Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 12th, 2017

MetteBundvad I lost followers saying that some LGBTQ people are religious. I consider it a healthy slimming down for my profile,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IG

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Hippopeteamus Speaking of which….. @rachelz took this photo - the first solid evidence of those homophobic bakers we hear so mu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lR

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@ViciousPotato Yes. Complicated matters. I’ve no advice, though, sorry. As you were.

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@macadamia_man Yeah, could well have been an anthology edited by Harry Harrison.

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CHIMPSINSOCKS ‘Excuse me… Sir? But what is it?!’
‘What?’
‘The huge object about to pass by the earth.’
*looks at space monito..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XG

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@viveka Cockle Bay should be the site of chemical warfare experiments.

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Hahahaha he’s constitutionally incapable of such a thing. twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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iblametom Telegram = “hack-proof.”

Pfff.

That is all. twitter.com/technology/sta…

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MarkDiStef It’s with a heavy heart I must report the British Medical Journal has published a feature on Peppa Pig, finding the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…77

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@macadamia_man The name Harry Harrison is in my head now.

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wallaceme Never forget the greatest Christmas Twitter smackdown of all time. pic.twitter.com/sPyPjzWfZe

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@SnarkyPlatypus Oh you mean specifically the title single, not the whole album?

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@macadamia_man Oh I do love that story, but was it Bradbury?

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@SnarkyPlatypus No, so I’ve brought it up on Apple Music and will listen on the train tomorrow. (Did I mention I got it free and unmetered?)

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I think I could grow to like this alternative timeline. Even with the Antarctic Moon Nazis.

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@engin_eer You’re thinking of the Annie Lennox song “A Flock of Bunnymen”.

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I take this back. I can’t possibly have read all of Bradbury’s short stories, because he wrote roughly 273,450 of t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2s

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KarlreMarks You should see what Western ‘creative diplomacy’ did to the Middle East twitter.com/carlbildt/stat…

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@tintinaujapon How the hell do you make a whole movie out of such a tiny story?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @WarWraith I’ll definitely have to kill a few more butterflies.

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Thank you, yes. A Sound of Thunder. I read pretty much all of Bradbury’s short stories back in my childhood last century.

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There’s a Ray Bradbury short story about a time traveller treading on a butterfly, but I forget its title.

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@dfpiii Should I kill another butterfly?

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Goddammit I’ve just accidentally killed a butterfly. You know what that means. We’ve been flipped into a parallel t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7d

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OrwellNGoode The person behind Wendy’s Twitter account deserves a medal pic.twitter.com/MU6Mbk28dg

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@skwashd I was wondering about that luggage rack.

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hijakejohnstone Interviewer: So do you have any other skills you’d like to tell us about before we conclude?

Me:

pic.twitter.com/l5HBtAwIuv

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@FakeDanTosello @joshgnosis @Drag0nista Thanks. I’m still a wanting to add another person,but we’ll see how I go.

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Johngcole A white dude shot 600 people in Las Vegas a few months ago. Just an FYI. twitter.com/ABC/status/940…

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AARNet 50 years of field notebooks from Australian geologists working in have been digitised by @BioDivLibrary..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zr

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And the year. And the world. And the future! twitter.com/Drag0nista/sta…

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@dobes It also involves a variety of farm animals humping unattractively.

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BOM_NSW Some warm temperatures forecast for tomorrow, especially in the west. Check meteye for your local forecast..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AB

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BrianZahnd It’s amazing how easily the gullible are duped by cunning politicians wrapped in a flag and wagging a Bible. It’s l..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Vx

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@scott_thewspot Indeed. I think it’s something to do with planning to cope with actual future possibilities.

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Because the folks at the Pentagon, for whatever faults there might be there, are not idiots. twitter.com/AP/status/9402…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I thought you were already befriended by benzodiazepine?

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rohan_p can’t believe this ended up in my spam folder pic.twitter.com/bt80QgxxH6

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dobes I wonder if twitter has any thoughts on the F-35 twitter.com/ANAO_Australia…

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@no_filter_Yamba Yep, I grew up on a dairy farm. I speak cow.

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’ve been flexible in emergencies, and yeah I just got an appointment for Monday thank to a canc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Jg

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@SnarkyPlatypus They’re very good. I assume not the cheapest, tho I haven’t shopped around. But like the rest of th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0d

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The audience for “The 9pm Edict Public House Forum 5” on Sunday is now up to 23 and growing…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uG

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Just had my dental receptionist call with a standby booking. I said I’d be in early to grab an Ativan.

“I wish I c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ro

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“PhD candidate at the University of Sydney, Alexandra Green, is studying cattle bioacoustics, or ‘cow-moo-nication’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…st

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I’m retweeting this, OK, but I’m not sure whether that’s because I approve or because I hate the world. twitter.com/James_Jeffrey/…

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mtats the AFP should investigate anyone who likes a kouk tweet imho

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Has someone done a song yet, “Blockchained Melody”?

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AoDespair I have, and as a Jew, I have friends from Alabama. But if you think I’d ever let my daughter marry one, you’ve got..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2G

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michaelneale I am sure @stilgherrian would green light the project. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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@ashabeeeee @dobes @SnarkyPlatypus You blockchained and mentioned CHESS. All at once.

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andrewjgiles Should I have installed table tennis tables?

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@jeffsonstein He’s Australia’s most… um… least… er… well he’s a celebrity agent who takes on anyone.

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CanberraCamper John Alexander hits back at his detractors in Bennelong presser: “I’m the one who installed the table tennis tables”.

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Max Markson is already off and slithering. twitter.com/jeffsonstein/s…

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pixelatedboat Exciting news, folks. Tool asked me to design the cover for their new album. I hope they won’t mind me giving you a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2D

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I’d missed this. “ASX chooses blockchain for CHESS replacement system” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/asx-ch…

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dobes I cannot determine if this claim is more ridiculous than ScoMo saying Chinese New Year is uniquely Australian twitter.com/sspencer_63/st…

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“Kogan to sell budget health insurance” sbs.com.au/news/kogan-to-… So there’s that.

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@dobes @zdnetaustralia @ASPI_ICPC Do I even have any control over where you stick my head?

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@zdnetaustralia @ASPI_ICPC There’s a LOT of interesting snippets in @ASPI_ICPC’s “Cyber Maturity in the Asia Pacifi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gn

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Only US tops Australia in Asia-Pacific cyber maturity: @ASPI_ICPCzdnet.com/article/only-u…..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IZ

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As opposed to half-price rides IN the boot. twitter.com/CNETAustralia/…

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James_Jeffrey *sounds the metaphor klaxon* twitter.com/newscomauHQ/st…

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@kcarruthers I’m not questioning the quality of the snake. I’m just noting that it is, you know, a snake.

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@bengrubb The clone vats are working overtime.

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GlytchTech Yeah. No. How about not. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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@wendy_harmer True, it’s brand-snake game is strong.

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Have you noticed how all of America’s white basketball players have exactly the same head? twitter.com/NUMensBball/st…

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FFS it’s a fuckin’ snake.

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains a few cybers, probably enough for a Tuesday.

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stfn42 Boom. pic.twitter.com/WrAGSKLREk

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chernobylstatus CHERNOBYL IS CURRENTLY
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ianbremmer The next year, Josh received no toys at all. pic.twitter.com/x8bTGhZem3

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erkpod Happy International Roadies Day! twitter.com/_youhadonejob1…

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matt___nelson I’d like to personally congratulate each and every individual involved pic.twitter.com/qooogPOGgV

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To be fair, nearly everything is much bigger than Sam Dastyari. twitter.com/GetUp/status/9…

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bowiesongs Bowie plagued by neighbor Roger Moore during his years in Switzerland, per Hanif Kureishi (via the Dylan Jones bio) pic.twitter.com/AuDQalX14o

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@dobes Which way up does that go?

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Self-editing: Australia “holds second place in region” rather than “is regional number two”.

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Strange_Animals The adorable & tiny lumpsucker! pic.twitter.com/cAAw17vlmB

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valkenburgh POP QUIZ! If you sell [tokens] to raise money to build a profitable business by promising that the [tokens] will be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Tr

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@dobes @SnarkyPlatypus @AntonyGreenABC I had to find this tweet by Other Means, ‘cos my mute of hashtag au sp ol pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…r3

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“Penalty rate cuts followed by weakest consumer spending since 2008” theguardian.com/business/2017/… Who could have foreseen this?

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Pornhub Pornhub would never play you like that fam twitter.com/netflix/status…

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reillystyley Peak Sydney Fest tweet right here :) twitter.com/sydney_festiva…

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RealPeerReview Scholar engages in sexual “fieldwork” with “informants” and lives to brag about it in a peer-reviewed paper…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oY

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pwnallthethings We used to have conversations about privacy *constantly* at GCHQ. In industry, devs would casually watch celebritie..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xc

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So “44% of people … founded a startup in 2017”, which I suspect is a significant increase over last year. Also, o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ha

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awelder The press gallery has not turned over nearly so much twitter.com/JoshButler/sta…

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Tue plan: Slow start, alas (done?); write for @zdnetaustralia; certain administrivia (banks are involved); quiet ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…w3

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choreosa Punk ist nicht tot. pic.twitter.com/eKqULExG9I

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cyber Statement by @SecNielsen on House Passage of H.R. 3359 to Create the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uR

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trevortimm Some questions for reporters to ask Netflix:
—How many employees have access to people’s viewing habits?
—Are theretwitter.com/i/web/status/9…5YUt

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It’s true, there is an Antonov An-124 en route to Adelaide (ADL). pic.twitter.com/RQNQikHJbi

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impishfae Child: Mum, can computers do emails?

Me: Er. Um. What?

Child: Can they send emails?

Me (penny dropping): Like a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…K5

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RadioFreeTom “American evangelicalism is old and weak and sick and doesn’t even know it” twitter.com/drmoore/status…

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adamgartrell Want to be a spy? ASIS is recruiting. pic.twitter.com/ogJU5oqG8D

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fergushunter Hey @AnonymousPress/@anonops is your hacking collective maliciously targeting Australian political figures by acces..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…r1

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jonkudelka Call the AFP Fat Finger Unit!

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@Kimota @SnarkyPlatypus Really? Surely you’d agree that not every moment in the working day is convenient for watch..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sD

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Why do the guys who start up these startups always look like the kind of guys who’d start up these startups? twitter.com/swan_legend/st…

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start, alas; write for @zdnetaustralia; certain administrivia; quiet evening. I’ll do my excu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dF

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KevinScottHT I think @CamleyCartoons may have hit a career high here… pic.twitter.com/0KEpXTQIXP

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@SnarkyPlatypus Not really. I “like” all manner of tweets I want to refer to later. This whole “Politician liked a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uz

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@jpwarren I’m not giving away all of “our” tricks.

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Still, that’s what They would want you to think, right?

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But I’m just riffing, yes. “The dog hacked my homework” should still be the laughed-at excuse. twitter.com/egadheg/status…

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They’re just a few examples. I was told that I had a particularly evil mind when it came to inventing disruptive in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9u

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Issue the weather forecasts out to TV stations that are all four degrees wrong, or from the previous week, then cover your tracks.

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Get into someone’s mailbox? Just delete a random 10% of emails, or move a few dozen to someone’s else’s mailbox to look like misdeliverly.

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One tactic “we” came up with was not screwing up banks totally, but introducing errors into, say, 3% of transaction..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…L5

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On a side note, in discussions about information operations I’ve been involved with over the years, creating only o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…53

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Will I have to watch The Bad Television Program now?

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joshgnosis Look out for a line item in the AFP’s budget next year for funding to investigate this rash of Twitter “hacks” that..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kL

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PulpLibrarian Holst - The Planets. Sir Adrian Boult & the Vienna State Philharmonic Orchestra. Westminster Gold, 1970..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3s

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Histreepix Fundamentalist insurgents fighting for an internationally recognised “Disney Land” behead a foreign journalist. 193..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WP

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ArarMaher Finally a prominent VC says what I’ve believed in for long time. It’s about time. pic.twitter.com/tJUzO2QWnu

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Well of course NOW I’m getting excited. twitter.com/JoeHockey/stat…

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MrMeritology This is what happens in financial bubbles.
If you haven’t already, read Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Mad..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2P

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If we put even more pressure on coal then we’ll all have diamonds. twitter.com/kcarruthers/st…

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BrigadierSlog Wow. JBish already writing his one off? “I’ve always assumed that a by-election would be difficult to win” Their in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wx

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NewtonMark Obviously a not-very-explosive vest. twitter.com/NY1/status/940…

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PatriotHole Our Brave Savior: Donald Trump Is Working TIRELESSLY To Return The Precious White Orbs Obama STOLE From The FURIOUS..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…EP

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Tuesday. A whole bucket full of it. Tuesday.

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