Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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July 15th, 2018

@CptHollingworth Exactly. But then I’ll be watching it. So something something Schroedinger whatever.

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… and you can still listen to this podcast from the week beforetwitter.com/stilgherrian/s…Ij

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OK, kids, I’m outta here. Monday will be interesting, because I predict that the My Health Record opt-out will fall..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…QF

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everysnake ssssssssssssssssssssssssssss

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@sacarlin48 I agree with all of that. I know @markhumphries who’s fronting the AU version, and we’re chatting right..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ie

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@markhumphries Yeah I saw that. But [puts producer* hat on] with that reduction, even with inserting ads, that shou..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qB

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@markhumphries Heh. You deserve it. So I gather you’re up front and the good doctor is on the desk? Or is it tweaked a bit?

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@markhumphries BTW, it appears that there isn’t a Wikipedia page for @markhumphries. Or me, for that matter. pic.twitter.com/H89KZclSAK

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To be clear, I think @markhumphries will be brilliant in this program, and I’m really looking forward to it. I’ll b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Oj

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@jonoabroad @stufromoz Ah. No. It was because the front bar had declined to just three regulars and the bar manager..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…fZ

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@KarlskiB Yeah, that needed to be more explicit, I think.

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This is great, but they do know that one presenter of the UK “Pointless” was half of Armstrong & Miller, right? And..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…hU

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@KarlskiB No, it’s a kilometre and a half down a dark rural road, but quick enough in one of our local taxis.

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@morebento That’s Wentworth Falls, or more specifically, the bit of the Great Western Highway in front of The Grand View Hotel.

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Being thrown out because they’re closed.

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davidallengreen I would not have dared make this up as satire, as a parody.

Perfect idiocy. twitter.com/psmith/status/…

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johndavidblake I’m bored of “common rulebook” chat already. What about the “uncommon rulebook”?

“In the event a monkey steals yo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…vL

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Should anyone care, here’s the Trump/Putin schedule for tomorrow. yle.fi/uutiset/osasto… pic.twitter.com/UAHGFQMOvJ

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garthk Star Wars, but keep Harrison Ford. twitter.com/CoryjTaylor/st…

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@_midofo_ It was lovely I have so informed the chef.

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kjmci Area Man Unable To Press Giant “I’m Using My Own Bags” Button On Self-Checkout twitter.com/chrisurquhart/…

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@nazzer Thanks! I sometimes use a calculator at Geosciences Australia, but I think that’s only for Sun and Moon.

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@nehadk It’s a perfect normal gravy boat, to use the technical term, but yes.

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@Davelennonabc Um, the plate? The lighting might be deceptive.

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@Davelennonabc There’s some mashed potato under there, and some more beans.

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@CosmicRami Excellent. I’ll let you know when I’m there next.

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@CosmicRami Lol you know that’s one of my regulars, right?

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@CosmicRami Will do. Maybe we can do that over a quiet drink some time.

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@CosmicRami Thanks for all of those. I’ll look properly later.

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@CosmicRami I don’t have a scope and I did astronomy at uni, so I’m good for that. Though of course we had nine planets back then.

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@CosmicRami I don’t need the point-at as such, but just the casual ID-what-I-see thing. I guess being able to pull..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…0i

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Ah this one is better. From the top down: Venus, Moon, street light on the Great Western Highway. pic.twitter.com/wkJdCufINh

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It looks like I’m organising a pub front bar group to watch the first episode. twitter.com/markhumphries/…

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Dear astronomy folks, what’s a good sky map app for iDevices? I don’t mind spending a few dollars.

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markhumphries I tweeted this dream two years ago. @channelten has made it a reality. @PointlessAU begins 6pm weeknights from Mond..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8m

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If you’re in eastern Australia and have a clear sky, pop outside and look to the west. You’ll see a magnificent cre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cP

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Yep. As others smarter than me have said, forget about monarchy etc, or even that they’re two heads of state. It’s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…J4

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Caption: @drspacejunk summons ancient Martians from the dusty remains of their civilisation. twitter.com/RobWilmot/stat…

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Just quietly, this horrifies me. twitter.com/yonatanzunger/…

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yonatanzunger TIL that you can do the equivalent of a goto in Python by setting f_lineno in the top frame of the stack. I hope th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…zl

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It benefits the far-right
if Nazi Germany is viewed
as an anomalous outlier
rather tha..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ed

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Nah, fuck it. I’ll do the shopping tomorrow. I have my reasons.

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Sun plan, remainder: All that’s left is the shopping. And I’m in no hurry.

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RichardAOB London hasn’t had a visitor as welcome as Donald Trump since the Luftwaffe in 1940. pic.twitter.com/UTEJMi9JbO

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clutterbells We are very welcoming in . pic.twitter.com/eCdPQMLvG4

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@londonbel0w Hahahahaha! Sorry, but… yeah. Hahahaha! :)

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snurb_dot_info Ouch. Survey finds that Germans see as a bigger threat to world peace than even . twitter.com/handelsblatt/s…

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@joneaves @jonoabroad @michaelneale Same. But one of Evernote’s privacy changes a while back was the last straw for..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…oX

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ShrutiAgarwal28 The pumps used in the were Kirloskar pumps heavy duty airlifted from Pune. Thai embassy thanked Indi..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…r4

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@jonoabroad @joneaves @michaelneale If I need to photo/OCR something I use ScannerPro on my iPhone/iPad and save Th..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Rf

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@arielbogle Heh. I’m glad you’re on this one. $1.7 billion spent so far, and a lot of fudging of the details. Tomor..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gi

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The Weekly Wrap has posts to this week’s writing, of course, but maybe you haven’t listened to my podcast with nove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…OH

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New blog post: “Weekly Wrap 424: The writing plods through winter, hurrah!” stilgherrian.com/weekly-wrap/42… Covers 9–15 Jultwitter.com/i/web/status/1…2fen

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Yes. When I want an analysis of the economy I always turn to a provincial policeman. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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Now playing: David Bowie, “Moonage Daydream” youtube.com/watch?v=RPUAld…

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@sneakdotberlin Nah, you’re bringing them inside to be milked at that point, so it’s usually not cold enough for refreezing.

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@sneakdotberlin There are significant differences, yes. If the cow is still fully assembled, as these were, then a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jH

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@arielbogle Great work there from @arielbogle, of course. She’s less dodgy.

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@arielbogle This too. For mine, I’ll be opting out at the earliest opportunity. It looks dodgy as all fuck. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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One of my winter chores as a dairy farm kid was to smash through the 5mm layer of ice on the troughs so the cows co..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…PH

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“My Health Record: Your questions answered on cybersecurity, police and privacy” by @arielbogle..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Cq

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@JohnBirmingham @oberonsghost @vanbadham has it been reported by Teen Vogue, though? That’s where I turn for proper journalism.

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@bernietb I’ll admit to doing it once when it was pissing down. But yes.

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@jonoabroad Cool. Good luck with it. Expect it to take 3 to 6 weeks before it becomes an automatic habit. Don’t fre..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…jA

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@ericscheid Indeed. I’ve been watching it all with much interest post-GDPR.

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@ericscheid It seems to vary from site to site.

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@jonoabroad Does any of this sound like it might work?

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@jonoabroad I have it as part of my morning ritual. I have a checklist I go through as I start the day, which inclu..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…lH

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@jonoabroad Make it part of the arrive-home ritual. Put the envelope next to where you put your wallet and keys.

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@michaelneale @jonoabroad Remembering pants is always a good place to start.

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@docbaty @jonoabroad I’m so wanting not to think about this, but I’m already wondering how it could work.

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@jonoabroad Also — and here’s the nub of it — if you can’t remember to put things in an envelope, you won’t remembetwitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ci5Q

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@jonoabroad If you can remember to wipe your arse and put your pants back on after taking a shit, you can remember..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…46

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@jonoabroad Ask your bookkeeper then, not Twitter. They’re who’ll have to deal with it. But seriously, a sturdy env..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…U8

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@RealNickHodge As long as you use the envelopes just for your receipts, and not cocaine or dead babies or stuff like that.

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A sturdy envelope, one for each month. twitter.com/jonoabroad/sta…

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@PeteLawler OK, OK, I’ve fixed all the things. Thanks,

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CORRECTED: Two articles from 2016 on Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) circulating today.
1. Social Media’s Dial-Up Ance..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wd

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@kate_mcinnes I don’t know why it’s doing the rounds again today, but it’s an old story thewest.com.au/news/wa/trackl… Boo..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Q6

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Shop Assistant: Are you right?
Me: No, I am deeply wrong.
SA, cheerful: Well, you *are* in Katoomba.

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For some reason about couple of articles from 2016 on Bulletin Board Systems (BBS) are circulating today.
1. Social..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…eK

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Accept and Close.

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pmrondon Formally, a computer science department is the smallest set of researchers such that, for every researcher R, there..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…4I

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@garthk @jeamland I have very little idea what you’re talking about so I’ll just nod politely.

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I see that Western Australia is having its turn on the “trackless tram” bullshit-go-round. Maybe mention to the con..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…7C

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@glengyron I believe he’s a member of both One Nation and the Libertarian Donkecrats.

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@stufromoz @timothygovers @SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus Thanks, yes, I remember all these names at least, if not much about some of them.

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BeccaEHarrison So I told Piers Morgan he’s a fascist-enabling cunt who’s doing serious damage to our country. He was not impressed..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5d

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Sun plan, confirmed: Quiet morning involving a chicken (almost done); reading and a little planning, Katoomba libra..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ay

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TransSalamander what’s it called when everyone already hates the duck twitter.com/Salon/status/1…

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chai_bean rt if you’re australian and you’d kill a man for only $2.99 shipping twitter.com/whatever__mann…

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@SuperCroup @SnarkyPlatypus I don’t think she did. I know the name, but can’t recall much else. But she came a deca..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…k3

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BillyCorben Florida man planned to burn down 15-story 400+ unit condo “with all the f*cking Jews,” @MiamiBeachPD detectives fin..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ld

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@SnarkyPlatypus Anyway, all this is because there’s a 50th anniversary edition of ” The Margaret Fulton Cookbook”…twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Fk

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@Eccles9 Very much so, yes. Back when “Australian Women’s Weekly” rules the shelves.

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manwhohasitall Know anyone interested in the Men’s Tour De France? It’s like a normal cycle race but for male cyclists. Buy the Ma..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…kJ

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@SnarkyPlatypus Indeed. And being in South Australia I saw all of that happen, because it lagged a bit behind Sydne..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Z4

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@SnarkyPlatypus All that aside, it’s hard to overstate how important “The Margaret Fulton Cookbook” (1968) was to d..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…p3

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Things I didn’t know:
1. Margaret Fulton is still alive. She’s 94. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_…
2. She’s Basque. twitter.com/GuardianAus/st…

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SydneyTom_ Just changed to a grain free diet twitter.com/theheraldsun/s…

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MonarchyUK Iconic photos of The Queen with American Presidents pic.twitter.com/srnhK5Cy2u

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jmspool Whenever I see “empathize” as a step in a process, I think “Boy, I can’t wait until that step is done so we never h..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Gb

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JaneyGodley If nothing else in my life ( and I’ve lived plenty trust me) this will be one of my favourite moments- and photos..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…pl

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WARNING: I will be in Melbourne 30 Jul to 5 Aug. Partly for SINET61 security-innovation.org/events/melbour… and partly for whatever..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…ME

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@expectproblems @JohnBirmingham Surely: “We slew them a millennia ago. They were more trouble than they were Worf.”

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Kevin_Maguire Boris Johnson seemed to forget his chauffeured limo went with the Foreign Office job. An MP sent me this photo of a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…5P

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@ArmsControlWonk @NuclearAnthro Thanks. The publishing and similar industries can be a bit weird here. And slow. No..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Ma

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Plug 3 of 3: Me at @zdnetaustralia Friday: “ASD corporate plan leads with people and culture”..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…SR

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Plug 2 of 3: Me at @zdnetaustralia Thursday: “ASD restructure: Trouble at t’ cyber mill?” zdnet.com/article/asd-re…

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Plug 1 of 3: More of the @crikey_news Prying Eyes series went live this week. crikey.com.au/prying-eyes/ ..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…G7

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Sun plan, draft: Quiet morning, perhaps involving a chicken; potter around in Katoomba, I reckon; shopping, probabl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Xu

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SarahBCalif We’re British
We’re Polite
But Fuck Off
(Please)

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waltshaub @leahmcelrath This is simply the best sign of all time, anywhere, ever. pic.twitter.com/gwrN6rM2JI

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@ArmsControlWonk @NuclearAnthro I’m having a sook, Jeffrey, because I can’t pre-order the electric version. pic.twitter.com/D6rYRDwUAk

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nycjayjay Who made this? It’s perf. pic.twitter.com/AXINAJ7OAU

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It wasn’t as cold as expected overnight. pic.twitter.com/IJytO2t6cR

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@SnarkyPlatypus @bunjaree @R_Chirgwin The cottages are full this weekend, and this hour of breakfasts and showers a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…8g

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@SnarkyPlatypus @bunjaree No, they design these things with safety in mind, the softcocks. “Nah, fuck that,” they s..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…a2

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@bunjaree I think @R_Chirgwin and I should run some drills some time so we have a procedure that works quickly stuck on the shed wall.

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I was only partially responsible for overloading the @bunjaree power systems just now.

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Sunday. Please ensure that you mix all of the ingredients thoroughly. Sunday.

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