Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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October 15th, 2017

botandy so, we insert this into the teen’s brain, and we control their actions- goodbye to sullen disobedience, hello to happily emptied dishwashers

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PulpLibrarian What IS the sex-plan for the breeding of spacemen? Does it really need a hyphen?

Real War, October 1958. Cover by..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…NG

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@PeteLawler @JonathanPieNews Yes, a true channelling of passion. Hats off. Pants off.

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I like that the ASD used this image in their presentation last week, the one that led to a news story. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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This remains one of my favourites, although I recall seeing much better quality copies. twitter.com/AwardsDarwin/s…

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GiovanniTorre please help Dylan in his quest for the truth about being opposed to fascism twitter.com/dylancresswell…

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TheMal_Content Jesus Christ, he’s going to be fucking unbearable. pic.twitter.com/YMJzU8t2hn

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PichayadaCNA The recent flooding in Bangkok is not at all surprising. Data shows it could be under water in less than 15 years..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tc

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DavidFeng I dunno if I’ll really like it if some unknown alien shines a trillion light bulbs up my ass… Dunno, really. Migh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vi

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@dfpiii @Newsweek That’s going too far, David.

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janemccallion Yeah, but what’s his favourite biscuit, eh? twitter.com/Peston/status/…

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Hmmm. It is raining at Wentworth Falls, but @rainparrot seems to be asleep. pic.twitter.com/Y5YyuOrhF7

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@dfpiii @Newsweek Moi aussi.

There’s nothing remotely as beautiful as the perfect parabolas of blood spraying from..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…90

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@JonathanPieNews “She’s improvising Brexit, like a neverending jazz solo.”

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For everyone who’s ever texted the wrong person… twitter.com/BrianHonan/sta…

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@mmechomski @sylmobile @kcarruthers Unfortunately I don’t have a link to a good, recent HOWTO on locking down your..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MQ

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No, @Newsweek, Twitter SAYS it’s finally doing more. Just like all the other times. twitter.com/Newsweek/statu…

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@mmechomski @kcarruthers All a VPN does is provide an encrypted tunnel from your IP address to another, which is th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0u

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The Dunnart is an acceptable animal. twitter.com/timbawden/stat…

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@PeteLawler I haven’t tried yet, though I did get to choose the size.

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Pffft. Tony Abbott isn’t classy or ethical enough to be a tobacco lobbyist. twitter.com/JacquiLambie/s…

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If you’d rather click on tweets than read a blog post, here’s the highlights of what I did this week. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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There’s quite a lot in this week’s Weekly Wrap. Well, more than there’s been in a while.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 385: Fog, a hack, and a mystery happy fun time” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/38… Covers 9–15 Octtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…w3Zw

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Sheeds_au Can you believe! In November, a 40th anniversary is coming out. Yep. 40! ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yO

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ellehardytweets Investment banker says postmodernism is the worst thing that’s happened to democracy pic.twitter.com/vMZuI4tMLZ

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JohnJohnsonson Turns out the company whose only profit comes from people selling their houses thinks the market isn’t tanking!..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gy

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Yeah, but he’s looking pretty damn presidential in this photo. twitter.com/MichaelSkolnik…

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus The latter I can managed, but knowing my luck my name will mean Angry Goat-Botherer or something.

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@JustJimWillDo @SnarkyPlatypus I’m not going to run into any grass-mud horse problems with that, am I?

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@swearyanthony @ellymc @mpesce You have been married longer than Tony Abbott was Prime Minister.

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@SydneyTom_ @carolduncan And you’re sticking with that story, are you?

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, Ming Pao, that HK newspaper, went with 稿人斯蒂蓋里安.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I do like “thời gian vui vẻ bí mật của Alf” as “the secretive time of Alf”.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m saddened that Vietnamese media didn’t try to translate “Home and Away” or my name, tho the Hong..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ar

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’s OK, it’s not like the story got any attention… :P

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@SnarkyPlatypus I am somewhat miffed I have to explain, but ASD named the unknown attacker “APT ALF”. See thread, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ou

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@SnarkyPlatypus Yes, but that’s not why it had to be explained.

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@JustJimWillDo So I’ve watched that brief video twice, carefully, and it’s “starts” either rollerskating or schmooz..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WI

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@thegrugq In Australia, each F-35A will be accompanied by a Global Supertanker Boeing 747-400 to put out the inevit..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jk

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thegrugq This is how many support planes it needs to feed the sensors for the full 15 min of loiter time it has before retur..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bQ

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HackersHelping So, uh, we forgot to announce the application deadline. It’s 12 November, so get on it asap. 🗓️✍️👩‍💻 twitter.com/HackersHelping…

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thehill Psychologists march through New York calling for Trump to be removed from office hill.cm/Fthnfdb pic.twitter.com/EVpiLF0Orx

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I can hear that @R_Chirgwin has a jackhammer and I do not find this to be reassuring.

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@JustJimWillDo Sorry, are you under the impression I’m going to watch it?

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Listening to @HistoryHit on Catalonia. Wishing I could link to it directly at the website, but it’s on @SoundCloud. soundcloud.com/historyhit/cat…

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benjammingh macOS, the most advanced operating system that can’t use USB drives in a GUI. pic.twitter.com/4XXcCBfW2W

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PulpLibrarian Live from London, the 1980 Disco Dance World Finals: youtu.be/_NZTkFUNq5k pic.twitter.com/8rHURc7gx6

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Yeah I believe that’s the entire point. twitter.com/SCMP_News/stat…

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hmacbe you want to see housing bubbles? look at AUS and CA! pic.twitter.com/3yO1nH0gcV

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@semibogan Yeah that’s the thing about cults of personality. They never end well.

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@rgmerk I agree. I’ve been watching the concept develop over the last 18 months. zdnet.com/article/no-sta… It also ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wE

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The word is “arsehole”, and making fun of Cupboard Boy is surely way, way down the list of things that qualify me a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OM

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BTW, Sarah Palin gets her news from a site that sells I WILL NOT KNEEL T-SHIRTS and SECOND AMENDMENT HOODIES. Enter..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Pz

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BernardKeane Rather unlikely given only 158K Australians in total died last year. But whatever. twitter.com/georgeinstitut…

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Don’t worry, America, Sarah Palin has got your back. twitter.com/SarahPalinUSA/…

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Reminder: Facebook’s cookieverse has an ID for you, even if you don’t have an account. You’re tracked on every site..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cv

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@jperlow But regarding the hurricane, well, yes.

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@jperlow Well I for one have agreed to never “pollute” Jamesons with anything. A solemn promise to the then head of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…63

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@paulkidd @dobes @Rory_Medcalf I cannot speak to the reputation of Minister Tehan. I haven’t met him, despite heari..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kK

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@doctormcdougall You are not to blame for my musical tastes. :) I’m probably just not in the right mood for it. I do have eclectic tastes.

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@doctormcdougall Ah. I don’t remember this song, but it does remind me that I don’t really enjoy The Drones.

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@doctormcdougall I might have. It’s ringing a bell. Let me consult the Tube of Ewes.

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jonkudelka Playing The Goat kudelka.com.au/2017/10/playin… today’s cartoon in the @australian pic.twitter.com/pyxl4EtChJ

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd So therefore the end result is the same. You become branded, whatever your motives,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Du

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd Aren’t whistleblower already, by definition, choosing to break a confidentiality agr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7D

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd I’m not sure what you mean. The whole point is that people are free to speak within..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…W9

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd I imagine that if people were participating on behalf of an employer, there could be disciplinary action.

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd Never again being trusted to take part in such discussions, almost certainly. Anythi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lS

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd No problem. I keep forgetting that it isn’t at all well known outside policy wonk circles.

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@jono_mcmano @skwashd Yes. But that name has already been taken by @Cyber_Roo.

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@DjRaison @Asher_Wolf @skwashd Um, Chatham House? chathamhouse.org/about/chatham-… “Rule” singular, and an event can be declared to follow it.

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@JackGJessen How dare you detract from the vital international focus on “Home and Away”.

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@RealNickHodge @skwashd @Asher_Wolf I can’t think of a suitable alliteration for Lindy. Or Bindi.

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Also on sale, commemorative Dead Dog in an Airtight Can™. twitter.com/sovietvisuals/…

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@paulkidd @dobes @Rory_Medcalf I don’t think Tehan likes me very much just at the moment. He hasn’t told me, but I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…11

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@paulkidd @dobes @Rory_Medcalf If it’s the Kyber Kangaroo then it has to be the Krypto Koala.

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@skwashd @Asher_Wolf I know whose fault it is, but the Chatham House Rule prevents me from identifying them.

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@skwashd So, um, @skwashd @Asher_Wolf, I was at the meeting where that was created, bit it’s not my fault. zdnet.com/article/how-th…

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@dobes @Rory_Medcalf I was part of the discussion in Dec 2016. zdnet.com/article/how-th… So which of “90 top official..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Mq

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Hey @dobes, the Cyber Kangaroo is going to be a thing! smh.com.au/federal-politi… But I have a question, @Rory_Medcalf..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ZN

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Hah! “Web-connected household devices to face [Australian] mandatory rating over spying fears” smh.com.au/federal-politi…

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@vealmince This seems like a sound investment strategy.

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The recent @HistoryHit podcast with astronaut Al Worden is excellent. Wish I knew how to link to it directly.

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@vealmince It’s not, @vealmince. Definitely not any of those things.

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@vealminceCashCamel.info - Click For Cash! is NOT an MLM, Pyramid Scheme, or Get-Rich-Quick program.”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…am

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I suppose one of the week’s highlights was all the international news mastheads having to explain “Home and Away”.

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@vealmince Is your camel-house the Uber of the Desert?

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@vealmince How many metaphors are we loading up here?

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@43a6f0ce5dac4ea Thank you, though as I keep saying, I was just here when a man said words out of his mouth, and I wrote them down.

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@baconbkk Alas, no today. It’s a bit wet out, so Sunday Lunch will be at home. I hope you can manage.

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All in all, not a bad week. I’ll have to get a copy of my spot on @BBCWorld Newsday from Fri morning SG / Thu night UK.

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@zdnetaustralia 6. The ASD’s disclosure of that data breach was a good thing, argues @Innov_Aus @888rileytwitter.com/i/web/status/9…m2

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@zdnetaustralia 5A. If you read that yarn, though, you’ll see that I disagree with Pyne. Defence supply chain secur..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ye

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@zdnetaustralia 5. Me at @zdnetaustralia Thu: “Blaming government for defence contractor’s lax cybersecurity ‘a str..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dB

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@zdnetaustralia 4D. Here’s another one, @abc730’s report from Thu, with some grabs from me. abc.net.au/7.30/hacked-de…

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@zdnetaustralia 4C. I did a bunch of media about that story. Here’s one, from @abcnews “The World Today” on Thu…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KV

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@zdnetaustralia @smh 4B. Some subsequent media reporting got things a bit wrong as things were rewritten. Here’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5d

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@zdnetaustralia 4A. I was both surprised and pleased to see that story go global, and fast. Here’s the @smh front p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pu

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@zdnetaustralia 4. Me at @zdnetaustralia Wed: Secret F-35, P-8, C-130 data stolen in Australian defence contractor..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…v4

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@zdnetaustralia 3. Me at @zdnetaustralia Tue: “ACSC Threat Report highlights deplorable ignorance [of media and pol..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iE

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2. Me at @zdnetaustralia Mon: “Cyber attribution isn’t so important, even for nation states” zdnet.com/article/cyber-…

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1. @BlogsofWar@CovertContact podcast is me on about “Australian Cyber Policy”, wrapping four weeks of AU guests. covertcontact.com/2017/10/09/aus…

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I did or made a whole bunch of interesting things this week, which I shall now plug. Here we go…

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Sun plan, draft: Eggs; reading and complaining; lazy lunch; triage inbox, in a half-arsed way; plan the week ahead; Weekly Wrap.

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Max_Fisher twitter dot com, in one exchange pic.twitter.com/TkHm3yDjq3

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh Then add to that, at least for you guys in The America, the need for health insurance. Eek!

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh I do OK-ish because I’m single and have a simple life. For anyone with a family, I imagine..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KE

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh [Nods] I’ve been a freelancer and/or self-employed for two decades now. Haven’t had a “proper job” since 1996.

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh … at which point there’s no regular income for the “extra” to be extra to. (Important not..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5A

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh All good. I’m just thinking wider, to all the talk of the “gig economy”, the atomisation of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UD

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh Ah good. :) It’s Sunday morning here. I’m not quite awake yet, and my tone detector isn’t fired up yet.

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@Daniel22223333 @umairh I’m not shaming you, or at least not intending to. Just exploring the question.

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@umairh If “we” expect people to do things for us, yet they can’t afford a life doing so, let alone a decent or goo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CH

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@umairh I think the problem with Daniel’s view here, @umairh, is thinking it’s about picking up “extra” money, as o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ph

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umairh America LOL. Where Nazis make headlines daily for being Nazis twitter.com/newsweek/statu…

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@DrParnassus You are now the fourth person, I think to draw this to my attention. I think it’s certainly up there.

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free_facts Many problems can be avoided by hiding in a closet and staying there

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ReptileClinton You can put almost anything in a bucket except for a slightly larger bucket. It has to go the other way around

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Sunday. A glint of light at the end of the corridor. A door slides open. A hint of lemon grass and mint wafts in. A beginning? Sunday.

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