Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 17th, 2018

Attempting sleep. Gorn.

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bryancurtis Abe Rosenthal to Seymour Hersh, when Hersh complained about editing at the NYT (from “Reporter”). pic.twitter.com/gjJHuCMxVx

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australian Breaking : Better PM: Malcolm Turnbull 46%, Bill Shorten 31%
bit.ly/2JKCeYG pic.twitter.com/159VGD4Xtn

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Rocketing* through Bexley North thanks to the unstoppable power of diesel.

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Malfunctioning points, apparently. We build railways good* in Australia.

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I get the feeling we just switched back to train order working or something similar to pass something dodgy out of..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vE

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The points are frozen, the beast is dead. What is the difference? What indeed is the point?

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Stuck at Macarthur because something is broken.

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More than halfway to Sydney. Two hours to go.

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Watching Doug Stanhope’s “Deadbeat Hero” (2004), which is of course massively inappropriate. youtube.com/watch?v=46hP32…

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@Fascistlefty I have no idea what happened beyond “bad thing to some device”. Given the boomer quotient on these tr..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k6

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@Fascistlefty @liquidparanoia So you’re asking me to identify what device an unknown person was using on a train ye..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…CU

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@expectproblems What… What exactly are you suggesting?

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@expectproblems I like the idea of Elon Musk stumbling into the path of an oncoming train in rural Australia.

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@liquidparanoia Almost certainly. The 240V is unstable because although there’s a separate 135 kW diesel driving an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nc

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After decades of triumph, democracy is losing ground”, notes @TheEconomist economist.com/international/…

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Rainmaker1973 The edge of Earth’s atmosphere and low Earth orbit to scale with the map. Stack of pennies on right represents the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ME

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@expectproblems We nearly took out a big male eastern grey on the way down. And of course I did see that kangaroo w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NK

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@frogworth Heh. At low speed, the kangaroo corpse just gets stuck in the metalwork. At high speed, they splash.

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OK, so the train staff just told me that yesterday, in this very seat, the not-at-all-guaranteed-clean 240V outlet..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…um

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If you’re in car 2507, or as I happen to know car 2501, or some other first class Xplorer cars, book yourself into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…F1

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And here’s the front of the train, car 2525. As seems to be the case on the weekend evening trains, at least outsid..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iU

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Once more car 2507 is my rail-chariot, this time as CLK636 Canberra–Sydney. And once more, it doesn’t have a dead ktwitter.com/i/web/status/1…w0vQ

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I guess it’s nearly time to go to Sydney.

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Currently watching a classic 1979 sketch by Peter Cook & John Cleese. youtube.com/watch?v=IH0lra…

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@acaderama How very nice of you to say so. But it was lovely, yes.

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ashleylynch I love Female Composer! She makes the best music! twitter.com/CBR/status/100…

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@bengrubb At least they spelt your name right.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I knew that this was a thing, a very important thing, but not under this name. @SuperCroup

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“‘Franken-duck’ venom holds hopes for diabetes treatment”, reports an @smh unable to use the word “platypus” in a h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…B5

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“Analysis: Britain’s history with Huawei may help explain why Australia is so nervous” abc.net.au/news/2018-06-1… pic.twitter.com/BdSCYUiYIY

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IntergalacticQ Ever since I found out cats don’t meow to other cats, that’s just some shit they learned to manipulate humans and m..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2o

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@acaderama It’s at 1715. So yeah I’ll be here until nearly then.

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Wait. One can tweet while NOT drinking a lot of alcohol? How does that even work, @jpwarren? twitter.com/CTOAdvisor/sta…

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david__belle A colon in a sentence can make a massive difference.

Eg:

Fred ate his own lunch after school.

Vs

Fred ate his own colon after school.

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kibblesmith Eleanor Roosevelt was too busy fighting segregation, writing a syndicated column for 30 years, earning 35 honorary..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Aa

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I am now at the Kingston Hotel, in Maddie’s Bistro, waiting for osso buco. I’ll be here in various parts of the hot..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pg

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@R_Chirgwin Sweet. Looks like I need to get a new winter coat.

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@acaderama Sure. :) I’m going to stay on after lunch and recharge devices before getting the train.

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Why yes, it is a bit brisk right now. pic.twitter.com/iqReOVRYhD

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OK, looks like it’s going to be the Kingston.

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@haruki_zaemon I did see that the Durham Castle Arms has plates of roast meats — from the context it’s platters of.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…doO

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Pondering where to have lunch. Ostani is a burgers and pizzas kind of place, but I feel like… maybe a steak? Mayb..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pc

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@marc_dorey I’m feeling in a generous mood today. I’ll send them a yellow card and a warning.

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@dmeeze @iappANZ @letsencrypt True enough. My experience with certs goes way, way back, and I’d like to forget most of it.

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@dmeeze @iappANZ But it’s a @letsencrypt cert. You just list a bunch of domains, and shove all the ID strings into..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6O

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shopkins776 In the 80’s you weren’t allowed to turn around unless you had bright eyes

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patriot_snopes I came up with a line of Toyota commercials featuring the taliban.

Toyota: The Spirit of Rebellion pic.twitter.com/aVoxHlEKkJ

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snurbbotinfo Courageous decision by humans.

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wileycoyote__ Because i cant fucking drive karen twitter.com/vibeahoIic/sta…

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Stop_Trump20 London has prepared an inflatable Trump baby for his visit. pic.twitter.com/FQ8BM4skNw

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DeptDefence

An @Aus_AirForce P-8A Poseidon departs RAAF Base Learmonth on a mission as part of Operation Resolute. pic.twitter.com/J798EPm6oW

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RadioFreeTom This is beyond stupid. Tweeted here as a “successful people can have totally nutball political views” reminder. twitter.com/elonmusk/statu…

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CommsDirector This is just the former Director of the CIA making the explicit Trump-Nazi connection.

I’ll just leave his here. twitter.com/GenMhayden/sta…

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Today in Privacy Irony, the @iappANZ website has a misconfigured SSL certificate. Close, but no banana. pic.twitter.com/zqYe9Flyho

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“Thai king signs royal family’s $30bn fortune over to himself”, as you do. theguardian.com/world/2018/jun…

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@liquidparanoia Goddammit now I’ll have to fact-check that. Or rather, you’ll have to.

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @davidgerard Excellent. I see your seasteading, and raise you with MOAR SEASTEADING. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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The Future™ as imagined by Gerry Anderson, and the sad reality. pic.twitter.com/WCjxky0oaU

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@AncientSpoonbil @littlenational It’s also less busy than the lunchtime train, so often therefore cheaper, with ple..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rf

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TheKouk Interesting that the Turnbull government spends more in one month on interest payments on government debt that it does in a year on the ABC

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Mr @KetanJ0 is going through @UniCanberra’s “Digital News Report: Australia 2018” and tweeting many of the highligh..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…1H

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Sun plan, confirmed: Slow start (done); various work loose ends, The Library, @littlenational; lunch, Ostani, Barto..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ti

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TheOnion Facebook User Verifies Truth Of Article By Carefully Checking It Against Own Preconceived Opinions..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U3

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@ShaneBryan_IT I didn’t read that far. But a quick skim suggested it’s just a list of random obvious advice about r..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…56

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Hey @ashabeeeee @dobes @rohan_p @davidgerard, someone with a protected account sent me this. You’re welcome. pic.twitter.com/iVcQLw70A0

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@Rubenerd This is why journalists drink. Well, one of the reasons.

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dangusosmart @KrangTNelson The only thing that stops a bad guy with a necronomicon is a good guy with a necronomicon

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DLind Area Lawyer Discovers To His Horror That Pretrial Detention Is A Thing twitter.com/foxandfriends/…

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@CptHollingworth There seems to be a bigger varies of spices, though.

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jdmar3 To put this into perspective, if we were to guillotine Bezos, expropriate his accrued fortune of $141,500,000,000,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…i8

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I wonder whether the PR company will ever know why this pitch went straight into the bin. Millennial. Spicepreneur…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Je

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jason_a_w maybe just log off for the weekend mate twitter.com/elonmusk/statu…

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Sun plan, draft: Slow start, with coffee; lunch, Ostani, probably; 1715 train CLK636 Canberra–Sydney; reading and ptwitter.com/i/web/status/1…cTHj

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It’s a good thing I’m leaving Canberra this evening, because @CARROT_app seems to have given up. pic.twitter.com/IufPhk0tq5

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Sunday. Your approach is dumb. Listen to your sister. The helicopter is not yet a threat. Sunday.

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