Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 3rd, 2017

I think I might have had enough of Friday. Honk.

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@erkpod @HappySinger In the next few days I’ll be announcing a summer podcast season, and begging funds for same.

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@HappySinger @erkpod I plan to do more with ambient thingies.

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This continues to be my favourite news story from today. twitter.com/Alain_Tolhurst…

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JuliusGoat Fun fact: if these heads ever share the same physical space, the mass would be sufficient to create what scientists..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jv

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joshgnosis Citizenship Audit ‘Too Expensive, Protracted And Inconclusive’ Turnbull Says, As $122m Postal Survey Enters 8th Week theshovel.com.au/2017/11/02/cit…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @swearyanthony That said, I understand that in Japan the nukes are largely seen as just another way..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gU

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m waiting for Trump to tell Japan, re DPRK, that a nuclear war wouldn’t be that bad. @swearyanthony

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upulie Finally, I can sleep at night twitter.com/QuantaMagazine…

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benpobjie Mine shaft collapses twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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MitchellToy 75th anniversary of Kokoda so I’ve colourised this old @AWMemorial photo. Shows the distance black and white makes. pic.twitter.com/U1EmU20ndA

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FXMC1957 3 November 1948. Pop star Lulu [Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie] was born in Lennoxtown, Scotland. Her best known..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3T

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Australia wins again. Also, we don’t know the word “swarm”. twitter.com/abcsydney/stat…

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@HappySinger Are there that many podcasts along Parramatta Road?

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@JohnBirmingham It’s not always as bleak. But this week, @TurnbullMalcolm is PM during one of Australia’s most disg..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uK

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True. This is what a subscription to @JohnBirmingham’s aliensideboob.com could bring you twice a week. twitter.com/MikeCarlton01/…

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Histreepix After news broke that Geri left The Spice Girls there was a nationwide concern that Hitler “just wasn’t feeling it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eI

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PulpLibrarian Man in the future! Kinda didn’t happen. Not even the hat caught on…

Tomorrow’s Man, July 1958. pic.twitter.com/quYrEOVIqI

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benpobjie Every third passenger is sacrificed to Baal twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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“He’d phoned in sick. His employer, seeing the Facebook pic, was not convinced.” pic.twitter.com/d1JFj1HUln

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@spottytwit It actually turned out quite well, thanks. Today went quite well.

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OK, folks, Mr @NewtonMark In The Sky has issued the challenge. Have at him. twitter.com/NewtonMark/sta…

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free_facts The closest you’ll ever come to changing history is editing Wikipedia

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@abcadelaide @busbygoers The radio spot is done. Friday is done. The week is done.

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@abcadelaide @busbygoers I might also steal some stories from this, “15 Times Fired Employees Got Revenge On Their..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qB

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@abcadelaide @busbygoers On a related note, we may mention that star of the internet, Kevin Colvin…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eN

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@abcadelaide @busbygoers This radio spot is coming up momentarily, after the news. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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dobes The onus of proof was shifted in robodebt, and also in the data re-identification laws.

zdnet.com/article/austra… twitter.com/not_my_debt/st…

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tomleeaus Haha can you imagine the dad coming back to his mid-life crisis bike with a stack of bees on it twitter.com/nswpolice/stat…

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ddowza i see Donald Trump has finally descended from his ivory tower to experience the life of the common people pic.twitter.com/H6FzxZa1Np

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Scottludlam can we buy them cake or shout them a beer or something twitter.com/twittergov/sta…

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@dobes @bunjaree You’re a star. Also, those cable have been gloriously rooted.

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BBCWorld This is how a gang of robbers targeted moving mail trucks in Sweden to steal valuables being sent in the post pic.twitter.com/X4iEoSFvlO

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@dobes @bunjaree All hail the many species of Australian cockatoo!

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dobes @stilgherrian @bunjaree nnniiiiiccccceeeeee

I was very happy I got to create this piece of content today, long may..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Te

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Departing quickly after eating seeds just seven metres from me at @bunjaree, a yellow-tailed black cockatoo (Calypt..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qp

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jillybobww It’s almost like Twitter is a casual social media site & not a secure platform the president should use to discuss..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Di

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CaseyNewton I have a quote from the ex-Twitter employee group I would like to share: “We’re now referring to this individual as ‘the legend’, lol”

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Brocklesnitch Twitter: Sorry we did something that pleased you all. The person will be fired

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jonkudelka Well I’m afraid we have an unapologetically tough border protection policy in this country my friend. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@abcadelaide Oh dear. @busbygoers is presenting. I’m sure this will end well. pic.twitter.com/rPD04XUkP4

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Full Moon is in exactly 24 hours, at 1623 AEDT.

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@abcadelaide We will also talk about things to not do on your last day at work. Or maybe things to do.

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For some reason I’m talking about suspended Twitter accounts on @abcadelaide at 1705 ACDT / 1735 AEDT. abc.net.au/radio/adelaide… or ABC apps.

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@dobes It’s pretty impressive.

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Heh. Message received earlier. pic.twitter.com/dwcOpdgSzA

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@dobes I’d get them a sun-hat with one of those propellors on top. twitter.com/riskybusiness/…

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This is what we in the trade call an “inside threat”. Also, glorious. Right, @dobes? twitter.com/TwitterGov/sta…

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MarkDiStef “siri, show me the most Australian lede-” pic.twitter.com/RpBEhCA74b

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@damonism @AUSTRAC @ACICgovau @AICriminology That was my understanding, yes. I suppose I should read the Explanator..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…v0

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@AUSTRAC @ACICgovau @AICriminology Still, what the hell would I know? Public administration isn’t exactly my specia..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…A5

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@AUSTRAC @ACICgovau New head of @AUSTRAC is Nicole Rose PSM. New head of @ACICgovau is Michael Phelan APM, also hea..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uc

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@gcluley @CampaignMonitor I’ve been using @CampaignMonitor for quite a few years, with several clients. Can’t speak too highly of them.

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TheOnion White House Staff Frantically Shredding Trump Campaign Aides trib.al/wvvskyh pic.twitter.com/HPdV3A7Nqz

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wolfcat TIL: Everyone on Twitter has a masters degree or higher in Hungarian Citizenship Law.

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As Molly would say, “Do yourself a favour”. twitter.com/BlogsofWar/sta…

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SnarkyPlatypus The Chinese hierarchy of needs pic.twitter.com/bUGaBC4eID

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Fri plan, update: This is still pretty much the plan, although sketching out the month ahead will likely overflow i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TP

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Space_Station Today we are celebrating 17 yrs of continuous human presence in space! Congrats to all who have had a part in this..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7p

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ClickHole The Kids At School Bullied Him…Until He Had A Defensive Ink Sac Surgically Inserted Into His Mouthtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…vPuQ

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_simondel Awesome session on moving to .NET Standard by @KathleenDollard with free life advice! pic.twitter.com/Q264PyTp00

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What’s more effective at distorting time? LSD? Or a software installation progress bar?

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gabrielcurrie Something doesn’t look quite right here @GCHQ pic.twitter.com/m1xEX7ROPn

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“I am not stuffed with quails.” twitter.com/GreenJ/status/…

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SwiftOnSecurity @TwitterGov @realDonaldTrump WHO THE FUCK TURNED IT BACK ON

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SixthTone Former students accuse internet addiction school of abuse ow.ly/7CK430giPKw pic.twitter.com/qCG0p0b7xo

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NuclearAnthro Still amazes me that threatening nuclear war isn’t a TOS violation but me telling literal nazis to eat shit and die..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xd

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@WottonLang @dobes Sigh. In my defence, that particular bit of jargon isn’t well-known. Also, I am an arsehat.

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CillizzaCNN I smell a c-o-n-spiracy twitter.com/TwitterGov/sta…

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@WottonLang @dobes “Talent” is the standard broadcasting jargon for anyone who appears on air.

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@dobes @rohan_p The Hitler thing, though, that’s obviously legit. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@dobes @rohan_p Yeah, if They are up for a bit of extra-solar terraforming, I reckon they’d have mastered enough ba..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9E

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dobes Nice stock caption you have there, ABC pic.twitter.com/1szN0BH7Eb

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Many of those in the Apple Store queue displayed Facebook etc pages where you could add your order to their shopping list, for a fee.

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At this time yesterday, the number of people in the queue outside Apple Store Sydney was 48. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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workmanalice I am 💯 here for @samanthamaiden’s naming and shaming of who knew what when about Stephen Parry’s citizenship⁉️ pic.twitter.com/f34Z728Gwk

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@War_College That @War_College episode is from last year, but surely nuclear war looks even more inevitable today.

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Listening to the @War_College’s cheerfully titled episode “Why nuclear war looks inevitable” soundcloud.com/war_college/wh…

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dobes Had this same thought going through my head listening to his interview this morning twitter.com/nicheholas/sta…

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dobes Buzzfeed collects another scalp twitter.com/BuzzFeedBen/st…

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pierce He’s back already, but I’m saving this picture as a reminder of the one good minute of 2017 pic.twitter.com/S7Sm1VVTAX

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@timpoliti @dobes @JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ Ah yes, I’d read some of the late @PlaneTalking’s summaries of the AF447 crash. Depressing stuff.

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AdamWeinstein Quick we’ve got to make these life-sustaining foodstuffs more scarce so giant US processors’ finances don’t suffer twitter.com/paulpage/statu…

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@_midofo_ @dobes @JustJimWillDo Hmmm. Thanks for all that. I’ll have to read the stories in more detail. I’m now fa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kx

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@jakegriffiths No, sorry, I haven’t tracked the specifics of that sort of software for ages.

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@shanley I have no answer to that, other than to say there’s many, many people I’ve not heard of.

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@dobes @JustJimWillDo @_midofo_ I linked to that video and you took out the link. Why do you hate Freedom?

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@mpesce @GreenJ Exactly. That drug regime that people criticise has actually been doing Hitler good.

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@dobes I had not seen that. Thank you. “Can’t tell who’s driving the ship” is a novel error. Ping @JustJimWillDo @_midofo_.

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Today’s unexpected task: Fact-checking Hitler’s birthday.

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@GreenJ Hitler is only 128 years old, @GreenJ. The secret Nazi life extension treatment means he’ll live until at least 250.

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@shanley Well I know nothing about that, sorry. Your name is brand new to me today.

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@shanley That too is an inquiry, one writer to another, not an attack.

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@shanley Of course not. I make my living by writing too. It’s a gentle poke at the end of some praise. Are you feel..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…EC

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And here’s where @shanley asks the key question. It’s followed by a book plug, though, so there’s that. ;) twitter.com/shanley/status…

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This observation makes an excellent starting-point. twitter.com/shanley/status…

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Now here’s a thread worth reading, about Mark Zuckerberg and white imperialism. twitter.com/shanley/status…

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New CEOs for law enforcement agencies @AUSTRAC and the @ACICgovau to be announced 1200 AEDT / 0900 AWST, per media alert just now.

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@munin @otago I seem to have been banging on about human factors for ages. Nothing changes. I just need to recycle..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ly

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@otago If you’re prefer to watch a video of me saying that, then here. zdnet.com/article/rushin… Then question your life choices.

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Research from @otago is clear: Get rid of the management culture that forces people to rush through their email. zdnet.com/article/spearp…

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FFS, get that simple software that makes email links unclickable, and quarantine attachments so they require a second step.

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No matter how many times we tell people this, nearly everyone thinks you need fancy buzzword-laden technology to ch..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fk

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michaelianblack “Difficulty with the truth” = “Perjured the fuck out of himself” twitter.com/SenFranken/sta…

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New from @AICriminology: “Aboriginal prisoners with cognitive impairment: Is this the highest risk group?” aic.gov.au/publications/c…

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@jeffsonstein Oh yes. Australia’s Spam Act 2003 gives them 72 hours to process unsubscribe requests, which you thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…aF

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BadAstronomer I’m seriously very glad no one else was killed.

What a world. Oops: No one else in the world has this problem. twitter.com/shannonrwatts/…

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@jeffsonstein That’s TPG the telco in these parts, not TPG the investment company.

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inthesedeserts Savings Tips for Millennials: I Denied Myself Literally Every Pleasure and Can Retire an Ossified Husk of Myself, Bitter and Resentful

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What To Wear: Salesforce Dreamforce 2017” forbes.com/sites/forbesst… This is depressingly true. HT @petercoffee

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@alex4pt Oh there’s always a few lined up for a decision.

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Well, maybe slightly worrying. But in the good sense. If that makes any sense. Which it doesn’t. I’ll shoosh now.

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I think I know why I ended up sleeping all through yesterday. Nothing to worry about as such, merely… curious. And, of course, annoying.

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Fri plan, draft: Triage inbox; story pitches and other editorial organisation; sketch out the month ahead. Details subject to change.

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Fri plan, positioning statement: With the loss of Thursday, try to pack two days of work into… hahahahaha no.

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mwichary Say hello to Canon Cat – a magical, forgotten machine from the late 1980spic.twitter.com/53XOnmYHsFsF

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@davpope I wonder how many governments @davpope can piss off this month. Great work so far.

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“I Don’t Care What The Traditional Custodians Believe…”
@davpope @canberratimes canberratimes.com.au/photogallery/f… pic.twitter.com/xE8rzH2cgn

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“TPG pays $360,000 price for spam breaches” acma.gov.au/Industry/Marke… This comes as a great shock, obviously. Heh.

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Friday. Fifteen pink ones, nineteen white ones, three purple ones. Friday.

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