Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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March 12th, 2018

I’m going away now. I’m sure all your tweets were lovely.

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Oh that’s right, I’m heading down to Sydney tomorrow.

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NickyWill100 peak hackathon twitter.com/WIRED/status/9…

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@riskybusiness No, but that reminds me that I could develop that as a new revenue stream.

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OK, back to watching things other than live TV. I’ll read the feral goldfish summaries in the morning. Well, the tweets about them, anyway.

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@PeteLawler @SnarkyPlatypus I’m not the one doubting the quality of the monotremes in question!

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I’ve just found out why my underpants kept disappearing, and it’s not what I was expecting.

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@MichaelH_PhD @jpwarren @abc730 Meanwhile, I was watching Alan Davies’ stand-up show “Little Victories” on..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Xk

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blakinola RIP Ohio pic.twitter.com/fZQafziryT

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fictillius Sydneysiders saying “we’re full” is similar to the three seater on a Sydney Train. Once the window and aisle is occ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rs

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@MichaelH_PhD @jpwarren @abc730 Thank you for watching that for us. Much appreciated. That’s not sarcasm, I kinda w..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…00

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Well, three out of four ain’t bad. twitter.com/ABCmediawatch/…

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engin_eer “I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe. Attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion. Transexual pronouns…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5k

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TimWattsMP No equivalent advice provided to MPs… twitter.com/asher_wolf/sta…

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Hey Adelaide, we seem to be stuck at the 20% mark. With inly 49 hours to go, I’m starting to get a bit worried. Ple..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9T

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@RealNickHodge Look you actually had a child. Even I’m not that irresponsible. @PeterRelph

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I’m surprised that several people have expressed surprise at this tweet, as if we’ve forgotten that the different s..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…0G

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@MichaelH_PhD @jpwarren @abc730 There are reasons I don’t watch television.

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@DanielOCnr @formalbeer Stobie, my son. After James Stobie, its inventor.

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@jpwarren Oh of course. Immense deflection will be the order of the day.

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@jpwarren Imagine what these stories will be like if there’s an actual serious market drop. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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A thread in which @jpwarren dissects the idiocy of that story about the woman who fucked up her financial managemen..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…UY

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RealNickHodge ABC. All Boomer Channel

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GuardianAus Ai Weiwei on the US-Australia refugee deal: ‘It’s exactly like slave trading’ trib.al/FJF7Y88

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john_macgowan Tonight on ABC’s Q&A- Racist Dog Whistling, it’s not just for Right Wingers anymore

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@morebento @FarrellPF Only once all the budget has been spent gluing it together to begin with.

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@whiteswine @ApostrophePong Fear not, I’ll come down for a squizz next time I’m in Adelaide… which isn’t far away.

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@NuclearAnthro Blimps have no skeleton, they’re just big balloons. “Dirigible” means “capable of being directed/ste..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…4o

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@jeamland @NewtonMark @swearyanthony @mpesce Six of them, the KC-30A is their designation. 111 tons of fuel per loa..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Kd

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@SnarkyPlatypus All platypus are random, but that one is the star of the painting.

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Brett Whiteley’s “To Yirrawalla” (1972) contains an excellent platypus. Ping @SnarkyPlatypus. pic.twitter.com/0qXEhnnecn

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NewtonMark Australian terrorism. twitter.com/perthnow/statu…

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This is what I was thinking. So maybe defining a corflute IS sexist. Has anyone asked Caleb yet? twitter.com/GordyPls/statu…

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Is a corflute male or female?

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@nehadk @ApostrophePong Um, are you aware of this…? I’m in Adelaide soon, and no venue has been decided. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@NewtonMark @ApostrophePong It isn’t ringing any bells, but we left there when I was 11yo.

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This is magnificent! Ping @ApostrophePong, this is halfway between Adelaide and the farm I grew up on. twitter.com/whiteswine/sta…

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@whiteswine @arizclint Got it. The cover is by cartoonist Matthew Martin, who did work for Mambo, including “Kangar..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…te

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@whiteswine @arizclint Yeah it is a bit Bretty. Or a bit Sheady.

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@HenriMcAlister @R_Chirgwin @zdnetaustralia That’s been a theme in a lot of my writing over the past few months. O..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…su

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@arizclint Hmmm. @whiteswine do you know which famous Australian painting this is a parody of? Anyone? pic.twitter.com/uqvg4A1wc0

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“Australia’s Department of Home Affairs focused on untangling its data problem” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/austra…

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Definitely today’s most heinous stock photography crime, @dobes. pic.twitter.com/S6q39OLvCt

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@ashabeeeee @dobes @joshgnosis No, I should’ve logged off in the late 1990s.

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As we approach the end of the working day, “The 9pm Hometown Forum” @Pozible campaign is stalled 20% of the way to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…XN

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“Australian crims used half of the Phantom Secure modified BlackBerry handsets” by @dobes zdnet.com/article/austra… Hurrah for Australia!

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dobes It’s not everyday I get to write the line: ” Details on the department’s cybermoat have yet to be fleshed out.”

Bu..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…J6

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GreenJ i don’t give a fuck. twitter.com/Mamamia/status…

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“Peter Dutton’s New Super Department Is Facing Unprecedented Government Scrutiny: There are now six potential new r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…PI

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Thanks for thinking of me, @arizclint. I think. BTW, I seem to remember this cover being a parody of a famous Austr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ep

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Me at @zdnetaustralia: “Government’s dumb data disasters demonstrate decaying diligence” zdnet.com/article/govern…

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katherinemiller A clean reminder not to romanticize the past twitter.com/historylvrsclu…

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TojoTheThief High quality shirt just arrived. Yes I am wearing this to work. pic.twitter.com/cIyrini0OD

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This is a wonderful story. Even though it’s not Mothers’ Day in Australia. It also contains a deadly snake. HT..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…9t

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MrEwanMorrison 4 exploded steam locomotives. For no reason other than they are strangely beautiful and look like angry aliens froz..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…G7

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@glengyron @twitchiebitch Pah! It’s been HOURS since I’ve been blocked by a Victorian politician.

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“NSW extends contactless travel to American Express cardholders” by @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/nsw-ex…

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“‘More dangerous than nukes’: Elon Musk still firm on regulatory oversight of AI” by the long-suffering @ashabeeeee zdnet.com/article/more-d…

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TheKouk Russian election betting:
Putin $1.02
Any other $13.00

Is that the easiest 2% tax free return ever?

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Robert_E_Kelly This has been re-tweeted 1200 times, so I guess I should say this was only bc I am traveling and had to use a lapto..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…cN

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@jxeeno @zdnetaustralia Clueless cunts continue to cause confidential cabinet contents clusterfucks.

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awelder Nobody who lived through, or who was responsible for, Phil Collins has any right to this opinion twitter.com/adamgartrell/s…

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@ashabeeeee @dobes @joshgnosis Of course there is. Is it made of sliced carrot? Is it called the carat? pic.twitter.com/VgBwdFuXFe

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Column filed for @zdnetaustralia. It contains appalling alliteration, and yet another filing cabinet.

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @joshgnosis Is this one of those gay cruise ship things?

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @joshgnosis Have you thought about Scientology on the blockchain?

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Time to burn the @BuzzFeedOz office to the ground and salt the earth. twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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@liamvhogan @johnb78 To go to the hearth of the matter, I guess our puns weren’t that grate.

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My avian friend this morning is an Eastern Yellow Robin (Eopsaltria australis). There’s been a few hanging around l..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Oy

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@staticsan @Skype And at that point, you become another unit in the service’s “monthly active users” stat.

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@PeteLawler There’a a new suspend-for-abuse policy, which seems to be administered as well as the rest of the platform.

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In which @Skype makes you do something that has no conceivable benefit for the user. Indeed, it seems to be a dark..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…e5

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@NewtonMark @R_Chirgwin Nearly 10kWh on the worst day? That’s pretty good.

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Mon plan, redraft: Slow start (done); write for @zdnetaustralia; create final audio and email plugs for “The 9pm Ho..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ud

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Some idiot just negotiated his way into having to file a story today. Or, if you prefer, failed to negotiate his way out of having to file.

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@NewtonMark How was it during those cloudy days last weekend and Monday? @R_Chirgwin had to resort to burning dinosaur juice.

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@johnb78 @michaelneale I guess that’d be it. I can also half-remember them doing The Change on different dates earl..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…c3

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@michaelneale It was the 1970s. No one has memories.

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FairfaxArchives 150 years ago today, a would-be assassin shot the visiting Duke of Edinburgh at Clontarf, in northern Sy..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…16

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@michaelneale Should you be interested, Tasmania actually went first with daylight saving in 1968, but I’m sticking..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…N5

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@michaelneale Is is sad that I fact-checked that date?

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A round of applause for Mr @michaelneale, bringing us an authentic joke from 1971. twitter.com/michaelneale/s…

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Wait. I just realised @ianbremmer might be trolling us, what with the cat etc. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@oberonsghost What, you reckon Mr Trumble has political instincts that canny? It’s Monday, I forgive you.

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GreenJ great lines in Australian journalism, #24 in an occasional series:
“…which culminated in Denise Drysdale lobbing..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kG

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@evcricket Mind you, if I were making that for two people, I’d just add more more egg and split it. Today, both the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Fa

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@evcricket No sausages, bacon, beans, etc, etc. I reckon that would’ve been more than one more egg.

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Today’s breakfast:
1. One portabello mushroom sliced, sautée in garlic and olive oil. When par-cooked, add a choppe..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…WW

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leahmcelrath Interviewer: “Do you know how to forgive?”

PUTIN: “Yes, but not everything.”

Interviewer: “What is impossible to..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…hB

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“Potent malware that hid for six years spread through routers: Nation-sponsored Slingshot is one of the most advanc..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Nx

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GreenJ it was only a matter of time. twitter.com/openculture/st…

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Holidays are a state of mind.

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It’ll be a quiet Monday generally, because it’s a public holiday in some states:
Holiday: VIC / TAS / SA / ACT.
Not..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…oG

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Starting my Monday morning listening, as always, with the latest “Le Show” by @theharryshearer. pca.st/y9wZ

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GreenJ In Melbourne on Wednesday evening? Come hear Gillian Triggs and Nick Martin in conversation: for those who’ve come..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…mx

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ridingrobots A photo taken on Mars just a few hours ago. The wheels of a robot from Earth, in the glare of the late afternoon su..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…92

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ICYMI: Yet another interesting story showing the links between North Korea’s covert logistics chains and presumably..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…uH

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MarkWalters_ Rare chance to see an intact woollen carding/weaving loft of c. 1805 - 1820’s in Meifod today. At the top of a 3 st..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…dc

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Mon plan, draft: Slow start (in progress); update all the editorial projects; create final audio and email plugs fo..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…CD

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“The 9pm Hometown Forum” @Pozible is at 20% with 60 hours remaining. Will Adelaide meet the challenge?..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…bh

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Monday. A crumpled paper bag. Three chicken bones. A thin splattering of blood. A single sock. Everything is just as you left it. Monday.

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