Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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November 7th, 2017

Maybe 1970s terrorism wasn’t as funny.

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People don’t seem to get my jokes based on 1970s terrorist atrocities.

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Histreepix Audrey Hepburn is given details of another deadly mission by her Communist masters. Ghent, 1962. pic.twitter.com/ElMDlTGQ8k

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@NicholasFryer @techoglot You should meet @juhasaarinen. He’s a Finn, too, but I don’t think he’s a proper one eith..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…S3

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“We will supply high-class products and satisfy you needs.”

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“Regarding handbags can your questions answered on the spot?
My name is Dylan, I am a salesperson.” pic.twitter.com/1doFIWexcI

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JohnBirmingham S’funny innit, how the gummint chases all them dole geezers wot don’t owe them nuffin, but bogus parlycunts wot got paid for years are sweet

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Re-watching @Herring1967’s RHLSTP with @Aiannucci, because it’s that good. youtube.com/watch?v=4mARqe…

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@johnb78 I’ve done this sort of thing before.

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@johnb78 I’ll colour-code the lanyards.

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janmpdx English lit: The mist is so beautiful!
German lit: I wish I could fly!
Russian lit: I almost feel bad about throwin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…KF

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@smartbrain Oh I knew what you meant. :) But if something has one part rise in price by 20%, you rise the price of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uI

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My reaction to this would be: So do you want a biscuit, or what?

Mind you, I am basically unemployable. twitter.com/brokeangeI/sta…

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@smartbrain This is why you’ll never success at business, I guess.

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@johnb78 Lovely, thank you. By “guests” do you mean people invited to meet their end, or just general, well, enthusiasts?

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@johnb78 Yeah I was wondering whether you and IKEA were having some sort of German Autumn experience, and I was thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…8F

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@johnb78 Don’t worry. I’ve figured it out.

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@johnb78 Are we calling these Baader-Meinhof Moments now?

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I will be telling you all about this exactly 48 hours from now. If that’s OK with you. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@bunjaree I arrive at the cottage and turf my shopping onto the ground. That taxi departs, leaving me to carry it in by torchlight.

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@bunjaree I always find myself in a thoughtful mood after being driven 8km down the near-deserted highway, then dow..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vk

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I have engaged in commerce to the satisfaction of our broader society. I have also summoned transport.

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Currently playing at @Coles: Europe, “The Final Countdown” youtu.be/9jK-NcRmVcw

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@PointZeroOne I should’ve done, eh. I’m already in the store, though, but I’ll remember that for next time.

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Remember, kids, in the 21st century a “village” is a brick box containing shops, only one of which is open after 6p..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…c7

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touchmybobby “what’s the best and least creepy way to show that we care about diversity” pic.twitter.com/EUogJrCS7T

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gawin @semibogan Best part is that she used TouchID with her husbands finger while he was sleeping, classic. pic.twitter.com/iiGANJki4O

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semibogan Well… twitter.com/AFP/status/927…

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Yes, I’ll be telling you more about this tomorrow night. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Oh. Is the British government still a thing?

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“Cyber Operations Tracker: a database of publicly known state-sponsored incidents since 2005” cfr.org/interactive/cy… HT @ASPI_ICPC.

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Shitposting keeps us ALL happy. It’s one of only three things keeping existential despair at bay. Or five things, c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cg

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@flatgard @munin @zdnetaustralia One of the interesting aspects of politics in AU is that there’s fewer layers betw..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…24

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@rynobi It’s good to keep a breast of the situation.

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@munin @zdnetaustralia @flatgard Sooner or later, though, he’ll get the hang of how we speak to and about our politicians. ;)

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@munin @zdnetaustralia Indeed. But I’m sure you know how to translate from policy-speak. @flatgard is a guest on our country.

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@munin @zdnetaustralia I know what my opinion is, but @flatgard was careful with his words and I play this game ethically.

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@munin @zdnetaustralia I can’t put words in his mouth. “At best it’s that [not understanding maths]. At worst it’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ST

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Australia’s war on encryption potentially ‘reckless’: Former US cyber advisor” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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So, once I’ve finished this pint, I’m doing my shopping. Christ knows I can’t deal with a supermarket sober.

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@Scottludlam @upulie @TeamSJW Is is time to do the Uranus joke yet?

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semibogan 😮 pic.twitter.com/rWqndV0Ejz

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Why do I even do this?

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@damienmillar That’s a different kind of arsehole, I think. But yes.

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@collettesnowden @R_Chirgwin @PeterDutton_MP This stuff’s pretty cheap if you get it done from Russia.

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@JustJimWillDo The Portuguese, apparently. But then I’ve been at the Portuguese Food Festival in Petersham scoffing..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kX

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes Definitely 1985 onwards, ‘cos I’d met Herbie before I started at @abcadelaide in ’85, but that c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7b

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Timeless tweet, across the entire universe. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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I am so extracting that image for a Twitter avatar. twitter.com/BizzarroBazar/…

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upulie .@Scottludlam all the tofu you eat is genetically modified

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes I met Rick Wakeman when he toured as guest keyboard player with Sky. I’d been drinking with bass..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…aA

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carolduncan Just get back to work @Scottludlam 🤘🏻 twitter.com/terryserio/sta…

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@munin Sure, and standardisation leads to cost savings etc.

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mluckovichajc 11/07 Mike Luckovich: Over and over. on-ajc.com/2zlY3Ft pic.twitter.com/Cz1m4xewV8

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joshgnosis I was surprised, people waited right until the last minute to hand back their survey. twitter.com/BuzzFeedOzNews…

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“Abe shows the world how to play Trump” at @crikey_news crikey.com.au/2017/11/07/def… Food for thought. [$, free trial]

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@KrazyKarl910 Oh no, you are doing God’s work, trust me.

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@michaelneale OK, @corduroy @vealmince, it’s been a while since I did 4+ dimension maths, so I surrender.

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@KrazyKarl910 No, but you’ve just given me an idea.

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@collettesnowden @PeterDutton_MP @R_Chirgwin I wonder. What amuses me is that they’re so bloody incompetent they ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xi

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Rashas_Mo Me: I’d like a room please

Hotel Staff: Certainly. Have you any particular setting in mind

Me: The Suicide Suite..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qy

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@michaelneale Yes. Yes, you are. But they’re still either orthogonal or not.

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thhamilton The only actual use for Siri appears to be in ” Siri, give me…” jokes on Twitter.

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You may now @ me to point out that there are no degrees of orthogonality. Something is either orthogonal or not Yes. Well done you.

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“I just call it how I see it,” they say. Yes, ‘cos as they see it is so phenomenally orthogonal to reality they’re the only ones calling it.

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Have you noticed how people with “truth” or “real” or “observer” or the like in their profiles are the most ignorant fuckwits of all?

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@Reallif001 @glengyron Oh fuck off you clueless, bigoted cunt. Also, “losing”.

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Spoonyman You really can get everything. pic.twitter.com/xEH62Hd5RA

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glengyron Just hope LGBTIQ Australians are ready to be smugly told how straight people saved them at suburban bbqs until the end of time.

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes “Cybotron were pioneers of AU electronic music with their version of Kraut rock while the local..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AG

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes “The group were [sic] influenced by Ash Ra Tempel, Hawkwind and Tangerine Dream.” en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cybotron_…

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes More all the Germans, though. Tangerine Dream, etc.

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@R_Chirgwin @dobes And everything else that was happening then. I believe they did know Rick Wakeman. Who, BTW, is a lovely human being.

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@dobes Not to be confused with the American outfit called Cybotron, which included a certain Juan Atkins chap.

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@dobes Analog synths with patch cords AND a cape! What could possibly go wrong?

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@dobes I’ve got a copy of this on vinyl somewhere in storage. Cybotron was awesome live. Though that may have been..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jM

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@dobes I’m hit the MOAR MORPHINE button and up the voltage on The Special Device.

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@Resign_In_Shame @dobes Did it? He hasn’t had an album in the charts for years.

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@dobes I so hope I don’t end up doing the same material 40 years later.

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@dobes It’s seabird flavour. And of course you don’t get fucking wafers with it. youtube.com/watch?v=5IWlvn…

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I believe this is what the cool kids call a “retcon”. twitter.com/MrKRudd/status…

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Hey Max Headroom never married, right? Stop your complaining.

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Who’s that on the top screen? Looks like the illegitimate son of Max Headroom. twitter.com/drzax/status/9…

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However, @DefenceScience, there doesn’t seem to be a podcast-compatible RSS feed in that page? Disappoint. dst.defence.gov.au/media-centre/p…

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I’ve just discovered that Defence Science Australia has an occasional podcast. dst.defence.gov.au/media-centre/p…

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@expectproblems Next up, maybe go for fluorescent feathers?

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I’m sure some of you have been doing horse-related drinking this afternoon, but I’ve been Making Plans. Details ann..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nK

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AishaS I just saw a TV reporter pronouncing it as ‘aloo akbar’ which literally translates to ‘potatoes are the greatest’ twitter.com/rabiasquared/s…

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normative “Dr. Page, if you’ll just climb down from the desk we can… Dr. Page? Dr. Page? <sigh> Fine. Fine. If the ‘Lizard King’ would climb down…”

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@MsLods @LovelyCorrine @jonronson Glad you liked it. I’m only a couple of episodes in so far, but the rest will soon be devoured.

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Khanoisseur Financial Times compiles an annual list of worst business people and companies.

They’ve outdone themselves this y..twitter.com/i/web/status/8…VB

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dreadpiratemick It’s not a proper nativity scene without a dinosaur and a Dalek.

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GordyPls 17 YEAR OLD ME: “What’s the future like.”
37 YEAR OLD ME: “We all have portable supercomputers”
17 YOM: “So it’s a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DD

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@dobes @jpwarren @ashabeeeee I complained about this last night. I have already punished myself for even knowing about it.

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Reading @JohnBirmingham aliensideboob.com from yesterday and marvelling* at the phrase “calculated displays of pubic hair”.

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PaulBegala “There will come a time when knowledge will be valuable again.” @BillClinton to students at @GUPolitics pic.twitter.com/ThJMyZDgzc

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This week’s Essential polling is out. essentialvision.com.au/category/essen… I can’t be arsed going through the numbers today.

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Dear World, here is something you need to know about Australian culture. Ping @LanguageLog @stronglang twitter.com/FinancialRevie…

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This was a fun podcast, if depressing. I reckon you should listen to it. twitter.com/alias_burgerbo…

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Tue plan, redraft: Administrivia; errands, Leura; write for @zdnetaustralia, Katoomba library; shopping; work on @Pozible project.

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Oh. I fell asleep again. And I didn’t even have any absinthe. I’d better rearrange today a little.

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It’s quicker to just drink absinthe. Absinthe is, as discussed previously, a breakfast food. twitter.com/irisherself/st…

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is turtles all the way down. twitter.com/MuchScrolling/…

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Where “smarter” is largely conflated with “knowing facts”, not problem-solving. And the maths question is ambiguous..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1i

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Tue plan, draft: Administrivia; errands, Leura; write for @zdnetaustralia, Katoomba library; set up @Pozible project; shopping.

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Me at @zdnetaustralia Monday: “Australia’s war on encryption potentially ‘reckless’: Former US cyber advisor” zdnet.com/article/austra…

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@mpesce Oh don’t you start with that shit.

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Stonekettle Now don’t you start with that shit. twitter.com/jimraffjim/sta…

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TheOnion Nation To Wait For More Facts On Texas Shooting Before Doing Absolutely Nothing About It trib.al/Po6L8ft pic.twitter.com/4FtNEXh2Fs

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This photo… It looks like he’s asking you to sign your own death warranttwitter.com/dahowlett/stat…OS

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PulpLibrarian Time for a quick look at the papers… pic.twitter.com/MNUOtqdBtt

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Tuesday. Bip bip bip. Bip bip bip. It is not yet your time, but soon. Very soon. Tuesday.

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