Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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September 29th, 2017

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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