Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 26th, 2018

snurb_dot_info My own paper, which frankly debunks the idea that there are any pronounced filter bubbles in the Australian..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sH

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There’s some other fascinating inventions in those threads.

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It’s a shame that the northern ghost tunnel isn’t part of this tour. It’s not as interesting in itself, but you get..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ag

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Like railway history? Get yourself into this ballot. The tour of St James’ station’s Hidden Things is excellent. twitter.com/TrainsInfo/sta…

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oz_f So what your saying is… she’s not actually a dual citizen, but you mentioned it in your headline anyway… becaus..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…KM

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AdamBienkov Prometheus was chained alone on a rock for eternity so an eagle could repeatedly peck out his liver. pic.twitter.com/Y1EwUfqPkp

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ciccmaher *cough* @NFL *cough* pic.twitter.com/H9SskJ8q4Q

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“Roo-ting out trouble: Rogue S Carolina kangaroo nabbed again” apnews.com/1d5e3f90a1fa4f…

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“Truck dumps 40,000 pounds of chicken feathers on highway” apnews.com/2601c2470e7d4b…

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“Emails show EPA working closely with climate-change deniers,” with what looks to me like attempts to stack public..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…s0

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bdowney To this day, people outside of Google have a hard time understanding how much this project was just a labor of love..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…pS

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jason_a_w goodness me, check out Facebook’s training advice to moderators on dealing with racists motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/… pic.twitter.com/XjY5Lg9AG3

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corduroy Motorcycle accident in Faulconbridge. If you were thinking about going anywhere in the mountains, think again. pic.twitter.com/Eg7jEMIAim

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@Wolfie_Rankin I’m finding other stuff in the patents too.

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nvvvvva Came to the group chat to learn Bosnian insults and was NOT disappointed:

•I’ll fuck the front row at your funeral..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tF

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@Wolfie_Rankin Attributed to Dr John Harvey Kellogg, no?

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I should probably be doing things other than trawling patent databases for novel masturbation or anti-masturbation devices, but here we are.

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@munin It’s a classic. I’m liking the idea of charging it up by adding vinegar to the zinc and copper strips.

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“It is a deplorable but well known fact that one of the most common causes of insanity, imbecility and feebleminded..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r2

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A different approach here. US Patent US875845A, ” Sexual armor” (1908) patents.google.com/patent/US87584… Ellen E Perkins of B..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Zf

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US Patent US745264A, “Surgical appliance” (1903) patents.google.com/patent/US74526… Mr Albert V Todd of Denver, Colorado, can..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l1

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That’s enough for now, but I will at least adopt a new profile pic for a while.

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China patent CN103239349B, “Male masturbation utensil with voice effect” (2015) patents.google.com/patent/CN10323… “The applia..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ni

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“The hair comb with the console oneself rod has strong novelty, various functions and flexible use, and is suitable..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…16

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China patent CN201234699Y, “Body hair comb with masturbation stick” (2009) patents.google.com/patent/CN20123… Remarkably strai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ox

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China patent CN202526519U, “Female body-building and masturbation device” (2012) patents.google.com/patent/CN20252… “By the de..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zc

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There’s more than 2400 patents containing the word “masturbation”, should you be interested.

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“After the masturbator is used, the inlet of the washing pipe can be connected with a tap-water pipe, so that the d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…D0

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China Patent CN201216111Y, “Masturbation device for dog” (2009) patents.google.com/patent/CN20121… pic.twitter.com/TZ68l0gqTM

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@michaelmeloni “Hemispherical, pet barring, closure plugs,” apparently. Happy now, Michael? pic.twitter.com/pAPkBuFbm9

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@michaelmeloni You want me to look up the patent, don’t you.

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taliaualiitia At @monamuseum in front of the wall of vaginas

Little girl: WHOAH! What are these?
Dad: *long awkward pause* Vagin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…N7

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drvox Holy sh*t. New research out of Stanford calculates that limiting global temperature rise to 1.5° rather than 2° cos..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…F0

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@BrownSquirrel Ah, but see the straps at 15 and 16.

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@nocache Also, I am not searching the US Patents database for “gerbil trousers”.

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koka_kola39 @FrHilderbrand I guess you could say it’s….. a dead language?

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FrHilderbrand IMPORTANT!

Did you know that ghosts speak Latin? “Boo” is the first-person singular of “boare,” meaning, “to shout..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…b8

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@NuclearAnthro @NecroticNewt @LFlicker1227 Americans already have guns? Maybe Mr Hampel didn’t realise that the rest of the world doesn’t..

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@NuclearAnthro @NecroticNewt @LFlicker1227 We can make these, you know. He lost the patent. “1991-02-12 FP Expired..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eF

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@NuclearAnthro @NecroticNewt @LFlicker1227 You’d buy the whole thing — tent shelter, shaped charges, bottled water,.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1VY

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@NecroticNewt @NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 Oh. Martin. You asked how you’re meant to do all that digging before the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fW

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@NecroticNewt @NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 Always do a poo BEFORE going into your fallout shelter. It’s the polite thing to do.

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@NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 OK, but that said, inventor Viktor E. Hampel of 2783 Curlew Ct., Pleasanton, Calif. 94..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…xF

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@NecroticNewt @NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 Maybe do it the day before? Also, the size of your arse is your own problem.

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@Subvetnuc @NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 Yep. Filed in 1983 (or course), granted in 1986.

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@NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 If I’d actually started at the Abstract I’d have gotten there immediately.

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@NuclearAnthro @LFlicker1227 So it’s a double-skinned tent, anchored by filling its base with water, which then bec..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qu

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@NuclearAnthro Here we go. Patent US4625468A, ” Temporary/portable nuclear fallout shelter” (1983)..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8K

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@NuclearAnthro No, you’ve got the air vents at 61 and 66. I reckon it’s to vent the smelly smelly smells.

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@whiteswine I could do that too, I guess. Except the gods have decided that I’m not drinking this week. For pharmacological reasons.

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pourmecoffee Your mom’s a billion planets squished together. twitter.com/newscientist/s…

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@mattrubinstein I was going to include 11am in the #2 position, but thought I’d get pushback.

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Wow now I want a copy of this book. twitter.com/annafifield/st…

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@phantasmaglo Classy. It’s certainly evil UX, yes, though for laziness and customer retention rather than gathering..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qC

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TomNamako The 30 year old guy who won’t leave his parents house is now on InfoWars pic.twitter.com/xiaLgjFlBA

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Times of the Afternoon, ranked:

1. 5pm
2. 12pm
3. 4pm
4. 1pm
5. 3pm
6. 2pm

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Maybe I should rank 5 or 10 things in order of ranking to annoy people. But what?

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Clipart1994bot DC_ALL.BMF pic.twitter.com/3drrbqx84l

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Gosh. Um, sorry @Anthony_Caruana, I didn’t know it was even still a thing. I am embarrassed. I’m also impressed tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…l9

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@shipw I thought we were going the other way?

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@bigbadave A bit bloody early, especially these days.

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@munin No no, I know that. But why 35?

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What’s so special about 35?

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This is exactly the sort of unethical UX design I was looking for the other day. If you notice any others, please l..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bN

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“Gunning for an early election?” thesaturdaypaper.com.au/news/politics/… “As Malcolm Turnbull and Scott Morrison sell their ‘electi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zO

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@SteveMolk I’m scheduling a reminder to celebrate.

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GretchenAMcC Please check out the hashtag today for all your linguistics of Pokemon name needs. I know I’ll be do..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mm

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We should have GDPR Email Day EVERY May!

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agentbizzle RETWEET IF YOU THINK EA SHOULD PUT AN OILY, MUSCULAR MAN ON THE COVER OF BATTLEFIELD V INSTEAD OF A HISTORICALLY AC..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…er

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ScottAukerman STAR WARS films:

1. A NEW HOPE (1977)
2. THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK (1980)
3. RETURN OF THE JEDI (1983)
4. THE PHANTO..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Yi

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nycsouthpaw Zooming in on his hat repays the effort involved twitter.com/jmartnyt/statu…

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simonw From 500 HTTP requests down to 32 (read the thread). Wow. twitter.com/fr3ino/status/…

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joshtpm Okay, here we go. The “White House Gift Shop” is a private, for-profit company located in Lancaster County, PA whic..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gl

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TrainLinkWest DELAYS to some services in both directions due to a grass fire at Blaxland. Updates to follow. pic.twitter.com/hcKLdfVbLM

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Sat plan, draft: Notice that it’s already 1100, but remember that I woke up at 0200 and read for a while so it’s no..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Te

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davidghamilton1 “Just out for a jaunt in my Sunday best & thought I’d measure this bemused quoll” pic.twitter.com/E5AELumT4b

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Yes, it’s quite lovely outside at @bunjaree this morning. pic.twitter.com/dlFgejuZhL

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@wibbly @CARROT_app @R_Chirgwin @BOM_NSW I have no regrets so far, but it’s early days.

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stilgherrian A reminder that this is the only funny GDPR tweet and the rest of you should give up now before we punch you in the..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…h8

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@CARROT_app @R_Chirgwin @BOM_NSW I might try getting our of bed and seeing what happens. Stand by.

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@BundyB @NewtonMark @DDsD Send grant applications to Macquarie Infrastructure?

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VonRosceau dear americans: consider browsing through a VPN in Europe just so you know when a site is routinely subjecting you..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…88

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The important question is where can I get one of those costumes. twitter.com/pourmecoffee/s…

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NPR Some personal injury law firms now automatically target online ads at anyone who enters a nearby hospital’s emergen..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nb

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So @CARROT_app reckons it already feels like 14C outside, @R_Chirgwin, but does it? @BOM_NSW still has it under 10C..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…DA

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NewtonMark The literal entire point of the NBN, from the moment of its inception onwards, was to make broadband in the country..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…02

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NewtonMark The gas masks are the most hilariously ridiculous thing. Don’t they realise how absurd this makes them look? (spoil..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…d3

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@morebento @patriot_snopes Yeah, I always did have a tendency to go for high-concept abstract art. And Situationalism.

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trgenovese On Monday, we are launching @FootnotesAnthro, a new anthropology group blog dedicated to the practice of being mult..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5D

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meyerweb Not only can oxycodone fight pain, but apparently it’s a pretty good mussel relaxant. twitter.com/thetakeout/sta…

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AriMelber Rep. Schiff’s office just gave us this response:

“Our committee would be willing to interview Julian Assange when..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IZ

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AriMelber Breaking: Randy Credico says Julian Assange told him he is now willing to talk to @RepAdamSchiff investigators for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mR

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hunterwalk “GDPR Killed My Startup” Medium posts from startups whose failure was clearly *not* caused by GDPR coming in 5..4..3..2..

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Some richly-textured trolling from @patriot_snopes right now. I look forward to the inevitable confusion. All hail Eris.

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Saturday. It did not curl up. It did not shatter. There was no fun park. Saturday.

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