Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 8th, 2018

I am going away now. You should go away too.

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THERE IS ONLY ONE GODDAM TRAM AND THEY MAKE SUCH A FUSS ABOUT IT JUST LIKE THE BLOODY PIE CART.

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TheEconomist Donald Trump’s import tariffs put the global trading system in grave danger. Our cover this week pic.twitter.com/isRU2s1Eio

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chopeh 👋 Developers.

Before you say “if you interrupt a developer its actually really hard for them to focus again”

Rem..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…di

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hapax_l no satire has ever been funnier to me than this comment on a falafel recipe I just read pic.twitter.com/3c5SaJG7ko

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@drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro @marcoostini I have not. Looks wonderful, but that one will have to wait.

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@MichaelH_PhD @aleeb88 I prefer another term, though I can’t remember who coined it: Centre of Attention Deficit Disorder.

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MichaelH_PhD Relevance Deprivation Syndrome has hit Bronny hard. twitter.com/SkyNewsAust/st…

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@drspacejunk @NuclearAnthro @marcoostini I’m so glad it’s now available in ebook form with searchable text!

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… and here is the podcast I recorded in Launceston. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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PEOPLE OF ADELAIDE. Would you like a Public House Forum podcast recorded in your town? Then please support “The 9pm..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…U1

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@Davidramli @darrenpauli That first sentence is one you don’t see very often.

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PEOPLE OF MELBOURNE. I will be in your city on Mon 19 and Tue 20 Mar. Please take all necessary precautions.

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I have just stumbled across the documentary “Synth Britannia” and it looks quite good. Will watch another time. youtube.com/watch?v=TK1P93…

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@darrenpauli @Davidramli I only do the trip to Sydney once, maybe twice a week. I get flu shots. And I work en route. Allegedly.

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Pleased to see that @Herring1967 has already raised £41,660 of his £50,000 target for @RefugeCharity by telling dip..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cY

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To be fair, Tsar Bomba was by far the biggest thermonuclear device anyone has ever detonated. No other nuke is near..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pb

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“In districts hundreds of kilometers from ground zero wooden houses were destroyed, stone ones lost their roofs, wi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…y5

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All buildings in the village of Severny (both wooden and brick), located 55 km (34 mi) from ground zero within the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…nn

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“The mushroom cloud was about 64 km (40 mi) high (over seven times the height of Mount Everest)… The cap of the m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ia

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“The fireball reached nearly as high as the altitude of the release plane and was visible at almost 1,000 km (620 m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Zm

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The Tsar Bomba detonates on 30 Oct 1961 at 13,000ft, creating a fireball 8km in diameter. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tsar_Bomba pic.twitter.com/pOc6hZcI4p

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@BundyB @munin @NuclearAnthro @jonoabroad @twiddlekins Yeah that can’t be good for him. There’s so much toxic shit in a nuke.

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jeamland Dear Minister for Home Affairs… twitter.com/glasnt/status/…

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jennyhbren Speaker requests of a woman in tech. pic.twitter.com/Fmfb2f2Tuv

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@BundyB @munin @NuclearAnthro @jonoabroad @twiddlekins I wonder how small you could package 100Mt using modern bomb design.

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@NuclearAnthro @BundyB @jonoabroad @twiddlekins I hadn’t realised that to maximise the 5psi radius that the burst a..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4j

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@NuclearAnthro @BundyB @jonoabroad @twiddlekins Nah, let’s take out the entire Valley and be done with it.

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@jonoabroad @twiddlekins @BundyB Wow. A single Tsar Bomba as a 47,000ft airburst. Even @NuclearAnthro would find th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fK

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@twiddlekins @BundyB I know that nuclear weapons and chemical weapons have a bad rep, but sometimes they really are the tools for the job.

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@munin Yeah but there’s so many of the fuckers now.

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I’M NOT AN EMPLOYEE AND I AM NOT SUGGESTING WE MURDER OTHER EMPLOYEES THIS IS NOT AN H.R. ISSUE. twitter.com/twiddlekins/st…

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I thought I’d better get that out of my system now, because I know from bitter experience that ZDNet won’t let me c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qF

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The sooner someone puts some Sarin into Facebook’s aircon the better. Everyone working there is an accomplice. No o..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ng

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This is because Facebook is a pack of cunts. twitter.com/zackwhittaker/…

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USAembassyinOZ How one person had the courage to say STOP, this is enough. We need more stories like this! ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Hd

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altclassic Happy 60th birthday to synth master pic.twitter.com/DBXnuW8PzN

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@AusAmbCyber Thank you, Your Excellency. ;) We should chat again soon. I’ll have my people call your people.

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@SnarkyPlatypus That’s why people should drink coffee, because then they avoid all the colonialist problems of tea.

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@SuperCroup I am removing Wensleydale from my List of Cheeses.

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@darrenpauli @Davidramli Yes, Darren. But for those of us who don’t have a death wish? Hmmm? Hmmm?

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Wensleydale is not as interesting a cheese as you might hope and expect.

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@Davidramli Yeah, @DavidFeng keeps trolling me with this information. And I sulk.

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I can’t remember where I found this Pablo & Pedro Tempranillo, but it’s not bad. You can look it up for yourself. pic.twitter.com/QG0xKJ3JXV

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waferbaby Love is: your wife accidentally playing an Ed Sheeran song, and you yelling in pain, and her immediately understanding why.

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smidgey The cornerstones of Australia’s economy:

1. Resource extraction
2. Service sector
3. Tampon sales twitter.com/TheCalebBond/s…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn I’m liking the Russian Federation flags in the audience. pic.twitter.com/ccazRUUuGM

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@dj2mn This does seem to be a very excellent rabbit-hole indeed!

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn Guess which song they’re starting with? One that quite naturally gets the Moscow crowd going.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn Here’s the entire 2+ hours of “Discoteka 80-х 2013” youtube.com/watch?v=agzeba… First artist: Bo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…TV

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn Ah! “Discoteka 80 Moscow” is an annual festival now. And it’s… huge. youtube.com/watch?v=fK8lF3…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn I AM GOING DOWN THE SOVIET DISCO RABBIT-HOLE AND I HAVE NO REGRETS.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn Um, I seem to have found a live stream of the Russian TV channel “Discoteka 80” and… oh I..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pk

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn I’ll look for more from the program itself.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @dj2mn No, these are all instrumentals. Late 1970s synth-pop, sort of. Very sort-of.

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@dj2mn It’s like Soviet Countdown. Or Top of the SovPops.

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@dj2mn Oh this is lovely. youtube.com/watch?v=MCt0DL… Zodiac, “Mysterious Galaxy” (1982), apparently from a TV program titled “Diskote”.

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The Tube of Ewes has just suggested I listen to “Best soviet electronic music” (32m34s) so why not. youtube.com/watch?v=MCt0DL… Ping @dj2mn.

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glennelliott Happy International Women’s Day everyone. This is borrowed from @wmarybeard book Women & Power. We’re giving away c..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gb

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Australia, 2 of 2. Cats are chill re lizards, and vice versa. Also, that’s one fine lizard. twitter.com/riskybusiness/…

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ClickHole A Changed Man: Richard Dawkins Has Converted To Christianity After Watching One Episode Of ‘VeggieTales’..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LO

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Another bonus of working in breakfast media: LONG LUNCHES. twitter.com/MatthewBevan/s…

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juhasaarinen “crafted using premium vegan leather”. Bring me the hide of a vegan.

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Now playing: Marc Almond & Gene Pitney, “Something’s Gotten Hold Of My Heart” youtube.com/watch?v=AZTX0R… Was it..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…LL

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steviegell The comments 😂

ITS A SOCIAL EXPERIMENT FFS twitter.com/Blavity/status…

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Now playing: Yello & Shirley Bassey, “The Rhythm Divine” youtube.com/watch?v=RQ9_gL…

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The cheap instant food oriented DJ is correct… twitter.com/dj2mn/status/9…

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Limericking Alexa, a form of AI
Designed to help customers buy,
Began in some cases
To laugh in our faces,
Thus mocking us cruelly – but why?

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Thu plan, update: Work tasks complete. A small gin is being poured. Dinner is being pondered.

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Now playing: Bonnie Tyler, “Total Eclipse of the Heart” youtube.com/watch?v=lcOxhH… Because obviously.

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I have to do some work now, so I’ll cut to the chase…

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@GreenJ I agree. Because it’s very cheesy, and when you eventually worked it out I’d be toast.

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@GreenJ Would you like me to explain?

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Now playing: Bonnie Tyler, “If You Were A Woman (And I Was A Man)” youtube.com/watch?v=rJOo67…

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@trentyarwood And rightly so. Magnificent work by both sides of the partnership, plus wonderful styling in the video. Five stars.

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Now playing: Propellerheads feat: Miss Shirley Bassey, “History Repeating” youtube.com/watch?v=yzLT6_…

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Davidramli Behold: a glimpse into the future, where human slaves dance for their robot masters. twitter.com/paulmozur/stat…

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Going down a Welsh rabbit-hole.

(Did you see what I did there?)

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Now playing: Shirley Bassey, “Moonraker” (1979) youtube.com/watch?v=gt3oQN…

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Now playing: Shirley Bassey, “Diamonds Are Forever” (1971) youtube.com/watch?v=mMi97Z…

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Now playing: Shirley Bassey, “Goldfinger” (Live at Royal Albert Hall, 1974) youtube.com/watch?v=EnseiO…

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@SnarkyPlatypus @acaderama Listening to the early recording, I’m reminded how much Shirley Bassey’s voice became so..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…e2

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Now playing: Tom Jones, “I Who Have Nothing” (1974) youtube.com/watch?v=rBLWDh…

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GordyPls Cold drugs: Thanks for taking me! I’ll get to work!
Me: Ta.
CD: You can breathe now.
Me: Thanks!
CD: Pain is gone!..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…12

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@NuclearAnthro @drspacejunk @marcoostini YES FREE ANBD DOWNLOAD THE HI-RES VERSION FOR PRINT-QUALITY IMAGERY.

I ha..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…RD

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ATTENTION SPACE AND COLD WAR GEEKS! The magnificent official history “Fire Across the Desert: Woomera and the Anglo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Q2

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@munin @umairh @darth Heh. It was a rhetorical question, but OK.

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@umairh What other delightful thing can I ruin today?

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@umairh “Be our friend, Little Elephant. You will be our friend. Yooooo. Willlll. Beeeee. Ourrrrr. Friennnnnd…”

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Alternatively, @umairh: “Birds deploy psychic powers to lure baby elephant to its doom.” twitter.com/landpsychology…

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Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus and other amused by the “disruption” of ICOs and other jollities. twitter.com/DDsD/status/97…

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@rgmerk Well, it’s an oldie but a goodie. I know you’ll know of The Thing. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Thing…

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Gotta admire China’s work on this one. Top grade espionage. twitter.com/NewAmCyber/sta…

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oliyoung oh sledge, not sludge

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oliyoung he could probably get a cream for it? twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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I know this is me mansplaining International Women’s Day, which you must admit is a bold move, but seriously? This..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pK

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Attn: @SnarkyPlatypus. I particularly like “semi-experienced pornographer”. Also attn: @charltonbrooker @Aiannucci. twitter.com/workmanalice/s…

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The latest @ArmsControlWonk podcast “KCN-eh? February’s Other North Korean Developments” includes an excellent disc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eD

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I, too, have no stockpiles of VX. twitter.com/Casillic/statu…

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@pdrakebrockman Yes, that would work very well, though personally a wine & chocolate sauce is not something I go for.

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onlmaps The potential natural distribution of olives in the Mediterranean basin pic.twitter.com/ghi21FfKfc

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EricHolthaus This is pretty wild.

In the presence of a strong electrical field, snowflakes can align to all face roughly the sa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…J6

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workmanalice Are ribbons 🎀 the new flags 🇦🇺? pic.twitter.com/FVI9w4x8t5

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Now, of course @AusAmbCyber, I want to know all about ” Australia’s whole of government International Cyber Policy Coordination meeting”.

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@pdrakebrockman I see where you’re going there. A different feel from what I had in mind, going more French. In whi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…qv

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prchovanec That’s quite a news chyron. I mean really. pic.twitter.com/oCgAfgPokG

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How I’d improve this recipe: Strips of kangaroo fillet and bacon, rather than diced; mix the tarragon and chilli in..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…3S

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GuardianAus European clocks lose six minutes after dispute saps power from electricity grid trib.al/7eZ4FJH

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Diced kangaroo and bacon, mushrooms, and snow peas, with tarragon, a little chilli, and just a splash of soy sauce.

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@bernietb @purserj @dobes I think… I think they’re saying that both Gandhi and Bitcoin are non-violently overthro..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YA

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@jonoabroad @reillystyley @rohan_p @dobes Well, it’s thematic illustration. Hmmm. “Fan art”?

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@reillystyley @jonoabroad @rohan_p @dobes While I did enjoy Getty’s robot bitcoin pig, this cross-cultural masterpiece is MUCH better.

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This is magnificent in so many ways. Ping @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/HKsvzRUle6

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@expectproblems This is kinda what I was getting from the stuff @intelwire was tweeting.

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Goddammit, now I need* to know who Seb Gorka is. twitter.com/ampersine/stat…

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cathywilcox1 For the man in your life. twitter.com/cathywilcox1/s…

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@bernietb @purserj @dobes Bernie, there really isn’t anything wrong with huffing paint. Don’t be so judgemental.

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CaseyBriggs it’s a big fish twitter.com/7NewsBrisbane/…

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OK, folks, the challenge has been set. Get to it. (Mind you, this is impressively appalling.) @rohan_p @dobes twitter.com/reillystyley/s…

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@ben_hr @SnarkyPlatypus I know. I just wanted to say “Swedesplaining”.

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Wow it’s getting to the point where even orangutans can’t sneak in a quick durrie. twitter.com/SBSNews/status…

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@ben_hr @SnarkyPlatypus Wait. We’re asking the Swedish ambassador to Swedesplain being British?

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best_in_dumbest You can’t spell
“Duplicate”
Without “Cat” pic.twitter.com/I6SVDejtL0

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Thu plan, draft: Schedule forthcoming travel; research and writing related to same; remainder TBA depending on my m..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…NE

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@TrainLinkWest No problem. It’s mostly regulars on the late night , so not as many entitled sooks when..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…OK

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@TrainLinkWest Please do, and please thank this guy at Springwood for his patient reassurances at 11pm and beyond. pic.twitter.com/JioBn3CiUP

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@travisbynight That’s excellent, but at 11pm nothing was open in Springwood.

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@abcnews @abcsydney I was impressed by @TrainLinkWest’s work. Despite the train ahead of us literally being on fire..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VC

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Hey @abcnews @abcsydney, the train in question, run W587, was stopped and the fire extinguished at Lawson, not Kato..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…6E

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@jxeeno Ta. For some reason, quite a few people are sending my this story. ;)

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I can’t wait for @jpwarren’s plugin to cause him to talk about Numberwang in Forbes. twitter.com/Gizmodo/status…

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@Herring1967 Also, I reckon you should give to his charity of choice to support his efforts, especially if you are..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tA

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Once again I thank and congratulate @Herring1967 for his tireless efforts on International Women’s Day. twitter.com/Herring1967/st…

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Thursday. Every single one of them is exactly like all the others, except for one key difference, but you have to f..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Z2

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@danilic Me too, as of about 40 seconds ago.

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KevinMKruse The porn star who had an affair with the president is suing him because he forgot to sign the NDA his idiot lawyer..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Wj

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nils_gilman Those are called “trees” twitter.com/ycombinator/st…

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@KetanJ0 I’ll bear that in mind the next time a train catches fire.

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