Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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June 24th, 2018

_youhadonejob1 The domino effect. pic.twitter.com/RSTUtZk1FO

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I should probably stop drinking whisky and go bed, but whatever.

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This is a rubbish time for this request, but can someone find me a chart of the population of Sydney, Melbourne, an..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus @Sheeds_au @robertcatto They did. SO much of the financial world was based there for so long, and some still is.

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@robertcatto @SnarkyPlatypus Hmmm. That doesn’t match what I’ve seen and remember. Thanks, I’ll have to double check.

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@ApostrophePong Related: This series looks like it’s brilliant. I’m hoping you have access. If not, I can recommend..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…q8

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@SnarkyPlatypus The first episode of @hingers’ show is in Bendigo. No reference to the local cops yet.

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@Sheeds_au @SnarkyPlatypus Also, Melbourne was the world’s richest city after London, which is why Mark Twain and s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Mi

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@Sheeds_au @SnarkyPlatypus I’ve been meaning to do that museum for ages. It was founded by Don Dunstan.

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SnarkyPlatypus Anybody know what boosted Sydney ahead of Melbourne last century? twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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Starting to watch @hingers’ “Where are you really from?” on @SBSOnDemand, and I’m already liking it it a lot. Nice work, Sir.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I know that Sydney’s population was behind Melbourne’s until the 1920s, I think it was. So it presu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…rE

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@SnarkyPlatypus Obviously next I will say it’s because of trams.

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@SnarkyPlatypus I don’t think it’s that, or at least I hope not. I think it’s because what happened in Melbourne ev..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…2c

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sarahditum A pox on straight people declaring themselves “queer”. If there’s zero chance of someone yelling a word while kicki..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…sn

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@franksting @oberonsghost Can you imagine trying to repeal the Act, though? The original Aircraft Noise Party nearl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mw

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ourrachblogs There’s something quite sexy about men hanging out of car windows shouting “we are the England”. In fact, I’m going..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Og

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@oberonsghost Our captain sounded really shitty as he told us we didn’t get permission. I reckon he was looking for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…iw

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@RachaelHasIdeas Perception is a wonderful thing. There’s an annual report under the Act, if either of us can be bothered checking.

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paulkidd It’s Alan Turing’s 106th birthday today. You can thank this gay man for the computer you’re reading this tweet on,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…3I

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@RachaelHasIdeas I was under the flight path of runway 16R at Enmore. It’s nowhere near that often. :) Also, certai..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Y2

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@haruki_zaemon It’s less problematic now, with computers doing the long slow glide in, rather than the stepped desc..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pf

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@_midofo_ @SnarkyPlatypus Exactly. When I did SYD-BKK-NBO-ZNZ I was ruined, so on the way back I did DAR-NBO-BKK th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…TL

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@indigoid Agreed. But then the pricing would be the issue.

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@SnarkyPlatypus True,but the Boeing 787-900 long range version could be able to be coped with. At least business class.

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… So we all had to exit the aircraft, and were given the option of a hotel and same flight the next day (which I..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IN

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… But under the Sydney Aircraft Noise Act (I shit you not,it’s a thing) every flight that might land at SYD after 2twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6HID

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Once when a PER-SYD flight was delayed, it was told they could actually do that flight in 3h15m, and we were loadin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…nC

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As an aside, airlines are scheduled for fuel economy, not speed. You could knock hours of long-haul flights if you..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…HF

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@rwerkh It’s obvious then. You don’t get streaming rights if it’s still in cinemas.

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@SnarkyPlatypus Not me. @NickyWill100. It seems that QF10 flies LHR-PER, then presumably refuels for PER-MEL.

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FFS. As I’ve said many times before, dull literalism will be the death of our species. twitter.com/haruki_zaemon/…

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Wow turns out that IS a 17 hour flight. I forgot how wide Australia is, and how handy the jest streams are.

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London to Perth, 17 hours at 58mph. Awesome. twitter.com/NickyWill100/s…

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@snurb_dot_info We’ll have to work at it, but we can make this happen.

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The great thing about scrolling through all the streaming services’ catalogues is that you soon realise how Sturgeon was such an optimist.

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aedison “Get away from her, you bitch!” means the fight between Ripley and the Alien Queen passes the Bechdel Test.

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Here’s a suggestion. Let’s use “Optus Sports” more generally. “It seemed like a good idea at the time but it was a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Hl

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Still, this is how Big Copyright works in Australia. I would be happy to plonk down my money RIGHT NOW but somehow..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xa

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I really want to watch “The Death of Stalin” but despite announcements that it’s on iTunes this doesn’t seem to app..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6S

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mrchrisaddison No, because for all her incompetence Nicola Murray wanted to do good. twitter.com/jamesk1990/sta…

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May good fortune go with you, @markhumphries and @evanwilliams. Love your work, except for the shit stuff obviously..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Uy

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stevebwriter OH: “Is that ‘exercise’ or ‘exorcise”?
“I suppose it depends which Billy Graham you’re dealing with”.
This is the b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lS

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Delta_ofVenus Support your local farmers. pic.twitter.com/DANz14Go82

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HistoryNystrom Sounded like an interesting 19th century way to enjoy one’s veggies, but I must admit I was not anticipating the en..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IF

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WorldBollard IDIOTS. We have over half a billion bollards protecting our streets. If we needed your help, we would have asked…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5G

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@duckbytheoboe I think you’re right. And yet blackface and brownface was a thing in the original “Monty Python’s Fl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qS

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I’m not paying a lot of attention to my Twitter timeline right now, but apparently there’s someone called “Gus” and..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BA

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egadheg Me and Ice T have something in common: we both started Sunday June 24 2018 with this frustration twitter.com/FINALLEVEL/sta…

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@JustJimWillDo Sigh. I don’t get young men bringing me bluefin tuna of an evening.

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alreadytaken74 Found out today that this is what ‘Die Hard With A Vengeance’ is known as in Denmark. That’s great. pic.twitter.com/q1CP6QI7Fb

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CaseyBriggs make the football boys smooch twitter.com/nick__w/status…

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Aviationdailyy April 1985, Concorde flies supersonic. This is the only picture ever taken of Concorde flying at Mach2, 1,350 mph…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7T

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@rup31 I was just reading about that actually.

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@awelder Is anything? No, Reg Lindsay was just all about white country music. The whiteness was the extent of the racism, IIRC.

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Dear Australia, this Wikipedia entry may help explain Adelaide. twitter.com/stilgherrian/s…

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@awelder I’m old enough to remember it too. My mother used to watch it. I thought it was boring and corny. Also, Re..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…gW

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While looking up something else, I discovered that the BBC was running “The Black & White Minstrel Show” with its b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…R2

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@michaelneale Indeed. And thanks to my odd set of fans, it’s max spec. So it’ll do me for another year.

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officialmcafee Whale fucking. No joke. Each year, on Feb 1st, in the Molokai Channel, a few men compete in the world’s only whale..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…6t

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The last three pars quoted here show the true skills of the US intelligence community. twitter.com/RidT/status/10…

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AliceAvizandum People have written whole books of Marxist analysis of the police and this man outdid them in a tweet twitter.com/jayohaye/statu…

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@michaelneale That’s the one. Mid-2015 model, bought in August IIRC. So it sneaks in at the end of its extended AppleCare.

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 421: Space, plus several annoyances” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/42… Covers 18–24 Junepic.twitter.com/UhdFUmKgy3y3

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 421: Space, plus several annoyances”. Covers 18–24 Junestilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/42…tx

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simonahac drove up to the ‘visitor center’ of a nuclear power plant today and was told that visitors are not welcome. there w..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XD

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@EndRoadwork @incorrect You make it sound like it’s a major drama to fix a few auth errors. :) Anyway I’ve been her..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…L6

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In a way, replacing the motherboard is a bonus when it’s just a few weeks before the three years of warranty runs o..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…co

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redspactakells Time this was aired again
Anglican Priest Rod Bower brands Peter Dutton a ‘Sodomite’ in social media post

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First available booking is Apple Castle Towers on Tuesday afternoon. I happen to know for a fact there isn’t a castle, let alone any towers.

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@cafuego It certainly dies in a normal boot. I haven’t tried in the recovery partition. But other behaviour suggest..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Kz

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@incorrect I’m way beyond that question. It’s a dying motherboard.

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@misosusanowa Lol it happens. Anyway, just seconds ago I discovered it’s the motherboard, because now it won’t even..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IU

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@shawski5000 It’s not anything I did. There’s a whole bunch of things that could be. Go get it fixed.

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@misosusanowa I can do hardware. But I need to focus on other things and I’m already paying for it to be someone else’s problem.

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@misosusanowa … I just got enough information, which I won’t list here, to tell me this will be completely unusabletwitter.com/i/web/status/1…7E2U

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@misosusanowa Slow down. :) It’s a MacBook Pro and it’s covered by AppleCare. The process now is that I book it in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hV

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@misosusanowa Don’t worry, I’m further down the rabbit-hole now. It’ll have to go in sooner rather than later.

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I thought this meant the asteroid was now only 38km from Earth, and for a moment it raised my hopes. twitter.com/CosmicRami/sta…

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@mattbowd This is true, but then it’s showing no problems now. And I live in a forest. I’m not going to do down the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…XG

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It’s no drama. I have backups, and I’m covered by Apple Care. I’m just deciding when to put it in for servicing, si..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Vi

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Note that the drive is showing “S.M.A.R.T. status: Verified”, and it started just fine after a cold boot. But it wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ln

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Hey macOS folks, if I’m filtering the logs to find signs of lockups in communicating with the internal SSD — maybe.twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tf8

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And… we’re back. Somehow.

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Sun plan: Sudden change. See attached photo. (I think it’s just a dead SSD, which will be quick to fix under AppleC..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qG

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jpwarren Design for misuse cases, not just use cases. twitter.com/transscribe/st…

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ScarletWLand Had a joint with my mate and she said “mad how the brain named itself” and I’ve fully had to come home and go to bed

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jpwarren What if your abusive ex has all the passwords to your ‘smart’ home? twitter.com/MoaniePandium/…

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@kels_316 @bunjaree @juhasaarinen I’m faxing the United Nations as we speak.

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@kels_316 @bunjaree @juhasaarinen Quite a lot of the references for the entry on agricultural drainage systems seem..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bK

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Sun plan, remainder: Stop talking about drains, eventually; settle back into @bunjaree after some time away; walk t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…dx

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@kels_316 @bunjaree @juhasaarinen Aha! “Gutter” would appear to be the thing. I’d always thought that a gutter had..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7Z

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@kels_316 @bunjaree @juhasaarinen The ‘pedia doesn’t have that either. I may just been that drainage systems aren’t..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…bq

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@retrogrrl @bunjaree @kels_316 @juhasaarinen See link in immediately preceding tweet. :)

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@bunjaree @kels_316 @juhasaarinen Meanwhile, I’ve discovered a deep rabbit-hole of names for different shades of or..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Nc

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@bunjaree @kels_316 @juhasaarinen Also, Wikipedia doesn’t have “spoon drain”, so it must be called something else i..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jj

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@bunjaree Thank you, @kels_316, “spoon drain” it is. I’d forgotten for some reason. agric.wa.gov.au/autumn/shallow… But no,..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…YI

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@bunjaree I also saw a dark orange shape through the trees and was hoping it was some new earthmoving equipment to..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Pq

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Hurrah! @bunjaree has a new drain! Thank you, Tory. (He’s a good lad.) Does this sort of drain or trench have a pro..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…IG

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Why indeed, @CARROT_app? Also, a nice bright winter day in the Blue Mountains. pic.twitter.com/n0vrY0pwXJ

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This is a later start than I’d expected, so I’ll have to find someone to blame.

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Sunday. Clockwise, this time. Sunday.

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