Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 18th, 2017

MikeCarlton01 I mean, the Gold Coast is basically fucked. Best to fence it off and not let anyone in or out.

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waferbot Good job, Internet.

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nycjim “Only the best people….twitter.com/kenvogel/statu…GF

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umairh Nothing and I mean nothing is more American than fatuous American triumphalism in the face of the rise of a Nazi government. For fucks sake

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MikeCarlton01 When I go to hell I expect it will look very much like the Queensland Gold Coast. But more tasteful.

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sabinahusic to clarify: i won’t stop trolling ed now that he’s left twitter. i’ll just screenshot my tweets and post them on his facebook page

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AMAZlNGNATURE Penguin falls down resulting in best sound ever 😂 pic.twitter.com/4SoHDqZAD0

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“Fisting: You’re doing it wrong.” twitter.com/daytimesnaps/s…

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free_facts There are over 150 websites

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iblametom Despite 2.27m infected, Avast CTO tells me there’s no reason for users to panic and it isn’t downplaying the threat..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ik

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’s not an “explanation”. It’s a LifeHack.

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Equifax is clearly the kind of company that’d be completely upfront about the slightest of prob… wait… I’m now being told… [etc].

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So, about Equifax. Australia’s mandatory data breach notification law doesn’t start until Feb 2018. I’m sure we’re just fine though.

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So yeah, @R_Chirgwin, running out of rainwater wasn’t ALL my fault. This is bleak. twitter.com/WeathermanABC/…

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ParrotOfTheDay This Australian magpie (Gymnorhina tibicen) saw our camera and wanted to pose for us. We were happy to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…p2

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@R_Chirgwin How long have all four of you been away from him previously?

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Or possibly it’s just don’t want to be reminded how long ago that was and how old I am.

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Interesting and important slabs of Australia’s musical history, of course, but I’m not one for wallowing in nostalgia. The river flows on.

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I started watching Classic Countdown just now, but I stopped about 7 minutes in ‘cos I saw most of it the first time around.

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@_midofo_ And with a sea breeze, I assume.

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@paulkidd @CriminalShow Thanks for that, Paul. Some parts of the US have obviously been using the reverse sting pre..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4q

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@garthk @iblametom Yep. So many people won’t even remember having downloaded the software. Used once or twice to fi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7e

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CrazyinRussia Russian screenshot. pic.twitter.com/wuZZaPhQp7

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@CriminalShow As you can imagine, this is kinda controversial. Here’s the podcast link again. It’s from 2015. thisiscriminal.com/episode-30-the…

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@CriminalShow It’s like when the FBI arrests someone on terrorism charges for agreeing to take part in something th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cx

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@CriminalShow In this case, the sentence was based on the full quantity of the drugs that were never actually stole..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ie

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@CriminalShow This is where someone can be charged for agreeing to take part in a crime, even if there was never a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fG

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Catching up on old episodes of @CriminalShow. This one on “reverse sting” is a reminder of fucked-up US policing. thisiscriminal.com/episode-30-the…

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iblametom This could be really, really bad I’m told — Hackers Hid Backdoor In CCleaner Security App With 2 Billion Downloads..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wy

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@Mayank_P_Grover Well this is the thing that’s always confused me. Why make your food look like another food that y..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1K

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This was always a confusing message for me. These days I imagine Samuel L Jackson saying it while holding a shotgun. twitter.com/FXMC1957/statu…

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“When is a pay-rise not a pay-rise?” asks @JonathanPieNews youtube.com/watch?v=V98o9x…

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@JustJimWillDo It’s OK, I think the message got through.

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clickbaitrobot Millennials Aren’t As Interested In Atari 800S As Older Generations. Why? pic.twitter.com/ZcyR1gNNCr

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Oh yes, the Communist Youth League’s Twitter accounts has indeed had “problems” shst.me/fo6 pic.twitter.com/TN5UdRUDk3

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shanghaiist The Communist Youth League’s new Twitter account just got hacked shst.me/fo6 pic.twitter.com/5WuGvhV1IT

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@dobes @Speechmatics That’s odd. @Speechmatics should know about these things. They’re from Cambridge.

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Huge variety of cyber webinars coming up this week. pic.twitter.com/8PVCORfgDA

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@arcadiagt5 The overnight minimum here will be a mild 9C, but it then goes down for a few days.

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@R_Chirgwin After another long suspicion-filled pause, he slowly approached the bowl on the verandah and nibbled a little bit.

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Gosh, no wonder Husic is cleaning up his act. twitter.com/rpy/status/909…

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@jturner_ibrs Sorry, you’re quite right. I should have said “non-optimal”.

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@R_Chirgwin UPDATE: Your cat is not dead.

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PPantsdown I’d rather marry the …

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @edhusic Well since @Scottludlam stopped doing his Senate After Dark burlesque, Ed must be stepping into the fray.

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@CraigsOverItAll @Twitter I’m sorry to hear that. I got away lightly, by all accounts. Good luck!

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OfficialJargon Yes, hello, your VPN is working. What news do you have for us? pic.twitter.com/FJWi51ofMl

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Mr @edhusicMP just did a farewell tweet, but deleted the account before most folks would have been able to see it. twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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@nigel_castle You know I’d be happy with just the flamethrower.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “APNIC-sponsored proposal could vastly improve DNS resilience against DDoS” zdnet.com/article/apnic-…

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ABCFactCheck Is there evidence that mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients can help drug users get off welfare? ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ao

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kebabette Kombucha scoby is the stuff of nightmares pic.twitter.com/x0zhiDPPgL

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@Speechmatics @Ianfirth71 Shall do. But you haven’t broken anything yet. :)

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StephEvz43 Girls are better at rocket science because rockets are shaped like tampons. twitter.com/tele_education…

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@dobes Australia Post can process 600,000 per day, and there’s no reason that items to the same address would go out same day. @kelsey_idk

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cyberheckler you can post PDF’s to IBM’s website with links. This is useful for spamming and SEO. Don’t tell nobody though.

ibm.com/developerworks…

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@expectproblems Yeah I dunno. You’re full of hormones.

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s_bridges 2017. A young woman writes a six word tweet about ANZAC day. Five months later the national broadsheet continues it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WF

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BUSMAGEDDON! “Millburn schools apologize for ‘busmageddon’” (12 Sep) northjersey.com/story/news/ess…

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nswpolice Officer: count to ten please.
Doggo: 1,2,3,4,*beep*
Officer: just what I suspected, it’s showing you’re a good boy. pic.twitter.com/lS4vjuBrcZ

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NewtonMark The Australian’s psychological pathology has been mystifying for a long, long time. twitter.com/yassmin_a/stat…

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@dobes @munin @jpwarren @riskybusiness Is that another Operation Paperclip thing?

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theleast I had plans today, but then the Gang-gang Cockatoos returned to my garden. Plans postponed.
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@dobes @jpwarren @riskybusiness The possibilities are endless. Mechanical reliability, less so.

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@TrainsInfo Yeah, I think it is, and you should own up.

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@dobes @jpwarren @riskybusiness It’s a Ferdinand of Porsche, I know that much.

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@TrainsInfo This is going to be a “packed like sardines” joke, isn’t it, @TrainLinkWest.

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TrainsInfo Good afternoon. As at 15:00 services are running on or close to time and Sean & I are still waiting on answers… twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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@OfficialJargon Yeah, I don’t think Coherent Worldview is his special subject area for five points.

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This is an excellent explanation of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). Ping @dobes @jpwarren @riskybusiness twitter.com/kevinroose/sta…

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@OfficialJargon This one, from China, has a pretty clear message too. :/ youtube.com/watch?v=BTHR_o…

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@jpwarren That fantasy is too weird even for me.

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I wish someone would pay for my fantasies.

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“Failure To Launch: How New Mexico Is Paying For Richard Branson’s Space Tourism Fantasy” buzzfeed.com/jgwheel/failur…

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free_facts Women are able to do exactly the same as what women can do

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Story filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains tragically stupid things.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I have no proof of that, however, apart from personal experience over longish distances.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I believe that Google Maps learns your walking speed. I walk very briskly, and yet its estimates are always spot on.

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NuclearAnthro Have a whole thread of nuclear war close calls, false alarms, and terrifying fun!

twitter.com/nuclearanthro/…

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NuclearAnthro @mjcp @stilgherrian Yeah, looks like actually! pic.twitter.com/4ClL4n5mEK

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NuclearAnthro You are probably alive today because of this man and RT is reporting that he has died. twitter.com/nuclearanthro/…

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@elronxenu @Speechmatics @Ianfirth71 Yep, and that’s before any clean-up by me. The confidence-flagging is a help,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ms

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free_facts Old people can be identified by their disgusting skin and veins

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BlogsofWar This will turn out fine. twitter.com/vocativ/status…

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JoshBBornstein important thread twitter.com/nathanlee/stat…

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@mukimu @Speechmatics @Ianfirth71 You can select Australian English as the language, but I haven’t tried it on Full..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0z

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@Speechmatics @Ianfirth71 My one wish right now, @Ianfirth71, is for the Transcription Viewer window to be resizable.

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@Speechmatics @Ianfirth71 I’ve saved SO much time by having @Speechmatics’ AI do the first cut, and @Ianfirth71’s e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fr

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Dear Journalists etc: Get a @Speechmatics account and @Ianfirth71’s autoTranscribe for macOS/iOS. You’ll be happy…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…D2

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SwiftOnSecurity You need to sanitize the Earth, North Korea twitter.com/bernstein/stat…

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Agent_Jase A ring of fire? - Heatmap of car crashes across Melbourne 2010-2017. Not hard to tell where public transport stops..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Pf

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Reading RFC 8198, Because I can.

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SnarkyPlatypus Caleb and Daisy are a match made at a Young Liberals cocktail party that has run out of Spumante.

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joshgnosis I suppose this was bound to happen. pic.twitter.com/67EvJtzkR8

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@Its_Nige @MikeCarlton01 @smh Well AusTender will tell you who got the contract. Public information, and searchable.

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GonzoHacker Every day thousands of government employees are taking YOUR tax dollars and spending them on food for their families

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ChrisReason7 Breaking: Lachlan Murdoch and Bruce Gordon have lost court challenge on Channel Ten re CBS deal

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gartztim Urgent report from the frontline in @smh letters pic.twitter.com/IujGKKFk6n

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dobes “The Yes campaign will stop at nothing” Bernardi said while the engraving could not be seen during the new moon pha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y8

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@ASPI_ICPC Oh you know me, I would never give an opinion on anything.

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JamesNokise … it’s actually a common problem that happens to lots of people twitter.com/1newsnz/status…

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For everything* else, this thread has the details. All* the details. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Mon plan: Persuade a cat (failed); write for @zdnetaustralia (soon); project management en route; pretend to deal with email; start fire.

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mongrel43 Happy Monday everyone (again). pic.twitter.com/8GIqOeUG0d

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innesmck YOUR ORGANISATION IS NAMED AFTER A FUCKING RIOT
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rachelking Colbert on why Trump didn’t win an Emmy: “ only go to winners of the popular vote.”

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Interesting. @spreaker is the platform I’ve been using to livestream “The 9pm Edict” and it’s been a good experienc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gx

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NuclearAnthro Because you touch yourself at night. NOW STOP ASKING! pic.twitter.com/8IPdjWcFh6

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AlanKohler Julie Bishop twitter.com/BI_Entertain/s…

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jonkudelka Today’s cartoon in the @australian pic.twitter.com/ZHLqRcP9gN

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Who to believe on school syllabus? Head of Teachers Fed, an educator? Or lifelong political staffer with MBA, minister in a failing govt?

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free_facts The 90’s happened 50 years ago

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Indeed. Because you’ll always find the very best* code at Stack Overflow. twitter.com/damonism/statu…

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Their spokespeople must be exhausted! But imagine how totally knackered they’d be if they weren’t silenced!

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I’m loving how the Silenced Ones can be heard on so many radio and TV stations, and how news outlets send journalists to report their words.

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sallyrugg Person behind Vote No skywriting complains of being “bullied into silence”

Friend, you literally wrote in the sky.. theaustralian.com.au/national-affai…

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I continue to be a fan of O Rly? books. twitter.com/kclemson/statu…

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I will never feel fat ever again. twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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Noahpinion This headline should read: “Americans who dress up as clowns outnumber clowns who dress up as Americans” twitter.com/stanveuger/sta…

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dobes What a sentence though! twitter.com/Mikel_Jollett/…

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cxi I tried this diet. NO ONE SHOULD EAT THAT MUCH MAYO! pic.twitter.com/c0AXxOqEO2

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I guess I’ll have to Persuade the Cat when I figure out where the stupid animal has got to.

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HistoryInPix “gay is good”
“gay is great / right on baby”
Washington Square Park, NYC (1970) pic.twitter.com/bzGgGtK8nG

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@MikeCarlton01 @smh That’s meant to be “I’m originally from Adelaide, and I know that bunyips can fuck you right up.”

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@munin I see what you did there.

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I approved of “Equifucked” as a concept, if not as a management goal. twitter.com/garthk/status/…

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Key Point 2: Just 9 days until I join Dr Vanessa Teague in Melbourne to DESTROY DEMOCRACY. It’ll be fun. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Key Point 1: An episode of “The 9pm Edict” podcast will finally be recorded this Thu 21 Sep at 2100 AEST. stilgherrian.com/edict/live/

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Mon plan, draft: Persuade a cat; write for @zdnetaustralia; a little project management en route; pretend to deal with email.

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@ResignInShame I hope that’s not it for the day, because I have to spin some words into money today.

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Cable_mag Coming soon in CABLE: a great essay from @benvwilkie on the unsettling history of the Scots in Australia.
CABLE. I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zj

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Torcho Yo daddy-o ….. in my day (and even today) we call this red paint. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
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@chrisrauchle @SnarkyPlatypus That’s far more likely, yes, and certainly a solid strategic objective.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @chrisrauchle Greats minds etc, but yeah it’s a bit complex.

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snurbbotinfo Talk about an ‘on-water’ matter: deport Turnbull.

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No wait. Turnbull could never engineer something that Machiavellian. He could barely work up a macchiato.

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What if this entire debacle is part of a Turnbull-Murdoch deal to lift the Australian’s ad revenue? twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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This observation continues to fill me with joy. twitter.com/jonlovett/stat…

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free_facts You’ll pay for this

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Monday. What is is the idea diameter for success? Monday.

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