Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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December 16th, 2017

@SnarkyPlatypus Ah the joys of psychotropic drugs, in all their variety!

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Should I drink all this rum?

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jonkudelka To be fair to JA, there are few things as ‘Strayan as a bloke so obviously phoning it in that failing to check if h..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cJ

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@MalwareJake Steal it. I can’t remember where it came from, or even if it’s from someone who can admit to it.

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@MalwareJake And more broadly, as someone once put it and I stole, “The US IC isn’t some all-powerful system. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hA

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@MalwareJake Indeed. Hence, a moment. But I’m sure you know how these bureaucracies go. Lots of great peo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s5

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Great photos, and as a kid the F-4 was one of my faves. But 3rd generation jet fighters are hilarious. twitter.com/PlaneThought41…

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@SnarkyPlatypus I got that. I know that your infuriation with me is for other reasons.

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@MalwareJake We have the same comms problems with our people here in AU, of course.

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@MalwareJake Exactly. As an alleged journalist in a foreign but friendly nation, my contact with FBI folks is somew..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…G1

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@SnarkyPlatypus Well obviously. But sometimes black humour is the only response. YMMV.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Am I bad for seeing the dark humour in this?

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@SnarkyPlatypus Also gloriously hilarious, at least if you’re a bystander. I mean, colossally so.

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MA_Sharks Heads up to anyone in the Miami area. One of our white shark tags popped off and has washed ashore. It’s a needle..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5y

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davispg It is a repeatable bug, the best sort. Oh hai @Westpac contact me if you want to know the steps if you don’t know a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…65

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@teknetia This is exactly what makes this result fascinating.

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PCollinsTimes The stupidity of this is almost an achievement. twitter.com/thequentinlett…

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mondomascots Japanese mascots ungergoing medical examinations. pic.twitter.com/3OpFoqZobp

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HaroldHolt67 Tomorrow: Harold Holt heads to Cheviot Beach. pic.twitter.com/bPVU5S7ApM

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@oberonsghost Well this gets into @awelder’s territory, and I agree with him on most of these issues.

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@jilliancyork And this by-election did have the outside chance of unseating the government, or at least tipping it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…vu

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KyBusiness @snurb_dot_info Back in IRC days, this is the point at which someone would start a new channel.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KyBusiness @snurb_dot_info This is true, yes, but as Ky says we do need some way of injecting a co..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…s7

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@KyBusiness @SnarkyPlatypus The work of @snurb_dot_info shows that it’s become increasingly polarised, but then so..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…W8

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zzap A thing to do in China is set up an auto-response for every email you get to tell the sender that you’ve successful..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5C

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@oberonsghost The battle oven this issue between the party reps on both ABC and Sky was hilarious.

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oberonsghost Turnbull: I told the truth. You are all lying liars and I will so hold. twitter.com/adamspenceau/s…

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SoVeryFinnish When the Finnish language is overly honest. pic.twitter.com/VYWRGBqYkU

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@kjmci Glad to be of service. Note that I claim credit for something you found out for yourself. Which on an electi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bP

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@KyBusiness @AuConservatives 100% agreed. That was the story. Assuming the media can only do one narrative at a time.

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@KyBusiness @SnarkyPlatypus P.S. I have the hashtag aus pol muted, I saw your tweet by accident. ;)

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@KyBusiness @AuConservatives There’s a point. The CDP did well enough, tho I can’t see @AuConservatives handling th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7d

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@BrownSquirrel @jayrosen_nyu Of course some of my tweets are partisan. Because as a citizen I have a right to engag..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0M

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@BrownSquirrel @jayrosen_nyu Not “balanced”, but “fairly”. Honestly.

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@BrownSquirrel I am one of those hopeless romantics who thinks that impartiality is the gig. Don’t pretend that you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9c

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@dobes Here’s a screenshot, mate. The tweet just vanished. pic.twitter.com/ICpc5kYHFd

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dobes Hahahahahahaha

Twitter considered this sensitive content.

I’m rekt twitter.com/dobes/status/9…

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@KyBusiness @AuConservatives There’s a thought. None of the analysis I saw on ABC or Sky looked beyond 2PP. Unless..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3S

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@jilliancyork I meant in relation to the Bennelong by-election. Not really your thing, I suspect.

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@MicheleMcKenzee It certainly showed that Labor is building an effective campaigning organisation. No win, but they..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cU

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@BrownSquirrel @JAforBennelong Opinions are what sway elections. As I said to someone earlier, I have my views, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iE

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@BrownSquirrel @JAforBennelong Ta for that. I do genuinely want to know how people perceive the negatives.

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@kjmci @SnarkyPlatypus Get down there then. It’s the best range and pricing you’ll get near Central at this hour.

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@erstkate @Sam_Hickey I know. You can get fucked too, with your so-called “science”.

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BrownSquirrel @stilgherrian my day is made - I despise Alexander but I detest this woman even more Well done @JAforBennelong

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@SnarkyPlatypus @kjmci But basically you’re fucked. Wait, @SnarkyPlatypus, didn’t it get extended back to 2300?

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@SnarkyPlatypus @kjmci Triple Ace, but it’s just been renamed the Surry Hills Hotel. (I know.)

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@KyBusiness So what do you make of tonight, Ky?

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Once more, @mpbowers wins the iconic photography. (To be fair, I haven’t been tracking everyone’s.) pic.twitter.com/wZJ3Skb3b7

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There’s a certain irony in the great renaissance leader needing a renaissance, which is kinda fun.

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Pyne was stressing VERY much that the political year is now over and we can get on with it. Turnbull’s supporters w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Td

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@SnarkyPlatypus “The is the BBC, and now messages for our friends in Europe. The tongue is brown. I repeat, the tongue is brown.”

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@Sam_Hickey My alcohol has bubbles in it, so the whole Brownian thing is going on.

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The Labor concessions gave prominence to KK, here is the future. The Liberal victory was all about Turnbull, with JA as a warm prop.

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OK, now you’ll have to put up with me drinking and making random observations.

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ABC’s out, Sky is bailing now too. Thank you linesmen, thank you ballboys. The election coverage is at an end.

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Pyne re Matt Thistlethwaite: “I’m going to start taking whatever drugs he’s on.”

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@SnarkyPlatypus As I say, the Sky team reckons this is somewhat of a stretch.

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Speers is doing an excellent wrap, as you’d expect.

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Sky is thinking “the renaissance of Malcolm” is OTT, and with a 5% swing a little more modesty might have been appr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9u

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@DigitalMediaBoy @jonoabroad It’d be hard to match her profile and respect, though. KK is a great candidate persona..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zK

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Interesting. The Sky team just kind of agreed that Turnbull was a bit OTT in his pumped-up speech. Speers is trying..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…NP

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“Malcolm, this is a renaissance of your leadership,” says JA, and the the cheers begin.

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@DigitalMediaBoy Also, JA is doing quite well so far tonight. He’s not the best performer, though, so good in terms..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…n0

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@DigitalMediaBoy Both sides have valid ways of spinning this. It’ll be interesting to see which narrative wins, and why.

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@DigitalMediaBoy I have my views, obviously, but I can also appreciate when the game is played well, and when someo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pN

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@KrazyKarl910 That’s one one the very strong narratives from this, yes.

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Drag0nista Is Turnbull the new member for Bennelong?

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Huge ovation for JA.

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I reckon Malcolm might have had a shandy or two in celebration, and who can blame him?

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Malcolm up first, parading JA like a prize pig at an auction. “Amazing blue army.”

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Malcolm strides onto stage. JA stumbles as he climbs.

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Turnbull is coming on with JA right now. Malcolm is going to ride JA so hard and with so much glee.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @bernietb @KKeneally Runs risk of “parachute candidate” claims.

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dobes It’s beginning to look a lot like Xmas pic.twitter.com/vPNiu6rbuO

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OK, @JAforBennelong is coming on stage, or at least people at the Liberal gig are cheering for something.

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@JayMo31415 It’s more about influence than commercial good value. Same as with The Australian.

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@bernietb @SnarkyPlatypus @KKeneally There’s a lot of discussion of this on both news feeds. Different tone, but cl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Rx

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KKeneally @jasonyatsenli As for KK and Jason, I’ve got an official request in with ALP HQ, and of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…EP

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KKeneally @jasonyatsenli I have also been contacting appropriate media and other people this eveni..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nm

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stephendziedzic Loud boos at Liberal HQ when @billshortenmp speech pops up on the screen. Cries of ‘you are next!’ ring out. Rarely..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @KKeneally Well I’ll repeat my request for @KKeneally to pop in tomorrow afternoon, or @jasonyatsenli.

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Even @billshortenmp is doing well. I can’t wait to see how @JAforBennelong speaks.

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This is a damn good concession speech from @KKeneally. She’s got everyone cheering and happy.

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@oberonsghost You have to have it up and running in parallel in case the cross fails, so you can switch instantly…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…g3

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My sympathies to @abcnews though. Those that know my past know that I produced nearly 100 outside broadcasts for ra..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Uk

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@KKeneally @abcnews Goddammit I should have been recording both streams.

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Heads up @KKeneally in the house. @abcnews has buggered up the cross.

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@Drag0nista @abcnews @SkyNewsAust Yep yep. Sam is awesome. She’d have contractual obligations for the papers though, I assume.

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ShitTats Yes it do’s pic.twitter.com/XVfliuLLYM

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vanOnselenP I’ve just been forced to endure the dumbest text exchange for hours with a National parliamentarian who opposes quo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Pe

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@Drag0nista @GuardianAus Sadly I wasn’t watching the screen.

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@bradders2 @abcnews @SkyNewsAust @stephendziedzic Ah! Forgive me for being an armchair general — it’s a long time s.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xsx

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@fryan @KKeneally I do. My permanent lists all have whimsical names. (Note to self: Redact the screen properly next time.)

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Oh hello. “Christopher Pyne just said that the Liberals internal polling showed that every time Malcolm Turnbull ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AN

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@abcnews @SkyNewsAust Of course tomorrow afternoon three white people will be discussing politics. So that’s… not..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sK

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To be fair, the @abcnews coverage was really no different. Three white blokes, plus at least a female presenter. Bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zz

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Everyone seems to be getting ready for @KKeneally concession speech. pic.twitter.com/xGy1Cxmsyp

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Well, that’s what he’s been doing. twitter.com/oberonsghost/s…

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In which Sky News Australia covers a by-election in one of the most ethnically and culturally diverse electorates i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IY

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What I can say, though, is that if you thought there was a strong sense of On before then you’re in for way, WAY more On now.

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Someone with better knowledge of strategy needs to tell me what to think here. theguardian.com/australia-news… pic.twitter.com/fsEyHPHysT

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Tony Burke is doing his utmost best to spin it, but yeah, I think we can all go home now.

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And… @AntonyGreenABC has called it.

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@shiftkey @AntonyGreenABC I’m setting up some simulations as we speak. No, not simulations. Ginger beer. I meant ginger beer.

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According to @AntonyGreenABC 5.2% is much less than 9.7% and I concur.

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@AyaReina Heh. Just then @GuardianAus posted the venue too. I’ll have to see how much energy I have, whether I can..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7N

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Well @AntonyGreenABC just said that on current indications the swing is “well short” of unseating John Alexander.

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Sky breaks from its coverage for advert by Ajax All-in-1, Nikon gift cards, Great Northern beer, Pizza Hut, some Ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jD

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Where is this Labor party setting up?

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@paulkidd @smidgey Also, by the time he says it on TV and the buffering happens and then I think and type, all mann..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wQ

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@Retrovertigo Because @AntonyGreenABC has his own model which works differently. Broadly, works on a per-booth basi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dA

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@DrRhysPockett I have another ginger beer to try, then both sparkling wine and run as appropriate.

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Just in case you need to know, the Korean transliteration for Bennelong is 베네롱 보선.

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@JamieTravers @abcnews It’s not bad. Unlike many others, not too sweet.

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@JamieTravers No @abcnews on the hotel feed that I could find, so Sky on the big screen, ABC on the iPad. I always watch both.

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@dobes Careful, or you’ll be on the panel.

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@smidgey No, that’s normally a nude photo of Christopher Pyne.

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@munin A by-election which may topple the Prime Minister, and the key swing required within the polling margin of e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…C0

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This is only half the number of screens we had up for the 2017 federal election, but tonight is less data-intensive.

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@wombat1974 This is not the full range. There’s also an elephant, a black sheep, a panda, and something that I thin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…v7

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Yes, the Vatican is very good at keeping things hidden for a long time. twitter.com/CNN/status/941…

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GuardianAus Bennelong byelection: Turnbull under pressure as voters decide – politics livtrib.al/VE7JgFVOq

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But it’s all OK because I’m listening to the @abcnews radio stream.

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I’ll be slightly late back to my hotel for the close of polls, because I octopus and wine. pic.twitter.com/ONtKgmV37Y

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“‘I pray to the spider goddess Arachne for it not to be named Spidey McSpiderface,’ he said.” abc.net.au/news/2017-12-1…

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Is this really a Barbie Army”? Or..twitter.com/bernietb/statu…GS

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SteveBlogs11 Someone put a fleshlight on an exhaust pic.twitter.com/6Itc0CLYv0

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Oh the Tube of Ewes, how well you understand me today… pic.twitter.com/VCYy5DQM3E

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annegalloway Trump admin prohibits CDC from using the following words in reports, budgets, etc.:

“vulnerable,” “entitlement,”..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fQ

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tinnkky A vegan, a bitcoin trader, and someone who didnt vote in 2016 all walk into a bar. Who tells you about it first

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@scott_thewspot @sarahdingle_ @michellegrattan It’s not meant to be representative or the truth. It’s simply confor..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P7

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@sarahdingle_ @michellegrattan Any fuckin’ muppet can stroll a single street, grab three men and three women for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…SD

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@sarahdingle_ @michellegrattan P.S. A 20-second TV grab of an Asian-ey looking shopkeeper with an Asian-ey accent m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mH

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@sarahdingle_ @michellegrattan Still, I’m not effing well paid to report on and analyse politics. Others are. Yet I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eH

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@sarahdingle_ @michellegrattan I count myself as lazy in this because I feel like I haven’t spent enough time makin..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jz

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I agree with @sarahdingle_ over all this. While this yarn is by the inimitable @michellegrattan, it is also yet ano..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qY

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“China says Australia disrupting ‘stability and peace’ in South China Sea; build-up on islands continues.” Nothing..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MW

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It’s a hot Saturday afternoon, but there’s a cool breeze in the shade. A handsome young Italian-Australian man is e..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lH

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@mpesce @DDsD That’s unfair. At least muppets work if you shove your fist up them.

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DDsD Dude buys $300 in Bitcoin. Then regrets it because he didn’t do his due diligence on it.

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@wombat1974 Plus there’s bars at the side of the track for audience pleasure. I think we’re onto a winner. pic.twitter.com/QrTQ4lpbsA

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@wombat1974 Actually, hay bales to protect spectators, not that speed is an issue. Drivers armed with foam baseball bats or the like.

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@wombat1974 I was thinking of something with rules akin to Rollerball.

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@trentyarwood @jpwarren I suspect this is true. I should grab the numbers.

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Tim_Beshara When Matt Canavan entered politics his ambition was to move the country to the right. Today he achieved that goal. twitter.com/geoscienceaus/…

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CutPics Laziness level: Expert. pic.twitter.com/uLdBDRPm3o

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@Michael70652696 It is. I mean, it’s no Santiago Calatrava, but it is acceptable.

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You can tell he works in the financial services industry, can’t you. SHRED ALL THE THINGS. SHRED SHRED SHRED. twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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I wonder if we could set up a grand prix race around the mall with these. Bags the panda. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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osutein *Me, sitting on Santa’s lap*
Santa: Well, young man, what do you want for Christmas?
Me: For Paul Ryan to suffer.
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@Epigrammist That one seems to died with less suffering.

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@photogramel They still thrive in some habitats, I’m told.

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On the other hand, the transit system is excellent. pic.twitter.com/cD8KYfJqvi

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I think this is the species that keeps eating bits of @dobes’ garden hose.

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Some species of dead jellyfish has washed up onto the Victoria Road footpath in Ryde. pic.twitter.com/IRubGW2iU9

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Comparativist British likewise blamed unexpected and swift fall of Singapore on their British Indian Army garrison twitter.com/Anon_Snufkin/s…

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emilymaxima Observation: women have always been primary strategic leaders in the Rebel alliance. That’s how you know it’s a science *fiction* movie.

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@crgentle @GulsonKalervo I wish I’d known that earlier, I’d have gone there. Unfortunately I now have to go to Top..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qT

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@jpwarren Why? I also know almost nothing about IUDs, and I’m pretty sure that the pictured devices would be rubbish at that task also.

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MrsCupcake79 7yr old: Mum, what happens if you eat lots of tinsel?
Me: probably emergency surgery to prevent obstruction somewhe..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…IG

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This is marvellous. Now I want a Section 44 Sausage. HT @GulsonKalervo. pic.twitter.com/tcaiwpbe7w

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Goodness me, this is wonderful prose. The whole thread of it. It is very thread. twitter.com/vandroidhelsin…

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I like to imagine that “chatime” is a three-syllable Japanese word. Also, that @dog_rates is a Greek philosopher rh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sv

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@GulsonKalervo I should probably talk to them, but my CBF levels are very high right now.

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@KrazyKarl910 I suspect there are a few key differences though.

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@KrazyKarl910 @SnarkyPlatypus I’ve never not known them as being shit.

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@jonoabroad Not at all. It’s a family-friendly pub, and they have high chairs available.

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Maybe I should go live in Castle Hill for a month and report back. Is Castle Hill anywhere near Sydney? twitter.com/SnarkyPlatypus…

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I hardly know anything about IED construction, but to my untrained eyes these look like they’d have a phenomenally..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qj

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@SnarkyPlatypus Better than being the Red Rooster of dumplings. Or the Panda Express.

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RameshFernandez sent an email to all of their staff asking them NOT to wear uniform because of protests…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5H

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jules_su Hi guys, it’s 2017 and Mario Batali just apologized for sexual harassment AND gave a recipe for Pizza Dough Cinnamo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0k

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juliareinstein my parents just gave me the darkest fucking hanukkah card ever pic.twitter.com/dvBWSmdM3K

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DDsD Yeah duh. Moderation is the key in everything in life.

Except for Bitcoin, buy all the Bitcoin. twitter.com/CryptoAustrali…

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@JeffBurtonMusic @Drag0nista @joshgnosis Oh, and my podcast. A supporter model, like AU community broadcasting / US..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Mo

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@JeffBurtonMusic @Drag0nista @joshgnosis In either case, I’m paid for my work. The masthead’s business operations a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yB

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@Drag0nista I note that @PollBludger says @KKeneally needs a 9.7% swing to win, but also that that’s not unpreceden..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cZ

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@Drag0nista 2. I disagree with her assertion that we shouldn’t think about the possibility of Bob Katter as Speaker..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sS

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@Drag0nista 1. Everything here is within polling’s margin of error. The result could easily be anywhere in this ran..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…h2

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OK, folks, wrt @Drag0nista’s analysis of the Bennelong situation here, I have two observations… twitter.com/Drag0nista/sta…

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@timfdavis @SnarkyPlatypus I want to try one of these. I do know that “British Indian” is a legitimate culinary variant.

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@johnb78 @SnarkyPlatypus Are you ashamed of yourself? You should be ashamed of yourself.

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@jturner_ibrs I believe both of those things are happening.

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@KarlskiB Sadly, their workaround was to have the eggs poached slightly longer so they weren’t properly runny. Sad.

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kcarruthers THIS!!!!!! They failed all of us 🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♀️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♀️ twitter.com/kris_robinson/…

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GonzoHacker What’s your favorite password?

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larry_irving This might be worse than the situation 25 years ago when I was on the Hill… twitter.com/ShaunKing/stat…

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troyhunt Wow, someone at @MarriottRewards actually thought it would be a good idea to publicly dox their Platinum members!..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VK

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@buffone_marinus I dunno. But as a backup, do you know the name of a male Bennelong voter who’s recently moved house or died?

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Yeah but with nukes, so how cool is that? twitter.com/HowieBlumenkop…

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Do you think these guys might be going for the backpacker market, @SnarkyPlatypus? pic.twitter.com/pk3bAd6BMF

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Sat plan, redraft: Breakfast, Potts Point; Relocate to Ryde; potter around in Bennelong, locations TBA; consume a D..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…DO

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@kcarruthers They’ve been doing this for a while. That ship was built for precisely this purpose. See also railway..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…p0

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ben_hr Shark thread twitter.com/cechr_uod/stat…

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preshitorian This pic of Dunelm House, new, has blown me away @SaveDunelmHouse pic.twitter.com/UxRkXt0L3o

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JonathanLea10 If anyone sees John Alexander at a polling station in Bennelong let us know. We are told he won’t do a formal inter..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bV

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Can any early voters tell me where to get a democracy sausage in Bennelong? Not my electorate, so I can’t vote, but..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…QN

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@flatgard @DavidHuntGirt @barryofarrell Hey, it’s a by-election day. If we can’t troll politicians past and present today, when can we?

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@flatgard So, @DavidHuntGirt, both @barryofarrell and I like “Girt”. Make of that what you will. Apparently Barry a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xB

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“Girt” is a wonderful book. Also, @flatgard told me he read it as orientation before coming to work in Australia fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…yk

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Stonekettle Together Ryan and McConnell pull back the cover, revealing…

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@jodiem It will be lovely, yes. Now I just need to decide where in the wonderful world of Bennelong to have lunch.

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Yes, definitely a lovely day. Thanks for your efforts, @CARROT_app. pic.twitter.com/2fokuuem9s

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It’s looking like a lovely day out there, Sydney. pic.twitter.com/pwNFrN7pza

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@SnarkyPlatypus @oberonsghost Some people once flounced out of Yok Yor because they couldn’t find the Singapore Noodles on the menu.

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Resign_In_Shame Hail, O Great A’Tuin! twitter.com/landpsychology…

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@Drag0nista @joshgnosis Well here’s our homework for the podcast. Or we can mark the predictions out of 10. ;) twitter.com/Drag0nista/sta…

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HaroldHolt67 On Saturday December 16, 1967 Harold Holt was in his office by 8.30am, despite a cabinet meeting running until 1am…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ra

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@phbarratt Fair point. Either way, this will all be VERY interesting.

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To be fair, Jeffrey often squeals with joy. Usually at the thought of Kim-Jong Un lobbing a thermonuclear device in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…2A

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The audience count is currently at 27, but I think our guests @Drag0nista and @joshgnosis deserve more. Plus the We..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…r9

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REMINDER: We’re recording That Podcast in Bennelong tomorrow, and you can still book a free audience spot. Or liste..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gy

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Sat plan, draft: Relocate to Ryde; potter around in Bennelong, locations TBA; settle in for an evening of quiet dr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dd

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ladyhana hey @ohaiiChun .. remember I was trying to explain how big and powerful the Wedge-tailed Eagle is? This .. twitter.com/OutbackEco/sta…

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@SnarkyPlatypus The word you’re looking for is “reparations”.

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@HillaryPolitics @SnarkyPlatypus We won’t hear a peep out of him. Tony Abbott and George Pell were close. Some say..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4z

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@GreenJ @Meanjin If it’s unpublished, how can it be in a magazine? Very confuse.

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@smartbrain Gawd yes. But maybe we have the equivalent to come. How long have you spent / did you spend living in the UK?

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@SnarkyPlatypus It’ll be a very hard issue to bury. So many people have been empowered to speak out.

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@Craig_Harvey “Hillsong, a church that really rocks. Enter the draw to win an exclusive Guy Sebastian performance a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6i

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I have further Modest Proposals should anyone in government be interested.

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But since we need a faster Blue Mountains railway, we could put all the bishops to work digging the tunnels. With teaspoons.

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Or maybe we could force Catholics to sew a cross on… no, that might be going too far.

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Now here’s a thought. Put all Catholics on cashless banking cards limited to essentials, and no alcohol,until there..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…HX

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@jeffsonstein I will look at this again once I’ve had coffee. I may find several aspects of the world less confusing. Stand by.

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It’s straight-up religious discrimination. A criminal defence is denied to members of one or more religions (not-Ca..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…a7

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MarkDiStef I have some personal news….. pic.twitter.com/qblwpOiZYc

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taosecurity So much for the theory that black hats possess some kind of voodoo magic insights that make them specially qualifie..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Av

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PulpLibrarian The Pantyhose Craft Book, by Jean Ray Laury and Joyce Aiken. Taplinger Publishing, 1978. pic.twitter.com/Itro5l1UoY

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@danilic No, if the planes had stayed outside the WTC there wouldn’t have been a problem.

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Saturday. The Sun is exact the right colour for every occasion. Saturday.

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