa Pig ‘spiders can’t hurt you’ episode pulled off air in Australia – again”, write@naamanzhouotheguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2…XH

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This is another thing I’ve been banging on about for years. Evil people don’t just appear in slo-mo with a sinister..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lB

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@Karlcastan @RealPressSecBot Yes, let’s not get carried away here.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron To be clear, her complain was about nouveau-riche arrogance, not race as such. Indian wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AV

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Manic_Henry No Cthulu in the lamb advert this is ridiculous.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Leura is not quite as white as it used to be. Our protagonist was also complaining about..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vO

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Seems fair. If I had to guess, she ran a successful business in Chinatown, lived in St L..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bq

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Studying linguistics not a total waste hurrah!

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron That said, she did tell a few stories set at St Leonards station, so yeah quite a bit of similarity there.

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deadprogrammer Feynman was wrong when he said “there’s plenty of room at the bottom”. Planck constant prevents creation of a violi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qK

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Perhaps more like your father. Similar age or a bit older. Still solid traces of her ori..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hq

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron I agree. She’s from Leura, so upper middle-class, but that’s all I know about her. twitter.com/glengyron/stat…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron She is a glorious troll and we chatted for some time. There was a meeting of minds.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron She mentioned some other tricks. “I am a cruel person,” she said. After creating her cha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rs

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron When PRC tourists ask her for help, she reminds them that to be polite in Australia you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bf

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron You two would appreciate the style of the old Chinese-Australian woman waiting to catch the train from Leura.

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Billablog I really think Chris Lilley has gone too far this time with this Caleb Bond character.

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@benpobjie Standard procedure before you get shipped to GITMO.

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@FakeDanTosello The light that burns twice as bright burns half as long.

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thetomzone Louise Mensch has really cracked the code on this one pic.twitter.com/jcxmFd4Y7d

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@FakeDanTosello Dan. It’s a cybersurvey. Obviously.

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I didn’t realise Senator Roberts was making a submission. twitter.com/lanesainty/sta…

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LinkCabin Received this piece of art this morning. @SlipperySec pic.twitter.com/iuY39Tjodv

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@heosat Just like most towns and suburb before the replacement trees grow back.

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Five bucks says it’s Smart-Bix™ that automatically scan your rectum for cancer and Bluetooth the images to your pho..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k7

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@MoaniePandium Yep. The locals have left a wide selection of books, too, so most people will find something to read en route.

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They’re friendly people up here in the Mountains. twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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@phonakins Yeah, but all the fireplaces have long since gone. Obviously coal fires in the days of steam.

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@MoaniePandium Nope. A free book exchange / commuter library. There’s one at Wentworth Falls too, and I assume others.

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PhotoScan is a little-known treasure. Automatically removes glare, provides tools for removing margins and squaring up.

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Four historical photos of Leura station, snarfed from the waiting room wall using Google’s excellent PhotoScan app. pic.twitter.com/bTHZU6dwUP

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The much-needed warmth of the Leura station waiting room. pic.twitter.com/NFsF6UX7HK

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Workers on the Leura station upgrade. pic.twitter.com/3XRzPsUSwG

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@allisonr @NuclearTakes Some of the stuff @NuclearTakes finds is amazing. They often have those weird extras.

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crgentle Um… do you sometimes release these sharks somewhere that’s not offshoretwitter.com/NSWSharkSmart/…Uk

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Yeah this looks excellent, especially the -4.4C apparent temperature. pic.twitter.com/iVlQdV6zSu

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Tue plan, confirmed: Errand, Leura (soonish); editing of words, Katoomba; a little shopping; quiet evening, staying warm.

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smotus Any Trump policy is some combination of a) repealing an Obama action, b) feeding white grievance, or c) making libe..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KJ

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I got a high distinction in writing parsers and compilers, and can confirm that this is true. twitter.com/f1ac5/status/9…

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HappyFishz A FITNESS APP JUST GAVE UP ON ME OMG HAHAHAHAHAHAHA pic.twitter.com/nQueTFB789

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@CptHollingworth I’m thinking planets generally. Planets are more or less stars’ skin flakes.

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Pinboard POLL: Who will be fired on this week’s episode of Game of Trumps?

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NuclearAnthro My therapist encourages me to look for silver linings. So you can blame him for the above tweet.

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NuclearAnthro North Korea nuclear testing is VERY GOOD for my Twitter analytics.

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poloniumman @NuclearAnthro Here’s one. God gave us the Atom Bomb. “Put it in the soul of everyone 🎶” pic.twitter.com/r6wX6wiRhi

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@murpharoo @GuardianAus Some rogue adverts have been caught mining Bitcoin, of all things. Dunno if @GuardianAus us..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1D

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@BXGD That’s possibly addressing a different question, but nevertheless I support the proposition.

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@thisMattWilson That’s true. Everything was NBC-proof to play in the Fulda Gap etc AFTER it had been hit by around..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xx

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davpope Flying political class means never having to land canberratimes.com.au/federal-politi… <cartoon gallery goo.gl/oc0BNQ> pic.twitter.com/aElBHQ4XEe

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@srpeatling @MacqDictionary @willie1foot @GreenJ See what I mean, @MacqDictionary? There’s no stopping these zealots.

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You have just three hours or so to vote in this IMPORTANT SCIENTIFICALISH POLL. Please vote. Please retweet. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@MacqDictionary @willie1foot @srpeatling @GreenJ What can I say? I’m a descriptivist, but you know what people are..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SP

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Shit. I have a copy of the galleys of this book, but forgot about it. I am a bad person. So, yeah, this book must b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jU

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@MacqDictionary @willie1foot @srpeatling @GreenJ I think someone’s already done on along these lines.

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PeterPhelpsMLC @AlanJones Adidas - the choice of formal wear for Local Court appearances.

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AlanJones Some scans this morning, so I wore my finest tracksuit to work. I think I look athletic. The team disagrees! You ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7M

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@bluntshovels Ah yes. We could just tell them that their terrorists don’t have proper jobs.

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@DavidFeng Alas, no. I’ll be doing my errands and then actually* doing some work. But I have a brief r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hC

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GreenJ so ner. twitter.com/TheCalebBond/s…

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@DavidFeng Yeah that’s not going to happen. Same with these gyro-buses. bgr.com/2017/08/25/sci…

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@DavidFeng Yes. It’s interesting watching China replicate timeline of the Industrial Age in something like 1/20th o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mO

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@DavidFeng Mate, if you want to be an industrial and economic powerhouse then just suck it up.

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David is quite shouty again today. twitter.com/DavidFeng/stat…

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@GreenJ Rammstein while cycling? Wow.

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The 3/2nd Leura Pearlclutchers, aka the Heritage Sandstoners. twitter.com/ResignInShame/…

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Tell ‘em terrorists have come to steal fragments of a heritage sandstone bog, destroying Our Victoria’s Way Of Life. That’ll motivate them.

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Perhaps Double Bay On Hill’s swarms of Ladies Who Lunch could frock up in kevlar and do something useful for a change.

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“Inevitably … some of the funds raised to help maintain the beautiful gardens in the town have to be diverted to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qc

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Tue plan, draft: Noodles (done); errand, Leura; editing of words, Katoomba; a little shopping. Same plan as the one I abandoned yesterday.

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joshgnosis We have @lanesainty in Melbourne today tweeting out of the High Court hearing on the postal survey.

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“I had my first methed-up group sex in that apartment. It must be saved!” twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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To put it into perspective, $23 billion is roughly* 10% of Google’s cash reserves, or Apple’s, or probably Microsof..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y0

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@Fascistlefty I’m guessing the voiceover has the equivalent of “Call that a battlefield robot? Hold my beer…”

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Actually more like the British Mark 1 of 1916, yet to be tested in real combat. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_h… pic.twitter.com/ESQFkjnrj5

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Remember, these robot are at the equivalent development stage as the British Mark IV tank of 1917, if that. pic.twitter.com/VGCbdg3gSg

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Start watching from here if you want to see the 6-wheel combat robot first. youtu.be/xG96AcFjEkA?t=…

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“South Korea Army Robotics Systems Development” (2015) youtube.com/watch?v=xG96Ac…

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@DavidFeng @glengyron I’m glad I know what that actually means, because otherwise it’d be a terrible euphemism

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@DavidFeng @glengyron Fuck. I’d forgotten you had an early train today.

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@johncarneyau @feraldata True. @feraldata will know this critter, but meet the Samsung SGR-1 security robot…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…St

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Which fills out the trifecta, eh Malcolm? twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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quadfader this is what all kansas children are gonna look like after 20 years of inhaling pesticides pic.twitter.com/V6ktjNyFRq

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wintnation This bill seeks to make a complaint against Madonna and the public do not appreciate the grace and humility not to get mad at them

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@glengyron Pretty much. I have to talk about infrastructure engineering before @DavidFeng wakes up, tho, otherwise..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…E7

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Anyway, @feraldata will make sure that all the Aussie robots are coal-fired. It’s her patriotic duty…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TE

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Now turn these into autonomous bridge-building robots. Now send them to the Moon, and Mars. All powered by amazing..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…D9

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Meet the Chinese-made SLJ900/32 Bridge Erector. youtube.com/watch?v=0-0Chl…

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“Watch: Beijing Replaces 1,300-Ton Bridge in Less Than 48 Hours” (Nov 2015) blogs.wsj.com/chinarealtime/…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron The cable car would be built. In an afternoon.

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@glengyron @SnarkyPlatypus Actually, there’s probably older Korean couples too. The older Japanese and Koreans tend..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…h1

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron The Korean market is also pretty big, though only at the younger end. More urban middle-..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cv

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glengyron A beautiful sentiment to start the day. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Plus cameras, of course. And everything for the couples match. But the key think, I thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qK

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron There’s also regular pairs and foursomes of quite old Japanese hikers equipped with seri..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CT

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron Most of the larger PRC groups have a local minder with them.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @glengyron We have a good number of PRC tourists up here. No, he couldn’t. Or at least I could tell the difference.

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“Rings of Uranus reveal secrets of the planet’s moon Cressida” sciencenews.org/blog/science-t…

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@alexkidman @R_Chirgwin @sylmobile “YOU KNOW WHAT ‘CONTEMPT OF COURT’ MEANS DON’T YOU.”

(True story.)

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@R_Chirgwin @sylmobile OK I ACCEPT THAT IT MIGHT BE SLIGHTLY LESS WONDERFUL OUTSIDE.

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ClickHole 3 Years Ago He Hated Gay People. Today He’s A Different Person. Still Weird That He Used To Hate Gay People Though…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MX

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CrapLocalNews Breaking news: pic.twitter.com/joQQaokwev

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@R_Chirgwin @sylmobile I WILL WORK UP TO THIS WITH THE AID OF PANTS.

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DustinGiebel Let’s name Hurricanes after Confederate Generals

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taliaualiitia I think what the world needs now is some young Joe Biden pic.twitter.com/EirFX57mYh

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EVERYTHING IS COMPLETELY EXCELLENT.

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TechnicallyRon OK this girl now rules Britain. Those are the rules. There are books about this. Send her to Number 10 immediately. twitter.com/4danlopez/stat…

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Herring1967 The joke’s on ISIS if North Korea and the USA destroy the world! I will be laughing!

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wintnation I went and saw Bridge of Lies yesterday and it is not giving pensioners a fair go!

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Tuesday. Cut down the wind turbines and turn them into helicopters for the poor. Tuesday.

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OK I’m outta here, 70km/h wind gusts notwithstanding. Gorn.

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bgwickham @jonkudelka Today I learned folks opposed to same sex marriage would probably be on-board with polygamy! pic.twitter.com/zDyuCoBQ5J

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clickbaitrobot The Next Time Someone Demands Leon Trotsky Condemn Stoke-On-Trent Show Them This pic.twitter.com/bmmkfMxYqh

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wintnation Some great photos of our day at the Toowoomba Gun Show

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@BlueJayGliding @ncsc I won’t have much time for it, though. I’ve got a bunch of other stuff on deadline and this o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…39

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@SnarkyPlatypus Ta. This is “just” sleep pattern crap as part of my mix of chronic conditions and the management th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zJ

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@BlueJayGliding No idea. I’m just a writer, not an analyst. That @ncsc post is the first confirmation of a hunch. M..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vv

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