Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 5th, 2017

joshgnosis From the COAG agreement on facial recognition. Privacy is “promoted” by facial recognition. coag.gov.au/sites/default/… pic.twitter.com/zgMIh5Rb1N

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emlybkr ACT Chief Minister Andrew Barr the only state or territory leader to raise civil liberties at national security COAG canberratimes.com.au/act-news/act-s…

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Kathbum ‘And there’s more duct tape where that came from.’ twitter.com/effimai/status…

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@BlogsofWar @CovertContact Anyway, I’m honoured to be joining this amazing lineup, and I’m looking forward to recor..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qz

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@BlogsofWar @CovertContact I guess I should make up some cyber equivalent to dropbears to make it authentically Australian.

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@BlogsofWar @CovertContact The bad news is that I’m the next episode’s guest, recording on Friday, Australian time.

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The good news is that @BlogsofWar’s @CovertContact podcast is doing a series of Australian perspectives. covertcontact.com

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I have some good news and some bad news…

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paul_haine Bisexual women on the rise. Bisexual women getting closer. Bisexual women have you surrounded. Bisexual women are i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8Q

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laurenduca MOM & DAD PLEASE COME HOME THE BABYSITTER IS REALLY WEIRD twitter.com/michelleobama/…

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@zdnetaustralia Me at @zdnetaustralia Thu: “Australia’s diplomatic challenge is to avoid a cyber arms race” zdnet.com/article/austra… 2/2

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wed: “Australia goes hawk with new diplomatic cyber strategy” zdnet.com/article/austra… 1/2

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THEMONTHLY “Why aren’t existing laws sufficient?”
“Well, they just aren’t.”

@mrseankelly dissects some weak arguments: themonthly.com.au/today/sean-kel…

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Catching up on recent @JonathanPieNews 3/3: ” May Weathered” (4 Oct) youtube.com/watch?v=ui8-Qm…

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@JonathanPieNews I like the phrase “Etonian hammy-faced pig-fucker”. It has a certain gravitas.

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Catching up on recent @JonathanPieNews 2/3: “The Labour Elephant House” (1 Oct) youtube.com/watch?v=uyVBIV…

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Catching up on recent @JonathanPieNews 1/3: “The Big Brexit Speech” (24 Sep) youtube.com/watch?v=k9VXuB…

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Histreepix After a shock no-confidence vote at the Vatican, God is replaced by Pam Dawber, from TV’s ‘Mork and Mindy’. 1978. pic.twitter.com/I27Kj3MZWK

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True. And there will be a third incident within 24 hours, I promise you. twitter.com/semibogan/stat…

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AFP Leopard on the loose in Maruti Suzuki car factory near New Delhi u.afp.com/4DbY pic.twitter.com/TaPqB56PUR

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@R_Chirgwin They are Dutch geese, from Amsterdam.

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@dobes Thank you. Although I think the geese might do a better job all round.

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daviottenheimer Narrator: A kind of car that can more easily kill you and get away with it twitter.com/DD_Wen_/status…

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TheWikiHowGuy watching twitter employees realize how bad twitter is is like the scene from 2001 where the apes learn how to use t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ke

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@swearyanthony Can I throw in a NZ film titled “The Grasscutter”? imdb.com/title/tt009969…

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Thoughtcrime in progress.

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“Please run Australia’s facial recognition surveillance system on the ATO SAN,” says @dobes, with some Victory Gin. zdnet.com/article/please…

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@dobes I say, this is a most excellent thing.

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@dobes Mate, it’s a cyber hexagon of cyber hexagons! pic.twitter.com/G04UUFO4TX

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@dobes If you’re suggesting we replace America with a turkey then I’d be up for that.

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@admmo @nidhalaigh @zdnetaustralia I’ve requested a PDF from DFAT, but I’m guessing they’re busy right now. Still,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2V

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@elinanoor @zdnetaustralia @kavesalamatian @AusAmbCyber Hah! Yes, I see you’re still missing “astronaut” and “neuro..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…20

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@nidhalaigh @zdnetaustralia Actually, the Google indexing may be incomplete. A search on “region”, all thru the str..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4j

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rgcooke ‘………..The Aristocrats!’ pic.twitter.com/ahXffy80CD

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bessbell Ladies bear with me I haven’t slept enough this week but if we hide all the guns in our vaginas, Congress will HAVE to regulate them!!!

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“Australian national security COAG says yes to facial biometric database”, writes @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/austra… Spineless twats.

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I don’t even know where Dargan is.

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free_facts Rich people are required to have a child named ‘Max’ and witness them fail throughout life

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I see what you mean about the sex scene.

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DankMemes THIS IS THE FUTURE VEGANS WANT pic.twitter.com/fDdLl8t6n2

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NickEvershed tfw when ur concerned about ubiquitous facial recognition systems controlled by the state pic.twitter.com/RS8pbA7knE

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@zdnetaustralia I’m pleased to see that @dobes went with the Cyber War Button today. pic.twitter.com/0AldOelCDE

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@JohnBirmingham @zdnetaustralia DID I SAY THAT I WANTED AUSTRALIA TO SUCCEED IN THIS CHALLENGE NO I DID NOT BUT YET I DO RUIN EVERYTHING.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Australia’s diplomatic challenge is to avoid a cyber arms race” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I think watching from the start would help. Establish the universe, etc, before it goes more surrea..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sI

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GreenJ it was pretty obvious this was where energy policy was headed twitter.com/newscomauHQ/st…

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@jeamland That’s what they’d like you to think.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I haven’t watched last night’s yet, but I’m glad you’ve caught up.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well he can lift heavy things. And catch small lizards in his teeth.

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There’s a difference between a comedian and a joke. twitter.com/LastLaughBlog/…

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@reselsnark @swearyanthony @NewtonMark I’m going for the Sky News Commentator vibe. Also, socialism is the blame.

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@swearyanthony @NewtonMark I seem to remember that NEC is the prime contractor on this one, but I can’t be arsed fact-checking.

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figgled I hope people who bought Covfefe tshirts are doing ok

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BBCDomC Who’s got some gaffer tape? Watch the letter F… pic.twitter.com/gmG0FNPgaP

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alexandraerin Bad Date Bystander Twitter is best Twitter. twitter.com/MarkDoesStuff/…

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free_facts Red haired people are not valuable as human beings

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@iiTalW @zdnetaustralia @dobes I prefer to think of it as a cyber-wand.

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KevinIsHistory In honor of Day, one of my favorite pictures someone has ever posted from an archive… pic.twitter.com/ERnOgDCCPN

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@zdnetaustralia I’m hoping this new cyber makes it through, because yesterday @dobes took away my cyber carrot.

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains 16 cybers, including a brand new one.

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There is nothing wrong with dodgy nuclear-armed cruise missiles being scattered across the landscape. Honestly, you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…df

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oliyoung “The tortoise lays on its back, its belly baking in the hot sun…twitter.com/jrhennessy/sta…WF

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glengyron Literally nothing politicians will not do in the name of “everything they can do for safety”. Felch me premiers. For safety.

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RadioFreeTom “Trump believes Tillerson was more concerned with what the world thinks of the USA than with tending to the preside..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HX

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@glengyron Is it possible to get bitten by a Møøse?

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rgmerk My modest proposal: to add anyone to the surveilled list, cop has to deliver the photo to top of Eureka Tower via t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…S9

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@warisboring Broken images on your sub boom yarn at warisboring.com/asia-s-killer-… but the old version seems OK medium.com/war-is-boring/…

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@SimonLauder @ABCSouthEastNSW @admmo Thanks, Simon. It’ll be interesting to see if state premiers push back or, as..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kD

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OwenJones84 The Tories have completely ruined The Thick of It. They’re so unbelievably preposterous, the series looks tame when..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gu

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taosecurity If your org’s security depends on patching to prevent breaches, you have a very immature & brittle org — especially as a high value target.

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@dobes That sounds like a great podcast segment name. The Brown Zone. That, or a very niche sex-on-premises venue.

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iOS 11.0.2, eh?

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In which @lenoretaylor tries to cover her careless revelation of The Hatched Ones (1953-1965). twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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TheOnion New Bill Would Limit Abortion To Cases Where Procedure Necessary To Save Promising Political Career..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VZ

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You don’t dig in for a runoff. That won’t get you anywhere. twitter.com/ABQ_News/statu…

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johnmcternan Unfair to zombies twitter.com/owenjones84/st…

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nowviskie I’m glad I already solved this hotel shower when it was a puzzle in “Myst.” pic.twitter.com/jkjphXyAje

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Heh. That’s right. “Why the US space program is shite” (Sep 2006) stilgherrian.com/space/us_space… I was in a mood.

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Also in October 2007 I wrote this: “The space age Australia never had” crikey.com.au/2007/10/03/spu… Is Australia getting an actual Space Age now?

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On 4 October 2007, I wrote this: “The Space Age is Dead”stilgherrian.com/human-nature/t… Little did I know the Second Space Age was about to begin.

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On 4 October 1957, this happened. twitter.com/wellerstein/st…

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“‘Trump dossier’ on Russia links [the Steele dossier] now part of special counsel’s probe: sources”, says @Reuters reuters.com/article/us-usa…

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meadea Breaking: ABC axes Lateline as part of current affairs journalism overhaul theguardian.com/media/2017/oct…

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Fredilly SEC has a new unit to police ICOs.

Ethereum is creating jobs 😂

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chort0 And that’s why “temporary” powers are so dangers—they frequently become permanent. twitter.com/levzofgrass/st…

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@TurnbullMalcolm I suspect it does, and the punchline is “The Aristocrat”.

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Does this whole @TurnbullMalcolm as PM gag ever get to a punchline?

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ICYMI, Australia’s new International Cyber Engagement Strategy was launched yesterday. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@BlueJayGliding “Pocket turtles” sounds more KGB than ISIS, at least to my ears.

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GreenJ it would seem that @Aiannucci’s takeover of the State Department is all but complete. twitter.com/KenDilanianNBC…

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“After Vegas”, in which @onthemedia @OTMBrooke notes the recycling of a well-worn media playbook. wnyc.org/story/after-ve… (8 min audio)

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I have no idea what this means, but already I want one. twitter.com/NeerajKA/statu…

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It’s what Jesus would have done. twitter.com/mrpford/status…

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antloewenstein .@mtaibbi in fine form on , “the president we deserve” rollingstone.com/politics/featu…

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dobes “Amid moron rumours, Tillerson backs Trump”

Damn, that’s good headline AAP

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dobes 😆😆😆 twitter.com/MSignorile/sta…

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@admmo @ABCSouthEastNSW I just thought of a better word ending in K: “Surrealism”

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@admmo @ABCSouthEastNSW “Jumping”? Seems a bit… enthusiastic.

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monkeydogify Quavers. Now fuck off. pic.twitter.com/9ZQ4wA6vb2

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Kennyf1283 An astonishing endorsement for Piers. twitter.com/johnmcternan/s…

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So @LinkedIn, you reckon this actually entices people to go visit? ‘Cos my reaction is “I can’t be arsed with all t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ib

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@ABCSouthEastNSW @admmo Done. I also had the opportunity to say “duck”. Don’t ask.

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Now on @ABCSouthEastNSW with @admmo to talk about facial recognition databases.

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darrenpauli what’s better value pic.twitter.com/V63z80o9GO

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Nice line via @SatPaper The Briefing today. pic.twitter.com/NnFyBsPouk

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@dobes I’m glad to see @ABCTV getting into post-modern animation and leaping way, way ahead of the Americans. Leave..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XD

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@dobes Is that a repeat, or a new episode?

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“Fear. You must have more fear. Every day. Be afraid. Also, floss your teeth. But most importantly, be afraid.” twitter.com/BlogsofWar/sta…

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moir_alan Moir Cartoon Fix.. … Alan Moir still cartoons mon to fri direct to your inbox . Info at moir.com.au..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xe

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Tiffany1985B I’m dying. My mom bought this book for my 6 year old and I just called to ask if she had actually opened the book…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…41

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kemal_atlay This AP tweet is amazing by itself, but holy shit that first reply has killed me pic.twitter.com/vCzNbun14p

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@ABCSouthEastNSW I did a piece on this for @abcadelaide yesterday afternoon, so I might post that audio later this morning.

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I’m talking about facial ID databases on @ABCSouthEastNSW at 0905 AEDT, but I don’t think there’s a livestream.

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@realDonaldTrump This comparative analysis of editorial standards at major news outlets is particularly insightful. twitter.com/RealPressSecBo…

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What I love about @realDonaldTrump are his well-constructed evidence-based critiques of the contemporary media land..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…By

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Wed: “Australia goes hawk with new diplomatic cyber strategy” zdnet.com/article/austra… Contains some Julie Bishop.

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Thu plan, initial draft: 0905 radio spot; write for @zdnetaustralia; administrivia; remainder TBA.

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Thursday. Two large piglets, or three small dogs? CHOOSE NOW. Thursday.

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@JonoH @bunjaree Indeed. But enough of that for now. It’s nearly 0100 and I’ve been up since 0500. Ciao.

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@JonoH @bunjaree The collective, 23 plates, went to an outsourced dispatch provider last year and it’s not working..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…n0

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@JonoH @bunjaree Heh. Yeah, she’s the kind of local girl who drives the night shift. One of the best drivers up here.

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@JonoH @JonoH Anyway I’m back at @bunjaree now, after Deb and I exchanged gripes about this new and shit dispatch system.

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@JonoH I usually round it up to $10. Daytime and no crap to carry I’ll walk.

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@JonoH It’s only 1.5km, but me on a bike on a dark rural road after a night of drinking seems ill-advised.

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Ah, Deb is on the way down from Katoomba. Lovely. Though “Vehicle has arrived!” is cheerfully wrong. Shit taxi app..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WQ

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While I’ve been WAITING PATIENTLY for a taxi, there’s been a container train each way and an empty down coal train. But no taxi.

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@damncabbage Remind me tomorrow to explain the simple rule that’ll help you there.

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@DavidFeng @SnarkyPlatypus Thanks for that. I know the dictionaries I used flagged “coolie”/”kuli” as both dated an..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lm

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@erkpod I took some internal pics a couple of weeks ago. They were such a half-arsed conversion.

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@erkpod There’s a 4-car V Set with those two DCT cars like that, head to head, yes, but the cabs have been gutted. See it often enough.

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Je suis back at Wentworth Falls awaiting le taxicab.

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