Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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February 8th, 2018

Manic_Henry Go to bed everyone it’s very late

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@Colgo Come on, @Colgo, a single quarter of positive net revenue does not a sustainable company make.

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Seriously cool new open journalism project: the “Trump, Inc.” podcast from @WNYC and @ProPublicatwitter.com/i/web/status/9…vq

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@goatfesttas We’re now 59% of the way to Target 1, thank you. We can make this work, boys and girls. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@BrownSquirrel @goatfesttas I’ve planned to add a west coast leg if we hit Target 1 and Target 2 for Launceston and Hobart respectively.

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@dufussy @goatfesttas Oh wow. My plan is to fly into Launceston on Friday afternoon, so this could well be part of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…22

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edbott So many things are wrong with this pitch that I am not even sure where to start. pic.twitter.com/uWgVrhe3f1

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@goatfesttas On Saturday I’ll add the Public House Forum rewards, as per the web page. pozible.com/project/the-9p… But..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qL

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HELLO HOBART. It’s starting to look like I’ll reach my target to cover @goatfesttas in Launceston, so it’s time to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FS

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@engin_eer Well there are GOATY CHALLENGE rewards which could lead to all these things.

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@alexkidman The sad thing is, that would probably be a good earner.

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So, goats. We’re now 58% of the way to Target 1 and people have given me some very GOATY CHALLENGE tasks indeed. If..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…zn

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@franksting @jonoabroad I’ve just been asked to leave, “We don’t have RSA here, I just want to go home.”

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I made a poorly-chosen comment about the products on the top shelf so bottles were brandished at me and now I have..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rJ

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We’re up to 2 x GOATY CHALLENGE and 7 X ASK A GOAT questions*. You too should be an enabler of “The 9pm GoatFest T..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Cz

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Beetroot relish rather than beetroot chutney. It’s wonderful. I’ll attempt to get the recipe from the chef.

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@WarrenNMurray Sad but true. But I grew up on a farm, and my view of these things isnt exactly romantic.

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Kangaroo fillet with beetroot chutney, etc. This is magnificent. pic.twitter.com/wGsyHBOEZZ

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@franksting @dobes @joshgnosis In an incredible coincidence, @7NewsSydney had an “exclusive” story showing how the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…of

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@Davelennonabc Fortunately the staff aren’t busy. There’s four or six old folks in the bistro, me in the front bar,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…jB

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They’ve got kangaroo fillet on special tonight, so I’ve ordered that and will have a full report shortly.

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@djackmanson @JustJimWillDo @goatfesttas Yep, your local halal butcher is usually the best place for goat. Recommend.

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Thu plan, denouement: Get brain working (didn’t happen); shopping (didn’t happen); anything else (didn’t happen); f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yi

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@goatfesttas Now GOAT UP, Australia! Head to pozible.com/project/the-9p… and open your wallets, and open your hearts…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VG

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@goatfesttas “Some of Tasmania’s leading Boer Goat breeders will be on hand to talk about the world’s most popular..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F9

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GoatFest! “Everything you will ever need to know about everything Goaty. YOU COULDN’T AND SHOULDN’T WANT TO BE ANYW..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…il

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Here are the rules of the Goat Photo competition. This year’s theme is “Goats! Goats! Goats!” which seems fair…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FQ

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Wow. At 90km distance that’s some disturbance! twitter.com/TrainLinkWest/…

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These are the kinds of questions I get asked. How about you? twitter.com/reselsnark/sta…

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@reselsnark Hmmm. I do have back problems, but I don’t think they’d preclude a massage. I can check with my back re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xf

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@paulkidd I know that no matter what happens, I’ll have an excellent podcast just from that. Maybe I can do a separ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Up

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@Rashas_Mo @Pozible @goatfesttas They are excellent goats, but I don’t think I’ll be able to get them onto the aircraft home.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I’m hoping so, though determined goatherds reciting their odes to goatliness will still be very special.

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DepressedDarth Another actor&’s life destroyed by drugs and alcohol pic.twitter.com/SBaTrVic1b

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The Goat Poetry has really piqued my interest.

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Why are we talking about goats? Because “The 9pm GoatFest Tasmania” is 48% of the way to bringing me and goats toge..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…p2

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@zerogeewhiz Fair point. Also, “Package Deviation fee applies of $100 per person.” Should any of you want your passage deviated.

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@dobes @jonoabroad The goats are real, and I’ll take a photo of me with a goat with the Sunday newspaper in Launces..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Gc

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Listening to the latest @ArmsControlWonk podcast “KCN-eh? December and January’s Other North Korean Developments” pca.st/VdOq

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Wow, the riverboat cruise industry must be suffering. A travel company just sent me 2-for-1 offers on a whole range..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eC

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@dobes I’m right here and completely not in Korea.

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waferbaby Was Picasso ever asked to squash his commits before merge?! Yeah, exactly.

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@Cathi_Bea Indeed. It isn’t so much a party-political issue here, but in Victoria @FionaPattenMLC was instrumental..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iz

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@franksting @dobes @joshgnosis But to come back to the point, the public servant has just been given a free kick on..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uU

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@Cathi_Bea It’s also a political issue in Australia. Tasmania recently closed its only abortion clinic, and anti-ab..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…MI

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@dobes @franksting @joshgnosis “Sydney Metro has been designed to work together with the existing Sydney public tra..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3l

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@Cathi_Bea Not sure what you mean by “change rules in a different nation” though.

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@Cathi_Bea Putting aside the question of whether someone is allowed to express an opinion, obnoxious or otherwise,..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wp

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Having a sook.

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It doesn’t. It really doesn’t. twitter.com/FRANCE24/statu…

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ScottRhodie As a former journalist I will say that I can understand why no newspaper covered the Barnaby Joyce story without pr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Y8

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OK, I have no proof that Dutton was the cabinet minister who didn’t understand how percentages work, but my DMs are..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uQ

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Meanwhile, people’s thoughts about Dutton are…? twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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@jpwarren Yep, ‘cos the ACK/NAK signalling having to back up the pipe to control the downloads has to wait in line…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…lw

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@ashabeeeee @dobes But what if the whole thing is just alpaca lies?

Not sorry.

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billybragg I just love the expression on Cheddar Man’s face. It’s like he knows how much it will annoy white supremacists to l..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…xD

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@wolfcat That was a significant moment in Twitter history. It forced a change in the trending topics algorithm.

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@nickzoic I figured I’d kneed it at some stage.

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When is Fist Time in Singapore?

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@chrisrauchle I do now know, and I have no idea what you mean. Obviously.

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See, this is the sort of service you don’t get on Singapore Airlines. twitter.com/johnb78/status…

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I have just fixed a typo. Part of me is now thinking I was in 1B and it was my left knee, but I’ll leave this telli..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ml

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Me: “What’s this for?”
Cabin Crew: “You’ll see.”
Aircraft accelerates down the runway and lifts off. A huge puddle..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…BT

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@TrainsInfo They’re spoiling you boys and girls, Seb. No wonder our taxes are so high.

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Dunno about the strip. But once I was sitting in seat 1A on an all-economy jet, having boarded in the rain, and jus..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…iG

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evcricket Whenever boarding a plane I like to earnestly ask the staff if they “think this is a good plane” then stand their i..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1M

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tobyharnden One of *the* classic newspaper corrections in @thetimes today pic.twitter.com/JualyxgEIq

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@DavidFeng How much for the boy to kiss you?

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@AbstractCode I reckon that for many working in Parliament House they’ve long since dried.

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CrimeADay 21 USC §§601(n)(7), 610, 676 & 9 CFR §319.310 make it a federal crime to sell “Beans with Bacon in Sauce” if it’s less than 12% bacon.

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There’s nothing wrong with “squidgy bits”. It’s better than what I nearly said, which was “flappy wobbles”. twitter.com/voltagex/statu…

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@jonoabroad OK, OK, no need to tell everyone. Let them figure it our for themselves.

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Odds on the @TrainsInfo “Social Media HQ 🏢” being a cramped office overflowing with empty coffee cups and bad memes. twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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@GordyPls @guytaur I should probably call this something harsher than “workplace issues”, but then we are talking a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…l5

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@GordyPls @guytaur You guys are talking past each other, I think. Guy says having a conversation about these workpl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OL

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“Six week ago I couldn’t spell ‘germbalist’ and now I are one.”

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GordyPls I think banning MPs specifically from rooting their staff is probably dumb but I do look forward to noting who obje..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XJ

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joshgnosis @GordyPls The Catholic method is asking the member to withdraw.

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GordyPls “Tabling a motion” is how Barnaby presumably got into this mess twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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@mcguire808 @joshgnosis @dobes I wrote about this at length several times back in 2007, I think it was, when the wh..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ez

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@mcguire808 @joshgnosis @dobes Putting aside that dig there, this is more of less true. You don’t need to be formal..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…P3

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jpwarren Who could have predicted such a thing? twitter.com/alliecoyne/sta…

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@dobes @joshgnosis If it’s a journalism award then everyone there is a journalist. This is how words work.

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@joshgnosis @dobes There’s already such a definition. Several, actually. The definition of a journalist in the crim..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oN

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@joshgnosis @dobes Except Mama Mia, obviously. That masthead should be trusted with our greatest secrets.

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@joshgnosis @dobes I don’t want to see someone, a person, exempt from national security laws because they happen to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VD

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@MicheleMcKenzee Not having a go at you, Michelle, but making this is a hot-button issue for me. Bluntness is aimed generally.

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@joshgnosis Once more, this is journalists seeing everything through the lens of their craft. Not to dismiss the im..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gX

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Blaming “social media” is blaming the kids themselves for their indulgent behaviour. It means the “adults” can avoi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…T2

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“Journalists Will Be Spared From The New National Security Regime, But No Luck For Everyone Else” by @joshgnosis..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xn

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HAHAHAHAHA. You must be new here. twitter.com/franksting/sta…

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joshgnosis pic.twitter.com/aFPMiPeDjA

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@PeteLawler Ah! Good thinking. I’ll take on this improvement next time I tweet.

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@JustJimWillDo @goatfesttas I get the feeling that @goatfesttas covers all goat-related possibilities.

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Listening to the new @WarOnTheRocks Bombshell podcast “Cha Cha Bang Bang” pca.st/Y6IY

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arizclint Call me a conspiracy theorist, but where are the engines??? twitter.com/thedrive/statu…

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benpobjie *Trump commits genocide*

Grant Vandersee: ugh, how is that behaving like a Nazi? The Nazis ate lunch too, so I gue..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Aj

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Note to self: Remember to go shopping on the weekend for appropriate wedding clobber.

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Could we have a few more not-whitemiddleclass people contribute to this please? twitter.com/Thetribalmind/…

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Thetribalmind Triffic poll on what makes Brits proud. If we did this in Oz, what options should we list? The creation of Medicare..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ne

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I still think that ASD/ACSC got it right, with their “unknown malicious actor” being named ALF. twitter.com/kjhiggins/stat…

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kjhiggins North Korean threat group ScarCruft aka Group 123 aka Reaper likely purchased the 0day it deployed in the re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pf

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@johncarneyau @goatfesttas Either would be wonderful. I hope to record some poems being read by the poets themselves.

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I have just noticed that @goatfesttas includes a Goat Poetry Competition. I think all the details are on their Face..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3b

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developerjack It’s 2018

I click a link. I close the newsletter popup. I decline page notifications. I ignore the live chat float..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dJ

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waferbot So bears, right, they need your help.

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Stonekettle “Paramours”

1.99 million Fox News viewers: Para …what? Paramoze?
Paramooslems? What in tarnation! Martha! Marth..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Qm

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Thu plan, belated draft: Get brain working (in progress); consider Soap’s Valedictory Speech, and maybe write there..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…J5

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alexbertanades Last week one of my art teachers suggested I ‘dial down the feminism.’ Today I showed him my newest piece: pic.twitter.com/VrnB4oJ8Cz

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ginarush lol looks like a Starcraft dispute went offline twitter.com/3AW693/status/…

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benpobjie Really? I think he’s studied them intimately twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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Stonekettle Well, I mean, c’mon. If Jade Helm isn’t a porn star name, it damned well should be. twitter.com/wallybongo/sta…

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icowid I am a liberal minded white male who wants to wager on the outcomes of events, after the events occur

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GuardianAus Speculation has long swirled about exactly what is on top of President Trump’s head – the answer may be less than mtwitter.com/i/web/status/9…NcEK

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@k_morrissey @wilkowskidom @juhasaarinen @Westpac Folks, I’ll look at this thread later today. It’s something I’m q..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…k2

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pixelatedboat People seem confused about Bitcoin & Blockchain, let me explain: A Bitcoin is a digital gift voucher that can be re..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ut

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StephenGale201 I have just installed 30kw of solar on my rather ordinary factory- well under $20k. I have batteries that can store..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nU

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Everything is becoming fun again. Is “fun” the right word? twitter.com/benjaminwittes…

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glengyron When you’re tired of being a rentboy, so you try to go legit. twitter.com/patron_sailor/…

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I am pleased to report that “The 9pm GoatFest Tasmania” is now 48% of the way to Target 1. Thank you. But please ke..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…FK

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It’ll take me a while to recombobulate after all that. I’ll deal with your more relevant tweets shortly.

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And now I want blueberry ice cream.

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He was also angry with General Michael Hayden, former director of the NSA, for being indecisive, “just like a typic..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nb

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He was angry because I’d overheard him making racist comments about “Damn wogs, why do they even care about their b..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…wS

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I’ve just crawled out of a complicated dream that ended with everyone being incinerated in a petrol fire by an Engl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mf

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Getting home at 0130 is not good for my sleep patterns. [Struggles into consciousness]

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Thursday. Flowers are better than barbed wire, but not as tasty. Thursday.

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